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February 17, 2019 [Listen Now]

Kat Kinsman, Senior Editor, Food & Wine,  Extra Krispy - Breakfast; Ethan Frisch & Ori Zohar, Founders, Burlap & Barrel, Exotic Spices and a Unique Business Model,;  Karen Mosholder, Owner, Bumbleberry Farms, Organic True Source Certified Honey & Honey Cream Spreads,

February 10, 2019 [Listen Now]

Big Pots and What Goes in them: Bruce Weinstein & Mark Scarbrough, The Instant Pot Bible; Naz Deravian,, Bottom of the Pot; Georgeanne Brennan, French Beans.

February 03, 2019 [Listen Now]

Bubbles and Sweets - Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day:  Greg Doody, Vineyard Brands, Birmingham AL,, Sparkling Vines, from Cava to Champagne (especially Rose/Pink); Daryush Parsi, Founder, Pajama Sweets, Persian Pistachio Brittle, Dallas TX,; Rosemary Molloy, Rome, Italy,, Authentic Italian Desserts.

January 27, 2019 [Listen Now]

Unusual Cookbooks Reflecting Unusual Life Stories: Meredith Erickson, Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse, Montreal; Australia-born Naomi Nachman, Woodmere NY (, Perfect Flavors; Guillermo Pernot, Cuba Libre Restaurants, Philadelphia, Atlantic City & DC, Cuba Cooks: Recipes & Secrets from Cuban Paladares & Their Chefs

January 20, 2019 [Listen Now]

Simple, Straight-forward Cooking – Top Chefs and Cookbook Authors Share their Recipes & Secrets for no-fuss meals: Christopher Kimball, Chef-Owner, Milk Street, Boston MA,, Milk Street Tuesday Nights; Anita Lo, Award-wining Chef, NYC,, Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One; Claire Tansey, Toronto, Canada,, Uncomplicated: Taking the Stress Out of Home Cooking

January 13, 2019 [Listen Now]

An “all-beverage” episode to start the New Year: Jim Laughren, Certified Wine Educator, , 50 Ways to Love Wine More; Jason Gorski, Winemaker, Delille Cellars D2, Woodinville WA,; Ben Robinson, Editor-in-Chief – NY Observer,, Beer Hacks: 100 Tips, Tricks & Projects.

January 06, 2019 [Listen Now]

Andrew Freeman, af&co, 2019 Trends Report for Dining & Hospitality, San Francisco,; Keith Martin, Elysian Fields “Pure Bred” pasture-raised Lamb, Waynesburg PA,; Jacques Dahan, Cluizel, Chocolate Boxes with Jingles, West Berlin NJ,

December 30, 2018 [Listen Now]

Real-Life Cooking: Dorie Greenspan, NYC & Paris,, Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook; Julia Turshen, Hudson Valley NY, &, Now & Again: Go to Recipes, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers; Lindsay-Jean Hard, Ann Arbor MI,, Cooking with Scraps: Turn Your Peels, Cores, Rinds, Stems, and other Odds & Ends into Delicious Meals.

December 23, 2018 [Listen Now]

Kanchan Koya, Brooklyn; Spice Spice Baby: 100 Recipes with Healing Spices for your Family Table; Nik Sharma, Oakland CA, 100 Recipes for Big Flavors; Rinku Bhattacharya, Hudson Valley NY,, Instant Indian: Classic Foods from every region of India made easy in the Instant Pot.

December 16, 2018 [Listen Now]

An American Food Icon makes Jam, & British Food Authors cover Sourdough Bread & BIG Vegetarian Food: Joyce Goldstein, San Francisco,, Jam Session: A Food Preserving Handbook; Vanessa Kimbell, Owner, The Sourdough School, Northampton, UK, The Sourdough School Book; Richard Harris, Food Author & Broadcaster, Slough UK,, Root & Leaf: Big Bold Vegetarian Food

December 09, 2018 [Listen Now]

Stories from the Farm & Kitchen and an outstanding program to eliminate food waste & hunger: Sukey & John Jamison, Jamison Lamb Farm, Latrobe PA,, Coyotes in the Pasture and Wolves at the Door; Ann Hood, Providence RI,, Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love & Food; Leah Lizerando, Co-Founder/CEO, 412 Food Rescue, Pittsburgh,

December 02, 2018 [Listen Now]

Viva Italia, how to Eat & Drink like a native Italian: Mary Ann Esposito, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy,; Julia della Croce, America’s Test Kitchen in collaboration with National Geographic, Tasting Italy,; Matt Hirschenbein, Disaronno Wears Trussardi, 2018’s Limited Edition Bottle,

November 25, 2018 [Listen Now]

FOTE Galway 2018 Old Friends and New: Matt Orlando, Chef-Owner, Amass, Copenhagen,; Enda McEvoy, Chef-Partner, Loam, Galway,; Jess Murphy, Chef-Partner, Kai, Galway,; Heather Flaherty, Chef-Owner, Builin Blasta Café Bakery, Spiddal Galway,

November 18, 2018 [Listen Now]

Food on The Edge 2018 Galway III: Sasu Laukkonen, Chef-Owner, Ora, Helsinki Finland,; Duncan Welgemoed, Chef-Owner, Africola, Adelaide Australia,; Julie Dupouy, Sommelier Consultant - Chapter One Restaurant, Dublin, The Irish Guild of Sommeliers,; Didier Fertilati, Fuego-Amigo, Denia Spain,, also Restaurant Manager, Quique Dacosta Restaurant,


November 11, 2018 [Listen Now]

British Michelin-Starred Chefs at Food on the Edge in Galway: Clare Smyth, Chef-Owner, Core by Clare Smith, 2 Stars within one year of opening, London,; Nathan Outlaw, Chef-Owner, Port Isaac Cornwall,, 2 Stars since 2011; Jeremy Chan and Ire Hassan-Odukale, Partners, Ikoyi, London,, 1st African-inspired restaurant to win Michelin Star, in 2019 Guide.

November 04, 2018 [Listen Now]

Happening now: Christian Frangiadis, Chef/Owner, & Sean Enright, GM, Spork, Spork Pit, Pittsburgh, ,, discuss special offerings for fall & Thanksgiving. Then coverage begins of Food On The Edge 2018 & other goings-on in Galway & Western Ireland: Graham Roberts, Partner, Connemara Smokehouse, Ballyconneely,; PJ Ryan, Cashel Farmhouse Cheesemakers, J&L Grubb Ltd, Beechmount Farm, Fethard,; John Shine, Shines Seafood, Killybegs, Co. Donegal,, Wild Irish Tuna; Phillip Duff, Knappogue, Castle Irish Whiskey, Knappogue Castle, County Clare,

October 28, 2018 [Listen Now]

The Mediterranean Diet, and its Secrets--where to find outstanding essential Ingredients: Susie Theodorou, Food Stylist, London (Greek Cypriot Ethnicity),, Mediterranean: Naturally Nutritious Recipes from the World’s Healthiest Diet; Luci Sheehan, US Brand Ambassador, Oleificio Zucchi, Umbria Italy,, Award-winning Fine Olive Oils Produced Sustainably; David Yourd, Partner, Philosophy Foods and Regalis Foods, Long Island City NY,,, Importor/Distributor Artisanal Food Products--these from Spain, particularly Galicia.

October 21, 2018 [Listen Now]

A Drinking Man’s (and Drinking Woman’s) Program, Landmark Bars and  the Story of Wine:  Jurgen Lijcops, Bar BurBure, Antwerp Belgium,,150 Bars you need to Visit before You Die; Charles Schumann, Founder, The American Bar, Munich Germany., The American Bar: The Artistry of Mixing Drinks; Kevin Begos, Chapel Hill NC,,  Tasting the Past: The Science of Flavor and the Search for the Origins of Wine.


October 14, 2018 [Listen Now]

A Genuine Variety Show:  JP McMahon, Founder and Convener, Food on the Edge (FOTE),, Galway Ireland, also Chef/Partner, Aniar,; Nicole Blum, Cidermaker, Carr’s Ciderhouse, Hadley MA., Ciderhouse Cookbook; Neil Grosscup, CEO/Master-Blender, Tanteo Spirits, Jalapeno-spiced Tequila, Brooklyn,

October 07, 2018 [Listen Now]

Up, Up and Away. Three Chefs tell their stories and recipes about Places that are High or Far Away: Marla Meredith, Telluride CO,, High Alpine Cuisine; Nevada Berg, Numedal Norway,,  North Wild Kitchen: Home Cooking from the Heart of Norway; Georgia Freedman, Richmond CA,, Cooking South of the Clouds (Yunnan Province , China).

September 30, 2018 [Listen Now]

Today we talk about two iconic & mindful product lines for stylishly processing food & drink: Marie Vavassori-Fundis, Peugeot, Mills & Spices, Wine Opener, Paris, France,, April Strogen, Capresso, Electric Kettles and Coffee Makers, including the Pour-over Kettle & the Coffee Team Pro Plus


September 23, 2018 [Listen Now]

Three Southern (USA) perspectives: Kathleen Purvis, Journalist & Blogger, Charlottte Observer &, Distilling the South: A Guide to Southern Craft Liquors; Perre Coleman Magness, Memphis TN,, Southern Snacks; 77 Recipes for Small Bites with Big Flavors: Sara Foster, Owner, Foster’s Market, Durham NC,, Pie: a Savor the South Cookbook.

September 16, 2018 [Listen Now]

“Spice is Nice” – OTM gets great Insight on how to use Spices in Your Kitchen: Harneet Bawega, Devina Smith & Nirmal Save, Spice Flavor Combinations from the Famous Gunpowder Restaurant, London UK,, Gunpowder: Explosive Flavors from Modern India; Nash Patel & Leda Scheintaub, Owners, Dosa Kitchen Food Truck & Leda’s Kitchen, Brattleboro VT,, Dosa Kitchen: Recipes for India’s Favorite Street Food; Richard Lassale, Founder, Entube, Los Angeles,, Creatively Packaged Spice Pastes, in Tubes & Tins.

September 09, 2018 [Listen Now]

Rum, the Original Distilled Beverage, is making a Big Comeback. OTM interviews the Author of a Definitive Book, plus three producers of today’s new Style Rums: Wayne Curtis, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic,, And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in 10 Cocktails (revised & updated); Matt Strickland, Head Distiller, District Distilling, Buzzard Point Barrel-Aged Rum, Washington DC,; Roberto Serralis, Business Development VP, Don Q, Double-Aged Vermouth Cask Finish Rum, Ponce Puerto Rico,; Kayla Mata, Brand Ambassador, Mount Gay Rum, Barbados,

September 02, 2018 [Listen Now]

Pittsburgh Area Chefs “Gather” at a Farm Dinner benefiting The Bradley Center, plus insights into cooking fish & perspectives re Seaweed: Tony Verdream, Executive Chef, Pines Tavern, Gibsonia PA,,  & participating Chef in “Gathering of Chefs”, a Farm to Fork Event; Joe Gurrera, Owner, Citarella Seafood Shops, NY area,, Joe Knows Fish: Taking the Intimidation out of Cooking Seafood; Susan Hand Shetterly, Seaweed Expert, Coast of Maine,, Seaweed Chronicles: a World at the Water’s Edge.



August 26, 2018 [Listen Now]

What’s going on in the Kitchen?  Bruce Weinstein & Mark Scarbrough, Owners, MediaEats,, The Kitchen Short Cut Bible: More than 200 Recipes to make Real Food Real Fast; Ann Mah, Food & Travel Writer, Washington DC & Paris,, Instantly French; Mardi Michels, French Teacher & Blogger, Toronto,, In the French Kitchen with Kids.

August 19, 2018 [Listen Now]

Some Foods and their Stories: Robert Schuler, Director of Public Relations, Melissa’s Produce, Los Angeles,; Vivianna Karamanis, Hellenic Farms, Greece & Roselle NJ,; Leslie Bullock, Owner, Cat Island Cookies, Pass Christian MS,


August 12, 2018 [Listen Now]

Translating Traditional International Cuisine into Exciting Modern Dishes & Flavors: Jonah Miller & Nate Adler, Partners, Huertas Kitchen & Bar, NYC,; The New Spanish: Bites Feasts & Drinks; Katrin Bjork, Blogger, Hudson Valley NY., From The North: A Simple & Modern Approach to Authentic Nordic Cooking; Rawia Bishara, Chef-Owner, Tanoreen, Brooklyn,, Levant: New Middle Eastern Cooking from Tanoreen.

August 05, 2018 [Listen Now]

Cheese, Cheese & More Cheese. OTM covers the American Cheese Society Conference & Awards event, recently held in our home city of Pittsburgh. Cheesemakers at the Event, and some of the USA’s Best we met by phone ahead of the Show: David Jablons, Tomales Farmstead Creamery, Tomales CA,; Kendall Russell, Lark’s Meadow Farms, Rexberg ID,;  Kathryn Spann, Prodigal Farm, Rougemont NC,;  Peggy Smith, Co-Founder, Cowgirl Creamery, Pt Reyes & San Francisco CA,; Katie Fuhrmann, La Clare Family Creamery, Malone WI,;  Veronica Baetje, Baetje Farms, Bloomsdale MO,

July 29, 2018 [Listen Now]

Re Drinks: Fred Minnick, Liquor Afficianado, The Definitive Reference on Mead, Louisville KY,, Mead: The Libations, Legends & Lore of History’s Oldest Drink; Jordan Silbert, Inventor & Founder, QDrinks Spectacular Mixers, Brooklyn NY,; Abbie Leeson, Exec VP, Ginger & Turmeric-based Shots, Bites & Tonics, Marina CA,


July 22, 2018 [Listen Now]

Two Fabulous Restaurants in Barcelona: Chef-Partner Eduard Xatruch, Disfrutar,; Chef-Partner Raul Balam, Sous Chef Murlo & Maitre’D Federico, Moments at The Mandarin Oriental,

July 15, 2018 [Listen Now]

Restaurants in Bilbao and vicinity:  Roberto& Maria Asua, Co-owners, Andra Mari & Aretxondo, Galdakao, &, also Chef Eskerriik Asko, Margarita Atutxa & Zurine Garcia; Iker Barrenetxea Arando. Chef, Eneko Bilbao, Bilbao; Daniel Garcia, Chef-Owner, Zortziko, El Viejo Zortzi, Atea, Bilbao,,,

July 08, 2018 [Listen Now]

On the Menu continues several weeks coverage of Spain’s Culinary scene and World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards--A Week in Bilbao/San Sebastian and another in Barcelona.  Listen to: Elena Arzak, Chef-Partner, Arzak, San Sebastian,; Joana Vasconcelos (Lisbon, Portugal Artist), Food and Art Panelist at Bilbao Guggenheim conference,; Andre Chiang, Chef-Owner, Taipei, Taiwan,; J P McMahon, Chef-Partner, Aniar Restaurant, Galway Ireland.; Mark Bright, Partner & Sommelier, Saison, San Francisco,; Paolo Casagrande, Chef, Lasarte, Barcelona Spain,,


July 01, 2018 [Listen Now]

On the Menu starts several weeks coverage of Spain’s Culinary Delights and the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, “Basque Style”--a week in Bilbao-San Sebastian and another in Barcelona.  Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy,, returns to the Top Spot, and everybody is thrilled, even Spain’s Can Roca, Girona,, which dropped the short distance to #2.  For more about 50 Best - Eneko Atxa, Chef-owner, Azurmendi, Bilbao, et al,, organized a Sustainabilty conference. Listen to his ideas re the world's food supply. Then, Carme Ruscalleda, Chef-Partner, Restaurant San Pau,, San Pol de Mar, Celebrating 30 Years (& us celebrating our 45th Wedding anniversary), shares her always-forward-thinking concepts.  

June 24, 2018 [Listen Now]

Kathy Lund, CEO High Plains Bison, Denver CO,, and National Bison Association,; Christopher Hirsheimer & Melissa Hamilton, Owners, The Canal House, Milford NJ,, What’s new at The Canal House, & working with John & Sukey Jamison on their soon-to-come new Book about their Latrobe PA organic Lamb Farm,; Jessica Gavin, Culinary Scientist, Orange County CA, &, Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking.

June 17, 2018 [Listen Now]

World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards is only 48 hours away. Tune in at Then today's OTM program--Cheese, Wine & a Guide to NYC “watering holes:”. Nora Weiser, Executive Director, American Cheese Society, Denver CO, – the Upcoming 2018 Conference in Pittsburgh, July 25-28, 2018; Kathleen Bershad, Wine Educator, Armonk NY,, The Wine Lovers’s Apprentice; John Tebeau, Artist, Bar & Liquor Maven, NYC,,  Bars Taverns & Dives New Yorkers Love.

June 10, 2018 [Listen Now]

Big Flavors, Ancient & Modern, Cuisines of Different Countries & Cultures.  Joan Nathan, Author & Journalist, Washington DC,, King Solomon’s Table; Chef Hari Nayak, Café Spice, Indian, Prepared Meals, 2018 winner of Gold Sofi Awards, Hudson Valley NY,; Adam Fleischman, Owner, Umami Burger & 800 Degrees Pizza (40 locations),, Flavor Bombs: The Umami Ingredients That Make Taste Explode.

June 03, 2018 [Listen Now]

Two Great Ladies of the culinary world share life experiences, history and kitchen secrets: Chef & Food Writer Anissa Helou, London, UK & Trapani, Sicily,, Feast: Food of the Islamic World; Chef-Restaurateur, TV Personality & Author Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, Long Island NY,,, My American Dream: A Life of Love Family & Food.


May 27, 2018 [Listen Now]

The Scoop on the 2018 World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards: William Drew of William Reed Business Media, Founders & Organizers. Now in its 16th Year, the 50Best will run in Spain’s Basque Country, June 17-19 Then, Isabel Cruz, Chef-Owner, Isabel’s Cantina, San Diego,, The Latin Table; and Tom Rogan, Co-Owner, Goodnow Farms, Sudbury MA,, Makers of exqusite Single Origin Bean-to-Bar Chocolate. 


May 20, 2018 [Listen Now]

Looking South—first, delicious traditions of The South USA, then reinvigorating vital Agrarian Roots in Georgia; and, finally, a Dietary Marvel to know about from “South of the Border:”  Virginia Willis, Author & Journalist, Atlanta GA,; Secrets of the Southern Table; Will & Jenni Harris, Owners, White Oak Pastures, Bluffton GA,, Organic & All-Natural Meats and Vegetables, including Iberico Hogs finished on Pecans & Peanuts; Adriana Gomez, Founder, Salviana, Importer & Distributor, Raw Maguey Sap from Mexico - Sweetener, Prebiotic & Probiotic, Los Angeles,


May 13, 2018 [Listen Now]

The 2018 James Beard Awards – some new themes &, as always, exciting winners. Then, listen to a woman who founded a successful career in Cheese, and one with the ultimate expertise in Pressure Cooking: Michele Buster, Founder, Forever Cheese, Long Island City NY,; Laura Pazzaglia, Rome, Italy,, HIP Pressure Cooking. Finally, to all you Mothers out there, have a Happy, Happy, Happy Day.

May 06, 2018 [Listen Now]

This week we’re in an Imbibing State of Mind. First, Michter’s, founded in 18th Century Pennsylvania, is back in a big way with a 10-Year-aged Bourbon. Next, an American ”Italophile” explains that country’s Cocktail Culture. Finally, who knew about Wine made in Garages: Pamela Heilmann, Master Distiller, & Andrea Wilson, Master of Maturation, Michter’s, Louisville KY,; Annette Jospeph, Lover of All Things Italian, Rome Italy,, Cocktail Italiano; Doug Minnick, Founder & Partner, Garagiste Wine Festival, May 12, 2018, Sonoma CA,



April 29, 2018 [Listen Now]

Gearing up for the 2018 James Beard Awards, including conversations with two finalists, pplus an Indispensable Resource cataloging Chef’s' “little black books."  This year’s James Beard Awards return to Chicago, May 7. We chat about what these awards are all about, and how you can join in the fun.  Details at  Note that the Media Awards were in NYC April 29 were sold out. Today's OTM: Clare De Boer, Chef Partner, King, NYC, Finalist for Rising Star Chef,; Zachary Golper, Founder & Owner, Bien Cuit, NYC, Finalist for Best Baker,; Joshua David Stein, Editor for The Americas, Where Chefs Eat – 3rd Edition & App,

April 22, 2018 [Listen Now]

Books to really cook from: Justin Chapple of Mad Genius Tips,, Just Cook It; Siri Daly,, Siriously Delicious: 100 Nutritious (and not so Nutritious) Simple Recipes for Real Home Cooks; Debbie Moose, Raleigh NC,, Carolina Catch: Cooking North Carolina Fish & Shellfish from Mountains to Coast.

April 15, 2018 [Listen Now]

Don’t forget to File your Tax Return by Monday. Alison Clare Steingold, Los Angeles,, The LA Cookbook: Recipes from the Best Restaurants Bakeries & Bars in Los Angeles; Georgeanne Brennan,, Windows on Provence: Musings on the Food, Wine and Culture of the South of France; Chris Nathan, Founder & CEO, Cocavo, Whangarei, NZ, www.cocavo,com, Combining Coconut & Avocado for Cooking Oils.

April 08, 2018 [Listen Now]

Great Books on how to Cook with greater variety, plus a Mexican-American Success Story you can emulate in Your Kitchen: Alison Roman, Brooklyn NY,, Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes; Jenn Segal, Blogger, Potomac MD,, Once Upon a Chef; Eddie Hernandez, Chef-Partner, Taqueria Del Sol, several locations in GA & TN,, Turnip Greens & Tortillas: A Mexican Chef Spices up the Southern Kitchen.

April 01, 2018 [Listen Now]

We wish Happy Easter & Passover to all ON the Menu listeners around the world.  A tribute to an Iconic Chef, who celebrated the Cooking of the American South; Who knew about Jelly Bean’s most popular flavors; plus Craft Cider and an Unusual Urban experiment:  Sara Franklin,, Kingston NY, Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Legend; Tom Carter, Media Director, The Candystore, LA,, Statistical Analysis Reveals the most Popular Flavor of Jelly Beans; Alejandro del Peral, Fonder & Cider Maker, Nine Pin Cider,, Albany NY, Craft Cider & the Urban Orchard Project.

March 25, 2018 [Listen Now]

Exotic, Award-winning Chocolate Bars, Milk made from Oats & a New Tea Taste Sensation: Brian Wallace, Founder & Partner, Endorfin Foods, Craft Chocolate Bars with Cardamone, Absinthe, Coconut Mylk & Sugar, Berkeley CA,; Mike Messersmith, US General Mgr, Oatly-the original Oat Milk, NYC,; Jenny Zheng, Founder, Little Fluffy Head Café, Bubble Teas & Cheese Teas, LA,

March 18, 2018 [Listen Now]

A Definitive Tome on Spiritous Liquors, and Cocktail Mixers to rave about. Also Kosher Foods- not just for Passover: Richard Carleton Hacker, a True Expert on Spirits from around the world, Sherman Oaks CA, The Connoisseur's Guide to Worldwide Spirits,; Meredith Orfanos, Director of Communications, Powell & Mahoney Craft Cocktail Mixes, Salem MA,; Vicki Jakubovic, Spokesperson for Kayco, Bayonne NJ, &

March 11, 2018 [Listen Now]

Fresh Ways with both Meat & Vegetables: Lee Clayton Roper, The Seasoned Kitchen, Denver CO,,  Fresh Tastes: From a Well-Seasoned Kitchen; Camas Davis, Founder, The Good Meat Project, Portland OR,; Shelley Westerhausen, Vegetarian Ventures, Bloomington IN,, Platters & Boards: Beautiful, Casual Spreads for Every Occasion.

March 04, 2018 [Listen Now]

 African PLUS Asian & American from NYC, a Fascinating new healthy ingredient, and Wine Advice for the Upcoming Passover.  J J Johnson, former Chef, Minton’s, Harlem,, Between Harlem & Heaven; Lisa Curtis, Founder & CEO, KuliKuli Foods, Oakland CA,, Food Products made with the Superfood Maringa; Jay Buchsbaum, VP Marketing & Director of Wine Education , Royal/Kedem, Bayonne NJ,

February 25, 2018 [Listen Now]

Meet a Pittsburgh-based James Beard Foundation Semi-Finalist for Outstanding Restauranteur, Take a New Look at Essential Sauces and Find a Fresh Approach to Cooking Vegan: Rick Deshantz, Founder & Partner, Deshantz Restaurant Group, Pittsburgh,, Semi Finalist, JBF Outstanding Restaurateur; Lorilynn Bauer, TV Personality – Iron Chef America, Redwood City CA,, The Art of the Perfect Sauce (with Ramin Ganeshram); Rita Serano, Food Blogger, Amsterdam Netherlands,, Vegan in 7: Delicious Plant-based Recipes in 7 Ingredients or Fewer.

February 18, 2018 [Listen Now]

Honoring Chinese New Year, a fresh approach to Potluck Dinners, and Indian cooking tweaked American: Hsiao-Ching Chou. Food Journalist & Cooking Instructor, Seattle WA,, Chinese Soul Food: A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir Fries. Soups & More; Ali Rosen, TV Chef, Charleston SC,, Bring It: Tried & True Recipes for Potlucks & Casual Entertaining; Asha Shivakumar, Blogger, San Francisco,, Masala & Meatballs: Incredible Indian Dishes with an American Twist.

February 11, 2018 [Listen Now]

This week – a Miscellany--a serial 2-Star British Chef, 5 Generations of Cheesemaking & a new bakery incubator in in Pittsburgh: Michael Wignall, embarking on a new Restaurant Venture after winning 2 Michelin Stars in Yorkshire, in Surrey and most recently at Gidleigh Park in Devon UK; Sid Cook Master Cheesemaker, Carr Valley Cheese, La Valle WI,; Phil Enck, Manager, The Bakery Society of Pittsburgh-First Bakery Incubator in the USA,

February 04, 2018 [Listen Now]

Healthy Eating & Drinking: Mark Stevens, Author & Film Director, New Orleans LA, Cooking with Spices: 100 Recipes for Blends, Marinades & Sauces from around the World; Lee White, Mendocino Teas, Tuber Tonic, Chai & Fine Teas,; Paula Shoyer, Chevy Chase MD,, The Healthy Jewish Kitchen: Fresh, Contemporary Recipes for Every Occasion.

January 28, 2018 [Listen Now]

120 Years of Artisanal Grappa Distillation, Farmed Snails, a Great Book about Charcuterie, and Wines from Australia’s Mornington Peninsula (in honor of the Australian Open Tennis Tournament ending today):  Antonella & Elisabetta Nonino, Family Partners, Nonino Distillatori, Percoto, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy,; Taylor Knapp, Founder, Peconic Snails, Fresh Snails & Snail Caviar, Cutchogue NY;  Meredith Leigh, Mereleigh Food, Ashville NC,, Pure Charcuterie: the Craft & Poetry of Curing Meats at Home; then Ocean 8 & Polpero wines from the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia.

January 21, 2018 [Listen Now]

Baking with Metal Sheets, cooking with Woks & Special Treats – Belgian Chocolate & Napa Wines with a Southern Connection: Andris Lagsdin, Inventor of the Baking Steel, Boston MA,; Baking with Steel: The Revolutionary New Approach to Perfect Pizza Bread & More; Ching-He Huang, TV Chef & Inventor of The Lotus Wok, LA-London & Asia,; Stir Crazy: 100 Deliciously Healthy Stir-Fry Recipes; Jean-Paul Hepp, Chocodiem Belgian Artisan Chocolate, Clinton NJ & Easton PA,; Gustavo Gonzalez, Winemaker, Mira Family Estates, Napa CA & Charleston SC, Mira’s inaugural Merlot vintage,

January 14, 2018 [Listen Now]

Super Sauces and/or Simple Meals:James Patterson, Brooklyn,, Sauces: Classical & Contemporary Sauce Making 4th Edition; Vanessa Seder, Stonewall Kitchen, York Maine,, Secret Sauces: Fresh & Modern Recipes with Hundreds of Ideas for Elevating Everyday Dishes; Amanda Cushman, Chapel Hill NC,, Simple Real Food: Delicious Clean Food Prepared Simply; Cynthia Graubart, Atlanta GA,, Sunday Suppers: Simple Delicious Menus for Family Gatherings.

January 07, 2018 [Listen Now]

A Very Big Book, a Very Important Cause, a Great New Snack: Francisco Migoya, Research Chef, Modernist Cuisine Cooking Lab, Seattle WA,, Modernist Bread; Professor Sayed Azam-Ali, Chief Executive, Forgotten Foods Network & Crops for the Future, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia,; Mitch Berliner, Founder, Meatcrafters, Skinny Salamis, Landover MD,

December 31, 2017 [Listen Now]

Very Happy New Year Greetings to all OTM Listeners around the World.  Exciting New Cookbooks defining the Flavors of the Middle East & India: Robyn Ekhardt, Blogger, Eating Asia, Malaysia,, Istanbul & Beyond: Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey; Reem Kassis, Philadelphia,, The Palestinian Table; Ashock Baja, Owner & Vikram Sunderarm, Chef, Rasika, Washington DC,, Rasika: Flavors of India..

December 24, 2017 [Listen Now]

Very Merry Christmas Greetings to all OTM Listeners around the World.  And for this Week’s program  - Who celebrates the Festive Season Better than Italians – we bring you three of our Best.  Lidia Bastianich, Chef-Restaurateur & Cooking TV Celebrity, Queens NYC,, Celebrate like an Italian: 220 Foolproof Recipes that make every Meal a Party; Gabrielle Corcors, Chef-Partner, The Tuscan Gun, Brooklyn,, Super Tuscan: Heritage Recipes & Simple Pleasures from our Kitchen to Your Table; Lorenzo DeMonaco, Owner, Winemaker, La Segreta, Collazzonia, Umbria Italy,, Fine Wines and Olive Oils;

December 17, 2017 [Listen Now]

Three outstanding contributions to the Cookbook genre: Karen Page, with Photographer Andrew Dornenburg, NYC,, Kitchen Creativity: Unlocking Culinary Genius; Bill Esparza, Journalist & TV personality, Los Angeles,, L A Mexicano: Recipes, People, Places; Julia Turshen, Upstate NY,, Feed the Resistance: Recipes & Ideas for Getting Involved.

December 10, 2017 [Listen Now]

How the USA won the celebrated Bocuse D’Or.  It took a big page-turner book by a winning chef to explain how, a captivating account.  OTM’s long time friend and popular PBS chef, Chris Fennimore, finally pens his first Cookbook; and Food Industry  Guru Andrew Freeman “crystal balls” what to expect in 2018:  Philip Tessier, formerly Executive Sous Chef, The French Laundry,, co-founder and culinary director of Hestan Smart Cooking;; Chasing Bocuse: Americas Journey to the Culinary World Stage; Chris Fennimore, many years Host of QED Cooks, (with Chef Daniel Agurera), Simple Pleasures: Recipes & Memories of Real Food); Andrew Freeman, Restaurant & Hospitality Consulting Specialist, the af&co 2018 Trends Report

December 03, 2017 [Listen Now]

A Mostly Liquid Program--Wine, Rum, Tonics and ……. Marshmallows (with cocoa); Christian Roguenant, Winemaker, Niven Family Wine Estates, Eden Valley – Paso Robles, California,, specializing in exotic grapes (Gruner Veltliner, Albarino) and True Myth, a glorious Cab with Butterflies all over the label; Tunch & Aylin Doker, Partners, Turquoiselife, Importers & Distributors of unique international Cordials – such as Parce Rum from Colombia, Chicago IL,; Rachel de Thample, River Cottage, Axminster UK,, Vital Tonics & Soothing Teas: Traditional & Modern Remedies; Lindzi Shanks & Kat Connor, Partners, XO Marshmallows, Chicago IL,  


November 26, 2017 [Listen Now]

Culinary Giants dish food: Darina Allen, Founder, Ballymaloe Cookery School, Shanagarry, E. Cork, Ireland, www.cookingisfun.ieGrow Cook Nourish: A Kitchen Garden Companion in 400 Recipes; Joanne Chang, Owner, Flour Bakeries, & Myer+ Chang Cafe, Boston MA,,Myers & Chang At Home; Myron Mixon, BBQ Master, Unadilla GA,,,, Tailgating with Maple.

November 19, 2017 [Listen Now]

We wish Happy Thanksgiving to all of you.  Based on recent information, even European Restaurants are beginning to catch on to demand for the USA-traditional Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce that will be on our Menu too!  But today’s program is mostly about Baking, plus a new source of cleverly designed, sustainable food & drink containers: Jim Lahey, Founder, Sullivan Street Bakery NYC, Miami FL,; The Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook; Amy Emberling & Frank Carollo, Zingermans Bakehouse, Ann Arbor MI,, Zingerman's Bakehouse; Jon Fox, CEO, Ecovessel, innovatively designed food & drink containers, Boulder CO,

November 12, 2017 [Listen Now]

Dairy Stories!!  Alejandro Gomez, Founder, & Alexa Bell, Director Business Development, Buf  Creamery, Colombia & Charlottesville VA, Producers of Mozzarella, Burrata, Ricotta, etc, from the Milk of Grass-Fed Water Bufffalo,; Elaine Khosrova, Food Historian, Hudson Valley NY, Butter: A Rich History; Jim Richards, CEO, Milkadamia, Nut Milk made from Australian Macadamia Nuts, Byron Bay NSW & Burr Ridge IL,; Lisa Steele, Chicken Farmer, Maine;, Fresh Eggs Daily.

November 05, 2017 [Listen Now]

Remember to turn back your timepieces. This program is our report from the StarChefs 12th Annual International Chefs Congress held recently in Brooklyn--3 FULL days meeting Chefs and Exhibitors, and despite how busy it was we captured some interesting sound bites: Eduardo Jordan, Chef-Owner, June Baby & Salare, Seattle,,; Hari Cameron, Chef Owner, a(muse) & Grandpa Mac, Rehoboth DE,,; Luis Arce Mota, Chef-Partner, La Contenta NYC,; Max McCalman, Maitre Fromager, NYC,; David Sasuga, Fresh Origins, Exotic Edible Flowers & Plants, including Wasabi Leaves & Stems, San Marcos CA,; Michael Fabro, VP North America, ORA KING, King Salmon from NZ,, NYC; Gabriele de Foresta & Elliott Pierron, CNI Brands, Importers of Pisco from Chile, NYC,; Emma Charron,, Ft, Lauderdale FL, Templeton Rye,, Templeton IA

October 29, 2017 [Listen Now]
Cooking, it’s all about the temperature--how to measure it and how to control it: Tim Robinson, Founder, ThermoWorks, Cooking  Thermometers and Timers to make sure your Thanksgiving Dinner turns out just right, American Fork UT,  Then there's the Slow Cooker--how to use it successfully & creatively: Phyllis Good, Lancaster PA, the Crock:100 Must-Have Slow-Cooker Recipes, 200 Variations for Every Appetite; Sarah DiGregorio, Brooklyn NY,, Adventures in Slow Cooking.

October 22, 2017 [Listen Now]
A Modern Jewish Cookbook, a Book devoted to “Real Cheese,”and, finally, a Serious Slice of Culinary History: Tracey Fine & Georgie Tarn, Creators of the Brand “Jewish Princesses”, London,, The Modern Jewish Table: 100 Kosher Recipe from around the Globe; Bronwen & Francis Percival, Bronwen – Cheese Buyer, Neal’s Yard Dairy, London, Francis, The World of Fine Wine, London,,, Reinventing the Wheel; Milk, Microbes, and the Fight for Real Cheese; Culinary Historian Laura Shapiro, NYC,, What She Ate; Six Remarkable Women and the Food that tells their Stories.

October 15, 2017 [Listen Now]
Cooking French, a well-loved veteran chef “passes the torch” to his grand-daughter, a young Chef-Owner launches 2 Restaurants right in our neighborhood, a Cookbook Author inspired by the Food Scene in NYC, & recipes packed into instructions that are “Twitter length.  Listen to: Jacques Pepin, legendary French Master Chef & TV Personality, Madison CT,, a Grandfather’s Lessons: in the Kitchen with Shorey; Andrew Garbarino, Chef-Partner, Bar Frenchman & The Twisted Frenchman, Pittsburgh,; Tracey Ceurvels, Creator, The NYC Kitchen Blog, NYC, The NYC Kitchen Cookbook: 150 Recipes Inspired by the Specialty Food Shops, Spice Stores & Markets of New York City; & Andrea Stewart, Fouder, Ingredients Matter, Toronto,, Recipe Shorts: Delicious Dishes in 140 Characters.

October 08, 2017 [Listen Now]
A “mixed bag”, some “Fun” Products and another fine book about Fish:  Kim Cassar, VP Marketing, Kayco, Organic Beet+Fruit Juices, Bayonne NY,; Robert Jakobi, BOU – the Bouillon Cube reinvented, Boubrands, NYC,; Ron Mancini & Jacki Baker, Owners, Mother Myrick’s Confectionary, Manchester VT,; Matthew Dolan, Chef-Owner, Twenty Five Lusk, San Francisco,, Simply Fish: 75 Modern & Delicious Recipes for Sustainable Seafood.

October 01, 2017 [Listen Now]
Chef Christian Frangiadis, back in Pittsburgh, talks BBQ at Spork Pit, plus his flagship Garfield restaurant, Spork, and his future Pittsburgh ventures. Also, importantly, he discusses local chef-planned Fund Raisers for hurricane victims in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Then: David Downie, A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food,; and Deepa Thomas, Deepa’s Secrets,, updated traditional Indian dishes with at eye to keeping diabetes at bay. (Who knew India is the diabestes capital of the world?!)

September 24, 2017 [Listen Now]
OTM on-site at the Music City Food & Wine Festival in Nashville TN, conversations with 3 of the city’s top Chefs, an exciting new Hotel Concept, and a half-dozen of the Top Toques who participated in the Festival--And, to wrap up, a NC Farmer/Che/Restaurateur. First, from Nashville: Christopher Anderson, Chef designate, at a yet-to-be- named Restaurant, opening in November, in the Hutton Hotel,; Brandon Chavannes, Executive Chef, Moto,; Tandy Wilson, Chef, City House,; Sarah Robbins, Chief Hospitality Officer, 21 C Museum Hotels,  Then: Hugh Acheson, Athens & Atlanta GA,; Jimmy Bannos, Chicago,; Andrew Curren, Austin,; Cassidee Dabney, Walland TN,; Marcus Samuelsson, NYC, London, etc,; Alon Shaya, New Orleans,, (note as per recent news, Alon is leaving this position). Finally: Jamie Dement, Partner, Piedmont restaurant, Durham NC & Coon Rock Farm, Hillsborough NC,, The Farmhouse Chef.

September 17, 2017 [Listen Now]
New Products of note & their backstories: Scott Fry, Loving Earth Chocolates, Melbourn,e Australia, made with Cacao from Amazonian Peru, & (in USA); Ignacio Saez de Ibara, CEO, Espuna, Tapas Essentials from Spain (some made in the USA). Toronto Canada,; Henry Miller, Founder/CEO, Henry Humdinger’s Spiced Honey, Burlington WA,

September 10, 2017 [Listen Now]
It’s a “Fishy” business this week – and – news of a new dining option right in our neighborhood:  Langdon Cook, Forager extraordinaire, Seattle,, Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table; Susan Schadt, Memphis TN,, Reel Masters – Chefs Besh, Link, Currence Share Recipes & Fishing Stories….. And welcome to our Pittsburgh Neighborhood to Justin Rosenberg, Founder & CEO, Honeygrow,

September 03, 2017 [Listen Now]
Top Nashville Chef Levon Wallace, of Gray & Dudley restaurant in the 21c Museum Hotel,, reviews some of the highlights of the 5th Annual Music City Food & Wine Festival (happening September 15-17, Join OTM at this great event! More Beverages, both non-alcoholic & intoxicating: Sharelle Klaus, Founder & CEO, Dry Soda, Seattle WA,; Ely Key, Co-Founder, Up Mountain Switchel, Bushwick, Brooklyn,; Yvonne Niami, Founder, Viva XXX11 Tequila, Joven & Reposado, Miami FL,; Fred Minnick, Spirits Critic, Prospect KY,, Rum Curious: The Indispensible Tasting Guide for the World’s Spirit.

August 27, 2017 [Listen Now]
Food Now & in the Future: Stephen Ritz, Food Educator & Advocate, Bronx NY,, The Power of a Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds & Schools; Nick Barnard, Rude Health, London UK,, Eat Right: The Complete Guide to Traditional Foods with 130 Nourishing Recipes & Techniques; James McWilliams, Austin TX, @the_pitchfork, Eating Promiscuously: Adventures in the Future of Food.

August 20, 2017 [Listen Now]
Interviews for imbibers, special stories about Wine & Spirits: Bruce Tyrrell. Chairman, Australia’s First Families of Wine & Managing Director, Tyrrell’s Wines, Pokolbin NSW Australia,,; Lior Lev Sercarz, Owner, La Boite spice emporium, NYC, & Adam Quirk, Founder, Cardinal Spirits, Bloomington IN,, Distillers of Terra Botanical Gin, available nationwide from; Scott Harris, Co-Founder, Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, Distillers of “Double Gold” winning Rye Whiskey, Loudon Valley VA,

August 13, 2017 [Listen Now]
New Cookbooks, you should consider adding to your collection: Melissa Clark, Brooklyn NY,, Dinner: Changing the Game; Kimiko Barber, London,, Cook Japanese at Home: from Soba & Ramen to Teriyaki & Hot Pots, 200 Everyday Recipes Using Simple Techniques (plus some recommendations for dining Japanese in London); Shelly Westerhausen, Bloomington IN,, Vegetarian Heartland: Recipes for Life’s Adventures.

