Producer Thea Chaloner talks to children about eating healthy meals at a Los Angeles school, while Henry Petroski explains the history of the toothpick. Author Susan Straight cooks up barbecue in the Inland Empire and Leah DiBernardo talks about the slow food movement in Riverside County. TV host Alton Brown samples road food along the Mississippi River, writer Fuchsia Dunlop remembers her culinary journey through China and photographer Charlie Grasso documents food markets in Asia. Plus, Laura Avery finds what’s in season in the Market Report.
Memorial Day Barbecue; School Lunches; Toothpick History
From this Episode:
Slow Food in Riverside County
Leah DiBernardo champions Riverside County's diverse agriculture through Slow Food Temecula Valley 's Field to the Fork event in Temecula. She talks about the area's...
6 min, 24 sec
Feasting on Asphalt
Food Network TV host Alton Brown samples road food along the Mississippi River in his book, Feasting on Asphalt : The River Run. He talks about Louisiana's Creole and...
7 min, 43 sec
Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper
>British food writer Fuchsia Dunlop recounts her culinary journey through China in her book, Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper : A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China....
7 min, 48 sec
Healthy School Meals
Producer Thea Chaloner talks with the students of California Academy for Liberal Studies Early College High School in Los Angeles about food options and eating healthy...
5 min, 56 sec
Professor Henry Petroski pays homage to the toothpick, one of the oldest, yet simplest tools, in his book, The Toothpick : Technology and Culture. Petroski teaches civil...
6 min, 57 sec
Memorial Day Barbecue and Side Dishes
Author Susan Straight talks about Memorial Day barbecue and side dishes in the Inland Empire. Her body of work includes I Been in Sorrow's Kitchen and Licked Out All the...
8 min, 7 sec