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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Straight from the source
Victor Ramos distills his mezcal in copper pots, heated by wood fire.
10 min, 16 sec
Edwin’s Leadership Institute & Restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio is a culinary training program for formerly incarcerated men and women. They are trained to prepare and serve...
10 min, 39 sec
How "Hippie Food" went mainstream
San Francisco Chronicle food writer Jonathan Kauffman has a story to tell about how formerly fringe foods like hummus, tofu, granola, entered contemporary American food...
9 min, 38 sec
Market Report: Dates
Laura Avery talks about California’s incredible dates with Daniele Uditi , chef and partner of Pizzana in Brentwood and farmer Everett DaVall of Dates by DaVall in Indio.
7 min, 49 sec