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Guelaguetza Deemed One Of America's Classics By James Beard Foundation

The family opened the restaurant in 1994 in Koreatown, bringing regional Oaxacan fare to Olympic Boulevard. They are known for their excellent moles, mezcals, and tlayudas.

The Best International Sandwiches In Los Angeles

Sammies really are a universal language, and our city is home to heaps of great options from around the globe.

L.A's Latest Bizarre Health Drink Tastes A Lot Like Bong Water

This ancient Ayurvedic healing resin is being sold as a shot at The Springs in DTLA.

Enjoy Winter L.A.-Style With A New Beach-Themed Ice Cream Shop

What better way to rejoice in this awesome weather whilst the East Coast continues to freeze over than with a scoop of ice cream at a coastal-inspired creamery?

The 'Oscars Of Food' Semifinalists Include 16 L.A. Chefs & Restaurants

The Academy Awards may be this weekend, but the names of the semifinalists for what's been deemed the 'Oscars of Food' were just released today.

Where To Try Spanish Home Cooking In Los Angeles

Puxtero is served in TV trays at Perfecto Rocher's Melrose Avenue restaurant.

The Best Chocolate And Candy Shops In Los Angeles

The Mayans worshiped a cacao god, and considering our love of candy, we can't blame them.

Current Obsession: The Drinks And Vibes At K-Town's Normandie Club

The hotel bar is a welcome addition to Koreatown, already a huge hub for nightlife and eating, but had yet to have many options for serious craft cocktails.

A Look Inside The New Hotel Covell, A Dashing Retreat In Los Feliz

The design-forward hotel has a warm 1920s art deco/Spanish vibe with plenty of unique accents throughout.

How To Make Bone Broth In Record Time Using A Pressure Cooker

This is the quick and easy way to make the latest trend in clean eating.

10 Of Your Favorite Childhood Treats Gone Gourmet

These decadent throwbacks use elevated ingredients to give a gourmet twist to some of the classics.

This Is What A Wine Rave Looks Like

At the latest addition to L.A.'s nightlife scene, you might find yourself drinking a rose and tonic while getting low to "I'm In Love With The Cocoa" or guzzling riesling out of a wooden chalice from some guy dressed like an giant Avatar.

Current Obession: Putting Bitters In Our Coffee

The new cafe housed by the famed Elliot Smith wall has an excellent specialty drink that goes really well with their gooey brownies.

5 Places To Get A Taste of New Orleans In Los Angeles

From jambalaya and sazeracs to po'boys and beignets, it's all at your fingertips in our fair city.

Photos: K-Town's Historic Cassell's Burgers, Pies And Shakes Are Back

Old-school American classics abound at the resurrected K-Town diner.

Photos: Inside The Hotly-Anticipated Restaurant At Downtown's Vibiana Cathedral

We check out the cocktails and some share plates at the finally opened restaurant in DTLA.

The Best Tiki Bars In Los Angeles

Here are our favorite kitsch-filled bars where you can enjoy a drink, island-style.

Photos: A Look At Chinatown's New Pok Pok Phat Thai

Here's a look at what's on offer at Andy Ricker's new street food joint.

Current Obsession: Try This Tender Smoked Half Chicken Worthy Of Texas

The half bird is supple, tender and juicy, with a perfect peppery Texas-style rub.

How To Make An Awesome Last-Minute Punch Bowl For NYE

We made a simple punchbowl that'll help you get your party started right, whether you're staying in or heading out to play.

The 14 Shuttered Los Angeles Bars And Restaurants We'll Miss The Most

Here are some of the restaurants we've sadly had to part ways with this year.

How To Make A Truly Delicious Fruit Cake That Doesn't Suck

Valerie Confections' recipe turns this holiday punchline into a sexy, crave worthy dessert.

Photo: Pok Pok's Chinatown Location Gets A Blessing From Local Buddhist Monks

We're the ones feeling blessed with the early arrival of our very own outpost of Ricker's restaurants.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

This New Restaurant Is The Chipotle Of Southeast Asian Food (Photos)

The fast casual restaurant is basically Southeast Asia's answer to Chipotle.

