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U Look Hungry

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Bridging the gap between food and contemporary pop culture. Every Thursday, radio host Helen Hollyman uncovers what happens when current food and cultural shifts collide: just like movies, music, art and everything else that permeates our daily lives, food has carved its own niche into the amorphous box of contemporary popular culture.

Bridging the gap between food and contemporary pop culture. Every Thursday, radio host Helen Hollyman uncovers what happens when current food and cultural shifts collide: just like movies, music, art and everything else that permeates our daily lives, food has carved its own niche into the amorphous box of contemporary popular culture.
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New York, NY

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Bridging the gap between food and contemporary pop culture. Every Thursday, radio host Helen Hollyman uncovers what happens when current food and cultural shifts collide: just like movies, music, art and everything else that permeates our daily lives, food has carved its own niche into the amorphous box of contemporary popular culture.

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


Episodes

U Look Hungry - Episode 85 - Casa Blanco with Courtney McBroom

7/18/2013
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Courtney McBroom is serving up Tex Mex at Res's Le Gouter in Red Hook, Brooklyn! Helen Hollyman is back in Brooklyn for this week's installment of U Look Hungry, and she's chatting with Courtney about her Texas roots and the pop-up phenomenon. How does Tex Mex differ from traditional Mexican food? Find out why Patrick Swayze is a perfect muse for Tex Mex dishes, and learn what other famous Texans inspire Courtney and Helen. So grab a Dr. Pepper and a big plate of chicken fried steak and...

Duration: 00:28:15


U Look Hungry - Episode 84 - Ashley Hansen

7/11/2013
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This week on U Look Hungry, host Helen Hollyman is in New Olreans with Ashley Hansen of Hansen's Sno Bliz! Started in 1939 by Ashley's grandparents, Ernest and Mary Hansen, Hansen's Sno-Bliz specializes in shaved ice, offering a variety of flavors that are sure to please everyone. These unique flavors include cream of almond, blueberry, coconut, cardamom, nectar, and ginger, and also the favorites - banana, orange, pineapple, chocolate, strawberry, and more. Decades later, Hansen's still...

Duration: 00:25:26


U Look Hungry - Episode 83 - The Dinner Lab

6/20/2013
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Today on U Look Hungry, host Helen Hollyman is in New Orleans to talk with Brian Bordainick about The Dinner Lab, a consumer dining experience that brings together up and coming chefs, and an exclusive membership for those interested in exploring innovative ideas in food to unique spaces that would never otherwise be known to the public. Officially launched in three cites, Nashville, Austin, and New Orleans, the goal of The Dinner Lab is to serve as a culinary and social experiment, and...

Duration: 00:37:15


U Look Hungry - Episode 82 - Dry Creek Saloon

6/6/2013
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Today, Helen Hollyman is on a quest to pay tribute to a space that has nurtured the souls of many an Austin character, one beer at a time. This magical place is known as Dry Creek Saloon, a spot where you can still manage to buy a $2 Pearl beer and catch the sunset over Lake Austin as George Jones croons on the jukebox. Tune in and sit down with Helen as she chats with Dry Creek owner and Austin native, Jay Reynolds, about how this place got it’s start, the tales that have taken place...

Duration: 00:42:07


U Look Hungry - Episode 53 - Daniel Meyer

6/4/2013
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Jack-of-all-food-trades Daniel Meyer joins Helen Hollyman for this week's episode of U Look Hungry. Daniel is known for his recipe writing, his work in food policy and with Flying Pigs Farms, as well as his job assisting American food writer Mark Bittman. Tune into this episode to hear Daniel talk about some of his favorite cookbooks, and how they have earned that place on his bookshelf. Hear why walking through the aisles of the grocery store can be the best inspiration when developing...

