What's Cookin' Today on CRN

What's Cookin' Today on CRN

Episodes

  • 8/27 UFO PARASAIL, TOM BELL, ROYAL LAHAINA RESORT, HAL NORDBLOM, ASTON AT THE WHALER ON KA’ANAPALI BEACH, ALEXIS EATON, SHERATON MAUI

    Aug 27, 2014 | 53 min
    THE WHAT'S COOKIN' CREW IS BROADCASTING LIVE FROM THE SHERATON MAUI TALKING ABOUT THE UPCOMING KFRESH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL! FOLLOW THE EVENT#KFresh14KaanapaliFresh.comKaanapaliResort.com UFO PARASAIL UFO Parasail is a company that started on Maui in 1985, bringing new and exciting ocean experiences to the island’s many visitors. The company is owned and operated by Greg VanderLaan, a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. He holds a BS degree in Nautical Engineering and US Coast Guard 3rd Mate Unlimited and 1600-ton Captain’s License. Today UFO Parasail/UFO Adventures operate 11 boats on Maui and also has operations on the Big Island, and  sister companies in Bay of Islands and Taupo,...
  • 8/26

    Aug 26, 2014 | 53 min
    THE WHAT'S COOKIN' CREW IS BROADCASTING LIVE FROM THE BEAUTIFUL SHERATON MAUI RESORT & SPA TALKING ABOUT THE UPCOMING KAANAPALI FRESH WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL! FOLLOW THE EVENT#KFresh14KaanapaliFresh.comKaanapaliResort.com DAVE WILLIAMS – GENERAL MANAGER, BEACH ACTIVITIES OF MAUI Beach Activities of Maui & U.V. Rays Hawaii is your full service beach and pool recreation specialists since 1977, throughout the Hawaiian Islands. We offer concierge services, beach, ocean and pool rentals with a variety of high end retail and rental products, to include Maui Jim sunglasses, and a total product line of Absolutely Natural Sun Care products. Our sun-tanning specialist and knowledgeable staff are traine...
  • 8/25 LARRY VAN AALST, SONOMA WINE REPORT, SONOMA WINE COUNTRY WEEKEND

    Aug 25, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY VAN AALST – HOST, SONOMA WINE REPORT TALKS ABOUT THE UPCOMING SONOMA WINE COUNTRY WEEKEND The first thing you notice at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is the decided lack of distance between yourself and the people who grow and make some of the world’s most amazing wine and food. For three delicious, decadent days, you’ll experience, up close and personal, Sonoma’s full bounty of flavors. Rub shoulders with winegrowers and makers from the pioneers to the rising stars. Offer your compliments to the chefs, both acclaimed and up-and-coming. Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is Sonoma County’s signature, and largest, charity event, bringing together over 200 of Sonoma’s top winemakers and growers, ...
  • 8/22 HONORE COMFORT, SONOMA COUNTY VINTNERS, SONOMA WINE COUNTRY WEEKEND, SHELLEY KEKUNA, KAANAPALI BEACH RESORT ASSOCIATION, KFRESH, STEVE EVANS

    Aug 22, 2014 | 53 min
    HONORE COMFORT - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SONOMA COUNTY VINTNERS - SONOMA WINE COUNTRY WEEKEND The first thing you notice at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is the decided lack of distance between yourself and the people who grow and make some of the world’s most amazing wine and food. For three delicious, decadent days, you’ll experience, up close and personal, Sonoma’s full bounty of flavors. Rub shoulders with winegrowers and makers from the pioneers to the rising stars. Offer your compliments to the chefs, both acclaimed and up-and-coming. Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is Sonoma County’s signature, and largest, charity event, bringing together over 200 of Sonoma’s top winemakers and growers, along ...
  • 8/21 ERIC GREENWALD, GRIMALDI’S PIZZERIA, MELODIE HILTON, NAPA RIVER INN

    Aug 21, 2014 | 53 min
    ERIC GREENWALD - PRESIDENT AND COO, GRIMALDI’S PIZZERIA HISTORY IN THE WORLD OF PIZZA...Grimaldi's is an institution. With over 100 years of coal fired brick-oven pizza-making traditions, we continue to ensure that future generations are able to experience our distinctive and truly authentic pizza. Why coal-fired brick ovens? The tantalizing aroma of pizza and calzones baked to perfection in our signature coal burning oven offers a unique flavor and a crisp crust that is just not possible from gas, convection, or wood burning ovens. Our fresh ingredients, handmade mozzarella, 'secret recipe' dough and pizza sauce make us the most award-winning pizzeria in the United States. It is our passion...
  • 8/20 LARRY LIPSON, BARBARA NEWHOUSE, THE ALS ASSOCIATION, ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

    Aug 20, 2014 | 28 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies.                                                   BARBARA NEWHOUSE - PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE ALS ASSOCIATION - ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE VIRAL CAMPAIGN RAISES AWARENESS FOR ALS AS UNPRECEDENTED GENEROSITY CONTINUES FROM CHALLENGE PARTICIPANTS BACKGROUND: If you’ve logged onto social media or even just turned on the TV in the past couple of weeks, chances are you’ve seen people taking the ice bucket...
  • 8/19 CÉSAR CANAVATI, 2014 MEXICO FOOD FAIR AT THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER, HAPPY NATIONAL POTATO DAY

    Aug 19, 2014 | 53 min
    CÉSAR CANAVATI – 2014 MEXICO FOOD FAIR AT THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER (AUGUST 21-23) The 2014 Mexico Food Fair at the Los Angeles Convention Center (August 21-23) is an unprecedented display of the cultural & gastronomical wealth of Mexico and how the producers from Mexico can work together with American businesses. The Mexico Food Fair will be open, free of charge to the general public and will offer a wide array of food tastings, cooking lessons and conferences from award winning Chefs as well as multiple astonishing artistic performances throughout the three days of the event. The Mexico Food Fair will honor the variety and lavishness of Mexican States such as  Jalisco, which is vas...
  • 8/18 BROOKS PAINTER, CASTELLO DI AMOROSA, CHEF ANDREW PONCE, RUTH'S CHRIS STEAKHOUSE

    Aug 18, 2014 | 53 min
    BROOKS PAINTER, DIRECTOR OF WINEMAKING, CASTELLO DI AMOROSA  BIO: Brooks Painter has been a winemaker for over 30 years.  He has experience making ultra-premium varietal wines from throughout the many different grape-growing regions of California.  His current position is Director of Winemaking for Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga, California. His previous position was Winemaking Operations Manager at Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville, California, and Brooks was formerly with Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Leeward Winery and Felton-Empire Vineyards. Brooks was born in San Francisco and raised in Northern California. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Biology from University of Cali...
  • 8/15 AIMEE SHERIDAN, AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES, BOB BERTHEAU, CHATEAU STE MICHELLE

    Aug 15, 2014 | 53 min
    MIKE AND PAUL ARE LIVE FROM CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE IN WASHINGTON!  AIMEE SHERIDAN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES ABOUT AUCTION: The Auction of Washington Wines is the 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization of the Washington wine industry and has raised more than $30 million since its inception in 1988. It’s the wine event of the year! THE 27TH ANNUAL AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES includes three days of sampling superb wines, visiting with leading winemakers and growers and celebrating Washington’s bounty. We’re personally looking forward to the opportunity to support two deserving local causes and savor cuisine created by acclaimed regional chefs. Join us for one day or all thre...
  • 8/14 LARRY MANETTI, HEATHER MURAN – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SAN LUIS OBISPO WINE COUNTRY ASSOCIATION - HARVEST ON THE COAST

    Aug 14, 2014 | 4 min
    LARRY MANETTI – ACTOR, AUTHOR AND RADIO HOST - SHARES SOME OF HIS BEST RECIPES  Larry Manetti started acting in his hometown of Chicago. After studying acting with the Ted List Theater Players, Larry drove to Los Angeles in 1972. Larry landed an agent and was sent to Universal Studios to audition for an opening as a contract player. Luck was on his side. Jack Webb was casting a new series for NBC called The Chase. Larry played a young detective. After attending acting school at Sal Dano's at night and doing bit parts by day, he scored. Baa Baa Black Sheep was being produced and cast at Universal, and the now famous writer Stephen J. Cannell was the executive producer and the role was a natur...
  • 8/13 CHEF WILLIAM S. BLOXSOM CARTER, PLAYBOY MANSION, NATIONAL FILET MIGNON DAY

    Aug 13, 2014 | 53 min
    CHEF WILLIAM S. BLOXSOM-CARTER - EXECUTIVE CHEF/FOOD & BEVERAGE DIRECTOR, PLAYBOY MANSION - NATIONAL FILET MIGNON DAY Filet mignon is the star of the show TODAY as people across the country annually celebrate National Filet Mignon Day. • Filet mignon is French for “cute fillet” or “dainty fillet”. • In French, filet mignon may be called “filet de boeuf”, which translates to beef fillet in English. • When found on a French menu, filet mignon may also refer to pork rather than beef. Usually from a steer or heifer, a filet mignon is a steak cut of beef taken from the smaller end of the tenderloin of the beef carcass. The tenderloin from which the filet mignon comes from, is the most tender cut ...
  • 8/12 VICTORIA STILWELL, PURINA, BRANDON STAGLIN, 20TH ANNUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR BRAIN HEALTH

    Aug 12, 2014 | 53 min
    VICTORIA STILWELL, CELEBRITY DOG TRAINER - CARING FOR AGING PETS  Can you imagine no longer being able to play fetch with your dog? Or what if he forgot how to sit for his favorite treat? Simple physical and cognitive functions such as these can often be impaired as pet’s age. In fact, fifty-one percent of dog owners are not aware that dogs can suffer from cognitive decline as a side effect of aging, according to a recent survey. To help sustain healthier brains as they enter the latter stages of life, pet food solutions for middle-aged pets can help strengthen brain cells and maintain cognitive function well into their senior years. This new nutritional enrichment targets metabolic changes ...
  • 8/11 STEVE HOFSTETTER, FOX'S NEWEST STAND UP SHOW ‘LAUGHS’, JOE SHIRLEY, NAPA CELLARS

    Aug 11, 2014 | 53 min
    STEVE HOFSTETTER – HOST OF FOX'S NEWEST STAND UP SHOW ‘LAUGHS’ You may know Steve Hofstetter from his YouTube Channel, where he seems to constantly be getting heckled during his stand-up shows. Now, the Sports Illustrated columnist-turned-comic is taking his show from the road, to TV, with the debut of “Laughs” on FOX and MyNetwork stations. “Laughs” will serve as a weekly comedy roundup offering comedians a chance to create online submissions and use the show as a platform for their talents. ABOUT STEVE:                                                                      Author, columnist, and comedian Steve Hofstetter is often called the hardest working man in show-business. With all due ...
  • 8/8 ROYA SOLEIMANI, GOOGLE,CHEF SCOTT MCGILL, TS RESTAURANTS, KFRESH FRIDAYS, STEVE EVANS

    Aug 8, 2014 | 53 min
    ROYA SOLEIMANI - TRENDS MANAGER, GOOGLE - WEEKLY TOP SEARCH TRENDS Google’s Top Search Trends program provides a revealing — and sometimes surprising — look at the people, places and topics that send the country searching for answers each week. Topics That Fascinated the U.S. Selected from Millions of INTERNET Searches! Hear the hottest content on the web each week directly from the source! Become part of Google’s weekly Top Search Trends program to find out what news makers and trends are capturing the imagination of the country each week. The Top Search Trends program provides a revealing — and sometimes surprising — look at the people, places and topics that send the country searching for...
  • 8/6 JULIE MICHAELS, SHAMELESS, LARRY VAN AALST

    Aug 6, 2014 | 3 min
    JULIE MICHAELS – STUNT COORDINATOR FOR SHOWTIME’S HIT SHOW, “SHAMELESS” – FIRST WOMAN TO RECEIVE AN EMMY NOMINATION FOR OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION FOR A COMEDY Julie Michaels is the first woman to receive a nomination for this category. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced that Julie Michaels has been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Stunt Coordination for Showtime’s hit show, “Shameless” for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on August 16th in Los Angeles. Julie Michaels is the first woman ever to receive a nomination in this category.  If Julie should win, she will be the first woman to receive a Prime Time Emmy as a Stunt Coordinator.  Julie not only was the stunt c...
  • 8/5 SAM CHILDERS, THE MACHINE GUN PREACHER, PAUL COLANTUONI, ROCCA FAMILY VINEYARDS

    Aug 5, 2014 | 14 min
    SAM CHILDERS THE MACHINE GUN PREACHER - MEET SAM DURING HIS LA AREA TOUR, AUGUST 1-12 The public is invited to join the Machine Gun Preacher, Sam Childers at a series of special documentary screening and book signing events in the Los Angeles Area August 1st -12th. Sam Childers, the Machine Gun Preacher, invites the public to join him for a series of special events during his Los Angeles Area Tour Friday August 1st thru Monday August 11th. Sam Childers' life was the subject to a Hollywood movie, The Machine Gun Preacher starring heartthrob Gerard Butler as Sam Childers - Based on his bestselling book "Another Man's War". It illustrates the real life challenges that Sam experienced in Africa,...
  • 8/4 JEFFREY BLAIR, BLAIR WINES, FAMILY WINEMAKERS OF CALIFORNIA TASTING, BILL DAVIDSON, THE HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM, 2014 STURGIS RALLY

    Aug 4, 2014 | 53 min
    JEFFREY BLAIR -  BLAIR WINES - FAMILY WINEMAKERS OF CALIFORNIA TASTING ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 Family Winemakers presents its 1st tasting of small, family-owned wineries from across California in San Mateo after 23 years in San Francisco.  The San Mateo Tasting is open to trade and wine media, as well as consumers.  Also featured will be the iSip Lounge for specially ticketed consumer who want to taste wine retailing for $75 or more. Trade pre-registration open from June 20 - July 29.  Consumer tickets on sale now. ABOUT BLAIR WINES Delfina’s Vineyard is the very heart and soul of the Blair Estates’ label. Named after our matriarch and beloved grandmother, the vineyard sits on the very first pr...
  • 8/01 EARL JONES, ABACELA, LES, KINCAID, INTERNATIONAL ALBARINO DAY, STEVE EVANS

    Aug 1, 2014 | 53 min
    GUEST HOST LES KINCAID FROM WINES DU JOUR JOINS MIKE AND PAUL FROM THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH POINT HOTEL IN LAS VEGAS! Wines Du Jour has weathered the test of time with great panache and continues to offer a playful yet impactful weekly food and wine menu for its listeners and invited guests alike. We are offering fine choices of wines that are paired with quality food at each of the current weeks host upscale restaurant. Every week, for well over eleven years, Wines Du Jour has set the stage for a featured winery and three of their wines. Everyone will have an opportunity to taste and compare these wines in a somewhat informal setting. This syndicated program will engage all of your senses while ...
  • 7/31 STEPHANIE ARNE, MUTUAL OF OMAHA'S "WILD KINGDOM", SECOND SEASON, LISA KATIC, R.D.

    Jul 31, 2014 | 53 min
    STEPHANIE ARNE , THE HOST OF MUTUAL OF OMAHA'S "WILD KINGDOM - SECOND SEASON Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Launches Second Installment of Web Series Ever wonder how a young cheetah became best friends with a Labrador Retriever at the Dallas Zoo? Or what about elephants’ intelligent social structure or the wacky world of penguins? Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom web series is back and better than ever, with new videos featuring Wild Guide Stephanie Arne exploring the answers to these very questions and presenting an up-close and personal look at some of the world’s most fascinating and beloved creatures. The second installment of the Wild Kingdom web series debuted on July 17 with an in-depth...
  • 7/30 LARRY LIPSON, PERRY KING

    Jul 30, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies.                                                   THE GREATEST ESCAPE MOTORCYCLE RIDE BENEFITING VICTIMS OF MESOTHELIOMA LED BY A GRAND MARSHAL, PERRY KING WILL BE HELD SUNDAY AUGUST 3, 2014! A host of celebrities, Law Enforcement and the general public will join Grand Marshal, Perry King for a beautiful motorcycle ride from Bartels’ Harley-Davidson, Marina Del Rey to Paramount Ranch, Agoura ...
  • 7/29 SAMANTHA BROWN, AARP, LARRY VAN AALST, CHRISTIAN BUTZKE, JILL BLUME, INDY WINE TASTING

    Jul 29, 2014 | 53 min
    SAMANTHA BROWN, AARP TRAVEL AMBASSADOR - TOP TEN TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR AMERICANS 45+ SAMANATHA BROWN, AARP TRAVEL AMBASSADOR AND FORMER TRAVEL CHANNEL HOST, JOINS THE SHOW TO DISCUSS THE TOP TEN TRAVEL DESTINATIONS FOR AMERICANS 45+, NEW RESEARCH FINDINGS FROM AARP TRAVEL INCLUDING WHY AMERICANS ARE TAKING CELEBRATION VACATIONS, HARDSHIPS OF PLANNING A VACATION FOR BABY BOOMERS AND NEW ONLINE TOOLS TO MAKE PLANNING A VACATION EASY! AMERICA’S 76 MILLION BABY BOOMERS HAVE CAUGHT THE TRAVEL BUG WHEN IT COMES TO CELEBRATING LIFE’S MAJOR MILESTONES. AARP TRAVEL HAS FOUND THAT TAKING A CELEBRATION VACATION HAS BECOME ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR WAYS TO COMMEMORATE SPECIAL OCCASIONS SUCH AS ANNIVERSA...
  • 7/28 DAVID FUMERO, GREG KOOSER, RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES GIVE BACK TOUR, CHEF CHRIS PHELPS, ZAK WALTERS, SALT'S CURE, EVENING ON THE BEACH

    Jul 28, 2014 | 53 min
    DAVID FUMERO & GREG KOOSER - RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES GIVE BACK TOUR HELPS LA FAMILIES IN NEED  David Fumero is a Cuban-American actor, former model and US Marine best known for his role as Cristian Vega on One Life to Live (ABC) helps hotel management agency House of Kooser put the heart back into hospitality by partnering with Ronald McDonald House Charities to help deserving families in New York City, Chicago, Kansas City, Houston and Los Angeles as part of their first annual Give Back Tour. The tour’s Grand Finale will be at the Los Angeles RMDH (4560 Fountain Ave) on July 27th, where brunch will be provided for the children. The two hospitable hunks will be on-hand at House of Ko...
  • 7/25 BETHENNY FRANKEL, SKINNYGIRL POPCORN, CHEF IKAIKAMANAKU, THE WESTIN MAUI RESORT, 2014 KFRESH, STEVE EVANS

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    BETHENNY FRANKEL - TALK SHOW HOST, AUTHOR, AND ENTREPRENEUR – PROMOTING NEW SKINNYGIRL POPCORN LINE Just in time for healthy summer snacking, Orville Redenbacher and Bethenny Frankel have teamed up to create a new line of Skinnygirl popcorn. Would you be interested in an interview with Bethenny? She can discuss: BIO From a natural foods chef to best-selling author, reality TV star to self-made businesswoman and mom, Frankel’s wit, wisdom and humor first came to national attention when she was named first runner-up on NBC’s “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.”  Network executives saw a personality they couldn’t ignore, and her connection to the audience, so they put her center stage on Bravo’s h...
  • 7/24 ED WILLIAMS, CAIRDEAN VINEYARDS, SUSAN ZIRINSKY, 48 HOURS

    Jul 24, 2014 | 53 min
    ED WILLIAMS – CAIRDEAN VINEYARDS Cairdean Estate is the vision of husband and wife Edwin and Stacia Williams. While working in the software industry on the East Coast outside of Boston, Massachusetts, Stacia developed a strong appreciation and passion for wine. She made her first vintage in harvest of 2000, shipping in winegrapes from California through a local beer and wine hobby shop. She met Edwin, an aerospace engineer, shortly after her first vintage. Edwin being from Fresno, California was immensely interested in her winemaking project and educated her about the world-renowned Enology and Viticulture program at Fresno State. After years of planning, Edwin and Stacia moved to Fresno wit...
  • 7/23 LARRY LIPSON, EMMA SWAIN, ST. SUPÉRY

    Jul 23, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. EMMA SWAIN CEO, ST. SUPÉRY – POLARIS OFF-ROAD EXPERIENCE Explore Napa Wine Country in Our Top-End 4x4 - We invite you to get behind the wheel of one of our POLARIS Ranger 4x4 ATV's, picking up essential off-road training from our world-class instructors and then heading deep into Napa Valley Wine Country for spectacular views and a memorable tour of St. Supéry’s estate vineyards at their 1,50...
  • 7/22 SHIRLEY KNIGHTM REDWOOD HIGHWAY, ELLIOTT DOLIN, DOLIN MALIBU ESTATE VINEYARDS

    Jul 22, 2014 | 53 min
    SHIRLEY KNIGHT - AWARD WINNING ACTRESS – STARS IN REDWOOD HIGHWAY RELEASED ON DVD JUNE 24TH Redwood Highway starring Shirley Knight, Tom Skerritt Available on DVD June 24th Redwood Highway stars two time Academy Award nominee, three time Golden Globe Winner & two time Emmy Winner Shirley Knight and Tom Skerritt (two time Golden Globe nominee, Emmy Winner) in a journey of reflection and inspiration. Living in a comfortable retirement community in Southern Oregon, estranged from her family, unsatisfied with her surroundings, and generally not happy about life, Marie (Shirley Knight) decides to journey 80 miles on foot to the coast of Oregon to revisit the ocean of her past for the first time i...
  • 7/21 KELLY MCGOWAN, CHEF, GOOSE AND GANDER’S, COCHON’S HERITAGE FIRE EVENT IN ST HELENA, STEVIE "PUPPET" LEE, THE PUPPET SHOW, HALF PINT BRAWLERS

    Jul 21, 2014 | 30 min
    KELLY MCGOWAN – CHEF, GOOSE AND GANDER’S - COCHON’S HERITAGE FIRE EVENT IN ST HELENA AUGUST 3  Napa Valley’s Cult-Favorite Food and Wine Festival Features 3,000 Pounds of Fire-Kissed Meat Heritage Fire by Cochon 555, the Valley’s premier hyper-local, whole animal live-fire outdoor food and wine event, returns to Napa’s Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena  August 3rd, 2014. The event will showcase over 30+ wineries and 40+ notable chefs and butchers cooking 3,000 pounds of heritage breed animals in celebration of breed diversity and family farming. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit the St. Helena Farmers Market and The American Institute of Wine & Food. A group of celebrated butcher...
  • 7/18 KEVIN SORBO, CHEF JOSEPH K. POON, WATERMELON FESTIVAL, STEVE EVANS

    Jul 18, 2014 | 32 min
    KEVIN SORBO – AMERICAN ACTOR – ALONGSIDE NIGHT (POLITICAL THRILLER) ABOUT ALONGSIDE NIGHT: Alongside Night is a political thriller movie that tells the story of the final economic collapse of the United States as seen through the eyes of 16-year-old Elliot Vreeland, searching for his missing Nobel-laureate-economist father (played by Kevin Sorbo, Hercules). This independent film is Director/ Writer J. Neil Schulman's latest production, and is based on his award-winning 1979-libertarian novel endorsed by Nobel-laureate Milton Friedman, Anthony Burgess, Glenn Beck, and Ron Paul. Neil has written 10 books, and there is a new movie edition and new graphic novel tied to the film. alongsidenightmo...
  • 7/17 HOWARD PRICE, DEBRA NESS, THE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WOMEN & FAMILIES

    Jul 17, 2014 | 3 min
    HOWARD PRICE JOINS THE SHOW TO TALK ABOUT HIS RECENT WINE TASTE AND PAIRING DEBRA NESS – PRESIDENT, THE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WOMEN & FAMILIES  BAD MEDICINE:  HOW A POLITICAL AGENDA IS UNDERMINING HEALTH CARE... There is a strong, bipartisan national consensus that quality care should be evidence-based and patient-centered, and should improve health outcomes. But more and more legislators in states across the country are enacting laws that mandate how health care providers (doctors, nurses, etc.) must practice medicine, regardless of the provider’s professional judgment and the needs of his or her patients.  These laws undermine the high-quality, patient-centered care that health care pro...
  • 7/16 LARRY LIPSON, MICHAEL O'NEILL, CBS SERIES, EXTANT

