Abbie Fentress Swanson

Abbie Fentress Swanson

Independent reporter and producer

Producer

Award-winning reporter, producer and editor living in Los Angeles interested in how our food ends up the plate. Reach her at dearabbie@gmail.com.

Photo: Stan Lee

Abbie Fentress Swanson on KCRW

In Los Angeles, there’s no shortage of places to eat excellent Filipino food.

MAPPED: A Filipino food tailgate in LA

In Los Angeles, there’s no shortage of places to eat excellent Filipino food.

from Good Food

The Chinese government is bent on changing what’s being served on the traditional Uighur table.

Despite crackdown in China, Uighurs continue halal food traditions abroad

The Chinese government is bent on changing what’s being served on the traditional Uighur table.

from Good Food

KCRW pie contest judge Isa Fabro takes us to her favorite places to eat pie on LA’s East Side.

MAPPED: A pie crawl on the East Side

KCRW pie contest judge Isa Fabro takes us to her favorite places to eat pie on LA’s East Side.

from Good Food

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Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.

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As we navigate this temporary but new normal of being relegated to our homes, we get suggestions for recipes and healthy kitchen projects.

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“Wash your hands” is a universal mantra now more than ever. One man meditatively uses soap and water to create a little zen while completing the kitchen’s dirtiest task.

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In less than a week, three of the region’s biggest events have been called off or postponed: Coachella, Stagecoach, and the BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament in Indian Wells.

from Greater LA

One frequent issue for people experiencing homelessness is hygiene -- how to keep clean when you don’t have ready access to running water, soap, a shower, clean clothes.

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For one artist, digital adaptation is nothing new. A gallery opens a new show during shutdowns. An arts conference goes virtual.

from Arts & Culture Stories

Mayor Eric Garcetti has closed restaurants and bars around LA. There are exceptions for food take-out, drive-thru and delivery.

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It's been one year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in front of his clothing store in South LA. His death prompted weeks of vigils, parades, and countless murals honoring his work.

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When everyone is at home and practicing safe social distancing, how is the government going to count each person for the 2020 Census? Hear how the U.S.

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