city of gold

Even for viewers who’ve never read or heard of food critic Jonathan Gold, City of Gold offers a thoroughly entertaining introduction to a talented writer and brilliant career. In this documentary, Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold shows us a Los Angeles where ethnic cooking is a kaleidoscopic portal to the mysteries of an unwieldy…

Red Snapper

I’ve been expounding on the benefits of seafood a lot recently, and that’s because I’ve grown to appreciate it not only for the healthy properties it brings to my diet, but the flexibility it provides me when I’m looking for alternate sources of protein. Truth be told, it does tend to get boring when it’s…

Bacon-wrapped Salmon

FACT: Salmon is good for you. It’s a great source of protein, so it helps build muscle. It’s good for your heart. It has cancer fighting capabilities. It aids in muscle functioning, boosts brain function and can even help prevent macular degeneration in your eyes. FACT: Not everyone likes salmon. People either love it, or…

Eat Me Raw: Root Vegetable Salad

I never gave eating root vegetables raw serious thought until I saw Chris Cosentino feature his recipe for Dirty Vegetables in his book Beginnings: My Way To Start a Meal. The idea of eating any vegetable raw has always appealed to me because it’s common knowledge that you get all of the nutrients from anything you…