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Food

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 food- and history-fueled stories and some must-try dishes from 18 different countries and also include fun chapters like Table Settings...
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...
Chinese Food San Francisco

Great Takeout Options to Share With Your Roommates in 10 U.S. Cities

Now that we’re eight months into a pandemic and people are no doubt burned-out on home cooking, it’s time to consider tantalizing family-style dishes and desserts from restaurants to share with your roommates (and...
Kebabs Glendale

Which Restaurant Closures Would Hurt the Most?

Which restaurants would hurt you the most to lose? Diners participating in pickup and delivery during the crisis should ask themselves that question when deciding where to order food. Restaurants currently face devastating limitations...
COVID-19 Sign

What Food Writing Looks Like in the COVID-19 Era and My Hopes For the Future

My digital scrapbook was dozens-deep with ideas, including an exploration of the term “chef-driven,” a story titled “5 Misconceptions About Kid-Friendly Restaurants,” and round-ups of items ranging from brownies to fish sandwiches. After March...
Farm Documentary

Apricot Lane Battles Biblical Challenges in “Biggest Little Farm” Documentary Film

Raging wildfires, ravenous coyotes, and ladybug swarms are just some of the challenges that John Chester and wife Molly contend with at Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark. Compelling documentary “The Biggest Little Farm,” which John...