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Patrick Martins is the founder of Heritage Radio Network. Every Sunday at noon he interviews the most interesting chefs, farmers and other food luminaries who he has the great fortune of working with through his current work at Heritage Foods USA and former work as President of Slow Food USA. Each Main Course begins with the Week in Review regarding Heritage Radio Network happenings across the station.

Patrick Martins is the founder of Heritage Radio Network. Every Sunday at noon he interviews the most interesting chefs, farmers and other food luminaries who he has the great fortune of working with through his current work at Heritage Foods USA and former work as President of Slow Food USA. Each Main Course begins with the Week in Review regarding Heritage Radio Network happenings across the station.
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Brooklyn, NY

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Patrick Martins is the founder of Heritage Radio Network. Every Sunday at noon he interviews the most interesting chefs, farmers and other food luminaries who he has the great fortune of working with through his current work at Heritage Foods USA and former work as President of Slow Food USA. Each Main Course begins with the Week in Review regarding Heritage Radio Network happenings across the station.

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English

Contact:

BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

The Main Course - Episode 247 - Lex Taylor's Burger Boogie

9/13/2015
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Tune in as Alexes and Phillip sit down with Esquire TV's The Next Great Burger winner, Lex Taylor, for the season opener of The Main Course. Talking his inspiration behind the burger that knocked out sixteen other chefs to bring home the gold, Lex reveals that he's also a longtime Brooklyn-er who came up with Phill and other Bushwick food stars. The group chats about burgers, NYC goings-on, Mexico, and authentic ingredients and food trends around the world. This episode pretty much covers...

Duration:00:44:18

Episode 242 - The Main Course with Joe Karcinell

8/19/2015
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New York City is such an incredible city with a rich history, but so much of its history is overlooked. Toasting the Town, an E-newsletter discusses some of the stories that are lesser known. Did George Washington ever have a beer at the bar down the street? Did Mark Twain spend his summers at the beach you went to last weekend? This week on The Main Course, Alexes McLaughlin talks to guest Joe Karcinell, founder of Toasting the Town, talks about some of his favorite New York City...

Duration:00:40:31

The Main Course - Episode 246 - Stephen Torres

8/2/2015
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This week on The Main Course, hosts Alexes McLaughlin and Phillip Gilmour welcome Ashley Sears and Stephen Torres to the studio chatting about his ventures Imbibe and Inspire as well as the Roots of American Food Conference. Imbibe and Inspire features videos in which culinary figures (Wylie Dufresne, Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas, and more) sip on a beverage and talk about what inspires them. Taking things to a new level, Stephen initiated bringing food people as well as an audience to the...

Duration:00:45:22

The Main Course - Episode 245 - Mondavi Winery & Farmer Frank Reese

7/26/2015
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This week on The Main Course, tune in as Alexes McLaughlin is on the line with Jeff Mosher and Chris Stillwell, chef and sous chef at Robert Mondavi Winery in California. Talking about the exciting summer concert series offered at the winery plus some of the delicious dishes coming from their kitchen, and an update on the drought situation, the chefs invite everyone out to the west coast before the summer is through! After the break, Patrick Martins joins the show welcoming poultry farmer...

Duration:00:34:09

The Main Course - Episode 244 - Montana's Trail House

7/19/2015
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This week on The Main Course host Alexes McLaughlin welcomes the guys behind Montana's Trail House to the studio: Owner Montana Masback and Chef Nate Courtland. Talking about cultivating the Bushwick, Brooklyn restaurant scene and how they got their start, the guys talk about their business savvy and how they stay true to themselves. In the second half of the show, the group gets Phillip Gilmour on the line from Miami working on a pop-up of MoMo Sushi Shack. This program was brought to you...

