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The Splendid Table

American Public Media

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. Produced by American Public Media.

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. Produced by American Public Media.

Location:

Saint Paul, MN

Description:

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. Produced by American Public Media.

Language:

English

Contact:

480 Cedar Street St. Paul, MN 55101 1-800 537 5252


Episodes

745: Thanksgiving with Rodney Scott, Nik Sharma, Genevieve Ko, and Eric Wareheim

11/25/2022
We’re getting you all set up for Thanksgiving this week with our friends, Rodney Scott, Nik Sharma, Genevieve Ko, and Eric Wareheim

Duration:00:52:10

Turkey Confidential with Rick Martinez, Maneet Chauhan, Claire Saffitz, and Jesse Sparks

11/24/2022
Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora Francis Lam hosts the 2022 pre-recorded edition of our popular Thanksgiving show. Francis is joined by special guests Claire Saffitz, author of Dessert Person, Rick Martinez author of Mi Cocina: Recipes and Rapture from My Kitchen in Mexico, Chef, and Chopped judge Maneet Chauhan, and our very own Jesse Sparks, host of The One Recipe podcast to answer Thanksgiving questions. Broadcast dates for this...

Duration:01:58:23

769: Thanksgiving with Vivian Howard and Priya Parker

11/18/2022
This week, we’re getting ready for Thanksgiving with Star of A Chef’s Life, Vivian Howard, and the expert on gatherings, Priya Parker.

Duration:00:54:02

744: Secretly Simple Desserts with Anne Byrn, Dave Beran, Aran Goyoaga, & Paola Velez

11/11/2022
This week, we’ve surprisingly simple desserts with amazing bakers & chefs, Anne Byrn, Dave Beran, Aran Goyoaga, & Paola Velez

Duration:00:55:59

768: Hands On Cooking and Hosting with Sohla & Ham El-Waylly and Restaurateur Will Guidara

11/4/2022
This week, Chefs Sohla and Ham El-Waylly, answer your cooking questions, and restaurateur Will Guidara joins us with advice on how to be a great host

Duration:00:49:02

743: Baking with Dorie Greenspan and Everything Grains with Abra Berens

10/28/2022
We’re baking with national treasure Dorie Greenspan and we dive deep into the beauty of grains and beans with Abra Berens author of Grist.

Duration:00:52:25

767: Asian Vegan cooking with Hannah Che and Chef Danny Bowien

10/21/2022
This week, we’re getting deep into the incredibly soulful world of vegan cooking with Hannah Che and Chef Danny Bowien

Duration:00:50:01

742: Fall Cookbook Lineup

10/14/2022
We talk with the authors of some of our favorite fall cookbooks: Mooncakes & Milk Bread, Gastro Obscura, Flavors of the Sun, and Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys.

Duration:00:53:01

766: Honoring Family and Heritage with Linda Ronstadt and Natalia Molina

10/7/2022
This week, it’s stories from, and about, two Mexican American icons, Linda Ronstadt and Natalia Molina

Duration:00:49:34

741: Pizza: Origin, Culture and Making It with Nathan Myhrvold

9/30/2022
It's all about pizza this week with Nathan Myhrvold, founder of Modernist Cuisine and our Family Kitchen Segment with Journalist, Liana Aghajanian

Duration:00:54:46

765: French Home Cooking and Baking with Jacques Pépin and Aleksandra Crapanzano

9/23/2022
This week, we're getting deep into two staples of French cuisine, chicken, and cake, with Jacques Pépin and Aleksandra Crapanzano

Duration:00:53:11

740: Back To The Kitchen with Farideh Sadeghin and Soleil Ho

9/16/2022
We’re back in the kitchen and getting cooking inspiration from VICE’s Farideh Sadeghin and we talk to SF Chronicle’s restaurant critic Soleil Ho about the future of restaurants

Duration:00:54:10

764: Women Brewers

9/9/2022
Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora This week, we're exploring the history of women and beermaking. First, Theresa McCulla, curator of The Smithsonian's American Brewing History Initiative, explains why beer is a great lens to examine American history and shares the story of Patsy Young, an early American brewer and fugitive from slavery. Then, Atinuke Akintola Diver talks about her feature-length documentary This Belongs to Us, which follows Black...

Duration:00:50:47

739: Chef Martin Yan’s Culinary Journey

9/2/2022
We’re spending this episode with the iconic Martin Yan, the groundbreaking star of Yan Can Cook.

Duration:00:53:29

763: Home Food with Chef Vishwesh Bhatt & Masa with Jorge Gaviria

8/26/2022
This week, we’re talking to James Beard award-winning Chef Vishwesh Bhatt, and Masienda Founder Jorge Gaviria

Duration:00:50:20

662: Pepper Party

8/19/2022
Things get spicy when we look at the wide world of chili peppers and how they're enjoyed raw, cooked, powdered, and blended into sauces.

Duration:00:51:04

691: Caterers - The Unsung Heroes of Cooking

8/12/2022
Go beyond the pipe and drape, deep into the intense world of catering with Matt and Ted Lee, Michael Twitty, Kwame Onwuachi, and America’s Test Kitchen.

Duration:00:49:58

689: Culinary Empowerment

8/5/2022
Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora This week, we introduce you to two amazing culinary organizations as we bring you real-world stories of street vendors and other low-income food entrepreneurs starting their businesses. First, we visit alums of La Cocina, a groundbreaking kitchen incubator in San Francisco. Then, we look at culinary empowerment from an entirely different angle as we head to NYC for a lesson in chiles rellenos from an instructor from...

Duration:00:50:27

762: Live Fire Cooking

7/29/2022
Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora This week we’re joined by some unusual thinkers on the art of the cookout. First, we get a lesson on barbecue etiquette (who knew) with our favorite duo, Nick Leighton and Leah Bonnema, Hosts of the podcast Were You Raised by Wolves? We get all kinds of tips, from the right way to ask for a family recipe to taking a house tour only if offered by your host. Then, Chefs Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich share their...

Duration:00:50:54

738: Legendary Food Writer Claudia Roden

7/22/2022
This week, we spend an hour with the legendary food writer Claudia Roden and check in with one of her biggest fans, Yotam Ottolenghi.

Duration:00:51:57