#Restaurants

Food & Drink | Travel

50 States, 50 Amazing Barbecue Joints - Pictures - Chowhound

You've heard of Texas-style barbecue and North Carolina's vinegar sauce, but there's mouthwatering 'cue in all 50 states.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Do You Remember These 15 Defunct Restaurant Chains?

Pull up a seat, open the menu, and let's look at some defunct restaurant chains you might not even remember.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Home - Manila Sunset Filipino Restaurant

Welcome to Manila Sunset. We cannot promise to give you the grandeur of the famous sunset at Manila Bay, but only the authentic taste of the Philippine cuisine and the country's legendary hospitality.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Discover the Very Best Kids Menus in LA

These date night worthy spots all have kids menus that go waaaay beyond bland burgers and mystery meat nuggets!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Hooters Is Closing Its Restaurants Because Millennials Aren’t Interested In Breasts Anymore

Millenials have recently been tried in the court of public opinion for "killing" industries from diamonds to fabric softener. But a new study may have them

Entertainment | Culture/Art/Random cool stuff

Hong Kong Hustle best blog in HK | Hong Kong Hustle

Hong Kong Hustle - the best blog about music, fashion, nightlife, art, film, culture and cool in HK. Your guide to the city!

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

On an Echo Park corner, Jonathan Gold finds the neighborhood pizzeria reinvented

Cosa Buona, from chef Zach Pollack, is like your local pizza parlor but better. You haven't had finer mozzarella sticks. "Chopped salad" doesn't do it justice. Get sausage and mustard green pizza.

Food & Drink | Food

Best Ice Cream Shops in America

Discover the best ice cream parlors in the country and what flavor you need to order at these sweet spots.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The 50 Best Drive-In Restaurants in the U.S. | Mental Floss

The prime of American drive-ins might be behind us, but there are still plenty of these nostalgic roadside eateries available. Whether you're looking for a quick bite or a more specialty meal, drive-ins offer one benefit that most other restaurants simply can't—fries and floats from the comfort of your own vehicle.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The Proud Bird

Offering distinguished service, top-notch American cuisine and a lesson in history, swing by and hear the buzz of the planes flying by from Van Nuys airport. You're sure to have an experience that's a departure from all the rest.

Miscellaneous | Stuff

Drop Everything: A Permanent Hello Kitty Cafe Has Just Arrived in California | Brit Co

A digital media and commerce company that enables creativity through inspirational content and online classes.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Last Howard Johnson’s in the Universe

America’s first great restaurant chain comes to the end of the road

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

This Culver City restaurant has a nine-page beer list

At the Cannibal — the meat-centered New York import anchoring Culver City’s Platform retail and restaurant development — beer is given as much consideration as the sustainably farmed and heritage meats on the menu. 

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Best Restaurants To Visit With Incredible Art And Decor | Domino

Discover how to syndicate a love for visual art and fine dining with these restaurants worth visiting for visual art and decor alone. Dine under the best masterpieces in New York City and Los Angeles. For more, head to Domino.

Food & Drink | Food

Taco Bell is now one of America's healthiest fast-food chains - Business Insider

Taco Bell has started to become one of the country’s healthiest fast-food chains.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

After 8 Decades And Countless Pastrami Sandwiches, New York's Carnegie Deli Folds

The iconic deli in midtown Manhattan is closing its doors after nearly 80 years in business. Its oversized sandwiches defined a certain kind of New York restaurant.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Jonathan Gold goes on a holiday tamale crawl across L.A.

I don’t think you can find them all on Google, but this is probably the 12th or 13th time I have been assigned to write a year-end tamale piece, and for almost all of them I have made the rounds of more or less the same Boyle Heights tamaleros before de

Food & Drink | Food

McDonald’s Italy Introduces Nutella Burgers (Plus More of the Weirdest International Fast Foods)

Great or gross? Take a look at the oddest eats from McDonald’s, KFC, and other chains around the world

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Love salsa? Where to find the rare, delicious salsa de aceite

Sometimes you wander up to a glowing taco truck on a dark street, no expectations beyond the easy gratification of meat in a tortilla, and you find something better. Maybe it has a pile of fresh masa and someone to expertly shape it. Or maybe, as is the

Food & Drink | Travel

The Best Outdoor Activities in Chicago

The best runs, rides, climbs, and places to refuel in the Windy City

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Transforming the Taco: The Origins of Taco Bell | KCET

