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Rank #5 in Food category

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The Sporkful

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Rank #5 in Food category

Arts
Comedy
Society & Culture
Food
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We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman of Cooking Channel's You're Eating It Wrong and the book Eat More Better. A Stitcher Production.

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We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman of Cooking Channel's You're Eating It Wrong and the book Eat More Better. A Stitcher Production.

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1913 Ratings
Average Ratings
1513
238
58
43
61

Heavy

By Chris MVSD - Apr 12 2019
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Great episode. More serious than usual. Good for thought.

I laughed out loud.

By Kate Lancaster - Apr 04 2019
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The deadpan delivery of the Smun was killing.

iTunes Ratings

1913 Ratings
Average Ratings
1513
238
58
43
61

Heavy

By Chris MVSD - Apr 12 2019
Read more
Great episode. More serious than usual. Good for thought.

I laughed out loud.

By Kate Lancaster - Apr 04 2019
Read more
The deadpan delivery of the Smun was killing.
Cover image of The Sporkful

The Sporkful

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #5 in Food category

Read more

We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman of Cooking Channel's You're Eating It Wrong and the book Eat More Better. A Stitcher Production.

Rank #1: Adam Conover Ruins Food

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Since he was a kid, comedian Adam Conover has always had an intense desire to find the truth – and to tell everyone about it – whether or not they asked. He also has A LOT of opinions about food. In other words, Dan may have found his soul mate. Adam's approach is the basis for his TV show, Adam Ruins Everything, in which he debunks myths about everything from vitamin supplements to bacon. But do people really want to know the truth? Or are we happier with our myths?


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May 20 2019
36 mins
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Rank #2: Going Undercover With NY Times Restaurant Critic Pete Wells

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NY Times restaurant critic Pete Wells has been called the most read and most feared food writer in the US. He can make or break a restaurant with one review. How does he feel about wielding so much power? Has the job changed him, or his approach to food? And does he ever have to abandon a review mission because he burned his tongue? We discuss, and Dan joins Pete on an undercover trip to a New York eatery.

Today's sponsors: Go to theSkimm.com/SPORKFUL to subscribe and be entered to win a $50 gift card. Go to nationsphotolab.com and use code sporkful for 15% off your order. Go to LinkedIn.com/SPORKFUL and get fifty dollars off your first job post.

May 13 2019
37 mins
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Rank #3: Why Hibachi is Complicated

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The hibachi restaurant was created in America in 1964 by a savvy showman and Japanese immigrant named Rocky Aoki, who observed that "Americans enjoy eating in exotic surroundings, but are deeply mistrustful of exotic foods." This week, we see the skill it takes to be a great hibachi chef, and look at what happens when the performance becomes problematic.

Today's sponsors: Go to milklife.com to learn more. Go to Bona.com/SPORKFUL receive exclusive offers and to learn more. Go to ling-ling.com/SPORKFUL to find Ling-Ling at a location near you. Go to shipt.com/podcast to start your free two-week trial. This week we're making BBQ Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict on a Thomas' English Muffin. Get the recipe here: https://thomasbreads.com/recipes/bbq-pulled-pork-eggs-benedict.

Mar 11 2019
33 mins
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Rank #4: Live: When Will Indian Food Be American?

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In 1973, Madhur Jaffrey penned "An Invitation to Indian Cooking” and introduced many Americans to Indian cuisine. Over 45 years later, Priya Krishna defies the notion that Indian food is anything but American with her new cookbook, "Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics From A Modern American Family." How does an immigrant cuisine assimilate? What compromises are made along the way? And where does the cuisine go from here? Madhur Jaffrey and Priya Krishna join us live on stage to discuss. 


Today's sponsors: Go to theSkimm.com/SPORKFUL to subscribe and be entered to win a $50 gift card. Go to peteandgerrys.com to learn more.

May 09 2019
36 mins
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Rank #5: Should You Tip For Takeout?

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By The Book co-hosts Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg join Dan to answer listener questions about tipping, who owns leftovers, and what to do with dinner guests who arrive very early.


Today's sponsors: Go to VRBO in the app store to download the Vrbo app today and find a vacation home. Go to nationsphotolab.com and use code sporkful for 15% off your order. Go to thirdlove.com/sporkful to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase. This week we're making Swirl Bread Apple Pie Panini on Thomas' English Muffin. Get the recipe here: https://thomasbreads.com/recipes/swirl-bread-apple-pie-panini.

Apr 29 2019
36 mins
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Rank #6: In Defense of Picky Eaters

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Why do picky eaters face so much judgment? Is picky eating even actually a problem? We talk with two twins who grew up in a family of proud picky eaters, and an expert who treats picky eating kids, to find out. This is part one of a two-part series on picky eating.

Today's sponsors: Go to TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/Sporkful to start your free month of learning. Go to Leesa.com/Sporkful and use promo code SPORKFUL to get $160 off your mattress. Go to LinkedIn.com/Sporkful to get $50 off your first job post.

Jan 21 2019
40 mins
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Rank #7: The First Time I Ate My Feelings

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Josie Long and Jonny Donahoe love food, but they've also struggled over the years with disordered eating. Last year they had a baby, which brings new opportunities for food joy, and stress. The comedians join Dan to talk about trying to share their passion for food with their daughter, while leaving out the parts they’re determined not to pass down.

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Mar 04 2019
33 mins
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Rank #8: Comic Phoebe Robinson Stress Eats Vegetables

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The comedian and podcast host tells us how to navigate a big meal in tight jeans, who should pay on a first date, and what it’s like to go out to eat when you’re in an interracial relationship.

Today's sponsors: Go to TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/SPORKFUL to get full month of unlimited access for free, when you sign up. Go to Milklife.com to learn more about real, delicious milk.

May 06 2019
25 mins
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