The Feast

The Feast presents delectable stories from the dining tables of history. Our stories immerse you in the sights, sounds, & tastes of a meal from the past. Make bread with medieval monks; share a martini with Churchill. Find out what wars were won & which kingdoms were lost, all for the sake of a good meal. Email suggestions for episodes to thefeast@thefeastpodcast.org

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episode 2: Beer is Culture: A Conversation with the Brewseum's Liz Garibay


This week, we're taking you to the heart of the Windy City itself, Chicago, to chat with the founder and executive director of the one of the only museum's dedicated entirely to the history and culture of beer: the Chicago Brewseum. At its helm is Liz Garibay, who has spearheaded the organization's programming and events for the last several years...


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episode 1: Feast & Fast: How Clean Eating Came to Early Modern Europe


The Feast is back! Just in time for the month of healthy New Year’s resolutions, our season premiere features a rich discussion on the history of feasting and fasting in Europe. We talk to Dr. Victoria Avery and Dr...


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The Feast of the Seven Fishes: Italian-American Christmas Cuisine with Director Robert Tinnell


On a special holiday bonus episode of the Feast, we talk to Robert Tinnell, the writer and director of the new film, “The Feast of the Seven Fishes”, out now. Centered on the Italian-American culinary tradition of seven seafood dishes eaten on Christmas Eve, the romantic-comedy is based loosely on Robert’s childhood growing up in West Virginia. From stuffed calamari to marinated eel to salt cod, we talked to Robert about the food traditions at the heart of the film...


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 2019-12-10  35m
 
 

The Hardworking History of the Hardy Orange


The Feast is back! And we’re bringing you a few special episodes before the launch of Season 4 on January 7, 2020. Longtime Feast listeners may remember our episode that touched on the history of egg nog and the Virginia hardy orange. The hardy orange is often regarded as a pest, with its bitter taste, numerous thorns, and ability to survive the chilliest of frosts...


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 2019-11-26  42m
 
 

The Feast Presents: Green Eggs & Dan


Hungry for more food podcasts while the Feast is on season break?

Try Green Eggs & Dan, a new podcast from The Podglomerate. Taking a new look at “you are what you eat,” comedian Dan Ahdoot brings listeners in on conversations about food, life, and more, with some of his most entertaining friends. Not your typical, holier-than-thou food show, Green Eggs and Dan is the type of food podcast you’d make with your friends around the table, roasting more than just the food...


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 2019-09-11  9m
 
 

episode 10: The Waldorf’s First Final Feast


On the Feast’s season finale, we revisit a meal that ended a chapter in one of the most famous hotel’s in history: the Waldorf Astoria. Famous for its invention of the Waldorf Salad and (arguably) Eggs Benedict, the legacy of this world-renown hotel has always been associated with food...


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 2019-05-21  32m
 
 

episode 9: Georgia O'Keeffe's Art of Eating


Join us on an artistic feast like no other with American artist, Georgia O’Keeffe. A prolific painter, O’Keeffe was also a devoted foodie, with an enviable cookbook collection and gigantic kitchen at her home in New Mexico. This week, we take at a look at the recipes that shaped and were shaped by pivotal moments in her life: from her upbringing on a dairy farm in Wisconsin to her important friendships with artists like Frida Kahlo and Ansel Adams...


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 2019-05-14  32m
 
 

episode 8: Ernest Shackleton's Pantry


This week, we’re heading to the ends of the earth with legendary explorer, Ernest Shackleton. Responsible for many expeditions to Antartica, Shackleton is known for his incredible leadership even through some of the toughest and most extreme conditions on the planet. This week, we focus on his 1907 Nimrod Expedition to reach the South Pole...


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 2019-05-07  39m
 
 

episode 7: Travels with Steinbeck: Dogs & Drive Ins on the Open Road


We’re exploring the great American road trip this week on The Feast. Learn how the call of the open road has inspired millions over the last century to see the country. We follow in the footsteps and exhaust fumes of American writer, John Steinbeck, along the road of two of his most famous books: The Grapes of Wrath and Travels with Charley. Armed with our own trusty canine companion, we head out on the open road to learn what kind of culinary offerings we can find at your typical highway stop...


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 2019-04-30  37m
 
 

episode 6: Call Us Julius Childus: A Roman Culinary Experiment


This week, The Feast is heading back to ancient Rome to do a little culinary archaeology.


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 2019-04-16  37m