Food & Drink

“ Cool Beans ” is a new cookbook that celebrates the joy of cooking with beans for every meal, from appetizers to desserts.

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Jonathon Sawyer will tell you that the acidic nature of vinegar gives it a special ability to open our senses and make our taste buds more receptive to other tastes, something he…

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L.A. Times restaurant critic Patricia Escarcega dives into lomo saltado and tiraditos with a Japanese spin at   Yapa in Little Tokyo  .

Yapa in Little Tokyo: Peruvian food plus Japanese technique

L.A. Times restaurant critic Patricia Escarcega dives into lomo saltado and tiraditos with a Japanese spin at Yapa in Little Tokyo .

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Nancy Singleton Hachisu   has become our window into a highly curated way of eating in Japan.

Spotlighting the artisans stewarding Japanese ingredients

Nancy Singleton Hachisu has become our window into a highly curated way of eating in Japan.

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With her hands dusty from buckwheat flour, Sonoko Sakai runs food workshops around the globe. She imparts knowledge and tradition in her latest book, “Japanese Home Cooking.”

Mastering the simplicity of Japanese home cooking

With her hands dusty from buckwheat flour, Sonoko Sakai runs food workshops around the globe. She imparts knowledge and tradition in her latest book, “Japanese Home Cooking.”

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Market Report correspondent   Gillian Ferguson   talks to   Linda Mark, aka the Farmers Market Fairy, about her job as a personal shopper and using snap peas as part of a crudités…

Fresh peas are back at the Farmers Market

Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson talks to Linda Mark, aka the Farmers Market Fairy, about her job as a personal shopper and using snap peas as part of a crudités…

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Christopher Kimball   has been a beacon for home cooks for years. “The New Rules” is his latest playbook of 75 guidelines for simplified and transformative cooking.

Out with the old, in with the new. Breaking and making rules in the kitchen

Christopher Kimball has been a beacon for home cooks for years. “The New Rules” is his latest playbook of 75 guidelines for simplified and transformative cooking.

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LA doesn’t have much street cred when it comes to pizza. Cities like Chicago and New York have their own distinct pies. So why not LA?

LA’s pizza game is stronger than you think

LA doesn’t have much street cred when it comes to pizza. Cities like Chicago and New York have their own distinct pies. So why not LA?

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If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

How LAUSD’s classic coffee cake evolved and led to love

If you grew up in LA, you may have fond memories of LAUSD's coffee cake. We've got the original 1954 recipe for you here.

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At Tirsa’s Mexican Cafe near LA’s Chinatown, there are   half-pound burritos   and colossal Hot Cheetos concoctions. L.A. Times restaurant critic   Patricia Escarcega   checks it out.

Patricia Escarcega gets acquainted with the Flamin’ Hot Cheeto sope

At Tirsa’s Mexican Cafe near LA’s Chinatown, there are half-pound burritos and colossal Hot Cheetos concoctions. L.A. Times restaurant critic Patricia Escarcega checks it out.

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“There is literally no downside to eating beans,” says   Meghan McCarron  . She rounded up her favorite bean varieties and obsession with Rancho Gordo in her   latest story  .

Food nerd alert! Beans are trending

“There is literally no downside to eating beans,” says  Meghan McCarron . She rounded up her favorite bean varieties and obsession with Rancho Gordo in her latest story .

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How are people eating beans around the world? How do you  cook a perfect pot of beans during cooler winter months?

Simmering beans in our global melting pot

How are people eating beans around the world? How do you  cook a perfect pot of beans during cooler winter months?

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The first black franchised McDonald’s opened in December 1968.By 1971, the number of black franchises grew to almost 50.

Relationship status between McDonald’s and Black America? It’s complicated

The first black franchised McDonald’s opened in December 1968.By 1971, the number of black franchises grew to almost 50.

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There’s a parade of papayas at the market this week, and Market Report correspondent   Gillian Ferguson   talks about homemade tajin with acclaimed pastry chef, Cecilia Leung.

Papaya pageantry hits the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

There’s a parade of papayas at the market this week, and Market Report correspondent Gillian Ferguson talks about homemade tajin with acclaimed pastry chef, Cecilia Leung.

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With restrictions on international travel and a steady increase of reported cases, the coronavirus is taking a toll on Chinese businesses in the United States.

Racism spreads to Chinese establishments in the wake of the coronavirus

With restrictions on international travel and a steady increase of reported cases, the coronavirus is taking a toll on Chinese businesses in the United States.

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Dating can be a drag and online apps just add stress to the equation.  Amanda Shapiro experimented with booze-free dating and documents her success in a   piece   for Healthyish by  …

Do you really need booze to get boys? Dating without alcohol

Dating can be a drag and online apps just add stress to the equation.  Amanda Shapiro experimented with booze-free dating and documents her success in a piece for Healthyish by …

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L.A. Times restaurant critic  Patricia Escarcega  heads to Bebot in Long Beach, with menu items that have been described as “  millennial Filipino food  .”

Patricia Escarcega tracks down soulful Filipino

L.A. Times restaurant critic Patricia Escarcega heads to Bebot in Long Beach, with menu items that have been described as “ millennial Filipino food .”

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Writer   Gideon Brower   uncovers the quirky origin story of “Candypants,” the original edible underwear that involves cutting-edge food science, disco, Tokyo Rose, and a suitcase…

Sizing up the creation of edible underwear

Writer Gideon Brower uncovers the quirky origin story of “Candypants,” the original edible underwear that involves cutting-edge food science, disco, Tokyo Rose, and a suitcase…

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Verjus, a green juice used since the Middle Ages, is having a resurgence among chefs and mixologists.

Low-alcohol alternatives are having a moment

Verjus, a green juice used since the Middle Ages, is having a resurgence among chefs and mixologists.

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The restaurant prix fixe menu is to Valentine’s Day as Cupid is to a bow & arrow.

Do you really want to go out on Valentine’s Day?

The restaurant prix fixe menu is to Valentine’s Day as Cupid is to a bow & arrow.

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