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Leah Greenstein

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  • 6 years ago

    Your favorite Santa Barbara spot prawn dish, like Michael Cimarusti's signature salt-roasted ones at his Melrose Avenue restaurant Providence, may be a thing of the past if the most extreme versions of the South Coast Marine Life Protection Act (M...

  • 6 years ago

    "Where's the crab guy? That seems to be the question on the minds of a lot of Hollywood Farmers' Market patrons who, in just a few months, have come to count on Santa Barbara's John Wilson for fresh yellow and red rock crab, line-caught halibut an...

  • 6 years ago

    These days it seems like no matter where you live in Southern California, there's a farmers' market or two nearby offering fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies. Yet while farmers' markets in Los Angeles have a long history, (Third and Fairfax p...

  • 6 years ago

    Americans are fat, and they are getting fatter. A recent study by the Urban Institute and the University of Virginia says that unless consumption patterns change, 40 percent of the country's population will be overweight or obese by 2015. Even her...

  • 6 years ago

    On August 7th, some of the country's largest food processors, including Mars, Hershey's, General Mills and Kraft, sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stating that the country was on the verge of a massive sugar shortage and that, wi...

  • 6 years ago

    Say the word "malnutrition" and the image that comes to mind is probably the shirtless 3rd World child with a bulging belly and large, sad eyes that you've seen for years on TV. But the plump-cheeked American kid may be suffering from malnutrition...