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

Entering the dog days of summer, our tribute to the hot dog, one of the nation’s iconic summertime symbols.  Steve uncovers this Chicago Original.  In our Chef Challenge, Rick Chef Mindy Segal steps up to come up with something truly delicious using peaches.
California-based Lagunitas brings its cultish IPAs back home to the Midwest and we tour their new brewery in Chicago.

Steve heads off to NYC to visit a brand new cafe that has its roots in a 100 year old “Appetizing” store from the lower east side, Russ and Daughters. The Original Captain Kirk, William Shatner talks about the smoked meat of his Montreal childhood and takes on the food quiz.  And in our Final Bite, Rick share a Oaxacan treat to help you beat the summer heat. 

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Steve and Rick visit Slurping Turtle to taste Shrimp Tempura with chef Takaski Yagihashi.

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The BEST bartender in the world, Charles Joly stops by to shares his favorite Mezcal cocktail. 

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Travel to the legendary Spice Market of Instanbul with Rick Bayless for a taste of the region.

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On this week’s show, Steve visits a successful business closing and another opening on how to succeed in the restaurant business.  The Rick challenges GT Fish & Oyster chef Giuseppe Tentori to create something tasty using fennel.  Bartender of the Year, The Aviary’s Charles Joly stops by to talk Mezcal.   We check in with Tejal Rao, of the Tasting Table, for restaurants to visit in New York, then speak with Lesley Chesterman critic at the Montreal Gazette for some sweet and savory suggestions in Quebec. Rick tours the legendary Spice Market of Istanbul. And we take a Final Bite of shrimp tempura with Slurping Turtle chef Takaski Yagihashi

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Steve visits a successful business closing and another opening on how to succeed in the restaurant business.

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Steve is back in NOLA for the Tales of the Cocktail International Spirits Convention in New Orleans, the birthplace of the cocktail.

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Eataly is now open in Chicago, and Steve Dolinsky meets up with co-owner, chef Lidia Bastianich to get advice on a nice Italian meal for his family, her newest cook book Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking and to discuss the launch of their cooking school.

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Steve falls back in love with the croissant at Tartine Bakery in San Francisco.

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Rick Bayless meets up with chef Paul Virant at the test kitchen to see what they come up with using chickpeas.

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