The Dinner Party Download

American Public Media

Welcome to The Dinner Party Download, a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation: “public radio’s arts & leisure section.” In every episode you’ll learn a joke; bone up on an odd bit of history and then wash it down with a themed cocktail recipe; meet artists of note; have your burning etiquette questions answered; savor an emerging food trend; and hear your new favorite song. Plus, unconventional wisdom from hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam.

Episodes

Celebrated chef Anthony Bourdain gets tough and tender in our etiquette segment... Breakout actor Mackenzie Davis (TV's "Halt and Catch Fire," the new film "Always Shine") opts for reality over (manic pixie) dreams... Kurt Wagner, frontman of Nashville band Lambchop, turns back the clock with his party soundtrack...Iconic silver screen rebel Toshiro Mifune gets a [...]