Simran is the host, writer and creator of The Slow Melt, the first podcast to cover the continuum of chocolate and Saveur Magazine’s editors’ choice for 2017 Best Food Podcast. She is a contributor to KCRW’s Good Food, and her segment “We Eat With Our Ears” won second place in the 2018 Association of Food Journalists Best Audio Food Journalism category. (Listen below.) She was recently inducted into the Heritage Radio Network’s Hall of Fame, and has been featured on programs including The Splendid Table, PRI’s The World, The Wall Street Journal podcast Off Duty, Heritage Radio Network, Vatican Radio and multiple NPR affiliates.

She is the former host of the PBS QUEST series on science and sustainability, and was the environmental correspondent for NBC News, which included contributions to CNBC, MSNBC, TODAY and Nightly News. She has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe Martha Stewart Show, the History Channel, Bravo, Oxygen Media and ABC in Australia.


Host, Writer and Creator of The Slow Melt, a podcast about chocolate
The Slow Melt: “The high price of cheap chocolate”
The Slow Melt: “The deep origin: Latin America”
The Slow Melt: “Your chocolate is probably African”
The Slow Melt: “Makers Series: Askinosie Chocolate”
The Slow Melt: “Makers Series: Marou, Faiseurs de Chocolat”
The Slow Melt: “Makers Series: Fruition Chocolate”
Good Food (KCRW): “A beloved Italian sparkling wine lands in the U.S.” (from 9:32 to 18:43)
Good Food (KCRW): “The story of cheddar”
Good Food (KCRW): “Terra Madre: Celebrating farmers, food and the land that sustains them”
Good Food (KCRW): “How is our chocolate addiction killing the environment?”
Good Food (KCRW): “How a Tarentaise cheese swept the show”
Good Food (KCRW): “Coming to the table at Slow Food Nations”
Good Food (KCRW): “A report from Camp Bacon”
Good Food (KCRW): “We eat with our ears”
Good Food (KCRW): “Dishing up dialogue at Conflict Kitchen”

Collective Creamery: “Bonus Minisode! A Chat with Simran Sethi”
Mother Jones Bite: “Save the Chocolate”
Heritage Radio Network (Eat Your Words): “The Slow Melt”
Climate One at the The Commonwealth Club: “Bread, Wine and Chocolate in a Warming World”
Real Food Media with Anna Lappé: “Real Food Reads: Simran Sethi”
The Splendid Table: “Simran Sethi: ‘We’re losing biodiversity in foods'”
PRI’s The World: “A deadly fungus is threatening the future of bananas in Asia — and could spread around the world”
WSJ Off Duty podcast: “Holiday Geek Gifts, Chocolate and Private Getaways”
The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC): “Where Has All the Chocolate Gone?”
Milk Street Radio: “NPR’s Ari Shapiro Eats the World”
Good Food (KCRW): “Pickles, hot chicken GMO labeling, antidepressants and taste”
Gastropod: “We Heart Chocolate”
Delicious Revolution: “Simran Sethi on the biodiversity behind the flavors we love, democratizing taste, and how everyone can take back their own experience of food”
Heritage Radio Network: Interview on “Food Talk with Mike Colameco”
Vatican Radio: “Faith and the Environment” interview with Linda Bordoni