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MUNCHIES: The 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.
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Oct 31, 2016

Colin Spoelman is master distiller at Kings County Distillery and an expert on the history of spirits - liquid and spectral.  This Halloween, Colin takes us to Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery to meet some permanent residents and explore the myths and legends of famous distillers buried just a few feet below our own.

Oct 25, 2016

We landed in Copenhagen and headed straight to the notorious Christiania neighborhood to meet Matt Orlando, owner and head chef of Copenhagen's Amass.

At a small cafe along Pusher Street, he briefs us on the history of this anarchist micro-state, lays out his framework of eco-conscious deliciousness, and explains why this age-old city continues to captivate chefs around the globe.

Oct 11, 2016
Today, we dive into one of the most incredible experiences fine dining has to offer: kaiseki cuisine. Combining hyper-local, foraged ingredients with refined Japanese technique, trailblazing Chef Niki Nakayama is redefining the traditional, multi-course Japanese meal at her acclaimed Los Angeles restaurant n/naka. 
 
Helen Hollyman joins Chef Nakayama, her life-partner and sous-chef Carole Iida-Nakayama and renowned forager Pascal Baudar to explore the past, present and future of this mythic culinary tradition.  
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