Congress failed to pass the Farm Bill last week. What tanked the legislation? London author Anissa Helou discusses some foods traditionally eaten after sundown during Ramadan, in addition to other foods of the Islamic world. And how is one of LA’s best chefs secretly running a clothing line? Plus, Jonathan Gold returns from Japan with a deepened respect for chef Yoshihiro Narisawa.
Ramadan's culinary traditions, what's next for the Farm Bill, and avocados
From this Episode:
Farm Bill Update
Last week, Congress failed to pass a controversial Farm Bill that was being lauded as a key piece of GOP legislation. The bill aimed to toughen work requirements for SNAP...
Market Report: Avocados
Whether it’s spread on toast, thrown on a salad, or laden with ceviche, avocados never go out of style. Photo via Pxbay .
Sidewalk vending in Los Angeles
After five years of debate, the LA city council finally approved a plan last month to regulate sidewalk vending . Now, city officials are writing an ordinance that will let...
Jonathan Gold travels to Tokyo to dine at Narisawa
“Satoyama Scenery” is one of the Japanese mountainside-inspired dishes available at Yoshihiro Narisawa’s Toyko restaurant. Photo courtesy of Narisawa.