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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Episode 150: The Best Lasagna Ever

53:55 | Feb 7th, 2018

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 ne...Show More
Episode 134: A Simple Roast Chicken

52:04 | Oct 18th, 2017

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 ab...Show More
Episode 218: BA's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

48:05 | May 15th

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 Rapo...Show More
Episode 217: Salad Is So Much More Than You Think

1:01:08 | May 8th

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 ...Show More
Episode 216: Indian-ish

46:22 | May 1st

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 al...Show More
BONUS Episode 215: What's in a List?

40:41 | Apr 26th

"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. ...Show More
Episode 214: Notes From a Young Black Chef

44:30 | Apr 24th

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 ...Show More
Episode 213: BA's Best Matzo Ball Soup

33:04 | Apr 17th

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 Foundat...Show More
Episode 212: Carrot Cake, 3 Ways

49:06 | Apr 10th

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 Saf...Show More
Episode 211: Angela Dimayuga on a New Kind of Job

45:12 | Apr 3rd

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 be...Show More
Episode 210: NYC Loves Missy Robbins

40:33 | Mar 27th

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 delicio...Show More
Episode 209: Where Cooking Begins

38:48 | Mar 20th

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.
Episode 208: Talking Politics at Restaurants

43:13 | Mar 13th

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 ...Show More
Episode 207: What Even Is Natural Wine?

51:08 | Mar 6th

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 fr...Show More
Episode 206: Soup Season

44:04 | Feb 27th

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...Show More
Episode 205: Sohui Kim

44:52 | Feb 20th

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 JigaeSpicy Soft Tofu and Sea...Show More
Episode 204: Bolognese and a Glass of Wine

52:42 | Feb 13th

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 beginne...Show More
Episode 203: Three Pitch-Perfect Restaurants

45:21 | Feb 6th

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 sing...Show More
Episode 202: A Super Bowl Showdown

55:15 | Jan 30th

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.
Episode 201: The Stupid-Simple Guide to Coffee

59:23 | Jan 23rd

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."
Episode 200: Rice 3.0

44:46 | Jan 16th

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...Show More
Episode 199: Checking In with Andrew Knowlton

1:02:22 | Jan 9th

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...Show More
Episode 198: Feel Good In the New Year

48:32 | Jan 2nd

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 edito...Show More
Episode 197: BA's Best Spaghetti and Meatballs, Live

33:53 | Dec 26th, 2018

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.
Episode 196: Holiday Mains of the Day

46:02 | Dec 19th, 2018

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. ...Show More
Episode 195: Cookie Central

37:17 | Dec 12th, 2018

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...Show More
Episode 194: Party Tricks with Alison Roman

43:03 | Dec 5th, 2018

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).
Episode 193: Bottom of the Pot

45:18 | Nov 28th, 2018

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.
Episode 192: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Makes His Own French Toast

55:26 | Nov 21st, 2018

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 li...Show More
BONUS! Episode 191: Because Thanksgiving Leftovers Are the Best Part

45:22 | Nov 16th, 2018

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.
Episode 190: The Big Thanksgiving Dinner

55:19 | Nov 14th, 2018

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. A...Show More
Episode 189: You Really Should Be Steaming

50:31 | Nov 7th, 2018

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, coo...Show More
Episode 188: Rene Redzepi and the Art of Fermentation

43:17 | Oct 31st, 2018

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 so...Show More
Episode 187: Two Of Our Fave New Restaurants

48:08 | Oct 24th, 2018

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, o...Show More
Episode 186: Nik Sharma and the Power of Seasoning

42:21 | Oct 17th, 2018

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...Show More
Episode 185: If Garlic Gives You Bad Breath, We Don’t Care

34:45 | Oct 10th, 2018

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, techni...Show More
Episode 184: Kids Will Be Kids

58:34 | Oct 3rd, 2018

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—A...Show More
Episode 183: Cabbage Rolls and Chicken Thighs

55:05 | Sep 26th, 2018

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 suppos...Show More
Episode 182: Burger Central

51:32 | Sep 19th, 2018

"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 hi...Show More
Episode 181: Chrissy Teigen Makes Pad Thai Carbonara

31:54 | Sep 12th, 2018

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...Show More
Episode 180: Peak Tomato

38:15 | Sep 5th, 2018

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, ginger-...Show More
Episode 179: Jimmy O. Yang Ate His Way Through Singapore

44:11 | Aug 29th, 2018

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 ...Show More
Episode 178: Must. Keep. Grilling.

