Mark Bittman; Domestic Truffles; the Legacy of Cesar Chavez

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Do you prefer pizza from Naples or Rome? Chefs Steve Samson and Zach Pollack distinguish between northern and southern style pies. Brooklyn chef Peter Entner is taking a distinctly American approach to pizza by adding Cheez-Its as a topping. Food & Wine's Dana Cowen forecasts the food trends of 2013 and Lesley Barger Suter of Los Angeles Magazine outlines the top ten LA restaurants of the year. New York Times journalist Mark Bittman is dumbstruck by a trip to California's Central Valley. Plus, author Matt Garcia uncovers the rise and fall of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Worker movement. Jonathan Gold is moved by a new downtown restaurant where the menu is unlike any other in town. At the market Laura Avery talks to chef Sal Marino about the versatility of fennel and David West describes how California truffle foragers use squirrels to help them spot the prized mushrooms.

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