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Smart talk and shameless gossip with the food world's most interesting people. Hosted by Greg Morabito and Helen Rosner.

Smart talk and shameless gossip with the food world's most interesting people. Hosted by Greg Morabito and Helen Rosner.
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Smart talk and shameless gossip with the food world's most interesting people. Hosted by Greg Morabito and Helen Rosner.

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English


Episodes

Food at the Movies!

9/20/2019
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How did popcorn become the standard theater snack instead of say, soup? From the nickelodeons of the Great Depression to the multiplexes of today, what we eat in front of the big screen has changed a lot. So Amanda and Daniel are headed to the theater to pull back the curtain on food at the movies and find out why indie theaters and legacy players alike are installing professional kitchens next to the popcorn machine. Then, we get into the biggest food stories of the week! We've got a look...

Duration:00:45:51

Why Do People Hate Babies in Bars?

9/13/2019
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A baby walks into a bar and the internet loses its mind. Why is that? To understand why some people truly cannot tolerate infants and young children in bars and restaurants, regardless of how well behaved they and their parents are, Amanda and Daniel talk to a few people who know a thing or two about babies in bars. First up, writer Kate Willsky lays out the do's and don'ts of grabbing a drink with your baby in tow, and explains why she as a new mom needs a damn cocktail every once in...

Duration:00:41:20

What to Eat, Watch and Cook This Fall

9/6/2019
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With fall looming large around the corner, it’s time to bid farewell to summer and all the wonderful things that includes. But take heart in knowing that not all hope is lost. There’s plenty of good stuff on the horizon this fall, which, we’d argue, is the most exciting season for new restaurants, cookbooks and food-focused TV. Eater restaurant editor Hillary Dixler Canavan, pop culture editor Greg Morabito and managing editor Ellie Krupnick joined Amanda to talk about the season’s most...

Duration:00:34:49

Why Spiked Seltzer Is Having a Moment

8/30/2019
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Just like there’s a song of the summer, inevitably, each year, a drink of the summer rises to the forefront of our collective consciousness to dominate warm weather gatherings between May and August. This year, it was all about White Claw, a low-calorie, low-carb spiked seltzer that’s been embraced by every kind of drinker out there. We hit the beach to learn more about the drink that’s sweeping backyard parties across the nation, and also called in cocktail expert John deBary (formerly of...

Duration:00:47:11

Inside the Weird World of Restaurant Critics

8/23/2019
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On its surface, restaurant criticism sounds like a pretty great gig. But dining out on the company dime, trying all the best new restaurants and getting paid to eat dinner out isn’t all that glamorous when you peak behind the curtain. We called in two critics, Bon Appétit Deputy Editor Julia Kramer, who’s responsible for the magazine’s annual Hot 10 list, and our own Ryan Sutton, who covers New York, to tell us about the making of a restaurant review and the things that make their line of...

Duration:00:38:36

Everything You Need to Know About Natural Wine

8/16/2019
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Is orange the new rosé? The explosion in popularity of natural wines has turned the wine world on its ear and may signal a return to ancient winemaking techniques. But what makes a wine natural, anyway? And how do you order it without sounding ridiculous? Amanda and Dan call in wine expert Joe Campanale, owner of Brooklyn’s Fausto and LaLou, to conquer their natural wine insecurities and learn a little bit about the history of the movement in the process. Plus, we look at the controversy...

Duration:00:44:54

How to Get Into Any Restaurant

8/9/2019
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Going to popular, hyped-up restaurants is both an obsession and an occupational hazard for editors at Eater. So we've all had our fair share of lines, multi-hour waits, and shut outs. On the first episode of Eater’s Digest, we gathered Eater editors’ best tips and tricks for getting into restaurants with long waits, and then put a theory of our own to the test on a recent Saturday night at five of New York’s most notoriously busy restaurants. Plus, we discuss some of the biggest food news...

Duration:00:37:13

Introducing Eater's Digest

8/9/2019
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Welcome to Eater's Digest! We're bringing you everything you need to know about the world of food each week. Eater editor-in-chief Amanda Kludt and producer Daniel Geneen call in the biggest names in the industry and journalists from the Eater newsroom to bring you the wildest, most important stories from restaurants and kitchens around the world. From tips on becoming a regular, to the wide world of fake meat and an inside look into the brightest culinary minds, there’s nothing Dan and...

Duration:00:00:48

A Big Restaurant Divorce, Tacos on Tinder, and More

8/2/2019
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The team behind Eleven Madison Park is splitting up. How can a restaurant be 100% based on neuroscience? How have tacos become the most popular thing to talk about on Tinder (with Vox's Rebecca Jennings)? NYT columnist David Brooks said something silly about tipping on Twitter. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter/newsletter!!) Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter) Questions? Praise? Complaints? Email us at upsell@eater.com and find all the latest food news at Eater.com. Learn more...

