Take the Road Less Traveled to Los Angeles's Chinatown
LA might just be the most exciting food city in America. Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Silver Lake, and Venice have been popular dining destination for years, but Chinatown is the new up-and-coming culinary hotbed that boasts a diverse mix of high-quality American, Thai, Korean-Mexican, and Filipino restaurants. We share our favorite Chinatown restaurants that promise to deliver any equally memorable meal as any restaurant in the more publicized dining neighborhoods of LA.
This carrot cake is incredibly moist and tender, and fragrant with cinnamon and nutmeg. Speckled with raisins and nuts (or not, if you prefer yours plainer), the cake is topped with a rich, tangy-sweet cream cheese frosting.
Gather round children! Today's slang session concerns TOUCHED, which is either a nice thing, or a not-so-nice thing. In this brand-new series, we devote time to the words and phrases chefs hold near and dear to their sweaty, stressed out, crass little hearts.
What happens when chefs read the bad reviews written about them from around the web and beyond? We turned on the camera to find out.
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