Cathy Chaplin

Cathy documents all things delicious on Her first book, “The Food Lovers Guide to Los Angeles,” will be published by Globe Pequot Press in July 2013. Follow her bite-by-bite on Instagram and Twitter at @GastronomyBlog.

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  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Favorite foods: salted caramel, banh mi, bo kho, thit kho, muscadine cobbler, blueberries, hot fudge sundaes, papperdelle, fresh bread, marmalade, runny eggs
  • Last bite on earth: Noodles. And lots of them.

Latest Comments

Video: Filipino Foods ('California Gurls' Parody)

Sino Soul, that is outrageous!

I had one of the best vacations of my life in the Philippines. Everything from the food, the people to the scenery was wonderful. Eat it up:

Cook the Book: 'Around My French Table'

Spain! Two and half weeks spent eating my way through Barcelona, San Sebastian, Madrid, Valencia, and Girona. I have fond memories of epic meals and legs of ham.

How Long Would You Wait in Line for Food?

The line outside of Georgetown Cupcake this past weekend was 1.5 hours long! I snapped a photo of the crowd (!/photo.php?pid=5183775&id=249716486265) and moved on with my day. Definitely not worth it.

Taste Test: Store-Bought Tofu

Angelenos! The tofu at VP Tofu in Monterey Park is definitely worth checking out:

Girl Slice Dreams a Dream About Motorino's Brussels Sprout and Pancetta Pizza

Too cute, Adam! She's a keeper ;-)

Congrats on your engagement! I'm getting hitched this year too!

Xie Xie: An Asian Sandwich Shop (What a Concept)

I am so stoked about trying the Cha Ca sandwich when I head to NYC next month. The ice cream sandwich too. Can't wait to hear the story behind that one!

My Favorite Breakfast Meat: Chinese Sausage

ME! Chinese sausages are six-inch gems! I'm currently obsessed with making this Chinese Sausage and Cucumber Salad ( Perfect summertime food, for sure!

The Secret Ingredient: Crème Fraîche

All three recipes look and sound fantastic (and easy). I like to make Orangette's Bouchons au Thon with creme fraiche:

Eating Mice Can Be Rather Nice

Onedaylingers - skin off.

mongoose - you're completely right. It's impossible to really know the taste of mice given the meager amount of meat on their bones.


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