Anne Noyes Saini

Associate Producer, Sporkful

Anne Noyes Saini appears in the following:

John Hodgman v. Dan Pashman: Are Hot Dogs Sandwiches?

Monday, November 30, 2015

This long-running feud comes to a head live on stage, with WNYC's Brooke Gladstone moderating. It's like a presidential debate, but with more dignity.

What Rock Star Sammy Hagar and Chef Jacques Pepin Have In Common

Monday, November 23, 2015

We eat fresh mozzarella with the former Van Halen frontman and drink beer out of paper cups with the legendary French chef. It turns out neither of these guys is who you think they are.

The Turkey Who Loved My Wife (Repeat)

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Radiolab's Robert Krulwich tells the story of a turkey that put the moves on his wife, and On The Media's Brooke Gladstone shows us how NOT to make dessert.

Thanksgiving Is For Eaters (with Amy Sedaris) (Repeat)

Monday, November 16, 2015

Amy Sedaris and Mo Rocca offer advice on dealing with family at the holidays, the NY Times’ Sam Sifton rails against appetizers at Thanksgiving, and Kenji Lopez-Alt talks turkey science.

Semper Delicious: Eating In A War Zone

Monday, November 09, 2015

For Veterans Day, we bring you vets' stories of unforgettable meals on the front lines -- from fishing with grenades in WWII to bartering with Girl Scout cookies in Iraq.

Sunny Anderson: From Army Brat To Food Network Star

Monday, October 26, 2015

The TV host discusses growing up on Army bases around the world, her own time in the Air Force, and what she ate along the way -- from blood sausage to bibimbap to Spam.

Do Places Make Smaller Sandwiches For Women?

Monday, October 19, 2015

In this special Sporkful investigation, Dan Pashman and Slate's L.V. Anderson order sandwiches around New York City to find out whether sandwich sexism is real.

Calls: When A Pancake Is More Than A Pancake

Monday, October 12, 2015

Sporkful listeners in family food feuds call in for advice on eating pancakes and cookies, but it turns out these domestic disputes are really about love. And also pancakes and cookies.

Marc Maron's Drug of Choice Is Sausage Gravy And Biscuits (Repeat)

Monday, September 28, 2015

The comic discusses food shame and whether the high from eating sausage gravy is worth the sadness that follows.

Calls: A Root Beer Float To Cure The Cancer Blues

Monday, September 21, 2015

Lilly and her father Chris disagree on the best way to make root beer floats, but they're on the same page when it comes to this classic treat's restorative powers.

Kids' (Possibly) Brilliant Culinary Creations

Monday, September 07, 2015

Kids pitch Dan and Hillary Frank (Longest Shortest Time) their innovative food concoctions. Is the world ready for hot dogs with peanut butter and chili milkshakes?

Calls: Which Enchilada Shape Is Most Delicious?

Monday, August 31, 2015

Two Sporkful listeners call in to debate the best way to make enchiladas: flat (lasagna style) or rolled. Can Dan's advice restore peace and save Enchilada Party Night?

Belgian Waffles: The Rise, Fall, And Redemption (Repeat)

Monday, August 24, 2015

We talk to the woman whose family introduced America to Belgian waffles more than 50 years ago, and a young waffle-maker who’s shaking things up. Can they find common ground?

Calls: Ice Cream Sandwiches In The Shower?

Monday, August 17, 2015

Shower beers have long been a delicious, easy way to pamper yourself. But some Sporkful listeners take shower drinking -- and eating -- to a whole new level.

Spoon The Band On Spoon The Utensil (Live from Chicago Pt. 2)

Monday, August 10, 2015

The band Spoon discusses their post-show popcorn ritual, a mathematician turns a bagel into a Mobius strip, and an opera singer performs an aria about donuts. Live on stage in Chicago!

The REAL Sausage King of Chicago (Live from Chicago Pt. 1)

Monday, August 03, 2015

Live on stage from Chicago! Hot Doug explains why he turned down millions and closed his famous sausage shop, and one of the top chefs in the world reveals his favorite candy.

Calls: Can You Love A Picky Eater?

Monday, July 27, 2015

Jen in D.C. calls in to The Sporkful for guidance on eating well while dating a picky eater, and a feuding husband and wife debate the best way to eat a cornbread muffin.

Jim Gaffigan Lies To His Kids About Food

Monday, July 20, 2015

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.

Calls: What Should Be The Last Cheese On Earth?

Monday, July 13, 2015

Adam and Jonathan in L.A. call in to The Sporkful to debate a dystopian future with only one cheese, and Erica in Illinois ponders the metaphysics of grilled cheese sandwiches.

Wyatt Cenac: Jerk Chicken In Every Pot

Monday, July 06, 2015

Comic Wyatt Cenac takes us for curry goat in his old neighborhood and tells us how it feels to go out to eat in the place where you grew up -- and suddenly realize you're an outsider.