Bon Appétit Foodcast

Bon Appétit Foodcast

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The Bon Appétit Foodcast features interviews with chefs, writers, and well, anyone who has something cool to say about food. Episodes air every Wednesday.


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275: JJ Johnson, Louis Hunter, and the State of the States
Jun 3 • 44 min
Today, we’re talking to two Black restaurant owners about their experience this past week as uprisings have erupted across the country in response to the killing of George Floyd and unchecked police brutality. Up first, Adam catches up with chef JJ…
274: Not All Bread Is Yeasted Bread
May 27 • 33 min
Everyone is into sourdough right now—or looking desperately for store-bought yeast. But today, Sarah Jampel and Jesse Sparks are talking about the wonderful world of bread beyond yeast and how to achieve that chewy, bready texture without coveted yeast.…
273: A Whole Lot of Cooking
May 20 • 48 min
Gabe T. and Carla are back, sharing with Adam all the things they’ve been cooking since they’ve been at home. Then, Adam calls up Christina Chaey for another round of Over/Under, where she decides whether things like, cleaning the house, board games, and…
272: It’s All In the Allium Family
May 13 • 43 min
Spring is here, which means so are green garlic, leeks, onions, garlic, and ramps. Andy Baraghani talks us through several recipes he developed where alliums take center stage. Then, associate editor Hilary Cadigan calls up Deborah VanTrece, chef and…
271: BA’s Best Chicken Parm
May 6 • 54 min
Molly Baz and Adam Rapoport recently developed BA’s Best Chicken Parm, and here they go into detail about every decision that went into making their ultimate version. Then, GQ correspondent Brett Martin is on to talk about his Best New Restaurants list,…
270: The Healthyish Guide to Being Alone
Apr 29 • 70 min
This week, Healthyish is taking over the podcast with their Guide to Being Alone. First up, Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro interviews associate editor Christina Chaey about the smart strategies she’s developed in shopping and cooking for herself. After…
269: Rice 5.0
Apr 22 • 57 min
Yep, it’s true. The Rice Wizards™ are back! For their fifth rice-centric installment, Carla and Amiel focus on what to do with leftovers. After that, we talk to chef and activist Reem Assil of Reem’s in the Bay Area. While she’s currently using her…
268: Recipe Developing From Home
Apr 15 • 42 min
Since the social distancing and stay-at-home mandates began, our food editors have been creating, testing, and shooting recipes in their home kitchens instead of in the BA Test Kitchen. Adam checks in with Chris Morocco and Sohla El-Waylly to talk about…
267: How Alison Roman Is Celebrating Passover This Year
Apr 8 • 63 min
Whether you’re eating with roommates, partners, or family in your home or planning a remote dinner where everyone dials in, Seder is still happening. And as always, Alison and Adam have some thoughts on the Seder menu. They weigh in on everything, from…
266: Tom Colicchio Takes Capitol Hill
Apr 1 • 30 min
Like so many other business owners, chef Tom Colicchio had to lay off the vast majority of his employees in the wake of COVID-19. He immediately turned his attention to the government—he’s no stranger to its complicated mechanics after years of advocacy…
BONUS Episode 265: Edward Lee On the Front Lines
Mar 27 • 22 min
We’re airing a special episode today as we’re staying updated on the ever-evolving struggles of the restaurant industry during this time. We talk to Edward Lee, chef and owner of 610 Magnolia, Milkwood, and Whiskey Dry in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as…
264: We’re Cooking With More Acid
Mar 25 • 40 min
This week, we’re checking in with contributing writer Priya Krishna, who is working remotely from her parents’ home in Dallas. She tells us what they’ve been cooking (lentils are on heavy rotation!). After that, we’re airing a conversation we recorded…
263: The Great Pamela Adlon
Mar 18 • 71 min
For us at BA, we’re all working from home for the foreseeable future, due the current COVID-19 situation. So this week, Adam and Carla check in with each other remotely and chat about how they’re stocking their kitchens and what they’re cooking. (We’ll be…
262: The Basically Guide to Better Baking
Mar 11 • 49 min
Basically editor Sarah Jampel is in the studio talking about the ten-week baking challenge rolling out right now on eatbasically.com. We’re halfway through, and she shares how it’s going so far. After that, Carla Lalli Music and Sohla El-Waylly explain…
261: For the Culture with Klancy Miller
Mar 4 • 59 min
Editorial assistant Jesse Sparks sits down with writer and cookbook author Klancy Miller who just launched For the Culture, a biannual magazine by and celebrating Black women in food and wine. They chat about what inspired her to start this endeavor, the…
260: Creamy Vegan Pasta…and Other Ways to Turn Beans Into Dinner
Feb 26 • 40 min
Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro chats with Basically editor Sarah Jampel about the latest recipe for her column, The Not Depressing Vegetarian. It’s a creamy vegan pasta made with canned beans—and it’s delicious. This got us thinking: How else does Sarah…
259: Going Dutch
Feb 19 • 45 min
We’ve got five new weeknight recipes that are exactly what you want to be eating right now: hearty, delicious, and built in a big Dutch oven. Molly Baz and Chris Morocco talk us through their latest creations. After that, we’re airing two of the essays…
258: Taco Nation
Feb 12 • 65 min
This week’s episode is dedicated to our March cover story: Taco Nation, with recipes, essays, timelines, and more. Up first, contributor Rick Martinez breaks down his recipes in the magazine: duck carnitas tacos, pork volcánes al pastor, and a no-fail…
257: Gaby on Empanadas
Feb 5 • 53 min
Test kitchen manager Gaby Melian has developed not one but three (!) empanada recipes for BA, and today we’re talking through them. After that, it’s time for another installment of the Feedbag, where we respond to letters, comments, and DMs from readers.…
256: Queso, Not From a Jar
Jan 29 • 18 min
Sunday is the Super Bowl! Which means: homemade queso. Assistant editor Sohla El Waylly talks us through her recipe. Then it’s senior writer Alex Beggs with Cook, Marry, Kill. Get the recipe from this episode: Queso, Not From a Jar Learn more about your…
255: Sesame, Scallions, and Soy Sauce
Jan 22 • 63 min
Lisa Cheng Smith runs Yun Hai, an online shop that sells Taiwanese pantry goods like fermented black beans and soy paste, sourced directly from Taiwan. She also hosts a Lunar New Year dinner every year—which is why we called upon her to create nine…
254: Greener in the New Year
Jan 15 • 48 min
How’s this for a new year’s resolution: The Test Kitchen kicked off 2020 with a set of new sustainability guidelines. We wanted to do better when it comes to taking care of the environment, and this week Chris Morocco lays out how we’re doing that at BA.…
253: The Soba Whisperer
Jan 8 • 54 min
Christina Chaey chats with Sonoko Sakai about making soba and her latest cookbook, Japanese Home Cooking, which the BA staff can’t get enough of. Then Brad Leone waxes poetic on an often-overlooked category of produce: root vegetables. Finally, it’s Cook,…
252: New Year, New Feel Good Food Plan
Jan 1 • 54 min
Happy New Year! Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro is chatting with Chris Morocco and Andy Baraghani about the recipes in our third annual Feel Good Food Plan. ICYMI, we’re cooking through ten days of delicious weeknight dinners starting January 2nd, a.k.a.…
251: Say Bye to 2019 With a Giant Wedge of Parmesan
Dec 25, 2019 • 51 min
Carla Lalli Music and Gabe T. are in the studio with Adam, dreaming about about their ultimate (and hypothetical!) New Year’s Eve party menus. From giant wedges of Parm to Spanish tortillas to braised short ribs, you’ll definitely find some inspiration.…
250: Ezra Koenig on Bagels, Cold Brew, and Music
Dec 18, 2019 • 62 min
Ezra Koenig is the lead singer and guitarist of Vampire Weekend. But he is also the host of Time Crisis, an internet radio show with a very deep cult-like following. This week, Carla and Adam talk to Ezra about the people who follow his band vs. his show,…
249: Win the Cookie Swap
Dec 11, 2019 • 58 min
Every year at BA, one lucky person is called upon to develop holiday cookies worthy of baking, swapping, eating, and gifting. This time around, that lucky person was Rick Martinez, and here he explains how he rose to the challenge of making sweets that…
248: Everything You Need to Know About Mushrooms
Dec 4, 2019 • 53 min
When are you supposed to salt mushrooms? How do you know when the wild ones are worth the splurge? Do you really need to clean them? Basically editor Sarah Jampel is answering all of your mushroom questions. Then, digital director Carey Polis chats with…
247: Sky High Pies
Nov 27, 2019 • 39 min
If you’re a last-minute decision maker when it comes to Thanksgiving dessert, you’ve come to the right place. The one and only Chris Morocco developed three stunning, towering pies—lemon meringue, banana cream, and chocolate pudding—and here he walks us…
246: Making Perfect Thanksgiving
Nov 20, 2019 • 73 min
This year, our big Thanksgiving feature in the November issue is based on our video series called Making Perfect. In both the magazine and videos, we challenged the food editors to make their best version of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry…
245: It’s Alive, Deep Dive
Nov 13, 2019 • 56 min
This week, we’re going behind the scenes of It’s Alive, our video series that chronicles Brad Leone’s fermentation experiments (and adventures) and is edited by Matt Hunziker. It was a big leap from videos we used to make—less hands in pans, more humor—so…
244: The Road to Chicken Thigh Biryani
Nov 6, 2019 • 46 min
The newest member of our Test Kitchen team, Sohla El-Waylly, talks about her recent recipe for chicken thigh biryani based on her mom’s lamb version. It took a lot of testing to get it just right—and now it really is. After that, associate editor Hilary…
243: From Butchers to Small Business Owners
Oct 30, 2019 • 55 min
Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest left their NYC butcher shop and restaurant about two years ago. They were tired of the long hours and wanted to start a family. So they did just that and founded their own sausage company, J&E Small Goods, which they talk…
Bonus Episode 242: Yasmin Khan
Oct 25, 2019 • 27 min
We were lucky to have Yasmin Khan stop by the offices a few weeks ago, so we’re airing that conversation for you today as a bonus episode. Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro chats with Yasmin about her latest book, Zaitoun. It chronicles her travels…
