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  • Chat with California Cook columnist Russ Parsons

    2007-08-16 13:03:00.0 Administrator2: Hi folks, and welcome to the chat with Russ Parsons! Feel free to submit your questions now. 2007-08-16 13:03:06.0 Administrator2: Welcome, Russ! 2007-08-16 13:03:07.0 Russ Parsons: Hi everybody. Welcome back. It'...
  • L.A.'s new macrobiotic scene

    L.A.'s new macrobiotic scene
    For two weeks straight, the hot topic around the communal table at Seed Kitchen in Venice has been the transition from winter to spring. "It's a really, really big shift. Energy is just shooting up from the ground," says Jessica Porter, author and...
  • Chow restaurant lawsuit: Too many Chows in the kitchen?

    Chow restaurant lawsuit: Too many Chows in the kitchen?
    Is there room enough in the world of upscale Chinese restaurants for more than one man named Chow? There is Michael Chow, the designer and art collector from Shanghai by way of London who founded the chain of famous Mr. Chow restaurants in 1968. And...
  • Thanksgiving takeout and dining options

    Thanksgiving takeout and dining options
    There are at least a couple of ways to deal with the fact that you have yet to plan Thanksgiving dinner: reservations at any of the dozens of restaurants that will be celebrating the holiday, or takeout. In addition to the listings below, check your...
  • The Find: 9021Pho marks Kimmy Tang's vibrant return

    The Find: 9021Pho marks Kimmy Tang's vibrant return
    The grilled prawn and green papaya salad at 9021Pho rests under a stack of crackly ramen-thin fried yam shreds that jut up from the bowl like flames. Its pristine freshness and modern garnish speak volumes about chef-owner Kimmy Tang's individualist...
  • Restaurant review: La Pupusa Loca in Hollywood

    Restaurant review: La Pupusa Loca in Hollywood
    A long, manically cheerful mural on one of the walls at Salvadoran restaurant La Pupusa Loca re-imagines Los Angeles as a mostly empty, grass-filled valley, with nothing but one church, one school and one lone strip mall, housing La Pupusa Loca. There...
  • Ready, set ... eat!

    FILL up on the vegetables. Skip the pumpkin pie, or at least the whipped cream. Forgo the gravy; go really, really easy on the stuffing. And just say no to alcohol, because wine and liquor is not only calorie-laden, it's apt to set off a damn-the-...
  • Swamp Star: 'I think, therefore I yam'

     
    by Mark Silva Leave it to Sarah Palin to bring out the best in us. Youbetcha. In the continuing interest of promoting that certain je ne sais quoi and suppressing the rhetorical equivalent of the head-butt, we're pleased this evening......
  • Your Thanksgiving planner

     
    Though the weather feels more like June than November, Thanksgiving -- and the rest of the holiday season -- are nearly upon us. If slaving over a stove in this 80-degree weather doesn't sound appetizing, here are some local restaurants......
  • More last-minute Thanksgiving options: Fraiche, Vermont, Agura, Oaks Gourmet, Kiss My Bundt

     
    Last-minute bakery (for candied yams too): Kiss My Bundt will be open Thanksgiving Day so you can pick up side dishes such as candied yams, sweet potato souffle, sweet or savory cornbread and strawberry butter, and Big Ol' Bundts and......
  • Uncle Joe's fare is worth the wait

    First impressions: There's a groovy vibe at Uncle Joe's Tropical Dining in Chatham. Aquariums teem with tropical fish. Wooden bead curtains separate the main dining room from the bar. A massive TV plays music videos while a powerful sound system thumps...