Let's Talk About Chef

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Synopsis

Lets Talk About Chef is a bi-weekly show about the crazy and sordid lives of some of histories greatest chefs.

Episodes

  • Brain Food

    12/04/2021 Duration: 21min

    This week on Lets Talk About chef its all about the foods that make our brains smarter and we can all be geniuses, except for the little problem that every actual genius ever didn't do any of this stuff and pretty lived off of alcohol, cigarettes and coffee......and speed.This episode was written by Brian Clarke and produced by Timothy McDonald You can write into the show by sending everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on instagram @chefbrianclarke we do have the instagram account for lets talk about chef but that is more so that no one else can have it, also, this episode is being brought to you by the podcast Renegades on Spotify featuring conversations between Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama and if you know anything about Brian simply being sponsored by anything to do with Bruce Springsteen blew his mind and we haven't been able to calm him downenjoy 

  • The Surprising Story Of Cookbooks

    04/04/2021 Duration: 19min

    We know, we get it, the idea of spending time listening to how cookbooks came to be may seem boring, but its not, its really cool. This week on lets tap about chef host Brian Clarke dives into the surprising story of cookbooks, admits he's a cookbook addict and tells you everything you ever needed to know about cookbooks. This episode is brought to you by The New York Times and BuzzsproutIf you want rite into the show you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke 

  • Burn The Witch, African Glaciers, And Also Why We Eat Potatoes

    28/03/2021 Duration: 21min

    This week we start by checking in with Tim to see how the pandemic is treating him and then its full steam ahead into the little ice age that lasted five hundred years from 1300-1800 and is the reason we all eat potatoes. I know, its sounds like a broad stretch but I promise you it makes total sense, I mean what have you come to expect from this show anyway? Its usually something that Brian sees and finds interesting and then wants to talk about, its really quite selfish when you think about it, I don't really think anyone reads these descriptions so if you have please feel free to write into the show by sending everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.comoryou can follow Brian @chefbrianclarkeHave a great week!!!!!!love from us 

  • Origins

    21/03/2021 Duration: 23min

    We are back!!!!! This week on Lets Talk About Chef host Brian Clarke is taking you through the crazy origin stories of two of the most successful food companies in the world. With covid somehow resulting in millions of new businesses getting started in 2020 it seems an appropriate time to talk about how some of the worlds biggest food businesses got started.This episode was written and hosted by Brian Clarke 

  • The Big Sleep

    13/12/2020 Duration: 20min

    Hibernation is something that has been on Brians mind a lot lately, wether it be because winter is coming and in Canada you have to hide indoors, or the fact that the coronavirus has caused all of to hibernate while we wait for a vaccine to allow us to return to our daily lives. As the world keeps marching on towards a future where travelling through space for vast distances is becoming more of a reality the very real problem that we as humans can't hibernate is going to be our downfall. The sheer amount of food that it would take for us to be able to travel to even Jupiter let alone another star is ridiculous.This episode was written by Brian Clarke and produced by Timothy McDonald If you want to write into the show you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com

  • 40 Years Of Jeopardy

    29/11/2020 Duration: 20min

    This week on Lets Talk About Chef we are talking about the forty year tradition of watching Alex Trebek host Jeopardy in dive bars, and how after his passing that tradition is ending. Its a weird topic, but one that deserved to be talked about. This episode was written by Brian Clarke, and produced by Timothy McDonald If you would like to write in to the show you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com This episode although oddly it does not contain any swearing by Brian does feature Alex Trebek swearing a lot at the end, if you don't want to hear this hilarious version of someone who you have never heard swear before, listen till about the nineteen minute markcheers 

  • Nazi's, Morphine And Santa Claus : The Story Of Coca Cola

    22/11/2020 Duration: 27min

    Coca Cola is one the worlds most recognizable brands. They are also one of the worlds largest food companies that has ever existed in all of history. Like most things there is usually a dark and slightly disturbing past that exists if we just decide to go looking for it and so today on Lets Talk About Chef host Brian Clarke dives into the story of Coca Cola, This episode was written by Brian ClarkeIf you want to write into the podcast you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.comAlthough there are no curse words in this episode, there are depictions of global companies committing horrible crimes against humanity so if don't want to listen, don't.