241: Nothing Fancy
Oct 23, 2019 • 48 min
Alison Roman is back to talk about her new cookbook, Nothing Fancy, which just came out yesterday. It’s as beautiful as her first and filled with recipes developed around the idea of having people over. That’s right: not entertaining, just having people…
240: Questlove’s Mixtape
Oct 16, 2019 • 48 min
Questlove just released his fifth book, Mixtape Potluck, which also happens to be his first cookbook. It’s a collection of recipes from his friends—chefs, musicians, entertainers, and artists—and meant to inspire the kind of potluck-style dinner parties…
239: Don’t Be Scared of Cooking Fish at Home
Oct 9, 2019 • 39 min
Molly Baz is here to help. She shares tips on how to shop for fish (even if you can’t make it to speciality market), how to cook fish without stinking up your house, and more. After that, Alex Delany is back with more drinks you should be making now that…
238: Ivan Orkin and Chris Ying Want You to Cook From Their New Book
Oct 2, 2019 • 60 min
After living in Japan for nearly two decades, Ivan Orkin is the chef and owner of two ramen shops in NYC and widely (and unusually) considered an American authority on ramen. He enlisted Chris Ying, cofounder and former editor of the late Lucky Peach, to…
237: The Life of a Recipe
Sep 25, 2019 • 50 min
We were at Feast Portland a couple of weekends ago, where Carla Lalli Music and Andy Baraghani talked about the life of a recipe at BA, from development to, ultimately, video. This week, we’re airing that conversation. After that, Andy gives us his top 10…
236: The Man Behind the Camera
Sep 18, 2019 • 52 min
Alex Lau is BA’s all-star staff photographer. He’s been with the brand for going on six years, and this week he’s talking about how he got his start and what it’s like to travel the world with a camera in hand. After that, it’s Molly Baz’s turn to tell us…
235: The Fall Playbook
Sep 11, 2019 • 46 min
It’s officially the best time of the year to cook. Chris Morocco and Andy Baraghani talk through the seven recipes they developed for our September issue to make the most of it—we promise these will get you excited for the new season, even if your tan…
234: Galettes, Any Which Way
Sep 4, 2019 • 41 min
A galette is the perfect dessert, according to Carla Lalli Music. She walks us through her fail-proof dough that you can fill with anything—be it end-of-summer stone fruit and berries or fall pears and apples. Then, we’re kicking off a new mini series.…
233: A Saint Lucian Chef in New Orleans
Aug 28, 2019 • 61 min
This week, chef Nina Compton talks about her journey from her home kitchen in the Caribbean to her incredibly successful restaurants in New Orleans, Compère Lapin and Bywater American Bistro. After that, Alex Delany tells shares how to make the three…
232: Our Fall Wine Checklist
Aug 21, 2019 • 54 min
Wine editor Marissa Ross tells us about what she’s most excited for this fall (and also what she’s definitely over). Yes to winemakers exploring the world of vermouth, no more to describing wines as “funky.” After that, Carla Lalli Music talks about…
231: Food In “The Farewell”
Aug 14, 2019 • 50 min
Lulu Wang, the director and writer of the”The Farewell,” thought a lot about food while making her film. It’s based on what happened in her own life: a Chinese family coming together under the guise of a fake wedding to say goodbye to their…
230: Chopsticks Can Do More Than You Might Think
Aug 7, 2019 • 35 min
Carla Lalli Music and Chris Morocco sing the praises of chopsticks and discuss its versatility in the kitchen. After that, Carla chats with Gaby Melian about what her job as our test kitchen manager entails. P.S. These are the beautiful plating chopsticks…
229: A Sandwich Built For the Beach
Jul 31, 2019 • 43 min
Molly Baz chats with Carla Lalli Music about what is debatably the most epic recipe she has developed for Basically: the Big Ass Beach Hoagie. Yep, that is the real recipe name, and yep, there’s a lot to say about how to construct this perfect sandwich.…
228: It’s the Best Time of the Year to Cook
Jul 24, 2019 • 49 min
We’re about halfway through the summer, a.k.a. halfway through the best time of the year to cook. The days are long, the produce is peak, and we’ve got Carla Lalli Music and friend of the podcast Gabe T. back to talk about what they’re cooking right now.…
227: Life’s a Picnic
Jul 17, 2019 • 38 min
Picnics are great in theory, but in reality they can be tough. Nobody wants warm wine and food that doesn’t mix well with the sun, so you have to come prepared. Molly Baz and Alex Delany share with Adam Rapoport their tips and tricks for pulling off a…
226: Pesto, Three Ways
Jul 10, 2019 • 41 min
We now have three pesto recipes on our website: classic green, spicy red, and creamy white. (You’re welcome.) Andy Baraghani, Molly Baz, and Carla Lalli Music explain the process behind each version they developed and even get a little existential (what…
225: A Restaurant Six Years In the Making
Jul 3, 2019 • 46 min
Adam Rapoport sits down with chefs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson to talk about Frenchette, their new-wave French brasserie that’s become one of the hardest reservations to get in New York City. After cooking together for decades at local institutions, Nasr and…
224: Marinate After Grilling
Jun 26, 2019 • 53 min
Conventional wisdom holds that marinating and grilling are always to be done in that order: the former before the latter. But why, really, when the moisture and sugar in most marinades can actually cause a protein to simultaneously steam and burn without…
223: The Egg Salad Sandwich That Took Over L.A.
Jun 19, 2019 • 48 min
Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery are the chef/owners of Konbi, a tiny Japanese sandwich shop in Los Angeles. Maybe you’ve seen the cross-section of their now-famous egg salad sandwich on Instagram. Deputy editor Julia Kramer chats with the team behind the…
222: How Stella Bugbee Gets It Done
Jun 12, 2019 • 40 min
Stella Bugbee is the editor in chief and president of New York Magazine’s The Cut. Aside from running the most whip-smart site about women and culture out there, Stella is an avid home cook. Here Adam Rapoport talks to her about how—in The Cut’s words—she…
221: Rice 4.0
Jun 5, 2019 • 45 min
Back by popular demand yet again, the Rice Wizards™ swing by for the fourth installment of their rice podcast. This time, Carla Lalli Music and Amiel Stanek talk about rice beverages, and then sidetrack into tempura, and then, well, you’ll see. Learn more…
220: Dave Grohl Does Barbecue
May 29, 2019 • 55 min
It turns out that Dave Grohl—yes, that Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Nirvana—is really good at barbecue. Like, owns-a-giant-smoker-and-barbecues-for-hundreds-of-people good. Adam Rapoport talks to Dave about how he got into the craft and how it…
219: Gabriela Camara’s Mexico City Kitchen
May 22, 2019 • 46 min
Gabriela Camara opened Contramar in Mexico City when she was only 21-years-old. The landmark restaurant still serves the same super-fresh seafood-forward food it did when it first opened its doors—only now Camara also runs Cala in San Francisco, just…
218: BA’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
May 15, 2019 • 48 min
There’s nothing more contentious than the criteria for the ideal chocolate chip cookie—which is why Chris Morocco spent two months conceptualizing, researching, developing, and testing his new recipe for our BA’s Best collection. This week, Adam Rapoport…
217: Salad Is So Much More Than You Think
May 8, 2019 • 61 min
Recently at BA, we noticed all the times we’d go out to dinner and leave talking about…the salad. Just what were chefs doing to make their salads so multi-layered, interesting, and surprising? Turns out, a lot. Here Carla Lalli Music and Molly Baz share…
216: Indian-ish
May 1, 2019 • 46 min
BA contributing writer Priya Krishna just released her first cookbook, Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family. Priya collaborated with her mother, Ritu, whose recipes combine Indian dishes and techniques with ingredients from all…
BONUS Episode 215: What’s in a List?
Apr 26, 2019 • 40 min
“Best of” lists are everywhere, but with so many, how much value should we actually give them? Brett Martin, reports and writes GQ’s Best New Restaurants list, which came out earlier this week. Deputy editor Julia Kramer puts together BonApp’s list.…
214: Notes From a Young Black Chef
Apr 24, 2019 • 44 min
Kwame Onwuachi is the chef of Kith and Kin in Washington D.C. He is also the author of the recently-published Notes From a Young Black Chef, which is just as much a memoir about growing up as it is about being a chef. Today, Adam Rapoport talks with him…
213: BA’s Best Matzo Ball Soup
Apr 17, 2019 • 33 min
When senior associate food editor Molly Baz set out to develop BA’s Best Matzo Ball Soup, she not only solicited input from highly-opinionated BA staffers, but she also reached out to Mitchell Davis, chief strategy officer for the James Beard Foundation…
212: Carrot Cake, 3 Ways
Apr 10, 2019 • 49 min
Around here, we really like carrot cake, so much so that we have three (!) different recipes for it. There’s BA’s Best Carrot Cake, Healthyish’s Gluten-Free Carrot Cake, and Basically’s Carrot Loaf Cake. Adam talks with senior food editors Claire Saffitz,…
211: Angela Dimayuga on a New Kind of Job
Apr 3, 2019 • 45 min
Angela Dimayuga, the former executive chef of NYC’s Mission Chinese Food, became the Creative Director of Food and Culture at The Standard where she now oversees the hotels’ restaurants and programming. Adam Rapoport chats with her about what it’s been…
210: NYC Loves Missy Robbins
Mar 27, 2019 • 40 min
Missy Robbins is the chef-owner of two acclaimed Italian restaurants in Brooklyn. In 2016, she opened Lilia—it’s still one of the hardest reservations in town. Then, last year, she opened the handmade pasta-focused Misi (well, pasta and super delicious…
209: Where Cooking Begins
Mar 20, 2019 • 38 min
Our very own Carla Lalli Music wrote a cookbook! And it’s out in the world now! Carla shares how her book will teach you to be a smarter shopper and a more intuitive cook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
208: Talking Politics at Restaurants
Mar 13, 2019 • 43 min
Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon are two of the three hosts of the weekly Showtime documentary series, The Circus. Alex and Mark, plus their third counterpart, John Heilemann, travel around talking to key political players and—this is where our podcast comes…
207: What Even Is Natural Wine?
