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Feasting, Food & Drink

FEASTING: Best Places for Poutine in America

Whether you grew up eating poutine, call them disco fries or are a newbie to this messy, cheesy Canadian dish, one thing is for certain: these gravy-smothered fries aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. We...
rounded up the best places in America to eat it right now.

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Food & Drink

Exploring the World of Chef Ben Ford and His Filling Station

Ford's Filling Station has been an L.A. restaurant staple for a decade. The restaurant may have a new home, but Chef Ben Ford's inventive gastropub fare is better yet.

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Food & Drink, Living

The Line Hotel is a Creative Getaway in LA’s Koreatown

We love to travel here at The Manual, especially when we're staying somewhere as cool as The Line. Check out our rundown of the property before visiting yourself.

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Fashion & Style, The Manual Wind

The Manual Wind: Weiss Watch Company Standard Issue Field Watch

Quality timepieces are often associated with the same few countries of origin; Switzerland of course, and Germany.  One brand that...

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Food & Drink

Bartender’s Choice: Summer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Some say the cocktail is on the comeback but did it ever really go away? Yes, beer and wine are all...

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Living, New Music Monday

New Music Monday: Kaiser Chiefs

Leeds based, Kaiser Chiefs are one of the most successful rock bands of the last decade. They have released 4...

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Travel

9 American Towns, 9 Romantic Getaways

Here’s an “oh S$!*,” moment for you: Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year. And more, it’s a long...

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Travel

Top Spots Around the Nation to Ring in the New Year

Millions of Americans face a crisis of epic proportions every year: what shall I do on New Years Eve? You...

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Fashion & Style

Alchemy Works Opens in L.A.

If you’re planning to tour downtown LA’s buzzing Arts District anytime soon and want to glimpse the future of retail,...

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Fashion & Style

Wittmore Goes West

If you’re a West Coast fan of Wittmore, the fashion retailer best known for its curated assortment of hard-to-find, lifestyle...

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Travel

Three Unexpected Bike Friendly Cities

In just a few short days, it will be World Car Free Day, which aside from  spending the day not stuck...

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Fashion & Style, Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesday – Tim Campbell

We appreciate men who dress the part. Take Tim Campbell. He is an interior designer based both in Los Angeles...

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Fashion & Style, Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesdays – Donnie Madden

“I’m a walking dichotomy!” is the first thing Donnie Madden exclaimed when we got on the phone. Indeed he is,...

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Fashion & Style, Food & Drink, Living

Hedley & Bennett Apron Strings Are for Big Chefs

This decade might be known for the rise of the celebrity chef. Thanks to blogs and the endless churn of...

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Food & Drink

LA’s Newest Destination Restaurant: Hinoki & the Bird

Hinoki & the Bird is spurring many Angelinos, and visitors alike to the fair city of Los Angeles, to do...

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Living

Burpees ’til Dusk at CrossFit Sunset

As I write this, I’m sore in all the right places — my shoulders aren’t hunching like Quasimodo and my...

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