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Ally Weldon and Dan Croll practice their pasta-making skills.; Credit: Jessica Chappe

D.I.Y.: The King's Roost Starts From the Grain

The King’s Roost is a little hidden D.I.Y. gem in Silver Lake, offering ingredients and tools for cooking projects as well as freshly milled flours and a corner for cooking classes and workshops. Owner Roe Sie is a from-scratch kind of creator who loves sharing his knowledge and passion for grains from local farmers, milling his own flours and baking bread as well as conducting aquaponics and fermentation....
Now Serving Cookbook and Culinary Shop; Credit: Adam Amengual

Cookbook and Culinary Shop Now Serving Events in Chinatown

On a rare rainy night in Los Angeles last week, the cozy cookbook shop Now Serving in Chinatown's Far East Plaza hosted a talk about the new cookbook Community Table: Recipes for an Ecological Food Future. Makeup artist Michelle Mungcal and husband Ken Concepcion, former chef de cuisine at Cut, opened the shop a little over a year ago. Since then it has become a haven for chefs, home cooks, cookbook collectors and food lovers alike....