Episode 222: How Stella Bugbee Gets It Done
June 12, 2019
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...
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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.
Episode 222: How Stella Bugbee Gets It Done
June 12, 2019
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...
Episode 219: Gabriela Camara's Mexico City Kitchen
May 22, 2019
Gabriela Camara opened Contramar in Mexico City when she was only 21-years-old. The landmark restaurant still serves the same...
Episode 218: BA's Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
May 15, 2019
There's nothing more contentious than the criteria for the ideal chocolate chip cookie—which is why Chris Morocco spent two months...
Episode 217: Salad Is So Much More Than You Think
May 8, 2019
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...
Episode 216: Indian-ish
May 1, 2019
BA contributing writer Priya Krishna just released her first cookbook, Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family....
BONUS Episode 215: What's in a List?
April 26, 2019
"Best of" lists are everywhere, but with so many, how much value should we actually give them? Brett Martin, reports and writes GQ's...
Episode 214: Notes From a Young Black Chef
April 24, 2019
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...
Episode 213: BA's Best Matzo Ball Soup
April 17, 2019
When senior associate food editor Molly Baz set out to develop BA's Best Matzo Ball Soup, she not only solicited input from...
Episode 212: Carrot Cake, 3 Ways
April 10, 2019
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,...
Episode 211: Angela Dimayuga on a New Kind of Job
April 3, 2019
Angela Dimayuga, the former executive chef of NYC’s Mission Chinese Food, became the Creative Director of Food and Culture at The...
Episode 210: NYC Loves Missy Robbins
March 27, 2019
Missy Robbins is the chef-owner of two acclaimed Italian restaurants in Brooklyn. In 2016, she opened Lilia—it's still one of the...
Episode 209: Where Cooking Begins
March 20, 2019
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...
Episode 208: Talking Politics at Restaurants
March 13, 2019
Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon are two of the three hosts of the weekly Showtime documentary series, The Circus. Alex and Mark, plus...
Episode 207: What Even Is Natural Wine?
March 6, 2019
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...
Episode 206: Soup Season
February 27, 2019
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...
Episode 205: Sohui Kim
February 20, 2019
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...
Episode 204: Bolognese and a Glass of Wine
February 13, 2019
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...
Episode 203: Three Pitch-Perfect Restaurants
February 6, 2019
Jody Williams and Rita Sodi are the owners and chefs of Buvette, I Sodi, Via Carota, and the forthcoming Bar Pisellino in Manhattan....
Episode 202: A Super Bowl Showdown
January 30, 2019
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...
Episode 201: The Stupid-Simple Guide to Coffee
January 23, 2019
We tell you how to improve your morning (or afternoon, or evening) caffeine routine because, let's be honest, you can brew better than...
Episode 200: Rice 3.0
January 16, 2019
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...
Episode 199: Checking In with Andrew Knowlton
January 9, 2019
Andrew Knowlton, BA's editor at large, recently started a new career phase: He opened a restaurant! We catch up with him about that...
Episode 198: Feel Good In the New Year
January 2, 2019
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...
Episode 197: BA's Best Spaghetti and Meatballs, Live
December 26, 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...
Episode 196: Holiday Mains of the Day
December 19, 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...
Episode 195: Cookie Central
December 12, 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...
Episode 194: Party Tricks with Alison Roman
December 5, 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...
Episode 193: Bottom of the Pot
November 28, 2018
Senior food editor Andy Baraghani talks to Naz Deravian about growing up with her parents’ Persian cooking, how she decided to start a...
Episode 192: Neil DeGrasse Tyson Makes His Own French Toast
November 21, 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...
BONUS! Episode 191: Because Thanksgiving Leftovers Are the Best Part
November 16, 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...
Episode 190: The Big Thanksgiving Dinner
November 14, 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...
Episode 189: You Really Should Be Steaming
November 7, 2018
Steaming gets a bad rep. It’s a technique associated with forsaking flavor for health, resulting in bad, bland food. This week, food...
Episode 188: Rene Redzepi and the Art of Fermentation
October 31, 2018
Rene Redzepi, owner and chef of the famed Noma in Copenhagen, just published his third cookbook, The Noma Guide to Fermentation, along...
