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ABOUT THIS CHANNEL

While FOODBEAST.com strays from doing any explicit product or restaurant reviews, we do indeed enjoy eating out and documenting the process. This channel encompasses these adventures, a visual memory of our time at a particular eatery through both text and image.


 

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Here is Everything You Need to Know About Jollibee, a Little-Known Filipino Fast Food Chain

March 7, 2014 // 2:00 pm

While Jollibee has continuously out-shined fast food giants back home in the Philippines, it’s a little-known secret here in the States. Despite its expansion to US cities like Los Angeles and Cerritos, the chain remains relatively unknown outside of the Filipino community. Yet within this community it has become a…

Lark Creek’s Dungeness Crab Menu Including This Crab-Topped Filet Mignon [PHOTOS]

February 20, 2014 // 7:04 pm

Lark Creek, a Southern Californian restaurant in Newport Beach, announced a new Dungeness Crab menu that includes a Dungeness Crab topped Filet Mignon and Dungeness Crab Deviled Eggs. Other items include Dungeness Crab Cakes, Crab Roll, Dungeness Crab Street Tacos, Combo Louis Salad and Dungeness Crab Cocktail. Photos by Peter…

This Restaurant Does Cap ‘n Crunch French Toast and a Hangover Burger with Kobe Beef Chili

February 20, 2014 // 8:34 am

Not many milennials out there can haul ass out of bed early enough to make that mysterious thing called brunch. However, if the menu includes something as enticing as Captain Crunch French Toast, exceptions can be made. Planet Dailies in Los Angeles hasn’t been in the brunch game long.…

Alcohol-Infused Cupcakes Are the Only Valentine’s Gift We Want Or Need

February 12, 2014 // 6:30 am

Hear that? That’s the sound of a million booze-loving significant others going OMNOMNOMNOM.

Southern California-based bakery Hapa Cupcakes takes its name from owners Hanayo and Akemi’s mixed-Asian heritage, and the splash of mixology magic that goes into making their signature alcohol-infused cupcakes and brownies. Though most of the alcohol…

We Learn What ‘Yum Sauce’ is and How to Eat Sticky Rice [THAI TOWN ADVENTURE]

January 31, 2014 // 10:47 am

Recently, Foodbeast was invited to Los Angeles for the Melting Pot Tours’ tour of Thai Town with celebrity chef, Jet Tila. Chef Jet was appointed as the inaugural Culinary Ambassador of Thai Cuisine by the Royal Thai Consul-General in 2013. He is the first-ever chef to represent his country’s culture…

A Look at El Torito’s New Comida Clásica Menu Including A Pasilla Red Mole Carne Asada

January 30, 2014 // 12:33 pm

Back in September, El Torito stunned Foodbeast staff by offering a new, limited time ‘Flavors of Baja’ menu that not only tasted good, but seemed to finally break the stale mold of Chain Mexican Restaurant dining. This time El Torito is back at it again, successfully introducing more traditional…

Wagyu Steak, Braised Beef Cheek and One-Year Aged Acquerello Risotto at Al Bacio

January 8, 2014 // 6:00 am

In the heart of Los Angeles, there’s a new little bistro that if you blink, you’ll literally miss the entrance. In Italian, al bacio means to do something in an exquisite fashion. Like it’s namesake, Al Bacio Ristorante delivers on that promise. Formerly occupied by the restaurant Osteria Drago,…

Salmon Pastrami, Fried Jidori Chicken, Bonito Ginger Beer & More at Plan Check Kitchen + Bar Fairfax

January 3, 2014 // 11:21 am

I admit I was a little skeptical when I first read the menu at the new Plan Check Kitchen + Bar in Los Angeles (the brand’s second outpost overall,  just opened in December in the Fairfax District). But between the “salmon pastrami” and bonito-infused beer, can you really blame me…

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