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Sondra Bernstein, owner of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma, hosts this weekly podcast along with her friend Brian Casey, veteran of the Hospitality industry for over 30 years. They discuss all aspects of the food world, from seeds and beans to fries and foie gras. “If you can eat it, we want to talk about it”. Guests include famous chefs, food critics, local farmers, cheese makers and mushroom foragers. No subject is “off the table”. Sometimes controversial but always delicious.

Sondra Bernstein, owner of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma, hosts this weekly podcast along with her friend Brian Casey, veteran of the Hospitality industry for over 30 years. They discuss all aspects of the food world, from seeds and beans to fries and foie gras. “If you can eat it, we want to talk about it”. Guests include famous chefs, food critics, local farmers, cheese makers and mushroom foragers. No subject is “off the table”. Sometimes controversial but always delicious.

Location:

United States

Description:

Sondra Bernstein, owner of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma, hosts this weekly podcast along with her friend Brian Casey, veteran of the Hospitality industry for over 30 years. They discuss all aspects of the food world, from seeds and beans to fries and foie gras. “If you can eat it, we want to talk about it”. Guests include famous chefs, food critics, local farmers, cheese makers and mushroom foragers. No subject is “off the table”. Sometimes controversial but always delicious.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Bite Goes On – State of Sonoma

3/27/2020
The “shelter-in-place” order has been given by our California Governor Gavin Newsom. We are working from home this week. We joined forces with our brother podcast The Wine Makers and decided to practice “social distancing” by trying out the Zoom app and continue recording shows for our listeners. Sondra talks Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – State of Sonoma appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:13:24

The Bite Goes On – Michael Volpatt, Big Bottom Market

3/20/2020
We have a new friend and what a fun episode to record. Michael is engaging and enthusiastic and is a brilliant business owner. We spend time talking about Guerneville (his town), BISCUITS (yes in capital letters) he brought us some and they were divine!! Oprah named his biscuits as one Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Michael Volpatt, Big Bottom Market appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:50:28

The Bite Goes On – Alycia Harshfield, CRAF

3/13/2020
Alycia is the Executive Director of the California Restaurant Association Foundation (CRAF). Alycia’s enthusiasm in indicative of why this Foundation is able to raise money and succeed to help so many people. The Foundation is the helping hand that empowers California’s restaurant workforce through education, scholarships, and emergency assistance. The Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Alycia Harshfield, CRAF appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:55:19

The Bite Goes On – Hilary Austen, West County Wild

3/6/2020
Hilary always had a dream to make cheese back when Laura Chenel was just starting out, but her carreer got in the way. Now in her ‘so called’ retirement she is working to create a culinary homestead property that includes cheesemaking, farming (Beet Generation @beetgenerationfarm), bread baking, (sara Owens @sarah_c_owens) Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Hilary Austen, West County Wild appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:43:30

The Bite Goes On – Arden Coturri

2/28/2020
We sure did get an Olive Oil education during this episode with Arden Coturri. Her passion for olive oil started back in the early 1990’s and decided that they would plant a family olive grove with trees that were imported from Italy – (in fact about 10,000 tiny plants were Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Arden Coturri appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:18:55

The Bite Goes On – Jon Sebastiani, Sonoma Brands

2/21/2020
This episode with Jon Sebastiani could have gone on for 5 hours — there was just so much to talk about. We bounce around from what it was like growing up in a family wine business, creating and selling KRAVE jerky (to Hershey’s), running marathons, starting a new business (Sonoma Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Jon Sebastiani, Sonoma Brands appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:09:14

The Bite Goes On – Regina and Josh Silvers, Jackson’s Bar and Oven

2/14/2020
Jackson’s Bar and Oven has one of the most popular restaurants in Santa Rosa. After the birth of his son Jackson, chef and owner Josh Silvers began looking for a family-friendly yet hip place in downtown Santa Rosa where he could get some of his favorite comfort foods. And when Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Regina and Josh Silvers, Jackson’s Bar and Oven appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:03:24

The Bite Goes On – Amy’s Wicked Slush

2/7/2020
Amy Covin is the North End of Bawstin (Boston as we would say). How did this CPA end up making Boston Slush in Wine Country. When passion calls, you figure it out. That is what Amy Covin did in 2016. In late 2016, she took a trip back to Boston, Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Amy’s Wicked Slush appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:24:13

