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

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.

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

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