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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Jon & Vinny's, a "boutique" pizzeria along the Fairfax corridor. It's the latest project from chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, the duo behind Animal, Son of a Gun, Trois Mec and Petit Trois.
Jon & Vinny's
412 N Fairfax Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Jonathan recommends the tuna conserva bruschetta, cornmeal-fried spring onion, "LA Woman" pizza, bucatini cacio e pepe, meatballs and the soft-serve.
Find a recipe for her Curried Papaya-Ginger Sauce on the Good Food blog.
Music: "Boom Clap" by Charlie XCX
Jennifer Trainer Thompson
Music: "Harvest Moon" by Poolside
Brad Thomas Parsons
Mark Bitterman and his wife, Jennifer, own The Meadow in Portland and New York City, where they sell hundreds of varieties of salts. His book is Salted: A Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes.
Find a recipe for his Salt Block Cured Gravlax on the Good Food blog.
Music: "Green Garden" by Laura Mvula
Michael Ruhlman is the author of numerous books and cookbooks. His latest is Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking, which examines the relationships between basic ingredients that form the backbone of cooking.
Music: "3 Days" by Rhye
Shauna James Ahern is the author of several books about gluten-free living, including Gluten-Free Girl Every Day. In the book she shares several master flour mixes for various baked goods, from cookies to pie dough. Her blog is Gluten-Free-Girl and the Chef.
Music: "3am Blues" by Dick Hyman
Shauna James Ahern
Laura Avery is the market manager at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market. This week she talks with pastry chef and cookbook author Robert Wemischner. He shares his recipe for a plum and tea sangria on the Good Food blog.
Plus, melons have returned to local markets. Farmer Victor Gomez tells us about the five varieties he has this week at Munak Ranch farm stand.
Music: "Happy" by Pharrell
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