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“A stream of consciousness that explodes with clouds of color and aural wit... with sticky aural cues that buy real estate in the back of your brain." — Vulture

“A stream of consciousness that explodes with clouds of color and aural wit... with sticky aural cues that buy real estate in the back of your brain." — Vulture

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

“A stream of consciousness that explodes with clouds of color and aural wit... with sticky aural cues that buy real estate in the back of your brain." — Vulture

Language:

English


Episodes

#19: Corporate Reshuffle

9/2/2020
A new CEO takes over. Richard is replaced as host. Richard’s Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Most all of the music in this episode was composed and performed by Jonathan Snipes, with bizarre and unauthorized augmentations from Richard. Our theme song is by Bobby Halvorson. The Fresh Air theme song “Fresh Air” is by Joel Forrester. The beat is from Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” Our logo is by James Braithwaite. Voices in this episode include: Jay Acunzo (quoting Ian...

Duration:00:09:07

#18: American Michelada

8/5/2020
It's hot, the world is nuts — but inside RFFP, we're mixing up a refreshing, delicious, ice-cold beer cocktail from Mexico: the michelada. So leave the dog days of summer behind, and join us on a journey in search of the definition of the American Michelada — from its origins in Mexico, to its present as an emerging player in American big beer, to its possible future — through the lens of some LA miche hitters who know the drink best. Featuring: Fernando Lopez and Kristene Garcia from I...

Duration:00:12:55

#17: Duck Hunt

7/22/2020
A super-short “small plate” boutique hand-crafted free-associative duck-themed episode specially designed to amouse your bouche, featuring Wolfgang Puck, Johnny Carson, and Richard's mom. Richard's Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Our logo is by James Braithwaite. Our theme song is by Bobby Halvorson. Music in this episode includes the underscore to the Nintendo game Duck Hunt, a march by John Philip Sousa performed by the John Philip Sousa Orchestra, and the Tonight Show...

Duration:00:03:35

#16: The Case Of The Cucumber Song

7/10/2020
The first installment of "Peeklay Private Eye"! In an effort to subsidize his highly-produced passion-project food podcast, former newsman and podcast personality Peeklay Brinestein accepts work-for-hire cases from the public. (Expenses paid, of course.) His first case? Investigating the meaning of an old British tune about a cucumber called "A Little Bit Of Cucumber," performed over 100 years ago, by a singer named Harry Champion. But WHO was Harry Champion? And WHY a cucumber? A classic...

Duration:00:26:44

#15: Welcome To Richard's Famous LA Food Podcast

7/1/2020
Richard takes his friend and fellow podcaster David Weinberg (from RFFP episode 6 “Natural Wineberg”) on a Hollywood food tour for breakfast, lunch, and dinner — with Chef Wolfgang Puck riding shotgun. This episode is a crossover with David Weinberg's KCRW podcast Welcome To LA. It was edited by Nick White. Richard’s Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Our theme song is by Bobby Halvorson. The mustachio'd pickle logo is by James Braithwaite. Richard's podcast career is...

Duration:00:30:56

#14: Truffles For The Trufelman

3/21/2020
Richard discovers that Avery Trufelman has never had a truffle, and sets out to fix that, in the high-stakes/low-stakes gastrocomedy poodcast event of the decade! Richard's Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Avery Trufelman is the creator and host of Articles of Interest and a producer at 99% Invisible. Our theme song is by Bobby Halvorson. Our logo is by James Braithwaite. Additional music in this episode includes Sonata K.141 in D minor by Domenico Scarlatti, performed on...

Duration:00:22:32

#13: Everything Is Peeklay

2/17/2020
An interview with a podcast. Richard’s Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Interview by Ian Chillag, creator and host of Everything Is Alive. Gloria, the podcast agent, was played by Joanna Kay. Our theme song is by Bobby Halvorson. Our logo is by James Braithwaite. Additional music in this episode by Blue Dot Sessions, Richard, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. “Lacrimosa” features Maurizio Machella on organ, plus performances by the KPM Philharmonic Orchestra, the KPM Choir,...

Duration:00:20:04

Season Two Trailer

1/27/2020
Did somebody order up a steaming hot plate of new episodes? Oh, dope. Dope dope dope dope. ANYWAYS! A preview of what's to come in Season Two of RFFP, featuring collaborations with Avery Trufelman from 99% Invisible, Ian Chillag from Everything Is Alive, David Weinberg from Welcome To LA, and a whole lot more. Order In. Order In. Order In.

Duration:00:03:35

#12: Season One Finale Spectacular!

12/23/2019
It's RFFP's Year-End, Decade-Over, Season One Finale Spectacular! Featuring Jimmy, The Pod God, The Peeklay, The Editor, The Podcast Police... plus, an assortments of our favorite characters and friends from the past 4-and-a-half years of RFFP... WOW! Let's call it a first season, shall we? Richard's Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Theme song & J.S. Bach dream-escape riffage by Dr. Bobby Halvorson. Logo by James Archibald "Honey Ham" Braithwaite the XIV. Voices in this...

