In our fifth episode of The Feed Podcast, It’s been almost 9 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of NOLA, Steve heads to the Big Easy to enjoy the major renaissance in food and drink culture. Then Rick and Steve talk with Brett Anderson, food critic at the Times-Picayune.
Rick meets up with chef Paul Virant at the test kitchen to see what they come up with chickpeas. Eataly is now open in Chicago, and Steve meets up with Lidia Bastianich at the launch of their cooking school.
Rick is back from Brasil with a taste for cachaca and Adam Salomon, General Manager SushiSamba joins us to quench Rick’s thirst. Chicago’s own Jenny McCarthy talks Chicago Pizza and tests her food knowledge. And Finally, Steve falls back in love with the croissant at Tartine Bakery in San Francisco.