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.
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.
Anette, Anette's Chocolate Factory, Napa CA, Chocolates, Truffles, Brittles & Sauces; Nirmala Narine, Nirmala's Kitchen, Hand-made Spices & Spice Blends.
Chef John Folse; Sarah Baumann, Food Sculptor; Abby Stanfield for Bethlehem Haven; Lidia Bastianich, Ed Harrell, Rick McMaster, for The Pittsburgh Wine Festival.
Mareille Guiliano, French Women Don't Get Fat; Mark Collins, Le Pommier< Pittsburgh; London Grosvenor House interviews.
London Interviews: Amaya, Cocoon, Roka, Zafferano; Marnie Old, Pittsburgh Wine Festival Seminar Presenter.
Molecular gastronomy & kitchen science: Harold McGee; Heston Blumenthal, The Fat Duck, Bray, England.
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).
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.
Greek Easter; Jim Botsacos, Molyvos, NYC; Antonios Maridakis; FAGE Greek Yogurt; Valentina Vavasis.
Chris Frangiadis, Simply French; Arlene Ward - Kuhn Rikon pressure cooker; London interviews: Pascal Ausingac, Le Cercle; Jerome Tavron, L'Etranger.
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.
New Dietary Guidelines - Judy Dodd RD; Will Clower, The Fat Fallacy; Kadee Lewis, BodyTech, Pittsburgh, new exercise component.
Betsy Ann Chocolates: Truffles Jim Paras & Henry Saenz, Pittsburgh; Andrea Schrenk Pastry instructor, PA Culinary; Jeremy Critchfield, Nemacolin, previewing Savoir Affair.
The Importance of Quality ingredients: Sam DiBattista, Chef-owner, Vivo, Pittsburgh; Chef Ryan Hardy - The Coach House, Martha's Vineyard.
Stan Lalic; Enoteca Diana; Karen Holmes Ward, Divas Uncorked.
Don Mervis, Owner, Stone Mansion, Wexford PA; Frank Brady, Bonjour.
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.
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!).
Bike Trips: Janet Markel Lhormer and Jimmy Goldman + Richard Seltzer.
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.
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.
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.
More about Sicily with Ron Dellaria of Astorino. Sicily interviews with Alessio Planeta of the Planeta wineries & Salvatori Mancini, Eremo della Giubiliana, nr. Ragusa.
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.