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Everything you wanted to know about good cooking, good eating, good food! From LA Chef, author, radio host, and restaurateur Evan Kleiman, at
97 Episodes
Alison Roman and Evan Kleiman team up to answer your burning Thanksgiving questions. Fuchsia Dunlop talks the canon of Sichuan cookery. Plus: an investigation of chamoy from Richard Parks III. 
Kate Leahy and Ara Zada explore the nuances of Armenian lavash. Thalassa Skinner is a master of cheese boards. Plus: the wine industry looks inward as a top sommelier is accused of sexual misconduct. 
Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral team up to tell the story of Guelaguetza, LA’s most storied Oaxacan restaurant. Meanwhile, bananas are in the crosshairs of a deadly fungus. Can genetic science come to the rescue? 
David Chang has made a remarkable pivot into food media over the past couple years, as seen in his latest Netflix show. Plus: food writer Hanna Raskin’s investigation of food festivals. Also, we’re celebrating World Pasta Day with Garfield’s favorite layered pasta dish. 
Sometimes the “inauthentic” can lead to delicious results. Just ask Ivan Orkin and Chris Ying about Japanese diner food. Chef Josef Centeno says Tex-Mex is premised on inauthenticity. Also, Patricia Escárcega visits a taquero who’s incorporating his Cambodian heritage into his food. 
The friendship between director Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi creates space for authenticity and discovery in “The Chef Show.” Plus, a hit YouTube show celebrates the Italian grannies making pasta by hand. We’re also talking about baking perfect pan pizza at home. Meanwhile, Bill Addison lets the good times roll at Bon Temps. 
Eat globally, cook locally

Eat globally, cook locally


Curtis Stone goes abroad for some R&D in his new PBS show. Not to be outdone, Besha Rodell visited six continents in search of the world’s best restaurants. Meanwhile, Houston chef Chris Shepherd says exploring your own city and community can transform the way you cook and live. Plus: a local food symposium comes to Southern California. 
“The Way We Eat Now”

“The Way We Eat Now”


Generational shifts in our eating habits have had an incalculable impact on our health and world, says Bee Wilson. Ahead of the High Holidays, we look at the tradition of “Cucina Ebraica,” or the Jewish-Italian table. Plus: online ordering is easier than ever, but is it hurting restaurants?  
Filipino American History Month is coming up, so we’re revisiting our special on Filipino food from earlier this year, when Evan and friends embarked on a food crawl of Northeast LA. We also heard from voices of the new Filipino food movement about the origins and diversity of the cuisine.
For chef Evan Funke of Felix Trattoria, hand-rolling pasta is a high calling. Esquire’s Jeff Gordinier dishes on his travels with Rene Redzepi. Musso and Frank celebrates 100 years of serving Tinseltown’s legends. Plus: exploring the wealth of Asian produce at the Alhambra Farmers Market.   
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