Food & Drink

The Los Angeles County Department of Health and the Alcoholic Beverage Commission are investigating an indoor party hosted at the Sassafras Saloon on July 31.  KCRW was tipped off to…

from KCRW Features

The restaurants on Santa Monica’s Main Street took a huge hit from the COVID-19 shutdown.

from Design and Architecture

Journalist and food writer Charlotte Druckman has a new cookbook out for people who like to eat adventurously but lack cooking skills.

Bridging the gap between limited cooking skills and unlimited palates

Journalist and food writer Charlotte Druckman has a new cookbook out for people who like to eat adventurously but lack cooking skills.

from Good Food

Eater LA Editor Matthew Kang started regularly visiting Jun Won in Koreatown in college.

Michelin-recognized gem Jun Won closes in Koreatown

Eater LA Editor Matthew Kang started regularly visiting Jun Won in Koreatown in college.

from Good Food

When food writer Charlene Wang received a text in the middle of the night saying her niece was born, she went to the kitchen and started peeling ginger.

Zuo Yue Zi: the ancient Chinese ritual of postpartum recovery

When food writer Charlene Wang received a text in the middle of the night saying her niece was born, she went to the kitchen and started peeling ginger.

from Good Food

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Casey Felton of the French-and-Vietnamese restaurant Bahn Oui.

Hollywood Farmers’ Market: Helping vendors, plus cucumbers galore

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Casey Felton of the French-and-Vietnamese restaurant Bahn Oui.

from Good Food

Earlier this week, Governor Gavin Newsom proposed new legislation to support California communities disproportionately hit by the coronavirus.

‘Devastating and dire’: Coronavirus cases rise in migrant communities

Earlier this week, Governor Gavin Newsom proposed new legislation to support California communities disproportionately hit by the coronavirus.

from Good Food

Cook and author Phyllis Grant reads from her memoir, “  Everything is Under Control  ,” in which she describes a career in ballet, bouts of anorexia, working as a nanny, and finally…

Poetry and prose: ingredients for Phyllis Grant’s memoir

Cook and author Phyllis Grant reads from her memoir, “ Everything is Under Control ,” in which she describes a career in ballet, bouts of anorexia, working as a nanny, and finally…

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Grand aioli is a vegetables-and-dip tray, but it’s French, has no ranch dressing, and has proteins like tuna and chicken. “Aioli” is simply garlic mayonnaise.

Evan Kleiman’s tips for making grand aioli

Grand aioli is a vegetables-and-dip tray, but it’s French, has no ranch dressing, and has proteins like tuna and chicken. “Aioli” is simply garlic mayonnaise.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The French are turning wine into hand sanitizer. Winemakers are being forced to send truckloads of their products to distilleries to turn into sanitizer.

Pour one out: French wine is being turned into hand sanitizer

The French are turning wine into hand sanitizer. Winemakers are being forced to send truckloads of their products to distilleries to turn into sanitizer.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Community refrigerators are percolating across the city for people who’ve lost income and lack  reliable transportation.

9 community fridges dot sidewalks across LA

Community refrigerators are percolating across the city for people who’ve lost income and lack  reliable transportation.

from Good Food

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Nguyen Bui, a former sous chef at Rustic Canyon who is now operating   Ăn Cơm  , a Vietnamese food pop-up in West LA.

Charred eggplant, fish sauce, scallions: Vietnamese chef on his dish from ‘Ăn Cơm'

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Nguyen Bui, a former sous chef at Rustic Canyon who is now operating Ăn Cơm , a Vietnamese food pop-up in West LA.

from Good Food

In the Caucasus region, Armenia and Azerbaijan are in conflict over the apricot.

Why Armenians and Azerbaijanis are fighting over the apricot

In the Caucasus region, Armenia and Azerbaijan are in conflict over the apricot.

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When restaurant owner Nick Kokonas saw reservations dwindle from fully-booked to zero in Hong Kong-based restaurants that used his booking service   Tock  , he realized the U.S.

Reserving the right to stay in business: How Tock is helping restaurants during pandemic

When restaurant owner Nick Kokonas saw reservations dwindle from fully-booked to zero in Hong Kong-based restaurants that used his booking service Tock , he realized the U.S.

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David Wilcox was $150,000 in debt two years ago with his restaurant, Journeyman in Atwater Village.

‘The whole point of failure is to learn’: David Wilcox on pivoting to pizza

David Wilcox was $150,000 in debt two years ago with his restaurant, Journeyman in Atwater Village.

from Good Food

Some restaurants are using social media and underground dining circles to create   new business opportunities   during the pandemic.

Using social media to build new business

Some restaurants are using social media and underground dining circles to create new business opportunities during the pandemic.

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Some people in the food industry are testing innovative ways to entice customers to try new food experiences.

Some chefs get creative during pandemic to keep customers

Some people in the food industry are testing innovative ways to entice customers to try new food experiences.

from Greater LA

A granita is made up of sweetened fruit juice or pureed fruit that is frozen and raked/massaged to a texture that’s crystalline instead of smooth. A granita is not a sorbet.

How to make granita, an icy summer refresher

A granita is made up of sweetened fruit juice or pureed fruit that is frozen and raked/massaged to a texture that’s crystalline instead of smooth. A granita is not a sorbet.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The offerings of regional Mexican food in the greater LA area is staggering even during this pandemic,  and yet Afro-Mexican food hasn’t been represented until now.

A trip to the Costa Chica region of Guerrero — via Watts

The offerings of regional Mexican food in the greater LA area is staggering even during this pandemic,  and yet Afro-Mexican food hasn’t been represented until now.

from Good Food

The pandemic has revealed to the outside world what restaurant workers have known for years. It is a system built on low wages, poor job mobility, high turnover, and burnout.

Low wages, high turnover, and burnout are hazards of the restaurant industry

The pandemic has revealed to the outside world what restaurant workers have known for years. It is a system built on low wages, poor job mobility, high turnover, and burnout.

from Good Food