Discover hundreds of short audio gems produced in response to a prompt from Third Coast for the ShortDocs Competition, hosted between 2003 and 2016. Each year ushered in a new set of rules, new creative partners, and ever-more magical results.

Sweet Ratio(n)

As he pursued a pro cycling career, the formula that helped J also hurt him, too.

Umami Grease

In three courses, we discover the relationship between man and grease: the history, the culture and the conflict.

Sweet Chili Baby

A talk with Amos and Ruth in their kitchen as they share their excitement for food and speculate on how it will be passed on to the next generation.

The Sour Taste of Appetite

After listening to friends give their ideas on the word 'appetite,' I realized just how much anorexia has changed my view.

The Soul is Bittersweet

The Hare Krishna Temple offers a free meal, in the hopes that those who visit will leave with a satisfied appetite; physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Salty Import

Our curiosity begs the question, "How did I get here?" and our eating habits answer it.

Sweet Stalking the Wild Rhubarb

After generous winter rains the Sonoran Desert offers up wild rhubarb, and ethnobotanist Martha Ames Burgess knows where to look for it and how to turn it into a juicy desert dessert.