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This Is Your Brain On Cheesesteak

We feast on Philly's most iconic foods, then bring samples to a scientist to find out what makes greasy treats like cheesesteak and scrapple so irresistible.

This Is Your Brain On Cheesesteak

I run around Philly eating the city's most iconic foods, then bring samples to a scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center to learn why greasy treats like scrapple and cheesesteak are so good.

Want To Read Some Of Eat More Better?

The first Sporkful book, EAT MORE BETTER: How To Make Every Bite More Delicious, is out now! Click through to find excerpts.

Top Burger Trends of 2013 Include Pork, Pretzel Buns, and More

Sutter Home's Build a Better Burger Contest is underway, and they've analyzed early entries to compile a list of top burger trends. Some are obvious (spoiler alert--bacon makes the cut) but others are surprising.

A Pork Butt Recipe + Why Pigs Are Smart, Cute, and Delicious (AUDIO)

This week on Slate's Table to Farm podcast, Dan and co-host Laura Anderson talk to Niman Ranch founder Bill Niman, who explains why pigs are his favorite animals in the barnyard.

Christmas: Beating Relatives to the Food, Mac and Cheese Pairings, Fruitcake, and More (AUDIO)

In Sporkful 147, Dan heads to Rockefeller Center to talk to people about Christmas dinner strategies and preferences. Plus a couple calls in for help settling a dispute over the correct way to drink water.