August 06, 2017 [Listen Now]
How London became the world-leading city for Indian cuisine, the latest news from a Star Kiwi Chef, and a Pastry Chef star in Chicago: Camellia Panjabi, MBE, Group Director, MW Eat,, Chutney Mary, Amaya, Veeraswamy, & Masala Zone (8 locations); Peter Gordon. Providores & Tapa Room in London,, The Sugar Club & Bellota, Aukland,; Gale Gand, Pastry Chef Extraordinaire, Chicago,

July 30, 2017 [Listen Now]
How did Britain’s Simon Rogan become a Culinary Superstar transforming sleepy Cartmel, Cumbria, UK into a must-go destination? 15 years after OTM first met Simon & Partner Penny, we capture a 2-part interview which tells the story and points to an even more exciting future for Simon and his team.,  Then, exploring why London loves Italian, OTM visits Café Caldesi in Marylebone and learn more about pairing Italian Wines from GM-Sommelier Fabio Aguzzi,

July 23, 2017 [Listen Now]
Bring health & Zen to your kitchen: Sam Talbot, Chef-Owner, Pretty Southern, Brooklyn,, 100% Real: 100 Insanely Good Recipes for Clean Food Made Fresh; Jean-Christian Jury, Vegan Chef, Teacher & Author, NY,, Vegan: The Cookbook; Meg Barnhart & Jane McKay, Partners, The Zen of Slow Cooking – Spice Blends, Chicago,

July 16, 2017 [Listen Now]
New Products, a notable “revival” and a brew:  Bo Perry, Pizoots Flavor-infused Mad Scientist Peanuts, Portsmouth VA,; Jim Conroy, Owner, Conroy Foods, Reviving the legendary Isaly’s Ice Cream, also producing Beano Sauces, Pittsburgh PA,; Mike Cobb, CEO, Crown Maple, Dover Plains NY,; Todd Thibault “Tebo”, Cultural Czar, Breckenridge Brewery, Littleton CO,

July 09, 2017 [Listen Now]
From organic, really free, pasture-raised Chickens to spice-infused Peanuts and Save Our Saucepans, some notable products: Jesse Solomon, Founder, Emmer and Co Heritage Chicken, San Francisco,; Vicki Jakubovic, Spokesperson, Pereg Natural Foods, Clifton NJ,; Wendy Wilson-Bett, Founder, Peter’s Yard Crispbread, Shrewsbury Shropshire UK,; Christine McFadden, SOS Brand Manager, Clorox, Oakland CA,

July 02, 2017 [Listen Now]
A VERY Southern program: John T Edge, Director, Southern Foodways Alliance, Oxford MS.; The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South; John Tesar, Chef-Owner, Knife, Dallas TX,, Knife: Texas Steak House Meals at Home; Steven Raichlen, America’s Authority on all things BBQ,, Founder BBQ University,, Barbecue Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades: Bastes, Butters, Glazes too.

June 25, 2017 [Listen Now]
It’s that time of the year again: The Specialty Food Association’s  Summer Fancy Food Show packs New York City's Javits Convention Center. Over time OTM will bring you many standout products/companies--including many 2017 SOFI (specialty outstanding food innovation) awards. Today: Adam Dick & Dustin Taylor, Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate,  Eureka CA,; Christy Goldsby, Founder, Honey Mama’s, Chocolate-Honey Cocoa Treats, Portland OR,; Naomi Mobed, Creator, Le Bon Magot Chutneys, Conserves etc.. (no less than 5 SOFIs), Lawrenceville NJ,; Austin Clar, Sales Mgr, Seawater Food & Beverage, Tiburon CA,

June 18, 2017 [Listen Now]
Three TOTALLY BRILLIANT COOKBOOKS: Samin Nosrat, San Francisco,, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat; Katie & Giancarlo, Chef-Partners, Café Caldesi & La Cucina Caldesi London-Marylebone, Caldesi Campagna, Bray Berkshire,, Around the World in 120 Salads – Fresh, Healthy & Delicious;  John Whaite. Owner, John Whaite's Kitchen, TV Chef & Host, Wrightington, Lancashire,, Perfect Plates in Five Ingredients: 100 Stunning Recipes from the Winner of the Great British Baking Show.

June 11, 2017 [Listen Now]
First of all OTM wishes a Happy 69th Birthday to our brother Paul!!  Then today's program focuses on some of Pittsburgh’s contributions to the Cocktail Scene: Sean Enright, GM, Spork, Pittsburgh,, Founder, US Bartender’s Guild-Pittsburgh Chapter,, Author Pittsburgh Drinks (with Cody McDevitt); Tim Russell, Founder, Maggies Farm Rum,, Pittsburgh. Also Scott Woolley, Co-Founder/Owner, Rock N Roll Tequila, Stockton CA,

June 04, 2017 [Listen Now]
Back in the 1960s when true JET-engined Aicraft were being introduced in Australia the flight time between Sydney & Melbourne was reduced from 2 hours to 1.  A local comedian observed that if the Good Lord had intended the country’s two major cities to be only an hour apart, he would have made them closer together!  The rivalry between Australia’s two largest metros continues to this day, but we love them both, so OTM made a brief visit to Sydney on our return journey from Melbourne Food & Wine Festival and World’s 50 Best--a great decision since it brought us superb dining experiences. Ross Lusted and his wife Sunny helm The Bridge Room, a stone’s throw from Circular Quay and the Harbor Bridge (known to locals as the “Coathanger”).  Sublime is the best word we can use for the Lunch that Ross’ kitchen prepared for us.  Go there!  Another couple, Josh & Julie Niland , operate Saint Peter (named for the Biblical Fisherman, not OTM’s Co-Host).  Located on the main street of the trendy Paddington neighborhood, SP is a Seafood Lover’s delight. Josh entertained us with his fascinating life story, while shareing methods he's perfected to ensure every morsel represents the wonderful Australian “catch” at its very best,


May 28, 2017 [Listen Now]
OTM brings you some of the EXCITEMENT at the 2017 James Beard Awards held in Chicago. May 1: Three new Members of Who’s Who of Food & Drink in America, Michel Nischan, Founder & President, Wholesome Wave, Bridgeport CT,; Suzanne Goin, Chef-Owner, AOC, Luques, Tavern – all in LA,; Evan Kleiman, Culinary Multitasker, Los Angeles,; Daniel Boulud talks about a new venture in NYC,; Kristina O’Neal, William Harris, Adam Farmerie, Greg Bardshaw, Principals, AvroKO, NYC,, Winner, Best Restaurant Design under 75 Seats, Single Thread, Healdsberg CA; Art Smith, private Chef (Clients have included Oprah Winfrey), Presenter & Previous Winner, Humanitarian of the Year Award,; Rebecca Wilcomb, Chef, Herbsaint NOLA,, Winner, Best Chef South; Hugo Ortega, Hugo’s Houston TX,, Winner, Best Chef Southwest; Gabrielle Quinonez Denton & Greg Denton, Ox, Portland OR,, Winner, Best Chef Northwest; Finally OTM takes a Sweet Break at Sixteen, Chicago, Evan Sheridan, Executive Pastry Chef,

May 21, 2017 [Listen Now]
Three of Melbourne’s top exponents of “Mod Oz” (Modern Australian) Cuisine (although one of them is really British):  Scott Pickett, Owner & Executive Chef, ESP (Estelle by Scott Pickett) & several other restaurants,;  Peter Gunn, Chef-Owner, Ides,; Ashley Palmer-Watts, Founding & Executive Chef, Dinner by Heston, .

May 14, 2017 [Listen Now]
OTM catches up with some old friends – and Great Chef-Restaurateurs in Melbourne: Kevin & Gail Donovan, Owners,; Philippe Mouchel, Chef-Owner, Philippe,; Neil Perry, Partner, Rockpool Steak & Seafood & many other places,

May 07, 2017 [Listen Now]
More Celebrity Chefs while “Down-under:”  Elena Arzak, Chef-Partner, Arzak, San Sebastian Spain,; Dan Barber, Chef-Owner, Blue Hill, NYC, & Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, NY,; Virgilio Martinez, Chef-Partner, Central, Lima Peru & Lima, London;,; Yannick Alleno, Chef-Owner, Pavillon Ledoyen, Paris,

April 30, 2017 [Listen Now]
Conversations with Chefs while “Down-unde:r” David Thompson, Chef-Partner, Nahm, Bangkok, & Long Chim, Melbourne (and several other cities),; Victor Liong, Chef-Owner, Lee Ho Fook, Melbourne, Australia,; Gaggan Anand, Chef-Owner, Gaggan, Bangkok,

April 23, 2017 [Listen Now]
Looking forward to next Monday’s James Beard Foundation Awards, and looking back at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival + World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards. Two top Finalists for JBF Awards:  Michael Tusk, Quince, SF,; Nina Compton, Compere Lapin, NOLA  From World’s 50 Best: # 1, Daniel Humm & Will Guidara, Eleven Madison Park,; One to Watch, Eduard Zatruc, Chef-Partner, Disfrutar, Barcelona, Spain,; Best Female Chef, Ana Ros, Chef-Partner, Hisa Franko, Slovenia,; Gaston Acurio, Chef-Partner, Astrid, Lima Peru,;  Lars Peder Hedberg, Owner, White Guide, Stockholm Sweden,

April 16, 2017 [Listen Now]
Condiments- Oils & Salt – how & where to source some of the Best: Clay Oliver, Oliver Farm, Artisan Cold-pressed, Unrefined Nut Oils, Pitts GA,; Natalia Cabrera, Founder, Khayyam LLC, NYC,; unmatched quality Vinegars, Olive Oils & Spices from Spain; Leslie Bilderback, The Culinary Masterclass, Pastry Chef, N/naka Culver City CA, Pastry Chef at N/naka in Culver City,, Salt: The Essential Guide to Cooking with the Most Important ingredient in Your Kitchen. >

April 09, 2017 [Listen Now]
Unusual Wine Stories from Spain, Oregon & China!  Miguel Oliveros, Owner & Winemaker, Bodega Oliveros, Huelva, Spain,,/Producer of Crianza Sweet Vermouth; Christopher Czarnecki, Owner, Joel Palmer House, Dayton OR,, a Restaurant deep in the Heart of Oregon’s Vineyard Country; Noel Shu, Sommelier & Managing Partner, Prodiguer Brands,; China Through a Glass of Wine.

April 02, 2017 [Listen Now]
The American South, and Texas is a big part of it: Vivian Howard, Chef-Owner, Chef & the Farmer, Kinston NC,,   Co-Creator & Star, “A Chef’s Life” on PBS, Deep Run Roots: Stories & Recipes from My Corner of the South; Terry Thompson-Anderson, Rockport TX, Breakfast in Texas: Recipes for Elegant Brunches, Down-Home Classics & Local Favorites; Matt Moore, Matt Moore Music, Nashville TN,, The South’s Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern BBQ Perfection

March 26, 2017 [Listen Now]
How sweet it is!  Variations on this theme.  Dana Cree, Executive Pastry Chef, The Publican Restaurants, Chicago,, Hello, my name is Ice Cream; Todd Masonis, Founder, Dandelion Chocolate, San Francisco,; Susan Jane White, Food Writer & Blogger, Dublin Ireland,, The Virtuous Tart: Sinful but Saintly Recipes for Sweets, Treats & Snacks

March 19, 2017 [Listen Now]
The cuisine of neighboring countries Iran (Persia) & Turkey, plus a Special Treat from Israel: Naomi Duguid, Taste of Persia; Amy Zitelman, Soom Foods Tahini, Philadelphia (the Tahini is made in Israel),; John Gregory-Smith, London, www.eattravellive.comTurkish Delights: Stunnung Regional Recipes from the Bosphorus to the Black Sea 

March 12, 2017 [Listen Now]
Note the USA time change, which is different from most countries. Today’s program starts with an analysis of how to use spices in a healthy diet, then covers Cooking of the Union of South Africa: .Natasha “Tash” MacAller, Dancing Chef (not to be confused with The Dancing Chef), NZ, LA & London,, Spice Health Heroes; Cariema Isaacs, Dubai, formerly of Capetown, South Africa, My Cape Malay Kitchen; Melinda Roodt, Senior Pastor, Delta Community Church, Vereeniging South Africa & Owner, Mel’s Kitchen – Rusks & Biscuits, The Classic South African Cookbook.

March 05, 2017 [Listen Now]
A VERY TASTY program, special things to eat & drink.  Kristina Richens, Minister of Communications,  Celebrating 25 years, The Republic of Tea, Novato CA,; Ricky Mandle & Monica Navarro, Owners, Delicious & Sons, Mediterranean style Pastes & Sauces, Barcelona Spain,; Gail Balderson, Director of Marketing, Muuna, new-style Cottage Cheese - with & without Fruit in the bottom, NYC,

February 26, 2017 [Listen Now]
All Ladies, All Irish. An American Chef with Irish Roots, a Native Irishwoman, and a Tribute to Irish Chefs:  Barbara Lynch, Chef-Owner, BLGruppo, (7 Restaurants including No. 9 Park, Sportello & Menton), Boston MA,, Out of Line: A Life of Playing with Fire; Kathryn Bruton, London,, Skinny Soups: 80 Flavor-packed Recipes of less than 100 Calories; Leslie Conron Carola, Owner & Director, Arena Books, Westport CT, The New Irish Table: Recipes from Ireland’s Top Chefs.

February 19, 2017 [Listen Now]
William Drew, Group Editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, talks about 50 Best in Melbourne, and the entire 50Best Program; Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Test Kitchen,, Mad Genius Tips: Over 90 Expert Hacks & 100 Delicious Recipes; Raghavan Iyer, Minneapolis,, Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, And Baked—And Fried Too.

February 12, 2017 [Listen Now]

Focus on Asia: Monisha Bharadwaj, Owner, Cooking with Monisha Cooking School, London,, The Indian Cooking Course: Techniques, Masterclasses, Ingredients & Traditional Recipes; Vacharian Blumichitr, Thai Restaurateur, Ko Samui & Chiang Mail Resorts, Thailand,, 50 Great Curries of Thailand – we apologize for the poor sound quality of this interview, which is due to sub-standard cellular phone connection is rural Thailand; Emily Jonzen, London UK,, The Goodness of Coconut.

February 05, 2017 [Listen Now]

What’s all the excitement in Melbourne, Australia, this Spring (Autumn there), plus two books of new/old recipes: Natalie O’Brien, CEO, 25th Annual Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, and World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, March 31-April 9,; Georgeanne Brennan, Founder, La Vie Rustic,, My Culinary Journey: Food & Fetes of Provence; Rachel Hollis, Founder, The Chic Site, Los Angeles,, Upscale Downhome: Family Recipes, All Gussied Up.

January 29, 2017 [Listen Now]

A Pittsburgh “Classic” keeps on growing. Founded 80 years ago, named an “American Classic” by the James Beard Foundation, Primanti Brothers adds restaurant # 30 to its "family."  Then some Seasoning Tips – Infusions  & How to Cook with Cannabis: David Head, CEO, Primanti Brothers, Pittsburgh, www.primantibros,com; Erin Coopey, Seattle,, Infusing Flavors; Laurie Wolf, Portland OR,,  Cooking with Cannabis.

January 22, 2017 [Listen Now]

A really sweet spot in London, and a newly emerging Pittsburgh Restaurant “Family:”  Rachel Wicking, Deputy GM & Ryan Thompson, Executive Chef, Dominique Ansel Bakery, Belgravia London,; Rick DeShantz, Chef/Owner, Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group, Cecil Usher, Beverage Director & Head Bartender, Butcher & the Rye,, Keith Fuller, Executive Chef, Pork & Beans,, also part of the Group,, Plus more new restaurants opening soon.

January 15, 2017 [Listen Now]

OTM meets Old & New friends in London during our recent Visit – 2nd of 2 programs:  Claudio Cardoso, Executive Chef, Sushisamba; Dan Doherty, Chef-Director, Duck & Waffle, both in Heron Tower, Bishopsgate;,; Dan's latest book, Toast Hash Roast Mash: Real Food for Every Time of Day; Greg Taylor, Sous Chef, Yosma, Fitzrovia,

January 08, 2017 [Listen Now]

OTM meets Old & New friends in London during our recent Visit – 1st of 2 programs: Anthony Demetre, Chef-Owner, Wild Honey. Mayfair,,uk, Chris Cavaille, GM-Sommelier, Wild Honey; James Lowe, Head Chef, Lyle's, Shoreditch,  More next week.

January 01, 2017 [Listen Now]
An Introduction to some of London's great Art Museums--Tate Modern, , Barbican,,  National Portrait Gallery,,  National Gallery, --and their current special Exhibitions. Then, to stimulate your interest in Modern British Food:  Aleksandra Crapanzano, Brooklyn NY, The London Cookbook; Coleman Andrews, CT,, The British Table: A New Look at the Traditional Cooking of England Scotland & Wales.  Note: OTM's recent coverage of London Restaurants begins next week.  AND,especially, WISHING YOU ALL A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR 2017!!

December 25, 2016 [Listen Now]
A Very Merry Christmas to OTM Listeners throughout the World!!! Katie Button, Chef-Owner, Curate, Ashville NC, ;; Curate: Authentic Spanish Food from an American Kitchen; George Geary, Broadcaster & Journalist, Los Angeles CA,, L. A.’s Legendary Restaurants; Richard Bertinet, Baker, Bath UK,, Bread: Simple Contemporary Bread.

December 18, 2016 [Listen Now]
Mostly Cheese and a Very Special Review of “Bitter:s” Tia Keenan,  NYC, The Art of the, Cheese Plate: Pairings Recipes Style Attitude; Matthew Brichford, Owner & Cheese-Maker, Jacobs & Brichford Farmstead Cheese, Connersville IN,; Guido Mase, Chief Herbalist, Urban Moonshine, Burlington VT,, DIY Bitters: Reviving the Forgotten Flavior - a Guide to Making your own Bitters for Bartenders, Cocktail Enthusiasts, Herbalists and More.

December 11, 2016 [Listen Now]
Expressions of the American South:  Asha Gomez, Atlanta GA,, My Two Souths: Blending the Flavors of India into a Southern Kitchen; Ronni Lundi,, Victuals: An Appalachian Journey with Recipes; Fred Thompson,, Bacon; a Savor the South Cookbook.

December 04, 2016 [Listen Now]
Drinks and another special treat for the Holidays: Jeff Hansen, Winemaker, Lula Cellars, Mendocino County CA,, Pinot Noir & Zinfandel wines, direct from the Vineyard; Fred Minnick, World’s Leading American Whiskey Critic,, Bourbon: The Rise, Fall & Rebirth of an American Whiskey; Craig Tabandera, Account Manager, Asahi Shuzo Co Ltd, Producers of Dassai Premium Kosher Sake,; Mima Sinclair, London UK,, Gingerbread Wonderland: 30 Magical Houses Cookies & Cakes. 

November 27, 2016 [Listen Now]
Hope you all had a delicious Thanksgiving Celebration! Now:  three smart cookbooks & their authors: Julia Turshen, Ulster County, NY,, Small Victories: Recipes, Advice + Hundreds of Ideas for Home Cooking; Katie Sullivan Morford, Bay Area, CA,; Rise & Shine: Better Breakfast for Busy Mornings; Erin Byers Murray, Nashville TN,, A Colander, Cakestand & My Grandfather’s Iron Skillet.

November 20, 2016 [Listen Now]
Wishing all of you and your families a Grand Thanksgiving!!  First, some Local News: Chef Christian Frangiadis has a New Toy (& late night dining) at his restaurant, Spork, Pittsburgh PA,; Food Rescue comes to Pittsburgh--thanks to Leah Lizarondo, Founder, 412 Food Rescue,; Lucy Jessop, London UK,, The Goodness of Avocado; Natasha Edwards, Sandown UK,, The Goodness of Garlic.

November 13, 2016 [Listen Now]
A Program dedicated to the Far East: Abraham Conlon, Chef-Partner, Fat Rice (Chicago Restaurant dedicated to the cuisine of Macau),, The Adventures of Fat Rice; Fuchsia Dunlop, London, UK,, Land of Fish & Rice; Kei Lum Chan & Diora Fong Chan, Hong Kong, China: the Cookbook.

November 06, 2016 [Listen Now]
Brooklyn, NY, Star Chefs' International Chefs Congress, Conference Keynotes, Chef Elena Arzak & Laboratory Chef Igor, Arzak, San Sebastian Spain,; Chris Cosentino, Chef-Partner, Cockscomb, San Francisco,; A Peruvian Connection, Mitsumaru Tsumura, Chef-Owner, Maido, Lima Peru,; Eric Ramirez, Chef, Llama Inn, Brooklyn,; Kathleen Blake, Chef-Partner, The Rusty Spoon, Orlando, FL; Damian Sansonetti, Chef-Partner,  Caiola's & Picolo, Portland, ME,; Jamilka Borges, Executive Chef,  & John Wabeck, Wine Director, Spoon, Pittsburgh,

October 30, 2016 [Listen Now]
OTM wishes all of you and your families a Happy Halloween!!  This week we bring you “sure fire” recipes you can produce at home because the authors consciously developed them, so that you can be a Culinary Star.  Meike Peters, Berlin Germany,, Eat in My Kitchen; Kaitlyn Goalen, Brooklyn & Raleigh NC, The Short Stack Cookbook; Betty Rosbottom,, Soup Nights: Satisfying Soups & Sides for Delicious Meals All Year

October 23, 2016 [Listen Now]
How Sweet It Is.  Two Great Ladies of Dessert publish Guides to success, plus the Story of a Place dedicated to Chocolate: Dorie Greenspan, NYC & Paris,; Dorie’s Cookies; Kate McDermott. Port Angeles WA,, The Art of the Pie; John Payson, Founder-Partner, The Chocolate Room, Brooklyn,, There’s always room for Chocolate.

October 16, 2016 [Listen Now]
Heritage Grains, especially Rice, Sonoko Sakai, Los Angeles,, Rice Craft: Yummy! Healthy! Fun to Make! Then OTM goes SPICY: Susan Wheaton, SWG Consulting for Marin French Cheese & Laura Chenel Spicy Cheese, &; Mando Ray & Jared Neece, The Tacos of Texas; Denver Nicks, Hot Sauce Nation: America’s Burning Obsession.

October 09, 2016 [Listen Now]
OTM says Ciao to Roma--until the next time: Checchino dal 1887, traditional “Fifth Quarter” & other traditional Roman specialties, Francesco Mariani, Partner,; “Steeler Nation” is alive & well in Rome at La Botticella Birreria-Vineria, Facebook - La Botticello Rome, Giovanni Poggi, Proprietor. And for the High Holidays, Jeffrey Yoskowitz & Liz Alpern, Brooklyn NY,, The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods.

October 02, 2016 [Listen Now]
More Casual Dining in Rome: Massimo Terzulli, Chef-Partner, Stefano Scialanga, Translator, Rosti al Pigneto,; Enrico Rusticali, General Manager, Roscioli Bakery, Salumeria & Restaurant,; Caterina Marchetti, Partner, & Luigi De Gennaro, Chef, Al Ceppo, Emanuele Maggio, Translator,; Tina Bleve & Antonio Bleve, Owners, Casa Bleve,

September 25, 2016 [Listen Now]
 Dining in Rome, Part 2: Chef/Owner Antony Genovese, Il Pagliaccio, one of Rome’s Best Fine Dining Restaurants,; Vincenzo Ciano, Chef, Molo 10, great seafood,; Stefano Chinappi, Partner, & Federico Delmonte, Chef, Chinappi,      

September 18, 2016 [Listen Now]
Tasting Rome, The Eternal City, both Modern & Traditional Dining. This week innovative kitchens:  Cristina Bowerman, Glass Hostaria,; Roy Caceres, Chef, John Regefalk, Sous Chf & Translator, Metamorfosi.; Alba Esteve Ruiz, Chef, Matteo Battaglia, Waiter & Translator, Marzapane,

September 11, 2016 [Listen Now]

Three Chefs we admire: Peter Gordon, Chef-Owner, Providores, London, & The Sugar Club, Auckland NZ,, Salads for All Seasons; Brian Keyser & Leigh Friend, Casallula Restaurant, NYC, & just-opened Casallula Pittsburgh, City of Asylum, Alphabet City, Composing the Cheese Plate. Also a discussion of our planned trip to Rome. Then, for the next 3 Weeks we'll be airing conversations with some of Rome's Most Innovative & Interesting Restaurants - so be sure to Tune In.  

September 04, 2016 [Listen Now]
MEAT and POTATOES.  An extremely Non-Vegan Program!!!  Ray Venezia, 2- year Master Butcher & Frequent Guest of Rachael Ray, The Everyday Meat Guide: A Neighborhood Butcher's Advice Book; Meredith Leigh,,.The Ethical Meat Handbook: A Complete Guide to Home Butchery, Charcuterie, and Cooking for the Conscious Omnivore; Teresa Blackburn & Zack Brown,, The Peace, Love & Potato Salad Cookbook.

August 28, 2016 [Listen Now]
A Sweet Program with a Sweet+Savory ending.  Hillary Davis,, French Desserts; Kathryn Gordon & Ann McBride, NYC, Les Petits Sweets: 2 Bite Desserts from the French Patisserie; Julie Albert & Lisa Gnat, Toronto Canada,,  Lick Your Plate.

August 21, 2016 [Listen Now]
Pulses, San Jose CA,; Sameer Shah, VP Marketing, Smart Flour Foods, Flour & Prepared Foods (e.g. Pizzas) made from gluten free Ancient Grains,; Sharon Gregory, Founder, The Happy Vegan, maker of Natcho-Nocheez Dairy-free “Cheese” Spreads, Pittsburgh PA,; Nancy Kalish, Founder, Pure Genius Provisions, bean-based Brownies & Blondies, Brooklyn NY,

August 14, 2016 [Listen Now]

to Find Today’s Artisanal Spirits.  Alice Feiring, Wine Correspondent, New York Times,, For the Love of Wine; Jeremy White, Sommelier, Triple Creek Ranch, Darby MT,;  Advanced Sommelier-Court of Sommeliers; Eric Grossman, Boston MA, Craft Spirits

August 07, 2016 [Listen Now]
“California Dreamin” - Specialty Food Programs & Products from Creative California: Jim Etters, Head of Agriculture Programs, Seka Hills, the Yocha-Dehe-Wintum Nation, Capay Valley CA, ,; Jesse Layman, Vinegar Chef, Sparrow Lane, Ceres CA,; Kaitlin Barton, Califia Farms Beverages including Nitro Cold-Brewed Flavored Coffees, Bakersfield CA, www.califiafarms.ccom.

July 31, 2016 [Listen Now]
Two Great Ice-creams with Attitude and an Antioxidant-loaded  Beverage that may be a Super Coffee Alternative: Jake Goodby & Sean Vahey, Founders & Owners, Humphry Slocombe, San Francisco,; .Ron Koss, Co-Founder, Brio Oxidant-enriched Icecream,; Carrie Christensen, VP Sales & John Kilmer, Head of Communications, Crio Bru,

July 24, 2016 [Listen Now]
Today’s program of assorted interviews focuses on: Daguerrotype “portraits” of heirloom Fruits & Vegetables, a new resource for Food Allergy sufferers, and a century-old Dutch Treat now available in the USA: Amy Goldman, Rhinebeck NY,, Heirloom Harvest; Heather Christo, Pure Delicious; Tom Daly, Founder, The Brand Passport, NY-NY,, Daelman’s Stroopwafels,

July 17, 2016 [Listen Now]
Exotic Flavors, Fascinating Places & a New Line of Spice Pastes: Caroline Eden, Samarkand: Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & the Caucasus; Sabrina Ghayour,, Sirocco: Fabulous Flavors from the Middle East; Richard Lasalle, Founder, Entube Chile Pastes, Los Angeles,

July 10, 2016 [Listen Now]

Ruminations on Foods, plus the story of an American Fast Food Icon: Sophie Egan, San Francisco CA,  Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies – How What We Eat Defines Who we are; Patric Kun, Restaurant Critic, Los Angeles Magazine, Finding the Flavors We Lost: From Bread to Bourbon, How Artisans Reclaimed American Food; Lloyd Handwerker, Famous Nathan: A Family Saga--The American Dream & the Search for the Perfect Hot Dog.

July 03, 2016 [Listen Now]
An interesting line-up of New Cook Books – Something for Everyone!  Nick Sandler, The Magic of Broth: 60 Great Recipes for Healing Broths & Stocks & How to Make Them; Brendan Collins, Chef-Owner, Birch, Los Angeles,, Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes: A Modern Man’s Kitchen Handbook;  Rosie Reynolds, London UK, The Kitchen Shelf: Take  Few Pantry Essentials, add 2 Fresh Ingredients & Make Everyday Eating Extraordinary; Jessica Emich, Co-Owner, Shine Restaurant, Boulder CO,, Eat, Drink, Shine: Inspiration from our Kitchen, Gluten-Free & Paleo-Inspired Recipes.

June 26, 2016 [Listen Now]
Block 292,, Mt. Lebanon, Pittsburgh PA.. reflects a national trend of combining a sustainable restaurant with a sustainable retail butcher shop: Owner Brooks Broadhurst, Executive Chef Eliza Jamison, star organic lamb producers Sukey & John Jamison,, Latrobe PA, sustainable sourcing of meat & other product. Next: A University Campus & Curriculum dedicated to Sustainable Agriculture: Peter Walker, Dean, Falk School of Sustainability, Chatham University – Eden Hall Campus; Cristopher Galarza, Campus Chef; Sukey & John Jamison, Adjunct Faculty, Meat Studies, Chatham University – Eden Hall Campus, Gibsonia PA,

June 19, 2016 [Listen Now]
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, for the 1st time in NYC - a few Star Chefs we met:  Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana,, Modena Italy, won Top Spot for the 1st time; Virgilio Martinez, Central,, Lima Peru & Lima, London UK, steady at #4; Mauro Colagreco, Mirazur,, Menton France, top French entry at #6; Elena Arzak, a permanent placeholder this year at #21, Arzak,, San Sebastian Spain; Mitsuharu Tsumura, Maido,, Lima Peru, highest climber reaching #13; Jonnie Boer, Librije, nr. Amsterdam,, entering 50 Best at #38, Abram Bissell, new Exec Chef at The Modern,, NYC.  Across the East River to Brooklyn with Barbara Scott Goodman, Brooklyn Bar Bites: Great Dishes & Cocktails from NY’s Food Mecca; and finally a Cookbook by Francine Bryson,, Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen.

June 12, 2016 [Listen Now]
Thinking Summer?  Fruits & Ice Creams?  Listen to: Annie Rigg. London UK,, Summer Berries & Autumn Fruits: 120 Sensational Sweet & Savory Recipes; Nancy Hytone-Leb, Partner & Chief Strategy Officer, Choctal Single Origin Ice Cream, Pasadena CA,; Christine Chitnis, Providence RI,, Icy Creamy Healthy Sweet: Healthier Tastier Frozen Desserts Using Whole Foods & Natural Sweeteners; Dina Cheney,, The New Milks: 100+ Dairy-free Recipes for Making & Cooking with Soy Nut Seed Grain & Coconut Milks.

June 05, 2016 [Listen Now]
OTM loves Italy, just as many of you do. This week we bring you three insights on Italian life, food & drink: Marisa Huff, Padua,, Aperitivo: The Cocktail Culture of Italy, Recipes for Drinks & Small Dishes; Katie Parla, Rome, Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors & Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City; Rosario Safina, Founder, Da Rosario Organics, Bronx NY,, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Umbria.

May 29, 2016 [Listen Now]
The James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour repeats in Pittsburgh, thanks to Justin Severino, Chef-Partner, Cure & Morcilla, & – how it happened & what’s involved. Then, just in time for “Grilling Season,” two experts on Barbecue: Meathead Goldwyn, Chicago IL,, Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue & Grilling; & Robb Walsh, Galveston TX,, Legends of Texas Barbecue.

May 22, 2016 [Listen Now]
Two Great Young Chefs, and how to cook Modern Mexican: Daniel Burns, Chef-Partner, Torst & Luksus (1st Restaurant ever to gain a Michelin Star serving only Beer), Brooklyn,,, Food & Beer; Jessica Largey, Chef-Partner, Simone, LA, opening late 2016, previously Visiting Chef, Intro, Chicago, & Sous Chef, Manresa, Los Gatos CA,; Pati Jinich, Host of PBS’ Pati’s Mexican Table, Resident Chef, Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington DC,, Mexican Today: New & Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens.

May 15, 2016 [Listen Now]
During the James Beard Awards,Catching up with Chicago Chefs serving up Innovation: Thomas Lents, Sixteen,; Curtis Duffy, Grace,; Stephen Gillanders, Intro,; Chef Chris Pandel & Owner Phillip Waters, Swift & Sons,; Stephanie Izard,, restaurants include Girl & the Goat and others.

May 08, 2016 [Listen Now]
OTM at the 2016 James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony & Gala Reception, Chicago’s Lyric Opera, May 2:  Aaron Silversmith, Best Chef Mid-Atlantic, Rose’s Luxury, Washington DC,; Paul Berglund, Best Chef Midwest, Bachelor Farmer, Minneapolis,; Renee Erickson, Best Chef NW, Seattle,; Jonathon Waxman, Best Chef NYC, Barbuto, NYC,; Dahlia Narvaez, Best Pastry Chef, Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles,; Joanne Chang, Best Baker, Flour Bakeries, Boston MA,; Who’s Who in Food & Beverage in America, Gina Gallo, E&J Gallo Winery, Sonoma CA,; Ed Levine, Serious Eats, NYC,; Ann recognizes Leah Chase, Lifetime Achievement Award, Dooky Chase, New Orleans,; Jonathon Sawyer, 2015 Best Chef Great Lakes & 2016 Gala Chef, Cleveland OH,; Curtis Stone, Presenter for Best Chef SW & West, Maude, Los Angeles,; Mindy Segal, 2012 Best Pastry Chef, Mindy’s Hot Chocolate,; talks with OTM about “Edibles” – Cannabis in Foods; Brian Hill, Francine Bistro, Camden ME,, reveals the honor of just being nominated – his 7th time; At “Chef’s Night Out, at The Montgomery Club, Peter talks to the winner of a recent Woodford Reserve sponsored Cocktail Contest.

May 01, 2016 [Listen Now]
A wonderful new classic of Culinary Literature/Kitchen Science, another Ace & an honored chef:  J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Managing Culinary Director, Serious Eats, San Matteo CA,, The Food Lab; Brent Young, Founder, The Meathook, Brooklyn,; Culinary Partner, Ace Hotel Pittsburgh& Whitfield restaurant;; Shawn Culp, Director, Department Chair, Culinary Arts, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh,, American Culinary Federation – Cutting Edge Chef Award.

April 24, 2016 [Listen Now]
Sweets from some very different sources: Marisa McClellan. Philadelphia PA,, Naturally Sweet Food in Jars: 100 Preserves to Make with Coconut, Maple, Honey & More; Anissa Helou, London UK,; Sweet Middle East: Classic Recipes from Baklava to Fig Ice Cream; David Noll, Pacific Resources International, Carpinteria CA,, Manuka Honey & Artisanal Sea Salt from New Zealand.

April 17, 2016 [Listen Now]
Three Books we’d never have expected to be written – and their Authors’ stories: Sam Calagione, Founder, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery & The Main & Chesapeake Restaurant, Rehoboth DE,, The Off-Centered Approach to Business & Collaboration; Myra Kornfeld & Stephen Massimilla, NYC,, Cooking with the Muse: A Sumptuous Gathering of Seasonal Recipes, Culinary Poetry & Literary Fare; David Geisser, chef & former Vatican Swiss Guard,, The Vatican Cookbook (1st English edition).

April 10, 2016 [Listen Now]

Tradition brought up to the Present Day – in Food, Wine & the Culinary Profession – from Three Brilliant Ladies:  Joyce Goldstein, Retired Chef-Restaurateur, Culinary Consultant, Insightful Author, San Francisco CA,, The New Mediterranean Jewish Kitchen; Karen MacNeil, Wine Correspondent & Educator, Napa CA,, The Wine Bible (new edition); Claudia Wu, Co-Founder & Editor, Cherry Bombe, Convener of Cherry Jubilee, NYC.

April 03, 2016 [Listen Now]
Produce and More!!  Fruits & Veggies, Oils & Spices – from the unusual to the even more unusual; how to cook what you grow/find/catch/shoot; & a dedicated tome about the Southern staple veggies.  Kitty Keller, Founder K L Keller Foodways. Oakland CA,; Susan Ebert, Austin TX,; The Field to Table Cookbook: Gardening, Foraging, Fishing & Hunting; Thomas Head, Washington DC,, Greens: A Savor the South Cookbook.

March 27, 2016 [Listen Now]
Food at Issue - health & culture:  Amanda Haas, Director of Culinary, Williams-Sonoma, San Francisco,, The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook: The Delicious Way to Reduce Inflammation& Stay Healthy; Barry Novick, Founder, Kitchen Table Bakers, inventors of Parmcrisps, Syosset NY,; Professor Dwight Furrow, San Diego Mesa College, American Foodie: Taste, Art & the Cultural Revolution.  AND WE WISH ALL WHO CELEBRATE IT A VERY HAPPY EASTER!!

March 20, 2016 [Listen Now]
BBQ in 3 Different Countries & Cultures:  Dueki Hong, Chef-Owner – Koreatown Restaurant, NYC, & Matt Rodbard, Author, Koreatown: A Cookbook; Evandro Caregnato, Culinary Director, Texas de Brazil, Dallas TX and many other cities,, Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian Way; John Shelton Reed, Chapel Hill NC,, Barbecue: A Savor the South Cookbook.

March 13, 2016 [Listen Now]
Food and Fine Arts, in Pittsburgh and in New Orleans:  Mike Gulotta, Chef-Owner, Mopho, NOLA,, Guest Celebrity Chef, the inaugural FEAST dinner series at the Carnegie Museum of Art; Laura McDermott, Manager of Social Experiences, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh,; Sojna Finn, Chef-owner, Dinette, Pittsburgh,, Consulting Chef – CMOA; Joanne Clevenger, Owner, Upperline Restaurant, NOLA, – Semi-Finalist – 2016 James Beard Awards – Outstanding Restaurateur.

March 06, 2016 [Listen Now]
Two new cookbooks created by couples/duos:  Allison  Hopelain and Russell Moore, Chef-Partners, Camino, Oakland CA,, This is Camino; Naoko Takei Moore, Cooking Instructor, Toiro Kitchen, Los Angeles,; Kyle Connaughton, Chef-Owner, Singlethread Farms, Healdsburg CA,, Donabe: Classic & Modern Japanese Clay Pot Cooking.

February 28, 2016 [Listen Now]
From NOLA to Cuba, to Washington DC, to Meatopia at South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF), a wide ranging conversation; plus two very special ingredients--one old & traditional, one recently discovered:  Chef David Guas, Bayou Bakery, Arlington VA & Washington DC, &, reflects on his diverse experiences, especially his Cuban & Creole heritage, and his love of honey; March is when the Sap starts to rise, says Winton Pitcoff, Editor, Maple Syrup Digest, International Maple Syrup Institute,,, as heFexplains that the ancient art of Maple Sugaring is still vibrant; Finally, Dr. Daniel Perlman, Senior Research Scientist and Inventor, Brandeis University, Waltham MA,, adds another to his over 100 patents: Coffee Bean Flour.

February 21, 2016 [Listen Now]
Today and Yesterday with Arzak, one of Spain’s & the World’s Best Restaurants for DECADES, plus sourcing unusual ingredients – especially our New Favorite, fresh Turmeric root. (For a bonus, Peter invented a New Cocktail. See the recipe on our website).  First up, Elena Arzak, Co-Chef, Arzak, San Sebastian, Spain,, with Anne Dolamore, Publisher, Grub Street, London UK,, Arzak Secrets, the first Arzak cookbook available in English; then an interview with Elena & her chef/founder father Juan Mari Arzak, recorded in 2008. Finally, Robert Schueller, PR Director, Melissa’s, Los Angeles,, Fresh Turmeric & other exciting produce.

February 14, 2016 [Listen Now]
OTM sends best wishes to all Valentines!!!  We hope you have a GREAT lover-ly day. In today’s program two wonderful Italian women who’re atop the world of Food & Drink – and we were surprised to find out they are connected:  Lidia Bastianich, Chef, Restaurateur, Partner in Orsone, a luxury B & B and Vineyards in Italy’s Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, Partner in EATaly Food Markets, TV Personality & Author,  Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook, Long Island NY,; Stefania Pepe, Vineyard Owner & Winemaker, focused on Biodynamic Principles & Methods, producing truly distinctive organic wines in the northern part of Abruzzo, our interview today and a replay of our 2009 interview,

February 07, 2016 [Listen Now]

Heirloom Beans, Low-Mercury Tuna, and ways to make sure none Get’s Wasted:  Steve Sando, Founder, Rancho Gordo, Source for literally Hundreds of Varieties of Heirloom Beans, Napa CA,; Sean Wittenberg, Co-Founder, Safe Catch, Canned Tuna, Tested 100% for Mercury Content – also Delicious, Sausalito CA,; Dana Gunders, Scientist, Natural Resource Defense Council, Berkeley CA,, Waste Free Kitchen Handbook: A Guide to Eating Well and Saving Money by Wasting Less Food.

January 31, 2016 [Listen Now]
Everything Tacos, Beer and Hot Chicken: Alex Stupak, Chef-Owner, Empellon restaurants in NYC,, Tacos: Recipes & Provocations; Andrea Slonecker, Beer Bites, Beer Bites: Tasty Recipes and Perfect Pairings for Brew Lovers; Timothy C. Davis, Nashville TN, The Hot Chicken Cookbook.

January 24, 2016 [Listen Now]
A Program about Unusual Beverages & their Sources: Mark Bitterman, Owner, The Meadow shops, Portland OR & NYC,, Bitters & Amari, Field Guide to Bitters & Amari; Cathryn Fritz-Jung, Importer, Singani Los Parrales, Distilled in Bolivia, Silver Spring MD,; Andy Barker, Sales Director, & Bill Batchelor, Winemaker, Martin Ray Winery, creating incredible wines in Green Valley CA,

January 17, 2016 [Listen Now]
Diana Kennedy, a newly revised edition of her classic Nothing Fancy: Recipes & Recollections of Soul Satisfying Food, to be released in April; Dobra Bielinski, Chef-Owner, Delightful Pastries, 3 locations in Chicago IL,, Traditional Polish Pastries & their association with Mardi Gras & Lent; Hussein Dekmak, London UK, The Lebanese Cookbook: Delicious & Authentic Recipes from a Top Lebanese Chef.

January 10, 2016 [Listen Now]
An Event for Truffle Afficianados, The Napa Truffle Festival, January 15-18 in and around Napa CA,; plus Two Very Special Chefs now in Print: Michael Solomonov, Chef-Owner, Zahav, Philadelphia PA, http://www.zahavrestaurant.comZahav: a World of Israeli Cooking; and Joe Ray, Co-Author, with Chef Blaine Wetzel, The Willows Inn, Lummi Island WA, Sea & Smoke: Flavors from the Untamed Pacific Northwest.

