Tom Philpott fills us in on the truth about HR875 and the bill that is rumored to kill farmers markets. Russ Parsons chokes up on artichokes for delicious results. Andrew Steiner gives us his favorite grilled cheese recipe while Jonathan Gold shakes a few cocktails our way. Listener Mars Berman dropped her life and moved to Poland. She reveals the concept of Second Breakfast. Christina DaCosta lives on $30 a week and shows us how. Chocolate goes floral and spicy in the hands of Nat Bletter and Deep End Diner Eddie Lin looks deep into the face of a pig and eats it. Plus, Laura Avery finds morels at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.
Morels; Eating In Poland; Pig Face; Food Safety Bill HR 875
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Andrew Steiner's Secret Grilled Cheese Recipe
Andrew Steiner owns Andrew's Cheese Shop in Santa Monica. Andrew takes the crust off the bread, then dries it in the oven. Then, he rubs it with half a clove of garlic...
2 min, 34 sec
HR 875 - Myths and Facts
The Food Safety Modernization Act (HR 875), sponsored by Rep.
7 min, 27 sec
Drinks with Jonathan Gold
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food critic for the L.A. Weekly. According to Jonathan, there is a cocktail renaissance happening in Los Angeles and around...
7 min, 35 sec
Polish Food Customs
Mars Berman teaches at a Montessori school in Warsaw, Poland. At 10:30, children eat a second breakfast, which includes meat, cheese, bread, pickles, and fruits. Mars...
4 min, 59 sec
Thirty Bucks a Week
Christina DaCosta and her fiance are eating on $30 a week. Buying in bulk at the Park Slope, Brooklyn Food Coop is one way they have reduced their bill. Also, they've...
6 min, 56 sec
All Choked Up
Russ Parsons is a food and wine columnist for the L.A. Times. Russ likes to braise artichokes.
6 min, 34 sec
Fresh and Spicy Chocolate
Nat Bletter is an ethno-botanist living in Hawaii, where he makes Pure Origin chocolate. Their chocolate bars are made from raw, unroasted cacao with flavors like...
6 min, 26 sec