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Episode 115: Piora, Ferrara, and Veggiecation

This week on Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike is joined by "sommelier with a punk rock past" Christina Fuhrman, Wine & Service Director at Piora in New York's West Village, Ernest Lepore of the famous Italian bakery Ferrara, and Lisa Suriano, founder and CEO of Veggiecation, which promotes and educates communities on the health benefits of vegetables and how to prepare them in simple, unique, affordable, and most importantly, delicious ways.


Episode 112: At Balthazar & Lois

On the season premiere of Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike first welcomes Shane McBride, Executive Chef of Balthazar, and Reggie Nadelson, author of the new book At Balthazar: The New York Brasserie at the Center of the World. Having covered restaurants and food for decades on both sides of the Atlantic, Nadelson recounts the history of the French brasserie, and how Keith McNally reinvented the concept for New York City. After the break, Phoebe Connell and Nora O'Malley talk about their...


Episode 102: Dinner, Cheese, and Chocolate

On a packed episode of Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike first sits down with Andrew Tarlow and Anna Dunn, co-authors of Dinner at the Long Table, followed by a cheese tasting with Michele Buster of Forever Cheese. And after the break, Daniel Sklaar talks about his conscious confections at Fine & Raw Chocolate.


Episode 99: Megan McClune of Domaine Jessiaume and Chef Andrew D'amico of Nice Matin

This week on Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike is joined in studio by Meghan McClure of Chateau Jessiaume and Chef Andrew D'amico of Nice Matin. Meghan tells us details about the joys and challenges of producing wine in Burgundy, France, while Chef D'amico shares a bit of his vast experience working as a chef and managing restaurants in NYC.


Episode 97: Savio Soares & Erin Healy

This week on Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike is joined in the studio by Savio Soares of Savio Soares Selections, a wine wholesaler and importer in Dumbo, Brooklyn. After the break, Erin Healy talks about the wine list at Jean-Georges, where she works as the sommelier, and conducts a blind tasting with Mike.


Episode 95: Fuchsia Dunlop & Alice Feiring

In the first half of this week's Food Talk, Mike chats with Fuchsia Dunlop, an English writer and cook who specializes in Chinese cuisine. She was an East Asian analyst at the BBC World Service, and was the first westerner to train as a chef at the Sichuan Institute of Higher Cuisine in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Her latest book is Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China. After the break, Alice Feiring is back in the studio to talk about natural wines and the recent...


Episode 90: Tia Keenan & Ryan Sutton

This week on Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike is joined in the studio by Tia Keenan, a New York City-based cook, cheese specialist, writer and food stylist. Tia has worked on a broad range of creative, food-based projects, from concept development for Walt Disney and Bien Cuit Bakery, to restaurant and retail programs for Murray’s Cheese and Lucy’s Whey. Her new book is titled The Art of the Cheese Plate: Pairings, Recipes, Style, Attitude. Also in the studio is Ryan Sutton, chief food...


Episode 89: Kush Bottles, Molyvos, and Stett Holbrook

First up on this week's Food Talk, Mike speaks with Nick Kovacevich, co-founder & CEO of Kush Bottles. Founded in 2010, their mission is to provide innovative packaging solutions for dispensaries, growers, retail shops, and consumers throughout the legal cannabis industry. After a break, we return with Kamal Kouiri, the general manager and wine director of Molyvos in Manhattan's Midtown West. One of New York’s most beloved Greek restaurants since its opening in 1997, Molyvos has won...


Episode 88: Bérénice Lurton and Sahra Vang Nguyen

This week on Food Talk, Mike Colameco speaks with Bérénice Lurton, owner of Château Climens in Bordeaux. Along with a handful of siblings and cousins, she is part of a group of 12 wine producers, bringing together twenty estates in Bordeaux and beyond, to form a joint association of "Lurton wine." After the break, Mike is joined in the studio by Sahra Vang Nguyen, an artist, writer, speaker, entrepreneur, and creative producer currently based in Brooklyn, New York. She is also the Head...


Episode 87: Cannabis Cocktails with Warren Bobrow, and Ryan Sutton of Eater

Mike Colameco is back from Champagne with a new episode of Food Talk! Joining him in the first half of this week's show is Warren Bobrow, a mixologist, chef, and writer known as the Cocktail Whisperer. His latest book is Cannabis Cocktails, Mocktails and Tonics: The Art of Spirited Drinks and Buzz-Worthy Libations. After the break, Ryan Sutton of Eater is back to talk restaurant reviews, (no) tipping, wine, and more.


