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So Saucy

Sauce: it’s identity in a bottle, with a side order of culture and commerce.
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Sauce: it's identity in a bottle, with a side order of culture and commerce.

This week, join host Chris Nuttall-Smith on a deep dive into the world of sauces.

  • Take-out king Howard Epstein spills his soy sauce secrets.
  • Chad Allen explains why he started an entire restaurant devoted to ranch dressing.
  • At the Fancy Foods Show, Chris talks to Peter Neal and Ann Chung about their saucy ambitions.
  • Food business consultant Elspeth Copeland guides Chris through the Celtrade sauce factory with sauce researcher Ben Crutch. ​

Plus: a walk through the condiment aisle at Zabar's with sociologist Krishnendu Ray.


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