Photo: Image from Farley Elliott's book Los Angeles Street Food: A History from Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. (Julia A. Reed)
LA's Street Food History, the Hangtown Fry, Corn Wars
From this Episode:
Los Angeles Street Food: A History from Tamaleros to Taco Trucks
Farley Elliott is senior editor at Eater LA and a longtime food, drink and travel writer. In his new book, Los Angeles Street Food: A History from Tamaleros to Taco Trucks...
8 min, 25 sec
LA Scores with Bon Appétit's Hot Ten
Every August Bon Appétit releases their Hot Ten: America's Best New Restaurants . This year Los Angeles landed two restaurants on the top ten list: Gjusta at number two...
8 min, 22 sec
The Evolution of American Cuisine and Culture
Libby O'Connell is chief historian for the History Channel and author of several books. Her new book, The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites , catalogs our...
7 min, 44 sec
Pie, Sweat, and Tears with Jillian Michaels
Jillian Michaels is best known as the original trainer on The Biggest Loser. As a onetime overweight kid, she says her personal history with pie runs deep.
1 min, 32 sec
Corn Wars: A Tale of Espionage, Intrigue and Agriculture
Despite its remarkable landmass, China simply cannot grow enough food to feed itself. Water shortages and lack of arable terrain have forced their government to buy between...
15 min, 39 sec
Jonathan Gold Reviews Sāmbār
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Sāmbār , Akasha Richmond's Indian-inspired restaurant in Culver City. He...
6 min, 7 sec