The Dave Chang Show

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Sarah Wiley
 Oct 7, 2019
Fantastic podcast. I always enjoy and learn.

Tom
 Jan 24, 2019
Great pod! David Chang keeps it real.

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 Nov 16, 2018
david choe pod must listen

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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

Episode Date
#AskDave After Dark
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Dave, Chris, and Isaac convene at nighttime to answer questions submitted by you, the listeners. And … it really goes off the rails, somehow even more than usual. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
“American Food Is Black Food”
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Dave shares his thoughts on a few culinary topics (0:30) before he and Chris bring in ‘High on the Hog’ host Stephen Satterfield to discuss how modern foodways in the United States are rooted in the history of slavery and the consequent injustices against African American people in the culinary world that persist to this day (11:00). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Stephen Satterfield Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Three Years Later
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Dave shares a few lessons learned from some recent food adventures (3:37) before he and Chris bring in ‘Roadrunner’ director Morgan Neville to reflect on food media titan Anthony Bourdain’s life, career, death, and legacy (15:00). You can watch ‘Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain’ in theaters starting July 16. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
Foodie Culture, Cabeza, and Boba | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave, Chris, and Isaac discuss the future of foodie culture in the post-pandemic Western world (0:26) before they riff on a variety of topics selected by the “supercomputer" (15:45). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
“Ethnic” Food and Diversifying Groceries, With Larry Liu
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Dave and Chris discuss the delineation of certain foods as “ethnic” and the scarcity of certain ingredients in the United States (0:23) before they bring in Weee! founder and CEO Larry Liu to hear what his company is doing to help with that (35:36). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Larry Liu Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
Fancy Hamburgers, Poutine, and Horchata | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave explains why the hamburger is actually the move at a high-end Western restaurant (0:29) before he and Chris answer a variety of culinary questions posed by “supercomputer” Isaac Lee (21:49). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
An Ode to Korean Moms, With Michelle Zauner
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Dave explains how he makes a beloved Korean dish, the oxtail soup (0:41), before he and Chris link up with Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner to discuss her new book ‘Crying in H Mart’ and how food serves as a cultural tether to her family (14:04). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Michelle Zauner Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
Egg Rolls, Potlucks, and Airplane Food | #AskDave
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Dave answers questions sent in by you, the listeners! Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
Rude Restaurant Service, Chicken Noodle Soup, and Maple Syrup | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave, Chris, and Isaac discuss the virtues of no-nonsense restaurant service (0:23) before sharing their thoughts on a variety of random topics (26:35). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
Dads, Vol. 9: Why Have Kids?
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Dave and Chris share their recent adventures in parenthood (0:55) before speaking with philosopher Tom Whyman about the morality of human procreation (32:53). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Tom Whyman Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
Bibs, Yellow Mustard, and Meat Substitutes | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave shares his takeaways from eating hot pot for the first time since the pandemic began (0:54) before he and Chris give their opinions on a variety of topics chosen by the “supercomputer” (20:53). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
Reclaiming Native American Cuisine With Sean Sherman
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Dave and Chris talk to The Sioux Chef's Sean Sherman about the heritage of Indigenous American food and reclaiming its place within the modern-day United States culinary landscape. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Sean Sherman Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
Hot Sauce, Children's Content, and Airport Food | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave, Chris, and Isaac talk about technological advances in dentistry (0:57) before they share their thoughts on several culinary topics (18:18). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
Alan Yang on Work Ethic, ‘Master of None,’ and Asians on Screen
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Dave and Chris are joined by filmmaker Alan Yang to discuss how to have a healthy relationship with work, the adventurous turn of ‘Master of None’ Season 3, and the road ahead for Asian Americans in the entertainment industry. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Alan Yang Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
The Secrets of BBQ, With Rodney Scott and Lolis Elie
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Dave and Chris are joined by legendary pitmaster Rodney Scott and food historian Lolis Elie to discuss the wonderful world of whole-hog barbecue. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guests: Rodney Scott and Lolis Elie Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 27, 2021
Mixed Rice, Sesame Oil, and Avocado Toast | #AskDave
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Dave answers questions sent in by you, the listeners! Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 24, 2021
How to Be Fearless in Failures, With Ellen Bennett
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Dave briefly ruminates on how restaurant operators might view the industry differently in a post-pandemic world (0:00) before being joined by Hedley & Bennett founder Ellen Bennett to discuss the lessons she learned from her roller coaster of a career (9:11). Then, they play a short round of My Opinion Is Fact (39:43). You can pick up Ellen’s new book, ‘Dream First, Details Later,’ at your local bookstore or wherever books are sold. Host: Dave Chang Guest: Ellen Bennett Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 20, 2021
The Caloric Experience Diet, Asian Pears, and Curly Fries | My Opinion Is Fact
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In light of the truly shocking revelation that was the Chris Ying Caloric Experience, Dave, Chris, and Isaac formulate a dietary challenge to get healthier (0:26) before discussing a variety of culinary and tangential topics (19:33). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 17, 2021
Professor Greg Blonder Returns
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After appearing on one of our most popular episodes ever—“Debunking Microwave Myths”—Boston University professor Greg Blonder rejoins the show to discuss the science behind nonstick pans, stainless steel, and other household cooking items. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Greg Blonder Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 13, 2021
NYC Pizza, Movie Theater Snacks, and Alternative Pasta | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave waxes poetic about the unique pizza-eating experience that New York City offers (0:00) before he, Chris, and Isaac discuss a variety of culinary topics (27:09). Host: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 10, 2021
Are UFOs Real? With Gideon Lewis-Kraus
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Dave and Chris are joined by New Yorker staff writer Gideon Lewis-Kraus to discuss the recent renewal of credibility for UFO sightings and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Read Gideon’s new article “How the Pentagon Started Taking UFOs Seriously” here. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Gideon Lewis-Kraus Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 06, 2021
Love Craptually
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Dave, Chris, and Isaac set out to record another installment of My Opinion Is Fact, but instead spiral into a conversation about the distinct shame of overeating ... and the events that proceed afterward. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 03, 2021
Correcting the Record on American Farming, With Natalie Baszile
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Dave and Chris are joined by ‘We Are Each Other’s Harvest’ author Natalie Baszile to discuss the history of farming in the United States and how African American farmers continue to be marginalized. Please consider supporting the Black Harvest Fund at nataliebaszile.com/black-harvest-fund. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Natalie Baszile Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
Black Pepper, Shrimp Cocktail, and Brunch | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave, Chris, and Isaac once again link up to discuss a variety of culinary and non-culinary topics. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
The Chris Ying Caloric Experience and Snackmaster, Vol. 3: Sour Snacks
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Dave and Chris are joined by Noelle “Snackmaster” Cornelio to recount the wild eating adventure they shared (0:29) before reviewing a variety of popular sour snacks (24:55). Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Noelle Cornelio Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
Artichoke Dip, Jelly Donuts, and Ddukbokki | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and Chris Ying are once again joined by producer Isaac Lee to discuss a variety of culinary and non-culinary topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
Dads: Spring Break Edition With Wylie Dufresne
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Dave and Chris Ying call up Wylie Dufresne, one of the greatest chefs ever and a veteran father, to discuss parenting as society begins to open up again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
British Food, Jell-O, and Going Dutch | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave is once again joined by his media partner Chris Ying and producer Isaac Lee to discuss a multitude of culinary topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
‘Minari’ Is an American Story, With Director Lee Isaac Chung
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Dave shares his thoughts on what the food landscape of post-pandemic America might look like (0:52) before he and Chris Ying are joined by Oscar-nominated ‘Minari’ director Lee Isaac Chung to discuss his highly touted film and its resonance with the Asian American experience (16:52). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
#AskDave, March 2021
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Dave and Chris Ying answer questions submitted by you, the listeners! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
White Wine, Jjigae, and Microwave Popcorn | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and Chris Ying expand on the previously discussed sandwich rankings (0:30) before they boot up the “supercomputer,” a.k.a. producer Isaac Lee, to share their thoughts on a variety of culinary topics (20:55). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
Born in East L.A. (1987), With Gustavo Arellano | Bad Movie Club
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Dave and Chris Ying react to the numerous responses to the "Crazy Ideas and How to Use Them" episode (0:49) before they are joined by the L.A. Times’ Gustavo Arellano to discuss Cheech Marin’s underappreciated comedy film ‘Born in East L.A.’ (11:13). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
Kelly Marie Tran on the “First Asian” Mantle
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Dave shares his personal favorite types of sandwiches (0:31) before he and Chris Ying sit down with ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ actor Kelly Marie Tran to discuss the privilege and burden of blazing a trail for Asian Americans on screen, her pioneering role in the ‘Star Wars’ franchise, and of course, food (8:43). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
Anyday Preopening Diaries With Steph Chen
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Dave first calls up Chris Ying and producer Isaac Lee to respond to the horrific murders of Asian American women in Atlanta and the ongoing violence against Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (2:05). Then, Dave and Chris are joined by Anyday founder Steph Chen to discuss developing cookware specifically for the microwave oven and how it can dramatically change the way people cook at home (13:30). To purchase Anyday cookware, visit cookanyday.com. For more information on demystifying the microwave oven, listen to the episode “Debunking Microwave Myths” featuring professor Greg Blonder on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 18, 2021
California Bagels, Breakfast Burritos, and Buffet Plans | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave, Chris Ying, and producer Isaac Lee discuss differences among regional cuisines in the United States, including the recent inflammatory online debate surrounding bagels (1:26). Then, they offer their thoughts on a handful of other culinary topics (35:22). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
Dads, Vol. 8 With Peter Serpico
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by Pete’s Place chef Peter Serpico to discuss the ups and downs of parenting in pandemic times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
Frozen Food All-Stars, Radiohead, and Baking | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and Chris Ying weigh in on topics and questions posed by their producer, “supercomputer” Isaac Lee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
Eddie Huang on Asian Masculinity and Representation in ‘Boogie’
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Dave explains why anchovies are an underrated ingredient (0:00) before he and Chris Ying are joined by a four-time guest, the polymath Eddie Huang, to discuss his new film ‘Boogie’ and its numerous cultural insights (10:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 04, 2021
Crazy Ideas and How to Use Them
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Dave and Chris Ying sit down with renowned physicist Safi Bahcall to discuss his highly touted book ‘Loonshots’ and the paradoxical keys to leading a successful organization, as well as how it relates to Dave’s own experience in the restaurant industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
This Is the Post-Trump Era…Right?
