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Mike Metz is a TV writer in Santa Monica. He runs the food blog, The Unemployed Eater, which covers the city's best cheap eats. He eats too much.

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Food Police: 5 Foodstuffs That Should Be Banned From LA Menus ASAP

(3) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 3:07 PM

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This post originally appeared at The Unemployed Eater

I get it. I really do. Foodstuffs get popular and every restaurant under the sun feels the necessity to add the item to their menu. Some of the proliferation I don't even mind,...

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Eating Like an Idiot for a Weekend in San Francisco

(1) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 10:40 AM


((This post originally appeared on The Unemployed Eater))

Imagine a young man celebrating his second 29th birthday....
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2013's Top 13 L.A. Foodstuffs Under $13

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 6:21 PM

This post was originally published on The Unemployed Eater.

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Without a doubt, I believe when Joe Esposito belted out the Karate Kid soundtrack: "You're the best! Around! Nothing's ever going to keep you down!" he had...

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Where To And Not To Take New York Friends When Visiting LA

(58) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 10:45 PM

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(This article first ran at The Unemployed Eater)

Like a zombie feeding frenzy, the weeks after college graduation almost all of my friends made a frenzied pilgrimage to New York City. At the time, I was a little sour about...

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LA's 5 Most Craveable Burgers (PHOTOS)

(2) Comments | Posted May 14, 2013 | 4:07 PM

This post originally appeared on The Unemployed Eater.

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Aside from "Why are you staring at me, creep?" the question I am asked most frequently is, "What is your favorite burger in LA right now?" It's probably because I look like a guy...

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2012's Top 12 L.A. Foodstuffs Under $12

(13) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 5:17 PM

This post was originally published on The Unemployed Eater.

'Tis the season... of Best Of lists. Never to shy away from the holiday spirit, I am very pleased (for the third year in a row) to present Unemployed Eater's very own enumeration, 2012's Top 12 L.A. Foodstuffs...

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