January 03, 2016 [Listen Now]
Happy New Year to all our Listeners around the world.  We wish you happiness and prosperity in 2016!!  Today’s program is wholly dedicated to British Gin, from its origins to the current revival in Artisinal Expressions--a period of over 400 years: Mark Dawkins, Charter Brands, Langley’s Number 8,; Sam Galsworthy, Sipsmith's, London,; Kate Harrison, Quintessential Brands, Opihr, Bloom & Greenalls, Warrington,

December 27, 2015 [Listen Now]
Meat AND Veg!  Elias Cairo, Founder, Olympia Provisions, Artisan Charcuterie & two Restaurants, Portland OR,, Olympia Provisions: Cured Meats & Tales from an American Charcuterie; Nancie McDermott, Author, Chapel Hill NC,, Southern Soups & Stews: More than 75 Recipes from Burgoo and Gumbo to Etoufee and Fricasse; Charles Stahler, Director, Vegetarian Resource Group, Balto MD,

December 20, 2015 [Listen Now]
OTM finds interesting innovations in our home town, Pittsburgh PA--a great new bar, the Restaurant it grew out of, a Distillery named for an 18th Century Character who defied the Whiskey Tax, and a Boutique Hotel in the vibrant East End:  Spencer Warren, F&B Diretor, Chief Bartender, Rye Bar; Rick DeShantz & Tolga Sevdik, Partners, Butcher & the Rye,(rerun from 2014); David Harries, Distiller, Wigle Whiskey,; Jordan Bartles, General Manager, Hotel Indigo

December 13, 2015 [Listen Now]
Thinking “Down-Under” – the 2016 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, Voices from our 2008 visit to the Festival plus innovative new luggage to pack for the long journey: Natalie O’Brien, Executive Director, Melbourne Food & Wine Festival,; Philippe Mouchel, Chef Extraordinaire, currently Dejavue, Melbourne,, and Neil Perry, Chef-Owner, Rockpool, Sydney & Melbourne,; David Kao, Founder, Oregami Luggage, Portland OR,  

December 06, 2015 [Listen Now]
Three go-to books: Florence Fabricant, Food Writer, NY Times, City Harvest: 100 Recipes from Great NY Restaurants; Sara Foster, Foster’s Market, Durham NC,, Foster’s Market Favorites: 25th Anniversary Collection; Russell van Kraayenburg, Chasing Delicious, Houston TX,; Making Dough: Recipes & Ratios for Perfect Pastries.

November 29, 2015 [Listen Now]
OTM explores unusual Beverage Stories:  Matthew Rowley, San Diego CA,, Lost Recipes of Prohibition: Notes from a Bootlegger’s Manual; Kristina Richens, Minister of Commerce, Republic of Tea, Novato CA, Chamomile Honey Tea – a Charitable Partnership with the Xerces Society,; Gary Eberle, from Pennsylvania College Football to California Winemaking, Paso Robles CA,, Deb Mortillaro, Partner, Dreadnought Wines,, Pittsburgh.

November 22, 2015 [Listen Now]

OTM explores fermenting, cooking with Cannabis, and the elusive Paw Paw:  Charlotte Pike, Gillingham Dorset UK,, Fermented: a Beginners’s Guide to Making your own Sourdough, Yogurt, Sauerkraut, Kimchi & More; Melissa Parks, Boulder CO,, Herb: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Cannabis; Andy Moore, Pittsburgh PA, Paw Paw: America’s Forgotten Fruit.

November 15, 2015 [Listen Now]
A REALLY SWEET PROGRAM!!  Edd Kimber, PastryChef, TV Personality, London UK,,  Patisserie Made Simple: From Macarons to Millefeuille & More; Bernard Laurance, Paris France,, Baklava to Tarte Tartin: A World Tour in 110 Dessert Recipes; Amy Guittard, San Francisco,, Guittard Chocolate Cookbook: Decadent Recipes from San Francisco’s Premium Bean to Bar Chocolate Company.

November 08, 2015 [Listen Now]
Exploring Truffle Products, Food Writing as Linguistics and Literature: Vittorio Giordano, Urbani Truffles NYC,; Dan Jurafsky, Linguist, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA, The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu; Sandra Gilbert, Berkeley CA, Eating Words, A Norton Anthology of Food Writing.

November 01, 2015 [Listen Now]
Hello Graham Elliot, Co-Host, MasterChef, MasterChef Junior and “Craziest Restaurants in America”, Chicago IL,, Cooking like a Master Chef: 100 Recipes to make the Everyday Extraordinary; Cappy Lawton, Restaurateur, La Fonda on Main, et al, San Antonio TX,, Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex; Craig Prebie, Corporate Chef, Chicago IL, The United States of Pizza: Americas Favorite Pizzas, from Thin Crust to Deep Dish, Sourdough to Gluten-Free.

October 25, 2015 [Listen Now]
Timely insights about how to create wonders in a homemade kitchen, make world-class pies, understand how to use Maple Syrup, and Prepare a Sunday Dinner to die for:  Alana Chernila, W. Mass, The Homemade Kitchen: Recipes for Cooking with Pleasure; Holly Ricciardi, Philadelphia PA,, Magpie: Sweets & Savories from Philadelphia’s Favorite Pie Boutique; Kate Webster, in a Vermont Maple Wood,, Maple: 100 Sweet & Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup; Bridgette Lacy, Raleigh NC, Sunday Dinner, a Savor the South Cookbook.

October 18, 2015 [Listen Now]
A Program dedicated to Exotic Ingredients, Exotic Recipes and Exotic Destinations:  Adnan Durrani, Founder, American Halal/Saffron Road, Stamford CT,; Natasha MacAller, London UK,, Vanilla Table: the Essence of exquisite cooking from the World’s Best Chefs; Jessica Cole, Lonely Planet, London UK,, From the Source Cookbook Series, Italy & Thailand (more to follow in 2016 and beyond).

October 11, 2015 [Listen Now]
Jacques Pepin, celebrated Chef, Author, TV Personality, Madison CT,; Jacques Pepin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen; Andrea Chesman, Ripton VT,, The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-how; Meredith Doherty, Marketing Director, The Grommet, Boston MA,

October 04, 2015 [Listen Now]
More Highlights from Nashville and the Music City Food & Wine, interviews at Harvest Night and Grand Tasting.  And a Southern Beverage to End.  Jonathon Waxman, Adele’s - Nashville, Barbuto – NYC,,; Mike Lata, The Ordinary, Charleston SC,; Linton Hopkins, Restaurant Eugene,; Marcus Samuelson, Red Rooster NYC,; Andrew Zimmern,; Chris Bianco, Pizzeria Bianco, Phoenix AZ,; Aaron Sanchez & Chef Miles, Johnny Sanchez, NOLA, & Pit-Master Pat Martin, Martin’s BBQ Joint, Nashville & Morgantown WV,; Pano Karatassos, Kyma, Atlanta,; Daniel Herget, Little Octopus, Nashvillle,; Cara Graham, Lockeland Table, Nashville,; Jay Flatley, Tavern, Nashville,; And to End on a “High” Note, Fred Minnick, Bourbon Curious: a Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker.

September 27, 2015 [Listen Now]
Highlights from Nashville and the Music City Food & Wine Festival – first of 2 programs: Trevor Moran, Executive Chef, Cat Bird Seat,; Alex Grainger, Executive Chef, & Clay Greenberg, Partner, SILO,; Matt Bolus, Executive Chef, & Travis Brazil, GM, 404 Kitchen,; Scott Conant, Chopped” Television series, plus numerous restaurants & cookbooks,

September 20, 2015 [Listen Now]
Bread is the “Staff of Life”, Baking the Science of Making Bread – in today’s program three Exponents of Bread & Baking: Rick Easton, Owner-Baker-Chef, Bread & Salt, Pittsburgh PA; Alice Medrich, Berkeley CA,, Flavor Flours: a New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat,  Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains; Jane Hornby, Oxford UK,, What to Bake & How to Bake it.

September 13, 2015 [Listen Now]
Terrific Meat & Cheese, made in America, especially the USA:  Herb Eckhouse, La Quercia, celebrating 10 years of making “American” Prosciutto in Des Moines IA,; Griff Foxley, COO, Lone Mountain Wagyu, "Japanese Cow," breed of the famous Kobe Beef, but born & raised in Golden NM,; Tom Kooiman, Past President, American Cheese Society,, discussing world-class.American Cheeses and the ACS' annual cheese competition.

September 06, 2015 [Listen Now]
Revisiting Sharelle Kraus, Dry Soda, Happy 10th Anniversary, Seattle WA,; Jim Beagle, Grapery--Great Grapes Table Grapes: Moon Drops, Cotton Candy, Witch’s Fingers, Schafter CA,; Food & Literature with Cara Nicoletti, Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks her way  through Great Books

August 30, 2015 [Listen Now]
Just in time for the High Holidays, Amelia Saltsman, The Seasonal Jewish Cookbook: A Fresh Take on Tradition; Pierre Thiam A Fascinating Exploration of Senegalese Food Traditions & Recipes; Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes From the Source to the Bowl; Monica Van Cleve, Van Cleve Seafood,  highlighting an Historic Recipe for Crab Pies, a favorite of Robert E. Lee’s Plantation Kitchen, Spotsylvania VA,

August 23, 2015 [Listen Now]
Nashville knows how to party!  Upcoming September 19-20 Music City Food & Wine Festival  is the 3rd version, and organizers promise it will be better than ever.  We talk to Tim Love, one of those who invented and now arrange the event.  Go to & for more details – and look for OTM there. OTM Loves Octopus, especially from Gullo Specialty Foods, Hicksville NY, Then Everything You Need to Know about Home Beer Brewing, Randy Mosher, Home Brewing Expert., Chicago,, Mastering Homebrew: The Complete Guide to Brewing Delicious Beer.

August 16, 2015 [Listen Now]
Marvelous Products from Three Great Ladies of Food: Jill Giacomini Basch, Co-Owner, Point Reyes Cheese, Point Reyes CA,, sofi Gold Outstanding Cheese for Bay Blue; Natasha Case, Founder, Coolhaus Ice Cream sandwiches, pints & bars with an Architectural Inspiration (cool house), plus Scoop Shops & Trucks, Los Angeles CA; Caron Prochain, Founder, Simply Gum, all-natural, American-made Chewing Gum, NYC,

August 09, 2015 [Listen Now]
Meet three remarkable Food & Drink Personalities: Randall Grahm, Winemaker Extraordinaire, Bonny Doon Vineyards, Santa Cruz CA, discussing "Crowd Funding" for his Wine Project, Popelouchum, in San Juan Batista CA,; Laurie Pauker, Founder, Laurie & Sons, marvelous not-too-sweet candies, including Dangerously Delicious Black Licorice Chocolate Toffee, Brooklyn NY,; Thomas Gosney, Former Personal Chef for Shaquille O’Neal, &; Method of Procedure: The Guide and Techniques for Excellent Cuisine

August 02, 2015 [Listen Now]
Delectable Foods & Meals from Delightful People: Jin Jun, CEO (Chief Eating Officer),  Co-owner, SeaSnax, products made from Seaweed, Los Angeles,; Nicole Chaszar, Founder & Soup Captain, The Splendid Spoon, Brooklyn,; Lesley Tellez, Blogger & Author, NYC,, Eat Mexico: Recipes from Mexico City’s Streets, Fonda & Markets; Sandra Guiterrez,, Empanadas: The Handheld Pies of Latin America.

July 26, 2015 [Listen Now]
Three Cookbooks with more than just recipes--interesting insights, and culinary creativity as well:  Joe Carroll, Restaurateur, Fettte Sau & St, Anselm, Brooklyn NY,, Feeding the Fire: Recipes & Strategies for Better Barbecue & Grilling; Kevin Gillespie, Chef-Owner,, including Gun Show, Atlanta,, Pure Pork Awesomeness; Marcella Kreibel, Author & Illustrator, Washington DC,, Mi Comida Latina

July 19, 2015 [Listen Now]
A Mediterranian Miscellany: Maureen Abood, Blogger, Rose Water & Orange Blossoms, Harbor Springs MI,, Rosewater & Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from My Lebanese Kitchen; Vivianna Karamanis, Founder, Hellenic Farms, Importer of Artisanal & Gourmet Greek Food Products, Roselle NJ,; John Hooper, European Correspondent, The Economist et al, Rome Italy,, The Italians.>

July 12, 2015 [Listen Now]
Two stories of Families & Farming in the USA, and a Very Special Cookbook Project:  Chris Fischer, Farmer & Chef,  Beetlebung Farm, Chilmark MA,, The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook; Natasha Bowen, Founder, The Color of Food, Palm Beach FL, www.thecolorofood, The Color of Food; Kristen Miglore, Executive Editor, Food52, NYC,, Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes that will Change the Way you Cook.

July 05, 2015 [Listen Now]
Great Products, Fascinating Stories……………  Justin Rashid, Co-Founder, American Spoon, Petoskey MI, Hand-made Preserves made from locally grown fruits & vegetables,; Antonella Rana, Head of US Operations, NYC, Giovanni Rana Pasta & Prepared Pasta Dishes,; Casey Elsass, Partner, Brooklyn, MixedMade, Bees Knees Spicy Honey & Trees Knees Spicy Syrup,; Morgan Morano, Founder, Morano Gelato, Chestnut Hill MA, The Art of Making Gelato: 50 Flavors to Make at Home,>

June 28, 2015 [Listen Now]
What's new in the world of "booze"; Tony Abu-Ganim, Cocktail ""Guru" & Chief Judge, San Francisco World Spirits Competition,  Adam Ford, Founder, Atsby NewYork Vermouth, Long Island NY,, Vermouth: The Revival of the Spirit that Created America’s Cocktail Culture. Jess Lebow, Beer Expert & Home Brewer, (also a successful author & game designer),  resides in China,, & gives us The United States of Beer; a Guide to the Best Craft Beers Across America.

June 21, 2015 [Listen Now]
All London, mostly Ethnic: Bruno Loubet establishes an exciting new incarnation for his space at The Zetter, Grain Store Unleashed,; Gareth Rhodes, Head Chef, Coya,; Ranjit Mathrani, Chairman & Founder, at the NEW Chutney Mary,; Surit Packer & Itamar Srulovich, Chef-Owners, Honey & Co,

June 14, 2015 [Listen Now]
OTM brings you the excitement surrounding the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, 14th anniversary version, at London’s Guildhall, June 1 – you’ll experience the thrills, and the sounds of an enthusiastic crowd of food & wine lovers from all parts of the globe.  Explaining the Concept of 50 Best, William Drew, Group Publisher, William Reed Business Media, Crawley UK,; Two Top Honorees, from this year and last, Eneko Atxa, Chef Owner, Azurmendi jatetxea, nr. Bilbao Spain, 2014 Most Sustainable Restaurant, and rising to #19 in Top 50 2015,; Helene Darroze, Chef-Owner, Restaurant Helene Darroze, Paris, Helen Darozze at the Connaught, London, 2015 World’s Best Female Chef,; Then timely comments from: Thomas Keller, Per Se NYC, The French Laundry, Yountville CA, both Top 100,; Eric Ripert, Le Bernadin NYC,; Grant Achatz, Alinea, Chicago,; and a rising European Star, Tim Raue, Berlin,; To complete the program, Chef Simon Rogan, Fera at Claridges London, etc, selected to cook the Chefs Feast, a dinner honoring the entire Top 100 –  OTM’s most outstanding meal this time in London was lunch with Simon at Fera – we name him an impact player for next year’s awards!!!

June 07, 2015 [Listen Now]

Two Grilling Experts give recipes, tips, to increase your mastery of BBQ, followed by an important book about flavor essentials & secrets: David Guas, Owner, Bayou Bakery, Washington DC & Arlington VA,, Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips & Techniques to Grill like a Pro; Cheryl Jamison, Santa Fe NM,, The Barbecue Lover’s Big Book of BBQ Sauces; Mark Schatzker, Radio & Print Journalist, Toronto, Canada, The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth about Food & Flavor.

May 31, 2015 [Listen Now]

Three versions of Bakery-Pastry "Asian Style".  Joanne Chang, Owner, Flour Bakeries, Boston MA., Baking with Less Sugar; Nicole Bermensolo, Partner, Hana Kitchens, Brooklyn & LA,, Kyotofu: Uniquely Delicious Japanese Desserts; Grace Park, Owner, Crazy Korean Cooking & Crazy Korean Shopping, NYC,,

May 24, 2015 [Listen Now]
More on OTM’s visit to Chicago, and just some of the activities Chicagoans offered for JBF Awards visitors.  The Chicago Greenmarket, season opening on May 2nd, OTM chats , with Greenmarket Board Members who just happen to be celebrated Chef-Restaurateurs, Sarah Stegner, Prairie Grass Café,, Bruce Sherman, North Pond,, Carrie Nahabedian, Naha & Brindille,, and Pat Sondgeroth, Heartland Meats, . Next up: The story of “The World’s Best Rose” and Fine Food to match at the Park Hyatt, Paul Chevalier, National Fine Wine Director, Shaw Ross, & Satoru Takeuchi,Hyatt Executive Chef, Then Hassan El Neklawy, GM, & Daniel Perez, Executive Chef, Renaissance Chicago Downtown, Finally Lynette Velez, Director of Sales, Gibson Group, The Montgomery Club,

May 17, 2015 [Listen Now]

Amid the hubbub & excitement of the 25th Annual James Beard Foundation Awards at Chicago’s Lyric Opera (first time ever this event has been held outside of NYC),  OTM talked to awardees & attendees:  Michel Nischan, Humanitarian of the Year, Founder & President, Wholesome Wave. Fairfield CT,; R J Melman, representing his father Richard Melman, Lifetime Achievement, Lettuce Entertain You, Chicago IL,; Barbara Lazaroff, Partner, Wolfgang Puck Worldwide,; Gale Gand, Chef & Restaurateur, Chicago IL,; Jessica Largey, Rising Star Chef, Manresa. Los Gatos CA,; Marcus Glocker, Chef, Best New Restaurant, Batard, NYC,; Sam Bell, Outstanding Service, Owner, Blackberry Farm, Walland TN,; Aaron Franklin, Best Chef SW, Franklin’s BBQ, Austin TX,; Jonathon Sawyer, Best Chef Great Lakes, Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland OH,; Jason Stanhope, Best Chef SE with Owner Mike Lata, FIG, Charleston SC,; Barry Maiden, Best Chef NE, Hungry Mother, Cambridge MA,; Gerard Craft, Best Chef Mid-west, Niche, Clayton MO,; America’s Classics, Lopez Family, Guelaguetza, Los Angeles CA,; Sally Bell’s Kitchen, Richmond VA,

May 10, 2015 [Listen Now]
Two IMPORTANT Books and a fascinating story of a Chef’s journey in search of Tradition:  Barry Estabrook, Pig Tales;; Steven Satterfield, Chef Miller Union, Atlanta GA,, Root to Leaf; Trevett Hooper, Chef-Owner, Legume, Pittsburgh PA,, in search of traditional Eastern European foods.

May 03, 2015 [Listen Now]
Great Cookbooks and an interesting new concept in Fine Dining.  James Briscione, Director of Culinary Development at the Institute of Culinary Education, NYC, Great Cook; Marco Canora, Chef-Owner, Hearth, NYC,, A Good Food Day; Tanya Bastianich Manuali, Lidia’s Italy, Queens NY,, Healthy Pasta; Zach Kupperman, Founder, DinnerLab,

April 26, 2015 [Listen Now]

A not completely, but mostly Cheesy Program, with a Whiff of Black Gold at the Finish: Janet Fletcher, talks about Cheese & about her latest Cookbook, Napa Valley CA,, Yogurt: Sweet & Savory Recipes for Breakfast Lunch & Dinner; Melissa Pasanen, Cabot Creamery, Cabot VT,, The Cabot Creamery Cookbook: Simple, Wholesome Dishes from America's Best Dairy Farms; Diane Sauvage, Importer – Fromager d'Affinois, Interval Export, Hoboken NJ,,; And on a different but equally delicious subject, Robert Chang, Managing Director, & Dr Paul Thomas, Chief Scientist, American Truffle Company, Napa CA & Scotland UK,

April 19, 2015 [Listen Now]
Modernizing Classics: Leah Koenig, Brooklyn NY, Modern Jewish Cooking: Recipes & Customs for Today’s Kitchens; Ronnie Fein, Greenwich CT,, The Modern Kosher Kitchen: More than 125 Inspired Recipes for a New Generation of Kosher Cooks; Max & Eli Sussman, NYC, New Restaurant in the Planning Stages, Classic Recipes for Modern People: A Collection of Culinary Favorites Reimagined.

April 12, 2015 [Listen Now]
Mostly Italian, with a drink to close: Lidia Bastianich, Chef, Restaurateur, PBS Star, Author, Long Island NY, , Lidia’s Egg-Citing Farm Adventure; Elizabeth Minchilli, Author & Tour Guide, Rome Italy, www.elizabethminchilliinrome.comEating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City; Domenica Marchetti,, Ciao Biscotti: Sweet & Savory Recipes Celebrating Italy’s Favorite Cookie; Alex Finkelshteyn, Partner, DeLuxe Vodka, Minsk Belarus,

April 05, 2015 [Listen Now]
OTM wishes you all the very best for Easter, Passover, or just Sunday. This week three strong voices, three so different stories: Bryan Voltaggio, Chef-Owner, Volt, Frederick MD,, also Lunchbox, Family Meal, Lunchbox, Range & Aggio, various locations in MD & DC, soon to open in Richmond VA, HOME: Recipes to Cook with Family & Friends; Kent Rollins, Chuck Wagon Cook, Red River Ranch Chuck Wagon Cooking School, Hollis OK,; A Taste of Cowboy: Ranch Recipes and Tales from the Trail; Gene Baur, Co-founder & President, Farm Sanctuary, based in Washington DC, Sanctuaries in CA & NY States,, Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer and Feeling Better Every Day.

March 29, 2015 [Listen Now]
This week we’re going a whole lot Southern (USA that is): Alice Randall & Caroline Randall Williams, Nashville TN & Oxford MI, Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by 100 Years of Cooking in a Black Family; Jay Pierce, Executive Chef, ROCKSALT, Charlotte NC,, Shrimp, a Savor the South cookbook; Dale Curry, NOLA, Gumbo, a Savor the South cookbook.

March 22, 2015 [Listen Now]
Beer and Hearty Food to Go With It: Jane Peyton, UK Beer Sommelier for 2014, Organizer, Beer Day in Britain, London, Beer O’Clock: An Insider’s Guide to History, Craft, Culture; Clodagh McKenna, Food Broadcaster & Owner, Clodagh’s Restaurants, Dublin Ireland,, Clodagh’s Irish Kitchen; Jeremy Nolen, Chef, Brauhaus Schmitz, Philadelphia PA,, New German Cooking: Recipes for Classics Revisited.

March 15, 2015 [Listen Now]
Interesting Wine Stories and Recommendations, plus a Luxury Spirit to finish:  Eco-friendly Wines from Italy with a Surfing Connection, ZIOBAFFA  Puglia Pinot Grigio & Toscana Rosso, Kevin Swadish, Sage Beverages, Carlsbad CA,; Exciting New Red Wines from Toscany, Piemonte & Umbria,  Nipozzano Vecchie Viti 2011 from Frescobaldi, Tuscany,; Barolo 2007, Lecinquvigne, Damilano, Piemonte;; Collepiano 2009, Umbria,; samples courtesy Colangelo, NYC,; Kosher Wines for Passover etc., Jay Buchsbaum, Royal Wine Corp., Bayonne NJ,; Audrey Fort, G’Vine, Ultra-Premium Gin, produced by Eurowinegate, Cognac, France,

March 08, 2015 [Listen Now]
Three fine examples of Culinary Instruction:  Anne Willan, Founder, Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne, Paris France,, Secrets from the La Varenne Kitchen; Claudine Pepin, Providence RI, Kids Cook French – Les Enfants cuisinent a la Francaise; Jonathon Sawyer, Chef-Owner, The Greenhouse Tavern, Trentina & Noodlecat, Cleveland OH,, Noodle Kids, Around the World in 50 Fun, Healthy, Creative Recipes the Whole Family Can Cook Together.

March 01, 2015 [Listen Now]
What’s happening in Italy?  And a Great Guide for Diners around the World.  Dorothy Hamilton, President, International Culinary Center, and President, USA Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015, NYC, &, Emilia Terragni, Phaidon, London UK,, Puglia, from the Silver Spoon series; Joe Warwick, London UK, Where Chef’s Eat, 2nd Edition 2015,

February 22, 2015 [Listen Now]
Initiatives to raise the profile and support of Women in the Food & Beverage industry:  Claudia Wu & Kerry Diamond, founders of Cherry Bombe, an acclaimed biennial, high-quality Magazine, NYC,; Kari Underly, Butcher, Meat Expert & Teacher, founder Muscolo Meat Academy, Chicago IL,, The Art of Beef Cutting: A Meat Professional's Guide to Butchering & Merchandising; Susan Citron, Partner, A Woman’s Palate, Fox Chapel PA & Rutherford CA,

February 15, 2015 [Listen Now]
Belated Valentine’s Day greetings to all.  THE Charleston (SC) Wine & Food Festival – 10th Anniversary – Cathryn Zommer, Director of Communications,  Then we stay close to home to celebrate a Fine New Restaurant: Chef Dennis Marron, The Commoner at Hotel Monaco, &; and a Sweet New Venture, Chef Chad Townsend and his wife Lauren launch an Artisanal Ice Cream business, Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream, why and how they’re doing it,

February 08, 2015 [Listen Now]
Timely & Veggie!!  Paula Shoyer, Pastry Chef & Teacher, Chevy Chase MD,, The New Passover Menu; Deidre Heekin, Farmer & Restaurateur, Vermont,, An Unlikely Vineyard; Karen Caplan, Owner-Operator, Frieda's, The Specialty Produce Company, Los Alamitos CA,

February 01, 2015 [Listen Now]
Mostly  about Grains, Flours & Baking, plus a surprise ending:  Alice Medrich, Berkeley CA,, Flavor Flours: a New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat,  Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains, Nuts & Non-Wheat Flours; Shanna & Tim Mallon, Nashville TN,, The Einkorn Cookbook; Erin Patinkin & Agatha Kulaga, Brooklyn NY,, Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes from New York’s Most Creative Bakery; and to finish charming stories for Young Travelers, Liz Manzine, Bella and Harry,  Lots of activities on the website.

January 25, 2015 [Listen Now]
Three Great Chefs, Three Great Cookbooks!!  Charles Phan, Slanted Door, San Francisco,,  The Slanted Door Cookbook; George Mendes, Aldea, NYC,, & soon-to open Lupulo, NYC,, My Portugal: Recipes and Stories; Johnny Iuzzini,, Sugar Rush: Master Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Sweet Baking.

January 18, 2015 [Listen Now]
Cuisine from around the World.  Geeta Bansal, Chef-Restaurateur, Clay Oven Cuisine of India, Irvine CA,,; Ana Sofia Pelaez & Ellen Silverman (photographer), The Cuban Table;; Diane Kochilas, Collaborative Chef, Molyvos, Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life & Longevity from the Greek Island where People Forget to Die,

January 11, 2015 [Listen Now]
Sweet things to Eat & Drink:  Dorie Greenspan, "culinary guru" (by New York Times), Creator "Tuesdays with Dorie" an online baking club, her latest of 10 Cookbooks, Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere, NYC & Paris,; Mario Molinari, Chief Operating Officer, Molinari Italia, Producers of Molinari Sambuca Extra (Declared Extra by Italian Law since 1970), Molinari Caffe Liquore & Limoncello di Capri, Citavecchia & Roma Italy,; John Wabeck, Beverage Manager, Spoon & Willow Restaurants, Pittsburgh, Inventor Common Decency Gin,; Joy Richardson, Brand Representative, Haagen Dazs - how an Ice cream maker moves into Limited Edition flavors & Gelato,

January 04, 2015 [Listen Now]
AS OTM BEGINS ITS 12TH YEAR, WE WISH ALL OF OUR LISTENERS AND FRIENDS AROUND THE WORLD A HAPPY & PROSPEROUS 2015. Three good conversations--Three different stories that became Cookbooks:  Norman Van Aken, Illustrious Chef, Norman's Orlando FL,; No Experience Necessary; Eric Skokan, Creator, Black Cat Farm, Chef-Owner, Black Cat Bistro and Bramble & Hare, Boulder CO,; Eric Skokan's Farm, Fork, Food; Dana Cowin, Editor in Chief, Food and Wine Magazine, NYC,, Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen.

December 28, 2014 [Listen Now]
We wish a Happy and Prosperous New Year to our Listeners and Friends all around the World, as On the Menu begins its 12th Year. All Southern and Mostly Texan.  Jack Gilmore, Chef-Owner Jack Allen's Kitchen, Austin TX, Jack Allen's Kitchen: Celebrating the Tastes of Texas; Terry Thompson-Anderson, Fredericksburg TX, Texas on the Table: People, Places and Recipes Celebrating the Flavors of the Lone Star State; Chris Chamberlain, Nashville TN,, Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig.

December 21, 2014 [Listen Now]
Three Great Books from Three very special & talented Women.  And a Very Merry Christmas to Our Listeners Everywhere.  Cortney Burns, Co-Chef, Bar Tartine, San Francisco,, Bar Tartine: Techniques and Recipes; Rene Erickson, Chef-Owner, Boat Street Cafe, The Walrus & the Carpenter, The Whale Wins, & Barnacle, Producer Boat Street Pickles, Seattle, www.boatstreetcafe.comA Boat A Whale & Walrus; Recipes and Stories; Karen Page, NYC,, The Vegetarian Flavor Bible.   

December 14, 2014 [Listen Now]
Assorted Voices: Jamie Bissonnette, Chef-Owner, Coppa & Toro, Boston MA, Toro NYC,,, The New Charcuterie Cookbook: Exceptional Cured Meats to Make & Serve at Home; Keith Schroeder, Founder & CEO, High Road Craft Ice Cream, Atlanta GA,, Cooking Light's Mad Delicious Cookbook: The Science of Making Healthy Food Taste Amazing; Philip Shen & Kim Pham, San Francisco CA, Terri Phillips, Portland OR,, Food Truck Road Trip: a Cookbook; Malin Elmlid, Berlin Germany,, The Bread Exchange:Tales & Recipes from a Journey of Baking & Bartering..

December 07, 2014 [Listen Now]
Mostly about Fermentation & other Preserving Techniques - plus a musical treat: Cathy Barrow,Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Kitchen food blog, Washington DC,, Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry: Recipes & Techniques for Year-Round Preserving; Branden Byers, host of Fermup weekly Podcast & Blog, Madison WI,, The Every Day Fermentation Handbook: a Real-life Guide to Fermenting Food - without Losing your Mind or your Microbes; Kirsten & Christopher Shockey, Applegate Valley OR, Fermented Vegetables; and Heather Scott, Teacarinas--teacups that double as ocarinast, St LO Ocarina, St Louis MO,

November 30, 2014 [Listen Now]
An interesting Ethnic Mix - how to cook like an Indian/Syrian/Mexican:  Anupy Singla, Indian for Everyone: the Home Cook's Guide to Traditional Favorites,; Joumana Accad, Taste of Beirut,; Margarita Carrillo Arronte, Mexico: The Cookbook, Mexico City; Jim Peyton, Naturally Healthy Mexican Cooking,

November 23, 2014 [Listen Now]
Great Books, Great Stories: Sean Brock, Husk Charleston SC & Nashville, McCrady's Charleston, Heritage,,; Jennifer McLagan, Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor,; Michael Largo, The Big Bad Book of Botany: the World's Most Fascinating Flora; Todd Gray, Chef-Owner, Equinox, Washington DC, talks about his recent California Road Trip,

November 16, 2014 [Listen Now]
Pastry, Cakes & Nuts!!  Nick Malgieri, Dir. Baking Program, Institute of Culinary Education NYC, Nick Malgieri's Pastry: Foolproof Recipes for the Home Cook; Jane Hornby, Oxford UK;, What to Bake & How to Bake it; Andrea Tutunjian & Cara Tannenbaum, Institute of Culinary Education NYC, In a Nutshell; Cooking and Baking with Nuts & Seeds..

November 09, 2014 [Listen Now]
BLOCKBUSTER first cookbooks from three renowned Chefs:  Sat Bains, Too Many Chiefs only one Indian, Sat Bains Restaurant with Rooms, Nottingham UK,; Dominique Ansel, The Secret Recipes, Dominique Ansel Bakery, NYC,; Massimo Bottura, Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef, Osteria Francescana, Modena Italy,  Delicious dialogues..

November 02, 2014 [Listen Now]
Happy Birthday Peter!!  Three "out of the way" places that deliciously combine Traditional & Contemporary Spanish Cuisine:  Roberto & Maria Asua, Andra-Mari & Aretxondo, Galdakao, Basque Country, &; Sergio Arias, O Curro Da Parra, Santiago de Compostella,; Marcos Moran, Casa Gerardo, Prendes near Gijon, Asturias,

October 26, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM at Gastronomika 2014, San Sebastian, Spain.  Note: To include all tha Star Chefs interviewed, this program runs longer than usual.  But we're sure you won't want to miss a thing.  First, Roser Torras, Festival Director. Then: representing Italy, the featured guest country, Massimo Bottura, Osterria Francescana, Modena,; & Carlo Cracco, Ristorante Cracco, Milan,; representing  host Spain - Juan Roca & Jordi Roca, El Celler Can Roca, Girona,; Peruvian superstar Virgilio Martinez, Lima Peru & London UK,; additional 3-Stars from Spain, Carme Ruscalleda, St. Pau, St Pol de Mar & Tokyo Japan, Moments, Barcelona,; Quique DaCosta, Quique DaCosta Restaurant, Denia,; And our coverage would not be complete without the divine Elena Arzak, Arzak Restaurant, San Sebastian,    :

October 19, 2014 [Listen Now]
Concluding Nashville - 3 Culinary Stars you won't want to miss.  Jake Strang, 1808 Grille,; Trevor Moran, Cat Bird Seat,; Joe Shaw, Watermark,

October 12, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM reports on dining in Nashville, and especially the 2nd annual Music City Food & Wine Festival.  Thank you to Infiniti for the use of their Pavilion, Joe Samfilippo, Franklin TN, Visiting & Local Chefs collaborate, Mike Lata, FIG and The Ordinary, Charleston SC,  & , with Tandy Wilson, City House, Nashville,; Beer & Liquor in Nashville, Baily Spaulding, Jackalope Brewing Company, & Will Atkinson, Corsair Distillery,;  Two of Nashville’s most exciting new restaurants, Matt Farley, Executive Chef, Acme Feed & Seed, & Deb Paquette, Chef/Owner, Etch,

October 05, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM heads west from Friuli to Veneto.  Two restaurants we loved 10 years ago, we found were still Great, and “In Search of Soave”, the Veneto’s misunderstood Vino Bianco.  Giuseppe and Lucia Zamboni, with translation by Simone Fortou, Trattoria Zamboni, near Vicenza,; Allan & Atttius Tarlao, Owners with translation by Laura Gereon, Tavernetta All’Androna, Grado;; Giovanni Ponchia, Director, Soave Consortium, Soave,; Laura Rizzotto, Balestri Valda, Soave,; Claudio Gini, Avienda Agricola Gini, Monteforte,; Marta Magnabosco, Avienda Agricola Monte Tondo, Soave,

September 28, 2014 [Listen Now]
Friuli Part 2 – mostly Trieste.  Hedy & Susy Benvenuti, Owners, Duchi d’Aosta, Duchi Vis a Vis & Riviera Hotels & Harry’s Grill, Chef Federico Sestan, Trieste,; Bruno Vesnaver, Owner, Antica Ghiacceretta, Trieste, www.anticaghiacceretta; Gianluca & Massimiliano Sabinot, Owners, Vitello d’Oro, Udine,; Roberto Marussi, Owner. Al Bagatto, Trieste,

September 21, 2014 [Listen Now]
Friuli & Veneto 10 years on.  OTM made a first visit to this area of NE Italy in 2004, the year we launched the program - so we thought it a revisit was overdue.  Old friends and New Friends extended warm welcome and generous hospitality at their restaurants, cantinas and lodgings.  At Orsone, Lidia & Joe Bastianich's Restaurant, B&B & Cantina - Andrea Sbrizzo, General Manager, Eduardo Valle, Executive Chef & Kelly Jeun, Sous-Chef, Wayne Young, Sales Communicatio & Marketing Mgr; Cividale del Friui, ; Valter Scarbolo, Proprietor, Scarbolo Wines & La Frasca Restaurant, Lauzacco, Udine,; Antonella Nonino, Family Nonino, Nonino Distillatori, Percoto, Udine,  More from Friuli next week.

September 14, 2014 [Listen Now]
A Program of New Stuff- new to OTM anyway.  Vanessa Lengies & Frankie Scanlon, Founders & Owners, Gustus Vitae, Salt & Spice Blends, Venice CA,; Chef John Doherty, Chicken Soup for the Soul BBQ Sauces, Broths, Meal Builders, etc.,; Tracy Panase, Director of Domestic Marketing, Microplane – new Kitchen Tools to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of its founding; Russelsville AR,; Christina Arokiasamy, Malaysian Food Ambassador, The Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation,

September 07, 2014 [Listen Now]

An "All American" program: Greg O'Neill, Past President, American Cheese Society,Cheese Expert & Purveyor,,; Matt Hettlinger & Samuel Kennedy, Cheesemakers, The Farm at Doe Run, Coatesville PA,; Marianne LaCroix, Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative, Portland ME,; Paul Scotto, Co-Owner, Cider Brothers, Lodi CA,

August 31, 2014 [Listen Now]
Nashville’s Music City Food & Wine Festival, a Big Event You’ll  Love (no pun intended), Tim Love, Austin TX-based Restaurateur & Tennessee Farmer tells OTM all about it - upcoming September 20 & 21,, and .  Then Experts give us fascinating insights about the liquids we love: Simon Brooking, US Global Ambassador, Laphraoig Scotch Whisky & Laphraoig Select, Islay Scotland,; Jaime Joyce, Moonshine: The Cultural History of America's Infamous Liquor; Brooke & Luther Fedora, Chef-Owners, Horse & Hounds Gastropub, Charlottesville VA, The Foodie's Beer Book: The Art of Pairing & Cooking with Beer for Any Occasion; Steve Piatz, Minneapolis, The Complete Guide to Mead Making.

August 24, 2014 [Listen Now]
A Mostly Green program, plus a bit of comfort: Domenica Marchetti, The Glorious Vegetables of Italy, resides in Virginia,, Erin Riley Strong, The Green City Market Cookbook: Great Recipes from Chicago's Award-winning Farmers Market, Chicago IL,; Hillary Davis, French Comfort Food: the Flavors of a Cozy French Kitchen, resides in New Hampshire,

August 17, 2014 [Listen Now]
North of the Border - Part 2.  Chefs at Taste of Toronto, Canoe Restaurant - High in the Sky over Toronto, Gastro-grilling from Canada.  David Neinstein, Barque Smokehouse,; Damon Campbell, Bosk Restaurant at the Shangri-La Hotel,; Jeff Hopgood, Hopgoods Foodliner,; Robbie Hojilla, Hudson Kitchen,; Monte Wan, Khaosanroad,; Elia Herrara, Los Colibris,; Mark McEwan, North 44, One Restaurant, McEwan, Fabbrica,; John Horne, Canoe Restaurant,; Ted Reader, Gastro Grilling: Fired-up Recipes to Grill Great Everyday Meals,

August 10, 2014 [Listen Now]
A very special tribute to Chef Charlie Trotter, plus the Foods & Flavors of Texas & India.  Homaro Cantu, Moto Restaurant, Chicago, spokesperson for The Trotter Project,; Dean Fearing, Chef/Partner, Fearing's Restaurant, Dallas TX,, The Texas Food Bible: From Legendary Dishes to New Classics; Rinku Bhattacharaya, Westchester NY,, Spices & Seasons: Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors.

August 03, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM headed North of the Border (no song intended) to cover Toronto's exciting dining scene and North America's inaugural "Taste of...." Event.  Here's the first batch of Chefs that we met. Susur Lee, Luckee Restaurant,;  Carl Heinrich, Richmand Station,; Cory Vitiello, The Harbord Room & THR,; Ben Heaton, The Grove,; Stuart Cameron, Patria, Byblos, Weslodge,; Lachlan Culjak, Yours Truly,; David Chrystian, Victor Restaurant,; and to end a "Toast to Toronto, Sophia Pantazi, Owner, 66 Gilead Distillery, Bloomfield, Ontario,  More of Toronto Top Chefs in 2 weeks...................

July 27, 2014 [Listen Now]
Beware, this is a very Meaty program!  Jennifer Johnson, Director of Marketing, Olli Salumeria, fine European style Organic Charcuterie (mostly Italian inspired), Mechanicsville VA (soon Oceaside CA also),; Tom Mylan, Exec Chef & Co-owner, Meat Hook, Brooklyn NY,, The Meat Hook Meat Book; Brett Goodson, Founder, Bacon's Heir LLC, Atlanta GA,, Inventors & Producers of Pork Clouds & Pork Dust -; Mirella Amato, Founder, Beerology, Beer Tasting & Events, Toronto Canada,, Beerology: Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Beer…Even More.

July 20, 2014 [Listen Now]
Taste of Toronto, next week July 24-27, 1st Taste of event in North America; then some unusual cookbook subjects & recipes.  Meghan O’Hanlon, Event Director, Taste Festivals Canada/IMG Group Canada,; Jeni Britton Bauer, Columbus OH,, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts; Laura Russell, Portland OR,, Brassicas: Cooking the World’s Healthiest Vegetables; Michelle & Suzanne Rousseau, Kingston Jamaica,, Caribbean Potluck.

July 13, 2014 [Listen Now]
A selection of Delicious Food Products & Recipes:  David Barber, Partner, Blue Hill Farm, Blue Hill Savory Yougurt, The Berkshires, MA,; Lori Cardenas, Owner, Aunty Liliko'i Fine Passionfruit Products, Waimea, Kauai, HI, www.auntylilikoi,com; Lee Brian Schrager, Special Events Director, Southern Wines & Spirits, Miami FL, Fried & True: 50 recipes for America's Best Fried Chicken and Sides; Erin Alderson, Blogger at, Sacramento CA, The Homemade Flour Cookbook.

