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It's "Pi Day," so we're celebrating with a boozy slice of Negroni Pie. Plus, a New Orleans-born chef is bringing true Tasso Ham to Los Angeles and Jonathan Gold declares Adana in Glendale to have the best chicken kabob in LA.

Photo: Allison Kave

Boozy Pies at Butter & Scotch in Brooklyn 9 MIN, 26 SEC

Allison Kave is the author and maker of First Prize Pies. Along with Keavy Blueher she runs a cocktail and dessert bar in Brooklyn called Butter & Scotch.

Find a recipe for her Negroni pie on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Oh, Look What the Sun Did"

First Prize Pies

Allison Kave

Where to Find Tasso Ham in Los Angeles 8 MIN, 40 SEC

Marcus Christiana Beniger is the chef-owner of Little Jewel of New Orleans, a market and deli where he is smoking his own Tasso ham, andouille and boudin sausages.

We've got a recipe for his red beans and rice with tasso ham on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Hurricane Season" by Trombone Shorty

California's Ultimate Tomato Seedling Sale 9 MIN, 22 SEC

Tomatomania - the yearly tomato seedling extravaganza - returns next weekend to the Tapia Brothers Farm in Encino. The yearly event now has over a dozen seedling sales between now and April. Organizer Scott Daigre returns to the show for gardening guidance.

We also discuss his new book, Tomatomania! which he co-authored with Jenn Garbee.

Music: "Full Moon Child"


Scott Daigre

Jonathan Gold Reviews Adana in Glendale 7 MIN, 42 SEC

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the Los Angeles Times. This week he reviews Adana, an under-the-radar Middle Eastern restaurant in Glendale. He recommends the cheese plate, kashk e bademjan, dolmeh, fattoush, shirin polo and the chicken kebab.

6918 San Fernando Rd
Glendale, California 91201

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

Music: "Ballad of Little Fauss and big Halsy" by Johnny Cash

Market Report 6 MIN, 20 SEC

Laura Avery is the market manager at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market. This week she talks to Evan Funke, chef-owner at Bucato, about how he's using artichokes on his menu.

Casey Richie describes the various artichoke varieties that she brings to the market from Life's a Choke farm in Lompoc.

Music: "Manhole"

Fifty Essential Recipes for Every Kitchen 8 MIN, 16 SEC

Anne Willan's new book is Secrets from the La Varenne Kitchen: 50 Essential Recipes Every Cook Needs to Know. It is our latest cookbook club pick for KCRW's Cookbook club.

Find a recipe for Sauce Espagnole on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Lolita Marie"

A Taste of the Old School in Little Saigon 5 MIN, 33 SEC

Little Saigon in Orange County is changing, but Gustavo Arellano writes that "the past still thrives at Hu Tieu Thanh Xuan, the acknowledged king of the soup genre that finds surf and turf in a bowl of beauty."

Music: "Jessica"

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