What happens when a professional eater tries a raw food diet for a week? This week, Lesley Bargar Suter reveals all the gory details. Gustavo Arellano tells us where to get the best breakfast burrito in Orange County. Some people thing taxing soda will help curb obesity in this country. Marion Nestle shares her views. "Food geek" Brian Geiger says that cooking with cast iron can help us get more iron in our diet. Eating blood can also provide iron. Eddie Lin's new book details eating cubes of blood and other deep end dining specialties. Our water series continues with a a conversation about water privatization. Renee Maas from Food and Water Watch joins Evan to discuss how cities are selling water rights to private companies. The LA Times' Russ Parsons comments on the national conversation about food and farming . Plus, Andrew Steiner is here with a selection of cheeses from Belgium. And Laura Avery discusses a fire-roasted green tomato and pork dish with Amelia Saltsman.
Eating Blood; Soda Tax; Green Tomatoes; Breakfast Burritos
From this Episode:
A Conversation about Food and Farming
Russ Parsons is the food editor at the Los Angeles Times. He recently wrote about the national conversation about food and farming. Music Break: Mas Que...
Marion Nestle is a professor of nutrition, food studies and public policy at New York University. She's been following the proposed tax on soda and has written about it on...
Cast Iron Nutrition
Brian Geiger is the Food Geek. He has a blog and writes a column for Fine Cooking . According to Brian, cast iron pans can provide some iron to your diet. However,...
The Best Breakfast Burrito
Gustavo Arellano is the food editor of the OC Weekly , where he also writes the Ask a Mexican column. For the best breakfast burrito in Orange County, Gustavo heads to...
A Professional Eater Goes Raw
Lesley Bargar Suter is the dine editor of Los Angeles Magazine. In the February issue, she chronicles her 7-day raw food diet experiment. Music Break: Meeting...
Eddie Lin writes the blog DeepEndDining.com . In his new book, Extreme Cuisine , he explores some exotic dishes of various cultures.
Renee Maas is the water program organizer for F ood and Water Watch’s Los Angeles office. Since the water infrastructure in many municipalities are in need of repair, some...
Andrew's New Cheese
Andrew Steiner owns Andrew's Cheese Shop on Montana in Santa Monica. This week on Good Food, he features a blue cheese from Belgium called Grevenbroecker . He also...