July 06, 2014 [Listen Now]
PA Jorgenson, Eating with the Chefs, Stockholm, Sweden,; Lynette Kucsma,CMO & Co-founder, Natural Machines, Creators of the Foodini, 3-D Printer for Foodstuffs, Barcelona Spain, ; James Peterson, (Is it) Done (Yet): A Cook's Guide to Knowing when Food is Perfectly Cooked, Brooklyn NY (parentheses added by OTM).

June 29, 2014 [Listen Now]
Three exciting Asian Restaurants in England - London & Manchester.  And good news from Justin Severino, the Cure'ated Dinner series at Cure, Pittsburgh, Bobby Chinn, Owner, House of Ho, London,, unconventional Vietnamese; Mimi Tokumine, Sake Sommelier, Shoryu, London (3 locations),, Traditional Ramen, huge Sake selection; Helen Tse, MBE, Chef-Partner, Sweet Mandarin, Manchester,, 3rd Generation interpretation of classic & contemporary Chinese, Sweet Mandarin Cookbook: Classic & Contemporary Chinese Recipes with Gluten & Dairy Free Variation.

June 22, 2014 [Listen Now]
Brooklyn Brewery Mash, in Person in Pittsburgh with Chef Andrew Gerson,  The Ladies have it this week - 2 Great Chefs & All About Okra; Gale Gand, Chef-Partner, Tru, Chicago & the new Spitz Burger, Chicago, Gale Gand's Lunch,; Maria Elia, Smashing Plates: Greek Flavors Redefined, London,; Virginia Willis, Okra, a SAVOR THE SOUTH Cookbook,,

June 15, 2014 [Listen Now]
Announcing Brooklyn Brewery Mash in Pittsburgh June 21-28, then on around the world. NOLA Chefs, New & Old, plus a Prominent Irish Chef talks about Irish Food & his DC area Restaurants.  Beer, more Beer & Food to match, from a leader in the Craft Brewery movement -; Alon Shaya, Chef-Partner, Pizza Domenica,; Mike Regua Sr., Executive Chef, Antoine's Restaurant,; Cathal Armstrong, Chef-Owner, Restaurant Eve, Alexandria VA,, My Irish Table: Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve.

June 08, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM returns to NOLA, the "Crescent City" and one of our favorite places to dine:  Ryan Prewitt, Chef/Owner, Peche Seafood Grill,; Brian Landry, Chef/Partner, Borgne,; Miles Prescott, Chef/Partner, RioMar (also Little Gem & soon-to-come La Boca, a new Nikkei (Japanese/Peruvian) concept); Raoul Vives, Bellman (for 50 years), Hotel Monteleone,, also home to Criollo Restaurant,

June 01, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM goes Exotic, Cuisines & Ingredients.  Jean-Paul Gabriel, Thailand: the Cookbook, based in Belgium,; David Sterling, Founder & Proprietor, Los Dos Cooking School, Merida Mexico,, Yucatan: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition; Esha Ray, Co-Founder & CEO, Enray (now owned by J M Smucker), TRuRoots "ancient" grains, Lentils, Quinoa, etc., Livermore CA,; Samir Bayraktar, NAR Gourmet Mediterranean Products from Turkey--Oils, Vinegars, Preserves, Herbs & Spices,

May 25, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM Visits with Artisan Bread Bakers, a Spokesperson for "Meatless all day", and a Sophisticated look at America's Favorite, Hot Dogs Buns & all.  Keith Cohen, Owner, Orwashers, NYC,, Artisan Bread: 100 Years of Techniques & Recipes; Josey Baker, Owner, The Mill Bakery, San Francisco,, Josey Baker Bread; Dina Cheney, Meatless All Day: Recipes for Inspired Vegetarian Meals, Cos Cob CT,; Russell Van Kraayenburg, Haute Dogs: Recipes forDelicious Hot Dogs, Buns and Condiments,

May 18, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM heads for some of London’s GREAT Galleries & Museums;  The National Gallery, Veronese,; The National Portrait Gallery, David Bailey Stardust,;  Tate Modern, Matisse Cutouts,; The Barbican, Jean Paul Gaultier,; The British Museum, The Vikings, of course more fine dining – three up and coming British Chefs, and a surprise ending to the show; Phil Carmichael, Executive Chef, Berner’s Tavern at The London Edition Hotel,; Hus Vedat, Head Chef, Barbecoa by Jamie Oliver,; Adam Handling, Caxton Head Chef, Caxton Grill at St. Ermin’s Hotel,; Camilla Goddard, Director, Capital Bees, Beekeeper for St Ermin’s Hotel & others,

May 11, 2014 [Listen Now]
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY TO ALL WHO QUALIFY!! Exotic casual dining in London at these great places with these great Chefs; Bruno Loubet, Chef-Partner, Grain Store,; Nieves Barragan Mohacho, Executive Head Chef, Fino & Barrafina,,; Daniel Doherty, Executive Chef, Duck & Waffle,; Claudio Cardoso. Executive Chef, Sushisamba,

May 04, 2014 [Listen Now]
It's Award Season - OTM shares Winner's Excitement in London, anticipates the same in NYC.  April 28 at London's Guildhall, the World's 50 Best Restaurants for 2014 were announced.  We caught up with a few of the Excited Chefs & Owners: Highest New Entry at #17, Gaggan Anand, Gaggan, Bangkok,; Biggest Mover, from #50 to #15, Virgilio Martinez, Central, Lima, Peru,, also Lima London,  Chef Jean Francois & GM Pierre Siue, Daniel, NYC,; “One to Watch”, Mark Bright, Partner, Saison, SF,; Thomas Keller, Per Se, NYC,, French Laundry, Yountville CA,; First ever on Top 50 from Russia: Vladimir Mukhin, White Rabbit, Moscow, Russia,

Preview of the James Beard Awards taking place tomorrow in NYC, Izabela Wojcik, Director of House Programming, James Beard Foundation, NYC,

April 27, 2014 [Listen Now]
Not enough Sweets for your Sweet Tooth at Easter?  OTM has more Sweet Guests right here!  Brian Nicholson & Sarah Huck, Red Jacket Orchards, Fruitful: Four Seasons of Fresh Fruit Recipes, Geneva NY,; Kamal Grant, Owner, Sublime Doughnuts, Home Made Doughnuts: Techniques and Recipesfor making Doughnuts in the Home Kitchen, Atlanta GA,; Amber Rose, Baker & Food Stylist, Love Bake Nourish: Healthier Cakes & Desserts Full of Fruit & Flavour, London UK,; LindsayClendaniel,  Icecream Maker/Blogger, Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States, Annapolis MD,

April 20, 2014 [Listen Now]
HAPPY EASTER!!!  Three Experts Sharing their Secrets how to Cut & Cure Meats the Spanish Way; how to make Whiskey the American (Tennessee) Way; how to Preserve Food in Manageable Quantities. Jeffrey Weiss, Chef-Owner, Jeninni Restaurant, Pacific Grove CA, Charcuteria: The Soul of Spain,,; Matt Blevins, Brand Manager, Jack Daniel's (Brown-Forman) Single Barrel Tennessee Whiskey, Lynchburg TN, www.jackdaniels,com; Marissa McClellan, Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces, Philadelphia PA,

April 13, 2014 [Listen Now]
A Very Exotic Program, Unusual Protein, Ancient AND Modern Spices & Recipes using them, and a Beverage Product Line that Tastes Great & is Good for You besides.  Doug Dussault, Owner, Potironne Company, Importer of Wild Burgundian Escargots (Snails),  Larkspur CO,; Rawia Bishara, Chef & Co-owner, Tanoreen, Brooklyn NY, Olives, Lemons & Za'atar, The Best Middle Eastern Home Cooking,; Chris Reed, Owner, Reed's Inc, Culture Club Kombucha "cultured" Beverages, Los Angeles CA,

April 06, 2014 [Listen Now]
Three great & delicious examples of American Ingenuity in the Food Business:  Ryan Farr, Partner, Butcher and Sausage Maker, 4505 Meats, San Francisco,; Alison Hooper, Partner, Vermont Creamery, Goat & Cow Cheeses, Cultured Butter, Websterville VT,; John Macy, Founder & CEO, The John Wm Macy Co., Elmwood Pary NJ,

March 30, 2014 [Listen Now]
Two fascinating Stories of Lives in the Food Business, and two ladies named Victoria:  Luigi Diotaiuti, Chef-Owner, Al Tiramisu, Washington DC,, The Al Tiramasu Restaurant Cookbook: an Elevated Approach to Authentic Italian Cuisine; Leah Eskin, Food Columnist, Chicago Tribune, now resident in Baltimore MD, Slices of Life: a Food Writer Cooks through many a Conundrum; Victoria Amory, Owner, Victoria Amory Condiments, Connecticut & Madrid,; Victoria Ho, Creative Director & Partner, Popsalot Gourmet Popcorn, Beverley Hills CA,

March 23, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM pays tribute to Darina and Myrtle Allen, prime leaders of the Modern Irish Food Movement. Our broadcast/re-broadcast marks the 30th Anniversary of the Ballymaloe Cooking School, near Cork Ireland, the 50th Anniversary of Ballymaloe House, a Country Inn & Restaurant, and Darina's recently published sensational new memoir/cookbook, 30 Years at Ballymaloe: A Celebration of the World-renowned Cooking School with over 100 New Recipes. Herewith: a discussion with Darina about her book and current events at Ballymaloe; a replay of our 2011 interview with Myrtle Allen, founder of Ballymaloe House & matriarch of the three generations of Mrs. Allens; our 2011 discussion with Darina at Ballymaloe Cooking School; our first interview with Darina in 2010 about her Cookbook, Forgotten Skills of Cooking: The Time-Honored Ways are the Best - Over 700 Recipes Show You Why.

March 16, 2014 [Listen Now]
Fascinating stories from 3 places you probably never heard of. We think you'll be interested, even delighted.  Minus 8 ice wine-based Vinegars from Canada's Niagara region, Brad & Rachel Thomson, St. Catherine's Ontario Canada,; Chef Eli Wahl, Casbah Restaurant of the Big Burrito Group, Pittsburgh PA talks about Minus 8's use in cooking and a special menu he created as a showcase for these vinegars,;  Patricia & Astrea Morford, Goat Farmers & Cheesemakers, River's Edge Chevre from Three Ring Farm, Logsden OR,; Max Watman shares a lifetime of his experiences with "real food", Harvest: Field Notes from a Far-flung Pursuit of Real Food, Hudson Valley NY.

March 09, 2014 [Listen Now]
Did you set your clocks?  Around the World, note that the time change in the USA is earlier than in most countries, so you can hear us an hour earlier. A "Mixed Bag"; a New Food Magazine - published in Sweden; Two Superb Vodkas with Unusual stories & ingredients; and a "Bible" of a different kind.  Lotta & P-A Jorgenson, Fool Magazine, Malmo Sweden,; Jack Bays, Founder, Fair Quinoa Vodka - Quinoa from Bolivia, Distilled in the Cognac region of France, Brand owned by Fair Spirits, Paris, distributed in the US by Bay-Pac Beverages,; Don Freytag, CMO, Ocean Vodka, Maui HI,; Annie Bell, Annie Bell's Baking Bible. London UK,

March 02, 2014 [Listen Now]
It's All in the Family at three Food-Drink establishments.  Iron Horse Vineyards, Joy Sterling, President, Green Valley CA,; Good Stock Farm, Sanford "Sandy D'Amato, formerly Chef-Owner, Sanford Restaurant, Milwaukee WI, Good Stock: Life at a Low Simmer, Hatfield MA,; Valor Chocolates, Valeriano Lopez, President (5th generation), nr. Alicante Spain,


February 23, 2014 [Listen Now]
A Very Liquid Program, from Coffee to Wine to Mezcal.  Bruce Burrows, Inventor of the ICoffee, Super Hi-Tech Brewer, Valencia CA,; Paul Kelamkiarian, Proprietor, Wine-of-the-Month Club, Monrovia CA,; Judah Kuper, Mezcal Vago, Oaxaca Mexico,  Imbibe and Enjoy!!

February 16, 2014 [Listen Now]
Happy Valentine's Day to all Lovers everywhere!!  Today an interesting list of the Most Influential People in Food in the USA, Rio de Janiero Cuisine & an "Insider's" Guide to Paris:  Colman Andrews, The Daily Meal, America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food,; Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, My Rio de Janiero: a Cookbook,; Trish Deseines, The Paris Gourmet, Paris France,  OTM's Valentine Feast of B-Valves & Bubbly courtesy of Taylor Shelfish Farms, & Gloria Ferrer,  Thanks to both!!>

February 09, 2014 [Listen Now]
Mostly British: A Chef & Prolific Author; a Food TV Producer as Sleuth; on the Bristol Dining Scene again; & adventures with a favorite, Grilled Cheese.  Paul Gaylor, a 20-year veteran chef & Author of 22 books, Great Homemade Soups: a Cook's Collection; James Winter, Producer of the BBC's Saturday Kitchen, Who Put the Beef in Wellington: 50 Culinary Classics, Who Invented Them, When, and Why; Toru Yanada, Chef, Riverstation, Bristol, England,  http://www,; Shane Kearns, Melt: 100 Amaking Adventures in Grilled Cheese, http://www.grilledshane,com

February 02, 2014 [Listen Now]
More "American-made:" Anne Quatrano, Chef-Partner, Star Provisions Food Markets & Restaurants, Atlanta GA,, Summerland; Judith Choate, author-collaborator on 100 Cookbooks, An American Family Cooks,; Kate Heddings, FOOD & WINE Best New Chefs All-Star Cookbook.

January 26, 2014 [Listen Now]
One of our MOST Fascinating Programs.  Two Iconic and Important Chefs reveal their Philosophy and (some) of their Secrets:  David Kinch, Chef-Owner, Manresa Restaurant, Los Gatos CA,, Manresa: An Edible Relection; Daniel Patterson, Chef-Owner, Coi & 3 other Bay Area Restaurants, Oakland & San Francisco, www.danielpattersongroup,com, Coi: Stories and Recipes.

January 19, 2014 [Listen Now]
How can you Cook more interestingly and more conveniently?  Tools & techniques  from the “good old USA”.  Sam Weiner, President, Edgecraft/Chef’s Choice, Avondale PA, Knife Sharpeners, Electric Kettles etc,; Mary Karlin, Mastering Fermentation: Recipes for Making & Cooking with Fermented Foods,; Erin Coopey, The Kitchen Pantry Cookbook: Making Your Own Condiments & Essentials, Seattle WA,

January 12, 2014 [Listen Now]
OTM isn’t the only one who loves Italian cuisine, a Chef talks to us about his Italian “Viaggio” that ended with Cucina Italiana in Philadelphia, and definitive “How to Cook” Pasta & the Dolci of Southern Italy.  Jeff Michaud, Chef, Osteria, Philadelphia PA, Eating Italy: A Chef's Culinary Adventure,; Maureen Fant, Sauces & Shapes: Pasta the Italian Way, Rome, Italy,; Rosetta Costantino, Southern Italian Desserts: Rediscovering the Sweet Traditions of Calabria, Basilicata, Puglia & Sicily,

January 05, 2014 [Listen Now]
Meat, Potatoes (and other veggies) & Drinks to go with.  Chef/co-owner Rick DeShantz & partner Tolga Sevdick are packing them in - we talk to them about their new spot in Pittsburgh's Cultural District, Butcher and the Rye,, meanwhile their Meat and Potatoes is still going strong,; OTM Loves Lamb and no Lamb better than from Jamison Farm near Latrobe PA, John & Sukey Jamison bring us up to date & we reminisce also,; Joe Yonan, Food Editor of the Washington Post, brings a new approach to "Eating for one", Eat your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.

December 29, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM Wishes Each & Every One of our Listeners, and Guests since January 2004. a Happy & Prosperous 2014. And We Suggest Liquor to Toast its Beginning. Joe Magliocco, President, Michter's Distillery, Lousville KY, Makers of Michter's US*1 American Whiskeys, Unblended, Rye, Sourmash & Bourbon, based on Traditional 18th Century Mash-bills & Methods,; Don Crank, Winemaker, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Producers of top quality Pinot Noir wines from 3 Oregon Estates, Turner OR,; Andy Nelson, Partner & Distiller, Nelson's Greenbrier Distillery, Nashville TN,, Today producing Belle Meade Bourbon, the Revived Nelson Brand to follow.

December 22, 2013 [Listen Now]
Merry Christmas Best Wishes to All of our Listeners Around the World. Sweet Treats & Other Ideas for Holiday Entertaining. Roger Pizey, Pastry Chef, Marco Grill at Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge, London,, World Class Cakes, Kate McDermott, Art of the Pie - Pie Class & Pie Camp, & Kate Lebo, Poet & Pie Enthusiast, A Commonplace Book of Pie - both Kates from Seattle; Eric LeVine, Chef-Partner, Morris Tap & Grill, Randolph NJ,, Small Bites Big Flavor: Simple, Savory & Sophisticated Recipes for Entertaining; Peggy Smith, Co-Founder, Cowgirl Creamery, Marin CA,, Cowgirl Creamery Cooks.

December 15, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM still in Italy - how great! Two Traditional Restaurants in Siena, Tuscany, and a Palazzo where you can stay with the Princess-owner, near Architecturally Wonderful Ascoli Piceno, in southern Le Marche. And to wrap it up Lidia's latest cookbook: Mirco Vigni, Partner, & Chef Nico Atrigna, Osteria Le Logge, Siena,,  Marco Neri, Owner, Matteo Neri, Sommelier, Massimiliano, Chef, La Taverna di San Giuseppe, Siena,; Princess Giulia, Owner, Borgo Storico Seghetti Panichi, Historic Splendor + Modern Luxury, nr. Ascoli Piceno,; Lidia Bastianich, Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking,

December 08, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM in Italy, Modena, Emilia Romagna to be precise. We meet Three Chefs/Restaurateurs with Fascinating Stories. Massimo Spigaroli, Owner-Chef, Antica Corte Pallavicina, Polense Parmense, nr. Parma, "World's Best" Producer of Culatello,; Marta Pulini, Chef-Partner, Franceschetta58, Modena,; Alessandro Bertoni, Partner, Mon Café Ristorante/Caffetteria & Quartopiano Bed & Breakfast, Modena,;

December 01, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM Ventures Around the World & Back in History: Anya von Bremzen, Multi-Award-Winning Journalist & Cookbook Author Traces her Family's Experiences in her Native Land by Recreating Different Decades of Russian Food, Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking; Sandra Gutierrez, Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina,; Habeeb Saloum & his Twin Daughters Muna & Leila, Scheherazade's Feast: Foods of the Medieval Arab World, Toronto Canada & Allentown PA; Ken Marion, Green Virgin Products, Tells us about Moringa, a Tropical Superfood, "maybe the World's most nutritious Green,

November 24, 2013 [Listen Now]
Sweet and a Little Bit Savory, from 4 Ladies who know their way around both! Joanne Chang, Owner, Flour Bakery, Flour, too, Boston MA,; Allison Robicelli, Co-Owner, Robicelli's Cupcakes, Robicelli's Cupcakes: A Love Story with Cupcakes, Brooklyn NY,;  Dynise Balcavage, Pies & Tarts with Heart, Philadelphia PA,; Natalie Slater, Bake & Destroy: Good Food for Bad Vegans, Chicago IL,

November 17, 2013 [Listen Now]
Three Views of Food in New Orleans and New Orleans transplanted to Oxford MI.  John Besh, Restaurant August et al, Cooking from my Heart: My Favorite Lessons Learned Along the Way,; John Currance, City Grocery etc, Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey, Oxford MI,; Poppy Tooker, Host of NOLA Radio's Louisiana Eats, Louisiana Eats: The People, the Food and Their Stories,

November 10, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM pays tribute to Master Chef-Restaurateur Charlie Trotter - a re-broadcast of an interview with him first aired March 1, 2009. Then, Allen Salkin examines the past, present and future of the culinary star-making Food Network, From Scratch: Inside the Food Network.

November 03, 2013 [Listen Now]
On the Menu brings you More of Western Ireland.  The Far NW, Wild Scenery, Wonderful Ingredients & Food Preparations.  "You must go to Harry's on the Inishowen Peninsula.................."  several people told us.  Well we hadn't planned to but our Flexibility was Amply Rewarded; Donal Doherty, Owner, Harry's Restaurant, Bridgend, Donegal,; Along the Way a delightful Georgian Country House run by Susan & DJ Kellett, Enniscoe House, Ballina, Mayo,  And in Super-Scenic County Clare, Allen Flynn, Owner, The Old Ground Hotel, Ennis,; Dermot Hayes, Bar Manager, Doonbeg Golf Club, Doonbeg,

October 27, 2013 [Listen Now]
On the Menu loves Ireland, Irish Ingredients, Irish Chefs & their Restaurants - and "The West is Best" so we returned less than 12 months since our last visit.  This program - Galway, the heart of Western Ireland Food!  JP McMahon, Co-Owner, Aniar Restaurant & Cava Bodega, Galway,; Jess & David Murphy, Co-Owners, Kai Café & Restaurant, Galway,; Enda McEvoy, Executive Chef & upcoming Restaurant Owner & Conor Cockram, Sous-Chef, Galway,; Hisashi Kumagai, Chef, RAW-Sushi in the Sky in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway & Tarron Lynch, Restaurant Manager,

October 20, 2013 [Listen Now]
All about Birds, and Eggs too.  John Ash, Culinary Birds: the Ultimate Poultry Cookbook,; Hank Shaw, Duck, Duck, Goose: Recipes and Techniques for Cooking Ducks & Geese, both Wild & Domesticated; Lara Ferroni, Put an Egg on It; 70 Delicious Dishes that Deserve a Sunny Topping,

October 13, 2013 [Listen Now]
Three Iconic Women who have shaped Cooking & Dining in America and elsewhere; Ann Willan, One Souffle at a Time; Joyce Goldstein, Inside the California Food Revolution: 30 Years that Changed our Culinary Consciousness; Mollie Katzen, "The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation".

October 06, 2013 [Listen Now]

OTM is Euphoric about Greenville SC's Euphoria Food, Drink & Music Festival.  Here are some of the Celebrities and Characters who made it So Great: Country Song Writer Josh Leo, and his Friend Euphoria Concert Headliner Kim Carnes - and Yes Kim & Josh gave us a Brief Phrase from "...Bette Davis Eyes"; David Guas, Celebrity Chef, Chef Cook-off MC,& owner Bayou Bakery, Arlington VA,; Food & Drink Producers Craig Rogers, Lamb Farmer, Border Springs Farm, Patrick Springs VA,; David Raad, Co-Founder & Distiller, Six & Twenty Distillery, Piedmont SC,; Teryi Youngblood, Chef, Passerelle Bistro, Greenville,; Chris Chamberlain, Food & Drink Writer, Nashville Scene,, Author,The Southern Foodie: 100 Places to Eat in the South Before You Die (and the Recipes That Made Them Famous); Trevor Higgins, Executive Chef, Roost Restaurant, Greenville,

September 29, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM covers Carmel-by-the-Sea, a "little gem" well worth a Visit. Jason Burnett, Mayor,; Two Young Kitchen Stars, Justin Cogley, Aubergine, & James Anderson, La Bicyclette,; Two Carmel "Institutions", Mark Simpson, Chef de Cuisine, Anton & Michel, & Fiona Ayres, GM, Cypress Inn,; Two Local Winemakers both with Tasting Rooms in Carmel village, Anna Russell, GM, De Tierra, & Christopher Whaley, Wrath Wines, They all say "Come to Carmel!!"

September 22, 2013 [Listen Now]

Our Second program on Lima, Peru.  OTM talks to Top Chefs from around the world, Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana Modena Italy,, Andoni Luis Aduriz, Mugaritz, Errenteria Spain,, Albert Adria, Tickets, Barcelona Spain, 40 degrees, Mexico City;  Jose Andres, Jaleo, Washington DC,; Daniel Humm & Will Guidara, 11 Madison Park NYC,, Nuno Mendes, Viajante, London UK,; Davide Scabin, Combal.Zero, Rivoli Italy,, Rick Bayless, Frontera Grill etc., Chicago IL, .  Also Jaime Pesaque from Lima's Mayta, & Ines Espana, Restaurant Ines, Santa Cruz Bolivia, visiting from Bolivia.

September 15, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM explores Peru's Fabulous & Fascinating Food Culture, First of all at the Latin American 50 Best Restaurant Awards,, then the Great Mistura Food Festival & Culinary Symposium,, lastly the Extravaganza called Gelinaz, At the LATAM 50 Best, a Production of William Reed Business Media, OTM Congratulates Lima Chefs Gaston Acurio of #1 Astrid y Gaston & # 15 La Mar,; Virgilio Martinez, #4 Central,; Pedro Miguel Schiaffino #7 Malabar,; Mitsuhara Tsumura #11 Maido, At Mistura we Talk Again with Gaston Acurio and Special Guest Alaine Ducasse, And Explaining Gelinaz "Road Manager" Andrea Petrini (Also French Chairman for World's 50 Best).

September 08, 2013 [Listen Now]
Ann talks about Upcoming Food Festivals and Other Resources you can find through

These Three Men Know Their Wines!!  Victor Rallo Jr, Restaurateur, Wine Expert & TV Celebrity, 21 Wines,; Ray Walker, Burgundy Winemaker, The Road to Burgundy: The Unlikely Story of an American Making Wine and a New Life in France; Max McCalman, Wine & Cheese Afficianado, Wine & Cheese Pairing Swatchbook, .

September 01, 2013 [Listen Now]
BIG Features in Latin American and Peruvian Gastronomy next week in LIMA; the Inaugural Latin American Top 50 Restaurant Awards Happen Sep 4, and Mistura, a HUGE Food Festival and associated Culinary Congress start the next day through Sep 14.  Find more information at and  Treme is more than just an HBO series, now its the subject of Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans by Lolis Eric Elie.  10 years of Research by Jo Robinson are covered in Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health.  And Who Knew Mineral Water Menus may be coming to a Restaurant near you?  Martin Riese, Certified Water Sommelier & Developer of the Water Menu at Ray's & Stark Bar, LA,, that's Who.

August 25, 2013 [Listen Now]
Pittsburgh Restaurants Make Big News, and 2 New Food Lines WE LOVE - We Think You will TOO!!  Bill Fuller, Executive Chef, Big Burrito Group, the Mad Mex Hatch Chile Festival - these Renowned New Mexico Chiles are available for their Short Season, get the Special Hatch Chile Menu at all Mad Mex Restaurants;,; Bar Marco makes Bon Appetit Top 50 New Restaurants, Alaina Webber, Communications Director, Jamilka Borges, Chef, Sean Enright, Cocktail Guru,  Check out their newly opened Livermore in East Liberty.

Steve Kneepkens, VP Sales & Marketing, Calbee, Harvest Snaps - 70% Pea & 65% Lentil Snacks, Fairfield CA,; Enric Padro, Founding Partner & Managing Director, Jose Andres Foods, Imported Delicacies from Spain,


August 18, 2013 [Listen Now]
A Miscellany of Fascinating & Unusual Cookbooks and their Interesting Authors.  Adrian Miller, Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time, Denver CO,; Chris Hart, Wicked Good Burgers: Fearless Recipes and Uncompromising Techniques for the Ultimate Patty; Boston MA, Co-Author Andy Husband's Boston Restaurant is Tremont647,; Kay Plunkett Hogge, Leon Family & Friends, London UK,, for Leon Restaurant's information,; Aliza Green, The Soupmaker's Kitchen: How to Save your Scraps, Prepare a Stock & Craft the Perfect Pot of Soup, Philadelphia PA,

August 11, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM Previews Euphoria 2013, 8th Anniversary of this Unique & Fascinating Festival of Food, Drink & MUSIC, in the Delightful Southern City of Greenville SC, Gillian Trimboli, Event Director & Chef Teri Youngblood, Pasarelle Restaurant at the Reedy River Falls, BE THERE - get information and tickets at, and HURRY, Some individual Events are already Sold Out.  Three Cookbook Authors on Very Special Subjects; Lindy Wildsmith, Ciccetti: Delicious Italian Food to Share, The Chef's Room Cookery School, Blaenavon Wales,; Hillary Davis, Cuisine Nicoise: Sun-Kissed Cooking from the French Riviera,; Lauri Pastrone, Share: The Cookbook that Celebrates Our Humanity, by Women for Women International,


August 04, 2013 [Listen Now]
A Truly Marvelous Book, part History, part Food Anthology, Part Cookbook, part One Great Read, William Sitwell, A History of Food in 100 Recipes, Food TV Personality, Editor of Waitrose Kitchen, Northants UK,  Then 3 Unusual & Exciting New Food Innovators; Scott Witherow, Olive & Sinclair "Southern Artisanal" Chocolate Co., Nashville TN,; Deboleena Datta, HerbNZest Condiments, Princeton NJ,; Tara Miko Grayless, Happy Hemp, Austin TX,

July 28, 2013 [Listen Now]
Three Guys & 3 Innovate Food & Beverage Ideas.  David Sipes, Cider Maker, Angry Orchard Cider Co, Boston MA, The Cider House Collection, Strawman & Iceman (750cc bottles),; Rio Sabadicci, Inventor, The Vinturi Spirits Aerator, Carlsbad CA,; Mark Bitterman, Owner, The Meadow, Portland OR & NYC, Mark Bitterman's Salt Block Cooking,


July 21, 2013 [Listen Now]
San Francisco Chefs 2013 - one of the World's Top City Food & Wine Festivals - coming soon, July 27-August 4 - OTM get's the Inside Story from Rob Black, Executive Director, Golden Gate Restaurant Association - for more Details & Tickets p Three Families Who Know & Care a whole lot about Foods that seem routine, and show they're anything but ordinary; "Bean Queen" Hannah Kullberg & "Professor Bean" Keith Kullberg, Better Bean Co., Portland OR,; Domonic Biggi, Beaverton Foods, Mustards, Sauces, Salsas etc, Beaverton OR,; Koel Thomae, Noosa Yoghurt, Boulder CO,

July 14, 2013 [Listen Now]
Sweet & Savory in the Same Program.  Chef Michael Antonorsi, Founder, Chuao Chocolatier & his 2 Newest Bars, Pop Corn Pop & Orange-a-Go-Go, San Diego CA,; Tessa Arias, Chef-Blogger, Cookies & Cream: Hundreds of Ways to Make the Perfect Ice Cream Sandwich, Phoenix AZ,; Mike Babcock, Owner, Oregon Seafoods, Sea Fare Pacific, pre-packaged, shelf-stable Chowders, Bisques & Curries, Coos Bay OR,; Tenaya Darlington, Cheese Blogger, Di Bruno Brothers House of Cheese: A  Guide to Wedges, Recipes & Pairings, Philadelphia PA,

July 07, 2013 [Listen Now]
A Very Vinous Program!!  Tim Hanni MW, explains his Concept of Vinotyping, Why You Like the Wines You Like, Napa Valley CA,; Old World Wines, Indigenous & Heirloom (with names you can't pronounce or spell - but they taste great), Miguel Nora, Senior Area Manager-Americas, Wines of Portugal,  New World Wines from a New Winery in California's Livermore Valley, a little-known Wine Region that Deserves more Attention, Collin Cranor, Winemaker & Partner, Nottingham Cellars, Livermore CA,

June 30, 2013 [Listen Now]
Food & Cooking from Unusual  Points of View.  Lauren Mandel, Rooftop Ag. Specialist, Roofmeadow, EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture, Philadelphia,; Maneet Chauhan, Chef-Restaurateur (opening as yet un-named place in Nashville TN), Flavors of My World: a Culinary Tour Through 25 Countries,; Lynne Gigliottii, Culinary Institute of America, Mediterranean Cooking by the CIA,; Jeff Leichleiter, Producer, Tim's Cascade Snacks - Hawaiian Chips & Erin's Popcorn, Algoma WA,

June 23, 2013 [Listen Now]
We apologize for the delay in availability of today's program - human error now corrected. Cleveland's 5Star Sensation is ONE GREAT PARTY - OTM was there again!!  Clevelanders Jerrod & Wendy Borkey give us a Guest Perspective; Dana Cree, Pastry Chef, Blackbird Restaurant, Chicago, www.blackbirdrestaurant,com; Ashley Bell, Domaine Drouhin, Dundee OR,; Jon Dubois, Chef de Cuisine, Green Zebra, Chicago,, also tells us about Chef-Owner Shawn McClain's new Las Vegas restaurants; Mindy Segal, Chef-Owner, Mindy's Hot Chocolate, Chicago,; Stephan Pyles, Chef-Owner, Stefan Pyles, Dallas TX,  And in the "Party Spirit", Lucinda Hutson, Tequila Afficianado, Viva Tequila! Cocktails, Cooking, and other Agave Adventures, Austin TX,; Tim Federle, Cocktail Enthusiast, Actor & "Word Nerd", Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist, NYC,

June 16, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM completes 2013's coverage of London Dining with some SUPER, SPICY recommendations, then 2 unusual Interviews, a 150th Birthday Lunch for 110,000 people & Lyrical Recollections of Childhood Experiences in France. Sanjay Dwivedi, Coya Restaurant (Peruvian), Mayfair,;  Stevie Parle, Chef-Owner, Dock Kitchen, Notting Hill - Portobello Dock,; Sriram Aylur, Chef & Director of Operations, Quilon, Victoria, & Bombay Brasserie, South Kensington,  Jeff Sinciline, Chef, Parkhurst Dining at Bayer USA Headquarters, Robinson Township, Pittsburgh, how 110,000 people will celebrate Bayer's 150th Anniversary,  Sara Remington, Paris to Provence: Childhood Memories of Food & France.

June 09, 2013 [Listen Now]
Flavor & More Flavor!  Spice Blender Lior Lev Sercarz, La Boite, NYC, The Art of Blending, ; Maria Elia, Chef-Broadcaster, London UK, Full of Flavor,; Bobby Deen, Savannah GA, From Mama's Table to Mine

June 02, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM in London, part 3:  New Chefs at Old Favorites, Fine Dining in Harrogate, Yorkshire.  Jeremy Lee, Quo Vadis, Soho,; Marcus Verbene, Roast Restaurant, Southwark,; Marcus Eaves, Pied a Terre, Fitzrovia,; Tom Van Zeller, Zeller Restaurant, Harrogate N. Yorkshire (formerly of David Moore of Pied a Terre,


May 26, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM in London, 2nd Program, OTM covers highlights of the Art Scene, and 3 New & Exciting Dining Adventures.  Tate Britain & Tate Modern, Schwitters & Lichtenstein; Federico Barocci at The National Gallery; Being Picasso at The Courtauld Institute; Royal Treasures & David Bowie at Victoria & Albert; Man Ray at The National Portrait Gallery.  Luke Thomas, 19-year old Prodigy at Luke's Dining Room, Sanctum on the Green nr. Marlow, Berkshire - soon to open a "pop-up" at The Embassy in Mayfair,; Peter Weeden, Chef-Partner, Newman Street Tavern, London W1,; Johnny Smith, Founder & Partner, The Clove Club, London EC1,

May 19, 2013 [Listen Now]
On the Menu in London, first of 4 (or 5) programs. 3 French Chefs with Great New Culinary Ventures; Bruno Loubet, Chef-Partner, Bistrot Bruno Loubet & Grain Store, opening June 1 near Kings X,; Eric Chavot, Chef-Partner, Brasserie Chavot, Mayfair,; Sylvan Chevereau, Executive Chef, St. Ermin's Hotel & Caxton Grill, Westminster,

May 12, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM in London. San Pellegrino World's Top 50 Restaurants award winners at April 29th's BIG BASH at London's Guildhall.........and the "Cook it Raw" initiative represented by World's No. 6 and the Developer of the Concept.  American Chefs Grant Achatz, Winner of the Prestigious Chef's Choice Award for 2013, Alinea, Aviary & Next,,,, all in Chicago; Eric Ripert, Le-Bernadin, NYC, Steady at #19 in 2013,; Alex Atala, D.O.M, Sao Paulo, Brazil,, also Cook it Raw participant; Alessandro Porcelli,

May 05, 2013 [Listen Now]
Devoted to Spicy & Unusual, from Home & Away.  Marvin Gapultos, The Adobo Road: a Filipino Food Journey - from Food Blog to Food Truck & Beyond,; Robb Walsh, Barbecue Crossroads; Notes & Recipes from a Southern Odyssey,; Rose Carrarini, How to Boil an Egg, from Paris, France; Caroline Grant & Lisa Catherine Harper, The Cassoulet Saved our Marriage.

April 28, 2013 [Listen Now]
A Program Dedicated to Home Cooking- We hope you'll Head for the Kitchen!  Jennifer Perillo, Homemade with Love: Simple Scratch Cooking from Jennie's Kitchen; Suzanne Landry, The Passionate Vegetable; Debra Ponzek, The Dinnertime Survival Cookbook,; Caroline Wright, Twenty-Dollar, Twenty-Minute Meals,

April 21, 2013 [Listen Now]

Exceptional Winemakers and an Exceptional Wine Writer.  You're sure to learn Something New!  Two Great Ladies from Oregon; Lynn-Penner Ash, Co-owner & Winemaker, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, Newberg OR,; Alison Sokol Blosser, Sibling & Co-President, Sokol Blosser Winery, Dayton OR,  Jay McInerney,  The Juice: Vinous Veritas, Wine Columnist, The Wall Street Journal, considered "...the best wine writer in America." (, NYC.

April 14, 2013 [Listen Now]
Exciting Tastes and Flavors in Food & Drink.  Ariane Daguin, Founder & President, D'Artagnan, suppliers of Fine Gourmet Foods, about Rohan Ducks, a New Proprietary Hybrid exclusive to D'Artagnan,, Newark NJ; Merida Anderson, Vegan Secret Supper: Bold & Elegant Menus from a Rogue Kitchen,, Vancouver, Canada; Luca Bombarda, Mazzetti, Producers of Balsmico Tradizionale & Aceto Balsamico, explains the differences & the New 4-Leaf grading system for Aceto & Mazzetti's Acetum Brand,, Modena Italy;  Marko Karakasevic, Distiller, Charbay(c) Distillery & Winery, R5 Whiskey & other Fine Spirits,, St. Helena CA.

April 07, 2013 [Listen Now]
A Truly "Boozy" Program!! Tony Abou-Ganim, ALL-STAR Bartender-Mixologist, Vodka Distilled & The Modern Mixologist,; Prentiss Orr, Founder & Partner, Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries, Pittsburgh PA, Producers of Boyd & Blair award-winning Potato Vodka,; Toasting Thomas Jefferson on his (April 17) 270th Birthday, with Michael Scaffidi, Sommelier, Plume & Quill Restaurants, The Jefferson Hotel, Washington DC,

March 31, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM wishes you and yours a Happy Easter.  Francine Segan, Food Historian, Cookbook Author & Chocolate Expert, helps us understand Easter Traditions, how & when they came about,; Just in time for Spring, Miche Bacher, Cooking with Flowers, Partner, Mali B Sweets, Greenport NY,; Matt & Ted Lee, Celebrating the Iconic Cuisine of the City they made Home, The Lee Brother's Charleston Kitchen, Charleston SC & NYC,; Peter Kaminsky, Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well), Brooklyn NY. 

March 24, 2013 [Listen Now]
Passover Greetings from OTM, Great Sparkling Wines for any Celebration, and Unique Gourmet Foods from Ireland & USA.  Ruth Joseph, Traditional Jewish Cooking, Cardiff, Wales,; Randall Grahm, Sparkling Albarino, Sparkling Reisling & soon to come Sparkling Syrah, Bonnie Doon Vineyard, Santa Cruz CA;; Margaret Jeffares, Good Food Ireland,; Craig Kanarick, Founding Partner, New York Mouth, NYC,

March 17, 2013 [Listen Now]
OTM extends St. Patrick's Day Greetings to all involved in the Big Celebration.  Today's Program is Unique - Dedicated to a Magnificent, Creative Chef, Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy.  We bring you a very current interview recorded during Massimo's recent vist to the USA, and one recorded at the Osteria in September 2008.  We're sure you will be fascinated by how he is constantly searching for new interpretations in the dining experience, and his restless embrace of change.  For more about the Osteria Francescana and his new restaurant,,  A web search for Villa Manodori Aceto Balsamico Products will return many different on-line purveyors, and they are stocked at many fine food stores.

March 10, 2013 [Listen Now]
One very Sweet On the Menu program.  Joanne Adirim, Founder, HannahMax Baking, Crunchy Cookie Chips, Gardena CA,; Laura & Peter Zeranski, Polish Classic Desserts, Alexandria VA,; Pat Sinclaire, Scandinavian Classic Desserts, Edina, MN; Sweet & a Touch of Savory to end, Miriam Rubin, Tomatoes:  a SAVOR THE SOUTH(tm) Cookbook, New Freeport PA & NYC,  

March 03, 2013 [Listen Now]
Looking forward to St. Patrick's Day with Irish Broadcaster & Restaurateur Clodagh McKenna & Replaying Paris Interviews from 4 years ago (we were reminded that these were recorded while Paris was celebrating President Obama's electoral victory.  Clodagh McKenna, Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries: Delicious Recipes throughout the Year, Dublin Ireland,  In "Gay Paree"; Laurent Jacquet, Chef, Atelier Maitre Albert; Cedric Jossot, Manager, Les Bouquinistes; both owned by Guy Savoy,,,; Alain Pramil, Chef-Owner, Pramil,; Dr. Herve This, Directeur Scientifique de la Fondation Science & Culture Alimentaire,

February 24, 2013 [Listen Now]
A Great Range of Interesting Culinary recommendations and information.  Clifford A Wright, One Pot Wonders, &; Sasha Davies & David Bleckman, The Cheesemaker's Apprentice: a Comprehensive New Guide to Handcrafted Cheeses,, Sasha is Chef-Partner at Cyril's at Clay Pigeon Winery in Portland OR; Jessica Harlan, Quinoa Cuisine, Atlanta GA;  Olivia Dupin, The Complete Guide to Naturally Gluten-Free Foods, Personal Chef in NYC.

