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Evan Funke Discusses Thoroughbred, Walking Dead's Steve Yeun Tries Video Food Porn

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Watch Steve Yeun's rise and fall as a Korean food pornographer.

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CULVER CITYEvan Funke passionately explains to the LA Times why he believes cheap food doesn't exist. His Sysco-laden explorations through diners across the US illuminated the denigration of diner cuisine that he hopes to reverse with his upcoming diner-inspired concept in Culver City, Thoroughbred.

VIDEO INTERLUDELive streaming meals, primarily by attractive girls, was quite the trend in Korea. In a Funny or Die mini series, The Walking Dead's Steve Yeun attempts to make it as a food porn star, and the result, at times, is pretty comical. Watch the series here.

DOWNTOWNBringham Yen reports that after a few failed attempts to break ground downtown, Trader Joe's will may call a Jewelry District historic structure home.

BEVERLY HILLSThe Beverly Hills Hotel's Bar Nineteen12 will be hosting a Glenlivet whiskey tasting hosted by their brand ambassador Richard Vargas on November 21 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. The 90-minute class will feature premier whiskey samplings paired with hors d'oeuvres, and is priced at $85 per person. Call (310) 273-1912 for reservations.

PACIFIC PALISADESOn Thursday, November 20, Maison Giraud will continue its "Tour de France" dinner series with a seven-course tasting menu features the food and wine from the region of Perigord. Full menu below.

AMUSE BOUCHE
Complimentary Toast "Surprise"

CHATAIGNE
Hot Velouté, Celery, Brioche Croutons

RIS DE VEAU
Roasted Sweetbread, Porcini & Mushrooms, Sauce Périgueux

CANARD
Filet of Duck, Beans "Cassoulet" Style and Duck Confit

FROMAGE
Goat Cheese, Preserve, Fruit-Nut Bread

POMME
Duo of Apple Terrine & Apple Croustade

MIGNARDISES

Menu $ 75.00   Wine Pairing $ 45.00

Champagne Taittinger, Brut, FR. NV
Saint Julien, Château De Lalande Borie, Bordeaux, FR. 2010
Faugères, Léon Barral, Languedoc-Roussillon, FR. 2011
Muscat Beaumes de Venise, Delas, Rhône, FR. 2012

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