Photo: Beef plov pictured in “Samarkand” courtesy of Caroline Eden
The Silk Road show
From this Episode:
Jonathan Gold dines at Delicious Food Corner
LA Times food writer Jonathan Gold dines at Delicious Food Corner in Monterey Park, a restaurant he calls “the most Hong Kong place in the San Gabriel Valley.” Dim sum...
Unveiling Uzbek culinary traditions
Samarkand sits in Uzbekistan on the ancient Silk Road. Food and travel writer Caroline Eden uses the Russian nesting dolls matryoshka as a metaphor to describe the Uzbek...
'Taste of Persia'
Think about Persia and an expansive understanding of an ancient gastroculture that includes many lands and peoples comes into focus. Food writer and photographer Naomi...
'The Saffron Tales'
We kicked off the show with Jonathan Gold’s favorite Hong Kong-style breakfast in Los Angeles. Now, we turn the mic over to writer Yasmin Khan to hear about breakfast food...
Controlling weeds, at a cost
Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency approved the use of a new formula for an herbicide called dicamba. Soybean and cotton farmers use it to halt the...