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  • Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles

    Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles
    First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
  • A Westside story shifts to other parts of the city

    A Westside story shifts to other parts of the city
    As a kid I rarely found reason to venture beyond L.A.'s Westside. But as a new college graduate, I found my birthplace suddenly felt vast, unwieldy. I wasn't yet sure who I wanted to be or what I wanted to do, much less whom I wanted to do it with. The...
  • Back to basics: Fried chicken, made at home

    Back to basics: Fried chicken, made at home
    Fried chicken is a beautiful thing. Nothing beats the simplicity of a tender, moist piece of meat, delicately seasoned and lightly dredged with a dusting of flour, and then baptized in a pool of sizzling fat to crisp, golden perfection. Quintessential...
  • Recipe: Herb-flecked kneidelach (matzo balls)

    Recipe: Herb-flecked kneidelach (matzo balls)
    Herb-flecked kneidelach (matzo balls) Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus chilling time Servings: This makes about 24 matzo balls. 3 eggs 1 tablespoon vegetable oil such as grapeseed or safflower oil 2/3 cup matzo meal (sometimes labeled matsah...
  • Recipe: Chocolate-glazed nut torte with strawberries in Sephardi syrup

    Recipe: Chocolate-glazed nut torte with strawberries in Sephardi syrup
      Total time: About 2 hours, plus cooling time Servings: 8 Note: Matzo cake meal (sometimes labeled matsah cake meal) is available at well-stocked supermarkets and at kosher markets. If you are serving the cake at a kosher meal that includes meat,...
  • Recipe: Sephardi chicken soup with herb-flecked kneidelach

    Recipe: Sephardi chicken soup with herb-flecked kneidelach
      Total time: 3½ hours Servings: 6 to 8 Note: It is best to make the soup a day or two ahead and to refrigerate it, so that skimming the fat is easier. The soup is served with herb-flecked kneidelach (matzo balls) and zehug (a chile-garlic relish);...
  • Kneidelach and zehug on the Passover table

     <i>Kneidelach</i> and <i>zehug </i>on the Passover table
    When I married into a Yemenite family in Israel more than 40 years ago, it raised some eyebrows. Since my family was of Polish and Russian origin, I was embracing a different culture, including foods that were unlike the Ashkenazi ones I had grown up...
  • The Find: Valley India Cafe

    The Find: Valley India Cafe
    A rainbow of neon colors flooding through the plate glass window of Valley India Cafe radiates from a sign on the Bollywood DVD rental shop across the parking lot. The San Fernando Valley's mini Little India also boasts a spice market around the corner,...
  • Marvin Saul dies at 82; longtime owner of Junior's deli in Westwood

    Marvin Saul dies at 82; longtime owner of Junior's deli in Westwood
    Marvin Saul was a uranium miner who had gone bust when he flipped a coin in the late 1950s to decide where to strike out next from Utah. Heads meant Los Angeles; tails Dallas. Heads, and generations of future deli-goers on the Westside, won out. With 35...
  • Rock 'n' Reubens in the Kibitz Room at Canter's

    Rock 'n' Reubens in the Kibitz Room at Canter's
    Rock 'n' roll is to the Kibitz Room at Canter's what onions are to chopped liver. The two have been closely aligned since the little bar opened just off the beloved Fairfax Avenue deli's annex dining room in 1961. Only now, instead of a bunch of hippies...
  • Recipe: Charoset with apples and dates

    Recipe: <i>Charoset</i> with apples and dates
      Total time: 15 minutes Servings: 12 1/2 cup walnuts (about 2 ounces), plus walnut halves for garnish if desired 1/2 cup almonds (about 2 ounces) 8 ounces pitted dates (about 1½ cups), cut into chunks 3 tablespoons sweet or dry red wine, or red...