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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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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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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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Is It OK to Eat at a Restaurant During the Pandemic?

We asked an ethics expert for guidance on dining out, ordering grocery delivery, and more
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Sqirl Accused of Moldy Jam, Questionable Practices, and Stolen Recipes

An icon of L.A. dining faces an array of allegations that went viral on Instagram
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Musso & Frank Grill Pauses Its Takeout and Delivery Service

The legendary Hollywood haunt will resume service when restaurant dining rooms can reopen
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Bavel and Bestia’s Culinary Power Couple Reflects on Weathering the Shutdown

As their restaurants prepare to welcome outdoor diners, Genevieve Gergis and Ori Menashe dish on their reopening plans, new menu items, and their hopes for the future of hospitality