What is commonly called the Chinese New Year, is actually the lunar new year, one of the most celebrated holidays in many Asian cultures, including Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese.
Articles by Mallory Carra
Independently produced movie review series Just Seen It is set to make its national debut on PBS on January 16th, a long cry from its debut as a Web series. We caught up with creator David Freedman to discuss the Culver City-based show’s expansion to the national market and the challenges with running an independent production operation.
Los Angeles Restaurants offer plenty of cozy candlelit corners for an enchanting Valentine’s Day dinner with a special someone. Here are our favorites for February 14th. The Little Door This Third Street eatery dishes up a French-Mediterranean menu with excellent proteins, including grilled prime rib, filet mignon, pan-seared venison and the very popular mustard and…
The Grilled Cheese Truck emerged in the LA food truck scene after chef Dave Danhi entered his Cheesy Mac and Rib sandwich in the Los Angeles Grilled Cheese Invitational in 2009. Since then, the Grilled Cheese Truck has been heralded as one of the best places to get grilled cheese by Zagat, CBS News, GQ Magazine, and Conde Nast Traveler, among others.
Chef Roy Choi pioneered the Los Angeles food truck craze when he rolled out the very first Kogi BBQ truck, serving up fusion Korean BBQ, in 2008. Four years later, hundreds of food trucks roam the city among four Kogi BBQ trucks and Choi’s empire has expanded to four different brick-and-mortar ventures: A-Frame, Sunny Spot, Alibi Room and Chego, which is currently under renovation.
Lobos may mean wolves in Spanish, but The Lobos Truck is more known in the Los Angeles food truck scene for its deliciously comforting mac and cheeses, Kobe Chinook burger, and Wachos—a wildly popular combination of waffle fries and nachos—than the wolf on the red truck’s logo.
Trailer Park Truck is new to the LA food truck scene but it’s already making an impact with its sweet chicken and waffles recipe, rock ‘n’ roll attitude and low-brow chic design sensibilities. We caught up with the team behind truck to find out more.
In Los Angeles and communities throughout the United States, the holiday season is a popular time to volunteer. Several local programs and organizations provide volunteer opportunities during the holidays and beyond.
For those who prefer breakfast food for lunch, dinner and dessert, the Buttermilk Truck roams the streets of Los Angeles with favorites like red velvet chocolate chip pancakes, chicken and waffles and donut holes. We caught up with owner Gigi Pascual to find out more about the truck.
The Lime Truck isn’t just famous for its fresh and inventive American Cuisine recipes. The bright lime-green truck has bragging rights among other Los Angeles food trucks as the second season winner of the Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race TV series in 2011.