    Jul 16, 2014 | 1 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. MICHAEL O'NEILL – RENOWNED ACTOR - CBS SERIES, EXTANT Renowned actor Michael O’Neill portrays “Alan Sparks” in the new CBS series, EXTANT, which premiered on July 9th.  O’Neill can also be seen as “Senator Roland Foulkes” in the Sundance TV series, RECTIFY, which debuted its second season on June 19th.  Other recent appearances include “Nick Ford” in the A&E series, BATES MOTEL “Richard Barkl...
  • 7/15 AIMEE SHERIDAN, AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES, LARRY MANETTI

    Jul 15, 2014 | 4 min
    AIMEE SHERIDAN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES The Auction of Washington Wines is the 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization of the Washington wine industry and has raised more than $30 million since its inception in 1988. It’s the wine event of the year! THE 27TH ANNUAL AUCTION OF WASHINGTON WINES includes three days of sampling superb wines, visiting with leading winemakers and growers and celebrating Washington’s bounty. We’re personally looking forward to the opportunity to support two deserving local causes and savor cuisine created by acclaimed regional chefs. Join us for one day or all three—you’re sure to enjoy this year’s Auction of Washington Wines! Sample world-clas...
  • 7/14 CAMERON PARRY, MICHAEL WEIS, GROTH VINEYARDS, CHEF AHRAN CHO, MASTERCHEF ON FOX

    Jul 14, 2014 | 53 min
    CAMERON PARRY & MICHAEL WEIS – GROTH VINEYARDS Groth Vineyards Hires Cameron Parry as Winemaker - Michael Weis to mentor coming vintages Groth Vineyards and Winery announces that Cameron Parry will join the team as winemaker effective July 7. Parry will head the winemaking team at this iconic, family-owned Oakville winery, founded in 1982 by Dennis and Judy Groth. “But not so fast…” said Dennis Groth, “At Groth Vineyards we take things slow and steady, allowing Mother Nature, the vines and time in the bottle to continually dictate how things go.  And yes, after a celebrated 20-year tenure, renowned winemaker Michael Weis is setting his sights on the next phase of his life, but his exit will ...
  • 7/11 ROYA SOLEIMANI, GOOGLE, TOM FAIRBANKS, KAANAPALI BEACH HOTEL, KFRESH, STEVE EVANS

    Jul 11, 2014 | 17 min
    ROYA SOLEIMANI - TRENDS MANAGER, GOOGLE - WEEKLY TOP SEARCH TRENDS Google’s Top Search Trends program provides a revealing — and sometimes surprising — look at the people, places and topics that send the country searching for answers each week. Topics That Fascinated the U.S. Selected from Millions of INTERNET Searches! Hear the hottest content on the web each week directly from the source! Become part of Google’s weekly Top Search Trends program to find out what news makers and trends are capturing the imagination of the country each week. The Top Search Trends program provides a revealing — and sometimes surprising — look at the people, places and topics that send the country searching for...
  • 7/10 CHEF CLAUD BELTRAN, THE EATERY, CLAUD & CO. CATERING

    Jul 10, 2014 | 1 min
    CHEF CLAUD BELTRAN - THE EATERY, CLAUD & CO. CATERING Passion, commitment to excellence, integrity, humor and a sense of adventure these words begin to sum up Chef Claud Beltran. An exotic mix of Mexican and Lebanese heritage, Chef Beltran was exposed to various ethnic foods at an early age. After being mentored by Master Chef Thomas Keller, Chef Beltran set out to make his own name. For over a quarter century Claud Beltran has established himself as one of Los Angeles preeminent chefs. With his accomplished staff he creates culinary delights and fantastic designs that please all the senses. His experinence with multiple venues makes your event experience seemless and his excuiste palate for...
  • 7/9 LARRY LIPSON, DONNY MOST, HAPPY DAY, VITELLO'S JAZZ CLUB

    Jul 9, 2014 | 49 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. DONNY MOST - SINGS AND SWINGS AT VITELLO'S JAZZ AND SUPPER CLUB ON 7/13/14 Don Most is probably best known for his co-starring role as Ralph Malph in the long running television series “Happy Days”. During this time, he worked with such emerging talents as Ron Howard, Garry Marshall and so many more. Recently, Don was seen in a recurring role on the hit TV show – “Glee”, as well as a starring...
  • 7/8 BILL CURTIS, TALL GRASS BEFF

    Jul 8, 2014 | 53 min
    BILL CURTIS - TALL GRASS BEEF Founded in 2005 by broadcast journalist Bill Kurtis, Tallgrass Beef Company is the industry leader in the production of grass-fed, grass-finished beef in the United States. After purchasing his 10,000 acre ranch near the town of Sedan, Kansas, Kurtis was compelled to find a sustainable method of raising cattle that was not only good for the environment, but also the animals themselves and the American food consumer. This was the genesis of Tallgrass Beef Company. Today Tallgrass Beef Company is comprised of a network of family farmers and ranchers across the United States that produce grass-fed, grass-finished cattle according to a strict set of protocols. These...
  • 7/7 JIM STRIEGEL, RED MARE WINES, LESLIE GILLIAM, MASTERCHEF, FOX

    Jul 7, 2014 | 4 min
    JIM STRIEGEL - RED MARE WINES Jim Striegel began his love of wine at an early age while making wine with his father.  They shipped a variety of grapes from Napa Valley, California to their hometown of Carbondale, Illinois and enjoyed red table wine with family and friends. Jim enjoyed summers in the Napa Valley areaa with childhood friends when there were only ten wineries in the area, including Stag's Leap.  They would hang out in the vineyards and the cellars, experiencing the rich traditions that come along with it, including the annual "blessing of the grapes". With over forty years of experience in sales and marketing, Jim has built many successful businesses in the apparel, automobile ...
  • 7/4 TERRY, HALL. SARA EVANS, STEVE EVANS, HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

    Jul 4, 2014 | 3 min
    TERRY HALL - ST. HELENA LIGHTS UP NAPA VALLEY’S MAIN STREET WITH FIREWORKS ON JULY 4, 2104 St. Helena celebrates Independence Day with a fireworks show on Friday, July 4.  If quintessential wine country, home-town charm is what you’re looking for, join residents and visitors on Napa Valley’ Main Street, St. Helena.  Centered in the middle of town, the show will be launched just south of Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch and across Main Street from St. Helena’s Welcome Center. With the site at Stanton Vineyard, the fireworks will be visible to revelers all over St. Helena.  Mills Lane will be closed to traffic but it won’t be difficult to find a site throughout town, such as the Welcome Center, ...
  • 7/3 MASTER SOMMELIER KEITH GOLDSTON, MORGEN MCLAUGHLIN, STEVE EVANS

    Jul 3, 2014 | 53 min
    MASTER SOMMELIER KEITH GOLDSTON- HOW TO PICK A GREAT WINE BEYOND THE PRETTY LABEL How to pick a great wine beyond the pretty label: Intro: You don’t have to be a wine snob to have a great sense of smell, but earning the title Master Sommelier truly puts your sense of smell to the test. It’s the discerning palates from the Court of Master Sommeliers that have developed the go-to method of deductive tasting – a catalogue of clues that help to focus your sniffer and train your taste buds. What’s really cool is that there are exercises you can do to sharpen your sense of smell and get even more flavor, more happiness out of the next glass of wine you sip. Who: We’ll put that promise to the test ...
  • 7/2 LARRY LIPSON, ALEXIS EATON, SHERATON MAUI RESORT & SPA, 2014 KFRESH

    Jul 2, 2014 | 15 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. ALEXIS EATON - PR MANAGER, SHERATON MAUI RESORT & SPA - 2014 KFRESH In two years, Ka‘anapali Fresh has become ‘the most blogged about’ culinary destination event on Maui. Produced and hosted by Ka‘anapali Beach Resort Association, (whose members include resort hotels and condominiums, world-class golf courses, shopping centers, restaurants and ocean activity providers) the three-day festival ...
  • 7/01 TERRY HALL, ST. HELENA, JILL POLLACK, PETER J. MCALLISTER, NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE FOR NEUROLOGY & HEADACHE

    Jul 1, 2014 | 15 min
    TERRY HALL - ST. HELENA LIGHTS UP NAPA VALLEY’S MAIN STREET WITH FIREWORKS ON JULY 4, 2104 St. Helena celebrates Independence Day with a fireworks show on Friday, July 4.  If quintessential wine country, home-town charm is what you’re looking for, join residents and visitors on Napa Valley’ Main Street, St. Helena.  Centered in the middle of town, the show will be launched just south of Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch and across Main Street from St. Helena’s Welcome Center. With the site at Stanton Vineyard, the fireworks will be visible to revelers all over St. Helena.  Mills Lane will be closed to traffic but it won’t be difficult to find a site throughout town, such as the Welcome Center, ...
  • 6/30 JENNIFER JOLLY, CHEF AIDA MOLLENKAMP

    Jun 30, 2014 | 53 min
    CONSUMER TECH JOURNALIST JENNIFER JOLLY - “HOTTEST LIFE HACKS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR SUMMER" Consumer Tech Journalist, Jennifer Jolly, Debunks the Myths and Shares Fun, Useful Tips for Making the Most of Your Technology. Ah those lazy days of summer... time for sun, fun and selfies. Consumer tech journalist, Jennifer Jolly, wants to help everyone make the most of their summer; from finding your lost car in a parking lot to taking the perfect summer selfie, she’s got some fun and useful life hack tech tips that could really save you this summer! Some Life Hack Tech Tips Jennifer will demonstrate include: Lost in a parking lot at the beach? Hold your car remote under your chin to amplify you...
  • 6/27 CHEF GEORGE DURAN, JORDAN REID, STEVE EVANS

    Jun 27, 2014 | 4 min
    CHEF GEORGE DURAN - “UPSCALE BBQ” AND GRILLING TIPS FOR THE SUMMER/JULY 4TH  Go kosher with Hebrew National Hot Dogs for higher quality meats when grilling this summer! George Duran is an international chef and entertainer. Author of Take This Dish and Twist it, known for his Food Network show Ham on the Street and most recently host of TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off. He’s appeared as guests on the Dr. Oz Show, NBC Today Show, CBS This Morning, The Wendy Williams Show, The Nate Berkus Show and many others. Born and raised by Armenian parents in Caracas, Venezuela, George’s diverse background helped him succeed at NYU as the host of the award winning radio talk show, HYE Time Radio. Post college, Du...
  • 6/26 JOHN JORDAN, JORDAN WINERY, BBQ PITMASTERS, TUFFY STONE, MOE CASON

    Jun 26, 2014 | 53 min
    JOHN JORDAN – CEO, JORDAN WINERY Born in Colorado in May 1972—the same day his parents, Tom and Sally Jordan, signed the deed on their first Alexander Valley property and established Jordan—John Jordan has served as Chief Executive Officer of the winery since October 2005. The Jordan family permanently moved from Colorado to California in 1979 to live on the winery estate. John attended grade school in Healdsburg and spent many nights and weekends fishing at the winery’s lake. An interest in airplanes arrived during preparatory school, and John earned his Private Pilot Certificate in Sonoma County at age 17. Before leaving home for college, John attained his Commercial Pilot Certificate with...
  • 6/25 LARRY LIPSON, PEGGY TROTT, INN AT LAGUNA BEACH

    Jun 25, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. PEGGY TROTT - INN AT LAGUNA BEACH A Southern California boutique escape for business and pleasure designed for an intimate and relaxed getaway. This Laguna Beach, CA hotel features 70 thoughtfully appointed accommodations, including spacious village and ocean front guest rooms. Poised atop a bluff near Heisler Park and overlooking the famous Main Beach, Laguna Village and Pacific Ocean, the v...
  • 6/24 FELIPE STAHLSCHMIDT, ALAMOS®, JOSEPH K. POON, 53RD SUNLAND-TUJUNGA LIONS CLUB WATERMELON FESTIVAL

