Episode 715: Tasting the Nation with Padma Lakshmi

July 16, 2021
Listen: Tasting the Nation with Padma Lakshmi

If you only know Padma Lakshmi from her role as host of Top Chef, get ready for a fascinating chat with a big thinker who really wants to help us understand the real value of the food we love, and the stories of the invisible people behind it. We talk about her series Taste the Nation on Hulu, we get into what really thrills her about what she eats, her theory on the relationship between Mexican and Indian food, parenting bicultural kids, and the food writers she admires most.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • July 17, 2020 (originally aired)

  • July 16, 2021 (rebroadcast)

Recipes and stories from this episode