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Philippe the Original

Philippe the Original

WHY Marvelously soggy dip sandwiches (beef, lamb, pork), which Philippe’s claims to have invented. WHAT We’ve been coming to Philippe’s since we were knee-high to a wooden stool, and there’s nothing we love more than sitting on a wooden stool in this 1908 order-at-the-counter, sawdust-on-the-floor landmark. The french dips are delicious, the wine by the [...]

Pollos a la Brasa Western

Pollos a la Brasa Western

WHY Where else can you get a Peruvian-style chicken cooked over real wood in the middle of a sea of Korean eateries?; WHAT Come here for deeply flavored roast chicken that reflects the smoky flavor from cords of wood piled outside the tiny restaurant. The addictive spicy aji (garlic) sauce is the perfect foil to [...]

Father’s Office

Father’s Office

WHY A chance to decide for yourself whether this is the best burger in America. WHAT When Sang Yoon, formerly chef at Michael’s, said goodbye to haute cuisine to open a pub, he set about creating a world-class hamburger. It’s a rare, dry-aged beef patty topped with Maytag blue cheese, smoked applewood bacon and caramelized [...]

Brownstone Pizzeria

Brownstone Pizzeria

WHY Huge, floppy New York-style pies and hearty traditional pasta dishes. Eat your pizza quickly—they get soggy if they sit around, and they don’t take home well. WHAT Huge, ultra-thin-crust pizzas are served in a basic storefront setting. The pies and slices can be taken to Colorado Wine next door for a funvino con pizza [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Flash Mob Art, OC Microbrews, 50 First Jokes

The Weekend Go Go: Flash Mob Art, OC Microbrews, 50 First Jokes

New Year’s Eve.  That happened. Plus, the world didn’t end so…hurray. Yes, we’re all still exhausted from doomsday angst and subsequent, relieved partying-’til-dawn. Luckily, Ms. Go Go’s first weekend picks of 2013 are a relaxing blend of art on wheels, beer on wheels, and a lot of comics doing what they do best. Go Go’ers, you [...]

Ago

Ago

WHY For celebrity cachet and hearty, South Beach—friendly Tuscan meals of salads followed by delicious bistecca fiorentina, flattened chicken or veal chops with rustic beans. WHAT The star power burns bright at this manly (and pricey) Tuscan trattoria, where the ingredients are good and the plastic surgery is better. WHO With co-owners like Robert De [...]

More New Year’s Eve and Some New Year’s Day Too

More New Year’s Eve and Some New Year’s Day Too

Always on the hunt for high life, Ms. Go Go presents more options for New Year’s revelry.  Here’s a second slate of fun and sin. Go Go’ers, pick your poison. New Year’s Eve Noir Dying to drag out your zoot suit or unleash your inner femme fatale?  Grab some of the extremely limited tix for [...]

Go Go Here: NYE 2013 – The Edison’s Cabaret Ball, Midnight in Venice, and the Cleopatra Ball

Go Go Here: NYE 2013 – The Edison’s Cabaret Ball, Midnight in Venice, and the Cleopatra Ball

You survived Christmas AND the Mayan apocalypse. Good job. Pack away the canned foods and escape route map and celebrate the coming millennium (or just 2013) at one of the following fab New Year’s Eve parties. Bonus: no need to coordinate your evening wear with your gas mask. Swankin’ It at a Speakeasy Kick up [...]

Tastiest Tailgate Messes

Tastiest Tailgate Messes

The Travel Channel’s Adam Richman of “Man v. Food” will be the judge… This year the Wisconsin Badger’s will face off against the Stanford Cardinal’s for the Tournament of Roses Champions title.  BUT another show down is brewing between Badger and Cardinal fans – and it involves something almost as sacred as their teams – [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Apocalypto, Don Tiki’s Hot Lava Holiday Show, Down & Dirty Xmas, Everything is Terrible and L.A. County Holiday Celebration

The Weekend Go Go: Apocalypto, Don Tiki’s Hot Lava Holiday Show, Down & Dirty Xmas, Everything is Terrible and L.A. County Holiday Celebration

Go Go’ers, we’ve done our best to skirt the edges of the season (kind of ) but the world is (maybe) ending so let’s go out with a kiss and a bang, shall we? Ms. Go Go herewith presents the best of the happy, merry, holiday ho-ho-hoping-you’re-having-a-swell-time  events-around-town. It’s a good time in the City [...]

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