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Incredible Edible Web: Ode to A Burger

There’s an in-depth study—nay, a scientific dissection—of the famed Apple Pan burger online today, courtesy of our friends at Serious Eats. “…The burgers are quite unique...

Overheard: Sunset Junction

This caught the ear of one of our staffers at the Sunset Junction Street Fair this weekend. Too good not to share: Girl 1: Where's Pinkberry?” Girl 2: “I'm...

Intelligentsia Turns One

Chicago-based coffee company Intelligentsia has been in L.A. for a year now, and to celebrate the Silver Lake shop is hosting a little shindig on Friday night. From 6-10...

Prunes of the Future

Another must watch. Via Boing Boing and Serious Eats, here’s an old television commercial for Sunsweet Prunes starring none other than Los Angeles’ own Sci-lebrity, Ray Bradbury. According to...

Checking In: Lot 1

Ever since Josef Centeno left Lot 1 mere days after we gave it two stars (that for a spot with no booze!), I’ve been getting two questions over and...

Road Food: La Fonda

I spent the weekend across the border at La Fonda—the famed Baja beachside hideaway and the fortuitous location of a friend’s wedding. This was my first visit, and won’t...

Round of Applause: El Capitan Popcorn

I’d group myself in the low-maintenance school of movie-going—put me in front of a big screen with a cold soda, and I’m pretty much content until the credits roll....

On the Corner

 Photograph by Edmund BarrNothing about Lot 1 would make you think it is ambitious. Ten undressed tables sit in a sparsely decorated room that looks out from a modest...

Food Bloggers In The Outfield

We’re not sure what Andre Ethier’s official take on garlic fries and Farmer John’s jumbo dogs at Dodger Stadium might be. But thanks to his new major league baseball-approved...

Hawaii Supermarket Adventure

Thought I’d share a few of the more unusual items I found on my trip to Hawaii Supermarket in San Gabriel yesterday. Well, they’re unusual if, like me, you grew up...