Duration:00:44:35

The Main Course - Episode 243 - Greg Vetter of Tessemae's

7/12/2015
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This week on The Main Course, hosts Alexis McLaughlin and Phillip Gilmour are in studio with Greg Vetter, CEO of Tessemae's which specializes in healthy, natural condiments and salad dressings. After learning of Greg's upbringing and how he decided to take his mother's recipes into business, he explains that Tessemae's prides itself in using ingredients found in nature and avoiding all things synthetic. Greg relays the trials and tribulations behind getting his local Whole Foods to carry...

Duration:00:49:30

The Main Course - Episode 238 - UMi BUSHWICK

7/2/2015
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This week on a brand new episode of The Main Course, hosts Alexes McLaughlan and Phillip Gilmour welcome the dynamic duo behind UMi Bushwick to the studio. UMi Bushwick is a pop-up stop selling late night buns out of a bakery called Sweet Shiny. Founded by two best friends from NYU, Renel Sun and Phoebe Tran, who decided to put their education on hold in February 2014 to explore their culinary ventures abroad, they share their trials and tribulations behind becoming successful vendors...

Duration:00:44:14

The Main Course - Episode 241 - Chef Wolfgang Ban of Paulaner

6/21/2015
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Guten Tag! This week on The Main Course, host Alexes McLaughlin is sitting down with Chef Wolfgang Ban of Seasonal Restaurant Weinbar, Edi the Wolf, and the newest microbrewery/restaurant venture, Paulaner. With over a decade of experience and training to his work in the culinary arts and is a firm believer that the foundation for modern cuisine should have its roots in a comprehensive understanding of tradition, Wolfgang tells Alexes about his evolution into the beer focused, communal...

Duration:00:43:51

The Main Course - Episode 240 - Chris Jaeckle of All'onda

6/14/2015
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This week on The Main Course, listen in as host Alexes McLaughlin sits down with Executive Chef and Owner of All'onda in New York City. A modern Venetian inspired Italian restaurant with Japanese influences, Chris is a fine dining vet, having worked as head chef at Michael White's Ai Fiori and spending almost a decade in kitchens like Tabla, Eleven Madison Park and Moriomoto. Tune in for a wonderful chat! This program was brought to you by Fairway Market.

Duration:00:36:28

The Main Course - Episode 239 - EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES

6/7/2015
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Tune in to this week's special edition of The Main Course as host Alexes McLaughlin takes listeners down the (RED) carpet at the EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES event taking place May 31, 2015. Talking to notable chefs such as John Besh, Elizabeth Faulkner, and David Burke, this certainly was a great night for food! This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market.

Duration:00:16:38

The Main Course - Episode 238 - UMi BUSHWICK

5/31/2015
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This week on a brand new episode of The Main Course, hosts Alexes McLaughlan and Phillip Gilmour welcome the dynamic duo behind UMi Bushwick to the studio. UMi Bushwick is a pop-up stop selling late night buns out of a bakery called Sweet Shiny. Founded by two best friends from NYU, Renel Sun and Phoebe Tran, who decided to put their education on hold in February 2014 to explore their culinary ventures abroad, they share their trials and tribulations behind becoming successful vendors...

Duration:00:32:41

The Main Course - Episode 214 - Joe Carroll

5/28/2015
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Joe Carroll is a powerhouse in the food and drink world. In 2003 he opened Spuyten Duyvil, a pioneering bar in the Brooklyn craft beer scene. In 2007 he launched Fette Sau (German for "fat pig"), a barbecue spot that featured whole animal cooking before it became ubiquitous amongst diners. He's gone on to open steakhouse St. Anselm, also in Brooklyn, and another Fette Sau in Philadelphia. He's this week's guest on The Main Course, so listen in as host Patrick Martins blasts through news...

Duration:00:31:16

The Main Course - Episode 237 - Kim Reed

5/17/2015
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This week on The Main Course, hosts Alexes McLaughlin, Phillip Gilmour, and long time host Patrick Martins are in studio with Kim Reed, assistant to Joe Bastianich who is known as an American Restaurateur who, along with partners Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali, owns thirty successful restaurants worldwide and is a judge on the popular "MasterChef." Talking about her day to day, Kim relates some of the biggest challenges working with the culinary superstar as well as the cool perks that...

