56 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 • 3.2K 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.

    Margaret Cho Has Always Been ‘Hollywood Obese’

    Margaret Cho Has Always Been ‘Hollywood Obese’

    Comedian Margaret Cho has struggled with eating disorders for most of her life. When she was starting out in comedy, she used alcohol and drugs to mask her hunger, and later resorted to other methods of controlling her weight. When we received a note from a teenage listener struggling with her own eating issues, we invited Margaret to share her story and advice with the listener and other young people who might be headed down the same path.

    • 26 min
    Should You Put Ice In Your Milk?

    Should You Put Ice In Your Milk?

    Should you eat fast food on vacation, or should every meal be at a special local place? Is soup bar food? Does ice belong in milk?

    • 32 min
    The Hardest Beer Test In The World

    The Hardest Beer Test In The World

    Mandy Naglich is an award-winning home brewer who also writes and teaches about beer. Now she wants to become a Master Cicerone — basically the beer equivalent of a master sommelier. There are only 19 in the world, and just three are women.

    • 37 min
    New Year’s Food Resolutions 2022

    New Year’s Food Resolutions 2022

    What foods do Sporkful listeners resolve to eat more of in the new year, and why? And what’s Dan’s New Year’s food resolution for 2022? All is revealed in our annual year-end spectacular.

    • 42 min
    Sebastian Maniscalco’s First Stage Was The Dinner Table

    Sebastian Maniscalco’s First Stage Was The Dinner Table

    Sebastian Maniscalco is one of the top-grossing comedians in America, beloved for his stories about the food-obsessed family he grew up in, and his constant irritation at just about everyone around him. Now he’s parlayed his love of food into a new Food Network show, Well Done.

    • 32 min
    How To Read A Taco Like A Book

    How To Read A Taco Like A Book

    Professor Steven Alvarez believes you can read a taco. Look at the meat, the spices, and the tortilla. Each ingredient has a story that unlocks something about Mexican and American history and culture.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.2K Ratings

3.2K Ratings

Tread65 ,

The best food podcast out there

All about food, but so much more than a podcast about food. Interesting, funny, poignant, thought provoking. This podcast has serious heart. Every episode is awesome. Keep them coming, Dan and Team!

Shi Nobi ,

Yum for the Ears!

My guy Dan and his staff are truly stellar. I look forward to the lighthearted, yet interesting food-related episodes each week along with the open-mindedness, thoughtful conversations. Gimme more!

Orakamaru ,

Best Pasta Ever!

Been eating Dan’s pasta for months now and will not eat anything else. Love the podcast outlining how this unique and delicious pasta came to market.

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