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The Rule of Rum
Cynthia Clampitt
Available to see on facebook
Recorded via Zoom on June 18, 2020

16,000 years of Global Potato History
Raghavan Iyer
Recorded via Zoom on May 27, 2020

When Potato Fields were Prisons: Unfree Farm Labor in McHenry County during World War II
Samuel Klee, PhD Candidate
Recorded via Zoom on April 5, 2020

Chicago’s evolving restaurant scene: How can the cherished small guy survive?
Chef Michael Lackowicz
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on February 22, 2020

A Taste of FoodCultura
Presented by Students in Foodcultura: The Art and Anthropology of Cuisine, University of Chicago, Autumn 2019
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on Febuary 15, 2020

A Taste of FoodCultura
Presented by Students in Foodcultura: The Art and Anthropology of Cuisine, University of Chicago, Autumn 2019
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on January 25, 2020

The Legitimacy and Legacy of Chinese Food in America
Monica Eng and Louisa Chu
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on January 18, 2020

How the Instant Pot Helped This Indian-American Forge Her Ethnic Identity
Chandra Ram
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on December 14, 2019

A Culinary History of Downeast Maine
Sharon Joyce
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on December 7, 2019

Maggi Galaxy
Stephan Palmié and Antoni Miralda
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on November 9, 2019

After fall from Grace, Chef and Business Partner plan the best Ever
Chef Curtis Duffy and Business Partner Michael Muser interviewed by Monica Eng
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on November 2, 2019

Last Night on the Titanic: Unsinkable Drinking, Dining and Style
Veronica Hinke and Chef Gale Gand
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on October 10, 2019

Bread Guru’s Never-Ending Quest for the Perfect Pizza
Peter Reinhart
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on September 7, 2019

The Dark Side of Peach History
Chef Belinda Smith-Sullivan
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on August 10, 2019

Spicy Chicago Couple to Give Well-Seasoned Talk
Patty Penzey Erd and Tom Erd
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on July 27, 2019

Civil War Camp Cooks, 2019 Armchair Tour
Erik Schultz
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on July 13, 2019

Well of the Sea
Margaret Carney, PhD
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on June 9, 2019

Midwestern Food – What is it?
Abra Berens
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on June 8, 2019

Paris à Table: 1846
Joe Weintraub, PhD
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on May 11, 2019

Overrated Tradition: Why Fresh Perspective Will Save the Jewish Deli
Chef Aaron Steingold
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on May 4, 2019

A Classic French Chef Confronts 21st Century Technology
Chef Chef Dominique Tougne, Chez Moi
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on April 13, 2019

Apples in the Midwestern Imagination
Lucy Long, PhD
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on April 6, 2019

Beholding a Grainy History: A Woman Named King Is a Queen of Our Local Bread Scene
Ellen King
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on March 9, 2019

Currying Interest in Indian Cuisine,  From Its Arrival in America to its Rise in Chicago
Colleen Taylor Sen, PhD
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on February 23, 2019

French Restaurants in Chicago: A 75-Year Retrospective 1924-1999
Alain Maes
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on February 2, 2019

Community Cookbooks: Inspiring Twain Restaurant’s Midwestern Menu
Tim and Rebekah Graham
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on January 12, 2019

Family Heirloom Recipes from the Illinois State Fair, An Illinois Bicentennial Project
Catherine Lambrecht
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on December 8, 2018

Chicago Fire: How the Windy City Carved Its Niche In BBQ History
Dino Dean
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on November 17, 2018

Wild Boar to Baconfest: Pigs in History and Popular Culture
Cynthia Clampitt
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on November 4, 2018

Why is Chicago Pizza City, USA?
Steve Dolinsky and Chef DeRuvo
Recorded at Davanti Enoteca, 1359 W. Taylor St, Chicago, IL on October 24, 2018.

