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The Anti-Avocado Toast

When we look back at the annals of food stories, c. 2017, avocado toast will no doubt be at the top.  What other dish has become such a millennial meme? …

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Houston’s Stephanie Beatriz Hosts Thursday Fundraiser @ Kettle Black

We’ve all been following the pummeling Hurricane Harvey has brought upon Houston — and here’s a chance to help — while kicking back a cocktail or two. Tomorrow night from …

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L.A. Chefs & Mixologists Focus on “From Scratch”: In-House Ingredients

“Early on in my career I realized the importance of making everything in-house so that I knew exactly what the flavor profile would be for each dish. I also thought …

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Marcel Vigneron’s Wolf Launches Adult “Happy” Meal

Ho hum. Summer’s winding down — but we still have September scorchers ahead. The kiddos are getting ready to go back to school or are already there, lunch boxes in …

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Over the Hill: SOCA, Revere Must in Sherman Oaks

Ventura Boulevard is the epicenter of the Valley — from Studio City to the wilds of Woodland Hills. Time was when food choices were rather dismal — fast food restaurants, …

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David Lentz & The Hungry Cat Host New Orleans’ Cure; Kicks Off Alex’s Lemonade Culinary Cookout

The 8th Annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Culinary Cookout, to be held on UCLA’s campus on September 9 gathers SoCal’s top chef’s restaurateurs, and mixologists for one of the best food …

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Valley Superstars Bring Scratch/Restaurant Concepts Up the Coast

In case you need another excuse to head north for a Santa Barbara getaway, L.A. culinary whizzes Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas-Lee are bringing their game to The Montecito Inn …

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Frankland’s Crab & Co. Mashup Dessert-Inspired Creation

Kids, next Wednesday is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! In case you need a designated day to honor anything involving ice cream! Pastry chef wunderkind Margarita Kallas-Lee is celebrating with …

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Posh Pop-Up: Perrier-Jouët & THE Blvd @ Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel

Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel‘s  THE Blvd, has partnered with Perrier-Jouët to present The Garden of Wonder to transform the popular garden patio overlooking Rodeo. The famed hotel has been a …

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Goin, Styne, Lentz & Friends Back for 8th L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Cookout

In 2000, four-year old cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004) announced she wanted to hold a front yard lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all …