The Splendid Table

By American Public Media

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Love this podcast. Best thing to listen while doing anything, everything, and nothing. I find listening to folks who love all aspects of food and cooking to be the best way to relax. The joy you hear in their voice is infectious -Thanks


The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.

Episode Date
743: Baking with Dorie Greenspan and Everything Grains with Abra Berens

We’re baking with national treasure Dorie Greenspan and we dive deep into the beauty of grains and beans with Abra Berens author of Grist.

Oct 22, 2021
721: Let's talk Chinese American Food

Chef Lucas Sin talks about the evolution of Chinese food & we meet the Ng family, beloved restaurateurs of Kansas City's Bo Lings.


Oct 15, 2021
742: Fall Cookbook Lineup

We talk with the authors of some of our favorite fall cookbooks: Mooncakes & Milk Bread, Gastro Obscura, Flavors of the Sun, and Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys.

Oct 08, 2021
720: Dads and Kids: J. Kenji López-Alt, David Chang, & Chris Ying

J. Kenji López-Alt answers your kid-related cooking questions, and David Chang and Chris Ying talk about cooking for their toughest critics.

Oct 01, 2021
741: Pizza: Origin, Culture and Making It with Nathan Myhrvold

It's all about pizza this week with Nathan Myhrvold, founder of Modernist Cuisine and our Family Kitchen Segment with Journalist, Liana Aghajanian

Sep 24, 2021
719: Back to Baking with Lisa Donovan and Anissa Helou

Here’s hoping that the heat of summer is behind us as we fire up our ovens with baking experts from the American South and the Middle East 

Sep 17, 2021
740: Back To The Kitchen with Farideh Sadeghin and Soleil Ho

We’re back in the kitchen and getting cooking inspiration from VICE’s Farideh Sadeghin and we talk to SF Chronicle’s restaurant critic Soleil Ho about the future of restaurants

Sep 10, 2021
718: Things You’ve Gotta Try

From what to really dunk your Oreos in to a West African super-grain, canned wine, and an all-day ratatouille recipe, we talk things you’ve got to try. 

Sep 03, 2021
739: Chef Martin Yan’s Culinary Journey

We’re spending this episode with the iconic Martin Yan, the groundbreaking star of Yan Can Cook.

Aug 27, 2021
690: Confessions of Culinary Superfans

Who do you admire? Preston Clark on Patrick Clark, Shauna Sever on Maida Heatter, Melissa Clark on Marcella Hazan, and Pati Jinich on Joan Nathan.

Aug 20, 2021
717: Summer Kitchens

We talk cooking cool (or not cooking at all) with The New Yorker’s Helen Rosner and learn about the literal summer kitchens of Ukraine.

Aug 13, 2021
716: Farm, Garden, Cook

Thanks to the farmers and gardeners who are keeping us well-fed this summer. This week, we talk to farmer/activist Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, and chef/farmer Abra Berens.

Aug 06, 2021
687: All-Star Summer Cookout

Enjoy the foods of summer: grilled meats and seafood, no-cook meals, ice cream sandwiches, and alcohol-optional beverages.

Jul 30, 2021
738: Legendary Food Writer Claudia Roden

This week, we spend an hour with the legendary food writer Claudia Roden and check in with one of her biggest fans, Yotam Ottolenghi. 

Jul 23, 2021
715: Tasting the Nation with Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi of Top Chef & Hulu’s Taste the Nation, talks about meeting cooks across our land, raising bicultural kids, and growing up in Queens.

Jul 16, 2021
737: Eating Greek

Diane Kochilas talks about regional Greek cooking, Tara Q. Thomas explains Greek wine, and we visit a Greek-American family as part of our Family Kitchen Series.

Jul 09, 2021
714: A Carla Hall 4th of July

Who better to bring us fresh ideas for cooking through the long weekend than the delightful Carla Hall?

Jul 02, 2021
736: Summer Cooking with Carla Lalli Music

Carla Lalli Music takes on your summer cooking questions, and Khushbu Shah talks about the cold Asian treats that will keep you cool all summer. 

Jun 25, 2021
713: Light Up Your Grill

Get grilling with Hmong Chef Yia Vang, vegetable whisperer Chef Ashley Christensen and best-selling grilling author John "Doc" Willoughby.

Jun 18, 2021
Episode 735: 3 Junes

This week, it’s June in 3 corners of the country, Coastal Georgia with Chef-Farmer Matthew Raiford, Alaska with Melanie Brown, and Appalachia with Ronni Lundy.

Jun 11, 2021
686: A Conversation with Madhur Jaffrey

We spend an afternoon with the illustrious and iconic Indian cookbook author and food writer Madhur Jaffrey.

Jun 04, 2021
680: The Sharpest Tools

This week, it’s all about surprising stories behind the little tools in your kitchen.

May 28, 2021
679: Four Persian Cooks

It’s the food of Persia with conversations about fresh herbs, tahdig, a classic fish stew, modern Iranian cuisine, and the Persian pantry.

May 21, 2021
678: Say Cheese!

We step behind the scenes at The Cheesemonger Invitational, then go deep into the world of cheese with experts Greselda Powell and Tia Keenan.

May 14, 2021
734: Mother’s Day with Melissa Clark, Chef Kwame Onwuachi, & Caroline Shin

Chef Kwame Onwuachi & his mom on their culinary origins, Melissa Clark & her unusual Mother’s Day tradition plus her thoughts on what to cook this spring & the Korean tradition of birthday soup.

May 07, 2021