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The Starry Kitchen Story – From Illegal Restaurant to an Ambitious Kickstarter Campaign

Posted January 26, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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When Nguyen Tran and his wife Thi opened Starry Kitchen it was a part time restaurant operating out of their tiny apartment in North Hollywood. Six years and three brick and mortar locations later, the couple has gone to Kickstarter with an ambitious campaign to #SaveOurBalls (meaning the deep fried tofu balls of course.)

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The Starry Kitchen Story – From Illegal Restaurant to an Ambitious Kickstarter Campaign

Posted January 26, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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When Nguyen Tran and his wife Thi opened Starry Kitchen it was a part time restaurant operating out of their tiny apartment in North Hollywood. Six years and three brick and mortar locations later, the couple has gone to Kickstarter with an ambitious campaign to #SaveOurBalls (meaning the deep fried tofu balls of course.)

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Celine Clanet Photographs the Reindeer Herders of Northern Norway

Posted January 23, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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French photographer, Celine Clanet, originally traveled to northern Norway as a tourist and has returned in subsequent years to document the area and its people. The Sami people in this photo series spend the winter herding reindeer.

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Recipe: Evan’s Rigatoni with Pancetta and Borlotti Beans

Posted January 23, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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This is a favorite from my book Pasta Fresca. It’s a simple farm-style sauce, combining pancetta, beans, and pasta, that is quick to make yet satisfies as much as any ragù

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Jonathan Gold Walks us Through Sixteen Courses at Noma Japan

Posted January 23, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Noma Japan is a five week pop up during which chef Rene Redzepi moved his entire restaurant – the decor, the chefs, the servers, even the dishwasher – to the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Tokyo. Fifty eight thousand people tried to get a reservation. But guess who scored a table?

Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times walks us through sixteen courses at Noma Japan.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Pistola, An Italian Steakhouse

Posted January 16, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews Pistola, an Italian steakhouse from chef Vic Casanova.

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Savory Rice Porridge with Nettles

Posted January 16, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
Savory Rice Porridge with Nettles made with Koda Farms rice

Koda Farms’ rice is the star ingredient in this dish from Amelia Saltsman.

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Chef Predictions for 2015. Plus, a Giveaway! Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Four Dine LA Restaurants!

Posted January 16, 2015 by | 48 Comments | ]
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We asked 8 chefs participating in dineL.A. to weigh in on their predictions for 2015.

Plus, we are giving away four $50 gift certificates to Cafe Gratitude, Badmaash, Sugarfish and Blue Plate Taco. Leave us a comment with your food trend forecasts for the year ahead and Evan will select her four favorites on Monday at 3 o’clock.

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Recipe: Whole Milk Ricotta-and-Egg Pasta Pillows

Posted January 9, 2015 by | 6 Comments | ]
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This recipe for homemade ricotta comes from Cathy Barrow, the blogger and author behind Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry. I’ve included her recipe for Ricotta-and-Egg Pasta Pillows too.

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Where Jonathan Gold Thinks You Should Eat This Weekend in LA: Ledlow

Posted January 9, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
The Crudite at Ledlow in Downtown LA. Photo courtesy of DYLAN + JENI

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews Ledlow, the latest opening from chef Josef Centeno who now has four restaurants clustered around the intersection of 4th and Main in Downtown LA.

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Jonathan Gold’s 11 Best Dishes of 2014

Posted January 2, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
The escargot at Petit Trois made Jonathan Gold's Best Dishes of 2014

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer at the LA Times. This week he reflects on his favorite dishes from 2014.

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