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.
Nancy & Mario, 'Unlatched,' guavatinis and Dan...
The dynamic duo of Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali take us back to the moment they met, tell... Show More
The dynamic duo of Nancy Silverton and Mario Batali take us back to the moment they met, tell us what inspired each of their new cookbooks and reveal their plans to bring Eataly to LA. Jennifer Grayson, author of Unlatched, weighs in on the breastfeeding-versus-formula debate, and Jonathan Gold revisits the iconic Dan Tana's in West Hollywood. Plus, a pitch for purchasing guavas at the market. Show Less
Thanksgiving has come and gone. Jonathan Gold tells us what he whips up from his leftovers and... Show More
Thanksgiving has come and gone. Jonathan Gold tells us what he whips up from his leftovers and where to find the best Hong Kong-style breakfast in LA. The Rev. Shawn Amos shares the inspiration behind his Kitchen Table Blues series, and chef Eric Ripert discuss his new memoir. Donna Battle Pierce sheds light on her hero, Freda DeKnight, and Emeril takes over the KCRW turntables. Show Less
Our 2016 Thanksgiving special
In honor of America's biggest food holiday, we offer you a bonus Thanksgiving episode of our... Show More
In honor of America's biggest food holiday, we offer you a bonus Thanksgiving episode of our show. First we hop into a canoe with The Kitchen Sisters to learn an Ojibwe tribe's traditional method of harvesting wild rice by hand. Then Sean Sherman discusses his efforts to bring back Native American cuisine, and Chef BJ Dennis gives us a primer on Gullah-Geechie cuisine. We close out the show on the Sherry Trail with food writer Kay Plunkett-Hogge. Show Less
Thanksgiving prep, truffles and dates at the...
Ahead of Thanksgiving, we've got tips and recipes from the founders of Food52, Dorie Greenspan... Show More
Ahead of Thanksgiving, we've got tips and recipes from the founders of Food52, Dorie Greenspan and Mark Bittman that will turn your feast into a success. Los Angeles Magazine's Patric Kuh talks truffles, and chef Isa Fabro tells us what dishes are served at a Pinoy Thanksgiving. Plus, fresh dates at your local farmers' market, and Jonathan Gold treats us to Tempura Endo in Beverly Hills. Show Less
The comfort food show
Tough times call for comfort food. Musician Kelis shares favorite brunch dishes and her... Show More
Tough times call for comfort food. Musician Kelis shares favorite brunch dishes and her grandma's pernil recipe, and journalist Simran Sethi gives tips for what to look for when buying chocolate. Then Jonathan Gold takes us to Kettle Black in Silver Lake for homemade pasta, and Abbie Fentress Swanson has the scoop on new food emoji in the works. Plus, happy salads and black radishes with schmaltz. Show Less
The 420 show
In honor of the election, we're all about pot and Proposition 64, a measure that would legalize... Show More
In honor of the election, we're all about pot and Proposition 64, a measure that would legalize recreational marijuana and hemp use in California. "Weediquette" Host Krishna Andavolou briefs us on the broad strokes of the measure, and Jeff "The 420 Chef" explains how to cook and bake with the herb. Food writer Gillian Ferguson visits a "flower" tasting and Craig McNamara gives a farmer's perspective on Prop. 64. Plus: Food to eat when you get the munchies. Show Less
Badmaash, tooth pix, the migrant kitchen
Nakul, Arjun and Pawan Mahendro talk chicken tikka poutine, their podcast and the Diwali menu... Show More
Nakul, Arjun and Pawan Mahendro talk chicken tikka poutine, their podcast and the Diwali menu at Badmaash. Dave Green and Joe Cobden share the story behind their 12-second video restaurant reviews on Instagram, and Antonio Diaz discusses the Life & Thyme/KCET documentary The Migrant Kitchen. Plus, The Monster's Cookbook, persimmons at the market, and Jonathan Gold's new 101 list. Show Less
The Sandwich Show
First, Charles Dedlow, of Roan Mills, talks bread-making using heritage grains. Then Tatler... Show More
First, Charles Dedlow, of Roan Mills, talks bread-making using heritage grains. Then Tatler Editor John Haney takes us through how the British sandwich came to be and No. 7 Chef Tyler Kord shares a spirited patty melt recipe from his new cookbook. Plus: a pastrami sandwich crawl in Boyle Heights with a certified pastrami doctor Lara Rabinovitch Neuman and Jonathan Gold eats at the Everson Royce Bar. Show Less
Mr. Fries Man, ethnic food shaming, Native...
KCRW reporter David Weinberg has the story of how a home french fry business in Gardena went... Show More
KCRW reporter David Weinberg has the story of how a home french fry business in Gardena went viral. The Atlantic's Emily DeRuy discusses the obstacles faced by Native American restaurateurs and WAMU radio producer Ruth Tam talks ethnic food shaming. Plus, Fiona Ross rattles off favorite dishes of leaders of yesteryear, Jonathan Gold eats Gus's Fried Chicken and Laura Avery shops for sunchokes at the market. Show Less
The breakfast show
We devote this week's show to the most important meal of the day: breakfast. April McGreger of... Show More
We devote this week's show to the most important meal of the day: breakfast. April McGreger of Farmer's Daughter gives us a historical account of biscuits and chef Josef Centeno serves up his spin on Japanese breakfast at Orsa & Winston. Then, big bad breakfast chef John Currence talks up cornmeal and Carolyn Phillips gives tips on ordering dim sum. Plus, we're all about eggs at the farmers' market. Show Less
Square versus round pie, gringo tacos, hyssop
We hash out the technicalities of pie with The Sporkful's Dan Pashman and visit the best... Show More
We hash out the technicalities of pie with The Sporkful's Dan Pashman and visit the best hard-shell taco spots in town with LA Weekly food writer Garrett Snyder. Sociology professor Deborah Harris gives us the latest stats on gender inequality in kitchens, and Domenica Marchetti schools us on making boozy cherries and preserving garlic scapes. Plus: Jonathan Gold digs the semolina buckwheat pancake at Winsome in Echo Park, and market manager Laura Avery learns the many uses for the lovely purple flowered hyssop plant. Show Less