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Kim Upton

Last call snack crawl

It’s 5 p.m. and the streets and freeways are crowded. Maybe it’s time for a snack crawl to stave off afternoon rush hour traffic and lift the spirits with a strong Diet Coke. Anyone know any good spots near Metro? In downtown L.A. a bunch of places offer happy hour [continue reading]

Wats for dinner?

Cambodian New Year is coming up fast and it’s a good excuse to learn to love another Asian cuisine. If you like Thai and Chinese, you should know that Long Beach is home to one of the largest Cambodian communities in the U.S. and has lots of great restaurants to prove [continue reading]

Driving forces of food

The Border Grill green corn tamale with crema and salsa fresca was yummy, as were the fresh baked cookie ice cream sandwich from Sweets Truck and the lemon crepe from Crepes Bonaparte. But it was the Tornado Potato that had the longest customer lines at yesterday’s first Truckit Fest at [continue reading]