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34 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ruth Reichl. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ruth Reichl, often where they are interviewed.

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34 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ruth Reichl. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ruth Reichl, often where they are interviewed.

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S2. Ep. 12: Ruth Reichl reads Letters to the Editor from Thanksgiving issues of Gourmet Magazine

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Ruth Reichl reads a selection of Letters to the Editor from Thanksgiving issues of Gourmet Magazine, with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus.

Ruth Reichl was Editor in Chief of Gourmet Magazine from 1999 to 2009. Before that she was the restaurant critic of both The New York Times (1993-1999) and the Los Angeles Times (1984-1993), where she was also named food editor. As co-owner of The Swallow Restaurant from 1974 to 1977, she played a part in the culinary revolution that took place in Berkeley, California. In the years that followed, she served as restaurant critic for New West and California magazines. She has authored the critically acclaimed, best-selling memoirs Tender at the BoneComfort Me with ApplesGarlic and Sapphires, and For You Mom, Finally, which have been translated into 18 languages. In 2014 she published her first novel: Delicious! Ms. Reichl has been honored with 6 James Beard Awards.

Tim Karplus has been working as a professional musical jack-of-all-trades in Portland, Oregon for the last 9 years. When he's not playing guitar, bass, drums or keyboards with noted Portland acts such as Haley Johnsen, The Weather Machine, and Anna Tivel, Tim can be found teaching music lessons, writing songs, and producing recordings at various studios in the greater Portland area. Currently, Tim is working on a solo record while sound-mixing for the Storybound podcast.

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Nov 17 2020 · 27mins
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Michael Hoffman & Ruth Reichl's Spicy Chinese Noodles

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DC makes possibly his favorite recipe of all time — Ruth Reichl's spicy Chinese noodles, then talks to director Michael Hoffman (ONE FINE DAY, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM) about Helen Mirren's Christmas goose, learning to cook in Tuscany, slow food, the ins and outs of olive oil, the REAL tuna melt, Georgian cuisine, the best thing(s) he's ever eaten, and a whole lot more!



Nov 03 2020 · 1hr 23mins

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Author Ruth Reichl on Food & Restaurants

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Ruth Reichl has held many roles in the food industry: restaurant cook and co-owner, restaurant critic for The New York Times & Los Angeles Times, editor-in-chief for Gourmet magazine and author of several bestselling books and memoirs including: Tender at the Bone, Comfort Me with Apples, Garlic and Sapphires and Save Me the Plums. Reichl reflects on the joys of home cooking, the state of America's farmers and food supply and the challenges and changes restaurants now face in the pandemic.

The Connected Table Live Radio Show is broadcast live at 2pm ET Wednesdays on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (www.talk4radio.com) on the Talk 4 Media Network (www.talk4media.com). This podcast is also available on Talk 4 Podcasting (www.talk4podcasting.com).
Oct 15 2020 · 52mins
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Ruth Reichl on the Future of Restaurants and Traveling for Food

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When we want to be transported to Italy, we read Ruth Reichl's piece on a seafood lunch she had in the ancient town of Sperlonga. Her descriptions of "lively langoustines," stuffed squash blossoms, oysters as "lovely as orchids," and pistachio-dusted cannoli are enough for us to briefly forget that we are, in fact, still in our apartments, eating yet another meal we've cooked for ourselves. Of course, Reichl isn't in Italy anymore, either—she's at home like the rest of us, and has been since March. We called her up to find out how she's staying connected to food and travel, from the ingredients she's craving (Spanish anchovies and Szechuan chile crisp) to the places she's dreaming of (Copenhagen and Japan), and why she believes the restaurant world is set to change for the better.

Read a transcription of the episode: https://www.cntraveler.com/story/ruth-reichl-on-the-future-of-restaurants-and-traveling-for-food-women-who-travel-podcast

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Aug 26 2020 · 29mins
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Ruth Reichl: "Save Me The Plums"

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This is the twenty-seventh episode of "Talking with Authors" by HEC Media and HEC Books. We're a program dedicated to speaking with some of the best selling authors around, covering many different genres.

We’re very excited to be able to come back to you after an unplanned hiatus due to the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020. Since no authors were able to travel, and our partners at the St. Louis County Library and Left Bank Books were physically closed in the early days of social distancing, we were unable to conduct many of the scheduled interviews that we had planned.  But, after the initial weeks of the global shutdown, we were able to set up remote video interviews with many authors. And in the coming weeks, we’ll be providing you with the audio of these interviews. Now sound quality may be slightly different than our previous podcasts, but they all still contain the great content that you’ve come to expect.

Our guest this time is renown restaurant critic and former editor of Gourmet Magazine Ruth Reichl. We spoke with her via Zoom in May of 2020 about her latest memoir “Save Me The Plums” published by Random House.

Her previous memoirs have been translated into 18 different languages and published all around the world. Considering her impact on food media, it’s no wonder so many people want to know more about her experiences. She’s been blazing new trails throughout her career, from her writings in the New York Times to her tenure as editor for Gourmet Magazine. We’ll learn a little about her current documentary project exploring Covid-19’s impact on the food industry, get her insights into the future of food media, and hear quite a few stories from her latest book on this edition of Talking With Authors from HEC Media and HEC Books.

