Pop-up brings popular Hawaiian street food to East LA

EAST LOS ANGELES — Spam Musubi is a popular snack in Hawaii that East Los Angeles couple Doreen Nakama and her husband Adam Martinez have added their twist to.

The couple would pop up on the street to cook the delicious treat, vaquero style, before the pandemic hit. 


What You Need To Know

  • Doreen Nakama and Adam Martinez started East Los Musubi
  • The street style pop-up kitchen was inspired by Nakama’s grandfather, Alton E Nakama
  • They serve different variations of Spam Musubi made to order “Taquero Style”
  • They will be serving their food from Lokels Only in Chinatown twice a
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East Hana: A Jersey City Sushi Spot Born During the Pandemic

Sushi might be one of the ultimate comfort foods. Although the purest form of the dish still remains a somewhat luxury food for aficionados and connoisseurs, it has also become a go-to takeout, dine-in, and comfort food experience that can be found in neighborhood restaurants and grocery stores.  And in Jersey City, East Hana, the newest sushi restaurant downtown that opened in the summer of 2020, has been serving up delicious dishes at its new space. Here’s more about this new sushi restaurant in Jersey City, located at 103 Montgomery Street.

Photo credit: @easthanajc

According to Warren Rene, East Hana’s

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15 Best Restaurants in NYC’s Lower East Side

The Lower East Side as we see it today — extending to Houston Street on the north, Chrystie and Pike streets on the West, and the FDR on the east and south — is now a neighborhood that flaunts its modern restaurants and bars. But some old-time establishments remain, pointing to the area’s rich, decades-long history of restaurants opened by immigrants highlighting cuisines ranging from Chinese to Dominican to Eastern European.

It’s an exciting neighborhood to be sure, and one teeming with dining possibilities. Here are 15 great places to eat there, reflecting a tight mix of established favorites and

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Akoma Market brings equity, wellness and great food to deep East Oakland

Akoma Outdoor Market
Liberation Park, 7101 Foothill Blvd. (at 73rd Avenue), Oakland

Akoma Outdoor Market is a farmers market in deep East Oakland that features local Black and brown-owned farm stands, food vendors and other small businesses.

Created through a partnership between the Black Cultural Zone, a nonprofit promoting Black cultural traditions, arts and local businesses in East Oakland, and the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce, Akoma launched last September, running on the first Sunday of every month. Since

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Where to dine in Downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont East

No other area of Las Vegas has seen as much growth as Fremont East, the entertainment district east of Las Vegas Boulevard that now hosts almost two dozen restaurants. In 2012, only Le Thai brought diners outside the canopy of the Fremont Street Experience. Since then, another 16-plus restaurants opened, bringing everything from sushi and barbecue to vegan and Cajun fare. Even a garden setting on a patio and a celebrity favorite taco joint make the list. Here’s a look at 16 places to dine in the Fremont East section of Downtown Las Vegas.

A number of Las Vegas restaurants

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Popular corn dog food truck set to reopen both East Idaho locations Friday, expansions on the horizon | Local

If there’s one thing East Idahoans couldn’t get enough of in 2020, a freshly battered corn dog slathered in honey is likely high on the list.

Micheal O’Neal, the owner of Eastern Idaho’s franchise of The Corn Dog Company, says last year’s success, in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, has allowed the company to add four more mobile corn dog wagons to its existing arsenal of trailers in Pocatello and another in Idaho Falls, which are set to open for the season on Friday.

“We had an absolutely incredible first year,” O’Neal said. “We definitely learned a ton through trial

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