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.
Eddie Huang on Asian Masculinity and Representation in ‘Boogie’
Dave explains why anchovies are an underrated ingredient (0:00) before he and Chris Ying are joined by a four-time guest, the polymath Eddie Huang, to discuss his new film ‘Boogie’ and its numerous cultural insights (10:26).
Crazy Ideas and How to Use Them
Dave and Chris Ying sit down with renowned physicist Safi Bahcall to discuss his highly touted book ‘Loonshots’ and the paradoxical keys to leading a successful organization, as well as how it relates to Dave’s own experience in the restaurant industry.
This Is the Post-Trump Era…Right?
Dave and producer Isaac Lee react to the news of beloved Los Angeles restaurant Spoon By H closing its doors (0:00) before Dave and Chris Ying speak to ‘The Circus’ host John Heilemann about the state of American politics in the early days of the Biden administration (7:32), as well as the argument for keeping shoes on in the house (49:30).
Gambling, Gambling, and More Gambling With Cousin Sal
Dave, Chris Ying, and producer Isaac Lee share their personal experiences with gambling before bringing in ‘Fox Bet Live’ cohost Sal “Cousin Sal” Iacono to discuss his new book ‘You Can’t Lose Them All’ and the wide world of gambling.
How We Dress vs. How We Eat
Dave recommends three underrated Asian and Asian American foods: salted mackerel; King’s Hawaiian bread rolls; soups and stews at Korean barbecue restaurants (0:00). Then, he and Chris Ying bring in Entireworld founder Scott Sternberg to explore the parallels between fashion and food (8:00).
Indoor Shoes, Tater Tots, and Flavored Cream Cheese | My Opinion Is Fact
Dave and Chris Ying force their producer Isaac Lee to recount his first week of living in Portland, Oregon before giving their thoughts on a variety of topics: wearing shoes indoors, tater tots, favorite teachers, flavored cream cheese, goose, eggplant, billiards, and more.