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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Eater LA. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Eater LA, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Eater LA. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Eater LA, often where they are interviewed.

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Escaping The Cynical Banking Environment To Doing What You Love - Ep. 4 w/ Mathew Kang Editor of The Eater LA

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Matthew Kang is an editor for the infamous Eater food publication's Los Angeles divison. Currently, they have had more than 11 million visits and dive deep into the foodie world of LA. Right after graduation, Matthew worked as a Credit Analyst for a big bank, but after two years he started learning more about food to gain a better understanding of what makes great food writing. Through food he has built relationships and turn his passion into a career. 

Oct 28 2019 · 34mins
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Ep #5: Interview w/ Eater LA's Farley Elliott

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Feb 4. Farley Elliott is the Senior Editor at Eater LA, and author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks. His work appears nationally in the online, print, and digital video space, and you can follow him around the internet at @overoverunder. He's also the guy from that Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos video. In this episode we talk to him about his job, his origins and his favorite restaurants.
Sep 25 2019 · 56mins
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Making a Food Show with Matthew Kang, Editor of Eater LA

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  • Starting out: blogging, writing for Eater LA, hosting Eater’s YouTube Series “K-Town” (5:33)
  • Ideating pilot episodes (10:31)
  • Pitching episode ideas to producers (17:12)
  • Connecting featured foods with Korean culture/history and personal experiences (25:01)
  • Camera work for food (30:29)
  • Capturing B-roll —aka supplemental footage (31:55)
  • Helping guests (ex: chefs) feel comfortable on camera (35:19)
  • What would your last meal on earth be, Matt? (44:00)

Find Matt's Instagram here.
Find Matt's Eater YouTube Series ("K-Town") here

Aug 15 2019 · 47mins
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Eater LA's Farley Elliott & Matt Kang

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Farley Elliott and Matt Kang discuss Essential Los Angeles restaurants, the best breakfast burrito ingredients, and LA Michelin Award predictions.

Mar 21 2019 · 1hr 43mins
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Best Burger Spots with Eater LA's Farley Elliott

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Jessica meets up with Eater LA's senior editor Farley Elliott to find out about L.A.'s most essential burger spots. From an underground beef & bun operation that started out in a backyard, to a gourmet Italian burger topped with ragù bolognese, to the only burger spot in the city serving up 100% grass-fed Wagyu beef.

Mar 01 2019 · 15mins
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#SOLA Episode 56: Guy Fieri Is the Only Hero We Have Left with Eater LA's Farley Elliott

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On this episode of #SoLA, Camille and Charlie are joined by second-time guest, Eater LA’s Farley Elliott, talking about LA’s favorite food: the burger! Cheeseburgers, chili burgers, ramen burgers and… chicken burgers? They discuss it all. Important questions like: which is the best In and Out, the rise and fall of Umami Burger, the tragedy of seafood restaurants having great burgers and is the patty melt a burger?!? Unimportant questions like which LA burger is which Beatle? Will Farley get it right? 

Tune in for all this and more, just don’t cross David Chang. He’s got a sniper aimed at your head. 

And for those interested in where to eat LA’s best burgers, and much more, some of the restaurants discussed on this episode are Chang’s Majordomo, Hawkins Burgers in Watts, Yuca’s on Hillhurst, Otoño in Highland Park, The Mad Greek in Baker, Lucky Boy in Pasadena, Malibu Seafood, Cassell’s patty melt, Spago, Here’s Looking At You, Burgers Never Say Die, Father’s Office, Apple Pan, Pie N Burger, Petit Trois’s Big Mec burger, Shake Shack, Bill’s Burgers in Van Nuys, Mitla Café and a little restaurant called The Cheesecake Factory.

Nov 21 2018 · 1hr 13mins
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Taco Zone with Farley Elliott of Eater LA

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Farley Elliott (Senior Editor for Eater LA and author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History from Tamaleros to Taco Trucks) joins us to dive into Taco Zone, the Echo Park based taco truck. The hosts and Farley sample the entirety of their menu and why Farley chose to single out this particular truck instead of a specific food for a slight break in the show’s format.
Feb 15 2018 · 50mins
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#SOLA Episode 22: Foodie or Chowhound with Eater LA's Farley Elliot!

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On this episode of #SoLA, Charlie and Camille talk about everyone’s favorite topic- food!- wtih Eater LA’s Senior Editor and #SoLA Super Fan, Farley Elliot! Farley is like a sports reporter but for food, so lots of restaurants and LA specialties come up, including: Sqirl, Grand Central Market, Eggslut, Harold & Belle’s, Bar Covell, Alimento, Ramen Bangaichi, El Chato, Cosa Buona, Bludso’s, Howlin’ Ray’s, Art’s Famous Chilli Dogs and so many more. Farley recommends local road trips to his favorite dining neighborhood in San Diego, Tijuana, the Valle de Guadalupe wine region of Baja, Mexico, and Copper Top BBQ in Lone Pine, CA. They also discuss Roy Choi, an Israeli guy named Burt who sells brisket out of his back yard, and perrenial #SoLA topics hot chicken, shared plates and pho vs. ramen… also, racism… because America. Watch out: nobody’s steering this ship!

Jan 24 2018 · 59mins
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Matt Kang - Eater LA Editor

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Matthew Kang is the LA editor of Eater, a website that you probably know if you’re listening to a food podcast.  If you don’t, it’s basically the biggest restaurant and food news publication online!  We chat with Matt about his Korean upbringing, working with eater, tipping, enjoying meals more when they’re not free, coffee, restaurant recommendations, and much more!
Nov 14 2015 · 1hr 16mins