Harvest Public Media's Luke Runyon fills us in on Bayer's bid to buy Monsanto and Gastropod host Nicola Twilley discusses the concept of aeroir. Then, Jonathan Gold takes us to Salt's Cure for the best pork chop in LA before we pedal candy in Jefferson Park with Grace of the Sea. Plus, Travis Strickland, Jacob Grier and Claire Ptak share recipes for smoked beets, a beer flip and rye chocolate brownies.
Consolidation in biotech, aeroir, smoked beets, beer cocktails
From this Episode:
Bayer's $62 billion bid for Monsanto
This week the German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer made a $62 billion bid to buy Monsanto, the biotech business headquartered in Missouri. If the deal goes...
The air we … eat?
Terroir, in wine jargon, is everything. It provides clues as to the particular soil, climate and locale where a grape or bottle of wine was produced. The same can be said...
You can't stop the beet
It's Memorial Day weekend. That means it's time to dust off the backyard smoker and throw some — wait for it — beets on the grill. In Santa Monica this week, Baltaire chef...
A tour de force chop at Salt's Cure
Sure Sotto and Chi'Spacca have their own great pork chops, but Jonathan Gold and our very own Evan Kleiman agree it is Salt's Cure that has — hands down — the best in...
Make that cold one a beer cocktail
For several of us on the Good Food team, Memorial Day weekend means popping open a cold one and sipping it al fresco. This year, make it a beer cocktail. Boilermakers and...
Let them eat cake
Claire Ptak worked as a pastry chef at Chez Panisse before bringing her Northern Californian sensibility to Violet bakery in London.