Show 91, October 4, 2014: Producer & Co-Host Andy Harris previews the show

If you missed ABC 7’s “Eye on L.A.” Sunday evening, Oct. 5th at 6:30 p.m. then look for the video on the ABC 7 Website. Chef Jet Tila provides host Tina Malave with his “Ultimate Insiders’ Tour of the Flavors of Thai Town.”

Indian cooking authority, Chef Neela Paniz, grew up in Bombay, India and is fondly remembered by Angelenos as the executive chef and co-owner of the landmark Bombay Café in West Los Angeles which she sold a number of years ago before moving to Napa. Her new cookbook is The New Indian Slow Cooker..

We’re big fans of the talent and generosity of baker Dean Kim of the OC Baking Company. In celebration of World Bread Day on Thursday, October 16th, OC Baking Co. is teaming up with Provisions Market to open a Share Our Selves Dough-nation Center in Old Towne Orange.

Olive oil is now a staple in the American diet. How often have you been in the store looking at bottles of olive oil and not knowing which one to buy ? An authoritative and practical new book has just been published that provides most of the answers. Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil by Mary Platis and Laura Bashar is the new resource.

L.A. meat lovers will again line up as barbecue and grilling expert Adam Perry Lang brings his wildly-popular Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ to the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” parking lot for three weeks starting October 7th. The Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ will be open to the public for lunch only on Tuesdays through Friday through October 24th.

Best Wines in Santa Ana is pleased to announce that their 11,800 sq. ft. wine paradise is now officially open to the public. The Grand Opening festivities, a charity benefit, are set for Saturday, Oct. 18th. Co-proprietors Kyle Meyer and Tristen Beamon are part of C-CAP’s “Sweet & Savory Spectacular” benefit in Santa Monica on Oct. 19th.

Ned Elliott, chef of the critically acclaimed Austin, Texas restaurant, Foreign & Domestic is also the founder of Indie Chefs Week. The series brings together an array of chefs from across the country to showcase their talents at a pop-up style event. Elliott will host the next installment of the series Thursday, October 16 through Saturday, October 18 at Chef Carlos Salgado’s Taco Maria located at SoCo in Costa Mesa.

The Life is Beautiful Festival, with a serious culinary component, returns to Downtown Las Vegas for its 2nd year from Friday, October 24th through Sunday, October 26th. Kate Neuhaus, the Culinary Programmer, joins us with all the tasty details.

All of this and lots more absolutely incredible deliciousness on Saturday’s show!

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Show 91, October 4, 2014: Chef Neela Paniz, Indian regional cooking authority

Neela PanizIndian cooking authority, Chef Neela Paniz, grew up in Bombay, India and is fondly remembered by Angelenos as the executive chef and co-owner of the landmark Bombay Café in West Los Angeles which she sold a number of years ago before moving to Napa. In Napa she oversaw a contemporary Indian restaurant, Neela’s. Her new cookbook is The New Indian Slow Cooker.

On Food TV Paniz has competed on Food Network’s Chopped” and was the winning chef of her episode.

“Beautifully illustrated with forty full-color photographs throughout, The New Indian Slow Cooker makes preparing traditional Indian cuisine at home surprisingly effortless. The results will inspire multitudes of Indian food lovers to savor its delicious slow cooker creations often.”

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October 4, Neela Paniz, Dean Kim, Olive Oil, Adam Perry Lang, Best Wines, Ned Elliot, Life is Beautiful

Podcasts

Segment One: Producer & Co-Host Andy Harris previews the show
Segment Two: Chef Neela Paniz, Indian regional cooking authority
Segment Three: Baker Dean Kim, OC Baking Co.
Segment Four: Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil
Segment Five: Chef Adam Perry Lang
Segment Six: Kyle Meyer of Best Wines
Segment Seven: Indie Chefs Week at Taco Maria
Segment Eight: Life Is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas

Executive Producer & Occasional Co-Host Andy Harris previews the show.

