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Can you still get Mexican Coca-Cola made with cane sugar? Or will I need to cross the border?

Nothing beats a Mexican Coke, especially with lunch from a neighborhood taquería. For a century all Coca-Cola was sweetened with sugar from cane or beets. Then in the 1980s,...

Eveleigh

A former Sunset Strip cottage-turned-Kenneth Cole store is now a chic bastion of California cuisine. A top-notch cocktail bar dominates the dining room, but the megasize patio with the...

Frugal Find: Tasty Noodle House

Photograph by Jessica Boone The menu’s first three pages of northern Chinese soups, dumplings, potstickers, and steamed buns are merely a prelude. San Gabriel’s Tasty Noodle House (the name is...

I heard that New York is removing all its old street signs because of some federal law. Are we going to lose those cool blue L.A. signs?

Los Angeles will get new signs, and they will be blue. But cool? That will depend on your taste in typefaces. To meet new legibility standards set by the...

Olio Pizzeria

  Olio is the latest in a string of Mozza-inspired pizzerias boasting wood-fired ovens. The one at Olio was found on Craigslist (no joke) and provides the necessary heat for thin,...

Peak Season: Kohlrabi

Photograph by Lisa Romerein Ever wonder about those Sputnik-shaped orbs stacked next to the fennel at the market? Not another root vegetable, this bulbous plant actually grows aboveground and is...

January 2011

The Top Ten Best New Restaurants

The Weekender: Park City

Mixing big-city sophistication and gorgeous terrain, the Utah ski town can give Aspen a run for its money

The Behemoth

Photograph by Jessica Boone Grilled Cheese Sandwiches “Two slices of American cheese, two pieces of white Texas toast, buttered up and seared on the flat top.” Dill Pickles, Cheddar, Cheese,...

Tiato

The An family of Crustacean fame (we still crave those garlic noodles) has taken over the café space in an office building on Colorado Avenue. It’s an order-at-the-counter spot,...