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Good Food

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Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.

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Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.

iTunes Ratings

683 Ratings
Average Ratings
543
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40
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28

Amazing

By jassybeets - Jan 10 2020
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Evan has taught me so much about food. This podcast has arguably changed my life!

I love this podcast

By ilove this podcast - Dec 15 2019
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I like this podcast it’s the best

iTunes Ratings

683 Ratings
Average Ratings
543
58
40
14
28

Amazing

By jassybeets - Jan 10 2020
Read more
Evan has taught me so much about food. This podcast has arguably changed my life!

I love this podcast

By ilove this podcast - Dec 15 2019
Read more
I like this podcast it’s the best
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Good Food

Latest release on Aug 08, 2020

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Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.

Rank #1: Restaurants pivot, Pie Pageant, chile peppers

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Many restaurants have closed, and others who’ve remained open have adjusted their business models to rely on takeout and delivery. We hear from restaurateurs and a chef on adapting to this new normal.

Apr 25 2020

56mins

Play

Rank #2: Housework, gardening, the dairy industry

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The old adage, “a woman’s work is never done,” takes a different spin as families hunker down  during COVID-19 and share traditional household responsibilities.

Apr 11 2020

56mins

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Rank #3: Tinned fish, Ramadan, immigrants in the food supply chain

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Confinement cooking continues with clever ways to use tinned seafood in the pantry. With the holy month of Ramadan starting this week, we explore traditional practices and dishes to break the fast.

Apr 18 2020

56mins

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Rank #4: Relief work, cooking at home

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As we navigate this temporary but new normal of being relegated to our homes, we get suggestions for recipes and healthy kitchen projects.

Mar 28 2020

56mins

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Rank #5: Food supply chain, virtual Passover, vegetarian Easter

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The food supply chain has many links in order to get dinner on the table. We hear from a truck driver about  his challenges in getting products to grocery stores. Plus, spring is here, and with it comes Passover and Easter.

Apr 04 2020

56mins

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Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches

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The City of Santa Monica has made it easier for restaurants to return to business by accommodating outdoor seating in parking zones. A new documentary focuses on the threat to the last fully intact salmon run on earth.

Aug 08 2020

56mins

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Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

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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.

Aug 01 2020

56mins

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Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

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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.

Jul 25 2020

56mins

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Restaurant fragility, frontline employees, worker resources

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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.

Jul 18 2020

56mins

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Weaponizing food, lunch for teachers, Romanian cuisine

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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.

Jul 11 2020

56mins

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Green Book guide, food as protest, Zora Neale Hurston

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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.

Jul 04 2020

56mins

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Whole hog barbecue, grilling, summer vegetables

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“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.

Jun 27 2020

56mins

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Queer hospitality, restaurant reopenings, sandwiches

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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.

Jun 20 2020

56mins

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Black farmers, Juneteenth, cooking solo

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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.

Jun 13 2020

56mins

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Solidarity in Minneapolis, Black entrepreneurship, gospel fried chicken

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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.

Jun 06 2020

56mins

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Roxane Gay, plant-based Mexican, Indian spices

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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.

May 30 2020

56mins

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Food in film, takeout, tortillas

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Food plays a starring role in some stellar movies from last year. Good Food looks back on conversations with the filmmakers of “The Farewell,” “The Biggest Little Farm,” and “Honeyland.”

May 23 2020

56mins

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Mushrooms, tacos, traditional pastas

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As Los Angeles settles in for additional months of sheltering in place, Good Food cozies up on the sofa for a “zone out” show.

May 16 2020

56mins

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Meat supply, slaughterhouses, French classics

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Meat is a multibillion dollar industry. With the pandemic forcing closures of packing facilities and employees being too ill to work, the availability of cheap meat for consumers is threatened.

May 09 2020

56mins

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Cajun cooking, tacos, salmon

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We explore American traditions in cooking: Cajun cuisine in the bayou of Louisiana, dairy restaurants of New York, tacos in Texas and California.

May 02 2020

56mins

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Restaurants pivot, Pie Pageant, chile peppers

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Many restaurants have closed, and others who’ve remained open have adjusted their business models to rely on takeout and delivery. We hear from restaurateurs and a chef on adapting to this new normal.

Apr 25 2020

56mins

Play

Tinned fish, Ramadan, immigrants in the food supply chain

Podcast cover
Read more
Confinement cooking continues with clever ways to use tinned seafood in the pantry. With the holy month of Ramadan starting this week, we explore traditional practices and dishes to break the fast.

Apr 18 2020

56mins

Play

Housework, gardening, the dairy industry

Podcast cover
Read more
The old adage, “a woman’s work is never done,” takes a different spin as families hunker down  during COVID-19 and share traditional household responsibilities.

Apr 11 2020

56mins

Play

Food supply chain, virtual Passover, vegetarian Easter

Podcast cover
Read more
The food supply chain has many links in order to get dinner on the table. We hear from a truck driver about  his challenges in getting products to grocery stores. Plus, spring is here, and with it comes Passover and Easter.

Apr 04 2020

56mins

Play

Relief work, cooking at home

Podcast cover
Read more
As we navigate this temporary but new normal of being relegated to our homes, we get suggestions for recipes and healthy kitchen projects.

Mar 28 2020

56mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

683 Ratings
Average Ratings
543
58
40
14
28

Amazing

By jassybeets - Jan 10 2020
Read more
Evan has taught me so much about food. This podcast has arguably changed my life!

I love this podcast

By ilove this podcast - Dec 15 2019
Read more
I like this podcast it’s the best