SLS Hotel Owner Loses Vegas Property Over Cocaine Use And Extortion

All of this information came to light due to an investigation from the state of Nevada's Gaming Control Board.

The Best New Restaurants In Los Angeles In 2014

We've whittled down our favorite restaurants that have opened this year—with some affordable options and a few splurges—so that you can add them to your New Year's to do list.

Current Obsession: Spiked Vegan Egg Nog At Gracias Madre

This vegan version is made with coconut milk and mezcal, and it's utterly delicious.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Cat & Fiddle Announces Epic Final Blowout And Sale

The bar has been around for 32 years, and will officially close on December 15.

Los Angeles' Best New Bars In 2014

These bars achieve a combo of a warming ambience, stellar cocktails, good music, and excellent service that draws in patrons with good vibes.

8 Great Local Gifts Ideas for Your Favorite Foodie

From host gifts to stocking stuffers and big ticket items, we've got you covered.

Jessica Biel Opening An Ultra-Exclusive Organic Restaurant For Kids In WeHo

She calls the restaurant a "Soho House for kids."

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Fine Dining Mainstay Hatfield's Closing After 8 Years

The restaurant was one of fine dining's mainstays in Los Angeles.

The Best Sandwiches In Los Angeles

From muffalettas to chick parm, here are some of our favorite sammies around the city.

One Of Downtown's Hottest Restaurants Alma Is Doing $50 Tasting Menus

The restaurant will be offering three course tasting menus for $50, a throwback to the days when their five-course offering cost $65.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

How To Make The Ultimate Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dish

You can take pride that your offering of sides will be vegan-friendly, on-trend and delicious.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

Get free cheesesteaks, go to a holiday market with beer gardens, and attend a wild dinner in the desert this weekend.

Current Obsession: Beautifully Designed, SoCal-Inspired Chocolate Bars

Donuts and Coffee, Trail Mix, California Love, and Blonde Bombshell are just a a few of the SoCal-centric flavors at the new outpost for the L.A. chocolatier.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

4 Crazy Thanksgiving Food Mash-Ups To Try Around Town

Burgers, burritos, and turducken sausages are available to sate your holiday needs.

Video: How To Make Delicious Chinese Pork Dumplings

Several chefs specializing in the craft opened up their kitchens to us, and we made a video of one of our favorite, more basic preparations from the chefs at the Waldorf Astoria in Beijing. Here's how you can bring it home to your kitchen here in L.A.

These Massive Cuts Of Meat Will Tap Into Your Primal Instincts

The ceremony of tearing into these massive hunks of meat fresh off the fire with other hungry humans is one of the most primal acts out there.

Photos: There's A Classy New Place To Get A Juicy Burger And Cocktails On Hollywood Boulevard

The new bar by the Houston brothers offers great late-night grub, and one heckuva burger.

Video: Female Kaiseki Chef Explains The Culinary Art Form And Her Experience As A Female Chef

We talked to Nakayama about the fine art of kaiseki and what it means to be a modern woman in a professional kitchen.

15 Places In Los Angeles To Enjoy Your Cocktail By A Fire

In preparation for those cooler days, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite places to enjoy a cocktail fireside with friends or loved ones.

Drink 66 Cent Martinis At A Classic Hollywood Hang Tonight

The Beverly Hills restaurant, known for their fantastic fried arancini balls and Rat Pack history, will be serving straight up Russian Standard martinis all night tonight for 66 cents.

A Peek At The Ridiculously Delicious Treats At Gjusta, A New Bakery In Venice

From smoked meats to perfectly prepared pies, this bakery by Gjelina is a real beaut.

Cure Your Halloween Hangover With This Kombucha Cocktail

If you're looking for the hair of the dog the morning after all of tonight's parties, we've crafted a kombucha cocktail that'll give your tummy a hit of probiotics as well as a little buzz.

Recipe: DIY Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte

Enjoy the seasonal spice flavors minus the espresso-driven jitters.