  • Let's Review : The Architecture Of Pizza Huts & Also Making Let's Talk About Chef

    02/11/2020 Duration: 23min

    This episode of Lets Talk About Chef is another instalment of our Lets Review series where host Brian Clarke reviews basically whatever he wants to and rates them on a 5 star scale. In the past we have reviewed such things as Salt, Momofuku, The Anonymous Hot Dog Vendor Outside Of The Rogers Centre, His Grandmothers Sexist Pies And Joe Beef to name a few.This week we are reviewing the architectural legacy of Pizza Hut restaurants and also the making of lets talk about chef the podcast. If you would like to write into the show you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on instagram @chefbrianclarke There is talk of depression and drinking heavily in this episode so if that's something you don't want to hear we suggest you don't listen. Enjoy  

  • The True Crime Of Hawaiian Pizza

    20/10/2020 Duration: 21min

    This week on Let's Talk About Chef host Brian Clarke got another annoying email suggesting that he switch it up and make a true crime podcast. And so seeing as he had no desire to do so instead we made an entire episode about the true crime of Hawaiian pizza. A pizza that was invented in London Ontario and has been universally hated pretty much since then. If you would like to write into the podcast you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke Thanks to everyone for being so patient with us while we make new episodes There are some disturbing depictions of crime and murder in this episode so if you hav children around or don't want to to hear about stuff like that maybe don't listen. 

  • The Windows On The World

    12/09/2020 Duration: 24min

    Windows on the world was the highest grossing restaurant in the world and was located on the 106th and 107th floors of the World Trade Center This episode contains explicit depictions of events that happened on September 11th 2001 to employees of that restaurant that may not be suitable for some listeners. Lets Talk About Chef is written and hosted by Brian ClarkeProduced by Timothy McDonald If you would like to write into the show you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.comyou can follow Brian on instagram @chefbrianclarke  

  • Does Jamie Oliver Suck? an investigation nobody asked for

    24/08/2020 Duration: 37min

    This week on Lets Talk About Chef we are trying to get to the bottom of the mystery that nobody asked Brian to solve, does Jaime Oliver, the worlds most recognizable celebrity chef, suck?We dive into the history, the story, the luck, the work ethic, the downfalls and the successes to try and figure it out.This episode was written and hosted by Brian ClarkeIt was produced by Timothy McDonaldYou can write into the podcast by emailing letstalkaboutchef@gmail.comor you can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke 

  • Obsessed With All Things Sushi

    16/08/2020 Duration: 20min

    Today on Lets Talk About Chef we are talking about the history, legend and obsession of sushi. Why? Because its the one food that Brian has been obsessing about since lockdown started and quite frankly he can do whatever he wants and he wants to talk about sushi. There are some casual swear words in this episode and so if that offends you for some reason please consider that Brian worked in a professional kitchen for over a decade and quite frankly the sheer fact that every other word is not swearing that comes out of his mouth is quite frankly a testament to his consideration of your delicate ears. You can write into the show by emailing letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com You can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke This episode was written and hosted by Brian ClarkeProduced by Timothy McDonald 

  • The Relentless Hunger Of............Locusts

    22/07/2020 Duration: 24min

    This week on Lets Talk About Chef host Brian Clarke delves into the slightly terrifying world of Locusts, natures hunger machines, tells the story of the devastating loss of food because of the largest swarm in recorded history and also what happens if a swarm comes back to North America. Locusts are basically terrifying, they eat everything, they can eat up to 420 million pounds of produce in a day, they are unstoppable and they can threaten everything about  the world we know.You can write into the show by sending everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.comLets Talk About Chef is written and hosted by Brian Clarke

