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  1. Gone Green
    Kroger Converts Unsold Groceries Into Alternative PowerThe grocery giant is salvaging 150 tons of food waste per day.
  2. Quote of the Day
    Feeding South L.A. Through Urban FarmingThe co-founder of L.A. Green Grounds gives a Ted Talk on bolstering the community with edible gardens.
  3. Slideshow
    The 17 Craziest Foods Found at Natural Products Expo West 2013Will White Girl Salsa, pre-natal Gatorade, and bee-less honey become the trends of the future?
  4. Coming Soon
    Vegan Food Gets Real: Tal Ronnen Adding Crossroads To The Growing Scene OfHis new venture comes on the heels of other chef-driven, plant-based concepts opening that also serve cocktails.
  5. Freebies
    PETA Giving Away Free Lunch Today in DowntownWe like these guys much better when they’re giving food away instead of banning it.
  6. Gone Green
    L.A. Supports ‘Meatless Mondays’L.A.’s embrace marks the third and biggest city to stand with the movement.
  7. Gone Green
    Carrotmob Plans to Veg Out at Fresh ‘n Easy in Pasadena TomorrowActivists will send the store business as a reward, while giving you free ice cream to get you there.
  8. Gone Green
    Brite Spot Catering to Echo Park’s Meatless Masses, Peddler’s Creamery Sets UpChef Darby Aldaco is ditching the frozen veggie burgers to make his own.
  9. Gone Green
    Silver Lake Middle School Pushes Out PolysterenesLAUSD will phase out Styrofoam containers and lunch trays as a result.
  10. Gone Green
    Once a Week, Cacao Considers VegetariansEvery Tuesday, the meat-free will have two meat-free Mexican options.
  11. Gone Green
    New Sunday Farmers Market Grows DowntownAn earlier approach failed in three weeks, so this time the Southland Farmers Market Association was brought in to organize.
  12. Gone Green
    Le Bec-Fin Gets Its First Ever Recycling BinIt’s a first for the 42-year-old restaurant.
  13. Menus
    Susan Feniger’s Street Honors Alcatraz Escape, Tonight in HollywoodChef Kajsa Alger says, “I am semi-obsessed with the [escape] story.”
  14. Gone Green
    L.A.’s Plastic Bags To Be Blown AwayA county-wide ban on single use plastic bags won’t extend to the produce section.
  15. Gone Green
    Are L.A.’s Shopping Carts and Plastic Bags Under Attack?L.A. City Council considers a city-wide ban on the bags, while an anonymous critic bashes shopping cart safeguards.
  16. Gone Green
    La Brea Bakery Goes ElectricThe company adds four zero-emissions vehicles to deliver throughout the city.
  17. Mediavore
    Beerathon Refunding Money to 4,000 Participants; Whole Foods to Green Up FishThe even has come under fire from the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control.
  18. Mediavore
    Overeating Takes Toll on Seniors; How to Get a Liquor LicenseTime to take grandpa off the bear claws.
  19. Mediavore
    FDA Warns 1-800-GET-THIN Over Misleading Ads; Toxic Bloom Spells Doom forThe agency wants the cheery lap-band commercials to change their tune, insisting they skip the serious side of the risky surgery.
  20. Mediavore
    Tracking Tapas and Ramen Through L.A.; Target Plans 100% Sustainable Fish SalesS. Irene Virbila looks at five places to get your small plates on, while Andrew Froug maps out the bubbling ramen scene.
  21. Mediavore
    Dole Food Co. Settles Over $9 Billion in Lawsuits; Guy Fieri Plans CarnivalThe rambunctious T.V. chef might also open his own New York restaurant, whether the city wants it or not.
  22. Mediavore
    Michael Jackson’s Chef Gives Testimony; Top Chef Vets Opening EverywhereKai Chase says she was making lunch when she learned of the dire emergency.
  23. Gone Green
    Santa Monica Officially Sacks The Plastic BagHowever, the penalty for those who don’t bring their own is just a mere ten cents per forest-shredding paper bag.
  24. Mediavore
    Fruit Flies Threaten San Gabriel Valley Crops; Pinpointing Michelin Star CitiesThe pests are causing panic in the region’s farmland.
  25. Mediavore
    Somali Food Aid Blocked by Extremists; Fat Duck Chef Has a New BirdAfter 20 years, Heston Blumenthal is now dating Suzanne Pirret, an American woman branded as “saucy” in The Telegraph.
  26. The Gold Watch
    J. Gold’s Brother Goes Behind the Scenes of Shark Fin Op-EdThe activist even claims to have once physically threatened his brother for eying the shark fin at a Chinese restaurant.
