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

More from KCRW

Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

from KCRW Features

Iranian students across California are on edge after at least two dozen of their peers, with valid visas, were barred from coming to the United States.

from Greater LA

For chef Evan Funke of Felix Trattoria, hand-rolling pasta is a high calling. Esquire’s Jeff Gordinier dishes on his travels with Rene Redzepi.

from Good Food

Homeless people around LA are saying that they’re experiencing more hostility from homeowners and renters.

from Greater LA

The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

from Greater LA

One homeowner was foreclosed on earlier this year because of her participation in a program which provides LA County homeowners with no-money-down loans for eco-friendly home…

from Greater LA

Musso & Frank Grill became a hangout for Hollywood elites and other LA celebrities in the 1930s, and has continued to the present day. It's a great place to people watch.

from Greater LA

Nestled between two Bay Area highways is a capital of hip-hop.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The state legislature has passed Assembly Bill 1482, which would cap rent increases for many buildings across the state at 5% annually. Governor Gavin Newsom said he will sign it.

from Greater LA