Unseen and Underground: Speakeasies, Additives, and Soil Health
This week on Meat and Three we’re looking at some of the secret and unseen aspects of food. From speakeasies around New York City to what goes on underground in our soil, to little-known sweetening additives in cigarettes, there’s alway more to food than meets the eye.
Further Reading and Listening:
While Threesome Tollbooth is currently closed, you can stay up to date with the bar as they navigate reopening by checking out their website.
To hear more from Sother Teague, listen to The Speakeasy on HRN. Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform and never miss an episode! (Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS).
To learn more about how to get your soil tested in NYC or the soil-related artists and projects The Urban Soils Institute supports, check out their website.
To hear the full interview with Deborah Blum, check out Episode 346 of A Taste of the Past. Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform and never miss an episode! (Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS).
To learn even more about Harvey Washington Wiley and the Poison Squad, check out Deborah’s book entitled, “The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”. Her book is now also a PBS documentary.
Correction: The soundbites you heard about people’s favorite ‘secret’ restaurants at the top of the episode were collected from across the US and from the UK.
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