For some kids, going back to school this autumn is going to be a bit healthier and more delicious, thanks to the work of chef and food activist Alice Waters and The Edible Schoolyard Project.
During a visit to one of the only California restaurants to make haggis on a daily basis, a chef teaches Rico about the dish's heritage and how she updates it for American tastes.
Feeling 'hangry' - irritable due to hunger - is more than an internet-age excuse for grumpiness. It turns out to be a verifiable phenomenon with some complex causes embedded in modern culture.
The director of Hollywood hits like "Iron Man" returns to his indie-film roots to write, direct, and star in the passion project "Chef" - about a chef who leaves a big restaurant to start an indie passion project of his own.
Textile designer Cara Marie Piazza isn't afraid of food stains on her clothes - to the contrary, they're the basis of her work. She creates a rainbow of designs utilizing onion skins and other food waste otherwise destined for the compost bin.
A new company is betting Ethiopia's staple grain -- tiny, tiny, Teff -- will catch on with gluten-freers in America... and in the process help Ethiopian farmers. Rico learns it makes pretty good pancakes, too.
A new concept in eating, an innovative 'lifehack', or simply a diet fad? Start-up Soylent is making waves with it's meal-replacing nutrient powder.
Ruth Reichl has been one of America's foremost food writers since the '80s. She tells Rico about her new novel "Delicious!"... and why writing about food is *not* like dancing about architecture.
Golden Poppies, California's state flower, are at their peak bloom season in May. One California distillery hopes to bottle their beauty.
Grape-stomping activity not approved by the French government from the famed food writer Ruth Riechl.