Good Food

Good Food

Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Salima Saunders of Uplifters Kitchen , a vegetarian restaurant that reopened in August and explores global flavors.

Rolling up breakfast burritos with potatoes at the farmer’s market

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Salima Saunders of Uplifters Kitchen , a vegetarian restaurant that reopened in August and explores global flavors.

Independent scholar and folklorist Margaret Magat describes eating balut, an embryonic egg enjoyed across the Philippines.

Exploring the cultural context of eating fertilized eggs

Independent scholar and folklorist Margaret Magat describes eating balut, an embryonic egg enjoyed across the Philippines.

Lou Amdur of Lou Wine Shop in Los Feliz remembers that early on during the pandemic, the CDC cautioned the public to limit its drinking.

Drinking wine with intention: a guide from Lou Amdur

Lou Amdur of Lou Wine Shop in Los Feliz remembers that early on during the pandemic, the CDC cautioned the public to limit its drinking.

Chef Natalia Pereira speaks about her respect for food because at certain points of her life it was scarce.

In the Weeds: providing a sense of home

Chef Natalia Pereira speaks about her respect for food because at certain points of her life it was scarce.

Alexis Nikole Nelson published her first TikTok post in March, foraging for food in her neighborhood instead of going to the grocery store. She woke up with tens of thousands of views.

Alexis Nikole Nelson: vegan, TikTok star, Black Forager

Alexis Nikole Nelson published her first TikTok post in March, foraging for food in her neighborhood instead of going to the grocery store. She woke up with tens of thousands of views.

Angeles Crest Creamery is a goat ranch in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Practicing regenerative agriculture in the San Gabriel Mountains

Angeles Crest Creamery is a goat ranch in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson gives us an update on what citrus is in season now.

Putting the squeeze on winter produce

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson gives us an update on what citrus is in season now.

January 21 marks the fourth anniversary of the LA Women’s March.

Regarding Her: a food festival by women, for everyone

January 21 marks the fourth anniversary of the LA Women’s March.

Cheesemonger Lydia Clarke and her sister Marnie have been hand selecting wheels of cheese for customers at the Grand Central Market.

In The Weeds: the cheese stands alone

Cheesemonger Lydia Clarke and her sister Marnie have been hand selecting wheels of cheese for customers at the Grand Central Market.

The sauce most closely associated with bucatini is amatriciana, one of the essential Roman sauces. It’s simple, yet fans often fight over the proper way to make it.

What to put on bucatini if you can find it? Amatriciana sauce

The sauce most closely associated with bucatini is amatriciana, one of the essential Roman sauces. It’s simple, yet fans often fight over the proper way to make it.

First it was toilet paper, then came the canned goods. As the pandemic began ro rage last spring, the country’s panic could be seen on grocery store shelves.

Bucatini: dry, store-bought, and in short supply

First it was toilet paper, then came the canned goods. As the pandemic began ro rage last spring, the country’s panic could be seen on grocery store shelves.

"This book broadens the African American food story," Toni Tipton-Martin writes in the introduction her award-winning book, “ Jubilee .”

Sharing recipes from the African American food story

"This book broadens the African American food story," Toni Tipton-Martin writes in the introduction her award-winning book, “ Jubilee .”

Dakota Kim is a food writer living in Pasadena. A year ago, she and her husband had their first baby. Before the baby, she’d see her parents once a month.

Dakota Kim on fighting with her Korean mother for space in the fridge

Dakota Kim is a food writer living in Pasadena. A year ago, she and her husband had their first baby. Before the baby, she’d see her parents once a month.

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with Chef Daniel Patterson of Alta Adams, who is shopping at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market for greens.

Transforming a seasonal gombo with winter greens

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson speaks with Chef Daniel Patterson of Alta Adams, who is shopping at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market for greens.

Host Evan Kleiman resurrected her concrete backyard with pots of vegetables as the pandemic enticed her to care for her fallow garden.

Starting the year with nutrient-rich soil, water, and sunshine

Host Evan Kleiman resurrected her concrete backyard with pots of vegetables as the pandemic enticed her to care for her fallow garden.

Chef Glen Ishii describes the chashu marinade that his grandmother started with her pre-World War II restaurant in Little Tokyo.

‘In the Weeds’: keeping family recipes alive in Little Tokyo

Chef Glen Ishii describes the chashu marinade that his grandmother started with her pre-World War II restaurant in Little Tokyo.

For many, the new year is about wiping the slate clean. It all starts with a bowl of sudsy water and a stack of dirty dishes.

Sponge or dishcloth? Creating zen while washing the kitchen dishes

For many, the new year is about wiping the slate clean. It all starts with a bowl of sudsy water and a stack of dirty dishes.

Host Evan Kleiman has been lobbying for a special reading of her favorite food-focused children’s book for years.

Traveling inside fruit: a children’s reading about seeds

Host Evan Kleiman has been lobbying for a special reading of her favorite food-focused children’s book for years.

Siblings Carol and Phillip Kwan organically grew their business, Mama Musubi , by participating in food festivals and at farmer’s markets.

Shutout from the farmer’s market, siblings explore their pivot options

Siblings Carol and Phillip Kwan organically grew their business, Mama Musubi , by participating in food festivals and at farmer’s markets.

Gina Rae La Cerva self-identifies as a feral child, wandering around alone in the arroyos outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

From Borneo to Sweden, searching for the world’s last untamed foods

Gina Rae La Cerva self-identifies as a feral child, wandering around alone in the arroyos outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico.