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The Restaurant Guys



Food, wine, and the finer things in life make for great conversation with two of New Jersey's premier restaurateurs.



Last Build Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:36:30 GMT

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Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown (Authors, The Deans of Drink)

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown to the show to discuss their new book, The Deans of Drink, historic cocktails, cocktail museums, and how Europe is different from the US, not just when it comes to cocktails and cocktail ...


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Susan McKenna Grant (Owner, La Petraia; Author, Dinamica)

Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis open the show with another discussion about photography in restaurants. Their guest is Susan McKenna Grant, owner of La Petraia, in Rada, Chianti and author of the new book, Dinamica. They discuss how eating meat is different when ...


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Josh Ozersky (Time Magazine's food writer)

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis start the show discussing the recent firing of an Applebee's employee after she posted a copy of someone's receipt on her website after that person crossed out her added gratuity and wrote "I only give God 10%, why ...


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Jimmy Cronk, Sean Hosty, and John Durna (Owners, Destination Dogs)

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT

What should a restaurateur do if a guest can't pay? Mark and Francis discuss what happened recently at Smith and Wollensky in New York when an Italian tourist could not pay. What do you think should happen in these cases? Mark and Francis ...


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Cynthia Lauren Tewes (Actress)

Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

The Guys are joined today by Cynthia Lauren Tewes. Ms Tewes played Julie McCoy on The Love Boat and is appearing at The George Street Playhouse (right next to The Restaurant Guys restaurants) in Good People by, Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright David ...


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Kevin Zraly (Author, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course)

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome back Kevin Zraly to the show to discuss the 27th Edition of his best-selling wine book, Windows on the World Complete Wine Course. The new version includes videos by way of QR codes. They discuss how the world of wine has ...


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Sean Muldoon

Wed, 19 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Francis first encountered Sean Muldoon's work many years ago in Belfast City. We dare say that Francis may have been the first American Cocktailian to wander in to the cocktail palace built in that far away city by Mr. Muldoon. Sean has ...


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Bill Wolsey (Hotelier, Restaurateur, Publican)

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT

The Guys Start off the segment with a lively discussion about Pete Well's recent '-1 star review' of Guy Fieri's American Kitchen and Bar in The New York Times. Was it justified? Did it go too far? Listen in for their take. Then we ...


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Robert Simonson (Author, Blogger)

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT

In their first show post-Superstorm Sandy, the guys welcome New York Times cocktail columnist Robert Simonson to the show. Robert Simonson writes about spirits, cocktails, and wine for the New York Times, Imbibe, Edible Brooklyn and Manhattan, Wine ...


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Josh Schonwald (Author of The Taste of Tomorrow: Dispatches from the Future of Food)

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss Francis's recent trip to Ireland and Belfast Restaurant Week. Their guest is Josh Schonwald, author of The Taste of Tomorrow: Dispatches from the Future of Food. They discuss GMO foods in the future and the future of ...


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Andrew Smith (Author of American Tuna: The Rise and Fall of an Improbable Food)

Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss Francis's recent brunch outing in New York. Their guest is Andrew Smith, author of American Tuna: The Rise and Fall of an Improbable Food. They discuss the history of tuna in the US and how it went from being a trash ...


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Barb Stuckey (Author of Taste What You're Missing)

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Barb Stuckey, author of Taste What You're Missing. Barb Stuckey is a food developer at Mattson and outlines the kinds of tasters and how to train yourself to be a better taster in her ...


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Rum in New Orleans

Fri, 07 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT

The Guys recorded yet another show at Tales of The Cocktail in New Orleans. Back in the 9th Ward of the city, you will find the city's only rum distillery, the only rum distillery in The Big Easy since prohibition. The Guys are big fans and ...


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Antoinette Bruno (Discussing the Star Chefs International Chefs Congres)

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Antoinette Bruno on the show to discuss the Star Chefs International Chefs Congress. Star Chefs ICC is one of a kind, and it's back: a three-day culinary symposium that gathers more than 90 of the world's most ...


