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The Only Dead Chef Is A Good Chef

Dead Chef Series at The Residency, Umamicatessen Los Angeles, California The Media Age has created a glut of celebrity chefs that are known more for their eccentric behavior, brash, on-camera demeanors, and globe-trotting searches for the most elaborate, exorbitant or … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Poutine

P’tit Soleil Los Angeles (Westwood), California I admit up front that I can come across sounding like a broken record decrying the aberration that is passed off as poutine in Southern California, truly a slap in the face to foreign … Continue reading

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What’s Eatin’ You, Kid?

Whole goat roast and beer garden event Tender Greens, Hollywood CA The U.S. has some catching up to do when it comes to enjoying the most popular meat on the planet – goat. Perhaps it’s their reputation as being surly … Continue reading

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It’s Not Always Easy To Be The King Of Fruit

Southeast Asia Durian In the world of fruit, durian boldly establishes its presence in a variety of ways. It is slightly larger than a football, but would be better suited for a game of Rollerball – it has a thick, … Continue reading

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Can I Get a Danish With That?

Solvang, California Smörgåsbord (The Red Viking) Danish pastry (Olsen’s, Mortensen’s) Today Solvang, California closely resembles a Capraesque Epcot Center pavilion where you’re lucky if you hear anyone speaking Danish. But don’t give up hope – although the city is rife … Continue reading

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