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This week on Good Food with Evan Kleiman, we'll get the results of the recent fish census from Dr. Paul Snelgrove.  Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin in New York joins us.  We'll taste a Mardi Gras favorite, calas, with Gisele Perez.  The OC Weekly's Gustavo Arellano takes us on a tour of Santa Ana's Lonchera Lane.  We'll make Mexican hot chocolate at home with Nancy Zaslavsky.  Pulitzer Prize-winner Jonathan Gold takes us to Koreatown for duck.  Plus, food justice with Robert Gottlieb of Occidental College.  And we'll get a winter barbecue side dish recipe from Chef David Rubell

Photo: Tin-Yam Chan

One Good Dish

David Tanis

Guest Interview Market Report 6 MIN, 32 SEC

Private chef David Rubell uses potatoes, chanterelles and cipollini onions for a winter barbecue side dish.  The recipe is here.  

John Jackson of Whitney Ranch sells blueberries at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.  Pictures of their blueberries are here.

Guest Interview Food Justice 6 MIN, 6 SEC
Robert Gottlieb is Professor of Urban & Environmental Policy at Occidental College in Los Angeles.  Food Justice, co-authored with Anupama Joshi, is his fifth book in a Food, Health and Environment series.
Guest Interview Duck in Koreatown 8 MIN, 23 SEC
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Weekly. This week, he reviews Sun Ha Jang, a restaurant in Koreatown. While they do have beef on the menu, the restaurant is known for its duck. Jonathan recommends the sliced duck and the roast duck, both cooked by the diner on a tabletop grill. 
Sun Ha Jang
4032 W. Olympic Blvd.
(323) 634-9292. 
All of Jonathan Gold's restaurant suggestions are on the Good Food Restaurant Map.  
Guest Interview Calas for Mardi Gras 6 MIN, 14 SEC

Gisele Perez is a caterer (Small Pleasures Catering) and food blogger in LA.  Her hometown is New Orleans where her grandmother made calas, like beignets, but made with rice.  Her recipe is here.

Guest Interview Fish Census 7 MIN, 34 SEC
The Census of Marine Life recently released a report documenting some unusual findings in the water.  Dr. Paul Snelgrove of the Ocean Sciences Center at Memorial University in Newfoundland was one of 2,700 scientists from over 80 countries who contributed to the research.
Guest Interview Eric Ripert 6 MIN, 34 SEC
Eric Ripert is chef and co-owner of the NY restaurant Le Bernardin, which has earned 3 stars from The Michelen Guide four times. The restaurant also holds the highest ranking of 4 stars from The NY Times for over a decade now, the only restaurant to maintain this status for this length of time, without ever dropping a star.  Eric hosts PBS’s Avec Eric, and is a regular guest judge on Bravo’s “Top Chef.”  His latest book is titled Avec Eric: A Culinary Journey with Eric Ripert, Featuring Over 100 Simple Recipes, all designed for the home cook.
Guest Interview Mexican Hot Chocolate at Home 5 MIN, 20 SEC

Nancy Zaslavsky is a chef and cookbook author who runs culinary tours to Mexico.  She buys Taza chocolate to make Mexican hot chocolate.  Nancy's recipe for Chocolate-Chile Mole Brownies is here

Guest Interview Lonchera Lane 11 MIN, 47 SEC

Gustavo Arellano is the food editor for the OC Weekly.  This week on Good Food, he takes us on a tour of Lonchera Lane in Santa Ana.  For a list of the food trucks he visited along with pictures, visit the Good Food Blog.

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