| Dec 15, 2011
For Jewish parents, the Hanukkah holidays are particularly challenging; they last not one day but eight. Beginning this year at sunset Tuesday and ending at sunset Dec. 28, there will be lots of candles to light, loads of latkes to fry and eight nights of...
| Dec 15, 2011
Quick orange lentil soup
Total time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8 to 10
2 cups red lentils
1 sweet potato (about 10 ounces), peeled
1 large carrot
2 cloves garlic, pressed
2 quarts water
1 1/2 teaspoons coriander
1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
| May 26, 2011
This is a lesson: Good food is hiding everywhere, and you might come across it when you least expect it. You just need to be open, willing and ready to seize the moment.
Namastey India looks like any Indian grocery, on a mostly empty stretch of a semi-...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:29 PM
We love it when our readers send us comments, particularly when they turn us on to a restaurant we might never have discovered on our own. Darna, a Moroccan/Mediterranean restaurant in a strip mall in Fountain Valley, was a delightful surprise.
| May 19, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Editor's note: Veteran journalist and Laguna Beach resident David Hansen has agreed to write a weekly column for the Coastline Pilot. This is his first.
Leonardo Zagal is not who he seems. At face value, the lean 30-year-old with spiky hair could be...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:25 PM
I don’t know about you, but anything called a tahini chicken salad sandwich piques my curiosity. So I made my way down to the recently opened Tanya’s Lunch Box on Glendale Avenue to try one.
It’s a crispy, flavorful, unique sandwich...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 9:52 AM
As we gear up for weekend barbecues, the Environmental Working Group offers some food for thought in its “Meat Eater’s Guide” released Wednesday.
The consumer group, best known for its Dirty Dozen list, has used new criteria to...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:10 PM
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:20 AM
At Bombay Palace, you will discover a rich culinary heritage that has developed throughout the centuries in India. Chefs at Bombay Palace recreate the myriad cuisines of this vast, sprawling nation.
Dishes can contain a blend of 20, 30, 40, or more...
| Feb 3, 2012
Roasted Winter Vegetable Tagine
with Medjool dates, lentils & Moroccan spices
Shawn McClain, Green Zebra, Chicago
serves 2 as a shared dish
1 ea small onion-peeled and diced
4 pcs red...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
From London's Mayfair area, Tamarind of London comes to Newport Beach with the tandoori-based cuisine of Northwest India, sporting an American accent.
Here, the elegant Michelin-starred dining establishment has relaxed into Orange County's more casual...