— Creating Chinese cafeteria food at home. [Naked Sushi]

— 3 Los Angeles finalists make it to The Next Food Network Star. [Daily Dish]

Clipping coupons in the San Gabriel Valley. [Sinosoul]

— Where to find hidden patios for warm weather dining. [Eat: Los Angeles]

Osama bin Lager and other brews. [Eat. Sip. Chew.]

— Making it through April eating animal-free. [L.A. and O.C. Foodventures]

— Neko Ramen, a comic strip about about a cat with a ramen shop. [Rameniac]

— 43 Olvera Street Merchants Protest Rent Hikes. [Grub Street]

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