Good Food

By KCRW, Evan Kleiman

Good Food explores current events, social phenomena, history and culture through the lens of food. From food politics to the science behind cooking, host Evan Kleiman highlights the diverse community of cooks, farmers, entrepreneurs, historians and journalists who have devoted their lives to food. Good Food is the only radio show where you can hear LA Times Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold each week. Get Jonathan Gold's weekly restaurant suggestion sent to your phone! Text "Good Food" to 69866 and get a text with the name, address and phone number of this week's restaurant.   11/15/07: Meet Good Food Market Report correspondent Laura Avery. Here she shows us a unique and delicious cauliflower-like vegetable called Romanesco, which can be eaten raw, roasted, and more. In the video clip below, Laura references a recipe from The Santa Monica Farmers Market Cookbook by Amelia Saltsman.  

  1. 1.
    Travels in Spain, Slow Food, 'Adventures in Starry Kitchen'22 July 2017
    57:30
  2. 2.
    Tasting the Impossible Burger, salt, butter and spirulina15 July 2017
    57:01
  3. 3.
    Staying afloat in L.A.'s restaurant biz8 July 2017
    57:05
  4. 4.
    What lies beneath the ocean waves1 July 2017
    57:02
  5. 5.
    Banning loncheras, a history of pho and food in 'Twin Peaks'24 June 2017
    57:21
  6. 6.
    Potlikker and pork as metaphor, the story of 'LA Mexicano'17 June 2017
    57:01
  7. 7.
    The Sandwich Show10 June 2017
    57:12
  8. 8.
    Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day'3 June 2017
    56:46
  1. 9.
    'Dandelion and Quince,' food and crime, 'All About Eggs'27 May 2017
    56:48
  2. 10.
    Gangsta gardener, a donut dough-bate, 'The Last Magnificent'20 May 2017
    57:00
  3. 11.
    Yucatecan seafood, taters, spring chickens and pie13 May 2017
    27:13
  4. 12.
    The 'Eat Your Veggies' show6 May 2017
    57:00
  5. 13.
    The great tasting menu debate, cast-iron skillets, grapeless wine29 April 2017
    56:50
  6. 14.
    Cambodians and fried chicken, baby pureés, vegan baking tips22 April 2017
    56:38
  7. 15.
    'A Square Meal,' a kosher slaughter and Ukrainian Easter eggs15 April 2017
    56:48
  8. 16.
    Passover food, kosher wine and fancy food with a view8 April 2017
    56:36
  9. 17.
    Cannibalism, Swedish meatballs, Syrian kobee and cheese shops1 April 2017
    56:47
  10. 18.
    LA's legendary restaurants, Gwen, cardoons, Dock to Dish 2.025 March 2017
    57:16
  11. 19.
    The Breakfast Show18 March 2017
    57:13
  12. 20.
    Supermensch, Pi Day, farming at Tule Lake Segregation Center11 March 2017
    56:46
  13. 21.
    From Trump to farm to slaughterhouse to restaurant4 March 2017
    56:39
  14. 22.
    Ludo, Shaya, heirloom grains and Smuggler's Cove25 February 2017
    56:51
  15. 23.
    'Eat Your Science,' decriminalizing street vending, 'Generation Chef'18 February 2017
    56:36
  16. 24.
    Not your grandma's Valentine's Day box of chocolates11 February 2017
    56:44
  17. 25.
    Food policy under Trump and legalized street vending4 February 2017
    56:44
  18. 26.
    Food to usher in the Year of the Rooster28 January 2017
    56:38
  19. 27.
    ‘The Best Restaurants in America’ and power vegetables21 January 2017
    56:46
  20. 28.
    'The Rye Baker,' Conflict Kitchen and food as protest14 January 2017
    56:39
  21. 29.
    Ringing in the Japanese New Year and a trip to the Silk Road7 January 2017
    56:46
  22. 30.
