Noma Goes to Japan, The New Icelandic Cuisine, Reindeer...01/24/15
This week we focus on Scandinavia. Christine Runøe Jensen finds out what the locals in Copenhagen think of the restaurant Noma and Jonathan Gold flies to Japan for chef Rene Redzepi?s Tokyo pop up. Plus, an Icelandic chef is reimagining his native...
Food and Tech: Reservations Apps, Online Grocery and Digital Cooking...
We explore how technology is changing the way we shop, cook and eat. Jonathan Gold, Ari Taymor and Ben Leventhal weigh in on reservation apps that sell access to exclusive tables. Plus, how Instacart Uber-ized grocery delivery and why the venture...
Leaving the NFL for the Farm, Brothing, Celebrity Diet Fails, Citrus
Jason Brown was famously the highest paid center in the NFL; he explains why he gave up his lucrative football career for farming. Julia Moskin details New York's "brothing" trend. Rebecca Harrington enthralls us with her hilarious attempts at...
Fat Shaming, Sugar, Jonathan Gold's Favorite Dishes of 2014
Is fat shaming worse in LA than in other cities? Plus, we discuss the new documentary Fed Up with its creators, and Jonathan Gold reviews LA's first porridge pop up.
The Best of 'Good Food,' 2014 Edition
We've selected our favorite segments of the year for our final show of 2014. Our top picks range from donut-slinging luchadors to Soylent, a beverage some have dubbed ?the future of food.?
The Gluten-Free Backlash, Kosher Fish, Baking with Buckwheat
Journalist Heather Abel was diagnosed with Celiac disease almost fifteen years ago. She chronicles her struggle to obtain a diagnosis and her frustration with the current gluten free backlash. Plus, We talk to Paul Greenberg about sustainable options...
Mexico's Mega-Farms, the Origins of Our Modern Chicken, Espelette
LA Times journalist Richard Marosi details the harsh labor conditions he witnessed on Mexican mega-farms. Plus, we discover the origin of the modern broiler chicken, and Espelette powder shows up at Southern California farmers' markets.
Charles Phan, Budae Jjigae, The Best Cookbooks of 2014
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...
Inside Tsukiji Market, Ivan Ramen, Japanese Soul Food
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
From stomach strategy and leftovers to unique cultural traditions, we explore all things Thanksgiving.
The Thanksgiving Show: Turkey, Wine & Farmers' Market Sides
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
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...
Delicacies from under the Sea: Sea Cucumbers, Uni and Caviar
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
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
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...
Chef Ludo?s Perfect Omelette, Salt Cod, Can You Fat Shame a Man?
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
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
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...
Pie Anxiety, Banh Mi at Home, Indian Sweets
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
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.
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