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

Need a jolt today?  Here is a way to make your break a little more enjoyable.  Rick and Steve head over to Intelligentsia for a class on how to make their cups of joe more delicious with help from a spectrum coffee refractometer. 

Direct download: 4_-_First_Course_-_Coffee.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am CDT

This week on our food quiz, Gene Honda, the voice of the Chicago Blackhawks tests his Indie Food Cred. 

Direct download: Food_Quiz_-_Gene_Honda.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm CDT

For this edition of the Final Bite, Rick and Steve head out to Chicago's suburbs to a food court in Mitsuwa Market, to practice their noodle slurping at Santouka, a local outlet of a Japanese-based chain.

Direct download: Final_Bite_Show_3_-_Ramen.mp3
Category:Final Bite -- posted at: 6:00pm CDT

On this episode of The Feed Podcast, its all about Japan.  Steve Dolinsky shares some of his tastes and impressions from this beguiling country.  Chefs Rick Bayless and Takashi Yagihashi make some delicious dishes in 15 min. or less with sweet potatoes. Then Steve talks Ginjo, Daiginjo and Nigori sake with Monica Samuels, National Sake Sales Manager for Vine Connections.  Rick and Steve travel around North America and check in with Lee Man (Vancouver Magazine), Jonathan Kauffman (San Francisco Editor of the Tasting Table) and in New York, Dana Cowin (Editor-in-Chief at Food & Wine Magazine), as each writer talks about their favorite haunts for sushi, izakaya and ramen.  Plus Chicago Blackhawks announcer Gene Honda tests his “Indie Food Cred" in our quiz, and in our Final Bite, Rick and Steve visit a tiny ramen joint located in a food court at the sprawling Mitsuwa Marketplace in Arlington Heights, IL.

Direct download: The_Feed_Episode_3.mp3
Category:Full Length Episodes -- posted at: 6:00pm CDT

Chefs Rick Bayless and Takashi Yagihashi face off in a sweet potato challenge using just a few ingredients, coming up with something anyone at home could make in just 15 minutes.

Direct download: Chef_Challenge_-_Sweet_Potato.mp3
Category:Chef Competition -- posted at: 4:29pm CDT

Lee Man, Vancouver Magazine Food Writer; Jonathan Kauffman, San Francisco Editor of the Tasting Table and in NYC Dana Cowin, Editor-in-Chief at Food & Wine Magazine speak with Rick and Steve about their favorite haunts for Sushi, Izakaya and Ramen.

Direct download: 3Top.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09am CDT

 
Steve Dolinsky talks Ginjo (premium, more polished rice grains); Daiginjo (Big Premium); Cloudy (Nigouri) with sake expert Monica Samuels,
National Sake Sales Mrg for Vine Connections.
Direct download: Sake_101.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:33am CDT

To give you a primer of the next Feed Podcast, Steve Dolinsky shares some of his tastes and impressions from Japan.

Direct download: Japanese_Food.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am CDT

Legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis talks about his life as a cattleman, and discusses the merits of grass-fed beef.

Direct download: Bill_Kurtis_Edit.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 12:17am CDT

The original anchorman Bill Kurtis has a beef with Kansas; speaking of beef, Steve Dolinsky looks at a beefy Chicago Italian tradition. Rick challenges chef Thai Dang to create a dish with mustard greens. Rum Rum Rummmmm.. Steve gets revved up on Caribbean inspired cocktails. We talk with the authors of a new cookbook about artisan bread made easy, and in the Final Bite, Rick and Steve get bellies full of pork carnitas.

Direct download: The_Feed_Episode_2.mp3
Category:Full Length Episodes -- posted at: 12:10am CDT