23 episodes

Grub Street’s editor and ‘New York’ Magazine’s chief restaurant critic discuss the most pressing, vital food-world issues.

Grub Street Podcast New York Magazine / Panoply

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Grub Street’s editor and ‘New York’ Magazine’s chief restaurant critic discuss the most pressing, vital food-world issues.

    Episode 22: Love Thy Neighborhood Restaurant

    Episode 22: Love Thy Neighborhood Restaurant

    Platty and the Admiral riff on eating local as they toast the end of season one with Chef Alfred Portale at Gotham Bar and Grill.

    • 31 min
    Episode 21: Food Critic on a Diet

    Episode 21: Food Critic on a Diet

    What happens when your doctor is yelling "MAYDAY" and you're eating 10,000 calories of Peking Duck per day for work? Adam Platt sought a nutritionist to help him drop the weight while keeping his job. A celebrity dietitian named Tanya Zuckerbrot took up the challenge. Now forty pounds down, we have Tanya on the show to discuss the F-Factor Diet. Meanwhile, The Admiral is concerned: has Platty has joined a cult?

    • 33 min
    Episode 20: In Praise of Breakfast

    Episode 20: In Praise of Breakfast

    The Admiral declares breakfast to be the pinnacle of everyday luxury. Platty, however, is skeptical of this claim - until he gets to thinking about merry old England...

    • 18 min
    Episode 19: Veggie Burgers

    Episode 19: Veggie Burgers

    Platty and the Admiral marvel at the latest frontiers in meatless patty innovation. Is "veggie burger" even the right phrase for the modern version of this hippie classic? Plus: Platty tells you his top seven choices for where to find the best veggie burger (or whatever you want to call them).

    • 22 min
    Episode 18: Closing Time at the Four Seasons

    Episode 18: Closing Time at the Four Seasons

    New York's famed Four Seasons restaurant is closing, which has Platty waxing nostalgic, and the Admiral rolling his eyes. 

    • 20 min
    Episode 17: Food Scams

    Episode 17: Food Scams

    Larry Olmsted, author of "Real Food, Fake Food," joins Platty and the Admiral at Frankie's 457 to scare the living daylights out of them with tales of fake steak, suspicious sushi, and tomato tomfoolery. By the end, our heroes are no longer certain they can confidently enjoy the gourmet meatballs on their plates - or anything else they ever plan to consume, for that matter.

    • 32 min

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