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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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”...
  • 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....
  • Chef Neal Fraser opens the roof on Vibiana with Redbird

    Chef Neal Fraser opens the roof on Vibiana with Redbird
    Neal Fraser, who has been a successful chef in Los Angeles for more than 20 years, grew up eating chicken pot pie and Stouffer's spinach souffle. And he didn't always want to be a chef. Fraser took up cooking as a trade he could fall back on if times...
  • Guelaguetza's Bricia Lopez on the 'overwhelming happiness' of a James Beard award

    Guelaguetza's Bricia Lopez on the 'overwhelming happiness' of a James Beard award
    It’s hard for Bricia Lopez to keep from choking up when she talks about Guelaguetza, her family’s landmark Oaxacan restaurant in Koreatown, being selected as one of the James Beard Foundation’s America's Classics this year. “I...