In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.

  • “For legal reasons, it's a dinner party.” Q & A With Craig Thornton: Wolvesmouth, Thomas Keller + Cooking with Fire.
  • “After a few, you won't really need any dinner.” The Twelve Days Of Cookies: An Italian Taralli Recipe From Evan Kleiman.
  • “We'll let you know when we know who's replacing him. Or if the restaurant is now morphing into something else entirely, like from a restaurant-slash-high-end-bookstore into, say, a dry-cleaners. Or maybe a department store with one of those revolving doors, since they already have one.” Joe Pytka's Revolving Doors: Bastide Confirms Chef Mahon Is Out.
  • “Oh, and there's so much extra space that he can park his Touareg inside too.” Hans Röckenwagner's Giant New Bakery: 10,000 Square Feet of Pretzels?
  • “If you've ever spent any time on Abbot Kinney, you'll know it's a small place. 50 food trucks — which typically take up 2 parking spaces — crammed onto the street is kind of like fitting 50 Roy Choi's into the proverbial VW.” No Parking for Food Trucks at Venice First Fridays.
  • “It has even made its way to Korea, where LA galbi is regarded as a cool western innovation.” 10 Things You May Not Know About Korean Food + a Recipe.
  • “'Will the Hollywood Chick-fil-A stay open on Sunday? Even in this land of sodium and Gomorrah, probably not.” Chick-fil-A Coming to Hollywood.
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