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Dave and producer Isaac Lee react to the news of beloved Los Angeles restaurant Spoon By H closing its doors (0:00) before Dave and Chris Ying speak to ‘The Circus’ host John Heilemann about the state of American politics in the early days of the Biden administration (7:32), as well as the argument for keeping shoes on in the house (49:30). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 25, 2021
Gambling, Gambling, and More Gambling With Cousin Sal
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Dave, Chris Ying, and producer Isaac Lee share their personal experiences with gambling before bringing in ‘Fox Bet Live’ cohost Sal “Cousin Sal” Iacono to discuss his new book ‘You Can’t Lose Them All’ and the wide world of gambling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
How We Dress vs. How We Eat
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Dave recommends three underrated Asian and Asian American foods: salted mackerel; King’s Hawaiian bread rolls; soups and stews at Korean barbecue restaurants (0:00). Then, he and Chris Ying bring in Entireworld founder Scott Sternberg to explore the parallels between fashion and food (8:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 18, 2021
Indoor Shoes, Tater Tots, and Flavored Cream Cheese | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and Chris Ying force their producer Isaac Lee to recount his first week of living in Portland, Oregon before giving their thoughts on a variety of topics: wearing shoes indoors, tater tots, favorite teachers, flavored cream cheese, goose, eggplant, billiards, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
What Chefs Can Learn From a Navy SEAL Commander
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Dave praises the under-recognized excellence of Asian food in the San Gabriel Valley (2:35) before he and Chris Ying interview former Navy SEAL commander Mike Hayes about his new book ‘Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning’ and its many leadership lessons that chefs can adapt to help manage kitchens (8:57). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
Snackmaster, Vol. 2 | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave, Chris Ying, and Noelle “Snackmaster” Cornelio continue their quest to explore all things snacks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 04, 2021
Guinness, Gum, and Greasy Spoon Diners | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and Chris Ying answer questions posed by their producer Isaac Lee on a variety of topics: clam chowder, Guinness, fashion phases, gum, metal music, hangover cures, diner food, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
Dax Shepard, the Armchair Expert
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Dave briefly talks to his producer Isaac Lee about how podcasting has changed since the pandemic (2:44) before being joined by actor Dax Shepard to discuss the explosive popularity of his podcast ‘Armchair Expert’ (9:14), the organic success of ‘Top Gear America’ among gearheads and laypeople alike (17:10), and, of course, food (33:40). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
Chili, Food Travel Destinations, and Danish Hot Dogs | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and Chris Ying call up chef-restauranteur Rosio Sanchez to discuss pioneering Mexican cuisine in Denmark and a variety of other culinary topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
Debunking Microwave Myths
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Dave discusses the dilemma of choosing between a milkshake and a soda to accompany a fast-food hamburger (0:00) before he and Chris Ying call up Boston University professor Greg Blonder to correct common misconceptions about the microwave oven (8:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
#AskDave, January 2021
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Dave and Chris Ying answer questions sent in from you, the listeners! Stick around until the very end for listener voicemails. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
Snackmaster, Vol. 1 | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave extols the virtues of steamed fish (0:00) before he and Chris Ying are joined by Momofuku’s Noelle “Snackmaster” Cornelio to discuss (and eat!) snacks (8:30). Warning: This episode contains audio of chewing, swallowing, and other sounds affiliated with consuming food. Listen at your own risk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
What the Nazis Learned From America
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Dave and Chris are joined by Yale professor James Q. Whitman, author of ‘Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law,’ to discuss how Nazi Germany drew from American race laws in crafting the Nuremberg Laws. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021
Soy Sauce Can Be Better. Plus: JJ Johnson on Raising Twins and Accessible Cuisine.
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Dave shares his thoughts on how much room for improvement the soy sauce market has in the United States (0:00) before he and Chris Ying call Field Trip chef JJ Johnson (8:30) to discuss the difficulties of raising twins, the parallels between parenting and managing a kitchen, and the importance of representing cultures through food in an accessible way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 17, 2020
Spaghetti and Meatballs, Onion Rings, 'Ted Lasso' (Again), and Spicy Thai Food | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave, Chris Ying, and producer Isaac Lee offer their thoughts on a variety of topics, including spaghetti and meatballs, eggnog, onion rings, TV shows they are watching right now, cocktails, their preferred spicy level for Thai food, guilty-pleasure music, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
What Chefs Can Learn From ‘Ted Lasso,’ and BBQ With Kevin Bludso
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Dave discusses the lessons that can be learned from the sitcom ‘Ted Lasso’ (0:00) before he and Chris Ying sit down with legendary pitmaster Kevin Bludso to talk all things barbecue (7:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 10, 2020
Sweet Pancakes Have Got to Go, Sesame Oil > Olive Oil, and Why the Garde-Manger Should Be Respected More | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave explains why key lime pie is the only acceptable pie to eat (0:00) before bringing in Chris Ying and producer Isaac Lee to riff on a variety of topics (6:30): pancakes, extra virgin olive oil, breakfast in bed, juicing, dried herbs, “3D” movies, the garde-manger station, trail mix, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
CL on Representing Korean Culture and Breaking the Mold
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Dave and Chris briefly talk with producer Isaac Lee about K-pop’s rise as an international phenomenon (0:00) before Dave’s interview with global superstar musician CL (18:30) about her complex identity shaping her unique artistry as well as, of course, Korean food. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 03, 2020
Korean BBQ, Korean Quarantine, and Jimmy Kimmel!
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Dave explains the virtues of Korean barbecue (1:00) and calls up his producer Isaac Lee to talk about how South Korea is successfully containing COVID-19 (5:12). Then, Jimmy Kimmel comes on (14:46) to discuss Dave winning ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,’ how Jimmy came to be extraordinary at answering emails, Jimmy’s remarkable love for food, their shared passion for fly-fishing, and parenting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 30, 2020
Leftovers, School Lunches, Dining Solo, and MSG Popcorn | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave talks about the exquisite experience of eating at El Bulli before bringing in his producers to discuss a variety of topics: frozen pizza, leftovers, hobbies, school lunches, mochi ice cream, superstitions, karaoke, dining out alone, popcorn, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 23, 2020
#AskDave, Vol. 6
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Dave describes the deliciousness of Peking duck (0:00) before answering questions sent in by you, the listeners (8:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 19, 2020
‘Recipe Club’ Pre-Opening Diaries
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Dave talks through the best foods to get delivered (0:00) before discussing the trials and tribulations of spinning off ‘Recipe Club,’ first with Chris Ying and Priya Krishna toward the beginning of production (8:00) and then with just Chris closer to launch (32:30). 'Recipe Club' premieres tomorrow, November 17th. Listen on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2020
Why Work Feels Harder Now. Plus, Dads Vol. 8 With Chef Magnus Nilsson
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Dave and his producers talk through the unique fatigue of working during the pandemic (0:00). Then, chef Magnus Nilsson (formerly of the two Michelin-starred Fäviken) joins to discuss his illustrious career, why he called it quits, and parenting in Sweden (31:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 12, 2020
Stress-Eating Through the Election, Wine Snobs Are Better Than Beer Snobs, and Everyone Should Eat Gim | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and his producers recap how they spent election week (0:00) before running through a variety of topics, including slow cookers, pretzels, beer/wine snobs, gim, and stress-eating foods (32:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 09, 2020
Processing the 2020 Election. Plus, the Bad Movie Club With Patton Oswalt: ‘Battle Beyond The Stars’ (1980)
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Dave and his producers talk through their emotions about the United States’ 2020 election week and debate how the nation could move forward from this historic moment (0:00). Then, Dave and Chris sit down with comedian-actor Patton Oswalt to review the 1980 space-opera film ‘Battle Beyond The Stars’ (44:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 05, 2020
Asian Supermarkets, Road Trips, Best Potato Dishes, Horror Films, and Subway Sandwiches | My Opinion Is Fact
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Dave and his producers riff on a variety of topics, including mac and cheese, East Asian grocery stores, road trips (and driving in general), makgeolli, the best way to eat a potato, horror movies, Subway sandwiches, and the best thing they ate this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 02, 2020
Nut Milk, Kombucha, Lengua (and Other Culinary “Adventures”). Plus: Election Preview With Alex Wagner.
