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L.A.’s Servers Say Tipping Is Way Down During the Pandemic

Restaurant workers who rely on tips to make a living are dealing with reduced customer flow—and reduced generosity
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These Restaurant Patios Are L.A.’s Best Places to Dine Outdoors Right Now

Enjoy an al fresco meal (but be safe and respectful and tip big when you do)
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In Need of Space for Outdoor Dining, These Local Restaurants Got Creative

From Silver Lake to Culver City, a bunch of L.A. parking lots have become surprisingly cool al fresco dining spots
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Take-Out Tip: Orso Is Delivering Next-Level Pasta Kits

Rossoblu's former sous chef is bringing DIY pasta dinners to housebound Angelenos
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New L.A. Restaurants We Can’t Wait to Try This Fall

A bistro in Pico-Robertson, famed NYC pizza in WeHo, tacos in an old Mid-Wilshire tire shop, and more
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A Colorful New Coffeehouse in Hollywood Is Fueling the L.A. LGBT Center’s Vital Social Services

Opened in the midst of the pandemic, Liberation Coffee House is doing a lot more than keeping people caffeinated
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Tamales Elena y Antojitos Brings Afro-Mexican Cuisine to the L.A. Area

Maria Elena Lorenzo's outstanding soups and stews are worth a jaunt to Bell Gardens
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Take-Out Tip: Go Go Gyoza Is Serving Dumplings for a Good Cause

Local chefs are creating creative gyoza and donating the proceeds to charities of their choosing
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These Micro Bread Bakers Are Selling Home-Crafted Creations During the Pandemic

Seven small-scale artisans earning big raves for their breads