I have a brother coming to visit who insists the chile rellenos at Casa Ramos in Yreka are the best on the planet. Does anyone have an Orange County (or LA) restaurant recommendation that might meet his challenge? I'd love to surprise him!
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Roasted poblano peppers are stuffed with gooey Monterey Jack cheese, then coated in a light, crispy batter (gluten-free!) and fried. Served with a rich, spicy roasted tomato sauce, these chile rellenos are super delicious, and sure to impress. Read more.
How to Prep a Poblano for Chiles Rellenos
Char it over an open flame.
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