The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table

United States

American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.

Episodes

638: The Future of Urban Farming  

Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations

614: Meeting Hoppin' John  

Osayi Endolyn on Hoppin' John, Kurt Soller on Impossible Burger, Jacques Pépin on chicken, ATK on NJ Crumb Buns, Dan Pashman on the Greensboro Four

637: Greens & Spanish Sauces  

Jenn Louis on greens, Omar Allibhoy on Spanish sauces, Hank Shaw on eating daylilies, America's Test Kitchen on sonker.

613: Mortar & Pestle  

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on zhug, Robin Ha on Korean food, Anya Fernald on entertaining, Molly Birnbaum on frozen yogurt, Mark Hagen on zucchini.

636: Peppers, Onions & Butter  

Maricel Presilla on chile peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions

612: Fresh Water  

Ann Bancroft on fresh water, Sabrina Ghayour on Sirocco, Holly De Ruyter on Wisconsin supper clubs, ATK on portion scoops, Jekka McVicar on celery.

The Roots of Zoe's Ghana Kitchen  

Host Francis Lam and guest Zoe Adjonyoh discuss her family roots in Ghanaian cooking and her reimagining of the traditional cuisine of Ghana.

611: Nordic Fare  

Magnus Nilsson on Nordic cooking, America's Test Kitchen on steak frites, John Wurdeman on Georgian wine, and Adeena Sussman on tahini.

635: Zoe's Ghana Kitchen  

Zoe Adjonyoh on Ghanaian food, America's Test Kitchen on charcoal grilling, Dana Cree on ice cream, Daniella Cheslow on small game dining

610: Slow Change  

Krishnendu Ray on food history, Molly Birnbaum on eggs, Steve Sando on beans, Marisa Huff on aperitivo, Jekka McVicar on rosemary.

634: Where We Eat  

Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, The Angel of Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America's Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.

585: Twenty  

Julia Child on potato salad, Mario Batali on vegetables, ATK on BBQ sauce, Bill Waddington on iced tea, Joshua Wesson, Claudia Roden.

609: Silk Road Food  

Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford on Samarkand, Michael Twitty's The Cooking Gene, ATK's Molly Birnbaum on Parmesan.

Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South’s Influence on Fast Food  

Host Francis Lam and food historian John T. Edge discuss how two southern icons and their fried chicken businesses changed American fast food.

633: The Unexpected South  

John T. Edge on Southern hippie farmers, Dinner at the Patel Motel, America's Test Kitchen on SC Fresh Smoked Ham, Southern food in Pacific Northwest

607: The Secrets of Service  

Will Guidara on service, Steve Raichlen on meatless smoking, Talia Baiocchi on low-alcohol drinks, culinary covers, ATK on espresso machines

Bon Appétit's Adam Rapoport interviews host Francis Lam  

Francis Lam and Adam Rapoport discuss editing cookbooks, entertaining friends at home, living and eating with Chrissy Teigen, and a bit of football.

632: Food Myths  

America's Test Kitchen on busted food myths, Trine Hahnemann on hygge, Ole Mouritsen on mouthfeel, Burmese cuisine, and classic vegetarian cookbooks

606: Spring Fling  

Skye Gyngell on Spring, Robert Egger on senior meals, Molly Birnbaum on milk, Mark Hagen on rhubarb, True Treats Candy.

631: Jessica Harris  

Jessica Harris on her memoir, The Key 3 with Dale Talde, ATK taste tests bagged popcorn, Mads Refslund & Tama Matsuoka Wong on 'trash cooking'

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