Sushi Secrets Revealed by Chef Masa of Santa Monica’s Soko

There is more than just "slice and serve" when it comes to creating sushi at the intimate 8-seat bar, Shimakawa tells LA Mag
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This New Culver City Hot Spot Is Hoping to Be the Life of Every Party

Pasta! Polaroids! Margaritas! Tequila Shots with Sprinkles! Etta is making dinner out into a celebration
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8 L.A. Pizza Places That Beat Anything in Brooklyn

SoCal’s pizza scene is getting hotter and greasier. Here's where to head when a hankering for some East Coast flavor strikes
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Two Howlin’ Rays Cooks Flew the Coop and Opened a Hot Chicken Joint of Their Own

A pair of Valley natives are bringing their passion for fried chicken to the new NoHo brick-and-mortar Humble Bird
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Estrano Brings Punk Rock Vibes to the Pasta Pop-Up Scene

Chef Diego Argoti learned the rules of good pasta in the kitchen at Bestia. Now he's breaking those rules in all the best ways.
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This Stylish Market in Chinatown Is Curated with Love

Whether you’re looking to spice up dinner or cure a cold, Sesame L.A. stocks a perfect mix of thoughtful pantry essentials

3 New and Notable L.A. Restaurants to Try in October

A new cheese-focused restaurant in Pasadena, and more
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Seven Local Restaurants Just Earned Their First Michelin Stars

A rundown of where to head if you want to see (Michelin) stars
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How Melody Went from Struggling Restaurant to Pop-Up Hot Spot

When business slumped, Eric Tucker scrapped everything and invited young talent into his Virgil Village kitchen
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Eric Wareheim Is Luring Fans of Gross-Out Comedy to the World of Fine Food

The comedian and author of the new cookbook 'Foodheim: A Culinary Adventure' talks about setting out to write "a real food bible"