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Foodchella 2014 Features a Lineup of L.A. Chefs and Upscale Dining

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The Coachella lineup that  festivalgoers eagerly anticipate each year is not usually the list of food vendors who make it out to Indio’s polo field. But this year the festival has revved up their food offerings by recruiting prominent L.A. chefs and by bringing in Outstanding in the Field.
Jeff Miller of Thrillist who has been to Coachella almost every year of the festival’s existence …

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Tiki Cocktail Recipes: Three Dots & a Dash, Zombie Punch and Mai Tai

Posted April 3, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Look no further for your inspiration to throw a tiki party.

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Beer Cocktail Recipe: The Pinkerton

Posted January 17, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week on Good Food, Evan deconstructs The Pinkerton – the creation of Christiaan Rollich, who manages the bar programs of Suzanne Goin and Carolyn Styne’s Lucques, A.O.C. and Tavern.

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10 L.A. Food Trends and Ridiculous Food Moments of 2013

Posted December 20, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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From cronut-knockoffs, to no-show reservation Twitter shaming, it’s been quite a year for L.A.’s eaters.

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The Best Culinary Reads of 2013

Posted December 12, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Some food books aren’t cookbooks.  They can be reference works or omnibus volumes or inspirational books that straddle the line between cookbook, history and personal voyage. There were so many great ones this year, which is terrific for we readers, so I apologize if I’ve left out your favorite. My absolute favorite culinary read of the year were Bill Buford’s essays found in the giant …

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Eight Spirits That Will Cure What Ails You (and Upgrade Your Barcart)

Posted December 6, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Absinthe, vermouth, genever – these all fall under the category of spirits that used to be medicine. This history-rich sector of booze began as the work of alchemists and today have become prized ingredients on the mixology playground; but Silverlake Wine co-owner George Cossette says some of these spirits don’t need cocktails to shine. In fact, he prefers them neat.

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Thanksgiving Aperitif: Persimmon Infused Dolin Blanc Vermouth

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Matthew Biancaniello is well known in Los Angeles for his seasonal cocktails. His bar arsenal includes bottles of stinging nettle infused Pisco, tequila infused with seaweed and guavas and mushroom scented bourbon. This Thanksgiving, he suggests a farmers market infusion of Hachiya persimmons and Dolin Blanc vermouth. The preparation is simple – but the ingredients need a week to infuse, so start now!

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How did Water come to LA? Commemorating the Aqueduct’s Centennial

Posted November 5, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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In commemoration of the L.A. Aqueduct’s Centennial, KCRW’s Madeline Brand and Saul Gonzalez hosted a one hour audio documentary dedicated to a thing near and dear to us all: water– or specifically the story behind L.A.’s water.

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Recipe: Moscow Mule

Posted July 26, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week on Good Food, modern mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim joins Evan to discuss the country’s most consumed spirit – vodka.

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I Made a Pie Beer with The Bruery – Now It’s up to you to name it!

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We’ve launched a contest to name my pie beer! “Pie Beer?” you ask… “Yes,” I answer. Below is the story of how my pie beer with The Bruery came to pass.
A couple of months ago my pal, Beer Chick, Christina Perozzi suggested that for a summer project we should get into my kitchen and do my first home brew.  She suggested I think about what kind of style …

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