Sweet, sweet syrup shortage

Sweet sweet syrup shortage. Maple trees are being tapped for syrup in a snowy forest.
Canada is tapping into the world syrup reserve. Jim Cole / Associated Press
Sweet sweet syrup shortage. Maple trees are being tapped for syrup in a snowy forest.
Canada is tapping into the world syrup reserve. Jim Cole / Associated Press

Sweet, sweet syrup shortage

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This week, Chicago Reader staff writer Leor Galil and Through the Cracks podcast host and 1A senior producer Jonquilyn Hill join us to unpack the week. We tap into the worldwide syrup shortage and the current season of HBO’s Succession.

Plus, how much of a TV show do you need to watch before giving up on it? Atlantic staff writer Shirley Li says it’s all about episode four. We hear her out.

We also look back at the year in cookbooks. Bon Appétit senior staff writer Alex Beggs shares her top five! Take a look:

Want more grains in your life? Listen back to our conversations with Roxana Jullapat and Abra Berens.