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WHY Because mall shopping requires constant refueling with mocha-espresso martinis and chile-lime crab cakes. WHAT Cocktails with cheesy names like the astrology-inspired Leo and Scorpio (which arrive tableside in the appropriate birthstone color) are actually pretty good, if overpriced and on the sweet side. Garlic fries with chipotle aioli will come to the rescue to […]

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WHY Because mall shopping requires constant refueling with mocha-espresso martinis and chile-lime crab cakes. WHAT Cocktails with cheesy names like the astrology-inspired Leo and Scorpio (which arrive tableside in the appropriate birthstone color) are actually pretty good, if overpriced and on the sweet side. Garlic fries with chipotle aioli will come to the rescue to […]

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WHY Because mall shopping requires constant refueling with mocha-espresso martinis and chile-lime crab cakes. WHAT Cocktails with cheesy names like the astrology-inspired Leo and Scorpio (which arrive tableside in the appropriate birthstone color) are actually pretty good, if overpriced and on the sweet side. Garlic fries with chipotle aioli will come to the rescue to […]

Four Daughters Kitchen

Four Daughters Kitchen

WHY You’ve been surfing for hours and you’re ready to stoke that engine with really good pancakes or a way better burger than you’ll find elsewhere around here. WHAT A neighborhood hangout with wooden tables, lots of windows and flat-screen TVs, Four Daughters is home to well-prepared comfort food made with the luxurious ingredients expected […]

The Go Go Olé! — Cinco de Mayo Cheat Sheet

The Go Go Olé! — Cinco de Mayo Cheat Sheet

Free Cinco de Mayo lunch samples, tequila tastings, and tequila shot ferris wheels? It’s all here on The Go Go… Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

Tacos La Fonda

Tacos La Fonda

WHY Tortillas made fresh on the truck, juicy carne asada and excellent salsas, especially the smoky, spicy roja. WHAT Some of the best tacos in the Valley are handed through the window of this truck, which takes up residence in the car wash parking lot in the evenings. WHO The usual assortment of taco-truck people: […]

Pacific Dining Car

Pacific Dining Car

WHY For delicious, expensive steaks, satisfying, expensive breakfasts, 1920s elegance and food served 24 hours a day. Great for serious business meetings and gleeful middle-of-the-night splurges. WHAT Dating to 1921, this added-upon former railroad dining car on the fringes of downtown is as beloved as Musso & Frank and even more—but the food’s a lot […]

Pacific Dining Car

Pacific Dining Car

WHY For delicious, expensive steaks, satisfying, expensive breakfasts, 1920s elegance and food served 24 hours a day. Great for serious business meetings and gleeful middle-of-the-night splurges. WHAT Dating to 1921, this added-upon former railroad dining car on the fringes of downtown is as beloved as Musso & Frank and even more—but the food’s a lot […]

Falafel Arax

Falafel Arax

WHY The best falafel in town, crisp on the outside and tender within. Succulent schwarma, too. WHAT This tiny diner has been attracting falafel addicts for more than 25 years, and the lines still haven’t abated. 5101 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, 323.663.9687 B & L daily, D Mon.-Sat., early D Sun. Cash only. Type: Food […]

Falafel Arax

Falafel Arax

WHY The best falafel in town, crisp on the outside and tender within. Succulent schwarma, too. WHAT This tiny diner has been attracting falafel addicts for more than 25 years, and the lines still haven’t abated. 5101 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, 323.663.9687 B & L daily, D Mon.-Sat., early D Sun. Cash only. Type: Food […]