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Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

The Dave Chang Show The Ringer

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 332 Ratings

Dave Chang has a few questions. Besides being the chef of the Momofuku restaurants and the creator and host of Netflix’s 'Ugly Delicious,' Dave is an avid student and fan of sports, music, art, film, and, of course, food. In ranging conversations that cover everything from the creative process to his guest’s guiltiest pleasures, Dave and a rotating cast of smart, thought-provoking guests talk about their inspirations, failures, successes, fame, and identities.

    ‘Best of Dave Chang Show’: Food, Farming, and the Climate Crisis

    ‘Best of Dave Chang Show’: Food, Farming, and the Climate Crisis

    Dave is revisiting some of his favorite episodes and interviews for his ‘Best of Dave Chang Show’ series. In this episode, Dave and Chris sit down with 'Speed & Scale' authors and venture-capital veterans John Doerr and Ryan Panchadsaram to discuss what their new book has to tell the food world about climate change and what we can still do to solve it.

    Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying
    Guests: John Doerr and Ryan Panchadsaram
    Associate Producers: Sasha Ashall and Victoria Valencia
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    'Best of Dave Chang Show': Greg Blonder Returns to Discuss the Science Behind Cookware

    'Best of Dave Chang Show': Greg Blonder Returns to Discuss the Science Behind Cookware

    Dave is revisiting some of his favorite episodes and interviews for his ‘Best of Dave Chang Show’ series. In this episode, after appearing in one of our most popular episodes ever—“Debunking Microwave Myths”—Boston University professor Greg Blonder rejoins the show to discuss the science behind nonstick pans, stainless steel, and other household cooking items.

    Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying
    Guest: Greg Blonder
    Producers: Isaac Lee and Victoria Valencia
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    'Best of Dave Chang Show': The Glory of Complicated, Simple, Crazy, Beautiful, Stupid Art (and Life), With Jerry Saltz

    'Best of Dave Chang Show': The Glory of Complicated, Simple, Crazy, Beautiful, Stupid Art (and Life), With Jerry Saltz

    Dave is revisiting some of his favorite episodes and interviews for his ‘Best of Dave Chang Show’ series. In this episode, Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic, beloved 'Dave Chang Show' guest, and 'Art is Life' author Jerry Saltz returns to survey the state of art and food in 2022, and deliver a bracing dose of motivation to Dave, Chris, and anyone else out there embarking on a potentially terrifying creative endeavor.
    Also: ancient DNA, private psyches, Chris Ofili, Laurie Anderson, zombie formalism, the end of linear time, dirty shamans, Jasper Johns, caveman cooking, F. Murray Abraham, Ai Weiwei, 'The Raft of the Medusa,' Dolly Parton, fighting your demons, Neal Brennan, Thomas Kinkade, art vs. craftsmanship, Cy Twombly, Jason Polan, and a Coen Brothers debate.
    Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying
    Guest: Jerry Saltz
    Producers: Sasha Ashall, Jordan Bass, and Victoria Valencia
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    • 1 hr 44 min
    'Best of Dave Chang Show': Cooking as an Art, With Jerry Saltz

    'Best of Dave Chang Show': Cooking as an Art, With Jerry Saltz

    Dave is revisiting some of his favorite episodes and interviews for his ‘Best of Dave Chang Show’ series. In this episode, Dave was joined by Pulitzer Prize–winning art critic Jerry Saltz to talk about the parallels between art and food in both abstract and concrete ways.
    Host: Dave Chang
    Guest: Jerry Saltz
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    • 1 hr 48 min
    Best of EeeeeatsCon, Ireland’s Greatest Culinary Contributions, and Four Walls Whiskey With Glenn Howerton

    Best of EeeeeatsCon, Ireland’s Greatest Culinary Contributions, and Four Walls Whiskey With Glenn Howerton

    Dave and Chris are live from Infatuation L.A.’s food festival, EeeeeatsCon, with special guest 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' star Glenn Howerton. The show kicks off with a tasting of Glenn’s Four Walls whiskey and a discussion on its origin before the guys dive into Three Things (2:55). Three Things sees the group share their thoughts on the greatest culinary contributions from Ireland (15:34). Later, they judge food at EeeeeatsCon by splitting the dishes into three categories: best foods paired with whiskey, best grilled, and best sweets. They taste and debate over bites from Toma, Tacos Los Cholos, Le Great Outdoor, Si! Mon, Community Goods, Kanomwaan, Mini Kabob, Kuya Lord, and more (23:24).
    Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying
    Guest: Glenn Howerton
    Producers: Victoria Valencia, Ira Chute, Chris Ying, Infatuation L.A.
    Additional Production Supervision: Cory McConnell
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    • 51 min
    Overrated French Foods, Where to Eat in Copenhagen, and Delete Yelper: Benu SF

    Overrated French Foods, Where to Eat in Copenhagen, and Delete Yelper: Benu SF

    Dave is joined by Chris Ying as the two kick things off with a Delete Yelper: Benu. The analysis of an old one-star review of Corey Lee’s three Michelin-starred institutions gets into a discussion of attitudes about dining and how they’ve shifted in the past 10 years. The pair then turn to pitching a “perfect game” in Copenhagen, as Dave runs down some of his favorite restaurants in the city. Finally, the pair play Overrated/Underrated with various French foods in anticipation of the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris.
    Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying
    Producers: Victoria Valencia and Euno Lee
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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
332 Ratings

332 Ratings

Jsilv93 ,

The highlight of my podcast feed

It has everything and more. Insightful, stupid, serious, funny, happy, optimistic, pessimistic, pragmatic, passionate.. the list can go on and on. Love Dave and Chris and everyone they have on.

Air_do ,

Can’t give 7 stars

Please change the review system so we can add up to 20 or even 70 stars. Thanks

Dramatisedlife ,

Highlight of my week

Started listening to Dave and Chris (either this podcast or Recipe Club) when working from home became the norm after lockdown. These guys are now my work colleagues who have their banter and I can chuckle to. Thanks for getting me through the dull work days

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