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Photo of sweet potato tacos from Guerrilla Tacos. Photographs copyright © 2017 by Dylan James Ho and Jeni Afuso.

North Korea's seafood industry riddled with abuse 9 MIN, 16 SEC

If you’ve purchased “Sea Queen” seafood from Walmart or Aldi, you may have eaten products being harvested and packaged by North Korean workers living in barrack-style dormitories in Hunchun, China. Three years ago, journalist Martha Mendoza traveled to these factories to report on their labor practices. She is back to give us an update.

'Big Chicken' 14 MIN, 19 SEC

The saying, “a chicken in every pot”, originally meant an America strong enough that every worker could afford what was considered a luxury meat once a week. In her book “Big Chicken,” Maryn McKenna looks at how the discovery of antibiotics allowed food to become industrialized.

Big Chicken

Maryn McKenna

A grand century at Grand Central Market 9 MIN, 37 SEC

Grand Central Market in downtown LA is more than a dining hall and marketplace; communities have gathered under its roof for generations. Just a week ago, the market celebrated its 100th birthday. Adele Yellin and Kevin West are the co-authors of a new cookbook that looks at the market’s history.

Jonathan Gold heads to Grand Central 6 MIN, 28 SEC

We stick around the Grand Central Market for a little longer to check out the progressive Filipino kitchen that Jonathan Gold can’t seem to stay away from.

Adobo fried rice at Sari Sari Store in Grand Central Market (Photo by Sari Sari Store)

The Market Report: Sweet potatoes 7 MIN, 43 SEC

Photo of sweet potatoes by Wally Hartshorn

Laura Avery talks sweet potatoes with Jessica Largey, chef/owner of Simone in the Arts District and Kong Thao of Thao Farms in Fresno.

'Guerrilla Tacos' 9 MIN, 26 SEC

How is “a fat kid from Pico Rivera, turned DJ, turned teamster, turned fine-dining cook, turned DIY food-truck chef” changing the taco game in L.A.? Bite into Wesley Avila's new cookbook to discover more about his career, recipes, and hotly anticipated brick-and-mortar location in the works.

Guerrilla Tacos

Wesley Avila

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