February 17, 2013 [Listen Now]
Liquor & London Dining.  Craft-distilled Spirits from Both Coasts; Malte Barkenow, Co-Founder, The 86 Company, Spirits in Flavors and Bottles designed with Bartenders in Mind, NYC,; Lenny Gotter, Owner & Distiller, Eastside Distilling, Portland OR, Burnside "double-barrelled" Bourbon,  Fine Country & City Dining from our 2009 London Visit - these 2 "gems" somehow got lost un-Broadcast in our Archives.  It's not too late as they're both "Bigger & Better"; Michael Wignall, Executive Chef, The Latymer, at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, Surrey, which gained its 2nd Michelin Star last year, Toby, Assistant Mgr, The Thomas Cubitt, Belgravia, London, also Owners of The Pantechnicon, (and new since our visit The Orange and The Grazing Goat),

February 10, 2013 [Listen Now]
Happy Valentine's Day from OTM.  Today's Program is Designed to Help You Make Your Valentine Feel Super-Special.  Who doesn't love Chocolate?  Amy Rosenfeld, Owner, Mon Aimee Chocolat, Pittsburgh PA, brings us up to date on what's happenings in the World of Chocolate,  Joe Warwick, London UK based Food Writer, Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chef's Favorite Restaurants  - 400 of the World's Top Chefs contributed more 2,000 recommendations, an App is coming soon,  Planning to Cook for your Valentine at Home - listen to Deb Perelman, Food Blogger Extraordinaire, Smitten Kitchen,  A Dining-Wining Destination if your Valentine craves an exciting Destination, Karen Brooks, Restaurant Critic & Dining Editor, Portland (OR) Monthly, The Mighty Gastropolis: Portland, a Journey Through the Center of America's Food Revolution.


February 03, 2013 [Listen Now]
Ethnic Cooking & Beers to Drink with it.  Roberto Santibanez, Tacos, Tortas and Tamales,, Fonda resturants in NYC; Danielle Critenden, Co-author, From a Polish Country House Kitchen: 90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food; Rinku Bhattachrya, The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle; Wendy Littlefield, Co-owner, Vanberg & De Wulf, Cooperstown NY,

January 27, 2013 [Listen Now]
A "bifurcated" program.  Capers and a Cooking School in Sicily; Desserts and Chocolate.  Beatrice Ughi, Gustiamo, Imorter of Fine Capers & Caper Berries from Pantellaria, Brooklyn NY,; Kate Winslow, co-Author, Coming Home to Sicily: Seasonal Harvests and Cooking from Case Vecchie, Regaleali, Sicily, Italy,; Francisco Migoya, Director of Pastry Programs, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park NY, Elements of Dessert,; Pam Williams, Founder, Ecole Chocolat, Vancouver BC, Raising the Bar: The Future of Fine Chocolate,

January 20, 2013 [Listen Now]
Restaurants, their Chefs and Founders, Staff Meals at Some of the World's Best.  Kevin Gillespie, a Chef in Transition from Woodfire Grill to Gunshow, Atlanta, Fire in My Belly,; Legendary San Francisco Chef-Restaurateur Hubert Keller, Hubert Keller's Souvenirs: Stories & Recipes from My Life,; Norman Van Aken - "the Founding Father of New World Cuisine", Chef-Owner, Norman's at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando & Tuyo Restaurant Miami, My Key West Kitchen: Recipes & Stories, (with Justin Van Aken),; Christine Carroll, Come In, We're Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants

January 13, 2013 [Listen Now]
Around the Globe with Great Chefs & Cookbook Authors & a Great Picture Book.  Jose Garces, The Latin Road Home; Savoring the Foods of Ecuador, Spain, Cuba, Mexico & Peru, Garces Restaurant Group, Philadelphia PA,; Suzanne Husseini, The Modern Flavors of Arabia,; Fuchsia Dunlop, Every Grain of Rice,, London UK;  James Oseland, Saveur: The Way We Cook: Portraits from Around the World, Editor in Chief, Saveur Magazine,

January 06, 2013 [Listen Now]
Mostly Dining in the South of England, an Important Report on False Labeling of Fish to end the program; JonRay Sanchez-Iglesias, Co-Chef/Owner, Casamia, Westbury Village, Bristol,; Andy Appleton, Head Chef, Fifteen Cornwall (a Jamie Oliver project), Watergate Bay nr. Newquay,; Rupert Gleadow, Executive Chef, Gravetye Manor, W. Hoathly, Sussex,  Beth Lowell, Oceana, Sustainability of Fish Stickss & an Expose on the Scandal of False Labeling,

December 30, 2012 [Listen Now]
 New Year Greetings to OTM Listeners Everywhere - May 2103 be Happy & Prosperous for All of You.  Mostly Ladies in the Kitchen; Alison Vines-Rushing & Slade Rushing, Southern Comfort: A New Take on the Recipes We Grew Up With; MILA Restaurant, New Orleans,; Caroline Fidanza, Saltie: A Cookbook, Saltie Restaurant, Brooklyn NY,; Kate Leahy & Matthew Accarino, SPQR: Modern Italian Food & Wine; SPQR Restaurant, San Francisco,; Charlotte Druckman, Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat & Staying in the Kitchen

December 23, 2012 [Listen Now]
Happy Birthday Adam Haigh, Merry Xmas to All OTM Listeners.  Some Cooking Fundamentals; Martha Holmberg, Modern Sauces: More than 150 Recipes for Every Cook Every Day;; Joanne Weir, Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence,; Nick Malgieri, Director Baking Programs, Institute of Culinary Education, NYC, Nick Malgieri's Bread; Melissa Hamilton & Christopher Hirsheimer, Canal House Cooks Every Day,;

December 16, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM wishes you Happy Holidays.  This week a "Mostly Meat" program, Vegans Beware!  And Timely Information for Bakers about avoiding Gluten.  Justin Severino, Chef-Owner, Cure Restaurant, Pittsburgh PA,; Bruce Aidells, Great Meat Cookbook; Hank Will, Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother's Secret Ingredient; Jeanne Sauvage, Gluten Free Baking for the Holidays,

December 09, 2012 [Listen Now]
"Down Mexico Way" - and not quite "Over the Border".  John Hanson, President, Tequilas Premium Clase Azul Tequilas,; Marilyn Tausend, La Cocina Mexicana; Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack, Veronica Gonzales-Smith & Vangie Soza, Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor; Hillary Danner, Founder - Jenkins Jellies Hell Fire Pepper Jelly,  Author, Sweet Heat,; Scott Roberts, Co-Founder & Pit Master, Salt Lick BBQ, Driftwood TX, The Salt Lick Cookbook, also BBQ products online,

December 02, 2012 [Listen Now]
Castles in Ireland - Luxury Accomodation, Fine Dining, Wonderful Scenery & History too!!  Paula Carroll, Director of Sales/Marketing, Adrian Bane, Sous Chef & Robert Bowe, Head Waiter, Ashford Castle, Cong, County Mayo,; Patrick O'Flaherty, General Manager & Xin Sun, Head Chef, Ballynahinch Castle, Recess, Conemara, County Galway,; David McCann, Executive Chef, Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare,

November 25, 2012 [Listen Now]

OTM in Ireland - 2nd Instalment - Dining & Luxury in the South-West.  Kevin Burke, Head Chef, Castlemartyr Resort, Castlemartyr, County Cork,; Michael Hanrahan, Chef, Pat Shortt's Bar, Castlemartyr,; Peter Brennan, Head Chef, Parknasilla Resort & Spa, Parknasilla, County Kerry,; George Gossip, Owner, Ballinderry Park, Kilconnell Ballinasloe, County Galway,

November 18, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM in the Emerald Isle - Ireland that is - 1st Instalment; Fine Dining & Luxury Accomodation in Galway City.  J P McMahon, Aniar Restaurant & Cava Spanish Restaurant & Tapas Bar, &; Sinead Cassidy, Sales & PR Manager, The G Hotel & Pauleen Reilly, Head Chef, GiGi Restaurant at The G,; Fergus O'Halloran, GM & Campbell White, Chef, West Restaurant at The Twelve Hotel, Barna Village,

November 11, 2012 [Listen Now]
A GREAT Book about Root Crops, some you've never heard of...  Diane Morgan, Roots: the Definitive Compendium with More than 225 Recipes; The History & Modern Recipes for America's Favorite Comfort Food,  Ellen Brown, Mac & Cheese: 80 Classic & Creative Versions of the Ultimate Comfort Food.  A Doubly Sweet Ending just in time for the holidays; Hedy Goldsmith, Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors; Nancy Baggett, Simply Sensational Cookies: Bright Fresh Flavors, Natural Colors & Easy Streamlined Techniques,


November 04, 2012 [Listen Now]
Two Very Different Chefs from Seattle, Young & Female vs. Veteran & Male; Maria Hines, Chef-Owner, Tilth & The Golden Beetle,; Thierry Rautereau,Chef-Owner,  Rover's & Luc,  Followed by Two Very Different Secrets; Adam Roberts, The Amateur Gourmet, Secrets of the Best Chefs,; Elizabeth Field, Marmalade: Sweet and Savory Spreads for a Sophisticated Taste, Who knew Maramalade was an Ancient Treat - 50 Secrets on How to Make Your Own.

October 28, 2012 [Listen Now]
Three Great Interviews about Wine Appreciation and Selection.  Eric Asimov, Chief Wine Critic New York Times, How to Love Wine; a Memoir & a Manifesto; Dwight Casimere, The Wine Doctor, on Wine Buying in the Age of Austerity,; Natalie MacLean, Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines,

October 21, 2012 [Listen Now]
Notorious Twitter "Mash-up" Ruth Bourdain talks about his "character", and his new Book, Comfort Me with Offal: Ruth Bourdain's Guide to Gastronomy; Exciting Young Swedish Chef Magnus Nilsson, Chef-Owner, Faviken Magasinet, Jarpen, Sweden, Author Faviken,; Ken Forkish, Baker & Bread Expert, Portland OR, Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread & Pizza,; Kathleen King, Owner, Tate's Bake Shop, Southampton NY, Tate's Bakeshop: Baking for Friends,

October 14, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM Dedicates an Entire Program to a Great Event & a Great Cause, Chef's Collaborative's 2012 Sustainability Summit in Seattle , Sep 30-Oct 2.  Keynote Speakers Ruth Reichl,; Kim Severson, NY Times Atlanta Bureau Chief - a Stimulating Joint Interview; Two Great Sustainability Stories, One Meat - One Fish, Paul Willis, Niman Ranch, San Francisco & Iowa,, Mark Tupper, President, Triad Fisheries, Bothel WA,; How to sample Oysters & Wine with Jon Rowley, Oyster Expert Extraordinaire, at Taylor Shellfish, Melrose Market, Seattle,,; Sustainability stories from Cathy Whims, Owner/Partner, Oven and Shaker & Nostrana, Portland OR,,, Bob Engel, Chef Liaison & PR, Gourmet Mushrooms, Sebastopol CA,;  Mimi Younkins, Owner & VP Marketing, R Murphy Knives, Ayer MA,www.rmurphyknives.

October 07, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM talking Berlin, Great Museums, The Boros Collection, Gemaldegalerie, The Pergamon Museum, Ka De We, a Great Department Store, Checkpoint Charlie, a reminder of the Cold War era.  Exciting New Cookbooks on Asian Cuisine; Charles Phan, Owner, The Slanted Door etc., San Francisco, Vietnamese Home Cooking,; Nancy Singleton Hachisu, Japanese Farm Food; Linda Lau Anusasanan, The Hakka Cookbook, Chinese Soul Food from around the World

September 30, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM tracks down excellent non-traditional Fine Dining in Berlin.  Wurst, Schnitzel.............. Restaurant Menus in the German Capital City are rather Too Similar for for Discriminating International Diners - such as you Dear Listeners.  We think we've found some of what you might be looking for!!  Tim Raue, Chef-Partner, Restaurant Tim Raue,; Stefan Hartmann, Chef-Owner, Hartmann's Restaurant,; Partners Jeffrey Sfire, Manager & Kevin Avery, Chef, Little Otik,

September 23, 2012 [Listen Now]
Two Different ways Ingenious Tools & Gadgets are making it to market. Baron Nagy, Quirky Inc,  NYC, "Social" Product Developers,; Star Baker Rose Levy Beranbaum has teamed with New Metro Design to create and market The Rose Collection of Baking-Assist devices, including the Mixer Mate,, Duncansville PA; Rae Bernamoff, The Mile End Deli, Brooklyn NY,, The Mile End Cookbook: Redefining Jewish Comfort Food from Hash to Hamantaschen.

September 16, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM heads far NW and NE to bring you Chef's Collaborative in Seattle and a Personal Love-story in Berlin Germany.  Then "Super-Bakers  give you their Recipes and their Secrets on how YOU can produce their results at home.  Melissa Kogut, Chef's Collaborative & its 2012 Sustainability Summit in Seattle,; Luisa Weiss, My Berlin Kitchen,; John Barricelli, Chef-owner, SoNo Baking, South Norwalk & Westport CT, The Seasonal Baker: Easy Recipes from My Home Kitchen to Make Year-round,; Jim Lahey, Chef-owner, Sullivan St. Bakery & Co (Pizza) Restaurant NYC, My Pizza: the Easy No-Knead Way to Make Spectacular Pizza at Home,

September 09, 2012 [Listen Now]
Dietary delights - Grains, Vegetables, Fruits - and Tuna Fish. Bruce Weinstein, Grain Mains: 101 Surprising and Satisfying Whole Grain Recipes for Every Meal of the Day; Amanda Cohen, Dirt Candy: A Cookbook, Chef-owner, Dirt Candy Restaurant, NYC,; Laena McCarthy, Jam On: The Craft of Canning Fruit, Owner, Anarchy in a Jar, Brooklyn NY, Artisinal Jams & Jellies,; Andrew Smith, American Tuna: The Rise and Fall of an Improbable Food.

September 02, 2012 [Listen Now]
"Foreign Parts" - interesting people & products from the 4 corners of the globe.  Bruce Bailey, Co-owner & CEO, Mitsuwa Marketplace Japanese Supermarkets, Torrance CA,; Jay Rosengarten, President, Olisur Chilean Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Providencia (Colchagua Valley) Chile,; Skitz Fernando, Rice & Curry (about the Cuisine of Sri Lanka); Annette Garaghty, VP Sles & Marketing, Wusthof-Trident of America, Norwalk CT, Wusthof Classic Double Serrated Blade Breadknife;

August 26, 2012 [Listen Now]
A Really "Boozy" Program with an Unusual Ending.  Marco Pasanella, Uncorked: My Jourmey through the Crazy World of Wine, Pansanella and Son, New York NY;; T J Evans, Winemaker, Domaine Carneros,                 CA, Domaine Carneros Wines & especially the "Egg"Concrete Fermenter,; Joseph Magliocco, President, Michter's Distillery & Chatham Imports (Crop Vodka & Farmer's Gin), Louisville KY,; and the Surprise, in Honor of Julia's 100th Birthday, Susanna Reich, Minette's Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat.

August 19, 2012 [Listen Now]
Unusual Icons of the Food Business - 4 Personalities whose Business & Personal Endeavors are Making a Difference in Unique Ways.  Shawn Askinosie, Owner & Founder, Askinosie Chocolate & Chocolate University, Springfield MO, &; Claire Cretors, President, Cornfields, Inc. & G. H. Cretors, Hi I'm Skinny(TM)Popped Corn, Rice, Potato & Vegetable Snacks, Sister Company C. Cretors& co. makes 95% of Industrial Corn-popping equipment,; Thomas McNamee, The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat; Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance,; Peggy Shannon, Owner, Queen City Cookies, Cincinnati OH,, "... I started the business as a way to give back to our community".

August 12, 2012 [Listen Now]
Flavor, Flavor, a Very Flavorful Program; Adam Perry Lang, Chef-Partner, Barbecoa London UK, Charred & Scruffed,; Angelo Sosa, Flavor Exposed: 100 Global Recipes from Sweet to Salty, Earthy to Spicy; Tama Matsuoka  Wong, Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer's Market,; Renee Erickson, Chef-Owner Boat Street Pickles & Boat Street Cafe, Seattle WA,

August 05, 2012 [Listen Now]

A Very Veggie Program, two New Books on Salads, a 35 year old Veggie Restaurant & a Young Star Chef with Veggie-Locavore Focus:  Mindy Fox, Food Editor, La Cucina Italia, Salads: Beyond the Bowl: Extraordinary Recipes for Everyday Eating; Tasha DeSerio, Caterer & Cooking Teacher, Salad for Dinner: Simple Recipes for Salads that Make a Meal;; Claire Criscuolo, Chef-Owner, Claire's Corner Copia, New Haven CT,, Welcome to Claire's; Dan Kluger, Chef, ABC Kitchen, NYC, 2011 James Beard Foundation Best New Restaurant (in the USA).

July 29, 2012 [Listen Now]
How to make your Food taste better - Ferment it, Salt & Season it, Sweeten it - OTM talks to experts on all 3.  And if you're in London you Love Chocolate, seek out Paul Young, a Superb Chocolatier with several Shops, and interesting views on the World of Chocolate.

Alex Lewin, Real Food Fermentation: Preserving Whole Fresh Food with Live Cultures in Your Home Kitchen; David Joachim, Founder ChefSalt, Makers of unique Salt-Spice combinations such as Tunisian Fire Chef Salt,; Dori Ross, Tonewood Maple, Producer of Maple Sugar-based Sweetening items,, Burlington VT; Paul Young, Paul A Young Chocolatier, Maker of Fresh-daily Fine Chocolates,, London UK

July 22, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM goes Hotel Dining in London, and you'd be Well Advised to Follow in our Footsteps.  Bristot Bruno Loubet (Chef-owner) at The Zetter Hotel  & Townhouse,,; The Lyttelton at The Stafford by Kempinski, Ursula von Platon-Horande, Regional PR Director, Kempinski Hoteliers, Brendan Fyldes, Executive Chef;; Alyn Williams at The Westbury, Alyn Williams (Chef-owner),,restaurent_viewItem_2-en.html; Sriram Aylur, Chef & Director of Operations, Bombay Brasserie & The Quilon Restaurant at 51 Buckingham Gate,,,

July 15, 2012 [Listen Now]
On the Menu reprises London coverage on the occasion of the Olympic Games.

London's Great Art Museums & Very Special Exhibits; Lucien Freud Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery,; Yayoi Kusama at Tate Modern,; Picasso & British Art at Tate Britain,; Turner & Claude at The National Gallery AND the just purchased Titian "Diana & Collista",

A First Instalment of London Dining - British Chefs Cook French & a Great French Chef opens a New London Dining Destination; Philip Howard, Chef-Partner, The Square, Mayfair, now open 21 years,, Mentor for "a Generation of Modern British Chefs", and STILL in the Kitchen; Joel Antunes, a Native of Southern France, previously a "Superstar" in London & Atlanta GA, now at recently opened Kitchen Joel Antunes at The Embassy, Mayfair,; Henry Harris, Chef-Owner, Racine, celebrating his 10th Anniversary of "Distinctly French Cuisine" in Knightsbridge,  Three fascinating stories & three sensational meals!!!  Tune in next week for More on London Dining.

July 08, 2012 [Listen Now]

Dining in Firenze (Florence) - Modern and Traditional; Two More Great Places to Dine in Umbria.  In Firenze, Matteo Fantini, Owner & Nicolo Baretti, Chef, IO Osteria Personale,; Alessandra Pieralli, Manager & Giovanna Verni, Chef (and Alessandra's mother), Trattoria Armando,

In Orvieto, Lorenzo Polegri, Chef-Owner, Zeppelin, Ristorante & Cooking School,;

In Perugia, Claudio Brugalossi, Chef-Owner, La Taverna,


July 01, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM Loves Umbria!! Umbrian's themselves gave us the message loud and clear - STAY in Umbria, don't just pass through on the way to Toscana.  We taste great wine, we eat great meals, and we agree!!  Chiara Lungarotti, CEO, Lungarotti Group, Cantine & Le Tre Vaselle Resort & Spa, Torgiano,; Marco Caprai, Arnaldo-Caprai Enoteca & Vineyard, Torre di Montefalco,; Gianfranco Vissani, Chef-Patron, Casa Vissani, S.S. 448 Todi - Baschi Km 6.600 (near Orvieto),

June 24, 2012 [Listen Now]
On the Menu's Italy trip - Umbria and Eastern Toscana - Overview of our Itinerary, then a very special adventure with Strada del Vino Terre di Arezzo.  The Tenuta Setteponti Association; at Il Pino, Castiglion Ubertini, Terranuova, Veronica Maragon & Bianca Bisaccioni, Il Borro,; Duccio Roni, Agriturismo Campodelmonte,; Loretta Lalli, Il Pino Bioagricoltura,; Gianluca Baldi,; Antonio Berlingozzi, Agricola Berlingozzi & Fattoria di Montelungo; Giandomenico Gigante, Fattoria La Traiana,; In Arezzo, Cappelli Bacci Frescos,; Lunch at Ristorante La Lancia D'oro, Marzia & Maurizio Fazzuoli,; Francesca Vignali, Villa I Bossi, Gragnone;; Antonio Bernardini, Agriturismo Santo Stefano, Pieve di Chio, Castiglion Fiorentino;   

June 17, 2012 [Listen Now]
Food Trucks & Street Food, in the USA & around the World; Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs.  John T Edge, Food Trucks Cookbook; Robert Reid, Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet's World's Best Street Food,; Cheryl Sternman Rule, Ripe: A Fresh Colorful Approach to Fruits & Vegetables,; Gary Allen, Herbs: A Global History,

June 10, 2012 [Listen Now]
"Fighting Words" About Food!!  "To Meat or not to Meat...?"  Two Different and Very Persuasive Opinions; Michael Natkin, Herbivoracious: A Flavor Revolution with 150 Vibrant and Original Vegetarian Recipes,; Lynne Curry, a Former Vegetarian Tunes in to Meat, Pure Beef: an Essential Guide to Artisan Beef,  How to Get Children to Eat (Healthy), Two Interesting and Different Points of View; Dr. Jennifer Shu, Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood...;; Bill & Claire Wurtzel, Funny Food: 365 Fun, Healthy, Silly, Creative Breakfasts,

June 03, 2012 [Listen Now]
Three Great Ladies, Three Great New Cookbooks; Anne Willan, The Cookbook Library: 4 Centuries of the Cooks, Writers & Recipes that made the Modern Cookbook,; Crescent Dragonwagon, Bean by Bean: a Cookbook,; Rebecca Miller Ffrench, Sweet Home: Over 100 Heritage Dessert Recipes & Ideas for Preserving Family History

May 27, 2012 [Listen Now]
Barbecue Plus++  Yankees who became "World Champions" of BBQ, winning the Jack Daniel's Contest, Andy Husbands & Chris Hart, Wicked Good Barbecue, Andy's Restaurant is Tremont 647, Boston,; "Chef's Secret" Dry Seasoning Rubs, Susan Eriksen, Vice President, Char Crust, Chicago,; Barry Estabrook tells the story of Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed our most Alluring Fruit,; How to Synchronize your Garden or Food Market's seasonal produce, Karen Adler, The Gardner & the Grill.

May 20, 2012 [Listen Now]
I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream.  Three Great Ice Cream Brands in one Program - in alphabetical order; and a Summer Beverage Treat to go along.  Rich Graeter, Graeter's Ice Cream, Cincinnati OH,; Jake Godby & Sean Vahey, Humphry Slocombe, San Francisco, Authors Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Book,; Jeni Britten Bauer, Jeni's Ice Cream, Columbus OH (first broadcast March 18, 2012),; Deborah Meniane, Victoria's Kitchen, Almond Water, Los Angeles,

May 13, 2012 [Listen Now]
On the Menu covers the 25th Anniversary James Beard Foundation Awards.  Three Young Star Chefs in NYC (in alphabetical order of Restaurant Name): Aaron Chambers, Executive Chef, Boulud Sud,; Alex Stupack, Chef-Partner & Matt Resler, Agave Program Director, Empellon Cocina & Empellon Taqueria,; Andrew Schrenker, Chef-Partner, Recette,

May 06, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM in London part 5.  Fine Casual Ethnic Dining (is French "ethnic"?).  Jose Pizarro, Owner, Pizarro,; Will Smith, Partner, Les Deux Salons,; Martin Morales, Owner, Ceviche Peruvian Kitchen & Pisco Bar,  And a Change of Pace to end; Kim Ode, Rhubarb Renaissance, but of course you know that Rhubarb is native to Peru & Much-loved in England!

April 29, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM in London part 4.  Fine Casual Dining.  Jesse Dunford Wood, Chef-owner, The Mall Tavern,; Daniel Taylor, Chef-owner, Karpo,; Peter Gordon, Co-owner,  Selin Kiazim, Head Chef, Kopapa, &

April 22, 2012 [Listen Now]
Celebrating US Cuisine - the 25th Annual James Beard Awards, and a Special 25th Anniversary Cookbook; Dr. Mitchell Davis, Executive VP, James Beard Foundation,; Kit Wohl, The JBF Best of the Best,  Issues in Food Politics, Professor Marion Nestle of New York University, Why Calories Count & Food Politics.  The South as a New Culinary Melting Pot, Paul & Angela Knipple, The World in a Skillet: a Food Lover's Tour of the New American South,

April 15, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM in London part 3 - Everyone loves Italian Cuisine, London included, three Great Ristorantes/Osterias/Enotecas; Jacob Kenedy, Chef-Proprietor, Bocca di Lupo & Gelupo,,; Rosie Yeats, Head Chef & Leonardo Hoxha, General Manager, Aurelia,; Massimo Mioli, Chef & Elisa Bedin, General Manager, Co-owners, Dego Wine Bar & Restaurant,

April 08, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM in London, part 2; Hotel-based Dining.  Bristot Bruno Loubet (Chef-owner) at The Zetter Hotel  & Townhouse,,; The Lyttelton at The Stafford by Kempinski, Ursula von Platon-Horande, Regional PR Director, Kempinski Hoteliers, Brendan Fyldes, Executive Chef;; Alyn Williams at The Westbury, Alyn Williams (Chef-owner),,restaurent_viewItem_2-en.html; Sriram Aylur, Chef & Director of Operations, Bombay Brasserie & The Quilon Restaurant at 51 Buckingham Gate,,,

April 01, 2012 [Listen Now]

On the Menu's 2012 London Adventure Part 1.  London's Great Art Museums & Very Special Exhibits; Lucien Freud Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery,; Yayoi Kusama at Tate Modern,; Picasso & British Art at Tate Britain,; Turner & Claude at The National Gallery AND the just purchased Titian "Diana & Collista",  First Instalment of London Dining - British Chefs Cook French & a Great French Chef opens a New London Dining Destination; Philip Howard, Chef-Partner, The Square, Mayfair, now open 21 years,, Mentor for "a Generation of Modern British Chefs", and STILL in the Kitchen; Joel Antunes, a Native of Southern France, previously a "Superstar" in London & Atlanta GA, now at recently opened Kitchen Joel Antunes at The Embassy, Mayfair,; Henry Harris, Chef-Owner, Racine, celebrating his 10th Anniversary of "Distinctly French Cuisine" in Knightsbridge,  Three fascinating stories & three sensational meals!!!  Tune in for the next 4 weeks for More London Dining.

March 25, 2012 [Listen Now]
We preview OTM's upcoming Annual Trip to London, lots of Fine Art and Fine Dining are on our menu!!  Chef Jeremy Lee, "a voice from our past".  We're re-running Chef Jeremy's interview from 2011 at The Blueprint Cafe, because we hear he's cooking a great new menu at Sam & Eddie Hart's Quo Vadis.  And back home in the USA; Mike Forbes, The California Olive Ranch, Olive Orchards & Fine Quality-Reasonably Priced Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Oroville CA,; Barbara Magro, Author & Publisher, Recipes to Remember, Buy a copy at which donates a significant part of the price to The Altzheimer's Foundation in S Florida.

March 18, 2012 [Listen Now]
Tamar Adler emulates MFK Fisher in her remarkable first book, An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace; Shauna Sever tells OTM there's more than meets the eye with Marshmallows - who knew?  You will now! Marshmallow Madness is her book, get in touch with Shauna & her Blog, Piece of Cake, at; Jeni Britten Bauer, Jeni's Ice Cream, Columbus OH (and one store in Nashville TN),, Jenis Splendid Ice Cream at Home; Sybil Taylor, Steam Whistle Brewery, Toronto Canada,, tells OTM Why you should include a Tour of the Brewery in your Toronto itinerary - and their only brew, a traditional Bohemian-style Pilsener is great too!!

March 11, 2012 [Listen Now]
Interesting People with Fascinating Life Stories - a Restaurant & Cookbook, 2 Bakeries & their Secrets .... and it's Arthur's Fault.  Michael Chernow, Partner, The Meatball Shop(s) New York City,, The Meatball Shop Cookbook; Dawn Casale & David Crofton, Partners, One Girl Cookies, Brooklyn NY,, One Girl Cookies: Recipes for Cakes, Cupcakes... from Brooklyn's Beloved Bakery; David Arrick, The Butch Bakery - soon to reopen in NYC,, The Butch Bakery Cookbook; Arthur & Laurel Shelmandine, It's Arthur's Fault, Sauces, Marinades, Condiments, Rubs, etc., Jericho VT,

March 04, 2012 [Listen Now]
Italian Wine & Bread to start, then Cooking Pots & Plates.  Marco Caprai, Owner & Winemaker, Arnaldo-Caprai, Montefalco Rosso & 100% Sagrantino wines, Montefalco, Umbria,; Carol Field,, The Italian Baker (revised edition); Mark Kelly, Director of Marketing, Lodge Manufacturing, S Pittsburgh TN,, Manufacturers of Cast Iron Cookware since 1896, The Lodge Cast-Iron Cookbook; Shax Riegler, Features Editor, House Beautiful, Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates.

February 26, 2012 [Listen Now]

A Significant New Book about Chefs & Cooking, Jeff Scott,, Notes from a Kitchen: a Journey Inside Culinary Obsession.  Three Fascinating Food Creators, their Foods & their Stories; Elias Cairo, Olympia Provisions, Charcuterie & 2 Restaurants in Portland OR,; Mike Fitzgerald, Founder & CEO, Halfpops, Woodinville WA,, "Half-popped" Snacks; Keith Wahrer, Co-founder & Creative Director, Rhythm Super Foods, Austin TX,  

February 19, 2012 [Listen Now]
Four Great Contributions to Culinary Literature - and Some Great Recipes too!  Ed Levine, Founder, Serious Eats, Serious Eats: a Comprehensive Guide to Making & Eating Delicious Food wherever you are: Virginia Willis, Basic to Brilliant, Y'all: 150 Refined Southern Recipes and Ways to Dress them up for Company; Melissa Clark,, Cook This Now: 120 Easy and Delicious Dishes you can't wait to Make; Beata Zatorski, Rose Petal Jam.

February 12, 2012 [Listen Now]
Fascinating stories of Olive Oil, Great Books on Spanish & Latin American Foods & Cooking.  Tom Mueller, Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil; Claudia Roden, The  Food of Spain; Lorena Garcia, Lorena Garcia's New Latin Classics,

February 05, 2012 [Listen Now]
Three Great Additions to the Literature of Italian Cuisine.  Colman Andrews, The Country Cooking of Italy, also Founder - The Daily Meal,; Mary Ann Esposito, Host of PBS' Ciao Italia, Ciao Italia Family Classics; Francine Segan, Food Historian & USA Ambassador for the Italian Confectioners & Pasta Association, Dolci: Italy's Sweets

January 29, 2012 [Listen Now]
Cooking Like a Professional: Jaques Pepin, Essential Pepin: More Than 700 All-Time Favorites from My Life in Food, includes DVD; Brad Barnes, The Culinary Institute of America, The Professional Chef, all new 9th Edition, Tablet version available; Molly Stevens, All About Roasting: a New Approach to a Classic Art.

January 22, 2012 [Listen Now]
Focus on Home Cooking: John Besh, Besh Restaurant Group, New Orleans LA, My Family Table: A Passionate Plea for Home Cooking; Lee Clayton Roper, A Well Seasoned Kitchen: a Mother-Daughter Culinary Journey; Jennifer Reese, Make the Bread, Buy the Butter; Lisa Yockelson, Baking Style: Art*Craft*Recipes.

January 15, 2012 [Listen Now]
More from Madrid - 3 More Great Restaurants, their Chefs & Owners.  Ricardo Sanz de Castro, Chef-Owner, Kabuki Wellington, Owner, Kabuki Carmona, translation by Victoria,; Jaime Noain Larrinaga, Partner, Oscar Velasco Martin, Partner, Adolfo Santos Garcia, Jefe de Cocina, translation by Antonio, La Cesta de Recoletos,; Darrio Barrio, Chef-Partner, dASSA bASSA,

January 08, 2012 [Listen Now]
OTM enjoys "Felice Navidad" in Madrid, Spain's Capital City.  Gerry Dawes, Spanish Travel, Food & Wine Expert helps us set the stage,; Sergio Martinez Echarte, General Manager, SULA Madrid,; Juan Jose Lopez, Chef-owner & Juan Antonio Perez, Chef, La Tasquita de Enfrente,

January 01, 2012 [Listen Now]
Mad for Moroccan!!!  OTM heard that Moroccan is the Latest Cuisine Craze, so of course We Found Experts for You.  Mourad Lahlou, Chef-Owner, Aziza, San Francisco,, Mourad: New Moroccan; Zouhair Zairi, Moorish Fusion Cuisine: Conquering the World; Pat Crocker, Culinary Herbalist,, 150 Best Tagine Recipes - and on a different but somewhat related subject - Bruce Weinstein & Mark Scarborough, Goat: Milk, Meat, Cheese.

December 25, 2011 [Listen Now]
Merry Christmas to All of On the Menu's Listeners Around the World!!!  Happy Times in Happy Valley, Sam Glasgow-GM, Geri Jordan-Dir. Food & Beverage, Lisa Palermo-Chef, Steve Clemons-ESSPpa Kozmetika, Carnegie Inn & Spa, State College PA,,; Margaret D'Arrigo-Martin, Exec VP Marketing, Andy Boy's Cactus Pears, Salinas CA - Ann's Latest Favorite Food,; Karen Page & Andrew Dornenburg, The Food Lover's Guide to Wine; Alice Fiering, Naked Wine: Letting Grapes do what comes Naturally.

December 18, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM interviews 4 Great Italian Cookbook Authors; Marc Vetri, Owner/Chef, Vetri, Osteria, Amis & Alla Spina, all in Philadelphia PA, Rustic Italian Food,; Lidia Bastianich, Partner, Felidia NYC, Public TV Personality, Lidia's Italy in America,; Domenica Marchetti, The Glorious Pasta of Italy,; Ron Suhanosky, Former Chef-Owner, Sfoglia NYC, The Italian Table: Recipes that Bring Everyone Together.

December 11, 2011 [Listen Now]
Daniel Humm & Will Guidara, Chef-Partner & GM-Partner, Eleven Madison Park, NYC, Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook, One of this Year's Most Important Cookbooks from the new owners of this Great Restaurant; Allegra McEvedy MBE, Chef Extraordinaire, TV Personality, Co-founder of LEON, London, Bought, Borrowed, Stolen, the Saga of 25 Years of Cooking in 20 countries; James Villas, Prolific Author of 16 Cookbooks, From the Ground Up; Hundreds of Amazing Recipes from Around the World for Ground Meats...., inspired by Villas' Old Friend Craig Claiborne.

December 04, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM's Sicilian Adventure, 3rd & last instalment.  Pino Cuttaia, Chef-Patron, Ristorante La Madia, Licata,, Translation by Michele Savoia, Chef-Owner, Dish Osteria, Pittsburgh,; Alessandro Bursi, Chef-Partner, Il Vigneto Resort & Restaurant, Porto Palo,, Translation by Stefania Giovinco of Il Vigneto; Salvatore Gambuzza, Executive Chef, Ristorante Il Granaio di Ibla at Villa Athena, Agrigento,; Renee Restivo, Cooking Instructor & Founder Soul of Sicily, Sicilian Tours, Products, etc., Noto,

November 27, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM's Sicilian Adventures continue with Several Excellent Places to Stay & to Dine.  Kempinski Hotel Giardino di Costanza, Mazara del Vallo, Germana Abbagnato, Sales & Marketing, Giovanni di Candido, Executive Chef, Gianni Ciotta, Pastry Chef,; Falconara Charming House & Resort, nr. Butera & Licata, Gianni Miani, Partner & Resort Manager, Domenico Zaia, Executive Chef, Renata Scalia, Sales Manager,; Azienda Agricola Fontanasalsa, Ristorante, Agriturismo, Estate Olive Oil & Wine Producer, nr. Trapani Burgi Airport, Maria Caterina Burgarella, Owner, Rosa & Vincenzo, Chefs, translation by Rosa Lauro-Groto,; Casa Talia - unique accommodations with a View!!, Modica Basa, Viviana Haddad, Co-owner,

November 20, 2011 [Listen Now]
On the Menu Returns to Sicilia, the Land of Ann's Ancestors.  Starting a 3-part Series, Two Outstanding Sicilian Food & Wine Celebrities.  Ciccio Sultano, Executive Chef & Partner,  Ristorante Duomo, Ragusa Ibla, Proud Holder of 2 Michelin Stars, with translation by Gabriella Cicero,; Alessio Planeta, Co-owner & Winemaker, Planeta, Producer of a wide range of Sicilian Estate Wines, also Operator of La Foresteria, Boutique Food & Wine Resort, Porto Palo,, also Executive Chef Angelo Pumilia.

November 13, 2011 [Listen Now]
An Unusual Group of Authors and their Cookbooks.  Fred Morin, Founder & Partner, Joe Beef, Liverpool House & McKiernan's Luncheonette Restaurants, Montreal Canada, //, The Art of Living According to Joe Beef: A Cookbook of Sorts; Lucy Lean, Made in America: Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food,;  Marissa Guggiana, Co-Founder, The Butchers Guild, San Francisco, Off the Menu: Staff Meals from America's Top Restaurants,; Nate & Mary Kay Tate, Feeding the Dragon: a Culinary Travelogue Through China with Recipes;  

November 06, 2011 [Listen Now]
Mostly Sweet & Very British too!!  Christina Tosi, Pastry Chef, Momofuku, Ko & Ma Peche Chef-Owner,  Momofuku Milk Bar - 4 locations in NYC, Momofuku Milk Bar,; Sam Bompass, Co-owner, Jellymongers Food Artists, London UK, Jellymongers,; Stefan Gates, Food Writer & TV Host, London UK, The Extraodinary Cookbook: How to Make Meals Your Friends will Never Forget,; Ghillie James, now resident in Singapore, previously Hampshire UK, Jam, Jelly & Relish.

October 30, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM brings you a Really Sweet program.  Paul Young, Owner, Paul A Young Fine Chocolates, 3 Shops in London UK, Adventures with Chocolate; Tracey Zabar , One Sweet Cookie: Celebrated Chefs Share Favorite Recipes; Michele Stuart, Owner, Michele's Pies, Norwalk & Westport CT, Perfect Pies: The Best Sweet & Savory Recipes from America's Pie Baking Champion; Amy Traverso, The Apple Lover's Cookbook.

October 23, 2011 [Listen Now]
Two Great Places to end OTM's Irish Adventure.  An old friend returns with a Great New Book.  Mervyn Stewart, Owner & Chef, The Guinea Pig, Dalkey nr. Dublin,; Aidan & Joan McManus, Proprietors, King Sitric Fish Restaurant & Accomodation, Howth nr. Dublin;; Assitance with OTM's Ireland arrangements generously provided by Michelle McGuire of Ireland's Blue Book,; Jennifer McGlaggan, Odd Bits: How to Cook the Rest of the Animal.

October 16, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM goes Fine Dining & Luxury Lodging around Ireland.  Darina Allen, Founder & Director, Ballymaloe Cookery School, Shannagarry,; Ken Healy, Owner, Barberstown Castle, Straffan,; Marie Laffan, Assistant Manager & Graham Gallaghe, Chef, Castle Durrow, Durrow,; Catherine & Kevin Dundon, Innkeeper-Chef, Dunbrody House, Arthurstown nr. Wexford, Assistance with OTM's Ireland arrangements generously provided by Michelle McGuire of Ireland's Blue Book,

October 09, 2011 [Listen Now]
Dining in Dublin (Ireland of course).  Derry Clarke, Chef Patron, L'Ecrivain,; Tom O'Connell, Partner, O'Connells Donnybrook,; Elaine Murphy, Owner, The Winding Stair,

October 02, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM on the Emerald Isle (Republic of Ireland to be precise).  1st Report on our 1st Visit to the Enchanting Country, and its Enchanting Food & Travel Community.  Ross Lewis, Chef/Partner, Chapter One Restaurant, Dublin,; Jill O'Hare, Marketing Director, Eric Meloche, Executive Chef, Peter Byrne, Chef de Cuisine, Ritz Carlton Powerscourt, EnnisKerry & the Gordon Ramsay Restaurant,; Myrtle Allen, Founder, Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Author, The Ballymaloe House Cookbook & Cooking at Ballymaloe House, widely considered the Developer of Modern Irish Cuisine.  More from Ireland next week...........

September 25, 2011 [Listen Now]
Peter went home to Yorkshire for some Art, History & Fine-dining, and of course Ann went along!!  Simon Wallis, Director, The Hepworth Wakefield,; Simon "pinch hits" for Peter Murray, Director, Yorkshire Sculpture Park,; Stephen Smith, Executive Chef, The Burlington at The Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey,; David Brooks, General Manager, Best Western Dean Court Hotel, York, where to stay & visit in this Great Historical City, .

September 18, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM says goodbye to Portland OR (until next time) with Scott Dolich, Owner & Executuve Chef, Park Kitchen & The Bent Brick, Portland OR,,  From the Great State of Texas Restaurateur & Author Louis Lambert, Austin & Ft. Worth TX, Big Ranch, Big City Cookbook: Recipes from Lambert's Texas Kitchens,  Gobbas, a Taste Treat we never knew about, with Author & Gob producer Steven Gdula, Gobba Gobba Hey, San Francisco CA,

September 11, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM in Oregon's beautiful wine country.  At The Allison Hotel & Spa, Newberg OR,, Chef Sunny Jin & Cheese program developer Ron Acierto; Adam Campbell, Co-owner & Winemaker, Elk Cove Vineyard, Gaston OR,; Roni Lacroute, Co-owner, Willakenzie Estate, Yamill OR,, ; Michael Stevenson, Winemaker, Panther Creek Cellars, McMinnville OR,

September 04, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM in Portland OR.  Preview of INDULGE, a special food & drink event at The Jupiter Hotel, Shannon Pratuch, CEO, Scene Marketing Group & Chad Frelino, Director, p:ear also of Random Order Coffee House & Bakery; Matt Milletto, Water Avenue Coffee; Morgan Miller, Portland Mgr, Ninkasa Brewing Co; Don Bourassa, Portland Yelp Community Mgr; Adam Cassie, Burnside Brewing - a round table about why the Portland Food & Beverage scene is so vibrant.  Three great Portland Chefs; Chris Diminno, Executive Chefm Clyde Common; David Kreifels, Chef/Partner, Laurelhurst Market & Butcher Shop; Cathy Whims, Chef/Owner, Nostrana.  More about Portland & Oregon Wine Country next week.