Episode 187: Two Of Our Fave New Restaurants
October 24, 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...
Episode 186: Nik Sharma and the Power of Seasoning
October 17, 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...
Episode 185: If Garlic Gives You Bad Breath, We Don’t Care
October 10, 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...
Episode 184: Kids Will Be Kids
October 3, 2018
Carla Lalli Music talks with author Jessica Battilana, whose latest cookbook, Repertoire, is all about finding those recipes that you...
Episode 183: Cabbage Rolls and Chicken Thighs
September 26, 2018
Bonnie Morales is the first-generation American daughter of Belarusian immigrants and the chef and co-owner of Kachka in Portland, OR....
Episode 182: Burger Central
September 19, 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...
Episode 181: Chrissy Teigen Makes Pad Thai Carbonara
September 12, 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...
Episode 180: Peak Tomato
September 5, 2018
This time of year, every tomato variety, from super sweet sungolds to juicy heirlooms, taste like the most delicious things you’ve ever...
Episode 179: Jimmy O. Yang Ate His Way Through Singapore
August 29, 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...
Episode 178: Must. Keep. Grilling.
August 22, 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...
Episode 177: The Hot 10
August 15, 2018
Yesterday we launched our annual Hot 10 list, the best new restaurants in America. Deputy editor Julia Kramer talks to editor at large...
Episode 176: Bring the Mid-Summer Heat
August 8, 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...
Episode 175: All Day Long
August 1, 2018
Heather Sperling and Emily Fiffer helm the all-day cafe, Botanica, in Los Angeles. They talk about their transition from working in food...
Episode 174: It's All In the Vibe
July 25, 2018
Amy Morris and Anna Polonsky run MP Shift, a design studio behind some of our favorite restaurants. But what does that mean exactly?...
Episode 173: Pizza, Pizza!
July 18, 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...
Episode 172: The Ice Cream Man
July 11, 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...
Episode 171: Todd Richards Has Soul
July 5, 2018
Two-time James Beard nominee, chef Todd Richards recently came out with his first cookbook, Soul. Editor at large Andrew Knowlton talks...
Episode 170: The World's 50 Best Restaurants...?
June 27, 2018
Last week, the annual list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants was announced... immediately followed by criticism that the spots chosen...
Episode 169: Alison Roman and "The Cookies"
June 20, 2018
A few weeks ago, we hosted a live recording (!!!) at The Bell House in Brooklyn with cookbook author and BonApp contributor Alison...
Episode 168: America's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants
June 13, 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...
Episode 167: All the Veg
June 6, 2018
You know what goes well with grilled meats? Lots and lots of summery vegetables. Carla, Adam, and Gabe T. are talking blistered cabbage,...
Episode 166: The Salad King
May 30, 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...
Episode 165: Jeff Goldblum Loves Good Quality Butter
May 23, 2018
Jeff Goldblum calls in from his bed in Los Angeles to talk about his oatmeal breakfast routine, his childhood summer barbecues, and how...
Episode 164: Nancy Singleton Hachisu
May 16, 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...
Episode 163: The Current State of Restaurant Criticism
May 9, 2018
Eater's national restaurant editor, Bill Addison, and our own deputy editor, Julia Kramer, discuss what it's like to be a restaurant...
Episode 162: All About Fish
May 2, 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...
Episode 161: Rice 2.0
April 25, 2018
Food director Carla Lalli Music and senior editor Amiel Stanek are back by popular demand, talking about rice again. This time around...
Episode 160: Ruth Rogers and The River Cafe
April 18, 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...
Episode 159: On Salt
April 11, 2018
Salt is the most important ingredient in your kitchen—it can make or break your food. We talk through different varieties, the...
Episode 158: Cast-Iron Skillets Are Forever
April 4, 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,...
Episode 157: The Way We Cook Now
March 28, 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...
Episode 156: The Shib Sibs REALLY Love Food
March 21, 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...
Episode 155: A (Kind Of) Farewell
March 14, 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...
Episode 154: A Totally Obsessive Guide to Sandwiches
March 7, 2018
We have strong opinions about pretty much everything food-related—but perhaps nothing more than sandwiches. In our March magazine, our...
