Something About Food?

Something About Food?

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Hello Hungry Hordes! Welcome to Something About Food? Diverse guests join culinary nerd Chef Chris Clarke to discuss their personal relationship with food and the tasty, memorable and outright ridiculous things they’ve eaten. Everyone is invited to the table!
30 - Two Women Talking
Apr 24 • 51 min
Caitlin Durante, LA-based comedian and co-host of The Bechdel Cast, talks about finding time to cook, female representation in film, and how she feels about Citizen Kane. https://www.caitlindurante.com/ https://www.bechdelcast.com/
029 - Sea Captains and Wizards
Apr 17 • 56 min
It’s BOC time! Brian James O’Connell takes a break from his epic schedule of improv, acting, filmmaking and teaching to talk to Chef Clarke about Bojangles biscuits, exotic cuisine, food truck culture, and the sartorial decisions of Silver Lake hipsters.…
028 - Jam to Uli’s Beet
Apr 10 • 54 min
Uli Nasibova talks about her inspiration and passion for creating the delicious gelato flavors she serves at Gelateria Uli, how the food scene in Los Angeles is an important part of the process, and why taking extra steps matters.…
027 - A Cuppa Conversation
Apr 3 • 53 min
Rabbi Marc Soloway graciously sat down over a cuppa and digestive biscuit to talk about vegan chopped liver, the spirituality of theater, environmental science, and the interplay between food and religion.
026 - My Mouth Is Lost!
Mar 27 • 59 min
Ayesha Ash, ballerina and founder of The Swans Dream Project, talks about growing up in a house full of boys, dancing, challenging stereotypes, and staying healthy by eating Italian food. https://www.theswandreamsproject.org/
025 - Not Spam!
Mar 20 • 37 min
Siblings Aubry and Kale Walch are the owners of The Herbivorous Butcher, America’s first vegan butcher shop. They chat about pizza popsicles, real faux meat and eating vegan in Spain and Scotland. https://www.theherbivorousbutcher.com/
024 - Post Up
Mar 13 • 40 min
Rich Cho is a man in love with food and searches it out wherever he may be. His travels around the US have given him amazing insight into the underrated food cities, which he shares on his blog http://www.bigtimebites.com/
023 - Safari So Good
Mar 6 • 40 min
Hagai Zvulun, founder of Matembezi African wildlife safaris, talks with Chef Clarke about chocolate, toum and the wonders of the wildebeest migration in this “mostly vegan” conversation.
022 - Food, Happiness and Dancing
Feb 27 • 40 min
Tools & Tiaras founder Judaline Cassidy talks about empowering young women to be strong and self-sufficient, the amazing food in Trinidad and Tobago, being a plumber, and the joy of cake.
021 - Go(ld) Figure
Feb 20 • 37 min
Figure skating champion Brian Boitano talks about training diets, first-time sushi experiences, orecchiette love, and loathing casseroles. http://brianboitano.com/
020 - A Flavorful Stigma
Jan 16 • 42 min
Kimberly Jung, CEO and co-founder of Rumi Spice, chats with Chef Clarke about growing up in LA’s Chinatown, serving in Afghanistan, building a sustainable business, and where to find the world’s premiere saffron.
019 - Poetry and Pupusas
Jan 9 • 44 min
Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and migrated to this country at the age of nine. He is a poet, and his recent collection “Unaccompanied” draws on his experiences as a child and immigrant. He also loves pupusas, karaoke, and exploring the United…
018 - Positively Cynical
Jan 2 • 38 min
Won Kim shares his journey from street artist to street food purveyor. From his graffiti to his Polish Korean culinary mash-up joint Kimski, Won’s tale of growing up in Chicago is entertaining, inspiring, and more than a little salty.…
017 - A Good Sport
Dec 19, 2017 • 56 min
Jeff O’Brian is an advocate for social justice through sport, empowering people for positive change in professional, college and high school sports programs. We talk wings, hula pie, finding a masculine jacket that fits and much more.
