In the Season 2 finale, host Michael McKean explores why airline food has a bad rap; what makes astronauts crave spicy flavors; and the remarkable story behind a contraband corned beef sandwich in space.
Host Michael McKean takes a look at how some favorite foods went from paupers to princes. Included: He looks at lobster's prison past; whether creme brulee was always the cream of the crop; and if champagne's fizz almost burst its bubble.
Host Michael McKean gives thanks for Thanksgiving grub. Included: He uncovers whether the turkey or America came first; how burnt marshmallows ended up on sweet potatoes; and if a lawyer gave up his career to put cranberries in a can.
In the Season 2 premiere, host Michael McKean shares the "hole" story of how donuts helped bring about the end of World War I; and discovers what New York City's water has to do with the deliciousness of New York bagels. Also: He explains why Bundt cakes are more than just a tasty brunch item.