In the bestselling tradition of Alton Brown’s Good Eats and M.F.K. Fisher’s The Art of Eating, Pashman analyzes everyday foods in extraordinary detail to answer some of the most pressing questions of our time, including: Is a cheeseburger better when the cheese is on the bottom, closer to your tongue, to accentuate cheesy goodness? What are the ethics of cherry-picking specific ingredients from a snack mix? And what role does surface-area-to-volume ratio play in fried food enjoyment and ice cube selection?
"A LIGHT SHINES"
Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein on dirt, Bee Wilson on eating, Molly Birnbaum on lamb, Katie Parla on Rome, The Sporkful's Dan Pashman.
Osayi Endolyn on Hoppin' John, Kurt Soller on Impossible Burger, Jacques Pépin on chicken, ATK on NJ Crumb Buns, Dan Pashman on the Greensboro Four
We explore the future of carnivorousness -- from meat grown in labs to veggie burgers that really bleed to the hybrid car of burgers.
A Muslim mom in Michigan tells us why cooking helps her get through her Ramadan fast, and Dan talks with two Syrian refugees spending their first Ramadan in the US. Then Dan shares an iftar meal with a Muslim taxi driver speeding through New York City.