10 BEST PODCASTS OF 2021 New York Times BEST FOOD PODCAST James Beard Awards Webby Awards
10 BEST PODCASTS OF 2021 New York Times BEST FOOD PODCAST James Beard Awards, Webby Awards

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Why Sushi Chefs Have To Look The Part

What judgments do we make about a restaurant's food based on how the people working there look?

What If There Were No Nachos?

Football announcer Howard Cosell played an unlikely role in popularizing nachos, as we hear when Dan sits down with his friend Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast. And Mike rants about restaurants.

My Favorite Meals In New York

I often get emails from listeners traveling to New York who want restaurant recommendations. So now here they are, in one handy place!

Why Lefties Buy Less Soup

Psychologist Charles Spence says "taste" is influenced by many different factors -- from the background music in a restaurant to your own DNA and even the shape of your spoon.

Is It OK To Save Seats In A Crowded Restaurant?

Is it OK to claim your seat before you get your food in a busy restaurant? A listener with a dining ethics dilemma calls in for advice from Dan and Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats.

The Restaurateur Who Got Rid Of Tipping

Shake Shack’s Danny Meyer explains why tipping is a hoax, which questions his servers aren't allowed to ask, and how his dad's bankruptcies affected him.