Anne Noyes Saini

Associate Producer, Sporkful

Anne Noyes Saini appears in the following:

Who Is This Restaurant For? Pt. 4: Why Comic W. Kamau Bell Doesn't Wear Hoodies To Restaurants

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The comedian reflects on his personal experiences with race as a restaurant customer, including the pros and cons of dining out when you're in an interracial marriage.

Who Is This Restaurant For? Pt. 3: One Sign In Arabic, Another In English

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

How do restaurants appeal to very different groups of customers at the same time? We continue our exploration of race, culture, food, and the signals restaurants send.

Who Is This Restaurant For? Pt. 2: Looking The Part

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

What judgments do we make about a restaurant's food based on how the people working there look?

Who Is This Restaurant For? Pt. 1: Us vs. Them

Monday, October 10, 2016

When you walk into a restaurant, you’re bombarded with signals that tell you what kind of place it is. But what happens when those signals bring certain people in, and keep others out?

Other People's Food Pt. 5: Your Mom's Crappy Casserole

Friday, October 07, 2016

Ahead of a new series on race and food, we're repeating Other People's Food. Cultural appropriation and assimilation are personal for artist Ashok Kondabolu and comedian Michelle Buteau.

Other People's Food Pt. 4: Rosie Perez ≠ Rice And Beans

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Ahead of a new series on race, culture, and food, we're repeating Other People's Food. Actress Rosie Perez says she's fed up with stereotypes of her and her food.

Other People's Food Pt. 3: The Order That Changed The World

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Ahead of a new series on race and food, we're repeating Other People's Food. We meet Joe McNeil, whose order at a segregated lunch counter in 1960 changed the way Americans eat forever.

Other People's Food Pt. 2: What's 'Poor People's Food?'

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Ahead of a new series on race, culture, and food, we're repeating Other People's Food. Why are we willing to pay more for Italian and Japanese food than Chinese and Mexican?

Other People's Food Pt. 1: White Chef, Mexican Food

Monday, October 03, 2016

Ahead of a new series on race, culture, and food, we're repeating Other People's Food. Celebrity chef Rick Bayless opens up about the pros and cons of cultural exchange.

Calls: Should Potato Salad Be Called Salad? (with Kenji Lopez-Alt)

Thursday, September 22, 2016

When a high school student calls in to discuss the true meaning of salad, Dan and Serious Eats' Kenji Lopez-Alt find themselves on opposing sides of another debate.

Mo Rocca's Ravioli Free Association

Monday, September 19, 2016

The humorist and Cooking Channel host gets deep on ravioli – from Chef Boyardee to his grandma's recipe to what he calls "the Kenny G of ravioli."

The Woman With A Keg In Her Coat Closet

Monday, September 12, 2016

A champion homebrewer schools us in the science of beer and tells us how she deals with guys who question whether she really knows her stuff.

Live: Snap Judgment's Glynn Washington Doesn't Drink Coffee

Monday, September 05, 2016

The podcast host tells us how a mishap in a grocery store in Japan made him a tea drinker for life. And he shares his childhood memories of food in a rural Michigan cult.

Beyond Pot Brownies (with Radiolab's Jad Abumrad)

Monday, August 22, 2016

We explore the science of weed-infused foods with Radiolab's Jad Abumrad. We’ll tell you how it tastes, how it makes us feel, and what happens when you eat way too much of it.

Is This Pizza Worth Waiting For?

Thursday, August 11, 2016

We visit a legendary pizzeria with a famously long line, then talk to scientists to try to figure out whether waiting to eat makes our food taste better -- or worse.

This Is Your Brain On Cheesesteak

Monday, August 08, 2016

We feast on Philly's most iconic foods, then bring samples to a scientist to find out what makes greasy treats like cheesesteak and scrapple so irresistible.

Live: Are BYO Meat BBQs OK?

Monday, August 01, 2016

We debate your questions about summer BBQ etiquette with Brendan and Rico from The Dinner Party Download and Greta and Tricia from the Nerdette podcast. Live on stage from Chicago!

Comic Phoebe Robinson On Interracial Eating

Monday, July 25, 2016

The comedian and co-host of 2 Dope Queens tells us what it’s like to go out to eat when you’re in an interracial relationship and who should pay on a first date.

When A Tamale Determines The Presidency

Monday, July 11, 2016

Former presidential candidates tell us what it's really like to eat while campaigning. And we explore famous election food gaffes, including one that may have decided the presidency.

Jim Gaffigan Lies To His Kids About Food

Monday, July 04, 2016

The food-obsessed comic discusses eating with his five children, navigating birthday parties and buffets, his dad's steaks, and when it's OK to lie to your kids.