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Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie founded FoodGPS in 2005. Read about him here.

Deviled Eggs Los Angeles

Top Los Angeles Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs aren’t nearly as insidious as they sound. In fact, this snack can be downright delicious. According to The Ancient History of Deviled Eggs, this dish has roots in ancient Rome and earned...
Fountain Claremont

Top Claremont Food + Drink

Claremont rests in the San Gabriel foothills, in Mount Baldy’s shadow, and is best known as a city of higher learning. Seven Claremont Colleges draw intellectuals and liberal arts students to L.A. County’s eastern...
Book Food

I Wrote a Book! “History is Delicious” Makes Global Food Connections

“History is Delicious” showcases flavorful building blocks from different global cuisines. I share short stories about representative dishes from 18 different countries and also include fun chapters like Dumplings of the World, Noodles of...
Bakery Los Angeles

Los Angeles Flatbreads Worth Seeking from the Middle East and Caucasus

I moved closer to Glendale right before COVID-19 shut down California. This brought me closer to L.A.’s highest concentration of flatbreads from the Caucasus and Middle East, which I’ve enjoyed for 20 years, but...
Chef Los Angeles

Los Angeles Food People During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Food people are remarkably resilient. Even a pandemic can’t dissuade chefs and restaurateurs from feeding people, whether that’s in a restaurant, from home or a parking lot. Through the COVID-19 crisis, I still encountered...
Vegetables

Top Los Angeles Carrot Cake

Sure carrots are great. The root vegetables available in colors like orange, yellow and purple supposedly help to bolster your eyesight and cardiovascular fitness. Still, instead of downing boring sticks or juice, step your...