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San Gabriel Valley’s Evolving Food Scene

Posted June 1, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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This post was written by Independent Producer Erica Mu. 
Chinese food is one of those cuisines that most everyone knows, and yet hardly anyone really knows. Egg rolls? Yes, please. Orange chicken? Don’t mind if I do. Chow mein? Love it.
You might be rolling your eyes at the aforementioned offerings, but finding “real” Chinese food is much more complicated than one might imagine, even in …

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Clara Cakes, a teen-run vegan bakery

Posted March 28, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Clara Cakes is a Los Angeles vegan bakery, run by 17-year-old Clara Polito. While most teens are busy studying – or partying – Clara has created something of her own mini-food empire.

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Water for Bison Fundraising Campaign

Posted November 26, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Ken and Kathy Lindner abandoned corporate America to follow their dream – raising heritage bison naturally, sustainably and with respect. Today, their farm is threatened to collapse due to a broken well. Learn more about the campaign to save the Lindner Family Farm here.

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Knife Fight: Evan’s Judging Debut

Posted October 22, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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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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Win or lose: You will chew on the experience

Posted October 17, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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The Cardinals still lead the series 3 games to 2, so the Dodgers will have to take the next two in a row from St. Louis, as the series heads back to Busch Stadium there. As we take a bite about the consequences of prolonging this series, think about this: you will likely eat either more or better, depending upon the outcome of your favorite team.

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Blogger Award Voting at Craftsy.com

Posted October 15, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Ever since Craftsy released my video pie class, Perfecting the Pie Crust, this summer,  I’ve come to know the very generous crafting community a little better.  I was thrilled to learn that our Good Food blog had qualified for the next round of voting for the 2013 Craftsy Blogger Awards. So if you’re a craft person who is a member of Craftsy, VOTE FOR …

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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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Food Forward Needs Your Help! Join the Glean Team Today.

Posted July 10, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Food Forward’s Farmers Market Recovery (FMR) Program is looking for passionate food advocates to join their volunteer-powered Glean Team! Since 2012, Food Forward has collected over 130,000 pounds to feed Angelenos who need it the most at the Santa Monica, Studio City, Hollywood, West Hollywood, and Mar Vista markets.
Here’s how the FMR Program Works:
Volunteers arrive at the market and issue collection boxes to the …

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