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An Insider’s Guide to Los Angeles’s Highland Park

A walk down Highland Park’s Figueroa Street on a sunny Sunday afternoon reveals the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood’s glorious mix: Mid-century modern furnishings spill out the front doors of antique shops; elote vendors sit at curbs across from record stores, hair salons, and pour-over coffee …

Los Angeles

The 50 absolute best bars in NYC

1<p>Photograph: Filip Wolak<p>Bars, Cocktail bars<p>The Dead Rabbiticon-chevron-right<p>At this time-capsule FiDi nook, you can drink like a boss—Boss Tweed, …

East Village

Super Domestic Coffee Combines Cycling and Caffeine in Culver City

Across the street from the nearly completed One Culver development is cycling coffee shop <b>Super Domestic Coffee</b>. The cafe opened across the street from the former Sony Pictures Plaza on June 4.<p>Married partners and bike enthusiasts Kelly and Brandon Jackson had plans to launch a mobile coffee cart in …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

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5 Best Day Trips to Take from Los Angeles

There is so much to do in Los Angeles that you can explore it for months and still find cool neighborhoods and great venues you didn’t know existed. …

Here Are All the L.A. Restaurants and Chefs Up for 2018 James Beard Awards

The James Beard Awards are basically the Oscars of food—but, obviously, way more delicious. This morning, the foundation that bestows the prizes …

Tiny Scout Brings Sunshine and Breakfast to Silver Lake Today

Welcome to the new <b>Scout</b>, a sunny takeaway shop for easy eats and neighborhood staples in Silver Lake. The new shop is tucked tightly right between Sawyer and Kettle Black, and opens today.<p>Scout is the work of serial restaurateur Beau Laughlin, though it comes with a sunny California aesthetic all …

Where To Eat Tacos in San Diego

20 spots for handheld goodness<p>Tacos are a loaded topic in San Diego, for good and obvious reasons. Every local has a list of favorites to rattle off when asked, one each for fish tacos, hard shell, birria, modern, Tijuana street-style and so on. There are a number—<i>okay,</i> <i>20</i>, in this case—that …

Mexico

This Friday-Only Oaxacan Tlayuda Stand Is LA’s New Street Food Star

Many discussions of tortillas in Mexico fall short of the diversity that exists. It’s not enough to say that corn tortillas dominate in the South and flour tortillas in the North. Corn tortillas are different in every state. Only the Gruma corporation makes claims about any national style, with its …

Three NYC Restaurants Land on List of America’s Essential Restaurants

Eater’s yearly list of the 38 essential restaurants in the United States debuted on Wednesday, and three new New York City restaurants joined the list — <b>Prune</b>, <b>Le Coucou</b>, and <b>Dumpling Galaxy</b>.<p>Critic Bill Addison spends all year traveling the country seeking out the finest restaurants that exemplify …

East Village

'Guerrilla Tacos': Street Food With A High-End Pedigree

How many taco trucks do you know that not only have a cookbook but a theme song? Wes Avila's Guerrilla Tacos truck does – and has once again made food critic Jonathan Gold's influential list of favorite Los Angeles eateries.<p>Five years ago, Avila was working as a sous chef at a pop up restaurant …

Where to Find Superb Sushi Rolls in Los Angeles

There’s nothing quite like an exceptional omakase meal, but it isn’t always possible to break the bank on a parade of pristine cuts of fish. Luckily not all sushi restaurants post signs on their walls forbidding sushi rolls and tempura sides, as there are myriad restaurants across the city that …

California

A beginner’s guide to pickling

Grown too many vegetables? Sick of making chutney? There is an alternative…<p>Your harvests may have been bountiful, but by now you must be bored with making chutney. It’s time to embrace brine. With the help of salt water, a process known as lacto-fermentation can give surplus veg a new lease of life.<p>…

Tomatoes

20 Ways to Put That Bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar to Work

Yes, you've had apple cider vinegar (or ACV, if you prefer) in your cabinet for years, but it's currently having a moment. Whether you're drinking it …

Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat using masa …

10 Weekend Breakfast Recipes With 5 Ingredients or Fewer

Making breakfast is one of my favorite weekend morning activities—OK, <i>eating</i> breakfast is one of my favorite weekend morning activities. I've got more …

9 Modern Bed-and-Breakfasts in Europe

Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can connect with the locals and explore sights off the beaten path.<p>As a smart alternative to hotels, bed-and-breakfasts can offer valuable perks including personalized …

There's No Place Like HomeState

Because while beefy, smoky Texas barbecue gets most of the press, eggs and bacon in a flour tortilla just as surely reflects the collision, and fusion, of cultures in Central Texas. There's an argument to be made that they're the most important. Barbecue is the special occasion meal, worth the …

The 10 Best Speakeasy Bars In New York City

Although the Prohibition era is over, this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the thrill of secret bars with hidden entrances. Behind its bright lights and …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

20 Essential Breakfast Burritos in Los Angeles, Winter 2018

Los Angeles is in love with breakfast burritos. They are perfect weekend morning fuel, and more often than not they can double as a way to get through the work week too. Laced with eggs (sometimes scrambled, sometimes served soft), a choice of meat (usually), plus the right concoction of add-ins …

Breakfast

Best Eats Within Walking Distance to Madison Square Garden

The crisp slightly charred crust, stewed, rich tomatoes, and fresh globs of mozzarella cheese make this pizza equal parts beautiful and delicious. …

Side Dishes

Miami’s Freehand Hotel Drops Drinks and Dinner on Downtown LA in March

Looks like things are wrapping up for the <b>Freehand Hotel</b> in Downtown Los Angeles, as the Miami Beach original (with another location in Chicago) plans to arrive by March 2017. Not only will the place come outfitted with 167 private rooms (and 59 more that are shared), they’re bringing along Miami …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

Massage Therapy

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure to get enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>Any exercise is good for you, whether …

Savage Workout with Brian Mazza

MH cover guy Brian Mazza shows no mercy with this full-body shredfest<p>Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 13• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 40• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 1:00• <b><br>Best For</b>: Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: All, Total body<p>Are your workouts going to the next level? Are you feeling strong? <i>Men’s Health</i> cover guy Brian Mazza created this advanced workout …

Today's Workout 40: The pushup variation circuit for a massive chest

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It's chest day. And while you could just do your same old routine, we pretty much guarantee you're better off …

Times Restaurant of the Year: Locol

There are many factors to consider in choosing a Los Angeles Times Restaurant of the Year. An ideal candidate has delicious food – that's a given – but also a sense of purpose, a place within its community, and the ability to drive the conversation forward, not just in Los Angeles but around the …

Food

Today's Workout 37: The 3-move circuit for total-body strength

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If today is arm day at the gym (and even if it isn't), this is the workout you should be doing. All you'll need …