Duration:00:39:22

The Main Course - Episode 236 - The Dorito Effect with Mark Schatzker

5/10/2015
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This week on a brand new episode of The Main Course, hosts Phillip GIlmour and Alexes McLaughlin are in studio with journalist and author Mark Schatzker, whose book "The Dorito Effect" recently hit the shelves! Chatting that the key to reversing America’s health crisis lies in the overlooked link between nutrition and flavor, Mark shares how our approach to the nation’s number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied...

Duration:00:34:12

The Main Course - Episode 234 - Sal Scognamillo of Patsy's Italian Restaura

4/21/2015
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This week on The Main Course, hosts Alexes McLaughlin and Phillip Gilmour are back in the studio catching up about Phill's new restaurant, Hi Hello, which recently opened in Bushwick right off the Jefferson stop. A fun and thoughtful sandwich shop, Phill shares the ins and outs of opening a new food establishment and also talks about the intricacies of the perfect sandwich. Did you know that hot dogs are a big deal in Iceland? Phill features the Icelandic delicacy on the Hi Hello menu and...

Duration:00:48:15

The Main Course - Episode 235 - Patrick Martins, Mike Edison, & Julia Jaksi

4/19/2015
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This week's episode of The Main Course sees the return of Patrick Martins! In the studio with Alexes McLaughlin, the solo host also welcomes Mike Edison, co-author of "The Carnivore's Manifesto," and Chef Julia Jaksic of Employees Only located in NYC. Celebrating its ten year anniversary, Employees Only has managed to maintain its local feel, focusing on elevating the craft of the cocktail. Julia shares that her team's hard work and creativity resulted in a new experience where one could...

Duration:00:51:15

The Main Course - Episode 234 - Sal Scognamillo of Patsy's Italian Restaura

4/12/2015
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This week on The Main Course, hosts Alexes McLaughlin and Phillip Gilmour are back in the studio catching up about Phill's new restaurant, Hi Hello, which recently opened in Bushwick right off the Jefferson stop. A fun and thoughtful sandwich shop, Phill shares the ins and outs of opening a new food establishment and also talks about the intricacies of the perfect sandwich. Did you know that hot dogs are a big deal in Iceland? Phill features the Icelandic delicacy on the Hi Hello menu and...

Duration:00:48:11

Chef Warren Baird & Katie O'Donnell

4/5/2015
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It’s not uncommon for restaurants to focus on the local and seasonal, but Chapter One tells a deeper story—the heritage of American food and drink. Today on The Main Course, Phill and Alexes talk to Chef Warren Baird, who has led this kitchen, offering a menu of straightforward, soul-satisfying, American cuisine and producing an enticing, seasonal menu, rooted in the classics. Chef Baird continues to honor the origins of authentic, regional American cooking with the popular monthly Sunday...

Duration:00:28:50

The Main Course - Episode 232 - Joshua David Stein

3/23/2015
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This week on The Main Course, solo host Alexes McLaughlin is keeping it in the Heritage Radio Network family and welcomes Joshua David Stein to the show! Joshua is not only the host of the Joshua David Stein Variety Hour... Half Hour but is also the food critic for the New York Observer and regularly contributes to food publications across the internet. Chatting with Alexes about his life and times, he takes listeners through his evolution into food writing and his personal style when it...

Duration:00:32:42

The Main Course - Episode 231 - Clodagh McKenna

3/22/2015
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Clodagh McKenna has become one of the most recognized faces and brands in Ireland’s Food Lifestyle sectors. More recently Clodagh has taken the US by storm with her hugely popular US show, Clodagh’s Irish Food Trails which aired on PBS and Create TV. Her fifth cookbook, Clodagh's Irish Kitchen, celebrates traditional irish ingredients and recipes. She sits down with Alexes and Phill on The Main Course this week to discuss the lesser know traditions and recipes which make up Irelands rich...

Duration:00:33:51