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Kobawoo House

Kobawoo House

WHY Because there’s more to Korean food than barbecue. WHAT Mimicking a Korean tavern with its charming faux country-style décor, Kobawoo serves dishes that best accompany frosty beers or soju. Its tremendous lineup of savory pancakes includes a pizza-size, seafood-stuffed one called haemul pajun. A color-drenched salad of clear acorn noodles, jangban gooksoo, comes tossed [...]

Kobawoo House

Kobawoo House

WHY Because there’s more to Korean food than barbecue. WHAT Mimicking a Korean tavern with its charming faux country-style décor, Kobawoo serves dishes that best accompany frosty beers or soju. Its tremendous lineup of savory pancakes includes a pizza-size, seafood-stuffed one called haemul pajun. A color-drenched salad of clear acorn noodles, jangban gooksoo, comes tossed [...]

Bricks & Scones

Bricks & Scones

WHY House-baked pastries, good sandwiches, Intelligentsia coffee, Lupicia teas and tomb-like quiet for working. WHAT With a no-talking upstairs study area and a quiet downstairs lounge, plus a leafy patio with plenty of shade umbrellas and no restriction on chatting, Bricks & Scones appeals to serious students and screenwriters as well as ladies who lunch [...]

FarmShop

FarmShop

WHY Yountville foodie elegance in Brentwood. WHAT Freshness is a fetish here, whether it’s braised sunchokes or perfectly cut shoestring fries from Weiser Farms potatoes. Jeffrey Cerciello, former culinary director of Thomas Keller’s casual dining division, has created an upscale larder featuring dishes (salmon rillettes, poached chicken salad) made with the best local produce alongside [...]

Olio Pizzeria

Olio Pizzeria

WHY Pizzas as good as Mozza’s, only less expensive and with less hoopla surrounding them. WHAT Bradford Kent is an obsessive fellow, prone to toss out dough that he feels isn’t just right, and refusing to serve a pizza that is the slightest bit overcooked. Given the tendency toward overly blackened crusts these days, that [...]

The Valentine Weekend Go Go: Fake Prom, Dating Game Dance Party, Art & Poetry + More!

The Valentine Weekend Go Go: Fake Prom, Dating Game Dance Party, Art & Poetry + More!

V-Day approaches: the holiday of hearts, flowers and cuddles or angst, rue and gnashing of teeth. Here are events  to indulge either or both. Happy Valentine’s Day, you emotional multi-tasker, you. Romance for free Have a heart full of love but a pocket low on cash? Want art and poetry and sunsets but flying solo? [...]

The Valentine Weekend Go Go: Fake Prom, Dating Game Dance Party, Art & Poetry + More!

The Valentine Weekend Go Go: Fake Prom, Dating Game Dance Party, Art & Poetry + More!

V-Day approaches: the holiday of hearts, flowers and cuddles or angst, rue and gnashing of teeth. Here are events  to indulge either or both. Happy Valentine’s Day, you emotional multi-tasker, you. Romance for free Have a heart full of love but a pocket low on cash? Want art and poetry and sunsets but flying solo? [...]

Sunnin

Sunnin

WHY For earthy Lebanese classics with an edge of sophistication, served all day long. WHAT Some may remember owner Em Tony’s handiwork from the luxe Al Amir opposite LACMA, where she cooked in the ’80s. Now she reigns over a sparkling open kitchen in a big, buzzing space, where you can often watch her turning [...]

Omar

Omar

WHY For the little-known Muslim fare of Xinjiang, China’s autonomous far western region. WHAT The food at this homey café, a mesh of Chinese elements and central Asian nomad cooking, likely bears little resemblance to anything you’ve eaten in L.A. Sure, Xinjiang lamb kebabs are well known, but owner Munire Omar brings out zhuafan, a [...]

Omar

Omar

WHY For the little-known Muslim fare of Xinjiang, China’s autonomous far western region. WHAT The food at this homey café, a mesh of Chinese elements and central Asian nomad cooking, likely bears little resemblance to anything you’ve eaten in L.A. Sure, Xinjiang lamb kebabs are well known, but owner Munire Omar brings out zhuafan, a [...]

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