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California

Pasta Orange County

Ocean At Main Dungeness Crab Cavatelli (Food of the Week)

Craig Strong is the latest chef to downsize from fine dining. Don’t get me wrong. The longtime chef of STUDIO at Montage Laguna Beach has hardly turned his back on premium ingredients or flair,...
Coffee Orange County

Common Room Roasters Cappuccino (Drink of the Week)

Melbourne born roaster Ed Moffatt opened Common Room Roasters last year with Jeremy Creighton in a Newport Beach industrial park near Hoag Health Center. They roast beans behind glass on a Joper machine and...
Matcha Los Angeles

Gindaco Iced Matcha au Lait (Drink of the Week)

Gindaco is a takoyaki specialist that started in Gunma, Japan, in 1997. Their griddled octopus balls have proven to be quite popular in Japan, fueling expansion. The company now has nearly 500 locations in...
Korean Food Los Angeles

Han Mi Jung Goat Marinara (Food of the Week)

A parking sign featuring a bearded goat with twin horns makes the focus clear at Han Mi Jung, a restaurant that’s promised “the taste of Korea” just south of Koreatown since 2012. Goat is...
Chinese Food Los Angeles

Noodle Harmony Pork Intestine Rice Noodle Soup (Dose of Vitamin P)

Travis He runs the front of house at Noodle Harmony, an ambitious new Chinese restaurant that draws from his family’s two regions. In Mandarin, the name is “double harmony.” His father Oscar is the...
Coffee Los Angeles

Coffee Commissary Glendale Espresso (Drink of the Week)

Tyler King has grown Coffee Commissary from a single West Hollywood location to six L.A. branches that span three area codes. Glendale’s Kenneth Village outpost is the largest to date, spanning 3500-square-feet, including wraparound...