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December 16, 2021
15 Favorite Interviews of 2021
Article-INTERVIEWS 2021

Highlights from a mighty year of conversations with authors and chefs like Rodney Scott, Nadiya Hussain, Sheldon Simeon, Moby, and Missy Robbins. 

We launched the TASTE Monday Interview nearly two years ago out of urgent necessity. We had found that, while we could write freely and colorfully about our favorite cookbook authors and pacesetters in the food world, we didn’t have a way to bring the full conversation to life. This changed, thankfully, and now each Monday afternoon our email subscribers are sent a tightly edited, always entertaining chat with legends in baking, saucing, and smack-talking—as well as some legends in waiting. While it’s always difficult to compile a year-end list of favorite anythings, here are some that come to mind. Thanks for reading every Monday. And for more interviews with authors, writers, and the occasional editor debate, make sure to check out the TASTE Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you find your podcasts. – Matt Rodbard

The Librarian of Mismatched Plates


The Librarian of Mismatched Plates

For Julie Gaines, the owner of NYC’s Fishs Eddy, collecting dishes is a glimpse into America’s history of roadside diners, airlines, hospitals, and country clubs.