August 28, 2011 [Listen Now]
Portland (OR) preview 4 places new to OTM, Nostrana, Park Kitchen, Clyde Common, Laurelhurst Market plus a celebrated new Chef at Jory at The Allison in Newberg, checking out the highly recommended Clear Creek Distillery, and some wine tasting at Elk Cove, Panther Creek & other vineyards. Listen for interviews in the September 4th program.

Completing our recent coverage of great food products & ingredients; Matt Gase, CEO, Stubbs BBQ, "simply the best" Sauces, Rubs, Marinades, Mopping & Injectibles, Austin TX,; Deborah Sherman, Marketing Director, The Gracious Gourmet, Bridgewater CT, Sweet & Savory Sauces & Condiments, including Spiced Sour Cherry Spread, 2011 Gold Sofi for Best New Product from among the thousands at The Fancy Food Show,; Megan Shanley, Shanley Farms, Morro Bay CA, USA's largest producer of Finger Limes,; Brett Cramer, Founder, The Spice Lab, Ft. Lauderdale FL, The Spice Lab Gourmet Salt Collections;, Kari Mansfeld, Creator, Kari's Malva Pudding, Santa Cruz CA,

August 21, 2011 [Listen Now]
Attn: Western Pennsylvania listeners - Savor Pittsburgh - a PSA about this event Sep 1, with organizer Christina Dickerson,  3 Outstanding Food & Drink products; Jacques Bezvidenhout, Brand Ambassador, Partida Tequila, San Francisco, award winning Tequilas from Bianco to Extra Anejo,; Yuval Zaliouk, Founder, Almondina, Maumee OH, Almond Cookies in 10 flavors,; Brent Madsen, Partner, Chocolatier & Brittle Inventor, Anette's Chocolates, Napa CA, Brittles in Amazing Flavors, including Chili-Lime-Tequila-Tortilla,

August 14, 2011 [Listen Now]
Michael Recchiuti, a Great American Chocolatier, tells OTM about his Expanding Empire, San Francisco CA,  Latest Food Industry Trends, some Fascinating People & Products; Chef Danilo Zecchini, Ciao Bella Gelato, Eugene OR,; Jean Arnold, Founder, 479 degrees Popcorn, San Francisco CA,; MaryAnn McCormick, Co-Founder, Lark Fine Foods, "Cookies for Grown Ups", Essex MA,

August 07, 2011 [Listen Now]
Some Very Special Ingredients & the People who Produce them.  Mary Keehn, Cypress Grove Chevre, Many Varieties of Goat Cheese, most famously Humbolld Fog, Arcata CA,; Rufus Brown, Curemaster, Johnson County Hams, Smithfield NC; Country Ham & Bacon products, including Sliced Bacon & Ham from Mangalitsa Pigs raised in Iowa,; David Hammons, 4th Generation, Hammons Products Co, Balck Walnuts, nuts, oils etc., Stockton MO,; LLance & Lori Kezner, Founders, Garlic-it, Bellevue WA;

July 31, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM Goes to Washington - not for Politics, but for Food.  Top Restaurateurs & Chefs we met.  Eric Ziebold, Executive Chef, CityZen at the Mandarin Oriental,; Peter Smith, Chef-Partner, PS7,; Jeff Tunks, Head Chef-Partner, DC Coast, Acadiana, Ceiba, Passionfish (Reston VA) & soon to open District Commons,,,,; Robert Wiedmaier, Head Chef-Partner, Marcel's, Brasserie Beck, Brabo & The Butcher's Block (Alexandria VA), Mussel Bar (Bethesda MD),,,,, John Engle, chef de Cuisine, Brasserie Beck.

July 24, 2011 [Listen Now]
A Great Chef, a Great Cookbook for Singles, Gadgets for your Kitchen & your Lifestyle, and How to Survive the "Princess" in Your Life.  Tyson Cole, Chef-Owner, Uchi, Austin TX, www.uchiaustin.comUchi: The Cookbook; Joe Yonan, Food & Travel Editor, The Washington Post, Serve Yourself: Nightly Adventures in Cooking for One; Elke Roehrig, President, Leifheit USA, Kitchen & Bathroom Scales,; Barbara Beery, Kids Cook, Austin TX,, The Pink Princess Party Cookbook.

July 17, 2011 [Listen Now]
Interesting & different viewpoints on Food & Cooking.  James Oseland, Editor in Chief, Saveur Magazine, Saveur The New Comfort Food: Home Cooking from Around the World; Ryan D'Agostino, Food Editor, Esquire, Esquire's Eat Like a Man; the Only Cookbook a Man will ever need; Joshua & Jessica Applestone, Owners, Fleisher's Grass-fed & Organic Meats, Kingston NY, The Butcher's Guide to Well-raised Meat,; Hank Shaw, Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the Forgotten Feast,

July 10, 2011 [Listen Now]
Mostly Mixed Drinks, then more 5Star Sensation Chef Volunteers.  Lincoln Henderson, Founder & Owner, Angel's Envy Distillery, Louisville KY,; Albert & Eleanor Leger, Proprietors, Eden Ice Cider, West Charleston VT,; Mary Lou & Robert Heiss, Owners, Tea Trekkers, Northampton MA,

And the Chefs, Joseph Miller, Chef-owner, Joe's Restaurant, Venice CA,; Anthony Meidenbauer, Executive Chef, Holsteins, Las Vegas, NV

July 03, 2011 [Listen Now]
Two Legendary Chefs and their recently published works; Rick Tramonto, Scars of a Chef, Chef-partner, R'evolution. opening in New Orleans in November 2011,; Jonathan Waxman, Italian My Way, Chef-owner, Barbuto, NYC,  Celebrity Volunteer Chefs at 5Star Sensation in Cleveland, June 25, 2011 (helping raise $2MM for Cancer Research); Sam Choy, Kai Lanai & Honolulu HI,; Roy Yamaguchi, Roy's, several locations, including Honolulu HI,; Kelly English, Chef-owner, Restaurant Iris, Memphis TN,; Enrique Aranda, Chef, Payard Patisserie & Bistro, Las Vegas NV, .


June 26, 2011 [Listen Now]
A Miscellany of New Ideas & Adventures in Cooking & Eating.  James Tanner, Co-Owner & Chef, Tanners Restaurant & The Barbican Kitchen, Plymouth UK, Take 5 Ingredients: 100 Delicious Dishes Using Just 5 Ingredients,; Alexander Talbot, Co-owner, Ideas in Food, Ideas in Food: Great Recipes & how they Work,; Amy Finley, How to Eat a Small Country: a Family's Pursuit of Happiness, One Meal at a Time; Heather Shouse, Food Trucks: Dispatches & Recipes from the Best Kitches on Wheels.

June 19, 2011 [Listen Now]
Three Great Experts, 2 on Ethnic Cuisine, 1 on the History & Proper Use of Salt, talk about their recently published Book.  Camilla Plum, The Scandinavian Kitchen: Over 100 Essential Ingredients with 200 Authentic Recipes,; Roberto Santibanez, Truly Mexican: Authentic Mexican Cooking for the Home Kitchen,; Mark Bitterman, Owner, The Meadow Salt & Specialty Food Stores in Portland OR & NYC; Salted: a Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes,

June 12, 2011 [Listen Now]
An Entire Program Dedicated to the Juice of the Grape - remember "A day without wine is like a day without sunshine".  John Geber, Owner, Chateau Tanunda, Barossa Valley South Australia,; Giacomo, Founder & Owner, D'Alessandro Azienda Agricola, Agrigento, Sicily Italy,; Doug Cohn, NE Manager, Reidel Crystal USA, How to "pair" Wines & Wine Glasses,

June 05, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM reporting from New Orleans - there was no flooding and lots of great food & drink.  Two great young Chefs from John Besh's Restaurant Group; Meson923 a great new option near the Convention Ctr.; why decide to become a Chef at 38, and write a book about it?  Alon Shaya, Executive Chef/Partner, Domenica; Erick Loos IV, Chef de Cuisine (and Farmhand) La Provence, Lacombe LA; Baruch Rabasa, Executive Chef, Meson923; Jonathan Dixon, Beaten, Seared, and Sauced: on becomimg a Chef at the Culinary Institute of America.

May 29, 2011 [Listen Now]
A Mixed Bag, Great Coffee, Great Butchering & Grilling Japanese & Southern Style.  Alan Adler, Inventor & Owner, Aeropress Coffee Maker from Aerobie, Inc.; Marissa Guggiano, Sonoma Direct, author Primal Cuts; Harris Salat, co-author, The Japanese Grill; Jamie & Bobby Deen, The Deen Bros. Get Fired Up.

May 22, 2011 [Listen Now]
5Star Sensation, probably THE Biggest & Best Dining Party!!  Spokesperson Loree Vick, participating Chef Frank Ostini & Wine Maker Gray Hartley, The Hitching Post, Buellton CA. Then OTM in New York City for the James Beard Awards and a couple of great Dining Experiences.  Missy Robbins, Executive Chef, A Voce Columbus & A Voce Madison; Chris Cipollone, Chef Proprietor & Jeffrey Tascarella, Beverage Director & Proprietor, Tenpenny at The Gotham Hotel; 6 Excited Winners of JBF Awards; Michael Tusk, Quince San Francisco, Best Chef Pacific; Isaac Becker, 112 Eatery Minneapolis, Best Chef MidWest; Andrea Reusing, Lantern Chapel Hill NC, Best Chef SouthEast; Joshua Aidlin, Audlin Darling Design San Francisco, Best Restaurant Design; Louise, Louis, Michael & Michael Jr. Esposito, Chef Volas's Atlantic City, America's Classic; Julian P Van Winkle III, Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery Louisville KY, Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional.

May 15, 2011 [Listen Now]
Great new Food Products & Snacks.  Christian Bunte, Co-Founder, Cabo Foods, Fine Corn Chips, Laguna Hills CA,; Kathryn Lukas, Farmhouse Culture Fresh Organic Sauerkraut, Santa Cruz CA,; Tara Branham, Founder, Java Bites Cookies,; Angela Liu, Founder, Crispy Green & Frutzio "freeze dried" Fruit Snacks, Fairfield NY,; Lea Richards, Owner, Pig of the Month BBQ, prepared Barbecued Ribs & Pulled Pork, Condiments & Bottled Sauces, Dayton OH,; and a change of pace to end; Daniel Leader, Owner, Bread Alone Bakery, Rhinebeck NY, author Simply Great Breads.

May 08, 2011 [Listen Now]
Three Great Italo-Americans talk about their Food Heritage - and Good News about where to get them.....  John Mariani, Esquire Food & Travel Correspondent, author How Italian Food Conquered the World; Lou Di Palo, Di Palo's Fine Foods, NYC,, fine imported Italian foods, especially Cheese & Charcuterie, also an operating Latteria (dairy) making Fresh Cheese; Rosario Safina, Founder, Da Rosario Organics, Organic Truffles & Truffle products, including Oils, Mayonaise & Butter,

May 01, 2011 [Listen Now]
Peter is surrounded by Ladies again!!  Two great Southern (USA) Chefs & two Cooking & Cookbook Celebrities from NYC.  Andrea Reusing, Chef-owner, Lantern Restaurant, Chapel Hill NC, author Cooking in the Moment - a Year of Seasonal Recipes; Sara Foster, Foster's Markets, Durham & Chapel Hill NC, author Sara Foster's Southern Kitchen; Joan Nathan, Quiches, Kugels & Couscous; Sara Moulton, Broadcaster & Author

April 24, 2011 [Listen Now]
Celebrating Easter, Italian Wines & Cooking.  Giovanni Ponchia, Oenologist, The Soave Consortium, on this much improved white wine of the Veneto region; Tiziana Frescobaldi, Director of Communications, Marchesi di Frescobaldi, Red Wines for Easter with Lamb, Nippozzano Chianti Riserva or Castelgioconda Brunello di Montalcino; Gainni Scappin, Chef-Owner, Cucina, Woodstock NY, Co-author, Italian Cooking at Home; Jessica Theroux, Cooking with Italian Grandmothers.

April 17, 2011 [Listen Now]
Wine & Beer Gurus - Rajat Parr, Director-Sommelier, Mina Group, Partner RN74 San Francisco, author Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think & Drink Like the World's Top Wine Professionals; Sam Calagione, Owner, Dogfish Head Brewery, Lewes DE, author Brewing up a Business.  Great Mustards & Marinades, Suzie Barhyte, Barhyte & Saucie Mama, Pendleton OR; Fine Farmstead Cheeses, Debbie Crave, Crave Brothers, Waterloo WI.

April 10, 2011 [Listen Now]
Gabrielle Hamilton, Chef-owner, Prune Restaurant, NYC, author Blood, Bones and Butter: the Inadverdent Education of a Reluctant Chef; Markus Glocker, Executive Chef, Gordon Ramsay Restaurant at The London, NYC; Andrew Hebson, Chef-Partner, NOLA on Market Square, Pittsburgh; Ewald Notter, Owner, Notter School of Pastry Design, Orlando FL, author Art of the Chocolatier.

April 03, 2011 [Listen Now]
Its's the Ingredients - variations on this theme!!  Darryl Estrine, Harvest to Heat, 100 Recipes showing how Food Producers & Top Chefs work together; Robert Schueller, Melissa's, suppliers of more than 1,000 fruit & vegetable items; Tyler Gray, Mikuni Wild Harvest, Exotic & Foraged Ingredients for Chefs, from Mushrooms to Vinegars & some very special Tonics; Kurt Timmermeister, Vashon Island WA, Growing a Farmer, how his Life changed when he decided to work on the land!

March 27, 2011 [Listen Now]
Charleston (SC), YES Charleston, a new Fine Dining Favorite.  OTM took the opportunity offered when attending the recent Food & Wine Festival to interview some old friends up to something new..........  Sean Brock, Chef-owner & Clint Sloan, Beverage Program Director, Husk, a restaurant devoted to bringing the best of the "Old South" to 21st Century diners; Frank McMahon, Executive Chef & Joey Ryan, Sommelier, Hank's Seafood, proof that great things change only to get better; Brett McKee, Founder, Roadside Kitchens, at 17 North, Mount Pleasant SC; Nico Romo, Executive Chef, Fish, and Corporate Chef for Patrick Properties Hospitality Group, on "north" King Street.

March 20, 2011 [Listen Now]
Peter's outnumbered by these 4 great ladies of the Culinary World.  Kate Moses, Cakewalk - a Memoir; Sarah Simmons, Home Cook Extraordinaire, Host of NYC's City Grit Supper Club; Pam Anderson, Perfect One-Dish Dinners &; Laurie Buckle, How to Squeeze a Lemon (and 1023 other kitchen tips & food fixes...).

March 13, 2011 [Listen Now]
Foods & Flavors that we love, with fascinating stories to match!!  Tim Vincent, Vincent Family (4 generations) cranberries, dried & juiced, Bandon OR; Joby Rumiano, Rumiano Cheese (soon to celebrate their 90th anniversary), Crescent City CA, specializing in Jack Cheese; Julian Rose, Moonstruck Chocolate Co., Portland OR, fine chocolate bars and chocolate-dipped beans of the rediscovered "Pure Nacional" variety; P.  Allen Smith, America's best known "TV Gardener" talks about his Cookbook Debut, P. Allen Smith's Seasonal Recipes from the Garden.

March 06, 2011 [Listen Now]
"The Yanks are coming............."  From NYC to London, Bar Boulud & Barbecoa, and OTM chats with some old friends about the London scene.  Dean Yassarian, Executive Chef, Bar Boulud; Adam Perry Lang, Chef-Partner, Barbecoa; Eddie Hart, Co-owner & Paul Mant, Club Manager, Quo Vadis Club (Eddie & Sam Hart also own Fino & Barrafina) talking Cocktails & what's new in London dining; Rowley Leigh, Chef-Owner, Le Cafe Anglais, about his new Oyster Bar & Cafe.

February 27, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM in London, Part 2, from Traditional French to Modern British - AND BACK!  Tristan Welch, Chef-Co-Owner, Launceston Place, formerly of Le Gavroche & Petrus, also a Gordon Ramsay Award winner, now staunchly Modern British; Rachel Humphrey, Chef de Cuisine, formerly Chef Apprentice, Le Gavroche, working with Chef Patron Michele Roux Jr. to combine French tradition with new touches & fine local ingredients; Chef Frank Raymond & Owner Alain Lhermitte, Mon Plaisir, a French Brasserie in the heart of London since 1942.

February 20, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM in London, 1st of several programs.  Three Great Veteran Chefs with similar ideas but very different menus.  Jeremy Lee, Executive Chef, The Blueprint Cafe at The Design Museum near Tower Bridge; Joel Antunes, Executive Chef, Brasserie Joel at The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge; Anna Hansen, Chef-Owner, The Modern Pantry, Clerkenwell.  More great Chefs next week................ 

February 13, 2011 [Listen Now]
Two of Pittsburgh's "Young Guard" of Chefs & Cooking for the Vegan Diet.  Derek Stevens, Executive Chef, Eleven (11) Contemporary Cuisine, Pittsburgh; Kevin Sousa, Chef-Partner, Salt of the Earth, Pittsburgh; Mary  Margaret Chappell, Vegetarian Times: Everything Vegan.

February 06, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM's first ever program devoted to a SINGLE restaurant (well not exactly).  Michael Tusk, Co-Owner & David Lynch Beverage Director at Quince, and Cotogna the new casual alternative next-door owned & managed by the same team.  First Michael & David talk about their restaurants.  Then they detail the dishes and wine pairings served at OTM's truly memorable dinner at Quince late last year.  GREAT Food, GREAT Wine, GREAT service - OTM says GO HERE!!  Thank you Michael, Lindsay, David and (GM) Katrina.

January 30, 2011 [Listen Now]
A New Voice from the NW US, Ethan Stowell, Ethan Stowell's New Italian Kitchen: Bold Cooking from Seattle's Anchovies & Olives, How to Cook a Wolf, Staple & Fancy Mercatile & Tavolata; Jean Anderson, one of America's most respected Food Writers & Cookbook Authors, Falling off the Bone; Joanne Chang, Owner, Flour Bakeries, Boston MA, Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery, a fascinating story of how Joanne made it from Mathematics to Pastries; Patricia Helding, owner, Fat Witch Brownies, NYC & author Fat Witch Brownies, how she from stocks to sweets, from Wall St. to Chelsea Market (repeated from Dec. 19, 2010 program because it fits so well with Joanne Chang's story).

January 23, 2011 [Listen Now]
An Ethnic Cooking focused program & an multi-award winning Chef to finish.  Rosetta Costantino, My Calabria: Rustic Cooking from Italy's Undiscovered South; Colman Andrews, The Country Cooking of Ireland; Suvir Saran, Executive Chef, Devi NYC, talking about Pushpesh Pants' India Cookbook; Rozanne Gold, Radically Simple: Brilliant Flavors with Breathtaking Ease.

January 16, 2011 [Listen Now]
Dave Racicot reappears in Pittsburgh's Fine Dining Scene with his Exciting New Spot, Notion, Oakmont PA.  Our 3rd program wrapping up our San Francisco experience, MORE great casual options; Anna Weinberg, Owner & Jennifer Puccio, Chef, Marlowe; Bruce Hill, Owner, Zero Zero, also inventor of The Chef's Press; Scott Youkilis, Owner, Hog & Rocks; Owner Michael Pierce & Chef Matt Brimer, Maverick; Christopher & Veronica Laramie, Co-owners, Chef & Pastry Chef respectively, eVe, Berkeley.

January 09, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM In San Francisco, 2nd Program.  Two more Great Young Chefs; Thomas MacNaughton, Flour+Water, Joshua Skenes, Saison, and his Partner-Sommelier Mark Bright.  Then 3 great casual options; Adam Timney, Chef-Partner, Starbelly; Eddie Lau, Chef-Partner, The Summit; Bridget Batson, Chef, Gitane.

January 02, 2011 [Listen Now]
OTM Dines San Francisco for the Xmas Season - 1st of 3 programs.  Two IMPORTANT Chefs; Daniel Patterson, Coi Restaurant, Cane Rosso & Plum (Oakland); Dominique Crenn, Luce Restaurant in the Intercontinental Hotel, soon to be Chef-Owner, Atelier Crenn (planned opening January 2011).  Dominque talked to OTM first about her inspiration, career & Luce menu, then John Wight, Sommelier, Luce talks about wine pairing.  Then Dominique talks about her ambitious & exciting plans for Atelier Crenn.

December 26, 2010 [Listen Now]
Happy Boxing Day, OTM hopes you had a great day on Christmas.  Today, Celebrity Authors/Subjects; Eric Ripert, Chef, co-owner, Le Bernadin NYC, PBS Star & author Avec Eric: a Culinary Journey...; Ming Tsai, Chef-owner, Blue Ginger, Wellesley MA, PBS Star & author, Simply Ming One-Pot Meals; Joan Reardon, As Always, Julia, the correspondence of Julia Child & Avis Devoto; Nick Malgieri, Bake! Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking, Director of Baking Programs at The Institute of Culinary Education.

December 19, 2010 [Listen Now]
Unusual Tastes & Treats, for the Holidays or any other time for that matter.  Jim Schilz, Schiltz Meats, Sisseton SD & Howard Helmer, NYC NY, talking Goose, including pre-cooked & smoked frozen whole birds & select cuts; Carla Bartolucci, Jovial Foods, Franklin CT & Modena Italy, Einkorn Pasta, made in Italy with heirloom wheat; Patricia Helding, owner, Fat Witch Brownies, NYC & author Fat Witch Brownies; Linda Fishman, Founder & President, Medora Snacks, Freeport NY, Popdcorn "Chip" snacks; Robert Krause, Chef & co-owner, Esquina, Lawrence KS, author The Cook's Book of Intense Flavors

December 12, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM devotes a program to the mysteries of wine & food-wine pairing.  Terry Theise, Master of Wine & Wine Importer specializing in German & Austrian bottlings, Reading between the Vines; Jim Gordon, 25 year veteran of Wine Journalism, Editor, Opus Vino; Christopher Sawyer, Sommelier & Wine Educator, The Lodge at Sonoma, takes the mystery out of pairing Wines with Holiday Foods; Joe DeGruttola, Founder & President, & John Coonfare, Catering & Event Coordinator, The Wine Loft, Pittsburgh, introduce their Wine Bar concept & their unique approach to food-wine pairing.  Salut, Cheers....... OTM wishes you happy wine drinking for the holidays, and please do so reponsibly.

December 05, 2010 [Listen Now]
Some Specialized & Unusual Cookbooks & their Authors, and a Sharp Edge with Wusthoff to conclude.  Sarah Scott, The Wild Table: Seasonal Foraged Food & Recipes (with Co-author & Forager Connie Green; Alissa Cohen, Raw Food for Everyone; Mindy Fox, A Bird in the Oven & then Some - the perfect Roast Chicken....; Janine Whiteson, Cooking Light Way to Cook Vegetarian; Annette Garaghty, Wusthof-Trident of America, New Classic (Knife) Collection with Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) - and boy are they sharp!

November 28, 2010 [Listen Now]
Goat Cheese & More from Vermont.  Angela Miller, Co-owner Consider Bardwell Farm Award-winning Goat & Cows Milk Cheeses, Pawlet, Author Hay Fever; Calley Hastings, Fat Toad Farm, Brookfield, Goat's Milk Caramel Sauces & Chevre.  Two Wonderful Characters with New Books & Stories; David Tanis, Chef, Chez Panisse, Berkeley CA, Author Heart of the Artichoke; Lidia Bastianich, Lidia's Italy, Lidia's Restaurant, Pittsburgh, Felidia, NYC, Eataly Food Emporium, NYC, Author & Host of Numerous Books & TV Programs, new book Nonna Tell Me a Story. 

November 21, 2010 [Listen Now]
A REALLY SWEET Program.  Dylan Lauren, owner, Dylan's Candy Bar, NYC, author Dylan's Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life; Lauren Chattman, Cookie Swap; Lara Ferroni, Doughnuts: Simple & Delicious Recipes to Make at Home; Deborah Cadbury, Chocolate Wars: The 150-Year Rivalry between the World's Greatest Chocolate Makers.  Back to a Strict Diet next week!

November 14, 2010 [Listen Now]
4 GREAT Cookbooks (& Chef/cook Reference & Resource Books).  Amanda Hesser, The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century; Deborah Krasner, Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing & Cooking Sustainable Meat; David Joachim, The Food Substitutions Bible, Second Edition; Gil Marks, Encyclopedia of Jewish Food.


November 07, 2010 [Listen Now]
A Fond Farewell to Toscana, until the next time.  John Voigtmann, Founder & Owner, La Bandita Luxury Accomodation & Dining in the Heart of the Val D'Orcia & Chef David Mangan.  An Important & Authoritative Guide to Whisky by Dave Broom, The World Atlas of Whisky: More Than 350 Expressions Tasted - More Than 150 Distilleries Explored;  Ken Zorovich, Co-Owner, Zoku LLC, Inventors & Producers of the Quick Pop Popsicle Maker & Accessories.

October 31, 2010 [Listen Now]
More Dining & Wining in Toscana.  OTM finds the inspiring stories of two Great Ladies -excellent food & wine too!!  Daria Cappelli, Owner, La Porta, Monticchiello & Chef Moreno Motterle; Amineh Pakravan, Co-owner, Pakravan-Papi Vineyard & Cantina, near Bolgheri, and two great dining options near the A1 Autostrada Val de Chiana Uscita (exit); Chef-Owner Walter Redaelli, translation by Massimo Fringuello, Ristorante Walter Redaelli & Relais La Leopoldina B&B, Bettole; Davod Arrogucci, Owner & General Manager, Il Conte Matto, Ristoranate-Enoteca-Affitacamere, Trequanda.

October 24, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM explores & loves the Countryside of Toscana - no overcrowded Firenze, Pisa or Siena for us!  And we find GREAT Food & Wine along the way.  A Fabulous Find, Ristorante-Enoteca Davide Canella, Chef-Owner Davide, Maitre d' & Sommelier Ana Ribeiro, in the Village of Armaiolo, at the Rapolano Terme exit from Raccordo Siena-Bettolle.  Then 3 FASCINATING Wine stories; Tiziana Frescobaldi, Communications Director, Marchesi de' Frescobaldi; Enrico Viglierchio, General Manager, Castello Banfi; Donatella Cinelli-Colombini, Owner of Cantina Cinelli-Colombini & Fattoria del Colle.  MORE Toscana next week.

October 17, 2010 [Listen Now]
A Quartet of Fascinating Ladies and Their New Cookbooks; Paula Shoyer, The Kosher Baker; Diana Henry; Plenty; When Less is More-a Cookbook for Our Times; Diana Kennedy, Oaxaca al Gusto-an Infinite Gastronomy; Jan Miller, Better Homes & Gardens New Cookbook, 15th Edition.

October 10, 2010 [Listen Now]
Colman Andrews, Ferran - The Inside Story of El Bulli & the Man Who Reinvented Food, a Revealing Interview about the Rise of Ferran Adria; Chef Richard Bertinet, Cook : in a Class of Your Own, Owner, The Bertinet Kitchen Cooking School in Bath, England; Mark Oldman, Oldman's Brave New World of Wine, a Refreshing & Candid Introduction to Wines beyond the "Usual Suspects".

October 03, 2010 [Listen Now]
Euphoria Greenville Food-Wine-Music event - on the spot interviews - Carl Sobocinski, Euphoria Co-Founder, Table 301 Restaurant Group; Michael Hepworth, Editor, Millionaire Magazine, Dubai; Kevin Rathbun, Chef-Owner, Rathbuns, Krog & Rathbun Steak, Atlanta; Michael Kramer, Executive Chef, The Tasting Room Wine Cafe, The Black Door & Max's Wine Dive, Houston TX;  Jane Hornby, What to Cook & How to Cook It, calling all the way from London; Paul Greenberg, Four Fish, a VERY important book about the future of Seafood availability & a great story about a boy & a man's relationship with Fishing.

September 26, 2010 [Listen Now]
Introducing Andrew Morrison, Executive Chef, Habitat Restaurant, The Fairmont Hotel, Pittsburgh.  Three great new Cookbook authors with interesting points of view.  First in the program Mark Bittman, TODAY show contributor & author of The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Recipes for Better Living (also the great How to Cook Everything & How to Cook Everything Vegetarian; then Chef Andrew whose a friend of Mark's - and he's cooking a Tasting Menu from Food Matters on September 28;  Myra Goodman, Co-founder Earthbound Farm, Carmel Valley CA, The Earthbound Cookbook: 250 Recipes for Delicious Food and a Healthy Planet; J M Hirsch, Food Editor, Associated Press, High Flavor, Low Labor: Reinventing Weeknight Cooking.

September 19, 2010 [Listen Now]
A great new Chef & Restaurant in Pittsburgh, 2 Unusual Food-Drink products & the Ultimate Travel Book.  Justin Severino, Executive Chef-Partner, Elements Contemporary Cuisine, Pittsburgh; Joe Gozzi, Village Harvest Frozen Grains, produced by Otis Mcallister, San Francisco; Jovial King, Founder, Urban Moonshine Bitters & Tonics, Burlington VT; Robert Reid, Co-Author, Lonely Planet's The Travel Book: a Journey through every Country in the World.

September 12, 2010 [Listen Now]
Fascinating stories of loving couples who work together (just like Ann & Peter at OTM).  Christopher & Veronica Laramie, Owners, Chef & Pastry Chef, eVe Restaurant, Berkeley CA; Shauna James Ahern (husband Chef Dennis Ahern), Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef - note this book is already available for pre-order on OTM Bookshelf although the official date for availability is September 21; Peter Menzel & Faith D'Aluioso, What I Eat, Around the World in 80 Diets.

September 05, 2010 [Listen Now]
Maine Attraction Part 2, plus a great new Pittsburgh Restaurant.  Melissa Kelly, Chef Co-owner, Primo, Rockland (also Primo Orlando & Primo Tucson); Rick Hirsch, Chef Co-owner, Damariscotta River Grill, Damariscotta & The Anchor Inn, Round Pond; Bob Harkins, Partner, Maine Distilleries, Cold River Vodka and NEW Cold River Gin.  Spoon, a great NEW restaurant in Pittsburgh's East End "Restaurant Row", Chef-Proprietor Brian Pekarcik.  Bar & Dining Room open, "Burger Bar" coming soon. 


August 29, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM's "Maine Attraction".  Lots of people told us we should explore this northeastern-most state, so we finally did.  And we found those Mainers & Maineiacs (they answer to both) were right.  This program is "Down-East" in Portland and nearby Casco Bay.  Lee Skawinski. Chef & Co-owner, Cinque Terre & Vignola; Jeff Buerhaus, Chef-owner, Walter's; Chebeague Island Inn, Casey Prentice, Co-owner & General Manager & Chef Justin Rowe; plus some thoughts on Maine Foods, some Portland places that we missed due to lack of time.  Next week further afield...........

August 22, 2010 [Listen Now]
Savor Pittsburgh, a Great Party for a Great Cause, coming Sep 2, Merritt Spier of the Benificiary the American Respiratory Alliance of Western PA gives OTM the Scoop; Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Forever, Rocco "Boss Hog" Loosbrock talks about his passion & new links for Bacon Lovers -,; Andy Crouch, American Craft Beer "Guru", Microbreweries in America: Great American Craft Beer, including a tribute to All-Time Beer Guru Michael Jackson; another in OTM's series of new Liquors, Beniotome Goma Shochu, with Tetsu Mogi of JFC International, the US Distributor.

August 15, 2010 [Listen Now]
A Mostly Liquid program, that's also quite a bit Latino.  Inaki Orozco, Riazul Premium Tequila, Jalisco Highlands, Mexico; Chuck Giometti, AGWA de Bolivia, Bolivia & Amsterdam, Netherlands; Herbie Loebl, Co-owner, Gran Sierpe, manufacturer & distributor of Peruvian Pisco (previously broadcast, but included here to be with Tequila & AGWA); Kur Ammann, Founder, Rozendal Wines, Stellenbosch, South Africa, fine Wine Vinegars, including 2010 Sofi-award winner for Best New Product, Hibiscus Vinegar; Suan Brauner, Public Affairs Director, Blue Diamond (Almond) Growers, celebrating the Centennial of the Cooperative.

August 08, 2010 [Listen Now]
Award-winning Foods!  Joan McIsaac & Irene Costello, Co-founders & owners, Effie's Homemade Oatcakes, NASFT 2010 Gold Sofi Award Winner for Outstanding Cookie (also Corncakes & Pecan Nutcakes), Hyde Park MA; Josh Hochschuler, Creater & Founder, Talenti Gealto & Sorbetto, Minneapolis.  Authors of two interesting new books; Jennifer Schaertl, Gourmet Meals in Crappy Little Kitchens; Sherri Brooks Vinton, Put 'em Up - all about canning & preserving.

August 01, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM sips a little wine & spirits; Paul Pacult, Founder, Ultimate Wine Challenge; Herbie Loebl, Co-owner, Gran Sierpe, manufacturer & distributor of Peruvian Pisco; Stefan Schachtell, Co-founder & owner, Black Rock Spirits, producers of Bakon Vodka, Seattle WA.  A change of pace - Ann Vanderhoof, Adventurer & Author, The Spice Necklace, Toronto, Canada & all around the Caribbean.

July 25, 2010 [Listen Now]
Euphoria preview - Greenville SC; Chris Stone, Director, Convention & Visitors Bureau; Carl "Soby" Sobocinski, Owner, Table 301 restaurant group, Euphoria Co-founder; Edwin McCain, Singer-Songwriter, Euphoria Co-Founder; Richard Peck, Wine Director, Table 301 & Euphoria; Victoria Moore, Chef de Cuisine, The Lazy Goat; Spencer Thomson, Chef-Partner, Devereaux's; Joe Clarke, Chef-Owner, American Grocery Restaurant; Shaun Garcia, Chef de Cuisine, Soby's.  For more information about Euphoria, Sep 23-26. Tickets are on sale now (at a discount) go to

July 18, 2010 [Listen Now]
A vital message about Modern Eating from Michel Nischan, Sustainably Delicious: Making the World a Better Place, One Recipe at a Time, Founder, President & CEO of the Wholesome Wave Foundation, Co-founder, The Dressing Room: a Homegrown Restaurant, Westport CT;  NYC Dining with The Franks, Frank Castronovo & Frank Falcinelli, owners & chefs, Frankies Sputino restaurants, NYC, The Frankies Spuntino KitchenCompanion & Cooking Manual; Sherri Eisenberg, The Foodlovers' Guide to Brooklyn; Chef Sally Cameron, Everyday Gourmet Personal Chef Services, Orange County CA, Contestant in the Sears Chef Challenge.

July 11, 2010 [Listen Now]
More Alicante.  Silvia Castello Such, Co-owner, Nou Manolin & Piripi with translator Andre Belardo; Ramon Vilaseca Lalanda, Sommelier & Antonio Perez Planelles, Gerente (Owner), Darsena Restaurante 1961; Antonio Lopez, Manager, La Ereta.  Then an "antipodean shift" to the Great Barrier Reef Feast, July 23-25, Hamilton Island QLD, Australia; Jill Collins of Hamilton Island & qualia resort, Justin North, Celebrity Chef for GBRF Part 2, Chef-owner of Becasse & Etch, Sydney NSW. 

July 04, 2010 [Listen Now]
Lady Chefs of Spain from in and around Alicante.  Maria Jose San Roman, Monastrell, Alicante; Maria Carmen Velez, La Sirena & Quinta Lacy, Petrer; Maria Eugenia "Geni" Perramon San Roman, La Taberna del Gourmet, Alicante. 

June 27, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM in Lisbon, Portugal - 2nd program.  Jose Avillez, Chef, Restaurante Tavares; Luis Baena, Chef-owner, Manifesto; Nathalie, Manager & co-owner, Olivier Restaurante; David Leite, The New Portugese Table (previously broadcast) .

June 20, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM in Lisbon, Portugal - 1st of 2 programs.  Pedro Freitas, Owner, Bocca; Pedro Dias, Chef & Co-owner, Faz Figura; Ljubomir Stanisic, Chef-Owner & his wife Monica as translator; Restaurante 100 Maneiras; Julie Perrinot, Manager, Manifesto.

June 13, 2010 [Listen Now]
"Gadgets & Grub", unusual Food Processing Equipment & Tempting Foods.  Mary Rodgers, Conair - Waring Pro Blenders, Waffle Makers etc., Livingston NJ; Todd Rodgers (no relation to Mary that we know of), Aromaco Rice Cooker with Saute-then-Simmer technology, San Diego CA; Beth Gallo, Creator, Mad Hectic Oatmeal, South Dartmouth MA; Edmund Varney, Ryan Lieullen, Leanne Goetz, Honey Ridge Farms, Honey-based products, Brush Prairie WA.

June 06, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM in New Orleans for the Wine & Food Experience.  Greg Reggio, Zea Restaurant, Past President, New Orleans Wine & Food Experience & Randy Stein, Mr. B's Bistro, NOWFE Board Member; Ewell Smith, Exec. Dir., Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board; Frank Brigsten, Brigtsen's, & Leah Chase, Dookie Chase - replay of their interviews upon acceptance of the James Beard Foundation 2006 Humanitarian of the Year award given to all New Orleans Restaurateurs & Chefs; Allison Vines-Rushing, Co-Chef & Co-Owner, MiLa; Phillip Youngberg, Vice President, M. S. Rau Antiques; John Concannon, 4th generation Owner, Concannon Vineyard, Livermore CA (interviewed in NOLA); Maurizio De Rosa, Feudi Di San Gregorio, Sorbo Serpica, nr. Naples, Italy (interviewed at the Pittsburgh Wine Festival).


May 30, 2010 [Listen Now]
Adam Perry Lang, Daisy May's BBQ NYC, Barbecoa, London opening October 2010 - a project with Jamie Oliver, author BBQ25; Grace Young, Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge; Delores Custer, Food Styling; Jennifer Iserloh, Secrets of a Skinny Chef.

May 23, 2010 [Listen Now]
A Meat, Cutting & Sharpening Show.  Randy Strauss, Strauss Brands Free-Raised Veal, Milwaukee WI; Corey Milligan, New West Knife Works, Jackson Hole WY; Sam Weiner, Edgecraft, Chef's Choice Knife Sharpeners, Tea Kettles, etc, Avondale PA; James Villas, Pig: King of the Southern Table.

May 16, 2010 [Listen Now]
Barbara Lynch, renowned Boston Chef-Restaurateur including No. 9 Park & the new Menton, Stir: Mixing it up in the Italian Tradition; Eric & Bruce Bromberg, Blue Ribbon Restaurants NYC, The Bromberg Bros. Blue Ribbon Cookbook; Susan Loomis, Owner, On Rue Tatin Cooking School, Normandy France, Nuts in the Kitchen; Christine Schwartz Hartley, Specialites de la Maison.

May 09, 2010 [Listen Now]
Intrepid OTM dodges the Times Sq. bomb threat to make the James Beard Awards!!  Nothing could stop OTM from attending the 20th Anniversary Awards & Food-Wine Bash.  We caught up with some old friends among the Winners, and some new friends too; Daniel Boulud, Daniel NYC, Best Restaurant; David Kinch, Manresa, Los Gatos CA, Best Chef-Pacific; Sean Brock, McGrady's, Charleston SC, Best Chef SE; Clark Frasier & Mark Gaier, Arrows, Ogunquit, ME;

A break from Beards for George Mendes, Chef-owner, Aldea Restaurant, NYC; 

Back to Beards; Timothy Hollingsworth, Rising Star Chef, The French Laundry, Yountville, CA; Marc Forgione, Invited Chef, Restaurant Marc Forgione, NYC; Wayne Kostroski, Founder, Taste of the NFL, owner Cuisine Concepts, Minneapolis;

And who better to wrap up the program than Thomas Keller, Ad Hoc at Home, who just happened to win the Beard Award for Best Cookbook of the Year.  Enjoy!!!

May 02, 2010 [Listen Now]
Tasting California's best Cabernet-Sauvignon in Napa's Stag's Leap District; Nancy Bialek, Exec Dir. Stag's Leap District Winegrowers; Wine expert Lesley Sbrocco with Winemakers Elias Fernandez, Shafer, Elizabeth Vianna, Chimney Rock, Jon Emmerich, Silverado; Russell Weis, GM, Silverado; Douglas Fletcher, VI of Winemaking, Terlato-Chimney Rock; Jim Regusci, Regusci Winery; Lorrie Ilsley. Ilsley Vineyard.  Tara Weaver, The Butcher and the Vegetarian.

April 25, 2010 [Listen Now]
A miscellany of cuisines & cookbooks.  Frank Stitt, Owner, Highlands Bar & Grill, Bottega Favorita & Cafe Fonfon, Birmingham AL, Frank Stitt's Southern Table & Bottega Favorita: A Southern Chef's Love Affair with Italian Food; Deborah Madison, Seasonal Fruit Desserts; Jose Pizarro, Brindisa Restaurant, Borough Market, London UK, Seasonal Spanish Food; Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, The Brazilian Kitchen.

April 18, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM in Paso Robles - Part 3.  Fascinating vineyard stories, Jason Haas, President, Tablas Creek Vineyard & President of The Rhone Rangers; Cindy Steinbeck-Newkirk, Owner, Steinbeck Vineyards; and to complete an all wine program, Kevin Zraly, Founder, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course, Author Windows on the World Complete Wine Course: 25th Anniversary Edition.

