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53 minutes | Jul 16, 2015
004 - Jim Gavin, Del Taco, Fast Food Obsession
This time on American Foodies, author Jim Gavin joins us to explain why the New York Times wanted to talk to him about his Del Taco obsession. Ben, Drew, Jim set out to explore the American obsession with fast food. Also, we stuff Jim' mouth with a bunch of drive-thru to see if he can guess what he's eating. Is Jim the Del Taco master? Will Roy Choi save us all from the bane of crappy fast food? Should the gub'mint be keepin' us from our precious trans fats? What the hell is a "bun taco"?? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more on this week’s episode of American Foodies!
60 minutes | Jun 30, 2015
003 - MasterChef Junior’s Chef Jimmy
MasterChef Junior’s Chef Jimmy joins the American Foodies gang to chat about the show and what he’s working on now! Chef Jimmy then blindfolds Ben and Drew as we play a special reverse edition of everybody’s favorite game show What Did We Put In Your Mouth? And there’s some craziness going on in the world of food news - no spoilers, but Nestle is up to their old antics again. Would you like a little lead with your noodles? Would you name your child Quinoa? Whose face did Chef Jimmy want to smash in a pie? What is Chef Jimmy’s fast food weakness? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more on this week’s episode of American Foodies!
5 minutes | Jun 30, 2015
002.1 - Ben interviews Drama and E from Entourage
We talk to the guys from "Entourage!" Kevin Dillon, Kevin Connolly, and Doug Ellin talk about what foods take them to their happy places. This is an audio clip from the American Foodies Podcast #002
0 minutes | Jun 17, 2015
002 - Entourage’s Kevin Dillon, Kevin Connolly, Doug Ellin, Pizza
On today’s show, first the L.A. Foodie entourage, Brian Lisa, join to talk about the trend of fast-fired pizza places, debate the necessity of the old standby pizza chains, and take a T.V. show restaurant quiz! Then, we talk to the guys from "Entourage", Kevin Dillon, Kevin Connolly, and Doug Ellin about what foods take them to their happy places. Do fast-fired pizzas make the cut? What’s Johnny Drama’s favorite food? Is Crystal Pepsi really making a comeback? Really? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more on the #AmericanFoodiesPodcast!
49 minutes | May 28, 2015
001 - Jacob Harper (VICE), Vices, Springfield MO
On the very first episode of the American Foodies podcast, Ben and Drew welcome Vice.com food writer Jacob Harper to talk about the latest food news, put shitty beer on trial, chat about the regional ‘delicacies’ of Springfield, MO, discuss one of the best un-Mexican tacos in Los Angeles, and see how refined Jacob’s palate is when he plays everyone’s favorite game - "What Did We Put In Your Mouth?" Is a Taco Bell worth 5 stars on Yelp? How much does a Japanese candy sculpture cost? Is there really a restaurant where they throw rolls at you? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more on the American Foodies podcast! Music from Black Ant, Monroeville Music Center, and Audioblocks.com
28 minutes | Apr 28, 2015
054 - Beer Float BBQ Event, Ice Cream Lab, Baby Blues BBQ, And King Harbor Brewing
L.A. Foodie takes over the Ice Cream Lab in Beverly Hills for its Beer Float BBQ event. Things heat up with special guests Baby Blues BBQ, King Harbor Brewing Company, and the Ice Cream Lab as the guys all of them personal questions before a round of What Did We Put In Your Mouth? and the Ultimate Food Championship Game. Why is the Ice Cream Lab the future of ice cream? Where did Ben and Drew have their first kiss? Was it together? Find out the answers to these questions and more!
65 minutes | Apr 21, 2015
053 - Masters Of The Tooniverse, Foodie News, And Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop
L.A. Foodie welcomes the guys from the Masters of the Tooniverse podcast to the show! They play a little "What Did We Put in Your Mouth?" and talk shop with the latest foodie news. What theme have "The Simpsons" never tackled? What is the Olive Garden's breadstick policy? Which of the pies from Garlo's Aussie Pie Shop is the best? Find out all of these things and more on the latest #LAFoodiePodcast
1 minutes | Jan 8, 2015
Carnie Wilson - “Ramen (For One More Day)”
From L.A. Foodie's upcoming album "Songs In The Key Of Mmmmm" it's the one and only Carnie Wilson with an ode to the original Ramenburger in Koreatown (http://lafoodie.com/ramenburger). Set to the tune of the Wilson Phillips classic "Hold On", it's "Ramen (For One More Day". P.S. All thanks and apologies to the amazing Ms. Wilson who sang this totally a cappella and with only a perfunctory glance at these truly wonderful lyrics.
