Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

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Jammy Tomato Anchovy Sauce is one of seventeen recipes in Phyllis Grant’s memoir, “Everything is Under Control.” Photo credit: Phyllis Grant

Rituals often surround food, including the Chinese tradition of caring for new mothers during postpartum recovery. One of Koreatown’s most beloved mom and pop restaurants closed this week. California farmworkers have historically fought for basic accommodations such as shade and clean water, and now they face the threat of rising coronavirus cases. Plus, one food writer offers simple, three-ingredient recipes. 



Evan Kleiman