KCRW's Good Food

KCRW's Good Food

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Support KCRW's public radio podcasts. Join online at KCRW.com or call 800-600-5279. Your weekly treat from Evan Kleiman. By tuning in to Good Food, you can discover delicious recipes, great restaurants, and unique places to buy authentic ingredients; find out how to prepare the newest foods in the marketplace; learn techniques of master chefs and ideas for novices; and listen to discussions about food politics and the latest trends in food and eating. For the latest recipe featured on Good Food, email us at recipes@kcrw.org or simply click here. GOOD FOOD THANKS ITS UNDERWRITERS: Du Vin Wine & Spirits: In business for more than two decades at San Vicente in West Hollywood, Du Vin offers more than 10,000 bottles of hand-picked wine, with staff specialists in the wines of France, Italy, Latin America and California.More from KCRW's Good Food »

Most Recent Episodes

A Filipino food stop, the Grape Whisperer, Devoured

We head to Chinatown to make isamadas with Chef Isa Fabro before tasting kinilaw and pancit with Jonathan Gold at LASA. The Grape Whisperer, Ruben Solorzano, updates us on the harvest along California's Central Coast. The author of Devoured, Sophie Egan, discusses the factors that define our eating habits. Plus: Moruno's baby eggplant rescoldo recipe and the final installment of Burned.

A Filipino food stop, the Grape Whisperer, Devoured

Cilantro roots, Norteño Mexican food, LA's farm past

At the Hollywood Farmers Market, Simbal chef Shawn Pham schools us on what to do with cilantro roots. Jonathan Gold shares his favorite dishes at Salazar and chef Esdras Ochoa instructs us on how to craft the perfect taco. Plus, the next installment of Burned, a Q&A with the director of Unbroken Ground and the New Republic's Ted Genoways clues us in on a vegan mayo scandal.

Cilantro roots, Norteño Mexican food, LA's farm past

The 2016 'Good Food' piecast

Ahead of our October 2nd pie contest, here's the first installment of KCRW's 2016 Good Food piecast. It's a podcast about pie, a piecast — get it?! — dedicated to our love of pie. We're going to take you on a delicious journey in three parts to meet pie lovers, pie eaters and expert pie makers across the country.

Sichuan food, 'Burned,' Kitchen Table Blues

Food writer Fuchsia Dunlop explains how Sichuan cuisine is changing in Chengdu. Investigative reporter Karen Foshay unveils disturbing findings about restaurants in LA. The Reverend Shawn Amos is striving to keep the blues alive in kitchens around town, one gig at a time. Plus, how grass-fed beef is raised at Rancho San Julian and what to try at Kali in Hollywood, per Jonathan Gold.

Sichuan food, 'Burned,' Kitchen Table Blues

Pickles, hot chicken, GMO labeling, antidepressants and taste

Marion Nestle explains what's in the GMO labeling bill on President Obama's desk. Simran Sethi examines her loss of taste from taking antidepressants. Dianne Jacob gives tips on how to write about food and the Ans discuss their latest venture, a cookbook. Plus: pickling pointers from Little Dom's and a new hot chicken spot to try, per Jonathan Gold.

Pickles, hot chicken, GMO labeling, antidepressants and taste

Hive heists, artisanal food, local grains & bulgogi, Gangnam-style

LA Magazine food critic Patric Kuh gives us a history lesson on artisanal food and beekeeper Jodi Helmer reports on hive heists in almond groves. Then we discuss the revival of regional grain production with food writer Amy Halloran and Nan Kohler of Grist & Toll. Plus, a watermelon gazpacho recipe to beat the heat from 1212 chef Walter Greenwood and a recommendation for bulgogi, Gangnam-style, per Jonathan Gold.

Hive heists, artisanal food, local grains & bulgogi, Gangnam-style

Preserving Green Book sites, shishitos, jackfruit, fake shrimp

Cultural documentarian Candacy Taylor explains the importance of preserving Green Book sites. EP & LP Chef Louis Tikaram gives us a primer on Fijian cuisine and jackfruit. The Atlantic's Olga Khazan schools us on a synthetic shrimp start-up. Plus: Shishito peppers hit the market and Jonathan Gold eats popcorn ice cream at Paley.

Preserving Green Book sites, shishitos, jackfruit, fake shrimp

Cast iron skillets, corn, slaughterhouses, Azerbaijani food

Chuck Reece gets to the heart of our love affair with the cast iron skillet. Peggy Lowe discusses the perilous work in slaughterhouses. We talk Azerbaijani cuisine with Feride Buyuran and fermented ice cream with Tyler Malek. Plus: French and Vietnamese spots to try and corn at the market.

Cast iron skillets, corn, slaughterhouses, Azerbaijani food

Brexit, the last decade in food, a mixtape from Nigella Lawson

City University London's Tim Lang gives his take on the impact of Brexit on the UK food system and Michael Pollan looks back at what's changed in food in the last decade. Pascale Beale shares recipes for savory dishes that use fresh fruit. Then we shop for edible flowers at the market and get a hangover cure from Jonathan Gold before Nigella Lawson takes over the KCRW turntables.

Brexit, the last decade in food, a mixtape from Nigella Lawson

Food on the Screen: Calabasas & Paris

We wrap our Food on the Screen series with Sandra Aamodt weighing in on "The Biggest Loser." Then Adeline Grattard takes us behind the scenes of "Chef's Table" in Paris. Next it's onto squash blossoms at the market and tofu balls with Jonathan Gold at Button Mash. Plus: Tacolandia judge Gustavo Arellano eats 31 tacos and Zach Brooks highlights the best of the best at Smorgasburg LA.

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