This Week’s Grub Street Podcast Is All About Vegetables


Perhaps even surprising himself, New York’s Adam Platt will admit that he has, over the last year or so, become something of a fan of veggie burgers. Our brave critic has at times even found himself waiting in line at vegan temple By Chloe to try theirs. Platt, of course, is not alone, A renewed appreciation for ably cooked vegetables has taken the restaurant world by storm, and it is the topic of conversation in this week’s episode of the Grub Street Podcast. Is it really worth it to pay $15 for a plate of carrots? Can any veggie burger hold a candle to the real thing? And what’s Miley Cyrus’s strategy for avoiding By Chloe’s interminable crowds? Listen below to hear the answer to these questions, and more:

The Grub Street Podcast is produced by the Slate Group’s Panoply, and you can also listen via iTunes (or your phone) and directly in SoundCloud.