Elina Shatkin

Food, LAist

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Elina Shatkin is a Digital Producer for KPCC. She leads food coverage for LAist.

Prior to joining the station, Elina was the arts and culture editor at Los Angeles magazine, a restaurant critic for L.A. Weekly and a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times.

Her work has appeared in such publications as California Sunday, The Believer, Bitch, HiLobrow and on the radio at KPCC and KCRW.

She is a fan of dogs, bicycles, dark chocolate and bad Russian accents.

Stories by Elina Shatkin

How to surf El Niño: Tips from a professional

Big wave surfer Alex Gray has a few ideas about what it takes to ride the kind of waves that the King Tides and El Niño often bring.

Airports increase security (and delays) in wake of travel alert

The busiest travel weekend of the year gets busier after the State Department issues a travel alert in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

Jeff Bezos launches — and lands — a rocket

In a historic step forward, Jeff Bezos's company, Blue Origin, launched the first rocket to remain intact after taking off into space.

Dodgers hire Dave Roberts as manager

The onetime base stealer and clutch Red Sox player returns to help steer the team where his MLB career began.