In an unsuspecting part of Monterey Park, Jonathan Gold finds the best Hong Kong style breakfast in Los Angeles. Plus, independent producer Christopher Johnson takes a trip to Ozone Park, Queens in search of traditional roti. Detroit musicians Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. discuss what it’s like to eat gluten free while traveling on tour. Mollie Katzen, who taught the hippie generation to cook delicious vegetarian food, is back with a modern take on vegetable-based recipes and wine editor Jon Bonné describes the evolution of California wine. Food writer Bill Esparza challenges the New York Times article that suggests NYC tacos are as good as LA’s tacos. Plus, Gustavo Arellano shares his favorite hole in the wall for chicken pho in Westminster’s Little Saigon. At the market, Laura Avery talks about quince with Robin Smith of Mud Creek Ranch, and Amelia Saltsman offers inspiration for an autumnal one pot meal.
Chinese Breakfast in LA, Mollie Katzen, The Best Roti in NYC
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Discusses Eating Gluten Free While on Tour
Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr is a Detroit based band. They are also gluten free. When the duo stopped by KCRW’s studio to perform on Morning Becomes Eclectic , Producer Avishay...
Hong Kong Style Breakfast in Los Angeles
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. He recommends the Hong Kong style breakfast at Delicious Food Corner in Monterey Park. He says...
Mollie Katzen Updates Vegetarian Cooking for the Modern Vegetarian
Four decades ago Mollie Katzen wrote the The Moosewood Cookbook - perhaps the most influential vegetarian cookbook ever. She recently published The Heart of the Plate, a...
Robin Smith is the co-owner of Mud Creek Ranch , an organic farm in Santa Paula, California. They grow four varieties of quince and will have them available at the...
Searching for Roti in New York’s Little Guyana
Christopher Johnson is an independent radio producer. He and Grace Ali take the A train to New York’s Ozone Park neighborhood, also called Little Guyana, in search of the...
Major Shifts in California Wine - From the Bottle to the Buyer
Jon Bonné is the Wine Editor for the San Francisco Chronicle. His new book is called The New California Wine.
Does the NY Times Really Think that New York Tacos are on par with LA’s?
Bill Esparza writes the blog StreetGourmetLA . He also blogs for Los Angeles Magazine’s Digest blog where he responded to a recent New York Times article claiming that...