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 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
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What Is Bread Maven Nancy Silverton Doing in a Subway Ad?

The James Beard Award-winning chef was on a ”roll-tasting panel” to help the chain rework its bread
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Want to Eat Less Meat Without Going Cold Turkey? There’s an App for That

The local nonprofit Habits of Waste is helping people adopt a more environmentally friendly diet, one meal at a time