For the innovative, restless Glen Bell, the opening of the first Taco Bell was simply the idea that finally caught fire, after a decade of working to bring a Mexican-inspired menu to the masses.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

5 things you need to know about the Guerrilla Tacos restaurant coming to the Arts District

Guerrilla Tacos, Wes Avila’s farmers market-fueled taco truck that has become part of the downtown Arts District culinary landscape over the past couple of years, will transition into a brick-and-mortar location in the same neighborhood next year, Av

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Howard Johnson restaurant to close, leaving only 1 more iconic eatery

The closing will leave only one Howard Johnson restaurant, in Lake George, New York.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Chinatown's Hop Louie May Be Closing Soon

Whether or not you've eaten there, you know the restaurant's colorful facade.

Food & Drink | Food

There’s No Place Like Home: Eats for Transplants

Here's where you can introduce your LA babies to the hometown eats you grew up on!

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

These 9 Restaurants Serve The Best Wings In Oregon

Just about everyone can agree that there are few things more appetizing than a plate of juicy, saucy, perfectly-cooked chicken wings. There are certain restaurants that have a particular knack for the art of wings—and

Travel | Travel

Los Angeles' Oldest Restaurants

Although the restaurant industry is cyclical in nature and trends come and go, there are certain restaurants that stand the test of time in Los Angeles.

Food & Drink | Food

Scientific killjoys name 2016’s most calorie-laden chain restaurant dishes · Newswire · The A.V. Club

Food & Drink | Food

Now Clucking: Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken

We know where you can find the very best fried chicken in town. Seriously.

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Din Tai Fung temporarily closes original shop in the SGV, opens flagship in the Westfield Santa Anita mall

I was, I confess, expecting to see a lot of mournful faces in the line outside the original U.S. Din Tai Fung in Arcadia last weekend, only a few hours before it was scheduled to shut down for a remodel. The faded strip-mall restaurant may not have served

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

This humble South LA stand is the birthplace of the chili dog

How one fast food legend continues to thrive after all these years

Food & Drink | Food

McDonald's expands all-day breakfast menu

The fast food giant revealed on Wednesday that it will be expanding its All-Day Breakfast menu to include biscuit, McMuffin and McGriddle sandwiches.

Travel | Travel

Top 20 Favorite Maui Restaurants - ALL ABOUT MAUI Travel Blog

Where to dine on Maui? Eat like a local! Top 20 favorite Maui restaurants and dining tips from a local resident. Pictured: The Sea House on Napili Bay

History | History

The Evolution of Restaurant Menus - OpenTable Blog

Restaurant menus have evolved at lightning speed since the inception of the personal printer.

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

World's top chefs share fave food experiences - CNN.com

On the eve of the 2016 World's Best Restaurant awards, chefs from some of the world's top eateries nominate an all-time favorite culinary experience.

Food & Drink | Food

The Best Fried Chicken in Los Angeles | KCET

There are so many varieties of this American classic. Whether you prefer them coated in a sweet chili sauce or paired with tabasco maple butter, there's really something for everyone's fried chicken cravings.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Hamburger Joints for Los Angeles kids

Wondering where to eat the best hamburgers with kids in Los Angeles? Try one of these places where you can find Los Angeles' best hamburgers for children.

Food & Drink | Food

10 Of The Oldest Restaurants In Southern California

Did you know there are restaurants here in SoCal that are over 100 years old? Check out these 10 spots in SoCal that are full of history and full of flavor.

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Why Inglewood is a pretty great place to eat now, even before the Rams start playing

Inglewood will soon be home to the returning Los Angeles Rams, but football fans aren’t the only ones who should take note of this South L.A. city. With a diverse array of affordable and family-owned restaurants serving many hard-to-find specialties, it

Food & Drink | Restaurants

This new Hollywood restaurant only serves breakfast at night. And they have spiked cereal milk

If you're eating breakfast after 10 p.m., you've probably been out drinking, or just getting off work. Maybe you're sitting at Denny's, maybe Norms. And it's way too bright in the dining room. 

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Cupids Hot Dogs

The official website for the iconic Cupid's Hot Dogs. Serving the best chili dogs in Los Angeles since 1946.

Food & Drink | Food

Shake Shack Comes to LA

It's been a long time coming. Shake Shack has opened in Los Angeles, prime In-N-Out territory. Let the battle of the burgers commence.

