Episode 176: The All-Food Episode - Public Radio's The Dinner Party by The Dinner Party Download published on 2012-11-27T00:37:47Z This week: It’s an ALL-FOOD episode stuffed with tasty goodness. Gail Simmons of TV’s “Top Chef” survives internship hell… We reheat the history of the microwave, then get zapped with a custom cocktail… Dick Cavett, Michael Ian Black and others tell their favorite dinnertime tales… A free-range serving of The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik… Chef/Memoirist Gabrielle Hamilton on sweetbreads and sweet success… Philly band The War on Drugs supply a soundtrack for your next feast… and Rico doesn’t eat Turkey, he goes there. Plus, History’s forgotten utensil, Ireland’s answer to the crepe, and a meaty joke from actress Alison Pill. -- "The Dinner Party" (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "40 Reasons To Live In The USA."