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The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table has always connected people through the common language of food and eating. Now with award-winning food journalist Francis Lam at the helm, we’re bringing forward even more fresh voices and surprising conversations at the intersection of food, people and culture – covering everything from the global appeal of sesame to the impact of Instagram on everyday eating. It’s a food show where everyone is welcome. Produced by American Public Media.

Latest Episodes:

  • 713: Light Up Your Grill
    Get grilling with Hmong Chef Yia Vang, vegetable whisperer Chef Ashley Christensen and best-selling grilling author John "Doc" Willoughby.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-18
  • Episode 735: 3 Junes
    This week, it’s June in 3 corners of the country, Coastal Georgia with Chef-Farmer Matthew Raiford, Alaska with Melanie Brown, and Appalachia with Ronni Lundy.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-11
  • 686: A Conversation with Madhur Jaffrey
    We spend an afternoon with the illustrious and iconic Indian cookbook author and food writer Madhur Jaffrey.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-04
  • 680: The Sharpest Tools
    This week, it’s all about surprising stories behind the little tools in your kitchen.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-28
  • 679: Four Persian Cooks
    It’s the food of Persia with conversations about fresh herbs, tahdig, a classic fish stew, modern Iranian cuisine, and the Persian pantry.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-21
  • 678: Say Cheese!
    We step behind the scenes at The Cheesemonger Invitational, then go deep into the world of cheese with experts Greselda Powell and Tia Keenan.... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-14
  • 734: Mother’s Day with Melissa Clark & Chef Kwame Onwuachi
    Chef Kwame Onwuachi & his mom on their culinary origins, Melissa Clark & her unusual Mother’s Day tradition plus her thoughts on what to cook this spring & the Korean... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-07
  • 664: Project Cooking
    Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora In this episode, we take on serious culinary projects. Beard Award-winning Charleston pitmaster Rodney Scott shares with us the ethos of... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-30