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Good Food

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Good Food

Good Food

KCRW

64
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236
Plays
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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 KCRW.com.

Latest Episodes

Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Rituals often surround food, including the Chinese tradition of caring for new mothers during postpartum recovery. One of Koreatown’s most beloved mom and pop restaurants closed this week. California farmworkers have historically fought for basic...

56 MIN2 d ago
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Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

Good Food continues coverage of innovative moves by chefs and restaurateurs to stay in business during the pandemic. Community refrigerators are popping up across the city to feed those in need. Plus, eggplants are cropping up at the Santa Monica...

56 MIN1 w ago
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Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

Restaurant fragility, frontline employees, worker resources

Restaurants have been a key “third space.” Not home and not work, they’re a gathering place where people can recharge, relax, enjoy some food and drinks between the pressures of work or home. Given socializing constraints, economic pressure,...

56 MIN2 w ago
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Restaurant fragility, frontline employees, worker resources

Weaponizing food, lunch for teachers, Romanian cuisine

Good Food examines the ways food has been weaponized to create stereotypes and stigmatization. On the flipside, Chef Roy Choi shares how he is spreading love by cooking for teachers with a new food delivery app. Plus, Romanian cuisine is a melting...

56 MIN3 w ago
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Weaponizing food, lunch for teachers, Romanian cuisine

Green Book guide, food as protest, Zora Neale Hurston

Good Food is taking the day to reflect on the word “independence.” In a 1979 commencement speech at Barnard University, Toni Morrison spoke to the graduating class of women about freedom and power. “You are moving in the direction of freedom....

56 MINJUL 4
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Green Book guide, food as protest, Zora Neale Hurston

Whole hog barbecue, grilling, summer vegetables

“When a people who have fundamentally defined American barbecue for 300 years in the roughest, darkest hours of America have been overlooked, it’s a tragedy,” says Dr. Howard Conyers. Dr. Conyers is a rocket scientist at NASA, as well as a...

56 MINJUN 27
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Whole hog barbecue, grilling, summer vegetables

Queer hospitality, restaurant reopenings, sandwiches

This week has been a roller coaster for the queer and trans community. First, there was the news that the current administration rolled back protections that prohibited discrimination in health care against trans patients. Last weekend, thousands...

56 MINJUN 20
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Queer hospitality, restaurant reopenings, sandwiches

Black farmers, Juneteenth, cooking solo

Historically, Black-operated farms have been excluded from USDA relief. Now, similar concerns are brewing with the distribution of funds from the $2 trillion CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act passed in March. Juneteenth,...

56 MINJUN 13
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Black farmers, Juneteenth, cooking solo

Solidarity in Minneapolis, Black entrepreneurship, gospel fried chicken

A note from Evan Kleiman: After 11 full weeks of being told to stay home, the killing of George Floyd stirred Los Angeles to come outside in great numbers to walk in solidarity. This week, I was moved to see the grace and compassion from...

56 MINJUN 6
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Solidarity in Minneapolis, Black entrepreneurship, gospel fried chicken

Roxane Gay, plant-based Mexican, Indian spices

Like it or hate it, home cooking is the task that won’t go away during the pandemic. Author Roxane Gay learned to cook while being a vegetarian, and shares her adventures in the kitchen on her Twitter feed. Plus, veganism is finding its place in...

56 MINMAY 30
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Roxane Gay, plant-based Mexican, Indian spices

Latest Episodes

Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Rituals often surround food, including the Chinese tradition of caring for new mothers during postpartum recovery. One of Koreatown’s most beloved mom and pop restaurants closed this week. California farmworkers have historically fought for basic...

56 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

Good Food continues coverage of innovative moves by chefs and restaurateurs to stay in business during the pandemic. Community refrigerators are popping up across the city to feed those in need. Plus, eggplants are cropping up at the Santa Monica...

56 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

Restaurant fragility, frontline employees, worker resources

Restaurants have been a key “third space.” Not home and not work, they’re a gathering place where people can recharge, relax, enjoy some food and drinks between the pressures of work or home. Given socializing constraints, economic pressure,...

56 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Restaurant fragility, frontline employees, worker resources

Weaponizing food, lunch for teachers, Romanian cuisine

Good Food examines the ways food has been weaponized to create stereotypes and stigmatization. On the flipside, Chef Roy Choi shares how he is spreading love by cooking for teachers with a new food delivery app. Plus, Romanian cuisine is a melting...

56 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Weaponizing food, lunch for teachers, Romanian cuisine

Green Book guide, food as protest, Zora Neale Hurston

Good Food is taking the day to reflect on the word “independence.” In a 1979 commencement speech at Barnard University, Toni Morrison spoke to the graduating class of women about freedom and power. “You are moving in the direction of freedom....

56 MINJUL 4
Comments
Green Book guide, food as protest, Zora Neale Hurston

Whole hog barbecue, grilling, summer vegetables

“When a people who have fundamentally defined American barbecue for 300 years in the roughest, darkest hours of America have been overlooked, it’s a tragedy,” says Dr. Howard Conyers. Dr. Conyers is a rocket scientist at NASA, as well as a...

56 MINJUN 27
Comments
Whole hog barbecue, grilling, summer vegetables

Queer hospitality, restaurant reopenings, sandwiches

This week has been a roller coaster for the queer and trans community. First, there was the news that the current administration rolled back protections that prohibited discrimination in health care against trans patients. Last weekend, thousands...

56 MINJUN 20
Comments
Queer hospitality, restaurant reopenings, sandwiches

Black farmers, Juneteenth, cooking solo

Historically, Black-operated farms have been excluded from USDA relief. Now, similar concerns are brewing with the distribution of funds from the $2 trillion CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act passed in March. Juneteenth,...

56 MINJUN 13
Comments
Black farmers, Juneteenth, cooking solo

Solidarity in Minneapolis, Black entrepreneurship, gospel fried chicken

A note from Evan Kleiman: After 11 full weeks of being told to stay home, the killing of George Floyd stirred Los Angeles to come outside in great numbers to walk in solidarity. This week, I was moved to see the grace and compassion from...

56 MINJUN 6
Comments
Solidarity in Minneapolis, Black entrepreneurship, gospel fried chicken

Roxane Gay, plant-based Mexican, Indian spices

Like it or hate it, home cooking is the task that won’t go away during the pandemic. Author Roxane Gay learned to cook while being a vegetarian, and shares her adventures in the kitchen on her Twitter feed. Plus, veganism is finding its place in...

56 MINMAY 30
Comments
Roxane Gay, plant-based Mexican, Indian spices
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