A traditional King Cake for Mardi Gras.
Southern Coconut Cake - a wonderfully moist white cake covered with a cream cheese buttercream frosting.
Grownup red velvet cupcakes - a deep, dark burgundy color studded with dark chocolate chips.
Crisp batter with a surprisingly rich, porky flavor while the meat inside was stunningly tender and juicy. Best fried chicken ever!
Sweet fruit-infused vanilla makes these wheat-free, gluten-free Red Velvet Cupcakes memorable. No food coloring, please- instead, a secret ingredient!
Banana pudding by Martha Hall Foose
French gets tropical - pineapple souffle with Thai curry ice cream recipe from Gordon Ramsay's restaurant in the London Hotel, LA
gorgeous white, fluffy coconut cupcake recipe taken from the famous Auntie Em's in LA
Cheese Grits - Put some South in your mouth!
Sink your teeth into L.A.'s finest burger.
Pulled Pork Sandwiches, an easy, delicious main for Super Bowl Sunday.
for some reason, LA restaurants' Super Bowl-inspired recipes are all coming from OC...like Muldoon's Whiskey Marinated Wings
Got grits? Bake them with cheese and rosemary.
Slap yo' mama-good — buttermilk biscuits brushed with melted butter.
Southern Pecan Praline Scones
for all the people in DC this week, Chesapeake Bay fry with deep fried clams, calamari, shrimp, oysters and okra at Art + Soul Cafe
Succulent oysters from Carlsbad, California. Available at the Santa Monica and Hollywood Farmer's Markets.
Snap pea and edamame salad from Lemonade in West Hollywood.
Southern-style black-eyed peas from Daniel Boulud... good luck for the new year.
Red Velvet Cake from the Lee Bros Southern Cookbook recipe (found via TheDeliciousLife!) and cream cheese frosting from Sprinkles
blackberries + gin + Cointreau + jalapeño = "Jale Berry" at Bar Centro at the Bazaar by José Andrés
Prince's Hot Chicken. One of the "100 Southern Foods You Absolutely, Positively Must Try Before You Die."
Today's world food that you can prepare at home is a fusion of French, Portuguese and the American South.
Potato & yam latkes with southern fried apples
Beauty in Sushi: Sayori (Needlefish) Nigiri at Urasawa
Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Mushroom Risotto at Café Hiro
Oven-Fried Buttermilk Chicken, part of our Southern-inspired meal.
Chicken Fried Steak with Country Gravy.
decadent vegan chocolate covered donuts are the best cruelty-free junk food ever. dee's nuts donut company has finally started selling baked goods in los angeles!
Enjoying Sushi with Old Bordeaux: Toro at Shibucho
Creamed Spinach with corn, part of our Southern-inspired meal.
Use Savoy Cabbage to make low maintenance coleslaw. Part of our Southern-inspired meal.
Graham cracker crust holds a sweet potato pie covered with a sticky, maple pecan topping and paired with a scoop of fresh ginger ice cream.