Nick Liao

Managing Producer, Good Food

Producer/KCRW Staff

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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.

Cinematic food and hangover cures

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.

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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!

Our favorite food stories of 2019

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

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For some Angelenos, there’s no greater gift during the holidays than a steaming hot tamale.

Holiday tamales, a tuber revival, fighting food waste

For some Angelenos, there’s no greater gift during the holidays than a steaming hot tamale.

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