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For “Top Chef’s” Joe Flamm, Spaghetti Is The Beatles Of Pasta

Like Dan, Joe has strong opinions about pasta, but he takes sauce just as seriously.

Mission: ImPASTAble 1 | Spaghetti Sucks

Dan embarks on a quest, three years in the making, to invent a new pasta shape, actually get it made, and actually sell it.

Monologues Are Like Meatballs, Says Actor Michael McKean

The comedy icon discusses the role food can play in comedy and drama. Plus, he tells us why learning a new part is like eating spaghetti and meatballs.

New Year’s Food Resolutions 2017

Sporkful listeners and Dan reveal what they resolve to eat more of in the new year. Plus we replay one of our weirdest, favoritest shows from 2016.

Pho The Love Of Slurping Noodles

Chef Charles Phan shows us the right way to eat Vietnamese pho. Then we take a deep dive into the science of soup slurping with a researcher who studies the mechanics of eating.

Splatter-Free Spaghetti Six Ways: The Meatball Cap, Spoon Assist and More

From getting the right amount on the fork to dealing with danglers, pasta is problematic. Dan and Nicky Meatballs are here to help.