    Jun 24, 2014 | 53 min
    FELIPE STAHLSCHMIDT - WINEMAKER, ALAMOS®  Alamos® Winemaker Felipe Stahlschmidt finds inspiration for his wines by climbing the snow-covered peaks of the Andes Mountains and gazing at the majestic vineyards that have made Argentina famous in the world of wine. An avid mountaineer, Felipe has climbed Aconcagua, the highest peak in the western and southern hemispheres, no less than seven times. Felipe believes that great wine represents the terruño of the vineyard. For him, Alamos wines, exuberant and full of character, are a beautiful expression of what nature and humans can create when they work in harmony. Felipe also works to create quality wines that are affordable and pair well with food...
  • 6/23 JOSEY BAKER, JOSEY BAKER BREAD, SALLY JAMES, AUSTRALIAN TRUFFLES

    Jun 23, 2014 | 53 min
    JOSEY BAKER – AUTHOR OF JOSEY BAKER BREAD    This is the first true entry-level bread-baking cookbook, from Josey Baker (that's his real name!), a former science teacher turned San Francisco baking sensation. Josey Baker Bread combines step-by-step lessons with more than 100 photographs, offering easy-to-follow guidance for aspiring bakers. Recipes start with the basic formula for making bread— requiring little more than flour, water, time, and a pan—and build in depth and detail as the user progresses to more complex loaves, including Josey's cult favorite Dark Mountain Rye. With chapters dedicated to pizza, pocketbreads, and treats, Josey's playful, encouraging tone makes for a fun read fu...
  • 6/20 LARRY THE CABLE GUY, SHELLEY KEKUNA, KAANAPALI BEACH RESORT ASSOCIATION, 2014 KFRESH, STEVE EVANS

    Jun 20, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY THE CABLE GUY - HELPING AMERICANS LIVE LIFE TO THE FULLEST DURING PRIME HEARTBURN SEASON – SUMMER BBQS Larry the Cable Guy is a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, New York Times Bestselling author, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country. Although he’s usually travelling the country performing sold-out shows, this summer he’s working with Prilosec OTC to help Americans live life to the fullest during prime heartburn season – summer BBQs! Larry talks about two of the hottest summertime celebrations Prilosec OTC will be going to on the “You Can’t Beat Zero” tour, including the Fourth of July Celebration at the country’s largest Army base, Fort Brag...
  • 6/19 HEATHER MURAN, SAN LUIS OBISPO WINE COUNTRY ASSOCIATION, ROLL OUT THE BARRELS, MARTIN SHORT, ALEX THEATRE

    Jun 19, 2014 | 53 min
    HEATHER MURAN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SAN LUIS OBISPO WINE COUNTRY ASSOCIATION -  SLO WINE COUNTRY'S ROLL OUT THE BARRELS Now is the time to purchase your tickets to Roll Out the Barrels Weekend, June 19-22nd.  Some events are poised to sell out early, so don't wait!  If you haven't been to this summer party, you're missing the best wine, food and entertainment our wine region has to offer! The festivities begin with a Thursday evening “Barrels in The Plaza” grand tasting adjacent to the historic Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo. Check out the lineup of wineries and chefs who will be dishing out delicious pairings, and groove to our local gypsy swing band Hot Club of SLO.  Then, on Friday e...
  • 6/18 LARRY LIPSCON, CHEF MICHAEL SYMON

    Jun 18, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. CHEF MICHAEL SYMON HELPS AMERICANS CELEBRATE ONE OF AMERICA’S FAVORITE PASTIMES AND OFFERS TIPS FOR THE ULTIMATE SUMMER COOK OUT Chef Michael Symon Helps Americans Celebrate One of America’s Favorite Pastimes and Offers Tips for the Ultimate Summer Cook Out! Ninety percent of Americans believe that barbecuing is synonymous with outdoor entertaining, while 56 percent of Americans plan to barbe...
  • 6/17 WILLIAM SHATNER, SHATNER’S WORLD, MGM GRAND, MORGEN MCLAUGHLIN, THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY VINTNERS' ASSOCIATION, KEY TO WINE COUNTRY

    Jun 17, 2014 | 53 min
    WILLIAM SHATNER - ONE-MAN SHOW ‘SHATNER’S WORLD’ DEBUTS AT THE HOLLYWOOD THEATRE AT MGM GRAND JUNE 19 – 21 In SHATNER'S WORLD…a one man force of nature delivers a larger than life performance complete with his laugh-out-loud humor, signature storytelling and select musical selections in his inimitable style. Through anecdotes, songs, jokes and even some poignant moments, you will experience William Shatner 's phenomenal path from classically trained Shakespearean actor to cultural icon, brilliantly creating the larger-than-life and most important character he has ever played, William Shatner. MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will host television and movie legend William Shatner for a three-night eng...
  • 6/16 CHEF WILLIAM BLOXSOM CARTER, THE PLAYBOY MANSION, DEBORA PATTA - 48 HOURS, EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF RAYMOND NICASIO, SHERATON MAUI RESORT & SPA, BLACK ROCK STEAK AND SEAFOOD

    Jun 16, 2014 | 53 min
    GUEST HOST, CHEF WILLIAM BLOXSOM CARTER FROM THE PLAYBOY MANSION FILLS ON FOR MICHAEL HORN! Chef William S. Bloxsom-Carter has worked as the Executive Chef, and Food and Beverage Director for the Playboy Mansion West for over two and half decades. A frequent wine judge he constantly looks for wines to pair with his foods for the multitude of foods he presents to guest at the Mansion; this can mean an intimate dinner party of 12, or upwards of 1,200 people. Complementing his responsibilities for Playboy Enterprises, Chef Carter has prepared winery dinners in Sonoma County, Napa Valley, Paso Robles and the Santa Ynez Valley as well as special events for high-profile clients throughout the Unit...
  • 6/13 CLIFFORD NAE’OLE, JAY HEIDENREICH, LEON GRICE, THE RITZ-CARLTON, KAPALUA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

    Jun 13, 2014 | 53 min
    MIKE AND JEN ARE BROADCASTING LIVE FROM THE RITZ-CARLTON FOR THE KAPALUA FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL! CLIFFORD NAE’OLE – CULTURAL ADVISOR, THE RITZ-CARLTON/KAPALUA With 35 years of hospitality industry experience in Hawaii and a native of Maui, HI, Clifford Nae’ole is the Hawaiian cultural advisor for The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. In this unique position for the past 19 years, Mr. Nae’ole advises and educates employees and guests on proper Hawaiian protocol and customs, shares fascinating accounts of his homeland and ancestors, maintains a presence of the Hawaiian culture in the hotel and encourages a cohesive relationship with the community.  Mr. Nae’ole has been featured in a national print and te...
  • 6/12 HEATHER MURAN, SLO WINE COUNTRY'S ROLL OUT THE BARRELS, STEVE EVANS

    Jun 12, 2014 | 53 min
    HEATHER MURAN - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SAN LUIS OBISPO WINE COUNTRY ASSOCIATION -  SLO WINE COUNTRY'S ROLL OUT THE BARRELS Now is the time to purchase your tickets to Roll Out the Barrels Weekend, June 19-22nd.  Some events are poised to sell out early, so don't wait!  If you haven't been to this summer party, you're missing the best wine, food and entertainment our wine region has to offer! The festivities begin with a Thursday evening “Barrels in The Plaza” grand tasting adjacent to the historic Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo. Check out the lineup of wineries and chefs who will be dishing out delicious pairings, and groove to our local gypsy swing band Hot Club of SLO.  Then, on Friday e...
  • 6/11 LARRY LIPSON, PAULA FROELICH

    Jun 11, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. PAULA FROELICH - SUMMERTIME TRAVEL TIPS  Looking to Travel Solo? With The Family? Or An Adventure?  Whether you want to travel alone, with family, find a place to unwind, or you’re looking for the ultimate adventure, Yahoo’s travel editor has insight and tips you’ll want to hear about before you book your Summer getaways. Paula can discuss: Launched last month, the new Yahoo Travel gives read...
  • 6/10 STEVEN RAICHLEN, MAN MADE MEALS: THE ESSENTIAL COOKBOOK FOR GUYS, CATENYA MCHENRY, GREAT GIFTS FOR DADS AND GRADS

    Jun 10, 2014 | 53 min
    STEVEN RAICHLEN – AUTHOR, MAN MADE MEALS: THE ESSENTIAL COOKBOOK FOR GUYS Part cookbook, part technical manual, part crash course on culinary literacy, and 100% guidebook to the world of male cooking, Steven’s latest,  MAN MADE MEALS: The Essential Cookbook for Guys (Workman; June 2014), teaches men to navigate the kitchen with confidence, style, and tenacity! Men cook for pleasure and showmanship—not just for practicality—which explains why they are so attracted to the grill. There’s certainly something primal about gathering around a fire outdoors. But indoors there are knives, cast iron skillets, 7 ways to make a Bloody Mary (pg 594), Blowtorch Oatmeal (pg 65), Skillet Rib Steak (pg 231),...
  • 6/9 ROBIN ASBELL, JUICE IT!, STEVE GREENBERG, TECH TRENDS FOR FATHER’S DAY

    Jun 9, 2014 | 53 min
    ROBIN ASBELL – AUTHOR, JUICE IT! Juicing is cold off the press! Filled with 65 vibrant recipes for turning fresh fruits and vegetables into delicious and healthful juices, this refreshing cookbook offers essential guidance for utilizing the increasing number of juicers and high-performance blenders popping up in home kitchens. From perky blends such as Mango Green Tea Booster and Ginger Jolt to quiet soothers like Berry Melon and Grape Night's Sleep, these inspired beverages guarantee invigorating flavor combinations and prove the power of drinking your vitamins and loving it too. Whether the goal is weight loss, cleansing, increased nutrition, or more energy, Juice It! makes it easy to whip...
  • 6/06 PETER MONDAVI, JR., ANNETTE SHAFER, RUSS WEISS, EMMA SWAIN, CATE CONNIFF, BECKY PETERSON, DEBBIE PARALEZ, LINDA GIBSON

    Jun 6, 2014 | 53 min
    MIKE AND PAUL ARE LIVE AT THE FAMED CHARLES KRUG WINERY FOR AUCTION NAPA VALLEY! Although Auction Napa Valley, the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) annual charity wine fundraiser is sold-out, wine lovers from around the world can still join the excitement via the E-Auction. Bidders anywhere in the world have the chance to acquire extraordinary and often one-of-a-kind wines and experiences with vintners and winemakers, while supporting healthcare and children’s education nonprofit organizations. Lots can be viewed and bids placed at auctionnapavalley.org.  PETER MONDAVI, JR.VENUE HOST / CHARLES KRUG www.charleskrug.com ANNETTE SHAFER AUCTION NAPA VALLEY 2014 CULINARY CHAIR SHAFER VINEYARDSwww.shaf...
  • 6/05 BRAD “THE BULLET” BAKER, X GAMES, STEFANOS KAVALIOTIS, DOMAINE PORTO CARRAS, STEVE EVANS, ALCATRAZ SHARKFEST

    Jun 5, 2014 | 53 min
    GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPION BRAD “THE BULLET” BAKER PREVIEWS THE X GAMES IN AUSTIN In 1995, ESPN launched the first X Games, an international competition bringing together the top action sports athletes in the world. Reigning AMA Pro Grand National Champion Brad “The Bullet” Baker previews the X Games in Austin - Harley Davidson’s New Street 750 Shifts X Games into High Gear!  After scorching the ice at X Games Aspen, the new Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 will kick up the dirt, and the action, in Austin, as the company extends its partnership with ESPN. As part of the X Games Austin line-up, Harley-Davison will feature an exhibition Flat Track motorcycle race at the network’s flagship extreme spor...
  • 6/04 LARRY LIPSON, GIADA DE LAURENTIIS, FOOD NETWORK, CROMWELL

    Jun 4, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. GIADA DE LAURENTIIS – CELEBRITY CHEF & TV PERSONALITY OPENS NEW RESTAURANT AT THE CROMWELL IN LAS VEGAS Emmy Award-winning celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author Giada De Laurentiis will open her first-ever restaurant on June 3 at the new $185 million Las Vegas boutique hotel, The Cromwell operated by Caesars Entertainment. Located on the bustling corner of one of the city’s mo...
  • 6/03 ROBERT LARSEN, RODNEY STRONG VINEYARDS, ROB HARPEST, BOUCHON, STARCHEFS.COM™, RISING STARS AWARDS

