Food and Drink

Mexican Chef Gabriela Cámara has been running a massively popular seafood restaurant in Mexico City for 20 years called Contramar.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is known as the capital of health and wellness fads. But when and how did the Golden State get that reputation?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

American garlic growers have struggled to compete with cheaper Chinese imports of the aromatic kitchen staple.

California garlic farmers benefit from US-China trade war

American garlic growers have struggled to compete with cheaper Chinese imports of the aromatic kitchen staple.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Economist says    2019 is the year of the vegan   , claiming a quarter of American millennials identify as vegan or vegetarian.

As vegan movement grows in LA, where should you eat?

The Economist says 2019 is the year of the vegan , claiming a quarter of American millennials identify as vegan or vegetarian.

from Greater LA

The work of catering chefs largely exists behind the scenes—especially where lavish dinners and high-profile fundraising events are concerned.

A glimpse inside the world of high-end catering

The work of catering chefs largely exists behind the scenes—especially where lavish dinners and high-profile fundraising events are concerned.

from Good Food

The life of LA chef   Roy Choi   seems ready made for TV. The Kogi founder went from a rough-and-tumble life in Koreatown to running an empire of restaurants and food trucks.

Roy Choi’s new TV show marries food and social change

The life of LA chef Roy Choi seems ready made for TV. The Kogi founder went from a rough-and-tumble life in Koreatown to running an empire of restaurants and food trucks.

from Good Food

Roy Choi’s new KCET show  “ Broken Bread ”  highlights the work of many individuals and organizations affecting social change through food.

Catering for a cause in the OC

Roy Choi’s new KCET show “ Broken Bread ” highlights the work of many individuals and organizations affecting social change through food.

from Good Food

On June 15, noted taco expert   Bill Esparza   is bringing a new taco festival to the  ROW DTLA   , featuring a slate of nearly 50 taqueros personally curated by the man himself.

Bill Esparza brings a new taco experience to town

On June 15, noted taco expert Bill Esparza is bringing a new taco festival to the ROW DTLA , featuring a slate of nearly 50 taqueros personally curated by the man himself.

from Good Food

Joy  in Highland Park is an offshoot of chef Vivian Ku’s successful Taiwanese cafe,  Pine & Crane   .

Bill Addison on the pleasures of eating at Joy

Joy in Highland Park is an offshoot of chef Vivian Ku’s successful Taiwanese cafe, Pine & Crane .

from Good Food

In California, it’s illegal to salvage recently dead wildlife from the side of state roads and highways. But a bill advancing through the state legislature might change that.

Would you try roadkill cuisine?

In California, it’s illegal to salvage recently dead wildlife from the side of state roads and highways. But a bill advancing through the state legislature might change that.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Producing enough food to feed the world’s 7 billion people is a huge stress on the earth. We get tips on how you can shop, cook, and eat without exacerbating climate change too much.

The ‘climate diet:’ How to eat more sustainably

Producing enough food to feed the world’s 7 billion people is a huge stress on the earth. We get tips on how you can shop, cook, and eat without exacerbating climate change too much.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Few food TV shows have resonated like  “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,”  which launched  Samin Nosrat  into the stratosphere after earning rave reviews last year.

The phenomenon of “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat”

Few food TV shows have resonated like “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,” which launched Samin Nosrat into the stratosphere after earning rave reviews last year.

from Good Food

The holy month of Ramadan began earlier this week. After sunset, many will break their fasts with customary meals.

Anissa Helou on Ramadan’s culinary traditions

The holy month of Ramadan began earlier this week. After sunset, many will break their fasts with customary meals.

from Good Food

James Whetlor  began his culinary career as a chef in London but has since turned to farming goats—which he claims is a sustainable and healthy alternative to eating beef.

Goat: a sustainable red meat alternative?

James Whetlor began his culinary career as a chef in London but has since turned to farming goats—which he claims is a sustainable and healthy alternative to eating beef.

from Good Food

LA Times restaurant critic  Patricia Escarcega  recently visited Fonda Mixcoac in Anaheim, where she tried a selection of Mexico City-style antojitos, including a  29-inch cheesy,…

Patricia Escárcega visits Fonda Mixcoac in Anaheim

LA Times restaurant critic Patricia Escarcega recently visited Fonda Mixcoac in Anaheim, where she tried a selection of Mexico City-style antojitos, including a 29-inch cheesy,…

from Good Food

Millennials get blamed for killing a lot of things: napkins, marriage, department stores. The raisin has been inching closer to that kill list.

How the CEO of Sun-Maid came up against the ‘raisin mafia’ when he tried to modernize the raisin industry

Millennials get blamed for killing a lot of things: napkins, marriage, department stores. The raisin has been inching closer to that kill list.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Venezuela the economy has collapsed.

Serving Venezuelan food, when your country is in chaos

In Venezuela the economy has collapsed.

from Greater LA

In 2005, most citrus trees in Florida were dying or infected with the insidious citrus disease known as Huanglongbing, HLB, or citrus greening.  California was spared at the time.

The race to fight citrus greening

In 2005, most citrus trees in Florida were dying or infected with the insidious citrus disease known as Huanglongbing, HLB, or citrus greening.  California was spared at the time.

from Good Food

With a menu full of Oaxacan specialties and a deep bench of mezcals,  Madre    has been quietly winning over diners in the South Bay, not typically known as a destination for regional…

Bill Addison dines at Madre in Torrance

With a menu full of Oaxacan specialties and a deep bench of mezcals, Madre  has been quietly winning over diners in the South Bay, not typically known as a destination for regional…

from Good Food

Elisa Callow   takes a close look at where to eat, shop, and gather culinary inspiration on L.A.’s eastside in her book “  The Urban Forager  .”

The diverse flavors of LA’s eastside, from Vietnamese to Bangladeshi

Elisa Callow takes a close look at where to eat, shop, and gather culinary inspiration on L.A.’s eastside in her book “ The Urban Forager .”

from Good Food