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Dolan's Uyghur Cuisine highlights the unique crossroads cooking from the Xinjiang province in northwest China.
Dolan's Uyghur Cuisine highlights the unique crossroads cooking from the Xinjiang province in northwest China. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)

UYGHUR COOKING

Bill Addison gets the “big plate chicken,” among other dishes at Dolan’s Uyghur Cuisine in Alhambra.

Cochinita pibil, 11-hour red oak smoked pork shoulder at Chaak.
Cochinita pibil, 11-hour red oak smoked pork shoulder at Chaak. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)

AN ODE TO THE YUCATAN

Patricia Escárcega heads to Chaak, a Yucatecan restaurant in Tustin from chef Gabbi Patrick.

An architect's rendering of the dining room at Damian.
An architect's rendering of the dining room at Damian. (Damian)

MORE MODERN MEXICAN

Zoe Nathan bakes her lemon-pistachio cake.
Zoe Nathan bakes her lemon-pistachio cake. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)

BAKING WITH ZOE

Gillian Ferguson remembers learning how to bake at Huckleberry with baker Zoe Nathan, including best baking practices.

Toasted ground pistachios and toasted chopped pistachios for making nut flour.
Toasted ground pistachios and toasted chopped pistachios for making nut flour. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)

NUT FLOUR HOW-TO

Ben Mims says that making nut flours at home is an easy alternative to buying the stuff in stores.

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