Episode 104: Sense of Taste

June 10, 2000
Listen: Sense of Taste

Best-selling author Diane Ackerman, of A Natural History of the Senses fame, joins us to talk about our sense of taste; the Sterns take us to Chicago for great steak; tea merchant Bill Waddington discusses the merits of bag vs. loose teas; minimalist cook Mark Bittman introduces us to the easiest of sauces, roasted red pepper puree; and John Willoughby, coauthor of License to Grill, has an eater's guide to Hong Kong.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • June 12, 1999 (originally aired)

  • June 10, 2000 (rebroadcast)