Story | Aug 5, 2010
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Story | Apr 21, 2012Long before Rick Bayless, the Too Hot Tamales and even Diana Kennedy, there was another teacher and cookbook writer who introduced authentic Mexican food to a wider American audience. Though she is all but unknown today, at the turn of the 20th century a remarkable woman named Bertha Haffner-Ginger not only learned how to cook Mexican favorites but also packed lecture halls nationwide and published a cookbook sharing her knowledge, whetting the country's appetite for a cuisine that wouldn't travel outside of the borderlands in earnest until the 1950s.
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Food FYI: 'There is no such thing as authenticity!'
Story | Apr 22, 2012 | 9:35 PM
What is “authenticity” as it relates to food, and what are we looking for when we search out “authentic cuisine”? In the panel "Food Writing: American Potluck" on Sunday, moderator and L.A. Times columnist and restaurant critic...