House of Carbs

Noted food enthusiast Joe House, of the Ringer universe and international eating acclaim, is joined by fine diners, fast foodies, and dilettantes of delivery to devour the latest additions to the food universe’s menu. The backgrounds of guests on House of Carbs will be as varied as the palates of The Donald and Anthony Bourdain, i.e., celebrity chefs, TV and print food media members, restaurant reviewers, and celebrities/athletes with a known interest in food.



episode 79: Last-Minute Valentine's Tips, Braising Season, and New York Times Cooking With Adam Rapoport and Alison Herman | House of Carbs (Ep. 79)

House talks with Ringer staff writer and baking aficionado Alison Herman about her piece 'How NYT Cooking Became the Best Comment Section on the Internet' as well as some of the things she's making in her own kitchen (2:40). Then, Bon Appetit editor in chief Adam Rapoport joins to give out some Valentine's Day tips for folks who want to stay in, including some incredible pork-shoulder recipes, a delectable celery salad, and more (20:30).



episode 78: Savory Szechuan, Popeye's Hacks, and Chef Hugh Acheson | House of Carbs (Ep. 78)

House talks with The Ringer's own Danny Chau about his Popeye's Super Bowl spread and his Szechuan-style lunar new year meal (1:55). Then he talks to celebrity chef Hugh Acheson about how he made his way from Ottawa to Georgia and opening the restaurants Five & Ten, The National, and Empire State South; his brand-new podcast 'Hugh Acheson Stirs the Pot'; an incredible living curriculum called Seed Life Skills; and more (24:30).



episode 77: Super Bowl Spreads and Italian Steak Houses With Bill Simmons, Rembert Browne, and Mallory Rubin | House of Carbs (Ep. 77)

The Ringer's Joe House is joined by Bill Simmons to discuss a phenomenal dinner Bill had at Chi Spacca in Los Angeles (2:30). Then House calls up Rembert Browne, who is on the ground in Atlanta, GA, to share some knowledge of Atlanta's must-hit restaurants (20:00). Finally, House talks with longtime friend of the pod Mallory Rubin about her meticulous Super Bowl spread and a couple tips to ensure a delicious Super Bowl Sunday (38:30).



episode 76: Tastes of Toronto and American Dining Wisdom With Danny Chau and Bill Addison | House of Carbs (Ep. 76)

The Ringer's Joe House is joined by Danny Chau to discuss his recent trip to Toronto and its array of cuisine, including Jewish, Trinidadian, Vietnamese, Malaysian, and more (1:44). Then House talks with L.A. Times food critic Bill Addison about his pivot from traveling food writer to critic of one of America's most prolific food hubs, the great awakening of the American palate, 2019 food trends, and more (22:48).



episode 75: Food News: January Edition | House of Carbs (Ep. 75)

The Ringer's Joe House is joined by Juliet Litman for a Food News extravaganza filled with 27-pound mac and cheese, fast-food feasts, a law suit, a Pho Keene Great restaurant name, and more!


 2019-01-17  50m

episode 74: Hogwarts Kitchen: Butter Beer, Rock Cakes, and Chocolate Frogs with Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion | House of Carbs (Ep. 74)

The Ringer's Joe House sits down with Binge Mode's Jason Concepcion and Mallory Rubin to discuss their trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, FL, the roles food plays in immersive worlds such as 'Harry Potter', 'Lord of the Rings', and 'Game of Thrones', and much more.


 2019-01-03  47m

episode 73: 2018 Food TV Review with Andy Greenwald | House of Carbs (Ep. 73)

The Ringer's Joe House is joined by TV writer, producer, and HoC food TV critic, Andy Greenwald to talk about his time eating on set in New Mexico while filming a TV series, before they take a look at Food TV this year including, 'Top Chef', 'Ugly Delicious', 'Parts Unknown', 'The Final Table', and 'Salt Fat Acid Heat' (4:20). Then House links up with Juliet Litman for a classic 'House of Carbs' Food News (1:05:45).


 2018-12-25  1h26m

episode 72: The Best Things I Ate This Year With Danny Chau, Plus Vegan Holiday Spreads and Sandwich Thieves With Justin Sayles | House of Carbs (Ep. 72)

The Ringer's Joe House talks with food writer Danny Chau about the 10 best meals he had in 2018 (3:49), then House connects with Ringer editor Justin Sayles to talk about his switch from vegetarianism to veganism and how he navigates eating during the holidays (33:55). Finally, House links up with Juliet Litman for a classic 'House of Carbs' Food News (55:15). The 10 Best Things I Ate in 2018 - By Danny Chau


 2018-12-15  1h11m

episode 71: Bill Simmons on Holiday Weight Gains, Premium Italian, and Premium Korean; Plus Chef Mathew Woolf of Rainbow Room | House of Carbs (Ep. 71)

The Ringer's Joe House is joined by Bill Simmons to talk about the best thing they ate this week, which spiraled into a discussion about holiday eating, weight gain, Korean food, and beyond (3:10). Then, House connects with renowned chef Mathew Woolf about cooking for the royal family, working with Gordon Ramsay, cooking in top-tier food cities, the iconic Rainbow Room in NYC, and more (35:35). Finally, House links up with Juliet Litman for a classic 'House of Carbs' Food News (1:05:35).


 2018-12-06  1h19m

episode 70: Austin BBQ, Shaq's Big Chicken, and 'The Final Table' With Andrew Knowlton | House of Carbs (Ep. 70)

The Ringer's Joe House is joined by Bon Appétit editor-at-large Andrew Knowlton to talk about his recent move from New York City to Austin, Texas and the opening of the the Carpenter Hotel, which his wife, Christina Skogly Knowlton, consulted on. Then, they discuss the new Netflix cooking show 'The Final Table,' (16:50) and House links up with Juliet Litman for a classic 'House of Carbs' Food News (1:02:42).


 2018-11-29  1h19m