The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table has been celebrating the intersection of food and life for more than two decades. A culinary, culture and lifestyle program, it has hosted our nation's conversations about cooking, sustainability and food culture and has introduced us to generations of food dignitaries. Recently, Francis Lam was named host of the show. The Splendid Table also airs weekly America's Test Kitchen segments featuring a variety of America's Test Kitchen personalities including Bridget Lancaster, Jack Bishop, Tucker Shaw, Doc Willoughby, Molly Birnbaum and Dan Souza. 

Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

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Francis Lam
Francis Lam

Francis Lam is the host of The Splendid Table, produced by American Public Media. A regular contributor and frequent guest host on The Splendid Table since 2010, Lam is the former Eat columnist for The New York Times Magazine and is Editor-at-Large at Clarkson Potter, a division within Penguin Random House that is a leader in cookbook publishing. For two seasons, Lam was a regular judge on Bravo's hit show, Top Chef Masters. An award-winning writer, Lam has written for numerous publications, including GourmetBon AppetítFood & WineLucky PeachSaveurSalon, Men's Journal, and the... Read More...

From The Splendid Table

  • 629: Feeding Family
    <div>Pableaux Johnson on red beans and rice, Bianca Bosker on wine obsession, David Leite on his new memoir, ATK on salmon, Spilled Milk on feeding kids</div>
  • 601: Brain Food
    <div>Dr. Drew Ramsey on brain health, Olia Hercules on Ukraine, Chinese food on U.S./Mexico border, and ATK on North Carolina Dipped Fried Chicken</div>
  • Bonus: Shane Mitchell Extended Interview
    <div>Splendid Table Sides: Extended interview with Shane Mitchell, who explored the meaning of hospitality across the globe for her book Far Afield.</div>
  • 628: Food From Faraway Places
    <div>Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell&#039;s Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London</div>
  • 603: Koreatown
    <div>Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard on Korean food, Enrique Olvera on recipes, Molly Birnbaum on scallops, Gary Nabhan on Tucson.</div>
  • 627: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food
    <div>Lam &amp; Thile new gigs, Hanna Raskin on women&#039;s pages, Mario Batali on Jim Harrison, Buddhist cooking in Japan, ATK &amp; slow cookers, Colu Henry on pasta</div>
  • 602: The Dirt Cure
    <div>Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein on dirt, Bee Wilson on eating, Molly Birnbaum on lamb, Katie Parla on Rome, The Sporkful&#039;s Dan Pashman.</div>
  • 626: The President's Kitchen Cabinet
    <div>Adrian Miller on black presidential chefs, Andrea Nguyen on pho, The Key 3 with Amanda Cohen, and America&#039;s Test Kitchen on premium EVOO</div>
  • 600: Six Hundred
    <div>Yotam Ottolenghi on cookbooks, Tom Sietsema on food cities, Dessa on food politics, Cheryl Sternman Rule on yogurt, ATK on vegan mayo</div>
  • 625: Fed, White, and Blue
    <div>Rowan Jacobsen on underground tea in Montreal, Martha Cheng on poke, Simon Majumdar on America and its food, America Test Kitchen tests muffin tins</div>

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