The Gist: Travel eating with Phil Rosenthal, and pope overload.

After Eating All Over the World, TV Writer Phil Rosenthal Found His Favorite Meals in L.A.

After Eating All Over the World, TV Writer Phil Rosenthal Found His Favorite Meals in L.A.

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Sept. 28 2015 6:59 PM

Everybody Loves Eating

After making Everybody Loves Raymond, Phil Rosenthal decided to try out Anthony Bourdain’s job.

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Phil Rosenthal is the host of I'll Have What Phil's Having.

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On The Gist, TV writer Phil Rosenthal explains how he came to host his own PBS show about food and travel. His new show, I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, premieres Monday on PBS. For the Spiel, Mike poops on the pope’s media coverage. Can you gush your way into heaven?

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