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  • The Review: Beechwood restaurant

    The Review: Beechwood restaurant
    Until recently, Beechwood on Washington Boulevard at the foot of Abbot Kinney had fallen right off the radar. The Venice restaurant made a splash when it debuted in 2005 with Brooke Williamson and the Brig's David Reiss as partners. As the former chef...
  • Recipe: Quick orange lentil soup

    Recipe: Quick orange lentil soup
    Quick orange lentil soup Total time: 45 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 2 cups red lentils 1 sweet potato (about 10 ounces), peeled 1 large carrot 1 onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed 2 quarts water 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric 1 1/...
  • Our votes for a dream Thanksgiving

    Our votes for a dream Thanksgiving
    If you could plan your dream Thanksgiving menu, what would be on it? That's the question we in the Food section have been pondering this fall. So we decided to print out every holiday recipe we've published over the last 10 years and take a vote. Some...
  • The Find: Toni's Soul Burgers, Otis Jackson's Soul Dog

    The Find: Toni's Soul Burgers, Otis Jackson's Soul Dog
    For every restaurant whose menu reads like a doctoral thesis on globalization, there are those that still consider a kind of insular Americana the noblest pursuit. These are the dens of hard-line pit masters and down-home confectioners, restaurants...
  • Shochu is becoming less of a secret in L.A.

    <i> Shochu </i>is becoming less of a secret in L.A.
    Scoring a table at 9 p.m. on a Friday at Wakasan is a little like winning the lottery's Hot Spot. The crowded Westwood pub, whose rustic furnishings give it the nostalgic feel of a family-run countryside tavern, is a haven for Japanese expats who love...
  • The Artisan: La Zamorana, making candy the old-fashioned way

    The Artisan: La Zamorana, making candy the old-fashioned way
    There's an endearing sweetness in seeing camote and calabaza candies drying on metal racks inside a nondescript warehouse space in East Los Angeles. Maybe it's because with a half-dozen jamoncillo, or milk fudge, perfectionists hard at work for Día de los...
  • Recipe: Autumn vegetable hash

    Recipe: Autumn vegetable hash
      Autumn vegetable hash Total time: 1 hour Servings: 6 Note: Goose and duck fat can be found at select well-stocked markets as well as at many gourmet markets and cooking supply stores 2 tablespoons goose or duck fat, or butter 1 onion, cut into ½-...
  • The Find: Coffee Tomo in West L.A.

    The Find: Coffee Tomo in West L.A.
    The tagline for Coffee Tomo, a cafe that opened a few weeks ago off the main drag of Sawtelle Boulevard's mini Japan Town, might be: coffee specialists and slightly manic pretzel innovators. Think fresh-baked, intricately structured pretzels stuffed...
  • Thanksgiving on the go

    Thanksgiving on the go
    To go Ammo: "Hyper-seasonal" menu includes wild mushrooms and heirloom turkeys from Diestel ranch. Dishes are ordered a la carte. Orders must be placed by phone or e-mail by noon on Nov. 22, ready for pickup on Nov. 24 between 2 and 6 p.m. Prices range...
  • Recipe: Thelma Moore's sweet potato soufflé

    Recipe: Thelma Moore's sweet potato souffl&#233;
      Thelma Moore's sweet potato soufflé Total time: 45 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Shared by Thelma's daughter, Valerie. She uses drained canned sweet potatoes. -------------------- Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try any of the L.A. Times...
  • Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks

    Holiday gifts: A baker's dozen of great cookbooks
    Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...