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

As relevant to Spring as bunnies, Easter eggs and a filthy Midwestern streetscape, half-melted with black snow, on today’s show: a deep-dive into the world of Bock Beers. Brad Buzzi, bartender at The Map Room in Chicago joins Rick and Steve for a tasting of the German brew. Then, Doug Hurst, Co-Founder and Head Brewer at Metropolitan Brewing, right here in the Ravenswood neighborhood shares their own take on Bock beers.

Direct download: Bock_Beer_Tasting.mp3
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There are plenty of food festivals to attend throughout the year, but the one that makes it on Steve and Rick’s calendars is the Good Food Festival and Conference.
On this week’s show, the man responsible for it all – Jim Slama, the Founder of the Good Food Festival, talks about the burgeoning sustainability movement, among vendors, restauranteurs and rest of us interested in responsible eating.

Direct download: Good_Food_Festival_2016.mp3
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In this episode, Wait Wait....Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal guest stars as co-host with Rick Bayless and Steve Dolinsky. First, Steve visits Key's Fisheries in Marathon Key, Florida for an inside look at the stone crab industry before heading back to Joe's Stone Crab in Miami Beach.Then, the three try stone crabs from Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, & Stone Crab in Chicago.

Direct download: Stone_Crab.mp3
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Steve Dolinsky and Rick Bayless search for Baltimore’s “True Blue” crab cake. Steve  visits Conrad’s Crabs in Perry Hall, Maryland to chat with Tony Conrad about Maryland crab cakes. Then, Mark Palicki, vice president of Fortune Fish Company, sits in to taste Chicago's best crab cake. 

Direct download: True_Baltimore_Crab.mp3
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You can tell so much about a culture from its markets.  In this episode of The Feed Podcast, Rick travels to the Benito Juarez Market in Oaxaca, Mexico, Mercat de la Llibertat in Barcelona, Spain and Borough Market in London to discover the tastes of each unique culture.  Then, Niamh Shields, creator of Eat Like a Girl joins Steve and Rick to talk about the best markets to visit in London.

Direct download: Ricks_Market_Tour.mp3
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What do movies, Oaxaca and Lamb Biryani have in common? December 24th. Listen as Steve, Rick and guest Tasneem K. Goodman, lawyer, lover of food and travel and first generation Indian, talk about their Christmas Eve traditions.

Direct download: Holiday_Food_Traditions.mp3
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From passion fruit juice to fresh ceviche and corvina fish, Steve travels to Panama and uncovers contemporary Panamanian cuisine  and how it changes from one side of the country to the other.

Direct download: Panama_Show.mp3
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Sitting in the Frontera Library, Steve and Rick share their favorite cookbooks of the year that you may actually use for cooking. Oh and they make great gifts too!

Direct download: Cookbooks_for_the_Holidays.mp3
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Darina Allen is on mission to show the rest of the world what Irish food can be.  Rick sits down with her and talks farm to fork, inspirations and her cookery school, Ballymaloe.

Direct download: Darina_Allen_Interview.mp3
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Steve and Rick step into a massive walk-in cooler at Local Foods with Rob Levitt from the Butcher & Larder,  Chicago’s first sustainable whole-animal butcher shop.  They discuss ethical butchering, curing meats and techniques.

Direct download: Butchering.mp3
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