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The Canning Line (News & Features)

Like other canners, Faith Armstrong of Onward and Farmstrong Wines has worked to find the right level of sulfur on the canning line. She thinks some of the original issues with wine in cans had to do with sulfur levels...Read Full Story

Summer in a Can (News & Features)

{image_1}The highs were pleasantly surprising. The lows, well… “Some of these wines just screamed out at us,” said Daniel Veit of Carbon Beach Club in Malibu, who wished for “a little bit more simplicity.”...Read Full Story

Dama (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Dama is chef Antonia Lofaso’s homage to her Puerto Rican heritage. The dining room and breezy patio have an Old-World Caribbean feel; the dishes reflect the restaurant’s tropical vibe, pulling flavors from all over Latin America, like bocadillos with black calamari, or crispy...Read Full Story

Carlitos Gardel (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

The Bozoghlians came to LA from Argentina in the mid-1990s and established this bastion of Argentine beef in 1996. Son Max Bozoghlian got his wine training at Bodega Weinert in Mendoza, and has assembled the best collection of Argentine wines in the city, maybe the country, as well as...Read Full Story

Faith & Flower (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Opened in 2014, Faith & Flower was part of the first wave of DTLA hotspots that sprung up near Staples Center, and the seductively lit spot remains an essential stop for any wine geek. Jared Hooper’s...Read Full Story

Night + Market (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Night + Market now has three LA locations: WeHo, in West Hollywood, Song, in Silver Lake, and Sahm, in Venice Beach. Each is a loud, riotously colorful evocation of dining in a Thai neighborhood joint. Kris Yenbamroong’s menu is devoted to...Read Full Story

Terroni DTLA (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Terroni is a Toronto transplant, now with two locations; we favor the new DTLA space, set in an old bank with high, ornately carved ceilings. Chef Stephen Murray’s menus are omnivorous Italian, weighted toward pizzas and pastas that feel both traditional and original. Max Stefanelli’s...Read Full Story

Bavel (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

With its huge skylight and its necklace of ivy hanging from a ceiling planter, Bavel feels like an oasis. This second act for Bestia’s Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis leans into the duo’s heritage (Moroccan, Turkish, Israeli and Egyptian), taking local ingredients into...Read Full Story

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