The LA Times 101 restaurant rankings are here. Yale historian Paul Freedman traces the history of American cuisine. Journalist Charlotte Druckman shares what she learned from more than 100 women in the food world. Plus: a look at the surprising connections that take you from one recipe to another.
LA Times 101, American cuisine, women on food
From this Episode:
Breaking down the 2019 LA Times restaurant rankings
As the year draws to a close, Angelenos eagerly await the LA Times’ 101 Best Restaurants list, formerly known as Jonathan Gold’s 101. This year, the rankings are back,...
13 min, 54 sec
What we mean when we say “American cuisine”
The idea of a true “American cuisine” seems like a slippery idea in a country built on immigration.
10 min, 39 sec
Elevating the experiences of women in the food world
Charlotte Druckman is a journalist who’s documented the stories of more than 100 women working in the world of food.
12 min, 8 sec
“Lateral cooking” is about finding roads to new recipes
There are home cooks who heavily rely on their intuition, taking an idea behind one recipe and using it to birth another.
13 min, 2 sec