To find the best coffee you need to go on a quest like Michaele Weissman did. Mark McClusky talks about what technology does to the taste of our food. And Dean Koplick introduces a chicken tracker for safety. The practice of slavery is alive in Florida's tomato industry says Barry Estabrook. William Woys Weaver found seeds his grandfather saved for him that survived generations. Lesley Bargar gives us the best cheap eats in LA according to Los Angeles Magazine. And Jonathan Gold gives us his latest food find. Ethanol is not a bad word according to Greg Melville. And the farmers market gets a walk through from Laura Avery.
God In A Cup; Food And Technology; Cheap Eats; Bamboodles
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Benny Bohm, the General Manager at Ammo restaurant , does all the shopping for the restaurant at the farmers market each week. He shops for Perilla lettuces, butter...
8 min, 26 sec
Greg Melville and his friend Iggy traveled across the country in a vegetable-oil powered Mercedes station wagon. Along the way, they explore the many alternative fuel...
6 min, 52 sec
God In A Cup
Michaele Weissman journeyed inside the world of specialty coffee in search of the perfect cup. She traveled to coffee-growing regions in Nicaragua, Panama and Ethiopia with...
7 min, 6 sec
Food & Technology
Mark McClusky is a senior editor for Wired magazine. You can also find Mark at his blog and on Twitter . Follow Evan on Twitter. She's following David Lebovitz ,...
4 min, 53 sec
Murray's Chicken , based in Pennsylvania, uses the Farm Verification System , which allows consumers to track where their chickens come from. By entering a code from the...
3 min, 10 sec
Slavery in Florida's Tomato Fields
Barry Estabrook writes about food politics for Gourmet. Barry has been covering the horrific conditions for tomato harvest workers in Immokalee, Florida. The Coalition...
7 min, 8 sec
Heritage Seed Collections
William Woys Weaver discovered his grandfather's seed collection after his grandfather passed away. He uncovered a collection of heritage vegetables that Weaver has...
7 min, 34 sec
Cheap Eats in L.A.
Leslie Bargar is the Dine editor for Los Angeles magazine. The current issue is a catalog of inexpensive meals in L.A. Leslie recommends The half chicken with fries for...
7 min, 18 sec