Cacao Catharsis: Spreading Joy Through Chocolate
Ramona Thomas
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on October 6, 2018

High and Dry on the North Shore
Bill Savage
Recorded at Santi’s Garden, Highwood on September 20, 2018

Chicago’s Meaty History: from our Stockyards to Our Steakhouses
Russell Lewis
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on September 15, 2018

How Chicago Became a National Food Shrine: A Master Chef Dishes on Our Delicious History
Chef Carrie Nahabedian
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on August 18, 2018

Laminations Be Praised! How Croissants Came to Be, and Other Crusty Tales
Sandra Koll of Floriole
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on July 21, 2018

Risotto and Beyond: The Heartfelt History of Italian Rice
Chef John Coletta interviewed by Monica Kass Rogers
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on June 2, 2018

Morel Tales: The Culture of Mushrooming
Gary Alan Fine, PhD
Recorded at Niles Historical and Cultural Center on May 7, 2018

Whoever Said the English Can’t Cook? Cookbooks from 1300 to 1700 Prove Otherwise!
Sarah Peters Kernan, PhD
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on April 27, 2018

American Food has a History You Won’t Believe!
Bruce Kraig, PhD
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on March 17, 2018

Constructions of Taste in Francisco Martinez Montino’s Cookbook
Carolyn Nadeau, PhD
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on March 3, 2018

Whatever Happened to Wheat? How Bread Meets Our Kneads
Chef Greg Wade
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on February 10, 2018

Pasta and Noodles
Kantha Shelke, PhD
Recorded at Bethany Retirement Community on January 20,  2018

International Inspirations – Culinary Lessons Learned on the Road
Chef Christopher Koetke
Recorded at Weiss Memorial Hospital on January 13, 2018
Podcast

Fooditor. Eat Chicago. Drink Chicago. Read Chicago
Michael Gebert
Recorded at Kendall College on December 9, 2017

The Mind of a Chef and the Secret of “Lettuce”
Executive Chef Justin Diglia
Recorded at Kendall College on December 2, 2017

The South’s Fruity History
Nancie McDermott
Recorded at Imperial Towers on November 4, 2017

Anomalies and Curiosities of Dinnerware
Margaret Carney, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on November 1, 2017

Chicago Food Encyclopedia Debuts
Carol Haddix and Colleen Taylor Sen
Recorded at Kendall College on October 28, 2017

Hidden Flavors of the Philippine Kitchen
Amy Besa and Chef Romy Dorotan
Recorded at Kendall College on September 28, 2017

Food and German Identity: from the Third Reich to the Berlin Wall
Alice Weinreb, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on September 23, 2017

Beyond repletion: Discovering functions of German food in Chicago
Nadja Huthmann, M.A.
Recorded at Kendall College on September 23, 2017

From Cacao to Craft Chocolate Stories from the Past, Sustainability for the Future
Valerie Beck
Recorded at Kendall College on September 9, 2017

Swedish American Museum Tour
Don Ahlm, Docent
Recorded at Swedish American Museum on August , 2017

Old Husbands Tales: Barbecue Myths that Deserve to Die
Meathead Goldwyn
Recorded at Kendall College on June 17, 2017

Big Scoop! Ice Cream Maven Gives Chilling Tales
Dana Cree
Recorded at Kendall College on April 15, 2017

The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Family
Adrian Miller
Recorded at Kendall College on February 11, 2017

BBQ History Heats Up January
Chef William Reynolds
Recorded at Kendall College on January 30, 2016

Chicago: A Food Biography
Danial Block and Howard Rosing
Recorded at Kendall College on January 23, 2016

The Goelitz Family: Jelly Belly
Ed Kelley
Recorded at Grayslake History Center on December 5, 2015

What the Argonauts Ate
Ann Chandonnet
Recorded at Kendall College on November 21, 2015

Fire and Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking
Darra Goldstein
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on November 7, 2015

The Spirit of Gumno
Charles Baker-Clark, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on October 31, 2015

Philippine Cuisine: A Plateful of History
Saralynn Pablo, Caitlin Preminger, Natalia Roxas
Recorded at Kendall College on October 10, 2015

Hot Dog!  It’s Hot Doug!  Bunside Chat with Chicago’s Wienie King
Douglas Sohn
Recorded at Kendall College on September 26, 2015

Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods
Jennifer Jordan, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on September 12, 2015

Mycology 101: Preparation, Preservation, Pickling and Eating Wild, and Not So Wild, Mushrooms
Stephanie Kowalyk and Catherine Lambrecht
Recorded at Kendall College on August 3, 2015

One Smart Cookie Shares Crumbs of History
Mindy Segal, Cookie guru, Restaurateur, Author
Recorded at Kendall College on July 18, 2015

The Last Supper: Final Meals of U.S. Death Row Inmates
Recorded at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art on July 8, 2015

The Not Always Sweet History of Sugar
Andrew F. Smith
Recorded at Kendall College on June 20, 2015

Starving the South: How the North Won the Civil War
Andrew F. Smith
Recorded at Highland Park Library on June 20, 2015

