Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

By Plosive Productions

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.

Episodes

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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/07/203m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/06/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/06/201h 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  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/06/201m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/05/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/05/2056m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/05/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/05/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/05/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/04/2055m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/04/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/04/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/04/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/04/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
01/04/201h 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 for 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/03/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/03/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/03/2050m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/03/2053m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/02/2056m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/02/2050m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/02/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/02/201h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/01/2054m 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!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/01/201m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/12/192h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/12/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/12/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/11/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/11/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/11/1956m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/10/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/10/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/10/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/10/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/10/1957m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/09/1958m 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  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/09/192m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/09/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/09/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/09/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/08/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/08/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/08/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/08/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31/07/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/07/1954m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/07/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/07/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/07/191m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/04/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/04/1947m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/04/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/03/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/03/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/03/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/03/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/02/1958m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/02/1958m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/02/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/02/1942m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/01/1959m 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!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/01/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/01/1956m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/01/1952m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/01/191h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/12/181h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/12/181h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/12/1854m 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/12/181h 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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/11/184m 47s
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