The City of Santa Monica has made it easier for restaurants to return to business by accommodating outdoor seating in parking zones. A new documentary focuses on the threat to the last fully intact salmon run on earth. Inspired by a visit to India, a Great British Bake Off alum has tips on cooking eggplant. Plus, a Fairfax District bakery with a 100-year-old sourdough starter struggles to keep the doors open.
Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches
From this Episode:
Transforming Santa Monica parking zones into tables for 2
Parking spots were once the most coveted asset of a Los Angeles restaurant, and now businesses are using these spots for outdoor dining.
Black-owned restaurant Post & Beam recognized with the Gold Award
Brad and Linda Johnson opened Post & Beam with Chef Govind Armstrong in 2011. At the time, Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold called the spot “the most...
New documentary charts the preservation of wild salmon in Bristol Bay
A Canadian mining company seeks to excavate North America’s largest copper mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, which is home to the last fully intact salmon run in the world.
Great British Bake Off semi-finalist serves up vegetarian Indian recipes
Great British Baking Show cook and alum Chetna Makan returns to her roots with healthy Indian dishes, including eggplant raita and tomato and coconut milk soup.
Peak season for peaches at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market
Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson meets up with M. Georgina pastry chef and House of Gluten baker, Hannah Ziskin , who makes cakes, bread, cookies, and a weekly...