Episode 153: A Perfect Pot of Rice
February 28, 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...
Episode 152: JJ Johnson
February 21, 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,...
Episode 151: Liquid Gold
February 14, 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...
Episode 150: The Best Lasagna Ever
February 7, 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...
Episode 149: Christina Tosi Is the Queen of Sugar
January 31, 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...
Episode 148: The Ultimate Super Bowl Menu
January 24, 2018
What are the absolute best foods to eat while watching the Super Bowl? We pit them against each other—think chips & guac, cheesesteaks,...
Episode 147: Gender & Power in Restaurants
January 17, 2018
This week, food director Carla Lalli Music, who spent a decade working in restaurants, is joined by New York Times staff reporter Julia...
Episode 146: The Winter Clean
January 10, 2018
It's all about organization this week. Julie Carlson, the founder and editor of the home site Remodelista, shares tips, hacks, and...
Episode 145: The Feel Good Food Plan
January 3, 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...
Episode 144: The Best (and Worst) of the Year
December 27, 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...
Episode 143: Feasting on Seven Fishes... and Monkey Bread
December 20, 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...
Episode 142: Brisket & Latkes
December 13, 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...
Episode 141: Dorie Greenspan Loves Butter
December 6, 2017
Claire Saffitz calls up baking legend Dorie Greenspan to chat about butter, the subject of her latest Short Stack cookbook. Then,...
Episode 140: The Eating Season
November 29, 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...
Episode 139: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 2)
November 22, 2017
The big day is tomorrow, and in this episode we're talking to Bobby Flay about his Thanksgiving traditions, which include hosting some...
Episode 138: Thanksgiving!!! (Part 1)
November 15, 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...
Episode 137: Getting Cheesy
November 8, 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...
Episode 136: Smitten with Deb Perelman
November 1, 2017
Food director Carla Lalli Music sits down with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. Deb was one of the first very successful food bloggers...
Episode 135: It's Not Entertaining, It's Having People Over
October 25, 2017
Alison Roman is a writer, recipe developer, and author of the new cookbook Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes. Alison knows that you...
Episode 134: A Simple Roast Chicken
October 18, 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...
Episode 133: The Enigmatic Pete Wells
October 11, 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...
Episode 132: Stick to Food
October 4, 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...
Episode 131: Bake Bread at Home
September 27, 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...
Episode 130: Acid Trip
September 20, 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...
Episode 129: Two of the Hot 10
September 13, 2017
Andrew Knowlton chats with the chefs behind two of our Hot 10 restaurants. First, Vansana Nolintha and Patrick Woodson from Brewery...
Episode 128: Beans and Greens
September 7, 2017
Carla Music and Amiel Stanek tell you how to sidestep mushy and flavorless beans to make them truly delicious (seriously, they are...
Episode 127: The Best Things We Cooked This Summer
August 30, 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...
Episode 126: Natty Wine
August 23, 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...
Episode 125: The Best New Restaurants in America
August 16, 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...
Episode 124: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
August 9, 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...
Bonus Episode 3: Basically
August 6, 2017
In this special episode of the Bon Appétit Foodcast, we're talking to you--our listeners--to answer your cooking questions. If you...
Episode 123: What's All the Fuss About Avocado Toast?
August 2, 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...
Bonus Episode 2: Basically
July 28, 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...
Episode 122: Family Vacation
July 26, 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...
Bonus Episode: Basically
July 21, 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...
Episode 121: Jake Tapper Likes His Pants Loose
July 19, 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...
Episode 120: Fine Dining to Fast Food, Forest to Table
July 12, 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,...
Episode 119: Gabrielle Hamilton Rebroadcast
July 5, 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...
Episode 118: Fire Up the Grill
June 28, 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...
Episode 117: Kumail Nanjiani and the Plight of On-Set Doughnuts
June 21, 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,...
Episode 116: Eat Your Potlikker
June 14, 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...
Episode 115: Get Out of Town
June 7, 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...
Episode 114: J.J. Redick Plays Ball, Eats Food
May 31, 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...
Episode 113: The Inimitable Barbara Lynch
May 24, 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...
Episode 112: Let's Make a Weekend Of It
May 17, 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...
