Episode 720: Dads and Kids: J. Kenji López-Alt, David Chang, & Chris Ying

September 1, 2023
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This week, we hear from three papa bears who take on the challenge of making mealtime just right. J. Kenji López-Alt of The Food Lab answers your questions about getting kids excited about food and clues us in on techniques and the research behind them. His new book is Every Night is Pizza Night. Then Momofuku chef and Ugly Delicious star, David Chang and writer Chris Ying join Francis to share their own experiences of fatherhood and how they’ve taken on the toddler mealtime battle. David Chang’s new book is Eat a Peach, A Memoir. Chris Ying’s latest with Ivan Orkin isGaijin Cookbook: Japanese Recipes From a Chef, Father, Eater and Lifelong Outsider.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • October 2, 2020 (originally aired)

  • October 1, 2021 (rebroadcast)

  • September 1, 2023 (rebroadcast)

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