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  • Shake it up, baby!

    Shake it up, baby!
    IT'S getting hotter — and hotter, according to Al Gore. Time to turn up the AC, plan more trips to the beach, and grab yourself a seriously cool milkshake. A real shake, that is — not the synthetic kind handed to you from an anonymous drive-...
  • Recipe: Exotic rice pudding on demand

    Recipe: Exotic rice pudding on demand
    Total time: 50 minutes Servings: 1 Note: Adapted from "What We Eat When We Eat Alone" by Deborah Madison and Patrick McFarlin. This recipe comes from Madison's mother, Winifred Madison. For the rice 2 cups water 1 cup white rice 3/8 teaspoon salt...
  • Drago Centro in downtown L.A.

    Drago Centro in downtown L.A.
    Seriously, what is wrong with this town? If Celestino Drago, one of the best-known Italian restaurateurs in Southern California, can't get a crowd for his most ambitious restaurant yet, and a very glamorous one at that, then what? The fact that Drago...
  • Recipe: Muhalbiya al-ruz (milky rice pudding)

    Recipe: Muhalbiya al-ruz (milky rice pudding)
    Total time: 40 minutes, plus soaking and chilling times Servings: 6 Note: Adapted from "Cardamom and Lime: Recipes from the Arabian Gulf," by Sarah al-Hamad. She writes, "Milky desserts are very popular in the Middle East, and this one is a particular...
  • Really, why stop at sushi?

    Really, why stop at sushi?
    SEVEN years ago, when chefs Mario Batali and David Pasternack opened their New York restaurant Esca, they introduced Manhattan to what they called "crudo" -- Italian-style sliced raw fish. It was inspired by the carpaccio di pesce (sometimes referred to...
  • Muslim celebration of Eid al-Fitr is marked by sweet dishes

    Muslim celebration of Eid al-Fitr is marked by sweet dishes
    TODAY marks the start of Eid al-Fitr, a three-day holiday signaling the end of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month. According to culinary historian and former Times food writer Charles Perry, " ''Fitr,' or the 'breaking of fast,' is traditionally associated...
  • 'Moro' cookbooks open up a world of Moorish flavors

    'Moro' cookbooks open up a world of Moorish flavors
    When the London restaurant Moro opened in 1997, I remember reading that to research Muslim Mediterranean cuisine, the chef-couple -- Samuel and Samantha Clark -- spent some months traveling around Spain and Morocco in an old camper van. They simply...
  • Recipe: Saffron rice

    Recipe: Saffron rice
    Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Note: Adapted from "Moro" by Sam and Sam Clark. Dried barberries generally can be found at Middle Eastern markets. To make caramelized crispy onions, peel and halve an onion, and slice each half thinly. Slowly fry...
  • Bar Marmont, back in the game

    Bar Marmont, back in the game
    WHEN you slide into the head of the line to park your car at Bar Marmont on a Friday or Saturday night, the valet will ask for $18 -- up front. Ouch. Welcome to the Sunset Strip. But don't let this high-handed tactic put you off going inside the once...
  • Recipe: Yogurt cake with pistachios

    Recipe: Yogurt cake with pistachios
    Total time: 1 hour Servings: 6 Note: Adapted from "Moro" by Sam and Sam Clark. They write, "This Lebanese pudding is delicious warm or chilled. Some fruit on the side, although not necessary, is a nice addition. 3 eggs, separated 1/4 cup plus 3 1/2...
  • Midsummer madness

    One particularly sauna-ish day a friend mentions he is eating nothing but raw food right now because turning on the stove just feels like too much effort. It sounds a bit extreme, but he could be even more uninspired. He could be doing nothing but...
  • Last-minute Thanksgiving hors d'oeuvres

    Last-minute Thanksgiving hors d'oeuvres
      Appetizers? Before Thanksgiving dinner? Yes. Yes. And yes (in answer to your next question: "But will I have time to make them?"). The main event might be the big golden bird, but a thoughtful appetizer or two goes a long way toward making dinner...