Julio Peraza, Exec. Chef, Floor2, Fairmont Pittsburgh, http://www.fl2pgh.com; Teri Turner, Food Blogger, No Crumbs Left, www.nocrumbsleft.net; Harry Rosenbloom, Founder, The Brooklyn Kitchen. O-Med Slow Fermentation Vinegars & Oils, Available through Philosophy Foods, www.philosophyfoods.com, www.thebrooklynkitchen.com
An Episode dedicated to Veggies!:Abra Berens, Chef-Farmer; Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables https://www.abraberens.com/; Hetty McKinnon, PeddlerJournal, Family: New Vegetarian Comfort Food To Nourish Everyday https://www.peddlerjournal.com//; Andy Reichgut, Veggies Made Great, (Garden Lite's) Frozen Frittata Line https://www.veggiesmadegreat.com/.
Leah Chase. NOLA, Queen of Creole Cuisine, passes at age 98; Adam Knoerzer, USA National Winner, South African Wine Cup, Sommelier at Palate Partners, Pittsburgh https://www.palatepartners.com/, https://www.wosa.co.za/Sommelier/, ; Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue’s Pittsburgh Community Kitchen, https://412foodrescue.org/; Anna Francese Gass, http://www.annasheirloomkitchen.com/, Heirloom Kitchen.
Gino Colangelo, Italian Prosecco DOC. NYC, http://www.colangelopr.com; www.casaprosecco.com; Joe Caro, Gin Mare from Spain, https://www.ginmare.com/en/product/; Mike Juergens, Socal Silver Rum from California, https://socalrum.com/home, Planting Vines in Bhutan, https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2019/04/first-vineyards-planted-in-bhutan/.
Everybody Loves Italy!! Matteo Frescobaldi, Florence, Laudemio Frescobaldi EVOO, https://en.frescobaldi.com/world-of-frescobaldi/laudemio/; Elizabeth Minchilli, Rome, The Italian Table, https://www.elizabethminchilli.com/; Rosario Safina, Da Rosario, Bronx, Organic Truffle Products, https://www.darosario.com/
Wines with a Difference: Patrick Bennett, Vineyard Brands, Fortified Wines: Port and Madeira, Birmingham AL, http://www.vineyardbrands.com/; Cameron Hughes, Negociant-Founder. C H Wine, San Francisco, https://chwine.com/; Janet Fletcher, Food Writer, Napa CA, http://www.janetfletcher.com/, Wine Country Table
Christian Frangiadis. Spork Pittsburgh, and Jean-Paul Kissel, Seattle Concierge; Richard Bertinet, Bakery Kitchen and School, Bath, England, Crumb; Susie Norris, Food Market Gypsy, A Bakers Passport
Country Music Icon Martina McBride mixes in the Kitchen, My Recipe Playlist for Real Life; Mark Bittman. Dinner for Everyone: 100 Iconic Recipes made 3 Ways; Elizabeth Heiskell, The Southern LIving Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Gatheriing
Craig Davis, VisitPitsburgh, https://www.visitpittsburgh.com, announces British Airways non-stop flights Pittsburgh to London Heathrow start April 3; Katies Parla talks about the history, food & culture of South Italy https://katieparla.com, Food of the Italian South; Bruce Moffet, writes of the USA Southern kitchen, Bruce Moffett Cooks http://moffettrestaurantgroup.com/,
Celebrating Irish Food and Drink on St. Patrick’s Day. Darina Allen of Ballymaloe Cooking School near Corkl: Simply Delicious; Ross Lewis, Chef-Proprietor, Chapter One, Dublin; Phil Duff, Whiskey Ambassador and : Historian, Castle Knappogue,18 year old Irish Whiskey
Three Great New Books Take us through the Meal. Ellen KIng, Hewn Bakery Evanston, Heritage Baking, Sarah Arnour, Tripton VT, The Fat Kitchen; Odette Williams, Brooklyn, Simply Cake
Nina Olsson, Nourish Atelier, http://www.nourishatelier.com/; Feasts of Veg: Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes for Gatherings; Georgann Eubanks, .http://georganneubanks.net/ ,http://foodpilgrim.tumblr.com/, The Month of their Ripening; Elizabeth Young, https://www.stowellakefarm.com/about-stowel-lake-farm, Seven Seasons on Stowel Lake Farm.
Kat Kinsman, Senior Editor, Food & Wine, http://tart.org/kat/about-kat-kinsman/ Extra Krispy - Breakfast; Ethan Frisch & Ori Zohar, Founders, Burlap & Barrel, Exotic Spices and a Unique Business Model, https://www.burlapandbarrel.com/; Karen Mosholder, Owner, Bumbleberry Farms, Organic True Source Certified Honey & Honey Cream Spreads, https://www.bumbleberryfarms.com/
Bubbles and Sweets - Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day: Greg Doody, Vineyard Brands, Birmingham AL, http://vineyardbrands.com/main.aspx, Sparkling Vines, from Cava to Champagne (especially Rose/Pink); Daryush Parsi, Founder, Pajama Sweets, Persian Pistachio Brittle, Dallas TX, https://www.pajamasweets.com/; Rosemary Molloy, Rome, Italy, https://parade.com/member/rosemarymolloy, Authentic Italian Desserts.
Unusual Cookbooks Reflecting Unusual Life Stories: Meredith Erickson, Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse, Montreal; Australia-born Naomi Nachman, Woodmere NY (www.kosher.com), Perfect Flavors; Guillermo Pernot, Cuba Libre Restaurants, Philadelphia, Atlantic City & DC, Cuba Cooks: Recipes & Secrets from Cuban Paladares & Their Chefs