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

  • 662: Pepper Party
    <div>Things get spicy when we look at the wide world of chili peppers and how they’re enjoyed raw, cooked, powdered, and blended into sauces.</div>
  • The Spirit of Aperitivo
    <div>The workday is over! Unwind and prepare for the evening ahead with a drink and light meal in the style of Italian aperitivo.</div>
  • 634: Where We Eat
    <div>Andy Shallal on inclusive dining, An Angel in Queens, Lee Glazer on The Peacock Room, and America&#039;s Test Kitchen reviews pie and cake carriers.</div>
  • 661: Summer Cookout
    <div>Light up and get your grill on with inspired sauces and sides, and foolproof techniques for both your fire and your food.</div>
  • Steven Raichlen's World of Meatless Smoking
    <div>Grill guru Steven Raichlen reveals a world of meatless smoking that includes potatoes, cheese, eggs, water and even ice cream.</div>
  • 633: The Unexpected South
    <div>John T. Edge on Southern hippie farmers, Dinner at the Patel Motel, America&#039;s Test Kitchen on SC Fresh Smoked Ham, Southern food in Pacific Northwest</div>
  • 660: Barbacoa, Boniato, and Ceviche
    <div>An episode dedicated to pinnacle dishes and ingredients from Peru, the Caribbean, and Mexico.</div>
  • Anthony Bourdain Remembered
    <div>The Splendid Table with Anthony Bourdain: chef, industry booster and critic, world traveler, and adventurous eater.</div>
  • Vedge on Veganism
    <div>In our Splendid Table Selects, Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau, of Vedge, talk about the ever-expanding world of vegan food.</div>
  • 638: The Future of Urban Farming
    <div>Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America&#039;s Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations</div>