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The Dave Chang Show

Rank #113 in Society & Culture category

Society & Culture
Sports & Recreation
Food
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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

iTunes Ratings

2801 Ratings
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36
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Fabulous!

By BLSCHWARTZ - Feb 09 2019
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Great attitude, first-rate information, humane.

Awesome

By AjdinH - Feb 06 2019
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Covers tons of stuff very interesting podcast

iTunes Ratings

2801 Ratings
Average Ratings
2647
62
36
16
40

Fabulous!

By BLSCHWARTZ - Feb 09 2019
Read more

Great attitude, first-rate information, humane.

Awesome

By AjdinH - Feb 06 2019
Read more

Covers tons of stuff very interesting podcast

Cover image of The Dave Chang Show

The Dave Chang Show

Rank #113 in Society & Culture category

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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

Top Episodes

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Rank #1: David Choe Tells His Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 18)

Aug 30 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by artist David Choe along with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to explore Choe’s extraordinary life.

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Rank #2: Food Trends of 2018 With Bill Simmons | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 33)

Dec 13 2018
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This year has been a memorable one for food; Dave reviews 2018’s biggest food developments with the help of the Podfather, Bill Simmons. And, of course, they talk about some sports too.

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Rank #3: Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 3 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 3)

May 10 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss developing unique menu items through test dinners (4:32), utilizing local California ingredients in the dishes (28:50), and accounting for customers’ requests (43:31).

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Rank #4: Majordomo Post-opening Diaries, Vol. 2: Back of House | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 35)

Dec 27 2018
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As the first year of Majordomo draws to a close, Dave sits down with his key staffers at the Los Angeles restaurant to review the journey since launch. This week, he speaks with the back-of-house leaders: executive chef Jude Parra-Sickels and chef de cuisine Marc Johnson.

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Rank #5: Rian Johnson and Karina Longworth on Dealing With Criticism | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 4)

May 17 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson and ‘You Must Remember This’ host Karina Longworth to discuss innovating within the confines of expectation and facing subsequent criticism.

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Rank #6: Christina Tosi of Milk Bar, Part 1 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 21)

Sep 20 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi to discuss the unique challenge of opening a new restaurant (6:37), fostering creative innovation in the kitchen (20:56), and developing a work ethic in high-pressure environments (31:56). Milk Bar's new Los Angeles flagship store opens this Saturday, September 22, and will be located at 7150 Melrose Ave.

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Rank #7: Majordomo Post-Opening Diaries, Vol. 1: Front of House | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 34)

Dec 20 2018
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As the first year of Majordomo draws to a close, Dave sits down with his key staffers at the Los Angeles restaurant to review the journey since launch. This week, he speaks with the front-of-house leaders: general manager Christine Larroucau and beverage director Richard Hargreave.

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Rank #8: Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 4 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 5)

May 24 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss launching the Majordomo restaurant in Los Angeles (3:12), the reasons for its immediate success (20:55), and hit menu items (35:49).

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Rank #9: Nick Kroll, Part 1: The Origin Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 15)

Aug 09 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang and comedian Nick Kroll discuss how they first met almost 20 years ago (5:08), Nick’s early days in comedy while he was still in college (11:21), why he’s glad his success came later in life (23:53), and finding the parallels between trying to become a comedian and trying to become a chef (29:34).

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Rank #10: Dave Chang on Mental Health and Holding on to Hope | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 8)

Jun 14 2018
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A brief note on this episode from chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang: "This week on the podcast, I want to open up a little about my own experiences with mental health in the hopes that we can chip away at some of the stigmas around it. I apologize if you’re a regular podcast listener and you find this to be too dark or too self-indulgent, but if it helps any of you feel a little better about seeking help for your own struggles, then it’s worth it."

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Rank #11: Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 5 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 9)

Jun 21 2018
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In this final installment of the pre-opening diaries, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss the restaurant review process (8:15), dealing with poor reviews (28:05), and what to look forward to on the podcast (54:06).

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Rank #12: Good Girl Dinette Chef Diep Tran on Her Life and What Makes Vietnamese Food So Special | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 14)

Aug 02 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Good Girl Dinette owner and chef Diep Tran to discuss what it was like fleeing Vietnam as a child (3:00), how she was inspired by her grandmother's hustle (20:20), the great pho debate (35:20), what it was like to come out to her family (45:45), and the rise of her own business (52:45).

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Rank #13: Jeremy Fox Tells His Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 32)

Dec 06 2018
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Chef Jeremy Fox reinvented cooking with vegetables at Ubuntu. But the recognition and accolades, in both earning and receiving, were not without their costs. Dave speaks to the ingenious chef about finding balance and returning to the culinary world. You can find Fox’s new cookbook, ‘On Vegetables,’ wherever books are sold.

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Rank #14: ‘Master of None’ Cocreator Alan Yang on Breaking Out of Harvard and Into Comedy | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 10)

Jun 28 2018
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by screenwriter and producer Alan Yang to discuss how he transitioned from studying biology into comedy (5:23), making it in Hollywood (20:11), and some fun behind-the-scenes tidbits that 'Parks and Recreation' fans will enjoy (25:23). Stay tuned for part two of the conversation with Alan Yang in two weeks.