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Dave and his producers riff on a few culinary topics including milk substitute beverages, the kombucha craze, and beef tongue. Then, they sit down with politics journalist and ‘The Circus’ cohost Alex Wagner to talk about the state of American politics and the imminent presidential election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
My Opinion Is Fact: Instant Coffee, White Claw, and Top-Five Candy Bars
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Dave and his producers link up once again for the lightning-round segment now officially named My Opinion Is Fact. Topics include: coffee snobbery, adventures in alcohol, best candy bars, feline pets, pumpkin pie, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 26, 2020
33 Rules for Becoming a Chef, Rule 2
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Dave and Chris are joined by ‘Top Chef’ star Kwame Onwuachi to discuss racial equity in the culinary industry and explore the second rule from Dave’s "Rules for Becoming a Chef," as detailed his new book ‘Eat a Peach’: Don’t go to cooking school. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 22, 2020
Best Breakfast Cereals, Tipping During the Pandemic, and Underrated Foods. Plus: Too Small to Fail Vol. 13, With Chef Éric Ripert of Le Bernardin.
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Dave and Chris once again power up their state-of-the-art “supercomputer” (which sounds conspicuously like their producer Isaac Lee) to answer a variety of questions posed by its intelligent algorithm. Then, they bring in legendary chef Éric Ripert of Le Bernardin to discuss his illustrious career and impact, as well as the process of reopening his restaurant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020
#AskDave, Vol. 5
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Dave and his producers answer questions sent in by you, the listeners! Topics include: labeling tape, mukbangs, the fallacy of recipes, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 15, 2020
Dads With a Mom, Chef Asha Gomez. Plus, the Basketball GOAT, Crab vs. Lobster, and Uncomfortable Dinner Table Convos.
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Dave and his producers explore a variety of topics algorithmically chosen through a “supercomputer” (0:54) before bringing in chef Asha Gomez to discuss parenting a teenager and educating through food (29:41). If you are an American who has not voted yet, make a plan at votesaveamerica.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 12, 2020
Top Five Condiments and East African Food With Hawa Hassan
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Dave and Chris are joined by Basbaas CEO Hawa Hassan to discuss introducing the larger American audience to East African cuisine (1:17) before debating their five favorite condiments (31:02). You can preorder Hawa’s book ‘In Bibi’s Kitchen’ wherever books are sold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 08, 2020
Good Tortillas and California Politics: The Gustavo Arellano Experience
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Dave and Chris are joined by Los Angeles Times columnist Gustavo Arellano to react to President Donald Trump contracting COVID-19 (0:34) and explain the widely misunderstood political history of California (16:45) before discussing all things tortillas (31:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 05, 2020
The Bad Movie Club: ‘The F Word'/'What If’ (2013)
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Dave and Chris make the mistake of allowing their producer Isaac Lee to select his favorite film of all time—the Canadian romantic comedy ‘The F Word’ (also known as ‘What If’ in the United States), starring Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Adam Driver, and Mackenzie Davis—for this episode of The Bad Movie Club. The trio discusses the merits of the movie and the place of the romantic comedy genre within culture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 01, 2020
Name This Podcast
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In yet another new gimmick meant to distract from the goings-on of the world, Dave’s team puts him through a round of rapid-fire questions in the style of ‘Pardon the Interruption.’ Please vote on the name of this podcast on The Dave Chang Show’s social media pages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 28, 2020
33 Rules for Becoming a Chef, Rule 17
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In a new recurring feature, the guys explore the rules for becoming a chef as detailed in Dave’s new book, ‘Eat a Peach.’ This week, Benu chef Corey Lee joins to talk about rule 17: don’t edit in your head. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 24, 2020
Everything Is Terrible, So Let’s Eat Our Feelings
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Dave and Chris Ying briefly take stock of current events (0:11) before ranking their respective top five foods to order for delivery and/or takeout (18:27). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 21, 2020
#AskDave, Vol.4
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Dave is joined by his producers, Chris Ying and Isaac Lee, for a chaotic and haphazard conversation that goes on for an inarguably exorbitant amount of time (3:12) before finally answering some mailbag questions sent in by you, the listeners (40:26). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 17, 2020
Dads, Vol. 6 With Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan
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Dave and Chris Ying call up ‘Westworld’ creators and parents of two, Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, to discuss raising children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
The Bad Movie Club: ‘The Last Dragon’ (1985)
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by polymath and three-peat guest Eddie Huang to discuss the underappreciated 1985 martial arts comedy film ‘The Last Dragon’ and how the movie became a cultural landmark for Black people and Asian Americans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 10, 2020
‘Eat a Peach’ Preopening Diaries With Gabe Ulla
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Dave discusses his upcoming book, ‘Eat a Peach: A Memoir,’ with Chris Ying and coauthor Gabe Ulla. ‘Eat a Peach: A Memoir’ releases on September 8, 2020 wherever books are sold; pre-order now online. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 03, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 12: John Hall
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by Post Office Pies chef John Hall of Birmingham, Alabama, to discuss operating restaurants during COVID-19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
Dads, Vol. 5 With Ravi Patel (Part 2)
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Dave reiterates the urgency for Asian Americans to join in the fight against systemic racism (0:50) before resuming his conversation with actor-filmmaker Ravi Patel on parenting and being parented, as well as his upcoming docuseries ‘Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness’ on HBO Max (10:51). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 27, 2020
Dads, Vol. 5 With Ravi Patel (Part 1)
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by actor-filmmaker Ravi Patel to discuss parenting and being parented, as well as his upcoming docuseries ‘Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness’ on HBO Max. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020
Post-Opening Diaries: Lisa Donovan (‘Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger’)
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Dave and Chris Ying catch up with Lisa Donovan, author of the riveting new memoir ‘Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger,’ about what it's like to lay one's entire life out for people to see. The guys marvel at Lisa's strength and her expertise at deploying swear words, while discussing the future of the restaurant business and debating whether or not world-class pastry chefs ever buy pies from a store. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 20, 2020
#AskDave, Vol. 3
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Dave and Chris Ying mercilessly roast their producer, Isaac Lee (0:13), before answering questions submitted by you, the listeners! (11:57) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 17, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 11: Simone Tong
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by chef Simone Tong of Little Tong Noodle Shop to discuss the complexities of opening her new restaurant, Silver Apricot, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 13, 2020
Padma Lakshmi: American Food Is Immigrant Food
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Dave addresses the rapid closures of many independent restaurants across the United States (1:07) before bringing in ‘Top Chef’ and ‘Taste the Nation’ host Padma Lakshmi to discuss the inseparable relationship between American cuisine as we know it and immigrant culture (14:19). Make your voice heard to the United States Senate at (202) 224-3121. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 06, 2020
A Training Session With the World’s Best Executive Coach
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith for a deep exploration of leadership and management. Warning: This episode goes off the rails, even for us—in a good way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 03, 2020
The Recipe Club, Vol. 2: Chicken Parm
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Dave, Chris Ying, and food writer Priya Krishna debate the best way to prepare a quintessential Italian American dish: chicken parmesan. They each present a recipe and, after individually cooking all three, give their honest critiques. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 30, 2020
The Bad Movie Club Redux: ‘Best of the Best’ (1989), With Teddy Zee
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Dave and Chris Ying invite film producer Teddy Zee to tell them everything they got wrong about the 1989 martial arts film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 27, 2020
What Bruce Lee Means to Asian Americans, With ‘Be Water’ Director Bao Nguyen
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by director Bao Nguyen to discuss his Bruce Lee documentary ‘Be Water,’ which explores the iconic Hong Kong actor’s life, impact, and legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 23, 2020
The Story Behind the Momofuku Chili Crunch, With Eddie Huang
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When the Momofuku team announced the arrival of the Chili Crunch, chef and polymath Eddie Huang raised some questions regarding its resemblance to the popular Chinese chili sauce Lao Gan Ma. Naturally, Dave and Chris Ying called him up to discuss the issue at length and explain the roots of the new product. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 20, 2020
Waiting for Eddie Huang
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While on standby for next week’s guest, Eddie Huang, to join the call, Dave and Chris Ying venture into an interesting conversation that touches on a wide range of topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 16, 2020
The Bad Movie Club: ‘Best of the Best’ (1989) With Mina Kimes
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by ESPN’s Mina Kimes to discuss the truly nonsensical martial arts film ‘Best of the Best,’ starring Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, and Sally Kirkland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 13, 2020
#AskDave, Vol. 2
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Dave is joined by Chris Ying to answer questions sent in by you, the listeners! Topics include: 'Hamilton', air fryers, the Food Network, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 09, 2020
Thoughts on Lucky Peach
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Dave shares his thoughts on recent news regarding Lucky Peach and the L.A. Times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 04, 2020
Dads, Vol. 4 With Lolis Elie
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Dave and Chris Ying call up food journalist and filmmaker Lolis Elie to discuss parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 03, 2020
