Articles in the “food” category

Fosselman's Turns 100 -- And Plans A New Ice Cream Shop In Glendora

Fosselman's Turns 100 -- And Plans A New Ice Cream Shop In Glendora

Every day is like a sundae at The Ice Cream Shop, a sleeker, trendier extension of the family business.

Meet Evil Cooks, The Flan Taco's Devilish Masterminds

Meet Evil Cooks, The Flan Taco's Devilish Masterminds

Alex Garcia and Elvia Huerta are the rock stars driving the nomadic food pop-up.

The Best Happy Hours In Echo Park -- Especially If You're Going To A Dodgers Game

The Best Happy Hours In Echo Park -- Especially If You're Going To A Dodgers Game

Need a place to pregame before a baseball game? We got you.

Former Staffers Accuse Owner Of Cafe Stella In Silver Lake Of Sexual Harassment

Former Staffers Accuse Owner Of Cafe Stella In Silver Lake Of Sexual Harassment

Five women and one man say restaurateur Gareth Kantner sexually harassed them -- and others.

All The Best New -- And Old -- Food Halls Taking Over Los Angeles

All The Best New -- And Old -- Food Halls Taking Over Los Angeles

What used to be touristy rarities have become landmarks of Southern Californian cuisine.

All The Food We Tried At The LA County Fair

All The Food We Tried At The LA County Fair

You don't need permission to eat your heart out. Well, maybe from your cardiologist.

LA Has Awesome Burmese Food. Here's Where To Find It

LA Has Awesome Burmese Food. Here's Where To Find It

SoCal's Burmese food scene is a wonderfully wild stew of disciplines, recipes and locations.

If A Restaurant Adds A Surcharge, Do I Still Have To Tip?

If A Restaurant Adds A Surcharge, Do I Still Have To Tip?

A practice gaining traction at restaurants and businesses across Los Angeles is triggering discomfort, discord, and discussion among Angelenos.

Tour LA's Best Distilleries And Say 'Bottoms' Up'

Tour LA's Best Distilleries And Say 'Bottoms' Up'

Sip and sample spirits as you see where the booze is born. Los Angeles, you've come a long way since Prohibition.

Where To Eat In Inglewood Right Now

Where To Eat In Inglewood Right Now

Award-winning seafood. Belizean garnaches. Cuban vegan food. And, of course, donuts. This city has it all.

LA's Coolest, Weirdest, Most Immersive Themed Bars

LA's Coolest, Weirdest, Most Immersive Themed Bars

A Star Wars-themed pub, a throwback 1980s nightclub, an homage to Titanic, a steampunk speakeasy... they're all here.

7 Of LA's Best Risottos

7 Of LA's Best Risottos

Creamy. Buttery. Carby. Welcome to L.A.'s spin on this delicious Italian dish.

How A Former Talent Agent Made Famous Amos So Famous. (Hint: Marvin Gaye Helped)

How A Former Talent Agent Made Famous Amos So Famous. (Hint: Marvin Gaye Helped)

His name is Wally Amos and it was the '70s. "Everyone was stoned and had the munchies so he was always warmly greeted."

How To Have Fun -- Or Look Like You Are -- At The Taco Bell Hotel

How To Have Fun -- Or Look Like You Are -- At The Taco Bell Hotel

Your move, Del Taco. I'm waiting for my invite to the Del Scorcho Cruise.

The Formosa Cafe Still Has Its Swagger -- And A Room Devoted To Asian Actors

The Formosa Cafe Still Has Its Swagger -- And A Room Devoted To Asian Actors

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something red. The Formosa is an authentically inauthentic jumble of Chinese, American and Hollywood history.

Santa Monica's Best Happy Hours Want You To Lift Your Glass

Santa Monica's Best Happy Hours Want You To Lift Your Glass

Want Westside watering holes where you won't need wads of cash to have a good time?

Popcorn Chicken. Brick Toast. Bubble Waffles. Here Are LA's Best Boba Snacks.

