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Where can I get this beer in LA ?????????

I've bought it before at the Mitsuwa on Centinela.

It's good, refreshing, but at the end of the day it's a pretty straight forward pricey Hefeweizen.

Nice to try though...

Apr 11, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Fire and Blood/GOT/Beer Belly

Nah.... Kevin you have plenty of company...

You just need to go to a sour festival. : ]
Which sell out these days.

I would even consider it trendy in the right circles.

Apr 05, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Spotted Pig coming to Venice

I had friends who lived around the corner so I use to eat there often.

I was always happy with my meals there.

But this was around 8 years ago.

Perhaps what was good then is overrated now?

Apr 04, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Sapp Coffee Shop - Thai Town, LA - Report

This....

Apr 04, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Movie theater food by Sherry Yard.

Apr 04, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Sapp Coffee Shop - Thai Town, LA - Report

Jade noodles dry my favorite...

Apr 03, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Justice Urban Tavern

I took a look while in J-town.

It appears to be very similar to City Tavern that opened up recently in Downtown as well.

To me it looks like a corporate run Gastro Pub.
Which can be seen as a positive or negative depending on how you like your Gastro Pubs.

The G-Pub seems to be 2014 version of Daily Grill....

Apr 03, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Now that's what I call fusion cuisine.

yummmm! more bacon please...

Apr 01, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

A NICE LITTLE TACO EVENT PERHAPS

A tortilla machine itself is not really what I find wrong.
I'm sure the practicality of it in the right setting makes it a great asset.

This taco event and others appear to be
highlighting small artisan type taco places where the food is made from scratch. An automated tortilla machine and what it represents seems ironic at this kind of event.

Hopefully it doesn't win the tortilla making contest. : ]

Places like Los Cinco Puntos would lose all of it's charm if it had a automated tortilla machine.

Mar 26, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

A NICE LITTLE TACO EVENT PERHAPS

Yoga people ewwwwww or meh or ewwww again...

That is just as bad as standing in line with hipsters waiting for a small piece of overly priced fried chicken from a foodie truck.

Mar 25, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

A NICE LITTLE TACO EVENT PERHAPS

Also should we be celebrating the first automatic tortilla making machine... That sounds like a terrible idea unless your eating to sustain life.

Mar 25, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Anyone do FISH Breakfast Burritos?

I like that place.

Mar 21, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Anyone do FISH Breakfast Burritos?

I'm a bit confused with this one...
So are you looking for a deep fried battered fish wrapped in a large tortilla with eggs, salsa and potatoes?

Mar 19, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Fantastic Chorizo: Ochoa's Chorizo in Anaheim & Santa Ana

Are the chorizo available cooked to eat there or only uncooked to eat at home.

Sounds like a great place...

Mar 17, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Scoops in Chinatown

And a pet turtle

Mar 15, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area
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Scoops in Chinatown

He told me about that a while and glad to see that his empire is expanding...

Mar 15, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Any Mexican restaurants that serve Goat? (Glendale/Burbank)

Just a word of warning.

I used to be obsessed with this dish in LA and like you I had it in Mexico way before the sides of my temples turned grey. The dish is served all over LA in mom and pop mexican joints although I still cannot think of one specifically in Burbank or Glendale. I'm sure there is a place serving the dish in Burbank/Glendale but what I found out is serving it and specializing are two different things.

As others have said nearby in the Valley, Highland, Boyle anywhere there is a Hispanic community you will find a place that has goat on the menu.

My Taco is good for a quick fix but yes they serve Lamb not Goat but it's not bad there. Saturday at Huarache Azteca (Highland Park) does a better job then My Taco but My Taco serves it everyday.

Ok back to the warning....
So as I would try this dish at many places that served goat but do not specialize in it I would come across the familiar sound of ding In the kitchen which tells me they are heating up the goat in the microwave. So it's something to think about trying goat at random places around town that have it on the menu and don't specialize in it.

If you do a web search I think there was a goat throw down that ranked the best places to get Birria in LA. The winner was a place in Boyle and there are lot of places that serve and or specialize in the Boyle area.

There was a place featured on No Reservation that is pretty good but not my favorite in Boyle.
Sorry, I'm terrible with remembering the names of these places. The atmosphere there is great especially on a weekend. The decor is Freemans before Freeman was Freemans. The interesting thing about this place is the love it or hate it pancake sized tortillas they serve.

