Sang Yoon discusses his iconic Father's Office burger and how he inadvertently unleashed a small plates trend in Los Angeles. Plus, we hear from third generation deli man David "Ziggy" Gruber and Micah Wexler updates a menu from the 1930's for the modern palate.
Fifteen Years of Father's Office, Deli Man, Hacking Old Menus
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Ziggy Gruber: Houston's Deli Man
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Hacking Old Menus for New Palates
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Jonathan Gold Reviews Catch & Release
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Fifteen Years of Father's Office
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LA's Master Food Preserver Program Shutters, What's Next?
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