Episodes
Introducing Checking In, the advice podcast where we answer real health and wellness questions from real people like you. Hosted by SELF’s Editor in Chief, Carolyn Kylstra, and featuring trusted experts, doctors, therapists, thought leaders, and even a few celebrities, we’re diving deep into what it really means to be healthy. Checking In launches on Monday, November 16th, with new episodes releasing weekly. Subscribe to get episodes right when they drop at 6:00 am EST. Listen to Checking In...
Published 12/07/20
We’re excited to bring you a new series from Vogue -- In Vogue: The 1990s. If you miss the 90s for all its nostalgia, fashion, and culture, you're going to love this episode on the fusion of fashion and celebrity culture. By the mid 90’s, fashion had ceased to be an insular, self-sustaining industry. The fashion ecosystem expanded rapidly to include celebrities as aspirational symbols of fashion and status in popular culture. We chronicle the era when pop culture became the vehicle for a...
Published 11/24/20
We’re excited to bring you a new series from Vogue -- In Vogue: The 1990s. If you miss the 90s for all its nostalgia, fashion, and culture, you're going to love this episode on the rise of the Downtown in New York City. By the mid 90’s, New York City had married the European couturier model with the commercial power of Seventh Avenue, and had begun to overshadow Paris and Milan as the most important fashion capital in the world. Around the same time, a downtown school of designers and...
Published 11/17/20
In this special presentation, we’re excited to bring you a new series from Vogue -- In Vogue: The 1990s. If you miss the 90s for all its nostalgia, fashion, and culture, you're going to love this episode on John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Hussein Chalayan, and Stella McCartney. At the beginning of the 1990s, London’s fashion scene was sleepy and small. But not for long: Following the groundbreaking success of young British designer John Galliano at Givenchy in the 1980s, other young...
Published 11/10/20
Do you start group chats about the best scalp treatments? Google AHA vs BHA exfoliants until the wee hours? Take progress photos of your dark spots after trying a new vitamin C serum? You’re our people. And we know you’re going to love The Science of Beauty, a new podcast produced by the editors of Allure. Michelle Lee, editor in chief, and Jenny Bailly, executive beauty director, are deep-diving into the topics you’ve always wondered about and bringing dermatologists, cosmetic chemists — and...
Published 10/15/20
The story of a pivotal decade, In VOGUE: The 1990s is a new audio docuseries that revisits the pivotal moments in 90’s culture through the lens of fashion. From slip dresses with army boots to colorful tracksuits and minimal pantsuits, Vogue experts and star guests highlight the stories in fashion history that reflected this new era of connectivity.  Presented by Anna Wintour and hosted by Hamish Bowles, this fashion podcast examines how the 90s sparked a cultural fusion that continues to...
Published 09/17/20
We wanted to introduce The Pitchfork Review—the music podcast you've always wanted, from the most trusted voice in music! Join host Puja Patel, Pitchfork's Editor-in-Chief, as they dig deep into the week's best new music and rising artists, plus all the industry news and culture you need to know. Peek behind the curtain of Pitchfork and dive into the team’s music-nerd brains. Listen to The Pitchfork Review, and hear music differently. Subscribe to The Pitchfork Review to get new...
Published 07/10/20
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Published 06/17/20
Today, we’re talking to two Black restaurant owners about their experience this past week as uprisings have erupted across the country in response to the killing of George Floyd and unchecked police brutality. Up first, Adam catches up with chef JJ Johnson of Fieldtrip, a fast-casual rice bowl shop in Harlem. After that, Priya Krishna calls Louis Hunter who owns Trio, a plant-based soul food restaurant in Minneapolis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 06/03/20
Everyone is into sourdough right now—or looking desperately for store-bought yeast. But today, Sarah Jampel and Jesse Sparks are talking about the wonderful world of bread beyond yeast and how to achieve that chewy, bready texture without coveted yeast. After that, Tyler Kord reads his essay about cooking meals for frontline workers at his now-closed restaurant while also taking care of his daughter. You can support his work here, and buy the Vans he mentions in the story here. Learn more...
Published 05/27/20
Gabe T. and Carla are back, sharing with Adam all the things they’ve been cooking since they've been at home. Then, Adam calls up Christina Chaey for another round of Over/Under, where she decides whether things like, cleaning the house, board games, and homemade sourdough, are overrated, underrated, or, well, just rated. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/20/20
Spring is here, which means so are green garlic, leeks, onions, garlic, and ramps. Andy Baraghani talks us through several recipes he developed where alliums take center stage. Then, associate editor Hilary Cadigan calls up Deborah VanTrece, chef and owner of Twisted Soul in Atlanta. Hilary has been checking in with her regularly for our Restaurant Diaries, and here Deborah shares how she's pivoted her restaurant to take-out only and why she'll continue to do that in spite of the state...
