The Tail O' the Pup, the famous L.A. hot dog stand shaped like, well, a hot dog, will finally have a new home — but it won't be dishing out franks. As of Thursday, the landmark restaurant will have a place of honor at the Valley Relics Museum in Chatsworth, the Daily News reports. The iconic hot dog stand was built in 1946 and remained open until 2005. It has been out of commission since then and currently rests in a Lake Elsinore salvage yard.
More than 100 food and drink vendors will dish out crawfish, churros, fried chicken, falafel, barbecue, ice cream and more at the 8th annual L.A. Food Fest, happening Saturday at the L.A. Coliseum. But amid the gluttony of a food festival comes the waste. Tons and tons of it. "Every city now has so many food events. And the sad reality is that while all of us are enjoying in those festivities, there are a number of people in our cities who are hungry," L.A. Food Fest founder Shawna Dawson tells KPCC.
Just in time for summer, your can now ride with your surfboard on Metrolink trains. All trains have been outfitted with one "bike and board" passenger car. You'll know it by the surfboard icon above the door. Once you hop aboard, look for a large, black net. "You unzip it, you put your surfboard in it and then there are seats where you can sit by your surfboard, so you don't have to abandon it and go up to the top," Metrolink spokeswoman Sherita Coffelt tells KPCC.
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