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Recipe: General Tso’s Chicken

Posted February 5, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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General Tso’s chicken is a staple of American Chinese menus nationwide. There are probably as many recipes as there are Chinese restaurants in the US (over 40,000). This particular recipe comes from the filmmakers behind The Search for General Tso, a documentary film from Ian Cheney and Jennifer Lee.

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Jonathan Gold Embraces the New and the Old in Chinatown

Posted February 5, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. Last month he wrote an article for the paper declaring Chinatown the hottest restaurant district in Los Angeles. This week on Good Food he discusses the newcomers as well as his old standbys.

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Recipe: Roasted Carrots with Carrot Top Pesto

Posted February 5, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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This week on the market report Laura Avery talks to Michael Fiorelli, chef and partner at Love & Salt in Manhattan Beach. Fiorelli utilizes the whole carrot for this dish. He combines the carrot tops with herbs and preserved lemon to make a carrot top pesto that dresses his roasted carrots.

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Jonathan Gold Documentary ‘City of Gold’ Premieres at Sundance

Posted January 28, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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City of Gold, Laura Gabbert’s documentary film about LA’s beloved restaurant critic Jonathan Gold premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival.
In her interview with Evan Kleiman Gabbert says it took three coffee meetings to convince Gold to do the film. Only after telling him that the movie would be “a film about Los Angeles but through his eyes” did he agree to the project. Gabbert …

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The Starry Kitchen Story – From Illegal Restaurant to an Ambitious Kickstarter Campaign

Posted January 26, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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When Nguyen Tran and his wife Thi opened Starry Kitchen it was a part time restaurant operating out of their tiny apartment in North Hollywood. Six years and three brick and mortar locations later, the couple has gone to Kickstarter with an ambitious campaign to #SaveOurBalls (meaning the deep fried tofu balls of course.)

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Celine Clanet Photographs the Reindeer Herders of Northern Norway

Posted January 23, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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French photographer, Celine Clanet, originally traveled to northern Norway as a tourist and has returned in subsequent years to document the area and its people. The Sami people in this photo series spend the winter herding reindeer.

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Recipe: Evan’s Rigatoni with Pancetta and Borlotti Beans

Posted January 23, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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This is a favorite from my book Pasta Fresca. It’s a simple farm-style sauce, combining pancetta, beans, and pasta, that is quick to make yet satisfies as much as any ragù

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Jonathan Gold Walks us Through Sixteen Courses at Noma Japan

Posted January 23, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Noma Japan is a five week pop up during which chef Rene Redzepi moved his entire restaurant – the decor, the chefs, the servers, even the dishwasher – to the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Tokyo. Fifty eight thousand people tried to get a reservation. But guess who scored a table?

Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times walks us through sixteen courses at Noma Japan.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Pistola, An Italian Steakhouse

Posted January 16, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week on Good Food he reviews Pistola, an Italian steakhouse from chef Vic Casanova.

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Savory Rice Porridge with Nettles

Posted January 16, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
Savory Rice Porridge with Nettles made with Koda Farms rice

Koda Farms’ rice is the star ingredient in this dish from Amelia Saltsman.

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