Published 05/13/20
Molly Baz and Adam Rapoport recently developed BA’s Best Chicken Parm, and here they go into detail about every decision that went into making their ultimate version. Then, GQ correspondent Brett Martin is on to talk about his Best New Restaurants list, which he finished reporting right as cities were locking down. Brett shares about his travels and why he felt like it was important to publish this list right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/06/20
This week, Healthyish is taking over the podcast with their Guide to Being Alone. First up, Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro interviews associate editor Christina Chaey about the smart strategies she's developed in shopping and cooking for herself. After that, Amanda calls contributor Hawa Hassan, who has been quarantining alone while still serving her community. She's been organizing local volunteers to make and deliver meals to Brooklyn hospital workers. Finally, author Scaachi Koul reads...
Published 04/29/20
Published 04/29/20
Yep, it's true. The Rice Wizards™ are back! For their fifth rice-centric installment, Carla and Amiel focus on what to do with leftovers. After that, we talk to chef and activist Reem Assil of Reem’s in the Bay Area. While she’s currently using her restaurants as commissary kitchens to feed the most vulnerable in her community, she’s also thinking about the future. What we need to strive for, she believes, is not the return of the restaurant industry as it once was, plagued with inequity....
Published 04/22/20
Since the social distancing and stay-at-home mandates began, our food editors have been creating, testing, and shooting recipes in their home kitchens instead of in the BA Test Kitchen. Adam checks in with Chris Morocco and Sohla El-Waylly to talk about what it's been like to source ingredients, trust your own taste tests, and...do your own dishes. After that, Alex Delany tells us about the three cocktails he's making right now. Get the recipe from this episode: Hot-and-Sour Soup Learn more...
Published 04/15/20
Whether you're eating with roommates, partners, or family in your home or planning a remote dinner where everyone dials in, Seder is still happening. And as always, Alison and Adam have some thoughts on the Seder menu. They weigh in on everything, from day-of matzo ball soup to matzo brei the next day. After that, we're airing a conversation recorded several weeks ago—though it turns out to be particularly apt right now. Basically editor Sarah Jampel chats with Peter Miller about dishwashing,...
Published 04/08/20
Like so many other business owners, chef Tom Colicchio had to lay off the vast majority of his employees in the wake of COVID-19. He immediately turned his attention to the government—he's no stranger to its complicated mechanics after years of advocacy work—and began working tirelessly to get the restaurant industry recognized in the $2 trillion stimulus package approved by Congress and just signed by the president. Today, we talk to him about what that means exactly for restaurants and what...
Published 04/01/20
We're airing a special episode today as we're staying updated on the ever-evolving struggles of the restaurant industry during this time. We talk to Edward Lee, chef and owner of 610 Magnolia, Milkwood, and Whiskey Dry in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as Succotash in Washington. D.C. Through the Lee Initiative, Ed has been addressing some of the devastation that has hit his community and inspiring others across the country to do the same. You can read our daily-updated restaurant coverage...
Published 03/27/20
This week, we're checking in with contributing writer Priya Krishna, who is working remotely from her parents' home in Dallas. She tells us what they've been cooking (lentils are on heavy rotation!). After that, we're airing a conversation we recorded back when we were in the studio. It's with Andy Baraghani, and he goes deep on the recipes he developed for our March issue that are all about cooking with more acid—from buttermilk to lemons to vinegar to sumac. Learn more about your ad...
Published 03/25/20
For us at BA, we're all working from home for the foreseeable future, due the current COVID-19 situation. So this week, Adam and Carla check in with each other remotely and chat about how they're stocking their kitchens and what they're cooking. (We'll be doing this with a different editor each week as the news evolves.) After that, Carla is in the studio for a segment we recorded a few weeks back with Pamela Adlon, the creator, director, and star of "Better Things." Now would be a very good...
Published 03/18/20
Basically editor Sarah Jampel is in the studio talking about the ten-week baking challenge rolling out right now on eatbasically.com. We’re halfway through, and she shares how it’s going so far. After that, Carla Lalli Music and Sohla El-Waylly explain how stocking up on food and cooking in light of coronavirus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 03/11/20
Editorial assistant Jesse Sparks sits down with writer and cookbook author Klancy Miller who just launched For the Culture, a biannual magazine by and celebrating Black women in food and wine. They chat about what inspired her to start this endeavor, the challenges of raising money (you can donate here!), and how she hopes to build a real community with the contributors and readers of the magazine. After that, Alex Beggs talks about her latest piece, a deep-dive investigation into why we're...
Published 03/04/20
Healthyish editor Amanda Shapiro chats with Basically editor Sarah Jampel about the latest recipe for her column, The Not Depressing Vegetarian. It's a creamy vegan pasta made with canned beans—and it's delicious. This got us thinking: How else does Sarah employ the weeknight, protein-packed, shelf-stable staple? After that, Alex Delany is on for a round of what we’re calling Over/Under, a rapid-fire round of hot takes on food, TV shows, and more.
Published 02/26/20