This episode is work safe.
Gastrocast is a podcast about cooking, food, and the politics of what we eat.
Interview with Podchef Neal Foley, host of Gastrocast.
We discuss what Gastrocast is about; why he decided to start a cooking podcast; how his his show has changed since he began podcasting; Flickr to enhance his podcast; food politics; opposition to cloning meat and vegetables; becoming something of a militan gourmet; eating organically and locally; Washington delicacies; his favorite easy meal to prepare; what changed in American culture that it was not only acceptable for men to cook but for men to want to cook; the most significant change in the way American eat in the last 10 years; what cooking podcasts, magazines and television shows he enjoys; why he thinks most American food television programs are fake; Gastrocast outtakes and bloopers; why he became disillusioned whith his doctorate studies in Philosophy and Literature of the Middle Ages; why he became a handy man and carpenter; where his passion for cooking came from and how he became a chef; his company, The Kitchen Garden Company; what's in store for the Gastrocast in 2007.
Featured song is "Beautiful Food" by Edan.