Episode 111: What Happens in Vegas
May 10, 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...
Episode 110: A Little Bit of Pizza, A Little Bit of Pasta
May 3, 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...
Episode 109: The Splendid Francis Lam
April 26, 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...
Episode 108: The New Yorker Does Food
April 19, 2017
David Remnick, Editor in Chief of The New Yorker, discusses the annual Food and Travel issue. Expect discussion on barbecue, Trump's...
Episode 107: Put an Egg On It
April 12, 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,...
Episode 106: Burgers, Beer, and Rock & Roll
April 5, 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...
Episode 105: Clear Wallet, Full Stomach, Can't Lose
March 29, 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...
Episode 104: Melissa Clark Can Fix Your Dinner Angst
March 22, 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...
Episode 103: Chinese Food in America
March 15, 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...
Episode 102: All About Middle Eastern Food (Perfect Rice! Man'oushe! Rose-Water Brittle!)
March 8, 2017
Reem Assil, a first generation American chef who was featured in our March issue, talks about building up her business and the...
Episode 101: Seamus Mullen
March 1, 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...
Episode 100: Sandor Katz
February 22, 2017
Fermentation expert—or as he calls himself, fermentation revivalist—Sandor Katz goes in deep on the history and benefits of fermenting,...
Episode 99: Moon Juice and Healthyish Drinks
February 16, 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...
Episode 98: Sara Kramer and... Small Fish
February 8, 2017
Sara Kramer, chef of Los Angeles restaurants Madcapra and Kismet talks about her Cali-Mediterranean food and even sings on air (she used...
Episode 97: Super Bowl Special
February 1, 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...
Episode 96: Nate Appleman & How to Eat Meat
January 25, 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....
Episode 95: #Cook90 & Slow Roasting
January 18, 2017
Epicurious editor David Tamarkin talks about #Cook90, the challenge to make breakfast, lunch, and dinner (nearly!) every day in January....
Episode 94: Hugh Acheson
January 11, 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...
Episode 93: Lunch al Desko & Sustainable Cooking
January 4, 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...
Episode 92: Geoffrey Zakarian
December 28, 2016
Geoffrey Zakarian has been in the restaurant business for a long time. He shares his candid thoughts on hospitality (yes—you can seat...
Episode 91: Ludo Lefebvre
December 21, 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...
Episode 90: Happy Holidays
December 14, 2016
Associate editor Amiel Stanek and chef Lauren Schaefer break down how to host a dinner party without breaking the bank, but still...
Episode 89: Nancy Silverton
December 7, 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...
Episode 88: White Gold Butchers
November 30, 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...
Episode 87: Alton Brown
November 22, 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!
November 16, 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...
Episode 85: Frank Pellegrino Jr.
November 9, 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...
Episode 84: Food & Politics
November 2, 2016
Willie Geist, anchor of Sunday Today with Willie Geist, and Alex Wagner, editor at The Atlantic, talk about the upcoming election, the...
Episode 83: José Andrés
October 26, 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...
Episode 82: Sohui Kim + Ashley Christensen
October 19, 2016
Chef Sohui Kim of Brooklyn's Insa restaurant shares how to kimchi basically... anything (except corn!). Then, we talk chef Ashley...
Episode 81: Get Your Pasta Right, Every Time
October 12, 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...
Episode 80: Bad Saint, Our #2 Best New Restaurant in America
October 5, 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...
Episode 79: Aaron Franklin, Brisket God
September 28, 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...
Episode 78: Andrew Tarlow & Kate Huling Throw Great Dinner Parties
September 21, 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...
Episode 77: Craft Beer + Cold Brew Nation
September 14, 2016
On today's episode, our resident beer nerds, assistant web editor Alex Delany and test kitchen manager Brad Leone, try to convince our...
Episode 76: Julia Turshen
August 31, 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...
Episode 75: Holy Chardonnay! California Wines Are Back
August 24, 2016
There was once a time when "California wine" only meant steakhouse cabs and oaky Chardonnays (ugh). Thankfully, a new generation of...
Episode 74: America's 10 Best New Restaurants
August 17, 2016
Every year, editors Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer scour the country and eat themselves silly searching for the Hot 10: the best new...
