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During a break from her college studies in China, writer   Georgia Freedma   n  visited the capital of the Yunnan province, where she encountered flavors she had never tasted before.

“Cooking South of the Clouds”

During a break from her college studies in China, writer Georgia Freedma n visited the capital of the Yunnan province, where she encountered flavors she had never tasted before.

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Cilantro has four life stages, and Kacie Chef of  Honey Hi    in Echo Park is showcasing all of them in their signature massaman curry.

Market Report: The Four Stages of Cilantro

Cilantro has four life stages, and Kacie Chef of Honey Hi  in Echo Park is showcasing all of them in their signature massaman curry.

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Kashmir, a conflict-ridden region on both sides of the India-Pakistan border, is home to the most coveted and expensive spice: Kashmiri saffron.

A precious spice faces an uncertain future

Kashmir, a conflict-ridden region on both sides of the India-Pakistan border, is home to the most coveted and expensive spice: Kashmiri saffron.

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Kasih  is a modern Indonesian restaurant in Little Tokyo, helmed by chef Zachary Hamel.

Patricia Escárcega samples sambal at DTLA’s Kasih

Kasih is a modern Indonesian restaurant in Little Tokyo, helmed by chef Zachary Hamel.

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Regional Chinese food is flourishing in LA, and now Teochew (or Chiu Chow) food is getting some long overdue  attention   .

The food of the Teochew diaspora

Regional Chinese food is flourishing in LA, and now Teochew (or Chiu Chow) food is getting some long overdue attention .

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As urban gardening gains popularity, Lauri Kranz of   Edible Gardens LA   is helping novices and veterans bring edible beauty to their backyards and balconies.

Gardens can grow anywhere—even on your balcony

As urban gardening gains popularity, Lauri Kranz of Edible Gardens LA  is helping novices and veterans bring edible beauty to their backyards and balconies.

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Kashmiri saffron is the most precious spice in the world, and it’s on the verge of extinction. Sharanya Deepak explains why that matters.

Disappearing saffron, edible gardens, and regional Chinese food

Kashmiri saffron is the most precious spice in the world, and it’s on the verge of extinction. Sharanya Deepak explains why that matters.

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We're pleased to announce our judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Good Food Pie Contest to be held at UCLA's Royce Quad.

Announcing the judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Pie Contest!

We're pleased to announce our judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Good Food Pie Contest to be held at UCLA's Royce Quad.

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Yasmin Khan ’s numerous visits to modern Palestine taught her that the food there is not only inseparable from politics, but also its historical influences, including Arab, Jewish,…

What is the Palestinian kitchen?

Yasmin Khan ’s numerous visits to modern Palestine taught her that the food there is not only inseparable from politics, but also its historical influences, including Arab, Jewish,…

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Last year the New York Times appointed its first California food critic in  Tejal Rao   —yet another sign of the state’s recognition as a dining powerhouse.

Meet the New York Times’ first California food critic

Last year the New York Times appointed its first California food critic in Tejal Rao —yet another sign of the state’s recognition as a dining powerhouse.

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Also known as Chinese leeks or   nira  , garlic chives are favored in many Asian cuisines for their sharp, grassy flavor.

Market Report: Garlic Chives

Also known as Chinese leeks or nira , garlic chives are favored in many Asian cuisines for their sharp, grassy flavor.

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The San Francisco Chronicle’s new restaurant critic  Soleil Ho    recently published her first slate of reviews.

San Francisco’s new food critic is changing the game

The San Francisco Chronicle’s new restaurant critic Soleil Ho  recently published her first slate of reviews.

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In search of Lebanese cuisine,  Bill Addison    recently paid a visit to the new location of Hayat’s Kitchen in the Hollywood Hills, where he discovered  fresh kibbeh nayeh  and an…

Real-deal Lebanese cooking at Hayat’s Kitchen

In search of Lebanese cuisine, Bill Addison  recently paid a visit to the new location of Hayat’s Kitchen in the Hollywood Hills, where he discovered fresh kibbeh nayeh and an…

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As we ramp up to tomato season, we look to an expert in  Scott Daigre   .

Tomatomania is back!

As we ramp up to tomato season, we look to an expert in Scott Daigre .

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Soleil Ho and Tejal Rao belong to a new wave of food critics who are helping to redefine the craft.

California’s new food critics, “Zaitoun,” and Tomatomania

Soleil Ho and Tejal Rao belong to a new wave of food critics who are helping to redefine the craft.

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Happy Pi Day! We’re almost a month away from the 10th Annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest.

Catching up with the 2018 Pie Contest winners

Happy Pi Day! We’re almost a month away from the 10th Annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest.

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Virgil Village is a largely Central American community near East Hollywood that’s being  remade by gentrification   .

Virgil Avenue, four ways

Virgil Village is a largely Central American community near East Hollywood that’s being remade by gentrification .

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60 million tons of fruits and vegetables get thrown away in the U.S. every year, according to the USDA.

Is the “ugly produce” movement hype or solution?

60 million tons of fruits and vegetables get thrown away in the U.S. every year, according to the USDA.

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Magic myrna potatoes are a fingerling potato from Alaska with a creamy, buttery texture.

Market Report: Magic Myrna Potatoes

Magic myrna potatoes are a fingerling potato from Alaska with a creamy, buttery texture.

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With today’s urban sprawl, it’s easy to forget LA’s origins as a farm town.

“LA Foodways” mines the past for solutions

With today’s urban sprawl, it’s easy to forget LA’s origins as a farm town.

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