  27. Gone Green
    A Certified Farmer’s Market is Coming to Athens ParkThe storied spread will see new life every Wednesday with certified organics.
  28. Gone Green
    Albertson’s Embraces Zero-Waste Program, Thwarts Freegan ActivismSupervalu, which owns the ubiquitous supermarket chain, plans to divert 90% of its waste away from landfills at 40 stores.
  29. Mediavore
    An Ecofriendly Fourth of July; Sir Cliff Richard Makes Memphis Fried ChickenThe 70-year-old British pop star also makes decent soul food.
  30. Mediavore
    Snooki Peddles Pickle Flip-Flops; Potatoes Make You FatThe Jersey Shore star gets into the footwear business.
  31. Gone Green
    Wait, Dads Can Be Vegans Too?Quarry Girl has two specials for the meat-free father in your life, who we promise not to make fun.
  32. Mediavore
    LAUSD Gears Up To Make Food Donations; Coffee Causes HallucinationsThe Los Angeles School District will start donating its significant stock of unused food to local non-profits starting next week.
  33. Mediavore
    SoCal Supermarket Strike Looming; Where to Find E. ColiEmployees at Southern California’s top three grocery giants are readying to strike over health benefits.
  34. Mediavore
    Tyler the Creator Alleges Racism at Australian Restaurant; Jamaica’s GoingThe rapper draws some furious critics, while many countries in The Caribbean consider growing their own.
  35. Mediavore
    LAUSD Appeases Critics Through Flavored Milk Ban; Joseph Mahon Finds a FullertonThe ban has been considered for some time, but will allow LAUSD a little breathing room.
  36. Mediavore
    Lindsay Lohan Sentenced To Serve Food; Yum Brands Buys China’s Little SheepThe actress will spend the bulk of her 480 community service hours serving the Downtown Women’s Center.
  37. Gone Green
    Triscuits Bringing Urban Farms to L.A. and ChicagoKraft’s efforts seem designed to highlight the fact that Triscuits, unlike its Kool-Aid, Oreo Fudge Cremes, or Velveeta, is actually made out of whole grains.
  38. Truckin'
    It Ain’t Easy Going Green: Yalla Truck Turns CarnivorousVegan blogger Quarry Girl sounds extra-morose while noting the truck’s conversion.
  39. Mediavore
    Sewing Needle Found in Chili’s Ribs; How to Drink Pigeon MilkIn other news, Pepsi and Jamba Juice have both gone very green.
  40. Gone Green
    Whole Foods Embraces Vegans on Meatless MondaysWill a discount at Whole Foods result in a carnivorous chow-down that leaves vegans empty-handed?
  41. Mediavore
    Bud Light and Doritos Ads Score During Superbowl; USC Embracing Local FoodMeanwhile, the First Lady pushes for smaller portions at restaurants.
  42. Gone Green
    Larkin’s Embraces Vegan SoulAfter all, someone has to counter the damage done at Spring Street Smokehouse’s upcoming rib-battle.
  43. Mediavore
    Starbucks Changes Its Logo; Food Trucks Robbed in KTownAfter 40 years, the coffee company is entitled to a mid-life crisis.
  44. Gone Green
    Stop Messing with Our Meat: Even Steakhouses Cater to The Veggie CentricBoth locations of Boa have introduced dishes featuring seasonal winter veggies, perhaps to bring Brad Pitt to the table.
  45. Blehtacular
    Banana and Asparagus Cupcakes and Sugar Snap Profiteroles With Sushi Anyone?Shikibu’s brown rice sushi and organic vegetable desserts form one of the more original concepts to hit the city in a while.
  46. Mediavore
    L.A. County Restricts Foam Container Use; KFC Doubles Down on Co-Ed ButtsEnvironmentalists are pleased over new legislation, while the chicken chain’s unhealthy sandwich has a new marketing scheme.
  47. Contests
    We Have a Winner for a Week of Seed Burgers!Reader Eben Davidson hates getting too much ketchup.
  48. Loco for Locavores
    How Church & State’s Urban Garden GrowsYassmin Sarmadi’s restaurant adds freshly grown produce to its industrial stretch of Downtown.
  49. Mediavore
    Whale Meat Resurfaces; Machete Hero Saves Woman in Islands Parking LotDNA tests show whale meat served in L.A. and Korea, while police are called to an attack at a Marina del Rey restaurant.
  50. Gone Green
    Sidewalk Cafe Harnesses the Power of the SunThe 25-year-old restaurant will obtain 100% of its office and storage power from the sun.
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