Exploring the science of taste over a nice French meal

The science of taste (and smells) is the subject of the 11:00 a.m. hour on The Daily Circuit on Thursday, May 30.  Kerri Miller talks with Stuart Firestein, who chairs the biology sciences department at Columbia University.  Firestein is participating in “The Taste of Science,” an event at this year’s World Science Festival in New York.

Miller and Firestein recorded their conversation over French cuisine at Picnic Market and Cafe on New York’s Upper West Side.

The Daily Circuit’s Kerri Miller talks with Columbia University’s Stuart Firestein about the science of taste over dinner in a New York City restaurant. Kerri Miller talks with Stuart Firestein, an expert in the science of taste at Columbia University. They recorded their conversation at a New York City restaurant.

Firestein’s latest book is Ignorance: How it Drives Science.