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Good Food

Summary: Your weekly treat from Evan Kleiman. By tuning in to Good Food, you can discover delicious recipes, great restaurants, and unique places to buy authentic ingredients; find out how to prepare the newest foods in the marketplace; learn techniques of master chefs and ideas for novices; and listen to discussions about food politics and the latest trends in food and eating.

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 The Bialetti Moka Express, Stinging Wild Nettles, Ag-Gag Laws | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

This week, we pay homage to the man whose ashes were buried in one of his signature stove-top coffee makers. At the Santa Monica Farmers' Market, chefs and farmers are talking up stinging nettles. We also travel to farm country to hear about new ag-gag laws on the books.

 Girl Scout cookie-off, the Beyoncé effect, urging models to eat | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Our trio of tasters discusses regional differences in Girl Scout cookies. Beyoncé's new single sparks a conversation about identity, spicy food and Jim Crow. Then the founder of a British clothing label explains why she's contractually requiring models to eat.

 The Mandarin Boom, Monocropping vs. Cacao, Chefs with Issues | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Fruit Detective David Karp cracks the curious case of California’s mandarin boom. Journalist Simran Sethi explains how monocrops are changing the taste and makeup of our favorite foods. And Tasting Table's Kat Kinsman talks about her new online repository that collects stories about working in kitchens.

 Making Bánh Chung, Super Bowl Diet, Eating Off-road in Japan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

For the Vietnamese new year, Chef Diep Tran shares her spin on traditional lunar new year cakes. Retired NFL center Shaun O'Hara reveals what players eat leading up to Super Bowl Sunday. Matt Goulding of Roads & Kingdoms talks about exploring some of the lesser-known spots and dishes of Japan.  

 Eating Out Loud with Lucky Peach | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Hosted by Lucky Peach editors Peter Meehan and Chris Ying, "Eating Out Loud" featured readings and performances about food from David Chang, Jonathan Gold, Kim Gordon, Amelia Gray, Roy Choi and Eric Wareheim. Contains explicit language

 Boudin King Cake, Bergamots at the Market, to Tip or not to Tip? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Ahead of Mardi Gras, Louisiana filmmaker Jamie Ross dishes on a savory king cake taking center stage at the party. Mud Creek Ranch sells fragrant bergamot oranges for a few short weeks at the market. Long-time restaurateur Michael McCarty weighs in on the controversial practice of tipping. 

 Seafood Congee in the SGV, Dwindling Bees, Oaxaca on Wheels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jonathan Gold visits a high-end porridge restaurant in the San Gabriel Valley. Journalist Tom Philpott examines how a widely-used insecticide is hurting bees. And Good Food taco correspondent Bill Esparza showcases a food truck serving regional Oaxacan food west of the 405.

 Dispatches from the Front of the House, Roy Choi Opens LocoL | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Independent radio producer Sara Curtis explores San Francisco's "front of house" culture; Roy Choi takes us on a tour of LOCOL in Watts. 

 Celebrity Diet Fails, Friendly Fats, Unpacking Pok Pok LA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Rebecca Harrington enthralls us with her hilarious attempts to follow celebrity diets; author Nina Teicholz casts doubt on the low fat diet trends of previous decades; Jonathan Gold says there’s a lot to unpack at Andy Ricker’s much-anticipated Pok Pok LA in Chinatown.

 Trois Familia, Mission Chinese Food, the Air We...Eat? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jonathan Gold stops in for brunch at the Silver Lake hot spot, Trois Familia; Chef Danny Bowien reinvents "Americanized Oriental Food" at Mission Chinese Food; and writer/podcaster Nicola Twilley explains how aeroir, the atmospheric flavor of a location, affects the food we eat.

 The Best of 'Good Food,' 2015 Edition | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We revisit our favorite segments of the year, from eating ice cream in Mogadishu to the unlikely history of edible underwear. Plus, Jonathan Gold shares his favorite dishes of 2015. 

 Jacques Pépin at 80, Madhur Jaffrey Goes Veg, Ruth Reichl | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Now at age 80, Jacques Pépin reflects on the craft of cooking and how his palate has evolved. Plus, Madhur Jaffrey turns her attention to vegetables in her latest book; and Lidia Bastianich reflects on the small courtyard in Istria where her lifelong passion for food began. 

 Donabe Cooking, Scratch and Sniff Guide to Whiskey, Mexicano | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Naoko Moore introduces us to Japanese donabe (hot pot) cooking. Plus, Richard Betts returns with a new scratch-and-sniff whiskey guide; and Jonathan Gold finds flautas, enchiladas and enormous margaritas at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.

 Empanadas, The Nordic Cookbook, China's Thirst for Bordeaux | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

LA Times Arts and Culture journalist Carolina Miranda shares family's empanada stories. Plus, chef Magnus Nilsson celebrates everyday Nordic food; and wine writer Suzanne Mustacich looks at China's culture of consumption as it turns to Bordeaux wines.

 What Happens in Vegas: From Buffets to Mind-Bending Mixology | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Good Food heads to the strip to explore the evolution of Vegas dining, all you can eat buffets, luxury fine dining and the city's most mind-bending cocktail.


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