The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table

From American Public Media

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.More from The Splendid Table »

Most Recent Episodes

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.

Colonel Sanders, Mahalia Jackson and the South's Influence on 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"

605: Farm-to-Table

Lenny Russo on farm-to-table, ATK on fettuccine, Alex Raij on the Basque Country, Dina Cheney on non-dairy milks, meat in vending machines

630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions

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