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Where to get Passover takeout and delivery in L.A.
Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • April 2, 2020
Passover seders typically mean gathering around the table with a seder plate, your family and plenty of red wine. But for many, the holiday is going to be different this year. Instead of going to a friend’s or relative’s house, many of us will...

Robberies in Koreatown during the novel coronavirus shutdown
Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • April 1, 2020
Koreatown restaurant Chef Kang Sul Box was burglarized on Monday by at least two people who took cash, credit cards, blank checks and car keys. “People know right now that everyone is understaffed and there are no customers, so they could do...

Take-Out Tip of the Day: Pasta Kits To-Go from Felix
Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • March 31, 2020
If you’re trying to satisfy your crisis carb cravings with overcooked Trader Joe’s spaghetti and jarred tomato sauce, Evan Funke is here to save you. ‪The Felix chef and pasta maestro is offering “pasta fresca kits for 2” for takeout or delivery...

Buy a Restaurant Gift Card, Help an L.A. Community in Need
Los Angeles magazine • Los Angeles Magazine • March 31, 2020
Buy gift cards from your local restaurants to give them some much-needed cash flow right now—and help them help a worthy cause while you’re at it. Los Angeles has partnered with Wagstaff Media & Marketing and a number of L.A. chefs to launch the...

L.A. restaurants can officially sell grocery items
Patricia Escárcega, Jenn Harris, Seema Mehta • Los Angeles Times • March 31, 2020
L.A. restaurants that have turned empty dining rooms into ad hoc corner markets — selling pantry staples, dry goods and more to stay afloat amid a forced shutdown — can continue to do so for takeout or delivery, according to an email from the Los...

How L.A. wine shops reach customers during coronavirus
Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 30, 2020
“Call 213-995-6090 for a good time,” reads the strip of paper affixed to a glass wall with blue painter’s tape. It’s the smallest in a series of directive signs posted outside Tilda, a wine bar and shop in Echo Park, where employees strive to...

Take-Out Tip of the Day: Lobster Rolls at the Drive-Through at Broad Street Oyster
Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • March 30, 2020
Sure, the beaches may be closed, but you can still take a drive along the coast for the essential task of snagging some great seafood. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Broad Street Oyster Co. (@broadstreetoysterco) on Mar 29, 2020 at...

Nate ‘N Al’s Is Closing—at Least for Now
Merle Ginsberg • Los Angeles Magazine • March 30, 2020
As L.A. eateries continue to be limited to take-out and delivery service, at least through April 19, 75-year-old Beverly Hills deli Nate ‘n Al’s is closing up shop—but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going away for good. An ominous Instagram...

5 things you can do to help L.A. restaurants
Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • March 28, 2020
Today I received an automated email canceling a dinner reservation I made two weeks ago, before Los Angeles’ dining rooms went dark. The email felt like a postcard from a parallel dimension, one where dining rooms are open and the future of L.A....

Big L.A. restaurants ordered to pay workers two weeks' worth of sick leave amid shutdown
Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • March 28, 2020
Large Los Angeles restaurants will be required to pay their employees 80 hours of sick leave, part of a sweeping city effort to provide financial assistance to workers who have been affected by business closures related to the coronavirus...