The devastation caused by the recent earthquake in Haiti has touched people around the world. This week on Good Food, Eddie Lin visits LA's only Haitian restaurant, TiGeorge's Chicken in Echo Park, and chats with owner George Laguerre. Thomas Keller visits our studio and reflects on how he got his start in the kitchen. Jonathan Gold has a restaurant for us to try. Dr. Susan Brown encourages us to examine our body's pH balance. Carolyn Smith Kizer gives us a glimpse of history as a French Colonial reenactor. Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen shares the secret to perfect meatloaf. Plus Shirley Corriher celebrates the great American pound cake. And Laura Avery is at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.
Haitian Food; Thomas Keller; Pound Cake; Rutabagas
From this Episode:
Mari Silva is a student at Santa Monica College. She's volunteering at KCRW's upcoming Subscription Drive . At each drive, local restaurants donate food for volunteers.
Armenia via Beirut
Jonathan Gold writes the Counter Intelligence column for the LA Weekly, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. He recommends Mantee Cafe in Studio City for Armenian food...
Thomas Keller ad hoc
Thomas Keller is the owner of The French Laundry , Bouchon and ad hoc in Yountville, CA. He also owns Bouchon in Las Vegas and now Beverly Hills as well as Per Se in...
Acid Alkaline Diet
Dr. Susan Brown studies the alkaline / acid balance in the body and how it relates to bone health. She says that the body tries to maintain a slightly alkaline level....
Carolyn Smith-Kizer is a French Colonial reenactor living in Illinois. She focuses her blog on food in the French Colonial era . She researches manuscripts to find...
Armando Garcia brings in delicious cocktail grapefuit which are full of seeds but taste more like an orange than a bitter grapefruit. Cara Cara navel oranges are also in...
The Perfect Meat Loaf
Jack Bishop is the Editorial Director at America's Test Kitchen . He likes to make a meat loaf with ground veal, beef and pork. He also likes to use saltines soaked in...
The Great American Pound Cake
Shirley Corriher is the author of Bakewise . One of her favorite recipes from the book is her Great American Poundcake.