Trade your zucchini for peaches using a classified ad network created just for produce. Rob Anderson tells us how it works. Ian Cheney is growing produce in the bed of his pickup truck. The controversy behind the banana documentary, as told by reporter Alexa Hyland. The history of ice cream according to Jeri Quinzio. Trek through Los Angeles to find the best street food the city has to offer. Karen Mack of LA Commons encourages us to get out and explore this giant city of ours. As always, Jonathan Gold has some ethnic eats for us. Camelia Coupal introduces us to Venezuelan cuisine. Plus, we get nostalgic with Marilyn and Sheila Brass and their heirloom cookies. And Laura Avery talks summer grilling at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.
Going Bananas; Truck Farming; Heirloom Cookies; The History of Ice Cream
From this Episode:
Rob Anderson is one of the founders of VeggieTrader.com , a place where growers can trade produce. The website works like classified ads or Craigslist. Simply post a...
Curt Ellis & Ian Cheney Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis run Wicked Delicate , a Brooklyn, NY based production company. They are the documentary filmmakers behind...
The History of Ice Cream
Jeri Quinzio is the author of Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making . When they figured out how to freeze liquids in the 17th Century, people started adding...
Trekking LA: Local Adventures in a Global City is a partnership between LA Commons and the UCLA Department of Urban Planning. This summer they are hosting eating tours...
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic for the L.A. weekly . This week he recommends Shanghai-style Chinese restaurant Green Village , which has had...
Camelia Coupal is the owner of Coupa Cafe in Beverly Hills, which serves Venezuelan cuisine. The national dish of Venezuela is Pabellon, which is shredded beef served...
Chef and culinary instructor Amanda Cushman is grilling vegetables this summer. She recommends marinating them in olive oil and fresh herbs for about 30 minutes before...