Popcorn Chicken. Brick Toast. Bubble Waffles. Here Are LA's Best Boba Snacks.

You've already ordered the milk tea. This is what you eat with it.

9 Kinds Of Shave Ice From Around The World -- And Where To Find Them In LA

9 Kinds Of Shave Ice From Around The World -- And Where To Find Them In LA

Raspado. Pat bing soo. Halo halo. Cool down with shave ices from around the world in L.A.

LA County Has 12 Tiki Bars, And This Summer, We Want To Try Them All

LA County Has 12 Tiki Bars, And This Summer, We Want To Try Them All

Can't afford to sail to a tropical island? You can drink away your cares in a place pretending to be one.

Eating Glow-In-The-Dark Ramen Is The Most LA Way To Change Your Aura

Eating Glow-In-The-Dark Ramen Is The Most LA Way To Change Your Aura

"Curious but also scared" -- that's how our friends felt when we told them we were going.

How One LA Charity Is Keeping Food From Being Wasted -- And Feeding Needy Families

How One LA Charity Is Keeping Food From Being Wasted -- And Feeding Needy Families

Way too much food goes bad before it reaches the people who need it. The Produce Pit Stop is on a mission to change that.

When Hong Kong Immigrants Want A Taste Of Home, They Come To This San Gabriel Cafe

When Hong Kong Immigrants Want A Taste Of Home, They Come To This San Gabriel Cafe

Delicious Food Corner dishes up the best breakfast outside of Wan Chai -- and brings the cha chaan teng experience to the 626.

LA's Best Pupusas? Here Are A Few Of Them

LA's Best Pupusas? Here Are A Few Of Them

Not all pupusas are created equal, especially in Los Angeles where the popular Salvadoran dish is everywhere.

Meet The Taco Scout Who Found All Of 'Taco Chronicles' Best Eats

Meet The Taco Scout Who Found All Of 'Taco Chronicles' Best Eats

Javier Cabral has one of the best gigs on the planet. Here's how he went from anxiety-ridden teen to associate producer on the Netflix series.

27 Uniquely LA Ice Cream, Gelato And Paleta Peddlers

27 Uniquely LA Ice Cream, Gelato And Paleta Peddlers

National Ice Cream Day is Sunday but any day is a perfect day to scream for ice cream. And paletas. And gelato. And mangonadas. And soft serve.

85 Year Old Farmers Market Celebrates With 11th Annual Tasting Event

85 Year Old Farmers Market Celebrates With 11th Annual Tasting Event
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On July 23rd, The Original Farmer's Market host 'Taste of Farmer's Market' where guests will have access to 50 tastings from many eateries and merchants.

Move Over, Sichuan Cuisine. Now, There's Something Spicier

Move Over, Sichuan Cuisine. Now, There's Something Spicier

While Sichuan cuisine relies on peppercorns that numb your palate, Hunan dishes are typically piled with peppers that produce wave after wave of unrelenting heat.

You'll Soon Be Able To Take Your Reusable Containers To Festivals, Concerts And Your Favorite Restaurant

You'll Soon Be Able To Take Your Reusable Containers To Festivals, Concerts And Your Favorite Restaurant

Starting in January 2020, food vendors and restaurants will also have the option to provide reusable products... or you can just bring your own container, too.

How To Shop A Korean Grocery Store Like A Pro

How To Shop A Korean Grocery Store Like A Pro

Noorongi. Chamoe. Jjajangmyeon. Buchu. These and other fabulous items await you at your local Korean market.

The Best LA Places To Eat Brunch With Your Dog

The Best LA Places To Eat Brunch With Your Dog

Day-drinking, dogs, mimosas and eggs Benedict. Your weekend just got better.

Where To Find The Best Himalayan Food In LA

Where To Find The Best Himalayan Food In LA

Engage, bite by bite, with the contested, overlapping histories -- and recipes -- of Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, China and India.

You Can Now Sell Meals Out Of Your Own Kitchen -- If You Live In Riverside County

You Can Now Sell Meals Out Of Your Own Kitchen -- If You Live In Riverside County

Want to turn your kitchen skills into a lucrative side hustle? You can get permitted in California -- but so far only in Riverside County.

