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The Feast

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The Feast presents delectable stories from the dining tables of history. Our stories immerse you in the sights, sounds, & tastes of a meal from the past. Make bread with medieval monks; share a martini with Churchill. Find out what wars were won & which kingdoms were lost, all for the sake of a good… read more


The Gods Must Be Hungry: Divine Food Stories from Eaten Magazine

From medieval butter towers to prehistoric bee-keepers, this week we're examining the divine associations with global foods with Emelyn Rude, editor of the new food history magazine Eaten. Join us as she gives us a sneak peak of "The Food of the Gods", the first volume of the magazine, available now! We'll learn how mortals and immortals have been making, sharing, and fighting over food since the birth of humanity itself. Learn what foods can keep the gods on your side, from ancient Roman honey cakes to barbarian head dumplings. You don't want to miss this global tour of foods from the heavens!  Written and Produced by Laura Carlson Technical Direction by Mike Portt Special Guest: Emelyn Rude, Editor of Eaten Magazine, Emelyn is the author of Tastes Like Chicken: a History of America's Favorite Bird (Pegasus 2016) and the editor of Eaten Magazine. She holds a bachelors in Social Studies from Harvard University and (soon) an MPhil in Economic and Social History from the University of Cambridge. In her free time, she is also a beekeeper and a National Geographic Explorer. 

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