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This edition: Michael Pollan and Alex Gibney at the Directors Guild Theater

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Episode Details

Original tape date: March 14, 2016.

First aired: April 1, 2016.

From roasting over fire in Western Australia to fermenting in Peru, embark on a journey through world cultures and cuisines with best-selling author and advocate Michael Pollan and Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, joined by Sam Sifton, New York Times Food editor and the founding editor of NYT Cooking. Discover the ideas behind the new Netflix original documentary series "Cooked," from Pollan and Gibney and a cast of all-star filmmakers who travel the world to investigate the primal human need to cook, issuing a clarion call to reclaim lost traditions and restore balance to our lives. Tape Date: March 14, 2016.

Guest List

Alex Gibney Director

Michael Pollan Author

Sam Sifton Senior Editor, The New York Times

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