The Lost And Forgotten Supermarkets Of LA's Past

The Lost And Forgotten Supermarkets Of LA's Past

Alpha Beta. Alexander's. Hughes. Crawford's. The Boys. Dale's. Grab a shopping cart and pull into the express lane of local history.

More Than 200 Languages Are Spoken In LA, But Food Is My Favorite

More Than 200 Languages Are Spoken In LA, But Food Is My Favorite

Once we are born into this world, we can count on only a few things. We all suffer. We all die. We all need to eat.

27 Of LA's Best Vegan And Dairy-Free Ice Cream Spots

27 Of LA's Best Vegan And Dairy-Free Ice Cream Spots

Have we hit peak vegan ice cream yet?

The 8 Most Underrated Items To Buy At An Indian Market

The 8 Most Underrated Items To Buy At An Indian Market

In the five-ish walkable blocks of Artesia's Little India, you can drop mad money on saris, gold bangles, incense and, of course, food.

Broguiere's Is Re-Reopening. Here's A Love Letter To The Nearly 100-Year Old Dairy

Broguiere's Is Re-Reopening. Here's A Love Letter To The Nearly 100-Year Old Dairy

After a couple months of will they or won't they, a new sign out front says they're "closed until further notice."

Valerie Gordon Will Revive An Iconic Dessert For LAist -- And You Get To Help Decide Which One

Valerie Gordon Will Revive An Iconic Dessert For LAist -- And You Get To Help Decide Which One

She did it with Blum's Coffee Crunch Cake. Now, she's going to do it for us.

The Scoop On The Closing Of Scoops In East Hollywood

The Scoop On The Closing Of Scoops In East Hollywood

But owner Tai Kim has a plan and his wonderfully weird flavors won't disappear.

Where To Find The Best Crepes In LA

Where To Find The Best Crepes In LA

What makes crepes so exquisite? Their fragility and the fact that no two are exactly alike.

Thai Town Is Getting A New Food Hall -- Powered By Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Thai Town Is Getting A New Food Hall -- Powered By Immigrant Entrepreneurs

L.A.'s immigrants are actually more likely to start a business than folks born here.

SoCal's Best Frozen Desserts That Aren't Basic Ice Cream

SoCal's Best Frozen Desserts That Aren't Basic Ice Cream

Eye-popping acai bowls. Ice cold popcorn. Frozen foie gras. We've got alternatives.

The Woman Bringing 'Produce To The People' In South LA Wants To Open A Full Time Food Oasis

The Woman Bringing 'Produce To The People' In South LA Wants To Open A Full Time Food Oasis

Inspired By Nipsey Hussle, Olympia Auset is pushing to "Keep Slauson Fresh."

The Best Happy Hours In Studio City

The Best Happy Hours In Studio City

We've got the scoop on where to find $5 craft beers, discounted classic cocktails, half-price bar bites and bottomless rosé.

The California Michelin Guide Just Dropped And It's Actually Not Terrible

The California Michelin Guide Just Dropped And It's Actually Not Terrible

Michelin has broadened its culinary point of view but it hasn't narrowed its cultural blind spot.

Where To Eat Hawaiian Food In The South Bay -- And Beyond

Where To Eat Hawaiian Food In The South Bay -- And Beyond

Loco moco. Fried saimin. Chicken teriyaki. You can't go wrong. Just make sure to save room for the mac salad.

5 Places To Eat Scandinavian Føød In LA That Aren't IKEA

5 Places To Eat Scandinavian Føød In LA That Aren't IKEA

Elk salami. Shrimp sandwiches. Smörgåsbord. Glögi. Here's your Nordic eats guide for Southern California.

The Owners Of The Apple Pan Just Bought Nate'n Al's Deli

The Owners Of The Apple Pan Just Bought Nate'n Al's Deli

Shelli and Irving Azoff have expanded their holdings to save another classic L.A. restaurant.

