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What makes an effective food trend? Lisa Hamilton tells us about the fight over quinoa in Bolivia. Plus, Jonathan Gold tries a new great spot for paella in L.A.


Banner Image Credit: Lisa Hamilton

Lunch at the Shop

Peter Miller

Producers:
Gillian Ferguson
Laryl Garcia
Sarah Rogozen
Caroline Chamberlain

What Makes a Food Trend 11 MIN, 23 SEC

David Sax talks about what makes a food trend stick. Plus, Evan Kleiman and Jonathan Gold sample chia pudding — one of L.A.’s current food trends — and share their thoughts.

Guests:
David Sax, author, 'The Tastemakers' (@saxdavid)

The Fight Over Quinoa 8 MIN, 43 SEC

Lisa Hamilton investigated the worldwide fight over the genetic resources of Quinoa for an article in Harpers Magazine earlier this year.

Guests:
Lisa Hamilton, writer and photographer (@HamiltonLisaM)

Drinking on the Cheap in Vietnam 5 MIN, 52 SEC

Independent producer Christopher Johnson explores drinking culture in Vietnam. Specifically, he looks at the wildly popular Bia Hoi, a draft beer in Vietnam that contains no preservatives.

This segment was made possible by KCRW’s Independent Producer Project.

Geography of Tea 10 MIN, 45 SEC

The geography of coffee is a frequent discussion among aficionados, but tea production has equivalent distinctions that aren’t as often recognized. California-born, fourth generation, Charlene Wang, has traveled extensively through Asia and this week on the show she shares the subtle and dramatic differences of the tea-growing regions.

Jonathan Gold Reviews smoke.oil.salt 8 MIN, 38 SEC

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week he reviews smoke.oil.salt, a new Spanish restaurant from Chef Perfecto Rocher on Melrose. Jonathan recommends you go on Sundays, the only night of the week that they serve paella.

Jonathan recommends the Valencian tripe stew, espencat de moixama, seafood salpicon in horchata, artichoke omelet, grilled quail with lentils and chickpeas, grilled Iberico pork with smoked green onions, paella.

smoke.oil.salt
7274 Melrose Ave
Fairfax
(323) 930-7900

All of Jonathan's restaurant suggestions can be found on the Good Food restaurant map.

Guests:
Jonathan Gold, Host of 'Good Food on the Road' (@thejgold)

Market Report 10 MIN, 8 SEC

Laura Avery talks to Elizabeth Poett of Rancho San Julian in Lompoc about how the drought is affecting cattle ranchers.

Farmer Oliver Woolley has been coming to the Santa Monica Farmers Market for many years selling proteas, and a couple of years he shifted to the heritage pork breeding business. He talks about why he made the change.

Guests:
Laura Avery, Santa Monica Farmers' Market
Elizabeth Poett, Rancho San Julian
Oliver Woolley, pig breeder (@oliwooli)

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