I spent a week eating through Los Angeles’ fast-food and fast-casual scene.

I spent a week eating through Los Angeles' fast-food and fast-casual scene.

I spent a week eating through Los Angeles' fast-food and fast-casual scene.

I spent a week eating through Los Angeles’ fast-food and fast-casual scene. My trip was stuffed with delicious meals, but the most memorable thing I ate, by far, was a chicken sandwich at Howlin’ Ray’s , a Nashville-style hot-chicken restaurant in Chinatown. Howlin’ Ray’s took an already-perfect chicken sandwich to the next level with the use of tantalizing chili powder. That sandwich beat out the amazing meals I had at In-N-Out , Fatburger, and […]

Off Menu: Lucas explores Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley, this hemisphere’s biggest and best Chinatown

Off Menu: Lucas explores Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley, this hemisphere’s biggest and best Chinatown

Off Menu: Lucas explores Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley, this hemisphere’s biggest and best Chinatown

In this week’s episode of “Off Menu,” host Lucas Kwan Peterson heads east of Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley, a 20-mile-wide swath that is the biggest and best Chinatown on the continent. Whether it’s hot pot or Taiwanese breakfast or northern Chinese dumplings, it’s possible to find almost every kind of regional Chinese cooking in the SGV. Lucas heads to the restaurant Hui Tou Xiang to chat with David Chan, an amateur […]

Meals, a Food-Centric Label From L.A., Will Make Your Mouth Water

Meals, a Food-Centric Label From L.A., Will Make Your Mouth Water

The slogan of the Los Angeles–based fashion label Meals is “Wear What You Eat.” And if these clothes were food, they would be delicious. The genderless collection—founded by Sam Salad (a pseudonym) and his partner, Rebma (the formerly anonymous designer of the denim label 69)—references rich natural foods in each of the garments. In the mix is a workwear-style canvas jacket and utility pant set that is displayed in a look book with a […]

Photograph by Oliver Maxwell Kupper

The Best of Downtown: Food and Drinks

The Best of Downtown: Food and Drinks

The Palm Downtown is full of delicious food and beverage options. Below are some of the best according to Los Angeles Downtown News’ readers as well as a few picks from our staff members. BEST AMERICAN CUISINE Nixo at the Luxe City Center : The patio view is nice, but executive chef Ben Diaz’s menu is even nicer at this South Park hotel eatery. Among the starters are fried calamari and glazed wings, while […]

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