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Chain Reaction: We Try McDonald's Bacon Clubhouse Sandwiches

I find it interesting and boring that you even waste time and space discussing a burger from McD. Very fast food has it's place , but not to comment on.

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beer to Drink With Pizza

For your classic ny type of slice or pie, the best beer is Miller High Life. Light and refreshing, it matches up perfectly. For those suggesting IPA beers, those are good for spicy foods only. I know, for some of you just hatched a few years ago and think IPA is the end all, it is not. It is good with spicy southern Indian food, the place where IPA's began.

Jamie's Guide to LA's Must-Eat Mexican Food

Some of my favorites are Monte Alban on Santa Monica Blvd. W. Los Angeles (great Oaxacan food), and Tacos Corona, on Balboa Blvd. in Van Nuys.

Throw Away Your Blade Coffee Grinder

I just bought the Hario Ceramic -very good.

A Tour of the East Village's Borscht Belt Restaurants and Lunch Counters

I've been to most of the Ukrainian places you mentioned. But East Village Meat Market on 2nd Ave has the best kobasas in the world. I like the kraina Kobasa the best, and the kobanos ( thinner ones) are really good as well. When getting these items, I also get a half loaf of their dark bread.

Ask a Bartender: What's the Worst Part of Your Job?

Nothing like publishing the bartenders names and where they work for an honest statement!

Open Thread: What Are Your New Year's Pizza Resolutions?

Los Angeles-
Because of the difficulty in finding ny style pizza which is close to me ( 9th Street Pizza in LA, and Bronx NY Pizza in Canoga Park area are good), I get out my Kunz spoon, put some a small piece of Italian bread on it, place some Progresso pizza sauce on it, sprinkle on some mozzarella cheese, then some oregano, then some parm. regg., then some o. oil, and finally a small slice of canadian bacon. Then I eat it.

Trader Joe's Now Sells Poutine, and it's Awesome

When we were in Toranto about 6 years ago, we saw a food truck with big french fries pictured on it. We ordered a large french fry; we were presented with a medium paper bag full.... topped with brown gravy! My wife and I looked at each other in surprise. But it did taste great. Very Canadian fries I was told.

Throw Away Your Blade Coffee Grinder

I usually spend about $24-34 per 12oz bag of whole bean coffee ( I usually order from George Howell Coffee, on the net). But I still use a blade, because I don't want to spend the $500-1000 for a good burr grinder. Once I hit the 100 million dollar lottery, I'll buy one.

Market Scene: Market Hall in Gdansk, Poland

East Village Meat Market, has a great selection of Ukrainian kabanosy and kobasa, plus old style full grain breads. Located on 2nd Ave. in NYC.

'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives' Viewers Choose Their Top 10 Burgers of all Time

I've been to Burger Me and had the Stallion, very good with the other meat and cheese toppings.

The Best burger in Los Angeles is located at Outlaw's Cafe in Van Nuys.
The Outlaw burger(one lbs.) or the Bandito burger(1/2 lbs) start with high grade spicy beef, which is then topped with about 10 toppings, including spicy thick bacon strips, blue cheese, grilled onions, etc. It comes with in -house made chips, and thick sliced french fried potatoes are also available. The rest of the menu is eclectic.

Open Thread: What Was Your Favorite Burger of 2013?

The Best burger in Los Angeles is located at Outlaw's Cafe in Van Nuys.
The Outlaw burger(one lbs.) or the Bandito burger(1/2 lbs) start with high grade spicy beef, which is then topped with about 10 toppings, including spicy thick bacon strips, blue cheese, grilled onions, etc. They have been open for about a year now. It comes with in house made chips, and thick sliced fried potatoes are also available. The rest of the menu is eclectic.

'Los Angeles Times' Food Writer Jonathan Gold's Favorite Los Angeles Burgers

Get Ramen Burgers This Saturday in Los Angeles

First Look: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate at ChocoVivo, LA

Don't forget about Marsatta in Redondo Beach.
http://www.marsatta.com/gourmet-chocolate.html

First Look: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate at ChocoVivo, LA

Don't forget about Marsatta in Redondo Beach.
http://www.marsatta.com/gourmet-chocolate.html

'Los Angeles Times' Food Writer Jonathan Gold's Favorite Los Angeles Burgers

And check out Outlaw Cafe in Van Nuys. This is a new place. It's Outlaw Burger is the best burger I've had in L.A., and I've been to them all.

Poll: What's Your Favorite Onion Preparation?

Since you had no raw vidalia onion selection, I went with carmelized.

Poll: What's Your Favorite Onion Preparation?

Since you had no rwa vidalia onion selection, I went with carmelized.

Get Ramen Burgers This Saturday in Los Angeles

Also, a new place opened in Van Nuys called Outlaw Cafe. Their Outlaw burger (and smaller version Bandito) is the best burger I've had in Los Angeles. It starts with spicy ground beefof high quality, then is topped with about 15 toppings.

Finding the Best Slice on Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles

Hi Kelly, I've been to all of these as well. I do think that Greco's is the best of the bunch. But Joe's, the one in multiple malls now as he sold Santa Monica two years ago, has now become very good. Don't forget to try Pizzarito in MDR and 9th street Pizza in Downtown LA.

'Los Angeles Times' Food Writer Jonathan Gold's Favorite Los Angeles Burgers

I agree with Kelly. Maybe Gold gets a gold star from some of these places, or maybe he was raised differently than I was, but most of these selections should make us all stop reading anything Gold. Try John O'Groats( Pico and Ventura Blvd. locations) signature burger.

I do enjoy reading everything that has a K Bone signature attached.

Pizza Obsessives: Kate Andersen, Slice's New Contributing Editor

Hi Kate, You and me like the same kind of ny pizza. But when and if you come out to CA, the Ortine toppings will seem usual.

Troubling Pizza Trends in NYC

Seeking the best pizza,(or being lucky enough to have 5 great pizza places in a 1 mile radius) is what we do. I also seek the best olive oil, Apollo, 2013 gold medal for its Barouni, the best dry pasta, Faella, best canned tomato for sauce , DOP San Marzano, best mountain bike, Specialized. And the list goes on.

Good Bread: Seeking Out the Best Corn Rye in NYC

Mr. Glutenboy, Do you fly betwwen LA and NY like I do? I thought you had a post about a LA piiza place?

New Best Pizza in Los Angeles

I now have had the best ny style cheese slice in Los Angeles.I been to most places in LA and this is the best. 9th Street Pizza, in downtown LA, near the fabric district. Great crust,and taste.Just like getting off the subway at Penn Station and getting a slice at the various pizzarias.
Also, Pizzarito, in Marina Del Rey, is a close second.

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