Sonoran tortillas, Korean Home Cooking, Jet & Ali Tila
Sonoratown looks to defend its crown in this year’s tournament. Sohui Kim is your guide to building a Korean pantry at home, and Jet and Ali Tila are improving on the classics. Also, Gustavo Arellano visits a Syrian ice cream maker in Anaheim.
The return of the Great Tortilla Tournament
KCRW and Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament makes its triumphant return. An LA writer is working to preserve Salvadoran recipes and history. Sandwiches inspired by Japanese convenience stores are the main draw at Konbi in Echo Park. Plus: a SoCal fast food chain is reborn.
How food is starring on the big screen
Director Lulu Wang uses food as a storytelling device in “The Farewell.” A Southern California couple embarks on a journey to become sustainable farmers. Plus a conversation with the directors of “Honeyland,” the most awarded film at Sundance this year.
Remembering Jonathan Gold (1960-2018)
When Jonathan Gold passed last year, we gathered the voices of colleagues, friends, chefs, and listeners to celebrate the man who taught us how to eat and live in LA.
One year after Jonathan Gold
Amy Scattergood of the LA Times remembers her partnership with Jonathan Gold, one year after his passing. Eater releases its Best New Restaurants list. Lawry’s celebrates 80 years by doing something it’s not especially known for: changing.