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Eat More Seafood Courtesy of L.A.'s Best "You Buy, We Fry" Fish Joints

Spring is in the air! What better way to to celebrate the season (whether you observe Lent or not) than by digging in to heaping platters of freshly …

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12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker …

20 of the Most Charming Beach Towns Across America

9 Classic Old Man Bars That Are Perfect For Losing A Few Hours

<i>Sometimes you want to go where nobody knows your name and they don't really care that you came, but they're happy to let you drink in peace anyway.</i> …

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The Best Comfort Food In Los Angeles

<i>We've put together a list of our favorite comfort foods—from the best bowl of pho to the tastiest pastrami sandwich—that will bring you back to your</i> …

If you're 5'8" or under, Jimmy Au's has just the right fit (photos)

In Beverly Hills, just around the corner from designer brand shops like Hugo Boss and Gucci, there's a specialty store that's survived two recessions …

Tai Kadai Kitchen Noodle House; Golden Owl Burmese

<i>Welcome to Meanwhile, In SGV a regular feature in which TC, our fearless leader in all things San Gabriel Valley, brings word of restaurant openings, closings, and other unsung, curious neighborhood goings on.</i><p><b>1) Rosemead: Tai Kadai Kitchen</b>, a restaurant specializing in noodles, is slated to debut …

The Best Date Bars in Los Angeles

<i>L.A. is a notoriously difficult city to date in, so we thought we'd make it just a little bit easier by gathering a list of some of the best bars to</i> …

Your Guide To The Best Restaurants In Thai Town

<i>Even though Thai Town is nestled in the heart of East Hollywood and is a mainstay for some of the top-tier Thai cuisine in town, we have to admit the</i> …

Eazy-E's Grave Is Hard to Find - But I Did It

The area was littered, the 28-year-old Eric Wright Jr. complained, with "empty beer bottles and "marijuana cigarette butts."<p>It didn't sound exactly …

Acapella Group Perform Incredible 28-Song 'Evolution Of Beyoncé' Medley

Fresh off their win at the first-ever YouTube Music Awards Sunday<b>,</b> The Pentatonix acapella group performed an amazing medley of Beyoncé hits on Monday's "Ellen."<p>But the singing group aren't new on the scene.<p>They won season 3 of NBC's "The Sing Off" and have 150 million views on YouTube on their …

7 Restaurants Worth The Splurge

Los Angeles is home to some of our country's best high-end dining, from delectable haute Japanese cuisine reminiscent to the poetic styling of <i>Jiro</i> …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>If you’re a connoisseur of live recordings, you want one thing above all else: energy. Ballads can have it, death metal songs can have it, pop …

Sriracha hot sauce gets its place at the table

Excuse the pun, but Sriracha is totally hot right now.<p>It's the bright red sauce that comes in the bottle with rooster logo on the front and the green …

Mosques open their doors Sunday in annual outreach effort (map)

In an ongoing effort to dispel misconceptions about Islam, 23 mosques will open their doors Sunday to the non-Muslim community.<p>Visitors will get a …

The Game Sells Home And Reveals How Awful He Is At Decorating

fullscreen<p>The Game may not need help with his rap game, but he sure does need an interior decorator. The hip-hop artist (whose real name is Jayceon …

Aziz Ansari Hilariously Dissects How Bizarre Marriage Proposals Sound

Thinking about getting married? Aziz Ansari might make you think twice about it. The <i>Parks and Recreation</i> comedian released a video clip discussing …

KPCC Asks: Where are the best places to take tourists in LA?

The holiday season in Southern California brings with it colorful decorations, tempting sales at big-box stores and, for many of us, the arrival of …

Rapper The Game Selling Glendale House at a Loss Just to Rid Himself of Giant Black Egg

the game 1547 hillcrest glendale<p>WHAT is that giant black orb in rapper <b>The Game</b>'s living room? Art? Beats by Dre-brand suspended animation chamber? The physical manifestation of his rap beefs? Anyway, he's selling this place in Glendale and it is pretty hideous (that double-sided fireplace has to be …

Coffee Experts Recommend The Best Roasts In Town

Move over Portland. Los Angeles is becoming a hub for well-crafted coffee brews from nuanced chocolate, berry-forward roasts to lighter bodies with …

The Best Brunches In Los Angeles

<i>It used to be that brunch was the time for chefs to get rid of leftovers from the week's service, but now restaurants are going above and beyond to</i> …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

17 Cover Songs That Are Way Better Than The Original

Among the most affecting songs out right now is Willie Nelson's cover of Coldplay's "The Scientist" for that wildly popular Chipotle commercial about sustainable food.<p>It got us thinking: what other cover songs are actually better than the original recording?<p>We wanted to gather 17 examples where an …

Top 10 Bars In Downtown L.A.

La Cita<p>Colin Young-Wolff<p><b>10. La Cita</b><p>With so many "speakeasies" these days, one often longs for a good ol' fashioned dive, along with its cheap drinks …

The Best Breakfast Spots in the San Fernando Valley

<i>If there's one thing worth driving into the Valley for, it's breakfast. The 818 is rife with all sorts of spots to get your morning meal on. Here are</i> …

The Best Rooftop Bars in L.A.

<i>As the weather continues to warm, there's no doubt you'll be drawn outdoors. Thankfully, you can do so while you're drinking at these fabulous</i> …

Man Found Living On Top Of Refrigerators at Pavilions

<i>Tristan Odegard-Brown (Photo via Simi Valley Police Department)</i><p>The Simi Valley Police were called last night around 10 p.m. to respond to a potential …

10 Great Places in L.A. To Enjoy Craft Beer

<i>Los Angeles has been hailed the new frontier of beer, and with good reason. And while it may be damn hard to open up a microbrewery within the</i> …