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

The 7 sins of eating sushi. (Note: You're probably guilty of all of them) - LA Times

Manners matter when eating sushi, especially if you're seated at the sushi bar. Here are the seven cardinal sins to avoid.

News | Interesting Stuff

37 Amazing Chalkboard Signs Outside Restaurants That Are Hilarious AF

Chalkboard signs. The only little creative space (yes I'm being sarcastic) that restaurant owners use to lure hungry customers into their humble shacks. Bu

Family & Parenting | Kids

The Best Hot (And Cold!) Chocolates for Cocoa Lovin’ Kids

Here are the very best decadent drink emporiums in town that will delight your kids whether the weather is frightful or delightful.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

World famous chef Anthony Bourdain won't eat restaurant fish on Mondays — and there's a very good reason why

After more than 30 years of experience in the cooking industry, world famous chef and bestselling author Anthony Bourdain has learned the ins and outs of how food gets from the kitchen to your plate.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Great Eateries That Come With a Side of Entertainment for Kids

Are you ready for a meal where you can actually taste your food, not just dine and dash? Sounds like you need one of our favorite spots, where kid sized fun comes with the meal.

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Where to Eat in Atlanta

A selection of restaurant options for the discerning diner.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Soups On! 7 Slurp-Worthy LA Spots

When winter's chill rattles your bones, warm up with some of the best soups in town that no kid can resist.

Food & Drink | Food

Taco Bell Unveils Its Quesalupa During the Super Bowl. Here’s What It Tastes Like

Taco Bell has finally unveiled its newest menu item: the Quesalupa, which is served with a giant dollop of hype.

Food & Drink | Food

Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Westwood | Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants | Food | KCET

Many historic shops and restaurants of the neighborhood were wiped away during the 1960s and '70s, but new classics remain today.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Just Opened: Have A Winter Picnic at LA Picnic

This healthy new Culver City eatery that's perfect for families (choices galore and they'll bring dinner to your car!) makes sticking to your "New Year, new eating choices" resolution a picnic.

Food & Drink | Food

9 Top Spots for Ramen in LA

Will ramen overtake beef noodle to be the trendiest soup of 2016? Mentions were up 25% last year, with miso, spicy and classic versions all climbing the charts. Here's where to get it in LA.

Food & Drink | LA Spots

Trejo's Tacos to serve 'most delicious tacos known to man' | abc7.com

Danny Trejo is opening Trejo's Tacos in Los Angeles, serving up what he calls 'the most delicious tacos known to man.'

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Chicago's 10 Oldest Restaurants Thrive by Staying (Mostly) the Same

Simple food, decent prices and stellar neon signs — that's what these eateries seem to have in common.

Food & Drink | Food

Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Koreatown | Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants | Food | KCET

This neighborhood is home to the most neon signs, densely packed strip malls, valet parkers, and Korean restaurants in all of L.A. County.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

The SGV Now Has a Communism-Themed Restaurant

In the San Gabriel Valley, themed restaurants are a different breed. There’s the completely politically incorrect Uncle Yu’s Indian Restaurant — which has waitresses wearing skimpy Native American outfits. Then there’s the odd Jurassic Park-themed

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Joni Mitchell Inspired New Restaurant in Los Angeles | MissOpen

The restaurant’s name, Estrella, comes from Mitchell’s song “Ladies of the Canyon.” The hippie-styled restaurant features a cocktail inspired by Joni Mitchell, and it is located on Sunset Boulevard. Estrella serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner a

Food & Drink | Food

Every Fast Food Breakfast Item—Ranked

“My body is completely confused,” my friend Rachel said as she sat down in my office. “I had dinner for breakfast.”

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Chicago's native foods, from familiar fare to obscure originals

A list of meaty, messy and often obscure city originals that's meant to get you out of your comfort zone.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Clifford Clinton: The Man and His Cafeteria Shaped Food and Politics in L.A. | Departures | KCET

Clifford Clinton, best known as the founder of Clifton's Cafeteria, was not only a colorful restaurateur, but also a political reformer, mayoral candidate, and the founder of Meals for Millions.

Food & Drink | Food

Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Burbank | Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants | Food | KCET

With its rich history in the entertainment world, it's easy to find a classic establishment in Burbank that harkens back to the "two martini lunch."

Food & Drink | Food

Fast Food Chains, As Ranked By American Consumers

American consumers have spoken and they have ranked America's fast food chains. Where did your favorite end up?