1:00:14 | Aug 22nd, 2018

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 so...Show More
Episode 177: The Hot 10

47:34 | Aug 15th, 2018

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, e...Show More
Episode 176: Bring the Mid-Summer Heat

55:53 | Aug 8th, 2018

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 ...Show More
Episode 175: All Day Long

58:51 | Aug 1st, 2018

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 mostl...Show More
Episode 174: It's All In the Vibe

44:01 | Jul 25th, 2018

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 ...Show More
Episode 173: Pizza, Pizza!

1:14:12 | Jul 18th, 2018

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 o...Show More
Episode 172: The Ice Cream Man

1:08:39 | Jul 11th, 2018

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 cu...Show More
Episode 171: Todd Richards Has Soul

57:40 | Jul 5th, 2018

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 chee...Show More
Episode 170: The World's 50 Best Restaurants...?

33:58 | Jun 27th, 2018

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 fix...Show More
Episode 169: Alison Roman and "The Cookies"

42:44 | Jun 20th, 2018

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 dis...Show More
Episode 168: America's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants

58:06 | Jun 13th, 2018

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...Show More
Episode 167: All the Veg

53:39 | Jun 6th, 2018

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:Cele...Show More
Episode 166: The Salad King

46:35 | May 30th, 2018

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...Show More
Episode 165: Jeff Goldblum Loves Good Quality Butter

57:33 | May 23rd, 2018

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 throug...Show More
Episode 164: Nancy Singleton Hachisu

46:12 | May 16th, 2018

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 J...Show More
Episode 163: The Current State of Restaurant Criticism

38:50 | May 9th, 2018

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, d...Show More
Episode 162: All About Fish

55:29 | May 2nd, 2018

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 conf...Show More
Episode 161: Rice 2.0

47:41 | Apr 25th, 2018

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... entert...Show More
Episode 160: Ruth Rogers and The River Cafe

50:09 | Apr 18th, 2018

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 th...Show More
Episode 159: On Salt

1:10:19 | Apr 11th, 2018

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 Sal...Show More
Episode 158: Cast-Iron Skillets Are Forever

53:31 | Apr 4th, 2018

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, th...Show More
Episode 157: The Way We Cook Now

57:10 | Mar 28th, 2018

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’...Show More
Episode 156: The Shib Sibs REALLY Love Food

1:01:15 | Mar 21st, 2018

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 McMu...Show More
Episode 155: A (Kind Of) Farewell

47:26 | Mar 14th, 2018

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, ...Show More
Episode 154: A Totally Obsessive Guide to Sandwiches

45:46 | Mar 7th, 2018

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 w...Show More
Episode 153: A Perfect Pot of Rice

49:52 | Feb 28th, 2018

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'...Show More
Episode 152: JJ Johnson

44:10 | Feb 21st, 2018

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 wha...Show More
Episode 151: Liquid Gold

1:10:52 | Feb 14th, 2018

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 upbringi...Show More
Episode 149: Christina Tosi Is the Queen of Sugar

50:51 | Jan 31st, 2018

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...Show More
Episode 148: The Ultimate Super Bowl Menu

46:59 | Jan 24th, 2018

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 ...Show More
Episode 147: Gender & Power in Restaurants

41:55 | Jan 17th, 2018

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 Washi...Show More
Episode 146: The Winter Clean

48:55 | Jan 10th, 2018

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 freez...Show More
Episode 145: The Feel Good Food Plan

51:35 | Jan 3rd, 2018

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 d...Show More
Episode 144: The Best (and Worst) of the Year

30:16 | Dec 27th, 2017

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).
Episode 143: Feasting on Seven Fishes... and Monkey Bread

47:06 | Dec 20th, 2017

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 ...Show More
Episode 142: Brisket & Latkes

