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State Bird Provisions, San Francisco. Behind the scenes of a shoot with Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski.
Umami Mart in Oakland, California. Your one-stop-shop for Japanese bar ware and kitchen tools. Awesome.
The Oxtail "Toron", a bread meets taco concept by one of Los Angeles' most exciting chefs, Josef Centeno. Delicious.
Split pea soup with Shrimp Toast and Korean Laver Seaweed.
a lamb roast in Silver Lake. Read about a true and delicious farm-to-table experience.
Wild-striped bass with heirloom tomatoes, pea sprouts and a delicious yuzu kosho dashi broth.
Khao soi. A Burmese-influenced egg noodle dish with Thai style curry. Delicious.
Grilling Armenian kebabs on my new grill. For BBQ lovers, this is a great addition to your outdoor "kitchen".
Thai Boat Noodle Soup. One of Thailand's most famous noodles borne on a river boat. This is my rendition of it.
Vietnamese style shrimp toast with thai basil, cilantro and Sriracha Hoisin mayo. A recreation of one of my fave dishes at Son of A Gun restaurant in Los Angeles.
Pan-roasted Pink Snapper with Ginger Bok Choy and Lemongrass Kaffir Lime Broth. Fish is from Fiji!
Walking the Central Texas BBQ Trail. 2 out of 5 BBQ joints we visited in Texas. Major meatfest ahead.
A grocery store in a small neighborhood of Los Angeles that offers food cooked from a different cookbook each week.
Seared Scallop with Yuzu Edamame Puree & Nueske Bacon.
Korean Hand-Torn Noodles in spicy soup. A stomach warming dish for this cold Los Angeles weather.
Black Cod with Matsutake & Bun Shimeji Mushroom Dashi.
Crispy Pork & Thai Basil Rice with Runny Fried Egg. Jesus.
Have you eaten Bun Rieu? A delicious break from the usual Vietnamese pho. The soup is made from crab and tomatoes and topped with vermicelli noodles, crab/shrimp paste, herbs and lettuce. delicious.
Fried garlic and Bonito Broth ramen with Melty Chashu Pork. No need to go to Japan, this is right in Los Angeles.
Foie gras ramen. Love it or hate it.
The Sea of Seafood. Monkfish, clams, mussels, shrimp and calamari cooked in a Spanish style base.
Portland-style Italian food can be found right in Venice's Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Great food coupled with cocktails from one of Portland's best bartenders.
Smoked ham hocks are good for flavoring soups. But when sauteed, they are great with potatoes and herbs.
Slider with Fried Quail Egg & Gruyere Cheese. Good things come in smaller bites.
Tuna Tartare, Lobster Bisque, Mac & Cheese... classic American dishes at Los Angeles' Chef Mark Peel's homage to New York in the 30s... the Tar Pit.
Silver Lake, Los Angeles's newest culinary addition... the Spice Station. With hundreds of spices and 28+ salts, this is considered spice nirvana.
A walk through a morning market in Saigon, Vietnam.
Kurobuta pork chops. Now available at a fine meat and fish "boutique butcher shop" in Los Feliz, Los Angeles.
Seafood stalls in Saigon. Right in the middle of the city, not by the sea!
Do you love lemongrass? With beef? pork? ... and noodles? Then you should try Bun Bo Hue.
Vietnamese love crepes too. "Banh Xeo" is a crepe made with rice flour, turmeric, coconut milk, salt and water batter. It's fried into a crepe and filled with shrimp, pork and bean sprouts. A tasty treat.
My first trip to Saigon, Vietnam. Noodles, noodles and more noodles.
Pan-fried Veal Sweetbreads with Bacon/Brussel Sprouts and Spinach Cream Sauce.
A Thai classic. Crispy Pork Belly with Spicy Green Beans & a Fried Egg. Delectable.