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Good Food

Good Food

KCRW

66
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267
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Everything you wanted to know about good cooking, good eating, good food! From LA Chef, author, radio host, and restaurateur Evan Kleiman, at KCRW.com.

Latest Episodes

Black winemakers, masa, tamarind

Restaurants are six months into pandemic life, and Good Food has decided that the only way to cover the vastness of what’s happening is to collect the individual stories that together weave a narrative of an industry at a crossroads. We launch our...

56 min2 d ago
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Black winemakers, masa, tamarind

Ancient seeds, babka, cheesecake, tortilla tournament

This week Good Food celebrates Rosh Hashanah. Dr. Sarah Sallon and her colleague have grown date palms using 2,000-year-old seeds excavated from Masada. Recent Los Angeles transplant Shimi Aaron breaks out of the mold to bake babka with new twists....

56 min1 w ago
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Ancient seeds, babka, cheesecake, tortilla tournament

School lunch, hunger assistance, Greek cuisine

The virtual fall school semester begins this week for many students, which means bringing their laptops or tablets to the kitchen table. Zach Brooks has a repertoire of meals for lunch breaks. Clemence Gossett makes a shopping list and offers tips...

56 min2 w ago
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School lunch, hunger assistance, Greek cuisine

Mushrooms, tacos, traditional pastas

Usually on Labor Day, Americans are gathering around the barbecue, celebrating one last gasp of summer before settling into the routine of school or work. Routines are not what they once were during this pandemic. Nevertheless Good Food hopes this...

56 min3 w ago
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Mushrooms, tacos, traditional pastas

Africa in Paris, Afghani dumplings in Oz, dineLA

Resorting to armchair travel has been the ticket to escapism in 2020, and Good Food journeys across the globe this week. Lindsey Traumuta demystifies the female stereotype in France and shares the women on the rise in the City of Lights. Jacqueline...

56 minAUG 29
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Africa in Paris, Afghani dumplings in Oz, dineLA

Micheladas, cold noodles, ice cream

Hot enough for you? This week’s episode of Good Food evokes cold to ward off these blistering temperatures. Richard Park III speaks to the Michelada Papi about the beer cocktail's origins. Cathy Chaplin encourages slurping loudly when sampling...

56 minAUG 22
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Micheladas, cold noodles, ice cream

Seeds, soil science, flavors of wood, untamed food

This week’s episode of Good Food is devoted to wonder — the soil beneath our feet, the trees growing toward the sky, the marvel of the last wild foods on Earth. Dr. Rattan Lal has devoted his work to the land and describes the connections...

56 minAUG 15
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Seeds, soil science, flavors of wood, untamed food

Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches

The City of Santa Monica has made it easier for restaurants to return to business by accommodating outdoor seating in parking zones. A new documentary focuses on the threat to the last fully intact salmon run on earth. Inspired by a visit to India,...

56 minAUG 8
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Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches

Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Rituals often surround food, including the Chinese tradition of caring for new mothers during postpartum recovery. One of Koreatown’s most beloved mom and pop restaurants closed this week. California farmworkers have historically fought for basic...

56 minAUG 1
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Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

Good Food continues coverage of innovative moves by chefs and restaurateurs to stay in business during the pandemic. Community refrigerators are popping up across the city to feed those in need. Plus, eggplants are cropping up at the Santa Monica...

56 minJUL 25
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Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

Latest Episodes

Black winemakers, masa, tamarind

Restaurants are six months into pandemic life, and Good Food has decided that the only way to cover the vastness of what’s happening is to collect the individual stories that together weave a narrative of an industry at a crossroads. We launch our...

56 min2 d ago
Comments
Black winemakers, masa, tamarind

Ancient seeds, babka, cheesecake, tortilla tournament

This week Good Food celebrates Rosh Hashanah. Dr. Sarah Sallon and her colleague have grown date palms using 2,000-year-old seeds excavated from Masada. Recent Los Angeles transplant Shimi Aaron breaks out of the mold to bake babka with new twists....

56 min1 w ago
Comments
Ancient seeds, babka, cheesecake, tortilla tournament

School lunch, hunger assistance, Greek cuisine

The virtual fall school semester begins this week for many students, which means bringing their laptops or tablets to the kitchen table. Zach Brooks has a repertoire of meals for lunch breaks. Clemence Gossett makes a shopping list and offers tips...

56 min2 w ago
Comments
School lunch, hunger assistance, Greek cuisine

Mushrooms, tacos, traditional pastas

Usually on Labor Day, Americans are gathering around the barbecue, celebrating one last gasp of summer before settling into the routine of school or work. Routines are not what they once were during this pandemic. Nevertheless Good Food hopes this...

56 min3 w ago
Comments
Mushrooms, tacos, traditional pastas

Africa in Paris, Afghani dumplings in Oz, dineLA

Resorting to armchair travel has been the ticket to escapism in 2020, and Good Food journeys across the globe this week. Lindsey Traumuta demystifies the female stereotype in France and shares the women on the rise in the City of Lights. Jacqueline...

56 minAUG 29
Comments
Africa in Paris, Afghani dumplings in Oz, dineLA

Micheladas, cold noodles, ice cream

Hot enough for you? This week’s episode of Good Food evokes cold to ward off these blistering temperatures. Richard Park III speaks to the Michelada Papi about the beer cocktail's origins. Cathy Chaplin encourages slurping loudly when sampling...

56 minAUG 22
Comments
Micheladas, cold noodles, ice cream

Seeds, soil science, flavors of wood, untamed food

This week’s episode of Good Food is devoted to wonder — the soil beneath our feet, the trees growing toward the sky, the marvel of the last wild foods on Earth. Dr. Rattan Lal has devoted his work to the land and describes the connections...

56 minAUG 15
Comments
Seeds, soil science, flavors of wood, untamed food

Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches

The City of Santa Monica has made it easier for restaurants to return to business by accommodating outdoor seating in parking zones. A new documentary focuses on the threat to the last fully intact salmon run on earth. Inspired by a visit to India,...

56 minAUG 8
Comments
Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches

Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Rituals often surround food, including the Chinese tradition of caring for new mothers during postpartum recovery. One of Koreatown’s most beloved mom and pop restaurants closed this week. California farmworkers have historically fought for basic...

56 minAUG 1
Comments
Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

Good Food continues coverage of innovative moves by chefs and restaurateurs to stay in business during the pandemic. Community refrigerators are popping up across the city to feed those in need. Plus, eggplants are cropping up at the Santa Monica...

56 minJUL 25
Comments
Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots
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