Mar 6, 2019 • 51 min
Andy Young is a winemaker based in Oregon. This week, he explains how he got into the industry and how he makes his relatively small batch natural bottles. After that, we talk about our new recipe for Spicy-Sweet Sambal Pork Noodles. Get the recipe from…
206: Soup Season
Feb 27, 2019 • 44 min
Soup can be tricky to make at home. It often doesn’t turn out quite as rich and flavorful and dynamic as you want, especially if you’re not working with homemade stock. This week we give some tips and techniques (and recipes!) that will help convince you…
205: Sohui Kim
Feb 20, 2019 • 44 min
Sohui Kim is the chef of The Good Fork and Insa in Brooklyn. This week, she and associate editor Christina Chaey talk about re-embracing the Korean comfort food of their childhoods. Get the recipes from this episode: Kimchi Jigae Spicy Soft Tofu and…
204: Bolognese and a Glass of Wine
Feb 13, 2019 • 52 min
A great bolognese is easy—it just takes a handful of tried and true techniques and some patience. This week, we talk through the recipe for BA’s Best Bolognese, as well as a vegetarian spin, Cauliflower Bolognese. After that, we run through a beginner’s…
203: Three Pitch-Perfect Restaurants
Feb 6, 2019 • 45 min
Jody Williams and Rita Sodi are the owners and chefs of Buvette, I Sodi, Via Carota, and the forthcoming Bar Pisellino in Manhattan. They are also masters of running restaurants that feel inviting, with beautiful food and excellent service every single…
202: A Super Bowl Showdown
Jan 30, 2019 • 55 min
This week it’s Adam vs. Carla vs. Gabe T. in the ultimate Super Bowl menu showdown. Each presents their ideal lineup, but there will only be one winner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
201: The Stupid-Simple Guide to Coffee
Jan 23, 2019 • 59 min
We tell you how to improve your morning (or afternoon, or evening) caffeine routine because, let’s be honest, you can brew better than that. Then, from our live show back in November, Brad Leone talks fermentation and his YouTube show “It’s Alive.” Learn…
200: Rice 3.0
Jan 16, 2019 • 44 min
Back by popular demand, Carla Lalli Music and Amiel Stanek dive deep into rice. It will never get old. This week, they focus on recipes that transform rice into something more than a side dish (and, you know, why this series should keep on keeping on).…
199: Checking In with Andrew Knowlton
Jan 9, 2019 • 62 min
Andrew Knowlton, BA’s editor at large, recently started a new career phase: He opened a restaurant! We catch up with him about that process, as well as get some behind-the-scenes details about hosting Netflix’s new cooking competition show, The Final…
198: Feel Good In the New Year
Jan 2, 2019 • 48 min
It’s 2019, people. We’ve stuffed our faces and now it’s time for a reset, Healthyish style. We’re talking about the second annual Feel Good Food Plan, two weeks of dinner recipes and lunch inspiration to start the new year right. Then associate editor…
197: BA’s Best Spaghetti and Meatballs, Live
Dec 26, 2018 • 33 min
As part of our second live podcast event, Adam Rapoport and Carla Lalli Music talk about the development of BA’s Best Spaghetti and Meatballs—how the recipe was tested more than seven times, and what they learned along the way. Learn more about your ad…
196: Holiday Mains of the Day
Dec 19, 2018 • 46 min
Whether you’re throwing an open-house Christmas soiree or an intimate New Year’s Eve dinner, you need a centerpiece dish. But that doesn’t mean you should be stressed out, pulling something out of the oven as your guests linger around you, starving. This…
195: Cookie Central
Dec 12, 2018 • 37 min
Every year, a Test Kitchen editor develops a bunch of new and totally delicious holiday cookie recipes—the kind you want to bring to a cookie swap, or set out at your holiday party, or gift to someone when they invite you to their holiday party. This…
194: Party Tricks with Alison Roman
Dec 5, 2018 • 43 min
BA contributor and cookbook author Alison Roman knows how to host a killer party. This week, we talk to her about everything from how to make a shrimp cocktail to where to put the booze (it’s in the bathtub). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
193: Bottom of the Pot
Nov 28, 2018 • 45 min
Senior food editor Andy Baraghani talks to Naz Deravian about growing up with her parents’ Persian cooking, how she decided to start a cooking blog, and how that blog turned into her first cookbook, Bottom of the Pot. Learn more about your ad choices.…
192: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Makes His Own French Toast
Nov 21, 2018 • 55 min
You all know that Neil DeGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist. But what you maybe didn’t know is that he makes the best french toast ever—and refuses to eat anyone else’s. This week, we talk to Neil about everything from said breakfast to thunder and…
BONUS! Episode 191: Because Thanksgiving Leftovers Are the Best Part
Nov 16, 2018 • 45 min
Adam, Carla, and Gabe T. are back to talk about what is arguably the best part of Thanksgiving—the leftovers. Then, novelist Emma Straub reads an essay she wrote for our November issue, The Higgledy Piggledy Thanksgivings. Learn more about your ad…
190: The Big Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov 14, 2018 • 55 min
We’re one week away from the most exciting food holiday of the year, so we’re talking turkey, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, and more. We’ve got a ton of new and beautiful recipes from our November issue and we’re diving deep on some favorites. After…
189: You Really Should Be Steaming
Nov 7, 2018 • 50 min
Steaming gets a bad rep. It’s a technique associated with forsaking flavor for health, resulting in bad, bland food. This week, food director Carla Lalli Music and associate editor Christina Chaey tell you why that simply isn’t true. After that, cookbook…
188: Rene Redzepi and the Art of Fermentation
Oct 31, 2018 • 43 min
Rene Redzepi, owner and chef of the famed Noma in Copenhagen, just published his third cookbook, The Noma Guide to Fermentation, along with the head of Noma’s fermentation lab, David Zilber. Rene talks about why it was so important to him to write…
187: Two Of Our Fave New Restaurants
Oct 24, 2018 • 48 min
Orenda Hale is the owner and manager of Drifters Wife, which clinched the number nine spot on our Hot 10 list this year. Julia Kramer sits down with Orenda to chat about how her move from NYC to Portland, ME. Then, Hilary Cadigan talks to Nite Yun, owner…
186: Nik Sharma and the Power of Seasoning
Oct 17, 2018 • 42 min
Nik Sharma is the writer behind A Brown Table, a website he started seven years ago to record the dishes he was cooking inspired by his childhood in Mumbai. He just published his first cookbook, Season. This week we talk to him about what it was like to…
185: If Garlic Gives You Bad Breath, We Don’t Care
Oct 10, 2018 • 34 min
Did you know that garlic has a season? And that that season is right now? This week Amiel Stanek and Andy Baraghani tell you why and how you should, in fact, be incorporating as much garlic as possible into all of your meals. We’ve got advice, techniques,…
184: Kids Will Be Kids
Oct 3, 2018 • 58 min
Carla Lalli Music talks with author Jessica Battilana, whose latest cookbook, Repertoire, is all about finding those recipes that you turn to again and again, especially when cooking with kids. After that, Amiel Stanek hosts two very special guests—Adam’s…
183: Cabbage Rolls and Chicken Thighs
Sep 26, 2018 • 55 min
Bonnie Morales is the first-generation American daughter of Belarusian immigrants and the chef and co-owner of Kachka in Portland, OR. We talk to Morales about what drew her to dumplings and cabbage rolls and how a proper vodka-filled feast is supposed to…
182: Burger Central
Sep 19, 2018 • 51 min
“Burger Expert” is an actual job—and George Motz is the man who claims the title. We chat with Motz about what exactly that means, and how he makes his onion-laced smash burgers. Later, senior food editor Chris Morocco talks about how he developed his…
181: Chrissy Teigen Makes Pad Thai Carbonara
Sep 12, 2018 • 31 min
Chrissy Teigen’s second cookbook, Cravings: Hungry for More, is out next week. We talk to her about what it was like to create recipes for this book, why cheesy chicken milanese is better than regular chicken milanese, and how she worked with her mom to…
180: Peak Tomato
Sep 5, 2018 • 38 min
This time of year, every tomato variety, from super sweet sungolds to juicy heirlooms, taste like the most delicious things you’ve ever eaten. We’re talking about our favorite tomato-heavy recipes, from a yellow tomato bloody mary to buttery,…
179: Jimmy O. Yang Ate His Way Through Singapore
Aug 29, 2018 • 44 min
Jimmy O. Yang is a stand-up comedian and actor who plays Jian-Yang on Silicon Valley and the ridiculously over-the-top Bernard Tai in Crazy Rich Asians. This week, he talks about the fast food he loved after immigrating to the U.S. from Hong Kong at 13,…
178: Must. Keep. Grilling.
