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Jonathan Gold Reviews Catch & Release

Posted August 28, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he discusses the seafood driven menu at Catch & Release in Marina del Rey. The restaurant is a collaborative effort from restaurateur Bill Chait and chef Jason Neroni.

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Recipe: Harissa, Two Ways

Posted August 25, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Orly Olivier is an artist and photographer based in Los Angeles. Her exhibition, Petit Takett: Love, Legacy, and Recipes from the Maghreb, at the Skirball Center invokes her Tunisian Jewish heritage with photographs, recipes and household objects. She says, “Petit Takett is my way of honoring both my familyʼs heritage and their crazy love for food.”

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Sāmbār in Culver City

Posted August 21, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he takes us to Culver City where Akasha Richmond has transformed the old Ford’s Filling Station into a farm-to-table Indian restaurant called Sāmbār. While the pork shoulder vindaloo may not be for purists, Mr. Gold says he “digs it.”

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Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Figs and Sumac Aioli

Posted August 21, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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This week we spotted chef David Lefevre shopping for figs at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. At Fishing with Dynamite he tosses fresh black mission figs with quinoa, arugula, asparagus and a dollop of sumac aioli for this refreshing late-summer salad.

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Recipe: Hangtown Fry

Posted August 21, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Libby O’Connell is chief historian for the History Channel and author of several books. Her new book, The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites, catalogs our edible heritage bite by bite. In it she recounts the origin story of the Hangtown Fry, named after Hangtown, California which is now Placerville.

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Recipe: Massimo Bottura’s Spaghetti Caterse

Posted August 14, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Massimo Bottura is the chef at Osteria Francescana, a three Michelin starred restaurant in Modena, Italy. The restaurant is currently ranked second in the world on the San Pellegrino 50 Best List. The evolution of his restaurant along with an exploration into his twenty-five year career are documented in his book Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef.

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Jonathan Gold Reports on His Favorite Meals in Italy

Posted August 14, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. He discusses his recent trip to Italy, where he dined at Osteria Francescana in Modena and Antica Trattoria Belletti in Montepastore.

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Recipe: Carbonara

Posted August 14, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Elizabeth Minchilli’s new book, Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City, offers advice on where to find the city’s best eats, from pasta to gelato. If a trip to Italy isn’t in the cards she also shares recipes for her Roman favorites, like this one for carbonara.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Cassia in Santa Monica

Posted August 7, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week, he visits Cassia in Santa Monica. The buzzy new opening is a partnership between Chef Bryant Ng (formerly of Spice Table), Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Mapo Galbi in Koreatown

Posted July 31, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Mapo Galbi, a “dak galbi” specialist in Koreatown. He says you can order beef or pork belly, but you are there for the chicken dak galbi, a spicy Korean stir-fried chicken.

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