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.
This week we're looking at why we find things pleasurable with Paul Bloom, author of How Pleasure Works, The New Science of Why We Like What We Like. Jane and Michael Stern are at The Orange Inn in Laguna Beach, CA, and tea authority Bill Waddington introduces to the first brand-new strain of tea ever developed, Ruby 18.…read more