Aug 22, 2018 • 60 min
It’s still summer, which means there’s still time to hang out in your backyard and grill lots of things. Cookbook author and teacher Samin Nosrat, and chef of Reynard in NYC, Christina Lecki, share how they got into cooking over live fire and give some…
177: The Hot 10
Aug 15, 2018 • 47 min
Yesterday we launched our annual Hot 10 list, the best new restaurants in America. Deputy editor Julia Kramer talks to editor at large Andrew Knowlton—who compiled the list—about how he approached his months-long journey to find the most delicious,…
176: Bring the Mid-Summer Heat
Aug 8, 2018 • 55 min
We’re right in between the start and end of summer, the time when every moment of late-night light feels precious, and produce is produce is at its peak. Adam, Carla, and Gabe T. discuss all the hits they’ve already cooked and all the dishes the’re dying…
175: All Day Long
Aug 1, 2018 • 58 min
Heather Sperling and Emily Fiffer helm the all-day cafe, Botanica, in Los Angeles. They talk about their transition from working in food media to starting and maintaining a successful restaurant—and what, in a male-dominated industry, makes the mostly…
174: It’s All In the Vibe
Jul 25, 2018 • 44 min
Amy Morris and Anna Polonsky run MP Shift, a design studio behind some of our favorite restaurants. But what does that mean exactly? They turn restaurant owners’ imaginations into reality when it comes to everything from the layout of a space to the…
173: Pizza, Pizza!
Jul 18, 2018 • 74 min
The best NYC slice is a highly contested topic. Everyone has their favorite. Associate editor Alex Delany went to 30 pizza joints in 36 hours to find out which one (you know, in his opinion) reigned supreme. Then, Scarr Pimentel, the owner and chef of the…
172: The Ice Cream Man
Jul 11, 2018 • 68 min
Tyler Malek is the founder and head ice cream maker at Salt & Straw, the now-famous scoop shop that started in Portland, Oregon and has since grown into a mini West Coast empire. Tyler talks about how his collaborations with chefs keeps him on the cutting…
171: Todd Richards Has Soul
Jul 5, 2018 • 57 min
Two-time James Beard nominee, chef Todd Richards recently came out with his first cookbook, Soul. Editor at large Andrew Knowlton talks with Todd about the importance of history in influencing his approach to food, including, of course, pimiento cheese.…
170: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants…?
Jun 27, 2018 • 33 min
Last week, the annual list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants was announced… immediately followed by criticism that the spots chosen were almost exclusively male-run, Euro-centric, and inaccessible to a lot of the dining public. So, is the list fixable,…
169: Alison Roman and “The Cookies”
Jun 20, 2018 • 42 min
A few weeks ago, we hosted a live recording (!!!) at The Bell House in Brooklyn with cookbook author and BonApp contributor Alison Roman. We chatted about how she (unintentionally) created a viral sensation around chocolate chip cookies. Plus, we discuss…
168: America’s Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants
Jun 13, 2018 • 58 min
Big Chicks is a queer bar in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Barney Greengrass is an old-school Jewish deli on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. What do these places have in common? They’re the neighborhood spots that we return to again and again.…
167: All the Veg
Jun 6, 2018 • 53 min
You know what goes well with grilled meats? Lots and lots of summery vegetables. Carla, Adam, and Gabe T. are talking blistered cabbage, a charred snap pea salad, a go-on-anything tahini ranch dressing, and more. Get the recipes from this episode: Celery…
166: The Salad King
May 30, 2018 • 46 min
Nic Jammet, co-founder and co-owner of Sweetgreen, is on to talk about the evolution of his fast-casual chain, from the one tiny shop he opened right after graduating college to the nearly 100 across the country that he operates now. After that, Pete…
165: Jeff Goldblum Loves Good Quality Butter
May 23, 2018 • 57 min
Jeff Goldblum calls in from his bed in Los Angeles to talk about his oatmeal breakfast routine, his childhood summer barbecues, and how one of his favorite meals involves sushi followed by every flavor of frozen yogurt. After that, we take you through our…
164: Nancy Singleton Hachisu
May 16, 2018 • 46 min
Nancy Singleton Hachisu traveled to Japan for a stint abroad 30 years ago, fell in love with a Japanese farmer, and never left. We take a look at her latest book, Japan: The Cookbook, a compilation of over 400 recipes, and talk about how to build a…
163: The Current State of Restaurant Criticism
May 9, 2018 • 38 min
Eater’s national restaurant editor, Bill Addison, and our own deputy editor, Julia Kramer, discuss what it’s like to be a restaurant critic in 2018. The landscape is vastly different than it was even 5 years ago with more “best of” lists than ever,…
162: All About Fish
May 2, 2018 • 55 min
Update 6/13/18: This article was published prior to the AP investigation alleging Sea to Table’s dishonest business practices. We had no knowledge of these practices at that time. Sean Dimin, founder and CEO of Sea to Table, talks about all those…
161: Rice 2.0
Apr 25, 2018 • 47 min
Food director Carla Lalli Music and senior editor Amiel Stanek are back by popular demand, talking about rice again. This time around they cover everything from how to cook brown rice to different methods of making crispy rice. It’s just as… entertaining…
160: Ruth Rogers and The River Cafe
Apr 18, 2018 • 50 min
Ruth Rogers opened London’s The River Cafe with her partner, the late Rose Gray, 30 years ago. When they started, they were two women already with families and virtually no professional training. This week we talk to Ruth about what it took to see through…
159: On Salt
Apr 11, 2018 • 70 min
Salt is the most important ingredient in your kitchen—it can make or break your food. We talk through different varieties, the importance of seasoning as you go, and how other ingredients can bring saltiness to a dish. Then, we chat about our new Salted…
158: Cast-Iron Skillets Are Forever
Apr 4, 2018 • 53 min
This week we’re telling you how to care for and cook with the hardest-working pan in your kitchen: the cast-iron skillet. After that, Natasha Pickowicz, pastry chef at NYC’s Cafe Altro Paradiso and Flora Bar, talks about how she develops her food, the…
157: The Way We Cook Now
Mar 28, 2018 • 57 min
We don’t cook like we used to. Our pantries, our techniques, and our cravings take us on new culinary adventures. It’s hard to pin down the exact moment we noticed things had changed—we might not have been making these dishes a decade ago but we can’t…
156: The Shib Sibs REALLY Love Food
Mar 21, 2018 • 61 min
Olympic bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani, a.k.a. the “Shib Sibs,” stick to a pretty regimented diet while training—but it turns out they’re actually as food-obsessed as we are. This week we talk to the ice dancing duo about beignets, egg…
155: A (Kind Of) Farewell
Mar 14, 2018 • 47 min
After 18 years at Bon Appétit, deputy editor Andrew Knowlton is becoming our editor-at-large. This week, we’re saying goodbye by asking him to reflect on everything from the best meal he ever ate, to how he’s feeling about his move to Austin. Later,…
154: A Totally Obsessive Guide to Sandwiches
Mar 7, 2018 • 45 min
We have strong opinions about pretty much everything food-related—but perhaps nothing more than sandwiches. In our March magazine, our do’s and don’ts of sandwich building made their way into 26 A-to-Z rules for ultimate sandwich satisfaction. This week,…
153: A Perfect Pot of Rice
Feb 28, 2018 • 49 min
Rice is seemingly simple, and yet even experienced cooks can find it daunting. Do you rinse? Do you add salt? What’s your ratio of water to grain? This week, we’re here to answer those questions. After that, we’re talking the Oscars with Vanity Fair’s…
152: JJ Johnson
Feb 21, 2018 • 44 min
JJ Johnson was the chef at Harlem’s sister restaurants, The Cecil and Minton’s, where he honed his point of view in the kitchen, inspired by the African diaspora. He recently left to find his own footing in the culinary world. We talk to JJ about what to…
151: Liquid Gold
Feb 13, 2018 • 70 min
Olive oil is one of the most-used ingredients in our kitchens, but do you really know what to look for when buying a bottle, or how best to store it? This week, we make sure you do. Then, senior food editor Andy Baraghani talks about how his upbringing in…
150: The Best Lasagna Ever
Feb 7, 2018 • 53 min
It took a lot of trials and tribulations to create BA’s Best Lasagna. Test kitchen editor Chris Morocco tells the tale of perfect bolognese sauce, the creamiest bechamel, and more. Then, we go deep on sous vide cooking at home. We promise it’s not nearly…
149: Christina Tosi Is the Queen of Sugar
Jan 31, 2018 • 50 min
Milk Bar chef and owner Christina Tosi went from college math major to culinary school to working in some of the best fine-dining restaurants in NYC. This week, she talks about her nontraditional path into the kitchen, what it’s like to run a booming…
148: The Ultimate Super Bowl Menu
Jan 24, 2018 • 46 min
What are the absolute best foods to eat while watching the Super Bowl? We pit them against each other—think chips & guac, cheesesteaks, chili, wings, and a whole lot more. The end result is a menu that might be as close to perfection as possible. Get the…
147: Gender & Power in Restaurants
Jan 17, 2018 • 41 min
This week, food director Carla Lalli Music, who spent a decade working in restaurants, is joined by New York Times staff reporter Julia Moskin, as well as Genevieve Villamora, co-owner and general manager of the Filipino restaurant Bad Saint in Washington…
