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His hot Venice Beach restaurant Felix is the buzziest pasta spot in America, with local and national praise, including the best new restaurant of the year nod from Esquire. So what does head chef and founder Evan Funke think of all the praise, and what drives his mission to create the best pasta in the U.S.? He tells us in newest episode of Food Republic Today. Also, Steven Rinella of the MeatEater podcast tells us all about turkeys, just in time for Thanksgiving. And in Postbites, a short story from Chicago chef Jason Vincent.