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Jonathan Gold Reviews Barrel & Ashes in Studio City

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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Barrel & Ashes, an upscale barbecue joint in studio city. Chef Timothy Hollingsworth was the chef de cuisine at French Laundry in Yountville before opening Barrel & Ashes last November.

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Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

Posted April 3, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Every week Good Food visits the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and brings the latest news from farmers and chefs.

This week market manager Laura Avery talks to pastry chef Roxana Jullapat about the spring-inspired breakfast galette she is serving this Easter Sunday at Elysian. Plus, farmer Peter Schaner tells us how he uses the spent grains from local craft-breweries to feed his chickens.

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Recipe: Dungeness Crab Breakfast Galette

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Roxana Jullapat’s Breakfast Galette could be called the little-black-dress of breakfast pastries. At Elysian where she hosts a Sunday pop up brunch, she fills the galette with spring herbs, dungeness crab and Meyer lemon before popping an egg on top. But she says the filling is versatile.

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Where to Find the Best Barbacoa in Los Angeles

Posted March 27, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Good Food taco correspondent Bill Esparza describes the tradition of pit-roasted barbecue in Mexico. Most often it’s made with lamb, but you can find regional variations including everything from goat to chicken barbacoa in Los Angeles.

In fact, Bill says there are more diverse barbacoa offerings in Los Angeles than there are in Mexico City. He shares some of his favorite spots with us.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews All’Acqua in Atwater Village

Posted March 27, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits All’Acqua, chef Don Dickman’s convivial Italian restaurant in Atwater Village.

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Recipe: Passover Cheesecake

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The Vilna Vegetarian cookbook is the work of Fania Lewando, a restaurateur from Vilna, Lithuania who’s vegetarian riffs on Jewish food attracted the creative class of Vilna to her restaurant. The 400 vegetarian recipes in the book include Passover recipes like this one for cheesecake.

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Passover Recipe: Horseradish and Apple Salad

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Originally published in Yiddish, The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook was discovered in a rare books collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City. Wendy Waxman and Barbara Mazur were so inspired by the book that they worked with YIVO to have it translated and republished.

This recipe for Apple & Horseradish salad is perfect for Passover

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A Conversation Between Two Critics: Jonathan Gold and Daniel Vaughn

Posted March 24, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
Jonathan Gold and Daniel Vaughn at Valentina's Tex Mex Barbecue in Austin

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times where he covers restaurants in Los Angeles County. Daniel Vaughn is the BBQ Editor at Texas Monthly where he oversees all barbecue coverage for the entire state of Texas. During a trip to Austin for SXSW, the two critics talked shop over brisket tacos at Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ.

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Photos and Audio: Good Food’s Central Texas BBQ Crawl

Posted March 15, 2015 by | 7 Comments | ]
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We left Austin at 8am and spent 10 hours on the road driving to Lexington, Lockhart and Luling. Pulitzer Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold was our guide.

Here are our photos from Snow’s BBQ, Smitty’s Market and City Market.

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7th Annual Good Food Pie Contest will be at The Fowler Museum at UCLA on October 4th , 2015

Posted March 14, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Mark your calendars bakers. KCRW’s annual Good Food Pie Contest returns to The Fowler Museum at UCLA on October 4th, 2015.

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