The recession is affecting people's ability to feed their families. This week on Good Food, Michael Flood gives Evan Kleiman a tour of the LA Regional Food Bank. He explains what kind of safety net exists for Angelenos. Councilman Jose Huizar has a plan to get untouched food going to waste at city venues, into the hands of people in need. James McWilliams has some ideas on how to solve the global food crisis. Pie-a-day continues with the pie goddess herself, Rose Levy Beranbaum. She shares tips for the flakiest crust. Luigi Ballerini tells us why some people are calling pasta an "absurd Italian gastronomic religion." Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, is coming up. Mira Advani Honeycutt knows how to celebrate. Plus, Jonathan Gold has a restaurant for us to try. Laura Avery finds lots of apples at the Farmers Market. And Ryan Farr tempts us with light and airy fried pork rinds.
Pork Rinds; Futurist Food; Food Bank Update; Diwali
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LA Regional Food Bank
Michael Flood is the President and CEO of the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank . According to Michael, one out of every eight Americans is "food insecure," which means they...
Motion to Stop Food Waste
LA City Councilman Jose Huizar represents the 14th District of Los Angeles, which includes Eagle Rock, Boyle Heights and Downtown L.A. Last Wednesday he filed a motion...
James McWilliams is the author of Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly . He believes that while there are many benefits to organic...
Spago's Executive Pastry Chef Sherry Yard is getting into the Halloween spirit with fresh apples from See Canyon Farms. She uses the slightly tart McIntosh variety and...
Abstract Speed + Sound by Giacomo Balla (1913-14) Luigi Ballerini is a professor of Italian Literature at UCLA. As a food historian, he has been a part of several...
Ryan Farr owns 4505 Meats . He teaches butchering classes and makes chicharrones for bars around San Francisco. Chicharrones are fried pork rinds. They are...
Evan's Banana Cream Pie from Rose's Recipe Rose Levy Beranbaum is the author of numerous books about baking including The Pie & Pastry Bible and her latest, Rose's...
Korean Pork BBQ
Don Dae Gam is this week's recommendation from Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the L.A.