It’s the last show of the year, which it’s time for our annual look back at some of our favorite food stories! From menu psychology, to Salvadoran food, to cooking with scraps, 2019 was a year to remember.
Our favorite food stories of 2019
From this Episode:
Keeping Salvadoran food traditions alive in the U.S.
On a brisk, June morning in Silverlake, food writer Karla Vasquez stands in front of a shady backyard table, speaking to an audience of nine. She’s hosting her...
7 min, 57 sec
How restaurant menus influence what we order
To the average diner, it can often seem like restaurateurs have only recently gotten savvy at using tools like social media to get customers in the door. In truth,...
12 min, 17 sec
Exploring the culinary depths of the Black Sea
The Black Sea is full of mystery and wonder. Bordered by countries like Turkey, Bulgaria, and the Ukraine, the inland sea sits at the nexus of Asia Minor and Europe....
11 min, 39 sec
Don’t toss those food scraps—cook with them
On average, each American produces 133 lbs. of food waste each year while 40% of food in this country goes uneaten. In response, the USDA has set a nationwide goal to cut...
11 min, 19 sec