What did celebrities eat after Hollywood's biggest night? Wolfgang Puck reveals the menu from the Governor's Ball, held after the Oscars. Erin go bragh! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a black and tan. John Marchini tells us how to pour this famous pub concoction. Also, Colman Andrews explores Irish country cooking. Evan Kleiman turns the tables on Jonathan Gold and offers a critique of his pesto. The top 10 best new restaurants in L.A. are revealed by Los Angeles Magazine's Patrick Kuh. College student Mari Silva shares her secrets for finding free food at restaurants. Kim Boyce tells us about various whole grain flours that she uses in her kitchen. Plus KCRW's Matt Holzman talks about why anyone should care where he buys his tacos. And Laura Avery finds exotic cherimoyas at the Santa Monica Farmers Market and talks to Huckleberry's Zoe Nathan.
The Black and Tan; Whole Grains; Puck's Oscar-Night; Cherimoyas
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Baking with Whole Grains
Kim Boyce is a former pastry chef at Spago and Campanile in Los Angeles. Her new book is Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole Grain Flours .
Wolfgang Puck has catered the Oscar-night Governor's Ball 16 times. Last Monday night, he and his staff (900 people, 250 in the kitchen) served 1,500 guests at the Kodak...
The Black and Tan
John Marchini was raised in Northern Ireland. He currently works for the counseling department of the New York State Fire Department. The term "black and tan" refers to...
Irish Country Cooking
Colman Andrews is the author of The Country Cooking of Ireland . Brotchan Foltchep (Leek and Oatmeal Soup) 2 Tablespoons butter 3-4 leeks, trimmed and sliced into...
Eliza Hunziker of J.P. Foley's Farm sells the exotic cherimoya at the market. The large pear-like fruit has a melon-like consistency. It varies in size from small sizes,...
Turning the Tables on Jonathan Gold
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food critic for the LA Weekly . He recently was a contestant in the Los Angeles Semifinals of the World Pesto Competition ....
LA's 10 Best New Restaurants
Patrick Kuh is the restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine . In this month's issue, he showcases his picks for LA's ten best new restaurants: 10 - Westside Tavern...
Matt Holzman produces The Business for KCRW. He recently wrote a post on the F ive Things Blog about his five favorite taco spots in Los Angeles.