April 11, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM in Paso Robles - Part 2, what to eat, where to stay.  Brad Buckley, The Abalone Farm, Cayucos; Debbie Thomas, Thomas Hill Organics, Paso Robles - reference to Alex & Monica Villicana, Villicana Winery & Joeli Yaguda, Pasolivo Olive Oil; Jim Saunders, Cliff Garrison & Jeremy Leffert, Hearst Ranch Grass Fed Beef & Hearst Ranch Winery, San Simeon; Eva Peck, Hotel Cheval, downtown Paso Robles; Baxter Boyington, La Bellasera Hotel & Suites, Highway 101 @  Route 46.

April 04, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM in Paso Robles, CA - 1st of 3 programs.  Maryann Stansfield, Travel Paso Robles, an overview of the region; Christopher Taranto, Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, Paso Robles wines & winemakers; a trio of friends & winemakers, Marc Goldberg-Windward, Stephan Asseo-L'Aventure, Terry Hoage-Terry Hoage Vineyard.  Tune in next week for more Paso Robles.

March 28, 2010 [Listen Now]
An introduction to OTM's upcoming trip to Paso Robles, CA.  John Barricelli, Sono Baking, S Norwalk CT, The Sono Baking Company Cookbook; Tony Lufti, Founder, Green Wheat Freekeh, Adelaide, Australia; Neita Wiese, Neita's Vinaigrettes, Charleston SC.

March 21, 2010 [Listen Now]
A Lady's Day at OTM.  Elizabeth Falkner, Chef-Owner, Citizen Cake & Orson, San Francisco; Darina Allen, Owner, Ballymaloe Cookery School, East Cork, Ireland & author The Forgotten Skills of Cooking; Marnie Old, Wine Expert extraordinaire, Wine Secrets.

March 14, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM at the 5th Anniversary Charleston Food & Wine Festival.  Frank McMahon, Executive Chef, Hank's Seafood Restaurant; Todd Garrigan, Executive Chef, Amen Street, Stephen Kish, CEO, 82Queen; Holly Herrick, The Charleston Chef's Table; Chris Hastings, Chef-Partner, Hot & Hot Fish Club, Birmingham AL; Farmer Lee Jones, Chef's Garden, Huron OH; James Peterson, author of 15 Cookbooks & Culinary Instructor, Brooklyn NY.

March 07, 2010 [Listen Now]
Chef Gui Alinat, The Chef's Repertoire; Cathy Erway, The Art of Eating In: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove; Michele Scicolone, Italian Slow Cooker. Previewing the Charleston Food & Wine Festival, March 4-8, and the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, May 25-29.  We'll see you there!!

February 28, 2010 [Listen Now]
Fine Dining in London for Valentine's - Part 2.  Sam Hart, Fino Restaurant - great Spanish Tapas-style dining in Fitzrovia; Bernard Yeoh, Gourmet Chinese-inspired cuisine in classy Mayfair - new Meat & Fish treats, non-traditional Desserts, Great Wines too; Paul Merroney, Giaconda, Fine Tasty food on funky Denmark Street - go hungry!  And a run-down on other Great Places we didn't have time for.

February 21, 2010 [Listen Now]
Fine Dining during our Valentine's London adventure - Part 1.  Richard Corrigan, Corrigan's Mayfair, Lusty, Flavorful dishes a la Lindsay House in fancy new quarters just off Park Lane; Peter Prescott, Boundary Restaurant-Hotel complex in Shoreditch, Fine-dining Restaurant, casual Albion Cafe & Bakeshop & 17 elegant rooms; Mohammed Bader-Alden Antabli, Al Waha, Westbourne Grove, Middle-eastern (Lebanse & Syrian) inspired menu. 

February 14, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM wishes you all a Happy Valentine's Day!!  In celebration a program dedicated to Food & Love, including Aphrodisiacs; Chef Janine Falvo, Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar, Sonoma CA, Annual Aphrodisiac Menu; how to make "Sweets for the Sweet", Peter Grewling, Chocolates & Confections; Michele Maisto, The Gastronomy of a Marriage; Patricia Mack, Delicious Grapefruit Recipes, yes it's an Aphrodisiac; Brianna Blue, Stemilt Growers, Wenatchee WA, the delicious Pinata Apple, honoring the very first Aphrodisiac! 

February 07, 2010 [Listen Now]
Clifford Wright, The Best Soups in the World
; from Portland OR, Steve Smith, Steve Smith Teas, ultra-fine teas & Matt Christianson, Chef, Urban Farmer Steakhouse; Simona Bunin, Gourme Mist, the Essential Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Spray Misters.  

January 31, 2010 [Listen Now]
OTM finds out "what & where to...." with Lessley Anderson, Senior Editor,, "dedicated to food in all of its glory", discussion on Food Trends 2009 versus 1999; Robert Reid, US Travel Editor, Lonely Planet, The Best in Travel 2010 & 1000 Ultimate Ultimate Experiences; Sous Chef Matt Cleal, Simpson's Birmingham, UK, Peter's Birthday Treat; Talking to Experts on North American Whiskey at The 2009 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival.

January 24, 2010 [Listen Now]
John Besh, Chef-owner Restaurant August, Besh Steak, Luke, Domenica, La Provence, etc., New Orleans, My New Orleans; then a "Cheese Course"; Allison Hooper, Vermont Creamery, In a Cheesemaker's Kitchen; Tom Slattery, Global Sales & Marketing; US Distributor for Collier's Welsh Cheddar, Fayrefield Foods Ltd; Crewe, UK.

January 17, 2010 [Listen Now]
Via Veneto, Rome at its swankiest!!  & a Great Book about Beer.  Michele Buono, General Manager & Barbara Legnani, Meeting & Events Supervisor, Grand Hotel Flora; Cinzia Fanciulli (then General Manager, since moved to new opportunity) Grand Hotel Via Veneto; Christina Perozzi, The Naked Pint: An unadulterated Guide to Craft Beer.

January 10, 2010 [Listen Now]
Rome at Christmas - the Eternal City still is - and we dined accordingly.  Massimo Tezulli, Sommelier & Marco Gallotta, Chef, co-owners, with translation by Cristina, Primo al Pigneto; Gianni & Chef Iole Cappellanti, Paris Ristorante; Silvia Sallorenzo, Chef-Partner Babette Ristorante; Frasca Leonardi, Da Sabatino, Cave San Ignazio.

January 03, 2010 [Listen Now]
Thinking of The American South, Foods & Destinations.  Matt & Ted Lee, Simply Fresh Southern: Knockout Dishes with Down-Home Flavor; Sam Beall, Owner, The Blackberry Farm luxury Estate & Spa, Walland TN, The Blackberry Farm Cookbook; Chris Hastings, Co-owner & Chef, The Hot & Hot Fish Club, Birmingham AL, The Hot & Hot Fish Club Cookbook.

December 27, 2009 [Listen Now]
Cheese, Glorious Cheese!!  Max McCalman, Curriculum Director of the Cheese Education Program at Artisinal, NYC, Mastering Cheese: Lessons for Connoissership from a Maitre Fromager; Mike Gingrich, Co-owner, Uplands Cheese - Pleasant Rideg Reserve, Dodgeville WI; Sid Cook, Master Cheesemaker, Carr Valley Cheese, LaValle WI; Pat Ford, Owner & Cheesemaker, Beehive Cheese, Uintah, UT.

December 20, 2009 [Listen Now]
Sweets for the Holidays, or any other time for that matter.  Rose Levy Beranbaum, Rose's Heavenly Cakes; David Guas, DamGoodSweet - Desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth, New Orleans Style, planning to open a Pastry-Savory Bakeshop in the DC area; DeDe Wilson, TV Cooking Personality, Unforgettable Desserts.

December 13, 2009 [Listen Now]
Lidia Bastianich, Felidia NYC, Lidia's Kansas City MO & Pittsburgh PA, Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy, with companion PBS series; Mark Peel, Chef-Owner, Campanile, Los Angeles CA, New Classic Family Dinners; The Great Grain versus Grass Fed Beef controversy: Chef Karla Contreras, Giant Eagle Market District & Chef Scott Popovic, Cetified Angus Beef, Wooster OH; John Wood, US Wellness Meats, Monticello IL.

December 06, 2009 [Listen Now]
Food & Dining Trends for 2010; Ree Drummond, "Pioneer Woman Cooks"; Denny Mike Sherman, DennyMike's BBQ 'Cue Stuff, York, Maine; Katya Popov & Olga Lenova, Fully Loaded Teas, Mississagua, ONT Canada

November 29, 2009 [Listen Now]
Soup, Pasta & Lebanese Cuisine.  Marti Wymer, Creator, Spoonful of Comfort, Care Packages featuring Chicken Soup; Anna Thomas, Love Soup; Giuliano Hazan, Thirty Minute Pasta Cookbook: 100 Quick & Easy Recipes; Kamal Al-Faqih, Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh & Healthy Mediterranean Favorites.

November 22, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM Thinking of Thanksgiving.  Stephanie Beck, Meyer Corporation, manufacturers of the KitchenAid Roaster; Michael Symon, Chef-Owner, Lola, Lolita & Bar Symon, Cleveland & Roast, Detroit, Author, Michael Symon's Live to Cook, including invaluable tips to make your Roast Turkey a success; Lindsay Gifford, Gifford's Family Ice Cream, Makers of the "World's Best Chocolate Ice Cream" and many other flavors; Zora O'Neill & Tamara Reynolds, Forking Fantastic: Put the PARTY Back in the Dinner Party.

November 15, 2009 [Listen Now]
On the Menu's wonderful visit to Valencia, Spain - Part 2

Alejandro Garcia Llinares, Gerente, Casamontana, Valencia; Rafael Galvez Benedito, La Matandeta, Alfalar; Pepe Balaguer, Owner, La Pepica, Valencia; Jorge Breton Parts, Chef & Javier Andres, Co-owner, Lasucursal, Valencia; Maria Velasquez, Co-owner, Bodegas Los Frailes, Fontanars dels Alforins.

November 08, 2009 [Listen Now]
On the Menu's wonderful visit to Valencia, Spain - Part 1

Quique Dacosta, Chef-owner, Ristorante Quique Dacosta (formerly El Poblet), Denia; Raul Aleixandre, Chef-owner, Ca' Sento, Valencia; Ricard Camarena, Chef-partner, Arrop Ricard Camarena, Valencia & Arrop, Gandia.

November 01, 2009 [Listen Now]
Gesine Bullock-Prado, Confections of a Closet Master Baker, she's just as "no nonsense" as sister Sandra; Paula Wolfert, Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking; Andrea Nguyen, Asian Dumplings; Laura Kelley, The Silk Road Gourmet.

October 25, 2009 [Listen Now]
Fred Noe, Master Distiller, Jim Beam, recorded at the 2008 Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival - the 2009 Festival is November 13 at Heinz Field; Bob Harkins, Cold River Vodka, Freeport Maine; Cristiano Creminelli, Creminelli Fine Meats, Salumi & Sausages, Springville UT; Geoff Repella, Byrd Cookie Company, Savannah GA.

October 18, 2009 [Listen Now]
On behalf of Cystic Fibrosis Pittsburgh Chapter's "A Passion for Wine", Nov 7, Ken Freeman, Freeman Winery, Sebastopol CA & Tim Kilcullen, Capital Wines & Spirits, North Wales PA; Interviews at Nicky USA's Wild about Game event, Mt. Hood OR; Geoff Latham, event sponsor & founder Nicky USA; Tom Douglas, Cook-off Judge for the event, owner Tom Douglas restaurants & other ventures & author of several cookbooks, Seattle WA; Dustin Clark, Executive Chef, Wildwood Restaurant, Portland OR; Mauel Recio, Viridian Farms, Dayton OR; Paul Bosch, Host Chef for the event & Executive Chef, The Resort at the Mountain, Welches OR; Philippe Boulot, Executive Chef, The Multnomah Athletic Club & Culinary Director, The Heathman Restaurant & Bar, Portland OR.

October 11, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM in Portland OR - 2nd instalment.  The Allison Resort & Spa, Newberg OR; General Manager Pierre Zreik, Executive Chef Nathan Lockwood; Indulge special event at The Jupiter Hotel, Stephen Cassell, Hotel spokesperson; David Kreifels, Chef-Owner, Laurelhurst Market; Jocelyn Barda, Co-Owner, Bakery Bar; Benjamin Bettinger, Chef-Owner, Beaker & Flask; Ryan Csansky, Owner-Distiller Artisan Spirits; Matt Mount, Distiller, House Spirits. 

October 04, 2009 [Listen Now]
Portland OR Interviews - 1st installment: Greg Higgins, Chef-owner, Higgins Restaurant & Bar; Gabriel Rucker, Chef-owner, Le Pigeon; Doris Rodriguez-Platt, Owner, Andina Restaurant (Peruvian); Pradeep Chandrana, General Manager, East India Co. Gr...ill & Bar (yes, Indian).

September 27, 2009 [Listen Now]

Mike Kolamenco, Mike Colamenco's Food Lover's Guide to NYC; Bettina Schormann & Jeff Crump, Earth to table: Seasonal Recipes from an Organic Farm; Madeline Scherb, Taste of Heaven.

September 20, 2009 [Listen Now]
Langdon Cook, Fat of the Land, Adventures of a 21st Century Forager; David Leite, The New Portugese Table, Exciting Flavors from Europe's Western Coast; Jacques Dahan, Noble Ingredients, Michel Cluizel Chocolates.

September 13, 2009 [Listen Now]
Randall Grahm, Winemaker Extraordinaire, Bonny Doon Vineyards; Alan Zalayet, Eisch Breathable Wineglasses & No-drip Decanter; Sheri Tate, SiverMoon "liquor-infused" Desserts.

September 06, 2009 [Listen Now]
San Diego, pick destination for Fall, a great Cracker substitute & Pluots.  Kate Buska, San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau & Adam Bussell, Chef de Cuisine, Vela Restuarant, Hilton Bayshore, San Diego; Seth Novick, Kitchen Table Bakers Aged Parmesan Crisps; Chip Brantley, The Perfect Fruit, Good Breeding, Bad Seeds & the Hunt for the Elusive Pluot.

August 30, 2009 [Listen Now]
Dedicated to Drink!!  Dale DeGroff, Mixologist Extraordinaire, The Essential Cocktail, Cocktails with Mount Gay Rum; John Harney, Founder & Michael Harney, CEO, Harney Teas; Susanna Mojico, Rishi Teas.

August 23, 2009 [Listen Now]

Still in England - Old Friends & a new Restaurant venture.  Then some WONDERFUL Gourmet Crackers.  Vito Scaduto, formery Partner, Red or White Restaurant Bar & Wine Shop, Trowbridge (formerly Restaurant GM, The Bath Priory), now at The Three Gables, Bradford-on-Avon; Tina & Tony Bricknell-Webb, Percy's Country Hotel & Restaurant, Virginstow, W. Devon, talking about Percy's & Tina's forthcoming Cookbook; Lesley Stowe, Owner, Raincoast Crisps, Vancouver, BC Canada.

August 16, 2009 [Listen Now]
UK country luxury continued.  Alain Roux, Executive Chef, The Waterside Inn, Bray; Chris Horridge, Executive Chef, Cliveden & Waldo's Restaurant; Tomasz Mendelsk, iDuty Manager, Cliveden, nr. Maidenhead; Paul Thomas, General Manager, The Manor House, Castle Combe; Tom Citarella, Sous Chef, The Manor House (Richard Davies is Executive Chef).

August 09, 2009 [Listen Now]
UK country luxury!  Gidleigh Park, Chagford, Devon & The Bath Priory, Bath; Sue Williams, General Manager, Michael Caines MBE, Executive Chef; Also Michael Caines interview from December, 2005, our first visit to Gidleigh - it's fascinating to compare these interviews, noting what has & hasn't changed.  Our dinner which followed was even more delicious....

August 02, 2009 [Listen Now]
Emily Luchetti, her new website & her blog; Ted Dennard, Savannah Bee Company, Honey & honey-related products; Mari Tuttle, Mari's New York, "Designer" Brownies; Karin Campion, Sonoma Syrups; A Quick Preview of next weeks' program on UK Country Houses & Dining.

July 26, 2009 [Listen Now]
Helen Chen, Helen's Asian Kitchen; Easy Chinese Stir Fries; Jackie Nugent, The Big Green Cookbook; Lynn Lasher, Somebody's Mother Sweet Sauces; Nancy Wekselbaum, The Gracious Gourmet Condiments.

July 19, 2009 [Listen Now]
5STAR SENSATION - ONE WONDERFUL PARTY.  OTM brings you an introduction to this event that's so great & so big it's only scheduled every 2 years!  Then interviews recorded live with several Guest Chef Superstars, including THE Star himself. Wolfgang Puck.  Appearing with Wolfgang, Lydia Shire of Lochober, Boston; Shawn McClain, Spring, Chicago; Mark Peel, Campanile, Los Angeles; Charles Phan, Slanted Door, San Francisco; Kerry Heffernan, 154Southgate, NYC & Farmer Lee Jones, Chefs Garden, Huron OH.

July 12, 2009 [Listen Now]
Deborah Madison, What We Eat When We Eat Alone; Karen Solomon, Jam it, Pickle it, Cure it; Judith Fertig, 300 Big & Bold BBQ & Grill Recipes; Elizabeth Karmel, Soaked, Slathered & Seasoned: a Complete Guide for Flaovoring Food for the Fire

July 05, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM in NYC for the Fancy Food Show & some great new Dining Pleasures as well.  Owner Charlie Palmer & Executive Chef Christopher Lee at the newly opened, relocated Aureole; Sebastiaan Zijp, Executive Chef, Bar Blanc Bistro; Jim Leiken, Chef, DBGB.  At FFS, Stan Kisselev, Landrin Chocolate Wafers, Mark Hutchison,  Porchetta Primata, Martin Bos, Boska Holland, Artisan & Designer Cheese Tools.


June 28, 2009 [Listen Now]
Fabulous Flavors!!  Rocco Loosbrock, "Boss Hog", Bacon Freak, Moorpark CA; Scott Kim, Black Garlic; Michael McSweeney, Salt-maker, Tiki Spice Smoked Salt, Koloa, Hawaii; Shawn Askinosie, Founder & Chocolate Maker, Askinosie Chocolate, Springfield MO; Diane Hunt, Owner, Diane's Sweet Heat, Pepper infused Jams.

June 25, 2009 [Listen Now]
Two Culinary Legends with recent books.  Mark Miller, Tacos, Coyote Cafe, Santa Fe, Mark Miller's Grill Room, Las Vegas; Hubert Keller, Burger Bar, Fleur de Lis, San Francisco & several Burger Bars, including Las Vegas.  Michael Steinberger, Au Revoir to All That: Food, Wine, and the End of France, A GREAT Book about French Cuisine. 

June 23, 2009 [Listen Now]
More GREAT California Chefs.  Chris Cosentino, Incanto, San Francisco; Michael Chiarello, Bottega, Yountville; Gerald Higoyen, Piperade, SF; AND a Rising Star, Michele Mah, Midi, SF. More NEW Chefs in an upcoming program.

June 19, 2009 [Listen Now]
Chef, Co-owner David Kinch, Manresa Restaurant, Los Gatos CA, first about Manresa, then joined by Cynthia Sandberg of Love Apple Farm – David & Cynthia talk with OTM about the very special interaction of Manresa & the Farm.  Don’t miss a minute of this uniquely inspiring conversation.

June 12, 2009 [Listen Now]
More of our California adventures - this time mostly wine. Sara Brooks, GM, Napa River Inn, Napa; Marcos Uribe, Chef de Cuisine, Celadon, Napa; Bill Nancarrow, Asst. Winemaker, Duckhorn, St. Helena; Alex Reble, Associate Winemaker, Matanzas Creek, Santa Rosa; replay of a previous interview with Ehlers Estate, St. Helena – our interview with Winemaker Kevin Morrisey got lost in cyberspace, so we will redo in the near future.

May 31, 2009 [Listen Now]
Preview of 5Star Sensation, Cleveland OH June 13, maybe the world’s best BIG party with Loree Vick, Senior VP & Event Coordinator for University Hospitals of Cleveland & Luciano Pellegrini, Chef-partner, Valentino, Las Vegas; Molly Wizenberg; "A Homemade Life"; Alex Whitmore, Founder, Taza Chocolate; Somerville MA; Elaine Louie, "Savoir Fare London-Stylish Dining for under $2".

May 24, 2009 [Listen Now]
Three GREAT California Chefs’ Michael Tusk, Chef-owner, Quince Restaurant, San Francisco; Nate Appleman, Chef-owner, SPQR & A16, San Francisco; Chef Sean Elliott, Bardessono, Yountville, CA. More great CA chefs coming in the near future as well!

May 17, 2009 [Listen Now]
Greg Hinson, Founder, O O Olive Oil, Petaluma CA; Matt Skinner; "Heard it through the Grapevine"; Helene Beck, Owner, La Vigne Organics, Sauces, Salsas, Preserves made from unusual fruits – Persimmons, Kumquats, etc.

May 10, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM at the 2009 James Beard Awards. Lidia Bastianich, Lidia’s Italy, Felidia Restaurant NYC, Lidia’s, Pittsburgh PA & numerous other ventures, Joyce Goldstein, Author & Food-Dining Guru; Emily Luchetti, Pastry Chef, Farallon, San Francisco talk about the significance of this year’s focus on Women Chefs; Nate Appleman, SPQR & A16, San Francisco reacts to winning Best New Chef; Mike Lata, Chef-partner, Fig, Charleston SC exults after winning Best Chef SE; Aldo Sohm, Head Sommelier, Le Bernadin NYC talks about winning Best Wine Service award, and about his life & experience as a Sommelier from humble beginnings to top of the heap; Executive Chef Craig Hopson, Le Cirque, NYC

May 03, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM goes East & Spicy. Monica Bhide, “Modern Spice”; Raghavan Iyer, “660 Curries”; Takashi Yagihashi, “Takashi’s Noodles; Fine Cooking Magazine; Michael Wales, Inventor, The Grill Daddy

April 19, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM is still California dreamin…. some interviews to whet our appetite.  Gerald Higoyen, “Pinxtos”, Chef-owner of Piperade, San Francisco; Tony Biagi, Winemaker, Cade Winery, Howell Mountain CA; David Mirassou Wines, Monterey CA; Tilar Mazzeo, “Backroads of Sonoma”.

April 12, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM indulges its Sweet Tooth. Johnny Iuzinni, “Dessert Fourplay”; Jacques Torres, “A Year in Chocolate"; Owner Jacques Torres Chocolate, NYC; Beth Nielsen, Nielsen –Massey Vanilla-based extracts, Waukegan, IL; Laura Werlin, “Great Grilled Cheese”.

April 05, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM focuses on Wine, the upcoming 2009 Pittsburgh Wine Festival, Wines from Spain, and a couple of non-alcoholic alternatives. Finca Torremilanos, Ribiera de Duoro; Wines of Navarre; Pilar Garcia-Granero, President Navarre Wines; Enrique Martinez, Maher restaurant, Cintruenigo, Spain; Elizabeth Royte, "Bottlemania"; Reem Rahim, Puerh Teas from Numi.

March 29, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM is California dreamin…… with a 2 week trip soon; you’ll hear about what we have planned – and some "apropos" interviews. Barbara Passino, Co-owner, Oak Knoll Inn, Napa CA & author "Chocolate for Breakfast"; Taki Laliotitis, Chef at Matanzas Creek Winery, Santa Rosa, CA; Bruce Cohn, Owner B. R Cohn Winery, BRCohn Wine Vinegars, Condiments & Rubs, Glen Ellen CA; Nancy Harmon Jenkins, The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: A Delicious Alternative for Lifelong Health (yes California has a very Mediterranean flavor profile).

March 22, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM in London Part 2. David Abbott, Chef-partner, Magdalen Restaurant; Rowley Leigh, Chef-owner, Le Café Anglais; Peter Gordon, Chef-owner, Providores & The Tapa Room; Sam Hart, Co-owner, Quo Vadis (also Fino & Barrafina).

March 15, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM in Charleston SC for their great Food & Wine Festival. Barabara Heddinger, Garden Club Tours; Mitchell Crosby, Founding Committee Member of the Festival; Rick Tramonto, Executive Chef,-Partner, Tru, Chicago one of the Celebrity Chefs for the Festival; Brett McKee, Chef-owner, Oak Steak House; Ken Vendriski, Chef-owner, La Scala Trattoria.

March 08, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM in London Part 1. Howard Hartley, Sales Mgr, The Grosvenor House, a JWMarriott Hotel, about the hotel’s now complete renovation & the 75th Annual Art & Antiques Fair, June 2009; Claude Bosi, Chef-owner, Hibiscus Restaurant; Bernard Yeoh, Owner, his Chef & Sommelier, Kai; Vineet Bhatia, Owner, Urban Turban & Rasoi.


March 01, 2009 [Listen Now]
Famed Chef-Restaurateur Charlie Trotter, 30+ minutes of Brilliant Insight- You shouldn’t miss this! Bruce Cohn, B. R. Cohn Wine Vinegars, Condiments & Rubs; Marnie Old & Sam Calagione, He Said Beer & She Said Wine.  

February 22, 2009 [Listen Now]
TR Durham, Tracklements Smoked Fish & other Delicacies, Ann Arbor MI; Bob Kramer, Bob Kramer Knives; Greenpeace Fish.

February 15, 2009 [Listen Now]
Italian Wine Excitement in NYC – OTM tastes 2004 Brunello, Talks with Experts & Wine Makers from Tuscany, Calabria, Sicily, etc. Fred Plotkin & Darrel Corti, Expert Reflections on the Wines of Italy; Christina Mariani-May, Castello BANFI; Karen McNeil & Kevin Zraly, Italian Wine Experts on the merits of Brunello; Tenementi Angelini; Francesca Coppi, Cinelli Colombini; Lamberto Frescobaldi; Barone Martini Fini; Pozzi; Ippolito1845, Calabria; Stefania Pepe, Abruzzo.

February 08, 2009 [Listen Now]
Valentine Greetings from OTM and OTM in Wintry NYC Part 2.  Erica McMillan & Brett McKee, Charleston Food & Wine Festival; Ehlers Estate, thoughts for the Heart, Red Wine is good for Heart Health, in Ehlers case 100% of the profits go to International Heart Disease Research Projects; Toshio Suzuki, Chef-owner Sushi Zen NYC; Brad Farmerie, Chef-partner, Double Crown NYC; Pino Luongo, “Dirty Dishes”, Chef-owner, Cento Lire, NYC.

February 01, 2009 [Listen Now]
OTM finds Old Favorites & New Dining Delights in Wintry NYC – Part 1. Karen Waltuck & Roger Dagorn, Chanterelle NYC; John Fraser, Chef-owner, Dovetail, NYC; Jason Denton, Partner, Ino, Inoteca, Inoteca North & Lupa, all NYC; Harold Moore, Chef-partner & Tony Zazula, Partner, Commerce Restaurant, NYC.

January 25, 2009 [Listen Now]
Gale Gand, "Chocolate & Vanilla", Pastry Chef-Partner, Tru, Chicago IL; Amy Scherber, "The Sweeter Side of Amy’s Bread:, Owner, Amy’s Bread, NYC; Lucio Matricardi, Talento Riserva Prosecco, Trentino, Italy; Al Nasti IO(Italian Organic) Blood Orange Juice from Sicily; Patrick Lango, White Cow Dairy, Yogurts, etc., East Otto NY.

January 18, 2009 [Listen Now]
John Folse is well just John Folse! He talks with OTM about Bittersweet Plantation, Donaldsonville, LA & his big food business nearby; Clark Wolf. "American Cheeses"; Charles Lefevre, The Oregon Truffle Festival & Oregon Truffles in general.

January 11, 2009 [Listen Now]
More New Orleans, and a stop along the way on Sanibel Island. Restaurants of the John Besh Group. Steve McHugh, Chef, Luke Brasserie; Randy Lewis, Chef-Partner La Provence, (Lacomb LA), Chef Jared Tees & GM Jeff Gulotta, Besh Steak; and on Sanibel, Melissa Talmadge, Sweet Melissa’s Café.

January 04, 2009 [Listen Now]
Christmas Cajun-Creole Style, OTM reports from the Crescent City. Donald Link, Chef Owner, Cochon, Cochon Butcher & Herbsaint; JoAnn Clevenger, Founder, Upperline; Ralph Brennan, Owner & Chip Flanagan, Chef, Ralph’s On the Avenue; Ben Thibodeaux, Palace Café. AND Rio Sabaducci, Inventor of a great Wine Gadget, the Vinturi Aerator.

December 28, 2008 [Listen Now]
Ana Quinconces Rodriguez, "Sabor!"; Jane Caswell, The Kalahari Pepper Co. Rhino Hot Sauces; Daniela Massey, The Spice Hunter Co., Spices & Rubs; Martina Kenworthy, Gustiamo, Bronx NYC, Italian Gourmet Dried Porcini Mushrooms.

December 21, 2008 [Listen Now]
Those Mercer Girls, Jenji, Bekah & Heather Sue, Ruby et Violette, NYC; Matt Lewis & Renato Poliafito, authors "Baked", Owners, Baked NYC, Brooklyn; Julie Hasson, "The Complete Book of Pies"; Amanda Hesser, Eat, Memory: Great Writers at the Table: A Collection of Essays from the New York Times; Jeremy Metzler, Yellingbo Gold EVO in 3 liter boxes.

December 14, 2008 [Listen Now]
Thomas Keller, "Under Pressure" & Founder, The Thomas Keller restaurant group including Per Se, NYC, The French Laundry, Bouchon & Ad Hoc, Yountville CA; Eric Ripert, "On the Line"; Chef-partner, Le Bernadin, NYC; in conclusion, Ann’s observations on what will be new & exciting, or troublesome with food & restaurants in 2009.

December 07, 2008 [Listen Now]
Erika McMillan, Special Events at the 2009 Charleston SC Food & Wine Festival; David Joachim, The Science of Good Food: The Ultimate Reference on How Cooking Works; Micah Bertin & Bill Dehaven, Consafeco, manufacturers of the Alligetter; Ed Behr, "The Art of Eating" quarterly newsletter.

November 30, 2008 [Listen Now]
Ryan Johnson, Pilsner Urquell, celebrating 160 years of "Golden" lager brewing; Pilsen, Czech Republic; Steve Kolpan, "Winewise"; Fred Noe, Bourbon Ambassador, Jim Beam Brands, at the Pittsburgh Whisky Festival.

November 23, 2008 [Listen Now]
David Waltuck, Chanterelle, Chef-Partner, Chanterelle Restaurant, NYC: Chet Garland, Chef-Partner, Toast Restaurant & Wine Bar, Pittsburgh; Andrew Carmellini, "Urban Italian".

November 16, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM in Gay Paree, City of Light & Fine Food! Cedric Jossot, Les Bouquinistes & Laurent Jacquet, Maitre Albert, both Guy Savoy Restaurants; Alain Pramil, Pramil; Food Chemistry Expert Herve Thies.

November 09, 2008 [Listen Now]
Andrew Dornenburg & Karen Page, "The Flavor Bible"; David Bedford, Apple Breeder, University of Minnesota; James Peterson, "Sauces" – 3rd edition.

November 02, 2008 [Listen Now]
GREAT Vasco Nuevo (New Basque) Cuisine in & around San Sebastian. Juan Mari & Elena Arzak, Arzak, San Sebastian; Francis Paniego, Echaurren, Ezcaray; Martin Berasategui, Lasarte; Andoni Aduriz, Mugaritz, Errenteria.

October 26, 2008 [Listen Now]
Dale Markham & Max Miller, Pittsburgh Whiskey Festival; Scott Beattie; "Artisinal Cocktails"; Susan Atkisson, Keuka Lake Roasters, Coffee-based Sauces & Rubs; Cindy Mushet, "The Art & Soul of Baking".

October 19, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM’s "Spanish Sojourn". Great Rioja Wine discoveries, Gonzalo Lainez, Roda; Luis Valentin, Valenciso; Fritz Allhoff, Dan Haggart; CHERRish, Organic Cherry Juices & Blends; Francisco Migoya, "Frozen Desserts".

October 12, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM in Virginia, other places not to miss; Tom Nash, Chef-owner, Thornton River Grill, Sperryville; Gerard Gasparini, Chef-owner, Pomme, Gordonsville; Greg Alauzen, Executive Chef, Cioppino, Pittsburgh, note Greg is now Corporate Chef for The Pipa Group; Fritz Allhoff, "Food & Philosophy"; Leslie Reichert, Green Cleaning Coach.

October 05, 2008 [Listen Now]
Ruth Reichl, Editor, Gourmet Magazine. OTM in Virginia, Part 3; Howard Foer, Executive Chef/Proprietor, Casanova Restaurant & Poplar Springs Old House; Casanova; David Scales, Executive Chef, The Inn at Meander Plantation; Warren Dunn, Virginia Wine Academy; Patrick Kearney, Old House Vineyard, Culpeper

September 28, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM in Virginia, Part 2; Frank & Sue Maragos, Foti’s, Culpeper; Al & Cheryl Kellert, Grey Ghost Vineyards; John & Diane MacPherson, Owners, The Foster Harris House & Tour de Epicure; Washington; Melissa Close, Chef & Luca Paschina Winemaker, Palladio Restaurant & Barboursville Winery.

September 21, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM does Emilia Romagna, Part 2;.Pasquale Falanga, Executive Chef, I Carraci, Grand Hotel Baglioni, Bologna, Italy; Danilo DiPasquale, General Manager; Palazzo Viviani, Castello di Montegridolfo, Italy; Osteria De Poeti, Bologna, Italy; Franco Rossi, Ristorante Franco Rossi, Bologna.

September 19, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM in Virginia Part 1. Richard Lewis, Virginia Tourist Commission; Peter Matthews, Vineyard Mgr., Blenheim Vineyard; Charlottesville; Carol Asam, Asam Hotels, Owner, & Richard Mellar, Chef, The Mimslyn Inn, Luray.

September 14, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM does Emilia Romagna, Part 1; Chef-owner Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana, Modena, Italy; 2 segments, you should listen to both!; Giovanni Tamburini, Tamburini Gourmet Foodstore, Bologna, Italy; Cesare Chiara; Chef-owner, Ristorante Bitone, Bologna, Italy.

September 07, 2008 [Listen Now]
Marie Simmons, "Sur La Table’s Things Cooks Love"; "The Waiter:, "Waiter Rant", the Book & the Blog; Jeff Roberts, "The Atlas of Artisan American Cheese"; Tim Stark, "Heirloom: Notes from an Accidental Tomato Farmer".

August 31, 2008 [Listen Now]
Two great wine "exposes; Alice Fiering, "The Battle for Wine & Love; or How I saved the World from Parkerization"; Ben Wallace, "The Billionaire’s Vinegar"; Nate Appleman, "A16: Food+Wine"; Richard Chen, Chef-partner, Richard Chen Pittsburgh (sadly this restaurant is now closed, Richard is still Executive Chef at Wing Lei, Las Vegas, the Pittsburgh restaurant is expected to re-open).

August 24, 2008 [Listen Now]
Jamee Enstrom & Doug Simons, Enstrom Candies; Grand Junction CO, Marcia Blackwell, Blackwells Organic Sorbet (out of business as of June 2011); Long Branch NJ; Melissa Murphy, "The Sweet Melissa Baking Book", Owner, Sweet Melissa Patisserie, Brooklyn NYC; Jennifer McLagan, "Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient".

August 17, 2008 [Listen Now]
Michel Nischan, Chef-partner, The Dressing Room restaurant, Westport CT, Founder, The Wholesome Wave Foundation; John Fischer, "The Culinary Institute Bistro & Brasserie Cookbook"; Jennifer Stoltz, SAN-J Organic Soy Sauces & Condiments; Richmond VA.; Justin Esch & Dave Lefkow, J & D’s Bacon Salt, Seattle WA.

August 10, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM in a Drinking Mood. Dave & Jen Fox, Brave Spirits, Narberth PA; Paul Davis, Juniper Organic Gin, London, UK; Terry Xanthos, Frutzzo, Superjuices, Alpine UT; David Dahl, Dragon Pearl Tea Organic SE China Mountain Grown Organic Full-leaf Teas, Grover Beach CA.


August 03, 2008 [Listen Now]
2 Great Interviews from our Spring trip to Lombardy, Italy, The 2 Unusual Dining spots in NYC. Ermanno Taschera, Il Baretto al Baglioni, Milan, Italy; Dottore Sandro Boscaini, Owner, Masi Agricola, Valpolicella, Italy; Benjamin Prelvukaj, Co-owner, Benjamin Steakhouse, NYC; Julian Medina, Chef-owner, Toloache Mexican Bistro, NYC.

July 27, 2008 [Listen Now]
Leah Post & Brandon Weimer, Brandini Toffee; Daniel Jackson GM & Jamie Taylor, Chef, Nonna’s Sheffield, UK – A Truly Surprising Italian Restaurant that Peter found while visiting his Homeland; Fred Plotkin, "Italy for the Gourmet Traveler".

July 20, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM at 2008 Fancy Food Show Part 2. George Kashou, Kangaroo Brands, Milwaukee WI; Lan Wong, Petit Noirs, Milton Freewater OR; Dufflet Rosenberg, Dufflet’s Small Indulgences; , Toronto Canada; Martha Hall Foose, "Screen Doors & Sweet Tea", Zov Karamardian, "Recipes & Memories from the Heart", Owner, Zov’s Bistro, Tustin CA

July 13, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM at 2008 Fancy Food Show Part 1. Principessa Marina Colonna, Superb Flavored EV Olive Oils from Molise, Italy; Fine Food & Beer from Wales – Margaret Carter, Patchwork Pates, Connie Parry, The Hurn Brewing Co.; Pilar Rodriguez, Chef, Atelier de Cocina, Santa Cruz on Chilean wines; Paul Bertolli, Fra-Mani Handcrafted Salumi, Oakland CA; Craig Lieberman, 34 Degrees Crackers, Denver CO.

July 06, 2008 [Listen Now]
Felix Segbafia, Saaf Ginger Beverage Co. Gingernize, Bonita CA; Zach Adelman, Navitas Naturals Powerfoods, Novato CA; Stacey DeHass; Amish Naturals Pastas, Condiments, etc., Holmesville OH; Stephanie Santoso, Amandarico Candies & Clouds, Wexford PA; Brain Ross, Twist Clean, Natural Wipes & Sponges.

June 29, 2008 [Listen Now]
Bill Kurtis, "The Prairie Table Cookbook", Owner, Tallgrass Beef; Sedan KS; Michaele Weissman, "God in a Cup"; Timothy Childs, Co-founder, TCHO Chocolate, San Francisco; Ralph Brennan, "Ralph Brennan’s New Orleans Seafood Cookbook".

June 22, 2008 [Listen Now]
Andy Nusser, Chef-partner, Casa Mono, NYC; Gary Roark, Ubon’s BBQ, Yazoo City, MS, interviewed at The Big Apple BBQ, NYC – Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group chimes in; Kim Hassarud, "101 Champagne Cocktails; Gary Vaynerchuk, The Wine Library.

June 15, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM at the James Beard Awards.  Mitchell Davis, VP, James Beard Foundation; Ted Allen; Bobby Flay; David Chang; Patrick Connolly; Vidalia, Washington DC; Lachlan MacKinnon Patterson, Frasca Food & Wine, Boulder CO; Eric Ziebold, CitiZen, Washington DC;  Damian Samsonetti, Bar Boulud.

June 08, 2008 [Listen Now]
Wayne Gisslen, Professional Baking;  William Harris, Avroko Architects & Restaurant Designers, NYC, Best Ugly, ; Suzie Barhyte, President & Eric Stubenberg, Salt Master, Barhyte Specialty Foods - Sauces, Coondiments, etc. Pendleton OR; Martina Kenworthy, Gustiamo, Brooklyn NY, Pacifico Crespi Red Rice from Piemonte.

June 01, 2008 [Listen Now]

Western Australia - Great Southern: Ian Haines, Albany Farmer's Market, Howard Shapland, Claudia Formm, Billwarra Dairy; Howard Park Winery, Julia Bateman, Over the Moon Cheeses; Forest Hill Vineyard, Paul Byron, GM; Greenpool Restaurant at Forest Hill, Silas Mesi, Chef; Marcus Kennedy, Chef-Partner, Leonardo's Restaurant, Albany; Orange Tractor Winery, Albany; Great Southern Spririts, locally-distilled "Scotch" Whiskey, Gin & Vodka.

May 25, 2008 [Listen Now]
Charleston SC:  Chef Sean Brock, McGrady's; Chef Jeremiah Bacon, Carolina's; Chef Mark Colins, Circa 1886 at The Wentworth Mansion; Chef Bob Waggoner, The Charleston Grill at Charleston Place; Chef-owner Robert Stelling, Hominy Grill.

May 18, 2008 [Listen Now]
Andrew Pirie, Pioneer of Winemaking in Tasmania, President, Tamar Ridge & Owner, Pirie Estates; Natalie Fryar, Winemaker, Jansz Winery, Champagne-style Sparkling Wines; Daniel Alpps, Chef-owner, Strathlynn at Pipers Brook; Melissa Houghton, Hawley House; Remi & Ginette Bancal, Glencoe Rural Retreat, Barrington.

May 11, 2008 [Listen Now]
Carole Walter, Great Coffee Cakes. Victoria, Australia interviews - Yarra Valley, except for Tahbilk: GM Sue O'Brien & Chef Matthew Macartney, Chateau Yering; Winemaker Matt Steel, Domaine Chandon-Greenpoint; CEO Simon Napthine, TarraWarra Estate & WineBar; Owner Alister Purbrick, Tahbilk Winery & Wetlands Cafe, Goulburn Valley.

May 04, 2008 [Listen Now]
Tom Simon, Poultry Pal Cary Black, Zen & The Art of Beercan Chicken. Brisbane, Queensland (& Byron Bay NSW), Australia interviews: Martin Brook & Peter at Brookfarm Macadamia Plantation; Mark Evans, GM, Royal on the Park Hotel; Philip Johnston, Chef-owner E'cco Bistro; Co-owner Drew Patten & Chef Kym Machin, Urbane Restaurant; David Pugh, Chef-owner Restaurant 2; Daniel Mosedale, Co-owner & Chef, Blue Angel Restaurant, Noosa QLD.

