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Where to Eat This Weekend: Historic Filipinotown’s Holiday Party, Tlayudas for L.A.’s Indigenous Communities, and Indian Sweets Gift Boxes

Plus, pork belly chicharrĂłn with mole pipian, grilled cheese sandos with chorizo, and new beer collaboration with a local pro skater. It's your city, here are the best pop-ups and parties to eat and drink at this weekend.

December 15, 2023

The 14 Best Carnitas Tacos in Los Angeles

Los Angeles County is a porker's paradise. We scoured every corner to bring you the most melt-in-your-mouth, sticky, slow-cooked carnitas all over. These are some of the best cazuela players in Los Angeles, including a handful that make handmade corn tortillas, too.

September 12, 2023

Revisiting the L.A. Filming Locations of ‘Poetic Justice’ 30 Years Later

Poetic Justice, Singleton’s sophomore feature film, was released on July 23, 1993. It marked a tonal shift from his seismic feature debut Boyz N the Hood. In Poetic Justice, street violence, addiction, and racial injustice serve as the foundation upon which a love story is built.

July 18, 2023

Spot Check! A Transylvanian Feast In Glassell Park, Tori Amos Burgers In Los Feliz, Tacos and Motorcycles In El Monte, And Juneteenth In Watts

Sounds like Transylvania should be better known for its casserole layered with spiced lamb, beef, smoked pork belly, rice, and sauerkraut more than its aristocratic vampires.

June 15, 2023

Spot Check! ‘Voodoo Chicken’ in Hollywood, a Weed-Themed Lucha Party In DTLA, and La Cevicherie Opens in Long Beach

There's also a free banda night in West Adams with asada Crunchwraps and cold micheladas, chowder fries and lobster bisque shots from a Westside truck, and black habanero aguachile in Long Beach.

June 1, 2023

Headlines: O.C. Boxing Star Ryan Garcia Directs Homophobic Tweets at Target

The lightweight professional boxer, who is signed to Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions, called Target's promotion of pride-themed merchandise "demonic" in a Twitter post, among other things.

May 26, 2023

Headlines: The Plant Chica, A West Adams Latina-Owned Plant Shop, Faces ‘Closure Due To Gentrification’

"We are determined to find a new space in our community, but the prices are soaring due to gentrification. It's becoming increasingly difficult to find affordable spaces for small businesses like ours."

May 12, 2023