Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

By Plosive

Comedians Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite special guests into their magical restaurant to each choose their favourite starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Ever wanted to eat your dream meal? It's time to order Off Menu.

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Episodes

Ep 173: Chris Redd (Live at Just for Laughs Montreal)

The third ever live Off Menu, this time across the Atlantic in Canada. With very special guest, Saturday Night Live star and superb stand-up Chris Redd.Follow Chris on Twitter @ReddSaidIt and Instagram @ChrisReddIsRecorded by Just for Laughs Comedy Pro. Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/12/22·1h 33m

Ep 172: Stanley Tucci

In the final episode of series 8, bonafide foodie and global treasure Stanley Tucci joins us in the Dream Restaurant. But will he raise a toast? Stanley Tucci’s book ‘Taste: My Life in Food’ is available now in paperback. Buy it here. ‘Inside Man’ is available on BBC iPlayer. Follow Stanley on Instagram @StanleyTucci Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/11/22·1h 15m

Ep 171: Chloe Petts

Petts wins prizes is this week's episode, as acclaimed stand-up (and Ed’s regular support act) Chloe Petts orders her dream meal. Amazing this episode survived, considering the water spillage. Chloe Petts is on tour with ‘Transience’ in 2023. Visit chloepetts.org for dates and tickets. Follow Chloe on Twitter and Instagram @ChloePetts Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/22·1h 13m

Ep 170: Babatunde Aléshé

Let’s GO! Stand-up comedian and I'm a Celeb and Celebrity Gogglebox star Babatunde Aléshé orders his dream meal this week. And do NOT piss him off. Babatunde is starring in the current series of I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! on ITVSee Babatunde of tour in 2023 with Babahood. For dates and tickets go to his website. Follow Babatunde on Twitter @BabatundeComedy and Instagram @BabatundeComedianRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/22·1h 8m

Ep 169: Ania Magliano

Rising comedy star Ania Magliano picks her dream menu, and a new caterpillar-based game in this week’s sugar-filled episode. See Ania Magliano’s show ‘Absolutely No Worries If Not’ at London’s Leicester Square Theatre on Fri 11 Nov. And look our for further dates on Ania's website. Follow Ania on Twitter @AniaMags and Instagram @AniaMagliano Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/22·1h 19m

Ep 168: Alison Spittle

Wheel of Misfortune podcaster and soup-erb stand-up Alison Spittle has a reservation at the Dream Restaurant this week. Listen to Alison's podcast ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ on BBC Sounds. Follow Alison on Twitter and Instagram @AlisonSpittleRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/22·1h 17m

Ep 167: Rina Sawayama

Will this guest be eating to XS? Hyperpop superstar Rina Sawayama orders her dream meal this week. And James is trying to scare people with olive oil. Rina Sawayama's new album 'Hold the Girl' is out now. Rina is on tour. Head to rina.online for dates and tickets.Rina's hot sauce 'This Hell' is out now. Buy it here.Follow Rina on Twitter @rinasawayama and Instagram @rinasonline Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/10/22·1h 12m

Ep 166: Paul Chowdhry

Things get spooky – or should we say ‘sinistro’ – in this week’s episode with stand-up and Taskmaster star Paul Chowdhry. Paul Chowdhry is on tour with ‘Family Friendly Comedian (No Children). Buy tickets at paulchowdhry.com. Listen to Paul’s podcast ‘Pudcast’ wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow Paul on Twitter and Instagram @paulchowdhry Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/22·1h 7m

Ep 165: Richard Ayoade

BAFTA-winning actor, comedian, writer and filmmaker Richard Ayoade has a table booked this week. And he knows the way to James's heart. Richard Ayoade’s children's book ‘The Book That No One Wanted To Read’ is published on 6th Oct by Walker Books. Buy it here. Follow Richard on Twitter @RichardAyoade Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/10/22·1h 15m

Announcement! Off Menu: The Christmas Dinner Party - live show in London - on sale this Wednesday

Dream Restaurant Announcement!Off Menu: The Christmas Dinner PartyLive at London’s Southbank Centre, Royal Festival HallTuesday 20 December 2022Tickets go on sale this Wednesday 5th October 10am from southbankcentre.co.ukThis festive season(ing), Ed Gamble and James Acaster decorate the Dream Restaurant and host the Off Menu Christmas Dinner Party.Join The Genie and the Maître Dream for some very special festive surprises, for one night only. Yorkshire pudding chat guaranteed*.*Not guaranteed.‘The funniest – and undoubtedly the weirdest – food podcast around’ The Telegraph‘A huge range of guests – and a glut of heartwarming, hunger-inducing chats’ The GuardianPresented by Plosive Live in association with Avalon and PBJ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/10/22·1m 25s

Ep 164: Richard E Grant

No Camberwell Carrots are on the menu in this week’s episode with – yet another national treasure – Richard E Grant. Richard E Grant’s new book ‘A Pocketful of Happiness’ is published in hardback by Simon & Schuster on 29th September. Buy it here. Follow Richard on Twitter @RichardEGrant and Instagram @richard.e.grant Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/09/22·54m 4s

Ep 163: Rylan Clark

Welcome to the Dream Restaurant Rylan Clark we’ve been expecting you for a long time! A guest we’ve been trying to book since day one, and he doesn’t disappoint. Rylan Clark’s new book ‘Ten: The Decade That Changed My Future’ is published in hardback by Seven Dials on 29th September. Buy it here. Follow Rylan on Twitter and Instagram @Rylan Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/22·1h 14m

Ep 162: Matt Lucas

Do be happy, don't be sad – when you listen to this week’s episode of the Off Menu podcast with special guest, Matt Lucas. Matt Lucas hosts ‘The Great British Bake Off’ which is on Tuesdays, 8pm, Channel 4. Watch it here. Follow Matt Lucas on Twitter and Instagram @RealMattLucas Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/09/22·1h 8m

Ep 161: Flo & Joan

Gotcha! Musical comedy duo Flo & Joan – aka sisters Nicola and Rosie – order their dream menus this week. Flo & Joan are on tour with ‘Sweet Release’. Go to floandjoan.com for dates Follow Flo & Joan on Twitter and Instagram @floandjoan Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/22·1h 30m

Ep 160: Sir Lenny Henry

We’re back in National Treash territory as we welcome our first Knight of the Realm to the Dream Restaurant: Sir Lenny Henry.Lenny Henry’s ‘Rising to the Surface’ is published by Faber & Faber on 1 September. Buy it here.Lenny Henry‘s ‘The Book of Legends’ is published by Pan Macmillan on 13 October. Buy it here. Lenny Henry stars in ‘Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ on Prime Video from 2 September. Watch it here. Follow Lenny on Twitter @LennyHenryRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/22·1h 5m

Ep 159: Felicity Ward

Superb stand-up and Live at the Apollo star Felicity Ward has a reservation this week. And James has a guess at what's in a salad. Go to felicityward.com for Felicity’s latest tour dates.Follow Felicity on Twitter and Instagram @FelicityWardRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/22·1h 10m

Ep 158: Maisie Adam

Fresh from The Dip, Mock the Week star and superb stand-up Maisie Adam orders her dream meal. What a roller coaster ride of an episode. Maisie Adam is at the Edinburgh Fringe and on tour with ‘Buzzed’. Go to maisieadam.com for dates. Follow Maisie on Twitter and Instagram @MaisieAdam Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/22·1h 30m

Ep 157: Professor Brian Cox

Can you drink a black hole? Is sand evil? All these questions and more are put to our smartest guest yet, Professor Brian Cox. Professor Brian Cox is on tour with ‘Horizons’. Dates and tickets at briancoxlive.co.uk. Follow Brian on Twitter and Instagram @ProfBrianCox Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/08/22·1h 9m

Ep 156: Amy Gledhill

In one of the most chaotic episodes ever, rising comedy start – and 1/3 of sketch duo The Delightful Sausage – Amy Gledhill needs a mystery solving. See Amy Gledhill’s debut solo show ‘The Girl Before The Girl You Marry’ at the Edinburgh Fringe this August. Tickets here.Follow Amy on Twitter @thatgledhill and Instagram @thatamygledhill Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/22·1h 8m

Ep 155: Taron Egerton

Rocket-man himself Taron Egerton pops into the Dream Restaurant this week. See Taron in 'Black Bird’ on Apple TV+. Follow Taron on Twitter @taronegerton Instagram @taron.egertonRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/22·1h 6m

Ep 154: Esther Manito

Live at the Apollo star Esther Manito drops by the Dream Restaurant this week. Hope we've ordered enough lemons.See Esther Manito’s new show #NotAllMen at the Edinburgh Fringe this August. Tickets here.Follow Esther Manito on Twitter @Esther_Manito and Instagram @EstherManitoRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/22·1h 5m

Ep 153: Joseph Quinn

Happy series 8! We’re kicking off the season by heading into the Upside Down with Joseph Quinn – aka Stranger Things’s Eddie Munson.Stranger Things season 4 is available now on Netflix. Follow Joseph Quinn on Instagram @josephquinn Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/07/22·59m 31s

Series 8 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

New menu from Wednesday 13 July. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/07/22·1m 13s

Ep 152: Paul Hollywood

In the last episode of the series, the baking king himself – and James’s nemesis – Paul Hollywood joins us in the dream restaurant. Bon appetit! Paul Hollywood’s new book ‘Bake’ is out on 9th June, published by Bloomsbury. Buy it here. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/06/22·1h 18m

Ep 151: Rob Brydon

We’re back in National Treasure territory, as Rob Brydon – who has eaten a lot of food both on and off camera – joins us in the Dream Restaurant.See Rob Brydon on tour. Go to robbrydon.live for tickets. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/06/22·1h 19m

Off Menu x Percival: Second Helpings

We’ve teamed up with the good folk at Percival once again for another official Off Menu clothing collab. Tees, hoodies, shirts, caps - available now at percivalclo.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/05/22·1m 17s

