SUN/4/18 :: 2:00p
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, author of "Food Between Friends" in conversation with Times Columnist Matt Brennan

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Best friends Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of Modern Family, and recipe developer Julie Tanous pay homage to their hometowns as they whip up modern California food with Southern and Southwestern spins in their debut cookbook. Join Jesse and L.A. Times columnist Matt Brennan for a conversation about food, cooking and entertainment.


Matt Brennan

Before joining the Los Angeles Times as television editor, Matt Brennan served as Paste Magazine’s TV editor. His writing has also appeared in Indiewire, Slate, Deadspin and numerous other publications. Born in the Boston area, educated at USC and an adoptive New Orleanian for nearly 10 years, he currently resides in Los Angeles.



Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a celebrated actor with a passion for cooking and entertaining, best known for his lead role in the TV series Modern Family. He lives in Los Angeles with his husband, Justin Mikita, and their baby, Beckett.



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Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas, "Wow in the World," with Zooey Deschanel

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Richard has graciously agreed to play two songs!
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