Taste Matters - Episode 129 - David Sax07/16/14
How do flavors become trends? Who determines trends, and how do they catch on with the mainstream? These are some of the questions that David Sax is trying to answer on the season finale of Taste Matters, hosted by Mitchell Davis. David Sax is a...
Taste Matters - Episode 128 - Ruth Reichl
What happens when one of the most celebrated restaurant critics and non-fiction food writers suddenly decides to take on fiction? Ruth Reichl is about to find out, as her first fiction work Delicious! is set to be released on May 6th. She's this...
Taste Matters - Episode 127 - Foie Gras
What exactly is foie gras? We'll find out on a fatty-liver themed episode of Taste Matters with special guest Michael Aeyal Ginor, co-founder, co-owner, and President of Hudson Valley Foie Gras and New York State Foie Gras, the most comprehensive Foie...
Taste Matters - Episode 126 - Coffee with Daniel Shafer
This week on Taste Matters, Crop to Cup's Director of Operations Dan Shafer comes in to discuss everyone's favorite morning beverage. From growing communities to direct trade and direct buying models, tune in to hear all about the coffee business!...
Taste Matters - Episode 125 - Nancy Harmon Jenkins
Nancy Harmon Jenkins knows a thing or two about a thing or two. Nancy is an authority on Mediterranean cuisines, on the Mediterranean diet and its consequences for good health, on extra-virgin olive oil, and (to her own surprise) on ancient Egyptian...
Taste Matters - Episode 124 - Good Housekeeping Research Institute
How does Good Housekeeping keep its reputation as a trusted source for women and homemakers to depend on? This week on Taste Matters, Mitchell Davis joined by Miriam Arond, Directo of The Good Housekeeping Research Institute. How does Good...
Taste Matters - Episode 123 - Hasia Diner, Immigration Foodways Expert
This week on Taste Matters, Mitchell talks to Hasia Diner, Author and Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and History at NYU , about the foodways of Irish, Italian, and Jewish immigrants. This program has been sponsored by Whole Foods Market....
Taste Matters - Episode 122 - Erika Davis
This week on Taste Matters, Mitchell talks to Erika Davis, chocolatier, pastry chef, and founder of the Minority Chef Summit. The event will take place in Nassau, Bahamas, and they are expecting over 200 chefs. For four days chefs from across the...
Taste Matters - Episode 121 - Myra Goodman
Myra Goodman is the co-founder of Earthbound Farms, the largest producer of organic produce in North America. Mitchell meets up with Myra at the recent TEDx Manhattan conference where she is giving a talk about the importance of organics at scale....
Taste Matters - Episode 120 - Robert LaValva
This week on Taste Matters, Mitchell interviews Robert LaValva, founder of the New Amsterdam Market in Lower Manhattan. Robert tells us about a number of markets in New York City and explains their intricacies and how they differ from one another....
Taste Matters - Episode 119 - Matt Lightner
This week on Taste Matters, Mitchell Davis sits down with chef Matt Lightner at his NYC restaurant, Atera. Tune in to hear Mitchell and Matt discuss the food at Atera, and why Matt aims to make small, austere dishes that showcase creativity. Learn why...
Taste Matters - Episode 118 - Stan Sagner
This week, Mitchell talks with Stan Sagner: writer, consultant, and restaurant critic for NY Daily News. Stan describes what it's like to be an anonymous restaurant critic, and the effects his critiques have on restaurants. After the break, he tells...
Taste Matters - Episode 117 - Monica Gelinas & GritWork
This week on Taste Matters, Karen Karp guest hosts for Mitchell Davis, interviewing Monica Gelinas from GritWork. The two tell us about their experience bringing Pret A Manger to the U.S. from England back in 1999. Then Monica tells us about some of...
Taste Matters - Episode 116 - Brady Lowe
This week on Taste Matters, Mitchell broadcasts from on the road, where he meets up with Brady Lowe, founder of Cochon 555. Brady tells us all about the competition, and the categories in which each chef is scored. Later, Brady explains why it's...
Taste Matters - Episode 18 - Gopnik on Taste
Acclaimed essayist and writer Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker joins Mitchell Davis on an especially taste-themed episode of Taste Matters. They have conversations about how taste is so deeply rooted in morality in this country and how our palates are so...
Taste Matters - Episode 115 - Alan Richman
This week on Taste Matters, host Mitchell Davis brings in Alan Richman, Award-winning food writer; food critic and contributor at GQ. Mitchell and Alan discuss how the restaurant world in New York is always changing. Later, Alan gives us his opinion...
Taste Matters - Episode 111 - Laura Shapiro
This week on Taste Matters, host Mitchell Davis brings in author, journalist, and culinary historian Laura Shapiro to discuss how women's role in the kitchen has evolved over the years. Laura then praises the food culture of the 1950s because of the...
Taste Matters - Episode 114 - Liz Neumark
On the first episode of Taste Matters of 2014, Mitchell Davis sits down with Liz Neumark of famous New York catering company Great Performances and Katchkie Farm. Recently, Liz debuted the new cookbook Sylvia's Table with the help of Carole Lalli....
Taste Matters - Episode 113 - Allen Salkin
This week on Taste Matters, host Mitchell Davis brings in Allen Salkin, author of From Scratch: Inside the Food Network. Allen tells us all about the process of writing his latest book, and discusses some of the current problems with the Food Network....
Taste Matters - Episode 112 - Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson
This week on Taste Matters, host Mitchell Davis brings in guest Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson to discuss why we talk about food and why it is important to do so. After the break, Priscilla tells us about food writing and how it enhances food culture in...
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