016 - Gas, Food and Hospitality
Dec 12, 2017 • 56 min
Nadeen Ibrahim advocates for Muslim Americans in Colorado, especially resettled refugees. She can also hold her own discussing food with Chef Clarke. They talk about connecting with other people through travel, the difference between dolmades and waraq…
015 - Lettuce Entertain You
Dec 5, 2017 • 52 min
Jazzy Byner is a model and a member of the award winning LA & NY based digital comedy collective, Nightpantz. (http://www.nightpantz.com/). She and Chef Clarke giggle, share their appreciation for Hedwig , discuss adulting, and talk about food likes and…
014 - The Compassionate Edge
Nov 28, 2017 • 46 min
Chef Clarke sits down with Akindele Bankole, a German-born Jewish Nigerian opera-singing vegan restaurant owner. They talk about hard work, compassion, and a shared fondness for baked goods.
013 - Vote Cake!
Nov 21, 2017 • 40 min
It’s always fun to catch up with people you knew when they were young and see where they are in life. Emma Donahue is a bright up-and-coming light in Colorado politics, and a delight to talk to. We throw her catering mom under the bus and discuss voter…
012 - Rockin’ and Cinnamon Rollin’
Nov 14, 2017 • 59 min
When cooking school comrades Chef Clarke and John Taussig talk food and restaurants, everyone gets hungry. The Grateful Dead, real Mexican food (mmm… mole!), Boulder’s best restaurants and cuban cigars are all on the menu.
011 - Bread and Family Circus
Nov 7, 2017 • 50 min
Chef Clarke often daydreams about the rustic breads that Heather Covington bakes in her hometown of Gilbertsville, NY. They talk about baking, triplets, chickens and more.
010 - Big Naturals and Beyond
Sep 27, 2017 • 72 min
Executive Producer Curtis Endicott thought interviewing Chef Chris Clarke would give you, the listeners, insight into the why’s and wherefores of our Something About Food? Podcast. Thanks for listening!
009 - An Artist’s Palate
Sep 19, 2017 • 50 min
Chef Chris and artist Chris Huang discover their shared love for Chinatowns, the influence of art in daily life and sesame balls
008 - From Improv to Idli
Sep 12, 2017 • 43 min
Chef Clarke and Dr. Meenakshi Singh discuss improv, the easiest way to cook idli, the sweetness of Indian desserts and much more.
007 - Family Food
Sep 5, 2017 • 53 min
Family food tales abound as Chef Clarke and her younger brother Aaron Clarke get gabbing. You’ll be giggling and hungry, as the Clarkes almost always are.
006 - Tall Tales
Aug 29, 2017 • 53 min
Madrid hostel buddy James Johnson and Chef Clarke get real about travel, food and how you can’t outrun depression, even at the top of Machu Picchu.
005 - A Theatrical Dish
Aug 22, 2017 • 60 min
There are lot’s of stories of making his way on Broadway and a wee bit of name dropping as Jonathan Dokuchitz talks to Chef Clarke about pierogi in NYC and having pizza delivered to your house when you live in a tiny village.
004 - Run to the Table
Aug 15, 2017 • 45 min
We’ve got a bit of a gal crush on Chef Kelly Newlon. She’s got a thriving business she and her husband started up on their own terms, she’s an ultra runner, and she loves Great Chef’s of the World. What is not to love? She and Chef Clarke got to talking…
003 - The Durian Effect
Aug 8, 2017 • 40 min
New friend Putri Martosudarmo gets Chef Clarke laughing as they share their love for all things Dim Sum. Durian, chicken feet and apple pie are all on the table!
002 - Funny Thing About Food
Aug 1, 2017 • 44 min
Old buddy and improv director Eric Farone from The Bovine Metropolis Theater gets to chatting with Chef Chris about out of the way food, tasting as you cook and how to correctly eat an Italian Beef sandwich.
001 - The Avocado and The Omega
Jul 25, 2017 • 30 min
Chef Chris Clarke sits down with branding guru Olivia Omega and discusses growing up vegetarian, cooking when you don’t really like it, feeding kids, and how pizza is an important food category.