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We’ve heard a lot about the impact the pandemic has had on restaurants — and the challenges of adjusting to the new curfews and health orders.

We’ve heard a lot about the impact the pandemic has had on restaurants — and the challenges of adjusting to the new curfews and health orders. That’s true for independent eateries that don’t have a corporate parent to back them up.

from KCRW Features

Thanksgiving recipe: Evan Kleiman’s Turkey leg confit

A standing Thanksgiving tradition for Evan Kleiman is to confit turkey legs.

New documentary explores Frank Zappa’s complexity as a father, musician and activist

Frank Zappa was the sardonic anti-hero of LA’s music scene in the 1960s. He was a relentless workaholic when rock stars were laid back.

While they may not be scientific, gut feelings can often be right.

from Second Opinion

Merit-based success has long been celebrated in America — the result most say of hard work and dedication.

from Life Examined

In today’s society, if you want to compete and win in the global economy you need to go to college, as Harvard University political philosophy professor Michael Sandel puts it, “what…

from Life Examined

“What’s the essential dish on your Thanksgiving table?” It’s a question Good Food has asked every guest over the last few months, and no two answers are the same.

from Good Food

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Andrea Nguyen is a chef and award-winning food writer living in the Bay Area who has hosted Vietnamese Thanksgivings in the past.

Leftovers: bankable assets for pho and a banh mi

Andrea Nguyen is a chef and award-winning food writer living in the Bay Area who has hosted Vietnamese Thanksgivings in the past.

from Good Food

Making your own pie can be a daunting task during a holiday that already involves so much cooking.

Overcoming the fears of pie crust: advice from Cheryl Day

Making your own pie can be a daunting task during a holiday that already involves so much cooking.

from Good Food

Southern California native Mark Pasternak has been raising animals at Devil’s Gulch Ranch in Marin County for nearly 50 years.

Embracing small birds for the holiday

Southern California native Mark Pasternak has been raising animals at Devil’s Gulch Ranch in Marin County for nearly 50 years.

from Good Food

In London there’s a glorious contemporary take on a Victorian kitchen tucked into the Holborn Dining Room. The pies coming out of that exquisite room are savory showstoppers.

Savory pie: turkey, stuffing, cranberries all in a flakey pie shell

In London there’s a glorious contemporary take on a Victorian kitchen tucked into the Holborn Dining Room. The pies coming out of that exquisite room are savory showstoppers.

from Good Food

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with co-owner and chef Joshua Gil of MÍRAME in Beverly Hills, who is preparing a pre-Hispanic Thanksgiving dinner available for takeout.

Pomegranates and a pre-colonialism Thanksgiving feast

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with co-owner and chef Joshua Gil of MÍRAME in Beverly Hills, who is preparing a pre-Hispanic Thanksgiving dinner available for takeout.

from Good Food

The WarnerMedia streaming service HBOMax needs a breakout hit, and coming Christmas Day, it’s hoping to have one.

Hollywood news banter: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ will go to theaters and streaming on the same day

The WarnerMedia streaming service HBOMax needs a breakout hit, and coming Christmas Day, it’s hoping to have one.

from The Business

When Jim Gianopulos left Fox in 2017 to take the top job at Paramount, he found a weakened studio that had been through a string of flops.

Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos has faith that audiences will return to movie theaters

When Jim Gianopulos left Fox in 2017 to take the top job at Paramount, he found a weakened studio that had been through a string of flops.

from The Business

Critics review “Sound of Metal,” about a heavy-metal drummer who loses his hearing; “The Last Vermeer,” about a soldier who looks into a famous Dutch artist accused of conspiring with…

‘Sound of Metal’ enlists deaf community to tell story of hearing loss

Critics review “Sound of Metal,” about a heavy-metal drummer who loses his hearing; “The Last Vermeer,” about a soldier who looks into a famous Dutch artist accused of conspiring with…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different this year because of COVID, so why not make it taste a little different too?

Thanksgiving 2020 recipes from Alvin Cailan, Joe Yonan, Hawa Hassan, Ori Menashe and Genevie Gergis

Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different this year because of COVID, so why not make it taste a little different too?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different this year because of COVID, so why not make it taste a little different too?

Thanksgiving 2020 recipes from Alvin Cailan, Joe Yonan, Hawa Hassan, Ori Menashe and Genevie Gergis

Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different this year because of COVID, so why not make it taste a little different too?

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 20, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 20, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 20, 2020.

Thomas Frank examines the history of American populism, and how it was distorted by Democrats and co-opted by Republicans.

Don’t Believe Anything You Were Told About Populism

Thomas Frank examines the history of American populism, and how it was distorted by Democrats and co-opted by Republicans.

from Scheer Intelligence

About 100 years ago, a couple of movies were shot on Catalina Island. They needed some buffalo to roam in the background. When the production packed up, the animals stayed.

Two pregnant bison are joining Catalina’s iconic herd to help bolster their dwindling numbers

About 100 years ago, a couple of movies were shot on Catalina Island. They needed some buffalo to roam in the background. When the production packed up, the animals stayed.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Before COVID-19, street vendor Heleo Leyva ran Quesadillas Tepexco, an East Hollywood food stand. But as the virus began to spread, he was forced to shut down.

Community Cookouts: How street vendors are fighting hunger in East Hollywood

Before COVID-19, street vendor Heleo Leyva ran Quesadillas Tepexco, an East Hollywood food stand. But as the virus began to spread, he was forced to shut down.

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