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The Spot: Dessert

You can now dine on California Foodways radio stories from your podcast plate.

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers... 

So Much More Than Tacos,” from California Foodways podcast, June 2018.

The California Foodways podcast dishes up stories from all over California, centered around food: where it’s grown, how it’s cooked, and who is there every step of the way. Reporter (and KALW's own) Lisa Morehouse has collected food stories throughout her career, and now everyone can listen to them via the brand new California Foodways podcast. 

To celebrate the occasion, we're featuring the first episode and we also we’ll also speak with Lisa who gives us a behind-the-scene look at what we’ll feast our ears on in her new podcast. But first, she takes us to a special kitchen in San Bernadino.

Excerpt from Alone: A Love Story, produced for CBC Podcasts, June 2018.

From the Canadian Broadcasting Company, the podcast Alone: A Love Story, uses a diary format to follow the real life story of a woman navigating her life after divorce, including being a single mom, being depressed, carving out a new identity for herself and all of the trials and joys that come along during that journey. In this excerpt from the new season, Michelle Parise looks at the growth of her daughter Birdie and their relationship, building up to an inevitable goodbye.

Alone: A Love Story is written and narrated by Michelle Parise and produced by Veronica Simmonds for the CBC. The show just finished its second season, and you can listen to all of the episodes by subscribing to the podcast or heading to cbc.ca/alone, where you can also listen to a mixtape of music and words and drawings inspired by the show. 

This week's episode featured music from: Black Moth Super Rainbow, Ramsey Lewis, Hank Williams, and Arcade Fire.