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Rank #15: MSG, Korean Food, and Cultural Appropriation | The Dave Chang Show

May 29 2018
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In this not-so-micro pod, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by his producers, Isaac Lee and Aggi Ashagre, to discuss the racist implications behind the public perception of MSG, how Korean cuisine became popular in America, and dealing with cultural appropriation.

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Rank #1: David Choe Tells His Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 18)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by artist David Choe along with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to explore Choe’s extraordinary life.

Aug 30 2018
2 hours 23 mins
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Rank #2: Food Trends of 2018 With Bill Simmons | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 33)

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This year has been a memorable one for food; Dave reviews 2018’s biggest food developments with the help of the Podfather, Bill Simmons. And, of course, they talk about some sports too.

Dec 13 2018
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #3: Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 3 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 3)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss developing unique menu items through test dinners (4:32), utilizing local California ingredients in the dishes (28:50), and accounting for customers’ requests (43:31).

May 10 2018
1 hour
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Rank #4: Majordomo Post-opening Diaries, Vol. 2: Back of House | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 35)

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As the first year of Majordomo draws to a close, Dave sits down with his key staffers at the Los Angeles restaurant to review the journey since launch. This week, he speaks with the back-of-house leaders: executive chef Jude Parra-Sickels and chef de cuisine Marc Johnson.

Dec 27 2018
55 mins
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Rank #5: Rian Johnson and Karina Longworth on Dealing With Criticism | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 4)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson and ‘You Must Remember This’ host Karina Longworth to discuss innovating within the confines of expectation and facing subsequent criticism.

May 17 2018
59 mins
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Rank #6: Christina Tosi of Milk Bar, Part 1 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 21)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi to discuss the unique challenge of opening a new restaurant (6:37), fostering creative innovation in the kitchen (20:56), and developing a work ethic in high-pressure environments (31:56). Milk Bar's new Los Angeles flagship store opens this Saturday, September 22, and will be located at 7150 Melrose Ave.

Sep 20 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #7: Majordomo Post-Opening Diaries, Vol. 1: Front of House | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 34)

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As the first year of Majordomo draws to a close, Dave sits down with his key staffers at the Los Angeles restaurant to review the journey since launch. This week, he speaks with the front-of-house leaders: general manager Christine Larroucau and beverage director Richard Hargreave.

Dec 20 2018
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #8: Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 4 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 5)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss launching the Majordomo restaurant in Los Angeles (3:12), the reasons for its immediate success (20:55), and hit menu items (35:49).

May 24 2018
56 mins
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Rank #9: Nick Kroll, Part 1: The Origin Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 15)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang and comedian Nick Kroll discuss how they first met almost 20 years ago (5:08), Nick’s early days in comedy while he was still in college (11:21), why he’s glad his success came later in life (23:53), and finding the parallels between trying to become a comedian and trying to become a chef (29:34).

Aug 09 2018
51 mins
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Rank #10: Dave Chang on Mental Health and Holding on to Hope | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 8)

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A brief note on this episode from chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang: "This week on the podcast, I want to open up a little about my own experiences with mental health in the hopes that we can chip away at some of the stigmas around it. I apologize if you’re a regular podcast listener and you find this to be too dark or too self-indulgent, but if it helps any of you feel a little better about seeking help for your own struggles, then it’s worth it."

Jun 14 2018
25 mins
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Rank #11: Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 5 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 9)

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In this final installment of the pre-opening diaries, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss the restaurant review process (8:15), dealing with poor reviews (28:05), and what to look forward to on the podcast (54:06).

Jun 21 2018
57 mins
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Rank #12: Good Girl Dinette Chef Diep Tran on Her Life and What Makes Vietnamese Food So Special | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 14)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Good Girl Dinette owner and chef Diep Tran to discuss what it was like fleeing Vietnam as a child (3:00), how she was inspired by her grandmother's hustle (20:20), the great pho debate (35:20), what it was like to come out to her family (45:45), and the rise of her own business (52:45).

Aug 02 2018
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #13: Jeremy Fox Tells His Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 32)

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Chef Jeremy Fox reinvented cooking with vegetables at Ubuntu. But the recognition and accolades, in both earning and receiving, were not without their costs. Dave speaks to the ingenious chef about finding balance and returning to the culinary world. You can find Fox’s new cookbook, ‘On Vegetables,’ wherever books are sold.

Dec 06 2018
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #14: ‘Master of None’ Cocreator Alan Yang on Breaking Out of Harvard and Into Comedy | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 10)

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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by screenwriter and producer Alan Yang to discuss how he transitioned from studying biology into comedy (5:23), making it in Hollywood (20:11), and some fun behind-the-scenes tidbits that 'Parks and Recreation' fans will enjoy (25:23). Stay tuned for part two of the conversation with Alan Yang in two weeks.

Jun 28 2018
41 mins
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Rank #15: MSG, Korean Food, and Cultural Appropriation | The Dave Chang Show

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In this not-so-micro pod, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by his producers, Isaac Lee and Aggi Ashagre, to discuss the racist implications behind the public perception of MSG, how Korean cuisine became popular in America, and dealing with cultural appropriation.

May 29 2018
31 mins
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