Duration:00:19:29

"Christmas Pickles" Rebroadcast

12/4/2019
For the holidays, we're revisiting our 2018 classic "Christmas Pickles" — a rhyming, sing-songy, kid-friendly documentary investigation into the holiday tradition of hanging pickle-shaped ornaments on Christmas trees. With a little update from the Christmas Pickle Capital of the World. (See last year's episode for full credits.) Happy Holidays, everybody!

Duration:00:29:56

#11: Bug Appetit

11/27/2019
Exploring the world of eating bugs — culture, history, and implications for our human destiny — with a rousing game of "cricket." Produced by Jessica Glazer and Richard Parks III. Voices: Bricia and Paulina Lopez, Mark Hay, Louis N. Sorkin. Theme song by Bobby Halvorson. Logo by James Braithwaite. Bad Brine Records Engineer played by Cesar Hernandez. Podcast Police Officer played by "Nasty" Nate Welch. Thanks: Fernando Lopez and the Guelaguetza family, Tien Nguyen, Caitlin Esch, Nick...

Duration:00:17:36

#10: Chamoy

10/24/2019
Chamoy — it’s Mexico’s ruby-red, fruity, sour, salty, savory, spicy flavor combination. The mere thought of chamoy makes ones mouth water. But, what is it? Where did it come from? And where is it headed? We go on a “voyage de la chamoyage” all over LA to find out. Thank you to our guests. Bricia and Paulina Lopez from Guelatguetza; Javier Cabral and Gab Chabran from LA Taco; Wesley Avila and Philip Newman from Guerrilla Tacos; Andrew Chau from Boba Guys; Danny Trejo from Trejo’s Tacos;...

Duration:00:27:59

#9: Cornichons Quest (with Ludo Lefebvre)

9/20/2019
In the sequel to #8: "Jimmy's Request," Richard (the mustachio'd pickle a.k.a. "The Peeklay" or «The Picklé») travels to Paris, France in search of Jimmy, his nephew, the cornichon — and to learn a thing or two about the culture & history of «les cornichons» along the way. With help from Michelin star-awarded chef, Ludo Lefebvre. Richard's Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Follow on Instagram & Twitter @richardsfamous and @reechardparks. Elizabeth Parks Kibbey is our Peeklay...

Duration:00:18:46

#8: Jimmy's Request

7/6/2019
Little Jimmy learns that Uncle Richie is struggling with his podcast output & tries to help. Then the Pod God shows up. Plus: impressions of famous podcasters.

Duration:00:10:48

#7: Up On Ferment Mountain (with Sandor Katz)

5/8/2019
Richard travels to Tennessee to attend a Fermentation Residency Program on the off-the-grid property of fermentation guru Sandor Katz. +++ Richard's Famous Food Podcast is made by Richard Parks III. Theme song by Dr. Bobby Halvorson. Logo by James Braithwaite. Additional music written and/or performed by Richard, MaxZine Weinstein, 4 Non Blondes, the fermentation residents,, and Night Ranger. "I Haven't Called" was written and recited by Jeremy Bloom. +++ Special thanks to Garbage, Sandor,...

Duration:00:19:40

KCRW SPECIAL: "Natural Wineberg" (Family-Friendly Cutdown for Good Food)

2/9/2019
We made this special, shorter, family-friendly version of "Natural Wineberg" for our friends at KCRW's Good Food. Half the length, and completely PG! Our terrestrial radio debut! Thanks KCRW, Nick Liao, and Evan Kleiman.

Duration:00:13:05

#6: Natural Wineberg

1/29/2019
Richard receives an assignment to cover a natural wine fair & enlists the help of his friend, famed radio producer David Weinberg.

Duration:00:24:42

#5: "Between-isode" RFFP In-Studio Confessional With Your Host Richard Parks III

1/8/2019
It's a new year, and we're turning over a new leaf and trying to do things a little differently on the pod, starting with this in-studio confessional, with your host, Richard Parks The 3. If you like our show, share it with a friend, post it to social media, and please — rate, review, and subscribe! And get in touch: tweet to us @richardsfamous, or call our voicemail food hotline at 323-81-FOOD-4. Call today.

Duration:00:05:37

#4: Christmas Pickles

12/20/2018
Christmas Pickles. Chreembus Picklés. Crambus Paccluus? If you’ve never heard of this fermented dilly pickle holiday tradition, you’re about to. In rhyme. (Mostly.) That is at least, if Richard can find the pickle hidden in the tree... Plus: the usual singing, dancing, and ANNNNYWAYYYYS. And now, back to the show. CONNECT: Follow us on Twitter: @richardsfamous Call our hotline: 323-81-FOOD-4 AND PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE: Rate & review us on iTunes. FEATURED VOICES (in order of appearance): Matt...

Duration:00:26:29

#3: Mish Mosh

10/24/2018
It’s a hodge-podge of gastrocomedic stylings and quick-hit segments from around the United States! Eddie Tassin tours us through all 15 dining rooms at Antoine’s (NOLA), the oldest family-owned restaurant in the country. Clint Funk tells a story about Wendy’s “Carolina Burger,” which may have originated at The Blue Ridge Grill a.k.a. “The Grill” (Galax, VA). And we play a name-dropping drinking game with Ruben Rueda, the longest-standing bartender at the Musso & Frank Grill (Los Angeles),...

Duration:00:15:11