    Jun 3, 2014 | 53 min
    ROBERT LARSEN - 24th ANNUAL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT RODNEY STRONG VINEYARDS Rodney Strong Vineyards’ 24th annual concert series lineup is now official. This year, the winery will open their new patio as they welcome guests and host great names in music starting with jazz supergroup Jazz Attack, continuing with Bay Area favorites Chris Isaak and Chris Botti, and concluding with horns galore, Tower of Power, over Labor Day weekend. The series will have a festive feeling this year as the winery celebrates their silver anniversary of family ownership. Join Rodney Strong Vineyards at their beautiful lawn setting, The Concert Green, and enjoy the music and award-winning wines. For all the details...
  • 6/02 CHRIS MUNSELL, MACMURRAY RANCH

    Jun 2, 2014 | 53 min
    CHRIS MUNSELL, WINEMAKER FOR MACMURRAY RANCH JOINS MIKE AND PAUL IN STUDIO THE LEGEND BEHIND THE WINES Rolling hills. Treasured traditions. Breathtaking vineyards. This is MacMurray Ranch. At MacMurray Ranch, our wines reflect our passion for the special places that give us extraordinary grapes. Beginning with our home vineyard in the heart of the Russian River Valley, we also select grapes from other premier vineyards in the Russian River Valley and the Central Coast to craft exquisite Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay. Our roots in the Russian River Valley run deep. In fact, our majestic ranch has been a homestead since the 1850s. Our modern history began when actor Fred MacMurray boug...
  • 5/30 SUSAN ZURINSKY, 48 HOURS, SHANNON STAGLIN, STAGLIN FAMILY VINEYARD, AUCTION NAPA VALLEY E-AUCTION, STEVE EVANS

    May 30, 2014 | 53 min
    SUSAN ZIRINSKY – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, 48 HOURS SATURDAY MAY 31st “LIVE TO TELL: ONE LAST HUG” – A breakup, one last hug. Was she walking into her own murder? A final embrace from a former boyfriend left college student Melissa Dohme near death with 32 stab wounds. Now she relieves that fateful night in her own words. An inspiring story of one woman’s battle to find herself after a brutal attack. Troy Roberts exposes the growing dangers of dating and breakup violence. In addition, as previously advised, 48 HOURS will air the next THREE MONDAYS with all-new broadcasts at 10pmET/9CT MONDAY JUNE 2nd “THE LAST DAUGHTER” – After 25 years, has a Florida Sheriff’s office solved one of the state’s big...
  • 5/29 DICK AND JENNIFER DORÉ, FOXEN WINERY, CAITLIN CARVER, ABC FAMILY, THE FOSTERS

    May 29, 2014 | 53 min
    GUEST HOSTS DICK AND JENNIFER DORÉ FROM FOXEN WINERY JOIN MIKE AND PAUL IN STUDIO! Bill Wathen and Dick Doré (also known as the “Foxen Boys”) have been making wine together since 1985, when they founded Foxen Winery & Vineyard at the historic Rancho Tinaquaic in northern Santa Barbara County. Since that time, their dedication has remained the same—the creation of very small production, sustainably-farmed, vineyard-focused wines using a "minimalist" approach to winemaking. The winery was named in memory of William Benjamin Foxen, an English sea captain and Dick's great-great grandfather, who came to Santa Barbara in the early 1800's. In 1837, this Santa Barbara County pioneer purchased the Ra...
  • 5/28 DR. JEREMY LIEB, PROLARIS, SHAUN MOREY, INCREDIBLE—AND TRUE!—FISHING STORIES

    May 28, 2014 | 53 min
    DR. JEREMY LIEB - PHYSICIAN AND BOARD-CERTIFIED UROLOGIST - PROLARIS DR. JEREMY LIEB is a PHYSICIAN and board-certified urologist from California who is a member of a leading community-based urology practice.  He is an expert on prostate cancer diagnosis, prognosis and treatment, including the uses and benefits of genetic testing for clinical decision making. According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death of  American men and one in six men will receive a prostate cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. This year, more than 230,000 new cases will be diagnosed, and 30,000 men will die from prostate cancer.  For patients with aggressive diseas...
  • 5/27 DOUG MARRONE, ORGANIZER, 9TH ANNUAL AUTISM WINE EVENT, TODD RAY, AMC’s FREAKSHOW

    May 27, 2014 | 5 min
    DOUG MARRONE – ORGANIZER, 9TH ANNUAL AUTISM WINE EVENT Like wine, a great dining experience, and love to help others? Come out to the 9th Annual Autism Wine Event on June 8th at The Chart House in Redondo Beach. Tickets: $85.00 all inclusive - go to www.rideforautism.org!   The Autism Wine event is a four course gourmet meal with wine pairing per course. Live music by Retrofit and comedy by Zoe. 100% of the proceeds go directly to families touched by Autism. 1 in 68 kids today are diagnosed with Autism…we can make a difference! The funds go to enriching autistic children’s lives, providing families discounted seminars, free evaluations, and therapy, and helping individuals affected by the au...
  • 5/26 GARY SINISE, MEMORIAL DAY, OZZIE SMITH, KEVIN KOLMAN, SUSAN ZIRINSKI, 48 HOURS

    May 26, 2014 | 53 min
    GARY SINISE- AN AMERICAN TRADITION ON PBS FOR 25 YEARS:  THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT - LIVE FROM THE U.S. CAPITOL PBS’s National Memorial Day Concert will mark its 25th anniversary with a special tribute to our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and all those who have given their lives for our country.  Live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the inspiring night of remembrance will: offer veterans from Afghanistan the grateful thanks of our nation; commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy; and look back at the stories of service and sacrifice featured throughout the years during the annual concert. The concert will...
  • 5/23 JOEL FISHER, LA WINE FEST 2014, SUSAN ZIRINSKY, 48 HOURS, STEVE EVANS

    May 23, 2014 | 53 min
    JOEL FISHER - THE LAWINEFEST 2014 RETURNS MAY 31 & JUNE 1 AT THE HISTORIC RALEIGH STUDIOS IN HOLLYWOOD The LAWineFest is proud to be in its 9th successful year. This popular event blazed a trail in L.A. to bring wine and people together in a fun, inviting and accessible way. Now a local institution, we’re known to reliably deliver a sun-kissed event that balances fun, exploration and education. Our goal is to help people explore their taste in a festive environment. Our unofficial motto: Drink what you like; Like what you drink! Joel M. Fisher, PhD writes or has written for the Culinary Connection of the Chefs de Cuisine Association of California, for the Beverly Hills Courier, and since 201...
  • 5/22 BASEBALL LEGEND OZZIE SMITH, GRILL MASTER KEVIN KOLMAN, MYRA GOODMAN, STRAIGHT FROM THE EARTH

    May 22, 2014 | 5 min
    BASEBALL LEGEND OZZIE SMITH & GRILL MASTER KEVIN KOLMAN SHARE TIPS FOR A WINNING GRILLING SEASON Baseball Legend Ozzie Smith & Grill Master Kevin Kolman Share Tips for a Winning Grilling Season! Memorial Day weekend signals the beginning of summer, which means warmer weather, longer days and spending more time with friends and family outdoors. Most importantly, it’s the unofficial start of grilling season. Baseball legend Ozzie Smith and Weber Grilling Master Kevin Kolman want to give your listeners a few winning ideas for making their next BBQ a home run. Your listeners will also learn about an opportunity to win the “Greatest Grilling Experience” and attend summer’s “big game” with Ozzie a...
  • 5/21 KURT AND ROB WIDMER, WIDMER BROTHERS BREWING COMPANY, JULIE GOULD, CELIAC AWARENESS MONTH, GARDEN LITES VEGGIE MUFFINS

    May 21, 2014 | 53 min
    KURT AND ROB WIDMER - WIDMER BROTHERS BREWING COMPANY - OFFER IDEAS TO HELP YOUR PARTY STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and this year, millions of Americans will kick off the season with a barbecue for friends and family. This year, if you want your party to stand out among the crowd, get tips from the experts. Kurt and Rob Widmer, craft beer pioneers and founders of Widmer Brothers Brewing Co. offer out-of-the-box party ideas, and share their insight on the craft brew movement that is sweeping America. In fact, according to the Brewer’s Association, in 2013 the craft brewing industry grew 18% by volume and 20% by retail dollars. More About the...
  • 5/20 GARY PISONI, MARGARETE GRAY, IN LABOR AND THE LOCAVORE

    May 20, 2014 | 53 min
    SPECIAL GUEST GARY PISONI JOINS IN ON THE WHAT'S COOKIN' SHOW!  Winegrower Gary Pisoni comes from generations of farmers who tended row crops long before he was born. His parents, Swiss-Italian immigrants, Eddie and Jane Pison, began farming vegetables in the Salinas Valley in 1952. Pisoni enjoyed drinking and collecting fine French wines while in college. When he graduated, he was eager to find a way into the wine business. When he told his father he wanted to plant grapevines on the family cattle ranch in the Santa Lucia Highlands, he was met with several objections, not the least of which was the cost. Gary countered to his father, “Have you ever been to a $250 lettuce tasting?” His fathe...
  • 5/19 GARY SINISE, HE NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, LEE SCHRAGER, FRIED & TRUE

    May 20, 2014 | 53 min
    GARY SINISE- AN AMERICAN TRADITION ON PBS FOR 25 YEARS:  THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT - LIVE FROM THE U.S. CAPITOL PBS’s National Memorial Day Concert will mark its 25th anniversary with a special tribute to our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and all those who have given their lives for our country.  Live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the inspiring night of remembrance will: offer veterans from Afghanistan the grateful thanks of our nation; commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy; and look back at the stories of service and sacrifice featured throughout the years during the annual concert. The concert will...
  • 5/16 CHEF BRIAN MALARKEY, HERRINGBONE LA, WINEMASTERS, SAM CHAMPION, STEVE EVANS

    May 16, 2014 | 53 min
    CHEF BRIAN MALARKEY - HERRINGBONE LA – WINEMASTERS   Nestled inside the swanky Mondrian Hotel, our newest Herringbone restaurant has a laid back coastal flare but stays true to the trendy West Hollywood vibe of the city. Brian Malarkey’s “Fish Meats Field” dining venue is quickly becoming one of the most popular restaurants in Los Angeles because of the innovative dishes made with the freshest ingredients from the ocean, ranch, and garden. As you make your way to the dining room, you won’t help but notice the breathtaking views of the city. Our eclectic decor accentuates our love for small details and designs by Thomas Schoos. The custom designed communal tables are perfect for large groups ...
  • 5/15 PHIL KEOGHAN, THE AMAZING RACE, DANIEL WINER, JUICEPRESSO, EXECUTIVE CHEF OLIVIER ROUSSELLE, LUXE SUNSET BOULEVARD HOTEL, WINEMASTERS

    May 15, 2014 | 53 min
    PHIL KEOGHAN - EMMY AWARD WINNING HOST OF THE AMAZING RACE - THE 24TH SEASON COMES TO AN EXCITING CONCLUSION                       The 24th season of THE AMAZING RACE comes to an exciting conclusion, Sunday, May 18, 8-9 PM ET/PT.  Chat with the Emmy Award winning Phil Keoghan about the Amazing All-Star season & preview the finale! BIO: An Emmy award winning producer and host of The Amazing Race, Phil Keoghan, has experienced a life full of travel and adventure.  He started traveling around the world at the age of two and has been globetrotting ever since.  Serving as host and a producer of CBS’s multi Emmy Award-winning reality series, THE AMAZING RACE, Keoghan continues to travel at a pace ...
  • 5/14 LISA CAREY, THE CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL, EXECUTIVE CHEF CHANG SIVILAY, THE STANDARD HOTEL, CALIFORNIA WINEMASTERS

    May 13, 2014 | 1 min
    LISA CAREY - THE CALIFORNIA STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL (MAY 17-18) The delicious heart shaped fruit is the main ingredient of celebration with the 2014 California Strawberry Festival getting underway the weekend of May 17 and 18, 2014 at Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard (3250 S. Rose Avenue).  Ranking among the top Festivals in the entire nation, the fruitful fete boasts lip-smacking strawberries every way imaginable, featuring all day fun for the entire family with concert performances, more than 200 Fine Arts & Crafts booths, the Strawberry Promenade with celebrity cooking demonstrations, Strawberryland For Kids featuring rides and attractions, gooey contests, special appearances, and...
  • 5/12 MARLENE KOCH, EAT WHAT YOU LOVE EVERYDAY, NELSON TUCKER, THE WINE GUY

