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Beverly Hills Certified Farmers’ Market

Beverly Hills Certified Farmers’ Market

WHY One of the wealthiest zip codes gets its small-town mojo on with annual pie and chili cook-offs. WHAT This midsize market has easy-breezy street parking, a good selection of organic vendors, and a Persian New Year celebration. A-list growers include Harry’s Berries, McGrath Farm, Weiser Family Farms and Honey Crisp, which has exquisitely ripe [...]

Banglamoose, A Picture Show, and One Degree of Tree

Banglamoose, A Picture Show, and One Degree of Tree

Go Go’ers, it’s Day 13 of 2012.  Do you know where your resolutions are? Whether those suckers are still on the shelf all shiny and new or crumpled up with lint and a dry stick of gum in your discarded New Year’s Eve duds, it’s never too late to get serious about Being a Better [...]

Angeli’s Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding

Angeli’s Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding

We are terribly sad to acknowledge the closing of one of our very favorite LA restaurants, Angeli Caffé, but happy that cookbook author Grace Bauer was willing to share this fantastic recipe from her book, Los Angeles Classic Desserts. Here is a simple, sweet, crowd pleasing dessert—a bread pudding that is easy to make and a [...]

Simple Gourmet

Simple Gourmet

WHY We’re delighted to see serious schools for home cooks popping up once again all over the county.; WHAT A ‘culinary event company,’ Simple Gourmet is really a cooking school plus. In addition to quality avocational classes, it offers kids’ cooking camps, team-building events, private cooking parties, and catering. 443-A S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo [...]

Bricks & Scones

Bricks & Scones

WHY House-baked pastries, good sandwiches, Intelligentsia coffee, Lupicia teas and tomb-like quiet for working. WHAT With a no-talking upstairs study area and a quiet downstairs lounge, plus a leafy patio with plenty of shade umbrellas and no restriction on chatting, Bricks & Scones appeals to serious students and screenwriters as well as ladies who lunch [...]

Kobawoo House

Kobawoo House

WHY Because there’s more to Korean food than barbecue. WHAT Mimicking a Korean tavern with its charming faux country-style décor, Kobawoo serves dishes that best accompany frosty beers or soju. Its tremendous lineup of savory pancakes includes a pizza-size, seafood-stuffed one called haemul pajun. A color-drenched salad of clear acorn noodles, jangban gooksoo, comes tossed [...]

New Year’s Resolutions 2012: Golden Gopher’s First Beer Society Meeting at Hangar 24

New Year’s Resolutions 2012: Golden Gopher’s First Beer Society Meeting at Hangar 24

After thoughtful deliberation and ruthless editing, you’ve honed your list of New Year’s resolutions to the essential four: – Become more knowledgeable. – Spend less money. – Be more social. – Drink more beer. Luckily, the Golden Gopher is doing their part to help you become a better person in 2012. On Monday, January 9th, [...]

On The 12th Night of Xmas….

On The 12th Night of Xmas….

Go Go’ers, the Twelve Days of Christmas isn’t just a song about conspicuous consumption and/or an obsessive stalker-ish boyfriend. January 6th, the twelfth day of Christmas, is Three Kings Day when the Three Wise Guys  – as Ms. Go Go’s li’l gangsta goddaughter used to call them — finally showed up with gold and other [...]

FarmShop

FarmShop

WHY Yountville foodie elegance in Brentwood. WHAT Freshness is a fetish here, whether it’s braised sunchokes or perfectly cut shoestring fries from Weiser Farms potatoes. Jeffrey Cerciello, former culinary director of Thomas Keller’s casual dining division, has created an upscale larder featuring dishes (salmon rillettes, poached chicken salad) made with the best local produce alongside [...]

Eatalian Cafe

Eatalian Cafe

WHY A former textile factory transformed into a warehouse of authentic Italian cooking. WHAT Owner Antonio Pellini originally intended for Eatalian to be just a production facility for cheeses, gelati and baked goods. But the airy, industrial space is so big that a dining room was an easy addition. The restaurant veteran (he ran five [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

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