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In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Hope Philbrick of Getaways for Grownups tells us what to expect at the Golden Onion Chef Competition in Vidalia, Ga. We talk about what makes the Vidalia onion so special, when to camp in Georgia, and how many Wal-Marts it takes to make a city. Golden Onion:

Participating Chefs:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What is the official prepared food of Georgia?
  • A: Grits.

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Hope_Philbrick_2_-_Atlanta.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 1:39am EST

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In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, David Dadekian of Eat Drink RI talks about the new Eat Drink RI Festival in Providence, which will showcase the best chefs and food producers of Rhode Island. We discuss hot wieners, Rhode Island-style calamari, and bars in lingerie shops.

Providence Dining Districts to Explore:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What type of food establishment does Providence have more of per capita than anywhere else?
  • A: Coffee Shops. (Rhode Island runs on Dunkin' Donuts.)

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: David_Dadekian_-_Providence.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 1:28pm EST

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In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Elyse Wagner of My Kitchen Shrink offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Hugo's Restaurantin Redmond, where Chef Hugo Tapia serves up New American cuisine that's perfect for vegetarians, vegans, or anyone with food intolerances.

Elyse recommends:

  • Alaskan Dungenous Crab Cake
  • Crispy Kale Salad
  • Vegetarian Spring Rolls
  • Beet Potato & Carrot Latke
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Lamb Shank
  • Mac & Cheese with Crab Meat
  • Any Juices
  • Raw Cheesecake

Seattle Dining Districts to Explore:

  • Bell Town
  • Eastside- Kirkland/Bellevue/Redmond/Woodinville
  • University District

Food for Thought:

  • Q: What is so special about the Seattle (hot) dog?
  • A: It is served with cream cheese.

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Elyse_Wagner_-_Seattle.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

Kelly Kunovic In this episode of the Find Dining Podcast, Kellee Kunovic of Vegasjuhl offers up another great restaurant recommendation: Osteria del Circoin Las Vegas, where Chef Michael Vitangeli serves up Tuscan dishes like Mama Egi's Ravioli or the Rack of Lamb. We discuss celebrity chefs, the new pizza trend, and what farm to table means in the desert.

Kellee recommends:

  • Carpaccio
  • Mama Egi's Ravioli
  • Rack of Lamb
  • Tiramisu

Las Vegas Dining Districts to Explore:

  • Chinatown
  • Fremont East
  • Summerlin

Las Vegas Food Events:

Food for Thought:

  • Q: Who was the first Celebrity Chef to open a restaurant in Las Vegas?
  • A: Wolfgang Puck (with Spago)

Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

Direct download: Kellee_Kunovis_-_Las_Vegas.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 6:51pm EST

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