FROM Tim Stevens
SUVs are back at LA auto show The LA Auto Show will attract big crowds this week to see the latest models, from Chevrolet to Ferrari. DnA went down to the convention center to find out what's getting buzz this year. A lot of people are talking about Alfa Romeo's Stelvio, an SUV built by the famed Italian car maker better known for its zippy sports cars. Jaguar has also developed their first electric concept vehicle, the I-Pace. But will the new Trump Administration continue to subsidize the fledgling electric car industry?
Tesla gigafactory Despite recent criticisms of the company, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced new big plans: his "Master Plan, Part Deux." And he invited journalists to check out his new "gigafactory" for electric batteries, currently under construction in Nevada. Tim Stevens, Editor-in-Chief of Roadshow, CNET's auto destination site, gives us an update on the company that's disrupting the automotive and energy fields.
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?