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Jonathan Gold settles in with Journeymen for duck and Basque cake

Do you like duck? Then you might be interested in the new Atwater Village restaurant Journeymen, where David Wilcox prepares more parts of the animal than you may have seen outside Beijing. You can usually find grilled duck breast on the menu, usually with a sweet-savory concoction of apples and...

Sonora-style hot dogs — with love, from Hermosillo

Drive around Tucson and sometimes it seems as if you are never more than five minutes from a Sonora-style hot dog, a bacon-swaddled, condiment-heavy street food staple that’s popular all over southern Arizona. Day and night, they’re being grilled to order under umbrella-shaded curbside carts, or...

14 recipes to get creative with your Thanksgiving leftovers

Tired of the same old Thanksgiving leftovers? Get creative. We’ve compiled 14 of our favorite recipes using leftovers as inspiration. Whether you’re looking for a filling turkey salad sandwich or salad, or a recipe for pot pie or soup, we’ve got you covered. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

Hurry! Enter our Holiday Cookie Bake-off now

Time is almost up to enter our annual Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. Have you submitted your recipe yet? In the meantime, check out this entry for hot chocolate cookies. It was submitted by Jeanne, who writes: "Cookies and hot chocolate were holiday staples during my childhood. I have warm memories of...

Cakes, cocktails and more recipes for mandarin oranges, now in season

What’s in season: One of the sweeter offerings of winter, mandarin oranges are known for their loose, easy-peeling skins. The fruit is generally in season from late fall through early spring. Tangerines were one of the first varieties of mandarins imported to the United States, arriving from Tangier,...

Turkey 101: How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey

Are you cooking the Thanksgiving turkey this year? Even those of us who cook for a living can feel the pressure when it comes to this holiday meal. You’ve got the bird — and it’s big — and one shot to get it right. This is performance anxiety, of the Norman Rockwell kind. But don’t stress. Take...

What will be on your Thanksgiving plate? It depends on where you’ll be

As Americans gather around the dinner table this Thanksgiving, the food on their plates will differ — except for stuffing; nearly everyone eats stuffing. We looked at Google search trends of holiday recipes to find regional differences. Read more

Jonathan Gold goes to Bell for Rocio Camacho's take on a boozy Oaxacan taqueria

If you have traveled outside your neighborhood for Mexican food in the last decade or so, you have probably run across the cooking of Rocio Camacho, a Oaxacan-born chef who is occasionally described as a Johnny Appleseed of mole. I first came across her cooking at Moles La Tía in Boyle Heights...

Masa and bone marrow stuffing and a Tecate-brined turkey: Thanksgiving with Broken Spanish chef Ray Garcia

On a bright November afternoon in downtown Los Angeles, the kitchen engines at Broken Spanish, chef Ray Garcia’s modernist Mexican restaurant, are in high holiday gear. Garcia has gathered his core crew, friends and family, for a holiday feast. Across the street, in the shadow of the Staples Center,...

19 vegetable dishes that are perfect for the holidays

Glazed cippolini onions with pancetta. Roasted butternut squash with dukkah. Califlower steaks with romesco and more. We’ve compiled 19 of our favorite vegetable dishes, perfect for fall meals and holiday planning. Looking for Thanksgiving recipes and ideas? Check out our Thanksgiving Food page...

Salads, hash and more great recipes using Brussels sprouts, now in season

What’s in season: Resembling miniature cabbage heads, Brussels sprouts grow in small, tight rows on long stalks, with larger sprouts at the bottom, tapering off into smaller sprouts toward the top. A member of the cabbage family, the sprouts are said to have been cultivated in Belgium since the...

The joy of autumnal ice cream, in Italy and in Los Angeles

When I first traveled to Italy in the 1970s, everything was seasonal — it wasn’t a choice, it’s just how it was. Supermarkets didn’t exist, grocery stores were tiny, and although there were the beginnings of industrialized food, the old ways were still part of daily life. Ice cream was so seasonal...

5 wines made by L.A. winemakers to pair with your Thanksgiving feast

Of all the advice you’ll get this year about what wines to bring to Thanksgiving, none are more pertinent or relevant than these two rules: 1. Keep it simple and 2. Make people happy (including yourself). Don’t bother parsing out the particulars of pairing this with that, or worrying how the wines...

Golden Road Brewing opens a brewery, restaurant and beer garden in Orange County

At the end of the month, Golden Road Brewing is opening a new sprawling campus in Anaheim that includes an “innovation brewery,” a full-service restaurant and an outsized beer garden with all the trimmings. First purchased in 2015, before Golden Road was acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev, the space...

Jump-start your holiday baking with this ultimate wedding cookie recipe

Have you entered our Holiday Cookie Bake-Off yet? There's still time to submit your recipe, and put your best up against the rest. Check out this recipe for the ultimate wedding cookie from Bonnie Zanardi of Whittier, a finalist from our first bake-off. Perhaps you know them better as butterballs...

Wines to buy in the aftermath of the California wine country fires

The Northern California wine country fires have been extinguished. The devastation is almost incalculable in its long-term impact. But one thing that’s sure is that the residents of Sonoma and Napa counties are ready to rebuild and move on. The valleys are still full of great inns, bars, getaways,...

This new Anaheim sweet shop is serving totally loaded Hungarian ice cream cones made for Instagram

From a new restaurant in Old Pasadena to Hungarian ice cream cone cakes in Anaheim, here’s what’s happening in the food world: More cake, please: If you’ve never heard of a chimney cake, also known as a kürtöskalács, it’s a cross between a sweet bread and a doughnut, and it’s the star of a new...

27 savory gratins, perfect for weeknights and Thanksgiving planning

One of the oldest dishes in the comfort food playbook, the gratin is a celebration of lush creaminess and crisp crust that is often based on the simplest of ingredients. And it’s a perfect go-to dish, whether you’re planning for a simple weeknight, potluck or holiday meal. Here are 27 of our favorite...

The Tartine group is roasting its own coffee, and they're opening a roasting facility in DTLA with a coffee lab

Tartine, the company behind the Bay Area’s Tartine Bakery and Tartine Manufactory, opens its massive Manufactory project in downtown Los Angeles next year (set your countdown clocks now), but for a taste of what’s to come, you’d do well to head over to West Hollywood. To the new Fred Segal flagship...

Jonathan Gold wonders if the famed Italian restaurant Valentino has changed or if he has

If you have eaten Italian food in the last half-century, you have experienced the influence of Piero Selvaggio and his restaurant Valentino, which turned 45 this year. He is credited with introducing ingredients like radicchio, arugula, balsamic vinegar, real prosciutto and the dried fish roe bottarga...

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