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The Splendid Table

Rank #3 in Food category

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American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.

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American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.

iTunes Ratings

1156 Ratings
Average Ratings
834
169
54
50
49

Big Fan

By LPmusic85 - Jan 21 2019
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I really love this show. I have learned so much about the world and life in other places through the lens of food. I have become a better cook and eater since I started listening. I wish there were more Key 3 segments and less reruns of episodes.

Impressed by Francis Lam!

By lnz789456 - Aug 29 2018
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I'm so impressed at the job Francis Lam is doing since taking over the show!

iTunes Ratings

1156 Ratings
Average Ratings
834
169
54
50
49

Big Fan

By LPmusic85 - Jan 21 2019
Read more

I really love this show. I have learned so much about the world and life in other places through the lens of food. I have become a better cook and eater since I started listening. I wish there were more Key 3 segments and less reruns of episodes.

Impressed by Francis Lam!

By lnz789456 - Aug 29 2018
Read more

I'm so impressed at the job Francis Lam is doing since taking over the show!

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The Splendid Table

Rank #3 in Food category

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American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.

Top Episodes

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Rank #1: 649: Behind the Restaurant

Jan 18 2019
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The complicated community of restaurants and their people.

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Rank #2: 647: Mexican Food in America

Jan 04 2019
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Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe

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Rank #3: 628: Food From Faraway Places

Sep 28 2018
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Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London

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Rank #4: 640: Iconic Desserts

Oct 12 2018
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Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva

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Rank #5: 670: René Redzepi – Fermentation, Inspiration and the Balance of Life

Nov 02 2018
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Chef René Redzepi on how fermentation is the future of great cooking, Noma's global influence, and his work/life balance.

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Rank #6: 675: The Food of Thailand

Jan 11 2019
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Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.

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Rank #7: 630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Dec 07 2018
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Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions

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Rank #8: 673: How Chefs Holiday at Home

Dec 14 2018
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Bring on the holidays with dishes from chefs Matty Matheson, Christina Tosi and Victor Albisu. Plus, the story of the ultimate golden gift.

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Rank #9: Green Soup for the Winter Blues

Jan 15 2019
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Long, gray winter got you down? Find some seasonal relief in this warm, colorful soup recipe from Anna Thomas.

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Rank #10: Unexpected Wines from Unexpected Places

Nov 06 2018
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Wine expert Madeline Puckette uncorks a selection of unique wines that are both quaffable and affordable.

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Rank #11: 644: The Power of Invitation

Dec 21 2018
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Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America's Test Kitchen's favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation

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Rank #12: 668: Edna Lewis, an American Original

Oct 05 2018
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We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.

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Rank #13: Eating Italy: A Holiday Menu

Dec 18 2018
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Italian food expert Jack Bishop (America’s Test Kitchen) takes us to Italy with an authentic holiday menu featuring six regionally inspired dishes.

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Rank #14: 669: An Award-Winning Duo: Susan Feniger & Mary Sue Milliken

Oct 19 2018
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2018 Julia Child Award winners Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about their partnership and the changing face of the American food world.

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Rank #15: 641: Gail Simmons's Key 3

Oct 26 2018
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The Key 3 with Gail Simmons, Michael Harlan Turkell on vinegar, America's Test Kitchen on sous vide, and Tejal Rao on oysters and love.

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Rank #16: Chefs, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll

Jan 01 2019
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Food writer Andrew Friedman celebrates the free spirits and misfits who started the the American restaurant revolution.

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Rank #17: 642: The Sioux Chef

Nov 23 2018
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Sean Sherman on indigenous kitchens, Dorie Greenspan on butter, America's Test Kitchen on pumpkin pie spice, Liz O'Keefe on mushrooms

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Rank #18: 674: Hanging Out with Mike Solomonov

Dec 28 2018
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Francis Lam and renowned chef Michael Solomonov get to the soul of Israeli food, swap disaster stories and tag team calls from listeners.

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Rank #19: Wine Headaches

Sep 25 2018
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Food science writer Dr. Nadia Berenstein looks at the chemical compounds that could cause you to have a wicked headache when drinking wine.

