Out To Lunch with Jay Rayner

Out To Lunch with Jay Rayner Podcast

One of the world’s top food critics lunches big names in a restaurant of his choosing. Crackling anecdotes and blistering chat, lubricated by killer cooking. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production. To get a range of delicious OTL Merch, head to: https://outtolunch.backstreetmerch.com/

Jo Brand
On when she's allowed to smoke, meeting Princess Diana, and how she deals with hecklers. Jo and Jay are In For Lunch, eating fish and chips and chatting over video call.Jo and Jay enjoy terrific food from Ken's Fish Bar in Dulwich, London, UK.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Richard Osman
On why you should stay in your comfort zone when it comes to food, why Love Island is great TV, and why he decided to not tell anyone he was writing a book. Writer, presenter, producer and novelist Richard Osman joins Jay at Kerridge's Bar and Grill in London, UK: https://www.kerridgesbarandgrill.co.uk/A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Lance Reddick
On gun training for John Wick, being a singing waiter, the best advice Idris Elba gave him, and racism in the acting industry. Lance and Jay are In For Lunch, eating and chatting over via video call from LA to London.Lance has food from Tender Greens, USA and Jay orders-in from FM Mangal, London.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Minnie Driver
On the struggle of relationships in LA, performing in roller-skates, why you need to make mistakes, and her love for the UK's Cornwall.Minnie and Jay are In For Lunch and enjoy catching up with a takeaway over video call from Malibu to London.Minnie has food from Malibu Farm, USA, and Jay orders-in from Lottie's Farmhouse in Clapham, London, UK.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Season 4 Apéritif
A taste of what's to come in Season 4 with the likes of Minnie Driver, Lance Reddick, Richard Osman, Jo Brand, James May, Deborah Frances-White, David Lammy MP, Dolly Alderton, Phil Rosenthal, Jed Mercurio, Marcus Samuelsson, Dara O'Briain, Sara Pascoe - and more!A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.To get a range of delicious OTL Merch, head to: https://outtolunch.backstreetmerch.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Season 3 - Second Helpings
Dita Von Teese on not being able to show one very particular part of her body, Charlie Brooker on the day his dad came home after being stabbed, and Romesh Ranganathan on why he moved to Crawley. Jay is here to dish up an extra portion of all the good bits that were missed out on first servings this season.You will also receive a second helping of Edgar Wright, Jessie Buckley, and Fay Ripley... so get ready to dig in!A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.To get a range of delicious OTL Merch, head to: ht...


Season 3 - Second Helpings
Dita Von Teese on not being able to show one very particular part of her body, Charlie Brooker on the day his dad came home after being stabbed, and Romesh Ranganathan on why he moved to Crawley. Jay is here to dish up an extra portion of all the good bits that were missed out on first servings this season.You will also receive a second helping of Edgar Wright, Jessie Buckley, and Fay Ripley... so get ready to dig in!A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.To get a range of delicious OTL Merch, head to: ht...

Shappi Khorsandi
On being bisexual, her vow not to argue in the jungle, and how to cook the perfect Iranian rice; Jay's ordering in for this week's In for Lunch with comedian Shappi Khorsandi. Being painfully shy as a child and living through death threats against her father - nothing is off the menu!Shappi and Jay enjoy food from Ormer in Mayfair: https://www.flemings-mayfair.co.uk/fine-dining-london/ormer-mayfair-restaurantA Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informatio...

Fay Ripley
On selling George Michael's towels from the tanning salon to being framed for a diamond robbery whilst working as a clown, Fay Ripley, star of 'Cold Feet', joins Jay for a takeaway for this week's episode of 'In for Lunch'.Fay and Jay enjoy a takeaway from Benares in Mayfair: https://www.benaresrestaurant.com/A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


