Tag Archives: Friendz of Hot Knives

Pickle Play: Part I

When local artmaker Fritz Haeg asked Hot Knives to be part of his upcoming book launch, we just figured we’d do our quasi-catering thang (which entails setting the bar low with the whole ‘we’re bloggers, not caterers’ vibe and then … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Search

Our friends Ali and Evan who opened a bike-friendly, veggie-heavy café in Northeast Portland this summer recently asked us to develop the “ultimate vegan breakfast sandwich” for their expanding menu. The only requirements were that it be fairly easy and … Continue reading

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LRBC’s Vegan Chanterelle Dream

Every so often we like to turn over the blog buttons to friends who have a kitchen secret or a standout recipe. The latest comes from Portland natives and recent restaurateurs Ali and Evan. We’ve known them for years and … Continue reading

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“Half the Batali”

After recently cooking up the recipe riffing on Mario Batali for the very generous Daily Candy (an email newsletter resource that apparently every working freelance editor/stay-at-home-mom in Los Angeles reads daily) we received this little joke gift from one of … Continue reading

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Lake’s Booch

by Lake Sharp You may have heard of the wonder tonic kombucha. It is all the rage here in LA, people scouring the city to find a place to throw down $4 for 16oz of this healthy bacteria/yeast-poo water. Yep, … Continue reading

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Zukanna Bread

By Meagan Yellott There’s no better way to complete a weekend than to fill your home-zone full to the brim with the sweet, spicy smells of baking zucchini bread. It caps off that feeling of creative accomplishment, makes the perfect … Continue reading

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Bobby Beers’ Bloody Mary

by Aubrey “Bobby Beers” White A good Bloody Mary is hard to come by. Bartenders will begrudgingly mix you a shitty concoction of Mary-mix and vodka, glaring at you when you skimp on the tip. I’ve even been refused a … Continue reading

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Wine House

By Guest Knife Mike Meanstreetz This beer poem is the fourth installment of our on-going love letter to the best booze aisles in L.A. With the extended Hot Knives crew still recovering from a mad dash up to Portland this … Continue reading

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Use Your Hot Knives

One of our greatest fears — right up there with the fear that one of our favorite restaurants will pop up on a Rachel Ray show (it’s happened twice) — is that the recipes we toss out here become eye … Continue reading

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Honorary Hot Knife: Kate Bush

If you haven’t noticed we’ve been geeking out deep on the whole video-taping your food thing lately. And after a couple of dutiful hours of market research on the realm of YouTube cooking videos, we have selected a winner. Here’s … Continue reading

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