Show 564, February 10, 2024: Journalist Farley Elliott, SF Gate, Southern California Bureau Chief Part Two

Farley Elliott at the KLAA Studios

We’re delighted to welcome food journalist Farley Elliott back to the show. Farley Elliott is the new SoCal Bureau Chief for SFGATE. Previously, he was the Senior Editor for Eater Los Angeles, covering food and culture around LA, and his work has also appeared in print, film, and television. He’s also the author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History From Tamaleros to Taco Trucks, a book about the long, winding saga of street food in Los Angeles.

Farley continues with us chatting about his expanded new beat and previewing editorial content in the pipeline. Along the way he fills us in on the sudden closing of Pea Soup Andersen’s in Buellton (weeks before their 100th Anniversary) and a reflagged (and renovated) resort in Indian Wells that’s now branded and themed with a men’s clothing line.

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“In 2013, the Chronicle launched a paywalled premium website, Over the next six years, varying amounts of free and premium Chronicle content appeared on SFGATE, then in 2019, the Chronicle and SFGATE officially became two separately run entities with their own editorial staffs and independent newsrooms.”

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