LATEST RECIPES

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Karina’s Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Some say cabbage rolls go back in Jewish culture as far back as 2000 years. Indeed, today, there are as many versions of the humble cabbage roll…

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Braised Beef Cheek Pie

The first time I went to Chi Spacca, I fell in love with the intimate Italian-inspired meat house, a gem of an addition to the…

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Grilled Artichoke with Garlic Aioli

Fresh artichokes are mysterious creatures poking their heads out of grocery store produce aisles, with spirals of desert green spiny leaves on a cactus like…

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Curry Roast Cauliflower

Cauliflower has seen a renaissance lately.  Death to the mushy stinky blank boiled cauliflower that you probably grew up eating, and rebirth in the form of…

Latest Reviews

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9.7

Sushi Aoki Shanghai

Shanghai has always been a mecca for divine Chinese food.  Being China’s most metropolitan city, Shanghai draws influences from all over Asia, and now, the world….

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7.8

Smoke.Oil.Salt

Smoke.Oil.Salt opened up unassumingly in my neighborhood a few months ago.  When I walk down Melrose, I can’t help but peek more than once into…

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9.0

Baco Mercat

Dear City of Los Angeles, I love you. I love your 90 degree weather in November, your melting pot of cuisines, your beaches and your…