Episode 73: Seth Rogen
August 10, 2016
Actor, writer, director, and all-around funny guy Seth Rogen stopped by the podcast studio to talk about "Sausage Party," the animated...
Episode 72: Brett Martin Eats New Orleans
August 3, 2016
Brett Martin, correspondent for GQ magazine and diehard Brooklynite, traded NYC for New Orleans and found himself in the land of poboys,...
Episode 71: A Super Upsetting Podcast About Sandwiches
July 27, 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...
Episode 70: An NYC Chef Goes South; In NYC, We Eat Ice Pops
July 21, 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...
Episode 69: The Chickpea Whisperer
July 13, 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...
Episode 68: Sqirl Power
July 7, 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...
Episode 67: BBQ, Burgers, and Hot Dogs
June 29, 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...
Episode 66: Mario Batali
June 22, 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
June 16, 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...
Episode 64: Andrew Zimmern
June 8, 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
June 1, 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...
Episode 62: Let the Grilling Begin!
May 25, 2016
The season for endless Palomas and all grilled everything is finally here. Our Test Kitchen editors talk about what they're grilling,...
Episode 61: Eric Ripert
May 18, 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
May 11, 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
May 4, 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...
Episode 58: A Food Lover's Guide to Eating the World
April 27, 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
April 20, 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
April 13, 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...
Episode 55: Amanda Hesser
April 6, 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,...
Episode 54: The New Yorker's David Remnick
March 30, 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...
Episode 53: The Sporkful's Dan Pashman
March 23, 2016
Dan Pashman of the excellent food podcast The Sporkful visits the podcast studio to talk about why sound (yes, sound!) plays such an...
Episode 52: Sean Brock, (Almost) Live from Charleston
March 16, 2016
Today's foodcast episode brings us to the Charleston Wine + Food festival, where deputy editor Andrew Knowlton catches up with southern...
Episode 51: City of Jonathan Gold
March 9, 2016
Jonathan Gold, the restaurant critic for the Los Angeles Times and star of the new documentary "City of Gold" (out March 11), talks...
Episode 50: We're Going Retro
March 2, 2016
On today's foodcast episode, we're talking about all that good stuff that defined our childhoods. Food director Carla Lalli Music and...
The Flawless Ina Garten (Rebroadcast)
February 24, 2016
This week, we're revisiting our favorite foodcast episode with the Barefoot Contessa herself. Ina talks about her rise to TV stardom,...
Episode 49: Action Bronson
February 17, 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...
Episode 48: It's Not Valentine's Day Without Molten Chocolate Cake
February 10, 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...
Episode 47: All About Those Super Bowl Snacks
February 3, 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...
Episode 46: Cook Every Meal for a Month
January 27, 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...
Episode 45: Jacques Pépin
January 20, 2016
Before Vongerichten, before Boulud, before Ducasse, there was Jacques Pépin. The French chef, who was among the first to star in an...
Episode 44: Healthy-ish
January 14, 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)...
Episode 43: Jancis Robinson
January 6, 2016
The ultra-classy, super knowledgable Jancis Robinson, wine critic extraordinaire and editor of the massive Oxford Companion to Wine,...
Episode 42: The Best Things We Ate This Year
December 30, 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....
Episode 41: Emeril Lagasse
December 23, 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...
Episode 40: Holiday Baking
December 16, 2015
'Tis the season to stuff your face—specifically, to stuff your face with all those cookies, pies, and cakes. Food director Carla Lalli...
Episode 39: Magnus Nilsson
December 9, 2015
Chef Magnus Nilsson runs the kitchen at the Michelin-starred Fäviken, one of the world's most isolated restaurants, in Järpen, Sweden....
Episode 38: Marc Maron
December 7, 2015
Comedian Marc Maron has interviewed everyone from Keith Richards to President Barack Obama on his hugely popular podcast, "WTF." Today,...
Episode 37: Nigella Lawson
December 7, 2015
Celebrated cookbook author and TV personality Nigella Lawson joins us in the podcast studio today to talk about her tenth(!) cookbook,...
Episode 36: Thanksgiving Spectacular
December 7, 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...
Episode 35: Claire Ptak & Liz Prueitt
December 7, 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...