Be sure to catch ABC 7’s “Eye on L.A.” this Sunday evening, Oct. 5th at 6:30 p.m. Chef Jet Tila provides host Tina Malave with his “Ultimate Insiders’ Tour of the Flavors of Thai Town.”

Indian cooking authority, Chef Neela Paniz, grew up in Bombay, India and is fondly remembered by Angelenos as the executive chef and co-owner of the landmark Bombay Café in West Los Angeles which she sold a number of years ago before moving to Napa. Her new cookbook is The New Indian Slow Cooker.

We’re big fans of the talent and generosity of baker Dean Kim of the OC Baking Company. In celebration of World Bread Day on Thursday, October 16th, OC Baking Co. is teaming up with Provisions Market to open a Share Our Selves Dough-nation Center in Old Towne Orange.

Olive oil is now a staple in the American diet. How often have you been in the store looking at bottles of olive oil and not knowing which one to buy ? An authoritative and practical new book has just been published that provides most of the answers. Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil by Mary Platis and Laura Bashar is the resource.

L.A. meat lovers will again line up as barbecue and grilling expert Adam Perry Lang brings his wildly-popular Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ to the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” parking lot for three weeks starting October 7th. The Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ will be open to the public for lunch only on Tuesdays through Friday through October 24th.

Best Wines in Santa Ana is pleased to announce that their 11,800 sq. ft. wine paradise is now officially open to the public. The Grand Opening festivities, a charity benefit, are set for Saturday, Oct. 18th. Co-proprietors Kyle Meyer and Tristen Beamon are part of C-CAP’s “Sweet & Savory Spectacular” benefit in Santa Monica on Oct. 19th.

Ned Elliott, chef of the critically acclaimed Austin, Texas restaurant, Foreign & Domestic is also the founder of Indie Chefs Week. The series brings together an array of chefs from across the country to showcase their talents at a pop-up style event. Elliott will host the next installment of the series Thursday, October 16 through Saturday, October 18 at Chef Carlos Salgado’s Taco Maria located at SoCo in Costa Mesa.

The Life is Beautiful Festival, with a serious culinary component, returns to Downtown Las Vegas for its 2nd year from Friday, October 24th through Sunday, October 26th. Kate Neuhaus, the Culinary Programmer, joins us with all the tasty details.

All of this and lots more absolutely incredible deliciousness on Saturday’s show!

Neela PanizIndian cooking authority, Chef Neela Paniz, grew up in Bombay, India and is fondly remembered by Angelenos as the executive chef and co-owner of the landmark Bombay Café in West Los Angeles which she sold a number of years ago before moving to Napa. In Napa she oversaw a contemporary Indian restaurant, Neela’s. Her new cookbook is The New Indian Slow Cooker.

On Food TV Paniz has competed on Food Network’s Chopped” and was the winning chef of her episode.

“Beautifully illustrated with forty full-color photographs throughout, The New Indian Slow Cooker makes preparing traditional Indian cuisine at home surprisingly effortless. The results will inspire multitudes of Indian food lovers to savor its delicious slow cooker creations often.”

Dean KimWe’re big fans of the talent and generosity of baker Dean Kim of the OC Baking Company. In celebration of World Bread Day on Thursday, October 16th, OC Baking Co. is teaming up with Provisions Market to open a Share Our Selves Dough-nation Center in Old Towne Orange.

OC Baking Co. Master Baker Dean Kim will offer a variety of fresh-baked breads for a $10 donation from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Provisions Market in Orange. All money raised will benefit Share Our Selves, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing food, clothing and emergency financial aid for housing, transportation, prescriptions and children’s needs to Orange County’s homeless and low-income populations.

Two Extra VirginsOlive oil is now a staple in the American diet. How often have you been in the store looking at bottles of olive oil and not knowing which one to buy ? An authoritative and practical new book has just been published that provides most of the answers. Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil by Mary Platis and Laura Bashar is the new resource.

Olive Oil is known for its dynamic and diverse flavor characteristics. But, surprisingly, most people don’t really know how to cook with olive oil and have no idea what to look for when buying it.

