Elina Shatkin

Elina Shatkin

KCRW Producer

KCRW Staff/Producer

Elina Shatkin is a journalist, writer and podcast producer. Before joining KCRW as a producer for Good Food, she was the Food Editor at LAist/KPCC. Prior to that, she was the Arts and Culture Editor at Los Angeles magazine, a restaurant critic for LA Weekly and a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. Her writing has appeared in California Sunday, The Believer, Bitch, HiLobrow and Palm Springs Life, among other publications. You can find her restaurant reviews in Westways.

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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.

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Whether baked, broiled, barbecued, roasted, broasted or fried, there's a reason people the world over love eating chicken.

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Whether baked, broiled, barbecued, roasted, broasted or fried, there's a reason people the world over love eating chicken.

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Author and illustrator Mark Kurlansky peels back the cultural, historical, and gastronomical layers of onions.

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