6 Food Podcasts For Foodies

Food podcasts are not just for providing food related information and news but entertaining and funny.

If you are either heading out on a road trip, out running errands or marking off chores of your to-do-list, it is always a perfect time to queue up a new list of food podcasts. Not only will it keep your mind busy, but once you lose yourself in the story, it will also make make time fly by.

Below, I’ve compiled a list of 6 of my favorite food podcasts that you should check out in 2020. Is there a food related podcast that I should be listening to? Please leave the name of your favorite podcast in the comments. I’ll give it a listen!

1.) The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table, is hosted by award-winning food writer Francis Lam. Moreover, this podcast is a culinary, culture and lifestyle program that host conversations about food culture, eating and cooking for more than two decades. Listeners get a modern, multicultural weekly snapshot of the food world – exploring different cultures, cuisines and ideas. You’ll undoubtedly hear conversations with chefs as well as home cooks and the small personal stories that come out of the expansive world of the table. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome.

Listen to The Splendid Table podcast

Starter episodes to get you hooked:

651: Eating in the Instagram Era

677: Do We All Eat the Same?

618: Touring Harlem

632: Food Myths

692: Passing the Torch

2.) The Bon Appétit Foodcast

The Bon Appétit Foodcast features interviews with chefs, writers, and well, anyone who has something cool to say about food. Episodes air every Wednesday.

Listen to The Splendid Table podcast

Starter episodes to get you hooked: 

The Best Lasagna Ever

A Simple Roast Chicken

A Saint Lucian Chef in New Orleans

Pesto, Three Ways

Salad Is So Much More Than You Think

3.) The Sporkful

The Sporkful podcast is host Dan Pashman’s passionate discussion of ridiculous food minutiae, debating favorties old and new and exploring new ways to eat. It’s not for foodies, it’s for eaters. New podcasts for your on demand listening pleasure every other week.

Listen to The Splendid Table podcast

Starter episodes to get you hooked: 

Going Undercover With NY Times Restaurant Critic Pete Wells

A Brief History Of American Barbecue

Till Food Allergies Do We Part

Bill Nye, Food Science Guy!

Is It Rude To Add Salt At The Table?

4.) The Food Programme

The Food Programme is a BBC Radio 4 program investigating and celebrating good food. This podcast’s tag line is Investigating every aspect of the food we eat.

Listen to The Splendid Table podcast

Starter episodes to get you hooked: 

Can Anyone Learn To Cook? – A Life Through Food with Samin Norse

Could eating microalgae be the next big thing?

Is The Dinner Party Dead?

Smoke and Celebration: Exploring Bonfire Night food traditions

Island to Island: The journey of Mauritian cuisine

5.) Radio Cherry Bombe

5.) Radio Cherry Bombe features interviews with the coolest, most creative women in the world of food. Each week, host Kerry Diamond, co-founder and editorial director of the indie magazine Cherry Bombe, talks to the chefs, bakers, pastry chefs, stylists, writers, cookbook authors, and others making it happen.

Listen to The Splendid Table podcast

Starter episodes to get you hooked: 

Sofia Coppola on Food and Film

Chef Angie Mar is a Star

Eat & Travel Like an Italian

A Pastry Chef Talks Paris, Career Pivots, and Patisserie

The Future of Food: New Orleans

6.) Gastropod

Gastropod looks at food through the lens of science and history. Co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley serve up a brand new episode every two weeks.

Each episode, we look at the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food and/or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chili peppers, and from microbes to Malbec. We think these stories are fascinating, and we hope you will too.

Listen to The Splendid Table podcast

Starter episodes to get you hooked:

It’s Tea Time: Pirates, Polyphenols, and a Proper Cuppa

Ripe for Global Domination: The Story of the Avocado

Sour Grapes: The History and Science of Vinegar

Tiki Time!

The Incredible Egg

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