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Tokyo’s Animal Cafés

Posted June 26, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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The concept of animal cafes started in Asia more than a decade ago. Writer Gideon Brower visited Tokyo recently, and discovered that while cat cafes remain popular there, some patrons have started moving on to more exotic alternatives.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted May 7, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Every week Good Food visits the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and brings the latest news from farmers and chefs.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted May 1, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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This week market manager Laura Avery talks to Damien Raquinio, co-owner of Golden State Papaya, the first commercial papaya farm in California. We also hear from chef Jerry Su who is shopping for stinging nettles.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted April 23, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week Murray Family Farms is back with Brooks cherries, white peaches and yellow nectarines. Owner Steve Murray says his cherry crop is about 10% of normal due to water shortages and extreme heat.

Sweet Rose Creamery ice cream chef Shiho Yoshikawa was thrilled to find both cherries and papayas (more on that next week) at Wednesday’s market. She is also using spring herbs in her seasonal ice creams and sorbets at Sweet Rose Creamery.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted April 3, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Every week Good Food visits the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and brings the latest news from farmers and chefs.

This week market manager Laura Avery talks to pastry chef Roxana Jullapat about the spring-inspired breakfast galette she is serving this Easter Sunday at Elysian. Plus, farmer Peter Schaner tells us how he uses the spent grains from local craft-breweries to feed his chickens.

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Recipe: Two Valentine’s Day Cocktails from Brandyn Tepper

Posted February 13, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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If you’re staying in for Valentine’s Day and still don’t have anything lined up, we’ve got a rescue plan that takes place in the comfort of your own home.

KCRW’s Christopher Olin speaks with L.A. bartender Brandyn Tepper (Apartment A) who says a few simple ingredients can turn your stay-at-home holiday into a truly romantic affair.

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An Unofficial History of Edible Underwear

Posted February 13, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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You’d expect novelty items to have a colorful history. But the story behind edible underwear – those candy briefs that pop up as gag gifts at bridal showers – is much stranger than you you’d imagine. How strange is it? The story includes cutting-edge food science, disco, Tokyo Rose and a suitcase stuffed with cash.

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Event: Patchwork Edible in Costa Mesa this Sat-Sun

Posted October 4, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Not everything yummy and interesting happens just in LA.  For example, this weekend the dynamic duo of Delilah Snell and Nicole Stevenson who bring us the Patchwork Artisan fairs in are expanding with an edible version this week end in Costa Mesa.  I’ll be there wandering the show and doing a demo on Cooking with Pressure Cookers (weird, I know, but I love them). …

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Sparkling Wine Recommendations from Stacie Hunt

Posted December 28, 2012 by | 1 Comment | ]

Good Food’s own Stacie Hunt, Certified Sommelier, shares suggestions for bubbly beauties. (click on more below for the easily printable list)
And some thoughts from Stacie….
“As the year winds down, I like to consider the developments and trends in the wine world.  And by a glittering landslide, the most stylish development has been the ascendency of the bubbles.  Based purely on sales figures, we like …

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Cinco de Mayo-nnaise

Posted May 5, 2012 by | Comments Off | ]

Thanks to Ronny Mikkelsen for this “puntastic” post.  He mixes Good Food every week (he makes us sound good) and he’s also quite a foodie.  If you’re planning a little Cinco de Mayo fiesta, consider some homemade mayo (maybe for that guacamole or for some homemade esquite.
 
HOMEMADE MAYONNAISE (in a jar)
1 medium to large egg
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1/2 …

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