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Porridge and its (dis)contents: Congee, jok, haleem and what Grandma ate
Porridge and its (dis)contents: Congee, jok, haleem and what Grandma ate

Last week, we visited Porridge + Puffs, chef Minh Phan’s monument to the warm, oozy bowls of happiness that obsess so many of us this time of year, when temperatures plunge into the 50s at night, backyard trees groan with citrus and the waves are a bit too chilly to surf. Winter in Los Angeles can be nippy — don’t let anyone try to convince you otherwise. It’s a good thing there are so many different kinds of porridge to sustain us in the mornings. Because Porridge + Puffs serves just three nights a week and Red Medicine's porridge with egg yolk and uni is a thing of the past. Here's a brief survey. Grandma’s Porridge Diep Tran comes from local...

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