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Cocktail Recipe: Learn How to Make a Beer Flip

Posted April 10, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]

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 | ]

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 | ]

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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Recipe: Brooks Headley’s Sbrisolona

Posted February 13, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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In his interview with Evan Kleiman, Headley describes his affinity for the Italian sbrisolona, which he describes as a “crumbly cake-cookie hybrid.” Evan Kleiman suggests using it as a crumble on bar cookies or in place of crumble on a chocolate pie. Below is an excerpt from the book and a recipe.

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The Starry Kitchen Story – From Illegal Restaurant to an Ambitious Kickstarter Campaign

Posted January 26, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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When Nguyen Tran and his wife Thi opened Starry Kitchen it was a part time restaurant operating out of their tiny apartment in North Hollywood. Six years and three brick and mortar locations later, the couple has gone to Kickstarter with an ambitious campaign to #SaveOurBalls (meaning the deep fried tofu balls of course.)

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Celine Clanet Photographs the Reindeer Herders of Northern Norway

Posted January 23, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]

French photographer, Celine Clanet, originally traveled to northern Norway as a tourist and has returned in subsequent years to document the area and its people. The Sami people in this photo series spend the winter herding reindeer.

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Jonathan Gold Walks us Through Sixteen Courses at Noma Japan

Posted January 23, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Noma Japan is a five week pop up during which chef Rene Redzepi moved his entire restaurant – the decor, the chefs, the servers, even the dishwasher – to the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Tokyo. Fifty eight thousand people tried to get a reservation. But guess who scored a table?

Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times walks us through sixteen courses at Noma Japan.

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Where Jonathan Gold Thinks You Should Eat This Weekend in LA: Ledlow

Posted January 9, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
The Crudite at Ledlow in Downtown LA. Photo courtesy of DYLAN + JENI

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews Ledlow, the latest opening from chef Josef Centeno who now has four restaurants clustered around the intersection of 4th and Main in Downtown LA.