We discuss, debate and obsess over ridiculous food minutiae, in search of new and better ways to eat.

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Jan, 2012


Candy Bar Eating Technique (Ep 108)

We cover the best ways to consume perforated bars like Hershey's and Kit Kats, log-shaped bars like Snickers, and flat bars like Nestle Crunch. Ever break Hershey bar rectangle into... More


Call In Smorgasbord: Homp Homp Eating (Ep 107)

A listener wants to debate whether it's better to combine foods on the fork or in your mouth, a couple disagrees over the correct name for the end of a... More


Bartending, Part 2 (Ep 106)

This week, Sporkful again comes to you from a bar, Commodorein Brooklyn. We're back with bartender Yasmin Reshamwala, this time talking about what bar lessons we can use outside the... More


Talking Craft Beer on Canadian Radio

I had a great conversation about craft beer on the CBC radio program Q this week, triggered by their interest in the recent Slate piece I wrote about "beer sommeliers."... More


Bartending, Part 1 (Ep 105)

See the full gallery on Posterous This week, we're taking Sporkful on the road to learn a thing or two from a bartender. We did two episodes at Commodorein Brooklyn... More


Call In Smorgasbord: Menu Meddling (Ep 104)

We take a call from a husband and wife in desperate need of a Sporkful mediation. He's an obsessive menu meddler, she's embarrassed by his complex special requests. We propose... More