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

  • 644: The Power of Invitation
    <div>Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America&#039;s Test Kitchen&#039;s favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation</div>
  • 621: Cheese Girl
    <div>Madeline Puckette on Valpolicella, Luisa Weiss on German baking, Linnea Burnham&#039;s cheese journey, Stanley Ginsberg on rye, and roasting with ATK</div>
  • 620: Spice Companion
    <div>Lior Lev Sercarz on spices, Molly Birnbaum on pineapple buns, Dorie Greenspan on cookies, Mike Shanahan on figs, Leslie Pariseau on dried cod</div>
  • Turkey Confidential 2017
    <div>Thanksgiving 2017 call-in show hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Francis Lam. Guests: Lidia Bastianich, Marcus Samuelsson, Amy Sedaris, Dan Souza</div>
  • 643: Thanksgiving 2017
    <div>Indian-spiced Thanksgiving, Emma Christensen on hard cider, ATK&#039;s Thanksgiving hacks, The Mash-Up Americans, Doc Willoughby&#039;s heirloom pot roast</div>
  • 619: Thanksgiving 2016
    <div>Anthony Bourdain on cooking and chaos, Vivian Howard on sweet potatoes, ATK on Pennsylvania Dutch apple pie, plus a look at wild rice preservation </div>
  • 642: The Sioux Chef
    <div>Sean Sherman on indigenous kitchens, Dorie Greenspan on butter, America&#039;s Test Kitchen on pumpkin pie spice, Liz O&#039;Keefe on mushrooms</div>
  • 618: Touring Harlem
    <div>Marcus Samuelsson on Harlem, Charlotte Druckman on cast iron, Robert Simonson on craft cocktails, America&#039;s Test Kitchen on Brussels sprouts.</div>
  • 641: Gail Simmons's Key 3
    <div>The Key 3 with Gail Simmons, Michael Harlan Turkell on vinegar, America&#039;s Test Kitchen on sous vide, and Tejal Rao on oysters and love.</div>
  • 617: Breeding a Better Apple
    <div>David Bedford on apples, Molly Birnbaum on mushrooms, Tunde Wey on his Blackness in America dinners, Molly Yeh on her new cookbook</div>


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