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  • Restaurant roundup: Yet more New Year's Eve options

     
    Restaurant roundup: Yet more New Year's Eve options...
  • 5 Questions for Tim Goodell

     
    5 Questions for Tim Goodell of Public Kitchen & Bar in Hollywood...
  • Restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila: A delicious quiz

     
    Browse through "The Slow Food Dictionary to Italian Regional Cooking" and it will take you only a page or two to realize how very limited the repertoire of dishes cooked in L.A.’s Italian restaurants really is. I thought I knew......
  • Winter events in L.A.: It's a la-la-land wonderland

     
    The trappings of the holiday season are all around us this time of year, in television commercials that portray wintry wonderlands, in images of Santa in his ermine-trimmed suit and cap, and of whole families bundled in bulky sweaters and mufflers while...
  • Where to find 'winter' in Southern California

    Where to find 'winter' in Southern California
    The trappings of the holiday season are all around us this time of year, in television commercials that portray wintry wonderlands, in Christmas carols that command "let it snow, let it snow, let it snow," in images of Santa in his ermine-trimmed suit and...
  • For Paul Simon, the world is his sound stage

    For Paul Simon, the world is his sound stage
    Two years ago Paul Simon traveled to Kenya with his wife, the singer Edie Brickell, and their three children. The trip wasn't strictly musical: "We went to see the migration of the animals," Simon says. But fans of this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer have...
  • Recipe: Chinese American Thanksgiving turkey with rice and sausage stuffing

    Recipe: Chinese American Thanksgiving turkey with rice and sausage stuffing
      Note: Each year before Thanksgiving, we print our tried-and-true turkey recipes. Each year, however, we also give you something new. The hands-down winner of the year's new turkeys was Ken Hom's steamed turkey stuffed with sausage and glutinous rice...
  • Recipe: Stuffed shrimp in a silk wrapper

    Recipe: Stuffed shrimp in a silk wrapper
      Note: This is the second recipe from Surapee Parich, mother of former Times Test Kitchen intern May Parich. The dish makes a wonderful dinner party appetizer or pass-around hors d'oeuvre. DIPPING SAUCE 3 tablespoons Thai chile paste 1/3 cup vinegar...
  • The Review: Whist at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica

    The Review: Whist at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica
    Whist, the restaurant in Santa Monica's excruciatingly trendy Viceroy Hotel, opened with a bang in 2002. That was when Tim Goodell (Aubergine, Red Pearl) was doing the food, and it was startlingly good for a hotel restaurant. I remember pork belly...
  • Recipe: Shrimp dumpling filling

    Recipe: Shrimp dumpling filling
      Shrimp dumpling filling Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: Makes enough filling for 3 dozen dumplings, about 6 servings Note: Chinese rice wine and fresh water chestnuts are available at most Chinese and Asian markets. When buying fresh water...
  • Recipe: Chestnut-celery root purée

    Recipe: Chestnut-celery root purée
      Total time: 45 minutes, plus roasting/blanching and peeling time for the chestnuts Servings: 6 to 8 3 cups peeled and coarsely chopped chestnuts (about 1 1/2 pounds nuts in their shells) 1/2 pound celery root, peeled and cut in 1/2 -inch dice 1...