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    Photo by mill56 via Flickr We're in the middle of apple season and all of the sudden, our late night snacking became healthy. What has come of us? The craving first hit when at Ralph's, so we picked up some store brand without realizing it contained high fructose corn syrup. Blech. A later discovery found that Whole Foods' organic individual packs are been much nicer and tastier, especially with their hybrid flavors with berries,...
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    Very few places can claim bragging rights over their onion rings. One place that can is Du-pars, the long-lasting 24-hour Los Angeles diner and bakery that has three locations in the region (Farmer's Market on Fairfax, Studio City and Thousand Oaks). Their onion rings, as described by the menu and priced at $7.00, are "hand cut rings dipped in cracker meal and buttermilk fried to golden brown," and are extremely delish, especially dipped in...
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    Photo by ccharmon via LAist Featured Photos on Flickr It is one of the simplest, freshest and most delicious snacks for a hot summer night. Straight from the farmers' market (or your neighbor's tree) to the fridge, a chilled orange is more than just nutritious, it's quenching. It also makes for a nice breakfast....
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    LAist Featured Photos contributor 护士黑鹰 eats this for breakfast and describes her simple dish: "XXXL blackberries (Ralph's) swimming in plain, Greek-style, full-fat organic yogurt (WF), and a generous tablespoon of clover honey from the farmer's market." Breakfast? That sounds good now!...
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    Russian Hot Chocolate | Photo by Snack Behrens/LAist Since January, Sherman Oaks' restaurant row has been home to the first Jazzve Coffee in the country. The slick and classy coffeeshop, which is an Armenian chain (one website says it's the Starbucks of the country), specializes, not in jazz music, but a very strong coffee ($3.99) that's cooked in a Jazzve pot on sand (photo of the Jazzve below). But what caught this late-night snacker's...
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    Photo by 护士黑鹰 via LAist Featured Photos on Flickr "In economic yuckytimes, it's good to be reminded of how awesome just cookin' mac n' cheese n' peas at home can be. It's not always about eating out," wrote 护士黑鹰 in the caption of her above photo on Flickr. Intrigued, the recipe had to be asked for and she was happy to share how she doctors up boxed macaroni and cheese: 1 box Back to...
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    With all the talk of illegal bacon dogs and legal veggie dogs on the streets of Los Angeles, why not combine the two (plus some) for a little at-home fun cooking? So here it goes: vegan bacon wrapped "pigs" in a blanket. Whoa. Three simple ingredients:Pillsbury Crescent Big & Flakey Croissants (yes, they are vegan) Yves Hot Dogs Lightlife Smart BaconTake the bacon, twirl it around the dog and place it on a the croissant...

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