Bushmeat; Five Guys Burgers; Mark Bittman; Jonathan Gold on Playa
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Market Report ()
Stefano De Lorenzo is the chef/owner of La Botte, a restaurant in Santa Monica with 1 Michelin star. He is buying baby purple artichokes for a salad. He slices them raw and adds arugula, celery and a Sicilian olive oil. His recipe is here.
Steve Smith of Mud Creek Ranch now has pomelos, including the Tahitian variety. Pomelos are similar to grapefruits but they are much larger and have a thicker skin.
Mark Bittman ()
Bushmeat ()Alice Macharia is the Director for East Africa Programs and Lisa Pharoah is the Director for West and Central Africa Programs at The Jane Goodall Institute in Arlington, Virginia. Find out about efforts to end the illegal hunting of wild animals for bushmeat here.
Using the Hive to Reduce Obesity ()Christy Harrison is the author of a recent article on Slate's The Hive, an on-line open forum asking readers to submit their suggestions for solving some of the world's biggest issues. The current hive is about how to reduce childhood obesity. Read some reader suggestions here.
Jonathan Gold on Playa ()
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Weekly. This week, he reviews Playa, the new restaurant from John Sedlar of Rivera fame. Jonathan recommends the maize cakes, the humitas (like a tamale in a clamshell), chiles rellenos, the grilled octopus with hearts of palm, and the tortillas florales.
7360 Beverly Blvd.
All of Jonathan's restaurant suggestions are on the Good Food Restaurant Map.
Burgers in LA ()Lesley Balla write the blog ChowBalla.com. In this segment, she visited a variety of burger joints, including:
6290 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Lebanese Food in Anaheim ()
Gustavo Arellano is the food editor of the OC Weekly where he reviews restaurants. This week, he takes us to Zait and Zataar, a Lebanese restaurant in Anaheim serving wraps, which he calls "Lebanese Burritos." He likes the sojuk, lahm b'ajeen and some of their fusion wraps. Read his full review here.
Zait and Zataar
510 N Brookhurst St #106
Anaheim, CA 92801
All of Gustavo's restaurant recommendations are in green on the Good Food Restaurant Map.
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