OTL Merch has landed!
OTL news hot off the press… to get your hands on a new range of delicious Merch, head to: https://outtolunch.backstreetmerch.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Charlie Brooker
On throwing-up all over a restaurant, a fear of vomiting, and why dessert menus without chocolate are pointless. Charlie Brooker, writer and creator of Netflix hit 'Black Mirror', is Out To Lunch with Jay for a curry in London's St James' (recorded pre-lockdown).Charlie and Jay eat at Chutney Mary, London, UK: https://www.chutneymary.com/A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Romesh Ranganathan
Body image in the spotlight, challenges of vegan life, and shame over his first stand-up appearance at Pontins. Romesh Ranganathan joins Jay for a lively meal in New York City, for this episode of Out to Lunch recorded before lockdown. Jay and Romesh enjoy lunch at Crown Shy: https://www.crownshy.nyc/A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Tom Kerridge
On his addictive personality, stint as a child actor, and from pot washing to Michelin stars, chef Tom Kerridge joins Jay Rayner for this week's episode of In For Lunch. And instead of dining on takeaway, Tom sends a special menu of his own to Jay at home - direct from The Butcher's Tap in Marlow: https://www.thebutcherstap.co.uk/A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Sharon Horgan
On therapy, scouting the perfect drunk vegan food and how best to pluck a turkey. Writer, producer and Catastrophe star, Sharon Horgan joins Jay for a welcome escape from lockdown cooking for this episode of In For Lunch.Sharon enjoys takeaway from Il Bacio Express and Jay has food from Artusi.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Dita Von Teese
From LA strip clubs and Playboy covers to international Burlesque tours, Dita Von Teese joins Jay for lunch at Norma in Fitzrovia, London. Together they discuss fetishes, Dita's banana chart and how her fanbase has swayed from male to largely female and LGBTQ+.Dita and Jay are enjoying food from Norma: https://normalondon.com/A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Russell Tovey
On hanging out with Harrison Ford on Broadway, not getting into drama school and his love of art, Russell Tovey joins Jay for a take-away via video chat for this week's In For Lunch.Russell is eating Japanese from Tanakatsu and Jay enjoys sushi from Taro.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Gary Neville
On why he loves football less since the Covid crisis, how he's opened up his hotels up for NHS staff during the pandemic, and the doubts he had as a football player.Gary Neville, English football coach and former player, joins Jay as they stay In For Lunch and enjoy a takeaway together via video-call.They both dig in to food from Ibérica which has been delivered to their homes in London and Manchester.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Jessie Buckley
On getting suspended from RADA, auditioning for Andrew Lloyd Webber and being in a marching band. Jessie Buckley, Irish actress and singer, joins Jay virtually as they stay In For Lunch, and share a takeaway.They both enjoy some Vietnamese food courtesy of Cay Tre (for Jessie) and Jay has food from Banh Banh.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Ed Balls
Former politician and ex-Strictly star Ed Balls chats to Jay about not wanting to give up his dream of becoming a football player, and taking piano exams.Ed and Jay are In For Lunch and chat on a video call over takeaway. Jay and Ed dig into some Turkish food. Ed has some from Diyarbakir while Jay orders-in from Saray.A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Edgar Wright
Shaun of the Dead and Baby Driver Director, Edgar Wright, on the importance of Brussels sprouts, lockdown v 'Shaun of the Dead', and how he works music so seamlessly into his films. In place of a visit to a top restaurant, Edgar and Jay are In For Lunch, and enjoy a takeaway whilst chatting over video call.Jay and Edgar tuck into Chinese food from Hakkasan.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

George Ezra
George Ezra on working with Ian McKellan, locking himself in a dark room for 48 hours, the journey to his next album, and surviving lockdown without his dishwasher. In lieu of a visit to a top restaurant, George and Jay are In For Lunch - they each enjoy a takeaway at home while connecting up over video link.George has food from Green Valley while Jay orders-in from Limett BistroA Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Trailer - Out To Lunch... stays In For Lunch
In lockdown, we’ve made a few special editions of the show with big names and a format twist... dubbed "In For Lunch". Jay orders his guests a delicious lunch which is delivered to their door, then he and his guest connect over video link for the interview, eating together as they go. Coming up in this season of specials, Jay will be dining remotely with George Ezra, Edgar Wright, Russell Tovey, Jessie Buckley and Ed Balls. Plus we'll be releasing some typical Out To Lunch episodes recorded before lockdown,...

