Guest Picks: Adam Platt

New York Magazine food critic Adam Platt was on the Lopate Show for our Food Fridays series. We talked about food trends, and he also told us about some of the books, music, and, yes, food, that he's a fan of!

What have you read or seen over the past year that moved or surprised you?

         I was strangely moved by the Broadway show “Newsies” – although the presence of my 2 young daughters may have had something to do with that…


What are you listening to right now?

         Hawaiian slide guitar music by Cyril Pahinui


What’s the last great book you read?

         Toast by Nigel Slater


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?



What’s your favorite comfort food?

         French fries