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Special Sauce with Ed Levine

Ed Levine

Serious Eats' podcast Special Sauce enables food lovers everywhere to eavesdrop on an intimate conversation about food and life between host and Serious Eats founder Ed Levine and his well-known/famous friends and acquaintances both in and out of the food culture.


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Latest Episodes

On this episode of Special Sauce Fly by Jing founder Jing Gao talks about finding herself through the foods her company makes, things like chili crisp and soup dumplings.

3 days ago

On this episode of Special Sauce chef (Late August in Houston) and former world champion track star Dawn Burrell talks about her greatest leap of all, from Olympic broad jumper to Top Chef finalist.

13 days ago

If you are listening to this, you realize that we haven't posted a new episode of Special Sauce this past Friday, as we normally do. Believe me, it is not for lack of trying. Please know that we are working to rectify this situation as quickly as pos... more

16 days ago


4.2 out of 5 stars from 334 ratings
  • Posh is off putting

    Bourdain isn’t a saint, just a flawed human being like the rest of us. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States10 months ago
  • Posh is off putting

    Nigella Lawson’s interview was painful. I can’t stand the privileged arrogance. I’ve tried many recipes from her books and they have never failed to disappoint.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Just delicious!

    Really love this show! Ed does a great job making connections between cusine and culture. I can literally feel his sincerity in everything he says, and I can tell the guests he brings on are people he is genuinely excited to share with his listeners. Pull up a chair and take a bite!

    Apple Podcasts
    Arlie K
    United Statesa year ago
  • Less Ed, please

    I had to unsubscribe to this eventually, even though I love the guests, because of how much I dislike Ed’s interview style. He cannot get through a conversation without somehow spotlighting himself. It’s tone deaf, disrespectful and annoying when guests have much more interesting stories that I haven’t already heard 100 times.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • President of the US Humane Society

    The President is Kitty Block. Why did Carrie say she is? Carrie is the VP of Communications. Hmmm.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago

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