Rank #1: Graham Elliot
Masterchef Season 4 starts May 22nd on FOX.
Apr 30 2013
Rank #2: David Chang Returns
Ep. 139 - Momofuku Chef and Lucky Peach Editor David Chang returns to the podcast this week to talk food, music, and a little bit of basketball. Recorded at SxSw, we talk to David about his love of Phish and the death of Rock N Roll, plus we go deep about the big Jeremy Fox article in Lucky Peach. Zach also brings up how Dave may or may not have promised him free Momofuku Ssam Bar for life from a SxSw stage two days earlier.
This week's podcast is sponsored by Musicstyling, the premier provider of customized music content for the luxury hospitality and retail industries. Let Musicstyling help develop your company’s sonic identity. Find out more at www.musicstyling.com.
Apr 07 2015
Rank #3: Tenacious D
Tenacious D are presenting The Festival Supreme Saturday October 9th at the Santa Monica Pier. But your tickets now and get more info at http://www.festivalsupreme.com/
Oct 08 2013
Rank #4: Christina Tosi
Christina Tosi's new cookbook "Milk Bar Life" is out now.
Apr 28 2015
Rank #5: Questlove / Alt J
This week's podcast is brought to you by The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas ( http://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com), who made it possible for us to go to Life is Beautiful and record these podcasts. And UE Boom, who just comissioned us to create a series of posts featuring 5 music inspired family meal recipes from 5 amazing Los Angeles chefs. The first, featuring Chef Jeremy Fox from Rustic Canyon, is up now at http://www.makemusicsocial.com
Nov 04 2014
Rank #6: Grant Achatz
Aug 27 2013
Rank #7: Rick Bayless
Nov 13 2012
Rank #8: Rachael Ray
Jul 31 2013
Rank #9: Portugal the Man
Ep. 108 - Zach Carothers & Jason Sechrist from Portugal the Man are this week's podcast guests. We started the show talking about food at Summer festivals, and they confirmed what Warpaint and Grouplove told us on previous podcasts, and that is that Osheaga in Montreal is the absolute best. Jason tells us about his stint as an oyster shucker in Portland, and Zach gives us recommendations for eating in El Paso and Alaska. They're on the Honda Civic Tour w/ our pals Grouplove through September.
Come hang out with us at L.A. Times' The Taste opening night part, this Friday night August 29th at Paramount Studios. Our good friend Jeff Miller (who is a frequent guest co-host on this podcast) will be playing live with his Indie Rock cover band Black Crystal Wolf Kids, and there will be tons of great food and great booze. Plus we'll have a booth onsite where we'll be recording a podcast during the party! Get more info and tickets at http://events.latimes.com/taste
Aug 26 2014
Rank #10: Cheech Marin & Chef John Sedlar
Feb 19 2013
Rank #11: 100th Episode w/ Eddie Huang
Eddie has his own podcast called Monosodium Glutamate, his MTV show "Snack off" debuts July 10th, and he has a sit-com coming soon to ABC called "Fresh off the Boat"- which is based on his memoir of the same name.
Jul 01 2014
Rank #12: Doug Benson
Also, after the show Doug suggested that after 128 episodes we should probably get a theme song for the show... so, we're doing it! Want to make us a theme song? Put it together and send it to email@example.com. We'll post the best ones and have people vote on it.
Jan 27 2015
Rank #13: Interpol
Ep. 105 - Daniel Kessler from the NYC band Interpol comes to Bronson Island to talk food and music with Zach & Chuck on this week's podcast. They ask him about his strategy for finding the best food when he's on the road, his favorite places to eat around the world, and how much Brooklyn has changed over the years. Daniel also tells us about the restaurant he co-owns in Brooklyn (Bergen Hill) and L.A.'s Cafe Gratitude somehow makes it into the podcast conversation... AGAIN. Interpol's new record "El Pintor" comes out September 9th on Matador Records. Get more info about the album and their upcoming tour at www.interpolnyc.com
This week's podcast was sponsored by UE Boom, who is also taking us to Outside Lands in S.F. this weekend to help #makemusicsocial. Our thanks goes out to them, and so should yours. If you're on Tumblr (or even if you're not) go to www.makemusicsocial.com and follow them now.
Aug 05 2014
Rank #14: Moby
Jan 07 2014
Rank #15: Andy Ricker
Apr 09 2013
Rank #16: Jurassic 5's Cut Chemist
Apr 02 2013
Rank #17: 50th Episode w/ Chef Roy Choi
Jun 18 2013
Rank #18: Mark Bittman
Mark's new book "How to Cook Everything Fast" is out now.
Oct 21 2014
Rank #19: Yacht
Jan 22 2013
Rank #20: The Avett Brothers' Joe Kwon
Sep 30 2014