Rediscovering Black Power With Professor Jeffrey Ogbar
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Dave and Chris Ying and joined by Jeffrey Ogbar, professor at the University of Connecticut, historian, and author of ‘Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity.’ They trace the Black Power movement and its various influences, including Asian American advocacy, to the present-day discourse on race relations and racial justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 29, 2020
The Recipe Club, Vol. 1: BLT
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Dave, Chris Ying, and food writer Priya Krishna debate the best way to prepare a classic American sandwich: the BLT. They each present a recipe and, after individually cooking all three, give their honest critique. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 25, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 10: Ann Kim
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by Minneapolis chef Ann Kim to hear her unique perspective on operating restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic and being part of the Black Lives Matter movement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 22, 2020
Joe Chang (1942–2020)
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Dave honors his late father, Joe Chang. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 19, 2020
Chris Shepherd: Using Food for Good and Safely Reopening Restaurants
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Dave is joined by Houston chef and restaurateur Chris Shepherd to discuss channeling cooking into charitable efforts and the inventive ways to ensure safety as dine-in restaurants begin to reopen across the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 15, 2020
Dan Giusti: Black Lives Matter Is More Than a Moment, and How Food Professionals Can Be Part of Social Change
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Dave and Chris Ying call up Brigaid chef Dan Giusti to discuss how the Black Lives Matter movement can continue to build long beyond the protests (2:19) and how the restaurant industry can help to create a more equitable society (46:49). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 12, 2020
Looking Back at America With Paul Carmichael
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Dave and Chris Ying have a cathartic and eye-opening conversation with their friend, chef Paul Carmichael of Momofuku Seiobo. They discuss what Paul's been learning to cook while in quarantine, the underappreciated cuisines of the Caribbean, and the deep roots of today's racial conflicts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 08, 2020
How Asian Americans Can Better Support Black Lives Matter
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Dave calls up his producers, Chris Ying and Isaac Lee, to explore why Asian Americans can and should advocate for the Black community in the midst of ongoing protests against systemic racism and police brutality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 05, 2020
A Conversation With ‘Westworld’ Co-Creator Jonathan Nolan
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Dave and Chris Ying call up filmmaker Jonathan Nolan to hear his perspective on a wide range of topics, from interrogating the structures of Western society in light of the global pandemic to the philosophies that underlie his hit series ‘Westworld.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 29, 2020
CPG, Normal Pot, and Too Small to Fail, Vol. 9 With Lily Kwong
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Dave and Chris Ying explore the idea of restaurants selling consumer packaged goods and review some home cooking equipment (1:39) before calling up renowned landscape artist Lily Kwong to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted her industry and how the idea for Freedom Gardens came about (36:53). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 26, 2020
Dads, Vol. 3 With Wylie Dufresne
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Dave and Chris Ying are joined by legendary chef and current full-time dad Wylie Dufresne to exchange stories about fathering children in the time of COVID-19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 21, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 8: Ben Leventhal
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Dave and Chris Ying call up Ben Leventhal, cofounder of Eater and Resy, to discuss how the hospitality industry will change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 18, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 7: Restaurant Closures | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave and Chris Ying speak to Lincoln Carson of Bon Temps (2:44), Eric Bost of Auburn (29:54), and Marguerite Mariscal of Momofuku (55:08) about the experience of closing restaurants due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 13, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 6: Jim Kim | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave and Chris Ying call up former World Bank president and epidemiology expert Jim Kim to discuss the science-based methods for the United States to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 11, 2020
The Bad Movie Club: ‘Burnt’ (2015) | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave and Chris Ying call up food personality Joe House to discuss the universally panned 2015 chef drama ‘Burnt’ and explain everything wrong with the film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 08, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 5: Wylie Dufresne | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave offers up an idea for the food delivery infrastructure in a post-COVID America (1:07) before calling up Chris Ying and legendary chef Wylie Dufresne to discuss how the pandemic has changed the restaurant industry and will continue to change it (8:18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 04, 2020
#AskDave, Vol. 1 | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave and Chris Ying sit down to answer questions submitted by you, the listeners! Topics include: eating raw chicken, salting pasta water, food festivals, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 30, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 4: Eddie Huang | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave and Chris Ying call up BaoHaus chef Eddie Huang to discuss his recent move to Taipei, what Americans can learn from many East Asian countries’ success in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, how the popularity of Taiwanese cuisine could grow in the Western world, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 27, 2020
Dads, Vol. 2 | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave calls up Majordomo Media head creative and father of two Chris Ying to discuss parenting young children under quarantine. Topics include: mispronouncing names in children’s books, the unique experience of falling asleep while playing with a baby, Dave’s kimchi recipe, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 23, 2020
Too Small To Fail, Vol. 3: Jessica Koslow | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave explains his recent ventures on Instagram (2:32) before calling up Jessica Koslow of Sqirl and Chris Ying to discuss reshuffling a restaurant to give back to the community during this difficult time (13:44). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 20, 2020
The Bad Movie Club: ‘Demolition Man’ (1993) | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave addresses the increasingly perilous state of the restaurant industry amid the COVID-19 pandemic (1:08) before calling up his producers Chris Ying and Isaac Lee to explore the 1993 sci-fi/action film ‘Demolition Man’ in admittedly absurd fashion (29:53). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 16, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 2: Marguerite Mariscal | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave and Chris Ying call up Momofuku CEO Marguerite Mariscal to discuss how the Momofuku restaurant group has navigated the COVID-19 pandemic thus far and how to move forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 13, 2020
‘Tigertail’ Pre-Opening Diaries | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with filmmaker Alan Yang to discuss his deeply personal film ‘Tigertail’ and how it portrays the Asian American experience. ‘Tigertail’ releases tomorrow, April 10, exclusively on Netflix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 09, 2020
Too Small to Fail, Vol. 1: Corey Lee | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave gives his homemade crepe recipe (0:37) before calling up three-Michelin-starred chef Corey Lee of Benu to discuss how the restaurant industry will have to change and rebuild in a post-pandemic world (14:50). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 06, 2020
Mr. Moms, Vol. 1: Cooking for Your Family in Quarantine | The Dave Chang Show
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In the first (and possibly last) episode of ‘Mr. Moms,’ Dave calls up Majordomo Media head creative and father of two Chris Ying to explore the challenges of cooking for their respective families while sheltering in place. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 02, 2020
Honoring Floyd Cardoz, Vendors During Quarantine, Instant Pots Are Stupid, and Regrowing Scallions | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave pays his respects to the late, great Floyd Cardoz, who passed away on March 25, 2020, due to complications from contracting COVID-19 (0:57). Then, he calls up Majordomo Media head of creative Chris Ying to discuss the importance of protecting vendors in the COVID-19 era (10:20), the undeniable stupidity of the Instant Pot fad (39:34), a valuable lesson that can be learned from the survivalist trick of regrowing scallions (53:40), and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 26, 2020
How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Hurting the Restaurant Industry | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave is joined by Majordomo Media’s head of creative Chris Ying to discuss the devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting upon the restaurant industry and the policies that can be implemented to counteract it. We encourage you to contact your representatives through the United States Capitol hotline at (202) 224-3121. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 20, 2020
The Legacy of Gray Kunz, Quart Containers, and Frozen Peas. Plus: The Current State of Geopolitics With Ian Bremmer | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave honors the life of the late great chef Gray Kunz, explains the utility of quart containers, and illustrates the unique advantages of frozen produce (1:09) before bringing in GZERO Media founder Ian Bremmer to discuss how geopolitics has changed in the modern age (15:58). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 12, 2020
‘Ugly Delicious’ Opening Diaries, With Morgan Neville | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave gives some restaurant recommendations, offers an alternative to hand sanitizer, and explains his declining interest for baseball (0:41) before sitting down with Oscar-winning director of ‘Ugly Delicious’ Morgan Neville to discuss how the series came about and evolving the show for the second season (11:47). ‘Ugly Delicious’ season 2 is now available to stream on Netflix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 06, 2020
‘Ugly Delicious’ Season 2 Preview, the Teflon Wok, and Jerry Saltz, Vol. 2 | The Dave Chang Show
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On the 100th episode of ‘The Dave Chang Show,’ Dave gives a preview of the upcoming second season of ‘Ugly Delicious’ and discusses the many uses of the teflon wok (1:46) before bringing in one of the most popular guests in show history, the Pulitzer Prize–winning art critic Jerry Saltz, to further explore the intricacies of the creative process (16:41). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 05, 2020
Spoons, Restaurant Recs, and Fly Fishing. Plus: Huey Lewis! | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with his producer, Isaac Lee, to discuss the importance of cooking spoons, recent food adventures, and the appeal of fly fishing (1:39). Then Dave is joined by rock legend Huey Lewis to discuss the iconic musician’s life and career (26:48). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 27, 2020