Episode 86: Alice Feiring, Ana Diogo, and Richie Allen

This week on Food Talk with Mike Colameco, writer and natural wine advocate Alice Feiring returns to the show to talk about chemical farming, growing grapes with very little rain, the Natural Wine Award at Vinitaly, and more. After the break, Mike is joined by winemakers Ana Diogo-Draper of Artesa Vineyards & Winery and Richie Allen of Rombauer Vineyards.


Episode 85: Chartiy, Chocolate & Wine: City Meals on Wheels, Mary Gorman-McAdams & Michael Rogak

Charity, Chocolate and Wine - the perfect spring combination! Enjoy a taste of each on this week's episode of Food Talk with Mike Colameco. He's first joined by Beth Shapiro, Executive of City Meals on Wheels & chef Carolina Bazan, who talk about some of the incredible programs and initiatives happening at the not-for-profit organization that raises private funds to ensure no homebound elderly New Yorker will ever go a day without food or human company. Next, Mary Gorman-McAdams, MW, a New...


Episode 84: Tim Sultan and Sandy Walheim

On this week's Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike is joined in the studio by Tim Sultan, author of the new book Sunny's Nights: Lost and Found at a Bar on the Edge of the World, "an indelible portrait of what is quite possibly the greatest bar in the world—and the mercurial, magnificent man behind it," the late Sunny Balzano. After the break is winemaker Sandy Walheim from Francis Ford Coppola’s newest winery, Virginia Dare. The brands and tasting room pay homage to two events in American...


Episode 83: Jules Aron and Mark Bitterman

The first half of this week's Food Talk with Mike Colameco features "healthy bartender" Jules Aron. Based in New York City, Jules is a mixologist, beverage consultant, and green lifestyle expert. For over twelve years she has been tending bar at some of Manhattan’s finest dining establishments, hot spot nightclubs, swanky rooftop bars, and favorite happy hour spots. As a Certified Holistic Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition with a background in fitness, yoga, and...


Episode 82: Chef Bill Telepan and Master Sommelier Hristo Zisovski

At the top of today's Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike speaks with Chef Bill Telepan of Telepan Restaurant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Since 2008, he has been the Executive Chef of Wellness in the Schools (WITS), a non-profit organization dedicated to making school food healthy. As the first chef to join the WITS team, Bill has served as a leader of the WITS Cook for Kids program by developing nutritious school menus, training cafeteria workers and teaching culinary and nutrition...


Episode 81: Dwight Furrow and Ryan Sutton

On this week's episode of Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike kicks things off with a phone call to Dwight Furrow, a philosophy professor and author writing on the aesthetics of food and wine. After the break, he is joined in the studio by Ryan Sutton, chief food critic for Eater NY, to talk Jewish delis, David Chang's late night offerings, smoking eels, and more.


Episode 80: Ashley Santoro, Wine Director

On this week's episode of Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike is joined in the studio by Ashley Santoro, the wine director at The Standard East Village, The Standard Café, and Narcissa. In addition to her work at The Standard, she also devotes time to traveling and teaching wine courses. Santoro has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times and Wine & Spirits Magazine.


Episode 79: Sarah McCrea of Stony Hill Vineyard

On this weeks episode of Food Talk with Mike Colameco, Mike is joined in the studio by Sarah McCrea of Stony Hill Vineyard in the Napa Valley. They discuss the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of American winemaking in the 20th century and beyond. Instead of following the advice of a few people, I think people are following the advice of people they find who might be like-minded, which means theres room for so much more to flourish. [40:50] – Sarah McCrea andnbsp;


Episode 78: Korean Food, Cassoulets, and Sommeliers

This weeks Food Talk with Mike Colameco features a packed menu. First up, Matt Rodbard and Deuki Hong, authors of the new cookbook Koreatown, talk about the staying power of Korean food culture in America. Next, Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker and Peter Hoffman of Back Forty West dish about cassoulet and the evolution of the New York food scene. Last but not least, sommelier Erin Healy of Restaurant Marc Forgione discusses developing her palate and putting her customers first. andnbsp; [Korean...


Episode 77: Fish and Wine with Bobby Demasco and Savio Soares

This week on Food Talk, host Mike Colameco sits down with Bobby Demasco and Savio Soares. Bobby Demasco is the owner of Pierless Fish, Brooklyn’s premier fresh seafood purveyor. Savio Soares is the president and founder of wine importer Savio Soares Selections, one of New Yorks premier wine importers. Together, they discuss fine wines, Florida imported fish legs, and the best ways to buy fish. Every fisherman thinks their fish is the best, just like every parent thinks their kid is the...


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