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The two comics are old friends, but how well do they really know each other's eating quirks? Plus, Dan reveals what comedians have taught him about food.

When comedian Hari Kondabolu isn't delivering incisive jokes about politics and identity, he's dreaming of being locked inside a magical bakery. Plus, Hari tells us why you shouldn't ask him about Ind

A couple calls in for advice about food tensions in their intercultural relationship, and New Yorker food writer Helen Rosner tells us why all relationships are "inter-everything."

Fifty years after the panic about "Chinese Restaurant Syndrome" began, we explore how faulty science and perceptions of race and class contributed to the making of a food myth that persists today.

Dan travels to Prince's Hot Chicken in Nashville, where hot chicken was invented, to explore the restaurant's complicated history with race -- from segregation to today.

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The TV host's Afro-Cuban mom and Irish-Australian dad got married when interracial marriage was still illegal in much of the US. She tells us how different cultures came together on the dinner table.

When a meat-and-potatoes white girl falls in love with an Indian vegetarian, what food will be their food? And how will their families feel about their choices?

Food is one way children adopted from other countries can connect with their heritage. But what happens when those kids grow up and decide they want more?

The music icon couldn't eat in restaurants while touring the segregated South in the 60s. Now she cooks for herself on the road. Plus, she tells us what she really thinks of pumpkin pie.