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Superfast Squid and Marinara

It really couldn’t be much easier: buy some cleaned squid at a fishmonger or a good supermarket (like Whole Foods). Slice squid it into thin little circles, and simmer it in your favorite marinara until tender, about 7 minutes. If … Continue reading

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Korean Dinner Party Leftover Continued – Stewed Chicken and Potatoes

I'd never tasted this dish before and, frankly, was a little skeptical about how good it would taste. But the stewing in soy, sake, garlic and red pepper flakes is inspired. If I was making this purely for a family … Continue reading

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Souper Cool Soup (and Cereal) Spoon for Kids

This thing is souper cool. It got picky 4 year old Desmond to eat, well, the breakfast cereal he already loves (Kashi Mighty Bites. Sweet, yes. Corn syrupy, no). While it didn’t assist in getting him to try any other … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Eats Up Apples in Stereo and Robbert Bobbert

Gastrokid can not live on bread alone, which is why we went to the most awesome Los Angeles Times Festival of books at UCLA this gorgeous LA weekend to check out the booths and see, at the suggestion of a … Continue reading

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Greeno Bambino to the Kid’s Kitchen Rescue

And other places as well. Green Bambino, a self-described "online retail destination offering parents, parents-to-be, friends and family a highly edited selection of exclusively non-toxic products for kids" (okay…a bit of a mouthful) has a great line in… safe sippy … Continue reading

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Fried Quinoa With Egg, Scallions, and Sesame Seeds

The folks at the Williamsburg Brooklyn mini-Empire Marlow and Sons (and Diner, and Bonita) put out an excellent quarterly magazine called Diner Journal that reminds me of why I first started working in publishing some 15 years ago (the awesome … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Crashes Ace Hotel Palm Springs

We took the kids to Palm Springs last week on a spur-of-the-moment spring break, road trip. We stayed at the newly opened Ace Hotel Palm Springs, part of the growing Ace Hotel group. They’re an awesome hotel mini-chain based in … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Logo Makes Its Mark at the EU

Whatever your reaction was to the head of the European Union’s recent comments on Obama’s stimulus plan, one thing remains clear: the Gastrokid logo is changing the color palette of the little signs they stick on the podiums. —Hugh

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Market Report: Celery Root, Cheap, Cheerful, and Seasonal

At Gastrokid we’re constantly searching the farmer’s market for seasonal, affordable, ingredients that our fickle families just might enjoy. Budget is informing the shopping a lot more these days, hence more fish like John Dory and less pricey Halibut, waste-nothing … Continue reading

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Gastrokid Kogi

As Eater LA basically proclaims the overness of the Kogi korean-mexican taco truck, at Gastrokid we celebrate it. Who with a family can wait in line for half an hour for a taco with some interesting fillings? Not many people. … Continue reading

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