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What are your favorite celebrities going to eat at this year’s Governor’s Ball? Chef Wolfgang Puck tells us what he’s cooking and reflects on 20 years of catering the event.
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What: The Fish in Your Dish. Is it Sustainable? When: Thursday, February 27 6pm-9pm
Where: Loyola Marymount University Cost: $10 per person
Are you concerned about seafood sustainability? A panel discussion and sustainable seafood tasting next Thursday will address the issue.
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Ever wondered what “the stupidest, most inefficient, and funniest way to make butter” was?
If you heard last week’s show, there were several clips from Good Food’s UpClose Event held on October 13th at New Roads School’s Ann and Jerry Moss Theater. The topic was California Cuisine: What it is and Why it Matters. It was a panel discussion moderated by Ruth Reichl, featuring prominent California chefs and personalities Roy Choi, Joyce Goldstein, Eduardo Ruiz, Nancy Silverton, and Sang Yoon.
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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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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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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Michelin-starred Chef Kuniaki Kozuka to Cook at CHAYA Beverly Hills for Two Nights, October 18th and 19th
Few restaurants can trace their lineage back more than a few decades, but CHAYA restaurant group in LA and San Francisco can actually follow their roots back 362 years to when the first CHAYA opened in Hikage, Japan. “Chaya,” CEO Yuta Tsunoda explains, “means tea house.” The original CHAYA was built in a seaside town (Tsunoda compares it to Carmel) and it was a resting spot for passersby traveling on foot and by horse. Today, that same seaside structure has morphed into a Michelin-starred kaiseki restaurant with Chef Kuniaki Kozuka at the helm.