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Savor digs into how people live and how they eat – and why. Hosts Anney Reese and Lauren Vogelbaum interview the culinary creators and consumers of the world, exploring the science, history, and culture of food and drink, all with a key question in m...Show More


29:20 | Aug 10th, 2019

This versatile category of Korean pickled vegetables is gaining a global presence. Anney and Lauren dive into the long history and delicious fermentation science behind kimchi. Learn more about your a...Show More
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This was a fun episode to listen to about kimchi as I was -- get this -- eating kimchi. Lots of interesting facts including the rise of Kore...Show More

40:37 | Jul 6th, 2019

The idea of selling snacks and meals in shopping centers is far from new, but mall food courts keep reinventing themselves. Anney and Lauren explore how the food court as we know it was born -- and wh...Show More
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Food court + shopping centers! @bychrischeung - May be up your alley.

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37:14 | Jan 23rd, 2019

Why do we eat cake on people's birthdays? Why do we blow out candles? What on earth is "birthday cake" flavor?? Anney and Lauren explore the answers to these and other layers within birthday cakes. Le...Show More
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Hear about the history of birthdays and birthday cakes! 15:50 min mark - History of birthdays in different religions and cultures - Christi...Show More

31:09 | Aug 4th, 2017

Once a mere fantasy from the pages of "Harry Potter," butterbeer is now very real, very popular, and very delicious. In this new segment, we discuss the real-world history of a fictional food and its ...Show More
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the complicated and amazing road of bringing a fictional food to reality. And they had to convince J.K. Rowling on top of that.

39:56 | Apr 1st

This Vietnamese sandwich combines multiple textures, flavors, and cultural influences to create a universally delicious experience. We dig into the history and culture of banh mi.” Learn more about y...Show More
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