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Extra Spicy
Extra Spicy
San Francisco Chronicle

Join host Soleil Ho as they attempt to decipher the bizarro happenings of the food world alongside a mix of fascinating folks.... more

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Eat MSG with Me: With Goop Power, Comes Goop Responsibility

Jenny Yang is waiting on an RSVP from the “Goop” goddess and L.A. queen of clean eating, Gwenyth Paltrow. Why?... more

27 Jun 2022 · 29 minutes
Can a Bake Sale Fight Racism?

In early 2020, Paola Velez was inspired to bring Bakers Against Racism to life. It's an organization she co-founded with... more

20 Jun 2022 · 31 minutes
The Seattle Chef Building a Platform for Secret Cookies

Chef and newly minted tech entrepreneur Eric Rivera has done everything in the food world from running his own restaurant,... more

13 Jun 2022 · 30 minutes
Introducing Fixing Our City

New Chronicle podcast: Host Laura Wenus and producer Cintia Lopez are on a quest to find out why one of the... more

10 Jun 2022 · 1 minute
Optimism Warning: Diversifying the Coffee Industry Might Be Working

High-pressure, super-structured coffee competitions consist of baristas making coffee for a panel of judges who scrutinize everything from how many... more

06 Jun 2022 · 29 minutes
Hella Good Mold: Shared Cultures' Creative Koji

On this episode of the Extra Spicy podcast, host and restaurant critic Soleil Ho speaks to Shared Cultures founders Eleana... more

31 May 2022 · 25 minutes
The Youth Movement Behind Starbucks Organizing

At Starbucks locations across the country, workers are unionizing. Dozens of stores have joined the union, and many more are... more

23 May 2022 · 32 minutes
Are Mushrooms Socialist? Inside the Mania on TikTok and Beyond

On this Extra Spicy episode recorded in front of a live audience, TikTok mycologist Dr. Gordon Walker (@FascinatedbyFungi) joins host... more

16 May 2022 · 41 minutes
Taxing the Rich at the Dinner Table

“High-quality meals for those who aren't expecting it.” That’s the idea behind Community Kitchens, an Oakland organization that provides restaurant... more

09 May 2022 · 24 minutes
The Masa Evangelist Finds His Roots

Emmanuel Galvan didn't set out to become San Francisco’s “masa guy.” But after starting to experiment with nixtamalization, he felt... more

02 May 2022 · 22 minutes
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