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Life's a Ben Affleck!

Welcome to Life’s a Ben Affleck, a podcast that is supposed to be about the highs and lows of food history, but has now become a Ben Affleck update-only show.

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Johnny Lee (Pearl River Deli) & Raised on TV (Live)

We sat down with the legendary LA Hainan Chicken Whisperer, Johnny Lee, to talk about his restaurant, Pearl River Deli. We discuss growing up in East LA, his perspective on cooking Chines...

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Fall in Love With Oaxaca

On this episode, Aarón and Zarela welcome Bricia Lopez for a love letter to the food and culture of Oaxaca. Bricia and her siblings run Guelaguetza, the restaurant her father started 27 y...

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What Has the Vaccine Rollout Been Like for Restaurant Workers?

Cities across the country have struggled with the speed, efficiency, and equity of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout. This episode examines the logistics, workplace politics, and questions of ...

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Family Business First: Bricia Lopez

Anyone who grew up in a family business understands that it's family business first, and then family second.

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Zarah Khan

On this episode I speak with Zarah Kahn the chef of Botanica, located in Silverlake in Los Angeles.  A self-described farm and produce nerd, Zarah majored in environmental studies and for...

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The Wine was Drank and the Garlic was Peeled (feat. The Hammer Quartet)

On today's episode of Trans-Continental Issues, Dave, Nastassia and The Rest are joined by The Hammer Quartet (Stass, Aaron Polsky, Pat Posey and Jackie Molecules) who bang

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The Power of Perfect: Nancy Silverton

Star chef Nancy Silverton of Los Angeles's Osteria Mozza, Pizzeria Mozza and Chi Spacca overcame her fears about baking to become one the greatest pastry chefs in the world.

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A Tale of Two Restaurants with Lien Ta of All Day Baby & Here's Looking At You

Lien Ta, managing partner of All Day Baby and the former Here’s Looking at You in Los Angeles,CA.

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Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken are the owners and operators of the Border Grill restaurants which they began in 1985.