  • The Hungriest Man In History

    24/06/2020 Duration: 21min

    Terrare was a frenchman who lived in the late 1700's. He was a spy, a solider, a street performer, a son, a patient, oh and also the hungriest man who ever lived who could distend his jaw and swallow whole things like live cats, bushels of apples, bear cubs and live eels, also dead bodies, and apparently a baby. All of this in the quest to try and satiate the hunger and emptiness that filled him from the moment he was born.This episode obviously contains depictions that will not be suitable for children or adults with weak stomachs.This episode was written by Brian Clarke and produced by Timothy McDonaldYou can email us letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke 

  • The Crazy And Untold History Of The Hot Dog

    29/05/2020 Duration: 24min

    This week on Lets Talk About Chef host Brian Clarke dives into the history of the hot dog, yeah that's right, the hot dog. The staple of baseball diamonds and backyard barbecues everywhere and a good wholesome throwback episode of the show. From nazis, homers odyssey, Roosevelt and for some reason a hatred between Frankfurt and Vienna the hot dog is a lot more interesting than you think. Oh, and since cornona virus hit sales of hot dogs have gone up 300% This episode was written by Brian ClarkeYou can can write into the show by emailing letstalkaboutchef@gmail.comor you can follow Brian on Instagram @letstalkaboutchef  

  • Let's Talk To Julie Marshall Of The World Food Program

    07/05/2020 Duration: 28min

    This week on Let's Talk About Chef we talk to Julie Marshall of The World Food Program or WFPThe WFP is the largest humanitarian organization in the world actively feeding 130 million people, however now due to covid-19 that number is set to double to a quarter of a billion people.This conversation is one that is so important for all to hear, listen as Julie breaks down what the WFP does, how they can feed so many people and what chefs can do here in the first world to help. If you would like to write into the show please send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke

  • Let's Talk/Watch Food Movies (Chef)

    30/04/2020 Duration: 35min

    This week Brian and Tim are back to watch food movies with you in quarentine and this time we talk about Chef starring Jon Favreau. If you haven't seen Chef before or you haven't seen it in a while you can watch it on Netflix while you're stuck in self isolation and listen on as we try to figure out if its a good food movie or not. There is a lot of swearing in this episode so if that offends please don't listen. Have a great service, and have a great week. 

  • Signed Sealed Delivered : The History Of Takeout

    12/04/2020 Duration: 25min

    Although the concept of take out and delivery may seem like somewhat of a modern invention, you could not be further from the truth. From the Aztecs to Pompeii, Mumbai and Naples, the story of take out is way more fascinating than you could ever imagine. Then go ahead and add the sheer fact that take out and delivery is the only way for restaurants to try and cling to survival during the time of covid-19.This episode was written and hosted by Brian ClarkeIt features some troubling imagery about racism and segregation in America You can write into the show by emailing letstalkaboutchef@gmail.comorYou can follow Brian on instagram @chefbrianclarke 

  • Lets Review : The Sound Of Restaurants

    28/03/2020 Duration: 19min

    On this episode of Lets Talk About Chef host Brian Clarke reviews the sound of restaurants We know and are aware that the concept doesn't really make any sense but Brian has been having the same dream/nightmare every night where he is standing in front of a restaurant in Paris and he can hear everything but there's no one inside.We know and are aware of the danger that is facing everyone on a daily basis so from the bottom of our hearts wherever you are in the world we hope that you are safe and healthy.If you want to write into the show you can send everything to letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke

  • Let's Talk/Watch Food Movies (Ratatouille)

    24/03/2020 Duration: 36min

    This new episode of Lets Talk About Chef is our next instalment of our talk/watch food movies. Both Tim and Brian are back again to chat about the masterpiece that is Ratatouille.Listen as two grown ass men gush about their love of rat who loves to cook, If you are in isolation, which you probably are, watch Ratatouille and listen to the episode afterwards for our take on what makes this the greatest food movie ever made.Wherever you are in the world we hope you stay safe and hopefully we will see all of you on the other side of this. There is some swearing and a lot of laughter on this episode, we hope you enjoy it and if you have a suggestion as to what movie you would like to hear us review next you can email us at letstalkaboutchef@gmail.com or you can follow Brian on Instagram @chefbrianclarke 

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