Bite

By Mother Jones

Bite is a podcast for people who think hard about their food. Join acclaimed food and farming blogger Tom Philpott, Mother Jones editors Kiera Butler and Maddie Oatman, and a tantalizing guest list of writers, farmers, scientists, and chefs as they uncover the surprising stories behind what ends up on your plate. We'll help you digest the food news du jour, explore the politics and science of what you eat and why—and deliver plenty of tasty tidbits along the way.

  1. 1.
    Sami Tamimi on the Delicious Complexity of Palestinian Food
    35:03
  2. 2.
    Elderberries Don’t Boost Your Immune System, and Other Coronavirus Myths Debunked
    28:11
  3. 3.
    Why We Need Black-Owned Food Media
    57:53
  4. 4.
    Chef Dominique Crenn on Eating as Activism—and the Secret to Phenomenal Sandwiches
    35:32
  5. 5.
    Swollen Hands, Rampant Contagion, No Sick Days: Processing Chicken During a Pandemic
    25:32
  6. 6.
    White People Own 98 Percent of Rural Land. Young Farmers Are Asking for It Back.
    28:26
  7. 7.
    A Science-Loving Chef's Guide to Eating Safely Right Now
    27:37
  8. 8.
    How Does Your Pandemic Garden Grow?
    26:16
  1. 9.
    Should Restaurants Be Saved?
    34:17
  2. 10.
    Recipe for Escape
    31:17
  3. 11.
    The Food Workers Who Brave Coronavirus to Feed Us
    27:49
  4. 12.
    Your Best Dinner Option Is Hiding in Your Pantry
    31:57
  5. 13.
    Many Restaurants May Never Re-Open After Coronavirus
    22:10
  6. 14.
    103 – The Golden Arches’ Long Shadow on Black America
    27:45
  7. 15.
    102 – You've Never Met Anyone Like This Bee Hunter
    17:39
  8. 16.
    101 – Michael Pollan on the Iowa Farmers Who Will Sway the Election
    32:22
  9. 17.
    100 – Who Are the Millennial Farmers?
    27:15
  10. 18.
    Chicken, Waffles, and Smashing the Patriarchy
    23:34
  11. 19.
    The Bizarre Fad Diet Taking the Far Right by Storm
    25:35
  12. 20.
    99 – This Lab Makes Real Meat—But Not From Animals. Will You Eat It?
    31:29
  13. 21.
    98 – The Leftovers
    18:01
  14. 22.
    97 – 5 Presidential Candidates Dish on the Future of Food
    34:30
  15. 23.
    96 – Beef Got Us Into This Mess. But Can It Also Help Reverse Global Warming?
    32:11
  16. 24.
    95 – In Vino Veritas
    31:17
  17. 25.
    94 – “All the Delicious Foods Are Dying”
    36:37
  18. 26.
    Trailer - Eating in Climate Chaos
    1:52
  19. 27.
    92 – There Is Such Thing as a Free (School) Lunch
    31:26
  20. 28.
    91 – Your Next Designer Apple Product Is Crunchy and Sweet
    18:03
  21. 29.
    90 – The Real Problem With Chipotle Burritos
    17:31
  22. 30.
    89 – The Gangster Gardener and the Drunken Botanist
    26:41
  23. 31.
    88 – New Coke Didn’t Fail. It Was Murdered.
    31:36
  24. 32.
    87 – The Dirt on Truffles
    26:04
  25. 33.
    86 – Meet the Farmers Saving Your Food From Climate Chaos
    23:14
  26. 34.
    85 – A Syrian Refugee Cures Homesickness With Hummus
    16:03
  27. 35.
    84 – The Problem With Home-Cooked Meals
    31:20
  28. 36.
    83 – Nobody Puts Vegetables in the Corner
    18:45
  29. 37.
    82 – Passover in Prison
    12:49
  30. 38.
    81 – High Steaks
    28:32
  31. 39.
    80 – Helen Oyeyemi's Delightfully Sinister Gingerbread
    19:34
  32. 40.
    79 – The Words This Food Critic Will Never Use
    22:52
  33. 41.
    78 – How Slavery's Brutal Legacy Lingers in American Cooking
    32:03
  34. 42.
    77 – "Bao" Director Domee Shi Gives a Sweet Dumpling a Dark Twist
    25:07
  35. 43.
    76 – What It Feels Like to Be Big in America
    25:37
  36. 44.
    75 – Cooking Chicken With Beto O’Rourke
    25:31
  37. 45.
    74 – The Cult of the Chili Pepper
    25:19
  38. 46.
    39 – Songs That Make Food Taste Better
    23:54
  39. 47.
    73 – The Five-Second Rule, and Other Food Myths Busted
    22:04
  40. 48.
    72 – These Spices Will Transform Your Life
    24:12
  41. 49.
    71 – When Food Stamps "Turn Your Life Around"
    28:03
  42. 50.
    70 – Sheriff Corndog
    16:57

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