New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik was on the Lopate Show recently to discuss his latest book about food and how our ideas about food have been shaped. He revealed that he's a Justin Bieber fan and also told what his comfort foods are, even if he doesn't love the term itself.
What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?
The gypsy jazz guitarist Stephane Wrembel, live at Bar Tabac in Brooklyn.
What are you listening to right now?
More gypsy jazz.
What’s the last great book you read?
Lost Illusions, by Balzac.
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
What’s your favorite comfort food?
Don’t like the term…but I do like lamb stew and rice pudding.