Julia Collin Davison, the shutdown’s effect, and a visit to Fiona
America’s Test Kitchen host Julia Collin Davison drops by to talk recipe testing and Cook’s Illustrated, which recently turned 25. We’re also looking at how the federal government shutdown affects what’s on our plates. Plus: Bill Addison weighs on Fiona while Bill Esparza gives us the 411 on his recent taco finds around the city.
“Cooking with Scraps,” LA Times’ new critics, and Bestia’s origins
We’re talking inventive ways to cook with scraps with author Lindsay-Jean Hard. Also, a close look at the Farm Bill that passed in Congress last month. Evan talks with the masterminds behind Bestia about the early days. Plus, the passing of a torch: meet the LA Times’ new food critics. And we’re checking out a new Japanese fried chicken shop by a Top Chef alum.
The cure for the common hangover
Went a little too hard on New Year’s Eve? Meet Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall, who spent a decade trying all the hangover cures he could find. Plus a revisit of Good Food’s special on LA’s bar scene from last year.
Good Food looks back at 2018
2018 was a year of incredible change in the food world. It’s a tradition at Good Food to wrap up the year by sharing a few of our favorite segments. Among them are stories about food and immigration, a farewell to our friend Jonathan Gold, and a pie crawl of Los Angeles.
The origins of wine, Uighur food, “imaginary feasts”
For many, wine and the holidays simply go together. Journalist Kevin Begos wrote a book about his search for wine’s origins. There’s also a prized bubbly from Italy that you might not have known about. Plus: a look at the plight of Uighurs by way of an exceptional meal in Australia. We’re also revisiting bean-to-bar chocolate for those of you looking for last-minute stocking stuffers.