The Feed Podcast

Chef, Restaurateur and TV Host Rick Bayless joins forces with James Beard Award-winning food journalist Steve Dolinsky, to bring the world of food and drink into your ears and have a little fun in the process.

The Podcasts

On this week’s show, a chat with the one person who has been raising the flag and telling us all how important it is to work with local farmers for the past 46 years. Her love of the French lifestyle, culture, food traditions and wine, led Alice Waters, at the age of 27, to open Chez Panisse in Berkeley, where it has remained a force in the food world for the past 46 years. She joins Rick and Steve to talk about food and her new book: “Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook.”

Direct download: Alice_Waters_Interview.mp3
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We’re talking about the basis of any good bowl of soup by digging down to the bones, that is, the broth they create. From the basics to making one, to a Japanese icon, even a pair of entrepreneurs who are making bone broth the basis of their business.

We start in Portland, Oregon with Tressa Yellig’s business called Broth Bar, by Salt, Fire & Time. Then Steve heads the chef at Strings Ramen in Chicago, about how the magical tonkotsu broth is made for her bowl of ramen, then later in the show, the Chicago Bone Broth team Dan and Kassie Houlihan, founders of Chicago Bone Broth, stop by for a tasting. Their mission: To provide the most nutrient dense, best tasting broths to fuel life's adventures.

Direct download: Bone_Broth.mp3
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Coming up on this week’s show, a black bean challenge with the Chef and owner of May Street Café & Steakhouse here in Chicago. Chef Mario Santiago joins Rick in the Test Kitchen to come up with an easy weeknight meal in 15 minutes or less using a can of black beans, plus five extra ingredients you can find pretty much anywhere.

Direct download: Ingredient_Challenge_-_Black_Beans.mp3
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So many cookbooks hit our desks each month, it’s a little mindboggling to think about all of the trees that were sacrificed. But a recent cookbook, Bangkok: Recipes and Stories from the Heart of Thailand stood out because of its thoroughness and vivid representation of what eating and cooking in Thailand is really like. If you’ve ever been curious about how the Thais truly eat, this is the book for you.

Coming up on this week’s show, a chat with the author, Leela Punyaratabandhu, of a stunningly gorgeous new book about the food of Bangkok that makes you want to cook, or at the very least, go to your favorite Thai joint after reading through its pages.

Direct download: Bangkok_Cookbook.mp3
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