Maybe resolve to eat more takeout this January?

Our critic has 13 great restaurant suggestions for January.
Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • January 9, 2021
What to even say about this first week of 2021? My colleagues LZ Granderson and Gustavo Arellano express it clearly. Read (or reread) Michelle Obama’s words. As I vacillate between scrolling through apps and staring at the laptop and TV to process...
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