I have tried most of the places on York blvd, most of the places that are popular in Boyle and I still find my favorite place is El Parian. It is consistently good the handmade tortillas are great and there is no microwave heating up your goat. The only thing that drives some people crazy is they serve those funky round tortillas chips at the table. The kind you get at a ballgame with nachos. It took me a second to figure why they would serve such mediocre table chips when the serve really great handmade tortillas. Then when I saw the woman whose sole job was dedicated to making the handmade tortillas it made sense. She could not possibly pump out hand made tortillas just to deep fry and serve table side and also make all the tortillas for the goat dishes. I just wish they changed the chip supplier but it is a small thing to wish for since the birria and handmade tortillas are so good.

Also if you do end up at El Parian one taco is like ordering two tacos at other places.

Feb 28, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area
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Any Mexican restaurants that serve Goat? (Glendale/Burbank)

Off the top of my head I can't think of one that specializes in goat in that neighborhood.

If your up to a 15 minute drive hit up El Parian just West of the convention center.

Feb 26, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Pabst Blue Ribbon........quality vs. quantity Question for Beer Drinkers

I can drink and enjoy everything from white whales to a PBR without any problems or hangups whatsoever. : ]

Feb 26, 2014
burntwater in Beer

VFW Posts, bars ????

Yes you can go as a guest if your with a Veteran.

From my experience the bartenders pour with a heavy hand and beers are on the cheap...

The crowd of course is veteran who don't put up with a lot of juvenile bullshit so yeah keep your nose clean and your good to go.

Feb 07, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area
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Head to head matchups...how many can you name?

La Flor de Yucatan > Yucas

Jan 29, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Eatily

Lets see I've been there three times and I don't live in NYC so that makes me a tourist but I have always enjoyed myself there. It's not like I have no idea where to go if I want to enjoy the local scene in NYC.

My friends who live in NYC go there often as well. They are in a high position in the national food media industry.
I would consider them elites if you will.

Basically something for everyone.

Jan 10, 2014
burntwater in Los Angeles Area
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What's your drink of choice to get at a bar/restaurant and what is it and where do you get it at ?

Spend a dollar more (24 bucks) and can get Eagle Rare at Bevmo.

I suggest this.....

Also if you get a chance try Blantons,

Dec 11, 2013
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

What's your drink of choice to get at a bar/restaurant and what is it and where do you get it at ?

Wednesday nights.

Dec 11, 2013
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

What's your drink of choice to get at a bar/restaurant and what is it and where do you get it at ?

Thirsty Crow is good for the 5 dollar Buff Trace night.

For Bourbon I like Hudson Baby Bourbon.

Dec 11, 2013
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Untappd- the "beer Facebook"

I was standing in line at a brewery and this woman in front of me was on her phone making a entry for untapped.
To make conversation I said to her are you logging in to untapped. She said yes and asked me if I was on untapped.
I said no, she proceeded to tell me only real beer connoisseurs
are on untapped. I use this quote all the time with my friends guaranteed to bring a laugh...

Oct 08, 2013
burntwater in Beer

Cafe Stella in Silverlake still good?

Cool Tony C, but now we need to know what your favorite burger place is so we can judge you...

Aug 15, 2013
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Weirdest Ice Cream I've ever had...

I'll have to ask Tai about that the next time i see him.

BTW he was the one who made the nicotine flavored Ice cream. It tasted just like you had finished smoking a cigarette.
I told him he should make a coffee and cigarette combo.

Aug 11, 2013
burntwater in Los Angeles Area
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Weirdest Ice Cream I've ever had...

I've had Durian ice cream in Malaysia.
Out of our group I was the only one to get past a few licks and finish it.

State side I would have to say Nicotine ice cream.

Aug 09, 2013
burntwater in Los Angeles Area

Heading back to Original Farmer's Market for first time in years...wtf do I buy?

Have your taste buds really matured...

Is what your eating now better then that bite you experienced at the Cheesecake Factory? Key word is experienced.

Don't be a douche and succumb to the Foodie Lemming factor nothing is good unless you say it is good.

If you look for approval for your eating pleasure then there is no hope for you.

Sure take note of the good places offered here as a start but don't put yourself down because you liked Cheesecake Factory. Stand up for your taste buds and be happy.

Jul 24, 2013
burntwater in Los Angeles Area