My Life As a FoodieAuthor: My Life as a Foodie
20 Aug 2018

My Life As a Foodie

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Join host Phil Nigash as he explores the food culture of America and the world.

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    episode 115 :: eat. race. win.

    EAT. RACE. WIN. is a behind-the-scenes adventure into the biggest annual sporting event in the world: The Tour de France. Yes, even bigger than the Super Bowl. The show follows Chef Hannah Grant, who takes us on her race within the race as she sources performance food for Australia's pro cycling team, Orica-Scott. Hannah shows us exactly what it takes to perform at the edge of human endurance for 21 days of racing - the hardest bike race in the world.

  • Posted on 17 Aug 2018

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    episode 114 :: legacy

    The recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Jonathon Gold have left a void in the world of food writing and entertainment. Today I pay homage to both, but stress the importance of living in the moments they left behind. While it’s often thought to be unhealthy to live in the past, I wonder if it’s more unhealthy to live in the present, given the current climate.

  • Posted on 12 Aug 2018

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    episode 113 :: beer

    It’s been over two years since I turned my back on the craft brew scene. In doing research for the show, I found that the landscape had changed drastically. The numbers are staggeringly high. What made the biggest impression on me, however, was the growth of home brewing. As of last November, there were an estimated 1.2 million people making beer at home. And while I know that a lot of you have dabbled in the craft of brewing beer at home, I think that if you truly love the taste of handcrafted beer, the time has never been better to get your feet wet and brew something delicious in your kitchen.

  • Posted on 05 Sep 2017

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    episode 112 :: city of gold

    Even for viewers who've never read or heard of food critic Jonathan Gold, City of Gold offers a thoroughly entertaining introduction to a talented writer and brilliant career. In this documentary, Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold shows us a Los Angeles where ethnic cooking is a kaleidoscopic portal to the mysteries of an unwieldy city and the soul of America.

  • Posted on 28 Aug 2017

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    episode 111 :: chef

    After a controlling owner pushes him too far, chef Carl Casper quits his position at a prestigious Los Angeles restaurant. As he tries to figure out what his next step should be, he finds himself in Miami. Carl joins forces with his ex-wife, best friend and son to launch a food-truck business, and the venture provides a chance to reignite his passion for cooking, as well as his zest for life and love.

  • Posted on 24 Aug 2017

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