Food & Drink | Food

19 Ways to Spot a Fake Mexican Restaurant

Even though it’s basically the same four ingredients, Mexican food comes in all shapes and sizes, from Mexico City street tacos to fancy enchiladas.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

Here are some ways restaurants use their menus to influence what you’re having for dinner.

Food & Drink | Food

The Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline 2015

Breakfast: It’s not just for breakfast anymore.

Food & Drink | Food

KFC Runs DNA Test on Alleged ‘Deep Fried Rat’ – Guess What They Found

Last week the Internet recoiled in horror when a man in California posted a video of what appeared to be a deep-fried rat that had been served to him at a local KFC. However, it seems that KFC got hold of this alleged rodent and ran some DNA tests on it a

Food & Drink | Food

The Best and Worst Restaurants for Your Waistline in 2015

Eat This, Not That! put 65 major chain restaurants under the nutritional microscope—for both your benefit and that of your family.

Food & Drink | Food

These Are the Worst Items at Every Fast-Food Chain

Here are the worst items at the biggest fast-food chains out there. Order at your own risk.

Food & Drink | Food

The 9 Unhealthiest Restaurant Dishes in America

A new report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest has identified the unhealthiest restaurant meals in America.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

12 Awesome Chicago Restaurants For Your Wedding Day

It's June, which means wedding season, and all the suits, cocktail dresses, champagne toasts, dining and dancing is upon us. If you're searching for that great restaurant with a private venue or...

Business & Finance | Business

"Puff, The Magic Dragon" Restaurant Chain is in the Works | Mental Floss

If the company that created the Rainforest Cafe has its way, you could soon be eating in a "Puff, The Magic Dragon"-themed restaurant.

Food & Drink | Food

Driving Colonel Sanders: The Little-Known Link Between KFC and Maker’s Mark

In the summer of ’55, Colonel Harland Sanders was a relatively unknown retiree in Corbin, Ky., with a fried chicken recipe, some spices, and a dream.

Food & Drink | Food

A Korean Barbecue Guide to Los Angeles

Korean barbecue is an integral part of the L.A. dining scene: even Brangelina grill their own bulgogi.

Travel | Travel

Vienna city break guide - Telegraph

An essential guide to Vienna, Austria, including advice on the best hotels, restaurants, bars and attractions, by our expert, Diane Naar-Elphee.

Food & Drink | Food

Fast Food Breakfast Taste Test: Who Takes the Crown?

Fast food restaurants have finally realized there’s an untapped market in the early hours of the day.

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

The Best Vegetarian Option at 17 Fast-Food Chains

It's hard out there for a vegetarian. Especially when it comes to snagging quick eats on the cheap. In a fast-food world where the burger reigns supreme and drive-thru menus tout vegetable sides inexplicably containing pork fat, options are, well, limited. But that doesn't mean it needs to all be doom and gloom -- all the major fast-food players have at least one tasty veg-friendly choice on their roster to keep you satisfied.

Food & Drink | Food

Top 10 Non-Sports Bars & Restaurants to Watch Sports in Los Angeles | Discover Los Angeles

Bars and restaurants that weren't necessarily designed for watching sports can still be great places to catch a game. Discover 10 places to enjoy a game in the Los Angeles area.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

The 10 Best Chinese Dumplings in Los Angeles

Without a doubt, the Chinese are the champions of dumplings. We've rounded up ten different types of Chinese dumplings in Los Angeles.

Food & Drink | Restaurants

Best Restaurants in Charleston

The food scene in this iconic city keeps getting better; you could stay for a week and still not discover all the great meals. Here are our favorite Charleston restaurants for your next trip.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Suds & Sippys: 7 Beer Spots That Welcome Kids

Kid-friendly restaurants in LA that serve decent beer are hard to find. That's why we've found you 3 breweries in 10 locations throughout the Los Angeles area: BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Pitfire Pizza and Gordon Biersch Brewery.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Halal Guys Reveals Chicago Location, Opening Date

What started as a New York food cart is expanding across the country into brick-and-mortar locations.

News | Interesting Stories

Exclusive: The New Owner of Norms Reveals His Plans For the Legendary Site - Los Angeles Magazine

Jason Illoulian is open to the chain restaurant staying put. His architect would rather say goodbye

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Chicago’s Best Cold Weather Restaurants

Don't let the cold win. Eat at these restaurants and survive until spring.

