KCRW's Good Food show

KCRW's Good Food

Summary: Good Food explores current events, social phenomena, history and culture through the lens of food. From food politics to the science behind cooking, host Evan Kleiman highlights the diverse community of cooks, farmers, entrepreneurs, historians and journalists who have devoted their lives to food. Good Food is the only radio show where you can hear LA Times Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold each week. Get Jonathan Gold's weekly restaurant suggestion sent to your phone! Text "Good Food" to 69866 and get a text with the name, address and phone number of this week's restaurant.

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 Charles Phan, Budae Jjigae, The Best Cookbooks of 2014 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

San Francisco chef Charles Phan shares his personal journey, from leaving Vietnam in 1975 to opening The Slanted Door twenty years later. Plus, Celia Sack of Omnivore Books shares her top cookbook picks of 2014, and we explore the complicated history of the Korean stew budae jjigae.

 Inside Tsukiji Market, Ivan Ramen, Japanese Soul Food | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

From the Tsukiji Market?s tuna auction, to Japanese soul food, to dashi-- we take a look at Japanese cuisine.

 Celebrating Thanksgiving: Stomach Strategy, Leftovers and Lore | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

From stomach strategy and leftovers to unique cultural traditions, we explore all things Thanksgiving. 

 The Thanksgiving Show: Turkey, Wine & Farmers' Market Sides | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and Russ Parsons co-hosts Good Food?s holiday show for the third year in a row. We delve into all things Thanksgiving from roast turkey to farmers? market sides.

 California Coffee, Sean Brock, Dominique Ansel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Evan Kleiman visits an organic farm just outside of Santa Barbara that?s growing the first commercial coffee in California, chef Sean Brock reflects on his Southern roots in his book Heritage and Dominique Ansel, inventor of the Cronut, shares his first cookbook. 

 Delicacies from under the Sea: Sea Cucumbers, Uni and Caviar | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We explore why sea cucumbers are considered a delicacy, hear about Santa Barbara uni diving and find out about the current state of caviar. 

 Dia de Los Muertos, Gabrielle Hamilton, Food Lovers Guide to LA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Carlos Salgado guides us through the food traditions of Dia de los Muertos, Gabrielle Hamilton shares recipes from Prune and we hear about what?s in Los Angeles Magazine?s food lovers guide. 

 Thug Kitchen Controversy, Yotam Ottolenghi, Schnitzel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Controversy erupted when the anonymous authors behind the popular ?Thug Kitchen? concept were revealed to be a white couple from Hollywood - we talk to the authors and one of their critics about anonymity, perception, race and language. Hans Rockenwagner shares his German-Californian culinary philosophy and Yotam Ottolenghi discusses his new cookbook, Plenty More.

 Chef Ludo's Perfect Omelette, Salt Cod, Can You Fat Shame a Man? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Chef Ludo describes how to make the perfect omelette and we hear about Portuguese Salt Cod. Plus, can you fat shame a man?

 Bitter and Vegetarian Flavors, Maple Syrup, The Perfect Cocktail | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We explore the flavor spectrum from bitter vegetables to sweet maple syrup. Plus, Jonathan Gold reviews a new Italian spot in Silver Lake, Alimento.

 Food Language, "Latte Liberalism" and 60 Types of Torta | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

A linguist takes us through how we use language to describe both food and food-related rituals and we explore how some caffeinated drinks came to embody a political bent. Plus, Gustavo Arellano tells us about a place in Santa Ana that has 60 types of tortas.

 Pie Anxiety, Banh Mi at Home, Indian Sweets | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

A psychotherapist discusses how making pie can be an effective path to self-discovery, Andrea Nguyen talks about the pickles and pate in her new Banh Mi Handbook and Aarti Sequiera talks about her take on Falooda, an Indian dessert.

 The Piecast: Pastry Cream, Chess Pie and Samosa Hand Pies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Huckleberry?s Zoe Nathan talks about her penchant for messy pies; Lisa Donovan of Husk Nashville details the charm of Southern chess pie and Aarti Sequeira of Aarti Party suggests making samosa hand pies.

 L.A.'s Best Oyster Bars, Potato Onion Hand Pies, Fall Means Apples | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jonathan Gold tells us about his favorite spots for oysters in Los Angeles and the Beekman Boys walk us through their savory hand pies. Plus, apples are back at the market.

 Four Successful Food-Kickstarters, The Huckleberry Cookbook, Gazpacho | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We talk to a few people who?ve reached success on their food-related projects on Kickstarter, Zoe Nathan shares stories and recipes from the new Huckleberry cookbook and Jonathan Gold reviews Superba Food and Bread.


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