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Longtime Alhambra restaurant Twohey’s celebrates its 75th anniversary

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Farmers market at Northridge Fashion Center among LA area food events this week

Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica area Events Providence: Four-course anniversary tasting menu with seafood and California-grown produce, 6-10 p.m. through June 30. Cost $95 plus ta...

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  • Beer

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of June 11

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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  • Food services

    How to get free (and high-tech) ice cream in Pomona on Friday

    POMONA >> A chain of ice cream shops that creates the old-fashioned treat in a new-fangled way is set to open its latest outlet in Pomona on Friday. The grand opening, which kicks off at noon Friday at 12 Rancho Camino Drive, translates into free goodies for those who attend: • T-shirts for the first 100 customers • Face painting • Single servings of ice cream from 4 to 6 p.m. Irvine-based Creamistry is on a global expansion tear. The...

    Nancy Luna
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  • Record setting events

    A tasty challenge: Auto Club Speedway home to attempt to make world’s largest pizza

    The Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Saturday took part in a tasty challenge: the Guinness World Record for the longest pizza. What goes into making a 7,200-foot-long pizza? Eight thousand pounds of dough, 5,600 pounds of sauce and 3,600 pounds of cheese. The proceeds of the event – which included live music, food and entertainment – and the product went to local homeless shelters and food banks. If the Speedway’s pizza is named the longest, it would...

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  • Food trends

    Creamistry ramps up global expansion with 70 new stores this year

    Irvine-based Creamistry is on a global expansion tear. The liquid-nitrogen ice cream chain, founded in 2013 by entrepreneur Jay Yim, is expected to open 70 locations this year including the brand’s first shops in New York, China, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. With 41 stores open in three states and three countries, the chain is expected to surpass more than 100 units in 2018. Expanding through franchising, Yim has operators with contracts ready to pull the trigger on stores in...

    Nancy Luna
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  • Food

    Golden State Warriors win earns America a free taco from Taco Bell

    Thanks to a Game 3 win by the Golden State Warriors on the home turf of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA Finals, America gets a free taco from Taco Bell. Last week, the Irvine-based fast-food chain announced its “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion. The fast-food chain said it would give customers a free Doritos Locos Taco on June 13 if the away team wins during games one, two or three of the NBA Finals. That happened when the Warriors won last night, June...

    Nancy Luna
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  • Promotions

    That’s amore! How to watch a 1.3-mile pizza being made

    FONTANA >> Pizza lovers, rejoice (and pass the antacid): A 1.3-mile pizza may become reality in Fontana on Saturday. A pizza restaurant equipment distribution company based in Kentucky, with a branch office in Carson, will attempt to assemble the mega-pie at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. If successful,

    Neil Nisperos
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  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of June 4

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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  • Nonprofit business and finance

    How a Claremont shop is using coffee as a vehicle for change

    CLAREMONT >> Sanctuary Coffee isn’t your typical cafe. It serves coffee, teas and treats, offers Wi-Fi and seating, while employing baristas who really want to get to know your drink order. But it’s also an interdenominational Christian nonprofit, that aims to donate its profits to select charities in Southern California. “We want people to take something that they do daily and make it count,”...

    Liset Márquez
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  • Entertainment

    Butterflies & Brews takes flight at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont

    Those looking for a good time this month should consider making a beeline to the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont. It’s appropriately called Butterflies & Brews, bringing together those dainty visions of flight and foam, as in the kind found in craft-brewed beers. Adults are invited each Wednesday in June from 6 to 8 p.m. “Butterflies & Brews...

    Suzanne Sproul
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  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of May 28

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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