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What To Eat In L.A. This Weekend: Mexican-Style Pastrami, ‘Trashburgers,’ and Flamin’ Jim Morrisons

Plus, a new shawarma spot in Tarzana and the country's first wine festival dedicated solely to orange "skin contact" wine happening in Hollywood.

April 19, 2024

Burglar Steals Safe From East Hollywood Mexican Restaurant, Runs Up $80,000 In Damages and Stolen Gear

The burglar was wearing a white hoodie and spray-painted the lens of the security cameras. Insurance will only cover $20,000. The owner of El Zarape Melrose says he doesn’t know if this was personal or just a delinquent act by a stranger: “I’m sad, I don’t know how I’m going to do it.”

February 27, 2024

Five Street Vendors By L.A. Metro Stations That Feed Their Public Transit Community

Where to find L.A.'s best street food vendors cooking for their community in transit, from the realest pad thai in the city to Puebla-style picaditas in Boyle Heights. All accessible by L.A. Metro.

Menthols for $25? L.A. Retailers Ignoring Flavored Tobacco Ban Continue to Sell Without Consequences

As of early October, no retailers or individuals in the city of Los Angeles have been prosecuted for violating the state or local ban.

October 24, 2023

The 12 Best Places In Los Angeles to Eat Oysters

Whether crowning a taco de camarón or served simply on the half-shell with a refreshing mignonette, Los Angeles is a great oyster town if you know where to look.

August 3, 2023

Spot Check: A Chilled 40 Oz. With Caviar-Topped Tamales at a Fine-Dining Restaurant In Downtown

Also, high school students get $2 Baja tacos all summer at a local chain and a thinly sliced al pastor is making its way down the 110 Freeway.

June 8, 2023

Beloved L.A. Puppet Master Recovers His Three Puppets, Which Were Stolen Along With His Car

All three of Cain Carias' puppets, El Triste, La Smiley, and his Little Mr. E puppet, were in the trunk of his 2003 Red Honda Civic Coupe, which was parked at the corner of Santa Monica and North Heliotrope Dr. before being stolen.

May 31, 2023