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Eat Your Vegetables at Steak & Whisky

OK, the vegetables are in a lamb pot pie and in a salad crowned by pork fat, but that still counts

Restaurant Review: Kasih Has Bold Indonesian Flavors With a High-Gloss Finish

The new Little Tokyo spot is serving up babi guling with a side of cultural context

The Newborn Activist: Roy Choi

Choi has since become a regular volunteer at numerous local nonprofits
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This “Ghost Kitchen” in K-Town Is Slinging Must-Try Fried Chicken

DFC Ghost Kitchen's Dante Gonzales sets up shop at the Hotel Normandie, by way of a Brooklyn loft

These Were Our Favorite Places to Get Takeout in 2020

Takeout dominated the dining experience in 2020, and these tried-and-true L.A. restaurants dazzled with their to-go offerings
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Bill Chait Is Setting the Table

The prolific restaurateur behind hot spots like Bestia, Petty Cash, République, and Broken Spanish, has announced he's stepping down as the managing partner of Sprout restaurant group to "pursue his own independent projects." In 2014 we profiled the former chain operator who told us what it takes to run a restaurant empire.

Best New Restaurant No. 3: Waterloo & City

This restaurant has injected the merry gluttony of a gastropub into Culver City
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At Alta Adams, Chef Keith Corbin Is Fine-Tuning Grandma’s Cooking

The new West Adams restaurant is remixing soul food

Where David LeFevre Gets Dim Sum

The Beach Cities chef shares the inspiration behind M.B. Post brunch dishes like bibimbap and steam buns

Best New Restaurant No. 6: Scarpetta

A rustic Italian outpost in Beverly Hills serving dishes with a personal feel