This week we have a baller guest for you: Katherine Spiers, Host and Creator of the Smart Mouth Podcast, a food history podcast where she talks to some of her favorite people about their favorite food. This episode is sponsored by Ora Organic, my favorite supplement company because they use only organic and sustainable ingredients in ALL of their supplements, the products forking work, and who doesn’t love sexy packaging, right? I am so excited for you all to experience Ora Organic for yourselves with a SWEET discount! Go ahead and please enjoy a 15% discount off your ENTIRE order, always! Not just one and then done! At Checkout use JustForkingAround for your code and happily receive your 15% discount, forking awesome! (I have been using and am obsessed with the Trust Your Gut Probiotic Powder and the Omega 3 Spray called Nothing Fishy Here. The Organic Greens Powder, Easy Being Green, is also a crowd pleaser). ENJOY! Check out Ora Organic Here Katherine’s content is fantastic, and she does more than just talk about food – she’s a food anthropologist! Each episode and article digs into how food intersects with history, economics, society, and culture. We also discuss: The dinner table growing up Buzz words & marketing Working as a journalist Interviewing guests like Gail Simmons, Anthony Bourdain, Jacques Pepin, & Mario Batali Mixology Our favorite places to eat Not judging people for what they like Baking tips What’s next for Katherine Resources: SmartMouthPodcast.com Connect with Katerine: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter Katherine Spiers’ Bio: Katherine Spiers is the host of the podcast Smart Mouth and, most recently, former food editor at L.A. Weekly. Her interests include mai tais and dumplings. She's constantly researching food history for Smart Mouth, and has overall learned that wars change the way we eat (hence all the mai tai drinking.) She started in journalism at the Seattle Times and Reuters when she was in high school, and is constantly fascinated by how the industry is changing.