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The Dave Chang Show

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Cooking in the Microwave, Dishes With Things to Say, and Top Summer Foods

Dave and Chris also talk about their time at BottleRock Napa, where they cooked with Lil Nas X

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The Ideal Summer Playlist and Hall of Fame Moments in Food

A new definition of summer madness

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Grilling Dos and Don’ts, Plus the Next Great Burger Invention

Dave, Chris, and Euno Lee discuss why burgers are not the ideal grilling food, the dawning of a new age for hamburgers, and more

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The Best Table at a Restaurant, the ‘Pretty Woman’ Move, and Teppanyaki Everything

Dave, Chris, and Euno discuss the politics of restaurant tables and the idea of food as performance art

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Taiwanese Pizza Hut, In the Weeds, and Dave’s Favorite Dinner Guests

Dave also tells an epic In the Weeds story about a Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

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Debate Club: Culinary Intellectual Property and Giving Credit Where It’s Due

Plus, a follow-up on the tragic conclusion of Chris’s Luv2Eat order

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Dave’s Great Crepe Invention, How to Menu at Tatiana, and Ordering Thai Food for Chris’s Family

Plus, great crepe inventions, Luv2eat Thai Bistro, and more

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Tiptoeing Around Tipping, Creating the Best Chef of All Time, and the Restaurant Next Door

Euno Lee joins the pod to introduce an entirely new game: the Best, Most Essential, Hottest, Sexiest, Crispiest, Juiciest, Must-Try Restaurant Guide, a.k.a. Restaurant Next Door

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Breaking the Algorithm (and Parking Lines), Dave Eats INPARADISE, Sleeping on the Couch, and Solo Dad

Dave and Chris kick off the show by talking about advances and limitations in AI and ways to break the algorithm

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The Origins of Fat Washing, Top Five Fruits, and the Bar Test With Dave Arnold

Plus, a long rant about foams on cocktails, top five fruits, and the best pears money can buy

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Majordomo Media Studio Update and How to Menu at Hat Yai in Portland

Dave updates us on his commencement speech at USC, not being invited to the South Korean state dinner, and more

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Mexico’s Top Five Locations for Mexican Cuisine, Asada Invites, and Taco Madness With Bricia Lopez and Javier Cabral

Dave and Chris also discuss the proper etiquette for ordering food in a foreign language

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Speaking About Food With Authority: Pambazos, Food Snobs, and Food Ranking Culture

Dave and Chris take us on a journey through their favorite snacks at Spotify headquarters, then Dave, Chris, and Euno later share that they came upon a random food truck where Dave ended up discovering a new dish to love: pambazo

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Film Vs. Food Criticism, Top Five Culinary Cultures, and Pizza With Maia and Alex Shibutani

Dave and Chris are joined by two-time Olympic medalists, figure skaters Maia and Alex Shibutani

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Baseball, Culinary Battleship, and Consumer Product Goods

Plus, a new segment: Price Fixing With Euno Lee!

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Buying and Selling Current Food Trends With Noelle Cornelio and Euno Lee

The group takes turns buying or selling current trends in the food world, including Instacart, boneless wings, buffets, and butter flights

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Medical Avengers Are a Real Thing

Are chefs athletes? Is cooking a sport? These are all questions that Dave and Chris tackle during this episode.

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Part 2 of Hoops and Hops at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Plus, Dave, Chris, and Jeff Ma announce the ‘Dave Chang Show’ scavenger hunt competition: Las Vegas edition!

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Hoops and Hops at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Dave, Chris, and Jeff Ma talk about the development of sports betting, Vegas becoming a sports hub, and some hidden food gems around Sin City

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Vegas Recap, Golden Deli How to Menu, and Ask Dave Questions

Dave and Chris recap their Vegas trip and talk How to Menu at the Golden Deli in Los Angeles. Plus, Dave answers some Ask Dave questions.

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March Madness of Bar Foods, Bar Bathroom War Stories, and Dave’s Space Cake Experience

Dave and Chris also talk about Dole Whips, spicy food challenges, and more

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Sports Bar Food Power Ranking

There’s also a quick discussion about the negative consequences of bargaining with your children, Aussie rules football, and the thrill of the flatbread chase

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The Price Is Ripe and the Unwritten Rules of Bringing Food to Work

Dave and Chris rate different pungent foods based on smell and taste, then decide whether they’re worth the stink

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Dave’s Detainment in the Cabo San Lucas Airport and Siloing Food Based on Ethnicity

Other topics include eating kimchi for the probiotics, the immigrant urge to never spend money, extra-wide Warby Parker glasses, Japanese Starbucks, and Wendy’s chili

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So You Wanna ... Be a Creative Producer?

Dave talks auto-tune, Taco Bell Cantina, and more—plus, Isaac Lee joins the Japan vs. Masa sushi experience debate, then participates in a new segment: "So You Wanna …"

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Dave’s Trip to Mexico City, Theoretical Dinner Party, and Culinary Arbitrage

Other topics include white lying to your friends, the importance of colonoscopies, ice baths in the morning, the benefits of routine, and spot prawns vs. lobster

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How Does Something Unexpectedly Become of Value?

Dave and Chris construct historical fiction describing how humans could possibly come to eat a sea cucumber or accidentally make cheese for the first time

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Resolved, Dining Should Require a Special License

Plus, kids as the death of punctuality, what it takes to be a respectful diner, and more

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Predicting Success and Reaching Your Full Potential With Matt Higgins

Dave and Chris also look at the systems and criteria we use to decide who we think is going to be a winner, whether in sports, business, music, or beauty pageants, and why they’re such terrible predictors of success

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How American Pragmatism Can Facilitate Environmentalism With Tyler Huggins

Other topics include ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ backcountry splitboarding, and what to do with a year’s worth of elk meat

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The Past, Present, and Future of Food Writing

Plus, the diet changes that aging brings, being the Tom Brady of eating, and how to update the James Beard Foundation Awards for our times

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Buying and Selling 2023 Food Trends With Chris Bianco and Euno Lee

Euno pitches food trends that he predicts will hit the market in 2023, including high-end mortadella, experiential theme park dining, fried chicken skins, A5 Wagyu, and mushroom coffee