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  1. Foodievents
    Alice Waters Coming to UCLA ‘Science and Food’ SeriesThe Chez Panisse owner will join a discussion panel on nutrition.
  2. Chicken Wars
    Will Bruins Bear a Chick-Fil-A in Westwood?The chain is taking over UCLA’s Burger King.
  3. Sweet News
    Dr. Oz Pushes for a High-Fructose-Corn-Syrup-Free AmericaThe TV doctor resorts to Reagan-era scare tactics to inform people of the sweeteners.
  4. Foodievents
    Rene Redzepi, David Chang, and Nathan Myhrvold Coming to Town for UCLA’sThe series explores modernist meat and the use of microbes in ramen, among other science-y subjects.
  5. Deals
    50 Cent Wings at Napa Valley Grille TonightTaylor Boudreaux pairs Pabst with sesame chili glazed chicken.
  6. Mediavore
    Captain Kirk Boldly Deep-Fries a Turkey; Cambodia Fries Up TarantulasWilliam Shatner plays it safe as a chef for a new All State spot.
  7. Mediavore
    Florida Prisoner Protests Soy Diet; UCLA Cafeteria Goes GlobalMystery meat is increasingly being replaced by sushi and pork ramen.
  8. Closings
    Ding Dong! Ching Chong Ling Long is Dead!The associated Palace restaurant couldn’t take the heat any longer and is calling it quits.
  9. Beef
    Is Ching Chong Ling Long Wrong?Is Assemblyman Mike Eng missing the point? Or are these UCLA students just being scandalous?
  10. Mediavore
    Egg Cartel Accused Of Inflating Prices; $50,000 Reward Offered in Killing ofAn alleged scheme finds egg farmers and a huge egg trade group killing hens to stifle the supply of eggs.
  11. Mediavore
    Calorie Commando Being Sentenced Today; Marine Tries to End Dog-EatingJuan Carlos Cruz plead guilty to solicitation of murder in a plot to kill his wife, while the practice of munching on canine meat has a strong new opponent.
  12. Mediavore
    Kim Chi Prices Soar; Asia De Cuba Gets AnimatedWhile cabbage costs go through the roof, The Simpsons dine at Jeffrey Chodorow’s chain.
  13. Tony Tony Tony
    Where Does Anthony Bourdain Not Make Reservations in L.A.?He doesn’t seem too familiar with our scene, but believes the hype nonetheless.
  14. MEdiavore
    J. Gold Serves Up Udon; UCLA Reveals Its Food ClosetL.A. biggest critic offers a Japanese movie at L.A.’s film festival and The Bruins provide for hungry students.
  15. Empire Building
    Barney’s Beanery Expands to WestwoodA fifth location is coming, though overdue, in college country.
  16. Rants
    New Yorker Ivy Stark Attacks L.A.’s Mexican FoodFive years at UCLA showed Dos Caminos’ chef the limits of L.A.’s Mexican cuisine.
  17. Openings
    The Glendon Bar and Kitchen Opens Tomorrow Night in WestwoodLunch service follows in a few weeks.
  18. Foodievents
    Chefs and Cooking Superstars Invade Upcoming Festival of BooksMark Peel and Alice Waters headline on the cooking stage after Top Chef vets warm it up.
  19. Previews
    The Glendon Hopes to Save Westwood, Due April 12thCocktails and comfort eats are planned near U.C.L.A.
  20. Closings
    Isshin Gets the Axe in WestwoodA Japanese restaurant closes, with worthy options still nearby.
  21. Truckin’
    UCLA Closes BombShelter, Creates Daily Food Truck HavenAfter the Santa Monica food truck lot’s quick demise, Bruins are picking up the slack.
  22. User’s Guide
    User’s Guide: Where to Eat Near U.C.L.A.What’s new and notable in U.C.L.A. area dining.
  23. Empire Building
    Provecho Owner Jill Bigelow Could Revist Plans for UCLA EateryProvecho’s co-owner once spent 100 hours drafting a plan for a UCLA restaurant.
  24. Mediavore
    Piven Pissed About Sushi Jokes; Local Teachers Study Global FoodsJeremy Piven throws a fit over Kattan’s sushi barbs while UCLA offers L.A. high school teachers a look at international food cultures.