On family farms, in restaurants, and in food writing, what happens when one generation passes the work to the next? Best-selling author and restaurant critic Ruth Reichl (Save Me the Plums) talks with Soleil Ho, the new restaurant critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, about stepping into big shoes. Peach farmers Mas and Nikiko Masumoto (The Perfect Peach, Changing Season)talk about what it is like for them to pass the farm from father to daughter. Bricia Lopez (Oaxaca) tells us about taking over the family restaurant when her parents returned to Mexico. To end the episode, Ed Levine (Serious Eater) and J. Kenji Lopez-Alt (The Food Lab) talk about the places their collaboration on the cult website Serious Eats has taken them.
00:00 - Show Introduction, Mas & Nikiko Masumoto
17:27 - Ruth Reichl & Soleil Ho
33:36 - Bricia Lopez
42:50 - Ed Levine & Kenji Lopez-Alt
53:33 - Show Credits
Broadcast dates for this episode:
September 20, 2019 (originally aired)
October 9, 2020 (rebroadcast)
October 29, 2021 (rebroadcast)
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