    May 12, 2014 | 53 min
    MARLENE KOCH’S - NEWEST COOKBOOK “EAT WHAT YOU LOVE EVERYDAY” “Magician in the kitchen” Marlene Koch is back with the third book in her bestselling “Eat What You Love” series. Eat What You Love–Everyday! offers 200 brand-new guilt-free recipes for every day, every occasion—and everyone! No one knows the foods Americans love to eat best, or makes fat, calories, and sugar “disappear” like Marlene. With easy-to-make great tasting recipes, and gorgeous mouthwatering images, Eat What You Love—Everyday! is the golden ticket for anyone who wants to eat the foods they love, and still look and feel their best, including those on weight loss or diabetes diets. Includes amazing makeovers from restauran...
  • 5/9 LUCILLE O’NEAL, MEGAN MARSHALL, ROBERT SIMON, THE CALIFORNIA WINEMASTERS

    May 9, 2014 | 53 min
    LUCILLE O’NEAL & MEGAN MARSHALL - “MOST INSPIRATIONAL MOMS” IN AMERICA Lucille O’Neal, mother of NBA All-star Shaquille O’Neal and alumna of the Boys & Girls Clubs and University of Phoenix, helps Award Three Of The Most Inspirational Moms In The Country With an Undergraduate or Master’s Degree On A Full-Tuition Scholarship After a nationwide search, three devoted moms have been selected as this year’s “Most Inspirational Moms”--mothers who are doing extraordinary things while inspiring their families as role models, especially when it comes to education and leadership. The search was conducted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and University of Phoenix. All three moms will receive full-t...
  • 5/8 CATENYA MCHENRY, MUST-HAVE MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS, CHEF GEORGE DURAN, NATIONAL BARBECUE MONTH

    May 8, 2014 | 53 min
    CATENYA MCHENRY - LIFESTYLE EXPERT, MUST-HAVE MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS It was 100 years ago that President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation creating Mother’s Day.  The intent was to celebrate what mothers do for us every day of the year.  As we mark this hundredth Mother’s Day on May 11, it’s a perfect opportunity to honor your mom by giving her gifts she can appreciate every hour of the day all year round. POCKET POPPET  The Cardigan on the go: Stylish. Practical. Packable. Perfect for the mom on the move! The stylish and functional Pocket Poppet offers a fashionable and easy way to always have a clean cardigan handy to pop on. Proudly made in the USA, the Pocket Poppet is a fashionable open ...
  • 5/7 LARRY LIPSON, LISA HAMILTON, HARPER'S MAGAZINE

    May 7, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. LISA HAMILTON – WRITER AND PHOTOGRAPHER, THE MAY ISSUE OF HARPER'S MAGAZINE CHRONICLES THE WORLDWIDE FOOD FIGHT OVER QUINOA  In the May issue of Harper’s Magazine, Lisa Hamilton chronicles the worldwide food fight over quinoa. Yes, it's the grain-like seed that launched a thousand hipster jokes—but it's also a miracle crop that can flourish in the face of cold, drought, and salt-saturated ter...
  • 5/6 SAM LANDO, LANDO WINES, DENNY SOMACH, GET THE LED OUT, LED ZEPPLIN

    May 6, 2014 | 53 min
    SAM LANDO - FOUNDER & OWNER, LANDO WINES – HANDCRAFTING PINOT NOIR FROM THE RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY & SONOMA COAST Sam Lando started his career working for some of the large global wine producers, and soon identified his true love of working with and enjoying Pinot Noir. While his emphasis was sales and marketing, he realized early on the need to understand as much as possible about differing winemaking and viticulture techniques. After working with and becoming friends with some of the best new world wine producers, it was a natural evolution to begin hobby winemaking. After working for five years with Kosta Browne Winery, he departed at the end of 2012. His work with dear friends was a deeply...
  • 05/05 RICH SHERMAN, DOHENY BLUES FESTIVAL, TONY ORLANDO

    May 5, 2014 | 53 min
    RICH SHERMAN – DOHENY BLUES FESTIVAL 5/17 – 5/18 Summer is almost here…time for Blues on the Beach at the 17th annual Doheny Blues Festival. Now recognized as one of the top Blues Festivals in the country, over 20,000 fans flock to scenic Doheny Beach in Dana Point for the annual two day event featuring Grammy-winning artists, musical legends, and many of the top names in rock, soul and blues. In 1998, Omega Events launched an annual blues festival at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA. Fourteen years later, Omega Events is recognized as one of the nation’s top blues promoters, having been named “Best Promoter” by blues music’s premier organization, The Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN. Att...
  • 5/2 TAYLOR HART, SANTA BARBARA VINTNERS, CHEF TYLER STONE, THE CALIFORNIA WINEMASTERS, STEVE EVANS, THE MOVIE REPORT

    May 2, 2014 | 1 min
    TAYLOR HART - MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR, SANTA BARBARA VINTNERS  After graduating from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in Business Marketing, Taylor spent a year working for a biodynamic vineyard in a village outside of Auckland, New Zealand. This was her first introduction to the wine world and she quickly fell in love with all it has to offer – the people, the places, the culture, the product. Upon returning to the United States she moved from her small hometown in Washington State to Buellton, where she started working for the Vintners’ Association as an Intern. Taylor was promoted to Marketing and Communications Coordinator in October and hopes to continue blending he...
  • 05/01 KIM HAASARUD, 101 SHOTS, INGRID HOFFMANN, COOKING CHANNEL, SIMPLY DELICIOSO, CINCO DE MAYO, JIM KOPP, TRUETT-HURST. PAPERBOY WINE

    May 1, 2014 | 53 min
    KIM HAASARUD - 101 SHOTS Both classic and sophisticated shot recipes like you've never seen before. Forget what you think you know about shots from your college years. In 101 Shots, cocktail aficionado Kim Haasarud elevates the lowly shot to heights never seen before in this collection of recipes just as she’s done with her other books including 101 Martinis and 101 Margaritas. For example, the Peach Fuzz Shooter, the Mini Bananas Foster, and the Archangel are made with fresh fruit purees. There are more traditional recipes as well, such as the Belfast Bomber made with Baileys and Irish whiskey dropped into a glass of Guinness, not to mention spicy offerings like the Yellow Sun Sangrita made...
  • 4/30 LARRY LIPSON, ALISSA SEGERSTEN, TOM MALTERRE, WHOLE LIFE NUTRITION COOKBOOK

    Apr 30, 2014 | 53 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. ALISSA SEGERSTEN & TOM MALTERRE - WHOLE LIFE NUTRITION COOKBOOK: A COMPLETE NUTRITIONAL AND COOKING GUIDE FOR HEALTHY LIVING Alissa Segersten and Tom Malterre, the husband-and-wife team behind the popular Nourishing Meals website, have written the ultimate cook on the importance of living a whole foods lifestyle (and how to transition into one) while taking into account that we are all unique...
  • 4/29 AMY PANOS, BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS MAGAZINE, KATHERINE ESKOVITZ

    Apr 29, 2014 | 53 min
    AMY PANOS - SENIOR EDITOR AT BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS MAGAZINE - 6TH ANNUAL BEST NEW PRODUCT AWARD WINNERS FOR 2014  80,000 Americans Voted on 294 Products – Find Out Which Ones Made the List! Better Homes and Gardens and BrandSpark International, an independent market research firm, have announced the winners of their Sixth Annual Best New Product Awards, the leading consumer-voted packaged goods awards program in North America, to help consumers select the best products available on store shelves. They surveyed 80,000 consumers to find out which products people liked the most and would buy again. In addition to the winning products, the companion study to the survey, the BrandSpark/BHG Ame...
  • 4/28 BARRIE LYNN, THE CHEESE IMPRESARIO, WINK MARTINDALE, THE ROCKET FIZZ SODA POP AND CANDY SHOPS

    Apr 28, 2014 | 53 min
    BARRIE LYNN – THE CHEESE IMPRESARIO - PAIRING WHITE WINES WITH ARTISAN CHEESES FOR SPRING Here we are going to talk about all kinds of cheeses from all around the world.  We will learn together and I will help you bring the world of cheese closer to your heart and learn the great enjoyment that it can bring to you, your family, and your guests. I am the cheese columnist for The Beverly Hills Times and write the monthly "Cheese Matters" column that covers all things cheesy.  I will keep you posted on events that I will be covering and other cheese events in your local area.  Stay tuned for the next up coming event! BE SURE TO TRY BARRIE'S AWARD WINNING GRILLED CHEESE SENDWICH: OOOHHHH Ingredi...
  • 4/25 JOEL FISHER, LA WINE FEST 2014, JESSICA ST. CLAIR, LENNON PARHAM, PLAYING HOUSE

    Apr 25, 2014 | 4 min
    JOEL FISHER - THE LAWINEFEST 2014 RETURNS MAY 31 & JUNE 1 AT THE HISTORIC RALEIGH STUDIOS IN HOLLYWOOD The LAWineFest is proud to be in its 9th successful year. This popular event blazed a trail in L.A. to bring wine and people together in a fun, inviting and accessible way. Now a local institution, we’re known to reliably deliver a sun-kissed event that balances fun, exploration and education. Our goal is to help people explore their taste in a festive environment. Our unofficial motto: Drink what you like; Like what you drink! Joel M. Fisher, PhD writes or has written for the Culinary Connection of the Chefs de Cuisine Association of California, for the Beverly Hills Courier, and since 201...
  • 4/24 LO BOSWORTH, THE HILLS, ANDY HUSBANDS, S. EPATHA MERKERSON, LAW & ORDER

    Apr 24, 2014 | 1 min
    LO BOSWORTH (LAUREN BOSWORTH) - ACTRESS, CHEF & AUTHOR  Best know from MTV's "The Hills" and Author of "The Lo Down"  Lo is now an Chef in Training and she will be talking about cooking with Pumpkin - From TV to the Table - Lo Bosworth Talks Pumpkin: Super-flexible Superfood Is More than Meets the Pie From reality star to author to chef-in-training, Lo Bosworth has become a jack of all trades and knows her stuff when it comes to food, fashion, beauty and décor. In her current role as student at The International Culinary Center she is challenged to consistently produce exceptional cuisine and fine tune her culinary prowess. But cooking great food is not the only task of current catering; hea...
  • 4/23 LARRY LIPSON, APOLO OHNO, OLYMPICS

    Apr 23, 2014 | 32 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies. APOLO OHNO - EIGHT-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST SPEED SKATER AND OLYMPIC HOST OF THE 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS Eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno discusses his role as host of Minute to Win It on GSN and recaps his experience as Olympic host of the 2014 Winter Olympics. He'll also touch base on his role as International Ambassador of the Special Olympics. Apolo Ohno - After a successful career in sho...
  • 4/22 CHRIS HARRISON, THE BACHELOR, DR. BBQ, RAY LAMPE

    Apr 22, 2014 | 53 min
    CHRIS HARRISON - RELATIONSHIP EXPERT & HOST OF ABC'S HIT SERIES “THE BACHELOR” & “THE BACHELORETTE”  A MAN WHO’S BEEN HELPING OTHERS FIND LOVE FOR MANY YEARS – CERTAINLY KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT MAKING A FIRST IMPRESSION.  THAT MAN IS RELATIONSHIP EXPERT AND TV HOST CHRIS HARRISON .  TODAY HE JOINS US TO TALK ABOUT SOME OF THE IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES OF MAKING A LASTING IMPRESSION… Chris Harrison is host of ABC's hit romance/reality series “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” An 18-season veteran of one of the networks highest rated shows, Harrison is a fan-favorite, helping contestants navigate true love. Harrison is host of TV Guide Network’s daily one-hour entertainment news show, HOLLYW...
  • 4/21 COLMAN ANDREWS, MY USUAL TABLE: A LIFE IN RESTAURANTS, LAURY POLAND, FINGER LAKES WINE COUNTRY