Ep 150: Angela Hartnett

Michelin starred chef Angela Hartnett gives James some tips for his chorizo broccoli pasta in today’s episode.Angela Hartnett’s new book ‘The Weekend Cook’ is out on 26 May, published by Bloomsbury. Buy it here. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/05/22·1h 8m

Ep 149: Adam Buxton

Podcasting royalty Dr Buckles drops by the Dream Restaurant. And this meal’s on him. Listen to The Adam Buxton Podcast on Acast or whatever you listen on. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/05/22·1h 12m

Ep 148: Jarvis Cocker

We’re opening up the national treasure chest to welcome legendary Pulp frontman, radio DJ and author Jarvis Cocker to the Dream Restaurant. We hope there are no mice in the kitchen. Jarvis Cocker’s book ‘Good Pop, Bad Pop’ is out on 26th May, published by Jonathan Cape. Pre-order it here. Follow Jarvis on Instagram @jarvisbransoncocker Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/05/22·1h 4m

Ep 147: Sikisa

Rising stand-up star Sikisa – aka Twix – has a reservation this week. And she‘s got opinions on sausage rolls. Sikisa’s taking her debut solo show – ‘Life of the Party’ – to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. For tickets head to edfringe.com. Follow Sikisa on Twitter @sikisacomedy and Instagram @twix_choc87Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/05/22·1h 14m

Ep 146: Jamali Maddix

Superb stand-up, Taskmaster anarchist and Hate Thy Neighbour documentary maker Jamali Maddix goes wild at the Dream Restaurant this week. See Jamali in London at the Hackney Empire on 28 May. Tickets here. Follow Jamali on Twitter and Instagram @jamalimaddix Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/04/22·1h 4m

Ep 145: Kiri Pritchard-McLean

In an Off Menu first, comedian and podcaster Kiri Pritchard-McLean returns to the Dream Restaurant. Confused? Best listen…Kiri Pritchard-McLean is on tour with ‘Home Truths’. For tour dates visit www.kiripritchardmclean.co.uk Listen to Kiri’s podcast ‘All Killa No Filla’ at allkillanofilla.libsyn.com Follow Kiri on Twitter @kiripritchardmc and Instagram @kiri_pritchard_mclean Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/04/22·1h 30m

Ep 144: Josh Thomas

Josh Thomas – acclaimed Australian comedian and star of his own Aus and US TV shows – orders his dream meal this week, in the final episode from our trip across the Pond.Watch Josh’s show ‘Please Like Me’ on Amazon Prime.Follow Josh Thomas on Twitter and Instagram @joshthomas87Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive. Recorded at The Comedy Store, LA. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/04/22·52m 41s

Ep 143: Siobhán McSweeney

Derry Girls star and Great Pottery Throw Down host Siobhán McSweeney is this week’s diner, welcomed to the Dream Restaurant by Ed and the Genie for McSweeney. Derry Girls returns Tuesday 12 April on Channel 4. Epsiodes will air each Tuesday and be available to catch up on All 4. Watch it here. Follow on Siobhán Twitter and Instagram @siobhni Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/04/22·1h 8m

Ep 142: Morgana Robinson

Taskmaster champion and award-winning comedy actor Morgana Robinson is next on the bookings list. But who let the stray dogs out? Morgana Robinson stars in Newark Newark which is on Mondays at 9pm on Gold. Watch here. Follow Morgana on Instagram @morgana_robinson.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/03/22·58m 42s

Ep 141: Asma Khan

Chef and restaurateur Asma Khan – owner of Darjeeling Express in London, and the first British chef to appear on Netflix’s ‘Chef’s Table’ – is this week’s diner. Asma Khan’s new book ‘Ammu: Indian Home-Cooking To Nourish Your Soul’ is out now, published by Ebury Press. Buy it here. Follow Asma on Twitter @Asma_KhanLDN and Instagram @asmakhanlondon. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/22·1h 9m

Ep 140: Claudia Jessie

‘Bridgerton’ and ‘Line of Duty’ star Claudia Jessie’s travelled down from Brum for her booking at the Dream Restaurant. And she’s brought samosas with her. ‘Bridgerton’ series 2 launches globally on Netflix, March 25. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/03/22·1h 14m

Menus To Be Buried With - The Resurrection!

After bringing the dream restaurant into the afterlife for Red Nose Day last year, Ed Gamble, James Acaster and Brett Goldstein have returned to the land of the living for another edition of Menus To Be Buried With. You have the power to do something incredible this Red Nose Day. Whether it’s a little or a lot, the money you donate will help tackle poverty, take action against violence and bring an end to discrimination. Give now at comicrelief.com/podcastmashup, alternatively Text PODCAST to 70210 to give £10 today. To donate £10 text the word PODCAST to 70210. Texts cost your donation amount plus your standard network message charge and 100% of your donation will go to Comic Relief, a registered charity. You must be 16 or over and please ask the bill-payer’s permission. For full terms and conditions visit comicrelief.com/podcastmashup Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/22·1h 0m

Ep 139: Nadiya Hussain

‘Bake Off’ champion and award-winning TV chef Nadiya Hussain is our guest diner this week. But don’t tell her your recipes, she might put them in her next book.‘Nadiya x Prestige’ cookware and bakeware range will be available to buy in stores and online at John Lewis and from Prestige’s website from March 14.Follow Nadiya on Twitter @begumnadiya and Instagram @nadiyajhussain.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/03/22·57m 26s

Ep 138: Dane Baptiste

We’re ordering this episode sunny side up, as stand-up comic and ‘Sunny D’ star Dane Baptiste dines at the dream restaurant. And remember: we’ve all got bellies and we all do sh*ts. Listen to Dane’s podcast ‘Dane Baptiste Questions Everything’ on Acast or wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow Dane on Twitter @danebaptweets and Instagram @danesnaptiste Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/03/22·1h 0m

Ep 137: Michael Schur

‘Parks and Recreation’ co-creator and ‘The Office’ writer Michael Schur creates his perfect menu this week. But is his dream restaurant a Good Place to be or a Bad Place? Michael Schur’s book ‘How To Be Perfect: The Correct Answers to Every Moral Question’ is out now, published by Quercus. Buy it here. Follow Michael on Twitter @kentremendous. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/02/22·1h 7m

Ep 136: Fatiha El-Ghorri

The genie better not mess-up comedian Fatiha El-Ghorri’s order. She’ll punch him in the face and call him stupid. Follow Fatiha on Twitter @fatihaelghorri and Instagram @fatiha.elghorri. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/22·1h 15m

Ep 135: Tom Davis

Big Tom Davis – star of Channel 4’s new crime comedy ‘The Curse’ and officially The David Blaine of Science – joins us for his dream meal this week. And there’s an actual experiment in the studio. Tom Davis stars in ‘The Curse’ which is on Sundays at 10pm on Channel 4. All episodes are available to stream on All 4. Listen to Tom’s podcast ‘Wolf and Owl’ on Acast or wherever you get your podcasts. Follow Tom on Twitter @BigTomD and Instagram @MrBigTomD. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/02/22·1h 26m

Ep 134: Charlotte Church

The Voice of an Angel herself, Charlotte Church, gets back to nature in the dream restaurant this week. And James is there, getting embarrassed. ‘Charlotte Church’s Dream Build’ airs at 9pm on Tuesdays on Really, also available to stream on discovery+ Follow Charlotte Church on Twitter @charlottechurch and Instagram @therealcharlottechurch Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/02/22·1h 0m

Ep 133: Tim Key

The Off Menu boys are back for a seventh series, and who better to be the first diner than Tim ‘I’ll be mother’ Key? Tim Key’s new book ‘Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush: An Anthology of Poems and Conversations from Outside’ is published by Utter & Press on 14 February. Pre-order it here.And buy Tim’s previous book, ‘He Used Thought as a Wife. An Anthology of Poems And Conversations (From Inside)’, here. Follow Tim Key on Twitter @timkeyperson and Instagram @timkeypoet. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/01/22·1h 25m

Series 7 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Dinner is served from Wednesday 26 January. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/01/22·1m 52s

Best of 2021: Part 2

It’s part two of our huge best of bonanza. We’ll be back for a new series in 2022. Happy new year! Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/12/21·2h 26m

Best of 2021: Part 1

What a delicious year for Off Menu. So much so we’ve split our annual Best of the Year episode into two parts. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/12/21·3h 12m

Ep 132: Harry Hill (Christmas Special)

Spreading festive cheer this week is absurdist comedy hero Harry Hill! But which Christmas special is better? There’s only one way to find out… Harry Hill’s autobiography ‘FIGHT!’ is out now. Buy it here. Harry Hill is on tour with ‘Pedigree Fun’ in 2022. Buy tickets here. Harry’s podcast ‘Harry Hill’s Noise’ is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Acast. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/21·1h 15m

Ep 131: Sarah Kendall (Christmas Special)

It’s Chrissstttmasssss! And what better way to get into the festive spirit than with an absolutely disgusting episode of Off Menu with Taskmaster champ Sarah Kendall.Series 2 of Sarah Kendall’s sitcom ‘Frayed’ is on Sky and NOW in the new year.Follow Sarah on Twitter @sarah_kendallRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/21·1h 3m

Off Menu x Percival

Exciting announcement! We’ve teamed up with the good folk at Percival for an official Off Menu clothing collab. Tees, sweats and hoodies - available now at percivalclo.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/21·1m 47s

Ep 130: Bridget Christie

It’s the final episode of series 6, and who better than Netflix star, Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner and one of the finest comedians in the country – Bridget Christie – to be the dream restaurant’s last customer. That poor squirrel. Bridget Christie’s new show ‘Who Am I?’ is at the Leicester Square Theatre in London, 14-18 Dec. Book tickets here. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/21·1h 24m

Ep 129: Jason Reitman

Who ya gonna call? The dream restaurant! Acclaimed film director Jason Reitman – director of ‘Up in the Air’, ‘Juno’ and ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ – joins the Off Menu boys in LA.Jason Reitman’s ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ is in cinemas on 18 Nov.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/21·1h 7m

Ep 128: Miquita Oliver

Like mother like daughter? TV presenter and broadcaster Miquita Oliver has a table booked this week. Hope the restaurant has enough clean vessels.Miquita presents the Times wine podcast ‘Wine Times’. Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify,Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/11/21·1h 6m

Ep 127: Timothy Spall

Like father like son. Another national treasure is in the dream restaurant – legendary actor Timothy Spall orders his perfect meal.Timothy Spall stars in ‘Spencer’ which is in cinemas this Fri 5th Nov.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/11/21·1h 23m

Ep 126: Jack Dee

Welcome to the dream restaurant Jack Dee, we’ve been expecting you for some time! The legendary grump orders his dream meal, but don’t tell Jane. Jack Dee’s new book ‘What’s Your Problem?’ is published on 28th October. Order it here. Follow Jack on Twitter @therealjackdee. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/10/21·1h 12m

Ep 125: Ed Sheeran

Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has a table reserved this week. And James is turning his weirdest dial up to 11.Ed Sheeran’s new album ‘=’ (Equals) is released on 29th October 2021 through Asylum/Atlantic. Pre-order it here.Follow Ed on Twitter @edsheeran and Instagram @teddysphotosRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/10/21·1h 19m

Ep 124: Michelle Keegan

Brassic and Our Girl star (and Bake Off champion) Michelle Keegan picks her dream meal this week. But is she a cheat?Brassic 3 all episodes available now on Sky and streaming service NOW.Follow Michelle Keegan on Twitter and Instagram @michkeeganRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/10/21·1h 17m

Ep 123: Jeff Rosenstock

Grab a couple of tallboys! On his way to a root canal, NY-born musician Jeff Rosenstock joins Ed and James in LA (in a pre-pandemic world) to choose his dream menu.Buy Jeff Rosenstock’s albums on BandcampFollow Jeff on Twitter @jeffrosenstockRecorded by the Comedy Store LA and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/10/21·1h 4m

Ep 122: Meera Syal

Goodness gracious me, it’s another national treasure in the dream restaurant. Actor-writer Meera Syal joins the Off Menu boys to order her perfect meal.Meera Syal stars in Sky Original ‘Code 404’, series 2. All episodes available now on Sky Comedy and NOW.Follow Meera on Twitter @meerasyalRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/09/21·1h 5m

Ep 121: Sarah Keyworth

The genie’s left speechless by comedian, writer and cob-lover Sarah Keyworth in this week’s episode. Speechless.See Sarah Keyworth live – visit her website for dates: sarahkeyworth.co.ukFollow Sarah on Twitter @sarahkcomedy and Instagram @sarah_keyworthRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/09/21·1h 6m

Ep 120: Miriam Margolyes

We welcome an absolute national treasure to the dream restaurant this week – Bafta-winning actor, Miriam Margolyes OBE!Miriam Margolyes’s memoir ‘This Much Is True’ is published on 16 September. Buy it here.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/09/21·56m 35s

Ep 119: Jamie Oliver

Usually it’s the guest that’s shocked by ‘poppadoms or bread’. Not this week, as we welcome to the dream restaurant legendary TV chef Jamie Oliver.Jamie Oliver’s new book ‘Together’ is out now. Buy it here.Follow Jamie on Twitter and Instagram @jamieoliverRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/09/21·1h 24m

Ep 118: Edgar Wright (Live at Royal Festival Hall)

The second ever live Off Menu, in front of a sold out crowd at London’s Royal Festival Hall. With very special guest, Hollywood director and Cornetto connoisseur, Edgar Wright!Watch Edgar Wright’s documentary ‘The Sparks Brothers’ in cinemas or on demand.Edgar’s new feature film ‘Last Night in Soho’ is in cinemas 29 October.Follow Edgar on Twitter and Instagram @edgarwrightRecorded by Southbank Centre. Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/09/21·1h 32m

Ep 117: Ainsley Harriott

Christmas comes early for Ed and James with the gift they’ve been asking for since day one of Off Menu: Ainsley Harriott in the dream restaurant.Ainsley’s new book ‘Good Mood Food’ is published on on 9 September. Buy it here.Follow Ainsley on Twitter and Instagram @ainsleyfoodsRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/09/21·1h 9m

Ep 116: Bob Mortimer

We welcome comedy hero Bob Mortimer to the dream restaurant this week. Will a campachoochoo be on the menu?Bob Mortimer’s autobiography ‘And Away’ is released on 16 September. Buy it here.Follow Bob on Twitter and Instagram @realbobmortimerRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/08/21·1h 36m

Ep 115: Isy Suttie (Live at Royal Festival Hall)

Last month, the Off Menu boys took to the stage at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall in London for our first ever live show. Couldn’t be there? Here’s your chance to relive the show. And who better to be our guest for the first live Off Menu than Isy Suttie!Isy Suttie’s book ‘Jane is Trying’ is out now. Buy it here.Isy’s podcast ‘The Things We Do For Love’ is available wherever you listen to podcasts.For Isy Suttie on Twitter @isysuttieRecorded by Southbank Centre. Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/21·1h 29m

Ep 114: Shaparak Khorsandi

Superb stand-up comedian Shaparak Khorsandi joins the comedy rock stars of their generation Ed Gamble and James Acaster this week.See Shaparak Khorsandi on tour with ‘It Was the 90s!’. Buy tickets at shappi.co.ukShaparak’s book ‘Kissing Emma’ is out on 2 Sep. Pre-order it here.Follow Shaparak on Twitter and Instagram @shappikhorsandiRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/08/21·53m 21s

Ep 113: Asim Chaudhry

Actor and writer Asim Chaudhry – aka ‘People Just Do Nothing’s Chabuddy G – has a table booked this week. And there’s a battle of the diet colas.‘People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan’ is released in cinemas on 18th August.Follow Asim Chaudhry on Twitter @AsimC86 and Instagram @asimcRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/08/21·1h 6m

Ep 112: Simon Amstell

Comedian, writer and film director Simon Amstell joins Ed and James in the dream restaurant this week. And James gets so excited he cooks one of the courses. (Plus – we probably need to be clear – in no way do we condone taking illegal substances.) Simon Amstell is on tour with ‘Spirit Hole’ from 8 Sep. Go to simonamstell.com for tickets.Follow Simon Amstell on Twitter @simonamstell and Instagram @thisissimonamstellRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/08/21·1h 9m

Ep 111: Emily Atack

Emily Atack – star of ‘The Inbetweeners’ and ‘The Emily Atack Show’ – is this week’s diner. But, unlike her ‘Inbetweeners’ co-star Joe Thomas, there’s not a buried lamb in sight.The second series of ‘The Emily Atack Show’ on ITV2 kicks off in October., Emily is also on tour from the end of September. Tickets here.Follow Emily Atack on Twitter @ematack and Instagram @emilyatackofficialRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/21·1h 8m

Ep 110: Ross Kemp

Finally, the documentary everyone’s been waiting for: Ross Kemp On Food. The Bafta-winning journalist, documentary maker, actor, podcaster and, of course, Eastenders’ Grant Mitchell joins Ed and James for a meal in a dream restaurant. But who’s the toughest?Listen to Ross Kemp’s podcast ‘The Kempcast’ on Apple Podcasts, Acast, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.Follow Ross Kemp on Twitter @rosskemp and Instagram @rosskemptvExtra tickets for Off Menu Live at London’s Royal Festival Hall go on sale Thu 22 July at 10am from southbankcentre.co.ukRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/21·57m 1s

Ep 109: Nicola Coughlan

It’s time to serve up another series of delicious chat, and who better to kick off series 6 than ‘Bridgerton’ and ‘Derry Girls’ star, Nicola Coughlan! But will she get locked out of the dream restaurant?Follow Nicola Coughlan on Twitter and Instagram @nicolacoughlanRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/07/21·1h 11m

Series 6 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Hungry for more episodes? Series 6 starts Wednesday 14 July. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/07/21·1m 28s

Ep 108: Dan Aykroyd (Bonus Episode)

Surprise! While we’re in the off season, here’s a very special – and very different – bonus episode. Ed and James speak to an actual Ghostbuster and Blues Brother – Dan Aykroyd. Dan kindly agreed to be on the podcast to promote his vodka brand, Crystal Head – and he sure is passionate about it.We’ll be back properly for series 6 in a few weeks, but for now, bon appétit!Crystal Head Vodka was founded by Dan Aykroyd in 2008. For Pride month 2021, the brand launched their new Pride Edition Magnum in partnership with Kaleidoscope Trust in the UK to support LGBTQ+ rights worldwide. Available at £140 from Selfridges.com.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/21·46m 7s

Announcement! Off Menu live show in London - on sale this Friday

Dream Restaurant Announcement!Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster – LiveFriday 30th July at London’s Southbank Centre, Royal Festival HallTickets go on sale this Friday 25th June at 10am from southbankcentre.co.ukFor the first time ever, Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite an audience to the dream restaurant for a very special live edition of their smash-hit podcast, Off Menu. Since launching in December 2018, Off Menu has become one of the biggest podcasts in the country, winning multiple awards, regularly topping the podcast charts and being downloaded over 55 million times. In the podcast’s first live show, Ed and James speak to special guest about their favourite ever starter, main course, side dish, drink and dessert. Will it be a still or sparkling occasion? Are they a shred head or a shredless wonder? And did they know that, to James, Diet Coke now tastes like regular Coke? Featuring a special guest to be announced.Presented by Plosive Live in association with Avalon and PBJ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/21·1m 8s

Ep 107: Joe Wicks

It’s the last episode of the series, and who better to wrap up season 5 than lockdown hero, Joe Wicks! But is he going to mug James off on dessert?Joe Wicks’s new book ‘Joe’s Family Food’ is published on 10th June. Buy it here.Listen to Joe’s podcast ‘The Joe Wicks Podcast’ on BBC Sounds.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/21·1h 5m

