The Gist: Pierette Huttner of the Maille mustard boutique and Julia Turner on the ad model behind the BuzzFeed dress.

Why Shop for 20 Different Kinds of Mustard? Because We Can.

Why Shop for 20 Different Kinds of Mustard? Because We Can.

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
March 3 2015 9:21 PM

One Condiment to Rule Them All

The Gist travels to New York’s Maille boutique to meet the city’s first mustard sommelier.

Maille New York, 185 Columbus Ave. at 68th Street
Maille New York, 185 Columbus Ave. at 68th Street.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Clare Toeniskoetter.

Listen to Episode 206 of Slate’s The Gist:

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The New York outpost of France’s famed Maille mustard empire features myriad varieties of the spicy condiment, including some on tap. Today on The Gist, mustard sommelier Pierette Huttner gives Mike a tour. Plus, the financial side of the mustard-yellow and white (or blue and black) dress with Slate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner. For the Spiel, Mr. Bibi goes to Washington

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.