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Having L.A. Dino’s Famous DUI Fries? Pass The Defibrillator Please

You won't need a side of cholesterol with the DUI – Dino's Ultimate Invention – fries at Los Angeles' iconic Dino's Famous Chicken because they already come with carne asada – marinated steak – topped with chili, shredded yellow cheese, pastrami, and drenched in their equally famous chicken marinade.

While it was the work of the Greek diner's late owner Demetrios Pantazis, the origin is said to be tied to the large Hispanic community in the city, reported L.A. Taco is what's behind the dish, called the “maximum expression of chili cheese fries,” wrote Vladimir Santos.

He said that as ‘Hood lore goes, “two rocker foo brothers, Alex and Rick Morales, who were born and raised in Koreatown, allegedly invented the dish after many booze-filled nights filled with fast music would bring them to Dino’s every weekend.”

To sober up before driving home, they would order the pastrami sandwich and carne asada fries so often that the cooks started combining the extra pastrami with the fries, a story disputed by Foodbeast earlier that said it was invented by a rival burger spot across the street. Skip the salt.


ROYAL OAK, MI – The Olga Loizon Memorial Foundation presented grants of $25,000 each to three women business owners on June 12 at Olga’s Kitchen on Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, C&G News reported, noting that the grants to Bread & Basket Marketplace, Scarlet Crane Creations, and Inspire Physical Therapy & Wellness are the largest grants given by the Foundation to date.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


It’s Not as World-Famous as Ramen or Sushi. But the Humble Onigiri is Soul Food in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The word “onigiri” became part of the Oxford English Dictionary this year, proof that the humble sticky-rice ball and mainstay of Japanese food has entered the global lexicon.

New England is known for its diverse and vibrant food scene.

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian appeals court on Tuesday upheld a two-year prison sentence for an elected mayor of the country’s Greek minority, in a move expected to further exacerbate tension with neighboring Greece.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court said Tuesday it has issued arrest warrants for Russia’s former defense minister and its military chief of staff for attacks on civilian targets in Ukraine, the third time the global court has issued warrants for senior Russian leaders.

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump on Tuesday will ask the judge presiding over his classified documents case to prevent prosecutors from using evidence seized during an FBI search of his Florida estate and recordings made by one of his former attorneys.

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