The Splendid Table 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.
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The Splendid Table

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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

649: Behind the Restaurant

The complicated community of restaurants and their people.

Green Soup for the Winter Blues

Long, gray winter got you down? Find some seasonal relief in this warm, colorful soup recipe from Anna Thomas.

675: The Food of Thailand

Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.

647: Mexican Food in America

Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe

Chefs, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll

Food writer Andrew Friedman celebrates the free spirits and misfits who started the the American restaurant revolution.

674: Hanging Out with Mike Solomonov

Francis Lam and renowned chef Michael Solomonov get to the soul of Israeli food, swap disaster stories and tag team calls from listeners.

644: The Power of Invitation

Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America's Test Kitchen's favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation

Eating Italy: A Holiday Menu

Italian food expert Jack Bishop (America's Test Kitchen) takes us to Italy with an authentic holiday menu featuring six regionally inspired dishes.

673: How Chefs Holiday at Home

Bring on the holidays with dishes from chefs Matty Matheson, Christina Tosi and Victor Albisu. Plus, the story of the ultimate golden gift.

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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