Tyler Cowen (born January 21, 1962) is an American economist, who is an economics professor at George Mason University, where he holds the Holbert C. Harris chair in the economics department. He hosts a popular economics blog, Marginal Revolution, together with his co-author, Alex Tabarrok. Cowen and Tabarrok have also started the website Marginal Revolution University, a venture in online education.
Conversations with Tyler: Chef Mark Miller on food as the ultimate intellectual exploration
Chef Mark Miller is often called the founder of modern southwestern cuisine, but his unique anthropological approach to food has led him to over 100 countries around he world. He joins Tyler for a conversation on food cultures, the most underrated chili pepper, how to develop a palate, the best food cities in Asia, Mexico, and Europe, the problems with sous-vide, mezcal versus tequila, the decline of food brands, how to do fast food well, why Michelin guide is overrated, and why the next hipster food trend should be about corn.