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Jonathan Gold Reviews Jon & Vinny’s on Fairfax

Posted July 3, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Jon and Vinny’s, a “boutique” pizzeria along the Fairfax corridor. It’s the latest project from chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, the duo behind Animal, Son of a Gun, Trois Mec and Petit Trois.

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

Posted June 29, 2015 by | 0 Comments | ]
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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 | 0 Comments | ]
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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 | 1 Comment | ]
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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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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 22, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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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 | Comments Off | ]
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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 | 3 Comments | ]
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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 | Comments Off | ]
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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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