Anne Noyes Saini

Associate Producer, Sporkful

Anne Noyes Saini appears in the following:

Is Sandwich Sexism Real?

Monday, February 27, 2017

In this special Sporkful investigation, we order sandwiches around New York City to find out whether places make smaller sandwiches for women.

May Contain Nuts Pt. 2: Fear of Food

Monday, February 20, 2017

Is it possible to experience total food joy, when you're always afraid that something you eat will make you sick? Our look at life with food allergies continues.

May Contain Nuts Pt. 1: Alpha Gal Returns

Monday, February 13, 2017

Amy Pearl loved meat -- until a steak almost killed her. We hear her riveting (and hilarious) story, and explore how allergies change your relationship with food and people.

A Very Halal Valentine’s with Taz Ahmed

Monday, February 06, 2017

The co-host of Good Muslim Bad Muslim tells us how to share food without killing the romance, and why she wishes guys she dates would stop trying to out-Muslim her.

Andy Richter Bought A Midlife Crisis Fridge

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Conan’s sidekick tells us why he chose a really nice refrigerator over a sports car. And he traces his issues with weight back to a childhood ice cream outing with his grandmother.

Is It OK To Save Seats In A Crowded Restaurant?

Friday, January 27, 2017

At a busy restaurant with counter service, is it OK to claim your seat before you get your food? A listener calls in with an ethical quandary.

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

Monday, January 23, 2017

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 Great Office Coffee Election

Monday, January 16, 2017

We follow one woman’s quest to get better coffee in her office, culminating in a companywide taste test. Plus we ask experts whether caffeine actually makes us more productive.

Raina One Year Later

Monday, January 09, 2017

Last year Dan spoke with a young woman who was on the verge of developing an eating disorder. This week he speaks with her again to see how she's doing one year later.

New Year's Food Resolutions 2017

Monday, December 26, 2016

Sporkful listeners and Dan reveal what they resolve to eat more of in the new year. Plus we replay one of our weirdest, favoritest shows from 2016.

When Is It OK To Send Food Back?

Friday, December 16, 2016

If the food at a restaurant just isn’t your taste, should you send it back? A father and daughter disagree, so Dan and Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats weigh in.

This Puerto Rican Eggnog Puts The Feliz In Your Navidad

Monday, December 12, 2016

We talk with coquito masters in Harlem and a moonshiner in the Bronx to learn about the holiday drink that’s the centerpiece of a Puerto Rican Christmas celebration.

Who Eats A Bag Of Dried Mango On The Couch?

Friday, December 02, 2016

Are some foods meant for snacking on-the-go and others for snacking at home? Dan and Serious Eats' Kenji Lopez-Alt step into one couple's dispute.

Thanksgiving Is For Eaters (with Amy Sedaris)

Friday, November 18, 2016

Amy Sedaris and Mo Rocca offer advice on dealing with family, Radiolab's Robert Krulwich tells of a lovesick turkey, and we call Butterball’s hotline for life advice.

The Cat, The Mother-in-Law, And The Pie

Friday, November 11, 2016

A Sporkful listener tells of an epic battle over Thanksgiving pie between her mother-in-law and her cat.

Finding A Good Meal In A War Zone

Monday, November 07, 2016

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.

New Jersey's Pork Roll-Taylor Ham Wars

Thursday, October 27, 2016

What is this iconic food? Why is it so important to the people of New Jersey? And why can't they stop fighting about it? We talk with comic Chris Gethard and many others to find out.

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?