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The Dave Chang Show

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Rank #196 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.

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No body does it better than this Dude

By Gowithyourgut - May 02 2019
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Makes me sad for the rest!

Real Person

By Ronedog - May 02 2019
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Dave you are a real dude, keep asking questions.

iTunes Ratings

3131 Ratings
Average Ratings
2949
76
44
20
42

No body does it better than this Dude

By Gowithyourgut - May 02 2019
Read more

Makes me sad for the rest!

Real Person

By Ronedog - May 02 2019
Read more

Dave you are a real dude, keep asking questions.

Cover image of The Dave Chang Show

The Dave Chang Show

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #196 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.

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: Hasan Minhaj on Comedy As a Conduit | The Dave Chang Show

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Dave sits down with ‘Patriot Act’ host Hasan Minhaj to discuss how he learned to embrace his cultural heritage, the similarities between food and comedy, and using entertainment to make a difference. ‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ Volume 2 is available now on Netflix.

Mar 21 2019
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #4: 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 #5: René Redzepi: The Relentless Innovator | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 37)

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Noma has been considered one of the greatest restaurants in the world for over a decade. Dave’s longtime friend, Noma head chef and co-owner René Redzepi, takes us through how the Danish restaurant flourished with its extraordinary dedication to reinventing Nordic cuisine. We’re trying something new: Send any questions you may have to askdave@majordomomedia.com.

Jan 17 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #6: Cooking As an Art, With Jerry Saltz | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 43)

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The culinary arts may seem to be only nominally related to the arts, but there are more similarities between the food world and the art world—in both abstract and concrete ways—than you might think. Dave speaks with Pulitzer Prize–winning art critic Jerry Saltz about these parallels.

Feb 28 2019
1 hour 29 mins
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Rank #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: What Makes the Best Food the Best? With Lolis Elie | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 41)

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People have subjective definitions when it comes to quality, and food is no exception. To compare one genre of food to another often requires nuance and context, making the whole endeavor that much more difficult. Dave speaks to writer and food critic Lolis Elie about how to evaluate food with care and respect.

Feb 14 2019
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: 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 #13: Breaking the Ceiling on Breakfast, With Jessica Koslow | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 42)

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Simple, easy, approachable—these are words that may be used to describe dishes at Sqirl. But the Los Angeles–based cafe did not become one of the most popular restaurants in the city by making dishes in a simple, easy, or approachable fashion. Dave speaks to Sqirl’s chef and owner, Jessica Koslow, about pioneering in breakfast cuisine, the bias against "common" foods, and influencing the rest of the food world.

Feb 21 2019
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #14: 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 #15: 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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