Andrew Talks to Chefs

By Andrew Friedman

Our top chefs, as you’ve never heard them before. Author Andrew Friedman, one of the nation's chief chroniclers of professional kitchen life, interviews a diverse cross-section of the best and biggest names in the business, bringing his personal relationships and industry knowledge to bear in coaxing personal and professional revelations from his guests.

  1. 1.
    Episode 152: Jesse Cool (Flea Street Cafe; Menlo Park, CA); Post-Pandemic Jobs Market Round Table with Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions
    1:27:24
  2. 2.
    Episode 151: Rick Bayless Reflects on Our COVID Year
    1:18:46
  3. 3.
    Episode 150: Wylie Dufresne; Mashama Bailey & John O. Morisano; Opening During COVID roundtable
    2:26:47
  4. 4.
    Episode 149: Helene Henderson (Malibu Farm), Emma Bengtsson (Aquavit)
    1:29:54
  5. 5.
    Episode 148: Terrance Brennan, Vinay Gupta, Maile Carpenter
    2:11:19
  6. 6.
    Episode 147: Our Holiday Spectacular featuring Dan Kluger, Allison & Matt Robicelli, Erick Williams, and Harold Moore
    3:04:46
  7. 7.
    Episode 146: Charlie Palmer
    49:35
  8. 8.
    Episode 145: Joshua Smith (Director of Culinary Innovation, Alltown Fresh)
    1:14:19
  1. 9.
    Episode 144: Zod Arifai (Wicked Jane, NYC)
    1:21:29
  2. 10.
    Episode 143: Bo Bech (author, The Relation Between Us)
    1:11:53
  3. 11.
    Episode 142: Deborah Madison (author, An Onion in My Pocket)
    55:30
  4. 12.
    Episode 141: Aaron Bludorn (Bludorn restaurant, Houston, TX)
    1:16:30
  5. 13.
    Episode 140: Darin and Greg Bresnitz (authors, Snacky Tunes), Hong Thaimee (Thaimee Love popup), and Kate Heddings (author, Hungry Games)
    1:16:03
  6. 14.
    Episode 139: Jeff Gordinier (Esquire Magazine)
    1:01:50
  7. 15.
    Episode 138: Stefano Secchi (Rezdora, NYC)
    1:05:46
  8. 16.
    Episode 137: Magnus Nilsson (chef/author, Fäviken: 4015 Days, Beginning to End)
    42:46
  9. 17.
    Episode 136: Simon Kim (restaurateur - Cote, NYC)
    1:33:42
  10. 18.
    Vote! An Election Eve Plea (and endorsement)
    7:55
  11. 19.
    Episode 135: Ariel Arce (Air's Champagne Parlor & others, NYC; author, Better with Bubbles)
    1:05:51
  12. 20.
    Episode 134: Einat Admony (Balaboosta & other restaurants, NYC)
    1:01:45
  13. 21.
    Episode 133: Frank Castronovo & Frank Falcinelli (Frankies Spuntino & other restaurants; Brooklyn)
    48:47
  14. 22.
    Episode 132: Barbara Sibley (La Palapa & Holiday Cocktail Lounge, NYC)
    1:21:49
  15. 23.
    Episode 131: John Birdsall (author, The Man Who Ate Too Much)
    1:06:47
  16. 24.
    Episode 130: David Kinch on A Chef's Voyage & Matt Sartwell on Saving Kitchen Arts & Letters
    1:02:03
  17. 25.
    Episode 129: Akhtar Nawab (chef & author of Good for You)
    57:07
  18. 26.
    Episode 128: David Nayfeld Introduces The Main Ingredient
    1:06:59
  19. 27.
    Episode 127: Black Food Professionals, Part 2, Guest Hosted and Curated by Scott Alves Barton
    1:24:10
  20. 28.
    Episode 126: Black Food Professionals, Part 1 - Guest Hosted & Curated by Scott Alves Barton
    1:33:38
  21. 29.
    Episode 125: James Wayman (Oyster Club; Grass & Bone; and Engine Room; Mystic, CT)
    1:21:43
  22. 30.
    Episode 124: Kelly Fields (author, The Good Book of Southern Baking)
    31:56
  23. 31.
    Episode 123: Mark Ladner (Moby's, East Hampton, NY)
    43:05
  24. 32.
    Episode 122: A Talk About "The Talk" with Chef Erick Williams & his father Ricardo Isom
    1:09:41
  25. 33.
    Episode 121: Kevin Sintumuang on Esquire Magazine's America's Best Bars 2020 List
    57:53
  26. 34.
    Episode 120: Bill Buford (Author, Dirt)
    44:13
  27. 35.
    Episode 119: Alicia Kennedy & Chandra Ram on Recipe Credit & Media-Created Monsters
    1:00:23
  28. 36.
    Episode 118: Shelter en Place Theater presents PULP FICTION (w/ guest critics Allison & Matt Robicelli)
    1:21:14
  29. 37.
    Episode 117: Chef Edward Lee & Lindsey Ofcacek (founders, The LEE Initiative)
    36:09
  30. 38.
    Episode 116: Russell Jackson (Reverence restaurant; Harlem, NY)
    1:17:41
  31. 39.
    Episode 115: Douglass Williams (Mida Restaurant; Boston, MA)
    1:05:00
  32. 40.
    SPECIAL REPORT #45: Daniel Boulud on Where We Go From Here
    43:29
  33. 41.
    SPECIAL REPORT #44: Fine Dining Lovers' Ryan King on Crunching the Numbers
    39:59
  34. 42.
    SPECIAL REPORT #43: Joel Drucker on Missing Tennis, Food & Travel
    31:20
  35. 43.
    SPECIAL REPORT #42: "Shelter en Place" Theater presents "Little Italy" starring Hayden Christensen & Emma Roberts
    33:45
  36. 44.
    SPECIAL REPORT #41: Rob Petrone on Hot Takes on a Plate
    37:53
  37. 45.
    SPECIAL REPORT #40: Lynn Buono & Skip Schwarzman on Catering during COVID
    35:39
  38. 46.
    SPECIAL REPORT #39: Jesse Cool on Having a Heart
    31:38
  39. 47.
    SPECIAL REPORT #38: "Shelter en Place" Theater presents Albert Brooks' "Defending Your Life" with Guest Critics Allison & Matt Robicelli
    38:03
  40. 48.
    SPECIAL REPORT #37: Preeti Mistry on the Larger Lessons of Alison Roman's Very Bad Week
    36:48
  41. 49.
    SPECIAL REPORT #36: David Nayfeld on the Changes that Need to be Made
    36:09
  42. 50.
    SPECIAL REPORT #35: Jodi Liano (San Francisco Cooking School) on the Surprisingly Bright Future of Culinary Students
    28:10

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