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Ep 14: In Utero in the West Country

A lot of ground is covered this week - Kurt Cobain is a West Country bumpkin, detoxes are dicsussed and discarded, and guest Hugh Woodward suggests roasted Inuit as the big food trend for 2015. What's the difference between humidor and thermidor? What actually is bone broth? And is seabass really a hipster food? 

Direct download: TKIOF-EP14-IN_UTERO_IN_THE_WEST_COUNTRY.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 4:43am EDT

Ep 12: Breaking Biscuit

It's Christmas. The London restaurant scene's St. Nicholas, aka Thomas Blythe, joins Sam and James to discuss St. John, Inception (again), Dudley Moore, and backed-up plumbing. Was Dr. Crippen really a good man? Can you wear an eel like a stole? And what exactly does 'breaking the biscuit' mean?

Direct download: TKIOF-E12-BREAKING_BISCUIT.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 2:29am EDT

Episode 11 finds our heroes assessing the connection between Gordon Ramsay, Scarface, and Danny Champion of the World. Sam heads to France on a hellish, egg-filled journey that ends at Bones, Frenchie, and Spring. James finds his early catering notebooks. Sam complains about the end of the Usual Suspects (SPOILER ALERT). And there's another round of the Wheel of Misfortune Cookie featuring the Verve. It's just another day on the TKIOFfice.

 
Direct download: TKIOF-EP11-OEUF_HELL.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 8:39am EDT

Ep 10: Can You Trust a Tim?

Guardian restaurant critic Marina O'Loughlin is on the show. She has a curious voice. James and Sam wonder whether or not you can trust someone called Tim, get stuck in a weird time warp, and ponder the melancholy of Timothy Dalton.

Direct download: TKIOF-EP10-CAN_YOU_TRUST_A_TIM_.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 2:46am EDT

A chill winter evening, and Sam and James are hunkering down with the caramel-voiced Radio 4 announcer Susan Rae, a large glass of scotch, and a hunk of salami. They ponder whether less really is more, discuss the diet secrets of the Radio 4 and the perils of burping on stage, and ask: how appropriate is it to send a picture of your penis?

Direct download: TKIOF-E9-SCOTCH_AND_SALAMI.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 3:20am EDT

After dinner and several drinks, Sam and James settle in for a debate on pizza, caramel, and Nobu's racist fish. What's the connection between Culture Club and quiche? Is Sam an Everyman or a snake? Is Chris Martin a mad anti-Semite? 
 
 
Direct download: TKIOF-E8-SUGAR_DANGER_IN_THE_CULTURE_CLUB.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 4:33am EDT

Ep 7: The Indiscriminate Ear Licker

Episode 7 finds James and Sam discussing whether or not there's an audiobook of Mein Kampf, a face off with Simon Rimmer, Mary Berry's ear, and the perils of being the only boy in a ballet class. They also eat some haggis. 

Direct download: TKIOF-E7-THE_INDISCRIMINATE_EAR_LICKER.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 7:36am EDT

Sam and James discuss Gwyneth Paltrow, tripe, Stanley Tucci and cookbooks for old men. 

Direct download: TKIOF-E6-BREAKING_AN_OLD_MANS_HEART.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 4:17am EDT

James finds himself at a farmers' market in San Francisco and in Portland interviewing Andrew Fortgang of Le Pigeon restaurant. Sam talks about Roger Moore and dead dogs. 

Direct download: TKIOF-E5-TOO_MANY_MURDERERS.mp3
Category:Food -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

Our dastardly duo discuss Moro vs Yotam, Trip Advisor idiocy, Michael Jackson themed arcade games and Pizza Express.

Direct download: TKIOF-E4-MOONWALKING_ON_APPLE_PIE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:48am EDT