A disappearing food franchise. The story behind how a Vietnamese spring roll ended up on the menu of Senegalese restaurants. We take... more
This week, we’re starting autumn off right with one of our all-time favorite episodes: Fair Foods. Chris Siege reports.
For hundreds of years, Japanese soy sauce was made in wooden barrels, but now, most are made in steel tanks.... more
In Pakistan, alcohol is banned for Muslims, who make up around 97% of the population. But, people drink, and there’s... more
The Proof team presents five bite-size stories on snacks and snacking.
Proof contributor Eliza Rothstein heads to Broadway to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the pies from Sweeney Todd are... more
The Butter Cow draws enormous crowds every year at the Iowa State Fair. But who came up with the... more
Reporter Sarah Baik explores the history of Koryo Saram cuisine (Korean Soviet cuisine) and learns about the importance of morkovcha--a... more
Former Comedian Nick Lavallee is on a mission to make Manchester, New Hampshire the chicken tender capital of the world.... more
How did the U.S. military create a pizza that warfighters could eat in the battlefield? The Proof team follows the... more
How does beer thrive in a country that bans it? Who's behind the worst pies in London? What does a... more
For the Season 13 closer, we bring you two stories on the theme of fusion food. We look at a... more
In 2017, an iconic brand of Argentina's de facto national dessert, the alfajor, was on the brink of disappearing. ... more
What did dining out look like in 1906? In his search through the New York Public Library’s “What’s on the... more
Fumiaki Matsuura had just started his job as the toji, or brew master of his family's sake brewery in Ishikawa,... more
ESPN's Baxter Holmes was always told: If it weren't for his family's apple pie, he wouldn't be here. The adage... more
Beef noodle soup is Taiwan's national dish, but its existence is surprising, given that eating beef was taboo on the... more
What if you knew you were quickly losing your sight? That’s something reporter Jason Strother has thought a lot about.... more
How do you navigate fasting and nourishment as a sleep-deprived parent during the month of Ramadan? James Beard Award–winning writer... more
How do you navigate the grocery shop while blind? Did an apple pie really seal the fate of one man’s... more
Kevin chats with City Cast Chicago host Jacoby Cochran about the making of our episode on Italian Beef.
What if you knew you were quickly losing your sight? That’s something reporter Jason Strother has thought a lot about. In this... more