Food Review: SPAM is good, but I just tried Turkey SPAM, and it’s fantastic

By Tin Terashima SPAM occupies a sad place in American culture. You’re probably more likely to find overplayed jokes and revulsion from most people online, usually in relation to its uncanny cuboid form and the gelatinous fat. To some, it represents all the worst aspects of industrialized, processed food: an …

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Souplantation (Sweet Tomatoes): Remembering the Unfortunately Named Buffet Chain

OPINION By Tin Terashima YOUR JOURNEY ALWAYS BEGAN with grabbing an oddly moist tray before shuffling into position at the enormous salad bar. Huge bowls–filled to the brim with Caesar dressed salads–lined the counter, flanked by an army of bins teeming with carefully shredded vegetables and fixings. You probably just …

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Come to a LA Thai Movie Drive-In with food from Ayara Thai

Ready for your first ever Thai Movie Drive-In Experience? Who: Ayara Thai and Thai Tourism Authority What: Thai Movie Drive-In Theater Where:  Ayara Thai Cuisine at 6245 W 87th St, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Ticket Link:  Buy tickets here When: Friday, July 31st, Saturday August 1st, Sunday August 2nd. Doors open at 6:30PM. Movie starts at 8:30PM. First …

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The Ritz Paris’ Chef François Perret to stop by Grand Central Market for FREE desserts

  LOS ANGELES, CA — Grand Central Market is one of DTLA and Los Angeles’s hottest spots for its vibrant atmosphere and choice foods. It’s about to get even more exciting on Thursday, March 14; then, François Perret, Pastry Chef at The Ritz Paris, will be at Grand Central Market …

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Fun Shui: A Grand Central Market pop-up marketplace for art, design, and home decor

  LOS ANGELES, CA — Grand Central Market has some of Los Angeles’ most storied history, interesting food, and unique sights. Joining the fun is the appropriately named Fun Shui, a marketplace that will showcase some of the area’s top designers as they sell their art, photography, home decor, plants, …

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