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Healthy fare helps you feel virtuous while dining at Cafe Vida in El Segundo

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How Long Beach’s Taste of Brews will combine big breweries and up-and-comers this weekend

The big breweries will mix it up with the little guys this weekend at the Taste of Brews craft beer festival in Long Beach. The Aug. 19 festival at Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Way, wi...

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    Barnsdall Art Park Friday Night wine tasting among LA area food events this week

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica area Events Farmers Market at Northridge Fashion Center: Seasonal blood oranges for sale, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 16. Market is open on Wendesdays through October 26. Parking lot, 9301 Tampa Ave. 805-643-6458. www.coastalpacific.info Hatch Chile Roasting events at Gelson’s: The New Mexico chile season is celebrated with cooking...

    Elaine Lehman
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  • Coffee and tea manufacturing

    Urth Caffe bringing headquarters and coffee shop to Hawthorne

    A ground-breaking ceremony at the site of Urth Caffe’s future Hawthorne organic coffee shop and eatery on Monday morning brought company founders and investors together with community leaders. They wore hard hats and held gold-colored shovels for photos. But the gathering was purely symbolic because construction is well underway. The company is relocating its downtown Los Angeles headquarters — complete with baking,...

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  • Dining

    Four South Bay, Harbor Area, Catalina restaurants reopen after health inspection closures

    Here is a list of restaurants and food vendors closed or allowed to reopen by the county Department of Health Services for the week ending Aug. 5: • Wok’d Location: 4808 W. Century Blvd., Inglewood Close date: July 19 Reopen date: Aug. 1 Reason for closure: vermin infestation • Mr. Ning’s Chinese Garden Location: 127 Sumner Ave., Avalon Close date: July 25 Reopen date: Aug.

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  • Things to do

    Studio City Farmers Market among food events this week in the LA area

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica area Events Marie Callender’s: “Summer Backyard BBQ Menu” for a limited time. Entrees $9.29-13.99; build-your-own platter $15.99; plus tax and tip. Check website for locations. www.mariecallenders.com Don Francisco’s Casa Cubana: New. Cuban-style coffee drinks, breakfast items, desserts, savory and...

    Elaine Lehman
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  • Dining

    2 South Bay restaurants reopen after health inspection closures

    Here is a list of restaurants and food vendors closed or allowed to reopen by the county Department of Health Services for the week ending July 29: • Carniceria La Tapatia Location: 739 E. Hyde Park Blvd., Inglewood Close date: July 24 Reopen date: July 28 Reason for closure: vermin infestation • Mr. Ning’s Chinese Garden Location: 127 Sumner Ave., Avalon Close date: July 25 Reopen...

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  • Food

    California Strawberry Commission charity benefits among LA area food events this week

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica area Events California Strawberry Commission: Food truck stop selling strawberry dishes to benefit No Kid Hungry, 5-10 p.m. Aug. 1 at Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles. Also, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 5 at Olvera Street, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles. www.californiastrawberries.com Casa Vega: The Mexican...

    Elaine Lehman
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  • Dining

    3 South Bay restaurants reopen after health inspection closures

    Here is a list of restaurants and food vendors closed or allowed to reopen by the county Department of Health Services for the week ending July 22: • Via Firenze Location: 4485 Torrance Blvd., Torrance Close date: July 17 Reopen date: July 19 Reason for closure: vermin infestation • Wok’d Location: 4808 W. Century Blvd., Inglewood Close date: July 19 Reopen date: n/a Reason...

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  • Food

    Luckyrice LA Feast, LMU Beer Fest among food events this week in the LA area

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica area Events Aroha - New Zealand Restaurant and Bar: The restaurant introduces a new seasonal menu that includes main dishes New Zealand Elk Rack, New Zealand Hapuka (if available; substitute Bluenose) and New Zealand Lamb Loin, and the desserts Hokey Pokey and Pavlova. Hours: 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; brunch and lunch, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday. Reservations. 30990 Russell Ranch Road,...

    Elaine Lehman
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  • Dining

    Knott’s Boardwalk Barbecue now open

    Fans of Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park now have another spot to relax and eat, as the Boardwalk Barbecue is finally open. The name may sound familiar, as there was a walk-up eatery with the same moniker which closed and there has been a buzz about this new rendition since construction began in April. Located in the Boardwalk area of the park near Xcelerator, Boardwalk Barbecue is a fast-casual dining space offering smoked pork ribs,...

    Michelle Mills
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  • Dining

    5 South Bay, Culver City restaurants reopen after health inspection closures

    Here is a list of restaurants and food vendors closed or allowed to reopen by the county Department of Health Services for the week ending July 15: • Bella Vista Location: 10826 Venice Blvd., Suite 110, Culver City Close date: June 30 Reopen date: July 13 Reason for closure: vermin infestation • Original Pico Seafood Market Location: 630 N. La Brea Ave., Suite 111, Inglewood Close date: July...

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