Pizza legend Chris Bianco shops for his antipasti plate at the farmers market

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Deceivingly simple, Chris Bianco describes the composition of Pizzeria Bianco’s antipasti plate. Photo courtesy of Pizzeria Bianco Los Angeles.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson meets up with Chris Bianco at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market where he is shopping for produce the antipasti plate at Pizzeria Bianco at the Row DTLA. “Here’s where we find all the notes and the songs and we try to make records when we go back,” he says. “You need to be sure they have a utility,” he riffs, describing his selections for the dish. Bright, fresh, granular, maybe something with a little bit of heat, are all components he considers when assembling the dish.

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