    The 420 Show31 December 2016
    56:39
  23. 31.
    Good Food's Best of 201624 December 2016
    56:34
  24. 32.
    'The Gefilte Manifesto,' Christmas pickles, holiday cookies17 December 2016
    56:38
  25. 33.
    The Red Rooster, Fidel the Foodie, P.Y.T.10 December 2016
    56:40
  26. 34.
    Nancy & Mario, 'Unlatched,' guavatinis and Dan Tana's3 December 2016
    56:39
  27. 35.
    Turkey Day leftovers, Cantonese breakfast and Emeril's DJ set26 November 2016
    58:23
  28. 36.
    Our 2016 Thanksgiving special24 November 2016
    58:09
  29. 37.
    Thanksgiving prep, truffles and dates at the market19 November 2016
    58:16
  30. 38.
    The comfort food show12 November 2016
    58:15
  31. 39.
    The 420 show5 November 2016
    58:12
  32. 40.
    Badmaash, tooth pix, the migrant kitchen29 October 2016
    58:19
  33. 41.
    The Sandwich Show22 October 2016
    58:16
  34. 42.
    Mr. Fries Man, ethnic food shaming, Native American cuisine15 October 2016
    58:16
  35. 43.
    The breakfast show8 October 2016
    58:18
  36. 44.
    Square versus round pie, gringo tacos, hyssop1 October 2016
    58:19
  37. 45.
    PieCast 2: Ready made crusts, tips for vegan baking and Cuban pies29 September 2016
    23:00
  38. 46.
    Shibumi, Little Flower Baking, 'Everything I Want to Eat'24 September 2016
    58:22
  39. 47.
    'Eat the World,' blackberries & Burmese food16 September 2016
    26:35
  40. 48.
    Meat carvers, fishmongers and herbivorous butchers10 September 2016
    58:20
  41. 49.
    Seafood, booze and BBQ3 September 2016
    58:10
  42. 50.
    The price of pork, giant marrow and an Asian fried chicken crawl27 August 2016
    58:12
  43. 51.
    A Filipino food stop, the Grape Whisperer, 'Devoured'20 August 2016
    58:12
  44. 52.
    Cilantro roots, Norteño Mexican food, LA's farm past13 August 2016
    58:14
  45. 53.
    PieCast 1: If pie were in the Olympics10 August 2016
    32:12
  46. 54.
    Sichuan food, 'Burned,' Kitchen Table Blues6 August 2016
    58:25
  47. 55.
    Pickles, hot chicken, GMO labeling, antidepressants and taste30 July 2016
    58:16
  48. 56.
    Hive heists, artisanal food, local grains & bulgogi, Gangnam-style23 July 2016
    58:13
  49. 57.
    Preserving Green Book sites, shishitos, jackfruit, fake shrimp16 July 2016
    58:07
  50. 58.
    Cast iron skillets, corn, slaughterhouses, Azerbaijani food9 July 2016
    58:08
  51. 59.
    Brexit, the last decade in food, a mixtape from Nigella Lawson2 July 2016
    58:14
  52. 60.
    Food on the Screen: Calabasas & Paris25 June 2016
    58:15
  53. 61.
    Food on the Screen: Los Angeles18 June 2016
    58:21
  54. 62.
    Food on the Screen: China and Italy11 June 2016
    58:13
  55. 63.
    Food on the Screen: New Orleans and the Central Valley4 June 2016
    58:18
  56. 64.
    Consolidation in biotech, aeroir, smoked beets, beer cocktails28 May 2016
    57:46
  57. 65.
    Eddie Huang, 'A Date with a Dish,' peaches and pozole21 May 2016
    58:27
  58. 66.
    32 yolks, taco bowls, cherries and tips from a master forager14 May 2016
    58:18
  59. 67.
    In the salad lab, cauliflower tartare, Thai Oolong tea7 May 2016
    27:20
  60. 68.
