Elina Shatkin

Los Angeles Magazine

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Senior Editor of Los Angeles Magazine

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Tanya Holland recalls her family’s migration and how settling in California influenced her own brand of soul food.

California soul food, matriarchal Indian kitchens, chickens

Tanya Holland recalls her family’s migration and how settling in California influenced her own brand of soul food.

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Mexican chef Margarita Carrillo Arronte says Americans have the wrong impression of food which isn’t all about comfort — fat and fried.

Mexican vegetarian, corn smut, tortillas, veggie sandos

Mexican chef Margarita Carrillo Arronte says Americans have the wrong impression of food which isn’t all about comfort — fat and fried.

from Good Food

Simran Sethi explores how to reconnect with the earth through mushrooms in her series “Fruiting Bodies” for the Museum of Food and Drink.

Fungi, fermentation, vinegars, ground meat

Simran Sethi explores how to reconnect with the earth through mushrooms in her series “Fruiting Bodies” for the Museum of Food and Drink.

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