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Scott Conant is a judge on Chopped on the Food Network and helms five branches of his restaurant Scarpetta nationwide. Late last year he released The Scarpetta Cookbook which includes a recipe for his spaghetti al pomodoro. A recipe for this spaghetti is on the Good Food blog.
Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times, talks about the new outpost of Din Tai Fung at the Americana at Brand in Glendale. Jonathan recommends the xiao long bao (xlb), sauteed string beans with garlic, pickled cucumbers, fish dumplings, stir fried rice cakes and truffle xlb.
Din Tai Fung
177 Caruso Ave
Glendale, CA, 91210
All of Jonathan Gold's restaurant suggestions are on the Good Food restaurant map.
Laura Avery interviews Sarah Rathbone of Community Seafood, a community supported fishery in Santa Barbara that has a pick-up location at the Wednesday and Sunday Santa Monica Farmers' Markets.
Joe Yonan is the food and travel editor at the Washington Post. His new book, Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook, addresses a common issue in cookbooks: recipes oftentimes are tailored for four to six servings, when many people want to cook for just one or two.