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A look at the new Santa Anita Park

Santa Anita Park is one of Southern California’s greatest treasures. Opening in December of 1934, it’s an art deco wonder designed by architect Gordon B. Kaufman. Kaufman is also known for his work on the Los Angeles Times’ building and Greystone Mansion in Hollywood. It’s seen it’s golden years come and go, but during the […]

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Top LA Burgers on a College Budget

Gone is the day when you can get a decent burger beyond fast food for less than ten bones. Lucky for us, there are choices not too far from a number of So Cal campuses. So here’s part 1 of our list of best burger bang for your college student buck. Slater’s 50/50 (61 N. […]

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Uber is bringing ice cream to the streets

With temps nearing triple digits in some pars of LA over the next day or two, you may be looking for a way to keep cool without leaving the comfort of your pool side lounge and air conditioned houses. #firstworldproblems Uber to the rescue. The popular and convenient car service will be offering Ice Cream […]

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Let Mrs. Knott's do the Thanksgiving cooking

Some people may say part of the fun of Thanksgiving is spending all day in the kitchen with friends and family. I say the best part of it is actually drinking and eating that meal with said friends and family. So let the pros do all the work and who better than Mrs. Knott’s? There […]

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Sidecar Restaurant Foie Gras Dinner to Benefit C.H.E.F.S.

Grab your Touche Pas A Mon Foie Gras t-shirt and head for in Ventura for their Foie Gras Dinner to Benefit C.H.E.F.S. As California gets ready to bid farewell to foie gras on July 1, diners are eating up the savory dish at an amazing pace. How the law will be enforced, and how it […]

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Small Plates, Big Pours at Fleming’s

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar has introduced “Small Plates, Big Pours”. Available in the bar area only, this mix and match deal features a selection of small plates paired with a curated selection from the Fleming’s 100 list. So here’s the deal, for $24.95 choose from a selection of seven different small plates. Like […]

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Maestro’s, a Los Angeles sausage institution

You may or may not have known this, but you’ve probably had Maestro Sausages. Maybe on a pie at Bottega Louie or the always great Vito’s. Or maybe you’ve picked some up without knowing it at Bay Cities or Eastside Market Italian Deli. This family owned, Los Angeles sausage business, has been churning out premium […]

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Pasadena PinotFest – Jan 13-Feb 11

Are you ready for an amazing afternoon of food and wine? The 4th Annual Pasadena PinotFest returns this year with a series of wine events sure to impress all Pinot Noir loving enthusiasts. The fest is a celebration of Pinot Noir and all things that go with it. The annual event begins with the Grand […]

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Where to get tamales in Los Angeles

The history of the tamal dates back to the Mesoamerica times. Rumors are, the village warriors would take them off to battle as a portable meal. The perfect mobile food, they are commonly wrapped in corn husks or plantain leaves before cooking depending on the region they come from. Tamales begin with a dough made […]

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Betty’s Foundation Rememeber The Music 2011

Betty’s Foundation presents “Remember The Music” this Thursday on Sept 1 at the historic Yost Theater in Santa Ana, California. The benefit concert features grammy award winning Shelby Lynne this year with Patrick Park and Brian Wright. You can also grab a three course seated dinner from the Camden Restaurant for a limited number of […]

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