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This Shrimp Stock Bloody Mary Is Not Disgusting. Really.

Chef George Mendes joined Mike and Josh Greenfield of The Brothers Green as they experimented with a new savory cocktail made from shrimp stock—and other ingredients from their home kitchen.<p>When we heard "shrimp stock Bloody Mary," we were a bit skeptical. Because shrimp stock? In a cocktail? Is …

How to Make Crispy Pork Belly—It's Easier Than You Think

Mike Greenfield and Josh Greenfield of The Brothers Green learn the Asian art of BBQ pork belly from chef Sean Scotese of Lazy Siu—and it's so simple you can do it at home.<p>Chef <b>Sean Scotese</b> learned everything he knows about pork belly from a trip he took to China. Or, more specifically, from a guy …

Food & Dining

How to Make the Best Smash Burger Ever

Our editor in chief's idea of a perfect burger is simple, and all you need is a skillet.<p>If you're wondering what to prepare for your dinner guests this month, read my lips: Make burgers.<p>I know what you're thinking: <i>But don't I have to make something that will impress my friends?</i> …

The 12 Best Classic Los Angeles Restaurants

<i>Restaurants can sometimes open and close within what seems like the blink of an eye, only to be replaced by something else as fleeting. In a city</i> …

Gourmet Spins On Comfort Classics At The Revamped Public School 213

The menu at downtown's relaunched Public School 213 will make you actually want to go back to school. That is, if your school cafeteria served killer …

Tasty Spanish Sandwiches And Skewers Head To The Original Farmer's Market

The Window At Moruno serves up Spanish-inspired skewers and sandwiches, featuring meat and vegetables marinated in a variety of bold spices. [ more › …

10 Amazing Tacos You Need To Try In Los Angeles

To help you navigate L.A.'s embarrassment of taco riches, we've rounded up 10 of the city's best tacos. [ more › ]

Photos: These Gourmet Filipino Rice Bowls Taste Like Home

Think comfort food like addictive home-made longganisa sausages topped over a bed of heirloom rice—and they're all made by a chef whose background …

Poke Fries Are Really A Thing

One Santa Ana restaurant is putting their own spin on the popular Hawaiian poke dish--by serving it on a bed of french fries. [ more › ]

Top 5 Under-the-Radar Koreatown Restaurants

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Delicious Japanese Bar Eats: 8 Izakayas Around Los Angeles

Izakayas are essentially Japanese pubs that serve unique small (tapas) dishes that are meant to be shared family-style. [ more › ]

The Best Donuts In Los Angeles

<i>From the unique Chinese/donut shop hybrids that came out of the influx of Cambodian immigrants in the 1970s to the Googie architecture that graces</i> …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

The Best Affordable Sushi In Los Angeles

<i>Sushi is certainly one of those things where you don't want to be cheap. And though it'd be lovely to be able to afford a weekly omakase with Hiro</i> …

Silver Lake Has A New Lobster Roll Joint That Flies In Seafood From Maine Daily

You know a restaurant takes their lobster and crab rolls seriously when they're flying in seafood daily from Maine on a Jet Blue plane straight to …

The Best Ramen In Los Angeles

LAist has the lowdown on secret ramen menus and where you can get yourself some uni and bacon ramen. Check out our top picks for the best ramen shops …

New Downtown Spot Serves An American Classic With A Mexican Twist

This new downtown burger joint offers a tasty mishmash of American and Mexican flavors. [ more › ]

Photos: The New '80s Bar That You Enter Through A Vending Machine

A new bar at the Line hotel in Koreatown just opened and it fulfills our need for nostalgia and kitsch. [ more › ]

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

Photography

The Best Noodles In Los Angeles

There's nothing quite like having a good bowl of noodles to brighten up your day, rain or shine. [ more › ]

The 21 Best Places To Eat In Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock has one of the most authentic small town vibes in the city. It also has a vibrant, dynamic food scene that includes legendary, family-run …

The Best New Restaurants In Los Angeles In 2014

<i>It's been a great year for dining in Los Angeles, with plenty of new openings giving us great meals and service to boot. We've whittled down our</i> …

This Chinatown Plaza Is Becoming A Food Lover's Hot Spot

Chinatown's Far East Plaza is racking up some excellent tenants these days, and the latest announcements includes a new ramen shop from Eggslut and a …

The Best Brunches In Los Angeles

<i>If you've been scared off of the brunch time ritual due to reading books like "Kitchen Confidential," fear not; while it used to be that brunch was</i> …

The Best Taco Trucks in Los Angeles

<i>Whether you're an L.A. native or a recent transplant, delicious tacos are your right and privilege. Some of the best come from loncheros, more</i> …

The Best Rooftop Bars In Los Angeles

<i>With springtime inching its way toward summer, Angelenos can look forward to spending warm days and nights outdoors at Los Angeles' numerous rooftop</i> …

Our 10 Favorite Korean Restaurants In Los Angeles

<i>There is much more to Korean food than BBQ beef short ribs and kimchi. Koreans also have delicious porridges, sashimi, stew, noodles and a variety of</i> …

This New Bar In Hollywood Feels Like You're Having A Dance Party In An Attic

fullscreen<p>A new Hollywood nightspot that looks like your grandparents' attic has its frills in all the right places.<p>What we mean is, Genesis is not a …

3 Ways To Eat Your Way Through The Weekend

<i>The weekend is so close you can practically taste it. Here are the edible events going on in the next few days to keep you occupied—and sated, for</i> …

Guys, There's A Bacon And Beer Fest At The Queen Mary (And It Looks Awesome)

If you love the finer things in like—like bacon and beer—we've got some good news. The Queen Mary will be home to Long Beach's first Big Bite Bacon …