Family & Parenting | Kids

6 Spots for Dinner Dates with Kids

Skip the sitter grab a table at one of these spots full of romance, ambiance and phenomenal food, because all are welcoming to wee ones.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

5 Standby Dishes Every Restaurant Should Make Better

How many times has a restaurant messed up your favorite standby order even though it’s such a staple every kitchen should know how to do it perfectly? Really? That’s a lot of times! We tapped five experts representing five menu favorites and asked them what one question you can ask your server that will reveal whether you’re likely to be disappointed or overjoyed.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Brooks Headley on Why Chefs Should Embrace Allergies and Dietary Restrictions - Bon Appétit

When you’re the pastry chef at a four-star restaurant, you have to be creative—because people always want you to change your genius desserts. In his new column, Back of the House, Del Posto’s Brooks Headley explains why he lives for restrictions.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Wild for Waffles: LA’s Top 10 Waffle Spots

Sweet or savory, Belgian or Leige, with fried chicken or as sandwiches - we found the perfect waffle for every meal and taste bud!

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The 44 Worst People in Every Restaurant

Beware the Waitress Pick-Up Artist.

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

26 Classic Restaurants Every Angeleno Must Try

Los Angeles has been blessed by a multitude of long-standing restaurants that continue to serve diners with classic fare that strikes at the heart of nostalgia. But many of these restaurants aren't...

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Best Diners in America - Classic American Diners - 24-Hour Diners

When you think you've had enough pie... have another slice.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Jonathan Gold drops anonymous restaurant critic mask

I have posed for pictures shrouded in gauze, wearing a dinosaur mask and shaded into a Hitchcockian silhouette. My face has been obscured by giant wineglasses, beer steins, menus, stacked dim sum steamers, Wheaties boxes, a Thomas the Tank Engine and a pe

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Clever hacks, tips, tricks for restaurants and bars

Do these things, and waiters will give you free stuff, and try and date you or whatever.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

The 10 Healthiest Restaurant Chains in America

The website, called Grellin, uses nutrition information from meals at 100 of the nation’s restaurant chains, and ranks the restaurants based on the proportion of their meals that qualify as “healthy.”

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

The 9 Best Fireplace Bars In Chicago, 2014 Edition

Here are nine fireplaces to cozy up to with a drink or a significant other as the weather turns cold.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What's The Oldest restaurant in every state (and DC)?

While the US doesn't quite date back to caveman times, it's still got plenty of old restaurants. Here are the oldest in all 50…

Family & Parenting | Kids

6 Iconic LA Eateries Kids Love

From the Apple Pan to the Pantry, take the kids on an tasty history lesson on the City of Angels.

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

The 16 Best International Restaurant Chains, Ranked!

Take a drive through America, and you'll find it dotted with familiar signage: "McDonald's", "Wendy's", "Taco Bell", "Caution: Unfinished Bridge". Rarely will you come across a chain restaurant you haven't seen before...

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Chinatown guide: The best of the neighborhood

Find the best restaurants, bars, karaoke, shops and things to do with our guide to Chicago's Chinatown.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

The 25 essential Chicago dishes: pizza, burgers and more

From a cult-favorite cheeseburger to an addictive fried chicken dish, these are the 25 new classic dishes in Chicago

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Overrated and underrated restaurants, trends and chefs in Chicago

For every overrated, overexposed restaurant, food trend and chef, there's a hidden, unsung gem that's worthy of a second look

Food & Drink | Food & Stuff

The Right and Wrong Way to Eat Sushi: A Primer | Open Culture

Vice.com's food channel, Munchies, spent time with Naomichi Yasuda and learned the dos and don'ts of eating sushi. And they kindly summarized some practices that are permitted and verboten. It’s okay to use your fingers to eat cut sushi rolls.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Eater Chicago's Iconic Greasy Spoons Map

We're kicking Greasy Spoons Week off with our map of Chicago's Iconic Greasy Spoons. From joints dating back to the 18th century to the newest hotspots, these places fuel...

Food & Drink | LA Spots

The best sushi in Los Angeles

There's no food group that gets Angelenos more worked up than sushi; everyone has an opinion that is TOTALLY right about the best place in town to eat raw fish on rice, which's why we've risked Jeremy Piven-levels of mercury poisoning to br

Miscellaneous | The Hometown

The 12 Best Classic Los Angeles Restaurants

From the birthplace of a sandwich classic to longtime celebrity hideaways and a few places for plates of meat and stiff drinks in between, we've got our picks for the best classic restaurants in L.A.