Ko Post-Opening Diaries | The Dave Chang Show
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Even for a Momofuku restaurant, Ko has gone through a lot of changes since opening its doors in 2008, all while maintaining two Michelin stars for the majority of its existence. Dave sits down with executive chef Sean Gray and general manager Su Wong Ruiz to discuss how Ko evolved through the years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 20, 2020
How Sweetgreen Became Sweetgreen, With Nicolas Jammet | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with Sweetgreen co-founder Nicolas Jammet to discuss the creation and growth of the restaurant chain as well as the philosophies behind the company’s ethos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 18, 2020
‘Olympic Dreams’ Pre-Opening Diaries, With Jeremy Teicher and Alexi Pappas | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with ‘Olympic Dreams’ filmmakers Jeremy Teicher and Alexi Pappas to discuss the making of the unique romantic comedy set at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games. You can watch ‘Olympic Dreams’ in theaters starting February 14, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 13, 2020
A Candid Conversation Between Chef and Critic, With Adam Platt | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with New York Magazine’s esteemed food critic Adam Platt to discuss the unique relationship between restaurants and their media counterparts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 06, 2020
‘Briarpatch’ Pre-Opening Diaries, With Andy Greenwald | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave is joined by cohost of ‘The Watch’ and creator of the upcoming USA Network series ‘Briarpatch’ Andy Greenwald to discuss the transition from critic to creator, the natural anxieties that escalate during the lead-up to a release, and the best way to deal with the forthcoming response from critics and fans. Tune into ‘Briarpatch’ on USA Network every Thursday at 10 p.m., starting on February 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 31, 2020
Cooking As an Art, Vol. 4, With Alex Ross | The Dave Chang Show
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The culinary arts may seem to be only nominally related to the arts, but there are more similarities between the food world and the art world than you might think. Having already examined the connection with the visual arts, Dave sits down with esteemed New Yorker music critic Alex Ross to discuss the parallels between music—namely, classical music—and cooking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 23, 2020
Majordomo Meat & Fish Pre-opening Diaries | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with key members from across the Momofuku team to discuss the opening of three new restaurants in the Palazzo tower at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas: Majordomo Meat & Fish, Moon Palace, and Siberia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 16, 2020
Looking Back and Moving Forward, 2020 Edition | The Dave Chang Show
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So much has happened to Dave in 2019. Here are some of his thoughts on the new year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 09, 2020
David Epstein: The Paradox of (Non-)Expertise | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with ‘Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World’ author David Epstein to discuss the myth of early specialization, the virtues of interdisciplinary training, and how this can all apply to the culinary industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 19, 2019
Championing Women Chefs, With Charlotte Druckman | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave shares some of his favorite food experiences of 2019 (1:54) before sitting down with ’Women on Food’ author Charlotte Druckman for a nuanced conversation on the many different systematic injustices towards women in the culinary industry and how it can be rectified (15:06). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 12, 2019
The King of Retail, Mickey Drexler | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with merchandising titan Mickey Drexler — known for his work stewarding the Gap, Abraham & Straus, Apple, J.Crew, and other successful businesses — to glean pearls of wisdom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 05, 2019
The Beauty of Indian Cuisine With Madhur Jaffrey | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with legendary food writer Madhur Jaffrey CBE to explore the great depths of Indian food and its relations with the Western world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 28, 2019
Roy Shvartzapel Tells His Story | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with renowned pastry chef Roy Shvartzapel to discuss his extraordinary life and career: from being on a track to play basketball in the NBA to working in the most preeminent kitchens around the world to creating extraordinary panettones in the present day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 21, 2019
Marco Canora, Dave’s First Chef | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with his very first chef, Marco Canora, to discuss his illustrious career, from starting as a line cook at the iconic Gramercy Tavern to becoming the chef-founder of Hearth and Brodo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 14, 2019
The 2019 Sports Mega-Pod, With Kevin Clark and Kevin O’Connor | The Dave Chang Show
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In honor of what is arguably the best time of the year for sports, Dave sits down with The Ringer’s resident NFL analyst Kevin Clark (5:42) and NBA analyst Kevin O’Connor (51:53) to draw parallels between sports trends and the culinary industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 07, 2019
Reassessing the Beard Awards With James Beard Foundation CSO Mitchell Davis | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with James Beard Foundation chief strategy officer Mitchell Davis to assess the state of the James Beard Foundation Awards and how it can improve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 31, 2019
Sean Brock: Rethinking Southern Food | The Dave Chang Show
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Recorded live at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, Dave interviews renowned chef Sean Brock about rediscovering the culinary heritage of the American South and pioneering within Southern cuisine. You can purchase chef Brock’s new book, ‘South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations,’ wherever books are sold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 24, 2019
Lessons From a Billionaire Investment Titan, Michael Novogratz | The Dave Chang Show
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What can a chef learn from a hedge fund manager turned cryptocurrency specialist? A lot, it turns out. Dave sits down with Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz to discuss the wisdom he’s gleaned from working on the highest levels of Wall Street, buying in early on blockchain, rescuing US Wrestling, and working to reform the American prison system. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 17, 2019
Angela Duckworth: Explaining Grit | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave celebrates Jeremy Fox’s new Santa Monica restaurant Birdie G’s (0:37) before sitting down with Angela Duckworth, psychologist and author of ‘Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,’ on the complexities behind the personality trait of grit (3:08). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 10, 2019
Nick Anderson: Expanding Political Discourse, One Cartoon At a Time | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with Counterpoint founder and Pulitzer prize–winning cartoonist Nick Anderson to discuss the value of editorial cartoons, the importance of critical thinking, and consuming a variety of opinions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 03, 2019
Jeff Ma: Breaking Biases | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave shares his thoughts on the recent controversy around comedian Shane Gillis (1:00) before sitting down with analytics expert Jeff Ma—best known as the blackjack player at the center of the book ‘Bringing Down the House’ and the film ‘21’—to discuss trusting data over instincts and facts over bias (5:57). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 26, 2019
Wylie Dufresne: Pushing the Envelope on What Food Can Be | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave extols the virtues of fly fishing (1:16) before sitting down with renowned molecular gastronomy chef Wylie Dufresne, a hall-of-fame food innovator who revolutionized American cuisine with his unorthodox—but delicious!—dishes (9:52). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 19, 2019
Our Own Worst Critics, Vol. 2: Sam Kang of Bar Wayō | The Dave Chang Show
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After the successful launch of Bar Wayō in New York City’s South Street Seaport, Dave sits down with its chef Sam Kang to assess for themselves the newest addition to the Momofuku restaurant group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 12, 2019
Brooks Headley: Doing More With Less | The Dave Chang Show
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From playing the drums to being an elite pastry chef to cooking iconic vegetarian burgers, Brooks Headley produced excellence despite limitations. Dave speaks with the James Beard Award-winning chef of Superiority Burger about his journey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 05, 2019
Brian Koppelman: Celebrating the Good and Learning From the Bad | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave talks about his most recent barbecue exploits in Austin, Texas (0:45), before sitting down with filmmaker Brian Koppelman to discuss the early days of Momofuku, choosing to focus on positivity, the intense obsession over one’s craft, and much more (6:58). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 29, 2019
How to Run a Restaurant Group, With Momofuku CEO Marguerite Mariscal | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave remembers the late musician-poet David Berman (1:00) before sitting down with the newly minted CEO of Momofuku restaurant group, Marguerite “Marge” Mariscal, to discuss her meteoric rise as well as the past, present, and future of Momofuku (6:18). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 22, 2019
Finding Peace in the Kitchen, With Iliana Regan | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave shares his thoughts on which tomatoes taste best in BLT sandwiches (1:46) before sitting down with Elizabeth chef-owner Iliana Regan to discuss her unique culinary vision, maintaining mental health while working in high-pressure environments, and much more (9:23). You can find Regan’s new memoir ‘Burn the Place: A Memoir’ wherever books are sold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 15, 2019
Helping People on a Global Scale, With Dr. Jim Yong Kim | The Dave Chang Show
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It’s not often that Dave calls someone his “hyung”—an informal, affectionate Korean word meaning “older brother.” But Dr. Jim Yong Kim, former president of the World Bank Group and Dartmouth College, is one of those people Dave cannot help but call his “hyung.” Dave speaks with the renowned global health leader about their friendship, dealing with racism while growing up as an Asian American, his passion for helping the disadvantaged, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 09, 2019
A Brief Message on Where We Stand | The Dave Chang Show
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A message from Dave: “Steve Ross, if you're reading this, I implore you to divest from Trump. He is everything we stand against. Please turn your attention to fundraising for gun control and immigration reform.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 08, 2019
