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Koreatown's Newest Food Court Is Importing Restaurants Straight From Korea Itself – Eater LA

August 23, 2017 8:10:00 am | 0 Comments

Koreatown’s next big thing LA Weekly files a story on Square Mixx in Koreatown, a semi-hidden but massive marketplace that’s attracting tons of attention from restaurant chains in Korea proper. The food court sits atop the Gaju Marketplace on Western Ave., and is apparently becoming a home for Korea’s best imported ideas. Of course, with…

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LA-based company Giving Keys taps YouTube personality Liza Koshy for limited-edition collaboration – Los Angeles Times

August 22, 2017 10:16:26 am | 0 Comments

Inspirational accessories company the Giving Keys has launched a limited-edition collection done with YouTube personality Liza Koshy. The Los Angeles-based company has built a following selling necklaces adorned with keys stamped with words such as “Believe” and “Let Go” and bills itself as a “pay-it-forward” business. The Giving Keys employs a number of workers transitioning…

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LA Weekly Critic Tries to Understand Tallulas' Abysmal Yelp Rating – Eater LA

August 22, 2017 10:10:00 am | 0 Comments

This week, LA Weekly critic Besha Rodell reviews Tallula’s, the new restaurant by the Rustic Canyon Group’s Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan on the border of Santa Monica and the Palisades that feels like “going to another world.” The restaurant has been plagued by oddly low Yelp reviews since opening — for a while the…

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LA Council Debates Controversial Fee To Spark Affordable Housing Development – CBS Los Angeles

August 22, 2017 8:44:00 am | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – A Los Angeles City Council committee will resume discussion Tuesday on one of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s top priorities, which is to require real estate developers to help fund the construction of affordable housing through a “linkage fee.” Garcetti first proposed the idea two years ago and called on the City Council…

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A New All-Delivery Chinese Restaurant Brings Baos and Potstickers to LA – Eater LA

August 21, 2017 2:15:00 pm | 0 Comments

There’s a new all-delivery restaurant coming to LA, and it’s called Wow Bao. This Chicago-based restaurant wants bring quality bao, dumplings, potstickers, and more to LA doorsteps. Their delivery-only service launches today, August 21 for lunch, dinner or late night eats. Wow Bao’s steamed, doughy, and saucy buns dominate the menu. Their savory bao are…

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NYC Italian Legend Babbo Pops Up at Mozza For One Night Only This Week – Eater LA

August 21, 2017 11:50:00 am | 0 Comments

It’ll be a marriage of East Coast and West Coast at Osteria Mozza on August 23, when a Babbo pop-up hits at the corner of Melrose and Highland. The five-course menu is being carefully crafted by Babbo’s executive chef Frank Langello, as well as beverage director for the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group Jeff Porter.…

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Why Los Angeles is still a segregated city after all these years – Los Angeles Times

August 20, 2017 4:00:50 am | 0 Comments

Every metropolitan area in the nation is racially segregated, and Los Angeles is no exception. We tolerate residential segregation because we’re convinced that it happened informally — because of personal choices and private discrimination. But what cemented our separate neighborhoods is something most of us have forgotten — government’s unconstitutional and systematic insistence on segregated…

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Review: In SO LONG BOULDER CITY, Jimmy Fowlie Hysterically Presents the Background Story of LA LA LAND'S Mia … – Broadway World

August 19, 2017 2:53:00 pm | 0 Comments

From the award-winning Celebration Theatre, producers Nathan Frizzell and Tom Detrinis, whose hilariously twisted minds brought you Go-Goy Boy Interrupted, comes the hilarious solo show SO LONG BOULDER CITY, a satire of the almost-Best Picture winner LA LA LAND. Its genesis began when co-writer/star Jimmy Fowlie and co-writer/director Jordan Black watched the movie and couldn’t…

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22-Year-Old Pleads Guilty in Fatal Beating of USC Graduate Student – NBC Southern California

August 18, 2017 12:34:04 pm | 0 Comments

A 22-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder in the baseball-bat beating of a USC graduate student from China who was attacked near the campus three years ago while walking back to his apartment following a study session. Jonathan Del Carmen — one of four young people who was charged in the July 24,…

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Art Gallery Presents Month-Long Love/Hate Letter To Los Angeles – LAist

August 18, 2017 10:14:41 am | 0 Comments

fullscreen Think Tank Gallery, no stranger to immersive art shows, will be presenting a month-long throwback to 90s Los Angeles starting Saturday, August 19, and running through Saturday, September 23. The skate-and-street art gallery had to vacate their Fashion District gallery after a crackdown on DIY spaces following the Ghost Ship tragedy in Oakland (which…

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