“Travel back in time and take part in one of America’s richest culinary traditions. From mock turtle soup to roasted bears, attendants at Louisiana’s St. Charles Hotel only seek the best.”
– CBC’s Podcast Playlist


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The Feast presents delectable stories from the dining tables of history. Every two weeks, we immerse you in the sights, sounds, & tastes of a meal from the past. Make bread with medieval monks; share a martini with Churchill. Find out what wars were won & which kingdoms were lost, all for the sake of a good meal. Email suggestions for shows to [email protected]

What People Are Saying

“Really enjoy this podcast! I certainly wouldn’t call myself a history buff but I do love food and the feast combines the two in such an engaging way with great storytelling by the host – listen if you like fascinating food and facts!”
– Apple Podcast user Corakebro

“You know how once in a great while on the weekend NPR has some fascinating piece? This is like that, every episode a gem.”
– Apple Podcast user Darcy Lisa

“I have enjoyed several of these podcasts and learned so much, and not just about food! Laura does a wonderful job of research and providing all the background and context you need. Thanks so much! And a special thank you for the episode on Boar’s Head Dinners and Festivals!”
– Apple Podcast user Miller CS

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