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Sometimes black market dealers buy blocks of restaurant reservations. So some establishments now have memberships for booking ahead.

Sometimes black market dealers buy blocks of restaurant reservations. So some establishments now have memberships for booking ahead.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After Dodgers retirement, Jaime Jarrín will focus on getting kids to college

Jaime Jarrín has been the Spanish language voice for the Dodgers over the last 64 years. He’s called thousands of games, and his retirement comes at the end of this season.

NFL lacks diversity because owners don’t hold themselves accountable?

Today nearly 60% of NFL players are Black, only three head coaches are Black, and zero team owners are Black, according to a Washington Post investigation.

Slave to Sirens: Lebanon’s first all-female metal band shreds trauma

Slave to Sirens is the first all-female thrash metal band in Lebanon, and the new documentary “Sirens” follows their effort to break through in the country and abroad.

What might Trevor Noah do when he stops hosting ‘Daily Show?’ Act

Several veteran cast members of “Saturday Night Live” have left, and Trevor Noah surprised many when he recently announced plans to quit as host of “The Daily Show.”

Filmmaker George Miller explains how Oscar Wilde’s children’s tale “The Happy Prince” contained everything he needed for storytelling.

from The Treatment

Known for his work on films as varied as “Aliens” and “48 Hrs.,” writer and director Walter Hill’s newest film is the Western “Dead for a Dollar.”

from The Treatment

Director, writer, actor, and producer Tyler Perry is perhaps most well known for his stage performances and films in character as the elderly, no-nonsense Madea.

from The Treatment

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Deatra Cohen and Adam Siegel penned a definitive guide to the medicinal plant knowledge of Ashkenazi herbal healers, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

Exploring Jewish folklore traditions

Deatra Cohen and Adam Siegel penned a definitive guide to the medicinal plant knowledge of Ashkenazi herbal healers, from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

from Good Food

Gustavo Arellano gears up for the fifth consecutive Great Tortilla Tournament, breaking down brackets and the faceoff between corn and flour.

Breaking down the brackets for Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament

Gustavo Arellano gears up for the fifth consecutive Great Tortilla Tournament, breaking down brackets and the faceoff between corn and flour.

from Good Food

Lincoln Heights establishment Benny Boy Brewing is making a Basque cider and other fruited fermentations.

Basque-style cider crops up at Lincoln Heights brewery

Lincoln Heights establishment Benny Boy Brewing is making a Basque cider and other fruited fermentations.

from Good Food

Mike Cirone brings apples down from See Canyon which baker Emily Eversman shops for at the farmer’s market.

High temperatures literally cooked apples on the tree this season

Mike Cirone brings apples down from See Canyon which baker Emily Eversman shops for at the farmer’s market.

from Good Food

Carrying on a legacy, Alexis Navarette recalls working on the weekends as a kid and connecting with the culture of his parents’ South LA restaurant.

‘In the Weeds’ with Alexis Navarette of La Flor Blanca Salvadoreña

Carrying on a legacy, Alexis Navarette recalls working on the weekends as a kid and connecting with the culture of his parents’ South LA restaurant.

from Good Food

Rare apple hunter Tom Brown, who's been crisscrossing his native North Carolina and beyond, is on a mission to find and save America's rare apples.

Modern-day Johnny Appleseed searches for rare varieties

Rare apple hunter Tom Brown, who's been crisscrossing his native North Carolina and beyond, is on a mission to find and save America's rare apples.

from Good Food

In light of competition from other streaming services, Netflix has adjusted its business model.Will they need to make more changes to survive?

Original content saturation forces Netflix to morph, cut spending

In light of competition from other streaming services, Netflix has adjusted its business model.Will they need to make more changes to survive?

from The Business

Former scientologist Mike Rinder discusses the dark and dystopian truths to the organization he served for almost 50 years in his memoir “A Billion Years.”

Mike Rinder’s ‘A Billion Years’ memoir details the dark truths of Scientology

Former scientologist Mike Rinder discusses the dark and dystopian truths to the organization he served for almost 50 years in his memoir “A Billion Years.”

from The Business

Each week throughout the 2022 Tortilla Tournament of Champions, judge Gustavo Arellano will take your most burning (but never burnt) tortilla questions.

¡Ask a tortilla expert! How can my restaurant buy better tortillas?

Each week throughout the 2022 Tortilla Tournament of Champions, judge Gustavo Arellano will take your most burning (but never burnt) tortilla questions.

from Good Food

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 30, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 30, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 30, 2022.

Five years after the #MeToo reckoning in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away in Los Angeles. Have things really changed in the industry?

Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away. Has Hollywood changed?

Five years after the #MeToo reckoning in Hollywood, Harvey Weinstein’s trial is a few weeks away in Los Angeles. Have things really changed in the industry?

from Hollywood Breakdown

Avocados are rich in healthy fats and can be used for a variety of surprisingly sweet and savory recipes like avocado pie, chopped salad, and panzanella.

Sweet and savory: Surprising recipes to enjoy California avocados

Avocados are rich in healthy fats and can be used for a variety of surprisingly sweet and savory recipes like avocado pie, chopped salad, and panzanella.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Critics review the latest film releases: “Bros,” “The Good House,” and “God’s Creatures.”

‘Bros’ delivers humor, romance and chemistry, says critic

Critics review the latest film releases: “Bros,” “The Good House,” and “God’s Creatures.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA post-punks Automatic hit legendary Apogee Studio for a muscular performance engineered by recording great Bob Clearmountain.

Automatic: KCRW Live from Apogee Studio

LA post-punks Automatic hit legendary Apogee Studio for a muscular performance engineered by recording great Bob Clearmountain.

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