21 05, 2020

How French Soup-Makers Helped Give Us Restaurants (Cool Weird Awesome 303)

By |2020-05-21T08:41:43-04:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

It's National Waitstaff Day, and whether or not you're back to dining out, it's a good time to figure out a little of where restaurants come from. (It's complicated.) Plus: the website ThisWordDoesNotExist creates words that sound real but aren't.

8 07, 2019

Rise Of The Tortilla (Cool Weird Awesome 78)

By |2020-05-21T08:54:10-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Taco Bell says it’s been dealing with a tortilla shortage. Those craving inexpensive tacos and burritos at odd hours are bearing the brunt of this crisis, but it’s affecting all of us - after all, tortillas have been a part of our culinary lives for thousands of years.