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Pete Balisteri Salumi Tender Greens Salami Guanciale Los Angeles

When making salumi from scratch, patience is the greatest virtue. Just ask Pete Balistreri, a San Diego-based chef who has been curing his own sausages and meats for the better... Read More »

LA Santa Monica A Cut Above Butcher Shop Eddie Shin

We like to think every neighborhood deserves a dedicated butcher shop, as much as a post office and fire station. Eddy Shin--a veteran of the Nick+Stef's Steakhouse and Primitivo... Read More »

Grist & Toll

At Grist & Toll--Los Angeles' first artisan grain mill--each bag of flour is labeled with a wry observation: "This is not your mother's flour, but it very well may have been... Read More »


You may not know it yet, but Muji is set to become your new favorite store. Often touted as Japan's answer to IKEA and Crate & Barrel, the cult-inspiring shop has arrived in... Read More »

A.O.C. Cookbook

If Alice Waters is the matriarch of California cuisine, then Suzanne Goin may well be her heir apparent. Having trained at Chez Panisse herself, Goin's restaurants have defined how... Read More »

Prime Pickle

Bruce Kalman, former head chef at The Churchill, left the stress and strife of professional kitchens earlier this year for a more Zen-like pursuit. In other words, he became a... Read More »

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