The Secret Sauce of Noma, With Jeff Gordinier | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave explains why aspiring cooks should not go to culinary school (1:02) and then brings in food critic Jeff Gordinier to discuss what makes chef René Redzepi and Noma special, where the food world is headed, and much more (8:35). You can find Gordinier’s new book ‘Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping, and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World’ wherever books are sold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 01, 2019
Michael Schur on Creating ‘The Good Place’ and Making Ethics Funny | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave speaks to celebrated television producer Michael Schur about incorporating ethics into comedy in his show ‘The Good Place’ and applying moral philosophy to one's profession. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 25, 2019
What Pottery Can Tell Us About Culture, With Adam Field | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave shares his thoughts on sushi etiquette and respecting the craftsmanship behind food (1:15) before sitting down with renowned potter Adam Field to discuss the history of Korean pottery and what the art of ceramics says about culture (11:22). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 18, 2019
Our Own Worst Critics, Vol. 1: Joshua Skenes of Angler LA | The Dave Chang Show
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After the highly anticipated launch of Angler in Los Angeles, Dave sits down with its chef and founder, Joshua Skenes, to assess for themselves the second outpost of the Michelin-starred seafood restaurant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 11, 2019
Bill Simmons on 2019 Food Trends, Fatherhood, and, of course, the NBA | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave shares his thoughts on the ethnic-food aisle at grocery stores (0:36) before bringing in The Ringer’s CEO, Bill Simmons, to discuss food trends of the year thus far (11:04), the pervasive changes brought on by fatherhood (28:20), and what’s next for the culinary world (41:32). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 04, 2019
Randall Park on Being an Asian American Actor, Representing His Community, and BTS | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave shares his perspective on American fast food (0:48) before bringing in ‘Always Be My Maybe’ star Randall Park to discuss embracing his Asian American identity (16:17), making it as a comedic actor (33:08), and being a fan of global K-pop sensation BTS (49:52). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 27, 2019
On Mental Health and Holding on to Hope, One Year Later | The Dave Chang Show
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Just over a year after Anthony Bourdain’s passing, Dave revisits the topic of mental health and speaks about his own battles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 25, 2019
Preet Bharara: Sticking to Your Moral Compass | The Dave Chang Show
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When Preet Bharara was appointed to be United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, he earned a reputation as one of the most successful prosecutors of Wall Street corruption. Dave speaks to Preet about his tenure as a U.S. attorney and adhering to the duty of carrying out justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 20, 2019
Momofuku Kawi Post-Opening Diaries | The Dave Chang Show
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We last spoke to chef Eunjo “Jo” Park mere days before the grand opening of Momofuku Kawi in Hudson Yards. Months later, Dave sits down with Jo to discuss all that has happened since the launch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 13, 2019
Gabriela Cámara: A Titan of Mexican Food | The Dave Chang Show
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Gabriela Cámara wears many hats: chef-owner of a handful of iconic restaurants, cookbook author, subject of a Netflix documentary, social justice activist, and mother. She is also an adviser to the president of Mexico and was recently named to the Council of Cultural Diplomacy. Dave speaks to the culinary superstar about her career, Mexican cuisine, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 06, 2019
Combating the Climate Catastrophe, With David Wallace-Wells | The Dave Chang Show
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Since the arrival of his child, Dave has become increasingly concerned with the viability of a tenable future for the next generation. He speaks with David Wallace-Wells, deputy editor of New York Magazine and author of ‘The Uninhabitable Earth,’ about the real danger of climate change that is already damaging humanity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 30, 2019
Expanding Your Horizons, Literally, With Jada Yuan | The Dave Chang Show
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Travel often inspires a changed perspective on the world, especially in relation to the self. Dave speaks with Jada Yuan, the 2018 author of "The 52 Places Traveler" in 'The New York Times,' about her many travels and her takeaways from experiencing different cultures. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 28, 2019
Cooking As an Art, Vol. 3, With Rirkrit Tiravanija | The Dave Chang Show
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The culinary arts may seem to be only nominally related to the arts, but there are more similarities between the food world and the art world than you might think. Having already examined this connection with Jerry Saltz and Roberta Smith, Dave speaks with contemporary artist Rirkrit Tiravanija, whose work literally turns cooking into art. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 23, 2019
Cooking As an Art, Vol. 2, With Roberta Smith | The Dave Chang Show
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The culinary arts may seem to be only nominally related to the arts, but there are more similarities between the food world and the art world than you might think. Having examined this connection with Jerry Saltz earlier this year, Dave delves even deeper into these parallels with New York Times chief art critic (and Jerry’s wife!) Roberta Smith. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 21, 2019
Sophistication in Simplicity: Jess Shadbolt and Clare de Boer | The Dave Chang Show
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Partnerships are tricky to navigate in any business structure, let alone a kitchen where everyone is bumping shoulders. But Jess Shadbolt and Clare de Boer of NYC's King restaurant work so seamlessly together that their symbiosis outweighs any friction. Dave speaks with the two British chefs about the dynamics of co-running a restaurant and the paradoxical complexity in making seemingly simple dishes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 16, 2019
Chris Bianco and Chad Robertson: A Culinary Superteam | The Dave Chang Show
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It's not often two masters of any craft join forces to collaborate, let alone open up an entire complex together. So when Pizzeria Bianco’s Chris Bianco and Tartine’s Chad Robertson clasped hands to create The Manufactory in Los Angeles, the culinary world lit up with excitement. Dave speaks to them about pioneering in their respective fields and how their partnership came about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 14, 2019
A Conversation With Grace Chang | The Dave Chang Show
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When Dave and Grace first found out they would be parents, they realized nothing mattered more than the arrival of their first child and changed everything in anticipation. A week before Grace gave birth to their son, the Changs discussed the many trials and tribulations of the pregnancy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 09, 2019
Momofuku Seiobo: Finding Freedom in Food | The Dave Chang Show
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It's difficult to describe Momofuku Seiobo without it sounding a little odd. The three-hatted restaurant is located inside a massive casino in Sydney, Australia. Named after a Japanese goddess, it serves Caribbean cuisine using Australian produce. It's also widely considered one of the country's top restaurants—it's currently ranked the no. 2 restaurant in all of Australia by Gourmet Traveller. Dave speaks with executive chef Paul Carmichael and general manager Kylie Javier Ashton on how the Seiobo team broke through with an atmosphere of freedom and independence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 07, 2019
Mina Kimes on the Korean American Experience and the NFL | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave speaks to ESPN senior writer Mina Kimes about the unique experience of growing up Korean American, the paradox of being an NFL fan, and Asian representation in sports media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 02, 2019
Joe Beef: Staying True to Yourself and Being Damn Good at It | The Dave Chang Show
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Joe Beef is an unassuming, casual restaurant in Montreal, Quebec. The humble Little Burgundy establishment resembles more of an laid-back tavern than a renowned fine dining institution. And yet it is considered Montreal’s most famous restaurant, if not Canada’s most famous restaurant. Dave speaks with chef-owners David McMillan and Frédéric Morin on how they preserved a genuine personality in their food while achieving excellence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 25, 2019
The Ethics of Meat Eating With Steven Rinella | The Dave Chang Show
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Hunting and fishing are hot-button topics in the United States. Some embrace them as valuable parts of culture, and some view them as archaic or even inhumane. Dave speaks with renowned outdoorsman Steven Rinella on the ethical debate surrounding meat consumption, the paradoxical symbiosis of hunting and wildlife conservation, and how it all relates to food production. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 18, 2019
Creating Community in Counterculture With Eric Koston | The Dave Chang Show
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Iconic street skateboarder Eric Koston turned pro at just 16 years old. Now at 43, he still skates professionally and is an active participant in skating culture. Dave spoke with Eric from the Uber Eats House during SXSW about his big night out in Austin, fostering a community within the counterculture movement, and the parallels between cooking and skating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 11, 2019
Aaron Franklin: the Master Craftsman of Barbecue | The Dave Chang Show
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In 2009, when Aaron Franklin and his wife Stacy opened up a barbecue trailer on the side of a highway in Austin, Texas, they had no idea it would snowball into one of the most popular barbecue restaurants in the nation. But Franklin Barbecue wouldn't have become what it is without Aaron’s unwavering commitment to hard work and dedication. A decade removed from the Austin institution’s humble beginnings, Dave speaks with the world-class pitmaster from the Uber Eats House during SXSW about transfusing love and care into cooking, making an intentional effort to maintain work-life balance, and growing the restaurant through failure. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 04, 2019
Defying Conventional Wisdom With Outdoor Voices CEO Ty Haney | The Dave Chang Show
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In 2013, the activewear market seemed oversaturated, dominated by titans like Nike and Adidas. But in spite of the prevailing wisdom, Ty Haney saw a way to break into that market and founded Outdoor Voices. She was 25 years old. Dave speaks with the OV founder from the Uber Eats House during SXSW about trailblazing in a seemingly too-crowded field and parlaying failure into success, and about their shared experience of being young entrepreneurs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 28, 2019
Hasan Minhaj on Comedy As a Conduit | The Dave Chang Show
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Dave sits down with ‘Patriot Act’ host Hasan Minhaj to discuss how he learned to embrace his cultural heritage, the similarities between food and comedy, and using entertainment to make a difference. ‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ Volume 2 is available now on Netflix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 21, 2019
Momofuku Kawi Pre-Opening Diaries, Vol. 2 | The Dave Chang Show
