Bookkeeping at a restaurant has always been tricky. The coronavirus has made everything more tenuous. Dina Samson, co-owner of Rossoblu and Superfine Pizza, discusses the economics of shuttering the doors in the hopes of saving her restaurants.
Matzo balls, charoset, chopped liver, brisket, potato kugel, and macaroons all make for the perfect Passover seder. Evan Bloom, co-founder of Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen in San Francisco’s Mission District, reminisces about annual seders.
The food supply chain has many links in order to get dinner on the table. We hear from a truck driver about his challenges in getting products to grocery stores. Plus, spring is here, and with it comes Passover and Easter.
Ham and lamb are traditional centerpieces for Easter. Michal Korkosz offers alternative menus that are vegetarian-forward and inspired by Polish cuisine, from a soup with a sourdough base to the ubiquitous pierogi.
Holidays are intended to be celebrations with family and friends. What happens when we need to social distance from those we love most? Rabbi Susan Goldberg discusses how to observe shabbat and Passover with virtual technology.
Filmmaker Eliza Hittman knew she’d have trouble getting financing for her art house abortion drama, “Never Rarely Sometimes Always.” She didn’t think it helped that she kept finding herself pitching to rooms full of men.
Marion Hodges rounds up critically acclaimed new work from Waxahatchee, the return of RBCF, and the latest from The Strokes. She also remembers the pop genius of Adam Schlesinger, who sadly passed away due to complications from Covid-19.
Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. Inara George is a vocalist and songwriter best known as one-half of pop duo The Bird And The Bee.
As wine tasting rooms sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, producers are coming up with new models of showcasing and selling their wine, from free delivery and curbside pickup to virtual vineyard tours and tastings.
Sunny Jain (Red Baraat drummer/bandleader) debuts new work charting his late father's migration from India to the USA. On "Immigrant Warrior," Jain reimagines the courage and confidence it took to traverse the globe.