August 27, 2018
Who Invented the Bloomin’ Onion? Plus, Biology’s Best Butt
by Every Little Thing
ELT goes down under, to expose one of the most impressive butts in the animal kingdom. Plus, an investigation into the multi-layered origin story of the Bloomin' Onion.
Guests: Science Vs. host, Wendy Zukerman; Wombat specialists, Alyce Swinbourne and Julie Old; ELT producer and fried appetizer fanatic, Phoebe Flanigan; Outback Steakhouse co-founder Tim Gannon; chef George Barnes
Thanks to fact buddy Ivy.
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