As a by-the-glass fellow, Dave applauds the rising use of enomatic wine dispensers, shares a tongue-tantalizing recipe for authentic Catalan aollioli, dives into multiple bowls of pho in "Dueling Dishes," lists five crappy restaurant penny-pinches that piss us off and gets a hold of Pete Lehmar of Gladstone's restaurant for an in-depth interview.
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Edwin curbs his "Wacky Snack" attack with a bar of Meiji Back Chocolate, shares a scoop on Subway and Sizzler's plan to join the food truck caravan, does happy hour at Opah restaurant, announces the opening of a new ramen joint in Anaheim and reports on the new multimillion dollar extreme make-over for baby carrots.
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