Current Obsession: An Expertly-Designed Coffee Mug In Cool, Geometric Prints

The local designer of housewares and tablewares brings their playful yet functional sensibility to their new monochromatic coffee mugs.

Steak 'n Shake Is Now Officially Open In Santa Monica

Throngs of people showed up to the opening this morning -- including comedian fan Nick Cannon -- perhaps incentivized by the offer of a year's worth of free burgers and shakes for the first 100 visitors.

How To Make Bouchon's Pumpkin Shortbread Halloween Cookies

Any All Hallows' Eve party should be stocked with plenty of sweet treats, and that doesn't just mean candy for trick-or-treaters.

A Peek At The Delicious New York-Style Pies From Prime Pizza On Fairfax, Open Now

Confit chicken wings, garlic knots, and New York style slices are on offer at the Fairfax Ave. pie shop by the guys who brought you Golden State, Cofax, and Bludso's.

A Simple Recipe To Make Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

The toasty caramelized flavors of the cauliflower make an excellent sub for chickpeas in this simple dip.

Top Round, AKA Fancy Arby's, Is Going To Become A National Chain

So sometime soon, folks from all over will be able to enjoy their delicious "concrete" shakes, frozen custards, and choice roast beef sammies.

Current Obsession: The Best Lox In Los Angeles

With their small menu of perfected deli classics, Wexler's is the embodiment of the old adage, "Do a few things, and do them well."

6 Totally Not Basic Drinks In Better Than A Pumpkin Spice Latte

Rather than head to The Green Giant for a PSL, opt for one of these seasonally inspired drinks.

How To Make Insanely Delicious Cardamom Chamomile Donuts For Diwali

Floral chamomile and aromatic green cardamom are added in Aarti Sequeira's fantastic recipe from her new cookbook.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

The Best Brunches In Los Angeles

It's become so much of a ritual here in L.A. that we've decided to update our best brunch list, highlighting some of our favorite spaces to partake in the ultimate morning mealtime hybrid.

Video: Roy Choi And Beastie Boys' Mike D Discuss L.A.'s Awesomeness Over Seafood

The show is called Street Food," and is a collaboration with Jon Favreau that explores the culture of L.A. where Choi works and plays.

Make These Awesome Fall Sweets To Celebrate National Desserts Day

In honor of National Dessert Day, we've gathered some of our favorite fall-friendly dessert recipes that you can whip up in no time to toast the holiday.

4 Recipes To Celebrate National Kale Day

In honor of this festive, fiber-filled occasion, we've compiled a few of our absolute favorite kale recipes for you.

Video: 'Top Chef' Alum Explains What It Takes To Launch A Culinary Career As A Woman

L.A. native that's paving her way as a local chef/entrepreneur, inspiring a new generation of female chefs in the city.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

High-End Beverly Hills Vietnamese Restaurant Red Medicine Closing Its Doors

The restaurant has had several controversies under its belt since opening in 2010. It will shutter on October 31.

Learn To Taste Coffee Like a Pro

Compañía de Café in San Fernando is hoping to elevate the educational element of their gorgeous, Latino-inspired coffee shop.

Meet The Fiercely Talented Women Transforming L.A.'s Food Scene: The Woman Who Broke Barriers In Tokyo

Kuniko Yagi was the first woman to cook in a traditional Japanese kitchen in its entire history. Now she employs almost 70% women in her Century City restaurant kitchen.

Photos: Portland's Salt & Straw Ice Creamery Lands In Larchmont

It seems to be part of a larger Oregonian exodus into L.A., with Stumptown, Pok Pok, and now Salt & Straw setting up shop. They've created a cadre of amazing, SoCal driven flavors for their first official brick-and-mortar in the area.

3 Ways To Eat And Drink Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Huckleberry Owner Talks About Her New Cookbook (And Offers A Bacon Cheddar Muffins Recipe!)

She chats with us about intuitive baking, how to buy farmers market fruit on the cheap, and removing the guilt from enjoying morning pastries

Trend Watch: Where To Get Pasta On Your Burger

Here are three carb-tastic options for those of you looking to experience the trend first hand.

