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LOS ANGELES RESTAURANTS Calendar
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03/29/2017
GOLDEN ROAD 329 DAY CARNIVAL

5410 W San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90039 - Free - Crafted in the city that gives us 329 days of sun, Golden Road Brewing invites Angelenos to celebrate sunny California Days at the second annual 329 Day Carnival on (you guessed it) March 29th! The 3 ....

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04/16/2017
EASTER SUNDAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

7561 Center Ave 7143722260 - $6.95-$33.95 - ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET: The best words to hear on an empty stomach! Bring the family, your friends, or dine solo! Old World German Restaurant caters to all! Reservation is required. ADMISSION: Adult ....

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04/16/2017
EASTER SUPPER BUFFET CRUISE

13755 Fiji Way, Marina Del Ray,90292 310-301-9900 - $86.95 - Celebrate Easter on a Supper Buffet Cruise that pulls out all the stops! Hop on board and you'll be greeted to a boarding glass of champagne or cider. Enjoy a lavish supper buffet and an evening of l ....

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05/06/2017
DON YOUR HATS FOR OCEAN AVENUE’S DAY AT THE RACES IN SANTA MONICA SAT. 5-6

1551 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - $40 per ticket - Experience the best eats and drinks of Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, and celebrate the Kentucky Derby with Ocean Avenue’s Day at the Races, a progressive food & beverage tour on Saturday, May 6 from ....

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05/14/2017
MOTHER'S DAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

13755 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey, 90292 310-301-9900 - $75.95 per person **Tax, service charge and landing fee may apply - Let us make this her best Mother’s Day yet. Start Mother's Day out right! Hop on board for a bountiful brunch cruise with full buffet, classic cocktails and nonstop views of the Marina del Rey Harbo ....

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BUBBA DIEGOS AND CROSSROADS BBQ

2927 South Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 (424) 832-7300 - - The unique casual dining experience offered at Crossroads BBQ and the neighboring Mexican restaurant Bubba Diego’s allows your family/co-workers/friends to indulge in their own individual tastes wit ....

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BOARD GAME SATURDAYS AT THERESA'S FAMILY RESTAURANT

1520 N Florence St., Burbank, CA 91506 818-846-0212 - - Come by Theresa's Family Restaurant for Board Game Saturdays! Every Saturday from 3pm to close, Bring your favorite games and your best friends for a night of fun! Bring your favorite board games, yo ....

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THE ORIGINAL PANTRY CAFE

877 S Figueroa, Los Angeles 90017 213.972.9279 - This is one of L.A.'s oldest eateries and is currently owned by former Mayor Richard Riordan. It serves up comfort food 24/7 365 and often attracts a long line of waiting patrons. Located near the St ....

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GOLDEN TRIANGLE

7011 Greenleaf Ave Whittier, CA, 90602 562-945-6778 - Burmese Cuisine in Whittier. Try their Ginger Salad, Tofu Salad and the Burmese Shrimp. Read the Eye Spy LA Review by Abby Abanes ....

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THE OINKSTER - SLOW FAST FOOD

2005 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock, CA 323-255-oink - I happened, quite accidentally, onto this slow fast food joint when I was exploring some of the small galleries in the Eagle Rock area during the holidays. It turns out they cure their own pastrami ....

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CANTER'S DELI AND THE KIBITZ ROOM

419 North Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, 90036 (323) 651-2030 - Canter's has been an institution on Fairfax forever ( since 1948 anyway - they started out in Boyle Heights in 1931) and the restaurant is still going strong 24/7 everyday. Deli, dining, full bar and ....

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PITFIRE PIZZA COMPANY

5211 Lankershim Bl North Hollywood, CA NW corner at Magnolia - public parking lot behind off Magnolia. 818 980-2949 - Pizza, pasta, salads and sandwiches in a casual patio setting. Order at the counter and find a table inside or out on their spacious patio - they'll bring your order to your table. Wood fired pizza C
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FRED 62

1850 N. Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027 323.667.0062 - $$ - Casual dining in an interesting neighborhood. If you are looking for a place to get a late night bite to eat this is a good choice. Fast, friendly food served with surprising flair. Fred 62 is open ....