146: The Winter Clean
Jan 10, 2018 • 48 min
It’s all about organization this week. Julie Carlson, the founder and editor of the home site Remodelista, shares tips, hacks, and design ideas for making the most out of your kitchen. Then, senior editor Amiel Stanek goes deep on cleaning your freezer,…
145: The Feel Good Food Plan
Jan 3, 2018 • 51 min
So, we ate a lot of holiday cookies. But now it’s a new year and we’re trying to feel good. Enter the Feel Good Food Plan, two weeks of dinner recipes, lunch prep, mindfulness ideas, and more. This week we’re talking all about it. After that, we go deep…
144: The Best (and Worst) of the Year
Dec 27, 2017 • 30 min
Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer talk about what they’d like to see more of in 2018 (tinned fish and Detroit-style pizza, please!), as well as what trends they’re so over (goodbye to sunchokes and weird desserts). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
143: Feasting on Seven Fishes… and Monkey Bread
Dec 20, 2017 • 47 min
Carla Lalli Music talks about the Feast of the Seven Fishes—both the rather complicated menu her family has been making every year since she was a kid, and the pared down version we developed here in the BA test kitchen. Then, it’s Claire Saffitz on warm,…
142: Brisket & Latkes
Dec 13, 2017 • 48 min
First, we go through a couple of methods for getting that big piece of brisket just right—one from Adam Rapoport’s mom, and one from Mamaleh’s deli in Cambridge, Mass. Then, Missy Robbins, chef at Lilia in Brooklyn, talks latkes. We’ve got a couple of…
141: Dorie Greenspan Loves Butter
Dec 6, 2017 • 50 min
Claire Saffitz calls up baking legend Dorie Greenspan to chat about butter, the subject of her latest Short Stack cookbook. Then, Marissa Ross gives her recommendations for the wines to drink this holiday season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
140: The Eating Season
Nov 29, 2017 • 55 min
We know, we know–Montreal is freezing in the winter. But that also makes it the best time for eating. This week we talk to chef Tyler Kord about corned beef sandwiches, hearty soups, and all the other things that make the Canadian city worth visiting.…
139: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 2)
Nov 22, 2017 • 32 min
The big day is tomorrow, and in this episode we’re talking to Bobby Flay about his Thanksgiving traditions, which include hosting some 50 guests, cooking the entire thing by himself, passing out on the sofa by 8pm, and the best leftover situation we’ve…
138: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 1)
Nov 15, 2017 • 59 min
Thanksgiving is one week away! You know what that means: We’re talking all about the biggest food holiday of the year. First up, Carla Lalli Music walks us through the Big Four: turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing. Then, writer Rembert Browne…
137: Getting Cheesy
Nov 8, 2017 • 47 min
Tia Keenan is a cheese expert and writer (it’s a real job!). This week, site director Carey Polis chats with Tia about how she got into this profession, how you might consider building your next cheese plate, and why night cheese (it’s a real thing!) is…
136: Smitten with Deb Perelman
Nov 1, 2017 • 48 min
Food director Carla Lalli Music sits down with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. Deb was one of the first very successful food bloggers back in 2003. Fourteen years, a family, and two cookbooks later, she’s still at it. Her latest book, Smitten Kitchen…
135: It’s Not Entertaining, It’s Having People Over
Oct 25, 2017 • 49 min
Alison Roman is a writer, recipe developer, and author of the new cookbook Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes. Alison knows that you don’t need to spend days planning, shopping for, and stressing over a dinner party. She talks through her philosophy of a…
134: A Simple Roast Chicken
Oct 18, 2017 • 52 min
We hold this truth to be self evident: No one is ever disappointed by a simple, beautiful, classic roast chicken. And this week we’re telling you exactly how to do it. After that, Carla Lalli Music and Claire Saffitz chat with one of our listeners about…
133: The Enigmatic Pete Wells
Oct 11, 2017 • 48 min
Pete Wells has been the restaurant critic of the New York Times for six years. He doesn’t make TV appearances and very rarely goes to events, all in the name of keeping a low profile. We talk to him about what it’s like to be constantly going out to…
132: Stick to Food
Oct 4, 2017 • 53 min
These days it’s hard not to be political–even when what you do for a living is write about food. We talk to Julia Turshen, cook and cookbook author, about why it’s important to weigh in and speak out. It’s something we talk about here at BA a lot, and…
131: Bake Bread at Home
Sep 27, 2017 • 50 min
Baking bread at home can seem intimidating. And time-consuming. And basically just not worth it. But it is! This week we’re going deep on how to make the perfect sourdough loaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
130: Acid Trip
Sep 20, 2017 • 57 min
We reach for vinegar every day, but have you ever really thought about it where it comes from? It can be made of anything from wine to rice to apple cider—even honey. Andy Baraghani talks to Michael Harlan Turkell about his new cookbook, Acid Trip, which…
129: Two of the Hot 10
Sep 13, 2017 • 51 min
Andrew Knowlton chats with the chefs behind two of our Hot 10 restaurants. First, Vansana Nolintha and Patrick Woodson from Brewery Bhavana in Raleigh, North Carolina—a dim sum restaurant, brewery, flower shop, and bookstore all in one. Then, Mason…
128: Beans and Greens
Sep 7, 2017 • 54 min
Carla Music and Amiel Stanek tell you how to sidestep mushy and flavorless beans to make them truly delicious (seriously, they are obsessed with beans). After that, Carla chats with one of our listeners about how to get her picky kids to try (and learn to…
127: The Best Things We Cooked This Summer
Aug 30, 2017 • 45 min
This week we’re talking lobster, pesto, grilled lamb chops, corn, pork shoulder on the grill, and so. much. more—because Labor Day is almost here, and we’re hungry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
126: Natty Wine
Aug 23, 2017 • 47 min
Natural wine seems to be popping up everywhere these days, but what exactly does “natural” mean? How is it made? What kinds should you be ordering? Andrew Knowlton and contributing wine writer Marissa Ross are here to answer all your questions. After…
125: The Best New Restaurants in America
Aug 16, 2017 • 62 min
We just announced our Hot 10 list of the best new restaurants in America (find it online and in our September issue). Adam talks with Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer about their 35,000-mile journey to 41 different cities—all in the name of finding the…
124: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Aug 9, 2017 • 53 min
Chef, teacher, and author Samin Nosrat believes anyone can cook great food—as long as they have an understanding of salt, fat, acid, and heat. Samin breaks down those four elements into an easily digestible (and fascinating!) science lesson in her…
Bonus Episode 3: Basically
Aug 6, 2017 • 39 min
In this special episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast, we’re talking to you—our listeners—to answer your cooking questions. If you haven’t already, check out the new site from BA, eatbasically.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
123: What’s All the Fuss About Avocado Toast?
Aug 2, 2017 • 54 min
You know how avocado toast is the one thing everyone loves to hate? And also just totally loves? John Birdsall talks about the history of the simple, hugely popular snack and how it came to warrant such strong feelings. After that, it’s all about peach…
Bonus Episode 2: Basically
Jul 28, 2017 • 44 min
In this special episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast, we’re talking to you—our listeners—to answer your cooking questions. Tune in next Friday to hear more. And if you haven’t already, check out the new site from BA, eatbasically.com. Learn more about your…
122: Family Vacation
Jul 26, 2017 • 68 min
You know when you pack your whole family up and go to a new place? Getting out of your normal routine can present a whole new world of eating. Adam Rapoport talks to Jenny Rosenstrach and Carla Lalli Music about the challenges and the successes of taking…
Bonus Episode: Basically
Jul 21, 2017 • 36 min
In this special episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast, we’re talking to you—our listeners—to answer your cooking questions. Tune in for the next few Fridays to hear more. And if you haven’t already, check out the new site from BA, eatbasically.com. Learn…
121: Jake Tapper Likes His Pants Loose
Jul 19, 2017 • 48 min
CNN’s Jake Tapper is on TV, like, all the time. He tells us how he eats on the campaign trail (it involves a lot of junk food), how he eats now (it involves a lot of salad), and how he loves to grill in the backyard. After that, we’re talking salmon…
120: Fine Dining to Fast Food, Forest to Table
Jul 12, 2017 • 57 min
Daniel Patterson recently left his San Francisco fine-dining institution, Coi, to focus on his and LA chef Roy Choi’s fast food project, Loco’l. He talks about where the idea came from, the challenges they’ve faced, and the change they’re creating. After…
119: Gabrielle Hamilton Rebroadcast
Jul 5, 2017 • 28 min
This week we’re throwing it back to one of our old favorite episodes. Gabrielle Hamilton is the chef at New York City’s Prune, but is perhaps equally known for her writing. She talks about the process of putting words to the page. Learn more about your ad…
118: Fire Up the Grill
Jun 28, 2017 • 43 min
