This Week on Good Food: Vodka, Drinking Vinegars, Should Vegans Eat Oysters?

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Oysters at Fishing With Dynamite

Vodka is the most consumed alcohol in the US, but it’s rarely consumed neat. Tony Abou-Ganim wants to change that. Have you heard of drinking vinegars? Pok Pok chef and owner Andy Ricker explains what they are and how he serves them. Jonathan Gold reviews Walter Manzke’s tacos at Petty Cash and LA Weekly restaurant critic Besha Rodell shares her view that vegans should eat oysters. Pastry wiz Karen Hatfield has up to ten pie doughs in rotation at The Sycamore Kitchen; speaking of pie, Evan announces the first round of judges for the 5th Annual Good Food Pie Contest, including a very special guest. Chef Daniel Rose shares his culinary journey from the midwest to Paris. Plus, Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless offers advice for eating seafood sustainably. At the market, pastry chef Laurel Almerinda tells Laura Avery that peaches love brown sugar, and Sean Murray says that his family will bring figs to the Wednesday market for the next two to three weeks.