Articles in the “food” category

LA's Cannabis Cuisine Is Fancier (And More Illegal) Than You Think

LA's Cannabis Cuisine Is Fancier (And More Illegal) Than You Think

Leave it to our local chefs to take weed culture, and you, to the next level.

It's Mueller Report Day! Here Are Some LA Bars That Open At 6 AM

It's Mueller Report Day! Here Are Some LA Bars That Open At 6 AM

For those seeking a quiet scrolling place to watch Twitter combust.

The Happiest Happy Hours In Pasadena

The Happiest Happy Hours In Pasadena

Any bar or restaurant can drop prices on well drinks and dish out reheated sliders for a couple hours. Only a few places actually make those hours happy.

Meet The New 16-Inch, $21 Hot Dog At Dodger Stadium

Meet The New 16-Inch, $21 Hot Dog At Dodger Stadium

And the other eats making their debut during the 2019 season.

Beyond Pad Thai -- Finding LA's Best Regional Thai Food

Beyond Pad Thai -- Finding LA's Best Regional Thai Food

From Isaan pork sausages to face-melting southern curries, here's where to get it.

And The Winner Of Our Sparkling Water Showdown Is...

And The Winner Of Our Sparkling Water Showdown Is...

You voted for the flavors you love -- and the flavors you love to hate.

Nosh At The Best Jewish-Style Delis In Los Angeles

Nosh At The Best Jewish-Style Delis In Los Angeles

From pastrami and pickles to matzoh balls and egg creams, a roundup of L.A.'s best traditional deli fare.

Baroo Is Back -- In A Swap Meet That's Going To Be Torn Down

Baroo Is Back -- In A Swap Meet That's Going To Be Torn Down

Under-the-radar grains. Obscure greens. The beloved East Hollywood restaurant is back and fermenting new flavors.

Randy's Donuts Is About To Get A Hole Lot Bigger

Randy's Donuts Is About To Get A Hole Lot Bigger

A casino mogul snagged the iconic donut shop for a mere $2 million -- and he's turning it into an international donut empire.

Here Are The LA Finalists For The 2019 James Beard Awards

Here Are The LA Finalists For The 2019 James Beard Awards

Los Angeles has half a dozen chefs and three restaurants still in contention for a 2019 James Beard Award.

17 Women Who Are Changing The Way LA Drinks

17 Women Who Are Changing The Way LA Drinks

Sisters are doing it for themselves -- and the rest of us.

Vote For (And Argue About) The Best Sparkling Water Flavors

Vote For (And Argue About) The Best Sparkling Water Flavors

This is our version of bracket madness: 16 flavors enter, one will win. You decide.

Eataly L.A. Celebrates Spring With An Italian Food Festival

Eataly L.A. Celebrates Spring With An Italian Food Festival
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(Eataly L.A.) If you haven't ventured to the Westfield Century City Mall to explore Eataly L.A., now is a great time to give it a go. The marketplace is a 67,000 square feet of Italian goodness, featuring multiple restaurants,...

Celebrate Pi Day By Eating A Few Of LA's Best Pies

Celebrate Pi Day By Eating A Few Of LA's Best Pies

Where to find a slice, a hand pie, a pie pop, a mini pie or a whole pie on March 14.

(Almost) Every Late-Night Restaurant in Los Angeles, By Neighborhood

(Almost) Every Late-Night Restaurant in Los Angeles, By Neighborhood

L.A. takes late-night dining seriously. These 400+ restaurants are proof.

In-N-Out Sues Puma Over 'Drive Thru' Sneakers That Look Very Familiar

In-N-Out Sues Puma Over 'Drive Thru' Sneakers That Look Very Familiar

Sing it with us: "In-N-Out. In-N-Out. That's what a lawsuit's all about."

The Stadium Where You Can Get Deep-Fried Pop Tarts And World Class Ceviche

The Stadium Where You Can Get Deep-Fried Pop Tarts And World Class Ceviche

You don't have to be a 420 fan to enjoy the food at Banc of California Stadium -- but it wouldn't hurt.

Plastic Straws Will Soon Disappear From Your Favorite LA Restaurants

Plastic Straws Will Soon Disappear From Your Favorite LA Restaurants

Slurp your last drops because starting in April, most spots will only be able provide disposable plastic straws on request.