This week’s episode is all things grilling. We’re talking the perfect way to cook a whole fish on the grate, smoking brisket in The Big Green Egg, the best wings you’ll ever make, and more. The one thing you didn’t know you needed? A headlamp. Learn more…
117: Kumail Nanjiani and the Plight of On-Set Doughnuts
Jun 21, 2017 • 48 min
Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani talks about what it’s like to eat on set (beware of the pastries), his new movie coming out next month, and how he and his wife have gotten very into The Great British Bake Off. After that, it’s time to make the ultimate…
116: Eat Your Potlikker
Jun 14, 2017 • 51 min
Author John T. Edge just came out with a new book, The Potlikker Papers, which tackles the complicated history of food in the South. He talks about what he grew up eating, how that’s changed over time, and where it all came from to begin with. After that,…
115: Get Out of Town
Jun 7, 2017 • 47 min
We share how to stock your kitchen in a rental house. When all that’s there is plastic mixing spoons and maybe a pan or two, it’s best to come prepared. Very prepared. After that, we go deep on camping—what to pack and how to cook breakfast, lunch, and…
114: J.J. Redick Plays Ball, Eats Food
May 31, 2017 • 47 min
When you’re an NBA veteran you travel all over the country for games. And if you’re J.J. Redick, you travel all over the country—and world—to eat. We talk to the Clippers shooting guard about his favorite restaurants, how to stay game-ready (it involves a…
113: The Inimitable Barbara Lynch
May 24, 2017 • 39 min
We chat with Boston chef and restaurateur Barbara Lynch, who just came out with her memoir, Out of Line. Barbara talks about how she went from stealing a bus as a teenager to operating a hugely successful restaurant group. She’s got an amazing story.…
112: Let’s Make a Weekend Of It
May 17, 2017 • 46 min
Sometimes you cook to get dinner on the table. And sometimes you cook for the fun of it. That’s what we’re talking about this week—the dishes you make when you want to go deep and spend a long time in the kitchen, preferably with friends. Think ramen (the…
111: What Happens in Vegas
May 10, 2017 • 49 min
We’re going to Sin City. First, Andrew Knowlton reminisces about the 30+ years he’s been visiting Las Vegas—from the time his parents gave him $50 worth of quarters and left him on the casino room floor, to the seriously good food he eats now. Then, Susan…
110: A Little Bit of Pizza, A Little Bit of Pasta
May 3, 2017 • 70 min
Joe Beddia of Philly’s Pizzeria Beddia tells you how to make your own pie at home—no 800° wood-burning oven required. He’s got intel on the red sauce, the white sauce, the dough, and all of the toppings (just make sure it’s not too many toppings). After…
109: The Splendid Francis Lam
Apr 26, 2017 • 49 min
Francis Lam is a James Beard Award-winning writer, cookbook editor, and the host of the radio show, The Splendid Table. This week we talk to him about the difficulty of putting words to the page, eating Chrissy Teigen’s scalloped potatoes, and how he…
108: The New Yorker Does Food
Apr 19, 2017 • 45 min
David Remnick, Editor in Chief of The New Yorker, discusses the annual Food and Travel issue. Expect discussion on barbecue, Trump’s steak habits, and the new world of edibles. Yes, those edibles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
107: Put an Egg On It
Apr 12, 2017 • 39 min
You can fry, soft boil, hard boil, poach, and scramble them. You can eat them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On this week’s episode, we nerd out on techniques for making the perfect version of each kind. (Don’t worry, there’s a big scrambled egg debate…
106: Burgers, Beer, and Rock & Roll
Apr 5, 2017 • 46 min
Ken Friedman used to book some of the hottest bands in the Bay Area—until he decided he wanted to open a restaurant instead. Turns out he was pretty good at that, too. Now Ken owns a slew of restaurants in New York including The Spotted Pig, John Dory…
105: Clear Wallet, Full Stomach, Can’t Lose
Mar 29, 2017 • 42 min
In this week’s episode, we give you all the tips and tricks you need for shopping smart without breaking the bank—what kinds of ingredients you should be buying from different stores, how to stock your pantry (and freezer!), plus how to choose a decent…
104: Melissa Clark Can Fix Your Dinner Angst
Mar 22, 2017 • 41 min
New York Times columnist Melissa Clark tells us how she became a food writer when food writing wasn’t really a thing (it involves creating a bread machine cookbook in 6 weeks). Her latest cookbook, Dinner: Changing the Game, tackles the ever-present…
103: Chinese Food in America
Mar 15, 2017 • 51 min
Wilson Tang of Nom Wah Tea Parlor in NYC’s Chinatown talks about taking over the nearly 100-year-old restaurant from his uncle. He managed to keep it true to its roots while attracting a whole new demographic of young and hungry patrons. After that, BA…
102: All About Middle Eastern Food (Perfect Rice! Man’oushe! Rose-Water Brittle!)
Mar 8, 2017 • 49 min
Reem Assil, a first generation American chef who was featured in our March issue, talks about building up her business and the crazy-good Levantine flatbread she makes, topped with all sorts of beautiful California produce. After that, Senior Food Editor…
101: Seamus Mullen
Mar 1, 2017 • 47 min
Chef Seamus Mullen talks about how his diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis led him to turn his whole life around. He’s got himself strong and healthy again—all because of the way he cooks and eats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
100: Sandor Katz
Feb 22, 2017 • 40 min
Fermentation expert—or as he calls himself, fermentation revivalist—Sandor Katz goes in deep on the history and benefits of fermenting, as well as how to do it yourself. Vegetables into sauerkraut and kimchi, sugar into alcohol, milk into yogurt, and so…
99: Moon Juice and Healthyish Drinks
Feb 15, 2017 • 41 min
In this week’s episode we sit down with Amanda Chantal Bacon, founder and owner of Moon Juice, the cult shop in Venice, California where you can find all sorts of tonics, powders, and treats with ingredients you’ve never heard of. After that, we talk you…
98: Sara Kramer and… Small Fish
Feb 8, 2017 • 63 min
Sara Kramer, chef of Los Angeles restaurants Madcapra and Kismet talks about her Cali-Mediterranean food and even sings on air (she used to be a Broadway star). After that, we go big on small fish—all the mackerel, anchovies, smelt, and sardines you…
97: Super Bowl Special
Feb 1, 2017 • 67 min
The Super Bowl is this Sunday. We go in deep on all the things you should be cooking (Philly Cheese Steaks! Hoagies! Gumbo!), plus party etiquette (get out of the kitchen, please) and, of course, beer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
96: Nate Appleman & How to Eat Meat
Jan 25, 2017 • 47 min
Nate Appleman looks back on his years as an unhappy chef and talks about how he turned his life around by cooking good, wholesome food. After that, we get into all the ways you should be incorporating meat into your diet—that means shopping smarter,…
95: #Cook90 & Slow Roasting
Jan 18, 2017 • 46 min
Epicurious editor David Tamarkin talks about #Cook90, the challenge to make breakfast, lunch, and dinner (nearly!) every day in January. Then we break down how to slow roast, the technique that turns your tough cuts of meat into the tenderest,…
94: Hugh Acheson
Jan 11, 2017 • 31 min
Chef Hugh Acheson talks about the state of Southern cuisine, what to order at Waffle House, and how he might even be a better illustrator than he is cook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
93: Lunch al Desko & Sustainable Cooking
Jan 4, 2017 • 43 min
We’ve got all the tips you need for actually packing an office lunch you want to eat. Then, Epicurious editor David Tamarkin offers *actual useful* advice for cooking more sustainably at home. Your 2017 food game is going to be a good one! Learn more…
92: Geoffrey Zakarian
Dec 28, 2016 • 30 min
Geoffrey Zakarian has been in the restaurant business for a long time. He shares his candid thoughts on hospitality (yes—you can seat incomplete parties, he argues), opening new restaurants, and way more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
91: Ludo Lefebvre
Dec 21, 2016 • 34 min
Chef Ludo Lefebvre talks about his fried chicken obsession, the Los Angeles food scene, and his love for butter(okay fine, but he loves salad too). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
90: Happy Holidays
Dec 14, 2016 • 44 min
Associate editor Amiel Stanek and chef Lauren Schaefer break down how to host a dinner party without breaking the bank, but still leaving your friends seriously impressed. After that, cocktail aficionado Brad Thomas Parsons takes us through his new…
89: Nancy Silverton
Dec 7, 2016 • 36 min
Chef and restaurateur Nancy Silverton talks about her new cookbook, how to host the best dinner party for lots of guests, and all things olive oil. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
88: White Gold Butchers
Nov 30, 2016 • 30 min
Butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest of NYC’s White Gold talk all things meat, what they’re serving up at their new shop and restaurant, and the best way to make a hero. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
87: Alton Brown
Nov 22, 2016 • 30 min
Alton Brown talks about his new cookbook, his hot takes on turkey and potatoes, and the future of his TV career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
86: Thanksgiving Spectacular!
Nov 16, 2016 • 63 min
This Thanksgiving, don’t break a sweat. We tell you how to cook the whole feast in 36 hours, talk all things pie, answer listener questions, and go through the dos and don’ts of the most important part of the meal… the wine. Let’s do this thing. Learn…
85: Frank Pellegrino Jr.
