Bon Appétit Foodcast

Bon Appétit Foodcast

United States

The Bon Appétit Foodcast features interviews with chefs, writers, and well, anyone who has something cool to say about food. Episodes air every Wednesday.

Episodes

Episode 82: Sohui Kim + Ashley Christensen  

Chef Sohui Kim of Brooklyn's Insa restaurant shares how to kimchi basically... anything (except corn!). Then, we talk chef Ashley Christensen about her new cookbook, Poole's. There will be pimento cheese.

Episode 104: Melissa Clark Can Fix Your Dinner Angst  

New York Times columnist Melissa Clark tells us how she became a food writer when food writing wasn't really a thing (it involves creating a bread machine cookbook in 6 weeks). Her latest cookbook, Dinner: Changing the Game, tackles the ever-present question of what to make when you get home from work and you can't eat any more scrambled eggs with hot sauce.

Episode 103: Chinese Food in America  

Wilson Tang of Nom Wah Tea Parlor in NYC's Chinatown talks about taking over the nearly 100-year-old restaurant from his uncle. He managed to keep it true to its roots while attracting a whole new demographic of young and hungry patrons. After that, BA Food Stylist (and ace cook) Sue Li reminisces about her mom's chive pockets and dumplings--and tells us how to make scallion pancakes at home.

Episode 102: All About Middle Eastern Food (Perfect Rice! Man'oushe! Rose-Water Brittle!)  

Reem Assil, a first generation American chef who was featured in our March issue, talks about building up her business and the crazy-good Levantine flatbread she makes, topped with all sorts of beautiful California produce. After that, Senior Food Editor Andy Baraghani tells us how to prepare a feast for the Persian New Year.

Episode 101: Seamus Mullen  

Chef Seamus Mullen talks about how his diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis led him to turn his whole life around. He's got himself strong and healthy again--all because of the way he cooks and eats.

Episode 100: Sandor Katz  

Fermentation expert—or as he calls himself, fermentation revivalist—Sandor Katz goes in deep on the history and benefits of fermenting, as well as how to do it yourself. Vegetables into sauerkraut and kimchi, sugar into alcohol, milk into yogurt, and so much more. Ready to nerd out?

Episode 99: Moon Juice and Healthyish Drinks  

In this week's episode we sit down with Amanda Chantal Bacon, founder and owner of Moon Juice, the cult shop in Venice, California where you can find all sorts of tonics, powders, and treats with ingredients you've never heard of. After that, we talk you through how to make Moon Milk, the drink that will put you to sleep better than a glass of wine, as well as Chai Masala, the drink that will make you feel better than a glass of wine.

Episode 98: Sara Kramer and... Small Fish  

Sara Kramer, chef of Los Angeles restaurants Madcapra and Kismet talks about her Cali-Mediterranean food and even sings on air (she used to be a Broadway star). After that, we go big on small fish--all the mackerel, anchovies, smelt, and sardines you should be eating.

Episode 97: Super Bowl Special  

The Super Bowl is this Sunday. We go in deep on all the things you should be cooking (Philly Cheese Steaks! Hoagies! Gumbo!), plus party etiquette (get out of the kitchen, please) and, of course, beer.

Episode 96: Nate Appleman & How to Eat Meat  

Nate Appleman looks back on his years as an unhappy chef and talks about how he turned his life around by cooking good, wholesome food. After that, we get into all the ways you should be incorporating meat into your diet--that means shopping smarter, cooking strategically, and feeling better.

Episode 95: #Cook90 & Slow Roasting  

Epicurious editor David Tamarkin talks about #Cook90, the challenge to make breakfast, lunch, and dinner (nearly!) every day in January. Then we break down how to slow roast, the technique that turns your tough cuts of meat into the tenderest, melt-in-your-mouth dinner, all with the magic of time.

Episode 94: Hugh Acheson  

Chef Hugh Acheson talks about the state of Southern cuisine, what to order at Waffle House, and how he might even be a better illustrator than he is cook.

Episode 93: Lunch al Desko & Sustainable Cooking  

We’ve got all the tips you need for actually packing an office lunch you want to eat. Then, Epicurious editor David Tamarkin offers *actual useful* advice for cooking more sustainably at home. Your 2017 food game is going to be a good one!

Episode 92: Geoffrey Zakarian  

Geoffrey Zakarian has been in the restaurant business for a long time. He shares his candid thoughts on hospitality (yes—you can seat incomplete parties, he argues), opening new restaurants, and way more.

Episode 91: Ludo Lefebvre  

Chef Ludo Lefebvre talks about his fried chicken obsession, the Los Angeles food scene, and his love for butter(okay fine, but he loves salad too).

Episode 90: Happy Holidays  

Associate editor Amiel Stanek and chef Lauren Schaefer break down how to host a dinner party without breaking the bank, but still leaving your friends seriously impressed. After that, cocktail aficionado Brad Thomas Parsons takes us through his new cookbook all about amaro, the bittersweet liqueur you should be drinking.

BA Ep 89 Nancy Silverton V2  

Chef and restaurateur Nancy Silverton talks about her new cookbook, how to host the best dinner party for lots of guests, and all things olive oil.

Episode 88: White Gold Butchers  

Butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest of NYC’s White Gold talk all things meat, what they’re serving up at their new shop and restaurant, and the best way to make a hero.

Episode 87: Alton Brown  

Alton Brown talks about his new cookbook, his hot takes on turkey and potatoes, and the future of his TV career.

Episode 86: Thanksgiving Spectacular!  

This Thanksgiving, don't break a sweat. We tell you how to cook the whole feast in 36 hours, talk all things pie, answer listener questions, and go through the dos and don'ts of the most important part of the meal... the wine. Let's do this thing.

Episode 85: Frank Pellegrino Jr.  

Frank Pellegrino Jr., co-owner of the famed Italian restaurant Rao's in Harlem, NY talks about growing up in the family business, his new cookbook, and which Godfather movie he likes best. Then, we dive deep into our best eggplant parm recipe.

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