| Nov 25, 2010
Fresh herb salad with seeds
Total time: 25 minutes
1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
1 1/2 cups Italian parsley leaves
1 cup cilantro leaves
3/4 cup basil leaves, preferably purple basil, torn into pieces
4 cups chilled baby salad leaves
| Dec 29, 2010
| 12:21 PM
The top 10 dishes of 2010 (in no particular order and not a list of the 10 best restaurants):
Café Grill (Fountain Valley): Sweet Potato Ravioli is a winner! Looking more like cannelloni, the toothsome pasta is wrapped around an exquisite sweet potato...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 7:29 AM
Canlis Prawns paired with NV Jean Milan Canlis Cuvee, Oger, FR
5-15 Blue Hawaiian Prawns, shells removed and reserved
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice, fresh...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 10:42 AM
"It's just been a hellacious day," Deb Marsden proclaims early on a recent Wednesday afternoon.
The calls had started at 6 a.m. Between extensive heat and torrential downpours, lettuce was lost, beets were bad, radishes were cracked, zucchinis were too...
| Jul 29, 2010
On an overcast Saturday morning, Christopher Nyerges — the head of Eagle Rock's School of Self-Reliance — gingerly skirts a feral clump of bright green weeds.
"Always watch where you're stepping 'cause you might be stepping on our lunch,"...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
January spells excitement for home gardeners because that's when the new seed catalogs arrive. Vic shows no interest in them, but I study each catalog with care, planning out my year's garden in advance.
Each seed company offers at least a few seed...
| Aug 19, 2010
Leatherby's Café Rouge, in Segerstrom Concert Hall, with a new chef and a brand new menu, has just reopened for the up and coming arts season.
Although most of their clientele are dining before a performance, we would like to encourage you to think of...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 8:43 AM
3938 N. Central Avenue
Read more about the restaurant:
7 oz whitefish filet, skin on
1 oz olive oil (enough to coat pan)
pinch each Kosher salt and...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:04 PM
The best way to describe the food at Raya might be "Mexasian." The new restaurant at the Ritz Carlton has been advertised as Latin American or Pan-Latin coastal cuisine, but that doesn't explain the presence of miso black cod with kabayaki sauce, tuna...
| Sep 10, 2010
Cameron Slocum pulls up to the Atwater Village farmers market in the Tomatomobile, a 1980s Volvo station wagon with crude icons of tomatoes, blue on the right side, pink on the left, scrawled everywhere including the windows, along with a plug for "The...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:15 PM
And now for something "truly" unique. True Food Kitchen is a hip restaurant that's also family friendly and features genuinely healthy food, which is both delicious and contemporary in style. This is as far from an old-fashioned "health food" restaurant...