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100 EpisodesProduced by Chicago Tribune's Louisa Chu and Axios Chicago's Monica EngWebsite

Food and health podcast by Chicago Tribune food critic Louisa Chu and Axios Chicago reporter Monica Eng.


Episode 125: Migrants, Immigrants and Spirits

This week, Monica and Louisa talk about migrants, immigrants, and spirits. Monica talks to Laura Tillman about her experience writing her latest book “The Migrant Chef: The Life and Times of Lalo García.” Plus, Monica talks to award-winning author Grace Lin about her new bestselling book “Chinese Menu: The History, Myths, and Legends Behind Your Favorite Foods.” Finally, Louisa dares us to taste “Flaming Flamers”...but will we eat it?

Louisa Chu: Insta @louisachu1, Threads @louisachu Monica Eng: Insta @monicaengreporter



Order Made in Chicago: Stories Behind 30 Great Hometown Bites 



Theme music: “Zhong Nan Hai” by Carsick Cars

Outro music: “15 Minutes Older” by Carsick Cars


“Piensa en mi” by Los Poetas de la Guitarra

“Your Dystopic Creation Doesn't Fear You” by Deerhoof (ft. Awkwafina)

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