Vincent Clarence Price, Inventor and Businessman
and Eating Vincent Price
Ed Link and Christopher ‘Bull’ Garlington, respectively
Recorded at Kendall College of Culinary Arts on May 30, 2015

The Legacy of James Beard
Susan Ungaro, President, The James Beard Foundation
Welcome by Christopher Koetke, Vice President, Kendall College
Introduction by Steve Dolinsky. ‘Hungry Hound’
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on May 2, 2015

Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor
Jennifer McLagan
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on April 11, 2015

Matzah, The Bread of Faith: Making Model Shmurah Matzot
Under Supervision of Rabbi Yosef Schanowitz
Recorded at Central Avenue Synagogue, Highland Park, Illinois on March 22, 2015

Chicago Has Something to Beef About 
Cutting Remarks from A Woman Butcher
Kari Underly, Butcher
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on March 21, 2015

Food, Family and Tradition: Hungarian Kosher Family Recipes and Remembrances
Lynne Kirsche Shapiro
Recorded at Hungarian Kosher Market, Skokie, Illinois on March 15, 2015

The Bread Revolution
Much Kneaded Information from Bread Guru
Peter Reinhart, author, teacher, baker
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on February 28, 2015

Impact of American Indian Boarding School Education on Great Lakes Indigenous Foodways:
A Case Study of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation
Presented by: Amelia V. Katanski
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on January 31, 2015

Illinois Has a Lot to Wine About: A Toast and Tasting to Our State’s Great History
Presented by Clara Orban, PhD, author and sommelier
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts December 13, 2014

Paris Confidential: The Sinful Creations That French People Bake Behind Closed Doors
Presented by Dorie Greenspan, tell-all French culinary chronicler
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on November 8, 2014

The Road Joyfully Traveled: Judging Family Heirloom Recipes at Midwestern State Fairs
Presented by Catherine Lambrecht
Recorded at Kendall College School for Culinary Arts on September 27, 2014

Greening Green City Market: The past, present and future of a Chicago Treasure
Presented by: Elizabeth Richter, Sarah Stegner and Tracey Vowell
Recorded at Kendall College School for Culinary Arts on September 20, 2014

Learning Tour: Testa Produce
Presented by Barbara Daly
Recorded at Testa Produce on August 22, 2014

The Art and Soul of French Pastry 
Presented by Jacquy Pfeiffer, Co-Founder of The French Pastry School
Recorded at Kendall College School for Culinary Arts on July 19, 2014

Breaking the Fast at a Ramadan Iftar at Khan BBQ 
Presented by Yvonne Maffei, MyHalalKitchen.com
Recorded at Khan BBQ on  July 1, 2014

Culinary Memoir & Personal Essays: Turning a Bunch of Heartland Food Stories into an Anthology
Presented by Peggy Wolff
With readings by Carol Mighton Haddix and Melanie Benjamin
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on November 2, 2013

Before the Food Network
Recollections by Chef Sanford D’Amato
Recorded at Kendall College School for Culinary Arts on October 26th 2013

The Life of Pie: Chicago’s Crusty History
Presented by Paula Haney, Author, Chef/Owner
Hoosier Mama Pie Company, Chicago
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on September 28, 2014

Bev-O-Metrics: Taste-Profiling Beverages with Spectroscopy
Presented by Subha R. Das, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College School for Culinary Arts on July 20, 2013

Aye, there’s the rub!
Chicago’s Bold BBQ History
Presented by Jared Leonard, Pit professor, Rub BBQ, Chicago
Recorded  at Kendall College School for Culinary Arts on July 13, 2013

Julia’s Cats: Julia Child’s Life in the Company of Cats 
Presented by Terry Burson, Author
Recorded at Kendall College, School of Culinary Arts on November 10, 2012

From January, 2008 until June, 2013:

WBEZ Chicago Amplified

WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified partners with Culinary Historians by recording our programs and making them available for broadcast on demand at their website or downloadable to an iPod.  All podcasts of Culinary Historians, Chicago Foodways Roundtable and Greater Midwest Foodways.