48:11 | Dec 13th, 2017

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 o...Show More
Episode 141: Dorie Greenspan Loves Butter

50:40 | Dec 6th, 2017

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.
Episode 140: The Eating Season

55:53 | Nov 29th, 2017

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...Show More
Episode 139: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 2)

32:27 | Nov 22nd, 2017

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'...Show More
Episode 138: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 1)

59:21 | Nov 15th, 2017

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 Brown...Show More
Episode 137: Getting Cheesy

47:34 | Nov 8th, 2017

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!)...Show More
Episode 136: Smitten with Deb Perelman

48:53 | Nov 1st, 2017

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 Kitche...Show More
Episode 135: It's Not Entertaining, It's Having People Over

49:27 | Oct 25th, 2017

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 ...Show More
Episode 133: The Enigmatic Pete Wells

48:09 | Oct 11th, 2017

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 ...Show More
Episode 132: Stick to Food

53:57 | Oct 4th, 2017

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, an...Show More
Episode 131: Bake Bread at Home

50:30 | Sep 27th, 2017

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.
Episode 130: Acid Trip

57:37 | Sep 20th, 2017

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, ...Show More
Episode 129: Two of the Hot 10

51:31 | Sep 13th, 2017

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 ...Show More
Episode 128: Beans and Greens

54:37 | Sep 7th, 2017

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 lea...Show More
Episode 127: The Best Things We Cooked This Summer

45:40 | Aug 30th, 2017

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.
Episode 126: Natty Wine

47:40 | Aug 23rd, 2017

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...Show More
Episode 125: The Best New Restaurants in America

1:02:10 | Aug 16th, 2017

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 t...Show More
Episode 124: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

53:34 | Aug 9th, 2017

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 re...Show More
Bonus Episode 3: Basically

39:09 | Aug 6th, 2017

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,
Episode 123: What's All the Fuss About Avocado Toast?

54:32 | Aug 2nd, 2017

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 pea...Show More
Bonus Episode 2: Basically

44:06 | Jul 28th, 2017

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,
Episode 122: Family Vacation

1:08:58 | Jul 26th, 2017

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 ta...Show More
Bonus Episode: Basically

36:14 | Jul 21st, 2017

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,
Episode 121: Jake Tapper Likes His Pants Loose

48:26 | Jul 19th, 2017

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 ...Show More
Episode 120: Fine Dining to Fast Food, Forest to Table

57:54 | Jul 12th, 2017

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. A...Show More
Episode 119: Gabrielle Hamilton Rebroadcast

28:05 | Jul 5th, 2017

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.
Episode 118: Fire Up the Grill

43:24 | Jun 28th, 2017

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.
Episode 117: Kumail Nanjiani and the Plight of On-Set Doughnuts

48:51 | Jun 21st, 2017

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 ultim...Show More
Episode 116: Eat Your Potlikker

51:31 | Jun 14th, 2017

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 ...Show More
Episode 115: Get Out of Town

47:14 | Jun 7th, 2017

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, a...Show More
Episode 114: J.J. Redick Plays Ball, Eats Food

47:55 | May 31st, 2017

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 inv...Show More
Episode 113: The Inimitable Barbara Lynch

39:14 | May 24th, 2017

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.
Episode 112: Let's Make a Weekend Of It

46:17 | May 17th, 2017

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...Show More
Episode 111: What Happens in Vegas

49:25 | May 10th, 2017

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, ...Show More
Episode 110: A Little Bit of Pizza, A Little Bit of Pasta

1:10:31 | May 3rd, 2017

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). Af...Show More
Episode 109: The Splendid Francis Lam

49:50 | Apr 26th, 2017

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...Show More
Episode 108: The New Yorker Does Food

45:48 | Apr 19th, 2017

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.
Episode 107: Put an Egg On It

39:53 | Apr 12th, 2017

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 d...Show More
Episode 106: Burgers, Beer, and Rock & Roll

46:25 | Apr 5th, 2017

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 Do...Show More
Episode 105: Clear Wallet, Full Stomach, Can't Lose

42:06 | Mar 29th, 2017

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 dec...Show More
Episode 104: Melissa Clark Can Fix Your Dinner Angst

41:49 | Mar 22nd, 2017

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 ...Show More
Episode 103: Chinese Food in America

51:01 | Mar 15th, 2017

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, ...Show More
Episode 102: All About Middle Eastern Food (Perfect Rice! Man'oushe! Rose-Water Brittle!)

