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[recipe] Light, bright lemon ricotta muffins.
Recreating Scarpetta's famous spaghetti at home. Ignore the fussy recipes online, this one's the real deal.
[recipe] Pistachio Chai Muffins. Great for breakfast on the go or an afternoon snack!
[recipe] Vietnamese spring rolls with jicama, carrots, and my favorite, Chinese sausages!
Pork Chop Rice: A Quintessential Taiwanese Dish. Pearl's Kitchen, Los Angeles
[recipe] Vietnamese Pork and Shrimp Rolls. A light and bright dish that's perfect for springtime.
Start your morning right with a hot-from-the-oven tangelo roll. Salt's Cure, Los Angeles.
Fried chicken and waffles at Bonnie Jean's Soul Food Cafe in San Diego. Comfort food at its finest.
My vote for L.A.'s best burger goes to Rustic Canyon. I mean, look at it!
[recipe] "Perfect" Chocolate Chip Cookies. What a difference bread flour and chocolate disks make!
Chef Ludo Lefebvre serves up the best fried chicken balls on board the Ludo Truck. Los Angeles, CA
Meyer Lemon Chardonnay Cupcake. At Saarloos & Sons, Los Olivos, CA.
[recipe] Bacon Almond Brittle. A sweet, salty, smoky, and seriously addictive treat.
[Recipe] Searching for a baking challenge? Try making homemade soft pretzels!
[recipe] Coconut Cream Pie: A little slice of heaven.
Fried Chicken & Waffles: A match made in heaven. The Fremont Diner, Sonoma.
[recipe] Artichoke and Goat Cheese Strata. A meat-free casserole that's perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Meet the “Bitter Queen.” A candied grapefruit doughnut topped with elderflower glaze and Campari sugar. At Dynamo Donuts, San Francisco.
Quite possibly, the world's greatest Coconut Cream Tart. Tartine Bakery, San Francisco.
Dining at Homeroom in Oakland, CA. A temple of mac and cheese opened by food blogger turned restaurateur Allison Arevalo.
[recipe] Chocolate Spice Donut Muffins. It's impossible not to swoon.
Introducing: Turkish Sausage. Soujuk is dry, spicy, and makes an excellent sandwich filling.
[recipe] Rosemary Rice Krispies Treats: A savory twist on an all-American sweet.
[recipe] Dorie Greenspan’s Beggar’s Linguine - Pasta with Brown Butter, Dried Fruits, and Nuts
Pizzeria Bruno: San Diego's first and only Neapolitan-style pizzeria. The pies are seriously outstanding.
[recipe] Pasta alla Norma - An assertive tomato sauce with interest and intrigue. Oh, and lots of anchovies, too!
Korean Fried Chicken: Twice-fried and lacquered in a sweet chili sauce. OB Bear, Los Angeles.
What's better than a classic brownie? How about one slathered with Nutella and sprinkled with bacon! Lardon Truck, Los Angeles.
[recipe] Barley Risotto with Butternut Squash. More protein and fiber than traditional risotto without sacrificing any creaminess!
Ube Cupcake with Coconut Frosting. One of my favorite desserts in 2010.
Meet: Hu Tieu My Tho. A Vietnamese noodle soup that's just as delightful as pho.
Cool fish + warm rice = sushi perfection. SugarFISH, Los Angeles.
[recipe] Sugared Cranberries: An elegant garnish for puddings or cake. Or better yet, just eat 'em straight up!
Calling all coffee fiends: This brew's for you. Coffee Cake with Coffee Frosting.