Jason Brown was famously the highest paid center in the NFL; he explains why he gave up his lucrative football career for farming. Julia Moskin details New York's "brothing" trend. Rebecca Harrington enthralls us with her hilarious attempts at following celebrity diets and citrus is pouring into Southern California markets.
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In this week's New York Times, reporter Julia Moskin writes about the "brothing" trend. While driven mostly by the popular Paleo lifestyle, New Yorkers have embraced broth the way they embraced juice last year.
Five years ago Jason Brown of the St. Louis Rams was the highest paid center in the NFL. Today, he operates a 1,000 acre farm in Louisburg, North Carolina, where he donates what he grows to local food pantries. He explains his decision to leave the football field for the farm.
Music" "Let's Get Together" by EarthRise SoundSystem
Judy Babis is the sous chef for Gjelina restaurant. This week she's shopping for citrus like tangerines, Meyer lemons, Cara Cara oranges and Oro Blanco grapefruit.
Bob Polito is a second-generation citrus grower from Valley Center, California. He grows at least eight varieties of tangerines as well as many varieties of oranges, lemons, grapefruit and limes.
Find a recipe for her Whole Milk Ricotta on the Good Food Blog.
Music: "The Fall" by Rhye
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week, he reviews Ledlow, the most recent opening from chef Josef Centeno who now owns four restaurants near 4th and Main in Downtown LA. Jonathan recommends the crudite, blistered okra, sunchoke remoulade, braised beef shoulder and the Grand Marnier souffle.
400 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
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