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A GREAT FIND ON MELROSE

7463 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 Melrose and Gardner 323-852-9800 - Finally a great place to eat on Melrose. Great food--pizza, salads...Great breakfast (every day 10:30-2pm)...full bar and great service. The back patio is amazing. Great food at good prices--skip the
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BEAR PIT BAR-B-QUE

10825 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills,CA91345 818 365-2509 - $ - The Bear Pit has been around forever and draws a big crowd for their wood smoked meats with tangy "Missouri" style sauce. They even have lamb and duck in addition to typical bbq pork and beef. Their ....

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HIGH TEA IN A ROSE GARDEN

1151 Oxford Road San Marino, CA 91108 626 683-8131 - The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens is the perfect place to enjoy High Tea. Make a day of it and enjoy the Library and Botanical Gardens, the extensive art collection which includes Gainsbou
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A GREAT PLACE TO HAVE AFTERNOON TEA

1250 Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena, CA 91105 626 441-3136 - The Raymond is somewhere unusual to go that has historic charm and ambience with a colorful past. The original site of the restaurant was built as a hotel in 1896 by Walter Raymond. All that now rema
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THE ABBEY FOOD & BAR

692 N Robertson Blvd West Hollywood 90069 - just off of Santa Monica Blvd. 310.289.8410 - Everything from coffee to cocktails and appetizers to full meals in a beautiful and inviting (to say the least) indoor/outdoor setting. This is a tru
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THE STAND

17000 Ventura Blvd. Encino CA just west of Balboa Blvd. 818.788.2700 - The Stand isn't exactly a stand but it serves the kind of food you might get at that burger or hot dog stand plus some extras. Great patio/outdoor seating areas. Burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, chili, ....

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LANGER'S RESTAURANT

704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057 at 7th street across from MacArthur Park and the MacArthur/Westlake Red Line Metro Station 213-483-8050 - Langer's Restaurant (since 1947) is known for their #19 hot pastrami sandwich, swiss cheese and cole slaw. The added Russian style dressing is the best. The potato and/or meat knish is outstanding. J More ....

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PINK'S HOT DOGS

709 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038 at Melrose - Only in L.A. could a hot dog stand become a celebrity. Pinks has been serving up chili dogs since 1939 and people stand in line for them day and night. Personally I've had better. The standard chili
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OCEAN SEAFOOD

750 N. Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-687-3088 - Fresh seafood for dinner or dim sum for lunch. This spacious restaurant is also good for groups.
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MARKET CITY CAFFE

164 E. Palm Avenue
Burbank, CA 91502 - at the corner of San Fernando - ample public parking nearby. (818)840-7036 - Italian cuisine in a pretty setting in the middle of downtown Burbank. Indoor dining and full bar. Outdoor seating under a grape arbor - large bunches of them ripening when we were there. Wood fired
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BOB'S BIG BOY

4211 Riverside Drive, Burbank - Go back to the 50's for the "original double deck hamburger" at the oldest remaining Bob's Big Boy located in Burbank. Built in 1949 it has been designated a California state point of historical inte
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LAS FUENTES

18415 Vanowen St. Reseda 91335
818.708.3344
This is the editors personal favorite Mexican restaurant. They have a vibrantly colorful dining area and also have a small outdoor patio. Order at th
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MARSTON’S RESTAURANT

151 East Walnut St. Pasadena, CA 91103 626 796-2459 - I spied Marston’s restaurant on a recent outing to Pasadena. This adorable house, converted into an even more adorable country cottage, is the perfe
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CIUDAD - SEDUCTIVE FLAVORS OF THE LATIN WORLD.

445 South Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA Downtown LA 213.486.5171 - The downtown restaurant of chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger (a.k.a. Too Hot Tamales), Ciudad serves the seductive flavors of the Latin world. Ciudad’s menu features adventurous South American cocktails, tapas style appetizers, favorite dis
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BORDER GRILL - HAND SHAKEN MARGARITAS AND MODERN MEXICAN FOOD

1445 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 310.451.1655 - Border Grill is the vibrant urban cantina where chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken (a.k.a. Too Hot Tamales) present upscale modern Mexican food. Favorites include hand-shaken margaritas, green corn tamales, rock shrimp ceviche, grilled marina
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CASITO DEL CAMPO

1920 Hyperion Ave 90027 (323) 662-4255 - Mexican food and Margaritas 7 days a week. 10% discount if you make reservations on-line. Founded in 1962 by Rudy Del Campo ( a dancer who played one of the Sharks in Westside Story) and his wife Nin More ....

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