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By Suzanne Sproul|

Where’s your favorite food truck right now? Bistro Planet’s app plans to find it for you

There was a time when food trucks were better known as “roach coaches,” and would only serve burritos and other fast food to construction workers. Those times have clearly changed. These days, an increasing number of food trucks ar...

By Kevin Smith|

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  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of May 28

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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  • Grocery store operators

    Hundreds line up for Aldi grocery store grand opening in Santa Fe Springs

    SANTA FE SPRINGS >> Several hundred people stood in line Thursday waiting for the city’s new Aldi to open its doors for the first time. The new store at 13210 Telegraph Road is one of many the global discount supermarket chain — which also operates Monrovia-based Trader Joe’s — has opened in Southern California in...

    Sandra T. Molina
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  • Beer

    The most hyper-local beer in the world uses yeast from your backyard

    Scott Hale wrangled on land marked by dust and spiky trees. A visual artist by trade and an aficionado of fermentation, Hale, of Twentynine Palms, sought something microscopic and, critically, something that had to find him. All he could do was make a trap. His bait: a golden murky slurry of water and sorghum. His quest? The holy grail of beer, the ingredient that imprints both its flavor and its origin. Hale hunts yeast. “It’s mad science,” Hale...

    Lauren Williams
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  • Food

    ‘MAINopoly’ in Santa Monica among food events this week in the LA area

    Events Marie Callender’s: New “Southern Kitchen Menu” includes Chicken and Barbecue Ribs ($15.99), Southern Fried Chicken ($12.99), Southern Fried Chicken Po’ Boy Sandwich ($11.49) and Southern-Style Trip Tip Platter ($15.99). Free pie with purchase of entree. Check website for locations. www.mariecallenders.com Yardhouse: New in Burbank. American cuisine with extensive...

    Elaine Lehman
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  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of May 21

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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  • Food

    McDonald’s partners with UberEats for delivery from 375 Southern California restaurants

    Starting Wednesday, Southern California Big Mac fans can satisfy their craving without leaving their driveway. McDonald’s has launched doorstep delivery through UberEats at 375 restaurants in Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside counties. With the exception of soft-serve ice cream orders and promotional items, the full McDonald’s menu is available through the fast-growing delivery division of Uber. Third-generation McDonald’s operator Todd Horner, whose family...

    Nancy Luna
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  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of May 14

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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  • Lifestyle

    Taste the barbecue coming to SoCal BBQ Bash and Expo at Pomona Fairplex

    Debbie Yopp wants to spread some “barbecue love.” “You can’t be mad at anyone when you’re eating barbecue — there’s talking with barbecue,” said the Norco resident. “Everyone always thinks of North Carolina or Texas, but barbecue involves a common love for great food and, actually, some of the best barbecue cooks live in California.” And many of them will showcase their talents and share some of their secrets...

    Suzanne Sproul
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  • Cocktails

    Bartenders go shaker to shaker in the annual May Mix-Off in downtown Los Angeles

    In bartending culture, competition comes with the territory. See for yourself when nine of Los Angeles’ best mixologists shake and stir it up behind the bar at the “May Mix-Off at The Mixing Room,” a three-week competition in collaboration with William Grant and Sons taking place from 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday through May 24 inside the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A.

    Sandra Barrera
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  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of May 7

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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