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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

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English


Episodes

Artichoke Dip, Jelly Donuts, and Ddukbokki | My Opinion Is Fact

4/19/2021
Dave and Chris Ying are once again joined by producer Isaac Lee to discuss a variety of culinary and non-culinary topics.

Duration:00:56:57

Dads: Spring Break Edition With Wylie Dufresne

4/15/2021
Dave and Chris Ying call up Wylie Dufresne, one of the greatest chefs ever and a veteran father, to discuss parenting as society begins to open up again.

Duration:00:59:15

British Food, Jell-O, and Going Dutch | My Opinion Is Fact

4/12/2021
Dave is once again joined by his media partner Chris Ying and producer Isaac Lee to discuss a multitude of culinary topics.

Duration:00:56:53

‘Minari’ Is an American Story, With Director Lee Isaac Chung

4/8/2021
Dave shares his thoughts on what the food landscape of post-pandemic America might look like (0:52) before he and Chris Ying are joined by Oscar-nominated ‘Minari’ director Lee Isaac Chung to discuss his highly touted film and its resonance with the Asian American experience (16:52).

Duration:01:01:50

#AskDave, March 2021

4/1/2021
Dave and Chris Ying answer questions submitted by you, the listeners!

Duration:00:56:05

White Wine, Jjigae, and Microwave Popcorn | My Opinion Is Fact

3/29/2021
Dave and Chris Ying expand on the previously discussed sandwich rankings (0:30) before they boot up the “supercomputer,” a.k.a. producer Isaac Lee, to share their thoughts on a variety of culinary topics (20:55).

Duration:00:56:44

Born in East L.A. (1987), With Gustavo Arellano | Bad Movie Club

3/25/2021
Dave and Chris Ying react to the numerous responses to the "Crazy Ideas and How to Use Them" episode (0:49) before they are joined by the L.A. Times’ Gustavo Arellano to discuss Cheech Marin’s underappreciated comedy film ‘Born in East L.A.’ (11:13).

Duration:01:25:58

Kelly Marie Tran on the “First Asian” Mantle

3/22/2021
Dave shares his personal favorite types of sandwiches (0:31) before he and Chris Ying sit down with ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ actor Kelly Marie Tran to discuss the privilege and burden of blazing a trail for Asian Americans on screen, her pioneering role in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise, and of course, food (8:43).

Duration:01:02:32

Anyday Preopening Diaries With Steph Chen

3/18/2021
Dave first calls up Chris Ying and producer Isaac Lee to respond to the horrific murders of Asian American women in Atlanta and the ongoing violence against Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (2:05). Then, Dave and Chris are joined by Anyday founder Steph Chen to discuss developing cookware specifically for the microwave oven and how it can dramatically change the way people cook at home (13:30). To purchase Anyday cookware, visit cookanyday.com. For more information on demystifying the...

Duration:01:28:01

California Bagels, Breakfast Burritos, and Buffet Plans | My Opinion Is Fact

3/15/2021
Dave, Chris Ying, and producer Isaac Lee discuss differences among regional cuisines in the United States, including the recent inflammatory online debate surrounding bagels (1:26). Then, they offer their thoughts on a handful of other culinary topics (35:22).

Duration:01:06:21

Dads, Vol. 8 With Peter Serpico

3/11/2021
Dave and Chris Ying are joined by Pete’s Place chef Peter Serpico to discuss the ups and downs of parenting in pandemic times.

Duration:01:14:46

Frozen Food All-Stars, Radiohead, and Baking | My Opinion Is Fact

3/8/2021
Dave and Chris Ying weigh in on topics and questions posed by their producer, “supercomputer” Isaac Lee.

Duration:01:07:24

Eddie Huang on Asian Masculinity and Representation in ‘Boogie’

3/4/2021
Dave explains why anchovies are an underrated ingredient (0:00) before he and Chris Ying are joined by a four-time guest, the polymath Eddie Huang, to discuss his new film ‘Boogie’ and its numerous cultural insights (10:26).

Duration:01:15:42

Crazy Ideas and How to Use Them

3/1/2021
Dave and Chris Ying sit down with renowned physicist Safi Bahcall to discuss his highly touted book ‘Loonshots’ and the paradoxical keys to leading a successful organization, as well as how it relates to Dave’s own experience in the restaurant industry.

Duration:01:33:33

This Is the Post-Trump Era…Right?

2/25/2021
Dave and producer Isaac Lee react to the news of beloved Los Angeles restaurant Spoon By H closing its doors (0:00) before Dave and Chris Ying speak to ‘The Circus’ host John Heilemann about the state of American politics in the early days of the Biden administration (7:32), as well as the argument for keeping shoes on in the house (49:30).

Duration:01:04:52

Gambling, Gambling, and More Gambling With Cousin Sal

2/22/2021
Dave, Chris Ying, and producer Isaac Lee share their personal experiences with gambling before bringing in ‘Fox Bet Live’ cohost Sal “Cousin Sal” Iacono to discuss his new book ‘You Can’t Lose Them All’ and the wide world of gambling.

Duration:01:04:25

How We Dress vs. How We Eat

2/18/2021
Dave recommends three underrated Asian and Asian American foods: salted mackerel; King’s Hawaiian bread rolls; soups and stews at Korean barbecue restaurants (0:00). Then, he and Chris Ying bring in Entireworld founder Scott Sternberg to explore the parallels between fashion and food (8:00).

Duration:01:05:51

Indoor Shoes, Tater Tots, and Flavored Cream Cheese | My Opinion Is Fact

2/11/2021
Dave and Chris Ying force their producer Isaac Lee to recount his first week of living in Portland, Oregon before giving their thoughts on a variety of topics: wearing shoes indoors, tater tots, favorite teachers, flavored cream cheese, goose, eggplant, billiards, and more.

Duration:01:04:19

What Chefs Can Learn From a Navy SEAL Commander

2/8/2021
Dave praises the under-recognized excellence of Asian food in the San Gabriel Valley (2:35) before he and Chris Ying interview former Navy SEAL commander Mike Hayes about his new book ‘Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning’ and its many leadership lessons that chefs can adapt to help manage kitchens (8:57).

Duration:01:08:35

Snackmaster, Vol. 2 | My Opinion Is Fact

2/4/2021
Dave, Chris Ying, and Noelle “Snackmaster” Cornelio continue their quest to explore all things snacks.

Duration:01:12:40