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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

Language:

English


Episodes

#AskDave, Vol. 2

7/9/2020
Dave is joined by Chris Ying to answer questions sent in by you, the listeners! Topics include: 'Hamilton', air fryers, the Food Network, and more.

Duration:00:46:33

Thoughts on Lucky Peach

7/4/2020
Dave shares his thoughts on recent news regarding Lucky Peach and the L.A. Times.

Duration:00:06:44

Dads, Vol. 4 With Lolis Elie

7/2/2020
Dave and Chris Ying call up food journalist and filmmaker Lolis Elie to discuss parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:01:15:05

Rediscovering Black Power With Professor Jeffrey Ogbar

6/29/2020
Dave and Chris Ying and joined by Jeffrey Ogbar, professor at the University of Connecticut, historian, and author of ‘Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity.’ They trace the Black Power movement and its various influences, including Asian American advocacy, to the present-day discourse on race relations and racial justice.

Duration:01:19:06

The Recipe Club, Vol. 1: BLT

6/25/2020
Dave, Chris Ying, and food writer Priya Krishna debate the best way to prepare a classic American sandwich: the BLT. They each present a recipe and, after individually cooking all three, give their honest critique.

Duration:01:08:19

Too Small to Fail, Vol. 10: Ann Kim

6/22/2020
Dave and Chris Ying are joined by Minneapolis chef Ann Kim to hear her unique perspective on operating restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic and being part of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Duration:01:19:36

Joe Chang (1942–2020)

6/18/2020
Dave honors his late father, Joe Chang.

Duration:00:27:27

Chris Shepherd: Using Food for Good and Safely Reopening Restaurants

6/15/2020
Dave is joined by Houston chef and restaurateur Chris Shepherd to discuss channeling cooking into charitable efforts and the inventive ways to ensure safety as dine-in restaurants begin to reopen across the United States.

Duration:01:11:10

Dan Giusti: Black Lives Matter Is More Than a Moment, and How Food Professionals Can Be Part of Social Change

6/11/2020
Dave and Chris Ying call up Brigaid chef Dan Giusti to discuss how the Black Lives Matter movement can continue to build long beyond the protests (2:19) and how the restaurant industry can help to create a more equitable society (46:49).

Duration:01:38:17

Looking Back at America With Paul Carmichael

6/8/2020
Dave and Chris Ying have a cathartic and eye-opening conversation with their friend, chef Paul Carmichael of Momofuku Seiobo. They discuss what Paul's been learning to cook while in quarantine, the underappreciated cuisines of the Caribbean, and the deep roots of today's racial conflicts.

Duration:01:06:16

How Asian Americans Can Better Support Black Lives Matter

6/5/2020
Dave calls up his producers, Chris Ying and Isaac Lee, to explore why Asian Americans can and should advocate for the Black community in the midst of ongoing protests against systemic racism and police brutality.

Duration:00:50:31

A Conversation With ‘Westworld’ Co-Creator Jonathan Nolan

5/29/2020
Dave and Chris Ying call up filmmaker Jonathan Nolan to hear his perspective on a wide range of topics, from interrogating the structures of Western society in light of the global pandemic to the philosophies that underlie his hit series ‘Westworld.’

Duration:01:25:21

CPG, Normal Pot, and Too Small to Fail, Vol. 9 With Lily Kwong

5/26/2020
Dave and Chris Ying explore the idea of restaurants selling consumer packaged goods and review some home cooking equipment (1:39) before calling up renowned landscape artist Lily Kwong to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted her industry and how the idea for Freedom Gardens came about (36:53).

Duration:01:20:11

Dads, Vol. 3 With Wylie Dufresne

5/21/2020
Dave and Chris Ying are joined by legendary chef and current full-time dad Wylie Dufresne to exchange stories about fathering children in the time of COVID-19.

Duration:01:36:37

Too Small to Fail, Vol. 8: Ben Leventhal

5/18/2020
Dave and Chris Ying call up Ben Leventhal, cofounder of Eater and Resy, to discuss how the hospitality industry will change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:01:10:36

Too Small to Fail, Vol. 7: Restaurant Closures | The Dave Chang Show

5/13/2020
Dave and Chris Ying speak to Lincoln Carson of Bon Temps (2:44), Eric Bost of Auburn (29:54), and Marguerite Mariscal of Momofuku (55:08) about the experience of closing restaurants due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:01:28:34

Too Small to Fail, Vol. 6: Jim Kim | The Dave Chang Show

5/11/2020
Dave and Chris Ying call up former World Bank president and epidemiology expert Jim Kim to discuss the science-based methods for the United States to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duration:01:08:47

The Bad Movie Club: ‘Burnt’ (2015) | The Dave Chang Show

5/7/2020
Dave and Chris Ying call up food personality Joe House to discuss the universally panned 2015 chef drama ‘Burnt’ and explain everything wrong with the film.

Duration:01:22:59

Too Small to Fail, Vol. 5: Wylie Dufresne | The Dave Chang Show

5/4/2020
Dave offers up an idea for the food delivery infrastructure in a post-COVID America (1:07) before calling up Chris Ying and legendary chef Wylie Dufresne to discuss how the pandemic has changed the restaurant industry and will continue to change it (8:18).

Duration:01:09:33

#AskDave, Vol. 1 | The Dave Chang Show

4/30/2020
Dave and Chris Ying sit down to answer questions submitted by you, the listeners! Topics include: eating raw chicken, salting pasta water, food festivals, and much more.

Duration:01:03:38