Communal Table Podcast: Anita Lo
The chef, author, and TV personality talks solo cooking, throwing butter, and constant reinvention.
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Episode 93: Anita Lo
Little did she know at the time she was writing it, but Anita Lo's Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One became, for many, the ideal guide for this time in history. The 2001 Food & Wine Best New Chef and much-lauded author, and TV personality joined Communal Table from her home on Long Island to talk about the ever-changing role of chefs, cooking for pleasure, coping in a tough kitchen, and the free online cooking classes she's teaching to celebrate the release of the film A Writer's Odyssey and the Year of the Ox.
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