Something About Food?

Something About Food?

Hello Hungry Hordes! Welcome to Something About Food? Diverse guests join culinary nerd Chef Chris Clarke to discuss their personal relationship with food and the tasty, memorable and outright ridiculous things they’ve eaten. Everyone is invited to the table!... Show More

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October 15, 2019 56 min

lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project is very concerned about food: where it comes from, who is working to bring it to us, and what we can do to end animal cruelty. That is pretty amazing from someone who doesn’t really think about what she’s going to eat! She talks about animal and farmworkers' rights, crunchy peanut butter, and how she dislikes pico de gallo.

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October 8, 2019 55 min

Stephany Spaulding was raised on Chicago’s South Side by public school teacher-parents. Her parents’ love of education was passed on to Stephany, whose studies culminated in a Ph.D. in American Studies. She is running to represent Colorado in the U.S. Senate and chats about Chicago deep dish pizza, agricultural trade policies, and how travel opens you up to other cultures ... Read more

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October 1, 2019 51 min

Hulda Waage is a plant-fueled powerhouse! Also known as the Vegan Viking, she’s a record-holding Icelandic powerlifter, mother, and vegan strength athlete. She chats about her love for cookies, her strength training goals, Icelandic hot dogs, and where her travels as a world-class athlete have taken her.

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September 23, 2019 61 min

Leslie Parmeter has been an “on-air” personality in and around Oneonta, NY for over 26 years. She talks about eating fried alligator tail and other varmints, her travels in Yugoslavia, and how kayaking gives her the perfect alone time.

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September 16, 2019 64 min

Julia Shih of Miracle Sports Cream is a mom and an athlete who’s overcome injuries and shyness to be a natural health advocate. She could also eat cake until she blacks out. She talks about hard work, delicious food, her love of comedy, and the power of herbs.  

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September 10, 2019 58 min

Chef Diana Dávila is the Executive Chef and Owner of Mi Tocaya Antojería in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. The witchcraft that Chef Diana Dávila works with her recipes and food is her way of honoring the women who came before her. She talks me about how she learned from her Mexican ancestors, the strength it takes to run a successful kitchen, and how she would eat a ta... Read more

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September 2, 2019 57 min

Ru Johnson is a writer and lead executioner at Roux Black. Her strength as a business leader is enhanced by her zest for living a full-on life. She talks about how Stevie Nicks speaks to her spiritual side, the best hot dogs in Washington, NC and how she helps creatives take bold, calculated steps.

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August 26, 2019 55 min

The indigenous foods of the Americas have a voice that emanates from podcaster Andi Murphy on her Toasted Sister Podcast. The New Mexico local talks about native foods, how the fish and chips she ate in Ireland was phenomenal, and how being a busy podcaster, producer, and engineer doesn’t leave her time to make her own sweetener for her Navajo Tea.

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August 20, 2019 55 min

Tabitha Brown is a vegan force of nature, actress, and influencer. She talks about the joy of trying new foods, how eating vegan helped to heal her, how she knew she was an actor, and going viral!

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June 25, 2019 59 min

Jon Keur is the audio magician that helps make this show happen from his Wayfare Recording Company. For almost 10 years, Jon has been deep in the audio space working alongside up-and-coming podcasters, songwriters and artists. He chats about pizza (including a very controversial ingredient), eating his way through Italy, and much more!

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June 18, 2019 62 min

Richard Eng is a Biology major turned fine dining specialist, operations consultant and now back to his original pastry roots as a baker/donut maker. He is the CEO & CDD (Chief Donut Designer) of Black Label Donuts where he brings a sophisticated fine dining approach to donuts. He chats about the donut landscape, scent memories, and the universality of... Read more

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June 11, 2019 65 min

Adrian Miller is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, attorney, and certified barbecue judge who lives in Denver, CO. He is currently the executive director of the Colorado Council of Churches and, as such, is the f... Read more

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June 4, 2019 57 min

Lisa Wong comes from a family of restaurateurs, so it was a natural fit that she would become a food truck entrepreneur the Wong Way Veg. Her love of street food, animals, and her passion for feeding people is what drives this little orange truck!

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May 28, 2019 56 min

Rev. Amanda Henderson has served as Executive Director of The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado since 2014. She is an ordained minister and community leader in Denver, Colorado bringing people together for healing in times of tragedy, and mobilizing individuals and groups in times of injustice. She has a lot to talk about, including tacos, brownies, and how being home... Read more

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May 21, 2019 53 min

Professor Callie Rennison is a criminologist and victimologist who studies violent victimization. She talks about the changing definitions of crime and sexual violence. She also shares a unique method of identifying cheeses, discusses her ideal food vs service ratio in restaurants, reveals that she has a bird boyfriend of 40 years and owns her love of gas station hot dogs and Trader Joe's Mac and Cheese.
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May 14, 2019 66 min

Heather J. Haas took her past experiences as a bartender and forged a new career as a bladesmith. She talks about road trip strategy, the joys and perils of food service, sobriety, boiled peanuts, and more!

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May 6, 2019 56 min

Jessica Piñeros is a vegan foodie, freelance photographer, and co-organizer for the Miami Chapter of Veggie Mijas. She talks about vegan Mexican wedding cookies and arroz con leche, supporting the femme, queer, and non-binary Latinx community, travel on a budget, and how vegans love pancakes too

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April 30, 2019 64 min

Adam Martin and Ricky Pallay of the F5 Project help formerly incarcerated felons "hit the refresh button" and transition to life outside. They talk about this important community work as well as the fried cheesy pickles, doner kebab, and tater tot hotdish that keep them fueled!

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April 23, 2019 53 min

This conversation with craft beer brewers Shyla Sheppard and Missy Begay was smoky, and sweet, and local. The co-founders of Albuquerque's Bow & Arrow Brewing Co  chat about kneel down bread, knoephla soup, and how they are building community with their brews!

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March 19, 2019 57 min

John Lehndorff is a Boulder County food writing institution. He talks about clambakes, restaurants that were, bakeries that are, and all the intricate requirements for the perfect pie.

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