Where To Find The Best Non-Alcoholic Cocktails In LA

Where To Find The Best Non-Alcoholic Cocktails In LA

Because non-drinkers cannot live on ginger beer alone.

Republique, The French Restaurant That Was Saved By Its Pastries

Republique, The French Restaurant That Was Saved By Its Pastries

Mushroom tarts piled high with peas. Fresh mango danishes. Ricotta toast topped with blood oranges and salted pistachios. You can thank Margarita Manzke.

Where To Eat Cuban Food In LA Right Now

Where To Eat Cuban Food In LA Right Now

From lechon asado and maduros to oxtail stew and vegan nachos, here's where to find comida cubana.

What Really Happened With Good Luck Bar's Closure?

What Really Happened With Good Luck Bar's Closure?

At first glance, it looked like a case of a big, bad landlord muscling out a small, indie business. But that's not the whole story.

How A Garden Grove Strip Mall Restaurant Won One Of The Country's Most Prestigious Food Awards

How A Garden Grove Strip Mall Restaurant Won One Of The Country's Most Prestigious Food Awards

Pho 79's James Beard Award isn't just a win for the soup shop, it's "a win for Little Saigon."

Volcanes Aren't Easy To Find In LA -- But Kermes Makes Some Of The Best

Volcanes Aren't Easy To Find In LA -- But Kermes Makes Some Of The Best

They go by many names. At Kermés Taco Grill, they're called volcanes -- and they're fantastic.

How Chinese Restaurants Shaped Tiki Culture In LA

How Chinese Restaurants Shaped Tiki Culture In LA

Here, in a paper-thin egg roll wrapper, is the tension at the heart of culture, cuisine and commerce in the U.S.

LA's Street Vendors Are Legal Now, But Will They Be Able To Afford It?

LA's Street Vendors Are Legal Now, But Will They Be Able To Afford It?

Some street vendors who cheered the council's move back in November are now worrying about whether they'll be able to afford the cost of operating legally. Others are upset about new no-vending zones.

Good Luck Bar Is Closing After 25 Years. Can Los Feliz Save It?

Good Luck Bar Is Closing After 25 Years. Can Los Feliz Save It?

Probably not. But a special meeting of the neighborhood council and a last ditch petition might make a dent.

Remembering Ruben Rueda, Musso & Frank's Longest Serving Bartender

Remembering Ruben Rueda, Musso & Frank's Longest Serving Bartender

Rueda worked at the restaurant for 52 years, most of them as a bartender, and had a legendary ability to remember his customers' orders.

The 10 Best Things To Buy At An Armenian Market

The 10 Best Things To Buy At An Armenian Market

Stroll through one of SoCal's many mom-and-pop Armenian markets like a boss.

How Tijuana Tacos Became LA's Hottest Food Trend

How Tijuana Tacos Became LA's Hottest Food Trend

Tijuana-style tacos are like pornography -- easy to recognize but tough to define and extremely popular on the internet.

This Taiwanese Street Food Folds In Layers of History, Family And Dough

This Taiwanese Street Food Folds In Layers of History, Family And Dough

In Highland Park, Vivian Ku's thousand-layer pancake stretches all the way back to the food stands of Taiwan.

I Unpacked The Horrors Of Gefilte Fish Just In Time For Passover

I Unpacked The Horrors Of Gefilte Fish Just In Time For Passover

A long-suffering Jew unpacks the horrors of the jarred fish dish he has choked down for decades.

Weekends At Terra Include Brunch All'Italiana Food And Botanical Cocktails

Weekends At Terra Include Brunch All'Italiana Food And Botanical Cocktails
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We interviewed the team behind the new brunch menu at Eataly's rooftop restaurant Terra, to ask why this isn't just another brunch in LA.

How One Big Fruit Helped Make Knott's Berry Farm What It Is Today

How One Big Fruit Helped Make Knott's Berry Farm What It Is Today

If you've ever had boysenberry pie -- or boysenberry anything -- you have the Knott family to thank.

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.

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