Taste Trekkers

David Barrow In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, David Barrow, the Telly and International Film Festival Award Winning Filmmaker discuses his new documentary, Farm-City, State, which sets out to answer the question, "Can Austin feed itself?" He also offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Leniorin Austin, where Chef Todd Duplechan serves up dishes featuring locally grown ingredients.

Links:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: Parts of Austin used to be the largest and most productive land for what crop?
  • A: Spinach

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: David_Barrow_-_Austin.mp3
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Evelyne

In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Evelyne White gives us a tour of the culinary scene in Brussels and tells us how we can find a dinner party with a homecooked meal using her newly launched social dining network, Bookalokal. We discuss the appeal of moule frites (mussels & fries), the potency of "blanche" beer and how real Belgians do waffles.

Beer Lover's Dinner (5 beers, 3 courses):

Brussels Dining Districts to Explore:

  • Downtown - Grande Place
  • Ixelles
  • St. Katherine

Brussels Food Events:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What is the #1 reason why people visit Brussels?
  • A: Food!

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Evelyne_White_-_Brussels.mp3
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Cooking Whims

In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Megan Kellett of Cooking Whims offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Back Deck in Boston, where Chef Paul Sussman serves up American "backyard grill" dishes like spicy sweet potato and chicken hash. We discuss the city's killer cupcake trend, death by molasses, and how one chef escaped a Harvard degree.

Megan recommends:

  • Creamy Roasted Eggplant Spread
  • Butternut Squash Soup
  • Spicy Sweet Potato and Chicken Hash
  • Cranberry S'mores

Boston Dining Districts to Explore:

  • Cambridge/Somerville
  • The North End
  • Southie

Boston Food Events:

Food for Thought:

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Megan_Kellett_-_Boston.mp3
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Malika Harricharan

In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Malika Harricharan of Atlanta Restaurant Blog offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Wisteria, where Chef Jason Hill serves up Southern dishes like molasses-rubbed pork tenderloin, fried catfish, and shrimp 'n grits. We discuss the ethics of food blogging, what it's like to judge a food competition, and why food trucks are gateway drugs for foodies.

Malika recommends:

  • Black Eyed Pea Hummus
  • Tuna / Salmon Tartare
  • PEI Mussels
  • Molasses-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
  • Fried Catfish
  • Shrimp N Grits
  • Bread Pudding

Atlanta Foodie Events:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What state produces more peaches than Georgia?
  • A: South Carolina.

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Malika_Harricharan_-_Atlanta.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

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