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In case you hadn’t heard, the KCRW’s Good Food Pie Contest will be returning for its 10th year on April 28, 2019.

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What do you know of Northern Thai cuisine besides khao soi? Austin Bush  is an American writer and photographer who makes his home in Thailand.

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This is the 25th year that Wolfgang Puck has catered the official Oscars after-party. So how does he pull it off year after year?

French fry fight, the Oscars & Wolfgang, Northern Thai food

This is the 25th year that Wolfgang Puck has catered the official Oscars after-party. So how does he pull it off year after year?

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The 91st Academy Awards are this Sunday, and while many will be watching, one of the night’s biggest events won’t be on TV: the Governors Ball.

A taste of Wolfgang Puck’s 25th Oscars menu

The 91st Academy Awards are this Sunday, and while many will be watching, one of the night’s biggest events won’t be on TV: the Governors Ball.

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Recently the LA Times Food section put out its  official fast food French fry power rankings    of 19 different restaurants.

Unpacking the LA Times’ french fry power rankings

Recently the LA Times Food section put out its official fast food French fry power rankings  of 19 different restaurants.

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TheLAnd magazine   is a new source of local journalism in the spirit of the alt-weekly.

Displacement in Virgil Village

TheLAnd magazine is a new source of local journalism in the spirit of the alt-weekly.

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LA Times restaurant critic  Bill Addison  talks with Evan about  Tacos 1986 , a buzzy Tijuana-style taco stand luring crowds at Koreatown and at  Smorgasburg LA  with handmade corn…

Tacos and showmanship at Tacos 1986

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison talks with Evan about Tacos 1986 , a buzzy Tijuana-style taco stand luring crowds at Koreatown and at Smorgasburg LA with handmade corn…

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The Vietnamese-inspired menu at  Khong Ten    in West LA features many herbs, and one of them is Persian mint, which has a spicy, earthy flavor, says chef de cuisine Justin Disbrow.

Market Report: Persian Mint

The Vietnamese-inspired menu at Khong Ten  in West LA features many herbs, and one of them is Persian mint, which has a spicy, earthy flavor, says chef de cuisine Justin Disbrow.

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Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.

In garlic capital, tariffs and immigration crackdown have mixed impacts

Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.

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In early 2018, the  NoMad Hotel    opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles to much fanfare.

Patricia Escárcega visits the NoMad Hotel in DTLA

In early 2018, the NoMad Hotel   opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles to much fanfare.

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T ravel back in time to London, just before the turn of the 20th century. It’s the Belle Epoque, and World War I hasn’t happened yet.

Ritz, Escoffier, and the rise of the luxury hotel

T ravel back in time to London, just before the turn of the 20th century. It’s the Belle Epoque, and World War I hasn’t happened yet.

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What we eat, and how we do it, binds humans across wildly different geographies and cultures.

Food creates common ground

What we eat, and how we do it, binds humans across wildly different geographies and cultures.

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Laura visits with   Native   chef and partner  Nyesha Arrington   , who’s shopping for goat cheese from  Drake Family Farms    in Ontario—one of the last dairy farms in Southern…

Market Report: Goat Cheese

Laura visits with   Native chef and partner Nyesha Arrington , who’s shopping for goat cheese from Drake Family Farms   in Ontario—one of the last dairy farms in Southern…

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Andrea Nguyen  is a James Beard-winning cookbook author and a trusted authority on making Vietnamese classics at home, like pho and banh mi.

Vietnamese cooking expert Andrea Nguyen goes simple

Andrea Nguyen is a James Beard-winning cookbook author and a trusted authority on making Vietnamese classics at home, like pho and banh mi.

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Andrea Nguyen is back to say that cooking Vietnamese is doable any day of the week. What we eat and how we do it binds humanity across geography and culture, according to Chris Ying.

Viet cooking made simple, Ritz & Escoffier, and goat cheese

Andrea Nguyen is back to say that cooking Vietnamese is doable any day of the week. What we eat and how we do it binds humanity across geography and culture, according to Chris Ying.

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Natural wine—or wine made with minimal intervention—is a booming industry. And for some obsessives, it’s practically a religion.

What’s all the fuss about natural wine?

Natural wine—or wine made with minimal intervention—is a booming industry. And for some obsessives, it’s practically a religion.

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Blood oranges are especially prized for their deep crimson flesh and robust flavor.

Market Report: Blood Oranges

Blood oranges are especially prized for their deep crimson flesh and robust flavor.

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Najmieh Batmanglij   is perhaps the foremost authority on Persian cuisine in the Western world, if not outside of Iran.

The queen of Persian cooking goes home for her latest book

Najmieh Batmanglij is perhaps the foremost authority on Persian cuisine in the Western world, if not outside of Iran.

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Persian cooking expert Najmieh Batmanglij talks to Evan about what it was like to return to Iran and cook there after years of exile.

A Persian homecoming, noodle soup dreams, and a natural wine party

Persian cooking expert Najmieh Batmanglij talks to Evan about what it was like to return to Iran and cook there after years of exile.

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Ken Albala  is a noted food historian and prolific cookbook author—and you might call him a noodle soup fanatic. So much that he made a different noodle soup every day, for two years.

For some, noodle soup is worth obsessing over

Ken Albala is a noted food historian and prolific cookbook author—and you might call him a noodle soup fanatic. So much that he made a different noodle soup every day, for two years.

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