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Chewing

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Rank #190 in Food category

Arts
Food
Health & Fitness
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Food and health podcast by Chicago Tribune Food & Dining reporter Louisa Chu and WBEZ Food & Health reporter Monica Eng.

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Food and health podcast by Chicago Tribune Food & Dining reporter Louisa Chu and WBEZ Food & Health reporter Monica Eng.

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49 Ratings
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Great

By DouginLoganSquare - Jan 06 2018
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I’ve never saw this until Jan 2018. Why was it never mentioned on WBEZ?

Two classy ladies!

By drowsey - Apr 03 2017
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Louisa and Monica are fabulous. Entertaining and educational.

iTunes Ratings

49 Ratings
Average Ratings
42
2
1
1
3

Great

By DouginLoganSquare - Jan 06 2018
Read more
I’ve never saw this until Jan 2018. Why was it never mentioned on WBEZ?

Two classy ladies!

By drowsey - Apr 03 2017
Read more
Louisa and Monica are fabulous. Entertaining and educational.
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Chewing

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Food and health podcast by Chicago Tribune Food & Dining reporter Louisa Chu and WBEZ Food & Health reporter Monica Eng.

Rank #1: Episode 38: Cleaning Out the Cupboards

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Chewing is back for its Season 4 premiere! Cleaver Quarterly creators talk about new art / cookbook "The Illustrated Wok." Louisa and Monica talk about their biggest food and health news stories, on gentrification and nude swimming. Plus Filipino marshmallow hot dogs and cheese ice cream, and 20 year old jam, but Will She Eat It?

Feb 03 2018

56mins

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Rank #2: Episode 59: Pizza and Ship Shape

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Feb 18 2019

35mins

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Rank #3: Episode 39: Lunar New Year

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Happy Year of the Dog! Monica investigates shocking immigration history behind Chinese chop suey restaurants plus dine and dance cafes. Louisa offers Chinese New Year Kitchen God food and drink, plus treats for furry surprise guests, but Will They Eat It?

Feb 17 2018

49mins

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Rank #4: Episode 48: LIT Fest and Live

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Jun 25 2018

52mins

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Rank #5: Episode 58: Notes From Abroad...Or Two Broads!

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Louisa visits iconic Italian-American restaurant Sabatino's on their last night. Monica learns about a dinner called La Bestia, bringing awareness to contributions of immigrants. Plus she talks to a German woman living in London about the secrets of Aldi. Then Monica dares Louisa and Iris to eat Russian dried fish, but Will They Eat It?

Feb 01 2019

44mins

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Rank #6: Episode 46: Big Stars

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May 28 2018

53mins

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Rank #7: Episode 47: Real Men and Food

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Monica talks to Real Men Cook about their legendary Father's Day event in Chicago's black community. Then she and Louisa talk to Obama chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass about his new cookbook "Eat a Little Better: Great Flavor, Good Health, Better World." Plus Monica talks to humorist John Hodgman about his book "Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches." Then Louisa dares her to taste stink bug and dirty dishwater Jelly Belly jelly beans, but Will She Eat It?

Jun 11 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #8: Episode 49: Self Care Through Food

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Aug 23 2018

59mins

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Rank #9: Episode 57: Best and Worst of the Year

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Dec 28 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #10: Episode 35: Happy and Italian

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This week Monica and Louisa serve up recipes for happiness. Louisa tries to coax well-loved recipes out of Italian cooks at Taste of Melrose Park, while Monica talks to beloved Chicago restaurateur Jason Chan about positivity, sushi and their secret connection. Then Monica drives out to the inaugural Laughter Yoga conference to talk to guru Madan Kataria about the power of laughter. If you want to smile click play!

Oct 20 2017

50mins

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Rank #11: EPISODE 36: Life Liberty & Gentrification: W/ Alpana Singh and Thai & Danielle Dang.

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This week Monica and Louisa talk to restaurateur Alpana Singh about some big life changes--including the moment Seth Kunin (Monica's just departed brother-in-law) changed the trajectory of her life with one act of kindness. Then Louisa hears more moving stories in the food business from chef Thai and Danielle Dang who are working to create personal connections and delicious food in a community torn by gentrification.   

Nov 04 2017

35mins

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Rank #12: Episode 34: Moon Cakes, Soda Tax, Curtis Stone, Carla Hall, Marion Nestle, Paul Kahan & more!

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Louisa and Monica talk to chefs Curtis Stone, Carla Hall and Paul Kahan about Marco Pierre White, work lunches and school food. Plus Monica talks to professor Marion Nestle about why she thinks soda taxes can improve world health. And finally, Louisa refuses her FIRST Will She Eat it dare. Find out what Monica asked her to eat on this shocking episode of Chewing. 

Oct 08 2017

50mins

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Rank #13: Episode 61: Korean chefs Beverly Kim, Bill Kim, and more

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Louisa visits award-winning Korean restaurant San Soo Gab San to talk to restaurateur Christopher Kim. Monica talks to James Beard winning chefs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark of Parachute restaurant. Plus chef and author Bill Kim attends the Greater Chicago Food Depository chef training graduation and Sophie Kim explains Korean dining etiquette.

Jun 10 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #14: Episode 63: Meat, Mead, and a West Side Licking Story

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Louisa talks to The Licking restaurant co-founder Elric "E-Class" Prince on the West Side of Chicago. Monica learns about a modern meat raffle and visits an award-winning meadery.

Jul 22 2019

46mins

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Rank #15: Episode 44: Kimbal Musk, Beyond Meat, Lifeway Kefir

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Louisa talks to tech and food entrepreneur Kimbal Musk. Then she and Monica talk to Lifeway CEO and "The Kefir Cookbook" author Julie Smolansky. Plus new Beyond Meat sausages and head cheese lunch meat, but Will They Eat It?

Apr 30 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #16: Episode 40: Feeling Good Food

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Mar 05 2018

55mins

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Rank #17: Episode 43: Acid Trip, Salad Club, & Herbal Jelly

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Apr 16 2018

48mins

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Rank #18: Episode 45: FEMA junk food, foraging, and kids that cook better than you

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May 14 2018

43mins

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Rank #19: Episode 64: Whiskey, cider, and ketchup Doritos

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Aug 05 2019

35mins

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Rank #20: Episode 54: All Awesome Ladies

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Nov 14 2018

1hr 4mins

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