30 minutes | Jan 8, 2015
052 - Carnie Wilson, Vitello’s
Carnie Wilson is a pastry chef? Who knew! Ben and Drew stop by Vitello's in North Hollywood to see how the pop/reality star's new venture in life is going and if she's game for a little "What Did We Put In Your Mouth?" Will Carnie perform a parody of Hold On about a Ramenburger? How does she feel about veg-et-ables? How many times can we compare eating to a sex act in one episode? All the answers to the questions and more on the #LAFoodiePodcast!
33 minutes | Oct 1, 2014
051 - Emeril Lagasse & Ty Pennington
This time, Ben Drew meet up with the hosts of the new TNT show "On The Menu", Emeril Lagasse and Ty Pennington! After Ty plays a little "What Did We Put In Your Mouth?", Emeril joins in for a conversation covering everything from giant rodent eating to our guests's favorite spots to eat in L.A. It's a can't-miss epiBAM!.. sorry, I had to. It's the #LAFoodiePodcast so I hope you're hungry!
42 minutes | Sep 9, 2014
050 - Eastside Food Bites, VaKaBurger, Crazy Otto’s
The Food Dudes welcome Eastside Food Bites's Valentina Silva to the podcast! After going over their favorite eats of the week, it's time for a Yelp/CounterYelp on hot new burger stand VaKaBurger. Then of course there's What Did We Put In Your Mouth? and so much more... It's time for the #LAFoodiePodcast!
47 minutes | Jul 30, 2014
049 - Eat Your Words, Greg Walloch, Alie & Georgia
Ben Drew hang with the producer of and performers in Eat Your Words -- a Foodie's answer to The Moth. Producer and comic Greg Walloch joins and brings along past storytellers Alie Ward Georgia Hardstark (AlieAndGeorgia.com, The Cooking Channel, etc.). After everyone dishes on this week's favorite dishes, we delve into our most-liked Instagrams... on The Radio. Then the guys use our guests' own Tweets against them in a special Eat Your Words edition of WDWPIYM? Is the original Cronut worth $50? What's the deal with those planes? What did Alie Georgia spray all over Guy Fieri? Find out the answers to all these questions and more on the #LAFoodiePodcast!
69 minutes | Jul 11, 2014
048 - Duff Goldman, Charm City Cakes West
Ben Drew hang with the Ace of Cakes himself, Duff Goldman! After some audio food porn of Instagram on The Radio, Duff is blindfolded for another round of "What Did We Put In Your Mouth?" Not only that, Duff reads a one-star Yelp review of Charm City Cakes West as Charlton Heston. WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED? What's Duff's favorite burger in L.A.? What's his beef with Father's Office? And how does he recover when choking on a hazelnut (hint - easy cheese)? Find out the answers to all these questions and more on the #LAFoodiePodcast!
69 minutes | Jun 17, 2014
047 - True Blood’s Lauren Bowles, True Blood Cocktails, Red Bread
Ben Drew talk locally sourced food with True Blood's Lauren Bowles (Holly Cleary) and Rose Lawrence (amazing chef), the owners of Red Bread in Culver City. Are you feeling punny? See if you can guess the names of L.A. Foodie's True Blood themed cocktails, all of which are perfect for your True Blood premiere party. (It's the final season!) Listen to an Instagram food porn pic come alive with Instagram on the Radio. And stick around for our tasting of some of the most creative and unique local food on the west side of L.A like neck bacon and naturally fermented soda pop. So watch your neck and don't go out during the full moon, because there's all this and more on the #LAFoodiePodcast.
