The April 20 explosion of an oil rig has wreaked havoc on wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico. This week on Good Food, hear about how the seafood industry is responding. Rusty Gaude, a fisheries agent with LSU, explains the status of the spill on the ecosystem. Shrimper Lance Nacio talks to us from his boat the Anna Marie. CJ Gerdes, owner of the legendary seafood restaurant Casamentos in New Orleans, describes how consumers are reacting to the disaster in the Gulf. Pine Nut Mouth can be a distressing reaction to the normally benign nut. Polly Campbell describes what this allergy is like. Pastry chef and blogger David Lebovitz shares stories of the sweet life in Paris. Explore Thai Town with the LA Weekly's Jonathan Gold. Thrillist's Jeff Miller takes us to the best sports bars in Los Angeles. Laura Avery finds purple sprouting broccoli at the Santa Monica Farmers Market. Plus, learn how to pair cheese and sake with Barrie Lynn. And, join host Evan Kleiman for a meat pie at an Australian rules football game.
The State of Seafood in the Gulf; Sports Bars; Pine Nut Mouth
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Joan Vogel is the author of 69 Quickies in the Kitchen, a self-published cookbook. She is making a green bean slaw with an orange salsa. Slice purple cabbage thinly using...
6 min, 30 sec
Pine Nut Mouth
Polly Campbell is a food writer and restaurant critic for the Cincinnati Enquirer . Last Christmas she suffered from Pine Nut Mouth, an allergy which caused all food to...
The Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood
Albert "Rusty" Gaude is a Fisheries Agent with LSU's Agricultural Center. On April 20, an oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico causing oil to spill into the waters. The...
15 min, 30 sec
Evan Kleiman and Good Food producer Harriet Ells were invited to Australia to attend Tasting Australia . On the way home, they stopped for a few days in Melbourne where...
Where to Watch the Game in L.A.
Jeff Miller is the LA editor of Thrillist . He recommends the following places to watch sports in L.A.
Riding the Cheese Highway with Sake
Barrie Lynn calls herself the Cheese Impressario. This week, she is pairing various cheeses with sake.
Boat Noodles in Thai Town
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Weekly . He recently won a James Beard award for his writing.