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Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie

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

Waffle Los Angeles

Hayden Buckwheat Waffle with Nectarines + White Miso Butter

PLATFORM LA, a trendy complex of shops, restaurants, and offices by the Expo Line’s Culver City Station, reminds me of Abbot Kinney, minus the murals. Check that: The development now has one key mural...
Coffee Los Angeles

Menotti’s Coffee Shop #2 Pencil (Drink of the Week)

Just past the VENICE sign on the way to the oceanfront skate park, stop off at Menotti’s Coffee Stop, the domain of coffee legend Christopher “nicely” Abel Alameda, to self-medicate. A secret menu lurks...
Hawaiian Food Los Angeles

Rutt’s Hawaiian Café Fried Saimin (Dose of Vitamin P)

Outside of the South Bay (and the recent poke craze), L.A. isn’t particularly well known for Hawaiian food. That said, more people visit Hawaii from L.A. than any other place, so some island flavors...
Craft Beer Vancouver Island

Category 12 Brewing Simplicity (Drink of the Week)

During my most recent trip to Vancouver Island, hyper-local Sooke Harbour House featured several beers from nearby breweries, including Category 12 Brewing. Michael Kuzyk brews in the agricultural hotbed of Saanichton and runs Category...
Ramen Tofino

Kuma House Ramen (Dose of Vitamin P)

Tofino is a beautiful town with an indie spirit at the end of a peninsula on Vancouver Island’s south central coast. Tofino only had 1,876 permanent residents as of 2011, but tourists flood the...
Beverage Victoria

Hey Happy Turmeric Cashew Vanilla (Drink of the Week)

In Victoria, the powder blue Johnson Street Bridge connects bustling downtown with bucolic Victoria West. The drawbridge has been a point of pride for Vancouver Island residents since 1924. A more futuristic bridge is...
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