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  • Couple's reception at 1681 home keeps budget at historic lows

    Couple's reception at 1681 home keeps budget at historic lows
    Some days come down to this: the perfect mixture of autumnal sunlight and crispness, the throaty renditions of a jazz quartet, the elegance of dining under a tent - and the backdrop of a red house brimming with historical significance. For Joan Thorne...
  • Eat this: Old-fashioned doughnuts

    Eat this: Old-fashioned doughnuts
    Old-fashioned doughnuts: In Lake Bluff, Inovasi's dessert doughnut dish ($7) is an exercise in collaboration. First up: Pastry chef Maura Denenberg's freshly fried and crumbly mini-doughnuts, reminiscent of funnel cake. She also came up with incorporating...
  • Mo's reopens as Continental in Toluca Lake with throwback cocktails and banh mi

    Mo's reopens as Continental in Toluca Lake with throwback cocktails and banh mi
    Mo's, the Toluca Lake restaurant known for its burgers and Warner Bros. Studios crowd, has reopened as Continental.  The restaurant received a full makeover by Mo's founding partner Jay Sadofsky and new partner and executive chef Jesse Genovese...
  • More specialty coffee for you: Tierra Mia and Found Coffee open today

    More specialty coffee for you: Tierra Mia and Found Coffee open today
    Happy Monday, especially if you live or work in Northeast Los Angeles and love coffee. Today, two specialty coffee shops — Tierra Mia in Highland Park and Found Coffee in Eagle Rock — are now open and brewing terrific cups of joe. The latest...
  • Carreras Cemitas in Long Beach has great lunchtime Mexican food

    Carreras Cemitas in Long Beach has great lunchtime Mexican food
    Name of restaurant: Carreras Cemitas of LCP. Chef/Owner: Abraham Quitl, whose parents ran the La China Poblana food truck back in the day. His brother runs Cemitas China Poblana in Boyle Heights.  Concept: Pueblan sandwiches — meat, slabs of...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Princess Cruises debuts new cocktail named after “Love Boat” bartender Princess Cruises, the line made famous as the backdrop of the iconic “Love Boat”...
  • Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter uses hop oil to robust hop effect

     Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter uses hop oil to robust hop effect
    What it is: In a crowded craft beer market, Lagunitas Brewing gave Sierra Nevada quite a gift earlier this year: free advertising. Lagunitas owner Tony Magee thought the label on Sierra's new Hop Hunter India Pale Ale veered a bit too close to his own IPA...
  • Corkage fee helps put a cap on wine expenses

    Corkage fee helps put a cap on wine expenses
    One of the greatest sources of friction between restaurateurs and their wine-loving customers is the corkage fee — what they charge when you bring in a bottle of your own wine. Wine lovers, who are aware of how much restaurants mark up wine...
  • Disposal fees in auto repair aren't good business

    Disposal fees in auto repair aren't good business
    Q: My wife recently got a front-end alignment on her 2008 Jeep Liberty, and we saw on the receipt when she returned home that she was charged a disposal fee. For a front-end alignment? What is there to dispose of? I called another shop in town, and they...
  • A lesson in up-to-date good taste at Gjusta in Venice

    A lesson in up-to-date good taste at Gjusta in Venice
    To get to Gjusta, you tool past Santa Monica's Main Street boutiques, past Jonathan Borofsky's leering ballerina clown on the corner of Main and Rose, and turn left just after the giant Claes Oldenburg binoculars that mark Google's Los Angeles offices....
  • Taste-testing Taco Bell's new Sriracha Quesarito

    Taste-testing Taco Bell's new Sriracha Quesarito
    Taco Bell and Sriracha fans, get ready to unite forces. The Irvine-based fast-food company is set to give Sriracha heads a warm, cheesy, gooey hug Thursday with the release of its new Sriracha Quesarito. Daily Dish visited Taco Bell headquarters in...