23 episodes

A podcast about food, the stories behind it, and the people who make it.

Hungr‪y‬ Otis Gray

    • Food
    • 5.0 • 66 Ratings

A podcast about food, the stories behind it, and the people who make it.

    Donuts

    Donuts

    An epic tale of the pastry woven into America's timeline - German soldiers blowing up donut trucks, frying donuts in whale oil, the first women allowed on the front lines in U.S. history, and maybe even an answer to the question: can the donut yet again unite our country?  

    • 17 min
    Tootsie Rolls

    Tootsie Rolls

    In the spirit of July 4th, this is a story from the Korean War- where U.S. Marines surmounted unbelievable odds and the coldest winter in Korean history with only their wits, and thousands of unwanted tootsie rolls.

    • 6 min
    HomeCooked: An Interview With Michael Moore

    HomeCooked: An Interview With Michael Moore

    HomeCooked is a series where we ask people the same question: What food reminds you of home?
    Director, author, and activist Michael Moore is from Flint, MI. Having good memories of the food there is tough when you can't even drink the water.
    To get involved with Michael's efforts in Flint, visit http://michaelmoore.com/DontSendBottledWater/

    • 3 min
    Five Loaves and Two Fishes

    Five Loaves and Two Fishes

    In the heart of coal country, West Virginia - a young Navy veteran and his family are responding to food shortages and economic hardships in exceptionally creative ways. Their town of McDowell has made national headlines for its poverty, unemployment, opioid crisis, and has recently been dubbed "Trump Country." These headlines miss the real story- one that could change the narrative in countless rural towns across the country.

    • 40 min
    Repost: Hershel's Deli

    Repost: Hershel's Deli

    Escape from the Nazis, cosmically good pastrami, and how an iconic Philadelphia Deli came to be.

    • 23 min
    Old Bay

    Old Bay

    Concentration camps, bribing the Gestapo, racist spice companies, and Baltimore crabs: The story of one refugee's journey and the creation of an American food icon.

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

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Super great

Great quality, smart, enjoyable. Listen and learn.

NRCWT ,

well done!

I especially loved the episode about the Trump Cafe in Texas. Very thoughtful.

Ben Kuebrich ,

Who knew there were so many interesting stories about food?

I guess Otis Gray did, because he continues to find and tell them! Hungry is fun and wholesome like a home-cooked dinner with friends

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