The Splendid Table

By American Public Media

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 Aug 3, 2018

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 Jul 10, 2018


American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.

Episode Date
649: Behind the Restaurant
The complicated community of restaurants and their people.
Jan 18, 2019
Green Soup for the Winter Blues
Long, gray winter got you down? Find some seasonal relief in this warm, colorful soup recipe from Anna Thomas.
Jan 15, 2019
675: The Food of Thailand
Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.
Jan 11, 2019
647: Mexican Food in America
Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe
Jan 04, 2019
Chefs, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll
Food writer Andrew Friedman celebrates the free spirits and misfits who started the the American restaurant revolution.
Jan 01, 2019
674: Hanging Out with Mike Solomonov
Francis Lam and renowned chef Michael Solomonov get to the soul of Israeli food, swap disaster stories and tag team calls from listeners.
Dec 28, 2018
644: The Power of Invitation
Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America's Test Kitchen's favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation
Dec 21, 2018
Eating Italy: A Holiday Menu
Italian food expert Jack Bishop (America’s Test Kitchen) takes us to Italy with an authentic holiday menu featuring six regionally inspired dishes.
Dec 18, 2018
673: How Chefs Holiday at Home
Bring on the holidays with dishes from chefs Matty Matheson, Christina Tosi and Victor Albisu. Plus, the story of the ultimate golden gift.
Dec 14, 2018
630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions
Dec 07, 2018
Best in Show Cookies
As a food writer and cookie contest coordinator Rick Nelson has seen and tasted thousands of cookie recipes. He shares some of his favorites with us.
Dec 04, 2018
672: Holiday Warm-Up
We prepare for the holidays with stuffed potato pancakes, Indian American comfort food, and some great reasons to drink Champagne.
Nov 30, 2018
642: The Sioux Chef
Sean Sherman on indigenous kitchens, Dorie Greenspan on butter, America's Test Kitchen on pumpkin pie spice, Liz O'Keefe on mushrooms
Nov 23, 2018
Turkey Confidential 2018
Our Thanksgiving 2018 call-in show hosted by Francis Lam with guests Dorie Greenspan, Pati Jinich, Samin Nosrat & Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Nov 22, 2018
Lynne's Twists on Thanksgiving Side Dishes
Lynne Rossetto Kasper shares many wonderful ideas for adding new flavors to traditional Thanksgiving sides.
Nov 20, 2018
671: Carla Hall’s Soul Food Thanksgiving
Get ready for Thanksgiving with a soul food menu, game-changing gravy technique, fixes for dessert disasters, and an epic lesson on pumpkin pie.
Nov 16, 2018
643: Thanksgiving 2017
Indian-spiced Thanksgiving, Emma Christensen on hard cider, ATK's Thanksgiving hacks, The Mash-Up Americans, Doc Willoughby's heirloom pot roast
Nov 09, 2018
Unexpected Wines from Unexpected Places
Wine expert Madeline Puckette uncorks a selection of unique wines that are both quaffable and affordable.
Nov 06, 2018
670: René Redzepi – Fermentation, Inspiration and the Balance of Life
Chef René Redzepi on how fermentation is the future of great cooking, Noma's global influence, and his work/life balance.
Nov 02, 2018
641: Gail Simmons's Key 3
The Key 3 with Gail Simmons, Michael Harlan Turkell on vinegar, America's Test Kitchen on sous vide, and Tejal Rao on oysters and love.
Oct 26, 2018
Hard Cider Revival
Apple expert Amy Traverso discusses hard cider's history and current popularity in America, and gives suggestions for pairing hard ciders with food.
Oct 23, 2018
669: An Award-Winning Duo: Susan Feniger & Mary Sue Milliken
2018 Julia Child Award winners Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about their partnership and the changing face of the American food world.
Oct 19, 2018
640: Iconic Desserts
Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva
Oct 12, 2018
Beer Hacks
Ben Robinson's creative work-arounds for getting beer cold quickly, opening without an opener, and glassware suggestions based on serving temperature.
Oct 09, 2018
668: Edna Lewis, an American Original
We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.
Oct 05, 2018
628: Food From Faraway Places
Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London
Sep 28, 2018