Fernando Frías never returned to Cuba, but he was always searching for connection to his homeland through the Cuban community in Miami.
The Top Chef host and executive producer has become more outspoken about immigrants’ and women’s rights — especially with her new TV show and children’s book.
Writer and comedian Maeve Higgins tells us how she handles meals alone or with a sad friend, and explains why she still feels more Irish than Irish-American.
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.
Sporkful listeners and Dan reveal what food they resolve to eat more of in the new year -- and why. Plus we replay one of our favorite episodes of 2018.
Samin Nosrat, author of the bestselling cookbook "Salt Fat Acid Heat", joins Dan to talk about feeling like an outsider, sexism and pretentiousness in food, and the finer points of toast.