The folks over at California Dreamin’ think it’s time to get casual with cannabis, so much so that the family-operated cannabis soda company launched a “Parents Appreciation Week” yesterday geared toward challenging the stigma surrounding the plant. Until November 25, customers who bring a parent into a participating California dispensary and purchase two bottles of […]
What’s your favorite dish to cook at the moment? My favorite thing to make at the moment is any type of bread. I love the smell of yeast dough rising and the way it feels when you handle it. I get up before the sun rises, make my dough and let it proof while watching […]
What advice would you give up-and-coming chefs regarding sourcing ingredients? Don’t source tasteless ingredients. In all seriousness, develop your relationships with your farmers, ranchers, and purveyors—this will ensure you get the best of their best, which will enable you start from the best vantage point in your cooking. Who is a chef you really admire […]
“Old fashioned food is becoming relevant,” says Angie Corrente, owner of Doma Kitchen in Manhattan Beach, California. The Ukrainian-born restauranteur runs the chic space with her husband, who is from Uzbekistan, in Central Asia. Their two cultures meet in the restaurant’s international cuisine that emphasizes Eastern European dishes and Central Asian techniques. When they relocated […]
The journey from working in real estate to running a mushroom farm may not seem like a usual career path, but David Law, President and CEO of Gourmet Mushrooms, has successfully made the unlikely transition.
It’s not often you see fresh young faces in the farming industry, but Levon Minassian and Ryan Silsbee, recent U.C. Berkeley graduates, are coming in strong with Fire Tongue Farms.