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Life of pie

Trying to save time this holiday season? Here are a couple of suggestions for great pumpkin pie the easy way … via Metro. Sweet Lady Jane is a great place for pumpkin pie, coconut cake, whatever: 8360 Melrose Ave.; West Hollywood; (323) 653-7145. (Call ahead to check on pie availability.) [continue reading]

Dining: Guisados Tacos

Editor’s note: This post first appeared on El Pasajero, Metro’s Spanish-language blog, and has been translated. Want a meal that’s a break from the ordinary but with great homemade flavor? Guisados Tacos in Boyle Heights, just steps from the Metro Local 68 stop at the corner of César Chavez Avenue [continue reading]

Sweetness and not so light

It’s Friday and a good time to abandon all thoughts of low-cal, low-fat, low-interest food. Why not start by stopping off for a snack on the way home from work with, possibly, something to chase it down? Are sweet potato fries still fashionable enough to eat? Do we care? Who [continue reading]