Ep 106: Josh Gondelman

New York-based stand-up and former ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ writer Josh Gondelman lives up to his reputation as the nicest man in comedy. Just wait till you hear his dessert…This episode was recorded pre-pandemic in February 2020.Listen to Josh Gondelman’s podcast ‘Make My Day’ on Apple and Spotify.Josh Gondelman’s book ‘Nice Try’ is out now. Buy it here.Follow Josh on Twitter @joshgondelmanFollow Josh’s Modern Seinfeld Twitter account @seinfeldtodayRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/21·1h 1m

Ep 105: Big Zuu

Grime artist and chef Big Zuu takes a trip around the globe to pick his dream menu. Is he having a nice time, or is that his fake laugh again?The new series of ‘Big Zuu’s Big Eats’ is on Dave starting Mon 7 Jun.The ‘Big Zuu’s Big Eats’ cookbook is published 3 Jun.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/05/21·1h 9m

Ep 104: Martin Freeman

This week’s episode takes An Unexpected Journey as BAFTA-winning actor Martin Freeman – star of ‘The Hobbit’, ‘Sherlock’, ‘Black Panther’ and Sky’s ‘Breeders’ – orders his dream meal. But what about that ‘Fargo’ accent, eh?Season 2 of ‘Breeders’ will land as a box set on Sky and be available to watch on Sky One and NOW TV from 27th May.Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/05/21·1h 4m

Ep 103: Bimini Bon Boulash

Release the beast! Bimini Bon Boulash – the breakout star of this year’s ‘Drag Race UK’ – has a table booked this week. And did she mention she’s vegan?New music from Bimini is coming soon.Pre-order Bimini’s book ‘A Drag Queen’s Guide to Life’ here.Follow Bimini on Twitter and Instagram @biminibabesRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/05/21·1h 7m

Ep 102: Rafe Spall

Has James spilt the ketchup? Because he’s got red on him. Actor Rafe Spall – star of ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘Jurassic World’, ‘The Shadow Line’ and Apple TV+’s ‘Trying’ – is in the dream restaurant this week. And it’s going to be a roadblock event.Series 2 of ‘Trying’ is streaming globally on Apple TV+ on May 14. Series 1 is available now.Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/21·1h 10m

Ep 101: Julie Adenuga

We’re breaking off the next hundred with radio presenter and co-host of MTV’s ‘Catfish UK’, Julie Adenuga! There’s a game that the listeners can get involved with, and Julie and Ed come to blows…‘Catfish UK’ is on Wednesdays at 9pm, only on MTV.Follow Julie on Twitter and Instagram @JulieAdenuga.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/21·1h 15m

Ep 100: Ed Gamble and James Acaster (with special guest genie Claudia Winkleman)

One hundred! The hundo! The big 1-0-0! In a milestone episode, Ed and James finally reveal their dream meals. And who better for the genie to transfer his powers to than Off Menu fave and this episode’s special guest host, Claudia Winkleman!A massive thanks to Claudia for being our wish-granter. A HUGE thank you to you, the listeners, for helping us reach 100 episodes – we wouldn't be making the podcast if you weren’t listening. And an extra special thanks to No Context Off Menu, whose memes about the podcast are funnier than any episode we’ve put out (follow them @nocontxtoffmenu). Here’s to 100 more!Recorded by and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/21·1h 54m

Ep 99: Domhnall Gleeson

Actor and The Strokes fan Domhnall Gleeson – star of ‘Star Wars’, ‘Ex Machina’, ‘Harry Potter’ and brand new Channel 4 sitcom ‘Frank of Ireland’ – is in the dream restaurant for our 99th episode. And Tom Hollander’s sat outside.‘Frank of Ireland’ airs weekly from Thursday 15th April, 10pm, Channel 4. All eps will also be available to boxset on All 4.Recorded by and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/21·1h 24m

Ep 98: Mary Lynn Rajskub

Comic and actor Mary Lynn Rajskub – aka Chloe from ‘24’ and Gail the Snail from ‘It’s Always Sunny…’ – joins us in LA for this week’s meal. And James absolutely stinks. (This episode was recorded in February 2020, pre-pandemic.)Watch Mary Lynn’s new special ‘Mary Lynn Rajskub: Live from the Pandemic’ on VimeoFollow Mary Lynn on Twitter and Instagram: @MaryLynnRajskubRecorded by and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/21·59m 3s

Ep 97: Munya Chawawa

Instagram sensation and satirist Munya Chawawa is this week’s guest. But, as he has another restaurant booking to get to, will he leave us wanting more?Follow Munya on Twitter and Instagram: @munyachawawaVisit Munya’s website munyachawawa.comRecorded by and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/21·1h 3m

Off Menu: The Redemption Dinner Party – Second Helpings – Live-Streamed Show – On Sale Now

Dream Restaurant Announcement!Off Menu: The Redemption Dinner Party – Second HelpingsSunday 11 April, 7.30pm (BST) – Live and OnlineStill hungry? Ed Gamble and James Acaster re-open the dream restaurant and invite some of Off Menu’s most talked-about guests to The Redemption Dinner Party: Second Helpings. Will the previous podcast guests stick with their outlandish orders, or will they take a once-in-a-meal chance to change their minds? Tickets are on sale now at https://link.dice.fm/CgLkaPZqReb or www.offmenupodcast.co.uk*£1 from every ticket goes to FareShare, the UK’s longest running food redistribution charity.The show will be available to watch again/rent for 48 hours after the live-stream.This is a live-streamed show only, it will not be released as a podcast episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/21·1m 8s

Ep 96: Thanyia Moore

Comedian and ‘Mock the Week’ star Thanyia Moore’s inviting her best pals to her dinner party – but who’s more of a knobhead, Ed or James?Follow Thanyia on Twitter and Instagram: @ThanyiaMooreVisit Thanyia’s website thanyiamoore.co.ukRecorded by and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/03/21·1h 0m

Ep 95: Rosie Jones

Hope the corner shop’s still open, because the Genie’s going to need to do some shopping to whip up comedian Rosie Jones’s dream meal.Listen to Rosie Jones’s podcast ‘Daddy Look at Me’ on Acast or wherever you get your podcastsFollow Rosie on Twitter and Instagram: @josieronesRecorded by and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/03/21·1h 20m

Menus To Be Buried With with Ed Gamble, James Acaster and Brett Goldstein

Look out, it’s only a crossover episode! Peddy Bambles and The Genie team up with Bradley Goldstein for this Acast Red Nose Day Mashup podcast, all in aid of Comic Relief. This is Off Menu meets Films To Be Buried With. AKA: Menus To Be Buried With.Donations have the power to help people living incredibly tough lives. If you can, please, head to comicrelief.com/podcastmashup and give now. Or give £5 by texting ‘COMIC’ to 70205.To donate £5 text the word COMIC to 70205. Texts cost your donation amount plus your standard network message charge and 100% of your donation will go to Comic Relief, a registered charity. You must be 16 or over and please ask the bill-payer’s permission. For full terms and conditions visit comicrelief.com/podcastmashupRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions. Theme music remix by Buddy Peace.Original Off Menu artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Listen and subscribe to Films To Be Buried With with Brett Goldstein on Acast.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/03/21·1h 5m

Ep 94: Todd Barry

There’s a table ready for New York-based stand-up and ‘Flight of the Conchords’ star Todd Barry this week. And he’s invited a bunch of rappers to the dream restaurant. (This episode was recorded in January 2020 – before the pandemic.)Watch Todd Barry’s Netflix special ‘Spicy Honey’ and Amazon Prime special ‘The Crowd Work Tour’.Follow Todd on Twitter and Instagram: @toddbarryRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/03/21·1h 6m

Ep 93: Jessica Fostekew

Fellow food podcaster and superb stand-up Jessica Fostekew has a table booked, and ethics are being thrown out of the dream restaurant window.Listen to Jess’s podcast ‘Hoovering’ on Acast or wherever you get your podcasts.Watch Jess’s stand-up special ‘Silence of the Nans’ on NextUp.Follow Jess on Twitter and Instagram: @jessicafostekewRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/03/21·1h 6m

Ep 92: Sue Perkins

In a VERY memorable episode, national treasure and former ‘Bake Off’ co-host Sue Perkins discovers an unexpected loophole in the dream restaurant’s ordering process.Listen to Sue’s podcast ‘Sue Perkins: An hour or so with…’ on Audioboom or wherever you get your podcasts.Follow Sue Perkins on Twitter @sueperkinsRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/02/21·1h 9m

Ep 91: Joel Kim Booster

LA-based comedian and writer Joel Kim Booster has brought his blender to the dream restaurant this week. Is there something about Joels and food? Plus, James gets INCREDIBLY offensive. (This episode was recorded pre-pandemic.)Listen to Joel Kim Booster’s podcast ‘Urgent Care with Joel Kim Booster and Mitra Jouhari’ wherever you get your podcastsFollow Joel Kim Booster on Twitter and Instagram @ihatejoelkimRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/02/21·56m 53s

Ep 90: Paul Scheer

Actor, comedian and ‘How Did This Get Made?’ podcaster Paul Scheer – and a mystery healthy old man – join Ed and James in the dream restaurant this week. This episode was recorded in LA, pre-pandemic, when we had our regular lives.Listen to Paul’s podcast ‘How Did This Get Made?’ at www.hdtgminfo.comFollow Paul on Twitter and Instagram @paulscheerBig thanks to Earwolf for the studio space!Recorded by Devon Bryant at Earwolf. Edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/02/21·1h 7m

Ep 89: Anne-Marie

Chart-topping sensation Anne-Marie talks very intimately in the dream restaurant this week. Hopefully there are no strangers nearby.Anne-Marie’s joint new track with KSI and Digital Farm Animals called ‘Don’t Play’ is out now. Anne-Marie is a judge on ‘The Voice’ on ITV, Saturdays at 8.30pm.Follow Anne-Marie on Instagram and Twitter @AnneMarieRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/02/21·1h 3m

