November 20th, 2011
Episode 129 of 640 episodes
Mark Bittman is a high-profile figure in the United States. He's the chief food writer for the New York Times, a broadcaster, and a bestselling author. Keen to understand the differences between the British and American food systems, one day he made a call out of the blue to Sheila Dillon. Once in London, he fixed up meetings with Jamie Oliver, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Arthur Potts Dawson. The Food Programme joins Mark on his personal journey into the world of the campaigning chef. Produced by Rich Ward.