EPISODE 51 | December 5, 2018

Woke Foods with Ysanet Batista

Ysanet Batista is the founder of Woke Foods, a food justice worker-owned cooperative that uses plant based food and farming as a…

EPISODE 50 | November 29, 2018

An Island for Queer Caribbean Dreams with DeVonn Francis of Yardy

As a queer Jamaican-American, DeVonn Francis thinks a lot about home—as a place he grew up, a destination he returns…

EPISODE 49 | November 14, 2018

The Bread and Salt Between Us with Mayada Anjari, Mira Evnine, and Liz Clayman

On today’s show we speak with Mayada Anjari, the author of the cookbook, The Bread And Salt Between Us. Mayada…

EPISODE 48 | November 8, 2018

My Venezuelan Kitchen with Mercedes Golip

Caracas-born culinary artist and self-taught chef Mercedes Golip remembers being a picky eater as a child. Now, her life revolves…

EPISODE 47 | November 1, 2018

BLK Palate with Cleopatra Zuli

After moving from her hometown of Boston to New York City for college, Cleopatra Zuli saw that something was missing…

EPISODE 46 | October 25, 2018

The Spice Journey with Essie Bartels

Raised in Ghana, Essie Bartels came to the United States when she was 18 with a dream of working her…

EPISODE 45 | October 17, 2018

A Brown Table with Nik Sharma

Nik Sharma is the writer, photographer, and recipe developer behind A Brown Table, an award-winning blog. His weekly column, A…

EPISODE 44 | October 10, 2018

The Palestinian Table with Reem Kassis

When Jerusalem-born Reem Kassis left home at age 17 for university in the United States, she vowed she’d never never…

EPISODE 43 | October 3, 2018

Female Chefs and Modern Indian Cuisine with chef Surbhi Sahni

Surbhi Sahni is a veteran NYC chef and the creative director at Saar Indian Bistro. Surbhi landed her first restaurant…

EPISODE 42 | September 26, 2018

Bottom Of The Pot with author Naz Deravian

Naz Deravian is the award-winning writer of the blog and cookbook, Bottom Of The Pot. Naz’s family fled Iran in…

EPISODE 41 | September 19, 2018

Changing the Narrative of Chinese Food in America with Chef Lucas Sin of Junzi Kitchen

Chef Lucas Sin of Junzi Kitchen opened his first restaurant at the age of 16 in an abandoned newspaper factory…

EPISODE 40 | September 12, 2018

Turmeric, Sexuality, and Social Justice with Sana Javeri Kadri, Queer Food Photographer and Founder of Diaspora Co.

Sana Javeri Kadri is a queer food photographer and the founder of Diaspora Co., a spice collective that operates in…

EPISODE 39 | September 5, 2018

Aquaponics and Immigration with Nigerian-Born Founder of Oko Farms, Yemi Amu

On the Season 4 premiere of Food Without Borders, Sari is joined in-studio by Yemi Amu, the co-founder of Oko…

EPISODE 38 | July 9, 2018

Breaking Bread and Boundaries with Phil Rosenthal, Host of Somebody Feed Phil

On this very special epsiode of Food Without Borders, Sari is joined in studio by Phil Rosenthal, the creator of…

EPISODE 36 | April 20, 2018

Noobtsaa Philip Vang, founder of Foodhini

Noobtsaa Philip Vang is the founder of Foodhini, a meal delivery service that employs immigrant & refugee chefs, creating space…

EPISODE 35 | April 18, 2018

Saffron Stories, Pomegranates, and Appropriation with Yasmin Khan

On the Season 3 finale of Food Without Borders, we speak with best-selling author, campaigner, and cook, Yasmin Khan. Her…

EPISODE 34 | April 11, 2018

From Jimma, Ethiopia to Jimma’s Oasis Juice Bar in Harlem with Entrepreneur and Community Enterpriser Abdi Abujebel

Abdulsalam Abujebel, or Abdi, is the Ethiopian owner of Oasis Jimma Juice Bar in Harlem, New York City. After spending…

EPISODE 33 | April 4, 2018

The Samosa Wallah at the Farmers Market with Samosa Shack’s Mini Dhingra

Kolkata-born and raised Mini Dhingra speaks with Leah about why she left a career as a business analyst to start…

EPISODE 32 | March 28, 2018

Atla’s Chef-de-Cuisine, Hugo Vera

Today in studio we spoke with Hugo Vera, the chef-de-cuisine at Atla, an all-day cafe in New York City. Hugo…

EPISODE 31 | March 14, 2018

The Lao Food Movement with Chef Seng Luangrath

Laos-born Seng Luangrath is the chef and owner of Thip Khao, Washington D.C.’s first Lao restaurant.  Chef Seng fled Laos…

EPISODE 30 | February 28, 2018

Food, Loss, and Memory with Simran Sethi

Simran Preeti Sethi is an award-winning journalist whose prolific work in food, education and social justice activism centers around biodiversity,…

EPISODE 29 | February 21, 2018

Entrepreneurship, Immigration, and Gelato with Uli Nasibova

Azerbaijan-born food entrepreneur and recipe developer, Uli Nasibova left the world of finance to pursue her passion making gelato and…

EPISODE 28 | February 14, 2018

Covering Indian Food Culture for the mainstream media with food writer Priya Krishna

Today we welcome Priya Krishna on the show to chat about her prolific work covering the culinary world and bringing…

EPISODE 27 | February 7, 2018

Food, Race, Appropriation, and Grief with Writer Mayukh Sen

Mayukh Sen is a staff writer at MUNCHIES, VICE’S food publication. As the child of Bengali immigrants, his work elevates…

EPISODE 26 | January 31, 2018

Refugees, Jews, & Chocolate with Debbie Prinz and Warren Klein

Chocolate is a migrant food. Today we hear from Rabbi Debbie Prinz, author of the book On The Chocolate Trail…

EPISODE 25 | January 24, 2018

South Philly Barbacoa with Cristina Martinez and Ben Miller

Cristina Martinez is an undocumented Mexican immigrant who came to America in order to pay for her daughter’s college tuition….

