Are You a Food Lover? Then Listen to These Podcasts!

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Are you a food lover? Do you watch all of the cooking shows? Try all of the new restaurants? Are you up for any type of cuisine when you head out to dinner with friends? Then, yes – food is definitely your passion! But have you checked out the world of food podcasts? No? Then you need to give these a listen! 

  • Gastropod: Food with a side of science and history. Every other week, co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley serve up a brand new episode exploring the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food- or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chile peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. We interview experts, visit labs, fields, and archaeological digs, and generally have lots of fun while discovering new ways to think about and understand the world through food.
  • The Splendid Table: The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome.
  • Spilled Milk: Every week on Spilled Milk, writers/comedians Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton start with a food-related topic, from apples to winter squash, and run with it as far as they can go—and, regrettably, sometimes further.
  • Desert Island Dishes: Welcome to Desert Island Dishes, the weekly podcast where chef Margie Nomura talks to a special guest about the dishes that have shaped their lives.Here you will find conversations with a whole range of different people discussing their 7 Desert Island Dishes. We will find out about their favorite childhood dishes, the dishes they eat the most often, and the dishes that mean the most to them. And of course we will also discover what their last dish would be before being cast off to the desert island.
  • Radio Cherry Bombe: Radio Cherry Bombe features interviews with the most interesting people in the world of food. Each week, host Kerry Diamond, founder and editor of the indie magazine Cherry Bombe, talks to the chefs, bakers, creatives, and entrepreneurs making it happen. 
  • Out to Lunch with Jay Rayner: Crackling anecdotes and blistering chat, lubricated by killer cooking. Jay Rayner, one of the world’s top food critics, lunches big names in a restaurant of his choosing. Stars this season include: Stephen Fry, Bill Bailey, Rose Matafeo, Rob Brydon, Lolly Adefope and many more.
  • Doughboys: The podcast about chain restaurants. Comedians Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger review fast food/sit-down chains and generally argue about food/everything.
  • Green Eggs and Dan: Taking a new look at “you are what you eat,” comedian Dan Ahdoot brings listeners in on conversations about food, life, and more, with some of his most entertaining friends. Not your typical, holier-than-thou food show, Green Eggs and Dan is the type of food podcast you’d make with your friends around the table, roasting more than just the food.
  • Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street: Milk Street Radio travels the world to discover how food and cooking are changing lives and cultures, from $13,500 melons in Japan and computer-generated cookie recipes to the home cooking of Ina Garten and Egyptian fast food in Berlin.
  • Always Hungry with Bobby Flay and Sophie Flay: When father and daughter come together to cook dinner, great conversations happen! Join Bobby and Sophie Flay as they cook meals, walk through recipes, chat at the dinner table, and share their perspectives on life, family and food. Bobby’s the country’s most successful chef and TV personality but hails from New York City’s old school, while Sophie’s a young reporter keyed into the latest trends in food, fashion, lifestyle and culture. Always Hungry gives listeners a place at the Flay table for those wonderful, spontaneous conversations that only great food and family bonds can inspire.

From famous chefs to comedians who love to talk about food, there is a podcast for just about every food lover imaginable! Which one are you going to listen to first?

***Podcast descriptions courtesy of Apple Podcasts

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