HEC Media is a production company out of St. Louis, Missouri.  With the help of independent bookstore Left Bank Books and St. Louis County Library, we are able to sit down with these amazing writers and thought leaders to discuss their work, their inspiration, and what makes them special. You can watch video versions of most of our interviews at hecmedia.org.

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Aug 20 2020 · 50mins
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Ruth Reichl, the bestselling author of MY KITCHEN YEAR, DELICIOUS, and her latest memoir SAVE ME THE PLUMS | Ep25 BOOKS CONNECT US

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Today's guest is Ruth Reichl, the bestselling author of MY KITCHEN YEAR, DELICIOUS, and her latest memoir SAVE ME THE PLUMS which chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet. Complete with recipes, SAVE ME THE PLUMS is a personal journey of a woman coming to terms with being in charge and making a mark, following a passion and holding on to her dreams—even when she ends up in a place she never expected to be.
Now let's join Random House's Taylor Noel in conversation with author Ruth Reichl.

“Poignant and hilarious . . . simply delicious . . . Each serving of magazine folklore is worth savoring. In fact, Reichl’s story is juicier than a Peter Luger porterhouse. Dig in.”—The New York Times Book Review

“In this smart, touching, and dishy memoir . . . Ruth Reichl recalls her years at the helm of Gourmet magazine with clear eyes, a sense of humor, and some very appealing recipes.”—Town & Country

“If you haven’t picked up food writing queen Ruth Reichl’s new book, Save Me the Plums, I highly recommend you fix that problem. . . . Reichl is in top form and ready to dish, with every chapter seeming like a dedicated behind-the-scenes documentary on its own.”—Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle

Jun 25 2020 · 23mins
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Food Writer/Editor, Restaurant Critic, and TV Producer Ruth Reichl - A Life-Long Love of Food

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Ruth Reichl has been a game-changer in the world of food since the 1970's, when she was part of a cooks' collective in Berkeley, CA.  From there she created an almost legendary career as Food Editor of The LA Times, as Restaurant Critic of The NY Times, and as Editor in Chief of Gourmet Magazine. Ruth is a beloved author, memoirist, winner of several James Beard Awards, and everything about her approach to food has been unique and inspiring. She is a thought-leader and food advocate, but ultimately she is a storyteller who cares as deeply about the people who grow our food as the people who cook it. Ruth joins author and chef Rozanne Gold, in the first remote recording for "One Woman Kitchen", to share her inspiring and endearing story. Ruth shares how she first honed her skills as a chef at only 7 years old, about how writing a cookbook at age 21 was her way through the kitchen door, how fearlessness and happiness served as her most important strength, and how nothing mattered more to her than cooking dinner for her husband and son.

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Apr 29 2020 · 41mins
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LKF 125: Ruth Reichl

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Dave and Alonso present a very special episode of Linoleum Knife and Fork, a show that's usually exclusive to their Patreon subscribers. James Beard Award–winning author and former editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine Ruth Reichl talks to the hosts (and Margy Rochlin, the Spoon of LKF) about her memoir Save Me the Plums, bread-baking secrets, Jonathan Gold, why it's a good time to order fish, David Foster Wallace, food prep (and food writing) in a pandemic, and much more. Follow us @linoleumcast on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

(Apologies for the rough audio -- we're still figuring out how Skype works.)

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Apr 09 2020 · 58mins
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Julia Child read by Ruth Reichl

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Once upon a time, there was a towering girl who would inspire a culinary revolution in America. Her name was Julia. Julia was a spy during World War II, but when she met her husband abroad--she withheld one important secret: she did not know how to cook. She soon enrolled as the first woman to attend Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France. She learned how to cook delicious food, bake extravagant cakes, and create tasty recipes. Julia changed the face of cooking in America forever.

About the Narrator:

Ruth Reichl, Gourmet's editor in chief, is the author of the best-selling memoirs Tender at the Bone, Comfort Me with Apples, and Garlic and Sapphires, and the forthcoming Not Becoming My Mother and Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way. She is executive producer of the two-time James Beard Award-winning Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie, which airs on public television across the country, and the editor of the Modern Library Food Series. Before coming to Gourmet, she was the restaurant critic for the New York Times, receiving two James Beard Awards for her work. She lectures frequently on food and culture.


The podcast is a production of Rebel Girls and Boom Integrated, a division of John Marshall Media. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. Our Executive Producers are Elena Favilli and Joy Fowlkes. This season was produced by John Marshall Cheary, Sarah Storm, and Robin Lai. This episode was written by Joy Fowlkes and edited by Pam Gruber. Grace House proofread. Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi who has also sound designed this episode. Mattia Marcelli is the sound mixer.

Mar 24 2020 · 21mins
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Ep. 30 -- Ruth Reichl's Magical Leftovers

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I'm pinching myself, because Ruth Reichl -- former editor-in-chief of Gourmet Magazine, author of countless books (including "Tender at the Bone," "Comfort Me with Apples," "Garlic and Sapphires," and "Save Me The Plums), and the former food critic for both the L.A. Times and The New York Times -- is my patient today on Lunch Therapy. We cover her childhood in Greenwich Village, growing up with a mentally ill mother, learning to cook as a means of survival, and her resistance to being taken care of as an adult and how that informed her job as a restaurant critic. We also cover the role of criticism in general, why Alice Waters is such a polarizing figure, the heightened nature of her stories, knowing MFK Fisher and James Beard, and where she likes to eat in L.A.

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Feb 24 2020 · 1hr 9mins