Tag Archives: Eddie Lin

Kamikaze Kitchen

As readers of Trippy Food already know, friend and fellow foodie Eddie Lin and I have collaborated on many events, including podcasts, videos posted to KCRW’s Good Food blog and videos that have appeared in previous Trippy Food articles. For … Continue reading

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Bambi vs. Lorena Bobbitt

Deer penis soup and other Chinese delights Hop Woo, Chinatown, Los Angeles As any longtime readers of Trippy Food will attest, I would walk out of brain surgery to try one of Chef Lupe Liang’s amazing and exotic dishes at … Continue reading

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Night Of The Iguana

Iguana Central and South America I have three pet peeves that make me cringe each time they are executed by food writers – the first being the mortal sin of using the possessive apostrophe for plurality; the second is lauding … Continue reading

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I Smell A Rat

Nutria (South America and Louisiana) L.A. Gastronauts at Villains Tavern, Los Angeles CA Despite the American romance with Cajun cuisine, the thought of Paul Prudhomme or Emeril Lagasse presenting a steaming platter of rat fricassée conjures up visions of restaurant … Continue reading

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When You’re Strange

Weird Food Festival XIII Los Angeles, California There is an old adage that one man’s meat is another man’s poison; in fact there are times when one man’s meat is the same man’s poison (in the case of fugu (blowfish), … Continue reading

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