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Alexis Greek Restaurant

Alexis Greek Restaurant

WHY The best of both coasts: Portuguese dishes alongside classic Greek fare. WHAT Alexis Kavvadias’s decades-old restaurant evolved when his Portuguese-born wife, Fatima, came on board. The candlelit dining room is more elegant, and the wine list and menu more diverse. Greek country-style specialties like braised lamb with artichoke hearts in lemon sauce already made [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Street Food Fest, Tiki Party, Festival of the Masks + More

The Weekend Go Go: Street Food Fest, Tiki Party, Festival of the Masks + More

The Weekend Go Go: three food fests, a grown-up carnival, a tiki party, and so much more. Welcome to your weekend cheat sheet…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

The Weekend Go Go: Street Food Fest, Tiki Party, Festival of the Masks + More

The Weekend Go Go: Street Food Fest, Tiki Party, Festival of the Masks + More

The Weekend Go Go: three food fests, a grown-up carnival, a tiki party, and so much more. Welcome to your weekend cheat sheet…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

Heirloom Bakery & Café

Heirloom Bakery & Café

WHY A dessert case packed with dreamy retro desserts, including Hostess-never-had-it-so-good chocolate cupcakes. WHAT Heirloom’s first-rate breads and baked goods, fine sandwiches (try the Cuban) and excellent salads (especially the Cobb) have made it one of the most popular breakfast and lunch spots in South Pasadena. The setting is stylish, hip and friendly, and the [...]

Bashan

Bashan

WHY Burrata and wild arugula salad, seared scallops with chorizo and fingerling potatoes, the midweek prix-fixe menu and the Sunday-night burger bargain. WHAT Chef Nadav Bashan (Providence, Michael’s) and his wife, Romy, have created a welcoming, modern eatery serving exceptionally refined cuisine that’s at the level of the best restaurants in L.A.—yet it’s far from [...]

Bashan

Bashan

WHY Burrata and wild arugula salad, seared scallops with chorizo and fingerling potatoes, the midweek prix-fixe menu and the Sunday-night burger bargain. WHAT Chef Nadav Bashan (Providence, Michael’s) and his wife, Romy, have created a welcoming, modern eatery serving exceptionally refined cuisine that’s at the level of the best restaurants in L.A.—yet it’s far from [...]

The Go Go: Eagle Rock Comedy Fest, DT-LAB Books & Booze, Artists’ Books and Cookies

The Go Go: Eagle Rock Comedy Fest, DT-LAB Books & Booze, Artists’ Books and Cookies

The Go Go: a comedy crawl, a booze-centric celebration of words, and art and cookies. And it’s not even the weekend yet…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

The Go Go: Eagle Rock Comedy Fest, DT-LAB Books & Booze, Artists’ Books and Cookies

The Go Go: Eagle Rock Comedy Fest, DT-LAB Books & Booze, Artists’ Books and Cookies

The Go Go: a comedy crawl, a booze-centric celebration of words, and art and cookies. And it’s not even the weekend yet…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

Jennie Cook’s

Jennie Cook’s

WHY For richly flavorful and sustainably produced modern comfort food—for vegans and carnivores alike—at moderate prices. Ask about dinner parties in her kitchen. WHAT Jennie Cook’s homey style of cooking suits her Pennsylvania Dutch roots—but the surprise is the commitment to sustainability and health. Her kitchen turns out great briskets and bacon-wrapped dates as well [...]

Lola’s Peruvian

Lola’s Peruvian

WHY Profoundly addictive crisp-skinned chicken, one of the most delicious in town, marinated in citrus juice, garlic and chiles and spit-roasted over a wood fire. WHAT A friendly Peruvian café with amazing roast chicken and fries, as well as good seafood dishes, including ceviches. Make sure to try the Peruvian chile sauce with your chicken. [...]