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Volunteers Jeff Steger, with Santa hat passes out cookies and Diane Dabkowski (L) puts food into a container as homeless and underprivileged inner city children and their families sit down for a Christmas dinner at the District Chophouse & Brewery restaurant 25 December 2003 in Washington, DC.
Yesterday we dished about cooking and recipes, but what if you’re not in the mood to slave away in the kitchen? Fear not. Los Angeles has plenty of culinary neighborhoods to explore, brunch places to impress visiting relatives and street food to satisfy even the hungriest of souls. And we have three LA food experts here to guide you to the tastiest spots in town, whether it’s Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve or beyond.
Colleen Dunn Bates, editor and publisher of EAT: Los Angeles 2010 (Prospect Park Books)
Pat Saperstein, contributing editor of EAT: Los Angeles 2010, proprietor of the popular blog Eating-LA.com, and senior editor at Daily Variety.
Miles Clements, writes about food for the Los Angeles Times and the District Weekly in Long Beach, is a Long Beach native and knows the South Bay. He writes the “Eat Food With Me” blog.