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Alpaca Lunch

Alpaca head cheese Kings Row Gastropub, Pasadena, California Connoisseurs of the meat dish with a dairy name have elevated what was once a butcher’s way to sell undesirable bits and pieces of the hog into a carnivorous foodie’s go-to charcuterie … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Bánh mì Vietnam To the untrained eye, banh mi might resemble a “five dollar foot-long”, but under the hood you’re likely to find the ingredients a tad less Western. The term bánh mì actually describes the baguette used to create … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Parties, Part I

Ford’s Filling Station’s 5th Anniversary party Culver City, California You can mark off a pretty good week on the calendar when you’ve had the pleasure and the privilege to attend two extravaganzas several days apart as was the case this … Continue reading

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The Big Cheese, The Head Honcho…

Head cheese Europe and the United States Picture five pounds of Velveeta sculpted into a bust of Louis Pasteur. Can you see it? OK, that’s just wrong. If that’s what you imagine when you hear the term “head cheese” you’re … Continue reading

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