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Cilantro roots, Norteño Mexican food, LA's farm past
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Cilantro roots and boiling peanuts in beer
These days there's plenty of talk about working the whole animal — snout to tail — onto the menu. But what about the whole plant? For this week's Market Report, we take a...
Norteño Mexican food on the banks of the LA River
In Los Angeles, you can't throw a rock without hitting a taco stand. But Norteño Mexican-style tacos are a little harder to come by. In Frogtown, a 34-year-old chef from...
Los Angeles, from cows to concrete
Until the 1950's, Los Angeles County was the agricultural center of North America. Today few Angelenos realize that so much of the land was once home to ranchos, orange...
Burned: Injuries and retaliation in the kitchen
Last week, we aired the first part of a groundbreaking series, Burned: Abuse in LA's Restaurant Industry ,” from KCRW investigative reporter Karen Foshay .
Now we move out of the restaurant world and into the field. The new documentary Unbroken Ground follows farmers, ranchers and fishermen trying to strike a balance between...