Ep 88: Mae Martin

The Dream Restaurant opens its doors for series 5, and its first patron is superb comedian and creator/star of ‘Feel Good’, Mae Martin! Ed’s trying to smuggle a ninja star into the kitchen and James reminisces about shrimp.Watch ‘Feel Good’ on All4 in the UK and on Netflix worldwide.Follow Mae Martin on Twitter @TheMaeMartin and Instagram @hooraymae. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/21·1h 7m

Series 5 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

The fifth course of our podcast tasting menu is nearly on the pass. Series 5 starts Wednesday 27 January. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/01/21·2m 22s

Off Menu: The Redemption Dinner Party – Live-Streamed Show – On Sale Now

RESCHEDULED DATE: SUNDAY 7 FEBRUARYDream Restaurant Announcement!Off Menu: The Redemption Dinner PartySunday 7 February, 7.30pm (GMT) – Live and OnlineIn a very special live-streamed show, Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite some of Off Menu’s most talked-about guests back to the dream restaurant to re-live their contentious meal choices. Will they stick with their orders, or will they take a once-in-a-meal chance to change their minds? You are cordially invited to The Redemption Dinner Party.Tickets are on sale now at https://link.dice.fm/KJDNJERm2cb or www.offmenupodcast.co.uk*£1 from every ticket goes to FareShare, the UK’s longest running food redistribution charity.The show will be available to watch again/rent for 48 hours after the live-stream.This is a live-streamed show only, it will not be released as a podcast episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/01/21·1m 42s

Best of 2020

To mark the end of such a fantastic year for everyone, we revisit our favourite clips from the last 12 months of Off Menu.We'll be back for series 5 in the new year. Bon appétit!Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/12/20·2h 58m

Ed and James and Willie and Joe’s Perfect Chocolate Christmas

Yes, we made it happen. Willie Harcourt-Cooze and Joe Thomas meet at last for a festive, lamb-based chat with Ed and James. Merry Christmas!(And this episode was recorded before Tier 4 was announced.)Buy Willie’s chocolate at www.williescacao.comRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/12/20·29m 7s

Ep 87: Sarah Millican (Christmas Special)

Grab the KFC gravy, it’s another classic Off Menu Christmas Special, and we welcome Sarah Millican to the dream restaurant. And we’ll make sure her meal is piled high on a plate.Sarah Millican is on tour in 2021/2022 with ‘Bobby Dazzler’. For tour dates and tickets visit sarahmillican.co.uk.Follow Sarah Millican on Twitter @SarahMillican75 and Instagram @thesarahmillican.#JoinIn will be happening on Twitter on Christmas Day.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/12/20·1h 22m

Ep 86: Russell Howard (Christmas Special)

Happy Festivus! The nation’s sweetheart Russell Howard joins us in the merry dream restaurant for an Off Menu Christmas Special.The Russell Howard Hour Christmas Special is on Thu 17 Dec at 10pmFollow Russell Howard on Twitter and Instagram: @russellhowardRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/20·1h 9m

Ep 85: Jo Brand

It’s the final episode of series 4, and what better way to end the season than with alternative comedy legend (and Bake Off Extra Slice host) Jo Brand? Plus there’s a new verse to James’s Cawston Press chart-topper.Follow Jo Brand on Instagram: @iamnotjobrandRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/11/20·1h 11m

Ep 84: Jayde Adams

Get the Renniés out, West Country comedian and host of Channel 4 food show ‘Crazy Delicious’ Jayde Adams has a table booked this week. #jaydebangamashWatch Jayde Adams’s special ‘Serious Black Jumper’ on Amazon Prime.Watch ‘Crazy Delicious’ on All 4.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/11/20·1h 4m

Ep 83: Josh Groban

Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter and actor Josh ‘Chirashi Joshie’ Groban joins Ed and James at the bar in the dream restaurant, in another New York recorded episode. Plus we get an appearance from the Coffee Comedian.Josh Groban’s new album ‘Harmony’ is available on 20 November. Buy and stream it here.Follow Josh Groban on Twitter and Instagram @joshgrobanRecorded by Ben Williams and edited Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/11/20·57m 34s

Ep 82: Thomasina Miers

Time to crack open the tequila, because ‘Masterchef’ winner and Wahaca co-founder Thomasina Miers is this week’s guest, in another pre-Covid recorded episode.Find out more about Thomasina Miers at www.thomasinamiers.comFollow Thomasina on Twitter and Instagram @thomasinamiersBuy Thomasina’s cook books on her websiteRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/11/20·1h 5m

Ep 81: David O’Doherty (Bonus Episode)

Ed and James welcome wonderful comedian David O’Doherty to the dream restaurant for this very special live-streamed episode of Off Menu as part of Unmute: The Online Podcast Festival. Hope you’ve got your microwave plugged in.Follow David O’Doherty on Twitter and Instagram @phlaimeauxBuy David O’Doherty’s album ‘Live in his Own Car During a Pandemic’ on BandcampRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Part of Unmute: The Online Podcast FestivalFollow Unmute on Twitter and Instagram @unmutepodfestFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/10/20·1h 12m

Ep 80: David Cross

There’s a table booked for David Cross – legendary US stand-up and star of ‘Mr Show’ and ‘Arrested Development’ – this week. And he’s pre-drinking.Follow David Cross on Twitter @davidcrosss and Instagram @davidcrossofficialWatch David Cross’s Netflix special ‘Making America Great Again!’ on NetflixRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/20·56m 32s

Ep 79: Wyatt Cenac

NY stand-up and writer Wyatt ‘Uncle Wy Wy’ Cenac joins us in the dream restaurant this week. And there's a whole fuffle over the Bake Off piss-window.Follow Wyatt Cenac on Instagram and Twitter: @wyattcenacWatch Wyatt Cenac’s Netflix special ‘Brooklyn’ on NetflixRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/10/20·51m 54s

Ep 78: Dolly Alderton

It’s an episode full of Highs and Lows as author, journalist and podcaster Dolly Alderton chooses her dream meal. This episodes comes with sparklers in it, like a Mayfair nightclub cocktail.Dolly Alderton’s debut novel ‘Ghosts’ is published on 15 Oct 2020. Buy it hereFollow Dolly on Instagram and Twitter: @dollyaldertonRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/10/20·1h 8m

Ep 77: Ovie Soko

He might not recognise his Island-mate, but British basketball superstar and ‘Love Island’ contestant Ovie Soko’s picking his dream meal this week. Let’s hope he doesn’t get pied.Ovie Soko’s book ‘You Are Dope’ is out now. Buy it here.Follow Ovie on Instagram and Twitter: @oviesokoFollow Griffin Frenchie on Instagram: @griffinfrenchieRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/10/20·56m 12s

Ep 76: Claudia Winkleman

We give this episode… 10! ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ co-host Claudia Winkleman has booked a table this week, and she really knows her order. Goodbye, thanks for coming, night night.Claudia Winkleman’s book ‘Quite’ is available from 1st October. Buy it here.Follow Claudia on Twitter and Instagram @ClaudiaWinkleRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/09/20·1h 3m

Ep 75: Corey Taylor

It’s time to Wait and Feed as we welcome Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor – whose debut solo album ‘CMFT’ is released soon – to the dream restaurant. And, boy oh boy, is Ed a happy metalhead.Corey Taylor’s debut solo album ‘CMFT’ is released on 2nd October. Pre-order here.Follow Corey Taylor on Twitter: @CoreyTaylorRockRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/09/20·58m 2s

Ep 74: Anthony Jeselnik

In what is surely to become a much-talked about Off Menu episode, US stand-up and Netflix star Anthony Jeselnik joins us in the dream restaurant and questions the Mash King’s authority. Oh and – obviously – this episode was recorded pre-pandemic.Watch Anthony Jeselnik’s latest Netflix special ‘Fire in the Maternity Ward’.Follow Anthony on Twitter: @anthonyjeselnikRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/09/20·54m 48s

Ep 73: Hari Kondabolu

New York born stand-up, writer and actor Hari Kondabolu – who made the acclaimed documentary ‘The Problem with Apu’ – orders his dream meal this week on the Off Menu podcast with James Acaster and Eddie Bagel Lonely.Rent Hari’s documentary ‘The Problem with Apu’ on Amazon.Follow Hari on Twitter: @harikondaboluRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/20·59m 58s

Ep 72: Michael McKean

We’re cranking this episode up to 11 to welcome Michael McKean – star of ‘This Is Spinal Tap’, ‘A Mighty Wind’ and ‘Better Call Saul’ and all round comedy legend – into the dream restaurant.Watch Michael McKean in ‘Breeders’ on Sky One and NOW TV.Follow Michael McKean on Twitter: @MJMcKeanRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/09/20·1h 0m

Ep 71: Amy Hoggart

‘Almost Royal’s Poppy and Georgie are reunited! Ed’s former castmate and all-round ‘glutie cutie’ Amy Hoggart joins us in the dream restaurant – which, this week, is in New York City.Watch ‘It’s Personal with Amy Hoggart’ on TruTVFollow Amy Hoggart on Twitter: @amy_hoggartRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/08/20·59m 58s

Ep 70: Andi Oliver

Award-winning TV chef and ‘Great British Menu’ judge Andi Oliver makes an order at the dream restaurant and the Off Menu Cinematic Universe expands rapidly. So, what’s for dinner, mummy? (And, yes, she is Miquita Oliver’s mum.)Andi Oliver’s Wadadli Kitchen ‘One Love’ pop-up opens at the Clapton Country Club in London on 20th August 2020. More info at wadadlikitchen.comWatch ‘What’s For Dinner, Mummy?’ on Andi’s Instagram: @andioliverFollow Andi on Twitter: @andisn16Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/08/20·1h 0m

Ep 69: Diane Morgan

Star of her own BBC Two sitcom ‘Mandy’ and Philomena Cunk herself Diane Morgan joins us in the dream restaurant this week. We’re thrilled, but is she?Diane Morgan’s sitcom ‘Mandy’ starts on BBC Two, Thursday 13th August, 9.30pm, and will be on BBC iPlayer.Follow Diane on Twitter: @missdianemorganRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/08/20·1h 4m

