The Scoop

14 notable U.S. restaurant destinations, the secret behind the cult of Three Floyds Brewing

Drinking, eating, and traveling news from around the web

  • 14 notable U.S. restaurant destinations. French Laundry is rated number one.
  • An inside look at the success of Three Floyds Brewing.
  • Ten best chefs to follow on twitter.
  • Starting November 1, Amtrak will have new rules for unaccompanied minors.

Photo: French Laundry in Yountville, CA
Photography provided by Deborah Jones

Burrata with Warm Butternut Squash, Sage and Pepitas from chef Jessica Christensen of City Tavern

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Food

Taiwanese street dishes: 5 to try in Los Angeles

The great thing about living in L.A. is the foreign street cuisine that’s readily available. Having gone to popular night markets in Taiwan (an island country in East Asia, located off the southeastern coast of China) like Raohe Street, Huaxi Street and Shilin, and eaten some of the most distinguished Taiwanese street foods, we knew what to look for here in L.A. County and the San Gabriel Valley. Here are 5 Taiwanese street dishes to try that don’t require a passport.
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TAKE A BAO’s Halloween debut, Wirtshaus’ one-day 4 course prixe fixe menu

TAKE A BAO in Studio City opened for business yesterday serving Asian and French fusion cuisine under Executive Chef Gavin Portsmouth’s tutelage.

Wirtshaus on La Brea is having another German food pairing event on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 for $45 per person. Two seatings available at 7 PM and 9 PM. Read More