The Bite Goes On – Deb Rock, Sonoma Hot Sauce

1/31/2020
We learned about Deb Rock and Sonoma Hot Sauce on a previous episode with Eileen Gordon of Barnraiser and wanted to learn more about the journey of a woman who likes it hot – really hot. Deb Rock grew up with hot sauce and it was an important part of Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Deb Rock, Sonoma Hot Sauce appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:31:36

The Bite Goes On – Flora Coffee

1/24/2020
Emily Reber and Jeff Alona share their passion for everything coffee. They spend their free time driving miles to find new coffee shops anywhere they can find them and revisit some of their favorites. They have learned about coffee shop culture by asking a lot of questions, listening, watching videos, Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Flora Coffee appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:16:13

The Bite Goes On – Mexico City Recap

1/17/2020
Follow along the conversation while looking at photographs from Sondra’s recent trip to Mexico City (www.thebitegoeson.com/copy-of-gallery). Get ready to book your trip to Mexico City just from hearing about the food. Sondra talks about her taco tour, neighborhood markets including the Jamiaca Mercado and Pujol (the #12 of the 50 Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Mexico City Recap appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:54:37

The Bite Goes On – Steve Zimmerman

1/10/2020
This was a thoroughly educational show filled with family history, unions, tips on how restaurants are valuated and sold and more. Steve walks us through his journey in a restaurant family, where he started in the kitchen washing dishes at the age of 15. As he works through the ranks, Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Steve Zimmerman appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:36:39

The Bite Goes On – Thaddeus Palmese

1/3/2020
Among other things Thaddeus Palmese is an amazing storyteller and we found him so descriptive and interesting that we recommended that he write a book or two. His cooking experience starts at 15 years old. Even though he grew up in Pasadena, he wound up in New Orleans where he Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Thaddeus Palmese appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:52:44

The Bite Goes On – The Moms Show

12/27/2019
It is only fitting that Episode 60 is a show with our Moms. This was a fun to have our moms as this week’s guests. They shared stories of when we were kids and we questioned them about things we couldn’t quite remember. The conversation highlights the differences between Brian Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – The Moms Show appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:19:22

The Bite Goes On – Liza Hinman, Spinster Sisters

12/20/2019
The Astro Sondra and Brian on the road this week with Liza Hinman, who is one of the hardest working Chef/Owners in Santa Rosa. Her Spinster Sisters restaurant opened in 2012 and took Santa Rosa by storm. She has paid her dues working in some fantastic kitchens fine-tuning her trade. Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Liza Hinman, Spinster Sisters appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:36:31

The Bite Goes On – Miracle Plum

12/13/2019
What a pleasure to have limited expectations for a place and be totally blown away. That’s what happened when I walked in to meet Gwen and Sally -the owners, founders, master curators and adventurers’ store called Miracle Plum. This is an episode of hurdles and triomphs, perseverance and joy and Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Miracle Plum appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:21:28

The Bite Goes On – Manuel Azeveda

12/6/2019
Chef Manuel Azevedo’s signature Cozinha Nova Portuguesa – “New Portuguese Cuisine” – celebrates the varied and complex flavors of his native Portuguese homeland while adapting them to the immense offerings of top-quality ingredients from his current home in California. Manuel is a local, living in Sonoma County his whole life, Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Manuel Azeveda appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:26:25

The Bite Goes On – Heather Irwin & Fran Meininger

11/29/2019
EP56: Sonoma Family Meals & Kitchen Table Project Chef Made Meals for Fire Survivor Families, Served Weekly Since October 2017. SFM is a 501c3 non-profit. More than 160,000 meals served…and counting. During the 2017 wildfires, more than 5,000 homes were destroyed in a matter of hours. Thousands remain displaced, living Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Heather Irwin & Fran Meininger appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:52:46

The Bite Goes On – Missy Lely, BEE-WELL FARMS

11/22/2019
What started as a college assignment, “Missy’s Organic Farm Stand” came full circle when she graduated and felt unsure about what career path she should take. It has not been an easy path as Missy and her husband Austin are learning about being farmers the hard way, yet they are Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – Missy Lely, BEE-WELL FARMS appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:01:09:13

The Bite Goes On – The Fire Rant with Gratitude

11/15/2019
This was a difficult show to record as it reflected the aftermath of the October 2019 fires (not quite contained at the time of this recording) and the frustrations of the media projecting Sonoma as being completely on fire. Scenes from the 2017 fires were shown on tv with disregard Read more... The post The Bite Goes On – The Fire Rant with Gratitude appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Duration:00:38:02