| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Overall impression: Rodeo calls itself a Southern restaurant and bar. Southern, in this case, is an incredibly wide net: Southwestern, Tex-Mex, barbecue, Cajun-Creole as well as the food traditionally associated with the South. No surprise, the results...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
When a group of friends got together for lunch recently in Greenwich, we grew silent as we looked at the menu. None of us wanted to spend a lot of money. What to order? My friends chose pizzas and salads. But when my mussels arrived, everyone let out an...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
2 tablespoons oil
2 pounds zucchini
1 poblano chile
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/2 cup Mexican crema
1/4 cup chopped cilantro,
1. Cut the onion in half...
| Jan 19, 2013
The kimchi dumplings at Matthew Kenney's M.A.K.E. restaurant in Santa Monica might be the poster dish for modern raw cuisine: origami-like bundles of cashews, pickled cabbage and tahini, packaged in wrappers made with dehydrated coconut purée mixed with...
| Sep 15, 2012
Couscous with seven blessed vegetables
Total time: 3 hours, 45 minutes (plus 2½ hours cooking time for the dried chickpeas if using)
Note: This recipe includes vegetables baked with sugar and cinnamon. They can be served as an appetizer for...
| Apr 28, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Servings: Serves 4 as part of a multi-dish meal
2 pounds meaty pork spareribs, cut crosswise through the bone into strips about 1½ inches wide
3 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
| Feb 16, 2013
Dear SOS: A visiting cousin from Georgia and I recently ate lunch at the Bluewater Grill in Redondo Beach, and she loved the avocado vinaigrette salad dressing — so much so that we returned for dinner the following day just so she could order it...
| Oct 13, 2012
Whether your tailgate includes a custom grill setup and team color-coordinated tents or a simple picnic on a well-worn blanket, no pre-game ritual is complete without the spread. This is one party that's as much about the food as it is about fans and...
| Jul 7, 2012
Dear SOS: I had lunch with a friend at Chaya Downtown restaurant, in Los Angeles. We ordered their chopped salad with grilled shrimp in an aioli jalapeño dressing. It was superb! I'd love to make it at home. Can you get the recipe from the chef?
| Jun 30, 2012
"My fieriest burger yet! Some people, like me, love spicy burgers. My H-Bomb Burger is a great way to give them just what they want: the H-Bomb with fried serrano chiles, caramelized onions, habanero jack cheese, jalapeno, bacon, tomato, leaf lettuce...
| Jul 14, 2012
Total time: About 1 hour
Note: Adapted from "Plenty" by Yotam Ottolenghi. Muscovado sugar can be found at cooking and baking supply stores as well as at select gourmet markets, and is widely available online.
1/2 teaspoon cumin...