Ep 68: Gok Wan

The genie wants to know how to look good naked, so we’ve invited Gok Wan for a dinner party – and it really is a party.Gok Wan’s Easy Asian is on Mondays from 10th August, 8pm on Food Network and available on dplayFollow Gok Wan on Twitter: @therealgokwanRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/08/20·1h 5m

Ep 67: Aparna Nancherla

Comedian and writer Aparna Nancherla has booked a table in the dream restaurant this week. And, finally, James’s Diet Coke story gets an upgrade.Follow Aparna Nancherla on Twitter: @aparnapkinRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/07/20·1h 2m

Ep 66: Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux meets a genie and a maître d’ – now that’s a documentary we’d like to see. The filmmaker and author spends a weird weekend in the dream restaurant.Louis Theroux’s book ‘Gotta Get Theroux This’ is out now in paperback – buy it hereListen to Louis’s podcast, ‘Grounded with Louis Theroux’, on BBC Sounds, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcastsFollow Louis Theroux on Twitter @louistheroux and Instagram @officiallouistherouxRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/07/20·1h 10m

Ep 65: Romesh Ranganathan

The restaurant’s re-opened (with new Covid precautions) and the first guest of series 4 is Romesh Ranganathan! Romesh is in his garage, Ed's in his home and the genie’s in his lamp.Listen to Romesh’s podcast ‘Hip Hop Saved My Life’ on AcastFollow Romesh on Twitter and Instagram: @RomeshRangaRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/07/20·1h 17m

Series 4 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

This restaurant’s a buffet, and we’re going up for a fourth helping. Series 4 starts Wednesday 15th July. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/07/20·3m 7s

Ep 64: Teri Hatcher

It’s the final episode of the series, and what better for a season finale than our most prepared guest ever? Teri Hatcher – yes, Lois actual Lane and star of ‘Desperate Housewives’ – drops by the dream restaurant (/our Airbnb), orders her favourite meal and indulges Ed’s medieval chatter.Follow Teri Hatcher on Twitter @HatchingChange and Instagram @officialterhatcherRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/06/20·1h 17m

Ep 63: Jen Brister

Wonderful stand-up comedian and author Jen Brister joins us in the dream restaurant for the penultimate episode of series 3. Topics include Itsu orders, small plates etiquette and corn flower woes.Follow Jen Brister on Twitter: @JenBristerBuy Jen’s book ‘The Other Mother’ from WaterstonesRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/06/20·1h 3m

#TheShowMustBePaused

We are not releasing an episode of Off Menu today.In solidarity with protestors worldwide and the Black Lives Matter movement, instead use the time you would spend listening to us to donate, support and get educated.Find resources, reading material and ways to donate at:blacklivesmatters.carrd.cotheshowmustbepaused.comblacklivesmatter.comactblue.com/donate/bailfunds Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/06/20·1m 31s

Ep 62: Ivo Graham

Comedian, Eton alumnus and water fanatic Ivo Graham joins us in the dream restaurant. (And there’s a special cameo from Edward Easton.)Follow Ivo Graham on Twitter: @ivograhamRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/05/20·1h 10m

Ep 61: Reggie Watts

It’s the most relaxed dream restaurant yet, as this week’s guest is Reggie Watts – comedian, musician and James Corden band leader. This episode was recorded on bean bags in Reggie’s LA studio.Watch Reggie Watts’ Netflix special ‘Spatial’.Follow Reggie on Twitter: @reggiewattsRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/20·56m 7s

Ep 60: Emily V Gordon

Academy Award nominee Emily V Gordon – co-writer of ‘The Big Sick’ – joins us in the dream restaurant on her visit to London town. And she has a cracking celeb story.Watch ‘The Big Sick’ on Amazon Prime Video.Listen to Emily’s podcast ‘Staying In with Emily & Kumail’ on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Acast and Spotify.Follow Emily on Twitter: @emilyvgordonRecorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/05/20·1h 2m

Ep 59: Roisin Conaty (Bonus Episode)

It’s another lockdown live-streamed episode, with guest Roisin Conaty! WARNING: the sound quality is terrible. If you watched the live-stream you’ll know that, technically, it was a disaster. We’ve tried our best. It’s a bonus episode!The live-stream was for the Cosmic Shambles Network’s Stay at Home Festival, which is raising money for artists who have had their entire livelihoods taken away by the pandemic. You can watch the full live-stream on YouTube here. And, if you have the means to, please donate to the Stay at Home Festival fund here.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Live-stream produced by Trent Burton for the Cosmic Shambles Network.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Watch Roisin Conaty’s sitcome ‘GameFace’ on All4.Follow Roisin Conaty on Twitter: @roisinconatyFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/05/20·1h 4m

Ep 58: Susie Essman

Curb Your Enthusiasm star Susie Essman drops by the dream restaurant and Ed and James are hoping they get called fat f**ks.Watch Susie Essman in Curb Your Enthusiasm on Sky Comedy and NOW TV.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/05/20·1h 5m

Ep 57: Simon Rogan

Chef Simon Rogan – whose Lake District restaurant L’Enclume has two(!) Michelin stars – joins us in the dream restaurant this week. And the hangover trilogy is finally complete.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).For more info on Simon Rogan and his restaurants visit his website.Follow Simon Rogan on Twitter: @simon_roganFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/04/20·55m 26s

Ep 56: Jean Grae

The multitalented Jean Grae – NY-based musician, rapper, producer, actress – is this week’s guest. And there’s no real need for the dream restaurant, as Jean’s cooking everything.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Buy Jean Grae’s music on Bandcamp or listen on SpotifyFollow Jean Grae on Twitter: @JeanGreasyFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/04/20·1h 5m

Ep 55: Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher

So many firsts in this week’s LA-recorded episode with comedians Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher: our first married couple in the dream restaurant, the first competitive menus, and James’s first sip of coffee in god knows how long.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).For latest news from Natasha and Moshe visit natashaleggero.com and moshekasher.comFollow Natasha and Moshe on Twitter: @natashaleggero and @moshekasherMoshe Kasher’s new live album ‘Crowd Surfing Vol 1’ is available now on SpotifyFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/04/20·1h 11m

Ep 54: Sam Carter

Ed’s not the only metalhead in the dream restaurant this week, as Sam Carter – lead singer of Architects – chooses his dream menu. And he proves the rule: the heavier the band, the more documentaries they watch.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Architects’ latest album ‘Holy Hell’ is out now.Follow Sam Carter and Architects on Twitter: @samarchitects / @architectsukFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/04/20·1h 3m

Ep 53: Richard Herring (Bonus Episode)

We live-streamed a very special lockdown episode of Off Menu with guest Richard Herring for the Cosmic Shambles Network’s Stay at Home Festival, which is raising money for artists who have had their entire livelihoods taken away by the pandemic.You can watch the full live-stream on YouTube here. And, if you have the means to, please donate to the Stay at Home Festival fund here.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Live-stream produced by Trent Burton for the Cosmic Shambles Network.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Listen to Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast.Follow Richard Herring on Twitter: @herring1967Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/04/20·1h 8m

Ep 52: Sara Pascoe

Is the dream restaurant dog-friendly? It is now, as Sara Pascoe wants to bring her pooch for her magical meal.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Sara Pascoe’s book ‘Sex Power Money’ is out now, and listen to her podcast of the same name.Follow Sara Pascoe on Twitter: @sarapascoeFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/04/20·1h 4m

Ep 51: Paul F. Tompkins

We’re in sunny Los Angeles and our first Hollywood guest is podcasting king and ‘Bojack Horseman’ star Paul F. Tompkins!Recorded by Devon Bryant at Earwolf. Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Listen to Paul F. Tompkins’s podcast ‘The Neighborhood Listen’ on Stitcher.Follow Paul F. Tompkins on Twitter: @PFTompkinsThanks to Earwolf for the studio space!Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/20·1h 13m

Ep 50: Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas – star of ‘The Inbetweeners’, ‘Taskmaster’ and play ‘What’s in a Name?’ that he does such a great job at promoting – takes a seat in the dream restaurant to order an emotional roller coaster of a meal.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Joe Thomas stars in ‘What’s in a Name?’ which is on tour. Go to whatsinanameplay.com for tour dates and tickets.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/20·1h 4m

Ep 49: Catherine Cohen

New York-based comedian and Edinburgh Best Newcomer winner Catherine Cohen invites Ed and James to her Manhattan apartment to record what is probably the most chaotic Off Menu yet.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Catherine Cohen brings her award-winning show ‘The Twist…? She’s Gorgeous!’ to Bush Hall, 11-13 March. Tickets here.Catherine’s podcast ‘Seek Treatment’ is on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. More info here.Follow Catherine on Twitter: @catcohen.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/03/20·50m 36s

Ep 48: Arabella Weir

'The Fast Show' star Arabella Weir drops in to the dream restaurant this week. Will she be ordering Posh Nosh?Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Arabella Weir is on tour with her show 'Does My Mum Loom Big In This?' – go to arabellaweir.co.uk for tour datesFollow Arabella Weir on Twitter: @arabellaweirFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/03/20·53m 19s

Ep 47: Ronny Chieng

The Off Menu team are in NYC and this week’s guest – ‘The Daily Show’ correspondent Ronny Chieng – is worried about how we’re funding the trip.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Watch Ronny Chieng’s Netflix special ‘Asian Comedian Destroys America!’For Ronny’s Melbourne food recommendations go to imokwithanything.comFollow Ronny Chieng on Twitter (@ronnychieng) and Instagram (@ronnychieng).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/02/20·56m 46s

Ep 46: Noah Schnapp

Uh oh, let’s hope the dream restaurant doesn’t get trapped in the Upside Down, because ‘Stranger Things’ star Noah Schnapp is this week’s guest. And this meal is fancy.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Noah Schnapp stars in ‘Waiting for Anya’ which is released in UK cinemas on Friday 21 February.Follow Noah Schnapp on Twitter (@noah_schnapp) and Instagram (@noahschnapp).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/02/20·50m 41s

