Food & Drink

Many LA restaurants are offering takeout or delivery only. Some are now operating like grocery stores. Others are providing meals for health care workers on frontlines.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Be it a hurricane or wildfire, you’ll find chef José Andrés there. Unlike most people, the Nobel Peace Prize nominee runs toward catastrophe.

from Good Food

As panic buying of pantry staples and toilet paper swept across America, supermarket shelves emptied, and grocery store employees demanded more respect.  Workers are calling for hazard…

Grocery workers earn more respect in the midst of coronavirus crisis

As panic buying of pantry staples and toilet paper swept across America, supermarket shelves emptied, and grocery store employees demanded more respect.  Workers are calling for hazard…

from Good Food

As our lives are forcibly simplified, the straightforwardness of flour and water is more comforting than ever.

Sourdough starters and baking your own bread

As our lives are forcibly simplified, the straightforwardness of flour and water is more comforting than ever.

from Good Food

Nestled into a tiny corner of Far East Plaza in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, the city’s only cookbook store is a mecca for the culinary industry.

Best cookbooks to get you inspired at home

Nestled into a tiny corner of Far East Plaza in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, the city’s only cookbook store is a mecca for the culinary industry.

from Good Food

When food writer and recipe developer Nik Sharma couldn’t find yogurt at the store last week, he decided to make his own. Sharma walks us through the science of yogurt production.

How to make yogurt at home, keep your veggies fresher for longer

When food writer and recipe developer Nik Sharma couldn’t find yogurt at the store last week, he decided to make his own. Sharma walks us through the science of yogurt production.

from Good Food

With restaurants closed, wholesale orders are down for farmers.

Produce box delivered to your door? How to make the most of it

With restaurants closed, wholesale orders are down for farmers.

from Good Food

Dine-in restaurants have been closed for almost two weeks now. Some of us might need inspiration in the kitchen. We get help from Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW’s Good Food.

How to make lemon yogurt cake at home

Dine-in restaurants have been closed for almost two weeks now. Some of us might need inspiration in the kitchen. We get help from Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW’s Good Food.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the LA community has come together to help their neighbors.

Huntington Park bakery feeds community with free bread during coronavirus outbreak

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the LA community has come together to help their neighbors.

from Greater LA

Rachel Fournier, a cashier at Ralphs supermarket near USC, she says volume is constant. She tries to enforce social distancing at her checkout line.

Ralphs cashier on supermarkets during coronavirus: Like Super Bowl on Thanksgiving

Rachel Fournier, a cashier at Ralphs supermarket near USC, she says volume is constant. She tries to enforce social distancing at her checkout line.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many grocery stores have shortages of meat, canned goods, and toilet paper. Officials keep saying America has enough food. But there are some issues with the supply chain. Why?

Grocery supply chain struggles to handle coronavirus-driven demand

Many grocery stores have shortages of meat, canned goods, and toilet paper. Officials keep saying America has enough food. But there are some issues with the supply chain. Why?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Always have olive oil. Fermented items like yogurt, kimchi, and pickles have a long shelf life and pack a flavor punch.

Cooking with pantry staples during social distancing

Always have olive oil. Fermented items like yogurt, kimchi, and pickles have a long shelf life and pack a flavor punch.

from Good Food

Market correspondent   Gillian Ferguson   joins Evan Kleiman for a virtual farmers market in the studio as they discuss new guidelines for how markets will operate as essential…

Essential services and new guidelines on farmers markets

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson joins Evan Kleiman for a virtual farmers market in the studio as they discuss new guidelines for how markets will operate as essential…

from Good Food

Charged with potato peeling and kneading, Tejal Rao, California Restaurant Critic for the New York Times, recalls helping with the cooking churned out of her grandparents' Indian…

Essential Indian recipes to cook at home

Charged with potato peeling and kneading, Tejal Rao, California Restaurant Critic for the New York Times, recalls helping with the cooking churned out of her grandparents' Indian…

from Good Food

LA Unified School District’s 700,000 students are at home for the foreseeable future. Gino Campagna (aka Chef Gino) has been schooling kids in the kitchen for years.

Cooking with kids while holed up at home

LA Unified School District’s 700,000 students are at home for the foreseeable future. Gino Campagna (aka Chef Gino) has been schooling kids in the kitchen for years.

from Good Food

Restaurants had to get creative after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pulled the plug on dining in until March 31.

Restaurants adapt in the wake of LA’s shutdown

Restaurants had to get creative after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pulled the plug on dining in until March 31.

from Good Food

Steve Sando of Rancho Gordo Heirloom Beans reports that over the course of last year, bean sales have skyrocketed 860%.

Simmering up bean recipes while you’re hunkered down

Steve Sando of Rancho Gordo Heirloom Beans reports that over the course of last year, bean sales have skyrocketed 860%.

from Good Food

This week, bars, nightclubs, wineries and breweries in California were asked to close immediately, and restaurants to offer delivery or takeout service only.

Last call: How long can bars survive without business?

This week, bars, nightclubs, wineries and breweries in California were asked to close immediately, and restaurants to offer delivery or takeout service only.

from KCRW Features

Service industry and gig economy workers are getting hit hard by the fallout from COVID-19. For Uber and Lyft drivers, business has dried up.

Uber driver stays afloat amid coronavirus, chef’s program helps laid-off restaurant workers

Service industry and gig economy workers are getting hit hard by the fallout from COVID-19. For Uber and Lyft drivers, business has dried up.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With restaurants mostly closed throughout the city, a lot of people are now cooking more at home. For some, that’s a challenge. Maybe you’re not so confident in the kitchen.

Evan Kleiman’s minestrone, advice on home cooking while social distancing

With restaurants mostly closed throughout the city, a lot of people are now cooking more at home. For some, that’s a challenge. Maybe you’re not so confident in the kitchen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand