The Actor's Diet

The Actor's Diet

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The Actor’s Diet podcast is an audio extension of actor/filmmaker Lynn Chen’s award-winning food blog. In each episode, Lynn chats with people in her community - artists and foodies - about their history with eating, body image, and current culinary obsessions.


Yea-Ming Chen
Sep 13, 2018 • 43 min
Hey guys! I thought instead of clogging your feeds with Kickstarter updates about my movie, it might be nice to introduce you to the talent behind I Will Make You Mine. So I’ve taken The Actor’s Diet Podcast out of retirement for episode 101 with one of…
Cheryl Strayed
Jan 22, 2018 • 52 min
In 2012, my book club actually read books. And one of my favorite books that we read was Cheryl Strayed’s Wild (it was also one of my favorite book club meetings because we had a trail mix bar). At the time, I was dealing with the aftermath of my father’s…
Nicole Cogan
Nov 26, 2017 • 44 min
I have been following the @nobread Instagram account for a while, but it wasn’t until recently that I began using the website as a resource for researching gluten-free restaurants. Nicole Cogan is the founder, and my 98th podcast guest! We discuss moving…
Bruce Kalman
Nov 5, 2017 • 48 min
Bruce Kalman and I are bonded for life - he is the only person I’ve met outside of high school from the same part of NJ as me. So of course when I found out my fellow Jersey boy is going to be competing on the next season of Top Chef, I had to have him on…
Rob Dionne
Oct 22, 2017 • 62 min
I’ve known health and fitness expert Rob Dionne (and his wife Devon) for a long time - we met via past podcast guests Jeff Meacham and Christy Meyers back in NYC. I knew him back when he was still acting, so we talk about how he shifted away from that…
Ciara Renée
Oct 1, 2017 • 23 min
All of August I got to hang out with the lovely Ciara Renée (DC Legends of Tomorrow, Broadway’s Big Fish) while filming a movie in NYC. In fact, we recorded this podcast waiting on set before 2nd meal. We talk fermented meat sticks, sour candy, veganism,…
Jacey Duprie
Sep 1, 2017 • 45 min
I’ve been reading Jacey Duprie’s blog Damsel in Dior for a while, and recently became a fan of her new podcast. This is our first conversation. Yay! We discuss growing up in Texas, eating raw turnips, her addiction to Cinnamon Altoids, gardening, portion…
Serena Wolf
Jul 28, 2017 • 50 min
Serena Wolf is the woman behind the site Domesticate Me and The Dude Diet cookbook. And she’s a podcast listener! In this episode we discuss the story behind The Dude Diet (and if it works), what culinary school in France at Le Cordon Bleu is like, what…
Milana Vayntrub
Jul 1, 2017 • 46 min
Milana and I met in acting class and I’m thrilled to have her as my latest podcast guest. We discuss Russian food, eating donuts for dinner, her gymnast diet, becoming a vegetarian, food on set, body image, and engaging trolls. Theme music is by Podcast…
Nguyen Tran
Jun 8, 2017 • 60 min
This podcast has been a long time in the making - I’ve done countless blogs, videos, and social media posts with Nguyen, but this is the first time I had a chance to really spend a good chunk of time (an hour!) talking to him. In this episode, we go into…
Susan Orlean
May 23, 2017 • 47 min
Susan Orlean is a writer, and an incredible one at that. Abe and I were both big fans of her work before we met (via Twitter) and now we are friends. She also co-hosts her own podcast, Crybabies (with Sarah Thyre) so it was a no-brainer to have her on the…
Phoebe Lapine
Apr 24, 2017 • 45 min
Phoebe Lapine and I both started blogging around the same time, so she’s been on my radar for years. We finally met in person last November while she was in Los Angeles, and immediately bonded. In this episode we talk about her newest book, The Wellness…
Daisy Eagan
Apr 11, 2017 • 43 min
In the early 90’s, Broadway was very important to me. Thus, Daisy Eagan was a huge deal. She is the youngest actress to win a Tony Award for The Secret Garden, and I was really excited to see her in HBO’S GIRLS recently, playing the film version of Lena…
Anjali Shah
Mar 15, 2017 • 46 min
Anjali Shah (The Picky Eater) and I both started our blogs around the same time, so I was really excited to talk to her. We discuss how she got her start, how she keeps going, essential Indian spices, and the oatmeal craze of early food blogs. Theme music…
Daphne Brogdon
Feb 23, 2017 • 42 min
I first saw Daphne Brogdon on The Food Network and was thrilled to discover she was a fellow Angeleno. Not only that, she is married to Mark Peel, whose restaurant Campanile was one of the first blog-worthy places I went to in Los Angeles (before I had a…
Goh Nakamura
Feb 12, 2017 • 50 min
I can’t believe it has taken this long to get Goh on this podcast! If you’ve been listening for a while, he wrote and performed the theme music at the beginning/end of the episodes. And if you’ve followed the blog since 2010 you will remember him as my…
Jessica Murnane
Jan 26, 2017 • 51 min
Jessica Murnane is a perfect example of why I still love the internet. We’ve never actually met but have collaborated virtually several times. I’ve been a guest on her podcast; she’s shared her favorite things to binge watch/mindfully munch with me. Now…
Lisa Q. Fetterman
Dec 26, 2016 • 37 min
Lisa Q. Fetterman is the co-founder of Nomiku, the world’s first wifi sous vide machine. If that sounds familiar, you may have heard about it when she appeared on Shark Tank. We talk all about what it’s like to have husbands named Abe, and dealing with…
Leonardo Nam
Dec 15, 2016 • 39 min
I’ve been friends with actor Leonardo Nam for a really long time. Some of you may remember when we worked together on the second season of Nice Girls Crew but I think a lot more of you will recognized him as “Felix Lutz” on HBO’s Westworld – which he…
Grace Bonney
Nov 28, 2016 • 29 min
Design Sponge is one of those sites I look to - not only for inspiration in my daily life, but also as a blogger. Grace Bonney, the founder, always seems to get it right. She seems to possess an effortless access to parts of her brain that I have spent…
Molly Yeh
Nov 4, 2016 • 38 min
YAY MOLLY YEH! The amazing blogger behind the award-winning site My Name is Yeh is my latest podcast guest and I couldn’t be happier to talk to her. In this episode, we talk about being a female percussionist at Juilliard, life on the farm, body image and…
Katie Dalebout
Oct 16, 2016 • 32 min
I first met Katie Dalebout via our fellow podcast buddy Jessica Murnane. We went to Sqirl and ate cozy foods and bonded. She is now one of my favorite virtual friends. In this episode, Katie and I discuss growing up in a controlling household and her…
James Nord
Sep 30, 2016 • 40 min
Fohr Card is a directory that connects brands and agencies with bloggers and content creators. I use it whenever someone wants to see my social media/blog stats - sort of like the sizing chart I fill out when I go in for commercial auditions. Only, this…
Ethan Peck
Sep 13, 2016 • 33 min
Remember that epic birthday brunch for Uncle Robert that my cousin Kristine Kidd recently made? I saw Ethan Peck there (his dad is Kristine’s husband, Steve) and asked him to be a guest on the podcast. We talk about what his work out routine, plus what he…
Jasmin Singer
Aug 31, 2016 • 34 min
I’ve had Jasmin Singer on the blog before - we’ve eaten a few times together (I’ve got to get back to Stuff I Eat!) and caught up at the BlogHer Conference recently. Jasmin and I met 16 years ago, via the NiteStar Theater Company (also how I met my…
Nick Jandl
Aug 16, 2016 • 32 min
I recently met Nick Jandl in person because we both went back to New England Music Camp to teach a Master Class on Acting recently. We talk about how camp food, newlywed life, his favorite roasted chicken recipe, the pressure to look like a “leading man,”…
Hilah Johnson
Aug 1, 2016 • 41 min
Hilah Johnson is no stranger to The Actor’s Diet - you’ve seen us make several food videos together (Kaya Toast and Sooo Cali Hot Dogs) and there’s so much more to come!We talk about how she started her cooking show with her husband Chris, how to make…
Ming Tsai
Jul 13, 2016 • 30 min
Ming Tsai is a James Beard and Emmy Award Winning chef, author, and TV Host/Producer. When I spoke at Wellesley in 2012 I tried to have dinner at his restaurant Blue Ginger, where I’d been hearing about his signature Garlic Black Pepper Lobster dish. I’ve…
Grant Melton
Jul 1, 2016 • 29 min
I’m a huge Rachael Ray fan. Watching 30 Minute Meals was instrumental in my eating disorder recovery. I’ve grown with her over the years - literally digesting everything she’s put out - and my favorite thing to unwind with after a long day is her daily…
Kristin Guy
Jun 16, 2016 • 30 min
I first met Kristin Guy when she was known as “The Cuisinerd” (via Nastassia Johnson) at Short Cake Bakery. Now she’s sharing her talents over at the Saveur Award nominated Dine X Design. We discuss tacos, places to shop for tableware, her life as a food…
Brittany Ishibashi
May 31, 2016 • 31 min
My 70th podcast guest is actor Brittany Ishibashi (Runaways). We discuss what she eats on set, food growing up, her calorie-counting past, and why she wanted TV Dinners for her birthday. Theme music is by Podcast Guest Goh Nakamura. Keep in touch via…
Gaby Dalkin
May 13, 2016 • 25 min
If you’re wondering What’s Gaby Cooking, you’re about to find out! Gaby Dalkin is my latest podcast guest! We talk about our mutual obsession with Rachael Ray, how she develops recipes, where she likes to shop for food, her upcoming trip to Italy, and her…
Katie Joy Horwitch
Apr 30, 2016 • 34 min
Katie Joy Horwitch is a longtime blog friend. Like, since the beginning of this blog. I’m so thrilled to have watched her grow over the years - from a fellow blogger, to one of the founding editors of The Chalkboard Mag, to the #GirlBoss she is today with…
Nick Hoffa
Apr 14, 2016 • 36 min
How fun to interview my good friend Nick Hoffa for the podcast! We’ve been friends for a long time, you’ve seen him (and his wife Meredith) all over this blog, plus he’s my acting teacher/coach. In this episode we discuss pubs in England, our college…
Andie Mitchell
Mar 31, 2016 • 35 min
When I first shared my eating disorder story six years ago, Andie Mitchell was the very first person to comment. We have been virtual friends since the beginning of T.A.D. and it’s been a thrill watching her grow into the NY Times Bestselling author she…
Mickey Sumner
Mar 21, 2016 • 30 min
Actor Mickey Sumner is my 65th podcast guest - who I met while filming the SuperDeluxe web series Caring! We talk about growing up on an organic farm in England, getting off sugar/gluten, Lyme Disease, eating IHOP and Krispy Kreme for the first time in…
Elizabeth Hendrickson
Feb 29, 2016 • 34 min
Actor Elizabeth Hendrickson and I first met in NYC, over 13 years ago on the ABC Soap Opera All My Children. We talk about her obsession with the gym, Ranch/Russian dressing, and how she doesn’t like to eat anything cute. Theme music is by Podcast Guest…
Lisa Ling
Feb 18, 2016 • 31 min
In episode 63 I talk with award-winning journalist Lisa Ling about food on the road, abroad, and at home. We also talk a lot about the struggle with social media, body image and eating disorders. Theme music is by Podcast Guest Goh Nakamura. Keep in touch…
Kelsey Miller
Feb 10, 2016 • 28 min
Episode 62 of The Actor’s Diet Podcast is up! With writer Kelsey Miller! I heard her over at Jessica Murnane’s One Part Podcast and knew I had to get her as a guest. We talk about her history with dieting and how she started The Anti-Diet Project, her…
Parry Shen
Jan 31, 2016 • 30 min
Remember my leading man Parry Shen from Yes We’re Open? He’s now a soap opera star! And my 61st guest on The Actor’s Diet Podcast. In this episode we discuss his diet for General Hospital, set life, making food for his family, how to make beets/brussels…
Lisa Lee
Jan 17, 2016 • 40 min
My 60th guest on The Actor’s Diet Podcast is Lisa Lee! In this episode we talk about her trip to Maui, Thousand-Year-Old Eggs and Salted Eggs, South African School Lunches, the food in the Tech World - at Facebook Offices and around the Pandora Offices…
Stephanie Kordan
Dec 31, 2015 • 38 min
Stephanie Kordan is also known as “The Sensual Foodie” - food writer, photographer, artist, mom, and creative spirit. In this episode we discuss: Her fiancee Eddie Lin and what it’s like when a woman eats snake. Vegan Foods: Kite Hill Cheese, Matthew…
Lily Diamond
Dec 2, 2015 • 44 min
Lily Diamond is also known as Kale & Caramel. In the last year, we’ve become fast friends, and I’m always in awe of her - so I had to have her on the podcast. In this episode we discuss: This Caramel Bacon from Project Breakfast LA - where we met! Growing…
Dawn McCoy
Oct 31, 2015 • 53 min
I am so thrilled to interview a good friend of mine from the early blogging days, Dawn McCoy, aka Beauty Frosting. Hear us talk about: Her connections to Lionel Richie, Barbara Streisand, Sandra Bullock, Bill Clinton, and Jerry Bruckheimer. Boxed Cake Mix…
Whitney Adams
Oct 1, 2015 • 41 min
In episode 56 of The Actor’s Diet Podcast, I interview Whitney Adams, an award-winning blogger, sommelier, on-camera host, and one of LA Weekly’s Most Interesting People. In this episode they discuss: Her past life as an actor. Her history with eating…
Kathryn Fiore
Sep 4, 2015 • 46 min
The 55th podcast guest is a fellow actor/food podcaster, Kathryn “Kat” Fiore. Kat hosts The Down and Dirty Kitchen with Peter Cambor, who I went to college with. In this episode: LA Weekly’s Burger Festival - don’t bring your baby. IHOP, Soup Plantation.…
Dwayne Perkins
Aug 23, 2015 • 42 min
My guest this show is Dwayne Perkins - standup comedian, actor, author, and fellow podcaster. In this episode, we discuss: What is a “foodie?” How Dwayne likes his sandwiches at Subway, and his tea at Starbucks. PG Tips n Toast. Body Image, Diet, The Four…
David Greenwald
Aug 1, 2015 • 30 min
This is a special show because I get interview my father-in-law, Dr. David Greenwald. In this episode: Road Food by Jane and Michael Stern. Dr. Dean Ornish’s Diet. Rendezvous in Memphis, Abe’s BBQ in Mississipi. Wendy’s Salad Skillz, and Abe becoming a…
Jenny Yang
Jul 2, 2015 • 42 min
My guest is comic/writer Jenny Yang - we talk about scallion pancakes, running, and body image. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Amelia Morris
Jun 15, 2015 • 47 min
My guest is writer Amelia Morris - we talk about her blog (and book and cooking show) Bon Appetempt. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Kulap Vilaysack
Jun 1, 2015 • 44 min
For the 50th episode, I interview podcast legend Kulap Vilaysack. Follow Kulap on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook; check out her documentary Origin Story, and of course, listen to her show Who Charted? Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook…
Johnny Skourtis
May 7, 2015 • 32 min
I interview actor/comedian Johnny Skourtis all about Greek food, finding the perfect string cheese, and why he hates pickles - while on the set of our new movie, “Dying to Kill.” Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Kit Rich
Apr 30, 2015 • 40 min
I interview writer/Celebrity Fitness Expert Kit Rich about body dysmorphia, her past obsession with “Clean Eating,” how she found a balanced diet, her new gym SHIFT, and what it was like going on Kesha’s World Tour. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter,…
Joy Cho
Mar 31, 2015 • 36 min
On the latest episode of The Actor’s Diet Podcast, I speak with Joy Cho (Oh Joy!) about food, body image, motherhood, being Asian-American, blogging, the definition of success, how to throw a last-minute party (she really is an expert!) and her newest…
Anna Gilbert Zupon
Mar 1, 2015 • 41 min
My dear friend Anna Gilbert Zupon is my guest - we talk about how yoga saved and changed her life. Theme music is by Podcast Guest Goh Nakamura. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Roy Choi
Feb 1, 2015 • 39 min
I am thrilled to chat with chef Roy Choi (Kogi Taco Truck, A Frame, Sunny Spot, Chego, Commissary, Pot, etc.) about body image, Asian-American parents, his diet, and working on the film Chef. Theme music is by Podcast Guest Goh Nakamura. Keep in touch via…
Billy Green
Jan 1, 2015 • 38 min
An interview with Billy Green of Wit and Vinegar about blogging and writing his first cookbook. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Melanie Maras
Dec 1, 2014 • 45 min
I talk with my friend comedian/writer Melanie Maras, all about growing up in Indonesia, room service, and what it’s like being an international superstar. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Sandra Oh
Nov 11, 2014 • 37 min
I talk to actor Sandra Oh about her latest project, favorite places to eat in LA, Korean Food, Body Image, and her Grey’s Anatomy breakfast. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Roxana Jullapat
Oct 24, 2014 • 16 min
Chef Roxana Jullapat (Cooks County) and I sit in her restaurant to talk about about chef life, Costa Rica, and making the perfect croissant. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Ariel Kaye
Oct 20, 2014 • 16 min
An interview with Ariel Kaye (founder of Parachute Bedding) to learn the ABC’s of making your bed. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Jeff Meacham
Oct 1, 2014 • 62 min
I speak with my friend Jeff Meacham (Blackish) about filming food scenes, plus a male perspective on eating disorders. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Emily Chang
Sep 22, 2014 • 49 min
An interview with Emily Chang (Vampire Diaries, The Bold Type) about pork carpet, first class dining, and what vampires eat. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Aida Mollenkamp
Sep 1, 2014 • 30 min
In episode 37 of The Actor’s Diet Podcast, I chat with Aida Mollenkamp (Salt & Wind) about her TV shows on Food Network/Cooking Channel, writing a cookbook, and much more. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Ki Hong Lee
Jul 31, 2014 • 43 min
I chat with actor Ki Hong Lee about his Paleo Diet for The Maze Runner, a how-to on Korean BBQ, and more. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Edward Hong
Jul 1, 2014 • 33 min
Edward Hong, aka The Cinnabon Monster, chats about how he got that nickname. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Nastassia Johnson
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
I chat with fellow food blogger Nastassia Johnson all about her love of sweets. Nastassia talks about everything from her trip to Ben and Jerry’s in Vermont to her popular Instagram account, @letmeeatcake. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and…
Mason Currey
May 17, 2014 • 17 min
I chat with author of “Daily Rituals,” Mason Currey. We talk about HIS daily rituals while writing the book. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Peter Porte
May 7, 2014 • 11 min
In episode 31, I interview actor Peter Porte while they’re on set filming “Sutures.” Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Jordan Belfi
Apr 12, 2014 • 51 min
I chat with Jordan Belfi about everything from eating hummus in college to Golden Grahams with Andre Agassi. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Rachelle Bell
Mar 13, 2014 • 17 min
An interview with model, commercial actor, and soon-to-be mother Rachelle Bell. We discuss body image in the industry, what it’s like to work pregnant, and some of the best places to eat in The Valley. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook…
Randall Park (and Jae Suh)
Mar 3, 2014 • 30 min
An interview with the star of “The Interview” Randall Park (and a little bit of his wife Jae Suh and baby Ruby) about culture, food, diners, Jewish delis, playing Eddie Huang’s dad in “Fresh Off the Boat,” and gaining weight. Keep in touch via Instagram,…
Christy Meyers
Feb 6, 2014 • 18 min
I talk with fellow actor Christy Meyers - longtime friend (and former The Actor’s Diet blogger) about her views on nutrition, pregnancy, and a sugar-free experiment. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Theresa Chen
Jan 14, 2014 • 18 min
An interview with my mommy, Theresa Yu-Ping Teng Chen - who was, once upon a time, a performer herself at The Metropolitan Opera House. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Lisa Lee and Brian Yang
Dec 29, 2013 • 10 min
I chat with Lisa Lee, the cofounder of my other blog ThickDumplingSkin.com about New Year’s Resolutions. Actor/Producer Brian Yang joins in the conversation as well. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Jerilyn Blair
Dec 17, 2013 • 23 min
I talk with Jerilyn Blair (The Because Show podcast) about dating and her upcoming trip to Paris. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Leslie Durso
Nov 20, 2013 • 40 min
A lunchtime interview with vegan chef Leslie Durso at Crossroads Kitchen in Los Angeles. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Morgan Chen
Nov 16, 2013 • 23 min
I chat with my brother Morgan, whose 40th birthday is coming up about family and Thanksgiving. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Corey Brill and Joy Osmanski
Oct 25, 2013 • 61 min
My guests are actors (and spouses) Corey Brill and Joy Osmanski. Find out what they eat on stage, on set, at home, on vacation, and experience a Miracle Fruit Tripping Tasting. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Eddie Lin
Oct 20, 2013 • 57 min
An interview with Eddie Lin, aka Deep End Dining - also known for Kamikaze Kitchen, KCRW’s Good Food, ABC’s The Taste, and many other foodie things. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Michelle Krusiec
Oct 11, 2013 • 51 min
A chat with my “Saving Face” costar Michelle Krusiec all about body image, pregnancy, and noodles. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Jeff Mahin
Oct 4, 2013 • 30 min
An interview with chef Jeff Mahin (Stella Barra, Do-Rite Donuts). Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Jeremy Howard
Sep 26, 2013 • 39 min
An interview with Jeremy Howard - one of the stars of the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie - all about pizza and the Four-Hour Body Diet. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Autumn Reeser
Sep 17, 2013 • 53 min
My first pregnant guest - actress/entrepreneur Autumn Reeser (Entourage, The OC). Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Zach Brooks
Sep 11, 2013 • 37 min
An interview with Zach Brooks (“Food is the New Rock” Podcast, “Midtown Lunch” blog) about dentists, cheap eats, marinara sauce, and The Music Man. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Jenn Wong
Sep 4, 2013 • 47 min
I chat with cocktail expert Jenn Wong (voiceover actress/urban ninja) and gets a lesson in alcohol. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Janet Varney
Aug 27, 2013 • 49 min
An interview with actor and podcast host Janet Varney (The JV Club Podcast, Korra, Burning Love) about her gluten-free diet and body image in Hollywood. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Tamlyn Tomita
Aug 20, 2013 • 18 min
Ramen Burgers and Tofu Puree with my childhood idol, Tamlyn Tomita (The Karate Kid II, The Joy Luck Club, Glee, True Blood, etc.). Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Evan Kleiman
Aug 14, 2013 • 26 min
Talking pie with Evan Kleiman, the host of KCRW’s “Good Food.” Plus, a listener question about starting a blog. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Dave Boyle
Aug 8, 2013 • 44 min
Filmmaker Dave Boyle and I chat about eating on set, the road, the spirtuality of cookies, and Japanese food. Also - the winner of the Disney tickets! Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Amanda Jane Cooper
Aug 1, 2013 • 19 min
I interview my “Sutures” costar Amanda Jane Cooper about life on the road when she performed as “Glinda” on the 1st National Tour of WICKED. I also get a beet pasta recipe all the way from Botswana. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook…
Bryce Johnson + Joy Osmanski
Jul 26, 2013 • 24 min
An interview with actor Bryce Johnson (Pretty Little Liars) all about the wonders of goat cheese, cider vinegar, and a Pescetarian diet. There’s also an interview with Joy Osmanski, who I won a cake decorating competition with, judged by Duff Goldman.…
Tzi Ma
Jul 23, 2013 • 39 min
Episode 6 of The Actor’s Diet Podcast comes live from the set of “Sutures” - my latest movie, with my co-star Tzi Ma. We talk about eating on film, the best catering, and Chinese food. Plus - a giveaway for Disneyland! Keep in touch via Instagram,…
Phil Yu + Hourie Sahakian
Jul 16, 2013 • 35 min
An interview with Phil Yu, aka “Angry Asian Man” about culture and food. Then I stop by Short Cake Bakery to chat with one of Zagat’s “30 Under 30” recipients, pastry chef Hourie Sahakian. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo…
Helenna Santos-Levy
Jul 8, 2013 • 31 min
Talking Ketchup Chips and the benefits of a mostly vegan diet with actress, producer, and “Ms. In the Biz Founder” Helenna Santos-Levy. I also answer a question about eating disorders, interview a man who puts crickets in food, and announce a casting for…
Jamie Chung
Jul 1, 2013 • 32 min
Korean food, softball, and Martha Stewart with Jamie Chung (The Hangover, Sucker Punch). My mother-in-law Wendy Forman also reviews Yonanas. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Eboni Booth
Jun 21, 2013 • 23 min
I talk eating out as children and adults with my longtime friend, actor and writer Eboni Booth. I also answer a listener’s question about my favorite podcasts. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @mslynnchen. xo Lynn
Paul Gilmartin
Jun 14, 2013 • 39 min
In the premiere episode, I interview the host of The Mental Illness Happy Hour, Paul Gilmartin, about Indian Food, Pizza, and Depression. My friend Sam also gives a bite-by-bite review of SuperPretzel Pretzel Dogs. Keep in touch via Instagram, Twitter,…