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

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
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

On this week’s show, Steve and Rick welcome Aaron Zacharias, the owner of Fountainhead, here in Chicago.  Zacharias loves ciders so much, he had to create a completely separate cider bar, called The Northman, which is opening soon.  The 3 talk the trend for these refreshments, the trend towards Cider Bars and the upcoming Cider Summit in Chicago  Then, cidermonger Brian Rutzen brings a few for a tasting.

Direct download: Ciders.mp3
Category:Beverages -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

This week, Rick Bayless invites Publican chef Cosmo Goss to try his hand at making something tasty with turnips.  Here's the shocker: both guys came up with a delicious weeknight meal in less than 15 minutes.

Direct download: Turnip_Challenge.mp3
Category:Chef Competition -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

Part of experiencing any live sporting event is the food and drink, of course, but for some of us, that means nine dollar Budweisers and lukewarm hot dogs. Not for Andy Lansing. As the President and C.E.O. of Levy Restaurants, he oversees a growing business that works with more than 200 locations worldwide. From the Grammys and the U.S. Open to the Kentucky Derby and many of Chicago's sports teams…everything those spectators eat comes courtesy of the folks at Levy.

Direct download: Andy_Lansing_Interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

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
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

Erling Wu-Bower of Nico Osteria takes on friend and mentor Chef Rick Bayless to an ingredient challenge featuring swiss chard.  Listen in to find out if the student teaches the teacher.

Direct download: Swiss_Chard.mp3
Category:Chef Competition -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

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
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

After 10 years as one of the top restaurants in the world, Alinea is shutting its doors for a few months for a major redesign. Steve and Rick talk about the transformation with co-owner Nick Kokonas, about redefining a restaurant experience, moving a staff of 42 to Madrid and Miami for pop-ups and their newest venture, Tock, a restaurant ticketing system.

Direct download: Nick_Kokonas_Interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

This week Rick and Steve sit down with Kevin Boehm, one half of the successful BoKa Restaurant Group and talk about restaurant design, chef-driven restaurants and the work that goes into becoming a successful restaurateur.

Direct download: Kevin_Boehm_Interview.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 1:00am CDT

Happy New Year from The Feed Podcast! Let's start 2016 off right with some good luck through the consumption of black-eyed peas. Steve and Rick invite DMK Restaurants chef Michael Kornick to the test kitchen take on this tasty tradition. Then, they taste the Brazilian black-eyed pea dish, Acarajer with chef Jorgina Pereir of Sinah.

Direct download: Black-eyed_Peas.mp3
Category:Full Length Episodes -- posted at: 1:00am CDT