The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to learn about the year’s best cookbooks. We’re also learning about other gift ideas for the food lover in your life. Plus: chef Jet Tila joins us to discuss the closure of his family’s Bangkok Market after 47 years in LA.
The many faces of Southern cuisine
Sean Brock speaks on the past and future of Southern cuisine. We learn about the origins of eggnog and talk with a self-described “Mississippi vegan.” Plus a look back at two centuries of African-American cuisine.
Midwest baking, Poilane, and vegan Thanksgiving
It’s holiday baking season! Shauna Sever saw local baking traditions through fresh eyes when she moved back to the midwest. Third-generation baker Apollonia Poilane talks about maintaining her family’s tradition of excellence. Plus: we’re talking vegan Thanksgiving pie with Genevieve Ko.
Thanksgiving hotline with Alison Roman
Alison Roman and Evan Kleiman team up to answer your burning Thanksgiving questions. Fuchsia Dunlop talks the canon of Sichuan cookery. Plus: an investigation of chamoy from Richard Parks III.
Lavash, cheese boards, and wine culture
Kate Leahy and Ara Zada explore the nuances of Armenian lavash. Thalassa Skinner is a master of cheese boards. Plus: the wine industry looks inward as a top sommelier is accused of sexual misconduct.