Food & Drink

Adrian Miller, a James Beard Award-winning food historian and author of “Black Smoke,” talks about how African Americans shaped one U.S. barbeque.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For game day, try making your own umami-rich, layered Philly cheesesteak sandwich on a griddle at home for the ultimate customized flavor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Chef Johnny Lee steps back from Pearl River Deli to reassess the model, despite its accolades and notorieity.

Beloved Chinatown restaurant Pearl River Deli ready to take a breather

Chef Johnny Lee steps back from Pearl River Deli to reassess the model, despite its accolades and notorieity.

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Jacques Pépin has been painting chickens almost as long as he has been roasting the poultry.

Chef Jacques Pépin celebrates the humble chicken in collection of paintings and stories

Jacques Pépin has been painting chickens almost as long as he has been roasting the poultry.

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Tanya Holland recalls her family’s migration and how settling in California influenced her own brand of soul food.

Tanya Holland marries her Southern roots with California influences

Tanya Holland recalls her family’s migration and how settling in California influenced her own brand of soul food.

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Asma Khan runs the only professional Indian kitchen in the world with an all-female staff and her latest cookbook pays tribute to the woman behind the food.

Asma Khan brings uncomplicated Indian food to home kitchens

Asma Khan runs the only professional Indian kitchen in the world with an all-female staff and her latest cookbook pays tribute to the woman behind the food.

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With the melting of the frost, chef Brian Bornemann shops for the sweetest of snap peas.

Chef Brian Bornemann pairs halibut with raw snap peas fit for the California palate

With the melting of the frost, chef Brian Bornemann shops for the sweetest of snap peas.

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When Sonal Ved decided to untangle the origins of Indian cuisine, she decided to tackle one specific dish — the samosa.

Indian cuisine began 4,000 years ago, not with trade routes or war, but with human survival

When Sonal Ved decided to untangle the origins of Indian cuisine, she decided to tackle one specific dish — the samosa.

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Making chocolate soufflé is not difficult. There are just a few techniques that are easy to master.

This Valentine’s Day, go for luxury and affection with a chocolate soufflé

Making chocolate soufflé is not difficult. There are just a few techniques that are easy to master.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dry January is over but abstainers in LA have more options than ever to keep drinking less or not at all.

Sober curious? Head to LA’s non-alcoholic bottle shops

Dry January is over but abstainers in LA have more options than ever to keep drinking less or not at all.

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Retired LA lawyer and Chinese restaurant chronicler David R. Chan is undeterred from dining near the site of the recent Monterey Park mass shooting.

Chronicler of San Gabriel Valley Chinese restaurants undeterred by mass shooting

Retired LA lawyer and Chinese restaurant chronicler David R. Chan is undeterred from dining near the site of the recent Monterey Park mass shooting.

from Greater LA

When a chef told Carolina Aboumrad and Ricardo Olvera that his dream product was huitlacoche, they decided to import it to the U.S.

Duo fulfilled LA chef’s dream by importing a Mexican delicacy

When a chef told Carolina Aboumrad and Ricardo Olvera that his dream product was huitlacoche, they decided to import it to the U.S.

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Lexis-Olivier Ray of L.A. Taco rounds up the city’s best meat markets and carnicerías.

Where to find the best meat in Los Angeles

Lexis-Olivier Ray of L.A. Taco rounds up the city’s best meat markets and carnicerías.

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The Crenshaw Farmers’ Market has relocated again, with better visibility and a match program for CalFresh benefits.

New location is in season at the Crenshaw Farmers’ Market

The Crenshaw Farmers’ Market has relocated again, with better visibility and a match program for CalFresh benefits.

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New York Times critic Tejal Rao runs down her favorite veggie sandwiches across Los Angeles.

Cucumber, avocado, sprouts: LA hippie comfort food gets a facelift

New York Times critic Tejal Rao runs down her favorite veggie sandwiches across Los Angeles.

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Mexican chef Margarita Carrillo Arronte says Americans have the wrong impression of food which isn’t all about comfort — fat and fried.

Seeds and pastes are the backbone of Mexican vegetarian food

Mexican chef Margarita Carrillo Arronte says Americans have the wrong impression of food which isn’t all about comfort — fat and fried.

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Ricardo Ortega aims to make tortillas using honest ingredients at his tortilleria, Kernel of Truth Organics.

‘In the Weeds’ with pioneering LA tortilleria Kernel of Truth Organics

Ricardo Ortega aims to make tortillas using honest ingredients at his tortilleria, Kernel of Truth Organics.

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When you buy something that has an “organic” label on it, can you trust that it is?

Can you trust ‘organic’ label? USDA wants to make sure

When you buy something that has an “organic” label on it, can you trust that it is?

from Greater LA

Make a porridge from semolina with milk and parmesan, and add an egg for richness. It’s the first step in making gnocchi alla Romana.

Make a comforting, savory porridge for light suppers on cool nights

Make a porridge from semolina with milk and parmesan, and add an egg for richness. It’s the first step in making gnocchi alla Romana.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Food historian Julia Skinner explores the roots of fermented foods, from bread and kimchi, to coffee and cheese.

How human interaction with fermentation allowed their survival

Food historian Julia Skinner explores the roots of fermented foods, from bread and kimchi, to coffee and cheese.

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