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How to plan a beer crawl along the Metro Red Line

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Three food events you should know about, including a cheese festival called Oozefest

Before you even begin to think about the holidays, here are three food events you should know about. Maybe just mark your calendars now. 

Oozefest: The brilliant minds at Foodbeast (an Orange County-based food website) have put together a cheese festival appropriately named Oozefest. Happening Oct. 15 and 16 in downtown Santa Ana, the festival will be a two-day celebration of all things cheese.

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Shake Shack in Glendale, a speakeasy in Highland Park, Irish nachos in DTLA

From queso in North Hollywood to a new speakeasy in Highland Park, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world this week: 

Hello Birdie: There’s a new café in Highland Park called Cafe Birdie, opened by executive chef and partner Joey Booterbaugh (formerly of the Hungry Cat), Friends & Family Hospitality Group and restaurateurs Wade McElroy and Russell Malixi (Horse Thief BBQ and,

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Easy dinner recipe: Avocado gazpacho

Regardless of which candidate you support, you may still be recovering from the debate. Which, coupled with the hot temperatures, probably calls for a simple, easy dinner tonight.

Here’s a recipe for avocado gazpacho. Toss ripe avocados into the blender with some softened bread crumbs, lemon juice and garlic. Garnish with chopped tomatoes and green onion and you’re done.

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Your new favorite chicken wings may be at a convenience store in downtown L.A.

You’ve probably passed by the Mission Market convenience store in the Spring Arcade Building in downtown L.A. You may have even stopped in for an iced tea. But for the last couple of weeks, two guys known for making pizzas in Altadena have been frying and saucing excellent chicken wings out of a corner of the store. 

Jamie Woolner and Sean St.

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Try this Panda Express-style orange chicken recipe for dinner

We all have our guilty pleasures. Chances are, Chinese fast food, eaten straight out of the container, is one of them.

Below you’ll find a recipe for crispy, sweet and spicy orange chicken inspired by the popular Panda Express dish.

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How to plan a beer crawl along the Metro Red Line

Bar crawls are fun, but the logistics can be tricky, especially when you’re looking for craft beer, as the best destinations for beer in the city are often spread wide and thin. So forget about parking or a long chain of Uber rides and explore L.A.’s craft beer scene with the help of public transportation.

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