49:31 | Mar 8th, 2017

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 Ed...Show More
Episode 101: Seamus Mullen

47:30 | Mar 1st, 2017

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.
Episode 100: Sandor Katz

40:00 | Feb 22nd, 2017

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...Show More
Episode 99: Moon Juice and Healthyish Drinks

41:09 | Feb 16th, 2017

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...Show More
Episode 98: Sara Kramer and... Small Fish

1:03:54 | Feb 8th, 2017

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...Show More
Episode 97: Super Bowl Special

1:07:19 | Feb 1st, 2017

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.
Episode 96: Nate Appleman & How to Eat Meat

47:38 | Jan 25th, 2017

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,...Show More
Episode 95: #Cook90 & Slow Roasting

46:24 | Jan 18th, 2017

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, melt-i...Show More
Episode 94: Hugh Acheson

31:26 | Jan 11th, 2017

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.
Episode 93: Lunch al Desko & Sustainable Cooking

43:59 | Jan 4th, 2017

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!
Episode 92: Geoffrey Zakarian

30:54 | Dec 28th, 2016

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.
Episode 91: Ludo Lefebvre

34:31 | Dec 21st, 2016

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).
Episode 90: Happy Holidays

44:50 | Dec 14th, 2016

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 c...Show More
Episode 89: Nancy Silverton

36:09 | Dec 7th, 2016

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.
Episode 88: White Gold Butchers

30:25 | Nov 30th, 2016

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.
Episode 87: Alton Brown

30:31 | Nov 22nd, 2016

Alton Brown talks about his new cookbook, his hot takes on turkey and potatoes, and the future of his TV career.
Episode 86: Thanksgiving Spectacular!

1:03:25 | Nov 16th, 2016

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.
Episode 85: Frank Pellegrino Jr.

40:14 | Nov 9th, 2016

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.
Episode 84: Food & Politics

33:13 | Nov 2nd, 2016

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.
Episode 83: José Andrés

38:29 | Oct 26th, 2016

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.
Episode 82: Sohui Kim + Ashley Christensen

44:10 | Oct 19th, 2016

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.
Episode 81: Get Your Pasta Right, Every Time

33:25 | Oct 12th, 2016

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 pasta-...Show More
Episode 80: Bad Saint, Our #2 Best New Restaurant in America

28:54 | Oct 5th, 2016

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, ...Show More
Episode 79: Aaron Franklin, Brisket God

43:04 | Sep 28th, 2016

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.
Episode 78: Andrew Tarlow & Kate Huling Throw Great Dinner Parties

23:33 | Sep 21st, 2016

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 wh...Show More
Episode 77: Craft Beer + Cold Brew Nation

49:43 | Sep 14th, 2016

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 ...Show More
Episode 76: Julia Turshen

26:01 | Aug 31st, 2016

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 ep...Show More
Episode 74: America's 10 Best New Restaurants

34:41 | Aug 17th, 2016

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...Show More
Episode 73: Seth Rogen

35:20 | Aug 10th, 2016

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 wo...Show More
Episode 72: Brett Martin Eats New Orleans

28:18 | Aug 3rd, 2016

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-...Show More
Episode 71: A Super Upsetting Podcast About Sandwiches

31:55 | Jul 27th, 2016

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 a...Show More
Episode 70: An NYC Chef Goes South; In NYC, We Eat Ice Pops

39:48 | Jul 21st, 2016

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 nee...Show More
Episode 69: The Chickpea Whisperer

36:51 | Jul 13th, 2016

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 a...Show More
Episode 68: Sqirl Power

43:25 | Jul 7th, 2016

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 ros...Show More
Episode 67: BBQ, Burgers, and Hot Dogs

43:24 | Jun 29th, 2016

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!
Episode 66: Mario Batali

30:46 | Jun 22nd, 2016

The orange-Croc-loving chef talks about cooking at home, the best food in New Orleans, and making fettuccine alfredo for James Gandolfini.
Episode 65: Joe House and Summer Eats

38:29 | Jun 16th, 2016

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 th...Show More
Episode 64: Andrew Zimmern

43:50 | Jun 8th, 2016

The host of "Bizarre Foods" talks eyeballs versus testicles, smuggling foods from his travels, and partying with Prince.
Episode 63: What It's Really Like to Work in a Top Restaurant

30:33 | Jun 1st, 2016

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 waitr...Show More
Episode 62: Let the Grilling Begin!

