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  • 12 recipes for sugar snap peas

    12 recipes for sugar snap peas
    Traditional English peas in the pod are one of the most vexing vegetables around. When they’re good, they are unbelievably, head-shakingly, close-your-eyes-in-wonder good. But the other 98% of the time, they’re just plain dull.  Thank...
  • Get off the 110 Freeway and discover a hidden world of terrific food

    Get off the 110 Freeway and discover a hidden world of terrific food
    The stretch of Southern California that straddles the 110 Freeway from the 405 south to San Pedro might as well be Kansas as far as most people are concerned. It’s the highway equivalent of fly-over country — we whip past it on the way to...
  • 12 great recipes for grapefruit

    12 great recipes for grapefruit
    It seems to be a peculiarity of the citrus family that extremely different fruits find themselves grouped under a single name. Think “tangerine,” which includes everything from the pinkie-sized Kishu to some of the new varieties such as the...
  • Rodolphe Le Meunier, a French butter rock star, visits L.A.

    Rodolphe Le Meunier, a French butter rock star, visits L.A.
    The people in the afternoon crowd at the Grand Central Market this week probably wondered who was attracting such an audience in front of the DTLA Cheese stall.  But it was no mystery to anyone who has sampled the unbelievably tasty Beurre de Baratte...
  • A dozen great recipes for artichokes

    A dozen great recipes for artichokes
    Probably 98% of people in America have only eaten artichokes prepared one way – steamed or boiled and then served with mayonnaise or melted butter. They don’t know what they’re missing. Sure, those big old heads are impressive...
  • Outdoor Grand Bazaar Shops set to open Thursday on the Las Vegas Strip

    Outdoor Grand Bazaar Shops set to open Thursday on the Las Vegas Strip
    Larry Siegel is betting that his Grand Bazaar Shops, set to open Thursday in Las Vegas, will be winners, despite myriad other shopping venues on the Strip and beyond. The new shopping, retail and entertainment district, at Las Vegas Boulevard and...
  • Sweet and sour, the California magic of Meyer lemons with 12 recipes

    Sweet and sour, the California magic of Meyer lemons with 12 recipes
    Washington has salmon, Maryland has blue crabs, Minnesota has wild rice and California has Meyer lemons. With proper respect to those other states, sorry — but we win. Though we may think of the Meyer as having been discovered by the Chez...
  • Through thick and thin -- 12 recipes for spring asparagus

    Through thick and thin -- 12 recipes for spring asparagus
    Can it be mere coincidence that March heralds the arrival of both my birthday and the first California asparagus? I think not. As Einstein said, God doesn’t play dice with the universe. And while I no longer am filled with the same childlike...
  • Prom clothing drive planned by South Bay Galleria

    Prom clothing drive planned by South Bay Galleria
    If you're cleaning out your closet and wondering what to do with gently used formal attire, South Bay Galleria and Working Wardrobes' Designing Women South Bay guild have a solution. Donate those gowns, shoes, purses, accessories, tuxes, cumberbunds and...
  • Shopping: Stash, 360 Cashmere open; Jet Set Candy visits L.A.

    Shopping: Stash, 360 Cashmere open; Jet Set Candy visits L.A.
    This week's news of shopping, beauty and fashion in Los Angeles and environs includes some openings, some events and a trunk show that may make you want to take a trip. Openings Vintage purveyor Stash has opened a pop-up at Das Shop, 1930 Lincoln...
  • California salmon dodge drought bullet for another year

    California salmon dodge drought bullet for another year
    Apparently the California salmon has dodged the drought bullet for another year: The annual forecast for the fishery predicts that the population this year will be slightly bigger than last.  The initial results of the 2015 National Marine Fisheries...