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Chinese Food Los Angeles

Grand Harbor Stir-Fried Preserved Meat + Sprouting Cauliflower (Dose of Vitamin P)

My in-laws claim allegiance to different Chinese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley depending on recommendations from church friends, fluctuating prices, or the movements of favorite chefs. Grand Harbor is a flashy Chinese restaurant...
Sandwich Los Angeles

Daughter’s Deli Papa Sandwich (Food of the Week)

Trisha Langer, daughter of legendary L.A. deli man Norm Langer, clocked a lot of time at MacArthur Park’s iconic Langer’s Deli growing up, learning valuable lessons that She and her husband now apply at...
Juice Los Angeles

Peckish Snack Bar Amazing Sorrel Juice (Drink of the Week)

Park Mesa Heights, a neighborhood just south of Leimert Park, has a new charmer with Peckish Snack Bar. The fast casual cafe from chef Angela White, sister Natasha White, niece Evadne “NeNe” White and...
Dumplings Los Angeles

Dan Modern Chinese Pork & Blue Crab Xiao Long Bao (Dose of Vitamin P)

The San Gabriel Valley is nearly unrivaled for Chinese food in the U.S. Some people might not associate Pasadena with the SGV, but they are indeed intertwined. Until now, it’s been surprisingly tough to...
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...