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South L.a.

  1. Burger Time
    USC’s The Daily Trojan Savages The Counter’s New Burger ConceptThe place is short on atmosphere and the prices add up a little too quickly for one University alum.
  2. Fast Food Bans
    South L.A.’s Fast Food Moratorium To Be Debated Tonight By City PlanningThe ban went into effect in 2010 and is facing opposition from big businesses and non-believers.
  3. Burger Time
    The Counter Launching Its Own Fast-Casual Concept: Built Custom BurgerThe new concept follows other recent shrink-jobs like Oleego by Park’s BBQ and Umami’s U-Mini.
  4. Health Concerns
    The Search For Sustainable Soul Food in L.A.No sooner does Byron Hurt bring up a healthier way of eating traditional foods, then we’re reminded of simply Wholesome in South L.A.
  5. Crime Scenes
    Hostage Taken at South Central SubwayTwo robbers armed with an assault rifle forced a customer to take them to their getaway car.
  6. Foodievents
    Mercado La Paloma Celebrating Dia de Los Muertos, Sunday in DowntownLearn how to make sugar skulls and find traditional holiday food from market vendors.
  7. Menus
    Bacaro Ditches Beefsteak Sundays For Bistro-nomical Fine-Dining MenuThe pendulum lurches slightly right in South L.A.
  8. Openings
    Yoshinoya’s Asiana Grill Opens Next To USCWhich raises the odds that UCLA could be next to get the brand’s new create-it-yourself grilling concept.
  9. Empire Building
    Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Company Opening Three More L.A. StoresThe next location is due for USC.
  10. Saucy
    Bacaro Bottles Its Chipotle AioliFollowing Umami’s lead, the South Central wine bar merchandizes a favorite condiment.
  11. Gone Green
    A Certified Farmer’s Market is Coming to Athens ParkThe storied spread will see new life every Wednesday with certified organics.
  12. Video Feed
    Reason.TV Tries to Down-Size South L.A.’s Fast-Food MoratoriumA conservative website brings out its “experts” to debunk the thinking that first went into the decision.
  13. Burger Time
    The Wrong Burgers To F@%! WithLos Angelicious eats five “hood burgers” in South L.A. in five days.
  14. Mediavore
    Lady Gaga Performs With Food Poisoning; Groupon Pulls Superbowl AdLady Gaga explains, “I don’t want them to think I am human, let alone drunk.”
  15. Mediavore
    Michael Voltaggio Hosting Sundance Ping Pong Battle; Bernard Parks Defends FastThe city councilman stresses that another burger chain is the last thing his constituents need.
  16. Taco Town
    Carnitas To Please Us at Tacos Los GuichosSorry, no pig uterus makes the cut in these authentic Mexico City-style pork tacos.
  17. Mediavore
    South L.A. Fast Food Ban Becomes Permanent; Kung Pao Kitten Recipe Doesn’t GoNew stand alone eateries cannot be built within a half-mile of one another, while a joke recipe makes a lot of people see red.
  18. Health Concerns
    South L.A. Fast Food Moratorium Likely To Remain“Westwood and Venice have community design guidelines for new construction and renovations; South Los Angeles deserves the same,” says council member Jan Perry.
  19. Mediavore
    Political Fast Food Fights Sweep California; Gordon Ramsay Sued By Father-In-LawGavin Newsom might repeal a happy meal ban in NorCal, while lobbyists fight a fast food moratorium in SoCal.
  20. Health Concerns
    How Fast Food Will Survive in South CentralOne suggestion is a ban on new constructions within a half-mile of each other.
  21. Mediavore
    Evan Kleiman Calls For More Farm Food in The City; PETA Kills Dancing ShrimpThe Good Food host seeks to increase access to actual good food, while animal rights activists protest a seafood dish in Sacramento.
  22. Slideshow
    First Look at Moreton Fig, Open at USC8,000-square feet of LEED certified space set the backdrop for professors to hude away over Bradley Ogden’s seasonal menu.
  23. Mediavore
    LAX Concession Plans Stalled By Politics; South L.A. Fast Food Ban Might EndureA ban once set to expire gets recharged, while Angelenos may have to forget about Nancy Silverton and Susan Feniger at the airport.
  24. Openings
    Moreton Fig Opens Monday At USCThe Trojans are about to get their own seasonal restaurant, with menus designed by Bradley Ogden.
  25. The Other Critics
    Virbila Ventures to South Beverly Grill; Gold Guesses At His Choonchun DinnerThe Houstons chain scores three stars, while L.A. Weekly navigates an untranslated menu.
  26. Mediavore
    Chefs Compete For Local Ingredients; Goldman Sachs Accused of Aiding Global FoodLocavore chefs are racing to be first at the farm while the banking behemoth denies involvement.
  27. Foodie Fundraisers
    Where to Eat, Drink, Gamble, and Do a Little Time for L.A. Non-ProfitsWhole Foods and BJ’s Brewhouse give up their goods for two causes.
  28. Gadgets
    iPhone Explores the ‘East Side’How far does a new restaurant app go on the iPhone?
  29. Mediavore
    John Lennon Loved Cream and Corn Flakes; Activists Push to Block New ConvenienceJohn Lennon had a favorite midnight snack, and some activists are trying to stop the construction of new convenience stores in South Los Angeles.
  30. Mediavore
    South Central Farmers Thrive in Central Cali; Food Vendor Dies in Dodger StadiumThe South Central Farmers feel their fate turn-around, while a food vendor has a heart-attack in Dodger Stadium.
  31. Mediavore
    Zagat Scraps Its O.C. Guide; South L.A.’s Fast Food Ban Under QuestionZagat stops printing a guide to Orange County while South L.A.’s ban on new fast food restaurants is predicted to be ineffective.
  32. Empire Building
    Mr. Cecil’s Ribs Are Tickled by Manhattan Beach EconomyA new Mr. Cecil’s California Ribs opens in Manhattan Beach, where the owner sees dollar signs.
  33. Mediavore
    L.A. Has Plans for Its Leftovers; South Central Welcomes New MarketsLos Angeles plans to donate leftover food following big events and two new markets are in South Central’s future.
  34. Mediavore
    Disney’s Master Sommelier Splits; Food Safety Costs Doubled for Leafy GreensSommelier Michael Jordan leaves Disney to start his own winery and leafy greens farmers are seenig food safety costs sky-rocket.
  35. Mediavore
    Wurstkuche Continues to Boom; MOCA Will Replace Patina with LemonadeWurstkuche more than weathers the economic storm, while MOCA has a new food vendor.
  36. In Memorium
    Henry ‘Hank’ Silva of Bill’s Taco House Passes AwayA cheap eats legend passes away in Los Angeles.
  37. Mediavore
    Bottled Water is New Weapon in South L.A.; Dolphin Meat Documentary SurfacesWater is used to curb violence in So. Central while dolphins’ need for safe harbors in Japan is exposed.