KCRW's Good Food show

KCRW's Good Food

Summary: Your weekly treat from Evan Kleiman. By tuning in to Good Food, you can discover great restaurants that you've never heard of, the politics of consumption, explorations of cultures through their food customs and some of the most interesting people who devote their lives to various elements of the food supply.

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Podcasts:

 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.

 Roy Choi on Loco'l, Bestia's Wine Rave, Napa Quake | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Roy Choi discusses his new chef-driven fast food concept, Maxwell Leer tells us what to expect from a ?wine rave? is and we hear about the aftermath of the Napa earthquake.

 ICYMI: Restaurant Acoustics, Fry Sauce, Quentin Tarantino on Food | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

?In case you missed it? is the theme of today?s show - food stories produced at KCRW that have never aired on Good Food. Hear from Quentin Tarantino about food and power in his films, sound design from Jonathan Gold and much more.

 The Best Restaurants in America, Pizza Box Design, The Secret World of Bees | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Grand Central Market was declared the 10th best new restaurant in America by Bon Appetit Magazine, a pizza box connoisseur talks about why pizza box design is better overseas and an artist uncovers the unseen world of pollinators.

 Pizza MREs, Tech on the Farm, Lamb Barbacoa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We discuss the challenge of making ready-to-eat pizzas for the army and hear about how tech is transforming agriculture. Plus, Jonathan Gold reviews a new restaurant in the City of Commerce that specializes in lamb barbacoa.

 Burrito Bracket, Kosher Restaurant Roundup, Chad Robertson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Burrito Bracket, Kosher Restaurant Roundup, Chad Robertson

 Shrimp, Restaurant Pricing, The Science of Umami | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Paul Greenberg provides an in-depth look at how Americans get their shrimp, Amanda Cohen explores what goes into a restaurant?s prices. Plus, Ole G. Hourtisen discusses the science behind umami.

 Food Trends, Quinoa, Drinking on the Cheap in Vietnam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What makes an effective food trend? Lisa Hamilton tells us about the fight over quinoa in Bolivia. Plus, Jonathan Gold tries a new great spot for paella in L.A.

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