Sara Barbour

Producer, Good Food

KCRW Staff/Producer

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What did sushi look like before refrigeration? What does the word sushi really mean? The answers may surprise you. Plus, embracing the mess when baking with kids.

The Origins of Sushi; Baking with Kids; Bacon Crackerjacks

What did sushi look like before refrigeration? What does the word sushi really mean? The answers may surprise you. Plus, embracing the mess when baking with kids.

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Was the taco as we know it invented in LA? Hear from the giants behind mega chains El Torito and Taco Bell as we trace the history of the taco in America.

Cinco de Mayo Special: How the Taco Conquered America

Was the taco as we know it invented in LA? Hear from the giants behind mega chains El Torito and Taco Bell as we trace the history of the taco in America.

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Is there a future in food writing? An influential writer says yes, but it's not what it used to be. Plus, the hunt for morels and foraging for wild fennel in LA.

Morels; Wild Fennel; The Future of Food Writing

Is there a future in food writing? An influential writer says yes, but it's not what it used to be. Plus, the hunt for morels and foraging for wild fennel in LA.

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