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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

We're coming to you live today from WNYC’s street-level Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, on the corner of Varick and Charlton Streets. And to start us off, Peter Hoffman, the chef/owner of Savoy and Back Forty, joins us for part two of our new series Food in the City—to reveal what a chef looks for when buying produce at a green market. Then, Gourmet magazine editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl and Slow Food USA’s Josh Viertel on whether healthy meals can also be affordable. And we mark the 40th anniversary of Stonewall by looking at how the LGBT community has been portrayed on film over the past four decades, as part of our Projections series.

Food in the City: At the Farmer's Market with Peter Hoffman

Peter Hoffman, chef of Savoy and Back Forty, joins us for Part II of our Food in the City series. He’ll be explaining how to create meals from what you buy at the farmer’s market and how to talk to farmers and choose the ...

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Slow Food for Less Money

Is it really possible that families in America can no longer cook their own meals for under $10? That is what fast food companies like KFC would have you believe, but Josh Viertel, the new president of Slow Food USA, is out to prove them wrong. He and ...

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Projections: LGBT Community on Film

June marks the 40th Anniversary of Stonewall. We're commemorating the occasion by talking about representations of LGBT life and politics on film as part of our Projections series. Film critic Nathan Lee, professor of Cinema Studies at CUNY David Gerstner, and by filmmaker Cheryl Dunye join us to ...

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