Let’s Get Canned: A Homey History of Preserving
Presented by Sherri Brooks Vinton
Recorded at Kendall College  School of Culinary Arts of June 29, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Agroterrorism: Food Poisoning Brought to a New Level!
Presented by Jerrold Leikin, MD
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on May 18, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Recipes for Domesticity: Cookery, Household Management, and the Notion of Expertise
Presented by Julia Gardner, Exhibit Curator
Recorded at the Regenstein Library on May 4, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Secret Financial Life of Food
Kara Newman
Recorded at Kendall College on April 22, 2013 by WBEZ

The Old Girl Network: Charity Cookbooks and the Empowerment of Women
Presented by Jan Longone
Recorded at Kendall College on April 20, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Flavor of Africa
Presented by Wilbert Jones
Recorded at Kendall College on March 23, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Soup & Bread: Building Community One Pot at a Time
Presented by Martha Bayne
Recorded at Kendall College on March 2, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

“Chocolate With a Taste of Pakistan” East meets West in crossover confections
Presented by Uzma Sharif
Recorded at Kendall College on February 16, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

From Cinnamon to Saffron: Demystifying Indian Cooking in the Western World
Ranjini Rao
Recorded at Kendall College on January 19, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Frosting on the (Filipino) Cake: A family carries on their matriarch’s dessert legacy
Presented by Maribel Anama
Recorded at Kendall College on January 12, 2013 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli
Presented by Ted Merwin, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on December 15, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Making of a Pastry Chef: The journey from childhood passion to apprenticeship  to the heights of the profession
Presented by Chef Eric Lanlard
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on September 30, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Lost Recipes Found
Presented by Monica Kass Rogers
Recorded at Kendall College on September 22, 2012

The Original Food Pyramid: Beer, Bread, and Foie Gras
Presented by Michael Fenster, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on September 5, 2012

What’s Your Hurry? Enjoy Our Curry!
A savory tale of what curry is–and isn’t
Presented by Anupy Singla, Author
Recorded at Kendall College School of Culinary Arts on August 25, 2012

The South, According to Nathalie
Nathalie Dupree
Recorded at Kendall College on July 21, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Ramadan Food Rituals: The Way of Eating During the Islamic Holy Month of Fasting
Presented by Yvonne Maffei
Recorded at Kendall College on July 14, 2012

The Story of Algerian Pastries and an Epiphany
Rachel Flinn
Recorded at Kendall College of June 16, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Tofu Processing Tour
Presented by Kelly Cheng of Sun Xien Soy Products and Sun Wah BBQ
Recorded at Sun Xien Soy Products on June 2, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Beat Cop’s Guide to Chicago Eats
with Sgt. David J. Haynes and Christopher Garlington
Recorded at Kendall College on March 24, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

From Haggis to Headcheese — The Fall and Rise of Odd Bits
Presented by Chef Jennifer McLagan
Recorded at Kendall College on March 17, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Endangered Art of French Hospitality
Presented by Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer
Recorded at Kendall College on February 21, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Chicago’s Classic Restaurants: Past, Present, and Future
Presented by Neal Samors and Eric Bronsky
Recorded at Kendall College on February 4, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Some Sweet Talk: Discover how the Midwest refined the nation’s sweet tooth through a delicious mix of immigrant traditions and American ingenuity. 
Presented by Jenny Lewis and Heidi Hedecker
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on January 18, 2012 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Come Where the Sacred Meets the Quivering Profane: Exploring the Public and Private Spheres of Lutefisk
Carrie Roy, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on December 10, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

On being a cook in the 21st century South
Virginia Willis
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on December 3, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Pie Must Go On — An American Pie Story
Presented by Catherine Lambrecht
Recorded at Lexington College on November 19, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Come & Get It! The Way We Ate 1830-2008
Robert Dirks, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on November , 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Raising Austria: The History of Austrian Breads
Michael Mikusch
Recorded at Kendall College on October 29, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Beating the Nazis with Truffles and Tripe: The Early Years of Gourmet, ‘The Magazine of Good Living
Presented by David Strauss
Recorded at Kendall College on October 22, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Matzo Balls, Chopped Liver and the Midwest Jewish Foodways of the Heartland
Ellen Steinberg, PhD
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on September 24, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

A Lifetime in Food
Carol Haddix
Recorded at the Chicago History Museum on August 13, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Viktorija’s Secret: The Pleasures of Puglia
Presented by Viktorija Todorovska
Recorded at Kendall College on July 23, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplifed

The Makings of Tasty Tofu
Presented by Kelly Cheng, Sun Wah BBQ and Sun Xien Soy Products
Recorded at Sun Wah BBQ on July 16, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Bonjour, Bon Appetite
Barbara Fairchild
Recorded at Kendall Collebe on June 25, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Conversation with Chef Ken Hom interviewed by Louisa Chu
Recorded at Kendall College on June 3, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

