No Bad Food

77. Some Like It Hot (Sauce) ft. Dalton Deschain

This week, host Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) talks to special guest Dalton Deschain (@daltondeschain) about their new podcast Are You Afraid Of The Dark Universe, their love of hot sauce, and the most bizarre Italian dish ever.

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76. Got Beef?

This week, hosts Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) and Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) talk about Beef! We share our Formative Beef Moments, when we realized the actual potential of a good steak, and some of our favorite uses of ground beef! Plus: Bulgogi, Brazilian steakhouses, and a quick guide to different cuts of steak beef!

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75. Halloween Candy ft. Matt Cole

This week, host Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) talks to haunted house expert & friend of the show Matt Cole (@mc_dj_mc) about the behind the scenes of the haunted house world, the best halloween candies, and the ways we set kids up to fail on Halloween! Plus, test your knowledge with a riveting game of 50 Shades of Brown!

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74. Somebody Feed Phil

This week, hosts Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) and Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) talk about Phil Rosenthal’s Netflix Food Travel series, Somebody Feed Phil! We break down the things we love about this joy-filled culinary romp, the way it serves as an optimistic take on Anthony Bourdain’s work, and the beauty of seeing tender masculinity & “soft dorky dad” energy in a piece of food media.

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73. Coming Together & The High Holidays ft. Lily Bennett Scharf

This week, host Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) calls up friend of the show Lily Bennett Scharf (@5ft25) to talk about the significance of gathering together (especially around the table!) during the Jewish High Holidays, Tom’s decision to convert to Judaism, and the beauty of the cycle of the year. We also get into astrology, the playfulness of time, and the power behind participating in something ancient.

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72. Food Challenge! Ft. Greg Schulz

This week, host Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) calls up friend of the show Greg Schulz (@giantwerewolf4) to talk about Food Challenges! Greg shares the harrowing tales of the Fast Food Grand Prix, adding fries to your sandwich, the KFC Famous Bowl, the White Castle Crave Case, and more! We also drop our own new food challenge in the second half of the episode! Follow our Instagram page to participate!

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71. Q&A: LGBBQ Edition!

This week, hosts Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) and Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) answer questions from past guests! What’s your favorite odd grilled cheese combination? If you had to have the same thing for breakfast every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? Which food is most fuckable and which food is marriage material? How did you get into food?

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70. Puffed Kelp Chips & Regenerative Farming ft. 12 Tides’ Pat Schnettler

This week, host Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) talks to Pat Schnettler (@patschnettler), CEO & Co-Founder of 12 Tides (@12tides), about their company’s revolutionary new snacks, the importance of marine conservation, and how to create a product that goes beyond sustainability and into regeneration! Find out about the health benefits of kelp- both for us, AND for our planet!

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69. Dolma: Stuff It!

This week, hosts Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) and Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) talk all about dolma, sarma, and other delicious stuffed & wrapped middle eastern appetizers! We also play a little Gastronomical Geography and talk about the effects of industrialization, globalization & international trade on cuisines, which dolma ingredients are indigenous to the middle east and the mediterranean, and the longterm effects of colonialism.

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68. It’s Corn! ft. Julian McKenzie

It has the juice!
This week, host Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) sits down with longtime friend of the show Julian McKenzie (@jkamckenzie) to talk about everyone’s favorite big lump with knobs, corn! We get into the viral Recess Therapy corn video, the history of corn, and its beautiful versatility as an ingredient! We also talk grits, polenta, nixtamalization, and all the lovely things we can do with cornmeal!

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