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How to make the ultimate beer-baked mac 'n' cheese recipe

Just when you thought mac ‘n’ cheese couldn't get any better, something magical happens. The Rackhouse Pub in Denver sent us this recipe a few years ago and it’s no wonder it remains a reader favorite. Combine five -- yes, five -- kinds of cheese in a rich base lightened with a cup of amber ale, then bake it under a crust of panko crumbs and Parmesan cheese to crisp, golden perfection.

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Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants, 2016: The top 10

After much anticipation and maybe even more very real hunger, Jonathan Gold’s new 101 list is finally here. The fourth edition of his 101 Best Restaurants is now available for subscribers — and the print edition will be out on Sunday. Here are Gold’s top 10 for 2016:

1. Providence

Once again, Providence embodies what a restaurant should aspire to be.

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Where to celebrate Diwali in Los Angeles

Hindus across India and around the world will be celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on Sunday. For most, this includes elaborate celebratory meals in the days leading up to the holiday and after, often at home. But if you don’t have an Indian grandmother (or grandfather) to cook for you, here are four restaurants in the Los Angeles area where you can partake in the culinary festivities.

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New event celebrates 'underground hip-hop artists of the food scene'

Los Angeles’ newest food event is aimed at shining a spotlight on what founder Aisha Hollans calls this city’s black entrepreneurs and “urban chefs.” The Urban Block Gastronomy Experience takes place Nov. 5 at the Millennium Sneaker Boutique in Inglewood. 

“Urban chefs are like underground hip-hop artists of the food scene,” said Hollans.

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One of Mexico's best chefs is opening a restaurant in West Hollywood

From a new West Hollywood restaurant by a Mexican culinary superstar to a chocolate shop in Silver Lake, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world:

From Baja to WeHo: Diego Hernandez, one of the most celebrated chefs in Mexico, is opening a restaurant in West Hollywood this winter.

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This might be your new favorite seafood chowder recipe

Rich and creamy, with large pieces of firm white fish, shrimp, scallops and tender vegetables, it’s hard to beat a hearty bowl of chowder. This recipe, from Durty Nelly’s Irish pub in Nova Scotia, makes a generous amount — enough if you’re serving family or company — and the flavors continue to improve with time. Best of all? It’s ready in less than an hour.

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