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  1. Video Feeds
    Check Out a Clip Of Viva Mezcal, Screening at Guelaguteza Alongside ChefThe Oaxacan chef behind El Origen will prepare antojitos for the crowd.
  2. Foodievents
    Taste of Mexico Going Bigger and Better at La Plaza De Culturas Y ArtesThe cultural outreach organization is opening the books to allow in more restaurants.
  3. Art Bites
    Guelaguetza Gets InkedTonight the city’s seminal Oaxacan restaurant will hold a party showing more work from Colectivo LaPiztola.
  4. Coming Soon
    Beard Papa Overtaking Palms’ Guelaguetza SpaceNot exactly the ideal booby prize for anyone still hoping for Mitla’s opening, but better than another 7-11.
  5. Foodievents
    Who’s Coming to Taste of Mexico, Friday November 30 in DowntownThe event is growing bigger this year with the addition of several new restaurants.
  6. Beer Me
    Mexico’s Indio Beer Targets L.A.’s Hipsters, Tonight at La CitaThe brew is being served in “possibly the best michelada” ever at Guelaguetza, prior to its coming out.
  7. Taco Town
    Who Serves L.A.’s Favorite Taco in 2012?Taco Madness voting starts today to determine who is the city’s top taco spot.
  8. Chef Shuffles
    Joshua Gil Joins BLT Steak as New Exec ChefLast we heard from the chef, he was working on Mitla with the team behind Guelaguetza before the concept fell apart.
  9. Booze News
    Bricia Lopez Springs Mezcal Bar on GuelaguetzaThe city’s main mezcal ambassador curates over 50 bottles, but saves the best for her inner circle.
  10. The Other Critics
    Gold Picks Picca, But Casts Out the Causa; Burum Finds Afghan ExpressGold loves Zarate’s new spot, but feels the few mistakes should not occur at a restaurant of this caliber.
  11. Neighborhood Watch
    Ben Bailly Bails Fraiche; Red Medicine Throws Out Lunch ServiceThe former Petrossian chef goes into catering, though we can’t imagine he won’t return to restaurants.
  12. Closings
    Pal Cabron Shutters in KTownThe siblings who started this shrine to the sandwiches of Puebla and pizzas of Oaxaca will concentrate on running their family’s Guelaguetza.
  13. Foodies With Benefits
    Score a Deep Discount for Plate-By-Plate at J Lounge$100 tickets will be offered to one of the town’s biggest tasting events for one night only next Friday.
  14. Closings
    Guelaguetza Palms Space Up For Lease; Pal Cabron Hosting Baja Chef Pop-UpNeither the opening of Mitla or the return of Guelaguetza will be there to rescue Westside Mexican food fans.
  15. The Other Critics
    Virbila Finds Beechwood Improved; Jonathan Gold Bugs Out at GuelaguetzaL.A. Times gets in another dig at Fabio Viviani, while L.A. Weekly eats insects at a familiar favorite.
  16. Slideshows
    What You Missed at 200 Years of Mexican CuisineCasita Mexicana, Frida, La Monarca Bakery, and Guelaguetza prepare a feast of regional eats to celebrate Mexico’s bi-centennial at Downtown’s St. Vibiana.
  17. Menus
    Casa Chef Alex Moreno Pays Homage to Pal Cabron’s ClayudasThe Downtown chef has two varieties of this Oaxacan pizza, inspired by some of the biggest names in the Oaxacan food business.
  18. Foodies With Benefits
    Frida, Guelaguetza, Casita Mex, and Monarca Unite for 200 Years of Mexico’sEach of the four restaurants is preparing a full menu of dishes from different Mexican states for a tasting festival at St. Vibiana’s.
  19. Foodies With Benefits
    Benjamin Bratt Joining Rivera, Guelaguetza, and Serenata at CicadaThe Wall Las Memorias Project pairs celeb awards with a powerhouse tasting.
  20. Empire Building
    Palm’s Guelaguetza Becoming Mitla, Chef Josh Gil Hits Test Kitchen TomorrowThe news bodes well for L.A.’s Mexican cuisine to start catching up with the creativity found down south.
  21. User’s Guide
    Where To Get Fed For Day of the DeadSeven celebrations and one drink recipe from The Varnish help the concept of death go down a little smoother.
  22. Openings
    Pal Cabron KTown Opens Tomorrow With Tacos, And No, That’s Not Kenny PowersBricia Lopez answers all of our questions about her newest location, even the stupid ones.
  23. Empire Building
    Cemitas Y Clayudas Pal Cabron Doubling Down to KTownThe original Guelaguetza is now closed where Bricia Lopez will bring in her ode to Oaxacan eats.
  24. The Other Critics
    Craft Casts A Spell on S. Irene Virbila; Gold Talks Taco Town at TingaGold also drops a walloping rumor about Guelaguetza’s future in Palms.
  25. Neighborhood Watch
    Library Bar Serves Food; Supper Will Be Liberated at GuelaguetzaNeighborhood Watch.
  26. Slideshow
    What You Missed at Taste of Beverly HillsFour days of chef sightings, cooking demos, and wine and cuisine appreciation left a nice taste in the mouths of 90210 residents and guests.
  27. Mediavore
    Matrice Richardson Found Dead in Malibu Canyon; Ben & Jerry’s All-Natural ClaimsThe honor student’s tragedy began when staff at Geoffrey’s restaurant had her arrested.
  28. The Other Critics
    Virbila and L.A. Mag Both Love Red O, Hate The BouncerBayless, even when AWOL, keeps packing them in, but when will the restaurant learn to stow the clipboard away?
  29. Openings
    Natura Opens In Koreatown For Oaxacan Nieves and LicuadosBricia and Fernando Lopez add a Oaxacan juice shop to their growing list of cult Mexican favorites.
  30. Foodies With Benefits
    Who Will Be At East L.A. Meets Napa, Tomorrow at Union StationLocal Mexican food legends team up with Northern vintners.
  31. The Other Critics
    Virbila Finds Chaya Venice Better Than Before; Gold Still Gaga for GuelaguetzaChef Yuichi Natori steps up the seafood at a popular beachside sushi spot, while a K-Town Mexican legend now has a huge screen to go with its famous moles.
  32. Empire Building
    Lopez Siblings Chasing Pal Cabron With Natura Nieves Oaxaquenas“Think Jamba Juice with a Oaxacan twist,” says owner Bricia Lopez.
  33. User’s Guide
    Where to Eat Around the World and Watch the World Cup in L.A.Even if soccer isn’t your favorite sport, The World Cup offers a tremendous opportunity to try new cuisines.
  34. The Ohter Critics
    Elements Enchants Virbila; J Gold Deems Pal Cabron Muy ChingonBricia and Fernando Lopez score with their sandwiches and Onil Chibas pleases Irene in Pasadena.
  35. Rants
    Ivy Stark: ‘ I Have Clearly Been Misunderstood’Dos Caminos’ chef feels she was misunderstood.
  36. Superlatives
    What Does Jonathan Gold Want You to Try Before You Die?The L.A. Weekly will publish a new food issue this week.
  37. Lists
    The Jewish Journal Tries to Burst Our Saveur-Blown BubbleDoes L.A. have further to go to fulfill Saveur’s promises?
  38. The Other Critics
    Lazy Ox Scoops Up Virbila’s Best Burger Nod; Gold Would Suffer Street Food FestL.A. Weekly overlooks flaws at a failed food event and L.A. Times boosts Downtown’s latest hot spot.
  39. Empire Building
    Guelaguetza Considers Expansion in Las Vegas and Remodels in PalmsA fancy new look is planned in Palms, too.