In this episode of “Off Menu,” Lucas Kwan Peterson heads to the Chinese food mecca the San Gabriel Valley, and chats with historian David Chan and Kato’s Jon Yao.
Bill Addison reviews the haute French cooking at Dave Beran’s Pasjoli in Santa Monica
Mayonnaise is the secret to moist roasted salmon and gets savory flavors here from mustard and miso too. This fast and easy recipe is perfect for parties.
A tangy, savory, sweet miso vinaigrette comes together quickly and lightly coats pretrimmed French beans in this easy side dish recipe.
Store-bought peppermint bark adds a pretty and delicious chocolatey layer of deliciousness over these fudgy brownies.
These 10 stalwarts have endured to become not only essential to L.A. dining but modern classics.
Pinky’s in Los Feliz is making an excellent cocktail with butterfat-washed Scotch. Here’s the recipe.
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Exploring L.A.'s vibrant Koreatown with comedian Margaret Cho and Eater's Matthew Kang | Off Menu
Building community through food in skid row, the epicenter of L.A.'s homelessness crisis | Off Menu
The best Armenian restaurant in L.A. is this tiny family-run kebab joint in Glendale | Off Menu
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Lucas meets with comedian Margaret Cho and Eater’s L.A. editor Matthew Kang to explore some of the city’s best Korean food, ranging from kimchi pancakes to spicy Korean chicken wings.
On skid row, the epicenter of L.A.'s homelessness crisis, several organizations are working to ensure residents have healthy, dignified food choices.
Lucas visits the Martirosyan family and their restaurant, Mini Kabob, a three-table grilled meat specialty place in Glendale, home of much of L.A.'s Armenian community.
Pomegranate seeds add brilliant color and a tangy pop to avocado smashed with jalapeño and cilantro. This is the perfect easy party dip for chips.
A whole beef tenderloin is the most impressive party centerpiece. Here, it’s cooked over fire and served with grilled persimmons tossed with buttery kimchi.
Fresh ingredients from Costco make for an easy and elegant from-scratch party menu that you can prepare in just a few hours.
Crackly sweet walnuts coated with honey and sesame seeds are the best easy appetizer recipe. They’re simply mixed, then baked, and can be made ahead.
This shopping list and meal planner make it possible and easy to cook seven from-scratch dishes in one afternoon.
Essential-for-the-holiday peppermint gets paired with fragrant, bitter lime zest, which balances the candy’s cloying flavor in these crispy, crackly slice-and-bake cookies crowned with red sparkling sugar.
Rosewater and olive oil infuse dates in these flaky rugelach and the vibrant pink icing that glazes them gets a liberal sprinkling of sea salt and pink sprinkles.
Critic Patricia Escárcega reviews Knife Pleat, a modern French restaurant in Costa Mesa.
Here’s how critics Bill Addison and Patricia Escárcega approached this year’s 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list.
Bill Addison reviews the excellent, austere omakase at Shin Sushi in Encino, a sushi bar experience stripped to its essence.
Critic Patricia Escárcega reviews Máquina Taco, a north Pasadena taquería with 20 tacos (and counting) on the menu.
Critic Bill Addison reviews Somni at the SLS Beverly Hills.
Munger Bros. LLC, the country’s biggest blueberry producer, has been barred from recruiting foreign agricultural guest workers for three years and will have to pay $3.6 million in back wages as part of a court agreement reached with the U.S. Labor Department.
Nancy Silverton will cook dinners at Chi Spacca with the chefs from Brat, Joe Beef and the Charter Oak.
Josiah Citrin gives an exclusive first look at Citrin and Mélisse, both opening Dec. 12. in Santa Monica.
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