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Pickles, Pulled Pork Cupcakes, More at Artisanal LA

by Lesley Balla

Some of our favorite local food artisans were there, including Gindo’s Spice of Life, Brassica & Brine and Laura Ann’s Jams, but so were a lot of newcomers, including some from Brooklyn, who made the trip west specifically for this show. Founder Shawna Dawson mentioned to us that the goal is to invite more artisans from around the country to make this one of the largest food crafter events in the U.S., sort of like the Fancy Food Show for small producers and crafters. We caught up with chef Bruce Kalman, who recently left The Churchill to pursue a pickling career, and not only are Bruce’s Prime Pickles absolutely delicious, but you can find them in a slew of stores and restaurants, including The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, Umami Burger and the Dog Haus. READ MORE…

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