Lettuce Wrap

20: Petri Dish Meats (T&C Talk)

September 28th, 2019  •  59 mins 55 secs  •  Download (41.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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We discuss the state of “plant-based meat alternatives” then taste seven different burgers, beef and not-beef, to see if we like (or can even identify!) the plant-based ones from Impossible Food and Beyond Burger. These are definitely not your old-school alternatives like Boca Burger or Gardenburger. Do these lab-engineered foods actually taste like beef? Can a self-described carnivore and a non-beef eater find common ground in these patties, or will we be left asking “Where’s the beef?!”