What's the Best Way to Grill a Chicken?

What's the Best Way to Grill a Chicken?

Who would open a restaurant during a global pandemic?

Opening a restaurant is notoriously hard: Long hours, thin margins, and a high chance of failure. The people who choose that path are either heroic, foolish, or a little bit of both. But to open a restaurant during a global pandemic? Well, that’s a whole new level of are-you-kidd ...  Show more

How do recipes hold us back? An interview with Dr. Jessica B. Harris

Despite her work as a cookbook author, Dr. Jessica B. Harris isn’t a fan of following recipes. Nonetheless, her books have made her an authority on the history of Black foodways, as well as their immense and under-appreciated impact on American cuisine and culture. Earlier this y ...  Show more

How do we make meal prep less depressing?

Whether we’re going back to the office or the classroom or just moving around the world again, for the first time in a long while, we’ve got meal prep on our minds. And it’s making us sweat. We’re supposed to think about what we’re going to eat...in advance?! To take some of the ...  Show more

Introducing In Vogue: The 2000s

In season 2 of In Vogue: The 2000s, we explore how fashion fused with every aspect of pop culture to become a global entertainment engine ubiquitous in culture--impinging on the global consciousness like never before. From Nicholas Ghesquière awakening the sleeping fashion house ...  Show more

What makes us Food People (not Foodies, never Foodies)?

Tell us you're a food person without TELLING us you're a food person. We'll go first. On this week's show, BA staffers divulge the single moments, winding paths, and everyday habits that make us food people. Associate food editor Rachel Gurjar walks us through how she went from l ...  Show more

Introducing Food People

Welcome to Food People, a show from Bon Appétit made by, for, and about people who love food. Each week, BA’s editorial director Amanda Shapiro asks a serious or not-so-serious food question: What’s the best way to grill chicken? Can meal prep be less terrible? Are air fryers wor ...  Show more

The Things We Eat For Others

Would you change the way you eat in the pursuit of love? Writer and baker Zoe Denenberg tried to go vegan for Ben, the guy she had a crush on, but it didn't get her the result she was hoping for. Read Zoe's essay about what she learned instead, and listen to Zoe and Ben get real ...  Show more

The Snack Queens with Alex Beggs and Andrea Hernandez

If you’re anything like us, it’s been a year of heavy snacking, and we’re NOT mad about it. Snacks are one of life’s greatest joys, and despite what your health teacher may have told you, eating between meals can be a perfectly healthy habit. But as the “functional snack” industr ...  Show more

The Summer Cooking Playbook with Chris Morocco and Amiel Stanek

What makes a simple summer meal? Amanda Shapiro brings in Test Kitchen Director Chris Morocco and BA Contributing Editor Amiel Stanek to answer this question and walk us through their summer cooking playbook, “Short is Sweet (And Savory!)” in the June/July issue of the magazine a ...  Show more

The Case for Quitting Meat with Sarah Jampel and Chrissy Tracey

By this point we can pretty much agree that meat consumption is hard on the planet. But does that mean we should all be vegetarian...or vegan? Not everyone thinks it’s that easy, not even BA’s senior cooking editor Sarah Jampel and video host Chrissy Tracey, both lifelong vegetar ...  Show more

The Forager’s Dilemma with Alexis Nikole Nelson

When Alexis Nikole Nelson started her TikTok account last year, she had no idea that the videos she made of herself foraging in the parks and woods of Columbus, OH—and singing along the way—would go so viral so quickly. Today Alexis joins Amanda in the Zoom studio to talk about h ...  Show more

The Myth of Healthy Eating with Christina Chaey and Vanessa Rissetto

What does it mean to be healthy in 2021? We spent the majority of this year and last cooking and eating at home, and while we’re so sick of staring into our fridges, we did learn a thing or two along the way. For our inaugural episode, Amanda Shapiro is joined by BA senior food e ...  Show more

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Episode 275: JJ Johnson, Louis Hunter, and the State of the States

Today, we’re talking to two Black restaurant owners about their experience this past week as uprisings have erupted across the country in response to the killing of George Floyd and unchecked police brutality. Up first, Adam catches up with chef JJ Johnson of Fieldtrip, a fast-ca ...  Show more

Episode 274: Not All Bread Is Yeasted Bread

Everyone is into sourdough right now—or looking desperately for store-bought yeast. But today, Sarah Jampel and Jesse Sparks are talking about the wonderful world of bread beyond yeast and how to achieve that chewy, bready texture without coveted yeast. After that, Tyler Kord rea ...  Show more

Episode 273: A Whole Lot of Cooking

Gabe T. and Carla are back, sharing with Adam all the things they’ve been cooking since they've been at home. Then, Adam calls up Christina Chaey for another round of Over/Under, where she decides whether things like, cleaning the house, board games, and homemade sourdough, are o ...  Show more

Episode 272: It's All In the Allium Family

Spring is here, which means so are green garlic, leeks, onions, garlic, and ramps. Andy Baraghani talks us through several recipes he developed where alliums take center stage. Then, associate editor Hilary Cadigan calls up Deborah VanTrece, chef and owner of Twisted Soul in Atla ...  Show more

Episode 271: BA's Best Chicken Parm

Molly Baz and Adam Rapoport recently developed BA’s Best Chicken Parm, and here they go into detail about every decision that went into making their ultimate version. Then, GQ correspondent Brett Martin is on to talk about his Best New Restaurants list, which he finished reportin ...  Show more

Episode 270: The Healthyish Guide to Being Alone

This week, Healthyish is taking over the podcast with their Guide to Being Alone. First up, Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro interviews associate editor Christina Chaey about the smart strategies she's developed in shopping and cooking for herself. After that, Amanda calls contri ...  Show more