The Feed Podcast (general)

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

Rick and the Bayless family experience the sites, sounds and tastes of the Oaxaca Taco Corridor. 

Direct download: Taco_Corridor.mp3
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Revolution in High-End Mexican Food

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the increased popularity of Mexican food in the U.S., so Rick and Steve invited Andrew Knowlton, Restaurants and Drinks editor at Bon Appetit in New York City and Besha Rodell, Restaurant Critic for L.A. Weekly, to see if there is a revolution in high-end Mexican Food, and to discuss the state of Mexican food in the three largest U.S. cities.

Direct download: State_of_Mexican_Food_Entire.mp3
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Steve travels to the 9th annual Terroir Symposium in Toronto, where a (mostly) Canadian group of chefs, business leaders, writers and food & beverage professionals talk about the state of the industry. Filled with motivational speeches, informational seminars, cooking demos and wine classes, the day-long event is typically sold out. Steve also had some time to explore a few of the newer restaurant gems in Toronto.

Direct download: Terroir.mp3
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Beard Recap

The James Beard Awards were just held in Chicago this past weekend and even though only 3 Chicagoans claimed awards, as Steve Dolinsky reports, the city is still a big winner.


Direct download: Beard_Recap.mp3
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The James Beard Awards are coming to Chicago in May, so Rick and Steve ask Steve Koch, Deputy Mayor for the City of Chicago and Kevin Pang, Cheap Eater columnist at the Chicago Tribune "Where to Eat?".

Direct download: Beard_Preview_Entire.mp3
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Farm to School

At the recent Good Food Conference in Chicago, there was an emphasis on Farm to School Programs.  The Feed Podcast's Kellie Wyatt ventured out to speak with some of those involved in bringing fresh local produce to schools.

Direct download: Farm_to_School.mp3
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Food Round Up - Toronto & LA

Steve and Rick check in with Chris Nuttall-Smith in Toronto and Jonathan Gold in Los Angeles for great restaurants to check out

Direct download: Food_Round_Up_Toroto_-_LA.mp3
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Rick is off to China and tracks down some of the traditional dishes, discovering hot pots, donkey meat and Sichuan peppercorns, before meeting his doppelgänger, a chef bringing Mexican food back to his homeland. 

Direct download: The_Feed_Podcast_China_Tour.mp3
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Michelin Indian Food

Indian flavors have influenced the food in the UK for over 90 years.  From high-end Michelin-starred places to more casual spots, Steve visited several on a recent trip to London worth checking out. 

Direct download: Michelen_Indian.mp3
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Actor William Shatner talks the smoked meats of his childhood growing up in Montreal and tests his food knowledge.

Direct download: Shatner_Final_Individual_Segment.mp3
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