What elevates a dish or market to cult status? Eggslut’s Alvin Cailan is eating through LA’s burger scene to figure out the city’s obsession with the sandwich (and who makes the essential LA burger). In Oakland, loyal customers have sworn by the fresh produce at Berkeley Bowl since 1977. Alon Shaya’s new book breaks down Israeli flavors that influenced him as a chef. And Jon Bonne wants to uncomplicate drinking wine.
LA's burger scene, the Berkeley Bowl, and 'New Rules' of wine
From this Episode:
The Burger Show comes to LA
Roy Choi, Alvin Cailan, and Evan Kleiman stop by Original Tommy’s in Westlake to break down the burger stand’s iconic role in LA’s food scene. Photo courtesy of First We...
12 min, 42 sec
'Berkeley Bowl Cookbook'
Since it’s opening in 1977, the Berkeley Bowl has been a cornerstone of the Northern California food community.
11 min, 19 sec
Market Report: Corn
Many market shoppers look forward to summer, when fresh corn is at every backyard barbecue and family gatherings.
7 min, 37 sec
'The New Wine Rules'
Few things are as intimidating as a wine list. Your mind starts flipping through adages about pairings, prized vintages, or when it’s socially acceptable to drink rosé. The...
12 min, 55 sec