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.

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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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It’s the last show of the year, which it’s time for our annual look back at some of our favorite food stories!

from Good Food

The number of orange groves in LA is shrinking, and the sole remaining one in the San Fernando Valley is on the way out.

from Greater LA

This week we’re looking at several films from 2019 in which food was a subtle yet powerful storytelling device. Plus: we’re looking at the never-ending quest for a hangover cure.

from Good Food

The deadline to apply to the University of California was Thanksgiving weekend. Many private college applications are due in early January.

from Greater LA

A judge ruled that Orange County cannot arrest people for sleeping in public spaces if there are no alternatives.

from Greater LA

At least 10 women have accused Tony Robbins of either sexual harassment or general mistreatment.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Traffic got you down? Wouldn't it be nice to just fly over it all? A new company is working to make that possible.

from Greater LA

“The L Word” is back after 10 years off air. Lots of young queer women saw themselves for the first time in the show’s characters.

from Greater LA

This week: Three galleries team up to honor an L.A.-based fiber artist; a downtown gallery features a Memphis Design legend; a group show celebrates modern surrealism; and the costs of…

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