Ep 45: Katherine Ryan

TV’s Katherine Ryan – the hardest working person in comedy – drops by the dream restaurant this week, and she’s brought gifts! What a couple of lucky boys.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Watch Katherine Ryan’s stand-up specials on Netflix.Follow Katherine Ryan on Twitter @Kathbum.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/02/20·1h 2m

Ep 44: Armando Iannucci

The genie waiter’s in the thick of it when Armando Iannucci requests a table. And the writer-director of ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ is not against pasta.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ is in cinemas now and ‘Avenue 5’ is on Sky One and NOW TV.Follow Armando Iannucci on Twitter @Aiannucci.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/20·1h 2m

Ep 43: Anthony Head

After a brief renovation, the restaurant’s now open for series 3, and our first guest is national treasure and star of Netflix’s ‘The Stranger’ Anthony Head! And what a holy meal it is.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).All episodes of ‘The Stranger’ are on Netflix from January 30th. Watch here.Follow Anthony Head on Twitter @AnthonySHead.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/20·54m 36s

Series 3 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

The third course of Off Menu – the dessert course? – starts this Wednesday, 29th January 2020. Stay hungry! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/20·1m 52s

Best of 2019

It's the end of the decade, and the end of the first year of Off Menu. It's time to reminisce and take a look back at the best bits of the podcast so far.We'll be back for series 3 very soon – stay hungry!Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/12/19·2h 1m

Ep 42: Greg Davies (Christmas Special)

A second Christmas miracle! The Taskmaster himself Greg Davies joins us in the dream restaurant for another festive special. So let's start the meal with the well-known phrase, 'I'm hard, let's eat'.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Greg Davies on Twitter @gdavies.Watch his sitcom 'Man Down' and his stand-up special 'You Magnificent Beast' on Netflix.And watch all of 'Taskmaster' on UKTV Play.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/12/19·1h 23m

Ep 41: Joe Lycett (Christmas Special)

It's a Christmas miracle! Joe Lycett joins us in the dream restaurant for a surprise festive special. If these three formed a boyband they'd be called Glazing Squad.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Joe Lycett on Twitter @joelycettFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/12/19·1h 24m

Ep 40: Kumail Nanjiani

It's the last episode of series two! And what a treat we have for the season finale: Kumail Nanjiani – star of 'Silicon Valley', upcoming Marvel movie 'The Eternals' and the Oscar-nominated 'The Big Sick' – closes the series with his emotionally-dead meal.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Kumail Nanjiani on Twitter @kumailnFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/11/19·1h 13m

Ep 39: Mike Skinner

There's a table booked for The Streets frontman Mike Skinner this week. Will he pick plenty of scrambled eggs and plenty of fried tomato? Let's ask Carl Jung…Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Mike Skinner has new music coming soon. Follow Mike on Twitter: @MikeSkinnerLtd.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/19·1h 7m

Ep 38: Kemah Bob

Texas-born stand-up Kemah Bob – who runs the FOC It Up Comedy Club – joins us in the dream restaurant this week. She likes honesty in the kitchen, James is hungover, and we ask: do genies jizz?Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Kemah Bob on Twitter and Instagram @kemahbob.And find out more about the FOC It Up Comedy Club on Facebook.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/19·56m 22s

Ep 37: Tom Allen

The always dapper Tom Allen – incredible comedian and host of 'Bake Off: The Professionals' and 'The Apprentice: You're Fired' – is this week's dinner guest. And boy oh boy does he have some shocking tales to tell. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Tom Allen on Twitter @tomallencomedy and Instagram @tomindeed.Watch Tom on 'The Apprentice: You're Fired', Wednesdays, 10pm, BBC Two. Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/19·1h 1m

Ep 36: Evelyn Mok

Swedish-raised, London-based comedian and podcaster Evelyn Mok has a table booked this week. Expect podcast firsts and a lot of talk of pee and poo (sorry).Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Evelyn co-hosts the Rice To Meet You podcast with Nigel Ng. Listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Audioboom.Follow Evelyn on Twitter and Instagram: @EvelynMok.Follow Evelyn's Instagram food account: @thingsipooped.And check out Evelyn's website: www.evelynmok.com. Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/19·1h 2m

Ep 35: Daisy May Cooper

Bafta-winning star of ‘This Country’ Daisy May Cooper is this week’s dinner guest. Buffet techniques are compared, the dark side of Rugrats is discussed, and the genie gets tricked. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Daisy's book ‘This Is This Country’ is out now, published by Trapeze. Buy the book here.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/10/19·1h 6m

Ep 34: Sophie Duker

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Sophie Duker has a table booked this week. Tears flow, secrets are revealed and the rice battle continues. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Sophie Duker's show 'Venus' is at London's Soho Theatre, 29 Oct-2 Nov. More info at sohotheatre.com.Follow Sophie on Twitter: @sophiedukebox.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/19·1h 2m

Ep 33: Jess Phillips MP

Order, order! The podcast gets political as MP Jess Phillips orders her dream meal. Will her menu get the genie's vote?Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Jess Phillips MP's new book, 'Truth to Power: 7 Ways to Call Time on B.S.', is out this week. Buy it here. Follow Jess on Twitter: @JessPhillips.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/19·57m 24s

Ep 32: Catherine Bohart

Comedian Catherine Bohart – as seen on 'The Mash Report' and 'Roast Battle' – is in the dream restaurant this week. Things get rude, Catherine's meal is flipped on its head and the genie is hungover. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Catherine Bohart plays the Soho Theatre in London, 30 Sep-5 Oct. Visit the Soho Theatre website for more details.Follow Catherine on Twitter: @CatherineBohart.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/19·58m 56s

Off Menu supports #PODSTRIKE

Off Menu is supporting the global climate strike on Friday 20th September, organised by Greta Thunberg and the UK Student Climate Network.Young people have woken up much of the world with their powerful Fridays for Future school strikes for the climate. As we deal with devastating climate breakdown and hurtle towards dangerous tipping points, young people are calling on millions of us across the planet to disrupt business as usual by joining the global climate strikes on September 20, just ahead of a UN emergency climate summit, and again on September 27.Together, we will sound the alarm and show our politicians that business as usual is no longer an option. The climate crisis won’t wait, so neither will we. Find out more at globalclimatestrike.net Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/09/19·2m 13s

Ep 31: Marcus Samuelsson

Top chef Marcus Samuelsson – the man behind Red Rooster in Harlem and Shoreditch, MARCUS Montreal and Marcus B&P – takes a break from the kitchen and lets the genie cook in the dream restaurant. And, for Samuelsson, location is key.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Red Rooster Shoreditch is now open – find out more here.For more info on Marcus and his restaurants visit his website.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/09/19·1h 5m

Ep 30: Cerys Matthews

This episode could be a case for Mulder and Scully. Musician, 6 Music DJ and wild cook Cerys Matthews has a table booked in the dream restaurant.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Cerys Matthews's new book ‘Where the Wild Cooks Go’ is out now. Buy it here.Cerys is also on tour – visit Penguin Live for more details.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/19·1h 5m

Ep 29: Jay Rayner

Restaurant expert Jay Rayner – The Observer’s food critic, Masterchef judge and author of ‘My Last Supper’ – has a table booked this week. Ed has strong opinions about Jay's dessert, James doesn’t understand jokes and Jay suggests he invented the podcast.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Footsteps by Lauren.Jay Rayner’s new book ‘My Last Supper’ is out this week. Buy the book here.Jay is also taking ‘My Last Supper’ on tour. Buy tickets on his website jayrayner.co.uk.Listen to Jay's podcast, ‘Out to Lunch with Jay Rayner’, here.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/09/19·1h 8m

Ep 28: Serge Pizzorno

Sergio Pizzorno – aka Serge from Kasabian, aka the SLP – orders his dream meal this week. Let's just hope there are no magicians nearby…Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Serge's debut solo album, 'The SLP', is released this week. Buy the album here.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/19·1h 6m

Ep 27: Jordan Banjo

'Diversity' dancer Jordan Banjo is this week's diner, and he's the restaurant's jumpiest guest yet. Plus James gets another new nickname.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).See Jordan in Diversity's 10th Anniversary Tour. For tickets visit Ticketmaster.Follow Jordan on Twitter: @Jordan_BanjoFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/19·1h 4m

Ep 26: Kerry Godliman

Kerry Godliman – 'Taskmaster' champion and 'Derek' star – pops in to the dream restaurant this week. We're off on holiday to eat this meal, but James has forgotten to tell Kerry something. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).See Kerry Godliman in 'After Life' on Netflix, check out her website www.kerrygodliman.com, and follow her on Twitter @KerryAGodliman.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/19·1h 11m

Ep 25: Loyle Carner

Loyle Carner – Mercury-nominated hip hop artist – orders his dream meal this week. He talks about his Chilli Con Carner cookery school for teenagers with ADHD, Ed opens up about his relationship and James gets angry about an Oscar winner.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Loyle Carner is touring the UK throughout October and November. His album, 'Not Waving, But Drowning' is out now.Find out more on his website www.loylecarner.com, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @loylecarnerFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour, including a date at the Shepherd's Bush Empire. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/08/19·1h 6m

Ep 24: Sian Clifford

Emmy-nominated 'Fleabag' star Sian Clifford picks her dream meal this week. Loopholes are exploited, there's a detailed water order, and James tells a very boring story. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Sian Clifford on Twitter @SiansUniverse and Instagram @SiansStillSpaceFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/19·1h 6m

Ep 23: Dynamo

The genie has some conjuring competition this week as the restaurant welcomes its first magician guest – it's Dynamo! Plus there's an update on Ed's superpowers and James gets a new nickname.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Dynamo on Twitter and Instagram: @DynamoMagicianwww.dynamomagician.comFollow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/07/19·54m 26s

