Hidden Kitchens

Series produced by The Kitchen Sisters

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Secret, underground, unexpected, below-the-radar, community cooking across America

An ongoing series exploring the world of hidden kitchens: street-corner cooking, legendary meals and eating traditions...how communities come together through food.


16 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A road trip through the hidden kitchens of Lebanon, with kitchen activist, Kamal Mouzawak, a man with a vision of re-building and uniting this war-...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 25:42
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long journey into the world of clandestine cooking, kitchen rituals and traditions. Tales of kitchens that suddenly pop up, kitchens that s...

Bought by KZYX, KPIK-LP, KOSU, WITF, KUNM and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 54:56
  • Purchases: 51
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Mothers and kitchens. The food they cooked or didn’t. The stories they told or couldn’t. In honor of Mother’s Day we linger in the kitchen.

Bought by XRAY.fm, WABE, PRX Remix, WCAI / WNAN, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 04, 2010
  • Length: 08:23
  • Purchases: 10
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The secret saga of a Texas corn chip, and C.E. Doolin, the can-do kitchen visionary behind it. The Kitchen Sisters travel to Dallas and discover an...

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, WNPR, The Story, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2009
  • Length: 07:19
  • Purchases: 10
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After Pearl Harbor, about 120,000 Japanese Americans were uprooted and forced to live for years in remote federal camps around the country. The uph...

Bought by WABE, KPIK-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WABE and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2009
  • Length: 09:18
  • Purchases: 17
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Niloufer Ichaporia King lives in a house with 3 kitchen. She goes to 6 farmer's markets a week. She is an anthropologist, a kitchen botanist, a one...

Bought by WABE, KUOW, PRX Remix, and KVNF


  • Added: Mar 19, 2009
  • Length: 08:56
  • Purchases: 4
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Hidden Kitchens travels to the Louisiana State Penitentiary and the world of unexpected, below-the-radar, down-home convict cooking at the Angola P...

Bought by WABE, The Story, PRX Remix, Iowa Public Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 19, 2009
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 5
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In the last century, Basque people fleeing Francisco Franco's dictatorship flocked to America, herding sheep across the West. "Hidden Kitchens" exp...

Bought by KZYX, WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, The Story, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2009
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 8
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Hidden Kitchens travels to London to explore the old and endangered tradition of Allotments, urban communal garden plots wedged in between building...

Bought by WABE, Troy Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, KZYX, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2009
  • Length: 06:49
  • Purchases: 7
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The worlds of a young Canadian immigrant, an Italian pasta-making family, and a 70-year-old Armenian woman converge in this story of the creation o...

Bought by WABE, KALW, PRX Remix, KSFR, and KALW


  • Added: Mar 19, 2009
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: George Washington's Chef, Hercules
Hidden Kitchens explores the food of the founding fathers through the stories of Hercules and James Hemings, enslaved chefs of George Washington an...

Bought by KZYX, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2009
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 11
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Hidden Kitchens Texas, a new hour of lively, sound-rich stories from Peabody Award-winning producers, The Kitchen Sisters, KUT Austin, and NPR. Hos...

Bought by KOSU, Wisconsin Public Radio, KAZU, Red River Radio Network, Marfa Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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The Kitchen Sisters take us to Vienna to Mozart's Hidden Kitchen and The Tables of New Crowned Hope

Bought by PRX Remix and WEKU


  • Added: Jan 26, 2007
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Each fall, the Ojibwa tribes of northern Minnesota harvest wild rice by hand. It's a long process that brings families in canoes into tall lake gra...

Bought by Prairie Public, WABE, Vocalo.org, KUOW, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2006
  • Length: 07:51
  • Purchases: 12
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Two new one-hour specials journey into the world of street corner cooking, kitchen rituals and visionaries? how communities come together through ...

Bought by KAZU, Wisconsin Public Radio, XRAY.fm, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WRIR and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2005
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 15
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Two new one-hour specials journey into the world of street corner cooking, kitchen rituals and visionaries— how communities come together through f...

Bought by KAZU, KQED, Wisconsin Public Radio, KREV-LP, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2005
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 20