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  1. Closings
    Kikafulo Brazilian Restaurant Closes in PalmsThe shutter marks a poignant footnote to the tragic story of slain founder Monica Beresford-Redman.
  2. Mediavore
    SoCal Grocery Strike Averted; The Most Caffeinated City in the U.S.A last minute deal is reached to save both sides from a losing battle.
  3. Reopenings
    Zabumba Becomes KikaFulo Brazilian Cuisine & MusicHopefully, the new name drives away some of the tragic history.
  4. Crime Scenes
    Zabumba Landlord Taking Control of Troubled RestaurantThe transfer stymies purchase attempts from the slain owner’s sisters.
  5. Zabumba
    Zabumba In ‘Dire Financial Shape’The sisters of the slain owner are seeking permission to buy the deed for one dollar.
  6. Zabumba
    Monica’s Sister Looking To Buy ZabumbaThe purchase proposal comes after the landlord filed an eviction notice.
  7. Mediavore
    Food Inspires More High Fashion; Beresford-Redman Case Ramps UpCloris Leachman shows off a dress made with cabbage leaves.
  8. For Sale
    Permission Granted for Zabumba’s SaleA judge grants rights to the sisters of the slain owner to put the property on the auction block, but a battle still looms over who gets the assets.
  9. Mediavore
    World Could Run Out of Food by 2050; Zabumba Murder Suspect Denied ReleaseScientists warn that food security needs to improve or else dire consequences could befall the food supply.
  10. Mediavore
    Ace of Cakes Star Plans L.A. Bakery; Batali Strikes Back at His HarassersDuff Goldman announces an L.A. location of Charm City Cakes, while the red-haired celebrity chef sues the labor rights group that won’t stop calling him.
  11. Crime Scenes
    Finally, Justice Gets Served in Zabumba Murder CaseBruce Beresford Redman is arrested in suspicion of the murder of his wife, owner of the Palms Brazilian restaurant.
  12. Mediavore
    Sam Sifton Visits LudoBites; Owners of Lupita’s File False Arrest ReportThe N.Y. Times critic likes L.A.’s hottest pop-up, while two Carson restaurant owners claim to be falsely accused.
  13. Mediavore
    Dantanna’s Cleared of Copying Dan Tana’s; Pink’s Opens in LAXThe President can’t even have dessert without being bothered, while a West Hollywood classic tries to sue an Atlanta restaurant with a similar name.
  14. Mediavore
    Emeril Films New Series; Memorial For Monica Held at Zabumba TodayLagasse gears up for Fresh Food Fast and a Palms restaurant honors its slain owner.
  15. Crime Scenes
    Zabumba Manager’s Restraining Order Is TerminatedAllegations against David Beresford-Redman, father of the Zabumba murder slaying-suspect, are refuted.
  16. Mediavore
    Free Range Eggs Have High Levels of Pollution; LaBonge Warns Of ‘Mobile Society’Caged eggs are found to have lower levels of industrial pollution than their roaming counterparts and an L.A. City Councilman fears L.A.’s food truck lifestyle.
  17. Crime Scenes
    Zabumba Manager Files Protection Order Against Murder Suspect’s FatherNorma Paula De Ahlf alleges the senior Beresford-Redman acted threatening while pretending to be armed.
  18. Mediavore
    Husband Wanted in Zabumba Murder; Trader Joe’s Clerk Shot in Eagle RockBruce Beresford-Redman is being sought by authorities in his wife’s slaying, while a grocery cashier survives a gunshot during a robbery.
  19. Crime Scenes
    Judge Grants Zabumba Rights to Monica’s SistersThough the victim’s will to execute is still in question, her relatives will take control for the next 90 days.
  20. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay Relives Kitchen Nightmare in Lancaster; Zabumba-Owner’s HusbandA television pizza chef returns and a suspect in a restaurant owner’s death leaves Mexico against authorities’ advice.
  21. Mediavore
    Paula Deen Misses The Plate; Kyle McLaughlin Turns WinemakerA television chef throws a first pitch in D.C. and a Twin Peaks star spawns a Cabernet.
  22. Mediavore
    Guns Exchanged for Groceries; Justice Sought for Zubumba OwnerFamily is upset that Monica Beresford-Redmen’s killer has not been found, while over $200,000 in grocery credit is traded for old guns.
  23. Mediavore
    KFC Criticized For ‘Cure’ Campaign; Revisiting the History of the Po’BoyIs shilling fried chicken to combat cancer appropriate and who invented the po’boy?
  24. Mediavore
    FDA Slacks on Inspections; Where to Eat ‘Motor Oil’Food manufacturing sites could use more oversight and Pismo Beach serves a decadent dessert.
  25. R.I.P.
    Zabumba Owner Monica Beresford-Redman Found Dead in CancunHusband Bruce Beresford-Redman has been detained as a suspect.
  26. Missing Persons
    Zabumba Owner Missing in MexicoMonica Beresford-Redman left her Cancun hotel to go shopping and has not returned.