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Ted Lange (Isaac on The Love Boat)

Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT

An unexpected pleasure of Tales of The Cocktail 2012 in New Orleans: Francis and Mark met one of the worlds most iconic bartenders. Ted Lange played Isaac on The Love Boat. He was probably the first bartender Mark and Francis and their whole ...


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Don Feinberg and Wendy Littlefield (Owners of the beer import company, Vanberg & De Wulf)

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Don Feinberg and Wendy Littlefield, owners of the beer import company, Vanberg & De Wulf to the show. They discuss how Belgian beer became popular in the US, Belgian beer styles and beer ...


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Michael Green and Ricky Crawford

Wed, 25 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Michael Green and Ricky Crawford to the show. Michael Green joins them to talk about his plays, as well as about the exciting Spanish wine region of La Mancha. Ricky Crawford joins them to discuss some of the interesting ...


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Dean Foster (Author of the "Global Etiquette Guide")

Wed, 18 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Dean Foster to the show. Dean Foster is the head of Dean Foster Associates and is the author of the "Global Etiquette Guide" series of books. Mr Foster joins the guys to discuss travel abroad and how gesture can be ...


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Johnny Schuler (Pisco Porton)

Wed, 11 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Francis talks about his recent visit to Bulgaria. Mark and Francis welcome Johnny Schuler of Pisco Porton to the show to discuss Pisco Porton and the difference between Chilean and Peruvian Pisco and the history behind Pisco ...


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Ann Tuennerman (Founder of Tales of the Cocktail)

Tue, 03 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss a recent slew of articles about cocktails from the New York Times food section, particularly an article about food and cocktail pairing. Their guest is Ann Tuennerman, founder of Tales of the Cocktail, a five day cocktail ...


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Michael Beattie (Head of the American Wagyu Association)

Wed, 27 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis talk about Niman Ranch beef and an event they went to recently. Their guest is Michael Beattie, the head of the American Wagyu Association. They discuss the recent article in Forbes Magazine by Larry Olmstead about Wagyu and the ...


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Frank Brunacci

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Frank Brunacci to the show to discuss truffles, namely the fantastic Australian truffles they are getting in the ...


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Ron Cooper (Founder of Del Maguey)

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Ron Cooper, founder of Del Maguey, a company specializing in single village Mezcals, joins Mark and Francis to discuss the differences between tequila, sotol, and mezcal, what these villages are like, what makes production different, and ways these ...


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Eric Ripert (Chef at Le Bernardin)

Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Eric Ripert back to the show to discuss Le Bernardin's most recent 4 star New York Times review, the new remodel of Le Bernardin, cocktails and their place in fine dining, creativity in the kitchen, and counterfeit ...


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Jim Lahey (Owner, Sullivan Street Bakery and Co. Restaurant in New York City)

Wed, 23 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis recap their visit to the Manhattan Cocktail Classic and profile some new spirits Francis discovered. Their guest is Jim Lahey, owner of Sullivan Street Bakery and Co. Restaurant in New York City. They discuss his new book, My Pizza: ...


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Sebastian Beckwith (Tea Expert)

Wed, 09 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss tea with Sebastian Beckwith, one of the foremost tea experts in the United States and owner of the company, In Pursuit of Tea. They discuss the differences in kinds of tea, how to get the most flavor from your tea, and the ...


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Paul Virant (Author, The Preservation Kitchen: The Craft of Making and Cooking with Pickles, Preserves, and Aigre-doux)

Wed, 02 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss their recent trip to DeBragga and Spitler and what they learned about aging meat. Their guest is Michelin-starred chef, Paul Virant, author of the new book The Preservation Kitchen: The Craft of Making and Cooking with ...


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Tracie McMillan (author of The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebees, Farm Fields, and the Dinner Table)

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss how summer camps are different from when they were kids. Their guest is Tracie McMillan, author of The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebees, Farm Fields, and the Dinner Table. They discuss her year ...


