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Food truck report: Pico House brings grain bowls made by a quartet of serious chefs

Loaded carne asada fries, excellent tacos, bacon ice cream sandwiches, fried chicken: These are the reasons why you typically spend  considerable time tracking down your favorite food truck. But four business partners, who have worked at some of the best restaurants in the country, are hoping you’ll apply that same food-fan approach to a couple of grain bowls.

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KFC recipe revealed? Tribune shown family scrapbook with 11 herbs and spices

So many stories have been told about Colonel Sanders and his Kentucky Fried Chicken, it's impossible to know where the truth ends and the fiction begins.

This is one of those stories. A mix of memory, mystery and a pinch of "what if?" It involves one of the best-kept culinary secrets of all time, and the man who's arguably the original celebrity chef.

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Try this slow-braised rib recipe for dinner tonight, plus how to trim ribs like a pro

If you’re a ribs fan, you have to give this dish a try. Urban Tavern in San Francisco shared its secret to spice-braised pork ribs with us a few years ago, and it’s been one of our favorite rib recipes ever since. Tender, slow-cooked ribs are coated with a spice blend that is rich and bright with notes of fennel, coriander, ginger and nutmeg.

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Where to find great raspados, the Mexican shaved-ice slushies

Every Angeleno has developed his or her own way of keeping cool in a heat wave. Some people drown their sorrows in frosty beverages. Cold beer is probably what comes to mind first, though milkshakes and LaCroix have their devotees. But whatever is first on your list, the Mexican shaved-ice slushies called raspados should be right behind.

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Four Seasons Beverly Hills to open new wine bar with plenty of montanara (fried pizza dough)

Have you ever tried montanara? It’s fried pizza dough. These golden pockets of crisp, chewy dough are the star of the new Vinoteca, a wine bar opening Sept. 26 at Culina restaurant at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.

The focus of the menu is Italian street food, something with which executive chef Denis Dello Stritto is familiar, having grown up near Naples, Italy.

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How to make a great coffeecake, plus some useful oven tips

You’ll love the subtle tang and light texture of this simple coffeecake recipe from Heirloom Bakery and Cafe in South Pasadena. Brown sugar, cinnamon, pecans and chocolate chips form a crumbly topping that marbles the cake throughout. A slice is sure to brighten any morning.

KITCHEN TIP: Do you know if your oven is baking or roasting at the right temperature?

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