Nov 9, 2016 • 40 min
Frank Pellegrino Jr., co-owner of the famed Italian restaurant Rao’s in Harlem, NY talks about growing up in the family business, his new cookbook, and which Godfather movie he likes best. Then, we dive deep into our best eggplant parm recipe. Learn more…
84: Food & Politics
Nov 2, 2016 • 33 min
Willie Geist, anchor of Sunday Today with Willie Geist, and Alex Wagner, editor at The Atlantic, talk about the upcoming election, the candidates’ food preferences… and the greatness of the wedge salad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
83: José Andrés
Oct 26, 2016 • 38 min
Chef and restaurateur José Andrés talks food politics, the dining scene in his hometown of Washington D.C., and the proper way to make a gin and tonic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
82: Sohui Kim + Ashley Christensen
Oct 19, 2016 • 44 min
Chef Sohui Kim of Brooklyn’s Insa restaurant shares how to kimchi basically… anything (except corn!). Then, we talk chef Ashley Christensen about her new cookbook, Poole’s. There will be pimento cheese. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
81: Get Your Pasta Right, Every Time
Oct 12, 2016 • 33 min
Pasta is one of the easiest things to cook, right? Well, uh, sure—but we’ve probably all created versions that were clumpy, or the sauce didn’t cling, or it just wasn’t totally there flavor-wise. No longer! The BA Test Kitchen is here for your…
80: Bad Saint, Our #2 Best New Restaurant in America
Oct 5, 2016 • 28 min
Genevieve Villamora is the co-owner of Bad Saint in Washington, D.C., one of our Hot 10 Best New Restaurants in America. She talks about the restaurant’s approach to Filipino food, and how she deals with those reallyyyyyy long lines to get in. Plus, more…
79: Aaron Franklin, Brisket God
Sep 28, 2016 • 43 min
Can you even have a food podcast without chatting with Aaron Franklin of Franklin BBQ in Austin? Well, we finally got him on the show to talk brisket, of course. Plus, a fun segment about the growing edibles industry(yes, really) in Portland, Oregon.…
78: Andrew Tarlow & Kate Huling Throw Great Dinner Parties
Sep 21, 2016 • 23 min
If you’ve ever dined out in Brooklyn, you’ve likely visited one of Andrew Tarlow and Kate Huling’s restaurants. Hospitality in is their blood—they’re pros when it comes to home entertaining as well. In this week’s episode, they discuss how they do what…
77: Craft Beer + Cold Brew Nation
Sep 14, 2016 • 49 min
On today’s episode, our resident beer nerds, assistant web editor Alex Delany and test kitchen manager Brad Leone, try to convince our cheap-beer-loving editor in chief that craft beers are, in fact, awesome. Later, we talk all things cold brew with Jon…
76: Julia Turshen
Aug 31, 2016 • 26 min
Julia Turshen is the woman people like Mario Batali and Gwyneth Paltrow call up to co-write their cookbooks. She’s finally releasing one of her own, Small Victories (out Sept. 6), full of recipes and tips for everyday kitchen feats. On this week’s…
74: America’s 10 Best New Restaurants
Aug 17, 2016 • 34 min
Every year, editors Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer scour the country and eat themselves silly searching for the Hot 10: the best new restaurants in America. On today’s podcast, they talk about our 2016 winners and the best things they ate this year,…
73: Seth Rogen
Aug 10, 2016 • 35 min
Actor, writer, director, and all-around funny guy Seth Rogen stopped by the podcast studio to talk about “Sausage Party,” the animated film about sentient foods that just so happens to be an apt analogy for human existence. He also tells us who he would…
72: Brett Martin Eats New Orleans
Aug 3, 2016 • 28 min
Brett Martin, correspondent for GQ magazine and diehard Brooklynite, traded NYC for New Orleans and found himself in the land of poboys, muffulettas, and all manners of deep-fried, delicious, crispy things. On today’s show, Martin talks to editor-in-chief…
71: A Super Upsetting Podcast About Sandwiches
Jul 27, 2016 • 31 min
Tyler Kord is the man we call up whenever we seek advice about the stuff that goes between two slices of bread. In today’s episode, the author of “A Super Upsetting Book About Sandwiches” and chef-owner of No. 7 Restaurant and No. 7 Sub shops talks about…
70: An NYC Chef Goes South; In NYC, We Eat Ice Pops
Jul 21, 2016 • 39 min
Mashama Bailey moved from New York to Savannah, GA, to open The Grey, and finds out that running a restaurant in the South is not the same as working in Manhattan. Back in New York, our test kitchen editors prepared for the heat wave with all you need to…
69: The Chickpea Whisperer
Jul 13, 2016 • 36 min
Michael Solomonov makes hummus so transcendently good it will make you wonder how it can possibly share a name with the stuff you eat out of the plastic tub with baby carrots when there’s no food in the house. On today’s episode, the Dizengoff chef and…
68: Sqirl Power
Jul 7, 2016 • 43 min
Jessica Koslow set out to make jam, and accidentally ended up opening the hippest café in Los Angeles along the way. The chef and soon-to-be cookbook author talks about turning her passion into a business. Later, we talk about summer drinking and rosé…
67: BBQ, Burgers, and Hot Dogs
Jun 29, 2016 • 43 min
On this very all-American episode of the Bon Appétit foodcast, we’re talking about all the things you should be eating on America’s birthday: BBQ, burgers, and hot dogs! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
66: Mario Batali
Jun 22, 2016 • 30 min
The orange-Croc-loving chef talks about cooking at home, the best food in New Orleans, and making fettuccine alfredo for James Gandolfini. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
65: Joe House and Summer Eats
Jun 16, 2016 • 38 min
Today’s episode is a double-hitter! First up is a man whose passion for sports is only rivaled by his love of food: It’s Joe House of The Bill Simmons Podcast. Then later, we round up a few parent staffers to talk about what we’re feeding our kids this…
64: Andrew Zimmern
Jun 8, 2016 • 43 min
The host of “Bizarre Foods” talks eyeballs versus testicles, smuggling foods from his travels, and partying with Prince. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
63: What It’s Really Like to Work in a Top Restaurant
Jun 1, 2016 • 30 min
Stephanie Danler’s debut novel, Sweetbitter, is the coming-of-age story of a young New York transplant who lands a job at one of the city’s top restaurants. Danler talks with editor-at-large Christine Muhlke about her real-life experiences as a waitress…
62: Let the Grilling Begin!
May 25, 2016 • 30 min
The season for endless Palomas and all grilled everything is finally here. Our Test Kitchen editors talk about what they’re grilling, drinking, and ice cream-ing (yes, we turned that into a verb) over Memorial Day weekend and beyond. Learn more about your…
61: Eric Ripert
May 18, 2016 • 42 min
The Le Bernardin chef talks about the mistake that almost got him fired from one of Paris’s best restaurants—on his first day there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
60: Giada De Laurentiis Gets Real
May 11, 2016 • 26 min
“I don’t know that they touch Gordon Ramsay or Jean-Georges [Vongerichten] as much as they love to hug and touch me.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
59: Bob Kramer, Knife Whisperer
May 4, 2016 • 39 min
Bob Kramer is widely known in the restaurant world as the Yoda of knife making. And he wants you to know how to actually care for your knives. In today’s episode, he shares tips every home cook should know. And later, we catch up with our new contributing…
58: A Food Lover’s Guide to Eating the World
Apr 27, 2016 • 38 min
On this week’s foodcast, we talk to people who would travel to the ends of the Earth for a good meal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
57: Gwyneth Paltrow
Apr 20, 2016 • 29 min
The “It’s All Easy” author on teaching herself how to cook, her matcha obsession, and the art of family dinner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
56: Vegetarian Is No Longer a Bad Word
Apr 13, 2016 • 27 min
To celebrate the fact that it *finally* feels like spring in most of the country, deputy editor Andrew Knowlton goes deep on veg in the deep South with Steven Satterfield of Atlanta’s Miller Union and Alon Shaya of Shaya and Domenica in New Orleans. Learn…
55: Amanda Hesser
Apr 6, 2016 • 34 min
On today’s foodcast episode, Food52 co-founder Amanda Hesser talks about why she left the New York Times to start her own company. Plus, we catch up with senior editor Julia Kramer on day 12 of her great American road trip in search of the country’s best…
54: The New Yorker’s David Remnick
Mar 30, 2016 • 38 min
The editor of The New Yorker talks bagels, lunch with Obama, and his love of the office candy stash. Later, we catch up with senior editor Julia Kramer on the road as she scours the country for America’s best new restaurants. Learn more about your ad…
53: The Sporkful’s Dan Pashman
Mar 23, 2016 • 28 min
Dan Pashman of the excellent food podcast The Sporkful visits the podcast studio to talk about why sound (yes, sound!) plays such an important role in how we eat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
52: Sean Brock, (Almost) Live from Charleston
Mar 16, 2016 • 25 min
Today’s foodcast episode brings us to the Charleston Wine + Food festival, where deputy editor Andrew Knowlton catches up with southern chef Sean Brock. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
51: City of Jonathan Gold
Mar 9, 2016 • 47 min
Jonathan Gold, the restaurant critic for the Los Angeles Times and star of the new documentary “City of Gold” (out March 11), talks about what it was like to dine out with a film crew, life as a critic, and Pete Wells’ infamous Per Se review. Learn more…
50: We’re Going Retro
Mar 2, 2016 • 30 min
On today’s foodcast episode, we’re talking about all that good stuff that defined our childhoods. Food director Carla Lalli Music and Test Kitchen editor Claire Saffitz go deep on tuna casserole (and a fear of tuna casserole), chocolate mousse, meatloaf,…
The Flawless Ina Garten (Rebroadcast)
Feb 24, 2016 • 22 min
This week, we’re revisiting our favorite foodcast episode with the Barefoot Contessa herself. Ina talks about her rise to TV stardom, entertaining tips, and how she makes everything she does look so damn effortless. We’ll be back with an all-new episode…
49: Action Bronson
Feb 17, 2016 • 28 min
Before he was a rapper, Action Bronson went to culinary school and was a full-time chef. Bronson joins us on today’s foodcast to talk rap, Albanian food, and being cooked for by Daniel Boulud. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
48: It’s Not Valentine’s Day Without Molten Chocolate Cake
Feb 10, 2016 • 15 min
When love is in the air, chocolate will be on our plates—preferably in molten cake form. We talk BA’s Best Molten Chocolate Cake and more on this week’s Valentine’s Day-themed foodcast. Get the recipe:…
47: All About Those Super Bowl Snacks