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Lesley Townsend (Founder of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic)

Wed, 11 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss old-school cocktails they found in an old cocktail book written by African-American bartender, Tom Bullock. Their guest is Lesley Townsend, founder of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. They discuss the big events happening ...


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Taggart Siegel (Director of Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?)

Wed, 04 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Taggart Siegel, director of Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? Their discussion covers everything related to the honeybee -- from how bees procreate to how monocultures effect bees and what's causing colony ...


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Grant Achatz (Chef of Alinea, Next, and the Aviary)

Thu, 29 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Grant Achatz, acclaimed chef of Alinea, Next, and the Aviary in Chicago. They discuss molecular gastronomy, creativity in the kitchen and the dining room, and how being a little bit crazy helps when you're trying to be ...


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Floyd Cardoz (Chef, North End Grill)

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Chef Floyd Cardoz, of the newly open North End Grill in New York City. They discuss the different kinds of grills out there and how Chef Cardoz is putting them all to ...


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Gerald Asher (Author of A Carafe of Red)

Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Gerald Asher, author of A Carafe of Red, to the show to discuss Missouri wines, wine rating scales, and other interesting topics from his newest ...


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George Faison (Co-owner of DeBragga and Spitler)

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT

George Faison, co-owner of DeBragga and Spitler, joins Mark and Francis to discuss sustainable meat production. They discuss antibiotic use in animals, as well as why hormones in beef production can be detrimental, as well as everyday ways people can ...


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Charles Neal (Calvados: The Spirit of Normandy)

Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Charles Neal joins the guys to discuss his new book, Calvados: The Spirit of Normandy. They discuss the people of Normandy, Cider, and the great spirit they produce there -- Calvados -- and the apples and pears that its made ...


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David Hanson (Co-author of Breaking Through Concrete)

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome David Hanson, co-author of Breaking Through Concrete: Building an Urban Farm Revival with Edwin Marty and Michael Hanson. They discuss the problems people face when urban farming, as well as some of the great things an urban ...


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Steve Olson (Wine and Spirits Expert)

Wed, 08 Feb 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss the "innovative" new packaging of whiskey in a can and its possible pitfalls. Their guest is wine and spirits expert Steve Olson. They discuss responsible drinking, artisanal products, and why mezcal and tequila ...


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Dale DeGroff (Cocktailian)

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT

The guys are joined by preeminent cocktailian Dale DeGroff and talk about the State of the Cocktail Union and bar trends for ...


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Bloody Marys; Brian Miller (Tiki Mondays at Lani Kai)

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss Bloody Marys and different garnishes that you could put on them. Their guest is Brian Miller, of Tiki Mondays at Lani Kai. They discuss all things Tiki and what makes a bartender different from a ...


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Nancy Huehnergarth (Author, "Top Six Food Politics Lessons Learned In 2011")

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss the word "artisanal" and how some companies are misappropriating its use for things that are not, in fact, artisanal. Their guest is Nancy Huehnergarth, author of a recent article in the Huffington Post about the ...


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Happy New Year!

Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT

Happy New Year from the Restaurant ...


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Randy Clemens (The Craft of Stone Brewing Co: Liqud Lore, Epic Recipes, and Unabashed Arrogance)

Wed, 28 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss the upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations across the US and specifically, in New Brunswick, NJ. Their guest is Randy Clemens, co-author of The Craft of Stone Brewing Co: Liqud Lore, Epic Recipes, and Unabashed Arrogance. ...


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Doug Frost, MS, MW (Wine Consultant and Writer)

Wed, 21 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Doug Frost, MS, MW to the show to discuss being a sommelier in today's market and the importance of cocktails in general. They talk about wine ratings, selling wine to consumers, differing palates, and the importance of ...


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Sam Mogannam (Author, Bi-Rite Market's Eat Good Food)

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Sam Mogannam of Bi-Rite Market in San Francisco. They discuss the role of the supermarket in a community, why big business supermarkets are different from small supermarkets, and why produce from small farmers is better than ...