April 27, 2008 [Listen Now]

London Dining Part 2.  Borough Market purveyors; Tony Booth, Wild Mushroom; Chris Brown, Shell Seekers; Neil Hartland, Mrs. King's Pies; Founder Iqbal Wahab, Roast restaurant at Borough Market; Chef Benny Peverelli, Leon; Communications Director Michael Beavan & Chef Derek Quelch, The Goring Hotel. South Australia Interviews. Jane .Ferrari, Yalumba, Angaston; Wine Ambassador, also Chef Jerome Tremoulet, Penfolds Magill Estate, Adelaide

April 20, 2008 [Listen Now]
London Dining Part 1.  Chef-owner Shane Osborne Co-owner-Chef Marcus Eaves, L'Autre Pied; Co-owner Will Smith & Chef Colin Kelly, Wild Honey; Manager Michele Linley, Chef Ollie Couillaud, Bord'Eaux at The Grosvenor House; Manager Russell Cocks, Pearl at Renaissance Chancery Court.

April 13, 2008 [Listen Now]
Melbourne, Australia.  Gail & Kevin Donovan, Donovan's; Phillipe Mouchelle, Bistro Mouchelle; Neil Perry, Rockpool; Anthony Ross, Melba at The Langham Hotel; Michel Roux, The Waterside Inn, Bray, UK; Fergus Henderson, st. John's Restaurant, London & Margo Henderson; Martin Picard, Au Pied de Cochon, Montreal; Jonathan Waxman,

April 06, 2008 [Listen Now]
Sydney,Australia.  Joe Pavlovich, Exec Chef, Glass; Giovanni Pilu, Pilu, Freshwater Beach; Sean Byrne, GM & George Francisco, Chef, Jonah's, Whale Beach; Andy Evans, Chef & Josh Dunne, Assistant Mgr, China Doll; Haru Inukai, Exec Chef, Galileo at The Observatory Hotel.

March 30, 2008 [Listen Now]
Western Australia: Sophie Zalokor, Breakaway Cottages; John Horgan, Salitage; Diana Brocksopp; Lillian Vineyard; David Bowden, Fonty's Pool Wines; Mike Bewsher, Bellarmine Wines; Lincoln Marissen, Pemberton Wine Center; Dr. Nicholas Malajczuk, Damon Boorman, Ian Menzies, The Wine & Truffle Company; Duke Ranson, Duke's Wines; Maleeya Form, Maleeya's Thai Cafe.

March 23, 2008 [Listen Now]
Western Australia, Margaret River: David Hohnen, Hohnen McHenry founder of Cape Mentelle; Rob Mann, Cape Mentelle; Dennis Horgan, Leeuwen Estate; Helen Gaunt, Pierro; Glen Goodall, Xanadu; Michael Whyte, Aaron Carr, Virginia Willcock - Vasse Felix; Adam Elton, Nigel Harvey - Voyager Estate; Trevor Kent, Cullen Wines.

March 16, 2008 [Listen Now]
Chef John Folse, After the Hunt; Tanvi Chheda, Travel & Leisure's Unexpected ltalylUnexpected France; Paul Johnson, Fish Forever; Jordan Silbert, Q Tonic.

March 09, 2008 [Listen Now]
Theirry Rautureau, Rover's; Emily Luchetti, Classic Stars Desserts; Tyler Field HI, VP Wine & Spirits, Morton's Restaurant Group.

March 02, 2008 [Listen Now]
Greg Patent, A Baker's Odyssey; Roland Mesnier,AU the Presidents' Desserts; Jim Ryan, CEO Monarch Imports, Tsing Tao beer; Jason Kessler, Wholemato ketchup.

February 24, 2008 [Listen Now]
George Taber, Judgment of Paris & To Cork or Not To Cork; Noah Rothbaum, The Business of Spirits; Steve Deimoff, New Classic Winemakers of California.

February 17, 2008 [Listen Now]
Michael Ruhlman, The Elements of Cooking; Efisio Farris, Sweet Myrtle & Bitter Honey; Amy Felder, Savory Sweets.

February 10, 2008 [Listen Now]
Amy Reilley, Fork Me, Spoon Me: the sensuous cookbook; Rosario Sarmo, Organic Trumes; Duane Thompson, Sabrosa Foods; Steve DeVries, DeVries Chocolates.

February 03, 2008 [Listen Now]
Chef David Pasternack, Esca, The Young Man & The Sea; Chef Michel Richard, Citronelle et ai, Happy in the Kitchen; Ann Willan, The Country Cooking of France. 

January 27, 2008 [Listen Now]
OTM's upcoming OZ Itinerary; Chris Smith, Valley Produce; Sharelle Klaus, Founder & CEO, Dry Soda; Chef Brad Farmerie, Australian lamb.

January 20, 2008 [Listen Now]
Donato Coluccio, Capital Grill, Pittsburgh; Elizabeth Falkner, Demolition Desserts, Citizen Cake San Francisco; David Rachlin & Carey Clifford, Vermont Spoondance Creamery Water Buffalo Milk Yogurt; Jim McSweet, McSweet Pickles.

January 13, 2008 [Listen Now]
Luke Mangan, Glass Brasserie Sydney, Salt Tokyo, South San Francisco; James Oseland, Cradle of Flavor; Susan Spicer, Crescent City Dining, Bayona, New Orleans;

January 06, 2008 [Listen Now]
Gail Monaghan, Lost Desserts; Jules Silver, Splash; James Jackson, America from the Air; Peter Hertzmann, Knife Skills Illustrated.

December 30, 2007 [Listen Now]
Suneeta Vaswani, Complete Indian Cooking; Dhiraj Arora, Arora Creations; Andy Nusser, 1880 Recipes, Chef Casa Mono NYC; Art Pollard, Amano Chocolate.

December 23, 2007 [Listen Now]
Claire Clark, 100 Indulgent Desserts; James Peterson, Cooking; Mary Waldner, Mary's Gone Crackers; Cecilia Chang, The Seventh Daughter.

December 16, 2007 [Listen Now]
Marcel Desaulniers, I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Xmas & Trellis Restaurant, Williamsburg VA; Lisa Brock, The Food Cuber; somebody else I forget who; Ruth Goldman, Argee

December 09, 2007 [Listen Now]
Andrea Nguyen, Into the Vietnamese Kitchen; Robert Irvine, Mission Cook; Doug Renfro, Mrs. Renfros, Salsas & , Kitchen Gadgets. 

December 02, 2007 [Listen Now]
John Shepherd, Lilliebelle Farms; Braiden Rex-Johnson, Pacific Northwest Wining & Dining; James Villas, Bacon; Marcy Goldman, A Passion for Baking

November 25, 2007 [Listen Now]
Daniel Gotlin, Bocaj Vodka; Chef Paul Prudhomme at Pgh Art Institute; Clay Gordon, Discover Chocolate; Betsy Bowers, Zyliss USA, Kitchen Tools. 

November 18, 2007 [Listen Now]
Amelie Saltsman, Santa Monica Farmers Market Cookbook; Hearty Boys; Phoebe Damrosch, Service Included; Thomas Keller, Per Se New York & The French Laundry, Yountville CA, interviewed in Pittsburgh, also Keith Coughenour, Duquesne Club

November 11, 2007 [Listen Now]
Liz Lovely; Chris Bailey, Vermont Smoke Cure; Chef Konrad Meier part 2 Veronique Piquet, Bedford Springs

November 04, 2007 [Listen Now]
Patricia Rain, The Vanilla Company; Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, The New Art of Japanese Cooking.

October 28, 2007 [Listen Now]
Mark Bittman, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian; Rudolph Chelminsky, I'll Drink to That: Beaujolais.

October 21, 2007 [Listen Now]
Marilyn Lysohir, Cowgirl Chocolates; Sheri Burnham, Grind

October 14, 2007 [Listen Now]
Riki Kane, Metrokane; John Pimpo, Pierre's Hola Fruta; Dr. Michael Karagizis, Sence Rose Nectar; Patrick Mercier, Cystic Fibrosis "Passion for Wine".

October 07, 2007 [Listen Now]
Alan Rosen, Junior's Cheesecake Cookbook; Gary Allen, The Herbalist in the Kitchen; Kelly Kalichman, Jimi Hendrix Liquid Experience.

September 30, 2007 [Listen Now]
Cyrus, a GREAT restaurant in Healdsburg CA, Chef-Partner Douglas Keane & Bar Chef Scott Beattie.  Allison Hooper, Vermont Butter & Cheese; Diane Hatz, Eat Well Guided Tour Of America.

September 23, 2007 [Listen Now]
John Finger, Hog Island Oysters, Tamales Bay CA; John Macy, John Wm. Macy Cheese Sticks; Emelie Fritz Veloso, President, O.N.E.; Farm, Caeneros CA: Chef Cristophe Gerard; GM Brian Nicholson

September 16, 2007 [Listen Now]
Liz Morrill, Fizzy Lizzy; Rona Tison, ITO EN Tea; Eddie Gordon, Certified Wild American Shrimp; Dusky Estes, Zazu, Santa Rosa CA; Bruce McKay, Landmark Wines, Kenwood CA. 

September 09, 2007 [Listen Now]
Felip Verheyden, The Basics; California interviews: Chef de Cuisine Christopher L'Hommedieu, t, San Francisco; Nick's Cove - Luke Chamberlain, GM, Chef/partner Mark Franz, Tamales Bay CA.

September 02, 2007 [Listen Now]
Jean Louis Paladin Foundation picnic: Chef Evan Danko; 2007 Summer Fancy Food Show, Neil Kelsol, Malagasy; California interviews: Jordan Winery - Scott?; Estate Executive Chef Todd Knoll; Chef/Owner Tye Olesky, Mosaic.

August 26, 2007 [Listen Now]
Julia Hertz>, Brewers' Association; Colin Peterman, Brewmaster, Rock Bottom, Pittsburgh PA; Jean Louis Palladin Foundation picnic: John Jamison, Jamison Farm; Chef Chris Jackson, Six Penn Kitchen; Chef Jimmie Sneed, Richmond VA; Chef Bill Telepan, Telepan, NYC

August 19, 2007 [Listen Now]
Joseph Rosendo, DK Eye Witness et al. & Travelscope; Paolo Cavedoni, Cavedoni vinegars; Martin Brook, Brookfarm; Erik Bruun Bindslev, Duchy Originals; Christopher Lee, Gilt; Francois Payard, Payard's, NYC

August 12, 2007 [Listen Now]
Adam Heller, Adam's 100% Mangosteen; Trevor Corson, The Zen of Fish; William Stadium, Everybody Eats There. Michael Lavasseur, Organic Smoke House; Doug Lambrecht, Real Wasabi; Allen Jack, Tyrrell's Chips

August 05, 2007 [Listen Now]
Charleston, SC: Chef Craig Diehl, Cypress; Chef Adam Close, Blossom; Chef Don Drake, Magnolias; Chef/Owner Frank Lee, Slightly North of Broad (SNOB).

July 29, 2007 [Listen Now]
Sue Doody, As the Tables Turn; Dorothy Hamilton, Chefs' Story & Italian Culinary Academy; Paul Stracey, GM Charleston Place Hotel; Chef Mike, Lata, Fig, Charleston SC.

July 22, 2007 [Listen Now]
Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan, Greyston Bakery Cookbook; Andy Dawson, Broker London Dry Gin; Rick Kushman, A Moveable Thirst; Charleston, Charleston Grill: Chef Bob Waggoner; GM Micky Baskt

July 15, 2007 [Listen Now]
Nancy Harmon Jenkins, Cucina del Sole; Pichet Ong, The Sweet Spot; Michael Psilakis, Anthos; Chef Floyd Cardoz, SOS Taste of the Nation Pittsburgh 2007; Chef Nobu Fukuda, Seesaw,AZ

July 08, 2007 [Listen Now]
Dave Hirschkop, Dave's Gourmet; Wendy Friedmann, Heavenly Souffle; Chef Daniel Humm, Eleven Madison Park

July 01, 2007 [Listen Now]
Cleveland: Five Star Sensation - Carole Carr; Chef Wolfgang Puck; Chef Sherry Yard; Chef Paul Prudhomme; Chef Gordon Hamersley; Barricelli Inn - Chef/owner Paul Minnillo

June 24, 2007 [Listen Now]
Columbus OH: Chef Hubert Seifert, Spagio; New York City: Olivier Mueller, Chef de Cuisine, dbbistro moderne; Bertrand Chemel, Chef de Cuisine, Cafe Boulud

June 17, 2007 [Listen Now]
Father's Day. Evan Goldstein,Perfect Pairings; Victor Scargle, Go Fish, hazelnuts; Chef Michael Romano, Union Square Cafe; Beard Awards: David Chang, Momofuko & Ssam Bar, NYC; David Waltuck, Chanterelle, NYC; R. J. Cooper, Vidalia, Washington DC; Traci DesJardins, Jardiniere, San Francisco; Todd English, Olives et al; Grant Achatz, Alinea, Chicago.

June 10, 2007 [Listen Now]
Patricia Wells, Vegetable Harvest; Mindy Schwartz, Garden Dreams, Pittsburgh; Virginia Phillips, food writer & Slow Food Pittsburgh; David Imhoff, Food Fight; Chef Dan Barber, Blue Hill, NYC

June 03, 2007 [Listen Now]
Dorie Greenspan, From My Home to Yours; Loree Vick, Five Star Sensation, Cleveland OH; Alfred Zappala, All Things Sicilian

May 27, 2007 [Listen Now]
David Savageau, Places Rated Almanac; Mark Izzo, Caffe Acapella Gourmet Coffee Bars; David Joachim and Andrew Schloss, Mastering the Grill

May 20, 2007 [Listen Now]
Ann Amernick, The Art of the Dessert; Scott Jensen, The Stubb's Bar-B-Q Cookbook; Dennis Van Laningham, Rose City Delicacies; Chef Walter Staib, Black Forest Cuisine .

May 13, 2007 [Listen Now]
Mother's Day. Chef Neil Connolly, In The KennedyKitchen; Katie Das, Das Foods; Eric Gower, The Breakaway Cook

May 06, 2007 [Listen Now]
Carole Bloom, The Essential Baker; Paula Disbrow, Cowgirl Cuisine; Chef Floyd Cardoz, SOS Humanitarian Award; Melissa Grimm, pastry chef, Windsor Court Hotel new Orleans Grill; San Diego (Del Mar), Market Restaurant Bar: Terrel Gavry, managing partner, Brian Donigan, wine director.

April 29, 2007 [Listen Now]
Chef Louis Osteen, Louis's at Pawley's & The Fish Camp Bar; Frank Stitt, Highlands Bar & Grill et al; Stanley Lobel, Lobel's Prime Time Grilling; Debbie Shore, SOS Taste of the Nation; Windsor Court Hotel, New Orleans Grill: Chef de Cuisine Brett ???; Matthew Wilson, Mgr.; Chef Benjamin Dolittle.

April 22, 2007 [Listen Now]
Two Top New Orleans Chef-Restaurateurs at Charleston F & W Festival: Dickie Brennan, Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse et al, John Besh, Restaurant August & Besh Restaurant Group, Luke, Besh Steak & La Provence; Tony the Peanut Man, a genuine character, at the Festival; Iron Chef America Cat Cora.

April 15, 2007 [Listen Now]
Chef Marc Vetri, Vetri's, Philadelpia; Joe Whinney, Theo Chocolate; London interviews: Browns' Hotel & Grill - Maitre d' Angelo Maresca & GM Elizabeth Martin; Richard Corrigan's Lindsay House - Chef Chris McGowen.

April 15, 2007 [Listen Now]
Chef Marc Vetri, Vetri's, Philadelpia; Joe Whinney, Theo Chocolate; London interviews: Browns' Hotel & Grill - Maitre d' Angelo Maresca & GM Elizabeth Martin; Richard Corrigan's Lindsay House - Chef Chris McGowen.

April 08, 2007 [Listen Now]
Tom Gilliand & Miguel Ravago, Fonda San Miguel, Austin TX ; London Interviews: Pied a Terre - David Moore, and Chef Shane Osborne; China Tang - Owner David Tang, Chef Ringo Chow & Manager John Man.

April 01, 2007 [Listen Now]
Dun Gifford, The Oldways Table; London Interviews; Belinda Naylor & Jeff Galvin, Galvin's Bistro & Galvin at Windows; Brett Graham, The Ledbury.

March 25, 2007 [Listen Now]
John & Tracy Anderson, Woodhouse Chocolates; Jamison Farm & JLPalladin Foundation: John & Sukey Jamison; Erica Wides; Chef Eliza Jamison; Charleston, SC Interviews: Jason Ulach, Boathouse; Donald Barickman, Magnolias & Blossoms; Marc Perrin, Chateau Beaucastel, Chateuneuf du Pape, France & Tablas Creek CA.

March 18, 2007 [Listen Now]
Marsha Johnston, Browniepops; Beatrice Hohenegger, Liquid Jade; London: Interviews; Chef-Owner Richard Corrigan, Lindsey House, Bentley's & Corrigan's on Park Lane; Lawrence Keogh, Head Chef, Roast.

March 11, 2007 [Listen Now]
Paula Lambert, Mozzarella Company, Cheese, Glorious Cheese; Ed Harrell, Pittsburgh Wine Festival 2007.  London Interviews; Arbutus: Will Smith & Chef Anthony Demetre; Maitre d' Angelo Marasco, Brown's Grill Room.

March 04, 2007 [Listen Now]
Alex Conins, Acct. Exec., La Mill Coffee Specialists; Mary Rodgers, Director of Marketing, Cuisinart & Waring; Kate Buska, San Diego C & V Bureau; Addison, San Diego, William Bradley, Executive Chef, & Jesse Rodriguez, Sommelier

February 25, 2007 [Listen Now]
Greg Loibl, Cooper Cooler; Herb Eckhouse, La Quercia, Cured Meats & Salumi; Matthew Kohlmeyer, La Tourangelle, Gourmet Olive & Nut Oils; Antonio Sorgato, Bodega Torres Albala. Spain's Montilla Morales region, Pedro Jimenez-based Wines.

February 18, 2007 [Listen Now]
Chris Cognac, Food Network; Savannah interview: Gentry Bible, Kehoe House; Melissa Clark, The Skinny

February 11, 2007 [Listen Now]
Patricia Smith, School House Kitchen Gourmet Mustard & Chutney; Jon Rowley and Bill Taylor, Taylor Shellfish, Shelton WA; Nathalie Dupree, Charleston Food & Wine Festival.

February 04, 2007 [Listen Now]
Francois Payard, Bite Size; Natalie MacLean, Red, White & Drunk All Over; Chef Charlie Palmer, Practical Guide to the New American Kitchen.

January 28, 2007 [Listen Now]
Lucia and Niko Klansek, E4B; Matt & Ted Lee, The Lee Brother Southern Cookbook; John Roscoe Schwartz, Built NY.

January 21, 2007 [Listen Now]
Matthew Malin, M + G; Debra Harris, Vintemp; Lynn Brydon, Swissmar

January 14, 2007 [Listen Now]
Jeremy Black, Sambazoo; Mitchell Davis, Kitchen Sense; Nick Malgieri, Perfect Light Desserts;

January 07, 2007 [Listen Now]
Chef Andrew Carmelini, A Voce, NYC, How I learned to Cook; Lee Schrager, founder/executive director, South Beach Wine & Food Festival; Chef Tom Colicchio, Craft.

December 31, 2006 [Listen Now]

New Year's Eve - OTM wishes you all the best for 2007. Chef Floyd Cardoz, One Spice, Two Spice & Chef, Tabla, NYC; David Chang, Chefv-Owner, Momofuku Noodle Bar & Ssam Bar, Lee Schrager, Founder, South Beach (Miami) Food & Wine Festival; Chef Tarver King, Woodlands Resort , Summerville, SC

December 24, 2006 [Listen Now]
Merry Christmas from OTM!! Chef Danial Boulud, Braise; Savannah interviews: Chef Michael McGeeney, 700 Dayton; Chef Darin Sehnert, 700 Kitchen Cooking School.

December 17, 2006 [Listen Now]
Keri Fisher, One Cake, One Hundred Desserts; Johanne Killeen & George Germon, Al Forno, Providence RI, On Top of Spaghetti; Upcoming 2007 South Beach Food & Wine Festival: Chef Mark Militello, Mark's; Allen Susser, Chef Allen's.

December 10, 2006 [Listen Now]
Ethan Becker, The seventy-fifth Anniversary Edition, The Joy of Cooking; Kevin Joyce, The Carlton, and Mitch Cosentino, Cosentino Winery; Olivier Wittman, Millisime Vegetable-infused Vinegars.

December 03, 2006 [Listen Now]
Adam Strum, CEO, The Wine Enthusiast; Mark Saul, founder & owner, Old Orchard; Sally Schneider, Improvisational Cook.

November 26, 2006 [Listen Now]
Leslie Sbrocca, The Simple & Savvy Wine Guide; Geetha Jayaraman, Grab Em Snacks; Steve Metzler, President, Classical Wines from Spain, Luis Herrera EVOO, Murcia Spain; Farmhouse Inn, Russian River CA, Chef Steve Litke.

November 19, 2006 [Listen Now]
Tish Boyle, The Cake Book; Pamela Parsighian, Nations Restaurant News; Andrew Smith, The Turkey, An American Story.

November 12, 2006 [Listen Now]
Brigit Binns, William-Sonoma Food Made Fast cooking series; Chef Janelle Weaver, Pat Kuleto Estates, Hennesy Basin CA; Danny Meyers, Setting the Table.

November 05, 2006 [Listen Now]
Colette Rossant, The World in My Kitchen; Fabio Trabocchi, Cucina of Le Marche; Joy Sterling, CEO, Iron Horse Vineyards, Green Valley CA

October 29, 2006 [Listen Now]
California Interviews: Charles Phan, Slanted Door & David Cohen, Scala's Bistro, San Francisco; Duskie Estes & John Stewart, Zazu, Santa Rosa.

October 22, 2006 [Listen Now]
Sylvia Tirakian, Harvest Song, Preserves from Armenia; Peter Reinhart, Crust and Crumb; San Francisco Interviews: Chef Gary Danko, Restaurant Gary Danko.

October 15, 2006 [Listen Now]
Barbara Graves, Republic of Tea; Jennifer Appel, Buttercup Bake Shop; Christa Weil, Fierce Foods; Dorothy Cann Hamilton, The New International Culinary Center, French Culinary Institute, NYC.

October 08, 2006 [Listen Now]
Jason Denton, Simple Italian Sandwiches; Co-owner, Ino & Inoteca, NYC; Maurizio Danofi, La Paranza, Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy; overview of mountainous Abruzzo, various restaurant recommendations in this region. 

October 01, 2006 [Listen Now]
Abruzzo, Italy Interviews: Giorgio Tomasi & Alessio di Giulio, Ilex Culinary Tour Programs, Fontecchio; Stefania Pepe, Winemaker, Cantine Stefania Pepe; Daniele Kihlgren, Developer, Sextantio, S. Stefano de Sessiano; Gianluigi Perduzzi, Pasta Rustichella, Pianella.

September 24, 2006 [Listen Now]
Australian & Australian-inspired foods & a CA restaurant: Peter Breunan, Austrade; Mark Niemiec, G'Day Gourmet; Craig Lieberman, 34 Degrees, Crackers (originally imported from Australia, now made in Denver CO); Chef Chris Behre, Bondi Restaurant & Bar, San Diego.

September 17, 2006 [Listen Now]
UK interviews: Chef Chris Horridge, Bath Priory; Chef Adam Bennett, Simpson's, Birmingham; Brian Jarvis, GM, Chef Paul Mottram, Thornbury Castle.  Note Chris Horridge is now Chef at Waldo's at Cliveden, Berkshire. Michael Caines of Gidleigh Park inow also Exec. Chef at The Bath Priory.

September 10, 2006 [Listen Now]
Loretta Zapp, CEO, Caffe Sanora; Julie Salmi, Flavors of India; UK interviews: Chef Simon Garbutt, The Feathers, Woodstock; Chef Les Rennie, Lords of the Manor, Upper Slaughter.

September 03, 2006 [Listen Now]
Sue Pippy, Buyer, Sur La Table; UK Interviews: Chef/owner Paul Askew, The London Carriage Works & Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool; Tom Lewis, General Manager, Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons, near Oxford.

August 27, 2006 [Listen Now]
Norman Barnes, President, Walkers Shortbread; Public restaurant, NYC, AvroKO Principals - Adam Farmerie, Kristina O'Neal, Greg Bradshaw, William Harris; Chef Brad Farmerie.

August 20, 2006 [Listen Now]
Andrea Francilla, The Stinking Rose; New York City Restaurants: Le Bernardin; Mia Dona Chef-partner Michael Psilakis, Partner Donatella Arpaia; Public - Chef Brad Farmerie.

August 13, 2006 [Listen Now]
Fancy Food Show 2006 interviews. Amai; Cypress Grove; Arianne Daguin, D' Artagnan; Melissa's; Principe; Bob Sendall, Toffee Taboo.

August 06, 2006 [Listen Now]
Barcelona, Spain Chef interviews: Santi Santamaria, Can Fabes, St Celoni; Cesar Pastor, Colibri, Barcelona; Carme Ruscalleda, San Pau, St. Pol de Mer, translation by Hector Ruiz; Hector Gonzales, GM, Hotel Cram.

July 30, 2006 [Listen Now]
Michael Jackson, Whiskey; Barcelona interviews: Gaig; Habaluc.

July 23, 2006 [Listen Now]
Michael Ruhlman, The Reach of a Chef & Charcuterie; Paul Bertolli, Fra' Mani, Oakland CA.

July 16, 2006 [Listen Now]
Bruce Cohn, B.R. Cohn Olive Oil Company, Gourmet Oils & Wine Vinegars; Laura Howard, Laloo's Goat Milk Ice Cream.

July 09, 2006 [Listen Now]
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: Dave Racicot, Aqueous, & Jeremy Voytish., Autumn; Rick DeShantz, Nine on Nine; Champagne tatsing with Charles Curtis, Moet Hennessy at the Pittsburgh Wine Festival.

July 02, 2006 [Listen Now]
Steven Raichlen, Best of Barbecue; David Farley, Traveler's Tales Prague & the Czech Republic.

June 25, 2006 [Listen Now]
Chef Tom Douglas, I Love Crabcakes; Gael Greene, Insatiable; San Diego new chefs: Laurel (Brian ???); JSix (Christian Graves).

June 18, 2006 [Listen Now]
Marianne Schweers, Eagle Ranch Pistachios; Mark Harden, Comfort Foods - Desert Garden; Tom Fitzmorris, New Orleans Food; San Diego: Chef Brian Sinnott, Molly's.

June 11, 2006 [Listen Now]
William Poole, Wen Chocolates; Lorraine Dodger, Eater's Digest; UK Country House Hotel Restaurants; Sharrow Bay: Chef Mark Teasdale; Middlethorpe Hall: Chef Lee Heppentstall.

June 04, 2006 [Listen Now]
Paul Smith, Shearer Snacks; Melissa Kelly, Mediterranean Women Stay Slim Too; Sharrow Bay Country House Estate: Andrew King, Genaral Mgr.

May 28, 2006 [Listen Now]
James Beard Awards interviews: Frank Brigtsen; Leah Chase representing New Orleans; Gabriel Kreuther, The Modern, NYC, The Modern; Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group; Jean Joho, Everest, Chicago; Madhur Jaffrey; Dan Barber, Stone Barn, NYC; Gary Danko, San Francisco; Bradford Thompson, Mary Elaine's, Scottsdal AZ (now at Bar Artisinal, NYC); Fabio Trabocchi; Ming Tsai; Bill Telepan, NYC.

May 21, 2006 [Listen Now]
Pierre Crawley, Peppadew; Jacob Maurel, Buyer, Sur La Tabla, Aerogarden, Jill Basch, Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, CA; Special England Interview: David Walker, Middlethorpe Hall Gardener.

May 14, 2006 [Listen Now]
Happy Mother's Day. Lindsey Williams, Neo-Soul; Robin Bequet, Beque Confections, Gourmet Caramels; England recordings. Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey - Liz Clayton & Chef Michael Wignall (now Chef at PennyHill Park).

May 07, 2006 [Listen Now]
Trish Gray, Marketing Manager, Kyocera, Porcelain Knives; Akasha Richmond, Hollywood Dish; Cheryl & Jim Jamison, The Big Book of Outdoor Cooking & Entertaining.

April 30, 2006 [Listen Now]
Ehsan Alipour, President, Oliso; Rudy Keller, President, Kuhn-Rikon USA; Mic LeBell, Planet Friendly PR

April 23, 2006 [Listen Now]
Debbie McIntyre, Pacifica Culinaria, Avocado Oils, Fruit Vinegars; Pittsburgh Wine Festival: Ed Harrell; Jonathan Newman; Pat Kuleto

April 16, 2006 [Listen Now]
Happy Easter. Susan Jardina, Emile Henry Cokware; Deborah Schimberg, Glee Gum; Savoir Affair Interviews at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: Sara Moulton; Clive Coates.

April 09, 2006 [Listen Now]
San Diego interview: Michael Stebner, Chef-partner, Region; Joanna D'Angelo, Tea Together; Henry Lovejoy, EcoFish; 3 Winemakers: Michael Stevenson, Panther Creek; Marc Mondavi, Charles Krug; Dan Cohn, BR Cohn talk about how they started in the Wine business.

April 02, 2006 [Listen Now]
Anya von Bremzen, The New Spanish Table; San Diego Interviews: Parallel 33 (sadly now closed); Rick Troiani, GM, Jsix.

March 26, 2006 [Listen Now]
Carol Jackson, co-owner & VP of Marketing, Myenberg Goat Milk Products; NYC Interviews: The Bull & The Bear, Cafe Opaline; San Diego Interviews: Chive, Laurel.

March 19, 2006 [Listen Now]
Barbara Kafka, Vegetable Love; Rick Agresta, iSi Silicon Kitchenware & Thermo Whip; Anthony Lemme, EPS Wine Saver.

March 12, 2006 [Listen Now]
Carol Martin Sidor, North Fork Chips; Nick Malgieri, A Baker's Tour; Isabel Gonzales & Carolina Buia, Latin Chic; NYC Interview: Havana Central.

March 05, 2006 [Listen Now]
Jeremy Critchfield, Food & Beverage Dir. & Brian Henderson, Wine Director, Nemacolin, Savoir Affair; New York interviews: Georges Briguet, Le Perigord; Cedric Tovar, Peacock Alley.

February 26, 2006 [Listen Now]
Judy Dodd, Registered Dietician; Robert La France (for Kim Koeller), Allergy Free Passport; Neil Albert, Olivado USA, Avocado OIls from New Zealand; Michael Reccchiuti, Chocolatier.

February 19, 2006 [Listen Now]
Gladys & Stan Friesen, GladCorn; Kate Krader, Senior Editor, Food & Wine - 2006 trends; Emilia Terragni, Silver Spoon.

February 12, 2006 [Listen Now]
Lynn Neuberg, Easy Leaf; Ronnie Drennan, Broadbent Hams; Chef Joe Carei, Carleigh's, Uniontown PA; Lacy Devereaux, VP Amco Houseworks, Avocado pitter & slicer.

February 05, 2006 [Listen Now]
Bruce Sherman, North Pond, Chicago; Kelly Liken, Restaurant Kelly Liken, Vail; Tom Pedersen, owner, Cocoa Puro Kakawa

January 29, 2006 [Listen Now]
Mike Chen, China Palace & Sushi Too, Pittsburgh, Chinese New Year; Shawn McClaine, Spring, Green Zebra & Custom House, Chicago; Bob Engel, Gourmet Mushrooms.

January 22, 2006 [Listen Now]
England: Claude Bosi, Hibiscus, Ludlow; Tom Houten & Andy Troughton, Mulberry, Manor House, Morton-in-Marsh; Chef Simon Garbutt, Feathers; Julian Wilkinson & Simon Dow, Abode Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter.

January 15, 2006 [Listen Now]
Jerry Traunfeld, The Herbal Kitchen; England: Chris Horridge, Bath Priory; Nick Davis & Andy Bennett, Lords of the Manor.

January 08, 2006 [Listen Now]
Susan Jardina, The FoodLoop; Ian Jackman, Regional Oddities; England: Bell Captain Mark Hanks, GM Sharon Love & Chef Steven Blake, The Royal Crescent,Bath; Claude Bosi, Hibiscus, Ludlow (now successfulyy relocated to London).

January 01, 2006 [Listen Now]
England: David Everett-Mathias, Le Champignon Sauvage, Cheltenham; Tina & Toni Bricknell-Webb, Percy's, Virginstow, W. Devon; Raymond Blanc, Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons, nr. Oxford.

December 25, 2005 [Listen Now]
Merry Chritsmas!!  Steven Shaw, Turning the Tables; Charleston: Bob Carter, Peninsula Grill; Bob Waggoner, Charleston Grill.

December 18, 2005 [Listen Now]
Max McCalman, Cheese: A Connoisseur's Guide to the World's Best; David Bennett, Robert Morris University & Sweetwater; Eric "Spudz" Wallace, executive chef, Casbah (now Executive Chef at Lidia's Pittsburgh).

December 11, 2005 [Listen Now]
Chef Grant Achatz, Alinea; Jen & Adam Haigh, our son & daugher-in-law; Kevin Sousa, Bigelow Grill; Chef Tom Douglas, Seattle, Rubs with Love; Ryan McDonnell, Round Pond; Joyce La Fray, Cuba Cocina.

December 04, 2005 [Listen Now]
Chef Stephan Czapalay, Salts of the World; Bonnie Martinelli, On Thyme Gourmet; May Bsisu, The Arab Table.

November 27, 2005 [Listen Now]
Rick Bayless, Mexican Every Day; Chicago interviews: Deann Bayless, Frontera Grill; Grant Achantz, Alinea; Paul Kahan, Blackbird.

November 20, 2005 [Listen Now]
David Beach, The King's Cupboard; Italian Wine Week, Chicago interviews: Riccardo Ricci Curbasto, Prosecco di Franciacorta; Elin McCoy, The Emperor of Wine (Robert Parker); David Rosengarten, The Rosengarten Report.

November 13, 2005 [Listen Now]
Interviews Le Marche, Italy: II Giardino, San Lorenzo in Campo; Lucio Pompili, Symposium delle Quattre Stagione, Cartaceto; Moreno Cedroni, Madonnina del Pescatore, Seningalia; Andrea Angeletti, Le Busche; Danilo Di Pasquale, Palazzo Guiderocchi, Ascoli Piceno; Emilio, Danilo, Oswaldo, Roberto & Papa Emilio Bei, Casabianca.

November 06, 2005 [Listen Now]
Truffles!! Arturo Ottolenghi, The Truffle Market, Gettysburg; Le Marche Interview: Giancarlo Marini, Aqualagna; Gigio Baldelli, Villla Federici, Agriturismo & Ristorante, Bargne - we were surprised & pleased to learn that Gigio once cooked at a restaurant in Pittsburgh.

October 30, 2005 [Listen Now]
Lee Zalben, The Peanut Butter Co. Cook Book; Le Marche, Italy Interviews: Judith Volker & Axel Bach, Villa Cartoceto; Galliardi EVO, Cartoceto; Ristorante Da Tano, Fano.

October 23, 2005 [Listen Now]
Sherri Hutchinson, Graffiti Zoo; Le Marche, Italy Interview: Carlo Latini, Latini Pasta.

October 16, 2005 [Listen Now]
Rosario Safina, Wild Forest Products, NJ-based Distributors of Italian Truffle-based products; Abruzzo, Italy interviews: Nicola Laurentiis, Cassina Rossa, (Roccascalegna), Ritrovo; Giorgio Tomasi & Alessio DiGiulio, ILEX.

October 09, 2005 [Listen Now]
Steve Coloruso, Antonio's (great "family-style" Italian), et al Boston, interviewed just for fun by Peter's friend Joe Ternullo; Gary Eberle, Eberle Vineyards, Paso Robles CA; Ryan Burke, newly-appointed GM, Soba Lounge & Umi, Pittsburgh.

October 02, 2005 [Listen Now]
Anette, Anette's Chocolate Factory, Napa CA, Chocolates, Truffles, Brittles & Sauces; Nirmala Narine, Nirmala's Kitchen, Hand-made Spices & Spice Blends.

April 24, 2005 [Listen Now]
Chef John Folse; Sarah Baumann, Food Sculptor; Abby Stanfield for Bethlehem Haven; Lidia Bastianich, Ed Harrell, Rick McMaster, for The Pittsburgh Wine Festival.

April 17, 2005 [Listen Now]
Mareille Guiliano, French Women Don't Get Fat; Mark Collins, Le Pommier< Pittsburgh; London Grosvenor House interviews.

April 10, 2005 [Listen Now]
London Interviews: Amaya, Cocoon, Roka, Zafferano; Marnie Old, Pittsburgh Wine Festival Seminar Presenter.

April 03, 2005 [Listen Now]
Molecular gastronomy & kitchen science: Harold McGee; Heston Blumenthal, The Fat Duck, Bray, England.

March 27, 2005 [Listen Now]
London Interviews: Waterside Inn; Alain Roux, Executive Chef (son of founder Michel Roux); English Instructor Shirley; Heston Blumenthal (Hinds Head Hotel) - more of Heston in next week's program; Chef Andrew Turner, 1880@ The Bentley (subsequently Executive Chef at The Langham, London, and now moving to Wilton's London).

March 20, 2005 [Listen Now]
Nemacolin Savoir Affair: Interviews with: Sara Moulton, Gourmet magazine; Jeremy Critchfield, Exec. Chef, F & B Director; Brad Kelly, Lautrec Chef de Cuisine; Nathaniel Mayor, Golden Trout Chef de Cuisine; David Racicot, Aqueous Chef de Cuisine; Carl Bertka, Executive Pastry Chef; Nhora de la Pava, sugar artist; Keith Martin, Elysian Fields, Lamb Farmer, Waynesburg PA.

March 13, 2005 [Listen Now]
Greek Easter; Jim Botsacos, Molyvos, NYC; Antonios Maridakis; FAGE Greek Yogurt; Valentina Vavasis.

March 06, 2005 [Listen Now]
Chris Frangiadis, Simply French; Arlene Ward - Kuhn Rikon pressure cooker; London interviews: Pascal Ausingac, Le Cercle; Jerome Tavron, L'Etranger.

February 27, 2005 [Listen Now]
Eating Local- Chefs & Farmers: Chef Michael Uricchio, Robert Uricchio, Laforet, now operating The Cross Keys Inn, Pittsburgh; Bob Trimbur, Spring Valley Farm; Peter Hoffman, National Chair, Chefs Collaborative.

February 20, 2005 [Listen Now]
New Dietary Guidelines - Judy Dodd RD; Will Clower, The Fat Fallacy; Kadee Lewis, BodyTech, Pittsburgh, new exercise component.

February 13, 2005 [Listen Now]
Betsy Ann Chocolates: Truffles Jim Paras & Henry Saenz, Pittsburgh; Andrea Schrenk Pastry instructor, PA Culinary; Jeremy Critchfield, Nemacolin, previewing Savoir Affair.

February 06, 2005 [Listen Now]
The Importance of Quality ingredients: Sam DiBattista, Chef-owner, Vivo, Pittsburgh; Chef Ryan Hardy - The Coach House, Martha's Vineyard.

January 30, 2005 [Listen Now]
Stan Lalic; Enoteca Diana; Karen Holmes Ward, Divas Uncorked.

January 23, 2005 [Listen Now]
Don Mervis, Owner, Stone Mansion, Wexford PA; Frank Brady, Bonjour.

January 16, 2005 [Listen Now]
Chef Danny Mosedale in the Studio again. England interviews: Michael Caines, Executive Chef; Paul Henderson, Co-owner, Gidleigh Park, Chagford Devon. Henderson sold this property to Andrew Brownsword soon after our Interview. It has since been extensively renovated. Chef Caines still heads the Kitchen, with 2 Michelin Stars.

January 09, 2005 [Listen Now]
Chef Danny Mosedale in the Studio: England Chef interviews: Simon Rogan, L'Enclume, Cartmel, Cumbria; Andreas Antona, Simpsons, Birmingham; Paul Kitching, Juniper, Manchester (We have heard this last restaurant is now closed, the first 2 are still open & very good!).

January 02, 2005 [Listen Now]
Bike Trips: Janet Markel Lhormer and Jimmy Goldman + Richard Seltzer.

October 24, 2004 [Listen Now]
OTM in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, part 2.  Craig Richards (the Chef of Lidia's Pittsburgh) in the studio.  Igor Plett, Ristorante Enoteca Majda, Gorizia; a Grower of Rose of Gorizia Radicchio; Alberto Pelos, Cantina Vie de Romans; Valter & Mattea Scarbolo, Scarbolo Wines & Trattoria La Frasca, Lauzacco.

October 17, 2004 [Listen Now]
OTM has FABULOUS time in Friuli-Venezia Giulia - first of 2 programs.  Patrizia Stekar, our Tour Guide; Luca Plett, Albergo al Ponte, Gradisca d' Isonzo; Antonella Nonino, Nonino Distillari, Percoto; Dennis Lepore, Bastianich Wineries;  Boatina, Cormons; Allan & Attias Tarlao, Tavernetta All'Androna, Grado.

October 10, 2004 [Listen Now]
At Gordon Hammersley's Hammersleys Bistro, Boston.  OTM dines splendidly in the Veneto region; Elia Rizzo, Il Desco, Verona; Nicola Donatelo & Severino Trentin, Trattoria Zamboni, Lapio de Arengnano nr Vicenza; Marisa Galante, The Methis Hotel, Padova; Stefania Martinato, Bella Parti, Padova; Alejandro & Massimilano, Le Calandre, Srameoloa di Rubano nr Padova.

May 09, 2004 [Listen Now]
More about Sicily with Ron Dellaria of Astorino.  Sicily interviews with Alessio Planeta of the Planeta wineries & Salvatori Mancini, Eremo della Giubiliana, nr. Ragusa.

May 02, 2004 [Listen Now]
OTM talking Sicily with Ron Dellaria of Astorino in the studio.  Interviews recorded in Sicily with Pietro Cascino, Director, Centrale Palace Hotel, Palermo, Chef Max Mangano of Ai Tetti at Centrale Palace; Giovanna Tornabene, Tenuta Gangivecchio, Cooking School & Restaurant, also author of several award winning cookbooks.

January 25, 2004 [Listen Now]

Our very first OTM Program.  In the Studio with Restaurant/Food Designer & Gourmet Dining Enthusiast Bill Kolan, Kolano DEsign, Pittsburgh.  Do we sound any younger?

November 00, 0000 [Listen Now]


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