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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.

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Crawfish: 5 things you didn’t know

We checked out chef Diego Velasco’s new “Crawfish Boil” feature at Memphis at the Santora in Santa Ana, CA’s Artist’s Village. Diego went on a trip to “New Orleans’ Jazz & Heritage Festival” and brought back a traditional, private party, family style meal for 8-20 guests, with his own personal touch, centering on live crawfish and paired with one ‘his or hers’ adult beverage that he’s chosen.

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Reviving an American tradition: a chat with master distiller Chuck Miller

We had the opportunity to sit down with Chuck Miller, Stillhouse’s 3rd generation master distiller, to explore their corn whiskey. In the process, we discovered the roots of America’s alcohol, the life of Chuck and the drink he’s created.