25 episodes

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.

    Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches

    Eating al fresco, wild salmon, Indian vegetarian, peaches

    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. Inspired by a visit to India,...

    • 56 min
    Postpartum rituals, Koreatown closure, COVID on farms

    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 min
    Restaurant pivots, community fridges, apricots

    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 min
    Restaurant fragility, frontline employees, worker resources

    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 min
    Weaponizing food, lunch for teachers, Romanian cuisine

    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 min
    Green Book guide, food as protest, Zora Neale Hurston

    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 min

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