    The Happy Hour Show30 April 2016
    58:19
  61. 69.
    Schmaltz, artichokes, matzo and lamb23 April 2016
    58:14
  62. 70.
    The Ethnic Restaurateur, Artichokes, The Food of Oman16 April 2016
    58:12
  63. 71.
    Food & Family9 April 2016
    58:10
  64. 72.
    The Seafood Show2 April 2016
    58:16
  65. 73.
    Tacolandia, To Run & Dine in LA, Fire & Ice26 March 2016
    58:08
  66. 74.
    Le Servan, Shake Shack, TiGeorges' Chicken19 March 2016
    58:09
  67. 75.
    Noma Australia, Dominique Crenn, Texas BBQ Crawl12 March 2016
    58:16
  68. 76.
    Kimchi it up, the avocado invasion, 'Cooked'5 March 2016
    58:12
  69. 77.
    The Bialetti Moka Express, Stinging Wild Nettles, Ag-Gag Laws27 February 2016
    58:06
  70. 78.
    Girl Scout cookie-off, the Beyoncé effect, urging models to eat20 February 2016
    58:07
  71. 79.
    The Mandarin Boom, Monocropping vs. Cacao, Chefs with Issues13 February 2016
    58:03
  72. 80.
    Making Bánh Chung, Super Bowl Diet, Eating Off-road in Japan6 February 2016
    57:51
  73. 81.
    Eating Out Loud with Lucky Peach4 February 2016
    48:12
  74. 82.
    Boudin King Cake, Bergamots at the Market, to Tip or not to Tip?30 January 2016
    58:17
  75. 83.
    Seafood Congee in the SGV, Dwindling Bees, Oaxaca on Wheels23 January 2016
    57:48
  76. 84.
    Dispatches from the Front of the House, Roy Choi Opens LocoL16 January 2016
    57:54
  77. 85.
    Celebrity Diet Fails, Friendly Fats, Unpacking Pok Pok LA9 January 2016
    57:55
  78. 86.
    Trois Familia, Mission Chinese Food, the Air We...Eat?2 January 2016
    57:56
  79. 87.
    The Best of 'Good Food,' 2015 Edition26 December 2015
    57:53
  80. 88.
    Jacques Pépin at 80, Madhur Jaffrey Goes Veg, Ruth Reichl19 December 2015
    57:43
  81. 89.
    Donabe Cooking, Scratch and Sniff Guide to Whiskey, Mexicano12 December 2015
    57:54
  82. 90.
    Empanadas, The Nordic Cookbook, China's Thirst for Bordeaux5 December 2015
    57:56
  83. 91.
    What Happens in Vegas: From Buffets to Mind-Bending Mixology28 November 2015
    57:46
  84. 92.
    Thanksgiving Spatchcocked Turkey, Gravy & Sweet Potato Pie21 November 2015
    57:49
  85. 93.
    The Rhône Ranger, Mexican Sushi, Fish Sauce Makes a Splash14 November 2015
    57:54
  86. 94.
    Jonathan Gold's 101, Apples of the Future, Is Seaweed the New Kale?7 November 2015
    57:28
  87. 95.
    Israeli Cooking at Zahav, Food Allergy Fakers, LA's Best Italian Food31 October 2015
    57:26
  88. 96.
    Cracker Barrel, Preserving Mexican Heirloom Corn, Chef Enrique Olvera24 October 2015
    57:22
  89. 97.
    Remembering Paul Prudhomme, The Jemima Code & Edible Monuments17 October 2015
    57:21
  90. 98.
    The 2015 Best-in-Show Pie; Pumpkin in Your Pasta?10 October 2015
    28:49
  91. 99.
    Pumpkin Spice; LA's Best Carne Asada; Craft Beer Buyouts3 October 2015
    57:22
  92. 100.
    Eatymology; Clifton's Cafeteria Reopens; Nature's Last Untouched Wheat26 September 2015
    57:25

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