I know that Uni (Sea Urchin) is a local speciality in the Santa Barbara area, wondering where I could go for lunch to eat some fresh local Uni? I'll be going to the area with my wife on the way to Sycamore Springs....
Chef Kyle Itani (Hopscotch) visits B-Dama in Oakland, California to hang out with chef Chikara Ono and faceplant into chawanmushi (savory custard) covered in uni.
In The Usual, the country's best chefs reveal the one dish that blows their mind again and again, then head behind-the-scenes to meet the creators.
Beef ribs can stand up to strong flavors. Here, a spicy-sweet rub with chili powder, cumin, cayenne, garlic, and brown sugar coats the meat, which is roasted to tenderness. Finishing on the grill with a smoky chipotle barbecue sauce ensures the meat gets a nice char and the sauce lacquers. Read more.
A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat. Read more.