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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted May 22, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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This week market manager Laura Avery talks with Bren Madina of Kincaid Farms about his handpicked youngberries and blackberries. She also talks with Akasha Richmond of Akasha who is shopping for heirloom tomatoes, curry leaves, malabar spinach and red amaranth for her forthcoming Indian inspired restaurant Sāmbār.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted May 18, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Market manager Laura Avery catches chef Ray Garcia shopping for beets. Ray serves a marinated and fried beet “milanesa” torta at BS Taqueria. Plus, farmer James Birch of Flora Bella Farm discusses his freshly dug purple majesty potatoes.

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Jonathan Gold’s Favorite Cocktails in LA

Posted May 15, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. Instead of a restaurant review, this week we are highlighting his LA Times coverage on the city’s best cocktails.

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Mixing Cocktails and Conversation

Posted May 14, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Jews and Muslims in Los Angeles don’t often get together for drinks. After all, religious Muslims don’t drink, and the two groups have had their differences.

But a new project aims to get members of both groups talking to each other, while crafting simple yet delicious non-alcoholic beverages, or “mocktails.”

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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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Cocktail Recipe: Learn How to Make a Beer Flip

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In his book Cocktails on Tap: The Art of Mixing Spirits and Beer, barman Jacob Grier goes beyond the Michelada and the Boilermaker to give us over 50 recipes for beer cocktails. He reinvents forgotten classics and introduces us to his new favorites.

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Where to Find the Best Barbacoa in Los Angeles

Posted March 27, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Good Food taco correspondent Bill Esparza describes the tradition of pit-roasted barbecue in Mexico. Most often it’s made with lamb, but you can find regional variations including everything from goat to chicken barbacoa in Los Angeles.

In fact, Bill says there are more diverse barbacoa offerings in Los Angeles than there are in Mexico City. He shares some of his favorite spots with us.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Terrine

Posted February 27, 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 Terrine, the highly anticipated restaurant from chef Kris Morningstar. The menu is meat intensive and inspired by the type of French brasserie cooking that, according to Gold, LA hasn’t seen in years.

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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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Prison Dairies Provide Milk and Eggs for Those Behind Bars

Posted February 13, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Roughly six percent of California’s inmates work in food production while behind bars. Their jobs range from coffee roasting to almond farming to milk production. In her story for Good Food, Lisa Morehouse set out to discover where all this food goes and more importantly, how does it taste?

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