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David Kinch is both a chef and a surfer. This dish, which he serves at his Los Gatos restaurant Manresa, is inspired by his frequent dips in the Pacific Ocean. He calls it “a winter tidal pool.”
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David Kinch is the chef and owner of Manresa, a two Michelin starred restaurant in Los Gatos, California. His new book which he wrote with Christine Muhlke is Manresa: An Edible Reflection. In conversation with Good Food’s Evan Kleiman, Kinch explained why he only uses sous vide techniques for some fruits and vegetables, and never for proteins. “I’m very opinionated about this,” he says. …
Few farms have received the acclaim yet retained an aura of mystery as has Chino Farm in Rancho Santa Fe. The produce grown by the Chino family is as close to perfect as I’ve experienced. And when I say perfect I mean each individual vegetable or fruit tastes so much like itself sometimes it’s like meeting it for the first time. Alice Waters and …
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The current food scene in LA has two parts – one that you the diner participate in and get to see. But the other is more mysterious and happens for the most part behind closed doors. This is the world of chefs kicking back after a night on the line. A world where friendships are made, where people talk shit, and every once in …
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If you love books and you love eating there’s a lot to do on Sunday.
I’ll be interviewing Anne Willan at the Culinary Pavilion of the Book Fair at 1pm then running to the Thai Fest 2013 to lead a discussion of Thai Cuisine in America at 4:30pm with an exciting mix of chefs (Jet Tila, Curtis Stone, Sang Yoon, Andy Ricker, & Kris Yenbamroong).
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Several restaurants are offering prix fixe dinners to celebrate Rosh Hashanah this week. Here are a few options.
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The Tomatomania harvest is upon us! It’s time to celebrate the bounty with a Five Chefs/Five Tomatoes Dinner at Loteria Grill in Hollywood on Thursday, August 8th at 7:30pm.
Jimmy Shaw and Evan Kleiman will host Kris Morningstar, Giselle Wellman, Neal Fraser and Duff Goldman for a taste of tomatomania.
Evan Kleiman and Sherry Yard Share Their Pie Secrets in One-Time Only Class at The New School of Cooking in Culver City
The pie class to end all pie classes is happening at The New School of Cooking in Culver City. Evan Kleiman and Sherry Yard will share their pie secrets in an intimate demo-class on Wednesday, August 14th. Learn how to make Evan’s Chicken Pot Pie with a Duck Fat Crust and Sherry’s Plum and Blackberry Pie with Toasted Almond Crumble as well as her Quintesenntial …
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Could you feed your family on $22.26 for four? That was the gauntlet we threw down for four LA chefs last week. Asked to create a meal spending the amount budgeted under SNAP, the food assistance program all chef’s bought produce provided by local farmers Alex Weiser and Phil McGrath (who work to support the Council). Last Friday was CelebrateLA, a big public party …
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Summertime always brings us lots of opportunities to support great organizations by eating really well. All we have to do is choose our event and buy a little something to eat. This Sunday there are two events I’d like to share. If you have good time management skills you could even manage to do both of them.
You can start your morning at The Hollywood Farmers …