EPISODE 36 | February 19, 2019

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver is a chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and TV host. In the late 90s, he was a young restaurant…

EPISODE 35 | April 7, 2016

Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé is an iconic activist thinker on society and democracy: which she explores through the universal lens of…


David Kinch

David Kinch is a chef ahead of our time. Long before the farm-to-table trend, David found inspiration in the seasons,…

EPISODE 33 | July 23, 2015

Peter Kaminsky

Peter Kaminksy wears many hats – writer, outdoorsman, journalist, cookbook author, television producer, the list goes on and on. He’s…

EPISODE 32 | July 16, 2015

Mimi Sheraton

Brooklyn-born writer Mimi Sheridan is one of the most acclaimed critics food has ever seen. Before becoming the first female…

EPISODE 31 | July 9, 2015

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan has been celebrated, critiqued and worshiped. He’s a spirit guide for many in the world of food, he’s…

EPISODE 30 | June 2, 2015

Ruth Reichl

In a world filled with food writers who take themselves far too seriously, Ruth Reichl continues to be a breath…

EPISODE 29 | September 22, 2014

Mary Sue Milliken

Mary Sue Milliken is often credited with helping define Los Angeles’s culinary landscape. Along with her partner Susan Feniger, she…

EPISODE 28 | July 31, 2014

Jason Hinds

Published July 31st, 2014 Running time: 25 Minutes Jason Hinds of Neal’s Yard Dairy, Borough Cheese Company and Essex St….

EPISODE 27 | May 29, 2014

Darina Allen

Darina Allen is Ireland’s best-known chef and culinary ambassador. She’s the founder of Ballymaloe Cookery School, now the countries longest…

EPISODE 26 | May 15, 2014

Lidia Bastianich

Lidia Bastianich has two passions – family and food – and she’s managed to create an culinary empire using both….

EPISODE 25 | April 30, 2014

Ariane Daguin

Ariane Daguin is the owner and co-founder of D’Artagnan – one of America’s largest specialty-meat-and-game distributors. D’Artagnan is one of…

EPISODE 24 | April 16, 2014

Betty Fussell

Betty Fussell is an American success story – and one of the most celebrated and beloved writers in food. Over…

EPISODE 23 | April 2, 2014

Tom Colicchio

Chef Tom Colicchio might be most recognized by the public as the head judge on Bravo’s hit reality cooking series…

EPISODE 22 | March 12, 2014

Nathan Myhrvold

Nathan Myhrvold is the former Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft, and co-founder of Intellectual Ventures. He tells us about his…

EPISODE 21 | February 26, 2014

Jessica B. Harris

There’s perhaps no greater expert on the food and foodways of the African Diaspora than Doctor Jessica B. Harris. Jessica…

EPISODE 20 | February 12, 2014

John Besh

John Besh is a chef with a passion for preserving the rich cuisine of New Orleans. He was profoundly active…

EPISODE 19 | January 29, 2014

Lydia Shire

Lydia Shire is the enduring culinary talent behind some of Boston’s most celebrated restaurants. She’s universally acclaimed, having won a…

EPISODE 18 | January 15, 2014

Kermit Lynch

Forty years ago Kermit Lynch seemed like an unlikely wine hero. A struggling musician with a fledgling handbag business no…

EPISODE 17 | November 23, 2013

Colman Andrews

Colman Andrews is a preeminent American food writer that changed the way gastronomy is covered in media today. Along with…

EPISODE 16 | November 6, 2013

Ari Weinzweig

Ari Weinzweig is the co-owner and founding partner of Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, a family of small food related companies…

EPISODE 15 | October 29, 2013

Alice Waters

Tune in and hear the life story of perhaps the most important woman in the history of North American food,…

EPISODE 14 | October 9, 2013

Eric Asimov

Eric Asimov is an American wine critic for the New York Times, with articles also published in the International Herald…

EPISODE 13 | September 25, 2013

Alain Coumont

Alain Coumont is a Belgian chef and restaurateur, and founder of Le Pain Quotidien. Coumont is the son and grandson…

EPISODE 12 | September 11, 2013

Jim Lahey

Jim Lahey studied sculpture before learning the art of bread baking in Italy. When he returned to New York City…

EPISODE 11 | August 28, 2013

Joan Gussow

Joan Gussow is a professor, author, food policy expert, environmentalist and gardener. Hailed as the matriarch of the eat-locally-think-globally food…

EPISODE 10 | August 14, 2013

Joan Nathan

Joan Nathan is an award-winning American author of cookbooks and a global authority on Jewish cuisine. Her goal is to…

EPISODE 9 | July 31, 2013

The Mondavi Family

Four generations of passion and experience have come together to create The Mondavi Family Winery and their wines. Starting in…

EPISODE 8 | July 17, 2013

Paul Saginaw

Paul Saginaw is the founding partner at Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, a gourmet food business group headquartered in Ann Arbor,…

EPISODE 7 | July 3, 2013

Wylie Dufresne

Wylie Dufresne was born in 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island before moving to New York in 1977. In 1992 he…

EPISODE 6 | June 19, 2013

Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle revolutionized the way we teach food in this country. Marion is a Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department…

EPISODE 5 | June 5, 2013

Rick Bayless

Meet Rick Bayless, an award winning American chef and restauranteur who specializes in traditional Mexican cuisine with modern interpretations. He…

EPISODE 4 | May 22, 2013

Florence Fabricant

Meet Florence Fabricant, known to some as “Flo Fab”. Florence Fabricant is a nationally renowned food writer and columnist who…

EPISODE 3 | May 8, 2013

Eric Ripert

Meet Eric Ripert – one of the most adored and celebrated chefs working in America today. Eric Ripert is the…

EPISODE 2 | April 24, 2013

Harold McGee

Meet Harold McGee, the man who literally wrote the book on science & cooking. His career defining book,On Food &…

EPISODE 1 | April 9, 2013

Steve Jenkins

Meet Steve Jenkins, Master Cheesemonger of Fairway Market, who over an industrious 30+ year career helped pioneer the importation of…

Commentary | February 20, 2016

The Dish on Original Dishes

Arts & Media | September 4, 2015

Tom Colicchio Couldn’t Care Less About TV

Science & Tech | August 31, 2015

Will Technology Save Us? Nathan Myhrvold says YES!

Arts & Media |

Harold McGee on the Food Science Boom

Advocacy & Food Policy | August 17, 2015

Why Michael Pollan is Winning the Race Against Soda

Advocacy & Food Policy | August 14, 2015

Alice Waters and the Case for Edible Education