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America's 38 Essential Restaurants 10 MIN, 55 SEC

Bill Addison is the restaurant editor and roving food critic for Eater.com. He shares his list of "America's 38 Essential Restaurants."

Music: "Groove Holmes" by Beastie Boys and "The Other Woman" by Caro Emerald

Jonathan Gold Reviews Huo Zhou Wang 7 MIN, 32 SEC

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer prize-winning food critic for the LA Times. This week, he visits Huo Zhou Wang, a congee specialist in the San Gabriel Valley. He recommends the House Special Congee that comes with dried scallops, large prawns and Manila clams.

Huo Zhou Wang
227 W.Valley Blvd.
San Gabriel, CA 91776

Read Jonathan's LA Times review and find all of his restaurant recommendations on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Drop it Like It's Hot" by Snoop Dogg

Investigating the Health of Honeybees 7 MIN, 46 SEC

Tom Philpott is an Austin-based food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones. He gives us an update on how one of the world's most widely-used insecticides is affecting bees.

Music: "Fancy Land" by Fly By Pony

Market Report 6 MIN, 46 SEC

Market manager Laura Avery speaks with Thomas Gomez, of Lily's Eggs in Filmore, about duck eggs. Plus, Nyesha Arrington, chef-partner at Leona in Venice, gives us her spin on traditional bacon and eggs.

We've got a recipe for her "Bacon & Eggs" on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Big Dream" by Theme Park

Gjelina: Cooking from Venice, California 10 MIN, 10 SEC

Travis Lett is the chef-owner of Gjelina, G.T.A. and Gjusta. His first cookbook is Gjelina: Cooking from Venice, California.

We've got a recipe for his "Kabocha Squash with Mint Pomegranate Pesto" on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Slowing" by Savages


Travis Lett

Oaxacan Tacos on the Westside 3 MIN, 27 SEC

Bill Esparza writes the "Essential T" column for Los Angeles magazine. As the Good Food taco correspondent, he says Oaxaca on Wheels serves the best Oaxacan-style tacos west of the 405.

Music: "Back It Up" by Caro Emerald

Wine and Climate Change: Winemaking in a New World 9 MIN, 3 SEC

Linda J. Johnson-Bell is an award-winning author and wine expert. Her latest book, Wine and Climate Change: Winemaking in a New World, explores how our changing climate is affecting the world's wine-producing regions.

Music: "Wax" by Theme Park

Wine and Climate Change

L. J. Johnson-Bell

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