around L.A. / botanica restaurant & market.

Gal pals and tastemakers extraordinaire Emily Fiffer and Heather Sperling, met in Chicago years ago when they were each working as food writers and editors. Fast forward and they’ve traded the Windy City for L.A.’s year-round sunshine and swapped their pens for aprons and knives. Their combined passion and experience has realized itself in one of the most literal... 
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wear this there: the green spot.

this vegetarian barcelona eatery is to be added to the top of your hit-list immediately — and how perfect is it that it goes with our wardrobes for spring? the green spot is just that, a lush yet minimal restaurant designed by say weinfeld to enhance the experience of each dish served up. wood paneled walls and vivarium style windows into little forest vignettes makes you... 
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what’s cookin’? simple summer salad.

it’s definitely salad season around my house. if you’ve followed me on snapchat lately i’ve made both a yummy cucumber dill salad and a watermelon, feta & basil salad this week. and now i’m making one of my favorite summer meals — poached eggs over asparagus. it’s so simple and a nice light brunch, lunch or dinner. the folks at martha... 
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around l.a. / grand central market DTLA.

Located in the heart of downtown, The Grand Central Market has sought to celebrate the cuisine and cultures of Los Angeles since it opened it’s doors in 1917. It really is a sampling of the city’s best food (with a side of excellent people watching). Grab a lunch and then stock up on a fresh cut of meat some fresh fish or a wide variety of vegetables for supper!... 
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help yourself: a new cookbook for kids.

there’s a charming new cookbook out for kids and i just happen to live next door to its author — illustrator and activist for a new generation of healthy kids, ruby roth of we don’t eat animals. ruby’s written a new plant-based cookbook teaching kids how to cook all kinds of healthy food options — for themselves: the help yourself cookbook for... 
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