Chocolate napoleon with raspberry sorbet. Valentines day at Chapter One: the modern local @ Santa Ana, CA
This is a Rangpur lime salad with mallions. What are mallions? They are a special type of green garlic from Malibu.
Crab legs at Neptune's Net in Malibu, CA
Spice up your life with wontons in chili oil and other Sichuan snack foods at No. 1 Noodle House in Rowland Heights, CA.
Southern California's Cake Monkey Bakery brings back all sorts of fond memories with Yo-Ho's and other reinvented childhood treats.
Empanadas filled with cheese, corn, huitlacoche and topped with piquillo pepper cream sauce from Phlight tapas restaurant in Whittier, CA
Find Dan Dan Mian, one of Jonathan Gold's Best Dishes of 2009, and more spicy Sichuan indulgences at Shufeng Garden in Rowland Heights.
Chocolate Bomb. A dark chocolate mousse on a crispy hazelnut bottom.
Baked, not fried, donuts from the new Beach City Baked Donuts in Redondo Beach, California
Yet another blip on the frozen yogurt frontier, Swirls Frozen Yogurt (and how to test a relationship)
pinkberry founder's house in malibu looks like...? you guessed it. a yogurt shop?
Savory Kobe Beef Sliders from Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale's South Coast Plaza
Red Quinoa Salad from the new Tender Greens outpost in West Hollywood.
who knew eastern european food could be so sexy and sophisticated? smoked duck breast and grilled foie gras on lemon-marinated red cabbage, cucumber and radicchio
Crudo (Italian Raw Fish): Cured belly of ocean trout with house made mustard at Riva Restaurant
20 year search for goulash like grandma's ends with a recipe from Blu Jam Cafe
"Dragon's Breath", Caramel Popcorn Bites "cooked" in Liquid Nitrogen, at the Bazaar by Jose Andres
gorgeous white, fluffy coconut cupcake recipe taken from the famous Auntie Em's in LA
Sink your teeth into L.A.'s finest burger.
for some reason, LA restaurants' Super Bowl-inspired recipes are all coming from OC...like Muldoon's Whiskey Marinated Wings
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.
blackberries + gin + Cointreau + jalapeño = "Jale Berry" at Bar Centro at the Bazaar by José Andrés
Beauty in Sushi: Sayori (Needlefish) Nigiri at Urasawa
Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Mushroom Risotto at Café Hiro
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!
With over 130 olive trees on campus, it's no surprise that Caltech produces their own olive oil.
Kumamoto Oyster with Green Apple Gelée, Wasabi, Yuzu, and Daikon Radish Granité at Bastide
bring on the banh mi
What's your test for perfect fried chicken?
The burger that foodies have exalted as a masterpiece.
Pistachio gelato that will make your knees quiver.
Scottish Salmon Nigiri with Sea Kelp and Sesame Seeds. One of many courses during omakase at Sushi Wasabi in Tustin, CA.
Fruits from the little known Fullerton Arboretum.