Food podcast: Smashing peanut slab pies with the man behind Eat Lit Food

Dietary Requirements is The Spinoff’s monthly podcast in which we eat, drink and talk about it too, with special thanks to Freedom Farms. This month we’re joined by controversial food ‘grammer Albert Cho of Eat Lit Food.

Albert Cho, the 22-year-old Aucklander who’s garnered a huge following for the forthright, often foul-mouthed reviews he posts to his Instagram account Eat Lit Food, joins us in the studio this month.

As we have a hoon on a couple of Cooney Hooneys (the unholy pie/peanut slab mash-up that Albert brought into the public consciousness), he takes us through his meteoric rise in the social media sphere (he’s now got more than 39,000 Instagram followers) and we discuss the changing face of food media, pissing people off, racism and food obsession. And what’s our verdict on the Cooney Hooney? Tune in to find out…

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The Spinoff’s food content is brought to you by Freedom Farms. They believe talking about food is nearly as much fun as eating it, and they’re excited to facilitate some good conversations around food provenance in Aotearoa New Zealand.


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