25 episodes

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

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 744 Ratings

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

    White bread, sandwiches, masa, tacos

    White bread, sandwiches, masa, tacos

    Good Food explores the two edible art forms that best feature leftovers — the sandwich and taco. Politics professor Aaron Bobrow-Strain looks at the history of white bread in America and how it became so popular and industrialized. Cheese...

    • 56 min
    Thanksgiving, savory pies, turkey alternatives, leftovers

    Thanksgiving, savory pies, turkey alternatives, leftovers

    Chef David Chang takes a seat at the table to co-host the Good Food annual Thanksgiving show with Evan Kleiman. Nokx Majozi of London’s celebrated Pie Room shares recipes for traditional savory and individual pies that can transform this year’s...

    • 56 min
    Native American food sovereignty, farming under Trump, West Indies roti

    Native American food sovereignty, farming under Trump, West Indies roti

    As the nation heads down a road of recovery, Good Food looks at healing, which is at the center of the new film, “Gather.” Director Sanjay Rawal opens the film with a quote from Crazy Horse of the Oglala Lakota Nation: “The Red Nation shall...

    • 56 min
    Fermentation, Black excellence, Pok Pok closes, persimmons

    Fermentation, Black excellence, Pok Pok closes, persimmons

    The U.S. has been under a global microscope all week. Time and waiting are very important variables, according to fermenting revivilaist Sandor Katz. He discusses the challenges and delayed gratification of fermentation and how it is a metaphor for...

    • 56 min
    Halloween candy, comfort food, spirit-free drinks, vegetarian meals

    Halloween candy, comfort food, spirit-free drinks, vegetarian meals

    Good Food celebrates Halloween and the creature comforts that come with fall. Ben Mims explains how to make two of his favorite commercial candy bars at home. Polina Chesnakova has all the ooey, gooey, melty dishes that incorporate hot cheese. Julia...

    • 56 min
    Smells and flavors, tortilla winner, pizza at the polls

    Smells and flavors, tortilla winner, pizza at the polls

    Harold McGee explores how different varieties of herbs impart a range of aromas, and how heat introduces scents into raw ingredients around the world. Nik Sharma identifies the flavor equation and factors emotion into eating and taste. Gustavo...

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
744 Ratings

744 Ratings

Artie the dog ,

Perfect and ALWAYS fresh and interesting

Today I learned the details of what happened to
Bread. What was once considered to be dirties by immigrant hands, is now selling (not o my to me) for upwards of $10 a loaf. The listening is so unpolitically comforting and smart.
Thank you Evan!

Chi town transplant ,

What a wholesome show

This is a perfect show with no politics or BS.
Just some wholesome people talking about cooking.

Tango78 ,

Necessary and a pleasure to hear!

Congratulations. I have followed for years. This is necessary KCRW, thank you!

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