Commentary, Eating, Headline, Interviews »
This past Sunday, the New York Times published an op-ed, “Bad Eating Habits Start in the Womb” that discussed research that suggests that a person’s tastes are influenced as early as in the womb. Evan Kleiman discussed this with Julie Mennella in this interview in 2011.
Eating, Featured, Holiday Food, Pie, Thanksgiving »
Are you just now realizing that Thanksgiving is coming up and that sense of panic is starting? Relax. These days there are so many high-quality choices for Thanksgiving To-Go that it isn’t worth stressing about trying to do it all.
Eating, Headline, Holiday Food, Recent Shows »
This week on Good Food, we talk to Eric J. Lawrence, KCRW’s Music Librarian about his obsession with candy corn. He is a self-proclaimed snack enthusiast, and he’s crazy for candy corn. On this week’s show he and Evan Kleiman try to discern the “flavor” of candy corn by tasting everything from traditional candy corn to candy corn Oreos and even candy corn soda …
Audio, Eating, Eating While Traveling, Featured, Interviews »
I had the great fortune to interview Diana Nyad in 2008. She hadn’t yet decided to embark on what was to be a harrowing road of training and finishing her recently completed swim from Cuba to Key West. In fact, in the conversation below you’ll hear her say she can’t think of what would get her to start swimming laps again. We talked about …
Celebrity Chefs, Eating, Featured, Holiday Food, Recipes »
Several restaurants are offering prix fixe dinners to celebrate Rosh Hashanah this week. Here are a few options.
We all have personal birthday rituals built up through the years. Maybe yours is to cry all day and whine about how much you hate your birthday.
Mine is eating apple pie.
I’m not a soup person per se, but I do love the comforting coolness of a thick chilled soup when the heat tops the mid 80s. For me a good cold soup should have the same appeal as a smoothie but savory enough to satisfy a pokey appetite. I find that a bright flavored vegetable soup that’s roughly pureed does the trick. The challenge …
Appearance, Celebrity Chefs, Culinary Mentors, Drink, Eating, Events, Farmers Market, Gardening »
Summertime always brings us lots of opportunities to support great organizations by eating really well. All we have to do is choose our event and buy a little something to eat. This Sunday there are two events I’d like to share. If you have good time management skills you could even manage to do both of them.
You can start your morning at The Hollywood Farmers …
Appearance, Celebrity Chefs, Cooking, Eating, Events, Farmers Market, Headline, LA Street Food »
So now that I have your attention, let me invite you to the Ultimate LA Block Party. Celebrate LA is produced by the City of Los Angeles and Community Arts Resources (CARS), the team behind CicLAvia it’s an opportunity to say goodbye to Mayor Villaraigosa and hello to Mayor elect Garcetti with Bill Clinton. There will be music and food trucks to fuel the …
Until Sunday, I was a Renaissance Faire virgin. Growing up in New York City, I had never heard of a Renaissance Faire. All that changed on Sunday when I headed out to Irwindale to the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire. It’s THE original. The fair that started it all. After reading Rachel Rubin’s post on the Which Way LA? Blog, I knew I had to …