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Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, it’s not too early to start planning, especially if you’re determined not to repeat the burned turkeys and cold sides of Thanksgivings past.  …

Evan Kleiman and Alison Roman solve your Thanksgiving problems

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, it’s not too early to start planning, especially if you’re determined not to repeat the burned turkeys and cold sides of Thanksgivings past.  …

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.

Author and cooking teacher  Fuschia Dunlop    may be British by birth, but she found her soul on the other side of the world.

Fuchsia Dunlop on the canon of Sichuan cuisine

Author and cooking teacher Fuschia Dunlop  may be British by birth, but she found her soul on the other side of the world.

For many native Angelenos, the mere thought of chamoy makes one’s mouth water.

All about chamoy: Mexico’s beloved sweet, salty, and spicy flavor combo

For many native Angelenos, the mere thought of chamoy makes one’s mouth water.

California isn't known as much for its apples as its citrus, but there are still plenty of great apples to be found at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.

Sweet, crisp apples abound at the Santa Monica Farmers Market

California isn't known as much for its apples as its citrus, but there are still plenty of great apples to be found at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.

The New York Times recently published a bombshell report by Julia Moskin that hit close to home for some Angelenos.

A top somm is accused of sexual assault. Is the wine industry overdue for a reckoning?

The New York Times recently published a bombshell report by Julia Moskin that hit close to home for some Angelenos.

In Armenia, saying “let’s eat,” translates to “let’s eat bread.” That’s because bread is the foundation of every meal.

Lavash holds the Armenian table together

In Armenia, saying “let’s eat,” translates to “let’s eat bread.” That’s because bread is the foundation of every meal.

The fall and winter holidays are approaching, so you might find yourself wondering what to bring to parties. Writer Thalassa Skinner suggests reviving the art of the cheese board.

Pro tips on creating the perfect holiday cheese board

The fall and winter holidays are approaching, so you might find yourself wondering what to bring to parties. Writer Thalassa Skinner suggests reviving the art of the cheese board.

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison recently took a trip to a Glendale strip mall, where behind darkened glass, there’s a  restaurant serving up a hybrid menu of Armenian and…

Bill Addison gets his khachapuri and khinkali fix in Glendale

LA Times restaurant critic Bill Addison recently took a trip to a Glendale strip mall, where behind darkened glass, there’s a restaurant serving up a hybrid menu of Armenian and…

Evan Kleiman and Alison Roman (New York Times, Bon Appetit) are answering all your questions about the imminent Thanksgiving feast. Want tips and tricks for the big meal?

Ask Evan Kleiman and Alison Roman, the Thanksgiving feast experts

Evan Kleiman and Alison Roman (New York Times, Bon Appetit) are answering all your questions about the imminent Thanksgiving feast. Want tips and tricks for the big meal?

In 1994, Fernando Lopez and Maria Monterrubio opened the doors of a humble restaurant on 8th St. in LA’s Koreatown. There were four items on the menu at Guelaguetza at the time.

Telling the story of Guelaguetza, 25 years in the making

In 1994, Fernando Lopez and Maria Monterrubio opened the doors of a humble restaurant on 8th St. in LA’s Koreatown. There were four items on the menu at Guelaguetza at the time.

Cavendish bananas seem to be abundant in grocery stores, but a fungus has been threatening its existence for years, and saving it might become a technological endeavor.

The Cavendish banana is dying. Can CRISPR save it?

Cavendish bananas seem to be abundant in grocery stores, but a fungus has been threatening its existence for years, and saving it might become a technological endeavor.

Carlos Salgado is chef and owner of Taco Maria and reigning Tortilla Tournament champion.

A guide to the food traditions of Dia de los Muertos

Carlos Salgado is chef and owner of Taco Maria and reigning Tortilla Tournament champion.

After a brief hiatus, the Market Report is back at the Santa Monica Farmers Market! Fall weather is hitting LA, which means it’s prime time for beets.

Welcoming beet season at the Santa Monica Farmers Market

After a brief hiatus, the Market Report is back at the Santa Monica Farmers Market! Fall weather is hitting LA, which means it’s prime time for beets.

If you grew up in Los Angeles, there’s a chance you’ve eaten an Original Tommy’s chiliburger at some point—probably under the fluorescent halo of a streetlamp late at night.

Do any of the fake Tommy’s chiliburgers stand up to the real thing?

If you grew up in Los Angeles, there’s a chance you’ve eaten an Original Tommy’s chiliburger at some point—probably under the fluorescent halo of a streetlamp late at night.

In 1970, Julia Child made a surprising admission on her show, “The French Chef.” She said didn’t understand how the Italians assemble lasagna.

America’s love affair with lasagna

In 1970, Julia Child made a surprising admission on her show, “The French Chef.” She said didn’t understand how the Italians assemble lasagna.

This week Good Food Evan Kleiman spoke with    Royce Burke   ,   chef of the pop-up Secret Lasagna and Yarrow Cafe at Cognoscenti Coffee, about a recent   LA Times report on food…

A chef’s experience of LA’s festival and pop-up scene

This week Good Food Evan Kleiman spoke with Royce Burke , chef of the pop-up Secret Lasagna and Yarrow Cafe at Cognoscenti Coffee, about a recent LA Times report on food…

Over the past couple of years, Momofuku chef David Chang has made a remarkable pivot into food media.

David Chang on his new Netflix show, stepping away from the kitchen, and embracing fatherhood

Over the past couple of years, Momofuku chef David Chang has made a remarkable pivot into food media.

LA Times restaurant critic Patricia Escárcega returns with a new review of   Colapasta  , a casual restaurant in Santa Monica specializing in fresh pasta—and where nothing on the menu…

Santa Monica’s new casual pasta kitchen earns LA Times approval

LA Times restaurant critic Patricia Escárcega returns with a new review of Colapasta , a casual restaurant in Santa Monica specializing in fresh pasta—and where nothing on the menu…

It seems like it’s every other day that a new food festival pops up on social media.

Food festivals are soaring in popularity. But are they good for chefs?

It seems like it’s every other day that a new food festival pops up on social media.