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Jason Brown was famously the highest paid center in the NFL; he explains why he gave up his lucrative football career for farming. Julia Moskin details New York's "brothing" trend. Rebecca Harrington enthralls us with her hilarious attempts at following celebrity diets and citrus is pouring into Southern California markets.

Attempting Celebrity Diets, from Greta Garbo to Beyonce 9 MIN, 7 SEC

In her book, I'll Have What She's Having, Rebecca Harrington chronicles her hilarious misadventures following celebrity diets from Jackie Kennedy and Greta Garbo to Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce.

Music: "Swimsuit"

I'll Have What She's Having

Rebecca Harrington

Broth Is the New Juice 7 MIN, 37 SEC

In this week's New York Times, reporter Julia Moskin writes about the "brothing" trend. While driven mostly by the popular Paleo lifestyle, New Yorkers have embraced broth the way they embraced juice last year.

Jason Brown's Journey from the NFL to the Farm 6 MIN, 46 SEC

Five years ago Jason Brown of the St. Louis Rams was the highest paid center in the NFL. Today, he operates a 1,000 acre farm in Louisburg, North Carolina, where he donates what he grows to local food pantries. He explains his decision to leave the football field for the farm.

Music" "Let's Get Together" by EarthRise SoundSystem 

Market Report 6 MIN, 44 SEC

Judy Babis is the sous chef for Gjelina restaurant. This week she's shopping for citrus like tangerines, Meyer lemons, Cara Cara oranges and Oro Blanco grapefruit.

Bob Polito is a second-generation citrus grower from Valley Center, California. He grows at least eight varieties of tangerines as well as many varieties of oranges, lemons, grapefruit and limes.

Gustavo Arellano Reviews Gia Hoi 4 MIN, 8 SEC

Gustavo Arellano is the editor of the OC Weekly, the author of Taco USA and the host of Orange County Line on KCRW. This week he reviews Gia Hoi in the city of Westminster. He raves about the bún bò Hue, a soup from Central Vietnam. 

Music: "The Twilight" by Cut Copy

Making Your Own Butter and Ricotta with Mrs. Wheelbarrow 7 MIN, 28 SEC

Cathy Barrow is the blogger behind Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Kitchen. Her new book is Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year Round Processing.

Find a recipe for her Whole Milk Ricotta on the Good Food Blog.

Music: "The Fall" by Rhye

Gabrielle Hamilton Makes Dinner with Kitchen Scraps 4 MIN, 57 SEC

In her new cookbook Prune, chef and author Gabrielle Hamilton devotes an entire chapter to "Garbage," where she explains how to utilize vegetable scraps, fish bones and expired milk.


Gabrielle Hamilton

Jonathan Gold Reviews Ledlow 7 MIN, 42 SEC

Jonathan Gold  is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week, he reviews Ledlow, the most recent opening from chef Josef Centeno who now owns four restaurants near 4th and Main in Downtown LA. Jonathan recommends the crudite, blistered okra, sunchoke remoulade, braised beef shoulder and the Grand Marnier souffle.

400 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

You can read Jonathan's LA Times review here and you can find all of his restaurant recommendations on the Good Food Restaurant Map.

Music: Go Bang"

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