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Sandwich Los Angeles

Mendocino Farms Lemongrass Chicken Sandwich (Food of the Week)

Charity doesn’t have any distinct flavor or aroma, and scientifically can’t make food taste better, but when paired with a dish or drink, can still have a powerful effect. For the last two weeks...
Hainan Chicken Los Angeles

Cluck2Go Hainan Chicken (Food of the Week)

Hainan chicken, the poached birds that originated in China’s Hainan province and became synonymous with Singapore, have become increasingly popular in Los Angeles. Find my favorite version at Cluck2Go near Pasadena City College. Qui...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Top 10 Foods of 2017

Every Monday, Food of the Week celebrates my favorite dish from the previous seven days. I live in Los Angeles and was lucky enough to travel to places like Paso Robles, Portland, Sacramento, San...
Ice Cream Paso Robles

Negranti Creamery Salted Brown Sugar Ice Cream (Food of the Week)

Tin City, a new complex south of town with wineries, brewery, and cider house, is the most exciting new development in Paso Robles. You’ll also find Negranti Creamery, a modern ice cream shop named...
Salad Los Angeles

Here’s Looking At You Momotaro Tomato (Food of the Week)

I never expected to find such a good tomato in December. Yes, California is famous for summertime tomatoes, but offerings can get wan in winter. Here’s Looking At You chef Jonathan Whitener reminded me...
Italian Food Claremont

Uno Tre Otto Bucatini (Food of the Week)

Uno Tre Otto is probably Claremont’s most ambitious restaurant at this point. The Italian hideaway from John Solana and Brad Owen, who also own a top gastropub called The Back Abbey in town, replaced...