Los Angeles

Michael Pollan on the Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC)

WNYC’s Leonard Lopate welcomed Michael Pollan to his radio program earlier this week to discuss the ideas Pollan has raised in In Defense of Food and in his recent article in the New York Times, […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation “Food for Thought” videos now online

For those who did not attend Slow Food Nation, for those who attended but did not score a ticket to the sold-out Food for Thought lecture series, and for those who attended but would like […] Read More >>>

In Other Media: Michael Pollan (and others) on the State of Our Food

In print: Michael Pollan’s open letter to the next president anchored the New York Times Magazine of Sunday, October 12: “Farmer In Chief: What the Next President Can and Should Do to Remake the Way […] Read More >>>

“The Conscientious Cook”: Mindfulness About Waste

Slow Food Los Angeles member Emily Ho alerted us to her “Conscientious Cook” post on The Kitchn, one of a family of sites that focus on “inspiring cooks and nourishing homes.” Moved by Carlo Petrini’s […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, September 25, 2008

Thanks to the Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends for sending their impressions of Slow Food Nation; we’ll share those comments tomorrow, along with more Slow news and announcements. In the meantime, other news […] Read More >>>

Schlosser, Patel, and Barber on Good, Clean, and Fair Food

Tom Philpott of Grist has posted his observations of and several videos from and related to Slow Food Nation: Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, talks about the need to consider the rights of […] Read More >>>

Batches of Jam–and Friends–at the Public Fruit Jam

Thanks to Mindy Farabee of the Los Angeles Times for reporting on the Public Fruit Jam held on Sunday at the Machine Project in Echo Park: As pots of concoctions such as fig-lemon-lavender bubbled on […] Read More >>>

At the Movies: Bottle Shock

Bottle Shock is a dramatic retelling of the “Judgment of Paris,” the Steven Spurrier-organized blind tasting that dramatically raised the profile and esteem of California wines. Starring Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman, Chris Pine, Dennis Farina, […] Read More >>>

Welcome Edible Los Angeles!

We’re pleased to welcome a new contributor to the Los Angeles conversation about food: Edible Los Angeles. One of a family of fifty Edible Community magazines, Edible Los Angeles aims to shine a spotlight on […] Read More >>>

CHOW Presents Slow Food Nation Podcasts

In addition to being among the supporters and sponsors of Slow Food Nation, CHOW is presenting a series of “bite-sized bulletins,” interviews with the people behind the scenes who are tasting, selecting, organizing, and working […] Read More >>>

“Slow Food Savors Its Big Moment”

Kim Severson writes in Wednesday’s New York Times about Slow Food Nation as a “coming of age” for Slow Food in the United States as the organization develops its own identity, related to but distinct […] Read More >>>

Fallout from the Tomato Fiasco

Thanks to Carolyn Lochhead of the San Francisco Chronicle for examining the effect of the salmonella outbreak–and its unclear origins–on California’s tomato growers: By the time the Food and Drug Administration cleared tomatoes Thursday in […] Read More >>>