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This week we feature stories from the Kitchen Sisters. It's an hour-long journey into the world of unexpected kitchens and unlikely cooking traditions.
Roy Choi of Kogi fame talks about growing up with SPAM and his decision to endorse ham in a can. Plus, why hasn't Filipino food caught on in LA?
If you've eaten Brussels sprouts or broccoli you've eaten flowers. So why not eat tulips and nasturtiums too? Plus, heartwarming stories about mothers and food.
Food writer Michael Pollan turns his attention to cooking in his latest book Cooked. Plus, a snapshot of the competitors and exotic poultry at a chicken show.
Is it possible to make curds and whey from almond milk? What makes some beer not vegan? Plus, Jonathan Gold gains a new appreciation of raw food.
Los Angeles restaurant Trois Mec is causing a stir by selling tickets rather than taking reservations. Plus, a psychologist profiles "the back of the house."
Are we living in a "foodopoly?" A journalist unveils how one company took control of 90 percent of the soy milk market and 40 percent of the milk market.
Find out what causes chronic bad breath. Christopher Kimball on the perfect omelet; plus, the debate over genetically engineered salmon.
What do Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Morrissey have in common? They are all vegetarians. We investigate the link between celebrities and vegetarianism.
An art historian decodes the unusual meal depicted in Leonardo da Vinci's 15th Century painting, The Last Supper. Plus, market inspired Passover sides.
It's St. Patty's Day on Sunday. How about adding Guinness to your cupcakes? Plus, "cooking" with cold. Chef Sang Yoon blanches vegetables with liquid nitrogen.
There are over 5,000 food additives but less than half have been through toxicology testing. A journalist uncovers shocking details about processed food.
Find out why some young girls are conflicted about selling Girl Scout cookies. Plus, Chris Kimball of America's Test Kitchen celebrates the pressure cooker.
How did horse meat end up in frozen beef burgers in the UK? A journalist untangles the EU's complicated food web to find out. Plus, a history of the A&P.
"Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons talks about the food of her native Canada. Plus, a documentary filmmaker looks at the relationship between Soul Food and health.
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Three food lovers share their ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day. One chooses chocolate roses from the 99¢ Store, another opts for beef heart tartare.
Evan Kleiman has been the host of Good Food since 1997. A true culinary multitasker, she is often referred to as "the fairy Godmother of the LA food scene." In addition to her role as host of Good Food on KCRW, Evan is a chef, sought after speaker and an active member of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council and the Stewardship Council for Roots of Change.
Evan helmed the beloved Angeli Caffe for 28 years. She is the author of 8 cookbooks on Italian cooking and the video app "Easy As Pie."
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