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  • A season of change

    October 21, 2011 | 11:22 am

    Lunch in the small, red-tiled Paprika Grill in Tarzana, with its short, kosher Mediterranean menu, seems like a simple proposition. But everything looks and smells so good: shwarma, shakshouka, sabich, pargiot and three kinds of crispy schnitzel. Although owner-chef Tommy Marudi was...

  • On a roll

    September 16, 2011 | 3:05 pm

    Matana sounds Japanese, but it is actually the Hebrew word for “gift.” Matana Sushi & Grill, the Agoura Hills deli-grill-sushi bar that is gradually absorbing and adapting tastes from around the world, began its life as the much more prosaically named Agoura Kosher Deli, a spare...

  • The spiritual practice of ice cream

    May 19, 2011 | 4:21 pm

    Once there was a world without ice cream — no Butter Pecan or Vanilla, not to mention Spicy Chocolate, Mint Cucumber or Honeycomb. While the evolution of this beloved treat has origins as far back as when snow sweetened with nectar was served to Chinese emperors 4,000 years ago,...

  • New-edge comfort food

    April 25, 2011 | 11:37 am

    On an unexpectedly rainy late spring evening in Santa Barbara, Aldo’s new owner, Brad Sherman, stands in the doorway between the patio and the dining room, waiting to welcome diners. He is eager, thoughtful, neatly dressed in plaid shirt and slacks, at ease as he guides a family...