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During the week Devin Pickard is the pitmaster at his family's BBQ restaurant in Centerville, Tennessee. But on Sundays he trades the pit for the pulpit at the local church where he preaches.

Ann Kim’s parents disowned her for becoming an actor. When she switched dreams, she didn’t tell them. When she opened her first restaurant, crowds came, then awards came. But would her parents?

Every parent fears they’ll f*ck up their kid. Writer Carvell Wallace is no different. He joins Dan to talk food and parenting insecurities, and to ask whether “adventurous eating” is a virtue.

We take you to two iconic hot dog joints in Detroit and New Jersey to find out what makes them special. Plus Kenji Lopez-Alt schools us on the science of deep-fried hot dogs.

Designer Aaron Draplin joins Dan to rail against pretentiousness in food and art, and to break down the design achievement that is the club sandwich.

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On his show Adam Ruins Everything, comedian Adam Conover debunks myths about vitamin supplements, bacon, and more. But do people really want to know the truth? Or are we happier with our myths?

Pete Wells can make or break a restaurant with one review. Has that power changed him, or his approach to food? We discuss, and Dan joins Pete on an undercover trip to a New York restaurant.

How exactly does an immigrant cuisine assimilate? What compromises are made along the way? Cookbook authors Madhur Jaffrey and Priya Krishna join us to discuss.

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.

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.