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  • Beet poetry

    Beet poetry
    My paternal bloodline brims with soup: barley stews studded with black mushrooms and opaque as porridge; the thin tomato broth of our Polish Christmas Eve vigil, swimming with dumplings no bigger than a bird's eye; and the plain, milky, peasant...
  • The beet goes on: Borscht!

     
    Borscht. No, it does not sound beautiful. But when well made, few dishes can be as seductive. Clean and earthy and economical, a bit sour and a bit sweet, assembled from the humblest provisions and better with age, it's a......
  • So you want to be a Test Kitchen intern.... Meet Emily Taylor.

     
    So what's it like working in a Test Kitchen? Well, it's definitely fun. How could it not be? You're surrounded by food all day. Literally. But can there ever be too much of a good thing? I dare say... sometimes.......
  • 2 food events you should know about: EStarLA and FoodGPS judge DineLA challenge; Church & State celebrates birthday

     
    Happy birthday: Church & State is celebrating its second anniversary tonight. Jeremy Berlin, who recently succeeded Joshua Smith as executive chef, will create several of his first new specials for the occasion, and the downtown bistro is preparing a...
  • Nic's Beverly Hills says: Here's looking at you, vodka

     
    This month Larry Nicola, the spirited owner of Nic's Beverly Hills, who also refers to himself as the vodkateur, is celebrating his 30-year love affair with vodka with a new menu and a list of specials. Nic's is home to......
  • Borscht with caraway dumplings

    Borscht with caraway dumplings
    Borscht. It may not sound romantic but when well made, few dishes can be as seductive. Clean and earthy and economical, this soup delivers a savory and satisfying meal. On a wintery afternoon, this soup is well worth the endeavor. Ukrainian borscht with...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Say You're One of Them Uwem Akpan Little, Brown: 368 pp., $23.99 These stories about children in various African countries offer an almost dizzying fall into another way of life and other ways of surviving. They are set in Niger, Benin, Sierra Leone,...
  • Expat comfort food: The quirky mix at L.A.'s Hong Kong-style coffee shops

    POLISHING off their cream-filled crepes and fruit smoothies, the after-movie crowd at Garden Café drifts homeward around 1 a.m. But by 3 a.m., a fresh wave of customers -- most in goth-inspired club-wear -- fills the tables at this classic Hong Kong-style...
  • A grownup's Orlando

    Cities, with the exception of greater Las Vegas, aren't built for amusement. They're built to function as market hubs and transport hubs and government hubs, and then people build houses to be near the jobs generated by all that hubness. Gradually come...
  • A plot-driven garden story

    Stepping through the gate into Wattles Farm, one of L.A.'s oldest community gardens, is like stepping into a soft green salad and wrapping yourself in lettuce and fragrant herbs. You're just half a block above Hollywood Boulevard, but the noise of the...