Food & Wine: Three Spice Table recipes (simplified!) from Bryant Ng, with photos by Anne Fishbein.
Gilt Taste: A writer's love-hate relationship with cilantro.
The Daily Beast: Eric Schlosser on 10 years after Fast Food Nation. (What's changed? Not much.)
Zester: Corie Brown posts her 2006 L.A. Times profile of Rudy Kurniawan — the guy recently arrested for attempting to sell counterfeit wines.
Huffington Post: Chef-owner Kris Yenbamroong of Night + Market says, “When I Grow Up, I Wanna Be Like Lou Amdur.”
Daily Dish: Jonathan Gold on Roma Deli's only sandwich. Plus the L.A. Times announces the food-folk lineup for the Festival of Books: Michael Voltaggio, Gail Simmons, Josiah Citrin, Chris Cosentino, Alice Medrich, Debbie Lee, Anne Burrell and Nancy Silverton.
Food & Think Blog: On video games and food — food advertising, that is.
The Salt, NPR's Food Blog: Fish and spices top the list of imported foods that make us sick.
Stick a Fork in It: Stackable, portable wine glasses from three UC Irvine grads.
The Tasting Table: The Foundry on Melrose looks backward (a new menu recalls the closed Meson G) and forward (Nick Russo begins as chef de cuisine).
Dine L.A.: Where chefs eat in L.A.
The 99-Cent Chef: Where to get delicious $1 gumbo.
LA Taco: It's Taco Madness! Vote for your favorite taco trucks, stands and shops in the fourth annual tournament hosted by L.A. Taco and Yelp.