Ep 22: Suzi Ruffell

This week's guest is stand-up sensation (and regular eating buddy of Ed and James) Suzi Ruffell! We're asking the big questions – like why don't athletes drink sparkling water? – and a new tongue-twister is created. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Suzi Ruffell is performing at the Edinburgh Fringe in August and is touring the UK in the autumn. Visit her website for more info: www.suziruffell.com.Follow Suzi on Twitter: @suziruffell.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/07/19·1h 2m

Ep 21: Dara O Briain

It's the grand re-opening of the magical restaurant, and our first guest in Series 2 is Dara O Briain! Not only does the 'Mock the Week' host talk us through his dream meal, he gets even with Aisling Bea and explains what helps him write all those jokes.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).If you'd like to see more of Dara switch on your television. Or follow him on Twitter: @daraobriain.Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/07/19·1h 9m

Series 2 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

New series, new menus. The magical restaurant is back in business and ready for bookings. Series 2 starts 10th July 2019. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/07/19·1m 22s

Ep 20: Rose McGowan

In the final episode of the series, Rose McGowan – actor, activist, author and model – orders her dream meal. And, when it comes to food, she has superpowers…Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Rose McGowan's book 'Brave' is available now. Buy it here.Ed Gamble records his special at the Leicester Square Theatre on 12 May. See the Leicester Square Theatre website for details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/04/19·1h 3m

Ep 19: Gemma Cairney

We welcome Gemma Cairney – BBC radio DJ, author and presenter – to the dream restaurant this week. And it's not just a meal, it's a party.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Listen to Gemma Cairney's BBC podcast 'The Leisure Society'.Ed Gamble records his special at the Leicester Square Theatre on 12 May. See the Leicester Square Theatre website for details.Ed also plays the Hackney Comedy Experience with Josh Widdicombe, Suzi Ruffell and more on 11 April. See the Plosive website for details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/04/19·47m 24s

Ep 18: Desiree Burch

This week's guest is comedian Desiree Burch – star of Netflix's upcoming 'Flinch'. The podcast gets hacked, Desiree knows the way to James's heart, and we find out what's in the dream restaurant's bathroom.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Desiree Burch stars in 'Flinch' which comes to Netflix soon, and she has a new special on Comedy Central in the near future.Ed Gamble records his special at the Leicester Square Theatre on 12 May. See the Leicester Square Theatre website for details.Ed also plays the Hackney Comedy Experience with Josh Widdicombe, Suzi Ruffell and more on 11 April. See the Plosive website for details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/19·1h 5m

Ep 17: Victoria Coren Mitchell

Victoria Coren Mitchell – 'Only Connect' host, writer and professional poker player – is this week's diner. She gets introduced to teddy bear ham, talks very British holidays and reveals her dinner party secret. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)'Only Connect' is on BBC Two, Mondays, 7.30pm. Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/03/19·1h 14m

Ep 16: Jamie Demetriou

Jamie Demetriou – comedian, actor and writer extraordinaire – has booked a table this week. His meal's so good, not even a marmalade sandwich made by Paddington himself makes the cut. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)You can watch Jamie Demetriou's excellent sitcom 'Stath Lets Flats' on All 4 and look out for series 2 on Channel 4 later this year. Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/03/19·1h 8m

Ep 15: Sindhu Vee

This week's guest is Sindhu Vee – Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated stand-up, Radio 4 regular and Live at the Apollo star. When it comes to food, she knows what she wants. And, yet again, Ed makes some vulgar jokes.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Sindhu Vee is currently on tour. Check out www.sindhuvee.com for info and tickets.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/19·1h 9m

Ep 14: Jack McBrayer

We welcome '30 Rock's Jack McBrayer – the most polite man in showbusiness – to the restaurant this week. James tells a sexy story, Ed cracks some crass jokes and Jack has a lot of foods explained to him.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Jack McBrayer is currently starring in the musical 'Waitress' at the Aldephi Theatre in London's West End. Check out www.waitressthemusical.co.uk for tickets.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/03/19·1h 1m

Ep 13: Phil Wang

'Taskmaster' star Phil Wang – everyone's favourite Wang – visits the restaurant this week. Let's just hope he doesn't roast Ed again.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Check out Phil Wang's latest live dates are philwang.co.uk.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/19·58m 51s

Ep 12: Josie Long

Comedian, filmmaker and James's former boss Josie Long visits the restaurant this week. The genie's on his best behaviour, Ed definitely isn't into tantric sex, and everyone has a lot of fun telling dad jokes.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Josie Long is on tour with Jonny & The Baptists and Grace Petrie with The Lefty Scum tour. Visit josielong.com for details. And catch her film 'Super November' at supernovemberfilm.com.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/19·58m 47s

Ep 11: Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Have we got NEWS for you! Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy orders his dream meal this week. Ed and James introduce the newsreader to a popular fast food, James realises he's been mispronouncing a drink and Ed learns how to wash a paella pan.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Krishnan Guru-Murthy's podcast 'Ways to Change the World' is on Apple Podcasts, Acast, Spotify and all the others.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/19·1h 6m

Ep 10: Lou Sanders

Hugely talented comedian Lou Sanders chooses her dream meal this week. Well, she struggles to choose. Can she take some of the heat off Joel Dommett?Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Lou Sanders’s acclaimed show ‘Shame Pig’ plays London’s Soho Theatre, 25-28 Feb, and she’s on tour from 24 Feb till 5 June. Check her website for details. And check out Lou’s podcast ‘Why Is Your Bottom So Dirty?’ on Apple Podcasts, Acast, Spotify and all the others.Ed Gamble is on tour. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour. See his website for full details.James’s TV show ‘Hypothetical’ is on Dave, Wednesdays, 10pm.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/02/19·42m 30s

Ep 9: Selasi Gbormittah

Oh boy, Selasi Gbormittah – ‘The Great British Bake Off’s most relaxed contestant ever – is this week’s guest. But before getting to dessert he picks his favourite savoury dishes. Plus James gives a burger chain a kicking, Ed talks marathon prep and Selasi’s surprised by a well-known fact of life.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Don’t miss Selasi’s desserts and cocktails event on Regent’s Street on 28 February. And find his recipes on the BBC Food website.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/01/19·59m 54s

Ep 8: Tom Kerridge

It's the magical restaurant's first chef guest! The Michelin-starred Tom Kerridge orders his dream meal. Will he stick to his healthy regime, or will it be an 'off day'? We also learn more about the genie waiter's backstory and James tries to embarrass Ed in some *bonus content* – so keep listening until the end.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Tom Kerridge's book, 'Tom Kerridge's Fresh Start', is out now, published by Bloomsbury. See here for more details. His TV series of the same name is on Wednesdays, 8pm, BBC Two, and also on iPlayer.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.And a big thanks to Sarah from Raaka Chocolate for sending us some samples! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/19·1h 2m

Ep 7: Lolly Adefope

This week, there’s a table ready for talented comedian and actor Lolly Adefope. Comfort food is the order of the day, we learn about Ed’s teenage wine hobby and – FINALLY – a debate happens on: who has the best fries?Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Lolly Adefope has roles in two US TV shows coming out this year: ‘Miracle Workers’ on TBS starting 12 February and ‘Shrill’ on Hulu streaming 15 March. Follow Lolly on Twitter @lollyadefope.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/01/19·56m 53s

Ep 6: Joel Dommett

Handsome boy Joel Dommett – off of Netflix and ‘I’m a Celeb…’ – orders his dream meal this week. Or does he? Ed and James aren’t too happy about his choices…Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Watch Joel’s stand-up special on Netflix in ‘Comedians of the World’ and follow him on Twitter @JoelDommett.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/01/19·52m 49s

Ep 5: Aisling Bea

Not only does Aisling Bea order her dream meal, the comedian and actor treats the restaurant to Hollywood anecdotes and introduces us to rappers Yung Coconut, Big Gulp and Tiny Bites.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Watch Aisling’s stand-up on Netflix in ‘The Comedy Line-Up’ and follow her on Twitter @WeeMissBea.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details. And see him in ‘Hypothetical’ on Dave, coming soon.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/01/19·1h 8m

Ep 4: Nish Kumar (Christmas Special)

It's Boxing Day, we're feeling festive, and everyone's best friend Nish Kumar has popped in to order his favourite Christmas meal. Plus we need your help to #BringBackKumarsCobblerRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Nish Kumar is on tour in 2019 starting 25 January. See his website for full details.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here.Don't forget to tweet @JacksonRye (politely) requesting the Peach Cobbler back on the menu – copy us in @OffMenuOfficial and use the hashtag #BringBackKumarsCobbler. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/12/18·1h 3m

Ep 3: Richard Osman

Richard Osman – off of ‘Pointless’, ‘House of Games’ and ‘Taskmaster’ – is this week’s guest, bringing with him fascinating food thoughts and memories. Plus, he picks on Ed and picks holes in the format.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Follow Richard Osman on Twitter: @richardosman.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/18·1h 8m

Ep 2: Grace Dent

Ordering their dream menu this week is the Guardian's restaurant critic Grace Dent, so the pressure's really on for the genie waiter. The food writer talks to Ed Gamble and James Acaster about the tastiest things she's ever eaten, how the other half dine and what the chef really means when they say they're 'playful'.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations)Read Grace Dent's reviews on the Guardian website and listen to her Radio 4 series, 'The Untold'.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/18·54m 35s

Ep 1: Scroobius Pip

It's the grand opening of the magical restaurant and the first guest through the doors is Mr Podcast himself, Scroobius Pip. The rapper, podcaster, actor and record label owner talks Ed Gamble and James Acaster through his dream meal, gives advice on pizza hut thriftiness and introduces his own food invention, the Meadsy Base.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Listen to Scroobius Pip’s podcast Distraction Pieces on Acast and Apple Podcasts.Ed Gamble is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.James Acaster is on tour in 2019. See his website for full details.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/18·1h 5m

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster – Trailer

Welcome to the restaurant. Take a seat. May we take your coat? Ed Gamble and James Acaster introduce their brand new podcast Off Menu. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/18·4m 47s
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