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  • Counter Intelligence: Shunji is no ordinary sushi bar

    Counter Intelligence: Shunji is no ordinary sushi bar
    We all think we know what to expect from a great sushi meal in Los Angeles, a progression of fish and rice that runs from the vinegared dish at the beginning to the warm crab hand roll at the end. If we are in a restaurant influenced by Nobu Matsuhisa,...
  • Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes

    Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes
    As a child in Hebrew school, I was taught the story of the Hanukkah miracle: When the Jews in the land of Israel defeated the foreigners, the priests seeking to rekindle the temple's eternal light found enough ritually pure oil for only one day....
  • Culinary SOS: Sally Lunn rolls from Kentucky

    Culinary SOS: Sally Lunn rolls from Kentucky
    Dear SOS: I recently returned from a trip to Louisville, Ky., and dined at a new restaurant called Rye. They make the most divine Sally Lunn rolls. They were one of the highlights of our dining experience — truly life-changing. Any chance you...
  • Culinary SOS: Zea's sweet potato bread pudding with rum sauce

    Culinary SOS: Zea's sweet potato bread pudding with rum sauce
    Dear SOS: My friends and I were in New Orleans in March and ate at this wonderful restaurant on St. Charles Avenue. For dessert we shared their sweet potato bread pudding. Any chance you can get that recipe for us? It was yummy! Kate McPike Rancho...
  • Smashed fries recipe

    Smashed fries recipe
    Smashed fries Total time: 1 hour Servings: 6 to 8 Note: For additional flavor, substitute duck fat, lard or bacon fat for the frying oil. Duck fat is available at select gourmet and cooking stores, as well as online. 2 pounds fingerling or very...
  • Recipe: Potato and mushroom goat cheese gratin en croute

    Recipe: Potato and mushroom goat cheese gratin <i>en croute</i>
      Total time: 2 hours, 20 minutes, plus chilling time for the dough Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Adapted from Quinn and Karen Hatfield. This recipe calls for a 3½- to 4-quart oven-safe pan or rondeau. Galette dough 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter 1/4...
  • Across the Table: Cooks' mad dash

    Across the Table: Cooks' mad dash
    Don't ask me how it happened. I can't tell you. But certainly these elements came into play: planning too far ahead, not writing things down, friends finally getting back to us with the one possible date they could come for dinner in months, visitors in...
  • Chefs roam the globe for fun and research

     Chefs roam the globe for fun and research
    I remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...
  • Recipe: Zucchini chips with skordalia

    Recipe: Zucchini chips with skordalia
    Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 to 6 3 ( 3/4 -inch) slices stale country bread, crust removed 1 small Yukon Gold potato, boiled until soft, then peeled 2 tablespoons blanched almonds, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 to 4...
  • Southland firehouse chefs invited to cook-off

    Southland firehouse chefs invited to cook-off
    Care to test your knowledge of the L.A. food scene? Check out the following menu offerings and see if you can figure out the dining establishment that offers them. Carved turkey sandwich with caramelized red onion, arugula and blue cheese crumble...
  • Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen

    Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen
    It is Thanksgiving morning. As you read this, the bird, a fine 16-pounder, is coming to room temperature on the counter. The green beans have been topped and tailed, and my fingertips smart from peeling smoking-hot chestnuts for the stuffing. I've...