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Turkish Food Anaheim

Koftegi Iskender (Food of the Week)

Mehmet Kaplan and wife/partner Lisa Matarazzo took Al Sanabel Bakery into a higher gear when they took over the beloved Little Arabia cafe and added Koftegi to the space. Kaplan is from Cappadocia and...
Cocktail Los Angeles

Barrel & Ashes Boss Nog (Drink of the Week)

I visited Studio City barbecue bastion Barrel & Ashes to sample three cocktails from the 12 Gin n Tonics of Christmas menu, but beverage director Blaine Adams had another trick in mind for the...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Madre Costillas en Salsa de Chile Morita (Dose of Vitamin P)

For Food & Wine, Andy Wang spotlighted Ivan Vasquez, an Oaxacan chef who transformed longtime Palms neighborhood haunt El Nopal into Madre after launching the concept last year in Torrance. His restaurant honors mother...
Sandwich Los Angeles

Konbi Layered Omelette Sandwich (Food of the Week)

Echo Park continues to evolve in surprising ways. Sunset Boulevard now houses several different restaurants and coffee bars that serve ambitious food that transcends neighborhood status. Konbi is a great new breakfast through lunch...
Coffee Santa Barbara

Dart Coffee Beach Brew (Drink of the Week)

Longtime Funk Zoners Erika Carter Dart and husband David are aiming for caffeinated bull’s-eyes at their Santa Barbara coffee bar/roastery. Dart Coffee Co is part of a new triumvirate with Monkeyshine and Tyger Tyger...
Korean Food Los Angeles

Rib Service Salted Pork Spare Ribs (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

Korean-style pork spare ribs are not cut like other styles I’ve experienced. Thin wing-like flaps are kept attached during the butchering process, leaving a lot more surface area to pick up char on the...