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Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie founded FoodGPS in 2005. Read about him here.

Pasta Los Angeles

Top dineL.A. Lunch + Dinner Picks for Summer 2019

dineL.A. returns from July 12 – 26, featuring over 400 high-value, prix fixe options for lunch and dinner. Read my recommendations for 10 lunches and 15 dinners, not including Hall of Fame choices like...
Middle Eastern Food Los Angeles

Grilled Dishes Worth Seeking at Los Angeles Restaurants

Summer calls for grilling, gathering with family and friends while the kids take cannonballs in the pool or just running under the sun, playing ball in the park. Hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, and steak...
Coffee History

Go Get Em Tiger Spotlights 13 Keys to Coffee History on Collectible Cards

Coffee subscription services are becoming more prevalent. To stand out, and to reward loyal customers, coffee companies are starting to include special bonuses that go beyond the beans and basic add-ons like brewing instructions....
Farm Ventura County

Apricot Lane Farms Takes Regenerative Approach to Growth in Moorpark

Some farms are simply more inspiring. Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark is one such place. To explain why, proprietors John Chester and wife Molly recently hosted a group tour in advance of “The Biggest...
Food Charity Los Angeles

Food Forward Produce Pit Stop Increases Fight Against Hunger and Waste

When I last checked in on Food Forward, the organization was collecting 165,000 pounds of produce per week and feeding 1 million people per year. The non-profit started by organizing backyard fruit picks and...
Charcuterie Los Angeles

Decoding the L.A. Restaurant Scene: 20 Years Past and Future

I recently spoke to the Culinary Historians of Southern California at the LAPL Central Library. My talk, titled “Decoding the L.A. Restaurant Scene: 20 Years Past and Future” assessed the past two decades and...