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Jan 20, 2021

Canned tamales and the mysteries of Reese Witherspoon (ham parties?) with journalist and cookbook author Paula Forbes. And hey: just how WASPy are community cookbooks?

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Jan 13, 2021

Secretly good German coffee, filthy British pamphleteers of 17th century England, and the port of Mocha with Your Korean Dad, Nick Cho.

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Oct 28, 2020

The surprisingly uplifting origin story of Flamin' Hot Cheetos, with a detour through 1940s wellness beliefs.

Richard Montanez on The Passionate Few 

Related episode: TV Dinners with Drew Mackie 

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Oct 14, 2020

The Hamilton and Umbrella Academy star tells us what the food's like on theatre, TV, and movie productions. Especially with all those union rules.

Be sure to send Emmy your Toronto restaurant recommendations!

The transcript of this episode is here.

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Jan 29, 2020

“Meatloaf without basic training” aka Spam, had quite a journey in Korea, from symbol of privation to elegant gift. And there are so many flavors!

If you'd prefer to read the interview, the transcript is here: http://www.smartmouthpodcast.com/home/helen-hong-podcast-transcript-spam-korean-food

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