Happy New Year. This week, we'll look back on some of our best segments from 2010. Jonathan Gold takes us to La Cevicheria for their special bloody clam. We'll have seven courses of goat with Gustavo Arellano. Placenta encapsulation specialist Sara Pereira tells us why so many people around the world are eating afterbirth. We'll hear from the latest food celebrity to hit LA in 2010, a hog farmer named Lefty Ayers. KCRW's own Matt Holzman shares his five favorite places to get a tacos. We'll go on a ride-along with Eddie Lin on a food truck. Plus Dan Shumski shows us that there's more to a waffle iron than just waffles. And Laura Avery talks to chef DJ Olsen, who has a hangover cure for us.
Best of 2010; Favorite Tacos; Eating Placenta; La Cevicheria
From this Episode:
LA's Own Acorn-Fed Heritage Pigs
Lefty Ayers is raising acorn-fed heritage pigs on his ReRide Ranch about an hour outside of Los Angeles. Right now he has Berkshire pigs , which is about a 300 pound...
Eating the Placenta
Sara Pereira is a pre and post-natal massage therapist and a licensed placenta encapsulation specialist . She dehydrates the placenta and pulverizes it into capsules....
DJ Olsen likes Pellegrino for a hangover and soup. He's making a fish soup using market ingredients. After you make the stock, add pre-cooked potatoes, fennel, fish,...
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Weekly . This week he heads to the Byzantine-Latino district - specifically Pico between Crenshaw and...
Matt Holzman produces The Business for KCRW. He recently wrote a post on the Five Things Blog about his five favorite taco spots in Los Angeles. Music...
Dim Sum Truck Ride-Along
Eddie Lin writes the blog DeepEndDining.com . He recently took a ride with Alex Chu in the Dim Sum Truck. Alex and his crew serve har gow, shumai and other dim sum...