Episode 699: How Far Will You Go?

January 10, 2020
Listen: How Far Will You Go?
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In this episode, it’s all about how far some of us will go for the food we love. Celebrity photographer Melanie Dunea tells us the story of an epic trip to Afghanistan to document a saffron harvest in Taliban territory. Chef Dan Felder talks about the creative efforts he goes through to dream up new versions of classic dishes. Food writer Hugh Merwin and his partner, New York Times California dining critic Tejal Rao, bring us the cross-country adventure of man, woman -- and curry tree. Plus, Joe Gitter from America’s Test Kitchen explains the madness behind making perfectly clear ice.