Make Local Habit Growing up in Los Angeles gives you an opportunity to experience food from many different cultures. One of the most cherish moments of my youth was visiting my friend who lived in Lawndale, CA, on 154th Street and Larch Ave. This period in my life was different than it is now, to […]

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Carl’s Jr. would have you believe that without them, some guys would starve. I won’t! I am not a chef, grill master or BBQ pit master; I am just a regular guy with an insane and almost inhuman passion for dead animals on a plate or between buns. Truth be told, I don’t know how […]

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¡Ay, MUY caliente y picante, guey! June 2013’s Burger of The Month at Slater’s 50/50 was the 50/50 Fire Burger.  They weren’t joshing when they said “Fire Burger.”  From start-to-finish my taste-buds were inflamed with a searing goodness that charred its mark on my tongue [and the roof of my mouth].  Going to Slater’s 50/50 […]

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Easy on the eyes, but an enigmatic adventure for the tongue. This “meal in a glass” is a royal masterpiece! The Bloody Mary Cocktail Made with HAN Vodka and Café 21’s House Bloody Mary mix, Bloody Mary kills like her namesake! I take my first sip and KAPOW, she hits my taste buds with a […]

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Grant Grill, where the bread will make you stay! I’m not a big bread eater, but this bread is not only picture worthy; it is amazing. The Focaccia Bread at GRANT Grill is baked fresh daily.  When you receive it, you would think it had come directly from the oven to your table and right […]

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Livestock raised traditionally, humanely and sustainably produce the finest tasting meats… Oddly enough, I had never had pork cheeks prior to this trip to Grant Grill. Even more surprising than that, I had never heard of Niman Ranch. I am overjoyed that I was honored to experience both. Realizing that I want to be a […]

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A 1987 BMW 325i with California License Plate: CUE49 was my most prized possession from the Summer of 2007 until 1 March 2010. I remember the day my love was taken from me as if it were this in this moment; en route home, I drove along the surface streets of Los Angeles towards Westchester […]

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It’s like a beer milkshake! Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, what am I saying? It is a beer milkshake!!! It’s chocolate mint chips, Guinness Beer and ice cream. Do I really need to say anything else? Seriously? Do I? Get down to Slater’s 50/50 and get some! The best part about drinking this is the creaminess of […]

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