Evan Kleiman

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Evan Kleiman is a chef, author, radio host and restaurant owner. She has been the radio host of Good Food on KCRW since 1997.[1] In 2012, her radio show received the Best Audio Series award from the IACP.[2] In 2017, Kleiman was inducted into the James Beard Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America.[3] Kleiman grew up in Los Angeles and earned a bachelor's degree and MA at UCLA. She opened Angeli Caffe in 1984.[4] Angeli Caffe, which served Italian food, closed after 28 years.[5] Kleiman is the author of eight books[6] on Italian food as well as one app, “Easy as Pie.”[7] Kleiman also moderated Food, Inc., an award-winning documentary,[8] has taught college classes on the topic of food sustainability,[9] gives culinary tours in Italy, and was the founder of L.A.’s chapter of Slow Food.[10]


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  7. ^ Virbila, S. Irene (2012-12-15). "Upgrade your cooking skills? There's an app for that". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018-10-25.
  8. ^ "Food, Inc". Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2018-09-04. Retrieved 2018-10-25.
  9. ^ Wolf, Jessica. "Renowned L.A. foodie flavors her UCLA class with moral questions about food". UCLA Newsroom. Retrieved 2018-10-25.
  10. ^ MacVean, Mary. "Evan Kleiman, mover and stirrer on the L.A. food scene". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2018-10-25.