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Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie

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

Coffee Los Angeles

310 Coffee Cappuccino (Drink of the Week)

Many L.A. neighborhoods now engage in caffeine wars, with multiple specialty coffeehouses within walking distance. A single good, consistent option stands out even more in underserved areas working to distinguish their fare. Meanwhile, 310...
Korean Food Los Angeles

Mom & Bop Fat Belly (Dose of Vitamin P)

Mix-and-match with Mom & Bop, a family-run Korean Asian Kitchen located across Pico Boulevard from Santa Monica College in a strip mall called Pico Center. The menu specialize in salads and bowls, but customers...
Ice Cream Los Angeles

Wanderlust Creamery Avocado Toastada (Food of the Week)

Avocado toast has become a played out parody of L.A. cuisine. Most versions can be made simply at home for a fraction of the cost, assuming brave culinarians can avoid the perils of avocado...
Cocktail Los Angeles

The Raymond 1886 Plagues of Egypt (Drink of the Week)

In the Book of Exodus, God unleashes 10 Plagues of Egypt, including fiery hail and frogs, compelling the Pharaoh to free enslaved Israelites. This isn’t typical cocktail fodder, but bartenders Jesse Gomez and Adam...
Vietnamese Food Los Angeles

Cafe Vietnam Truck Pork Belly Rice Bowl (Dose of Vitamin P)

Food trucks are far too often moving targets. I’ve show up at different locations during appointed times posted on social media, only to get ghosted. Thankfully, Cafe Vietnam Truck has proven to be reliable...
Dessert Los Angeles

Croft Alley at The Standard Passion Fruit Panna Cotta (Food of the Week)

When The Standard, Hollywood, first opened in 1999, the Sunset Strip hotel was a hotspot for the poolside scene, lobby-based DJ, and bikini-clad women lounging in a fish tank behind the reception desk. Nearly...