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California Basque Boardinghouse Dinner

A Traditional California Basque Boardinghouse Dinner

The Basque boardinghouse dinner is a hearty, delicious, and boisterous tradition – and it’s a unique piece of California culinary history. Although this family-style public dinner has practically vanished from the Los Angeles area since its heyday in the late 19th century, there’s new interest among culinary historians and Basque food enthusiasts in preserving this […]

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Celebrating the Idaho Potato Harvest (Part 1)

Consider the potato: Grown underground, covered with dirt, and not much to look at. But don’t let its humble exterior fool you — this mighty tuber’s power and potential can’t be overstated. Potatoes are nutritional powerhouses, appeal to a wide range of diets and palates, and are extremely versatile in just about every dish from […]

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Craving CravOn Fries

After hearing the buzz for the last few months about those never-fried French fries, CravOn Fries (from our friends at the Lime Truck and now the CravOn Truck that’s been making its way around Southern California), we’ve been waiting for a chance to give them our own test run. Now don’t get us wrong, we love a good fry…but […]

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Vacation Food for Kids

Headed out on vacation for spring break? Lucky you! If you’re traveling, you might get a much-needed break from cooking, packing lunches, and washing dishes. But it can also mean that your kids are headed for a weeks’ worth of hamburger-and-fries kids’ meals. How can you keep the food reasonably healthy for your kids while you’re on the road? Depending […]

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Friday News Feed: Nov. 12

Maybe instead of “Friday News Feed” we should call it “The Parade of Bad News.” Sorry, folks: It’s just not pretty this week. At least let’s start with a positive spin: The American Dietetic Association has launched a new initiative called “Kids Eat Right.” As reported by Fooducate, the campaign has three goals: 1) mobilizing […]

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Do We Need Kid’s Menus?

Time was, back when we were new parents, getting the children’s menu at a restaurant seemed like a great benefit. (And you’d be extra-lucky if the menu came with crayons.) But now that the kids are a little bit older, and we’re a little more seasoned (OK, jaded), we’re starting to wonder if a kid’s […]

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