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Jonathan Gold Reviews Anzutei Ramen in Downtown LA

Posted November 20, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
Anzutei Ramen

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Anzutei, a Nagoya-style ramen shop in Downtown LA.

Cookbooks, Recipes »

Recipe: Cow Tipping Creamery’s Coconut Buddha’s Hand Sundae with Fish Sauce

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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A recipe for Coconut Buddha’s Hand Sundaes with Fish Sauce Latik from Cow Tipping Creamery in Austin, Texas.

Farmers Market »

Weekly Farmers Market Digest: Pineapple Quince

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
Photo: Camellia Tse

Quince are often overlooked here in the US, but they’re actually a versatile fruit that bakers and preservers alike can find many different applications for when it comes into season during the fall and winter months.

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Recipe: Robert Wemischner’s Red Wine-Poached Quince Tarts

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
Robert Wemischner - Poached Quince Tart

Pastry chef and culinary educator Robert Wemischner spotlights autumn quince with his recipe for Red Wine-Poached Quince Tarts.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone’s Maude in Beverly Hills

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Snagging a seat at celebrity chef Curtis Stone’s restaurant, Maude, in Beverly Hills might just be one of the most difficult tickets to come by of the LA fine dining scene.

Cookbooks, Recipes »

Recipe: Meera Sodha’s Pomegranate & Fennel Seed Poha

Posted November 12, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Cookbook author Meera Sodha shares this easy, one-pan recipe for Pomegranate and Fennel Seed Poha that she learned from a chef during her travels to Udaipur, Rajasthan.

Farmers Market »

Weekly Farmers Market Digest: The Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project

Posted November 6, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
Tehachapi Grain Project - Heirloom Grains

This week’s topic of conversation at the Santa Monica Farmers Market was Farmer Alex Weiser’s Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project, which aims to restore the heritage grains that once flourished across Southern California. Market Manager spoke with Farmer Alex Weiser and Clémence Gossett about the project.

Baking, Recipes »

Recipe: Pastry Chef Clémence Gossett’s Sweet Apple Galette

Posted November 6, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
Clemence Gossett - Apple Galette

Pastry chef Clémence Gossett explains the benefits of baking with whole grain flour and has some clever insider tips for those of us who might still be learning to bake with it.

Good Food on the Road, Restaurants »

Jonathan Gold Spotlights LA’s 101 Best Restaurants for 2015

Posted November 6, 2015 by | 3 Comments | ]
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It’s that time of year again when Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold’s LA Times 101 Best Restaurants List hits newspaper stands and goes viral, announcing his top, go-to eats across the Southern California.

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After 20 Years of Negotiations, American Apples Arrive in China

Posted November 6, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
Wholesale buyers checking out pallets of imported fruit Photo credit: Fiona Reilly.

China is the biggest producer of apples in the world, but almost all of them are of one kind: Fuji. A recent apple trade deal means that now all American apple varieties are allowed into China. Before the agreement, only Red and Golden Delicious were allowed in.

Fruit is a huge part of the country’s gift giving culture, and this could mean huge business ahead of the holidays.