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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...
Tea Los Angeles

Proleçe Tea Mango Kiss (Drink of the Week)

Cheese tea is trending, and Old Pasadena is now in on the poorly kept secret. Proleçe Tea is a new tea bar just south of Colorado Boulevard with a brown and white color scheme,...
Pizza Los Angeles

Gjelina Take Away Guanciale Pizza (Dose of Vitamin P)

Gjelina has been a seasonal California juggernaut since 2008, when chef Travis Lett and business partner Fran Camaj first debuted on Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Fashionable tourists spill out of the quintessential Venice restaurant from late...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Mariscos El Bigotón Pastelaso (Food of the Week)

El bigotón is a man with a big mustache, and Edgar Sanchez’s grandfather fits the description. A logo depicting an anchor with a thick mustache and nautical knot honors his nickname at Mariscos El...