The Best Podcasts About All Things Food

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On the surface, food doesn’t seem like a natural subject for a podcast. At least with T.V., even if you can’t taste or smell a fresh-baked apple pie, you can at least see it and infer that it’s tasty as hell. Not so with podcasts, obviously. Over the past few years, however, a handful of shows have busted such assumptions, largely by bypassing recipes and kitchen tips and instead diving deep into little-known stories behind our favorite fare. Here are a few of the top programs about all things eating. —J.R. Sullivan


Pizza City Podcast
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1. Pizza City

Host Steve Dolinsky picks the brains of the best minds in pie, including Justin Bazdarich of NYC’s Speedy Romeo.

Spilled Milk Podcast
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2. Spilled Milk

Comedians Molly Wizenberg and Matthew Amster-Burton riff on flip-lid yogurts, movie candy, and other questionable fare.

Proof Podcast
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3. Proof

Get the scoop on a ketchup controversy, the rise of the food bowl, and other curious culinary backstories.

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Gravy Podcast
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4. Gravy

The Southern Foodways Alliance explores Southern history through food, such as a catfisherman’s fight for racial justice.

Pantry Raid Podcast
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5. Pantry Raid

Food writer Hannah Messinger dishes no-nonsense tips on chickpeas, leftovers, and miso, among other confounding foods.


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