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Bao House: Brent Stein’s world of flavors opens up the Asian steamed bun

Brent Stein has a knack for taking something traditional and giving it a serious tweak. Consider his newest restaurant, Take A Bao, on Ventura ...
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Good Eats & Sweet Treats at Sara J Pastries & Cakes

The customer slowly reached out her fork for a bite-sized piece of coffee tiramisu. “Honey, just shove it in your mouth!” a voice chastised. ...
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I scream, you scream, we all scream for … Mexican kosher ice cream?

For the last two years, I’ve looked at the banner on the side of a wall at a Reseda strip mall and wondered: What does it mean?
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Endless Falafebilities!: Northridge Restaurant Pushes the Culinary Envelope

There are only so many ways to prepare falafel — that most Israeli of treats — right?
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ShnitzBurGer: Where Burgers go Global — With a Twist

The menu at ShnitzBurGer is laden with grilled meat patties, each weighing in at half a pound. Sometimes, a DJ can be like a chef, spinning hits ...
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