Season 2 Trimmings
Jess Philips on underage drinking, Guy Garvey on snappy dressing and Aisling Bea on sneeze-orgasm noises, Jay dishes up seconds of Season 2 with all the juiciest off-cuts that we missed first time around. You'll also receive extra portions of Eddie Marsan, David Baddiel, Nadiya Hussain, Dermot O'Leay, Russell T. Davies and Kathy Burke... Tuck in!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Aisling Bea
On working as an elf in an industrial North Pole, doing secret stand-up and her obsession with competitive food shows, actress, comedian and writer Aisling Bea joins Jay for lunch at The Brigade in London for some delicious food and a lot of fun anecdotes.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about The Brigade, visit: https://thebrigade.co.uk/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Kathy Burke
On sugar sandwiches, private jets, Ab Fab and how the menopause sparked being outspoken on Twitter, Kathy Burke joins Jay for some Dover sole and deep chats at Scott's.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Scott's, visit: https://scotts-restaurant.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Eddie Marsan
On how to cook the perfect roast beef, the struggles of being a malaprop and growing up in the East End, Eddie Marsan joins Jay for a spot of lunch and some oysters at Bentley's.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Bentley's, visit: https://www.bentleys.org/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Dermot O'Leary
On dining with Ozzy Osbourne, interviewing his hero Bruce Springsteen and one of the best nights of his life (might feature karaoke). TV and radio presenter, Dermot O'Leary joins Jay Rayner at London's oldest restaurant - Rules in Covent Garden.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Rules, visit: https://rules.co.uk/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Dermot O'Leary
On dining with Ozzy Osbourne, interviewing his hero Bruce Springsteen and on e of the best nights of his life (might feature karaoke). TV and radio presenter, Dermot O'Leary joins Jay Rayner at London's oldest restaurant - Rules in Covent Garden.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Rules, visit: https://rules.co.uk/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy...

Lianne La Havas
On meeting Stevie Wonder, recording with Prince, and hanging with her imaginary friend Jemima. Singer and Songwriter Lianne La Havas joins Jay at Monica Galetti's Mere in Fitzrovia to indulge in some vegan delights.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Mere, visit: https://mere-restaurant.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Lianne La Havas
On meeting Stevie Wonder, recording with Prince, and hanging with her imaginary friend Jemima. Singer and Songwriter Lianne La Havas joins Jay at Monica Galetti's Mere in Fitzrovia to indulge in some vegan delights.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Mere, visit: https://mere-restaurant.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Russell T Davies
On his cupboard full of Doctor Who toys, why he's not interested in writing a Marvel movie, and his obsession with Masterchef. The man behind the regeneration of Doctor Who in 2005, screenwriter and producer Russell T Davies, joins Jay at Cafe Murano in Covent Garden for some delicious Italian eating and riotous conversation.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Cafe Murano, visit: https://www.cafemurano.co.uk/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Dave Gorman
On being an obsessive, the evolution of his backstage riders and - of course - the birth of PowerPoint comedy. Dave Gorman joins Jay at Hawksmoor Guildhall for prime steak and a dessert in celebration of citrus.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Hawksmoor, visit: https://thehawksmoor.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Dave Gorman
On being an obsessive, the evolution of his backstage riders and - of course - the birth of PowerPoint comedy. Dave Gorman joins Jay at Hawksmoor Guildhall for prime steak and a dessert in celebration of citrus.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Hawksmoor, visit: https://thehawksmoor.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Nadiya Hussain
On how to pimp a Pot Noodle, her record for the most samosas eaten in a day, life after Bake-Off, and how the colour of her headscarf reflects her mood. Nadiya Hussain joins Jay at Tayyabs in Whitechapel for the best lamb chops in town.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Tayyabs, visit: http://tayyabs.co.uk/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Nadiya Hussain
On how to pimp a Pot Noodle, her record for the most samosas eaten in a day, life after Bake-Off, and how the colour of her headscarf reflects her mood. Nadiya Hussain joins Jay at Tayyabs in Whitechapel for the best lamb chops in town.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner production.For more information about Tayyabs, visit: http://tayyabs.co.uk/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Guy Garvey
On the death of his father, how best to complain in a restaurant, his romantic relationship with drink, and the impact of winning The Mercury Prize. Elbow frontman and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter, Guy Garvey, joins Jay for nose to tail eating at St John in London's Barbican.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production.For more information about St John, visit: https://stjohnrestaurant.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Guy Garvey
On the death of his father, how best to complain in a restaurant, his romantic relationship with drink, and the impact of winning The Mercury Prize. Elbow frontman and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter, Guy Garvey, joins Jay for nose to tail eating at St John in London's Barbican.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production.For more information about St John, visit: https://stjohnrestaurant.com/ For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy...

