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The five best places to eat in Portland this week

4055 Mercantile Drive, Suite 180, 503-305-5298, tastylakeoswego.com. 5 pm-10pm Thursday-Friday, 9 am-2pm Saturday-Sunday. The Tasty brand is revived. The latest iteration of Tasty opened earlier this month in the new Mercato Grove development on Lake Oswego, run by two Toro Bravo alumni. If you’ve ever treated yourself to a steak …

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CicLAvia returns to Los Angeles County

CicLAvia, the open street bike festival, returns to Los Angeles County after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The first events will take place on August 15 in Wilmington, on October 10 in downtown Los Angeles and on December 5 in South Los Angeles, the non-profit organization that hosts …

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Serving hot meals, dignity for OC’s most needy residents

As Orange County entered the long run of the COVID-19 pandemic last summer, a contingent of nonprofits, restaurants, philanthropists and volunteers teamed up to provide fresh meals and warm to residents whose food options were scarce. Deliver with dignity Orange County created a framework in which donors raised money to …

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Militia, 2 other people indicted in attack on BLM activist

Three people, including a high-profile member of the Northern California militia, have been charged with an attack on a Black Lives Matter activist at his workplace, the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office said this week. Carlos Zapata, an outspoken member of the Cottonwood militia, was charged with assault and battery …

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Botrista raises $ 10 million for its beverage mixer robot

Photograph courtesy of Botrista Botrista, a startup that makes a beverage mixer robot, has raised $ 10 million to expand its technology nationwide. The Series A funding round was led by Pure Stone Capital and La Kaffa International, with contributions from the Sony Innovation Fund and catering equipment giant Middleby. …

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Former line cook sues Spago, alleging discrimination

A former Spago cook filed a lawsuit against his former employer in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging unfair dismissal, retaliation, a hostile work environment and non-payment of overtime. Kevin Peralta said he was hired in 2013 and worked as a line cook for over six years. In the lawsuit filed …

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Where to eat after lockdown – WWD

PARIS – After being closed for seven months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Parisian restaurant scene is back in full force. Great chefs took advantage of the confinement period to work on new street food concepts intended to appeal to local customers, in the absence of many of the …

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How and why we chose our restaurant of the year

Last Sunday, in print and online, The Times announced Minh Phan’s new Phenakite Project as this year’s Restaurant of the Year. It started as a trial pop-up last September at Second Home, a Hollywood property originally designed by famed architect Paul R. Williams; it currently operates as a “co-working complex”, …

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The 17 best Sinaloan restaurants in Los Angeles

Among the Pobladores, or founding families of Los Angeles, who arrived in 1781, four of the eleven families were from Sinaloa, including black, Afro-Mexican, mestizo and indigenous origins. It is not hyperbole to say that the Sinaloenses have a long history of immigration to Los Angeles, accelerated in the late …

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Tensions in the Middle East lead to a fight in Los Angeles involving pro-Palestinian protesters, Jewish diners; LAPD launches hate crimes investigation

BEVERLY GROVE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A disturbing video shows an apparent group of pro-Palestinian protesters attacking diners outside a restaurant in the West Hollywood area on Tuesday evening. The incident appears to be an anti-Semitic attack amid renewed conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. The footage is part of …

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Best authentic Cuban restaurants to try in Miami

Calle Ocho runs through the heart of Little Havana and is home to generation-run Cuban establishments that feature classic recipes, lively music, and an ambiance that will take you back to 1950s Cuba. Installed by Cuban transplant recipients who thought they were would soon be returning home, Little Havana was …

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High praise for al fresco dining at NELA

The Nativo patio in Highland Park | Photo by Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times By Mary Lynch Two new restaurants in northeast Los Angeles have received accolades from LA Times food critics: Nativo in Highland Park ($$, Mexican / Guadalajaran) and Chifa at Eagle Rock ($$, Peruvian / Cantonese …

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What to do with your dog in Los Angeles

It’s good to be a dog in Southern California. Aviel kanter The City of Angels is truly a magical place to live with your four-legged cherub – ahem, dog. Los Angeles offers a real playground for dogs and their humans, with landscapes that range from bustling city streets to beautiful …

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