First We Feast's

Burger Bucket List

Season 1

May 17, 2023

Making the Ultimate Space Burger with Neil deGrasse Tyson and George Motz | Burger Bucket List

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and Burger Scholar George Motz are teaming up to make the ultimate burger for space! After visiting NASA HQ in Houston and trying their burger, Motz is determined to cook a better version for astronauts. Using his deep knowledge about the regional American hamburger, as well as a scientific approach to overcome the challenges of making food for space, will his freeze-dried burger pass the Neil deGrasse Tyson taste-test? Stay tuned as we explore the intersection between the cosmos and burger-verse, and learn what George Motz's perfect burger would be to send to future lifeforms. We humans are stardust. Can the same be said of the hamburger?


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Burger Bucket List
Burger experts George Motz and Alvin Cailan are combining forces for their biggest adventure yet: Burger Bucket List! To celebrate National Burger Month in May, George and Alvin are pursuing their burger dreams. From burger crawls with Sean Evans, to science experiments with Neil deGrasse Tyson, to special tasting menus with Elizabeth Olsen, it's the best of the best. And to top it all off, George and Alvin are taking an epic road trip through El Reno, Oklahoma—the heartland of burger country—to learn about the birthplace of the fried-onion burger. LET'S GET IT!