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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


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Do We Actually Need to Talk About Plastic Straws?

7/18/2018
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Plastic straws have become the villain we can all cheer against, but how did we get here? Researcher Sam Athey explains why straws are significant in the fight against plastic pollution. Brenna Houck tells us how straws became a media darling. Finally, David Rhodes, the global business director at Aardvark paper Straws, shares what it's like to be at one of the fastest growing companies ever. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here

Duration:00:35:02

Breaking Down June's 8 Biggest Food Stories

7/4/2018
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Has Gabrielle Hamilton broken Ken Friedman out of #metoo jail (00:30)? New York City has banned activated charcoal usage in all foods (6:00). The Museum of Ice Cream has been deemed an environmental hazard by the city of Miami Beach (11:00). Pop Culture editor Greg Morabito caches us up on the 3+ weeks since Anthony Bourdain's passing (14:50). This month in why Yelp sucks (19:00). Sarah Huckabee Sanders was kicked out of a Red Hen restaurant and people went nuts (23:30). Madame Tussaud is...

Duration:00:36:10

How Uber Took Over Food Delivery

6/27/2018
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Jason Droege, the man in charge of Uber Eats, explains how the service started, how they interface with restaurants, and what they see as the future of the brand. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here

Duration:00:46:24

Almost Everything You Need to Know About Cocktails in 2018

6/20/2018
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Mad scientist Dave Arnold is FINALLY opening another bar in New York (1:30). After some serious controversy, New Orleans Bartender Neal Bodenheimer has taken over Tales of the Cocktail, the biggest event in the cocktail world (32:00). Julia Momose is championing the spirit free cocktail movement and trying to dispense of the word 'mocktail' (56:00). Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here

Duration:01:03:27

James Beard Award-Winning Pitmaster Rodney Scott

6/13/2018
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South Carolina's whole hog master, Rodney Scott, wants to bring his barbecue to the entire world. Fresh off a James Beard win (the second ever awarded to a pitmaster), Rodney has just announced his third restaurant in Birmingham and shows no signs of slowing down. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here

Duration:00:34:06

Amanda Interviews Dave Chang Live at Code

6/6/2018
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Dave Chang of Momofuku and Ugly Delicious was on stage at the Code Conference for a talk with Amanda and Peter Kafka of Recode Media.

Duration:00:35:27

The 9 Best Food Stories of May

5/30/2018
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Walt Disney is now selling alcohol at the Magic Kingdom (00:45). Adam Moussa breaks down the Publix Summa Cum Laude cake (4:45). There are now LaCroix bathing suits (10:30). Serena Dai and Monica Burton catch us up on the latest Mario Batali news, including the 60 Minutes investigation. Mondelez, the company that owns Oreo, has bought NY favorite Tate's Cookies (21:50). Pop Culture editor Greg Morabito calls in to talk Sweetbitter (25:30) and the Chew cancellation (32:00). Just Salad is...

Duration:00:45:20

We Need to Talk More About Tex-Mex

5/23/2018
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Special correspondant Meghan McCarron explains what Tex-Mex is and why it has the reputation it does. Taco journalist Mando Rayo calls in to talk about what it was like growing up in the era of Taco Bell and why it's important to cover Tex-Mex. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:36:59

A Walking Tour of Queens with Critic Robert Sietsema

5/16/2018
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Robert Sietsema has been covering food in New York since way before food was cool. Today, he's taking us to some of his favorite spots in Queens and explaining how he went from chemist to rock musician to food critic. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:39:59

Nigella Lawson on Journalism, Restaurant Criticism, and Food Photos

5/9/2018
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Nigella Lawson dropped by the studio to talk about her new book At My Table, how she got into restaurant criticism, and why if she wasn't working hard she'd just lye down. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:42:21

Bonus from The Verge: Why Do We Leave Restaurant Reviews?

5/7/2018
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Check out this episode about Yelp from our sister site: The Verge. For this week’s episode of Why’d You Push That Button, we look into restaurant reviews and why people leave them. We talk to a Yelp Elite member, Dominek, as well as a restaurant-owner named Benham about how Yelp affects their lives. Then we take our questions to Brian Boshes, product manager of contributions & community, who explains why he thinks people leave reviews and whether they’re tearing apart the fabric of our...

