Blog Profile / Daily Dish


URL :http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dailydish/
Filed Under:Lifestyle / Food & Drink
Posts on Regator:4007
Posts / Week:9.3
Archived Since:March 9, 2008

Blog Post Archive

In the kitchen: Easter, green garlic and other signs of spring

How did Easter get here so fast? Some of us are still trying to remember to write 2016 on our checks, and already we're inundated with chocolate bunnies and neon jelly beans. Perhaps you've planned the day out, perhaps not. Regardless, we can help, whether it involves recipe ideas or brunch suggestions....

Cape Seafood and Provisions, Michael Cimarusti's sustainable fish shop, opens Wednesday

Conveniently on the heels of his James Beard Award nomination for Best Chef in the West, Michael Cimarusti (Providence, Connie & Ted's) is opening his long-awaited fish shop next Wednesday. Of course Cape Seafood and Provisions, which goes into the pig-shaped hole where the butcher shop Lindy &...

Drink This Now: Salt & Straw amaretto sour lemon sherbet, topped with a shot of bourbon

Ice cream and booze: The amaretto sour lemon sherbet from Salt & Straw, the Portland, Ore.-based ice cream company with two locations in Los Angeles, was made to be paired with alcohol. This makes sense when you consider that the sherbet was conceptualized by cocktail whiz Jeffrey Morgenthaler...

Cookbook of the Week: 'Cooking, Blokes + Artichokes' by Brendan Collins

"Cooking, Blokes + Artichokes" by Brendan Collins (Kyle Books, $29.95). As the catchy title of Collins' debut cookbook should make abundantly clear, this is a guy's cookbook, written by a Brit chef (Birch, Butcher's Dog) with farmers market tendencies. If you didn't get that, the subtitle ("A Modern...

Farmers market report: Green garlic is in season. We have 9 great recipes

What’s in season: Nothing more than an immature version of garlic bulbs, green garlic started out as the trimmings in newly planted garlic fields as plantings were thinned to give others space to mature. Green garlic can range in size from slender plants similar to scallions or Chinese chives,...

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with 24 beer-infused recipes

Happy St. Patrick's Day: Because even if you don't consider this a real holiday, it's still a great excuse to break out your green clothes and drink a pint or two. We've compiled 24 of our favorite beer-infused recipes to help get the party started. This way, you can have your beer, and eat it...

The team from Love & Salt is opening a restaurant in Farm Stand space in El Segundo

Farm Stand, the El Segundo restaurant known for its pastas, duck meatloaf and Turkish eggplant dip, is closing March 25 after 10 years on Main Street. Owner Sylvie Gabriele, who is part of the father-daughter team behind Love & Salt, an Italian restaurant in Manhattan Beach, and chef Alex Mosavi,...

5 must-try taco recipes for #TacoTuesday

It's easy to find a great taco in Los Angeles. Just ask our restaurant critic Jonathan Gold. But with the right recipe, you can make some of the city's best tacos in your own kitchen. Below, find links to recipes for fish tacos, duck tacos, Wes Avila's sweet potato tacos from Guerrilla Tacos and...

Celebrating National Pi Day with three great L.A. pies, plus 52 recipes

Today happens to be National Pi Day, a day devoted to the mathematical constant 3.14159265359... Sure, you could celebrate with your best geometry quips. Or you could eat some actual pie. Or do both.  Here are three places serving great pie in Los Angeles. And if you really feel the need to make...

Make this Spanish shrimp dish for dinner tonight

For something a little different for dinner tonight, try shrimp poached in a rich sauce flavored with garlic and spice, fresh lemon, coconut milk and a few dashes of hot sauce. It's a memorable dish from España Restaurant on Amelia Island in Florida.  Don't forget to serve the shrimp with plenty...

Corona beer recalled because some bottles may contain particles of glass

Select bottles of Corona Extra, the best-selling imported beer in the United States, have just been recalled. Constellation Brands, the company that owns Corona Extra, issued a voluntary recall of select 12-packs and 18-packs of the beer after discovering some of the bottles may contain small particles...

Start your day with this Dutch apple walnut bread recipe

Underneath the crumbly topping, this quick bread is light and fluffy, almost cake-like in texture. It's slightly sweet, with a gentle tang from buttermilk, and has little chunks of apple and walnut suspended throughout. With the cinnamon and apple perfuming the kitchen as you bake, it'll probably...

Live discussion: It's lunchtime with Jonathan Gold

Have a craving for Korean food? Need a recommendation for dinner in Tarzana? Need more dining questions answered? Jonathan Gold is your man. (And yes, you can ask him about his movie.) Come back here today at noon for a live chat with him. You can ask your question via Twitter using #AskJGold,...

Make the spaghetti and meatballs from Dominick's and Little Dom's at home

There were many reasons to love Dominick's, the legendary restaurant in West Hollywood that specialized in Italian American classics for close to 70 years before closing in December. There was the history: Dominick's was a favorite of Hollywood royalty for decades, serving everyone from Marilyn...

In the kitchen: Sugar snap peas and other signs of spring

You know spring is just around the corner when sugar snap peas start catching your eye at the local farmers market. Unlike other peas, sugar snap peas require almost no work to prepare, fortunately for all of us. We share tips for buying, as well as plenty of spring-inspired recipes. Fortunate...

Café sua dá is glorious in dessert form too. Try this recipe for Cassia's Vietnamese coffee pudding.

If you love both coffee and Vietnamese food, then you probably spend a lot of time drinking café sua dá, the fantastically addictive Vietnamese drink of iced coffee and sweetened condensed milk. (If you don't have the inexpensive little metal strainer used to make this at home, maybe go buy one...

Farmers market report: Sugar snap peas are in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Sugar snap peas, a cross between the English pea and the snow pea developed by a plant breeder named Calvin Lamborn in the 1970s, are also referred to as just “sugar peas.” With a bright but delicate flavor and great crunch, the sweet, plump peas are a cook’s dream: You can eat...

This new Koreatown restaurant has 'crack' fries, fancy burgers and pie

If you happen to find yourself in Koreatown and somehow without a craving for budae jjigae, you might head to Little Tart. It's the new restaurant in the former Saint Martha space from the team behind Tart at the Farmer's Daughter Hotel.  The idea here is comfort food — there isn't a single salad...

How to make the citrus olive oil cake from Tender Greens

These flavorful little cakes from Tender Greens are packed with fresh citrus flavor and the olive oil gives them an almost savory richness. It's no wonder they've been one of our reader favorites since the recipe first ran a couple of years ago. TENDER GREENS' CITRUS OLIVE OIL CAKE Total time:...

Three new IPAs in a can to drink now

Two inescapable beer trends are the continued dominance of the IPA style and the increasing popularity of canned craft brews. The hopped-up and bitter IPAs are the biggest thing to happen in craft beer since home brewing, and the so-called West Coast variations on the hoppy and strong pale ale...

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC