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Farmers market report: Broccoli is in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Generally in season from the winter months well into spring, broccoli gets its name from the Italian word for “cabbage sprout,” and it is related to Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and other members of the cabbage family.

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Blackness in America dinner series chef shares a recipe for Nigerian comfort food

The night before the election, and two days after it, visiting chef Tunde Wey cooked the food of his native Nigeria in two L.A. restaurants as part of his traveling Blackness in America dinner series. If you missed the dinners, which were curated both for food and for open discussion, Wey has more planned, albeit in North Carolina and Minneapolis rather than here in Southern California.

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Patagonia wants to save the world through beer and buffalo jerky

Beer and buffalo jerky may not be the first tools that come to mind for confronting the environmental crisis. But when you consider that agriculture — from the way we manage soil to the cultivation of livestock — is a major source of carbon emissions and a leading cause of biodiversity degradation, it makes sense that one California company is working to overhaul the food system from the ground up.

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Warm up with this quick chili recipe

Chili is one of those dishes we don’t normally think of as “fast food.” A great pot of chili has to take its time cooking, a medley of flavors slowly simmered to bring out the best in each ingredient. Given what a project chili can be to make, you might never guess how quickly this recipe comes together.

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Live discussion: It's lunchtime with Jonathan Gold
Plenty of beer and duck fat pretzel balls at the new Karl Strauss brewpub in downtown L.A.

San Diego’s Karl Strauss Brewing Company has opened a brewhouse in downtown Los Angeles. This is the 10th brewpub for the company, which was awarded the Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year honors at the Great American Beer Festival in October.

The 12,000-square-foot downtown L.A. space features an on-site 7-barrel brewhouse that shares a head brewer with the newly-opened Anaheim brewpub.

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