Slow news week? No problem! We've got veteran chef Alan Harding – widely considered to be among the very first Manhattan chefs to colonize Brooklyn – in the studio for an all-shop-talk episode.

Frank, funny, and a participant in the American culinary revolution, Alan's a one-of-a-kind personality who pulls no punches. Give a listen to hear what he has to say about the current state of affairs.

Alan Harding

"When you're a chef and you make food, you just don't make a little [...] Am I gonna fuckin' fry half a chicken? No, I'm gonna fry five chickens." [20:00] – Alan Harding