For nearly three decades, Long Beach resident Russ Parsons served as food editor at the Los Angeles Times, overseeing and working with tons of critics, researchers, and writers, including the late and great Jonathan Gold. Brian Addison and Steve Lowery, sitting in for Sarah Bennett, sit down with the retired editor to talk about everything from his massive culinary collection housed at the Long Beach Public Library to how food journalism has changed.
Context for this podcast:
Some previous episodes:
- PODCAST: Downtown’s changing bar culture (and holiday miracle) w/ The Ordinarie’s Christy Caldwell
- PODCAST: Long Beach’s growing popup & food truck scene w/ Jairo Bogarín of Hamburgers Nice
- PODCAST: Why all SoCal food is fusion food w/ Chef Beeline Krouch of Chinitos Tacos
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