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.

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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.

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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.

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