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Keep it simple with this green apple chicken salad recipe

Combine diced chicken with a little red onion, celery, currants and apple for a simple salad that has a nice crunch, great color and a wonderfully fresh combination of flavors. The green apple chicken salad from Lunch in Culver City is similar to a classic Waldorf, and it’s just as easy to prepare.


Total time: 25 minutes | Serves 4 to 6

Note: Adapted from Lunch.

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Farmers market report: Persimmons are in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Persimmons can be neatly divided into two types, although there are a number of varieties: Hachiyas are acorn-shaped and need to be softened before you use them; squat Fuyus, shaped more like tomatoes, can be eaten crisp.

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This guy eats hot wings with celebrities for a living. Seriously.

Meet Sean Evans. He’s a 30-year-old from Chicago who is especially adept at eating hot wings. He also once ate an entire Carolina Reaper pepper on camera with a well-known Danish chile fanatic named Chili Klaus.

A little more than a year ago, Evans became the host of a YouTube series called “Hot Ones,” produced by FirstWeFeast.com and Complex Media, which airs every Thursday.

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Live discussion: It's lunchtime with Jonathan Gold
How to have a fancy dinner party in Wolfgang Puck's test kitchen

When it comes to one-of-a-kind group-dining experiences, private rooms are somewhat par for the course. For the adventurous set, where the usual won’t do, you might want to up the ante. Good thing Wolfgang Puck’s Test Kitchen inside the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood is now open for bookings.

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Chef Casey Lane talks about why his new DTLA restaurant is in a hotel

If you’ve spent much time dining in Venice, you’ve likely enjoyed many plates of cavatelli and pig’s ears at the Tasting Kitchen, the restaurant that chef Casey Lane opened on Abbott Kinney Boulevard in 2009.

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