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There's Sriracha sauce in your beer

Angel City Brewery wants a seat at your brunch table, and it's released two variations of the spicy and salty Michelada that feature the garlicky kick of everyone's favorite Asian chile sauce.

Now open: Seoul Sausage in Little Tokyo, Barcito in DTLA, Sausal in El Segundo

Looking for a new place to eat tonight? You're in luck. Here are three restaurants that just opened. And when we say just opened, we mean within the last 24 hours. We know, you're so in the know right now. 

In the Kitchen: Back-to-school edition

Greetings, fellow survivors, Summer is nearly over. Labor Day is past. We've put away our white shoes and we're ready for the bracing chill of fall (and perhaps a little rain). But we Southern Californians know better. Here, summer is just hitting its stride. We're likely to see temperatures in...

9 end-of-summer wines for $16 or less

Looks like we're going to be celebrating the end of summer for a while. Labor Day may officially mark the season's end, but the weather won't be paying much attention to the calendar. It's going to be a hot September, with plenty of opportunities for parties and dinners -- or just sharing a bottle...

Counter: Vietnamese small plates, Guatemalan big breakfasts

In between repeating heat waves and much nail-biting over the (now surging, thanks to some serious pitching) Dodgers, summer in L.A. has been a pretty great time for exploring food, particularly from some of the zillion cultures we have represented in this town. What this has meant this week is...

Live from 'The Taste' | L.A. Times food & festival

We can't think of a better way to spend summer's last hurrah. The Los Angeles Times' annual celebration of Southern California's culinary scene takes place this Labor Day weekend at Paramount Pictures Studios' backlot. Five events will showcase the chefs and restaurants at the heart of L.A.'s food...

International Bacon Day is Saturday. Here are 18 ways to celebrate

If you're a bacon fan, it's not like you need a special day to enjoy your favorite food. Still, even this most amazing of foods gets its own holiday, designated as the Saturday before Labor Day. That would be tomorrow.

California cuisine queen Alice Waters to be awarded National Humanities Medal

Alice Waters, the Berkeley restaurateur known to some as the godmother of California cuisine, will be awarded a National Humanities Medal by President Obama, the administration announced Thursday.

The Slanted Door is coming to DTLA

Charles Phan isn't a stranger to choosing surprising and on-the-verge locations for his restaurants. For his first project outside his San Francisco home turf, the Slanted Door will open in Los Angeles at City Market South, a development that occupies a portion of the former City Market wholesale...

Starry Kitchen is back. This time, with crispy tofu balls and arcade games

Starry Kitchen, the pop-up restaurant known for its crispy tofu balls, chile crab and co-owner Nguyen Tran's banana costume, is back. And this time, there will be arcade games - and beer.  

The Belvedere at the Peninsula Beverly Hills is closing for a complete remodel

The Belvedere, the fine-dining restaurant at the Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel known for its white table cloths and champagne Sunday brunches, is closing for a complete remodel.

In the Kitchen: Chilling out with soup

When the temperature is in the triple digits and the sun feels like it's going to sear your skull, sometimes all you want to eat is a bowl of soup. Right? Well, if it's a chilled gazpacho, yeah. We've got two very different alternatives for you to try this week. In the news: Amazon is getting into...

This ice cream doesn't melt -- are you freaking out yet?

Remember when a mother made the news last year because her son's Wal-mart ice cream sandwich just wouldn't melt? Well now scientists in Britain are attempting to make an ice cream that doesn't melt. 

Dok Dok Chicken in K-Town: Korean fried chicken and fried Twinkies

Name of restaurant: Dok Dok Chicken. Its website states that "dok" means chicken in Korean, but really, I'd spell the word for chicken "dak," instead.

6 rosés to drink right now, including one in a can

Once considered a wine for wimps, rosé has become a best-seller -- and not only in warm weather. When in doubt, pick rosé.  Helen's Wines at the back of Jon & Vinny's has a whole wall of rosés in every shade, from pale onion skin to salmon, from coral to classic rose petal pink. 

Counter: Fire in the kitchen, on purpose -- and not

It's been a week of openings, almost openings, and closings - one of them not by choice. Rocio Camacho's Sun Valley restaurant was heavily damaged by arson last weekend, a stunning blow to a veteran chef whose moles many of us still dream about. We'll keep you posted as soon as we hear more news,...

Wine accessories you probably need now. Discreet leather wine tote anyone?

You may have bought a bottle of wine from Whitney Adams at DomaineLA, where she's worked part time for the last four years. But did you know she's also a sommelier, wine blogger and entrepreneur, who sells clever wine accessories at her online shop Bottle Stock and at DomaineLA, Arroyo General...

Make this spicy jalapeno burger on a cheese bagel for dinner tonight

Forget the McWhopper. And be honest with yourself. The thought of the McDonald's Big Mac and Burger King Whopper hybrid scares you, even if it's just a little. 

Trader Joe's recalls dark chocolate graham crackers after label mishap

Trader Joe's is recalling packages of its dark chocolate-covered honey grahams with sea salt, the company announced on its website Tuesday. 

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