On this Thanksgiving, we rebroadcast some of Press Play’s favorite segments of the year. We hear from Naz Deravian about her cookbook of Persian recipes and the memories they evoked. If you’re flying, we give tips on staying healthy while onboard. Also, do vitamin IV drips work, and why have restaurants gotten rid of salt shakers?
How an LA resident connected to her Persian roots through food
From this Episode:
How an immigrant from Iran recreated the recipes of her youth
When Naz Deravian was eight years old, she and her family fled Iran as the 1979 revolution threw their home country into chaos. She grew up in Canada, then moved to LA as an...
The dirtiest spot on a plane, and how to stay healthy onboard
Airlines are looking into new wellness programs for ultra-long, nonstop flights, including changing menus to promote hydration. We hear about those strategies, and get tips...
Should you get an IV drip infusion of vitamins if you’re feeling run down?
If you overindulge this Thanksgiving, maybe a vitamin IV drip will do you good. Maybe. We take you inside one of those storefront IV drip places, and talk about whether or...
Producers:Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Adriana Cargill
Naz Deravian. Photo credit Jonathan Vandiveer