| May 11, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Any cook wanting to expand her horizons (or revel in flavors of her homeland) must go to Patel Brothers, the vast Indian supermarket at 330 Connecticut Ave. in Norwalk. This new outpost in the franchise that operates 50 Indian grocery stores in the United...
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2012
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Winter Film Festival 2) Mediterranean Kebab House (Turkish) Tasting
There's another reason to get you outside to enjoy this year's mild winter. The Winter Film Festival...
| Feb 6, 2012
Mediterranean Eating with Jane Monzures
Being of Greek decent, the daughter of a one-time diner owner, and from a family that revolves around meal time, it’s no wonder I love to eat and I am a terrific cook. When the crew at LHC takes it into...
| Jul 1, 2009
Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes, plus chilling time for the chicken
Note: The degree of heat in the sauce is determined by the amount of tobanjan (hot Chinese miso paste) or la yu (hot Chinese chile oil) you use. You can also omit these...
| Sep 2, 2009
Sunny-side-up eggs with flowing yolks and house-made Lebanese beef sausage top the khachapuri at Zaatar Factory in Burbank.
Made to order and served warm from the bakery's oven, the boat-shaped flatbread with high-fluted edges has the look of a chalupa....
| Sep 2, 2009
2909 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, (818) 859-7353.
Basic manaeesh, $1 to $1.50; Z-Factory special (zaatar manaeesh layered with akawi cheese, tomato, olives and egg), $5; bureks, $1.50 to $3; khachapuri, $3 to $7;...
| Feb 25, 2010
Purim is a holiday of sweetness and joy, a time when Jews reflect on the power of an individual and the victory of the Jewish nation in the face of destruction. One of the exciting elements of Purim is the obligatory giving of gifts of food to friends and...
| Sep 23, 2008
| 2:46 PM
MAYBE THE evolution of the Israeli food scene over the last 25 years isn't the first thing that crosses your mind when you think about contemporary Israel. Maybe you're not even sure what Israeli cuisine is. But if it piques your interest, especially in...
| Oct 1, 2008
Total time: 35 minutes
Note: Adapted from Jeffrey Price of Skratch Restaurant in Culver City. The restaurant uses La Brea Bakery ciabatta or rustique rolls. Agave nectar and wasabi peas are widely available. White miso is available at...
| May 11, 2009
| 8:51 AM
Roti Mediterranean Grill is opening its third location and hosting a benefit for Northern Illinois Food Bank on April 7 in conjunction with a new store opening in Vernon Hills. Everyone who brings in 5 non-perishable food items to the new restaurant on...