Writer Jen Lin-Liu dishes up popular street foods in Beijing, while Jonathan Gold relishes Fab’s the Ripper hot dog. Jay Rayner eats his way around the world in search of the perfect dinner, Steve Dublanica talks about ways to annoy a waiter and Lessley Anderson discusses the speakeasy's comeback and growing cocktail culture. Plus, Eric Yaverbaum advocates drinking tap water, William Ausmus toasts the wines of California’s Central Coast and Laura Avery has a fresh Market Report.
Waiter Rant; The Ripper; Drinking Tap Water; Speakeasies
From this Episode:
Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic and LA Weekly writer Jonathan Gold really relishes the tasty hot dogs at Fab Dogs in Reseda.
Writer Jay Rayner eats his way around the world in Man Who Ate the World : In Search of the Perfect Dinner. Rayner, who experienced fine dining in Las Vegas, Moscow, Dubai,...
The Market Report
John Tennerelli and his family grow stone fruit in Little Rock, California. Because of the elevation their season starts and lasts much later than everyone else's....
Waiter Steve Dublanica talks about the many ways that diners annoy wait-staff, offers suggestions for becoming a better customer and reveals angry waiter retaliations in...
Lessley Anderson, senior editor of Chow.com , revels in the return of the speakeasy and the resurgence of the cocktail culture.
Chinese Street Food
Writer Jen Lin-Liu dishes up popular street foods of Beijing and talks about Chinese snacks and candies. Jen, author of Serve the People : A Stir-Fried Journey Through...
Drinking Tap Water
Eric Yaverbaum is co-founder of Tappening , an organization that advocates the merits of drinking tap water over purchasing bottled water. Music Break: Zither...