Grilling up gopchang and vegetables in Koreatown. (By Jacklyn Kim)
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Mahogany clams at Maude in Beverly Hills. (By Ray Kachatorian)
In 2017, chef Curtis Stone briefly closed the doors of his Beverly Hills restaurant, Maude, and retired his concept of showcasing a single ingredient each month. Now the restaurant is back with a brand new focus: a series of quarterly menus inspired by four of the world's great wine regions, starting with Rioja.
Grilling up gopchang and vegetables in Koreatown. (Photo by Jacklyn Kim)
We visit Koreatown for gopchang, a traditional dish made from grilled intestines. Contributor Jacklyn Kim reports on how the dish has become a favorite of some Angelenos. With help from the Independent Producer Project.
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‘The Slow Melt’ is Simran’s podcast on all things chocolate.
The Vietnamese New Year kicks off on February 16. For Diep Tran, chef and owner of Good Girl Dinette in Highland Park, Tết celebrations are not complete without a batch of bánh chưng. These labor-intensive cakes are made of sticky rice, pork and beans wrapped in banana leaves.
Learn how to make bánh chưng from Diep’s recipe on the Good Food blog.
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