Will Guidara talks hospitality after opening The NoMad Hotel in LA. Former Good Food producer Gillian Ferguson heads to Oaxaca for a lesson on mezcal. Thomas Lennon’s “Knife Skills” earns an Oscar nom. We’ll hear how the Whole Foods diet began with hippies and long-hairs, and we’ll see if Laura Avery can get a date at the market. Also, Jonathan Gold visits Newport Beach for French food.
Will Guidara, mezcal, and learning "Knife Skills"
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Victor Ramos distills his mezcal in copper pots, heated by wood fire.
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Market Report: Dates
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