8 episodes

Join self made Korean-American rapper/producer Kero One and his buds as they discuss tasty food, music, and society/culture through the lens of Asian-Californian creatives. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thetastebuds/support

The TasteBuds The Taste Buds

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Join self made Korean-American rapper/producer Kero One and his buds as they discuss tasty food, music, and society/culture through the lens of Asian-Californian creatives. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thetastebuds/support

    8 - What is "Authentic" Asian Food Really?? (3 restaurateurs discuss this + pandemic survival)

    8 - What is "Authentic" Asian Food Really?? (3 restaurateurs discuss this + pandemic survival)

    100 years from now, what will “authentic” Filipino, Chinese or Vietnamese food look like? Will it be what you imagine it to be now? In this episode, host Kero One invites three buds “Tiffany Tanaka” of Petit Peso, Kathy Fang of Fang Restaurant/House of Nanking, and Linh Nguyen of Au Lac to discuss  ”authenticity” in their restaurant concepts.  Furthermore, we find out how the 3 ladies are reshaping their business models to stay afloat during the pandemic as well as their advice to customers on how to have a better dine-out experience.


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    • 53 min
    7 - Finding The Truth & Silver Lining During Covid-19. (an emergency episode)

    7 - Finding The Truth & Silver Lining During Covid-19. (an emergency episode)

    The Taste Buds jump on an impromptu conference call to check in on each other and share updates on where our heads are at during this unprecedented time.  In this episode, we discuss everything we've learned from the current situation, empathy vs...

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    • 37 min
    6 - The Future of Music and Food. Is Creativity Being Threatened?

    6 - The Future of Music and Food. Is Creativity Being Threatened?

    With the last decade behind us, the Tastebuds move into 2020 and a brand new Los Angeles recording location along with a new episode. In this episode, we discuss the forthcoming decade and how technology will affect the creators and consumers of music and food.  With new ways to deliver media/food to the masses, artificial intelligence, and the rise of cloud kitchens, only one things certain: the only constant is change.


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    • 1 hr 14 min
    5 - Authenticity in Hiphop. Have We Been Fooled?

    5 - Authenticity in Hiphop. Have We Been Fooled?

    Hiphop has made its rise to become music's most popular genre. Since the golden era of hiphop, fake gangster rappers, the pseudo wealthy and culture vultures have all made its presence felt and in some ways may have even fooled us. Listen to the Taste Buds and special guest Whitney Taber, VP of the famed Record Plant studios, discuss authenticity in hiphop. In addition, Whitney sheds light on how hiphop has been at odds with women and why role models are more important than ever.

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    • 56 min
    4- Modern Dating in 2020 & Beyond

    4- Modern Dating in 2020 & Beyond

    Dating in 2020 is not what it used to be in our parents generation. With dating apps and social media, sometimes the options seem endless. So how do you whittle down your selection pool in 2020 and beyond? From music to food and dating etiquette, the taste buds offer up some suggestions.

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    • 51 min
    3 - Wanna Visit Japan? the Good, the Bad, & the Amazing.

    3 - Wanna Visit Japan? the Good, the Bad, & the Amazing.

    We think Tokyo is 100% the best city in the world to visit for those who appreciate great service and a high level of taste but it can also be a strange place. In this episode we share our personal experiences and travel tips, what we can learn from Japanese culture, and why the men/women there might be more prone to cheating than the west.

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    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

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For the culture...

Food, travel, music, style.

RamenNinja ,

Dope content!!

Enjoyed listening to the first episode and I’m hooked.
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