41 episodes

We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman, who's also the inventor of the new pasta shape cascatelli. James Beard and Webby Award winner for Best Food Podcast. A Stitcher Production.

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    • 4.6 • 3.4K Ratings

We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman, who's also the inventor of the new pasta shape cascatelli. James Beard and Webby Award winner for Best Food Podcast. A Stitcher Production.

    Celebrating Shabbat At Wendy’s

    Celebrating Shabbat At Wendy’s

    Shabbat — the Jewish Sabbath – begins every Friday at sundown with a meal. But in all the years that Jews have been having Shabbat dinner, there’s no record in the rabbinic texts of it happening at the fast food chain Wendy’s. Until, that is, a group of seniors in Palm Desert, California, made it their weekly tradition.

    • 25 min
    Inside The Consumer Reports Test Labs

    Inside The Consumer Reports Test Labs

    Dan goes inside Consumer Reports, the independent nonprofit that tests and rates everything from toaster ovens to frozen pizzas to luxury cars. CR takes testing very seriously, and Dan gets to see their process in action. It all starts with an undercover shopper who goes by the pseudonym Jim.

    • 35 min
    Malcolm Gladwell Only Drinks Five Liquids

    Malcolm Gladwell Only Drinks Five Liquids

    Author and podcast host Malcolm Gladwell immigrated to Canada when he was young, the child of an English father and Jamaican mother. He’s always felt like an outsider. He hated maple syrup, in a town that hosts the largest one-day maple syrup festival in the world.

    • 37 min
    This Man Can Identify Pizza From Its Grease Stain

    This Man Can Identify Pizza From Its Grease Stain

    By day, Scott Wiener leads pizza tours around New York City. By night, he shares his Brooklyn apartment with his world record-holding pizza box collection. Since going all in on pizza, he’s visited tomato farms in California and buffalo farms in Italy, and even planned entire vacations around visits to pizza box factories.

    • 31 min
    Why Desk Lunches Are Illegal In France

    Why Desk Lunches Are Illegal In France

    In France, you either leave your desk during lunch, or you’re breaking the law. Which makes Kaitlin Plachy, an American expat in Strasbourg who secretly eats at her desk most days, an outlaw. So why do the French have this law?

    • 29 min
    Sohla And Ham El-Waylly Settle A Pancake Dispute

    Sohla And Ham El-Waylly Settle A Pancake Dispute

    Chefs and YouTube stars Sohla and Ham El-Waylly first met in culinary school, where they geeked out over hydrocolloids and molecular gastronomy. Since then they’ve gotten married, opened (and closed) a restaurant together, and spent countless hours collaborating in the kitchen, on screen and off.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.4K Ratings

3.4K Ratings

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LOVE this podcast

Been a fan for a while and I now ONLY eat cascatelli. I have never reviewed the podcast before but felt compelled to after being completely enthralled and mystified during 2 chefs and a lie! Thanks for the laugh out loud on my way home from work and for all the great content you put out!

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Too many ads

It would be a great show if it had fewer/shorter ads

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Texas?

Why are you supporting travel to Texas. Not cool.

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