The Uncanny Food Fusion of Pretzel Dumplings - Public Radio's The Dinner Party by The Dinner Party Download published on 2013/01/07 22:19:32 +0000 The “pretzel dumpling” slams together two cultures - and two comfort foods - and the result is artery-cloggingly delicious. Think Asian dumplings, with a golden buttery pretzel wrapping. Brendan couldn’t get enough on his first visit to Brooklyn’s Talde restaurant - so he came back for seconds…and a chat with the pretzel dumpling’s creator, Chef Dale Talde. -- 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 "30 Reasons To Live In The USA.