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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 | Comments Off | ]
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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 | 2 Comments | ]
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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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Jonathan Gold Reviews Belcampo in Santa Monica

Posted July 23, 2015 by | 5 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Belcampo in Santa Monica. It is the Southern California flagship for Belcampo Meat Company, the first vertically integrated meat company to oversee their animals from the ranch to the table.

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René Redzepi Baffled By the Way Angelenos Handle “The Rain”

Posted July 20, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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When Rene Redzepi visited the Good Food studio in November of 2013 he was baffled by the way Angelenos handled the weather.

Listen to him poke fun of local news anchors reporting on what has become a rarity in Los Angeles: rain.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Burritos La Palma in El Monte

Posted July 17, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Burritos La Palma in El Monte. There is more than one burrito on the menu, but Gold says you’re there for one thing: the burrito de birria.

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