Duration:00:35:14

The 7 Best Food Stories of April + Christina Tosi on Chef's Table

5/2/2018
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Christina Tosi drops by to share her thoughts on the brand new pastry season of Chef's Table (1:30). Eater's chief critic, Ryan Sutton, reviewed the Impossible Burger at White Castle (10:30). A Pennsylvania teacher was suspended for serving his students pancakes during an exam (18:10). Ashok Selvam calls in to talk about the enormous international food-slinging McDonald's that just opened in Chicago (24:30). Hillary Dixler explains why so many critics have reviewed the new Noma...

Duration:00:41:33

How Baseball Stadiums Became Culinary Destinations (With Joe House and Sonia Chopra)

4/25/2018
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Eater's resident baseball expert, Sonia Chopra, drops in to talk 2018 stadium food. Sonia and Dan talk to the executive chef of Citi Field, Patrick Schaeffer, about how he runs food at his stadium. John Karangis, chef of Union Square Hospitality Group's events and stadium program, talks about putting Shake Shack's relationship with baseball parks. And of course, Joe House, of The House of Carbs pod, calls in to tell us how he approaches eating at ball games. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and...

Duration:00:33:34

Giada De Laurentiis Is Sneaky Building a Restaurant Empire

4/17/2018
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Giada De Laurentiis dropped by the studio to talk a little Giada history, restaurant expansion, mystery shopping, and career development. Giada's latest book, Giada's Italy, is available now. Go eat at Giada's Vegas restaurants: Giada and Pronto; and if you're in Baltimore, GDL Italian is opening soon! Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:42:26

How Small Restaurants Raise Money

4/10/2018
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Maya Lovelace is using a combination of Kickstarter and sweetheart loans to fund her new restaurant, Yonder. Esther Choi has raised money for her restaurants in every way imaginable. Special thanks to Gail Simmons for calling in to promote Wellness in the Schools. Go to their gala! Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:33:56

The 8 Biggest Food Stories of March

4/3/2018
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Amanda and Daniel run down the biggest food stories of the month. Chipotle has finally shut down its poorly received fast-food burger joint (2:00). Whitney Filloon calls in to lay out the sad state of Whole Foods post Amazon (5:15). A Toronto chef broke down a deer leg in front of vegan protesters (9:00). A rogue Opentable employee was caught making a whole bunch of fake reservations on a rival platform (11:45). Chef Curtis Duffy allegedly yoinked 10k worth of truffles and beef from his...

Duration:00:35:14

How Muscle Milk Got Huge and What's Next for Protein

3/27/2018
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Casey Johnston, future editor of The Outline, stops by to explain how a drink called Muscle Milk ended up all over America. Dave Asprey, founder and CEO of Bulletproof, explains everything he thinks is wrong with protein in 2018 and where protein will go next. Read Casey's piece How Protein Conquered America Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:35:13

Performative Eating and Fatness with Jessica Valenti and Lindy West

3/13/2018
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Jessica Valenti, author of NYT best-seller Sex Object: A Memoir, and host of Eater video series Eating Out Loud, stops by to talk about food and feminism. Later, Jessica interviews NYT Columnist Lindy West about performative eating and fatness. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:38:45

The 6 Biggest Food Stories of February + Dave Chang on Ugly Delicious

3/2/2018
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Amanda and Daniel run down the biggest food stories of the month. First up, Dan went to see the new Peter Rabbit movie to see what the allergy controversy is all about (1:00). The new Queer Eye is great, but can the new food guy, Antoni Porowski, actually cook (5:30)? Dave Chang calls in to talk about the release of his new Netflix show, Ugly Delicious (8:45). Mark Cuban invested $200,000 in an all-avocado restaurant (19:45). Olive Garden launched Italian pasta nachos (26:00). Finally,...

Duration:00:37:28

Chef Dan Barber Wants to Sell Seeds at Walmart

2/27/2018
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Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill announced today that he is starting a seed company called Row 7 Seeds. Hosted by: Amanda Kludt and Daniel Geneen. Sign up for Amanda Kludt’s newsletter here.

Duration:00:45:40