Jess Phillips MP
On her journey to Parliament, the impact of politics on her home life, whether she's going to leave the Labour party, her aspirations to be Prime Minister, Jacob Rees Mogg memes... and pork scratchings. Jess Phillips MP and Jay share plates and stories at The Ninth in London's Fitzrovia.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production.For more information about The Ninth, visit: https://www.theninthlondon.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Jess Phillips MP
On her journey to Parliament, the impact of politics on her home life, whether she's going to leave the Labour party, her aspirations to be Prime Minister, Jacob Rees Mogg memes... and pork scratchings. Jess Phillips MP and Jay share plates and stories at The Ninth in London's Fitzrovia.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production.For more information about The Ninth, visit: https://www.theninthlondon.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


David Baddiel
On the lack of royalties he got from Three Lions, his biggest mistakes, and why lassi is best served in pints. David Baddiel joins Jay to enjoy some haute Indian cuisine at the Michelin Star Tamarind of Mayfair.A Somethin' Else / Jay Rayner Production.For more information about Tamarind visit: https://www.tamarindrestaurant.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Jamie Cullum
On meeting Sophie Dahl, his disastrous first gig at Ronnie Scott's, and the fear of career failure. Jay takes his guest to enjoy fine French dining and tinkling the ivories at Brasserie Zédel in London’s Piccadilly, where Jamie also performs ‘You Can’t Hide Away From Love’ from his new album 'Taller’. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production.Additional music in this episode written andperformed by Jamie Cullum.For more information about Brasserie Zédel,visit: www.brasseriezedel.com  See acast.com/privacy f...

Trailer - Season 2
Juicy conversations over lunch with top names in music, film, TV and comedy. A taster of what's to come in Season 2 as the internationally renowned food critic Jay Rayner takes you and his guests to eat in remarkable places. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Trailer - Season 2
Juicy conversations over lunch with top names in music, film, TV and comedy. A taster of what's to come in Season 2 as the internationally renowned food critic Jay Rayner takes you and his guests to eat in remarkable places. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy...

The Juicy Offcuts From Season 1
A selection of unheard moments from Jay’s guests in season one, including Richard E Grant, Mel C, Jamie Dornan, Tracey Ullman and Grayson Perry. A Somethin’ Else/Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

David Harewood
How the release of his psychosis documentary has effected him, how Homeland changed his life, and why avocado's off the menu. Jay and David Harewood dine at Quo Vadis on London's Dean Street. A Somethin’ Else/Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Alex Kingston
George Clooney's pranks, whether River Song will return to Doctor Who and a set of nipple clamps. Alex Kingston and Jay take on a mountain of sushi at Chisou in Mayfair. A Somethin’ Else/Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Grayson Perry
Banter shirts, what constitutes a proper pie, and the appeal of shame and humiliation. Grayson Perry and Jay take on a gastro pub menu at The Drapers Arms in Islington. A Somethin’ Else/Jay Rayner production.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Reginald D Hunter
Snails, 2 soups, and how Wales inspired his becoming a comedian. Reginald D Hunter sits down with Jay for some traditional French eating at London’s L’escargot. A Somethin’ Else/Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Jason Isaacs
Nearly turning down Harry Potter, joining The Star Trek Cruise, and snogging Daniel Craig. Jason Isaacs lunches with Jay at The Game Bird inside London’s Stafford Hotel. A Somethin’ Else/Jay Rayner production.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Jamie Dornan
A Fifty Shades of Grey modesty pouch, not getting cast in Game of Thrones, and playing golf with Rory McIlroy. Jamie Dornan and Jay feast at The Guinea Grill in Mayfair, London. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner Production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Mark Gatiss
Doctor Who in the making, Sherlock's success and behind the scenes on The League of Gentlemen. Mark Gatiss and Jay order Indian at Brigadiers in London. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner Production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Tracey Ullman
The Simpsons origins, football with Jack Nicholson, and impersonating Dame Judi Dench. Jay and Tracey Ullman are in London’s Shoreditch for lunch at St Leonard’s. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner Production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Jessie Ware
Writing with Ed Sheeran, cream on ice cream, and podcast domination. Jay takes Jessie Ware to eat at Jikoni in London's Marylebone. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner Production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Stanley Tucci
Cooking with Meryl Streep, turning down The Usual Suspects, and living after losing a spouse. Stanley Tucci and Jay are out to eat at Giorgio Locatelli's Michelin Starred Locanda Locatelli in Marylebone, London. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner Production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Mel C
Spice Girls catering, set lists and post-show routines - plus why Victoria Beckham’s not joining the 2019 tour. Mel C and Jay lunch at The Brasserie of Light inside London’s Selfridges. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner Production.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Richard E Grant
Licking plates, sniffing truffles and why Richard didn't speak to his mother for 25 years. Jay and Richard are out for Italian in Soho's Sartoria. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Trailer - Out To Lunch with Jay Rayner
Food, drink and conversation with the biggest names in music, film and TV. The world’s top food critic Jay Rayner invites you Out to Lunch. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....