Sure, we've endured meat and flour shortages, but the coronavirus could improve many aspects of our food systems.
At least 84 people died, and more than 13,000 homes were destroyed in the blazes that ravaged various parts of the state.
Whenever I brought up the staff meal, I found that chefs were very eager to talk about it, so I decided to make a short film series that explores the staff meals (often called Family Meal) at different restaurants around the country.
I love these December dawns, even if it's hard to drag myself out into the cold. They put me in touch with the year-end cycle in a way I'd miss if I didn't see the sun come up and go down.