Meet All The SoCal Chefs Who Just Got Nominated For The Food World's Oscars

Meet All The SoCal Chefs Who Just Got Nominated For The Food World's Oscars

The James Beard Awards are a lot like the Academy Awards -- they're a big deal and they're often myopic

Where To Eat Brazilian Food In LA Right Now

Where To Eat Brazilian Food In LA Right Now

Here's where to find moqueca, feijoada, pão-de-queijo and everything in between, in SoCal.

This Former Slave Helped Teach America How To Cook

This Former Slave Helped Teach America How To Cook

After traveling the U.S. as a Pullman porter, Rufus Estes became one of the first black chefs to write a cookbook.

The Spielbergs (Yes, Those Spielbergs) Reopen The Milky Way, Mom's Legendary Kosher Restaurant

The Spielbergs (Yes, Those Spielbergs) Reopen The Milky Way, Mom's Legendary Kosher Restaurant

The restaurant that introduced a generation of Orthodox Jews to chimichangas returns after two years.

How Are SoCal Boba Shops Handling The Strawpocalypse?

How Are SoCal Boba Shops Handling The Strawpocalypse?

Hint: Like champs. Many are already moving away from plastic straws, before the law says they have to.

A Hyperlocal LA Chocolate Guide For Valentine's Day

A Hyperlocal LA Chocolate Guide For Valentine's Day

Eat local. Sweet local. Or as local as you can since most chocolate is grown in West Africa or Central and South America.

The Apple Pan Has Been Sold -- Hold On To Your Buns

The Apple Pan Has Been Sold -- Hold On To Your Buns

Entertainment mogul Irving Azoff and his wife, Shelli, bought the 72-year-old West L.A. burger shack.

Essay: Why You Should Never Eat At A Fancy Restaurant On Valentine's Day

Essay: Why You Should Never Eat At A Fancy Restaurant On Valentine's Day

Among the holiday's many scams and shams, the prix fixe restaurant meal is perhaps its crowning achievement.

Tio's Tacos In Riverside Hides A Vast Outdoor Sculpture Museum

Tio's Tacos In Riverside Hides A Vast Outdoor Sculpture Museum

Martin Sanchez's hundreds of sculptures, made from recycled materials, are worth the drive.

How This Historic LA Coffee Shop Turned Into A Gathering Place For The Political Left

How This Historic LA Coffee Shop Turned Into A Gathering Place For The Political Left

The iconic Googie structure is functioning but not as its original architects envisioned.

Police Arrest Man Who Was Caught On Camera Punching Women At A Hot Dog Stand

Police Arrest Man Who Was Caught On Camera Punching Women At A Hot Dog Stand

PSA: DO NOT resort to violence because you are angry about the price of hot dogs.

Where To Eat A Romantic Meal In LA On Valentine's Day

Where To Eat A Romantic Meal In LA On Valentine's Day

Welcome to the hospitality industry's Hunger Games, but with less archery and more truffle salt.

RIP Alan Canter, Patriarch Of Canter's Deli

RIP Alan Canter, Patriarch Of Canter's Deli

The son of deli founder Ben Canter has passed away at age 82.

Lucky Boy In Pasadena Reopens After Kitchen Fire

Lucky Boy In Pasadena Reopens After Kitchen Fire

Lucky Boy -- and its massive breakfast burritos -- have bounced back.

Before It Became Chinatown, Frenchtown Was Where LA's Gilded Age Robber Barons Feasted

Before It Became Chinatown, Frenchtown Was Where LA's Gilded Age Robber Barons Feasted

Settled by French and Swiss immigrants, it became a hub of California haute cuisine.

SoCal's Hottest New Burger Only Pops Up In An Auto Body Shop At Night

SoCal's Hottest New Burger Only Pops Up In An Auto Body Shop At Night

With Smosh Town, an immigrant family chases success in America's parking lot of dreams.

All Your LA Rams Super Bowl Food & Drink Deals

All Your LA Rams Super Bowl Food & Drink Deals

In order that we may celebrate the auspicious victories of our local sports team, let us eat foods and drink beverages of tribute.

Healing Soups From Around The World -- And Where To Find Them In LA

Healing Soups From Around The World -- And Where To Find Them In LA

However they prepare it, people the world over put a lot of stock in the curative powers of soup.

SoCal Food Banks Are Getting Ready To Feed Unpaid Federal Workers

SoCal Food Banks Are Getting Ready To Feed Unpaid Federal Workers

Here's how one Inland Empire church plans to help airport workers put food on the table.

Where To Eat Soul Food In LA Right Now

Where To Eat Soul Food In LA Right Now

Fried chicken. Waffles. Collard greens. Oxtail. Parmesan grits. Catfish. Okra. Cornbread. Chitterlings.

