Dr. David Kessler, former head of the FDA knows what it takes to make us all obese -- sugar, salt and fat. Jonathan Gold gives us his latest favorite restaurant to try. And if you know the password you can get into some LA area speakeasies says Lesley Balla. Connie Alvarez takes us along with a group of friends who infiltrate straight bars and turn them gay for a night. Vodka has taken hold of the US and the Smirnovs have something to do with it according to author Linda Himelstein. When there's a drought in Las Vegas Patricia Mulroy, manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, has to figure out how to conserve. And Leah DiBernardo is putting gardening into the ciriculum in Temecula Valley schools. Plus Laura Avery celebrates the arrival of stone fruit -- peaches, apricots and nectarines.
The Science Of Overeating; Vodka; Blueberries; Las Vegas' Water Shortage
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Las Vegas' Water Shortage
Patricia Mulroy is the General Manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority and the Las Vegas Valley Water District . Southern Nevada gets its water from the Colorado...
7 min, 13 sec
The Bounty of Temecula
Leah Di Bernardo is the president of Slow Food Temecula . The organization's second annual fundraiser is Field to the Fork , held at Leonesse Cellars on May 31 from 1...
6 min, 29 sec
Summer fruit is flooding the market. David Karp, the fruit connoisseur, marvels at Southern California blueberries, a fruit native to Northern forests. The bushes require...
8 min, 1 sec
The Science of Overeating
Dr. David Kessler headed up the FDA from 1990-1997, where he fought for better food labels. He also was largely responsible for putting the tobacco companies under federal...
6 min, 56 sec
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic for the L.A. Weekly. This week he highlights Guatemalteca, a Guatemalan restaurant on Santa Monica Blvd. near...
7 min, 7 sec
Lesley Balla is the Los Angeles editor for Tasting Table , a daily email newsletter. There are three speakeasies that recently opened in Los Angeles. The first, located...
6 min, 12 sec
Instant Gay Bar
The Medusa Lounge (Photo Courtesy Gary Mecija) Good Food Producer Connie Alvarez went on a mission with the folks behind Guerrilla Gay Bar . On the second Friday of...
8 min, 17 sec