| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:34 PM
We happen to celebrate a lot of bacon and other lust-worthy meats quite frequently here on Daily Dish, so today I thought it would be fun to give a well-deserved nod to some meatless dishes, for #MeatlessMonday, shared during our #weekendeats chat....
| Jun 17, 2012
| 4:34 PM
We've just returned from a trip to Chicago, and I tell you, we were there for just five days, but we were at the Purple Pig three times. My fave is their fried pig's ears with crispy kale. What an amazing dish!...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:37 PM
One of the reasons that “Smash’s” pilot was so compelling (Remember that? Remember those halcyon days when this was still the most exciting show of the the midseason and “Girls” was just a whisper on the wind?) was that it...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Does kale cure cancer? Will it make your teeth whiter and brighter? Has it publicly canoodled with Pippa Middleton, Khloe Kardashian or J.K. Rowling? Not that we know of, no. But kale is this year's glamorous “it” vegetable, served at all...
| Oct 27, 2012
Have you been to Tom Bergin's Tavern lately? No — not Molly Malone's, the pub with the bands; the other one on Fairfax, a few blocks south, with the Irish coffee and the old Bing Crosby vibe. Bergin's has been a fascinating place since Brandon...
| Sep 8, 2012
The chopped kale salad at the Napa Valley Grille in Westwood is the sort of healthy, interesting dish you could eat every day. In fact, a waitress there who recommended it told me she does exactly that. After I ordered it a few times, I saw her point. Can...
| Jun 9, 2012
To the rational mind, the notion of willingly depriving oneself of food for days on end seems illogical, at best. Basic biology, after all, dictates that calories are necessary to sustain everyday functioning and that low levels of, say, iron or potassium...
| Jun 16, 2012
Dear SOS: We've just returned from a trip to Chicago, and I tell you, we were there for just five days, but we were at the Purple Pig three times. My fave is their fried pig's ears with crispy kale. What an amazing dish! Can you see if they are willing to...
| Sep 15, 2012
Los Angeles, short neither of nice days nor of boulevards, should be the world capital of sidewalk dining — sprawling areas spilling out onto sidewalks and toward the streets, colonizing street parking in Brentwood and downtown, taking over Westwood...
| Feb 2, 2013
Total time: 50 minutes
1 1/2 pounds butternut squash
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 cup lentils
1 1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar, plus more to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
| Dec 15, 2012
Dear SOS: I recently "rediscovered" La Grande Orange in Pasadena's Del Mar station and absolutely love its kale and quinoa salad — it's light and refreshing, although sometimes it is a bit too heavy on the dressing.... I have enjoyed it often enough...