Rip out the White House lawn and plant row crops says writer, Michael Pollan. Aya Masuda celebrates the inauguration by eating a bowl of Obama Ramen from Obama, Japan. Patrick Kuh of Los Angeles magazine gives us his Top New Restaurants for LA. Hear about eating Guinea pig, an Ecuadoran dish, from the shameless carnivore, Scott Gold. Do fast food bans work? Councilwoman Jan Perry updates update the moratorium in her district. Jonathan Gold is here with two Korean restaurants, and we follow Robb Walsh on his five-year oyster-eating journey. Plus, Laura Avery takes us to the farmers' market.
Obama Ramen; LA's Top New Eateries; Food Bans; Row Crops
From this Episode:
Good Food listener and pen pal Aya Masuda recently returned from Japan where she visited the town of Obama. This seaside town (Obama means "little beach" in Japanese) is...
5 min, 53 sec
Top New L.A. Restaurants
Patrick Kuh is the restaurant critic for Los Angeles magazine , which recently named L.A.'s top new restaurants of 2008: 1. Palate , 933 S Brand Blvd, Glendale....
7 min, 49 sec
Guinea Pigs for Dinner
Scott Gold is the Shameless Carnivore. He has a blog and a book by the same name. Guinea pig, cuy in Spanish, is a source of protein and a staple in Ecuador and Peru....
7 min, 15 sec
Fast Food Ban Update
Councilwoman Jan Perry serves the 9th district of Los Angeles. Perry was instrumental in passing the City Council's yearlong moratorium on new fast food restaurants in...
6 min, 6 sec
Blowfish and Live Seafood in Koreatown
Jonathan Gold is the extremely brave, Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the L.A.
8 min, 2 sec
Sex, Death & Oysters
Robb Walsh is the author of Sex, Death & Oysters : A Half-Shell Lover's World Tour, which chronicles his five-year, transcontinental journey into the world of the oyster....
7 min, 6 sec
Aussie TV food personality and ambassador Ian Parmenter came to the Santa Monica Farmers market with colleague Don Hancey. They are in town to to do all the food for the...
8 min, 5 sec