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From eggs to candy, we cover all things Easter. Plus, we head to Little Saigon for nem nuong and hear an update on the status of the Sriracha factory in Irwindale.
Actor/bakery owner Dwight Henry tells us about his popular spot, The Buttermilk Drop. We meet the designer behind some of LA's aprons and we cover all things Passover.
We hear about tiki bars and cocktails past and present, Matt Biancaniello tells us how he's making margaritas sans limes and Donald Link gives us a taste of the South.
The folks from Nom Nom Paleo talk about the paleo diet, Hank Shaw celebrates a hunting revival, and a book reveals conditions in slaughterhouses across the US.
In part two of Good Food's Vegas special, we focus on life off the strip through food, culture and water conservation efforts in one of the US's labor strongholds.
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.
Jonathan Gold reviews an unusual taco truck, David Mills
details the avocado cartels in Mexico
and Louisa Shafia shares updated recipes for Persian cooking.
Carolina Miranda meets
a donut-slinging luchador, Wolfgang Puck tells us what's on the Oscars menu and
we learn about a hops tea that's brewing at Grand Central Market. …
Evan Kleiman tries Soylent, Greg Sewitz discusses a protein bar made of crickets and Jonathan Gold reviews what he says is LA's first true offal restaurant.
Can you find love in a bar if you bring cake? Anya von Bremzen tells us how to drink vodka like a Russian, and Chipotle announces a TV show aimed at industrial farming.
Prolific baker Greg Patent demystifies a cheese soufflé, Amelia Saltsman shares a cauliflower recipe and we hear how the drought is may affect California’s economy.
Chef CJ Jacobson talks about cooking with pine, KCRW's Saul Gonzalez investigates beekeeping in Los Angeles and Lisa Fain gets to the bottom of a popular Tex-Mex dip.
Abigail Carroll talks about the history of the square meal in the US, Mark Bittman breaks down beet salad, and Community Seafood discusses its Santa Barbara fishery.
A butter aerobics class enlivens the Santa Monica Pier, Christiaan Rollich talks about his innovative cocktails and a look at the drought that is threatening farmers.
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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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