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The Dave Chang Show

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Dinner Music, With Hrishikesh Hirway of ‘Song Exploder’

The podcaster joins to talk about what makes great restaurant music and share his dinner-party playlist

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The Big Boy Asian Club Fireside Chat

Dave and Chris discuss recent meals and sick-day foods

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Bringing Oaxaca to L.A.

Dave and Chris are joined by Guelaguetza restaurant co-owner Bricia Lopez to discuss opening a family Oaxacan restaurant in Koreatown

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The Best College Town, Solved

Dave and Chris discuss flannel pajamas as a medieval torture device, and possibly reapplying to college

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Existential Home Cooking Dilemmas

Dave laments his own cooking and searches for inspiration

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Christmas Dinner Draft After Dark

Night has fallen once again, and Dave, Chris, and Noelle have assembled for another late-night recording and their last challenge of the year: a Christmas dinner draft, with some truly startling combinations landing on the table

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Food, Farming, and the Climate Crisis

Dave and Chris are joined by John Doerr and Ryan Panchadsaram to discuss their new book, ‘Speed & Scale’

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The Dave Chang Show Gift Guide, Part II

Dave, Chris, and Noelle cover all the essentials for the ones you love and the ones you maybe don’t love so much

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Hot Pot Demystified

Sauce or no sauce? Fish ball or no fish ball? Dave and Chris are joined by Eric Sze to debate the bubbling cauldron of communal deliciousness.

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The ‘Dave Chang Show’ Gift Guide, Part I | My Opinion Is Fact

Dave, Chris, and Noelle also discuss wearing Dickensian costumes to the House of Prime Rib, the Dave Chang Grinchification Tracker, anti-fruitcake diatribes, stollen vs. panettone vs. buche de Noel

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The 250th Episode of ‘The Dave Chang Show,’ With Bill Simmons

The guys discuss what makes a great show, remembering Tom Hanks movies vs. remembering notable life events, the perfectly sized dinner table, and throwing a chain saw into a hot tub

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Store Brands, Yakitori, and Another No-hitter in the Making: #AskDave After Dark

Dave and Chris also talk about sleep regression, Cajun honey ham, crossing the marinated meat rubicon, and Thanksgiving-flavored chips

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Pie Opinion Is Fact: The Grand Finale

Dave and Chris reveal the winner of the Autumnal American Pie of the Year

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A Long Shot Takes the Crown

Dave, Chris, and Noelle also take a glimpse into Dave’s vast Basque Rolodex, a prophecy fulfilled, buying a 14-pound serrano ham from Costco, the eternally unsolved croissant conundrum, and dubious expat accents

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Pie Opinion Is Fact, Vol. 3

Featuring discussion of Dave’s sole pie-making attempt, key lime pie in South Beach, and mincemeat disappointment

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Pork and Shrimp Are Best Friends 

Dave and Chris welcome back chef Diep Tran to celebrate the treasured elixir that is Red Boat Fish Sauce before embarking on a whirlwind survey of their all-time favorite potluck play—Vietnamese summer rolls

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Isaac’s Farewell and Pie Opinion Is Fact, Vol. 2

Dave, Chris, and Noelle say some nice things about Isaac on his last episode as the producer of this show. Then they dive back into the world of crusty circles.

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Pronunciation Demystified

In this installment of Demystified, Dave and Chris call up the Los Angeles Times’ Gustavo Arellano to discuss all things pronunciation

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Pie Opinion Is Fact, Vol. 1

Team MOIF wax poetic about our favorite crusty circles and learn about the best ways to make pies at home

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Spam Supremacy, a Utopian Takeout Day, and Top 10 Salads

Plus, there’s talk about rushed cooking on a tight parenting schedule, how to eat pancakes, and what to order when your significant other is away

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The 2021 Candy Draft

Each member of the MOIF crew put together seven-member rosters of candy. And things got … a little competitive.

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How to Cook Beyond Recipes

Dave and Chris are joined by Priya Krishna to discuss their new book ‘Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave)’ before hearing Priya’s five most essential cooking tools

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The Wide World of Groceries, Part 2

The MOIF crew draft supermarkets from around the world

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The Future of Food and Dinner Party Music, With Morgan Neville

Dave and Chris are joined by filmmaker Morgan Neville to preview their upcoming Hulu series ‘The Next Thing You Eat’

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The Wide World of Groceries, Part 1 | My Opinion Is Fact

The MOIF crew debate the what, where, and how of buying groceries

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Coffee, Demystified

Dave and Chris bring in coffee legend George Howell to talk all things coffee

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The Lunch Special

The crew reassembles to discuss everything that has to do with that meal you eat in the middle of your day

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Dads, Vol. 12 With Pablo Torre

Dave and Chris call up Pablo Torre, ESPN personality and father to an 18-month-old baby, to share their recent experiences in parenting

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The Back-to-Restaurant Special

Now that many of us have safely returned to dining out, the crew gives a crash course on the new rules of dining etiquette

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Don’t Be Afraid of Fish

Dave is joined by Australian fish chef Josh Niland who explains how to get over the fear of cooking fish and all of the glorious ways to do so

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Margaritas, Bologna, and Hiking

Dave, Chris, Noelle, and Isaac congregate once again to share their thoughts on recipes, hiking, and more!

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Kebabcast 2021

Dave and Chris are joined by kebab aficionado Euno Lee to discuss the culinary world of kebabs in the greater Los Angeles area and beyond