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, and speaking of pie, Evan announces the first round of judges for the Fifth 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.
Vodka; Drinking Vinegars; Should Vegans Eat Oysters?
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How to Eat Fish and Save Our Oceans
Andy Sharpless is the CEO of Oceana and the author of The Perfect Protein : The Fish Lover's Guide to Saving the Oceans and Feeding the World.
Chef Daniel Rose of Spring Restaurant in Paris
Daniel Rose is the chef and owner of Spring in Paris. His restaurant has become one of the most sought after reservations in Paris.
Andy Ricker is the chef and owner behind the Pok Pok restaurants in Portland and New York. He has been serving soms, or drinking vinegars, in his restaurants since 2005....
Laurel Almerinda is the pastry chef at Rustic Canyon and the pastry sous chef at Huckleberry . She shares her recipe for a peach crisp.
The Infinite Possibilities in Pie Crust
Karen Hatfield is the pastry chef and co-owner of both Hatfield's and The Sycamore Kitchen . She has as many as ten types of pie crust in her repertoire. She will also be...
Drinking Vodka Neat
Tony Abou-Ganim is the author of Vodka Distilled . He says he has 15 bottles of vodka in his freezer at all times. He prefers to drink vodka neat and "frozen." Find a...
Chef Walter Manzke Does Tacos at Petty Cash
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he visits Petty Cash , a new restaurant headlined by Chef Walter Manzke. He recommends...