The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table has been celebrating the intersection of food and life for more than two decades. A culinary, culture and lifestyle program, it has hosted our nation's conversations about cooking, sustainability and food culture and has introduced us to generations of food dignitaries. Recently, Francis Lam was named host of the show. The Splendid Table also airs weekly America's Test Kitchen segments featuring a variety of America's Test Kitchen personalities including Bridget Lancaster, Jack Bishop, Tucker Shaw, Doc Willoughby, Molly Birnbaum and Dan Souza. 

Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

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Francis Lam
Francis Lam

Francis Lam is the host of The Splendid Table, produced by American Public Media. A regular contributor and frequent guest host on The Splendid Table since 2010, Lam is the former Eat columnist for The New York Times Magazine and is Editor-at-Large at Clarkson Potter, a division within Penguin Random House that is a leader in cookbook publishing. For two seasons, Lam was a regular judge on Bravo's hit show, Top Chef Masters. An award-winning writer, Lam has written for numerous publications, including GourmetBon AppetítFood & WineLucky PeachSaveurSalon, Men's Journal, and the... Read More...

From The Splendid Table

  • 647: Mexican Food in America
    <div>Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe</div>
  • 646: Fifth-Generation Street Vendor
    <div>Azalina Eushope on street food, Anna Thomas on green soup, America&#039;s Test Kitchen on sourdough, Elaine Khosrova on butter, Greg Engert on craft beer</div>
  • 645: Lynne's Goodbye
    <div>A farewell to Lynne Rossetto Kasper, honoring her career in food and more than 22 years hosting The Splendid Table</div>
  • The Splendid Table's Homemade Holidays with America's Test Kitchen
    <div>The Splendid Table partners with America&#039;s Test Kitchen for a holiday special to help with the menu, drink list, and conversation at your party.</div>
  • 622: Betty Fussell
    <div>J. Kenji López-Alt on breakfast, ATK gets bitter, Betty Fussell on life, Shaina Shealy on West Bank olive harvest, Dan Zigmond on Buddha&#039;s Diet</div>
  • 644: The Power of Invitation
    <div>Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America&#039;s Test Kitchen&#039;s favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation</div>
  • 621: Cheese Girl
    <div>Madeline Puckette on Valpolicella, Luisa Weiss on German baking, Linnea Burnham&#039;s cheese journey, Stanley Ginsberg on rye, and roasting with ATK</div>
  • 620: Spice Companion
    <div>Lior Lev Sercarz on spices, Molly Birnbaum on pineapple buns, Dorie Greenspan on cookies, Mike Shanahan on figs, Leslie Pariseau on dried cod</div>
  • Turkey Confidential 2017
    <div>Thanksgiving 2017 call-in show hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Francis Lam. Guests: Lidia Bastianich, Marcus Samuelsson, Amy Sedaris, Dan Souza</div>
  • 643: Thanksgiving 2017
    <div>Indian-spiced Thanksgiving, Emma Christensen on hard cider, ATK&#039;s Thanksgiving hacks, The Mash-Up Americans, Doc Willoughby&#039;s heirloom pot roast</div>


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