The short season of quince has begun in Southern California. Jessica Koslow calls it the perfect fruit for jam makers and Barbara Ghazarian offers some unique ideas for incorporating the nubby fruit in dishes both savory and sweet. Jonathan Gold scores a reservation at LA's most highly anticipated restaurant of the year, and Jacques Pépin remembers his first apprenticeship in the kitchen at age 13. Then, Eddie Lin talks to chef Brendan Collins about what pizza and beer have in common at his new restaurant in Venice Beach. Here to weigh in on corn syrup's recent make-over is Marion Nestle. Plus, Julie Mennella says what you eat when you're pregnant may influence your child's taste, and Akasha Richmond shares tips for making chutney at home.