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What's the worst gig in the ballpark? What's the best way to eat peanuts in the shell? We explore famous baseball foods with a former Shea Stadium food vendor and a North Carolina peanut man.

Slate's Mike Pesca and I discuss what you can tell about a workplace based on the kitchen. Then I offer Mike a detailed critique of his sandwich construction methods.

In part two of this series from the Second Avenue Deli, TBTL's Luke Burbank eats chopped liver for the first time. Along with Mike Pesca (NPR sports correspondent and co-host of the Slate podcast Hang Up and Listen) and Win Rosenfeld (Current TV contributor and The Sporkful's beloved wacky

Dan took TBTL's Luke Burbank and NPR's Mike Pesca to New York's Second Avenue Deli for hot pastrami and chopped liver. Win Rosenfeld was behind the camera. Everyone recorded everyone else for our respective podcasts and web presences. How many nerds does

I went to the Second Avenue Deli with Sporkful friends Luke Burbank (from the podcast TBTL and Ross and Burbank on KIRO), Mike Pesca(NPR sports correspondent and co-host of the Slate podcast Hang Up and Listen), and Win Rosenfeld (Current TV contributor and The Sporkful's beloved wacky neighbor). Together

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Last week I went to the legendary Second Avenue Deli with friends-of-The Sporkful Luke Burbank (host of the excellent podcast TBTL), Mike Pesca (NPR sports reporter, CNN contributor, and co-host of Slate's Hang Up and Listen), and our old buddy

This week we relive a classic Sporkful featuring Mike Pesca of NPR and Slate's Hang Up and Listen. We tackle gum with a liquid center, ideal shapes and sizes, and of course, the best gum jingles of the 80's! (Here's

An emotional holiday appeal by NPR's Mike Pesca and David Folkenflik precedes this look back at one of our most contentious episodes ever, when we took on each other and all-you-can-eat buffets.