FROM THIS EPISODE
Cool candies of the nineties, from the mouths of young girls in the know. Susanna Trilling, cookbook author and transplanted NY restaurateur, describes Day of the Dead festivities in her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico. Before science, there were herbs. Joie Davidow explains the history and healing of Mexican-American botanical medicine from her well researched book "Infusions of Healing". Bugs and frogs might not sound appetizing to you, but world traveler Jerry Hopkins says he'll try anything twice. Evan turns the pages of his new book "Scary Food", published by Periplus. Local girl Alissa Reynolds found her dream restaurant location when her car broke down in Silverlake. Cooking at her very own restaurant Paio was her destiny.