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Los Angeles

LA Will Finally Legalize Street Food Vending in 2019

Without legal protection, vendors run the risk of confiscation, jail, and in some cases, deportation.
Lauren Rothman
9.19.18
food trucks

Food Truck Opens in Middle of LA Freeway to Serve Traffic After Fiery Crash

A captive audience of hungry commuters isn't the worst place to set up shop.
Hannah Keyser
8.24.18
Los Angeles

This Pastrami Crunchwrap Gives Jewish Deli Food the Taco Bell Treatment

And it's the drunk food of your dreams.
Hillary Eaton
8.17.18
Beerland

Sorry, Winos: Beer Just Pairs Better with Food

Why are you still reaching for the riesling when a pilsner is what you really need?
Munchies Staff
6.26.18
wine

How to Order the Best Wine, According to Night+Market's Kris and Sarah Yenbamroong

Pro tips from the Los Angeles-based duo, plus the 16 wines you should be drinking right now.
Kris Yenbamroong
Hilary Pollack
6.1.18
Culture

How Drag Queen Bingo Turned a Hamburger Joint Into a Legend

The burgers are huge, the leg-long cocktails are boozy, and the queens are plentiful.
Esther Tseng
5.23.18
Ice Cream

Meet the Man Who Introduced Persian Ice Cream to Los Angeles

It wasn't easy to get Angelenos used to Mashti Malone's rosewater sorbet with rice noodles. Almost 40 years later, Mashti Shirvani now makes 1,000 gallons of Persian ice cream every day.
Javier Cabral
5.15.18
Thai Food

Siam Sunset Is a Second Home for LA's Thai Community

It may just be a restaurant, but 'the Thaiest Thai in Thai Town' means more to me and my family.
Kat Thompson
4.27.18
avocado toast

Oh Great! The 'Deconstructed Avocado Toast Bowl' Is Now a Thing

All for the low price of $12 and also your soul.
Mayukh Sen
4.24.18
American food

Matzo Ball Pho Is The Most LA Dish of All Time

“Every culture has a chicken soup,” says chef Phuong Tran. "It just made sense to incorporate matzo and chicken noodle soup."
Natalie B. Compton
4.6.18
Burgers

This Is What a 100-Day-Old Cheeseburger Tastes Like

Belcampo Meat Co.'s "Century Burger" has a beautiful flavor, but probably not what you would expect after hearing that the beef is 100 days old.
Javier Cabral
3.2.18
Pizza

Korean Waffle Pizzas Are a Stoner's Dream in LA

Once upon a time, waffle pizza was just something you microwaved together after a stoned TV binge. But in LA, there’s now an entire restaurant that proves that pizza is the best thing to happen to waffles since fried chicken.
Jean Trinh
2.25.18