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.
British chef and maverick, Stefan Gates plays with his food and brings glow-in-the-dark jello to parties. Gates teaches us the art of the interactive meal with his new book, The Extraordinary Cookbook: How to Make Meals Your Friends Will Never Forget. Mexican chef, Pati Jinich, host of PBS's Pati's Mexican Table shares the traditional celebration of The Day of the Dead. Roadfood experts, Jane and Michael Stern bring us a Chicago classic from Hot Doug's Encased Meat Emporium. And, from the darkside, Joel Levy covers poison from his book Poison: A Social History.…read more