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The glories of the pan-seared jeon await you in Koreatown

Jeon (sometimes also transliterated to jun or chun) are often described in English as “tasty Korean pancakes,” although that doesn’t quite reflect the breadth of possibilities these breaded and pan-fried snacks have to offer. Yes, it can be round, palm-sized cakes topped with soft flake pollock, maybe, or almost as …

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No more FOGO Parisians

PARIS – On a recent sunny afternoon, a group of young women in short dresses and tall boots piled into a special elevator at Cheval Blanc, a new hotel in the La Samaritaine complex along the Seine, and were taken to the restaurant Le Tout- Paris. Reimagined as a contemporary …

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Guerrero: Governor Newsom disappoints farm workers after recall

On Saturday, Guillermo Garcia spoke to dozens of farm workers outside French Laundry, the upscale restaurant in Yountville, Calif., Where Governor Gavin Newsom was caught having dinner without a mask during ‘a party during the pandemic. “I don’t know about you, but I’m angry! Exclaimed the 49-year-old farm worker from …

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Costa Mesa Knife Pleat Receives Michelin Star

Michelin stars have long held unmatched stature in the restaurant industry, and a restaurant that deserves this distinction is held in the highest regard. This week, Orange County won its third Michelin-starred restaurant, South Coast Plaza’s Knife Pleat receiving a Guide Star. Led by chef Tony Esnault and restaurateur Yassmin …

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New Schools in Clark County: “Warm and Invited”

512 SE Ellsworth Road, Vancouver District: Evergreen Public Schools Area: 62,000 square feet Architect / Contractor: LSW Architects / Petra Construction Cost / source of funding: $ 25.1 million / 2018 bond measure Students served: years K-5 Capacity: 550 students Opening year of the previous building: 1958 Fun fact (s): …

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SF mayor goes maskless and attacks ‘funny police’

San Francisco Mayor London Breed applauds what she called “fun police” after she was caught on camera defying the city’s mask mandate. Breed was spotted partying at the Jazz Bar and Black Cat nightclub on Wednesday. The maskless mayor was pictured sitting at a table with friends, who were also …

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The 32 best restaurants in Lisbon

The patio in Bahr.| Francisco Nogueira / Bahr A foodie visitor will quickly learn that sardines, cod and the iconic pastel de nata are excellent, but Lisbon restaurants can offer much more. Portuguese cuisine is inspired by the global flavors of the country’s centuries of trade, while Lisbon restaurateurs have …

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Caroline Styne’s Canned Wine Selections

Caroline Styne is co-owner and wine director of the Lucca restaurant group and wine director of Hollywood Bowl Food & Wine. “There are definitely wines that you wouldn’t want, like good Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon, some Italian red wines, vintage Champagnes and Burgundies,” says Caroline Styne. “These top-of-the-range wines have the …

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Pat’s of Henderson hopes to reopen by December

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – Many restaurants in southwest Louisiana still haven’t been able to reopen since last year’s storms, and this list includes Pat’s of Hendeson in Lake Charles. Nicholas Perioux had barely taken over Pat’s of Henderson from his parents when COVID-19 hit a year and a half …

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LA may require proof of COVID vaccine for indoor spaces

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Council is expected to consider seeking an order on Wednesday requiring the public to show proof of at least partial vaccination against COVID-19 to enter most of the city’s indoor public spaces , including restaurants, bars, gymnasiums, concert halls, cinemas and even “retail …

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The Big LA BBQ Boom – Eater LA

Does Los Angeles have its own style of barbecue? For many diehard regional barbecue fanatics from Texas to Kansas City to the Carolinas, the short answer (served with pursed lips and a thrill, certainly) would be, unequivocally, no. But this succinct review doesn’t come close to capturing the breadth and …

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Restaurant inspections – July 18

Restaurant inspection Editor’s Note: The information below has been compiled from reports from the Bartholomew County Health Department. Critical violations can put clients at risk for illness and typically need to be corrected immediately or within days. Non-critical violations, if left untreated, can lead to critical violations or increase the …

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6 things to do this weekend in Cleveland: July 16-18

Dip into the Great Kitchen, enjoy a night of illuminated wonders, and celebrate John Glenn’s legacy this weekend in Cleveland. Asian Lantern Festival at the Cleveland Metroparks ZooImagine strolling through a canopy of vines dripping with twinkling lights. The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is hosting the awe-inspiring spectacle of the fourth …

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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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