    Apr 21, 2014 | 53 min
    COLMAN ANDREWS - MY USUAL TABLE - A LIFE IN RESTAURANTS From food writer, James Beard award-winning cookbook author, and co-founder of Saveur magazine, Colman Andrews, comes MY USUAL TABLE: A Life in Restaurants (Ecco; April 2014), a vivid memoir of a life lived in food. From his Hollywood childhood through his days in the music business, his first forays into restaurant reviewing, and his ever-evolving career as a food writer and magazine editor — not to mention the course of his obsessive traveling and complicated personal life — Andrews has seen the world mostly from the dining room. In MY USUAL TABLE, he interweaves his own story with intimate tales of the seminal restaurants and the gre...
  • 4/18 CHEF ANGELA LIDDON, THE O SHE GLOWS COOKBOOK, AMY MATTHEWS, HGTV’S “RENOVATION RAIDER"

    Apr 18, 2014 | 4 min
    CHEF ANGELA LIDDON - THE O SHE GLOWS COOKBOOK A self-trained chef and food photographer, Angela Liddon has spent years perfecting the art of plant-based cooking, creating inventive and delicious recipes that have brought her devoted fans from all over the world. After struggling for a decade with an eating disorder, Angela vowed to change her diet - and her life - once and for all. She traded the low-calorie, processed food she'd been living on for whole, nutrient-packed vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, and more. The result? Her energy soared, she healed her relationship with food, and she got her glow back, both inside and out. Eager to share her realization that the food we put into...
  • 4/17 STEPHANIE HONIG, HONIG WINES, LINDSAY CLENDANIEL, SCOOP ADVENTURES: THE BEST ICE CREAM OF THE 50 STATES

    Apr 17, 2014 | 1 min
    STEPHANIE HONIG - HONIG WINES Stephanie Honig was born in Havertown, Pennsylvania. At the age of six, she moved with her family to Buenos Aires, Argentina, then to Florida in 1994, where she attended Florida International University, graduating in 1997 with a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. While attending FIU she also spent time in Europe, studying at the Oxford Brookes University in England. She then moved to Philadelphia and worked as a Sales Manager for Marriott Corporation. In 2000, she moved to New York to pursue a career in the wine industry, working as a Sales Manager for Clicquot, Inc., and for Rudd Winery as the Eastern Regional Sales Manger. In 2005, she earn...
  • 4/16 LARRY LIPSON, SARA EVANS

    Apr 16, 2014 | 33 min
    LARRY LIPSON - WINE REPORT FROM FLORIDA For fifty years Larry Lipson was the food critic for the Los Angeles Daily News and now reports from Costa Rica weekly with his thoughts and favorite picks for Food & Wine.  His lovely Wife Lillian is also on hand at the Lipson Institute for advanced wine studies.  SARA EVANS – JUST LAUNCHED NEW ALBUM & IS WORKING WITH HIDDEN VALLEY TO LAUNCH A PROGRAM BENEFITING THE NON-PROFIT AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS Multi Platinum-selling recording artist Sara Evans, one of the most compelling and authentic vocalists in country music, released her highly anticipated seventh studio album Slow Me Down last month to critical praise from media and fans alike. The title tr...
  • 4/15 JEREMY WILKINSON, SPECIAL WINES DIRECT, TESS MASTERS, THE BLENDER GIRL

    Apr 15, 2014 | 8 min
    JEREMY WILKINSON – SPECIAL WINES DIRECT   Jeremy joins Mike and Paul in studio to talk about special wine imports and his vast knowledge of Australian and Foreign wines and their uses. Limited availability wines, specially selected from around the world-direct to your door. Shop by Wine Origin, Wine Type, or Price Point to find a great range of prices and unique wines that are not available elsewhere. SPECIALWINESDIRECT.COM www.facebook.com/SpecialWines  TESS MASTERS - THE BLENDER GIRL COOKBOOK SUPER-EASY, SUPER-HEALTHY MEALS, SNACKS, DESSERTS & DRINKS Healthy fast food has a new superhero! Tess Masters (aka, The Blender Girl) is bringing health-consciousness to foodies with style. On her wi...
  • 4/14 MARCO TURELLI, GALE GAND'S LUNCH COOKBOOK, WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE

    Apr 14, 2014 | 2 min
    MARCO TURELLI - CREATIVE DIRECTOR FOR WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE  Wine Enthusiast Magazine tastes, rates and reviews wines, spirits and beers for publication in our magazine and Web site. The newly redesigned Wine Enthusiast Magazine is back this month with even more lifestyle coverage! The April issue covers a variety of epicurean adventures from highlighting the golden age of classic chianti to a breakdown of trending party savers to the "Recipe of the Month: Banh Mi" and even a piece on the salty side of cocktails.  This issue further showcases the publication's dedication to its FRESH and lifestyle focused revamp. The new Wine Enthusiast (winemag.com) now delivers the best of epicurean cul...
  • 4/11 PARRANO CHEESE, NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE DAY, DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS AT SEA

    Apr 11, 2014 | 1 min
    STEVE FROM PARRANO CHEESE - NATIONAL GRILLED CHEESE DAY IS ON  4/12               One-of-a-Kind Cheese - Parrano is aged for five months, developing its nutty  Parmigiano-Reggiano flavors while maintaining the firm, smooth texture of a young Gouda. This perfect combination brings you the best of both worlds: a cheese that is full of flavor and versatile enough to cut, grate and melt. Who will make the world’s tastiest grilled cheese? In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12, we are in search of the most creative and delicious grilled cheese concoction our cheese lovers can come up with! Use our interactive grilled cheese builder and your recipe could be one of the top finalists. O...
  • 4/10 KATHERINE ALFORD, FOOD NETWORK, THE CHOPPED COOKBOOK, LES KINCAID, WINES DU JOUR

    Apr 10, 2014 | 1 min
    KATHERINE ALFORD - SENIOR VP OF CULINARY FOR FOOD NETWORK AND COOKING CHANNEL - THE CHOPPED COOKBOOK If you’ve ever looked in your fridge, hoping for inspiration to strike, let The Chopped Cookbook help you shake up weeknight dinners. Just as each basket on Chopped has many appetizing possibilities, so, too, do the contents of your refrigerator. By showing you how to spin your favorite ingredients into 188 fun, doable, and delicious recipes—including go-to guides for making pan sauces and dressings, four-ingredient market baskets that can take you in many tasty directions, and ways to reinvent simple pasta dinners—the culinary masterminds at Food Network set you up for mealtime victory every...
  • 4/9 TYLER LABINE, HULU, DEADBEAT, JEFFREY WEISS, CHARCUTERÍA: THE SOUL OF SPAIN

    Apr 9, 2014 | 31 min
    TYLER LABINE - COMEDY ACTOR STARS IN HULU ORIGINAL SERIES...DEADBEAT In Deadbeat, which premieres April 9, Tyler — who’s starred in TV series such as Reaper, Boston Legal and Animal Practice as well as the blockbuster hit Rise of the Planet of the Apes — stars as Kevin, a NYC medium who helps ghosts resolve their unfinished business; Cat plays celebrity psychic Camomile White whose talents may not be as genuine as she claims. So You Think You Can Dance Host Cat Deeley and Comedy Actor Tyler Labine Star in Hulu Original Series... DEADBEAT In the quirky new supernatural comedy Deadbeat, which premiered on Hulu on April 9, Tyler Labine stars as Kevin, a hapless New York City medium trying to he...
  • 4/8 PATRICK DAWSON, VINTAGE BEER, ELLEN MILLER, BETTER HOMES & GARDENS, BEST NEW PRODUCT AWARDS

    Apr 8, 2014 | 2 min
    PATRICK DAWSON - AUTHOR AND BEER AFICIONADO - VINTAGE BEER: A TASTER’S GUIDE TO BREWS THAT IMPROVE OVER TIME VINTAGE BEER is not what's left over from the case after the cookout.  There are beers and ales that improve with age, much like fine wine: Barleywines, Imperial Stouts, Belgian Quads, Flanders Red Ales.  They are (relatively) inexpensive and can be found in any high end liquor store.  And the beer that costs $2/bottle today will be worth more than ten times that in a year or two.  Talk about a liquid investment! Sure, that Bud or Coors Light is better now than it will be next week, but all that it will give you is a big gut and a hangover. You can make an investment in VINTAGE BEER -...
  • 04/07 CHEF ALEX GUARNASCHELLI, JEFF ANDREWS

    Apr 7, 2014 | 53 min
    FOOD NETWORK STAR, IRON CHEF, AUTHOR AND WORLD-RENOWNED EXECUTIVE CHEF AT BUTTER RESTAURANT ALEX GUARNASCHELLI JOINS THE SHOW! Alex Guarnaschelli is a "celebrity" chef and executive chef at New York City's Butter restaurant. She appears as a television personality on the Food Network shows Chopped, Iron Chef America, All Star Family Cook-off, and The Best Thing I Ever Ate. She hosts Alex's Day Off and The Cooking Loft on Food Network and Cooking Channel. In 2012, she was crowned America's Next Iron Chef on Iron Chef America, currently the only woman with that distinction and only the second female ever to obtain that TV honor. In 2013, Guarnaschelli's first cookbook was published. Old-School...
  • 4/04 CARLA HALL, CARLA’S COMFORT FOODS, THE CHEW, SUSAN ZIRINSKY, 48 HOURS, STEVE EVANS

    Apr 4, 2014 | 33 min
    CARLA HALL – AUTHOR, CARLA’S COMFORT FOODS: FAVORITE DISHES FROM AROUND THE WORLD  Carla Hall - CARLA’S COMFORT FOODS: Favorite Dishes from Around the World by Top Chef & The Chew’s popular TV host Carla Hall (Atria Books, $29.99, April 1, 2014). Featuring 130 recipes with new variations on soulful favorites, this cookbook covers the culinary globe on an ingenious, delicious mission: to capture the international flavors of comfort. Comfort food is universal. It’s also delicious, particularly when cooked up by The Chew co-host and Top Chef fan favorite Carla Hall. With a flair for classic American comfort food, especially from the South, Carla brings her quirky and fun-loving style to every r...
  • 4/03 CHEF JIM NUETZI, OLIVE GARDEN, DR. ELIOT A. BRINTON, NFL MVP KURT WARNER

    Apr 3, 2014 | 53 min
    CHEF JIM NUETZI - CORPORATE EXECUTIVE CHEF OFFERS WAYS TO STEP OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE WITH ITALIAN CUISINE  When thinking about Italian cuisine, pizza and pasta tend to be family staples. But there are so many other delicious options that cater to every taste, unique preference and price point. Are you looking to try something new and more flavorful? Are you looking to incorporate more vegetables or explore better-for-you options? Are you are living a low-carb or gluten-free lifestyle? Are you looking to wow your inner foodie without spending a fortune? Surprisingly, there are plenty of options available and Olive Garden Corporate Executive Chef Jim Nuetzi is ready to provide guidance on ...
  • 04/02 LARRY MANETTI, STEPHANIE PEARSON, OUTSIDE MAGAZINE, TRAVEL AWARDS, CHEF EVAN BROCKMAN, NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER & JELLY DAY

    Apr 2, 2014 | 34 min
    LARRY MANETTI – ACTOR, AUTHOR & RADIO HOST  Larry Manetti started acting in his hometown of Chicago. After studying acting with the Ted List Theater Players, Larry drove to Los Angeles in 1972. Larry landed an agent and was sent to Universal Studios to audition for an opening as a contract player. Luck was on his side. Jack Webb was casting a new series for NBC called The Chase. Larry played a young detective. After attending acting school at Sal Dano's at night and doing bit parts by day, he scored. Baa Baa Black Sheep was being produced and cast at Universal, and the now famous writer Stephen J. Cannell was the executive producer and the role was a natural for Larry. He was cast as a cocky...
  • 4/01 DANE HUCKELBRIDGE, BOURBON: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT, VIOLA BUITONI, BUITONI PASTA, PERUGINA CHOCOLATE

    Apr 1, 2014 | 53 min
    DANE HUCKELBRIDGE - BOURBON: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SPIRIT BOURBON: A History of the American Spirit (On Sale April 1, 2014) by Dane Huckelbridge.  This is popular history with a whiskey-soaked edge––an artful and imaginative biography of our most well–liked and, at times, controversial spirit that is also a witty and entertaining chronicle of the United States itself.  And bourbon is “hotter” than ever right now. Shockingly, prior to this book, there exists no comprehensive and accessible history of this popular, wholly American liquor. Few products figure as prominently or as intimately in the American experience as bourbon whiskey, and with good reason: the iconic Kentucky spirit is th...
  • 3/31 Dr Alain Raynaud, The Grand Cercle, Sarah Wilson, I Quit Sugar

