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Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6:45 PM

Take a leap beyond balsamic with innovative vinegar-maker Daniel Liberson of Virginia’s Lindera Farms, who takes a look at the new directions taken by today’s vinegars—many of which are crafted with some deliciously unconventional ingredients.

Monday, February 29, 2016 at 6:45 PM

We still can’t quite pin it down with an exact definition, but we definitely know it when we taste it. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John McQuaid explores the history, biology, and culinary art of the unique sensation of umami.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 6:45 PM

Some of our favorite American cocktails date from the Civil War period and earlier. Sip your way through the era as cocktail historian Phillip Green looks at the popular drinks of the mid-19th century.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 6:45 PM

The cookbook author and PBS series host sits down with National Geographic food writer Mary Beth Albright to discuss her Mexican heritage and share stories of the food, people, and places behind the recipes in her newest collection, Mexican Today.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Over dinner at Arlington’s Tupelo Honey Café, North Carolina-born food writer Nancie McDermott offers a food-lover’s guide to South that emphasizes the region’s rich array of regional cuisines.