Noah Galuten

A well-worn pig lighter.; Credit: N. Galuten

Best Flaming Dinner Gift: Honey Pig

There is a lot of Korean barbecue to eat in Los Angeles, and you've probably already decided which restaurant is your favorite. In fact, we think it's high time the city banished any residents who haven't formally declared their go-to galbi spot by now. Nonetheless any healthy, committed relationship should......
Lakers rookie Derrick Caracter

Lakers Rookie Arrested at New Orleans IHOP

With the NBA Playoffs underway, things haven't exactly gone according to plan for the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers. They've split their first four games with the plucky New Orleans Hornets, and now news has broken that rookie forward Derrick Caracter was arrested in New Orleans early Sunday morning, and......
Kyochon fried chicken; Credit: N. Galuten

Fried Chicken Fight: Kyochon Vs. BonChon

We love big hunks of tender, southern-style fried chicken, brined overnight in buttermilk, seasoned, dredged, and then fried in a cast iron skillet full of Crisco. But more and more, Los Angeles seems to be turning into a Korean-style fried chicken town. The pieces are smaller, the chicken is double-fried,......
Bockwurst from Wurstküche; Credit: N. Galuten

Bockwurst Fight: Wurstküche Vs. Berlin Currywurst

In Los Angeles, we have access to a lot of sausages. They come in many different sizes, hail from almost every continent on earth, and boast a diverse representation of the animal kingdom. They can be raw or cured; smoked, grilled, boiled, fried, or steamed. But on a hot afternoon......
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