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

Produce options in the middle of winter, especially in the Midwest, are kind of bleak. Coming up on this week’s show, a Cabbage challenge with the Chef of Kimski here in Chicago, Won Kim. Chef Kim and Rick attempt to come up with an easy weeknight meal in 15 minutes or less using just cabbage, plus five extra ingredients you can find pretty much anywhere.

Direct download: IC_Cabbage.mp3
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Next time you go to a bar and your drink come with a perfectly cube cube, that just fits into the glass you're sipping from, there is a good chance the bar outsourced it to someone else.  Bars are turning to ice experts to get the job done. On this week's show, a behind the scenes look at how and where bartenders are getting their ice.

 

 

Direct download: ICE.mp3
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One of the things you notice after spending so many years in this business, is how chefs write their menus. Coming up on this week’s show, a behind-the-scenes look at how chefs write their menus, from casual to high-end, and some tips for budding restaurateurs who might be writing their own one day soon.

Rick will weigh-in on the subject, then Steve and Rick will talk to the chef of a two-star Michelin restaurant about how he approaches his menu writing, and finally, a chef from a vegetable-centric restaurant tells us how he gets his customers excited using words to convey a feeling, and even more importantly, flavor.

Direct download: Crafting_a_Menu.mp3
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Seems like every restaurant that opens in America, seems to have either fried or roasted Brussels Sprouts.

Coming up on this week’s show, a Brussels Sprouts challenge with Chef Joe Frillman, owner of Daisies here in Chicago, as both he and Rick Bayless attempt to come up with an easy weeknight meal in 15 minutes or less using just Brussels Sprouts, plus five extra ingredients you can find pretty much anywhere.

Direct download: Ingredient_Challenge_Brussels_Sprouts_1.mp3
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