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melody

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
Drake

Drake Is Now an Investor in L.A.-Based Chain Dave’s Hot Chicken

The Canadian rapper joins Samuel L. Jackson in picking up a minority stake in the Nashville-style chicken chain
jeff's table

Highland Park Sandwich Speakeasy Jeff’s Table Is Branching Out with a Big Ol’ Pig Roast

Jeff Strauss's creative daytime sandwich spot will be working on its night moves on September 30 at Club Tee Gee
josiah citrin chef favorites

Celebrated Chef Josiah Citrin Shares His Favorite L.A. Dishes

The Michelin-starred chef tells us what he loves to eat when he eats around town
101 coffee shop

Coming Soon: 101 Coffee Shop Will Return as Clark Street Diner

A Hollywood Hills landmark isn’t gone for good after all
mama's shawarma

A Mother and Son Escaped Syrian Civil War and Now Run Two L.A. Food Trucks

On the Mama's Shawarma truck, chef Eyad Kawak and mom Krstein Kantarji are bringing a taste of their homeland to the streets of L.A.
the brothers sushi

A San Fernando Valley Sushi Superstar Is Coming Soon to Santa Monica

After gaining acclaim in Woodland Hills with creative, impeccably sourced omakase, the Brothers Sushi is ready to test the waters on the Westside
downtown dining

The Future of Dining in Downtown Los Angeles Is Looking Bright

With an array of big openings—including three new projects from Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne near the Fashion District—there's a lot to look forward to in DTLA
bicyclette

Bicyclette Makes West L.A. Feel Like the Left Bank

At their new West L.A. bistro, the République team is pulling off a seemingly impossible feat
soseji sausage

A K-Town-Adjacent Stand Is Serving Yummy Mashups of Asian Sausage Traditions

After a life-changing trip to Taiwan, chef Steve Cho fired up the griddle at Soseji