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'The Four Top': Eating On The Edge


What explains the high infection rate of COVID-19 among food-processing workers? Do Americans have a new understanding of food insecurity? And what is “corona-conscious eating”? Elle Simone Scott, Dr. Don Schaffner and Sophie Egan fill us in.

'Food Is Social Adhesive,' So Questlove Is Hosting A Virtual Potluck


The Roots drummer, DJ and cookbook author isn't letting a pandemic slow him down — he's still performing on The Tonight Show, and now he's hosting a virtual potluck dinner party on the Food Network.

'The Four Top': Meet the New Wave of Culinary E-Entrepreneurs


Who are the new culinary entrepreneurs of the COVID-19 quarantine? The innovators who are bringing foods from farms to doorsteps, sending exotic ingredients across the country, and connecting families through cooking. Our guests are Julia Niiro, Ted Farthing, and Kelly Montoya.

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'The Four Top': Can A Salami A Day Keep The Doctor Away?

Everything we thought we knew about nutrition was wrong. According to journalist Nina Teicholz, Dr. Miles Hassell, and salumist Elias Cairo, a salami a day might just keep the doctor away.

Food | Arts | Books

In 'Wine Girl,' Taking On The Old Boys Of The Wine World

Victoria James loves wine; she became a sommelier at 21 — but she discovered that the world of wine was an old boys' club that didn't welcome women. Her new memoir chronicles her fight to fit in.

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'The Four Top': Coronavirus Hits The Food Industry

In this special episode, Carrie Welch, Vitaly Paley, and Heather Kintler discuss the profound impact that COVID-19 has had on their businesses.

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The History Of Gardens In Times Of Turmoil

Spring weather and extra time at home may have you thinking about putting in or tending to a garden. It’s something past generations always did in times of turmoil.

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'The Four Top': The Future Of Food Is The Past

Is foraging the new farming? How will Gen Z change the food industry? And how will a cutting-edge grocery chain change the health industry? Panelists Rowan Jacobsen, Jen Bryman and Fernando Divina discuss.

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'The Four Top' Special Episode: Assemblage Symposium

Could the Regenerative Agriculture movement save the planet? How can we empower agricultural workers to build better lives for themselves and their families? And how did an urban winemaker launch two worldwide movements?

Food | Books | NW Life

'The Four Top': Interview with Nancy Rommelmann

A prominent journalist discusses free speech and food culture. 

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The Modern Mocktail: 3 Distinctive Nonalcoholic Drink Recipes

How to make three nonalcoholic cocktails that will have your guests asking for another round. Also, learn some basic tenets of what makes a delicious mixed drink (with or without alcohol).

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

Savor the conversation. A roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

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Photographing One Of America's Oldest Tofu Shops

Ota Tofu has nourished the Japanese American community in Portland, Ore., for more than 100 years, using a production process that has changed little through the decades.


Cooking With OPB

Recipes, tips and how-to's from around the Northwest.