“Our goal in writing this book is to teach people new ways to cook with olive oil and master fundamental skills,” the authors observe. “The techniques in our book will sharpen skills in the kitchen and acquaint cooks at all levels with basic methods of cooking with olive oil.”

Adam Perry Lang BBQ at Jimmy Kimmel Live studios in HollywoodL.A. meat lovers will again line up as barbecue and grilling expert Adam Perry Lang brings his wildly-popular Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ to the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” parking lot for three weeks starting October 7th. The Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ will be open to the public for lunch only on Tuesdays through Friday through October 24th. The barbecue is prepared and served by Adam himself.

Favorites include APL’s signature sliced beef short rib, prime brisket, rib eye, New York strip steak, and much more. The Serious Barbecue Back Lot BBQ is a community event, serving customers and also making free lunch deliveries daily to the L.A.C.E.R. Afterschool program.

Kyle Meyer and Tristen Beamon of Best Wines OnlineBest Wines in Santa Ana is pleased to announce that their 11,800 sq. ft. wine paradise is now officially open to the public. The Grand Opening festivities, a charity benefit, are set for Saturday, Oct. 18th.

Co-proprietors Kyle Meyer and Tristen Beamon are part of C-CAP’s (Careers through Culinary Arts Program) “Sweet & Savory Spectacular” benefit in Santa Monica on Oct. 19th. Best Wines has a tasting station in the benefit at the Craft Beer, Premium Wine and Spirits Garden. They will be pouring some wonderful wines including a delightful bubbly.

Kyle will also be conducting an interactive class, One-Hour Wine Expert Cabernet Four Ways, where the Cabs will be sampled by the guests.

Ned ElliotNed Elliott, chef of the critically acclaimed Austin, Texas restaurant, Foreign & Domestic is also the founder of Indie Chefs Week. The series brings together an array of chefs from across the country to showcase their talents at a pop-up style event. Elliott will host the next installment of the series Thursday, October 16 through Saturday, October 18 at Chef Carlos Salgado’s Taco Maria located at SoCo in Costa Mesa.

The Indie Chefs Week series in Costa Mesa at SoCo will consist of three distinct events. Both Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17 will introduce a unique lineup of more than a dozen chefs, allowing guests to socialize with the visiting cooks and enjoy a 12-course menu, specially prepared for the event, along with a selection of beverages. The series will culminate with a final event on Saturday, October 18th that will present the entire lineup of over 25 chefs showcasing an elaborate 20-course tasting menu. There are two dining options that include counter and table seating.

Life is Beautiful FestivalThe Life is Beautiful Festival, with a serious culinary component, returns to Downtown Las Vegas for its 2nd year from Friday, October 24th through Sunday, October 26th. It’s been expanded to three days. Kate Neuhaus, the Culinary Programmer, joins us with all the tasty details.

The food highlight is the popular Culinary Village experience. For 2014 it’s multiplied and integrated more seamlessly into the overall festival footprint. The locations will feature the best local restaurants that Las Vegas has to offer as well as curated, handcrafted pairings of beer, wine, and spirits from some of the world’s most distinguished mixologists, wine-makers, and brewers.

Another attraction is the Chefs On Stage cooking demonstrations where guests can get an up-close and personal look at celebrity chefs’ techniques and inspirations. It’s like living Food TV.

Grills & Guitars, the festival’s official kick-off party, will usher in another year of Life is Beautiful on Thursday evening, October 23rd at Gold Spike. Showcasing celebrity chefs at gourmet food stations, live music, beer, wine and cocktail tastings, this walk-around culinary event is eagerly anticipated.

Podcasts

Segment One: Producer & Co-Host Andy Harris previews the show
Segment Two: Chef Neela Paniz, Indian regional cooking authority
Segment Three: Baker Dean Kim, OC Baking Co.
Segment Four: Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil
Segment Five: Chef Adam Perry Lang
Segment Six: Kyle Meyer of Best Wines
Segment Seven: Indie Chefs Week at Taco Maria
Segment Eight: Life Is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas