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Jennifer Ball

Jennifer Ball


Jennifer Ball is a freelance writer who splurges her whole paycheck on food. Bylines include Deseret News, Examiner, AXS, and Mormon Times.

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  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Favorite foods: Singaporean chili crab, artichokes, cochinita pibil, lamb, aged yogurt, liver, sweetbreads
  • Last bite on earth: Ludo Lefebvre's grilled ribeye with smoked peanut butter and shrimp flakes.

Family Coming to LA? Take Them to These Restaurants

"We're coming to visit you." It's those five short words that few 20- or 30-something-year-olds are dying to hear from their parents. And yet, the arrival of summer always seems to bring with it a wave of relatives to entertain. With everything from beaches and beautiful weather to movie stars and shopping, Los Angeles has something for every brand of tourist. But what about the food? Where can you take guests that will give them a taste of old Hollywood glamour (and prove to your mother that you have a handle on your life)? Forge onward for our top picks! More

Cook the Book: 'Simple Thai Food' by Leela Punyaratabandhu

Crispy morning glory salad, pad kee mao or tom yum goong

Bake the Book: Teeny's Tour of Pies

Strawberry rhubarb!

Father's Day Giveaway: Win a KettlePizza Pro 22 Kit

Using powdered sugar instead of flour for the dough... "Why isn't this thickening!?!?!"

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