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Recipe: Pollo en Bistec (Chicken and Potatoes Stewed in Oregano and Black Pepper Sauce)

Posted June 29, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Since 2003, David Sterling has been living in the city of Merida where he offers cooking classes and gives culinary tours. This recipe for Pollo en Bistec comes from his book Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition which won the James Beard Award for Cookbook of the Year.

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Where to Find the Best Tortillas in LA

Posted June 27, 2015 by | 3 Comments | ]
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Part of what makes a great taco is a great tortilla. So on the occasion of the Los Angeles Magazine Taco Issue, we asked Bill Esparza to share his favorite tortillas in the Southland. Esparza writes the Essential T column for Los Angeles Magazine and is the first ever taco correspondent for Good Food.

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Recipe: Sopa Milpa (Squash Flower and Vegetable Soup)

Posted June 26, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Lesley Tellez is a food writer and culinary guide. In 2010 she founded Eat Mexico, the first culinary tours in Mexico City devoted to street food, markets and fondas. Her new book Eat Mexico brings that same food to your home kitchen.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Madcapra in the Grand Central Market

Posted June 26, 2015 by | 3 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Madcapra, a Southern California-inspired falafel counter inside the Grand Central Market.

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Images: 100 Years of Pyrex Through 150 Designs

Posted June 19, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
Pyrex 2½-Quart Covered Casserole, “Spirograph”, made by Corning Glass Works, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, 1969-1970.

The cookware giant Pyrex was originally developed and introduced by Corning Glass in 1915. To commemorate the 100 year anniversary, the Corning Museum of Glass presents America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex. On view is the first pie plate, military mess ware (which evolved into opal Pyrex after WWII), the famous stackable measuring cups as well as ephemera and advertisements from the company’s marketing campaigns.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews BS Taqueria in DTLA

Posted June 19, 2015 by | 3 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews BS Taqueria, a modern taqueria in the former Mo-Chica space in Downtown LA. He says that at his best Chef Ray Garcia “seems to try to replicate what it’s like to eat good food growing up in East LA and that’s important. No one has done that before.”

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Recipe: Crack Rice

Posted June 19, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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This recipe makes use of the beautiful raw scallops available on Martha’s Vineyard, but also taps into the island’s thrifty ethos. Bay scallops can sometimes cost as much as $30/lb so Fischer found a way to use them sparingly in this dish; plus, it’s a great way to use leftover cooked rice. The name, of course, comes from the fact that Fischer and friends “couldn’t stop eating it.”

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Birch in Hollywood

Posted June 12, 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 Birch, a stripped-down small-plates restaurant in the Cahuenga corridor of Hollywood.

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Recipe: Three Summer Tartines (Avocado, Nectarine and Green Tomato)

Posted June 12, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Amelia Saltsman is the author of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook. This week she shares three tartine recipes for summer. She tops toasted country bread with ingredients like smashed avocado, green tomatoes, and nectarines.

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Drink Like a Pro on Your Next Flight

Posted June 5, 2015 by | 5 Comments | ]
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A handful of companies are coming to the rescue in the carry-on drinks department. Wine writer and comedian Marissa Ross is a big fan of Fly Wine , a collection of TSA-friendly single serving bottles that you won’t find on your average Delta flight.

The online drinks magazine Punch recently partnered with W&P Design to create the Carry-On Cocktail Kit, a smartly packaged case of cocktail ingredients like tonic syrup for G&Ts and seasoned bitters for Old Fashioneds.

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