Guest Picks: Alice Waters

Restaurateur, cookbook writer, and food activist Alice Waters was on the Leonard Lopate Show's Food Fridays series to talk about growing and cooking delicious, simple food. She also told us what her favorite comfort food is.

What have you read or seen over the past year that moved or surprised you?

         “The Bicycle Thief


What are you listening to right now?

          Daft Punk


What’s the last great book you read?

            Jonathan Cott’s Days that I’ll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

           I’m not religious, but the new Pope


What’s your favorite comfort food?

           Pasta with olive oil and garlic and parsley