    Mar 31, 2014 | 53 min
    Dr Alain Raynaud - President of The Grand Cercle, founder of Le Cercle Rive Droite  Dr. Raynaud’s lineage in wine production dates back to the 15th century with his family winery in Bordeaux. Though he left the industry to pursue a career in medicine, he returned in 1998 to craft some of the most sought-after small production wines from Bordeaux, including La Fleur De Gay and La Croix De Gay in Pomerol and Chateau Quinault in St. Emillion. More recently, he and his wife Francois purchased Chateau du Parc in St. Emillion. Formerly the President of the Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux, Alain has been President of the Cercle Rive Droite de Grands Vins de Bordeaux, a unique organization created ...
  • 3/28 LORRAINE PASCALE, A LIGHTER WAY TO BAKE, CHARLIE DANIELS, OFF THE GRID - DOIN' IT DYLAN, STEVE EVANS, THE MOVIE GUY

    Mar 28, 2014 | 53 min
    LORRAINE PASCALE - A LIGHTER WAY TO BAKE - SWEET & SAVORY BAKED RECIPES  In this fabulous new book, Lorraine Pascale, Britain’s beloved chef and tv personality, brings together the two hottest trends in cookery right now: baking and eating lighter, healthier meals! Lorraine’s dreamt up 100 delicious, easy recipes, all fully illustrated, ranging from savoury scones and coconut and lime loaf to apricot and ginger chiffon cake, sesame pretzel buns and cauliflower gratin bakes. Lorraine reinvents traditional favorites (her amazing brownies) but shows us neat shortcuts to cut the fat or the sugar—without losing any of the flavor. They are goodies with goodness. Each recipe has a comparison with a...
  • 3/27 CHEF CLAUD BELTRAN, PASADENA GRAND PINOT FEST, NINA WILLDORF, ALL YOU MAGAZINE

    Mar 27, 2014 | 2 min
    CHEF CLAUD BELTRAN- 2014 GRAND PINOT FEST SUNDAY, MARCH 30TH, 12 PM -5 PM The Pasadena Grand Pinot fest will give attendees a chance to sip on several different Pinots; 60, in fact, from vendors from all over the country. This year, the annual event will be held at Noor, a luxurious event space on the Paseo Colorado shopping center rooftop, the event includes live music from contemporary jazz singer Michael Lington and food from Chef Claud Beltran of Claud & Co and The Eatery. Michael Lington has performed all over the world and VIP ticket gets you the opportunity to see him up close and personal on the outside patio and a “Meet and Greet” after the performance. Chef Claud is a local of the ...
  • 3/26 CARLEY KNOBLOCH, TECH SAVVY TRAVEL TIPS, CHEF BILLY PARISI, NATIONAL FROZEN FOOD MONTH

    Mar 26, 2014 | 2 min
    CARLEY KNOBLOCH - LIFESTYLE TECHNOLOGY EXPERT- TECH SAVVY TRAVEL TIPS Whether you’re a frequent flier or an occasional tourist, every savvy traveler should be aware of the latest tech trends that can make travel a stress-free success. Tech expert Carley Knobloch is set to share first class advice for smooth air travel  - from checking in for your flight before you arrive at the airport, to logging on to the internet while in the air and more, including: THERE’S AN APP FOR EVERYTHING: Apps are available for everything - to help you decide what outfits to pack, weigh your luggage and help to map out different businesses and restaurants in your terminal. ALL ABOARD: Once you board your flight, ...
  • 3/25 TEENY LAMOTHE, TEENY’S TOUR OF PIE, ANTHONY DIAS BLUE, BLUE LIFESTYLE

    Mar 25, 2014 | 53 min
    TEENY LAMOTHE - PIE MAKER & COOKBOOK AUTHOR - TEENY’S TOUR OF PIE: A COOKBOOK MASTERING THE ART OF PIE TEENY’S TOUR OF PIE: A Cookbook: Mastering the Art of Pie in 67 Recipes  is a love letter to a celebrated dessert (arguably America’s favorite—what’s more American than apple pie?) from a young woman determined to take her education in her own hands and learn more about baking than pastry school could offer.  In one year,  blogger and would-be baker Teeny Lamothe sent herself on a traveling apprenticeship throughout the United States, baking under the guidance of regional experts and in this debut book she shares the invaluable real-world know-how, and the recipes, these mentors taught her ...
  • 3/24 RICHARD STERBAN, THE OAK RIDGE BOYS, LARRY VAN AALST

    Mar 24, 2014 | 53 min
    RICHARD STERBAN- THE OAK RIDGE BOYS Richard began his singing career as a six-year-old soprano in Sunday school in his native Camden, New Jersey. He was a tenor in the glee club in seventh grade, but when he returned in the fall for eighth grade, he was a bass! He loved sports and music, decided he had more talent for the latter, and developed a simple goal:  “I wanted to be in the best vocal group in the world.” Before joining the Oaks in 1972, Richard sang in various groups, most notably backing Elvis Presley as a member of The Stamps Quartet. Baseball has also been a longtime passion for Richard. For many years, as a part owner of the Nashville Sounds (Milwaukee Brewers AAA club), he atte...
  • 3/21 MICHAELA BALTASAR, WASHINGTON STATE WINE, FRANK PELLEGRINO, RAO'S RESTAURANT, STEVE EVANS

    Mar 21, 2014 | 16 min
    MICHAELA BALTASAR -  COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, WASHINGTON STATE WINE Already the second-largest premium wine producer in the country, Washington State is poised to grow Washington State’s wine industry continues to grow, with a record-breaking harvest in 2013, reported the United States Department of Agriculture on Monday. The USDA’s annual grape crush report showed the state’s 2013 grape production totaled 210,000 tons, a 12 percent increase from 2012 and the largest harvest the state has ever seen. “This is an exciting time for our industry,” said Steve Warner, president of Washington State Wine, which represents every licensed winery and grape grower in the state. “Wine critics and consume...
  • 3/20 ARTHUR BOVINO, THE DAILY MEAL, 101 BEST RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA, SHARON VINDERINE, PARENT TESTED PARENT APPROVED

    Mar 20, 2014 | 53 min
    ARTHUR BOVINO - EXECUTIVE EDITOR, THE DAILY MEAL - 101 BEST RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA Hope you are well! National food and drink website, The Daily Meal, has just released its 4th annual ranking of the 101 Best Restaurants in America. I thought you would enjoy taking a look at this influential report. New York dominates this year’s ranking with 28 restaurants on the list (6 in the top 10 alone). California comes in with 24 restaurants, spread quite evenly between LA (10), San Francisco (9) and other regions, including Yountville in Napa County, Berkeley, St. Helena, and Los Gatos. About the ranking: Under the helm of editorial director, Colman Andrews, an eight-time James beard award winner and...
  • 3/19 NANCY SILVERTON, ALL-STAR CHEF CLASSIC, ALISON SWEENEY

    Mar 19, 2014 | 53 min
    NANCY SILVERTON - CHEF, BAKER AND AUTHOR - ALL-STAR CHEF CLASSIC AT L.A. LIVE/MARCH 21-23 All-Star Chef Classic is not a tournament or competition show-down. It’s the first of its kind modern food event, where chefs from around the world are cooking in a restaurant stadium and chef’s tasting arena – offering guests a unique experience. All-Star Chef Classic is a modern food event that brings together 25 highly acclaimed chefs from around the country and across the world to Downtown Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on March 21-23. This outstanding constellation of chefs will come together to cook in the never before seen Restaurant Stadium™ and The Chefs’ Tasting Arena™. The stars of the kitchen who ...
  • 3/18 PATRICIA WELLS, THE FOOD LOVER’S GUIDE TO PARIS, JOSEPH PANETTA, LIVE HAPPY MAGAZINE, INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS

    Mar 18, 2014 | 2 min
    JOSEPH PANETTA - COMMUNICATIONS CHIEF, LIVE HAPPY MAGAZINE – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS  Celebrate the International Day of Happiness on March 20th with an Act of Happiness! As new and existing research shows, happiness is important to life. Positive emotions have positive effects on health, longevity, personal relationships, creativity, and work satisfaction. Happy people tend to be more successful, live longer, have better connections with family and friends, miss less work and donate more. With all these proven benefits, we need to make happiness a priority for ourselves and our communities. It's easy to share happiness through your actions. It is the small things we do for others tha...
  • 3/17 HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY, DARINA ALLEN, 30 YEARS AT BALLYMALOE, CHRIS BURNETTE, MAD BUFFALO DISTILLERY

    Mar 17, 2014 | 53 min
    DARINA ALLEN – AUTHOR, 30 YEARS AT BALLYMALOE  Ballymaloe is Ireland’s longest established cooking school and a mecca of international acclaim for those with passion for food. Since it opened 3 decades ago, it has attracted the likes of such culinary superstars as Alice Waters, Claudia Roden, Marcella Hazan, Rick Stein, and Madhur Jaffrey, all eager to cook with the legendary Darina Allen, who has been hailed as the “Julia Child of Ireland.” 30 Years of Ballymaloe: A Celebration of the World-Renowned Cooking School with Over 100 New Recipes by Darina Allen (March 2014; Kyle Books; Hardcover; $35.00). This St. Patrick’s Day, Darina can bring a taste of Ireland to you with such dishes as Bally...
  • 3/14 Steve Evans, The Movie Guy

    Mar 14, 2014 | 1 min
    STEVE EVANS   "THE MOVIE GUY" GREAT MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND AND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS AND HOPES. FIND OUT WHAT MOVIES ARE WORTH YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY. GET SET FOR THE WEEKEND.
  • 3/13 Tim Herlihy, St. Patrick's Day, Tullamore D.E.W., Howard Price

    Mar 13, 2014 | 53 min
    TIM HERLIHY - EXPERT ON ALL THINGS ST. PATRICK’S WILL DEBUNKING THE MYTHS  FACT vs FICTION: DEBUNKING THE MYTHS OF  SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PLUS 6 WAYS TO CELEBRATE “IRISH TRUE” & LEARN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT WHISKIES IN THE WORLD Gone are the days of green beer and leprechauns!! The myths and legends surrounding the festive day have become commercial clichés that actually don’t always reflect the authentic Irish spirit!! This St. Patrick’s Day, take a close look at some of the popular myths surrounding St Paddy and find out how to really celebrate the “Irish True” way! The Irish know how to celebrate their beloved Saint’s special day!  To live like an Irishman (or woman) in the “Irish True” way….t...
  • 3/12 ALAN SEMSAR, LAS VEGAS WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL, CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

    Mar 12, 2014 | 53 min
    ALAN SEMSAR - LAS VEGAS WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL® “CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL”  Food Enthusiasts and Chocolate Lovers are Invited to Taste and Enjoy The World of Pastry Tickets are now on sale for The Las Vegas Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show, a night of delights in the city of lights Saturday, April 5. Join the world’s top chocolatiers and pastry chefs for the annual Las Vegas Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show, where attendees will indulge their senses with sweets, spirits and savory culinary treats, while simultaneously raising funds to benefit Nevada Ballet Theatre. Celebrity Chef Participants Include: Todd English ( Two Time James Beard Foundation Award Winner), Jean-Philippe Maury (Jean-Philipp...
  • 3/11 HENRY MILLER, HENRY’S HUMDINGERS, ABC’S SHARK TANK, TRACY FARHAD, TASTE OF SOLVANG

    Mar 11, 2014 | 3 min
    HENRY MILLER, THE TEEN ENTREPRENEUR BEHIND HENRY’S HUMDINGERS – APPEARING ON ABC’S SHARK TANK THIS WEEK Henry Miller, the TEEN ENTREPRENEUR behind Henry’s Humdingers (www.henryshumdingers.com), sweet honey with a spicy twist! Watch Henry’s Humdingers on “Shark Tank,” which is scheduled to air on March 14, 2014 between 9:00- 10:00 p.m., ET on the ABC Television Network as he attempts to convince the investors of his buzz-worthy business! Henry Miller is a teen entrepreneur, chef, and the mastermind behind "Henry's Humdingers." Henry is a creative and driven high school student who has built his own company that is saving honey bees from extinction, one delicious and spicy recipe at a time! Be...

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