Summer Wines, Pie Pointers, Eating Offal Downtown
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This week, Evan Kleiman talks with Stacie Hunt about summer wines that are best sipped poolside. Roxana Jullipat gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the Good Food pie contest, as well as a few pointers on how to impress this year's judges. Plus, Jonathan Gold takes us to a pop-up restaurant for an offal meal and a chance to get invited to a free dinner party, hosted by Evan Kleiman and Jimmy Shaw at Loteria Grill.
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Gary Robins is the executive chef at MoKo in Culver City. Robins is pairing lemon cucumbers and white nectarines in a salad. He's also frying okra for his Ban Chan menu. Get the recipe here.
Edgar Jaime of Jaime Farms is growing both red and green okra for his customers. During harvest, Jaime and his staff like to eat the small okra raw.
Offal Good ()
Jonathan Gold visits Laurent Quenioux's pop-up restaurant at Starry Kitchen, dubbed LQ@SK. Formerly the chef/owner of Bistro LQ, Quenioux is serving up a five-course menu for just $45. Expect dishes featuring veal feet, lamb kidney and cocks comb. Reservations for this fleeting pop-up are required. To reserve click here.
350 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Future dates for Quenioux’s pop up:
August 14 - 16 (only the 15 is open)
August 28 - 30
September 11 -13
September 25 - 27
October 9 - 11
October 23 - 25
All of Jonathan Gold's restaurant suggestions are on the Good Food Restaurant Map.
Judging the Good Food Pie Contest ()
Roxana Jullapat is the pastry chef at Ammo Restaurant. For her, a good crust is crucial to the success of a pie. Jullapat will be a judge at KCRW's Third Annual Good Food Pie Contest. To enter your pie, click here.
Summertime Wines ()
Stacie Hunt is a sommelier with Du Vin Wine & Spirits and Splash Productions. She's put together an incredible package of summer wines for KCRW subscribers. Find details on the collection at the Good Food Blog.
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