Name of Podcast: 吃吃喝喝美食我最 (Pin Yin:chī chī hē hē měi shí wǒ zuì) in
What topics are covered? This podcast is gourmet commentary podcast. In each podcast, the two podcasters have a discussion about food they have eaten and restaurants they have discovered. Each podcast often starts with a topic that they’ve agreed, for example “Christmas food”
Why is it good to listen to?
This podcast is from Taiwan but it introduces all kinds of Asian as well as Western food too. The podcasters sometimes do their interview in Mainland China. The two podcasters, 大宇(Pin Yin: dà yǔ) and 小刹(Pin Yin: xiǎo shā), speak very standard and clear Mandarin with a slight Taiwanese accent and often use Taiwan slang. You can learn a lot of Chinese dish names and understand how to describe food in Chinese.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 吃吃喝喝美食我最in on iTunes store.
How often are the podcasts updated? The podcast updates on a weekly basis.
Length of the podcast: The running time of each episode of the podcast is 45 minutes.
Description of the podcast:
This is a podcast talk about popular food and food culture in Taiwan. The presenters start the podcast with a topic which is often thoughts and observations by the podcasters about food. For example, it has a episode about Japanese food in Taiwan which tells people that Japanese food is really popular in the Taiwan city of Taichung.
Unlike some other Chinese gourmet podcasts which are basically advertisements for restaurants, this podcast doesn’t have any sponsorship. As a result, this means that the podcasters seems to give a true and honest opinion on whether the food at somewhere is good or bad. There is a lot of variety in each episode and the presenters visit many different places to eat and try lots of types of food. The podcast name is quite distinctive because it combines Chinese an English word, this illustrates the variety in the podcast.
It’s an excellent podcast for those who are interested in talking about food.