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A weekly hour-long public radio broadcast and podcast
Milk Street Radio

Milk Street Radio

About the Show

From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat. With a four-star cast of contributors including Sara Moulton (long-time public television host and cookbook author), Adam Gopnik (contributing writer for The New Yorker), Stephen Meuse (wine writer and expert), Dan Pashman (host of The Sporkful podcast) and host Christopher Kimball (founder of Cook’s Magazine, long-time public TV and radio host, and founder of Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio made its debut on public radio on October 22, 2016. It is distributed by PRX and recorded in the studios of WGBH in Boston, Massachusetts.

To submit a radio idea or to call into the show with a question, please call 855-4-BOWTIE or email [email protected].

Program Overview

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On-air spots voiced by Christopher Kimball

In these made-for-pledge promos, Christopher talks about the overall value of public radio. Great for use any time of the day to reinforce the “cast of characters” on your station. Promos are available on PRX.org.

Staion Broadcast Rights

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio is made available on PRX.org Thursdays by 3pm ET. Stations may air the program an unlimited number of times within 7 days of the feed. Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio is available to all public radio stations.

Each program is 59 minutes long, is newscast compatible, and includes two 1-minute floating ID breaks. Promos for each program will be available every Tuesday on PRX.org. “Generic” promos are available for download on PRX.org.

Excerpting is permitted for promotional purposes only with producer approval. The programs may be simulcast live on the web from a station website but not archived or repackaged for on-demand listening.

Program Clock

  • Billboard 00:00 - 00:59
  • Newscast 1:00 - 6:00
  • Segment 1 6:00 - 19:59
  • Break 1 20:00 - 20:59
  • Segment 2 21:00 - 39:59
  • Break 2 40:00 - 40:59
  • Segment 3 41:00 - 59:00
Milk Street Program Clock PDF

About Milk Street

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street in downtown Boston — at 177 Milk Street — is home to our editorial offices and cooking school. It also is where we record Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street television and radio shows. Milk Street is changing how we cook by searching the world for bold, simple recipes and techniques. Adapted and tested for home cooks everywhere, these lessons are the backbone of what we call the new home cooking. For more information, go to 177milkstreet.com.

Pitch Us Your Story

Radio producers, storytellers, writers. Pitch us.

Our show is committed to bringing listeners to every part of the globe with an ear to food as it serves a larger story, problem, or question. Pitches should use food and cuisine as a starting point, conclusion, or vehicle for a larger story about something much more universal. This is broad. Use it to your advantage.

This is your chance to showcase out-of-the-box, hard-to-find stories, chefs, cooks, and culinary events that aren’t being covered anywhere else. We’re open to pitches for all types of audio stories, not just reported pieces per se.

If this sounds interesting to you, write in to us at [email protected], including the following:

  • A short bio about your audio reporting background
  • A brief pitch (no more than 300 words)
  • How you’ll incorporate field recording
  • Links to samples of your past work