Duration:00:38:56

How to Become a Regular, Delivery Wage Theft and New Coke on Netflix

7/26/2019
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Outrage over wage theft prompts a delivery giant to change its policies, tips & tricks on how to achieve “regular” status, Macy’s started selling some ‘cute’ new portion control plates (with Jaya Saxena) the lowdown on New Coke and why Stranger Things might be leading the way in the new product placement model. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter) Questions? Praise? Complaints? Email us at upsell@eater.com and find all the latest food news at...

Duration:00:43:33

Down Goes Dean & Deluca, Big Brother Drive-Thru and More!

7/19/2019
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The end of a New York institution, neighbors strike back at a closing coffee shop and a very 2019 lawsuit makes us rethink waitstaff uniforms. Plus, a tone-deaf lede in a Texas magazine has Eater’s Nadia Chaudhury calling for transparency and diversity in food media, and more. Hosted by Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Questions? Praise? Complaints? Email us at upsell@eater.com and find all the latest food news at Eater.com. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:35:00

America’s Best New Restaurants, Lululemon Gets in the Restaurant Game, And More (Stories from July 1-12)

7/12/2019
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Introducing the best new restaurants in America with Hillary Dixler Canavan, a sandwich mystery at the West Village’s Bar Pisellino, Crate and Barrel opens a restaurant and Lululemon opens a… burger bar (with Eater Chicago's Ashok Selvam)? Plus, SB Nation's Ryan Simmons joins us to talk about a ridiculous commercial with an ending we never saw coming and more. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Questions? Praise? Complaints? Email us at...

Duration:00:41:09

From Curbed: Why Jamestown Failed as a Utopia (Nice Try Episode 1)

7/5/2019
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Most people today know the story of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America, from the story of Pocahontas and John Smith, and especially from the 1995 Disney animated film. A gripping recounting of the true story of how the settlement failed and recovered, and the toll it took on the English and Native Americans, shows how failure can be a transformative experience, and also how the stories we tell ourselves about the failures inform the way we live today. EDITOR'S NOTE...

Duration:00:39:19

World's 50 Best BS, Clif and Kind Bar Fight, and More (June 15-27)

6/28/2019
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Clif bar and Kind bar are squaring off and it's getting heated. 2019 produced a new World's 50 Best list and a new slate of controversies. The fancy food show just happened in NYC. NYT's Becky Hughes catches us up on weird food Youtube trends. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Complain to us at upsell@eater.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:24

Can a Restaurant Throw a Dinner Party Every Night? (w/ Josh Gondelman)

6/21/2019
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Comedian Josh Gondelman joins the show today to review the Manhattan hotspot Niche Niche, the third restaurant by Ariel Arce. Pre-order Josh's brand new book Nice Try on Amazon, or better yet at, at your local bookstore! Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Complain to us at upsell@eater.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:11

Burger King's Impossible Burger Blunder, Michelin California and More (June 1- 14)

6/14/2019
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A rogue Burger King was sending out regular beef burgers instead of Impossible. There is a Bumble Cafe by a credible restaurant group. The Michelin Guide has come to California and LA people aren't thrilled with the results. Pop culture editor Greg Morabito joins the show to talk food tv. The new old Four Seasons Restaurant closed after just six months. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Complain to us at upsell@eater.com subscribe to the...

Duration:00:44:22

Toronto's $500 Omakase, Celery Juice Hype, and More (May 25-31)

5/31/2019
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What spirits are to blame for celery juice's new popularity? Pride is coming up, how are food brands dropping the ball (with Adam Moussa)? Goop has a new podcast called Goopfellas. The crabbing industry is suing big oil (with Amy Westervelt). Arby's will NEVER carry the Impossible burger. Toronto has a new $500 omakase sushi restaurant. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Complain to us at upsell@eater.com Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:38:13

Milkshake Attacks, Birds Dying for Olives and More (May 17-24)

5/24/2019
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Millions of birds are dying during olive harvesting. Kim Kardashian tweeted at Jack in the Box and the internet went nuts. Brexiteers are getting hit with milkshakes. A UK restaurant served a 4500-pound bottle of wine by accident. JFK's TWA terminal has reopened and it's filled with fun stuff. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Complain to us at upsell@eater.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:13

Liquid Death Water, the Aperol Spritz Debate, Mother's Day Food Stunts. (May 10-17)

5/17/2019
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Is Liquid Death Water broey? Did Danny Bowien deserve the attack by NYT critic Pete Wells? Can landlords put food restrictions on their tenants? Amex just bought RESY! The brands pulled some dumb mother's day stunts. Is the Aperol Sprtiz a bad drink and does it matter? Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Complain to us at upsell@eater.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:02

Guac Cheese, Impossible Burgers + the 6 Best Food Stories of the Week

5/9/2019
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Are free drinks good? Is the Impossible Burger taking over the country? Many many food brands are getting in on Game of Thrones madness. Burger King came out with an odd response to the Happy Meal. Bru Social Plates are meant to get you off Instagram and back into the real world. Guac cheese made a huge splash. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt (instagram/twitter) and Daniel Geneen (instagram/twitter). Complain to us at upsell@eater.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:45