Food & Drink

Los Angeles has reopened, and with it has come denizens of hungry Angelenos keen to bask in the glories of at-capacity restaurants and full bar seating.

from Good Food

he first Black franchised McDonald’s opened in December 1968. By 1971, the number of Black franchises grew to almost 50.

Revisiting Evan Kleiman’s conversation with Pulitzer winner Marcia Chatelain

he first Black franchised McDonald’s opened in December 1968. By 1971, the number of Black franchises grew to almost 50.

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Swingers ’ General Manager Stephanie Wilson recalls furloughing her staff on March 16 last year before learning the popular late night diner would be closing for good.

‘In the Weeds’ with Swingers: Resurrecting the iconic late night diner

Swingers ’ General Manager Stephanie Wilson recalls furloughing her staff on March 16 last year before learning the popular late night diner would be closing for good.

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Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Rose Wilde of Rossoblu and Red Bread during the first week of the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market free of social distancing and…

Berries at the farmers market: An embarrassment of riches

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Rose Wilde of Rossoblu and Red Bread during the first week of the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market free of social distancing and…

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Ray Anthony Barrett stepped back from a career as an artist to express himself through food. As other chefs pivoted to takeout, he decided to retreat from Los Angeles and hit reset.

Chef Ray Anthony Barrett reconciles life through food and art

Ray Anthony Barrett stepped back from a career as an artist to express himself through food. As other chefs pivoted to takeout, he decided to retreat from Los Angeles and hit reset.

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The concept of American food can be a little difficult to define, but we can probably agree on a few staples such as Apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and barbeque.

High on the Hog’: The major role of African Americans in shaping US cuisine

The concept of American food can be a little difficult to define, but we can probably agree on a few staples such as Apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and barbeque.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last year Los Angeles celebrated the 50th anniversary of LA Pride, a tradition which became embedded in the community in June 1970 when the organizer, Christopher Street West, became…

LGBTQ-owned restaurants to support during Pride Month: N/Soto, Jewel, Socalo and more

Last year Los Angeles celebrated the 50th anniversary of LA Pride, a tradition which became embedded in the community in June 1970 when the organizer, Christopher Street West, became…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Evan Kleiman offers a list of LGBTQ+ owned establishments to support.

LGBTQ-owned restaurants to support during Pride Month: N/Soto, Jewel, Socalo and more

Evan Kleiman offers a list of LGBTQ+ owned establishments to support.

Fifteen months after the coronavirus pandemic, California is fully opening today. Capacity limits and requirements for social distancing and masks are lifted in most places.

From ‘mask police’ to ‘vaccination card police,’ how LA food workers are handling California’s reopening

Fifteen months after the coronavirus pandemic, California is fully opening today. Capacity limits and requirements for social distancing and masks are lifted in most places.

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Co-owners Beny Ashburn and Teo Hunter are on a mission to protect Inglewood’s culture in the midst of a development boom while diversifying the craft beer industry.

Crowns and Hops: Black-owned craft beer company prepares to tap into Inglewood’s development boom

Co-owners Beny Ashburn and Teo Hunter are on a mission to protect Inglewood’s culture in the midst of a development boom while diversifying the craft beer industry.

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GT Dave grew up in LA with spiritual, holistic, health-obsessed parents. They introduced him to plant-based foods and medicines when he was young.

Family elixir becomes billion dollar kombucha business, thanks to Angeleno GT Dave

GT Dave grew up in LA with spiritual, holistic, health-obsessed parents. They introduced him to plant-based foods and medicines when he was young.

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Root beer dates back to colonial times, where roots of plants made a low-alcohol beverage.

Using spices to make root beer at home

Root beer dates back to colonial times, where roots of plants made a low-alcohol beverage.

from Good Food

The majority of cocoa is produced in West Africa, primarily in Ivory Coast and Ghana. The U.S.

Rulings on ‘Big Chocolate’ could come as early as this week

The majority of cocoa is produced in West Africa, primarily in Ivory Coast and Ghana. The U.S.

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Over 40 chefs, restaurants, and bakers across the city are participating in Pies for Justice , which benefits Black Lives Matter LA and SÜPRMARKT.

Baking to raise funds for Pies for Justice

Over 40 chefs, restaurants, and bakers across the city are participating in Pies for Justice , which benefits Black Lives Matter LA and SÜPRMARKT.

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The lesson of hospitality during the pandemic is one of reciprocity, where guests must also measure up to those serving them by keeping their distance and wearing masks.

Guest, host, stranger: The roles we play in life and in hospitality

The lesson of hospitality during the pandemic is one of reciprocity, where guests must also measure up to those serving them by keeping their distance and wearing masks.

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Cider in America was originally reserved for aristocracy — those with large swaths of land where they could grow apples.

Tracking the history and boom of cider in America

Cider in America was originally reserved for aristocracy — those with large swaths of land where they could grow apples.

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Tiffany Coty has provided dinner and a show for nearly 16 years at Lawry’s on Restaurant Row.

‘In the Weeds’: Longtime Lawry’s server describes altering signature service during COVID

Tiffany Coty has provided dinner and a show for nearly 16 years at Lawry’s on Restaurant Row.

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The longtime family-friendly venue reopened at half capacity this month after a COVID-19 closure spanning a year and a half.

Claremont dinner theater reopens with vaccination requirements and 2 sets of COVID guidelines

The longtime family-friendly venue reopened at half capacity this month after a COVID-19 closure spanning a year and a half.

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Fried chicken is the perfect to-go meal, especially when people really need comfort, says Eater LA’s Mona Holmes.

For great fried chicken in LA, just turn to your local grocery store like Ralphs or Gelson’s

Fried chicken is the perfect to-go meal, especially when people really need comfort, says Eater LA’s Mona Holmes.

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