Feb 3, 2016 • 25 min
Nachos. Wings. Dip. Mozz sticks. You’ve been training all year for this day, and it’s finally here: Our Test Kitchen editors talk about what you should stuff your face with on Super Bowl Sunday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
46: Cook Every Meal for a Month
Jan 27, 2016 • 19 min
Epicurious editor in chief David Tamarkin resolved to cook every meal he eats for the month of January. On the last week of his #Cook90 challenge, Tamarkin sits down with senior editor Julia Kramer to talk about what’s worked, what’s surprised him, and…
45: Jacques Pépin
Jan 20, 2016 • 35 min
Before Vongerichten, before Boulud, before Ducasse, there was Jacques Pépin. The French chef, who was among the first to star in an American televised cooking show, recently stopped by our office to record today’s episode. Learn more about your ad…
44: Healthy-ish
Jan 14, 2016 • 23 min
When your job involves tasting mozzarella sticks and pies all day like our editors, you learn a few things about how to eat (mostly) healthy-ish the rest of the time. On our latest foodcast, our editors share how they balance cookies with kale. Learn more…
43: Jancis Robinson
Jan 6, 2016 • 29 min
The ultra-classy, super knowledgable Jancis Robinson, wine critic extraordinaire and editor of the massive Oxford Companion to Wine, shares her thoughts on tasting notes and tetrapaks over a glass of pét-nat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
42: The Best Things We Ate This Year
Dec 30, 2015 • 28 min
What’s the best thing you ate this year? A couple of editors try to answer this most dreaded of questions in a single podcast episode. Plus, we take a trip down to the Test Kitchen to talk all things fermentation, and executive editor Christine Muhlke…
41: Emeril Lagasse
Dec 23, 2015 • 17 min
Anyone with a television spent the ’90s enthralled by the larger-than-life essence of chef Emeril Lagasse. On today’s episode, we sit down with him to talk cooking for Julia Child (yes, he was nervous) and who he’d rather binge-watch: Ina Garten or Guy…
40: Holiday Baking
Dec 16, 2015 • 22 min
‘Tis the season to stuff your face—specifically, to stuff your face with all those cookies, pies, and cakes. Food director Carla Lalli Music and senior associate food editor Claire Saffitz break down everything you need to conquer your holiday baking…
39: Magnus Nilsson
Dec 9, 2015 • 25 min
Chef Magnus Nilsson runs the kitchen at the Michelin-starred Fäviken, one of the world’s most isolated restaurants, in Järpen, Sweden. Tickets to Nilsson’s dinners sell out constantly, but now anyone can experience the pleasures of Nordic cooking, thanks…
38: Marc Maron
Dec 7, 2015 • 25 min
Comedian Marc Maron has interviewed everyone from Keith Richards to President Barack Obama on his hugely popular podcast, “WTF.” Today, he joins us in our own podcast studio—this time, in the guest seat—and we find out the man can cook. Learn more about…
37: Nigella Lawson
Dec 7, 2015 • 19 min
Celebrated cookbook author and TV personality Nigella Lawson joins us in the podcast studio today to talk about her tenth(!) cookbook, Simply Nigella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
36: Thanksgiving Spectacular
Dec 7, 2015 • 47 min
How do I make the best mashed potatoes? Why should I dry-brine my turkey? And do I really need to serve pumpkin pie? Editor in chief Adam Rapport talks to our Test Kitchen editors and New York Times food editor Sam Sifton to answer all the pressing…
35: Claire Ptak & Liz Prueitt
Dec 7, 2015 • 23 min
If you consider yourself a baking fiend and know how to work a dough hook, Liz Prueitt of Tartine Bakery and Claire Ptak of London’s Violet Bakery are two names you need to know. The pair chat with executive editor Christine Muhlke on today’s episode…
33: Bobby Flay
Dec 7, 2015 • 26 min
Most chefs hate brunch. (Cooking eggs at 6 a.m. on a Sunday after Saturday night dinner service? No thanks.) But on today’s podcast, a chef who needs no introduction explains why he takes his brunch very seriously—both in his restaurants and at home.…
32: The Restaurant in the Jungle
Dec 7, 2015 • 24 min
On a seaside jungle road in Mexico’s Tulum lies Hartwood, a tiny restaurant with no walls, stoves, electricity, or refrigeration. Chef Eric Werner joins deputy editor Andrew Knowlton and executive editor Christine Muhlke to talk about the unique…
31: Korean Food Renaissance
Dec 7, 2015 • 23 min
Chefs Beverly Kim and Edward Kim (no relation) grew up during a time when Korean food was obscure (and sometimes “stinky”). Now, diners are flocking to try their respective takes on modern Asian. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
30: Rick Bayless
Dec 7, 2015 • 20 min
Rick Bayless has been in the Chicago restaurant game a long time. He talks about his career trajectory and lots more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29: Vivian Howard
Dec 7, 2015 • 16 min
Vivian Howard of A Chef’s Life on PBS talks about what it’s like having cameras following you around all the time (oh, and that whole chef thing too). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
34: Yotam Ottolenghi
Nov 2, 2015 • 23 min
Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the most influential cookbook authors in the world. He delivers once again with his latest, “Nopi: The Cookbook,” co-authored with Nopi head chef Ramael Scully. The two talk about the challenges of creating a useful cookbook for…
28: Chris Cosentino, Chris Shepherd
Sep 21, 2015 • 22 min
Chefs Chris Cosentino and Chris Shepherd know meat. Listen to them; they’re very smart dudes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27: Aaron London
Sep 13, 2015 • 18 min
Aaron London is the chef at AL’s Place, our no. 1 best new restaurant in the country. He talks about what that means, and how he got there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26: Leandra Medine
Sep 8, 2015 • 21 min
Leandra Medine of Man Repeller chats about eating during Fashion Week, keeping kosher, her family’s Persian-Turkish food traditions, and lots more. She ate every ice cream cone in New York City this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
25: Sam Kass
Aug 31, 2015 • 22 min
Sam Kass talks about his road as a chef before joining the Obama White House, what he did while in D.C., and what the heck he’s doing now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24: Preserving
Aug 24, 2015 • 19 min
It’s late August: You’re supposed to be making lots of jams, and pickles, and other jarred things, right? Right. But, it’s okay if you’re a preserving newbie. Here’s how to make fruits and vegetables last way beyond summer. Learn more about your ad…
23: America’s Best New Restaurants
Aug 17, 2015 • 24 min
We just named the best new restaurants in America. Listen up! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22: It’s Summer, Let’s Drink
Aug 10, 2015 • 18 min
Punch editor and drinks expert Talia Baiocchi talks summer drinking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21: Gabrielle Hamilton
Aug 3, 2015 • 30 min
A meditative conversation with chef Gabrielle Hamilton about the process of writing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20: It’s Summer. Don’t Cook
Jul 28, 2015 • 14 min
How to not cook.. sort of. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19: Your Favorite Summer Dessert
Jul 21, 2015 • 18 min
Sam Mason of Oddfellows talks about everyone’s favorite dessert: ice cream! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18: Summer Pasta
Jul 6, 2015 • 21 min
Chef Philip Krajeck of Rolf & Daughters in Nashville shares how to make a great summer pasta. Hint: You’re not salting your water enough. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17: Mark Bittman
Jun 29, 2015 • 12 min
Columnist Mark Bittman chats about his cookbooks, columns, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16: The Best Pizza in America
Jun 22, 2015 • 21 min
Yup. That’s right. The best pizza in America is in… Philadelphia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15: Become a Grill Master
Jun 15, 2015 • 26 min
Learn how to make the best burger, fish, corn, chicken, and way more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14: David Chang
Jun 8, 2015 • 17 min
Momofuku’s David Chang has grand plans to revolutionize the way food delivery works. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13: The New Southern Food
Jun 1, 2015 • 24 min
All things Southern with chefs Kevin Gillespie (Gunshow) and Edward Lee (610 Magnolia, MilkWood). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12: Travel Etiquette, Boozin’ In Tokyo
May 25, 2015 • 41 min
Travel: what to do, what not to do, and what to drink. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11: Make the Most of Your Spring Veg
May 16, 2015 • 18 min
All about spring cooking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10: Ina Garten & Gordon Ramsay
May 6, 2015 • 38 min
A food TV double header with Ina Garten and Gordon Ramsay. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9: Cooking Mistakes, Food Media Summit
Apr 26, 2015 • 31 min
A discussion of common cooking mistakes, and a summit of top food media pros. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8: Better Salad, Vegas Food Binging
Apr 4, 2015 • 31 min
Salad tips and Vegas eating adventures with Ike Barinholtz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7: Waffle House, Vegetable Restaurants, Baking Tips
Mar 11, 2015 • 35 min
Editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport talks to restaurant & drinks editor Andrew Knowlton about working a 24-hour shift at The Waffle House. Then, chef Amanda Cohen of Dirty Candy speaks about the state of the restaurant industry in New York. Finally, senior food…
6: Comfort Food & Drink
Feb 21, 2015 • 29 min
Our favorite comfort foods: soups, braises, and mac & cheese. Then, bartender Damon Boelte discuss the state of the bar industry, how to make the perfect martini, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5: Valentine’s + Mexican Food
Feb 4, 2015 • 21 min
We discuss how to celebrate Valentine’s Day without being totally lame. Then, we chat with chef Enrique Olvera about the white hot Cosme restaurant, cooking Mexican food in New York, and way more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
4: Super Bowl Party
Jan 18, 2015 • 28 min
All you can eat and drink on Game Day, with special guest and Jets center Nick Mangold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3: Gettin’ Healthy
Dec 30, 2014 • 29 min
Getting healthy… but in a way that doesn’t make you want to groan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2: The Holidays
Dec 14, 2014 • 32 min
It’s all about the holidays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1: Thanksgiving
Nov 22, 2014 • 26 min
Welcome to the first-ever Bon Appétit foodcast, in which we discuss the biggest food holiday of the year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices