Hot Meat Ups: Try These Shawarma Restaurants in SoCal

From Glendale to North Hollywood, delicious new shawarma options abound. We rounded up five of the best

How Proudly Serving Went From Neighborly Grilling to Booming Pop-Up

Matt McIvor started out making smashburgers in his backyard as a pandemic activity before teaming up with co-founder Kevin Malone

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

Southern Exposure: Caboco Is More Than Just A Churrascaria

At DTLA’s Caboco, a star chef takes Brazilian food to delicious new places

The Tastiest Gifts for That Friend Who’s Always in the Kitchen

Oishii’s pristine strawberries, chic kitchen gadgets made by Smeg and Dolce & Gabbana, and more in our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

The COVID Culture War Hits Another In-N-Out Burger

Barely a week since San Francisco’s lone In-N-Out Burger had its indoor dining area temporarily closed for failing to check the vaccination statuses of its patrons—sparking the obligatory cultural...

How This In-N-Out Burger’s COVID Policy Is Fueling A Bigger Cultural Debate

If you thought politics couldn’t leave its unsavory aftertaste on absolutely everything in the Golden State, there goes In-N-Out Burger. The fast food chain’s Fisherman’s Wharf outpost—the only one...
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Gogo’s Tacos Brings the Classics—and a Burst of Color—to a Bustling Intersection

At her new spot in what's technically Koreatown, Guerrilla Tacos partner Brittney Valles channels the straightforward cooking she did with her grandmother as a kid
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Impossible Chicken Nuggets Are ‘Even More Convincing Than the Burger’

A new vegan chicken nugget from Impossible Foods is the latest in a string of high-profile faux poultry products. Can it rule the roost?
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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