Horticulturalist Diane Ragone advocates breadfruit as a solution to hunger in the tropics, visionary Dickson Despommier discusses the concept of vertical farms. Jonathan Gold finds the best hot dog spot in South Los Angeles, Georg Riedel produces glassware that enhance wine drinking and filmmaker Mira Tweti saves an orphaned duck from the wild. Plus, Lessley Anderson discovers “stealth” vegetarian restaurants, Mark Kurlansky pays tribute to America’s oldest fishing town and Laura Avery has a fresh Market Report.
Vertical Farming; Stealth Vegetarianism; Breadfruit; Duck Love
From this Episode:
The Market Report
Laura Avery chats with Bill and Barbara Spencer of Windrose Farm , who grow 45 varieties of heirloom apples. These apples have a complex flavor, much different from the...
7 min, 6 sec
Chow.com senior editor Lessley Anderson uncovers "stealth" vegetarian and vegan restaurants that don't advertise they are meatless. These flavorful foods are prepared to...
7 min, 13 sec
Visionary researcher Dickson Despommier discusses the concept of indoor vertical farming.
7 min, 45 sec
Animal welfare activist and writer Mira Tweti talks about her quest to save a duck from the wild in her film, Little Miss Dewie . The film will be screened on Sunday,...
7 min, 29 sec
Glass Shapes and Wine
Georg Riedel, who creates glassware that enhances the experience of drinking wine and other fine spirits, stresses the importance of glass shape and decanters. A 10th...
8 min, 37 sec
Horticulturist Diane Ragone advocates the breadfruit as a possible solution to hunger in the tropics. The breadfruit tree is native to the Pacific Islands and the fruit is...
6 min, 36 sec
LA Weekly columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold samples the best hot dogs in South Los Angeles at Earle's Grill . He recommends the beef jumbo dog...
4 min, 54 sec