30:34 | May 25th, 2016

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.
Episode 61: Eric Ripert

42:45 | May 18th, 2016

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.
Episode 60: Giada De Laurentiis Gets Real

26:48 | May 11th, 2016

“I don’t know that they touch Gordon Ramsay or Jean-Georges [Vongerichten] as much as they love to hug and touch me.”
Episode 59: Bob Kramer, Knife Whisperer

39:47 | May 4th, 2016

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 contrib...Show More
Episode 58: A Food Lover's Guide to Eating the World

38:22 | Apr 27th, 2016

On this week's foodcast, we talk to people who would travel to the ends of the Earth for a good meal.
Episode 57: Gwyneth Paltrow

29:52 | Apr 20th, 2016

The "It's All Easy" author on teaching herself how to cook, her matcha obsession, and the art of family dinner.
Episode 56: Vegetarian Is No Longer a Bad Word

27:10 | Apr 13th, 2016

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.
Episode 55: Amanda Hesser

34:20 | Apr 6th, 2016

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 ...Show More
Episode 54: The New Yorker's David Remnick

38:24 | Mar 30th, 2016

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.
Episode 53: The Sporkful's Dan Pashman

28:33 | Mar 23rd, 2016

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.
Episode 52: Sean Brock, (Almost) Live from Charleston

25:35 | Mar 16th, 2016

Today's foodcast episode brings us to the Charleston Wine + Food festival, where deputy editor Andrew Knowlton catches up with southern chef Sean Brock.
Episode 51: City of Jonathan Gold

47:41 | Mar 9th, 2016

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.
Episode 50: We're Going Retro

30:45 | Mar 2nd, 2016

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, meatl...Show More
The Flawless Ina Garten (Rebroadcast)

22:42 | Feb 24th, 2016

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 epis...Show More
Episode 49: Action Bronson

28:50 | Feb 17th, 2016

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.
Episode 48: It's Not Valentine's Day Without Molten Chocolate Cake

15:57 | Feb 10th, 2016

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: More
Episode 47: All About Those Super Bowl Snacks

25:40 | Feb 3rd, 2016

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.
Episode 46: Cook Every Meal for a Month

19:44 | Jan 27th, 2016

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, a...Show More
Episode 45: Jacques Pépin

35:43 | Jan 20th, 2016

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.
Episode 44: Healthy-ish

23:50 | Jan 14th, 2016

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.
Episode 43: Jancis Robinson

29:58 | Jan 6th, 2016

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.
Episode 42: The Best Things We Ate This Year

28:49 | Dec 30th, 2015

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 Muhlk...Show More
Episode 41: Emeril Lagasse

17:50 | Dec 23rd, 2015

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 G...Show More
Episode 40: Holiday Baking

22:08 | Dec 16th, 2015

'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...Show More
Episode 39: Magnus Nilsson

25:18 | Dec 9th, 2015

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, th...Show More
Episode 38: Marc Maron

25:35 | Dec 7th, 2015

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.
Episode 37: Nigella Lawson

19:16 | Dec 7th, 2015

Celebrated cookbook author and TV personality Nigella Lawson joins us in the podcast studio today to talk about her tenth(!) cookbook, Simply Nigella.
Episode 36: Thanksgiving Spectacular

47:15 | Dec 7th, 2015

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 q...Show More
Episode 35: Claire Ptak & Liz Prueitt

23:04 | Dec 7th, 2015

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...Show More
Episode 33: Bobby Flay

26:35 | Dec 7th, 2015

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....Show More
Episode 32: The Restaurant in the Jungle

