feminist ingredients for revolution podcast title with sketch of kitchen items on purple backgroundComing Soon- a new podcast on food, feminist, LGBTQ, and restaurant histories! The podcast is called: Feminist Ingredients for Revolution: A Food and Queer History Podcast! It’s hosted by me, Dr. Alex Ketchum. I’m a scholar of food, gender, feminist, and tech history and the author of the book Ingredients for Revolution: A History of American Feminist Restaurants, Cafes, and Coffeehouses

On this podcast, we will be digging into feminist food history, especially the history of feminist restaurants, cafes, and coffeehouses, many of which were run by lesbians and queer women. These histories will be accompanied by interviews with other scholars of feminist and LGBTQ+ food studies and artists, activists, and feminist food practitioners. 

You’ll hear interviews with: 

  • Dr. Emily Contois
  • Fozia Ismail
  • Dr. Jen Jack Gieseking
  • Kiersten Beszterda van Vliet
  • Dr. Greggor Mattson
  • indee mitchell 
  • Dr. Jessica Kenyatta Walker
  • Dr. Anna Zeide
  • Elis Lee Ing
  • Annie Laurie Medonis
  • Dr. Annelise Heinz
  • Dr. Cameron Blevins
  • Anna Sigrithur
  • and more!

The goal of the podcast is to make food, feminist history, and LGBTQIA2S+ history scholarship more accessible. 

Every episode will have free transcripts released the same day as episodes. These will be available on thefeministrestaurantproject.com .

 New episodes will drop in Fall 2022. 

This podcast is available through most podcast apps including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podbean, Google Podcasts, Amazon music/Audible, TuneIn, I Heart Radio, PlayerFM, ListenNotes, Samsung, and Podchaser. 


The Trailer Episode

Here is the link to the transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1J25sqCxIfPCruskrVvBm0AyTnEpUOh8eRcvwabyJd5I/edit?usp=sharing


Episode 1: Introduction: What Are Feminist Restaurants?

Here is the link to the transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fRmRkNVBgixBNi4jCLr2cadX6C_Dw1gdiHcdvNJskjc/edit?usp=sharing