From Awadh with Love: The Savory History of Indian Slow Cooking
Presented by Anupy Singla
Recorded at Barbara’s Bookstore on May 21, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Learn All About Indian Sweets and Snacks
Presented by Jayan Sukhadia
Recorded at Sukhadia’s Snacks on May 14, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Street Smarts on the Street Food of Vietnam
Mary Aregoni and Matt Eversman
Recorded at Kendall College on April 23, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Food Revolution: How the Civil War Changed Food in America
Presented by Bruce Kraig, PhD
Recorded at Lake County Discovery Museum on April 9, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

“The Potato, and The Civil War”
Presented by Andrew F. Smith
Recorded at the Chicago History Museum on March 26, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Sweet Home Chicago: Chocolate and Confectionery Production and Technology in the Windy City
Presented by Beth Kimmerlee
Recorded at the John Crerar Library on March 12, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Eat, Play, Love Our Neighborhoods
Presented by Alan Solomon
Recorded at Kendall College on February 26, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Comfort Food (and Wine) in America
Chef Susan and Drew Goss
Recorded at West Town Tavern on February 12, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Lost German Chicago
Joseph Heinen
Recorded at DankHaus on January 8, 2011 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Appetite for Africa
Robert Launay
Recorded at Sikia Restaurant, Washburne Culinary Institute of Kennedy King College on December 18, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Chicago’s Dandy Candy History
Jenny Lewis
Recorded at Lexington College on November 13, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Talk Turkey to Me!
Renee Ferguson
Recorded at Kendall College on November 6, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Kansha: Celebrating Japan’s Vegan & Vegetarian Traditions
Elizabeth Andoh
Recorded at the Chicago History Museum on October 30, 2010

Will Write for Food
Diane Jacob
Recorded at Kendall College on October 2, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Stir Frying to the Sky’s Edge
Grace Young
Recorded at Kendall College on September 25, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

How to Order in an Indian Restaurant . . . and Self Publish!
Colleen Sen
Recorded at Kendall College on September 18, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The American Family Farm –its history, evolution and impact on us all|
Jon Hoek
Recorded at Washburne Culinary Institute of Kennedy King College on August 28, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Smoque Signals: BBQ’s savory history satiates Chicago
Barry Sorkin
Recorded at Kendall College on July 17, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

O Canada! Food ex-pats miss when they live here.
Food Americans miss when they visit there.

Moderated by Chad Rubel
Recorded at Kendall College on June 19, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

“Gale Gand’s Slice of Pastry History” Some sweet observations
Presented by Gale Gand
Recorded at Kendall College on June 5, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

“Chop Suey” A cultural history of Chinese Food in the U.S.
Andrew Coe
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on May 22, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Easy Target:  Foie Gras as a Pragmatic and Problematic Target for Animal Rights Organizations, Cities and Countries
Presented by Michaela DeSoucey
Recorded at Kendall College on May 8, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Out of Ethiopia
Chef Almaz Yiginaw and Mawi Asgedom
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on April 17, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Chicago Victory Gardens: Yesterday and Tomorrow
Presented by LaManda Joy
Recorded at Kendall College on March 20, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Cafe History a la Berghoff: How we ate then and now
Carlyn Berghoff and Nancy Ross Ryan
Recorded at Berghoff Cafe on March 6, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Bittersweet History of Chocolate in France
Pastry Chef Mark Seaman
Recorded at Lexington College on February 20, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Food in the Atomic Age
Presented by Barbara Kuck
Recorded at Lake County Discovery Museum on January 17, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The Pleasure of Pasta
Chef John Coletta and Nancy Ross Ryan
Recorded at Quartino Restaurant on January 16, 2010 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

The View from the Kitchen: An Upstairs-Downstairs Look at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Most Famous House
Presented by Suzanne Martinson, Author, Food Editor, with Linda Mitzel, Photographer
Recorded at the Chicago History Museum on December 19, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

A Treasure Trove of Thai
Nancie McDermott
Recorded at the Chicago History Museum on November 14, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Mrs. Charles Darwin’s Recipe Book
Presented by Weslie Janeway
Recorded at Ina’s on November 10, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Pumpkins and Squashes: Evolution in an American Family’s Folk Food
Presented by Aggie ‘The Tomato Lady’ Nehmzov
Recorded at Kendall College of November 7, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Thirty Turning Points in the Making of American Cuisine
Andrew Smith
Recorded at Lexington College on October 17, 2009 by WBEZ;s Chicago Amplified

