How do food magazines reinvent Thanksgiving every year? This week on Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike invites food writer Dana Bowen into the studio. Tune into this program to hear about Dana's initial interest in food writing after working in restaurants. Learn about Dana's storied history writing for publications such as Saveur, The New York Times, and now Every Day with Rachael Ray! How does Dana recommend cooking a turkey? Is Thanksgiving a time to experiment with ingredients and cooking techniques? Later, Mike reviews a few of his new favorite Downtown restaurants, both of which feature small plates! Later, famed food writer Edward Behr stops by the program to discuss his fifty favorite foods! His books include The Artful Eater and The Art of Eating Cookbook: Essential Recipes from the First 25 Years. Edward is also the editor and publisher of a quarterly food magazine, The Art of Eating. Find out what makes anchovies so unique and irresistible, learn how to store mushrooms, and hear why cabbage is serially underrated. This program has been sponsored by Cento, King Arthur Flour, and Colavita. Music by The California Honeydrops.


"The way that people are cooking now is that they're looking for ideas as opposed to straight-ahead recipes." [20:20]

-- Dana Bowen on Food Talk with Mike Colameco