Food

Sesame Wafu Dressing (Japanese-style dressing)

This easy sesame Wafu Dressing is just like the ones you get in Japanese restaurants. Here's how to ...
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Ramen Carbonara

This week over at PBS I have an awesome quick fix I came up with one day for ...
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Happy Breakfast to Me

Some people love breakfast. I am not one of those people. In ranking breakfast, lunch and dinner, breakfast ...
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Loubieh Bi Zeit (Green Beans Braised in Olive Oil)

Loubieh Bi Zeit is a delicious Lebanese meze made with green beans braised in olive oil, garlic and ...
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Tofu Banh Mi

Ban Mi is my favorite sandwich ever. The contrast of textures, tastes, and flavors is unbeatable and because ...
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Kale & Ramen Salad with Crispy Maitake

This delicious ramen salad is loaded with kale, dill, and crispy maitake mushrooms tossed with a creamy garlic ...
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Pizzadilla

This chorizo stuffed Pizzadilla has a cracker-crisp double crust that's stuffed with stretchy cheese and spicy chorizo. Comes ...
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Fig and Gouda Quesadilla

With the full heat of summer upon us, I’m digging quick meals that are still flavorful and satisfying ...
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Umé Juice

Learn how to make Umé juice (梅ジュース), a popular summertime beverage in Japan made from a syrup extracted ...
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Sōmen

How to prepare chilled Japanese Sōmen (素麺,そうめん), with a traditional dash-based dipping sauce and condiments. The perfect cooling ...
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Temaki Sushi

Temaki Sushi (手巻き寿司) is an easy hand-rolled sushi that you can fill with your favorite ingredients. Learn how ...
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Perfect Sushi Rice

Master the art of making sushi rice with this easy tutorial. Learn my secrets for making the best ...
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Go Fish

Some of my favorite Mexican food in Los Angeles comes from a stall in a hidden food court/marketplace called the ...
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Champ

I know, I missed St Patrick's day by a few days, but this Champ was so good, that I couldn't ...
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Key Lime Pie

Growing up in California, Key Lime Pies were one of those unappealing slime green insta-desserts involving Cool Whip and Jello, ...
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Fava Bean Mushroom Chili

Although we're rapidly approaching the first day of spring, there have been a spate of drizzly near-zero days over here ...
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Brooklyn’s Here

Of all the neighborhoods in LA, Downtown remains my favorite in terms of interesting new restaurants and unique food experiences ...
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Sparerib Daikon Curry

Today I have a delightfully tasty curry for you that marries rich spareribs and juicy daikon radish in a curry ...
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Katsuobushi Shortbread Cookies

For those of you that know what Katsuobushi is, don't worry, I have not lost my mind. For those that ...
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The Perfect Frittata

As a fan of savory breakfasts, I love egg dishes. Whether their poached, boiled, scrambled or sunny-side up, for me, ...
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No Bones About It

There has been no food in the past couple years trendier than bone broth. Pitched as a miracle cure for ...
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Beef Stroganoff

Growing up, my mom was undeniably the queen of the kitchen. Although my step-dad owned Thanksgiving, I can count the ...
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Lemon Banana Muffins

I've never been a huge fan of muffins. Although they look a bit like unfrosted cupcakes, most muffins are a ...
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Yuzu Marinated Mushrooms

These yuzu marinated mushrooms are ridiculously good. First they're roasted to concentrate their umami, then they're marinated in a sweet ...
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Frogtown Hipster Hang

There’s a bike path that my family loves along a revitalized section of the LA River where much of the ...
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The 10 Best Things I Consumed in 2016

As we prepare to say so long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye to 2016, it’s time to look back at the ...
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La Dolce Vita

Things that I love from Italy include the films of Frederico Fellini, the art and architecture of the Renaissance, and ...
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The Frying Game

Every so often a restaurant comes along that completely and utterly blows me away. Tempura Endo in Beverly Hills is ...
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The Most Annoying Thing Ever

Life is full of countless irritations, but the most annoying thing of all has to be when you’re standing in ...
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Please Pass the Foie Gras Funnel Cake

The Broad is a great new addition to the many world class art museums that we have here in Los ...
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Bread Winners 2016

Amazing signature bread served warm to your table soon after you are seated and order.  Is there any greater welcome ...
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Disneyland’s Secret Restaurant

Harder to get into than a Broadway performance of Hamilton and more exclusive than a Pool Circle Box at the ...
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