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The Weekend Go Go: Comedy Riot, No Pants Subway, a Drinking Theater + more

The Weekend Go Go: Comedy Riot, No Pants Subway, a Drinking Theater + more

Whether you’ve just escaped from the polar vortex — minus-50 wind chill in Chicago! — or have merely been braving L.A.’s 70 degree temps, the new year gets off to a wild start this weekend. Riots. Bombs. Cocktails. (Not Molotov) And if your New Year’s resolutions include not wearing pants in public, read on. Luckily, you don’t […]

Grow

Grow

WHY For produce as good as at the better farmers’ markets, and not just produce: quality meats and poultry and great local-producer items like baby food, coffee and cookies. And did we mention the free delivery? WHAT If every neighborhood had a market like this, life would be perfect. Grow carries local produce, as organic […]

Grow

Grow

WHY For produce as good as at the better farmers’ markets, and not just produce: quality meats and poultry and great local-producer items like baby food, coffee and cookies. And did we mention the free delivery? WHAT If every neighborhood had a market like this, life would be perfect. Grow carries local produce, as organic […]

Grow

Grow

WHY For produce as good as at the better farmers’ markets, and not just produce: quality meats and poultry and great local-producer items like baby food, coffee and cookies. And did we mention the free delivery? WHAT If every neighborhood had a market like this, life would be perfect. Grow carries local produce, as organic […]

Grow

Grow

WHY For produce as good as at the better farmers’ markets, and not just produce: quality meats and poultry and great local-producer items like baby food, coffee and cookies. And did we mention the free delivery? WHAT If every neighborhood had a market like this, life would be perfect. Grow carries local produce, as organic […]

La Adelita

La Adelita

WHY Fluffy, ethereal tres leches cakes. WHAT An excellent Mexican and pan-Latin operation that bakes soft bolillos, pretty fruit tarts, tortillas and delicious cakes, most notably the tres leches cakes. Next door is a worthwhile café offering dishes from all the Central American countries. It also has a small shop in the Grand Central Market […]

N’Ice Cream

N’Ice Cream

WHY Excellent gelati and sorbets, made fresh daily by a Danish couple. WHAT The Nielsens use organic milk and fresh fruit in their melty, sticky ice creams, which are creative without being twee and richly flavorful without being too sugary. Try the sour cherry or mint chocolate chip gelato or the fruit punch. Good lattes […]

Puro Sabor Peruvian Food

Puro Sabor Peruvian Food

WHY Pure, unadulterated Peruvian flavors (puro sabor means ‘pure flavor’) in a sweet Valley spot with modest prices. WHAT This isn’t the most scenic neighborhood in Van Nuys, but inside is a cheerful, spotless café that showcases the accomplished cooking of chef Juana Paz, a bank teller from Peru who succeeded in achieving her twin […]

Puro Sabor Peruvian Food

Puro Sabor Peruvian Food

WHY Pure, unadulterated Peruvian flavors (puro sabor means ‘pure flavor’) in a sweet Valley spot with modest prices. WHAT This isn’t the most scenic neighborhood in Van Nuys, but inside is a cheerful, spotless café that showcases the accomplished cooking of chef Juana Paz, a bank teller from Peru who succeeded in achieving her twin […]

The Go Go New Year: Speakeasy at Union Station, Tribal Disco, Global Drinking and more

The Go Go New Year: Speakeasy at Union Station, Tribal Disco, Global Drinking and more

New Year’s Eve. You know you want to. Whether you prefer a fancy bash, dinner with a little pizzazz, or come and go options, read on for Ms. Go Go’s picks for L.A.’s best end-of-the-year options in every category. Whatever you do, 2014 is gonna be the best year ever. NO COMMITMENT Big  Bar – Every dedicated […]