Los Angeles

Last Call

Last Call: Dan Tana's Veteran Bartender Can Drink 20 Shots a Night and Has Kept 50 Years of Hollywood Secrets

"My nickname is Dr. Kevorkian Slow Death. I feed [people] alcohol, I feed them cigarettes, I feed them Viagra."
Eduardo L. Perro
4 days ago
veganism

LA Councilman Introduces Law Requiring Entertainment Venues to Offer Vegan Food

"Without reducing our beef consumption, it's going to be very difficult for us to reduce climate change," said councilman Paul Koretz
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago
food history

This Chef Is Making Civil War-Era Cuisine to Uncover American Food’s Real Roots

"Our history is carnage. A lot of that can be seen in the food. It’s food as carnage.”
Hillary Eaton
11.28.18
MUNCHIES Guide to Hollywood

How to Pack the Perfect Picnic for a Movie Night in a Cemetery

At Hollywood Forever Cemetery's film screenings, the picnic you pack is just as important as the movie you watch.
Munchies Staff
11.2.18
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
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