For years Anthony Bourdain considered himself an outsider. Things have changed for this writer and TV personality. This week on Good Food, host Evan Kleiman talks with the culinary globetrotter about quitting smoking, a new respect for Paris and much more. World Cup fever has reached a fever pitch - or maybe it's just the vuvuzuela. Eddie Lin takes to the streets of LA in search of what World Cup fans are eating. For people traveling to South Africa, Melissa Mandim is from Johannesburg and she's got some restaurant recommendations. Matias Viegener explores the connection between food and art. We'll eat halal Thai food with Jonathan Gold. Director Michael Hoffman shares the details behind the Russian tea service as seen in the film The Last Station. Plus, Barry Estabrook connects the dots between Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan and agriculture giant Monsanto. And rock musician Steve Cooper is using his skills in the kitchen to raise money for his upcoming tour.
World Cup Eats; Anthony Bourdain; Halal Thai Food
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Rock and Roll Kitchen
Photo: Melissa Moore (LAIST) Steve Cooper is a chef and the frontman of the band Spirit Anima l. They are using Kickstarter to raise money for their...
Food Politics and the Supreme Court
Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson Barry Estabrook is a former dairy farmer and fisherman turned food writer. His articles appear in the New York Times, The...
Anthony Bourdain is the host of No Reservations and the other of numerous books including his latest, Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People...
World Cup Eats in LA
ESPN, which is broadcasting the World Cup in the U.S., has partnered with Roy Choi of the Korean Taco truck Kogi in the ESPN Match Trucks . They created a menu...
Eating in Jo'Burg
Melissa Mandim is a Santa Monica College student from South Africa. Biltong is a cured meat common in South Africa.
Steve Murray of Murray Farms sells two varieties of figs - Mission figs and Kadota figs. The challenge with growing figs is to prevent bugs from entering the eye. The...
Samovars in The Last Station
The Last Station is a film about novelist and thinker Leo Tolstoy's last days. In the film, the actors frequently drink tea in the Russian style. They use a samovar,...