Episode 33: Bobby Flay
December 7, 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...
Episode 32: The Restaurant in the Jungle
December 7, 2015
On a seaside jungle road in Mexico's Tulum lies Hartwood, a tiny restaurant with no walls, stoves, electricity, or refrigeration. Chef...
Episode 31: Korean Food Renaissance
December 7, 2015
Chefs Beverly Kim and Edward Kim (no relation) grew up during a time when Korean food was obscure (and sometimes "stinky"). Now, diners...
Episode 30: Rick Bayless
December 7, 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
December 7, 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...
Episode 34: Yotam Ottolenghi
November 3, 2015
Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the most influential cookbook authors in the world. He delivers once again with his latest, "Nopi: The...
Episode 28: Chris Cosentino, Chris Shepherd
September 22, 2015
Chefs Chris Cosentino and Chris Shepherd know meat. Listen to them; they're very smart dudes.
Episode 27: Aaron London
September 14, 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
September 9, 2015
Leandra Medine of Man Repeller chats about eating during Fashion Week, keeping kosher, her family's Persian-Turkish food traditions, and...
Episode 25: Sam Kass
September 1, 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
August 25, 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...
Episode 23: America's Best New Restaurants
August 18, 2015
We just named the best new restaurants in America. Listen up!
Episode 22: It's Summer, Let's Drink
August 11, 2015
Punch editor and drinks expert Talia Baiocchi talks summer drinking.
Episode 21: Gabrielle Hamilton
August 4, 2015
A meditative conversation with chef Gabrielle Hamilton about the process of writing.
Episode 20: It's Summer. Don't Cook
July 29, 2015
How to not cook.. sort of.
Episode 19: Your Favorite Summer Dessert
July 22, 2015
Sam Mason of Oddfellows talks about everyone's favorite dessert: ice cream!
Episode 18: Summer Pasta
July 7, 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
June 30, 2015
Columnist Mark Bittman chats about his cookbooks, columns, and more.
Episode 16: The Best Pizza in America
June 23, 2015
Yup. That's right. The best pizza in America is in... Philadelphia.
Episode 15: Become a Grill Master
June 16, 2015
Learn how to make the best burger, fish, corn, chicken, and way more.
Episode 14: David Chang
June 9, 2015
Momofuku's David Chang has grand plans to revolutionize the way food delivery works.
Episode 13: The New Southern Food
June 2, 2015
All things Southern with chefs Kevin Gillespie (Gunshow) and Edward Lee (610 Magnolia, MilkWood).
Episode 12: Travel Etiquette, Boozin' In Tokyo
May 26, 2015
Travel: what to do, what not to do, and what to drink.
Episode 11: Make the Most of Your Spring Veg
May 17, 2015
All about spring cooking.
Episode 10: Ina Garten & Gordon Ramsay
May 7, 2015
A food TV double header with Ina Garten and Gordon Ramsay.
Episode 9: Cooking Mistakes, Food Media Summit
April 27, 2015
A discussion of common cooking mistakes, and a summit of top food media pros.
Episode 8: Better Salad, Vegas Food Binging
April 5, 2015
Salad tips and Vegas eating adventures with Ike Barinholtz.
Episode 7: Waffle House, Vegetable Restaurants, Baking Tips
March 12, 2015
Editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport talks to restaurant & drinks editor Andrew Knowlton about working a 24-hour shift at The Waffle House....
Episode 6: Comfort Food & Drink
February 22, 2015
Our favorite comfort foods: soups, braises, and mac & cheese. Then, bartender Damon Boelte discuss the state of the bar industry, how to...
Episode 5: Valentine's + Mexican Food
February 5, 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...
Episode 4: Super Bowl Party
January 19, 2015
All you can eat and drink on Game Day, with special guest and Jets center Nick Mangold.
Episode 3: Gettin' Healthy
December 31, 2014
Getting healthy... but in a way that doesn't make you want to groan.
Episode 2: The Holidays
December 15, 2014
It's all about the holidays.
Episode 1: Thanksgiving
November 23, 2014
Welcome to the first-ever Bon Appétit foodcast, in which we discuss the biggest food holiday of the year.