Chef Marcus Samuelsson shares his extraordinary journey to becoming a professional chef. Summer corn is on pastry chefs Zoe Nathan and Shiho Yoshikawa's summer menus in the form of fresh corn cake and corn ice cream and farmer Scott Peacock showcases his many varieties of eggplant at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market. Willy Blackmore takes us on an eating tour of the new Expo Line and Jonathan Gold reviews Maison Giraud in the Pacific Palisades. Researcher Ruthann Rudel tells us that plastic packaging is leaching into our foods and scientist David Edwards proposes a solution in the form of Wikicells, an edible packaging technology. Plus, food writer Lesley Balla talks about this year's restaurant awards from Angeleno magazine and baker extraordinaire Alice Medrich shares some tips for jazzing up a simple press in pie crust.
Marcus Samuelsson; Eating on the Expo Line; Edible Packaging
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How To Jazz Up a Press-in Pie Crust
Alice Medrich is a baking queen. She's written a number of delicious baking books and her latest is Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts . She suggests dressing up a simple...
A Taste of Provence in the Palisades
Jonathan Gold visits Chef Alain Giraud's latest venture in the Pacific Palisades. Known for his high end cooking at places like Bastide and most recently Anisette, Giraud is...
Marcus Samuelsson's New Memoir
Marcus Samuelsson is a James Beard Award-winning chef and author, winner of Top Chef Masters Season 1 and chef/owner of Red Rooster in Harlem. His memoir is Yes, Chef .
Is Plastic Packaging Leaching into Our Food?
Ruthann Rudel is Director of Research at the Silent Spring Institute. She recently was part of a team that looked at the effects of eliminating plastic from our food...
Edible Packaging: Wikicells
David Edwards is a biomedical engineer at Harvard and the founder and director of Le Laboratoire in Paris, France. His latest project is Wikicells , a new edible...
Angeleno Magazine's 2012 Restaurant Awards
Lesley Balla is a food writer who writes for Angeleno magazine and ChowBalla.com . She selected the 10 Restaurant Awards for this year's July issue of Angeleno. Hear an...
Zoe Nathan of Huckleberry , Rustic Canyon and Milo & Olive talks about her buttery corn cake and Shiho Yoshikawa of Sweet Rose Creamery discusses her corn ice cream....