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  • The Gossiping Gourmet: From O.C. to the shores of Peru

    The Gossiping Gourmet: From O.C. to the shores of Peru
    Peruvian food is an interesting and delicious mixture of indigenous cuisine combined with influences from the Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and West Africans who settled there. At the family-run Inka Cantina in Fountain Valley, you will find a...
  • Mini-review: Takito Kitchen

    Mini-review: Takito Kitchen
    Takito Kitchen 2013 W. Division St. 773-687-9620 Rating: !!!! (out of four) Already hot Since opening about a month ago in the former Sabor Saveur space in Ukrainian Village, Takito Kitchen has tried to shine in an already taco-saturated neighborhood....
  • Easy dinner recipes: Gazpacho like light cream, plus 15 other quick ideas

    Easy dinner recipes: Gazpacho like light cream, plus 15 other quick ideas
    Looking for a cool way to beat the heat? And you want flavor and color too? Oh, and you want it in under an hour. I have one word: gazpacho. This refreshing summer soup is typically made from a puree of garden-fresh tomatoes and vegetables, dried bread, a...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Quinoa is a superfood! Here are 4 great quinoa salads

    Easy dinner recipes: Quinoa is a superfood! Here are 4 great quinoa salads
    Quinoa. It's a South American grain-like crop that has come to be recognized as a nutrient-dense superfood, and it's all the rage right now. The seeds, or "grains" (quinoa is not a true cereal, though its seeds resemble and are similarly used like grains)...
  • Doner kebabs and dumplings: A guide to Turkish restaurants in Southern California

    Doner kebabs and dumplings: A guide to Turkish restaurants in Southern California
    The proliferating sizzle of grilled doner kebabs and scent of baked borek are heady signs of the growing number of Turkish restaurants in Southern California. In Orange County, Doner G in Anaheim is expanding into Irvine. Another branch of Canoga Park's...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Chaya's chopped salad and more

    Easy dinner recipes: Chaya's chopped salad and more
    Honestly, could it get any better than salad sometimes? Big, beautiful, colorful -- and so often simple -- salads are a perfect choice when you're planning dinner in a pinch. Tailor the components just so to please picky dinner guests, or fix one as a...
  • Recipe: Spinach salad with olives, pomegranate seeds and pine nuts

    Recipe: Spinach salad with olives, pomegranate seeds and pine nuts
      Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 1/2 small red onion 8 to 12 black olives, such as oil-cured, dry-cured or Kalamata, pitted 3 tablespoons pine nuts 1 (9-ounce) bag of cleaned small spinach leaves (about 6 packed cups) 3 Persian cucumbers,...
  • Recipe: Green papaya salad with rau ram, peanuts and crispy shallots

    Recipe: Green papaya salad with <i>rau ram</i>, peanuts and crispy shallots
    Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus marinating time Servings: 6 Note: Adapted from "Vietnamese Home Cooking" by Charles Phan. Rau ram, also known as Vietnamese coriander and hot mint, is available at Vietnamese and many Asian markets. Fish sauce is...
  • Beverly Glen farmers market makes a comeback

    Beverly Glen farmers market makes a comeback
    The Beverly Glen farmers market, which had a soft opening last Saturday at the Glen Centre shopping mall just south of Mulholland Drive, revives an event that debuted 11 years ago. That version folded due to a lack of parking, but the reincarnation offers...
  • Culinary SOS: Chaya's chopped salad is big, bright, spicy

    Culinary SOS: Chaya's chopped salad is big, bright, spicy
    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? Velma...
  • Recipe: Cucumber vichyssoise

    Recipe: Cucumber vichyssoise
      Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus chilling time for the soup Servings: This makes a scant 2 quarts soup Note: This recipe calls for the use of a chinois, a very fine strainer; chinois are available at cooking and restaurant supply stores, as...