• Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Battle Bougey Cafeterias: Urban Plates vs. Tender Greens

    Conceptually, Urban Plates and Tender Greens are the same place: your middle school cafeteria line meets farm-to-fork food. Their menus are nearly the same: entrees, salads, and sandwiches assembled around lean proteins or vegetable preparations. (Though Urban Plates does distinguish itself by offer ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 24, 2014
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    June 26, 2014

    Garden Party All Summer Long

    [Trendzilla] From trees to texture, how to throw a fiesta outdoors

  • Culture

    April 24, 2014

    True Spring Style Is Eternal

    [Trendzilla] Socks with heels, ugly '90s sweaters: Fashion Bible Vogue has some strange recommendations

  • Culture

    March 13, 2014

    Academy of Handmade: Oscars for Crafters

    [Trendzilla] Sharon Fain and KC Sears want to acknowledge crafters with their own awards ceremony

  • Culture

    December 26, 2013

    Gypsum Style Is an Affordable Nasty Gal

    [Trendzilla] Justine Cuenco's popular resale website lets gals buy stylish clothing at a lower price point

  • Culture

    September 5, 2013

    Creative Outlet Helps You Get Creative!

    [Trendzilla] The Costa Mesa shop offers workspaces for crafters tired of working at home

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Is The Fancy Cupcake Craze Finally Over?

    Sometime in the past decade, cupcakes, the single-serving frosted cakes that moms lugged to classroom birthday parties, became OMGCUPCAKES!, a cultural phenomenon that had folks waiting in long lines and forking over three bucks or more for a gourmet red velvet (or carrot, mocha or gluten-free red v ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 11, 2013

    Danni Hong: Hello Awesome

    Oh, Hello Friend is her blog and Fullerton store, each equally wonderful

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    February 28, 2013

    Outfit Hive's the Bee's Knees

    [Trendzilla] Meet the latest, greatest social networking site, this one for fashionistas

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    It's Coming: The Veggie-Lover's Sriracha Cookbook

    When LA-based chef/writer/PR guru Randy Clemens released The Sriracha Cookbook nearly two years ago, cock-sauce lovers everywhere were thrilled to do more than just squeeze gobs of the fiery red condiment all over every meal. (Not that this is a bad way of eating the stuff. There is no bad way.) The ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012
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    August 13, 2012

    Sriracha Water Bottle Sells Out

    A small Brooklyn-based bike shop called Gage DeSoto had a hit on its hands when it started offering the water bottles you see above with the familiar green cap and rooster print. By the time it hit Reddit and Pinterest two days ago, the bottles all but sold out.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Recipe of the Week: Salsa Verde Soup

    Between getting back from Baja with Dave and Gustavo promoting Taco USA like he's Don Fucking King, I've been on a Mexican food binge. Asada, suadero, hongos con jamon y pina--I want it all.But you can only eat out so long before your body needs some home cookin' to give your arteries a break. I was ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 22, 2012

    CottonTreats Offers a Bow-Tie Bonanza

    [Trendzilla] Diana Pham's business makes the staid neck accessory hip again

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    5 Foodies To Follow on Pinterest

    ​Pinterest is not just another social media time-suck that leaves women wishing they had more money, vacation time and hours in the day to crochet coffee mug cozies. For food lovers, it's a pretty incredible source of inspiration for daily meals, parties, kitchen tools--everything. Since the site ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    5 Ways To Eat Baby Jesus This Christmas​'Tis the season for weird nativity scenes! Hungry believers 'round the internet are celebrating the birth of Jesus birth with food replicas of that Bethlehem night. Sacrilegious or sacrilicious?