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The ClassicsLos Angeles

Daniel Navarro Kept El Cochinito in the Family. Now He’s Made Sure It Reflects the Community

In the days before COVID-19, there’s a good chance you drove by El Cochinito  a million times without noticing it.…

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The ClassicsLos Angeles

The Golden Bull Has Been a Cornerstone for Santa Monica Canyon and the LGBTQ Community

Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, author Christopher Isherwood, and painter Don Bachardy walk into a bar.  This isn’t a joke. It’s…

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The ClassicsNew York

At Arturo’s, a Reminder That We Celebrate in Restaurants

“She wants to go somewhere with live music,” my partner told me, and my eyes widened in dismay. His parents…

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The ClassicsLondon

The Definitive Guide to London’s Classic Restaurants

What makes a London restaurant a classic?  To us, classic restaurants are exceptional places that, over time, have come to…

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The ClassicsNashville

Now More Than Ever, I’m So Grateful For Legacy Restaurants Like Arnold’s

I am eternally grateful for Arnold’s. It’s the first place I take a guest when they come to town, especially…

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Sylvia's New York

The ClassicsNew York

Sylvia’s in Harlem Still Stands For Community

A couple of weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon in August, I strolled up to the pickup window at Sylvia’s…

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The ClassicsNew York

Fanelli’s Has Belonged to Downtown Manhattan Since 1874

Everyone who hangs out at Fanelli’s was a downtown kid, or their friends were. I realized this when I started…

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The ClassicsNew York

Jackson Diner Sparked an Indian Cuisine Revolution in Queens

Manjit Singh is a hard man to track down. After sending him multiple text messages and making at least six…

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The ClassicsLos Angeles

The Night That Changed L.A. Forever Also Put El Coyote on the Map

On a hot August night in 1969, actress Sharon Tate and friends Jay Sebring, Voytek Frykowski, and Abigail Folger sat…

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Photography by El Tepeyac

The ClassicsLos Angeles

El Tepeyac’s Rich Family Legacy Continues One Burrito at a Time

Back at the end of February, when there was talk of a citywide shut down, I met a friend at…

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