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The Mitchen

The Mitchen is a new weekly food podcast recorded at The Projects in Sydney. Hosted by food writer/DJ Andrew Levins and chef Mitch Orr (ACME), each week they invite their mates from the food world over to discuss and make jokes about any recent big announcements in food and dining.
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Aug 16, 2017

Pinbone's Mike Eggert returns yet again to discuss his exciting new venture with Merivale now that Good Luck Pinbone has closed. We also give tips for anyone thinking about starting their own popup and complain about burgers and Perth as per usual.

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The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Aug 15, 2017

Mitch visited Cambodia for a week and brought back our friend Sophia Thach who's been living there for the last year. Find out what to eat in Cambodia and the best places to get it!

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The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jul 25, 2017

Josephine Pignolet award winning pastry chef Lauren Eldridge returns to The Mitchen to chat burgers, allergies and her article about the media portrayal of women in the food industry.

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The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jul 18, 2017

We recorded this episode with one of our favourite regular guests Lee Tran Lam yesterday after lunch. On our ways home we received the news about our friend Jeremy Strode, an incredibly kind and generous chef who passed away early this week. He’s someone who has appeared on the show in our early days and has probably inspired almost every other guest we’ve had on since. We’ll speak about Jeremy and his legacy many, many times in the future but Mitch and I decided to record a short intro over the phone that we added to this episode this morning. Rest in peace Jeremy. Our love to his family, friends and fans.

After our short, badly recorded intro, our episode with Lee Tran Lam begins. We talk about Australian junk food, women in the food industry, Master of None and how good Momofuku Seiobo is. Make sure you check out Lee Tran’s podcast The Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry!

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The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jul 12, 2017

Mike's back for a extra long ep about getting bollocked in the kitchen, Justin Bieber's favourite places to eat in Sydney and the latest run of finalists for the Josephine Pignolet Young Chef of the Year Award. Plus we actually talk about food for once at the end of the episode with a massive spiel about some great meals we've eaten recently (and a few that we wish we could eat).

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The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jul 5, 2017

Our pal Phil Wood worked at Rockpool for eight years, was head chef of Rockpool Est 1989 and Eleven Bridge for most of them, and is now moving to Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula to start something new. Find out as much about his new project as he’s allowed to tell, plus all the usual antics.

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The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jun 28, 2017

Danielle Alvarez returns to The Mitchen for the first time since becoming head chef of Fred's in Paddington. Together we discuss food criticism, Guy Fieri, farming and communication between restaurants and diners.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jun 22, 2017

We head to the newly reopened Lansdowne Hotel for a chat with the boys in charge, Jake Smyth and Kenny Graham, about their plans for the venue. Good Food's Callan Boys shows up with the new Wu Tang Clan liquer range for us to try. We all weigh in on some recent Pete Wells articles and answer some listener questions.

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The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.
Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jun 9, 2017

Our good mate Louis Tikaram is back from L.A., taking a short break from cooking at his restaurant E.P. & L.P. and catching up with his favourite Sydney restaurants. Find out the challenges of running a restaurant in L.A., why South East Asian cuisine is so special and exactly how drunk Louis was when he filmed his Chef's Night Out video this year. 


The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.


Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jun 1, 2017

Sad that there wasn't an episode last week? Blame Mitch! He went to Mexico! But he's back now with an extensive guide of what to eat in LA and Tulum PLUS a dish by dish recount of his amazing meal at Noma Mexico.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

May 16, 2017

This week we're joined by Mitch's golf buddy Sean McManus, who also owns Neighbourhood in Surry Hills and recently opened Bad Hombres with past Mitchen guest Toby Wilson. Today's topics include tipping, cloud eggs, dumb restaurant staff, national food guides, 3 year old cases of food poisoning and VB gelato.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

May 10, 2017

Mitch has returned from the Tasting Australia Festival and he's brought someone up from Adelaide with him: Jock Zonfrillo, the creative curator of Tasting Australia and the head chef/owner of Orana. Find out the juiciest Marco Pierre White gossip from the festival and learn a little about The Orana Foundation, which works with Aboriginal communities to study native Australian ingredients on both a cooking and a cultural level. 

Halfway through the episode we're interrupted by Jake Smyth of Mary's and The Unicorn fame, who lets us know why his face is covered in burns, what he got up to at Tasting Australia and what he has planned for his next big project: reopening The Lansdowne.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

May 4, 2017

Mitch is away this week so instead Levins is joined by two of Australia's best food critics: Good Food Brisbane editor Callan Boys and comedian Aaron Gocs. In this episode we discuss Zinger pies, green doritos, freak burgers, fry forks, flavoured milk and more super important food developments from all over the world.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 26, 2017

After ranting about them to no end last week, Levins and Mitch are joined by someone who actually knows a thing or two about the 457 visa changes: Buzzfeed Australia's Political Editor Mark Di Stefano.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 19, 2017

Momofuku Seiobo general manager Kyler Javier Ashton returns to the Mitchen, along with Pinbone's Mike Eggert, for a HEATED discussion about 457 visas, unpaid penalty wages, Easter egg hunts and Caribbean food.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 12, 2017

Extremely famous guest Dan Hong (Mr Wong, Ms G's) returns to the Mitchen to chat about his new TV show The Chef's Line, the recent Top 50 Restaurants announcement and staying fit while running a restaurant. Plus we laugh at some feedback Mitch received over Instagram and answer an email about Greek dining in Sydney. 

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Apr 6, 2017

Longtime Mitchen royalty Mike Eggert (Pinbone) returns to the podcast for an episode about social media, starting a new restaurant, the great chef shortage and Hongy's new TV show on SBS.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 29, 2017

Lee Tran Lam, the host of Sydney's far more professional food podcast The Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry, joins us to discuss 72 year war rations, the 50 best restaurants in the world, Netflix's recent food programming and the benefits of cooking food in bladders. Plus, we check back in with the Suey Sins saga.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 22, 2017

Levins and Mitch are joined by a special guest cohost this week: Monty Koludrovic, head chef at Icebergs in Bondi and The Dolphin Hotel in Surry Hills. On today's episode we lick video games, sign up for gym memberships and discuss the ownership of dishes, more details about Lucky Peach's closure, the perfect restaurant experience and late night dining.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 17, 2017

Levins and Mitch say goodbye to Lucky Peach & Eleven Bridge and laugh at dried oregano & Bondi popups. Plus good friend and scholar Ray Jones joins us for a discussion about cultural appropriation in Australian restaurants.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Mar 8, 2017

We're back! With a new format and an all new look, with thanks to our new partners at The Projects!

This week Levins and Mitch discuss Pauline Hanson's new craft beer line, restaurant therapy, chefs on instagram and the importance of a good kitchenhand/dishwasher.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

Jan 28, 2017

Levins and Mitch sit down to record the last ever episode of The Mitchen... maybe.

The Mitchen is a podcast about food in Sydney, hosted by Andrew Levins and Mitch Orr.

Get in touch with us to ask us a question or tell us to start reading something we’re missing out on. Email us at themitchenpodcast@gmail.com or find us at facebook.com/themitchen. If you like what you hear, please leave us a nice review on iTunes!

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