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Jonathan Gold Reviews Trois Familia

Posted January 1, 2016 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week, he visits Trois Familia, the third restaurant from Chef Ludo Lefebvre and his partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.

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Recipe: The Walker Inn’s NYE “Champagne”

Posted December 26, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Ring in 2016 with The Walker Inn’s New Year’s Eve “Champagne” cocktail!

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Jonathan Gold’s Top 10 Dishes for 2015

Posted December 22, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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As 2015 draws to a close, he looks back on LA’s 10 best dishes of the year.

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Recipe: Madhur Jaffrey’s Kodaga-Style Broiled Portobello Mushrooms (Chutta Kumme)

Posted December 18, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Madhur Jaffrey discovered this recipe for broiled mushrooms during a visit to Coorg in the southwestern part of India, where locals forage in the nearby forests during the four-month rainy season.

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Recipe: Lidia Bastianich’s Meatballs with Eggplant (Polpette con Melanzane)

Posted December 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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For famed chef, restauranteur, food entrepreneur and co-author of Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine, Lidia Bastianich, meatballs are comfort food. She shares her recipe for “Polpette con Melanzane” or Meatballs with Eggplant.

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Recipe: Maru Chef Jason Park’s Seared Scallops & English Pea Ravioli

Posted December 18, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Chef Jason Park of Maru sources his early season English peas from McGrath Family Farms to make his Seared Scallop and English Pea Raviolis.

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Market Digest: McGrath Farms’ Early Season English Peas

Posted December 18, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Paul Thurston of McGrath Family Farms discusses the cultivation practices of his Oregon Trail variety of English Peas; and Jason Park, executive chef/owner of Maru in Santa Monica, shares his recipe for Scallop and English Pea Ravioli.

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Recipe: Ruth Reichl’s Pork & Tomatillo Stew

Posted December 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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James Beard Award-winning food writer and critic Ruth Reichl’s new cookbook, My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life, recalls the emotionally laden dishes that got her through the abrupt closure of Gourmet Magazine.

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Jonathan Gold Reviews Seafood Palace in Monterey Park

Posted December 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week, Jonathan reviews Seafood Palace in the San Gabriel Valley. This Chiu Chow-style restaurant is most famous for their house-special crab, topped with “sliced chiles, chopped scallions and crunchy handfuls of golden fried garlic.”

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Recipe: Jacques Pepin’s Eggs in Pepper Boats

Posted December 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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A self-professed lover of eggs, French celebrity chef Jacques Pépin shares this recipe for Eggs in Pepper Boats from his new cookbook, Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul. It’s an easy-to-make that combines eggs, sweet peppers, cheese and cilantro—perfect for brunch or lunch.

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