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Chewing (food & health podcast)

New food and health podcast by Chicago Tribune Food & Dining reporter Louisa Chu and WBEZ Food & Health reporter Monica Eng
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May 19, 2017

In this episode of the Chewing food and health podcast, Louisa Chu welcomes fellow Chicago Tribune Food and Dining reporter Nick Kindelsperger, aka Taco Nick, as a guest co-host, while Monica Eng is off writing her debut book on magical dumplings. First, Louisa and Nick visit food trucks, licensed and not, to investigate for a new segment, We Don’t Get It. Then they invite colleague Joseph Hernandez to discuss immigrant food. And Nick brings a pair of peculiar South Side Chicago sandwiches, the sweet steak and Jim Shoe, aka Gym Shoe, but Will We Eat It? (Photo: Gym Shoe sandwich by Southtown Sub)

May 5, 2017

In this season three premiere episode of the Chewing food and health podcast, co-host and WBEZ Curious City reporter Monica Eng reveals she’s going to China to research magical dumplings for her debut book. Then Monica and co-host, Chicago Tribune food reporter Louisa Chu, welcome Louisa’s colleague Nick Kindelsperger to talk about his story on the curious delicacy, dill pickle on a peppermint stick. And Monica and Louisa offer Nick a chamoy pickle, pickle ice, and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, but Will He Eat It? (Photo: magical dumplings aka xiao long bao aka soup dumplings at Imperial Lamian in Chicago, by Louisa Chu)

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