The Best Churros In Los Angeles

Though it's debated if these ubiquitous carnival treats actually originated in Portugal or Spain, one thing is for sure: they are delicious.

3 Ways Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Current Obsession: Wacky and Whimsical Food Vessels At Barton G.

Let's just say that if Willy Wonka decided he wanted to go savory, this would be his playground before moving on to dessert.

Photos: New Santa Monica Whiskey Bar Puts A Peruvian Twist On Bar Fare

Food is done with a Peruvian twist by a chef who formerly worked at Paiche. And the cocktails are inspired by barman Julian Cox's world travels.

Roy Choi Working On A Healthy Fast Food Chain To Compete With McDonald's

The first location will open in San Francisco in 2015, with the second outlet debuting in Los Angeles shortly thereafter.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

How To Throw An Emmys Party Worthy Of A TV Star

Even if you didn't get invited to one of the official industry parties, you can still do it up in style. A pro party planner for the Emmys shares his tips.

Grand Central Market Only L.A. 'Restaurant' To Make Bon Appetit's Best List

Turns out their mega-makeover after being open for nearly 100 years paid off.

6 Delicious Retro Soda Fountain Drinks In Los Angeles

You might not get the flash and flare the soda jerks had in the 50s, but most of these places do have excellent food to keep you sated.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Current Obsession: The Best Breakfast Burrito in Los Angeles Is At Cofax

The smell of the breakfast burrito being made at Cofax is enough to drive you wild: smoked home fries, sizzling ancho chile-laden chorizo, fresh fried tortilla chips, and fluffy scrambled eggs all cradled in a warm flour tortilla. Add some slices of creamy California avocado, and it's pure burrito bliss.

The Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches In Los Angeles

Though the Grilled Cheese Invitational is sadly no longer around, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy your favorite childhood dish in L.A. Here are our faves.

A Peek Inside Commissary, Roy Choi's Rooftop Restaurant And Greenhouse

Choi has said that this is b-side to POT, but there are definitely plenty of hits to be found here.

Café Gratitude Opening In Downtown's Arts District

Need further proof that the Arts District is the coolest place to be? Well then, chew on this: Café Gratitude is setting up shop inside to the upcoming Yards retail space at the One Santa Fe residencies.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Jack In The Box Now Selling Cinnamon-Dusted Cronuts

As if it wasn't weird enough seeing Cronut knockoffs in Chinese airports, now Jack In The Box has jumped on the bandwagon.

We Tested Taco Bell's New Upscale American Taqueria, U.S. Taco Co.

Are the dishes a bit over the top and totally indulgent? Yes. But something tells me they'll do just fine with the shirtless surfing crowd smoking e-hookahs outside on the Strand

Current Obsession: Blue Bottle's New Orleans Iced Coffee

It's rich, it's sweet, and it's delicious, purist coffee snobbery be damned.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Current Obsession: Churros Con Leche Ice Cream From McConnell's

Vanilla and cinnamon flavored ice cream studded with hearty chunks of doughy fried churros? Yes, please.

Grown-Up Versions Of Junk Food We Love

Just because you're all grown up doesn't mean you can't enjoy some good ol' fashioned junk food from time to time.Thankfully, some of the city's best chefs have improved upon the classics, using quality ingredients to deliver that same crave-worthy dose of deliciousness.

Man On Craigslist Would Like You To Taste His Bizarre Food Concoctions

Looks like a hodgepodge and a half. But if you're adventurous, don't mind driving to La Habra, and (really, really) hungry, this could be your big break.

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for that matter.

Brace Yourselves: A Kale Shortage Could Be Coming

Netherlands-based company Bejo Seeds, who provides seeds to farmers across the globe, has run out of supplies for their Australian farms, who have seen robust profits from the kale market.

The Best Vegan Restaurants in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is home to heaps of great meat-free restaurants, meaning that those going vegan don't have to abstain from a great meal out. Here are some of our favorite vegan restaurants around town.

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