EPISODE 24 | December 7, 2017

The Immigrant Cookbook with Leyla Moushabeck, Samantha Seneviratne, Ana Sofia Pelaez, and Lauryn Chun

The Immigrant Cookbook is a vibrant new collection of diverse heritage recipes that make America great. Collected and edited by…

EPISODE 23 | November 30, 2017

Southern Foodways with Chefs John Currence and Vishwesh Bhatt

This week on Food Without Borders, Leah chats with two acclaimed chefs of Southern cuisine​:​ New Orleans native and restaurateur​,​…

EPISODE 22 | November 15, 2017

Hawa Hassan

Born in Somalia, Hawa Hassan’s family fled to a refugee camp in Kenya to escape the civil war. When she…

EPISODE 21 | November 8, 2017

Nigerian Food and Resistance with Yewande Komolafe

Yewande Komolafe is a food stylist and recipe developer raised in Lagos, Nigeria. After moving to the United States for…

EPISODE 20 | November 1, 2017

James Boo of One Minute Meal, Catherine Piccoli of MOFAD, and Mos Gen The Poet

Today on Food Without Borders, Sari is joined by Catherine Piccoli, James Boo, and Mos Gen the Poet. Catherine is…

EPISODE 19 | October 25, 2017

The Cooking Gene with Michael Twitty

This week on Food Without Borders, Leah speaks with culinary historian, Michael W. Twitty, whose acclaimed new book, The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through…

EPISODE 18 | October 18, 2017

Sourcing and Sahadi’s with Christine Sahadi Whelan

This week on Food Without Borders, Sari sits down with Christine Sahadi Whelan, the owner of James Beard Foundation-winning gourmet…

EPISODE 17 | October 12, 2017

Chef Pierre Thiam

Born and raised in Dakar, Pierre Thiam is the executive chef of Nok by Alara in Lagos and the owner…

EPISODE 16 | October 5, 2017

Food and the Crisis in Puerto Rico with Alicia Kennedy and Rafa García Febles

Hurricane Maria exacerbated pre-existing problems of access and equality in Puerto Rico. Food and beverage writer Alicia Kennedy and bartender…

EPISODE 15 | September 27, 2017

Chef Jehangir Mehta

Born in Bombay, Jehangir Mehta is the chef and owner of Grafitti, Grafitti Earth, and Me and You in NYC….

EPISODE 14 | September 20, 2017

League of Kitchens

The League of Kitchens is a unique cooking school in New York City where immigrant instructors teach the recipes of…

EPISODE 13 | September 13, 2017

Komeeda with Jabber Al-Bihani and Nasser Jaber

The debut episode of the second season of Food Without Borders features Jabber Al-Bihani and Nasser Jaber, partners at Komeeda,…

EPISODE 12 | August 9, 2017

Palestinian Home Cooking at Tanoreen with Rawia and Jumana Bashara

On the season finale of Food Without Borders, host Sari Kamin is joined by mother and daughter Rawia and Jumana Bashara of…

EPISODE 11 | August 2, 2017

Ariel Barbouth, Founder and CEO of Nuchas

This week on Food Without Borders, host Sari Kamin is joined in the studio by Ariel Barbouth, founder and CEO of Nuchas,…

EPISODE 10 | July 19, 2017

Deepti Sharma and Carine Assouad

Today on Food Without Borders, Sari is joined in studio by Deepti Sharma and Carine Assouad. Deepti is the founder…

EPISODE 9 | July 12, 2017

Assimilation Food with Soleil Ho

On a new episode of Food Without Borders, host Sari Kamin is joined by Soleil Ho, a chef, writer, and co-host of…

EPISODE 8 | July 5, 2017

Tasting Queens with Culinary Backstreets

On a special “in the field” episode of Food Without Borders, Sari and HRN engineer David Tatasciore go on a…

EPISODE 7 | June 28, 2017

Vonnie Williams

Today on Food Without Borders, Sari chats with Vonnie Williams, the co-founder of The Black Forks, a platform that explores…

EPISODE 6 | June 14, 2017

Tunde Wey

Tunde Wey is a Nigerian-born chef based in New Orleans who creates dinner series meant to inspire conversations surrounding race…

EPISODE 5 | June 7, 2017

Sarah Khan & Krishnendu Ray

On this week’s episode of Food Without Borders, Sari is joined in studio by Krishnendu Ray, chair of the NYU…

EPISODE 4 | May 31, 2017

Fany Gerson

On this week’s episode of Food Without Borders, Sari is joined by chef and author Fany Gerson of La Newyorkina. After…

EPISODE 3 | May 24, 2017

Chef Gaurav Anand

On this week’s episode of Food Without Borders, Sari is joined in studio by Chef Gaurav Anand. Not formally trained…

EPISODE 2 | May 17, 2017

Manal Kahi of Eat Offbeat

On the second episode of Food Without Borders, Sari is joined in studio by Manal Kahi. She’s the founder of Eat…

EPISODE 1 | May 10, 2017

#BannedFood with Chef Aliya LeeKong

On the debut episode of Food Without Borders, host Sari Kamin sat down with chef and cookbook author, Aliya LeeKong….

EPISODE | June 22, 2018

Changing the Conversation (with A Hungry Society)

Changing the Conversation was a live crossover episode of A Hungry Society and Food Without Borders that explored how to…