Duration: 00:34:09


U Look Hungry - Episode 80 - Ali Mills of Dash & Pony

5/23/2013
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On today’s episode of U Look Hungry, Helen Hollyman is reporting from the Big Easy, as she sits down and chat with Ali Mills, the mastermind/bartender behind the hottest New Orleans pop up bartenders salon/speakeasy, Dash & Pony. Tune in to hear them talk about the contemporary New Orleans cocktail scene, termite swarms, bugs, and why you’ll find them in your booze. Why is it okay for bartenders to be rude? Find out all of this and more on this week's installment of U Look Hungry. This...

Duration: 00:27:58


U Look Hungry - Episode 78 - Last Meals with Zach Shemtob

4/25/2013
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What would you eat for your last meal? On today’s episode of U Look Hungry, Helen Hollyman is tackling this difficult issue with death row aficionado, Zach Shemtob. Tune in to hear Helen and Zach dissect this ongoing American topic of controversy in America. Learn about the history of prisoners' last meals, why they are still offered, and some of the requests of past inmates on death row. Hear about some requests that were not able to be honored, and certain strange cases that have changed...

Duration: 00:28:40


U Look Hungry - Episode 77 - Helen Rosner

4/18/2013
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Helen Rosner is the digital editor at Saveur Magazine, and she's joining Helen Hollyman in the studio today to talk about food blogs, food science, and web comics. On this week's installment of U Look Hungry, the Helens talk about their initial interests in food, and how that interest translated into the world of food media. What are some of Helen Rosner's favorite cookbooks to cook from? Hear about some of Saveur's new content, including contests, video, and comics. How did Saveur develop...

Duration: 00:31:45


U Look Hungry - Episode 76 - Pork Roll & Thirty Acres

4/15/2013
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What's the deal with Pork Roll? Tune into this week's episode of U Look Hungry as Helen Hollyman chats with Chef Kevin Pemoulie of the James Beard nominated Jersey City, New Jersey restaurant, Thirty Acres, broadcasting to you from the restaurant’s holy walls, only on the Heritage Radio Network. Crank it loud as they explore this pork party and it’s elusive history, what’s going on at Thirty Acres today, and so much more. This program was sponsored by Fairway Market. Thanks to Jerome LOL...

Duration: 00:30:30


U Look Hungry - Episode 75 - Kari Underly

3/29/2013
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Did you know that a woman butcher helped invent the flatiron cut? One of the most bass-ass butchers in the world, Kari Undlery, joins Helen Hollyman for this week's episode of U Look Hungry. A third-generation meat cutter, Kari was introduced to the trade by her father at Underly’s Market, a butcher shop and ice cream parlor in Lydick, Indiana. As an adult, she entered a three-year meat cutting apprenticeship program and became a journeyman meat cutter with Martin's Super Market in South...

Duration: 00:30:37


U Look Hungry - Episode 74 - Eamon Rockey

3/22/2013
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In the words of Rihanna, pour it up pour it up (or down) on tonight’s episode of U Look Hungry radio as Helen Hollyman dives into the epicenter of the New York cocktail and beverage scene with her guest, Eamon Rockey. A serious heavyweight champion/tour de force in this industry, Eamon’s worked at spots like Eleven Madison Park, Atera and most recently, Aska in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Eamon and Helen discuss the contemporary trends in the cocktail/wine/spirits world, how he came to be one...

Duration: 00:34:39


U Look Hungry - Episode 73 - Made Weekly

3/14/2013
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Made Weekly is a Tumblr food blog who's mission is: five days five recipes, one ingredient. Hear from the popular blogs founder, Rachel Crawford as she explains how she found the sort of cooking that inspired Made Weekly. For those of you who have burned more than an eyebrow off in the process of cooking your mom’s favorite recipe, this show’s for you. Rachel gives you the run down so you don’t burn the house down. This program was sponsored by Tekserve. "You need a willingness to fail a...

Duration: 00:29:31


U Look Hungry - Episode 72 - This Here's Overrated, But I Love Your City Ba

2/28/2013
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You know you've seen hip hop videos with restaurants in the background and thought "I wish I knew where that was!" Fret no more Chicago hip hop foodies, there's a new blog that will help you wine and dine at all those spots. This week on U Look Hungry, Helen Hollyman discusses rap, food, and takes a mind bending tour of Chicago with "Ted Overrated", the anonymous author of the aforementioned blog, "ThisHeresOverrated, But I love Your City Baby", a rap video based guide to eating in...

