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Eaten: Adventures in Food (Re-Aired 3/11)

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A special live edition of The Moth at Cooper Union in NYC, "Moth Eaten: Adventures in Food". Best-selling author Adam Gopnik and his wife have an ongoing battle about the proper way to cook meat; celebrity chef David Chang shares his anxiety about receiving, and possibly losing, Michelin Stars; comedian Lisa Lampanelli tells about her hilarious and moving stint at a fitness camp.

Adam Gopnik. Photo by Sarah Stacke.

A husband and wife's ongoing argument comes to a head.


A chef details cooking a high-stakes meal.


Battling with her weight and relationship, a woman is forced to make a bold decision.


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Adam Gopnik

Adam and his wife love cooking but cannot find compromise in their opposite stances on meat: well-done versus rare.

Adam Gopnik, 23, and his wife Martha Parker, 22, on their wedding day August 15, 1981. Photos taken by Blake Gopnik, Adam’s brother.

Adam, 3, with his grandfather, Ellis Gopnik and sister, Alison Gopnik, 5. The photo was taken in February of 1960 by Adam’s mother, Myrna Gopnik.

David Chang

David is face to face with the head of the Michelin guide at his famous restaurant, Momfuko Ko.

David Chang in Ko’s kitchen. Photo credit: Gabriele Stabile.

Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli wants to jumpstart a healthier lifestyle with a visit to a wellness camp, but finds everything about it less than agreeable.

Lisa and Frank D’Amico.

The music featured in this episode…

The Drift – Uncanny Valley - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli – Swing from Paris - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify