Good Food at SXSW
Join KCRW’s Evan Kleiman for a live podcast event and a panel during the second annual SouthBites conference.
Los Angeles, CA (March 10, 2015) — Good Food Host Evan Kleiman and Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold (LA Times) will head to Austin, TX during the annual SXSW conference and team up to take on the city’s cuisine, which they’ll discuss on the March 21 edition of the show.
They’ll be talking to local chefs, including BBQ master Aaron Franklin and Top Chef champion Paul Qui. They’ll also take a roadtrip out to Snow’s BBQ in Lexington, where female pitmaster Tootsie Tomanetz has over 50 years of BBQ experience under her belt.
If you’ll be in town for the festivities, join Kleiman at the Driskill Hotel during the SouthBites conference on Sunday, March 15 for a live podcast event.
She’ll interview an engaging array of food writers, thinkers and chefs for programming that will be recorded for later broadcast on KCRW.
The event takes place in the Jim Hogg parlor from 10am to 5:30pm. The schedule is as follows:
10am Food as Lifestyle with Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapoport and Andrew
10:30am Creating Chef Watson with Florian Pinel
11am Change in the Grocery Aisle with “Supermarket Guru” Phil Lempert
2pm The Kitchen as Sanctuary with chef Curtis Duffy and “For Grace”
Directors Kevin Pang and Mark Helenowski
2:30pm How Tech is Changing Your Coffee with Erin Meister and Cameron
3pm A Look at the Museum of Food and Drink with Peter Kim and Emma
4:30pm The Changing Face of Food Writing with Alison Cook and Helen Rosner
5pm Applying Kickstarter Culture to the Good Food Movement with Eileen
and Michael Chiarello
On Monday, March 16, Kleiman will moderate Food Criticism in the Digital Age with panelists Jonathan Gold (LA Times), Alison Cook (Houston Chronicle) and Helen Rosner (Eater) at the Driskill Hotel at 5pm. They’ll discuss how these talented writers have adapted their crafts in the era of Yelp, where everyone is a critic, and how they foresee the future of food criticism.
Good Food airs on Saturdays from 11am to noon on KCRW.
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