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Edible Garden Profile: n/naka Chef Niki Nakayama’s Kaiseki-Inspired Garden

Posted August 22, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Chef Niki Nakyama is the chef and owner of n/naka, a West LA restaurant dedicated to the Japanese art of kaiseki. Blink, and you will miss the gray, concrete facade which sits quietly on a nondescript block of Overland Avenue in Palms, but once inside the experience is anything but forgettable.

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Edible Garden Profile: Max Brooks’ Santa Monica Memories

Posted July 29, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

Writer Max Brooks on taking up the late Anne Bancroft’s garden:

I garden to remember…No matter where my family lived, no matter what was happening with my mother’s bust glamorous Hollywood career, she never strayed too far from some patch of dirt.

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Edible Garden Profile: P.J. Byrne’s Silver Lake Urban Retreat

Posted July 15, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

We get a lesson from Horrible Bosses’ P.J. Byrne on growing tomatoes and learn why urban gardening is all “Gravy.”

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Edible Garden Profile: Christy Wilhelmi, author of Gardening For Geeks

Posted May 31, 2013 by | 4 Comments | ]
Tomatoes and peppers.

Christy Wilhelmi is a self-described Garden Nerd. She even owns the url where she expounds all sorts of gardening tips, facts and advice. Her new book Gardening for Geeks compiles her years of expertise digging in the dirt in her Mar Vista backyard and in her community garden plot at Ocean View Farms. This weekend on Good Food Wilhelmi geeks out with Evan Kleiman about …

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Edible Garden Profile: Priscilla Woolworth’s San Fernando Valley Paradise

Posted May 24, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

The composter is named Valentina. The tar roof of the Spanish-style house is covered in solar panels and the sage bushes bring in the bees.

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Edible Garden Profile: Jane Seymour’s Malibu Hillside Garden

Posted May 12, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Seymour grows flowers alongside her fruits and vegetables.

Today we’re introducing a new series on the Good Food Blog. Our Edible Garden Profiles will showcase the abundance and variety of edible gardens in Southern California. 
Jane Seymour is a multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner. She is well known for her role in the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die and her portrayal of “Dr. Quinn” on Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman which ran for six seasons. When Darby …