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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.

    Cinematic food and hangover cures

    Cinematic food and hangover cures

    This week we’re looking at several films from 2019 in which food was a subtle yet powerful storytelling device. Plus: we’re looking at the never-ending quest for a hangover cure.

    • 56 min
    Our favorite food stories of 2019

    Our favorite food stories of 2019

    It’s the last show of the year, which it’s time for our annual look back at some of our favorite food stories! From menu psychology, to Salvadoran food, to cooking with scraps, 2019 was a year to remember.

    • 56 min
    Holiday tamales, a tuber revival, fighting food waste

    Holiday tamales, a tuber revival, fighting food waste

    For some Angelenos, there’s no greater gift during the holidays than a steaming hot tamale. We’re also looking at some fascinating developments in the produce world, including the comeback of an ancient spud. Plus: an organization fighting food...

    • 56 min
    LA Times 101, American cuisine, women on food

    LA Times 101, American cuisine, women on food

    The LA Times 101 restaurant rankings are here. Yale historian Paul Freedman traces the history of American cuisine. Journalist Charlotte Druckman shares what she learned from more than 100 women in the food world. Plus: a look at the surprising...

    • 56 min
    2019 Gift Guide: Books and Beyond

    2019 Gift Guide: Books and Beyond

    The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to learn about the year’s best cookbooks. We’re also learning about other gift ideas for the food lover in your life. Plus: chef Jet Tila joins us to discuss the closure of his...

    • 56 min
    The many faces of Southern cuisine

    The many faces of Southern cuisine

    Sean Brock speaks on the past and future of Southern cuisine. We learn about the origins of eggnog and talk with a self-described “Mississippi vegan.” Plus a look back at two centuries of African-American cuisine. 

    • 56 min

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