Abbie Fentress Swanson

Abbie Fentress Swanson

Independent reporter and 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

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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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Pies, pasta, ceviche, salsa — there are so many ways to use avocados beyond guacamole and avocado toast.

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Lost Notes introduces a pair of brothers - one from NASA, the other from Motown - who launched an entire musical universe from their Hollywood Hills hideout.

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Crews set to begin dismantling historic Wayfarers Chapel

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Journalist, activist, and founder of the blog Gaza Mom, Laila El-Haddad discusses how she keeps the cuisine of Gaza alive as she tries to find solace during Ramadan.

from Good Food

A landslide on Topanga Canyon Blvd. blocks access to Pacific Coast Highway, leading to three-hour commutes and potential catastrophe in fire season.

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Lulu’s Place will offer LA kids free sports and academic programs inside state-of-the-art facilities funded by major donations.

from KCRW Features

Basketball star Cailin Clark signed with the Indiana Fever, but she’s elevating the entire WNBA. Will a rising interest in women’s basketball boost the LA Sparks?

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A proposed half-cent sales tax would replace Measure H’s quarter-cent tax for homeless services in LA County, approved by voters in 2017.

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The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument expansion will protect wildlife and a crucial water source, while offering more green space to underserved Anglenos.

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