Food & Drink

The idea of a true “American cuisine” seems like a slippery idea in a country built on immigration.

from Good Food

As the year draws to a close, Angelenos eagerly await the LA Times’ 101 Best Restaurants list, formerly known as Jonathan Gold’s 101.  This year, the rankings are back, and there…

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We have cars that run on food, like used french fry oil, corn, and even chocolate. Why not start making cars out of food too? That’s what Ford wants to do.

Ford wants to make car parts out of coffee waste

We have cars that run on food, like used french fry oil, corn, and even chocolate. Why not start making cars out of food too? That’s what Ford wants to do.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Four years ago, Southern California craft brewer Ballast Point was sold for $1 billion. The person who bought it also owned Corona, Pacifico and Modelo.

Chicago microbrewery buys one of the biggest names in craft beer

Four years ago, Southern California craft brewer Ballast Point was sold for $1 billion. The person who bought it also owned Corona, Pacifico and Modelo.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Times restaurant critic Patricia Escárcega recently found herself in Watts at Hawkins House of Burgers, a walk-up counter that’s been slinging hefty backyard-style burgers since…

Patricia Escárcega accepts a challenge at Hawkins House of Burgers

LA Times restaurant critic Patricia Escárcega recently found herself in Watts at Hawkins House of Burgers, a walk-up counter that’s been slinging hefty backyard-style burgers since…

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When   Mark Padoongpatt   was first asked to write a book about Thai food in America, he wasn’t interested.

The history of Thai food in LA

When Mark Padoongpatt was first asked to write a book about Thai food in America, he wasn’t interested.

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Located on the first floor of the Far East Plaza in LA’s Chinatown,   Now Serving LA   has the distinction of being the only cookbook store in Los Angeles.

Gift recommendations from LA’s cookbook store Now Serving

Located on the first floor of the Far East Plaza in LA’s Chinatown, Now Serving LA has the distinction of being the only cookbook store in Los Angeles.

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Winter is a time for chicories, the hardy, bitter, leafy greens that come in many varieties.

Market Report: Chicories

Winter is a time for chicories, the hardy, bitter, leafy greens that come in many varieties.

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Celia Sack is the owner of Omnivore Books on Food in San Francisco, a bookstore for food lovers.

2019: A year of great cookbooks

Celia Sack is the owner of Omnivore Books on Food in San Francisco, a bookstore for food lovers.

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Bangkok Market, the first Thai market in the United States, recently closed its doors.

Remembering Bangkok Market, America’s first Thai market

Bangkok Market, the first Thai market in the United States, recently closed its doors.

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The team behind KCRW’s "Good Food," Evan Kleiman and Nick Liao, have put together a list of five great neighborhood restaurants to visit this year.

Best of 2019: Restaurants

The team behind KCRW’s "Good Food," Evan Kleiman and Nick Liao, have put together a list of five great neighborhood restaurants to visit this year.

LA is a car town, but LA also has street culture, with people walking around, chowing down on bacon-wrapped hot dogs from street vendors.

The new rules for street vending in LA

LA is a car town, but LA also has street culture, with people walking around, chowing down on bacon-wrapped hot dogs from street vendors.

from Greater LA

LA Times critic   Bill Addison   recently proclaimed Spoon by H to be LA’s  best Korean restaurant outside of Koreatown .

Choose your pleasure at Spoon by H in Mid-City

LA Times critic Bill Addison recently proclaimed Spoon by H to be LA’s best Korean restaurant outside of Koreatown .

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It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Good Food’s Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson visits the Santa Monica Farmers Market, where pumpkin season is in full force.

Market Report: Pumpkins

It’s the great pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Good Food’s Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson visits the Santa Monica Farmers Market, where pumpkin season is in full force.

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In 2017, the culinary history podcast called  The Feast  looked at the fascinating history of drinking in the South, which includes the origins of eggnog.

The southern past of egg nog

In 2017, the culinary history podcast called The Feast looked at the fascinating history of drinking in the South, which includes the origins of eggnog.

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The American South has given us one of our nation's most distinctive and varied regional cuisines.

The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks

The American South has given us one of our nation's most distinctive and varied regional cuisines.

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A  southern vegan    sounds like an oxymoron to those who think of Southern food as a meaty cuisine.  Timothy Pakron  relies on flavors from plant-sources, making nostalgic dishes from…

‘Mississippi Vegan’

A  southern vegan  sounds like an oxymoron to those who think of Southern food as a meaty cuisine.  Timothy Pakron  relies on flavors from plant-sources, making nostalgic dishes from…

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Sean Brock thinks a lot about the future of Southern food—where it’s going, how it fits into our country’s history.

Sean Brock on the key elements of Southern cooking

Sean Brock thinks a lot about the future of Southern food—where it’s going, how it fits into our country’s history.

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On the Monday before Thanksgiving, nearly two dozen families lined up around the block of the 77th Street police station in South Los Angeles for an annual turkey giveaway for families…

Homicide survivor hosts turkey giveaway for grieving families

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, nearly two dozen families lined up around the block of the 77th Street police station in South Los Angeles for an annual turkey giveaway for families…

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With less than 24 hours from Thanksgiving Day, maybe you’re scrambling to come up with a last-minute dish to serve, or something outside the norm to bring to a Friendsgiving.

Recipes for an unconventional Thanksgiving

With less than 24 hours from Thanksgiving Day, maybe you’re scrambling to come up with a last-minute dish to serve, or something outside the norm to bring to a Friendsgiving.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand