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4 Right Bites for lunch in Santa Monica

If you want to know where the best lunch spots are in Santa Monica, just ask a high school student. Like Josh Fried, who makes it his mission to find the fastest, most affordable and scrumptious ways to spend his school lunch breaks. Nong Lá Vietnamese Cafe On a street littered with ramen shops and […]

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Temple City market accused of selling frozen raccoons

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Frozen raccoons for $9.99 a pound? Los Angeles County public health officials said today they are investigating a Temple City supermarket after a customer reported that it was selling the dead animals along with its other frozen meats. Customer Christina Dow took a video of the frozen raccoons at the Metro Supermarket and posted […]

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Best pub-style happy hours in Los Angeles

The LA Weekly has some great happy hour finds: …you can only consume so much inexpensive booze before a hankering for food takes hold. And since most bars keep happy hour discounts out of the kitchen, everything you just saved on drinks can easily end up bankrolling your drunken munchies. Avoid that trap by posting […]

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The Independence: Santa Monica’s newest tavern

LA Eater reports that: Buddha’s Belly has had the upgrade of a lifetime. Owner Jonathan Chu has taken his old space and turn it into the bright and airy The Independence, named after the railroad that once traversed the City of Angels back in 1875. Hiring Tom Block (BLT Steak, Allen & Delancy, Beelman’s Pub) […]

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McDonald’s Super Bowl ad touts February food giveaway

According to Bloomberg, two days after McDonald’s Corp. said its chief executive officer was leaving the company amid a prolonged sales slump, the world’s largest restaurant chain is hoping to turn the corner by giving away food. McDonald’s released its Super Bowl advertisement on Friday, promoting a “Pay with Lovin’” program that will give […]

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