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  • Raw meat, a manly dish in Ethiopia

    Raw meat, a manly dish in Ethiopia
    When tourist James Barker had dinner at the home of his Ethiopian hosts, he knew he'd have to be polite and eat whatever indigenous cuisine they offered him. He didn't know it wouldn't be cooked. Ethiopia is "a nation who generally live[s] on raw meat,...
  • Tal Ronnen says make it vegan but make it delicious

    Tal Ronnen says make it vegan but make it delicious
    Tal Ronnen catered the vegan wedding for Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi. Casino mogul Steve Wynn tapped him to add vegan dishes to the menus at all 22 restaurants at the luxurious Wynn and Encore resorts in Vegas. Former McDonald's executives...
  • The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes

    The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes
    My Mexican grandfather used to say that salads were for rabbits. My Mexican father thinks a good steak cures any stomach ailment. And a Mexican friend used to joke that a pet pig that lived near my old Westside neighborhood would last approximately two...
  • Bringing vegan to the people

    Bringing vegan to the people
    Seitan Wellington, it's what's for dinner this holiday season. At least it is if you're vegan, interested in becoming vegan, trying to balance your meat-heavy diet or just hanging around in the Spork Foods kitchen. Founded four years ago by sisters...
  • Michel Montignac dies at 66; French diet guru wrote bestselling books

    Michel Montignac dies at 66; French diet guru wrote bestselling books
    Michel Montignac, a French businessman turned diet guru who believed people could lose weight without counting calories, has died. He was 66. Montignac died Aug. 22 at a clinic in Annemasse, France. His website and a website for his daughter, Sybille,...
  • Dine like a Vietnamese emperor

    Dine like a Vietnamese emperor
    It's just before the dinner rush at Huong Giang, a central Vietnamese restaurant in Westminster's Little Saigon, and dozens of dim-sum-like dishes obscure our tabletop. Chopsticks eagerly reach for fat little shrimp-filled dumplings and impossibly...
  • Critic's Choice: Restaurants that help make every occasion special

    Critic's Choice: Restaurants that help make every occasion special
    Especially at this time of year, when relatives roll into town eager to live it up. It's fun to introduce them to L.A.'s ethnic dining scene, chase food trucks around town and stop in at the latest cutting-edge venues. But at some point, they may want...
  • Hot Knives' new cookbook among those on cutting edge of L.A. wave

    Hot Knives' new cookbook among those on cutting edge of L.A. wave
    It's not often that you see a picture of an author swigging from a flask in a cookbook, but that's exactly what Evan George, one-half of the L.A.-based food blogging duo known as Hot Knives, is doing on the back cover of the pair's new vegetarian...
  • For Purim, honor Queen Esther by going vegan

    For Purim, honor Queen Esther by going vegan
    You may know that Queen Esther is the heroine of the joyful holiday of Purim, which begins Wednesday evening. She was the beautiful Jewish woman selected by the King of Persia to be his wife. After she became queen, she begged the king to save her...
  • 50 places to eat for $5 or less

    50 places to eat for $5 or less
    Dining out for $5 or less may seem like a fantasy, but Southern California has much to offer for those on a tight budget. For affordable Vietnamese fare, for example, venture to Garden Grove or Westminster. Or look to food trucks for unique, inexpensive...
  • Culinary SOS: Tender Greens' happy vegan salad

     Culinary SOS: Tender Greens' happy vegan salad
    Dear SOS: I am eagerly and desperately looking to replicate the most delicious, amazing salad I have ever had. My fiancé and I are regulars at the Tender Greens in Culver City, and we finally tried its best dish on meatless Monday: the happy vegan. It...