All the World Loves a Curry
Colleen Sen
Recorded at Bhabi’s Restaurant on October 3, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Pizza According the the Gospel of Pollack and Goldsmith
Presented by Penny Pollack and Jonathon Goldsmith
Recorded at Spacca Napoli on September 26, 2009

Corn: 1840’s Agricultural Snapshot
Presented by Chuck Bauer
Recorded at Garfield Farms on September 20, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

When Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Wed Balsamic Vinegar, the Rest is History
Presented by Rick Petrocelly
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on July 25, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Low and Slow BBQ
Gary Wiviott and Colleen Rush
Recorded at Kendall College on June 27, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Courting Le Cordon Bleu Love, Laughter and Tears in Paris at the World’s Most Famous Cooking School
Presented by Kathleen Flinn
Recorded at the Chicago History Museum on May 9, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

DOUBLE DOG DARE YOU! IF YOU MISS DOUG SOHN OF HOT DOUG’S OR BRUCE KRAIG, HOT DOG: A GLOBAL HISTORY, YOU LOSE!
Presented by Doug Sohn and Bruce Kraig
Recorded at Kendall College on May 6, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Talking Turkey (The country, that is)
Presented by Channon Mondoux
Recorded at the Chicago History Museum on April 11, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Passage to India
Suvir Saran
Recorded at Ranjana Bhargava Cooking School on March 21, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

CIVILIZED DINING PHILOSOPHIES: WE ALL HAVE OUR TRUTHS, IS MINE THE SAME AS YOURS?
Colleen Sen and Bruce Kraig
March 14, 2009

The Sweet and Savory Tale of Australia: A look at Culinary History from the “Land Down Under”
Presented by native Aussie: Chef Naomi Levine, Tipsy Cake Bakery, Chicago and Cynthia Clampitt, Author, “Waltzing Australia”
February 7, 2009

The Sweet History of French Pastry
Presented by Keli Fayard
Recorded at Kendall College on January 31, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Kitchens: The Culture of Restaurant Work
Presented by Gary Alan Fine, PhD
Recorded at Kendall College on January 24, 2009 by Chicago Amplified of WBEZ Chicago

Never Put Ketchup on a Hot Dog
Presented by Bob Schwartz, Vienna Sausage
Recorded at Kendall College on December 13, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Thanksgiving: The Great American Holiday
Presented by Penelope Bingham
Recorded at Kendall College on November 22, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Flavored with History
Presented by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
Recorded at Roosevelt University on November 15, 2008 by Chicago Amplified of WBEZ Chicago

The Sweet History of French Pastry
Pastry Chef Mark Seaman
Recorded at Kendall College on October 11, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Exploring the Culinary Collections at the Newberry Library
Handout from the lecture
Presented by Riva Feshbach
Recorded at Kendall College School on September 20, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Bon Appetit Y’all: Stories from Three Generations of Southern Cooking
Presented by Viriginia Willis
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on September 13, 2008 by Chicago Amplified of WBEZ Chicago

The History of Greektown’s Parthenon
Presented by Yanna Liakouras & Camille Stagg
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on August 8, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Grain-fed VS Grass Fed: What’s the Beef?
Presented by Bill Kurtis
Recorded at the Roosevelt University on July 19, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Farm to Table: California Cuisine in Late 19th-Century Los Angeles
Present by Amelia Saltsman
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on June 21, 2008 by Chicago Amplified of WBEZ Chicago

Be a Locavore, Put More Local on Your Table
Presented by Rob Gardner and Sophie Gardner
Recorded at Kendall College on June 14, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Chef Louis Szathmáry and “The Bakery” Restaurant
Presented by Barbara Kuck
Recorded at Kendall College on May 17, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Savoring Sweet Sicily
Presented by Chef Natalie Zarzour, Pastry Chef/Co-Owner
Pasticceria Natalina, in Chicago’s Andersonville
Recorded at Chicago History Museum on March 15, 2009 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Behind the Scenes of Food Television
Presented by Louis Chu
Recorded at Kendall College on March 1, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

Flavors of the Fruitlands: An Ode to Michigan
Presented by Justin Rashid
Recorded at Robert Morris College on February 23, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

GEORGE H. HAMMOND AND MARCUS M. TOWLE: FORGOTTEN PIONEERS OF THE BEEF PACKING INDUSTRY
Presented by Richard Lytle
Recorded at Kendall College on February 2, 2008 by WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified

25 Years of Great Chicago Cooking and Drinking
Presented by Carol Haddix and Barbara Glunz
Recorded at Kendall College on January 26, 2008