Duration: 00:29:51


U Look Hungry - Episode 71 - Chef Fredrik Berselius

2/21/2013
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Chef Fredrik Berselius has taken his Nordic culinary roots to Williamsburg as the chef at Aska in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Tune in to U Look Hungry as Helen Hollyman chats with Chef Fredrik about his inspirations, passion for foraging and future culinary plans. Find out why New York has more to offer for foragers than most would imagine, and how the landscape is different than Chef Fredrik's native Sweeden. From travel tips to foraging advice, learn all about the New Nordic movement through...

Duration: 00:33:20


U Look Hungry - Episode 70 - Nightmare Valentine's Day Special

2/14/2013
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On tonight’s episode of U Look Hungry, it’s time for story-telling from some wise former waiters who have worked at some of the top restaurants in New York City. Helen Hollyman is joined by DJ SWV & Lonewolf McSuede to discuss nightmare dates at restaurants and more horrible love stories. Is the customer always right? Is your hostess hitting on your, or is she just trying to be friendly and do her job? Is it cool to make out in the corner of the establishment? All this, and so much more,...

Duration: 00:34:08


U Look Hungry - Episode 69 - LaDonna Redmond

2/7/2013
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LaDonna Redmond is fighting for our food rights at the local, regional, and national level! This week on U Look Hungry, Helen Hollyman is talking with LaDonna about her upcoming speech about food justice for TedX Manhattan. Tune into this episode to hear LaDonna talk about her child's food allergies, and how that inspired her to promote healthy, organic food. Why is there no national legislation concerning food justice? Listen in to hear LaDonna explain how she started several community...

Duration: 00:29:40


U Look Hungry - Episode 68 - Ryan Sutton, Food Critic for Bloomberg

1/31/2013
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Why are restaurant reviews so important? Ryan Sutton, food critic for Bloomberg, offers plenty of reasons. Tune in to this week's episode of "U Look Hungry", and find out what it's like to be a food critic in 2013, and hear Ryan's thoughts on the ever-trending tasting menu concept. What does it mean when a diner has no choice over what they're eating at a $200+ meal? Get an inside perspective in restaurants in NYC from a man who couldn't have his finger closer to the pulse. Helen and Ryan...

Duration: 00:35:44


U Look Hungry - Episode 67 - Fort Lean

1/24/2013
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Fort Lean is an American rock band from Brooklyn New York. They are in the studio this week for U Look Hungry, as Helen Hollyman chats with them about their new record, food on the road and minor league baseball. Tune in and find out how James Brown and Ludacris inspired their track "Envious", what it's like being in a rock band in 2013, and where they find their favorite dumplings. This program was sponsored by Tekserve "Fort Lean is a place you can go... it's nice there." 1:00 --Fort Lean...

Duration: 00:27:47


U Look Hungry - Episode 66 - FoodCorps

1/18/2013
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How can we make a difference in the American food system? Find out how Curt Ellis is managing to make a healthy dent with FoodCorps, a peace corp for healthy and sustainble school food. Find out how they have influenced garden projects, gotten fresh produce to kids and organized tons of community volunteers in their mission to improve school food. Later in the show, hear from FoodCorps service member Kala Cuerington, who is working with urban farms in New Haven. This program was sponsored by...

Duration: 00:27:04


U Look Hungry - Episode 65 - Truffle Dogs with Alana McGee

1/10/2013
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This week on U Look Hungry, Helen Hollyman is on the phone with Alana McGee: truffle hunter and dog trainer with Toil & Truffle. Alana speaks to the differences between North American and European truffles, and why raking is a undesirable method of harvesting truffles. Truffle hunting has become so competitive, that people actually steal truffle-hunting dogs! What breeds are primed for finding truffles. Alana gives you the step-by-step process on how to train your dog to find truffles...

Duration: 00:31:45

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