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Rank #20: Best in Show Cookies

Dec 04 2018
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As a food writer and cookie contest coordinator Rick Nelson has seen and tasted thousands of cookie recipes. He shares some of his favorites with us.

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Rank #1: 649: Behind the Restaurant

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The complicated community of restaurants and their people.

Jan 18 2019
50 mins
Play Now

Rank #2: 647: Mexican Food in America

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Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe

Jan 04 2019
50 mins
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Rank #3: 628: Food From Faraway Places

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Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London

Sep 28 2018
51 mins
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Rank #4: 640: Iconic Desserts

Podcast cover
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Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva

Oct 12 2018
50 mins
Play Now

Rank #5: 670: René Redzepi – Fermentation, Inspiration and the Balance of Life

Podcast cover
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Chef René Redzepi on how fermentation is the future of great cooking, Noma's global influence, and his work/life balance.

Nov 02 2018
49 mins
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Rank #6: 675: The Food of Thailand

Podcast cover
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Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.

Jan 11 2019
50 mins
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Rank #7: 630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

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Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions

Dec 07 2018
49 mins
Play Now

Rank #8: 673: How Chefs Holiday at Home

Podcast cover
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Bring on the holidays with dishes from chefs Matty Matheson, Christina Tosi and Victor Albisu. Plus, the story of the ultimate golden gift.

Dec 14 2018
49 mins
Play Now

Rank #9: Green Soup for the Winter Blues

Podcast cover
Read more

Long, gray winter got you down? Find some seasonal relief in this warm, colorful soup recipe from Anna Thomas.

Jan 15 2019
6 mins
Play Now

Rank #10: Unexpected Wines from Unexpected Places

Podcast cover
Read more

Wine expert Madeline Puckette uncorks a selection of unique wines that are both quaffable and affordable.

Nov 06 2018
10 mins
Play Now

Rank #11: 644: The Power of Invitation

Podcast cover
Read more

Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America's Test Kitchen's favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation

Dec 21 2018
51 mins
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Rank #12: 668: Edna Lewis, an American Original

Podcast cover
Read more

We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.

Oct 05 2018
50 mins
Play Now

Rank #13: Eating Italy: A Holiday Menu

Podcast cover
Read more

Italian food expert Jack Bishop (America’s Test Kitchen) takes us to Italy with an authentic holiday menu featuring six regionally inspired dishes.

Dec 18 2018
10 mins
Play Now

Rank #14: 669: An Award-Winning Duo: Susan Feniger & Mary Sue Milliken

Podcast cover
Read more

2018 Julia Child Award winners Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about their partnership and the changing face of the American food world.

Oct 19 2018
49 mins
Play Now

Rank #15: 641: Gail Simmons's Key 3

Podcast cover
Read more

The Key 3 with Gail Simmons, Michael Harlan Turkell on vinegar, America's Test Kitchen on sous vide, and Tejal Rao on oysters and love.

Oct 26 2018
49 mins
Play Now

Rank #16: Chefs, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll

Podcast cover
Read more

Food writer Andrew Friedman celebrates the free spirits and misfits who started the the American restaurant revolution.

Jan 01 2019
17 mins
Play Now

Rank #17: 642: The Sioux Chef

Podcast cover
Read more

Sean Sherman on indigenous kitchens, Dorie Greenspan on butter, America's Test Kitchen on pumpkin pie spice, Liz O'Keefe on mushrooms

Nov 23 2018
49 mins
Play Now

Rank #18: 674: Hanging Out with Mike Solomonov

Podcast cover
Read more

Francis Lam and renowned chef Michael Solomonov get to the soul of Israeli food, swap disaster stories and tag team calls from listeners.

Dec 28 2018
50 mins
Play Now

Rank #19: Wine Headaches

Podcast cover
Read more

Food science writer Dr. Nadia Berenstein looks at the chemical compounds that could cause you to have a wicked headache when drinking wine.

Sep 25 2018
11 mins
Play Now

Rank #20: Best in Show Cookies

Podcast cover
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As a food writer and cookie contest coordinator Rick Nelson has seen and tasted thousands of cookie recipes. He shares some of his favorites with us.

Dec 04 2018
10 mins
Play Now