Danielle Noble has alternatives to feeding the homeless, while Eddie Lin wages a culinary war against the jellyfish. Mark Isbell grows Japanese-style rice in Arkansas, restauranteur Lou Amdur decants sweet wines, and Eric Szeman brews root beer. Wendy McClure discovers odd 1970s diet foods, John Spano explains the farmed-raised vs. wild salmon labeling lawsuit, and Laura Avery has a fresh Market Report.
Jellyfish; Sweet Wines; Koshi Rice; 1970's Diet Fads; Salmon
From this Episode:
Farmer Mark Isbell of Isbell Farms grows Koshi rice in England, Arkansas. This high-quality Japanese rice, Koshihikari, is used to make sushi. Isbell sells Koshi Sushi...
Farmed vs. Wild Salmon
Los Angeles Times writer John Spano explains the farm-raised vs. wild salmon labeling lawsuit. Consumer groups want grocers to label farmed salmon that is artificially...
Lou Amdur, owner of LOU in Hollywood, decants sweet wines, also known as dessert wines. All of these wines are non-fortified and 12% alcohol. The grapes for these...
The Market Report
Laura Avery chats with DJ Olsen, the chef at Lou Wine Bar in Hollywood, who is shopping for fresh potatoes and leeks to make a simple potato leek soup.
If you've never had homemade root beer before, you're in for a treat! Eric Szeman is the co-owner of Route 66 Malt Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He and his partner,...
1970's Fad Diets
Wendy McClure discovers odd diet foods in her book, The Amazing Mackerel Pudding Plan : Classic Diet Recipe Cards from the 1970s. She found Weight Watchers Recipe Cards...
Alternatives to Feeding the Homeless
Danielle Noble talks about the issue of food and homelessness and how leaving food in public places violates the new City of Santa Monica ordinance. 4.55.075 Leaving...