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  • Dining -- finally -- at Osteria Mozza, with leftovers to show for it

     
    I have been trying, forever it seems, to get to Osteria Mozza. I don't live in the area, so dinner at the Nancy-Silverton-Mario-Batali-Joe-Bastianich hot spot is an Event That Requires Planning. The meal with a group of friends kept getting......
  • The art of preserving: Seasonal classes at Valerie Confections (poached cherries for your cocktails, fig jam for your cheese board and more)

     
    What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than making strawberry rhubarb jam and pickled asparagus spears? Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections and Kevin West of the blog Saving the Season kicked off their series of seasonal preserving lessons on.......
  • Liver tasting menu at the Grill on the Alley, $5 cocktails at Elements Kitchen and weekend brunch at Delphine

     
    The Grill on the Alley: This stylish Beverly Hills haunt is applying a modern approach to a vintage dish with its three-course liver tasting menu, served April 19-25. This isn't your grandmother's liver and onions: Dinner begins with an endive,......
  • A reason to drink, lazy gardening and a taste of life on food-bank fare

     
    --Did you know there was an Angostura Bitters shortage? I didn't either. But no need to panic. It's already over. Let's drink to that. [Huffington Post] --8 great perennial vegetables almost anyone can grow. Penny-pinching blogger -- that's a compliment,....
  • Vegan recipe for the day: Curried chickpeas [Updated]

     
    I can't believe I did this a SECOND time. I linked to this recipe for raw asparagus salad as your vegan recipe for the day. Except that I failed to see that it was accompanied by cheese. Thanks to everyone......
  • Little bites of sophistication at Izakaya Zero

    MAN does not live by sushi alone. You'd never know it, though, from the way sushi bars pack them in all over the Southland. There is, however, much more to Japanese cuisine than spicy tuna rolls and yellowtail sashimi washed down with chilled sake or Diet...
  • Care for crab or fresh dates? Food festivals around California in 2008

    THROUGH FEB. 10 HOLTVILLE 61st Carrot Festival The root-vegetable celebration brings out amateur chefs and duffers with cookery contests for kids and adults, plus a golf tournament, a parade and midway. A low-key, family vibe prevails at the Feb. 10...
  • Recipe: Grilled asparagus and polenta

    Recipe: Grilled asparagus and polenta
    Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Servings: 9 Note: This appetizer is from Joe Miller of Joe's Restaurant in Venice. Miller adds shelled fava beans to the sauce and prefers stinging nettle leaves, which can be found at farmers markets, to the arugula or...
  • Recipe: Asparagus salad with beets, new potatoes and mustard vinaigrette

    Total time: 1 hour Servings: 4 Note: From "Alfred Portale's Gotham Bar and Grill Cookbook" (Doubleday, 1997). Potato salad 4 small new potatoes, well scrubbed Coarse salt 1/4 cup mustard vinaigrette 2 teaspoons minced shallots Freshly ground white...
  • The elements of spring

    The elements of spring
    Self-control is never one of my strong suits, but I can resist out-of-season food as easily as a teetotaler tunes out Robert Parker. There are a dozen reasons why, but the most basic is simply the pleasure principle. Abstinence does make the heart grow...
  • Las Vegas, lighted by stars

    Las Vegas, lighted by stars
    The waiter sets a clear glass cup on a gold-leaf saucer in front of me. Inside is a cool white cream, its surface smooth as glass and decorated with a circle of precise green dots the size of pinpricks. It looks mysterious and inviting. I dip in my...