How People Are Planning To Feed Students If LAUSD Teachers Strike

How People Are Planning To Feed Students If LAUSD Teachers Strike

Sandwiches for students. Tacos for teachers. See what's cooking.

What's Driving LA's Bagel Boom?

What's Driving LA's Bagel Boom?

Tradition, social media -- and gentrification.

An Arcadia Brewery Pays Tribute To SoCal's Fantastic, Forgotten Railway To The Clouds

An Arcadia Brewery Pays Tribute To SoCal's Fantastic, Forgotten Railway To The Clouds

Mt. Lowe Brewing honors the railway that took riders on a breathtaking trip through the San Gabriel Mountains.

Where To Find Rosca De Reyes In LA

Where To Find Rosca De Reyes In LA

Slice into the cake that celebrates Three Kings Day and maybe you'll find the baby Jesus.

Kimchi Jjigae, The Volcanic Korean Stew That Can Kill Colds

Kimchi Jjigae, The Volcanic Korean Stew That Can Kill Colds

Sure, the best jjigae is made at home but we don't all have a Korean mom willing to do that at the drop of a hat.

What You Should Eat On New Year's For Good Luck

What You Should Eat On New Year's For Good Luck

Black-eyed peas. Mochi. Donuts. Lentils. Grapes. Nosh your way to prosperity.

Searching For China's Most Famous Noodle Dishes In The San Gabriel Valley

Searching For China's Most Famous Noodle Dishes In The San Gabriel Valley

L.A. has the broadest, deepest Chinese restaurant scene in the country. But does it have all of these noodles?

Welcome To The LA Food Bank That Works Like A Grocery Store

Welcome To The LA Food Bank That Works Like A Grocery Store

It's called World Harvest and anybody can shop there -- including you. Yes, really.

Where To Find LA's Best Musical Brunches

Where To Find LA's Best Musical Brunches

Looking for something extra to spruce up your weekend? This town has a ton of melodic choices.

The Best Holiday Drinks In LA, Circa 2018

The Best Holiday Drinks In LA, Circa 2018

And only one of them is eggnog.

Rotting Shark Meat, Maggot Cheese And Other Stuff Humans Love To Eat At The Disgusting Food Museum

Rotting Shark Meat, Maggot Cheese And Other Stuff Humans Love To Eat At The Disgusting Food Museum

"I bet the secretions from the anal gland of a deer would be delicious if you mixed them with rose water and pink food coloring."

LA City Council Could Force Venues To Sell Vegan Food

LA City Council Could Force Venues To Sell Vegan Food

If the motion moves forward, it could go into effect as soon as February 2019.

Clifton's Is Going To Stop Being A Cafeteria And Become A Food Hall

Clifton's Is Going To Stop Being A Cafeteria And Become A Food Hall

We've got more details on the Clifton's closure -- and its planned reopening.

Is It The Last Straw For Plastic Straws In LA?

Is It The Last Straw For Plastic Straws In LA?

L.A. city council thinks it might be possible to phase out all single-use plastic straws by the year 2021.

Our Secret To Making The Perfect Latke For Hanukkah Is...

Our Secret To Making The Perfect Latke For Hanukkah Is...

It's a deceptively simple dish. You need only six ingredients. The trick is in how they come together.

Where To Eat Pho In LA Right Now

Where To Eat Pho In LA Right Now

Fill your bowl (and your soul) with the rich, noodley goodness of this delicious Vietnamese soup.

How To Order In-N-Out Fries That Don't Totally Suck

How To Order In-N-Out Fries That Don't Totally Suck

It only takes two words to make them golden and edible.

Clifton's Closed Its Cafeteria And Nobody Noticed

Clifton's Closed Its Cafeteria And Nobody Noticed

If a giant redwood tree falls in the middle of downtown L.A. and nobody's around to hear it, does it make a sound?

LA's Plan To Make Street Vending Legal Has Been Approved. Here's How It Will Work

LA's Plan To Make Street Vending Legal Has Been Approved. Here's How It Will Work

The approval came on a 13-0 vote by the City Council on Wednesday. The idea had been working its way through City Hall for years.

How Eco-Friendly Is That Meal Kit You Love? Not Very

How Eco-Friendly Is That Meal Kit You Love? Not Very

We tested four of the top meal kits to find out how much waste they leave behind.

Local Lutefisk Lovers Try To Save The Fish Dish Most People Love To Hate

Local Lutefisk Lovers Try To Save The Fish Dish Most People Love To Hate

Dried whitefish reconstituted in a solution of water and lye until it becomes a quivering, gelatinous hunk -- what's not to love?

