Your Last Meal with Rachel Belle
About This Show
What would your last meal be? On this James Beard Award nominee for Best Podcast, host Rachel Belle asks every guest this question - but that’s just the beginning! Each dish’s origins, preparation, and cultural influence are among the many stones upturned as Rachel consults chefs and culinary anthropologists, fishmongers and fry cooks on her quest to explore every facet of Your Last Meal. Every other Thursday. Original music by Prom Queen.Read more »
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Zach Braff, Chicken Parmigiana
Actor, filmmaker and restaurant-owner Zach Braff (Scrubs, Alex Inc, Garden State) was born and raised in New Jersey - home to the highest percentage of Italian Americans in the country. And for his last meal, he's sticking close to his roots!
So on this week's YLM, Rachel digs into the cheesy, saucy and fascinating history of Italian food in America with Krishnendu Ray, Department Chair of the Food Studies Program at NYU.
Rachel also talks with her friend Amy Pennington, a cookbook author and Long Island native, about how they do Italian food in New York City.
Watch Zach in Alex Inc, now streaming at abc.com.
Check out Krishnendu Ray's book "The Ethnic Restaurateur:" an academic look at the immigrant perspective of working in restaurants.
And visit amy-pennington.com to get her new book "Salad Days" as well as her 5 other books including "Apartment Gardening."
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Rated 5 out of
LOVE this Podcast!
Host Rachel is so fun and easy to listen to. I totally look forward to each new episode and wish I lived near her sponsor for some bourbon! :) I listen when I'm running and invariably need to go and find whatever food being spotlighted during the show. ~Its a great reward and motivator!
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 5 out of
Great new show!
Rachel gets her guests to open up about the food that has most influenced them, family culture, historical events, and other interesting life topics.
Date published: 2016-09-27