| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Chef Scott Ryan might be the rare person who did not have a scarring experience with beets as a child.
The instructor at Baltimore's Stratford University culinary school was on his honeymoon in Paris when he and his wife packed a picnic that included...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Beets are back in style. Long thought of as the food of older generations, or deemed too messy to deal with, beets have come back with the help of great chefs across the world.
A culinary staple for thousands of years, beets are among the more striking...
| Nov 24, 2011
The Strand House in Manhattan Beach commands an enviable position at the edge of the ocean-side town overlooking the pier. No accident, since owner Michael Zislis is already a big presence here with his Shade Hotel and a number of casual restaurants,...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 11:44 AM
Organic, sustainable, local -- everyone talks the trendy talk, but some foodies are taking the locavore message to heart.
They're not only frequenting farmers markets, they're launching locavore supper clubs and recipe-rich blogs, and subscribing to CSAs...
| Nov 1, 2007
| 4:22 PM
COULD it be a conspiracy?
Who (or what) is preventing Angelenos from being allowed to enjoy the lunch that better suits us than anything in the world?
That lunch would be a salade composee. Think of it: a beautiful main course salad composed of...
| Apr 10, 2009
| 1:27 PM
If you only know beets as canned additions to a salad bar, fresh ones roasted in the oven can be a revelation. If you have never tasted tender young beet greens, spring is the time to savor their earthy flavor in a salad. Follow them up with baby beets,...
| May 18, 2005
I was checking out at the grocery store the other day when the clerk asked whether I wanted the green tops removed from my carrots. I started to reflexively answer "yes," as I always have except for that brief period I was in charge of feeding my...