The Leonard Lopate Show Live Broadcast

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

12:00 PM

Peter Hoffman, the chef/owner of Savoy and Back Forty, joins us for part two of our new series Food in the City—to reveal what a chef looks for when buying produce at a green market. Then, Gourmet magazine editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl and Slow Food USA’s Josh Viertel on whether healthy meals can also be affordable. And we mark the 40th anniversary of Stonewall by looking at how the LGBT community has been portrayed on film over the past four decades, as part of our Projections series.

Segments from the program

Peter Hoffman on picking the perfect strawberries at the green market.



Peter Hoffman on scape, a tasty often overlooked green.



Ruth Reichl and Josh Viertel on the KFC Challenge to Americans to feed their families for less than $10.

In this segment, Leonard discusses "Parting Glances" (1986) with film critic Nathan Lee and professor of Cinema Studies at CUNY David Gerstner .