Banana Leaves, Sazón Rubs And Negimaki Are Thanksgiving Traditions Too

Banana Leaves, Sazón Rubs And Negimaki Are Thanksgiving Traditions Too

The host of Pati's Mexican Table says, "Thanksgiving is all about appreciating what we all bring to the American table, different waves of immigrants through time."

Dear LA: Don't Poison Yourself Or Your Family This Thanksgiving

Dear LA: Don't Poison Yourself Or Your Family This Thanksgiving

With a nationwide alert about Romaine lettuce and a Salmonella outbreak threatening the turkey industry, it's a serious concern.

George's Burgers Gets A Homegrown Revamp From Guisados Owners

George's Burgers Gets A Homegrown Revamp From Guisados Owners

What's old is new again at the beloved Boyle Heights burger stand.

Meet The 2 New Food Critics At The LA Times

Meet The 2 New Food Critics At The LA Times

With the addition of Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega and Lucas Peterson, the L.A. Times now boasts its most robust food section in more than a decade.

The Man Who Brought Brooklyn Bagel Bakery Back From The Dead

The Man Who Brought Brooklyn Bagel Bakery Back From The Dead

The layout has changed but the bagels are just as good.

Where To Eat Indonesian Food In LA Right Now

Where To Eat Indonesian Food In LA Right Now

It's one of the most varied cuisines in the world but you have to know where to find Indonesian food around here.

All The #ElectionDay 2018 Food And Booze Freebies And Deals

All The #ElectionDay 2018 Food And Booze Freebies And Deals

The rewards of living in a democratic nation where corrupt politicians can be voted out of office should be enough. But a free cookie and a cheap cocktail never hurt.

Where To Find 34 Of LA's Best Donut Shops Right Now

Where To Find 34 Of LA's Best Donut Shops Right Now

Los Angeles is the mecca of doughy dreams and chocolate-glazed wishes -- and we've chosen 32 of the finest specimens.

Dear LAist: Why Aren't There Any Sonic Drive-Ins In LA?

Dear LAist: Why Aren't There Any Sonic Drive-Ins In LA?

Sorry Rally's -- you're close, but you're no Sonic.

LAist's Ultra Scientific Halloween Candy Ranker Proves Reese's Is The Best Candy Bar Ever

LAist's Ultra Scientific Halloween Candy Ranker Proves Reese's Is The Best Candy Bar Ever

We asked. You answered. What are your favorite Halloween candies from yum to yuck?

Downtown LA's Most Accessible Bars For Disabled People

Downtown LA's Most Accessible Bars For Disabled People

Accessibility should be the gold standard at all venues, but that's rarely the reality.

Northeast LA's Most Accessible Bars For Disabled People

Northeast LA's Most Accessible Bars For Disabled People

Eagle Rock and Highland Park have tons of great watering holes if you've got accessibility issues.

El Cholo Offers Awesome 95-Cent Throwback Deal To Celebrate Its 95th Birthday

El Cholo Offers Awesome 95-Cent Throwback Deal To Celebrate Its 95th Birthday

Only 95 cents for the famous #1 combo plate? Go now!

What The New LA Times Food Editor Learned From Jonathan Gold

What The New LA Times Food Editor Learned From Jonathan Gold

Peter Meehan, the co-founder and editor of now defunct food mag Lucky Peach, scored the coveted gig. And he was pals with Jonathan Gold.

Yes, You Can Find Bars In Hollywood That Aren't Tourist Hellholes

Yes, You Can Find Bars In Hollywood That Aren't Tourist Hellholes

Going barhopping on Hollywood Boulevard? Skip the outrageously priced bottle service and froofy martinis. Drink here instead.

Cheese Tea Is The Boba Boom's Sweet And Salty New Wave

Cheese Tea Is The Boba Boom's Sweet And Salty New Wave

It tastes way better than it sounds -- and here's where to drink it in Los Angeles.

Where To Eat Ceviche In The San Fernando Valley

Where To Eat Ceviche In The San Fernando Valley

In some parts of the 818, you'll find a truck on nearly every corner and great ceviche spots tucked in the most unlikely places.

Oktoberfest DTLA Brings Bavarian Fun To Pershing Square

Oktoberfest DTLA Brings Bavarian Fun To Pershing Square
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What goes better with October in Los Angeles than craft beers, pretzels, and brats? Not much.

