More sidewalk cafes is one solution Rob Eshman has for Los Angeles. This week on Good Food, he details his dissatisfaction with L.A.'s food scene. Jonathan Gold goes foraging in Silverlake. We'll do lunch with Midtown Lunch's Zach Brooks. Francis Mallman describes Argentina's elaborate grilling tradition. Lisa Hamilton introduces us to three remarkable farmers. Plus Taylor Parsons describes how young winemakers are making a splash in Eastern Europe. And Laura Avery tells us what's fresh at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.
Midtown Lunch; Eastern European Wine; Rhubarb Sorbet
From this Episode:
Foraging with Jonathan Gold
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Weekly . This week he reviews Forage in Silverlake . He likes the chickpeas cooked with chorizo....
What's Wrong with LA's Food Scene
Rob Eshman writes the blog Foodaism for the Jewish Journal. After Saveur magazine dedicated an issue to Los Angeles, Rob countered with a post about what he thinks is...
Eastern European Wines
Taylor Parsons is the wine director at Campanile and Tar Pit . They are serving some wines from Eastern Europe (Slovenia, Croatia and Slovakia). Some of his selections...
Zach Brooks writes the blog Midtown Lunch , which has a new Los Angeles edition. His recommendations for L.A.
David West from Clearwater Farms brings morels to the farmers market. He only has them for a few weeks. They are earthy and have a strong flavor. He likes them over a...
Lisa Hamilton is the author of Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness .