Anne Noyes Saini appears in the following:
Monday, June 29, 2015
We fill a taxi full of food and take it to JFK Airport at sundown to break the Ramadan fast with Muslim cab drivers. What could go wrong?
Monday, June 22, 2015
The order of your toppings affects how your burger tastes. We find out why, and dig into the science of burger smashing.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Dan and Radiolab's Jad Abumrad explore the new frontier of weed-infused foods. They'll tell you how it tastes, how it makes them feel, and what happens when you eat way too much of it.
Monday, June 01, 2015
Chicago Tribune food writer Kevin Pang reveals his top ten favorite sausages, from Chinese lap cheong to Lil' Smokies. Plus we debate whether hot dogs are a type of sausage.
Monday, May 18, 2015
The famously opinionated writer loves frozen Milky Ways and once packed 104 different pastrami sandwiches into her car. Just don't offer her kale.
Monday, May 11, 2015
What's the worst gig in the ballpark? What's the best way to eat peanuts in the shell? We explore baseball foods with a former Shea Stadium food vendor and a North Carolina peanut man.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Is a buttered roll a sandwich? Is it still brunch if it’s 2 pm? Dan debates food and language with Peter Kim from the Museum of Food and Drink and Helen Zaltzman from The Allusionist.
Monday, April 20, 2015
The popular comedian talks about trying to eat healthier and the frustrations of getting his autistic son to do the same. Plus Ron explains why comedy is a lot like cooking.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The host of Bizarre Foods says, “We have such a narrow definition of what’s edible.” So IBM wants its Watson technology to discover new flavors and foods. But how will the future taste?
Monday, April 06, 2015
What’s the difference between a good donut and a great one? Dan travels from Portland to Brooklyn in search of the answer.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Slate's Mike Pesca and I discuss what you can tell about a workplace based on the kitchen. Then I offer Mike a detailed critique of his sandwich construction methods.
Monday, March 23, 2015
We talk to a guy whose Freedom of Information Act request pried open the CIA cafeteria suggestion box. Turns out even spies hate stale bread. Plus the unwritten rules of office potlucks.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Your philosophy about how a communal fridge should be used says a lot about how you think society should function. Sporkful listeners call in with contrasting perspectives.
Monday, March 09, 2015
It’s Elkhart, Indiana, 2001. Two inches of Heather Coleman's turkey club disappear from her office fridge. The thief is nowhere to be found. And Heather’s life will never be the same.
Monday, March 02, 2015
Dan talks to the Moist Towelette Museum's curator, then discusses whether napkin color affects meal enjoyment and whether restaurants should be banned from using scented hand soap.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Sporkful host Dan Pashman feasts on Philly's most iconic foods, then brings samples to a scientist to find out what makes greasy treats like cheesesteak and scrapple so irresistible.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Dan tries chicken feet and a dessert soup called tang yuan with some passionate eaters who are defying stereotypes of Asian-Americans.
Monday, February 09, 2015
What should you cook for breakfast the morning after? How can couples share power in the kitchen? We talk food and relationships with Dan Savage and Death, Sex and Money’s Anna Sale.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Listeners call in to confess their quirkiest eating habits and desires. But if we’re all weird, doesn’t that make us all normal?
Monday, January 26, 2015
If the shelves go empty and delivery's a no-go, you're going to be eating from your larder during this blizzard. Here's how to make the most of it.