FROM THIS EPISODE
Carlos Salgado is the chef/owner of Taco Maria in Orange County. He guides us through the culinary side of Dia de los Muertos, including sugar skulls, pan de muertos and candied pumpkin.
An outtake and recipe for Hamilton’s Cold Candied Oranges is on the Good Food blog.
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week he reviews Commissary, Roy Choi’s latest restaurant in the Line Hotel that highlights vegetables.
The Line Hotel
3515 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010 (Koreatown)
Jonathan recommends the carrot, radish, clams, figs and schnitzel.
All of Jonathan's restaurant suggestions can be found on the Good Food restaurant map.
Malin Elmlid is a fashionista-turned-bread barterer. Traveling extensively for work, she sought out the best possible loaves in every city she visited. After she discovered her favorite white sourdough was hard to come by in her adopted city of Berlin, she decided to make her own. Soon, people started giving her things for it. Her experience is documented in her new book, The Bread Exchange.
Evan Kleiman hit the market this week and spoke with Roxana Jullapat of Cooks County. Roxana is shopping for early autumn mangoes from Markov Farms in Valley Center. This week at the restaurant she is layering diced mango with key lime curd and crushed graham cracker for a tropical trifle.
Andrea Crawford of Kenter Canyon and Roan Mills is known for her lettuces and her local wheat. In addition to selling bread, Crawford is bringing unique small batch products like pizzoccheri, a dried pasta popular in Lombardy, Italy. She also has Sonora wheat pasta, farro and fresh whole wheat berries.