Los Angeles Area

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LA's 'Cafe Gratitude' and Other Restaurants Offering Steep Meatless Monday Deals

Meatless Monday deals and offerings across the?country show no signs of slowing. From the rollout of meatless options, like the?Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat, at national fast food and fast casual...

Glendale CA Trip

by grumpyspatient 10 hours ago

My husband and I are off to LA/Glendale neighborhood the end of March. We are staying on Brand Blvd and are looking forward to some middle eastern/Armenian/Lebanese food. Typically we have breakfa...

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Grocery Outlet, January 2020

by sweethooch 18 days ago

Palo Alto, 1/15/20 Super-quick trip (I'm on pantry & freezer clean-out month, only buying fruits and vegetables, but noticed a few other things) Sipp non-alcoholic bev 4 x 12 oz $1.99 (4-5 ki...

Pro knife sharpeners in Santa Monica?

by Blade 17 years ago

Hello The edge on my Wustoff chef knife is Kaput. I read your Message Board Rules and thought this query fit in with restaurant chat. Anybody have a favorite knife sharpening shop that doesn't g...


Op-Ed: California Budget Boosts Healthy Food for Kids and Markets for Farmers

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

" . . . This vision focuses on upgrading food quality and freshness, serving more climate-friendly, plant-based and organic food, supporting local farmers, developing food and garden education prog...

You would have a hard time finding _________in Los Angeles...

by orythedog 9 years ago

You would have a hard time finding Turtle Soup in Los Angeles. MMMMM......turtle soup with a little sherry on top. OK, your turn... You would have a hard time finding __________in LA...

Animal, Here's Looking At You or Auburn?

by herstadk 10 days ago

My husband and I will be in LA in February and I'm trying to decide where to go for dinner on a Monday night. (I'm hoping to go to Nightshade on Tuesday night) I've narrowed the list down to Animal...

Round Bread Sandwich Loaf?

by TerriDawn 7 days ago

When I was growing up in Los Angeles, in the 70’s and 80’s, there was a bakery/deli in Culver City where my mom often bought a round loaf of bread filled with sandwiches for baby showers and partie...

Good DineLa lunch today

by Muhlyssa 11 days ago

Public School 213 in downtown LA - $15 for two courses. I had the Edamame Hummus and Southwest Chicken Bowl. Portions were huge, not some dumbed down portion for DineLA.

Calzone update 2020

by Ilovetoeatso 16 days ago

So the new year starts and I got a sample of a pretty good spinach calzone from Nellys Catering in Santa Monica. Now I’d like to know if there are any newer or classic places that earn the title fo...

Costco Rembrandt aged Gouda gone

by Ian F 22 days ago

Suddenly gone from my local Costco in SoCal. They have a substitute that doesn’t work. Anyone else notice this?

Claim Jumpers

by syrup09 1 month ago

Has anyone out there been to a Restaurant called Claim Jumpers? I Found out about them reading Todd Wilbur's Secret Recipes 2. They seem to be a West Coast chain with a few locations in...

Recipes From Old Cigo's Restaurant - San Pedro CA

by Maggijo 3 months ago

Looking for a long lost recipe from Cigo's. Dalmatian Mostaccioli - beloved by all of San Pedro.

Street Food Legalized in Los Angeles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

At long last, the estimated 10,000 street food vendors in Los Angeles have a pathway to legitimacy. "That means the fight is far from over, but today marks the first time in the city’s history t...

Mexican Trio

by Ilovetoeatso 24 days ago

What’s the best Mexican Restaurant for my favorite trio? Looking for chili rellenos (stems cut off), cheese enchiladas, and beef hard shell tacos. For me it’s Mexican season. However I have to ask ...

Ode to Melanie Wong

by Kit H. 19 years ago

Well, not exactly an ode..but many thanks for wetting my appetite for dungeness crabs. I munched through more than half of one this evening. I had forgotten how succulent and sweet the meat is. ...

Helping with tasting menu

by Yick 29 days ago

Has anyone recently tried the tasting menu at Spago Beverly Hills? I saw the DineLA menu on their website and thought that would be a better choice than the California Tasting Menu which looks huge...

spinich crepes - remember The Magic Pan?

by Elizabeth Bennett Darcy 14 years ago

Remember the chain of crepe restaurants called The Magic Pan? Nana used to take me to the one in Beverly Hills & I'd always have the spinich crepes. Now I'm craving them (20 years later) and the p...

Michelin Stars in California, 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Three Stars Atelier Crenn Benu The French Laundry Manresa Quince The Restaurant at Meadowood SingleThread Two Stars Acquerello Baumé Californios Campton Place Coi Commis Lazy ...