On the final episode of the first season of the MUNCHIES podcast, we speak to legendary actress and culinary icon, Madhur Jaffrey, who brought Indian cuisine to the west, about her cultural impact and why she believes cooking and acting are very similar.
Award-winning TV show Top Chef helped to define a new era in food by taking the reality TV contest format and placing chefs front and center. We spoke to permanent Top Chef judge Gail Simmons about the world that the show helped to create.
We went to a coffee psychic to see if coffee can predict your future.
On the latest episode of MUNCHIES: The Podcast, MUNCHIES' Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman goes on an adventure through Central Park with smell artist, Sissel Tolaas, who is trying to capture the smell of the park. Helen Hollyman and Tolaas discuss why humans have become disconnected from our senses, how we can become better eaters through scent, and why she likes to serve the stench of dirty sneakers with grapes at her famous dinner parties.
Being a cab driver in NYC isn’t easy. You're drinking coffee to stay awake, then you’ve gotta piss and find some time eat, but there’s nowhere to park. But Punjabi Deli has been an oasis where you could park out front and grab some food. In 2010, the city started construction that made that impossible. Today, I’m talking to the the unexpected person who helped solve the problem: Punjabi-American rapper, HEEMS, a.k.a. Himanshu Suri.
We get to the bottom of what may be endangering your tequila and talk to the unexpected man who is helping to protect it… with bats.
Legendary chef Wylie Dufresne of WD~50 is one of the American pioneers of molecular gastronomy. We spoke to him about how he approaches creativity, sports, Applebee's, and why lacking curiosity as a human being is a complete waste of time.
We speak to world-renowned chef, Danny Bowien, about the rise, fall, and comeback of his beloved Mission Chinese, and explore the Danny Bowien that you don’t know, which includes life lessons from tornadoes, kitchen disasters, failure, and more info about Billy Corgan than anyone cares to know about.
An introduction to the new MUNCHIES podcast. We’re going to be talking to famous chefs, celebrities, the food-obsessed, food-averse, and everyone in between, asking them questions about current food culture and the culinary world that no one else is.