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Eunjo “Jo” Park spent most of her adult life learning to be a good cook. But she never had to learn about being a good chef. In the second of a two-part interview, Dave speaks with Jo about learning from failure and finding an authentic identity for the restaurant. The new Momofuku Kawi in Hudson Yards opens today, March 15. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 15, 2019
Momofuku Kawi Pre-Opening Diaries, Vol. 1 | The Dave Chang Show
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Eunjo “Jo” Park turned down many opportunities to manage her own restaurant in order to focus on cooking. Now the executive chef of the new Momofuku Kawi, she finds herself melding her fine dining background with her Korean American heritage. In the first of a two-part interview, Dave speaks with Jo about her path: from immersing herself in Western cuisine and coming back around to Korean cuisine. The new Momofuku Kawi in Hudson Yards opens on March 15. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 14, 2019
Cooking As an Art, With Jerry Saltz | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 43)
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The culinary arts may seem to be only nominally related to the arts, but there are more similarities between the food world and the art world—in both abstract and concrete ways—than you might think. Dave speaks with Pulitzer Prize–winning art critic Jerry Saltz about these parallels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 28, 2019
Breaking the Ceiling on Breakfast, With Jessica Koslow | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 42)
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Simple, easy, approachable—these are words that may be used to describe dishes at Sqirl. But the Los Angeles–based cafe did not become one of the most popular restaurants in the city by making dishes in a simple, easy, or approachable fashion. Dave speaks to Sqirl’s chef and owner, Jessica Koslow, about pioneering in breakfast cuisine, the bias against "common" foods, and influencing the rest of the food world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 21, 2019
What Makes the Best Food the Best? With Lolis Elie | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 41)
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People have subjective definitions when it comes to quality, and food is no exception. To compare one genre of food to another often requires nuance and context, making the whole endeavor that much more difficult. Dave speaks to writer and food critic Lolis Elie about how to evaluate food with care and respect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 14, 2019
Why You Should Go to Spoon by H | The Dave Chang Show
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Spoon by H is an unassuming dessert café located in a strip mall near central Los Angeles. Yet Dave named it his 2018 restaurant of the year on this very podcast. In this micropod, Dave sits down with his producer, Isaac Lee, to explain what makes the Korean American family business so special. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 12, 2019
Challenging the Status Quo in Cooking and in Basketball, With Kevin O’Connor | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 40)
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The NBA has gone through a significant revolution in the past decade, prioritizing efficiency over tradition. The result? A wildly popular league that garners more attention than ever before. Dave sits down with Ringer basketball analyst Kevin O’Connor to compare embracing innovation in the NBA and in the culinary world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 07, 2019
What Hip-Hop Can Tell Us About Food, With Shad | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 39)
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The genre of hip-hop music may seem to have little to do with the culinary world, yet there are parallels between the two that dovetail surprisingly well. Dave draws these parallels out with the help of musician and ’Hip-Hop Evolution’ host Shad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 31, 2019
The Chef as a Leader, With Adam Grant | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 38)
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Being a chef is a lot more than just cooking; it requires the ability to manage a kitchen and everyone who works in it. Dave learned the hard way that he needed to control his infamous temper in order to excel as a leader. He discusses this and much more with renowned organizational psychologist and three-time New York Times best-selling author Adam Grant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 24, 2019
René Redzepi: The Relentless Innovator | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 37)
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Noma has been considered one of the greatest restaurants in the world for over a decade. Dave’s longtime friend, Noma head chef and co-owner René Redzepi, takes us through how the Danish restaurant flourished with its extraordinary dedication to reinventing Nordic cuisine. We’re trying something new: Send any questions you may have to askdave@majordomomedia.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 17, 2019
Looking Back and Moving Forward | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 36)
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So much has happened to Dave in 2018. Here are his thoughts, unfiltered. We’re trying something new: Send any questions you may have to askdave@majordomomedia.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 10, 2019
Majordomo Post-opening Diaries, Vol. 2: Back of House | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 35)
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As the first year of Majordomo draws to a close, Dave sits down with his key staffers at the Los Angeles restaurant to review the journey since launch. This week, he speaks with the back-of-house leaders: executive chef Jude Parra-Sickels and chef de cuisine Marc Johnson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 27, 2018
Majordomo Post-opening Diaries, Vol. 1: Front of House | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 34)
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As the first year of Majordomo draws to a close, Dave sits down with his key staffers at the Los Angeles restaurant to review the journey since launch. This week, he speaks with the front-of-house leaders: general manager Christine Larroucau and beverage director Richard Hargreave. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 20, 2018
Food Trends of 2018 With Bill Simmons | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 33)
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This year has been a memorable one for food; Dave reviews 2018’s biggest food developments with the help of the Podfather, Bill Simmons. And, of course, they talk about some sports too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 13, 2018
Jeremy Fox Tells His Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 32)
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Chef Jeremy Fox reinvented cooking with vegetables at Ubuntu. But the recognition and accolades, in both earning and receiving, were not without their costs. Dave speaks to the ingenious chef about finding balance and returning to the culinary world. You can find Fox’s new cookbook, ‘On Vegetables,’ wherever books are sold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 06, 2018
Embracing Cultural Identity With Jon M. Chu | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 31)
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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is a worldwide phenomenon, the sixth highest-grossing rom-com of all time, and a cultural touchstone for many East Asians. But for its director, Jon M. Chu, the road to creating the first major Hollywood film with an all-Asian cast in 25 years meant coming face-to-face with his own heritage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 29, 2018
Joshua Skenes: The Maverick of Cooking | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 30)
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Saison chef Joshua Skenes didn’t become one of the greatest chefs in the world by reading a textbook or by chasing accolades. All that mattered was the food. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 15, 2018
Steven Yeun: Exploring and Embracing the Korean American Duality | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 29)
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Filming ’Burning’ allowed actor Steven Yeun to grapple with being in South Korea as a Korean American (9:07), the unique Korean sentiment of “Han” (22:22), and the expectations to represent Asian America (54:20) … all of which Dave can relate to. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 08, 2018
Challenging the Status Quo in Cooking and in Football With Kevin Clark | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 28)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with Ringer NFL writer Kevin Clark to compare the tension between progress and orthodoxy in the culinary arts to a similar dissonance in the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 01, 2018
Evan Kleiman: Telling the Story of Food | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 27)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with 'Good Food' host Evan Kleiman to discuss growing up as a food lover in Los Angeles (1:20), innovation in dining during the '70s and '80s (23:24), the trials and tribulations of operating a restaurant (40:26), and moving on from being a restaurateur (59:04). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 25, 2018
Ike Barinholtz: Restoring a Frayed Nation, One Movie at a Time | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 26)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by comedian-turned-filmmaker Ike Barinholtz to discuss the uniqueness of the Thanksgiving meal (7:37), how politics bleeds into culture at large (24:43), and finding pragmatism in a fractured discourse (44:24). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 18, 2018
Making Sense of Modern Politics With John Heilemann | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 25)
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Chef and Momofuku founder David Chang sits down with political journalist John Heilemann to discuss Brett Kavanaugh’s controversial appointment to the Supreme Court (4:11) and the future for the United States government (40:12). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 11, 2018
Khabib-McGregor Reactions With Kevin Clark | The Dave Chang Show
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In this micro-pod, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with The Ringer’s Kevin Clark to relive the fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor at UFC 229 and the ensuing brawl. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 09, 2018
Finding Purpose in Cooking: Dan Giusti of Brigaid | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 24)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with Brigaid chef Dan Giusti to discuss how Giusti’s career led up to becoming head chef at Noma (4:37) and leaving the top position at one of the world’s greatest restaurants to service more people (36:24). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 04, 2018
From Cooking Prodigy to Culinary Artist: Jessica Largey | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 23)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with Simone chef Jessica Largey to discuss her extraordinary ascent as a prodigious cook in elite kitchens (0:47), developing an artistic voice with food (51:12), and transitioning to opening a restaurant (1:07:30). Largey's new restaurant, Simone, is now open in Los Angeles’s Arts District at 449 S. Hewitt St. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 27, 2018
Christina Tosi of Milk Bar, Part 2 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 22)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi to recount her experience working under Wylie Dufresne (1:36), how she helped advance Momofuku (14:05), and the trials and tribulations of opening the first Milk Bar (38:22). Milk Bar's new Los Angeles flagship store opens this Saturday, September 22, and will be located at 7150 Melrose Ave. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 21, 2018
