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13 Food Podcasts For Every Kind Of Eater

Check out these feasts for the ears.

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1. Go Fork Yourself

What it's about: Host of Bizarre Foods Andrew Zimmern and foodie traveler Molly Mogren talk about trends in the food world and offer their favorite locales and restaurants around the world for eating.


Who will eat it up:
Anyone who's dreaming of starting that traveling food blog.

Listen here.

2. The Sporkful

What it's about: Kind of a modern anthropology of food, this show explores the everyday cultural impact food has on our lives, from the office fridge to racial stereotypes to the many foods you've been eating wrong your whole life.

Who will eat it up: Anyone who hates the label "foodie," but does really freaking love food.

Listen here.

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3. Gravy

What it's about: This podcast explores all the complicated stereotypes, unique agriculture, and unsung heroes of the American South through the lens of its delicious, delicious food.

Who will eat it up: Anyone who firmly believes all food should be deep fried.

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4. America's Test Kitchen Radio

What it's about: If you thought you were a food nerd, wait until you hear these folks. After testing and re-testing recipes dozens of times, these hosts offer their expertise and scientific insight to help you be the best cook you can be.

Who will love it: Anyone with a Pinterest board filled with intimidating-looking recipes.

Listen here.

5. Burnt Toast

What it's about: The co-founders of Food52 talk turkey with special foodie guests and each other, often getting into spirited debates about how to cook and eat properly.

Who will eat it up: V. opinionated foodies and anyone who loves the website.

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6. The Dinner Party Download

What it's about: Every episode offers an ice breaking joke, an original themed cocktail, hilarious etiquette tips, talks with food industry leaders, and celebs of all kind answering questions about fave foods and party playlists. It's really like being at a dinner party.


Who will eat it up:
Hosts with the most and introverts who want the dinner party brought to them.

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7. What Doesn't Kill You

What it's about: This podcasts identifies and explains some of the key issues—environmental, political, social, and economic—that shape the food industry and consequently the food you eat.

Who will eat it up: Did you freak out over Food, Inc.? Listen to this.

Listen here.

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8. Radio Cherry Bombe

What it's about: The podcast for the magazine Cherry Bombe is all about badass women in the wide world of food, and how they combine sustenance and style to feed the world.

Who will eat it up: Everyone who cares as deeply about feminism as they do about french fries.

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9. Spilled Milk

What it's about: Two food writers/comedians pick one food-related topic for each episode and examine it v. v. deeply.


Who will eat it up:
If you could talk about Oreos or frozen pizza for 30 minutes straight, this is the show for you.

Listen here.

10. Taste Of The Past

What it's about: This show is all about food culture through the ages, exploring the eating habits and rituals of ancient civilizations and ancestors to better understand our own.

Who will eat it up: History buffs and food nerds alike.

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11. Fuhmentaboudit!

What it's about: Fermentation in its many shapes and forms, with special attention paid to brewing beer at home.

Who will eat it up: If you're a home brewer or know what SCOBY is, this is the podcast for you.

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12. First We Eat

What it's about: A couple of food nerds dissect their most random and thought-provoking questions about everything from nutmeg to sourdough to fad diets.

Who will eat it up: If you love trivia, this show is a goldmine of random foodie facts.

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13. Food Is The New Rock

What it's about: A blogger and a radio host talk with musicians about food, and with chefs about music. It's as simple as that.

Who will eat it up: Groupies of bands and restauranteurs alike. (There's a surprising amount of overlap.)

Listen here.

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