BEST FOOD PODCAST James Beard Awards, Webby Awards

new york city

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We all know the name — but who was the man himself? A new biography tells the story of how James Beard navigated the complicated codes of being a gay, closeted food celebrity in midcentury America.

We follow a young truffle dealer as he hustles his way across New York City, then try to figure out why people pay so much for this funky fungus.