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Spring, the highly anticipated French restaurant in DTLA, opens today

If you've been waiting for Spring, the highly anticipated French restaurant from the team behind Church & State, to open — a 6,000-square-foot project that's been three years in the making — then you have someplace to be for lunch today.

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This grilled cauliflower recipe will actually make you forget about steak

There's no shortage of cauliflower dishes on Los Angeles restaurant menus. Perhaps you've had the cauliflower and raisins at Otium, or the porridge of cauliflower and millet at Odys & Penelope on La Brea Avenue. Or maybe you've had the cauliflower tacos at Colonia Tacos in Whittier.

But do you have a favorite cauliflower recipe to make at home?

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Guerrilla Tacos expands schedule and locations, plus brick-and-mortar news

Chef Wes Avila has a simple New Year’s resolution: open a Guerrilla Tacos restaurant in 2016.  While he hasn’t met that goal yet — the year is still young — Avila has taken a big step toward expanding the reach of his food, by adding a day of service to his schedule and by running his taco truck to different parts of Los Angeles.

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Farmers market report: Pea shoots and what to do with them

What’s in season: A sure sign that peas are soon to follow, delicate pea shoots and curly tendrils are showing up in markets. The fragile greens and leaves, harvested from the uppermost part of snow and English pea plants, have long been used in Asian cuisine and are increasingly turning up in a variety of dishes, both cooked and raw.

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Where to get great chocolates for Valentine's Day

Sure, you can take your beloved out for a romantic dinner on Valentine's Day — or better yet, make it yourself. But for many of us, the best thing about this time of year is neither the hyped prix-fixe dinners nor the cliched bunches of flowers, but the chocolate. Chocolate makes any day worth celebrating, and chocolatiers have some pretty spectacular stuff on hand come February.

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Pliny the Younger is here: What you need to know about craft beer's most famous brew

The beer fanatics are already congregating in California Wine Country. The first Friday in February traditionally marks the release of Russian River Brewing’s world famous Pliny the Younger. It’s maybe the most storied beer in the world, with a mythology that’s almost as grandiose as the proclamations about its character and quality.

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