Jeff Burkhart (Barfly columnist and author of the book Twenty Years Behind Bars) discusses topic germaine to the service business with co host Kevin Blum (restaraunt consultant and former Community Manager for Yelp!)
Petaluma's Barber Lee Spirits loans us head distiller Aaron Lee to talk about Sonoma's booming small batch distilling
Longtime columnist (Marin IJ, SF Chronicle) Nick Hoppe joins Jeff and Kevin to discuss food lore, restaurants, Cioppino, and surviving Covid in a tourist area.
Nish Nadaraja, founder of the Yelp Elite, shares some history and his thoughts on the state of online reviewing
Tyler Florence joins Jeff and Kevin to discuss the culinary/bar crossover
Geico's "the squirrels are back" secret agent (and co-founder of Gray Whale gin) has a few things to say about gin in this seasons final episode.
Diane Mina, wife/partner of Michael Mina shares her insights on Andre Agassi, Vegas, Bloody Mary's, Covid and their new Mina restaraunt slated to open in Tiburon next year.
Talking Bloody Mary's with Diane Mina, wife/partner of Chef Michael Mina and founder of Diane Mina's Bloody Mary Mix
Jeff and Kevin welcome James Beard award winning chef and food educator Joanne Weir to talk about the joys of cooking at home, pandemic or no pandemic
The origins and motivations of David Landis, the Gay Gourmet, plus some inescapable pandemic talk
Discussing Covid and Copita with Joanne Weir: award winning chef, cookbook author and restaurateur
Discussing how the coronavirus is affecting Pride Month in the Hospitality Industry with David Landis aka The Gay Gourmet
Talking restaraunt reboots in age of Coronavirus with Shah Bahreyni, Managing Partner of the Boca Restaraunt Group
Discussing some of the ins and outs of restaraunt reopening post covid 19 with Sean Saylor
Pam Colon, former bartender and current Respiratory Therapist, shares her thoughts and experiences from on the front lines with the Coronavirus
Biambu Garrett of King Floyd's bitters in Novato gives his take on bitters and cocktails
Tristan Mermin on eco positive rhum, the past and present of mixology, and cocktails
Discussing what works and what doesn't in the restaurant industry with D'Angelo's Luigi Petrone and Felicia Ferguson
Talking about change with the Pacific Sun's Tanya Henry in both the restaraunt world and the reporting world.
Discussing rebooting a restaurant with Bungalow 44's Jason Sims
The do's and don'ts of restaurant start ups with Joan Simon of Full Plate Consulting
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