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Stupid Stealer Stuck at Steak & Stein
24-year-old Fernando Castillo’s attempted robbery of a computer monitor quickly went from dumb to dumber.
From Teamster to Taquero: Q&A With Guerrilla Tacos’ Wes Avila
The Pico-Rivera local tells us a brick-and-mortar might be around the bend.
President Obama’s Shark Fin Faux-Pas; Dino’s Burgers Opens in Pico-Rivera
Tongues wag as The Commander in Chief goes to one of San Francisco’s last restaurant’s serving the banned delicacy.
The Other Critics
Virbila Holds a Mirror Up to Newport’s Mozza; Gold Soaks in Dal Rae
critic feels the Silverton-Batali food is identical to the original, but that the room has been stripped of its soul.
Chipotle Should Fit Just Fine into Brentwood, Opening August 20th
Coming in across from Coral Tree Cafe, this next phase of burritofication actually makes sense.
South L.A. Fast Food Ban Becomes Permanent; Kung Pao Kitten Recipe Doesn’t Go
New stand alone eateries cannot be built within a half-mile of one another, while a joke recipe makes a lot of people see red.
Food Safety Bill Vote Today; Four Loko Steps Aside For Boozy Whipped Cream
The latest potential trend in teenage drinking emerges, while food safety is discussed in the government.
Political Fast Food Fights Sweep California; Gordon Ramsay Sued By Father-In-Law
Gavin Newsom might repeal a happy meal ban in NorCal, while lobbyists fight a fast food moratorium in SoCal.
Pico-Rivera’s Barney’s Hit With Lawsuit, Fears For Its Life
Owner Dan Miller says the charges could be “the final straw,” while his wife calls them “extortion.”
Eagle Rock Brewery Scores A Gold Medal; Where George Duke Eats
A brand new beer maker takes home honors at The Great American Beer Festival, while a jazz musician points out his favorite eating spots in L.A.
Andrew W.K. Dreams of Spicy Restaurant; L&L Hawaiian Sells $266 Million Lottery
A serious rocker would love to devote an eatery to the hotter things in life, while a PIco-Rivera restaurant earns a million dollar commission.
Soldiers Survives on Spam; EU Considers Bluefin Fishing Ban
After their helicopter was shot down, British troops lived off canned meat.
The Other Critics
El Parian Gets Gold’s Goat Right; Kuh’s Kudos Go To The Del Rae
Jonathan Gold gets assurance his favorite still rings true, and Patrick Kuh visits a 50-year old Pico-Rivera classic.
What Is L.A.’s Best Mexican Restaurant?
Zapien’s gets nods for Best Mexican Restaurant, but tipped the scales itself.