This DTLA Winery Is Reviving LA's Forgotten Winemaking History

This DTLA Winery Is Reviving LA's Forgotten Winemaking History

Angeleno Wine Co. is about to open the first fully operational winery in Los Angeles since Prohibition.

LAist's Ultimate Halloween Candy Ranker Quiz

LAist's Ultimate Halloween Candy Ranker Quiz

It's election season! Important issues need to be decided! Make your voice heard!

23 Master Sommeliers Have Been Stripped Of Their Titles After A Major Cheating Scandal

23 Master Sommeliers Have Been Stripped Of Their Titles After A Major Cheating Scandal

The exam to become a master sommelier is the hardest test in the wine world -- and someone gave this year's applicants an unfair advantage in the tasting portion.

How Jerry Brown Harshed Our CBD Cocktail Mellow

How Jerry Brown Harshed Our CBD Cocktail Mellow

The governor quietly signed a bill that bans bars from adding cannabis to cocktails and other beverages.

At This New Cooking School, Classes Happen In Immigrants' Kitchens

At This New Cooking School, Classes Happen In Immigrants' Kitchens

League of Kitchens sounds like a band of culinary superheroes -- and they kind of are. Their power is celebrating cuisines of the world.

Let's Taco-bout LA's Best Vegan Tacos

Let's Taco-bout LA's Best Vegan Tacos

We couldn't resist the plant-based pun on National Taco Day. Sorry not sorry.

Oaxacan Tacos With A Middle Eastern Tinge? Meet The Brothers Making Them

Oaxacan Tacos With A Middle Eastern Tinge? Meet The Brothers Making Them

Yes, those are nopales in X'tiosu Kitchen's tabbouleh salad -- and they're perfect for National Taco Day.

Where To Eat BBQ In LA Right Now

Where To Eat BBQ In LA Right Now

Brisket. Ribs. Links. Even tri-tip. Put on the stretchy pants and bring out the bib.

Everytable Is The Next Restaurant Chain Trying To Make LA's 'Food Deserts' Bloom

Everytable Is The Next Restaurant Chain Trying To Make LA's 'Food Deserts' Bloom

The chain has opened its newest outpost in Compton. Can it succeed where so many others have failed?

78-Cent Pink's Hot Dogs Are Happening Today

78-Cent Pink's Hot Dogs Are Happening Today

A happy 78th birthday to L.A.'s most famous hot dog stand.

Hollywood's Musso & Frank Grill Turns 99

Hollywood's Musso & Frank Grill Turns 99

Musso & Frank opened in 1919 -- four years before the "Hollywoodland" sign went up.

Why The Cottage Food Law Is A Game Changer For Talented Home Cooks

Why The Cottage Food Law Is A Game Changer For Talented Home Cooks

Want to make your foodie hustle legal and NOT have health inspectors come after you? Now you have a better shot.

Lao Gan Ma, The Most Popular Hot Sauce In China, Is Coming To Walmart

Lao Gan Ma, The Most Popular Hot Sauce In China, Is Coming To Walmart

It's hoping to edge out Sriracha's popularity -- and the San Gabriel Valley is Ground Zero for the Great Hot Sauce War.

Selling Tacos (And Everything Else) On The Streets Of LA Just Got A Lot Easier

Selling Tacos (And Everything Else) On The Streets Of LA Just Got A Lot Easier

The governor just signed a bill that decriminalizes sidewalk vending. More tacos, churros, champurrado and bacon-wrapped hot dogs on L.A.'s streets? We hope so.

You Like LAUSD Coffee Cake. You Really, Really, Really Like LAUSD Coffee Cake

You Like LAUSD Coffee Cake. You Really, Really, Really Like LAUSD Coffee Cake

We asked a simple question: "Why are people so obsessed with LAUSD's coffee cake?" LAist readers answered.

Kolaches, The Midwest's Favorite Breakfast Treat, Have Finally Arrived In LA

Kolaches, The Midwest's Favorite Breakfast Treat, Have Finally Arrived In LA

You already love Tex-Mex cuisine. How about Tex-Czech cuisine?

Why Are People So Obsessed With LAUSD's Coffee Cake?

Why Are People So Obsessed With LAUSD's Coffee Cake?

The fluffy, crumbly dessert has been around for more than 60 years and Angelenos' love for it hasn't diminished.

It's Really Hard To Find Caribbean Food In LA. You Can Start Here

It's Really Hard To Find Caribbean Food In LA. You Can Start Here

In our Hard To Find series, we'll explore L.A.'s underrepresented cuisines. They are here -- if you know where to look.

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