From America's most famous underground restaurant--delicious recipes and amazing stories of mayhem, misdemeanors, and cooking with balls
Adventures in Starry Kitchen chronicles the unlikely transformation of a wildly popular (and definitely illegal) underground sensation into an (eventually) legitimate and celebrated mainstay of the Los Angeles food scene. Paired with the behind-the-scenes tales that contributed to, nearly derailed, and inspired its success are 88 recipes for Pan-Asian comfort food, mouthwatering and easy-to-make dishes like Lemongrass Chicken, Claypot Caramelized Striped Bass, Pandan Churros, Singaporean Chili Crab, Roast Pork Belly XO Fried Rice--one of the most elusive dishes in North America--and Starry Kitchen's trademark Crispy Tofu Balls. Whether cooking for two, four, or for your own (portion sizes included!) underground operation, Adventures in Starry Kitchenis a fully illustrated, hilarious retelling, and gorgeously rendered how-to manual for accomplished and aspiring at-home chefs alike.