Taste Trekkers

Izabela Wojcik, the Director of House Programming for the James Beard Foundation, gives us an inside look at the James Beard Awards. We talk about the life of James Beard, how the Awards work, and all of the other things that the James Beard Foundation does.

Direct download: James_Beard_Interview.mp3
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81: The Galilee in Israel

Paul Nirews, Founder of Galileat food tours, joined us to talk about the culinary scene in Israel. We discuss the state of Israeli wine, the importance of olives, and the ability of food tourism to empower women in the Middle East.

Direct download: Paul_Nirens_-_Israel.mp3
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Food blogger Liz Reuven of Kosher Like Me talks about the rules of kosher dining and her new Passover cookbook, 4 Bloggers Dish: Passover: Modern Twists on Traditional Flavors. We discuss the parallels between ancient kosher laws and the modern organic food movement, the questions to ask at your local farmer’s market, and tips for updating the traditional Passover menu.

Direct download: Liz_Rueven_-_Passover.mp3
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Arthur Bovino, Executive Editor of The Daily Meal, joins us to talk to us about all things food and drink.  We discuss crowd-sourced restaurant reviews, the process for ranking restaurants, and the five best places to eat in America.

Direct download: Arthur_Bovino_-_Daily_Meal.mp3
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