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This week we explore the richness of LA’s dining scene. Marvin Gapultos shares some of his favorite Filipino dishes from his new cookbook The Adobo Road and Roy Choi discusses his unabashed love of SPAM. Los Angeles Magazine Dine Editor Lesley Barger Suter offers tips on sushi etiquette and where to find some of the best sushi in LA. Jonathan Gold enjoys a deconstructed …
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When you have a successful restaurant, inevitably there are dishes that you can’t ever take off the menu. Such is the case with the Smoked Bucatini Carbonara at Superba Snack Bar. Chef Jason Neroni cold smokes the fresh pasta over smoldering cherry wood chips. He then cooks it until just al dente and tops it with pancetta, parmesan, a perfectly poached egg and plenty …
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Judging from the long lines at Murray’s Farm stand, it seems as though everyone at the Santa Monica Farmers Market this week had cherry fever. Amelia Saltsman, author of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, has a suggestion for using cherries in a savory application. In her Savory Cherry Almond Salad, she pairs mild chicories with pitted cherries, toasted almonds and a simple lemon and oil dressing for a quick salad …
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A few days ago in the middle of a conversation with Roy Choi about Spam (yes Spam) Roy made the point that Spam is one of those foods that’s very “inside” particular cultural communities. “Inside”, like when people next to you start talking in complete minutiae about a subject that you know nothing about and all of a sudden you find yourself on the outside…
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If you’ve eaten brussels sprouts or broccoli you’ve eaten flowers. So why not eat tulips and nasturtiums too? Baker and cookbook author Miche Bacher shows off how to cook with lesser known edible flowers. Mother’s Day is this weekend; writer Elissa Altman shares her memories of growing up with a mother who routinely set dinner on fire and kimchi-queen Lauryn Chun learns a traditional …
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What should you be shopping for at Southern California Farmers Markets? Every Friday we help you plan your weekend shopping trip. This week our vote goes to corn, cherries and strawberries.
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This week on the Market Report, Laura Avery talks with Robert Wemischner, professor of baking and pastry at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, about roasting figs with cream and sugar to create an easy Mother’s Day dessert.
The more I use my pressure cooker, the more I marvel at it’s usefulness. Once a year, on or around St. Patrick’s Day we have an old-fashioned corn beef and cabbage dinner. I cook the cabbage with potatoes in the resultant broth from cooking the corned beef. The meat is a treat, but eaters clamor for seconds on the cabbage. There is something about cabbage that is cooked in a salty broth until totally tender that is completely satisfying…
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In his new book Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the role of fire, water, air and earth in cooking. Two holidays fall on May 5th this year – Cinco de Mayo and Greek Easter. Diane Kochilas shares some ideas for celebrating Greek Easter while Loteria Grill owner Jimmy Shaw suggests sipping on sangrita this Cinco de Mayo. Drunken Botanist author Amy Stewart describes how tequila, mezcal and pulque are made from the agave plant. Jonathan Gold finds a unique mash up of Sinaloan food and sushi at Sushinaloa in Lynwood. Plus, independent producer Gideon Brower visits the last chicken show of the season in Ventura County.
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What should you be shopping for at Southern California Farmers Markets? Every Friday we help you plan your weekend shopping trip. This week our vote goes to: strawberries, cherries, fava beans, snap peas and artichokes.