Anya von Bremzen, The New Spanish Table; San Diego Interviews: Parallel 33 (sadly now closed); Rick Troiani, GM, Jsix.

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

Barbara Kafka, Vegetable Love; Rick Agresta, iSi Silicon Kitchenware & Thermo Whip; Anthony Lemme, EPS Wine Saver.

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

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

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.

Gladys & Stan Friesen, GladCorn; Kate Krader, Senior Editor, Food & Wine - 2006 trends; Emilia Terragni, Silver Spoon.

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

Bruce Sherman, North Pond, Chicago; Kelly Liken, Restaurant Kelly Liken, Vail; Tom Pedersen, owner, Cocoa Puro Kakawa

Mike Chen, China Palace & Sushi Too, Pittsburgh, Chinese New Year; Shawn McClaine, Spring, Green Zebra & Custom House, Chicago; Bob Engel, Gourmet Mushrooms.

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.

Jerry Traunfeld, The Herbal Kitchen; England: Chris Horridge, Bath Priory; Nick Davis & Andy Bennett, Lords of the Manor.

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).

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.

Merry Chritsmas!!  Steven Shaw, Turning the Tables; Charleston: Bob Carter, Peninsula Grill; Bob Waggoner, Charleston Grill.

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).

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.

Chef Stephan Czapalay, Salts of the World; Bonnie Martinelli, On Thyme Gourmet; May Bsisu, The Arab Table.

Rick Bayless, Mexican Every Day; Chicago interviews: Deann Bayless, Frontera Grill; Grant Achantz, Alinea; Paul Kahan, Blackbird.

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.

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.

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.

Sherri Hutchinson, Graffiti Zoo; Le Marche, Italy Interview: Carlo Latini, Latini Pasta.

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.