38 minutes | Apr 17, 2014
046 - Tom Explores L.A., Angel City Brewmaster Dieter Forstner
Ben Drew record live at Angel City Brewery in downtown L.A. The Food Dudes talk to Tom Carroll of "Tom Explores Los Angeles" about how to be a tourist in your own city. Like a hipster Huell Howser, Tom's YouTube show cleverly explores the lesser known (and often more interesting) parts of Los Angeles. Then Angel City's Brewmaster Dieter Forstner sits down to talk about how craft brewing on a large scale can be simultaneously terrifying and rewarding. So grab a cold one and get ready to touch my monkey. 'Cause there's all that and more on the #LAFoodiePodcast.
48 minutes | Mar 26, 2014
045 - Slater’s 50/50, Blue Apron, Director Fred Schroeder
The Food Dudes, Ben Drew, are joined by Fred Schroeder at Slater's 50/50 Burger in Anaheim. Fred directed the comic strip documentary Stripped featuring virtually every comic strip artist you've ever heard of -- and then some. The Dudes also chat with Slater's Executive Chef Brad Lyons about the process of creating new drool-worthy hamburgers every month. If you're a fan of burgers and comics, you're going to love this show.
12 minutes | Mar 1, 2014
044 - KCRW Magical Tote Bag Spots
L.A. Foodie produced a series of 4 promotional spots for KCRW's winter fund drive. The spots feature Evan Kleiman (Good Food), Frances Anderton (DnA, Design Architecture), Michael Silverblatt (Bookworm), and Elvis Mitchell (The Treatment). Join Ben, Drew, and the KCRW on-air team as they travel through the air above Los Angeles in a magical, flying KCRW tote bag. The magical tote bag makes stops at the Gamble House in Pasadena, the Apple Pan in West L.A., The Last Bookstore on Spring Street in DTLA, and the Hollywood Forever cemetery for a night time screening of the moden American classic, Good Burger. Support KCRW!
38 minutes | Feb 18, 2014
043 - Gordon Ramsay’s Fat Cow, Obscura Society LA, Proud Bird
The L.A. Foodie Podcast returns! This time, Ben and Drew welcome Matt Blitz from Obscura Society L.A. to tell us about their upcoming molecular gastronomy event (Feb. 22) and all the other crazy tours and events they offer. Plus Gordon Ramsay's Fat Cow is closing on March 27th - should you bother going before they shutter their doors? And, get a listen to what would have been (and might still be!) with our commemorative Proud Bird segment. Is Angel City Brewery really the official beer sponsor of L.A. Foodie? Did Matt actually lead a tour of a space cult? Who is your daddy and what does he do? Find out these answers and more in this week's thrilling episode!
21 minutes | Dec 11, 2013
042 - An LA Foodie Christmas Carol
It's An L.A. Foodie Christmas Carol! Join Ben Drew in this very special audio play as they are forced to go on a quest to discover the soul of Los Angeles at Christmas time. Featuring the ghosts of Wolfgang Puck (Adam Campbell-Schmitt), Evan Kleiman (Heather Thomson), and Huell Howser (Patrick Mcgilligan), this merry romp through the Southland takes you on a whirlwind tour of all the amazingness L.A. has to offer around the holidays. Will Ben Drew discover the true meaning of Christmas in the City of Angels? Where should you go for yuletide cheer in our fair city? Is there seriously a musical number in this thing?? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this holiday cheerbomb!!
36 minutes | Nov 14, 2013
041 - Pumpkast - 20 Best Pumpkin Beers In The US, 31 Days Of Pumpkin, Pumpkin Pop Tarts
It's that time of year again -- the waning days of all things Pumpkin! To check in on everybody's favorite gourd, the guys invite their beer expert buddy Frank Eybsen over to tell about how he collected the 20 Best Pumpkin Beers in America... and then shared them with Ben Drew at a tasting party replete with a custom scoring website! After that, he busts out 3 of his most fascinating bottles and it's Beer Ranking time! Then comedy writer Aimee Jones stops by the LA Foodie kitchen to make her favorite result of eating 31 days of pumpkin foods - Joy The Baker's Pumpkin Pop Tarts! Which Pumpkin Beer that Frank brought will reign supreme? Do Pop Tarts belong on the periodic table of elements? Is Aimee seriously making Clam Brulee next month? Find out these answers and more in this week's thrilling episode!
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