Christina Tosi of Milk Bar, Part 1 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 21)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi to discuss the unique challenge of opening a new restaurant (6:37), fostering creative innovation in the kitchen (20:56), and developing a work ethic in high-pressure environments (31:56). Milk Bar's new Los Angeles flagship store opens this Saturday, September 22, and will be located at 7150 Melrose Ave. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 20, 2018
Vivek Garipalli on the Power of Taking Risks | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 20)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by cofounder and CEO of Clover Health Vivek Garipalli to discuss how he overcame those who underestimated him (16:56), the power of taking risks when you're young (20:12), and what he learned from buying a hospital and going into the health care business (36:07). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 13, 2018
Revolutionizing Japanese Cuisine in America With David Schlosser | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 19)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Shibumi chef David Schlosser to discuss Schlosser’s advanced career leading up to working in Japan (0:56), learning the highest forms of Japanese fine dining as a foreigner (33:43), and challenging the expectations of Japanese food in the United States (53:31). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 06, 2018
David Choe Tells His Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 18)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by artist David Choe along with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to explore Choe’s extraordinary life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 30, 2018
JJ Redick on L.A. vs NYC, Food-Sports Parallels, and Challenging Norms | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 17)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick to discuss the Los Angeles–New York debate (1:05) and the parallels between restaurant management and professional sports (15:00). Then, J.J. turns the tables and asks Dave about the future of the culinary industry and the best food destinations (28:12) before examining the evolution of the modern NBA and how it demonstrates the value of challenging established conventions (40:11). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 23, 2018
Nick Kroll, Part 2: Growing Beyond | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 16)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang continues his conversation with comedian Nick Kroll. They discuss how personal experiences shaped the development of ‘Big Mouth’ (0:38), the importance of work-life balance (18:58), and setting others up for success (30:50). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 16, 2018
Nick Kroll, Part 1: The Origin Story | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 15)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang and comedian Nick Kroll discuss how they first met almost 20 years ago (5:08), Nick’s early days in comedy while he was still in college (11:21), why he’s glad his success came later in life (23:53), and finding the parallels between trying to become a comedian and trying to become a chef (29:34). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 09, 2018
Good Girl Dinette Chef Diep Tran on Her Life and What Makes Vietnamese Food So Special | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 14)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by Good Girl Dinette owner and chef Diep Tran to discuss what it was like fleeing Vietnam as a child (3:00), how she was inspired by her grandmother's hustle (20:20), the great pho debate (35:20), what it was like to come out to her family (45:45), and the rise of her own business (52:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 02, 2018
The Evolution of the Las Vegas Food Scene, With Joe House, Shaun King, and Matt Rudofker | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 13)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with ‘House of Carbs’ host Joe House, Momofuku Las Vegas executive chef Shaun King, and Momofuku global director of culinary operations Matt Rudofker to discuss how Las Vegas became a culinary destination (10:55), building a healthy staff culture (24:19), and the unique challenges of running a restaurant in the desert (41:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 26, 2018
Lena Waithe on Staying True to Herself and What Inspires Her | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 12)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with Lena Waithe to discuss why she doesn't want people to strive to be "the next Lena Waithe" (1:35), where she gets her inspiration (21:01), and why she decided to write in a chef character in her show 'The Chi' (37:22). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 19, 2018
Producer Micro-Pod: A Tease for This Week's Lena Waithe Interview | The Dave Chang Show
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by producers Aggi Ashagre and Isaac Lee in this micropod. They look ahead to Thursday's episode featuring screenwriter, producer, and actress Lena Waithe and discuss queer representation in media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 17, 2018
Alan Yang Returns to Discuss His Hollywood Takeover | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 11)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by screenwriter and producer Alan Yang in this second installment of their conversation about some of Alan's latest projects (1:18), Asian representation in pop culture (14:49), and how inclusion in Hollywood has evolved over the course of his career (27:50). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 12, 2018
‘Master of None’ Cocreator Alan Yang on Breaking Out of Harvard and Into Comedy | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 10)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by screenwriter and producer Alan Yang to discuss how he transitioned from studying biology into comedy (5:23), making it in Hollywood (20:11), and some fun behind-the-scenes tidbits that 'Parks and Recreation' fans will enjoy (25:23). Stay tuned for part two of the conversation with Alan Yang in two weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 28, 2018
Majordomo Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 5 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 9)
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In this final installment of the pre-opening diaries, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss the restaurant review process (8:15), dealing with poor reviews (28:05), and what to look forward to on the podcast (54:06). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 21, 2018
Dave Chang on Mental Health and Holding on to Hope | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 8)
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A brief note on this episode from chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang: "This week on the podcast, I want to open up a little about my own experiences with mental health in the hopes that we can chip away at some of the stigmas around it. I apologize if you’re a regular podcast listener and you find this to be too dark or too self-indulgent, but if it helps any of you feel a little better about seeking help for your own struggles, then it’s worth it." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 14, 2018
Chloe Kim on the Olympics, Korean American Identity, and Supportive Parents | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 7)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with Olympic gold-medalist snowboarder Chloe Kim to discuss dealing with heightened pressures at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics (2:30), overcoming difficulties growing up as a Korean American athlete (16:12), balancing her snowboarding career with daily life (28:42), and, of course, food (40:05). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 07, 2018
Growing Up With Asian Immigrant Parents | The Dave Chang Show
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In this micropod, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang previews his interview with Olympic gold-medalist snowboarder Chloe Kim by sharing his experiences playing competitive golf as a child. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 05, 2018
Helen Rosner on #MeToo in the Culinary World and Her Long Career on the Food Beat | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 6)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with New Yorker food correspondent Helen Rosner to discuss how food journalism has evolved (15:31). They also discuss how sexual misconduct allegations are being handled in the culinary world (27:01). Read Helen's work here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 31, 2018
MSG, Korean Food, and Cultural Appropriation | The Dave Chang Show
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In this not-so-micro pod, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by his producers, Isaac Lee and Aggi Ashagre, to discuss the racist implications behind the public perception of MSG, how Korean cuisine became popular in America, and dealing with cultural appropriation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 29, 2018
Majordomo Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 4 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 5)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss launching the Majordomo restaurant in Los Angeles (3:12), the reasons for its immediate success (20:55), and hit menu items (35:49). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 24, 2018
Rian Johnson and Karina Longworth on Dealing With Criticism | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 4)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson and ‘You Must Remember This’ host Karina Longworth to discuss innovating within the confines of expectation and facing subsequent criticism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 17, 2018
Rehashing ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ With Mallory Rubin | The Dave Chang Show
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In his first micropod, chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang is joined by The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin to recapitulate their debate over the controversial film ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi.’ Stay tuned for Dave’s interview with ‘Last Jedi’ director Rian Johnson and film critic Karina Longworth later this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 14, 2018
Majordomo Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 3 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 3)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss developing unique menu items through test dinners (4:32), utilizing local California ingredients in the dishes (28:50), and accounting for customers’ requests (43:31). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 10, 2018
Majordomo Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 2 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 2)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss choosing the location for Majordomo in Los Angeles (7:53), planning the numerous facets of the restaurant (22:02), and building the menu through test kitchens (28:14). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 03, 2018
Majordomo Pre-opening Diaries, Vol. 1 | The Dave Chang Show (Ep. 1)
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Chef and Momofuku founder Dave Chang sits down with HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss the steps leading up to moving to Los Angeles (5:57), using past mistakes as lessons to apply during the Majordomo launch (17:34), and the unique struggles of being a star chef (30:51). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 26, 2018
Introducing ‘The Dave Chang Show’
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From 'The Ringer' and Majordomo Media: Join chef and founder of Momofuku Dave Chang as he shares his thoughts on the culinary world and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 24, 2018