24:50 | Dec 7th, 2015

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 chal...Show More
Episode 31: Korean Food Renaissance

23:00 | Dec 7th, 2015

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.
Episode 30: Rick Bayless

20:55 | Dec 7th, 2015

Rick Bayless has been in the Chicago restaurant game a long time. He talks about his career trajectory and lots more.
Episode 29: Vivian Howard

16:27 | Dec 7th, 2015

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).
Episode 34: Yotam Ottolenghi

23:39 | Nov 3rd, 2015

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 cookboo...Show More
Episode 28: Chris Cosentino, Chris Shepherd

22:12 | Sep 22nd, 2015

Chefs Chris Cosentino and Chris Shepherd know meat. Listen to them; they're very smart dudes.
Episode 27: Aaron London

18:43 | Sep 14th, 2015

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.
Episode 26: Leandra Medine

21:24 | Sep 9th, 2015

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.
Episode 25: Sam Kass

22:24 | Sep 1st, 2015

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.
Episode 24: Preserving

19:32 | Aug 25th, 2015

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.
Episode 23: America's Best New Restaurants

24:19 | Aug 18th, 2015

We just named the best new restaurants in America. Listen up!
Episode 22: It's Summer, Let's Drink

18:34 | Aug 11th, 2015

Punch editor and drinks expert Talia Baiocchi talks summer drinking.
Episode 21: Gabrielle Hamilton

30:52 | Aug 4th, 2015

A meditative conversation with chef Gabrielle Hamilton about the process of writing.
Episode 19: Your Favorite Summer Dessert

18:36 | Jul 22nd, 2015

Sam Mason of Oddfellows talks about everyone's favorite dessert: ice cream!
Episode 18: Summer Pasta

21:53 | Jul 7th, 2015

Chef Philip Krajeck of Rolf & Daughters in Nashville shares how to make a great summer pasta. Hint: You're not salting your water enough.
Episode 17: Mark Bittman

12:46 | Jun 30th, 2015

Columnist Mark Bittman chats about his cookbooks, columns, and more.
Episode 16: The Best Pizza in America

21:51 | Jun 23rd, 2015

Yup. That's right. The best pizza in America is in... Philadelphia.
Episode 15: Become a Grill Master

26:50 | Jun 16th, 2015

Learn how to make the best burger, fish, corn, chicken, and way more.
Episode 14: David Chang

17:38 | Jun 9th, 2015

Momofuku's David Chang has grand plans to revolutionize the way food delivery works.
Episode 13: The New Southern Food

24:15 | Jun 2nd, 2015

All things Southern with chefs Kevin Gillespie (Gunshow) and Edward Lee (610 Magnolia, MilkWood).
Episode 12: Travel Etiquette, Boozin' In Tokyo

41:32 | May 26th, 2015

Travel: what to do, what not to do, and what to drink.
Episode 10: Ina Garten & Gordon Ramsay

38:00 | May 7th, 2015

A food TV double header with Ina Garten and Gordon Ramsay.
Episode 9: Cooking Mistakes, Food Media Summit

31:34 | Apr 27th, 2015

A discussion of common cooking mistakes, and a summit of top food media pros.
Episode 8: Better Salad, Vegas Food Binging

31:38 | Apr 5th, 2015

Salad tips and Vegas eating adventures with Ike Barinholtz.
Episode 7: Waffle House, Vegetable Restaurants, Baking Tips

35:47 | Mar 12th, 2015

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...Show More
Episode 6: Comfort Food & Drink

29:31 | Feb 22nd, 2015

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.
Episode 5: Valentine's + Mexican Food

21:28 | Feb 5th, 2015

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.
Episode 4: Super Bowl Party

28:58 | Jan 19th, 2015

All you can eat and drink on Game Day, with special guest and Jets center Nick Mangold.
Episode 3: Gettin' Healthy

29:54 | Dec 31st, 2014

Getting healthy... but in a way that doesn't make you want to groan.
Episode 1: Thanksgiving

26:08 | Nov 23rd, 2014

Welcome to the first-ever Bon Appétit foodcast, in which we discuss the biggest food holiday of the year.