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Mendocino-farms-mid-city-west.thumbnail.7tn4e Mendocino Farms

This “eco-artisan” sandwich chain combines farm-fresh ingredients with a gourmet sensibility and then puts it all between two slices of bread. Full Review »

Cafe-gratitude.thumbnail.7j24e Cafe Gratitude

Leave your Birkenstocks at home: Cafe Gratitude is vegan, organic food at its most modern and stylish. Full Review »

Native-foods-santa-monica.thumbnail.36m4e Native Foods Cafe

While the term “vegan chain restaurant” may seem like an oxymoron, Native Foods Café has proved that demand for tasty, animal-free fare is expanding. Full Review »

Mendocino-farms-3.thumbnail.4yt6e Mendocino Farms

This “eco-artisan” sandwich chain combines farm-fresh ingredients with a gourmet sensibility and then puts it all between two slices of bread. Full Review »

Wordpress-Header Cook it Now: Shishito Peppers

Shishito peppers: We hardly knew thee. Formerly, we thought of the plump, glossy-green peppers in one arena only: blistered, sea-salted and served as a pre-main course snack. But that’s all changed since we met Noah Robbins, the CEO and Founder of Ark Foods. His Brooklyn-born company is committed to spreading the love about the little [...]

Earthbar-equinox-6.thumbnail.8er6e Earthbar @ Equinox

Partnered with the high-end Equinox Fitness chain, Earthbar offers health fanatics pre- or post-workout organic fuel. Full Review »

Jennifer Esposito's new gluten free bakery is open. Food Talk: Jennifer Esposito

Interested in going gluten-free? Get tips and a recipe from actress Jennifer Esposito, who just opened a gluten-free bakery.

AniPhyo Food Talk: Raw Food Chef Ani Phyo

Ever considered eating raw? Learn about the lifestyle and get a BLT recipe from raw food chef Ani Phyo.

freebies 5 Food Freebies

Grab these online freebies that will kick-start your journey to a cleaner diet.

beansbeans Dear Clean Plates: How Can I Prepare Beans to Avoid Discomfort?

Beans, beans, they're good for your heart. The more you eat... uh-oh. Try our tips to make "the musical fruit" go mute (and become more digestible)!

Photo by Andrea Nguyen Dear Clean Plates: Why Do I Get MSG Reactions from MSG-Free Food?

Is there MSG hiding in your food? You might be surprised. Here are some secret ingredients to watch out for.

Restaurant-LA Budget Bites: dineLA Restaurant Week

Did the holiday season put your spending habits in check? Avoid buyer's guilt during Restaurant Week, when you can dine on three- and four-course meals without breaking the bank.