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Clifton's Cafeteria Goes Full Frontal, Terrine Is Missing a Sign, and More AM Intel

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Plus a new best Korean BBQ list.

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Gasolina Cafe, Woodland Hills
Gasolina Cafe
Farley Elliott is the Senior Editor at Eater LA and the author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. He covers restaurants in every form, from breaking news to the culture, people, and history that surrounds LA's dining landscape.

Where to grill meats in Koreatown, right now

LA Weekly goes in on what must be a controversial list: the city's best Korean BBQ houses. Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong doesn't make the list, which is surprising enough, but there are a few other curious options that don't match up with Eater's own KBBQ research.

Gasolina Cafe is holding Terrine's pig sign hostage

In a moment of let's-not-take-this-all-too-seriously, funky all-day Woodland Hills spot Gasolina Cafe is holding Terrine's pig sign (left behind from The Taste) for ransom. Their demands? Some foie gras terrine, naturally.

Sporty chefs

FoodGPS is out there asking chefs at L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade the hard questions, like "What's your favorite sports team?" The answer range from straightforward (Dodgers, Lakers) to funny to downright heartbreaking, with a few Philadelphia Eagles fans talking about how painful it is to love such a woeful franchise.

Bruce Kalman gets kids cooking

The popular pasta-maker and preserver Bruce Kalman (he of Union in Pasadena) is stepping into a night of jarring and canning at the New School of Cooking in Culver Cityon September 24. Hedy Goldsmith will also be around, serving food and doing the demo. The $90 tickets aim to help Common Threads LA, which provides LAUSD kids with the skills needed to cook.

Josh Kun talks to Bricia Lopez about recipes

The To Live and Dine in L.A. author hosts a sit-down at Chevalier's Books in Larchmont on October 1 with Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza fame. Of course her mother's mole is rather famous, so expect a lot of talk about changing palates, cooking for the masses, and what it means to remain authentic.

No more hiding for Clifton's

As of last night, those tall black walls hiding much of the frontage of Clifton's Cafeteria have gone away. The unobstructed look inside offers glassy views of what should be one of the coolest reopenings in Los Angeles in recent memory.