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Natalie MacLean (Author, Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines)

Wed, 07 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Natalie MacLean, the Canadian wine writer. They discuss Natalie's new book, Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World's Best Bargain Wines. They discuss what makes a wine a bargain wine, what some of the up and ...


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Allegra McEvedy (Author of Bought, Borrowed, and Stolen: Recipes and Knives from a Travelling Chef)

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis being the show with a discussion of spirits competitions and a spirit they recently tried blind and is now coming onto the market. Their guest is Allegra McEvedy, author of Bought, Borrowed, and Stolen: Recipes and Knives from a ...


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Kathleen Flinn (Author of the Kitchen Counter Cooking School)

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis reminisce about their days of eating fast food in high school and college. Their guest is Kathleen Flinn, author of the Kitchen Counter Cooking School, a book that followed home cooks as Kathleen taught them how to eat less processed ...


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Daniel Humm (Co-Author, The Eleven Madison Park Cookbook)

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis welcome Daniel Humm to the show to discuss the book he's written with Will Guidara, the Eleven Madison Park Cookbook. They talk about the book, about running a four star restaurant, and about some of the unique things that ...


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Jim Meehan (Author of the PDT Cocktail Book)

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss spirits, especially Calvados and Eau de Vie and some of the exciting things they're doing with them in the restaurants. Their guest is Jim Meehan, author of the PDT Cocktail Book. They discuss the book's beautiful ...


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Kathy Gunst (Author of Notes From a Maine Kitchen: Seasonally Inspired Recipes)

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss why super fine dining restaurants are on the decline in popularity and how what people are looking for in restaurants has changed over the years they've been in the business. Their guest is Kathy Gunst, author of Notes ...


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Marissa Guggiana (Author of Off the Menu: Staff Meals from America's Top Restaurants)

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis start the show with a discussion about the kinds of deep fried foods you can eat at state fairs across the country. Mark and Francis welcome Marissa Guggiana, author of Off the Menu: Staff Meals from America's Top Restaurants to ...


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Jon Taffer (Star of the Spike TV show Bar Rescue)

Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis begin the show with a discussion on the place of migrant workers in the American economy and the role they play on farms across America. For their interview, they welcome Jon Taffer, star of the Spike TV show Bar Rescue to the show. ...


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Lucy Lean (Author, Made in America: Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food)

Wed, 12 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss Francis's recent visit to the New York City restaurant Tertulia. Their guest is Lucy Lean, author of the new book Made in America: Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food. They discuss recipes from over a hundred years ...


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Gerald Asher (Wine writer at Gourmet Magazine; author, A Vineyard in My Glass)

Wed, 05 Oct 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Gerald Asher joins Mark and Francis to discuss his years as wine writer at Gourmet Magazine and his new book, A Vineyard in My Glass. They talk a lot about the importance of place when it comes to wine and Francis even makes Gerald Asher ...


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Antoinette Bruno (StarChefs.com)

Thu, 29 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Antoinette Bruno of StarChefs.com joins the guys to discuss the upcoming Chef's Congress happening in New York City October 2, 3 & 4. They discuss mixology, the various events, and the Rising Stars ...


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Jennifer McLagan (Two-time James Beard Award winning cookbook author)

Wed, 28 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT

In their debut on the Heritage Radio Network, Mark and Francis interview Jennifer McLagan, a two-time James Beard Award winning cookbook author. Her new book is Odd Bits: How to Cook the Rest of the Animal. They discuss why offal has come in and out ...


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Heather Shouse (Author: Food Trucks:Dispatches and Recipes from the Kitchens on Wheels)

Fri, 15 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Heather Shouse joins the guys to discuss her book, Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Kitchens on Wheels. Food Trucks is a book that profiles some 50 different food truck operations from across the United States. The discussion leads to ...


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John Mariani (Food Writer for Esquire Magazine)

Mon, 20 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT

John Mariani, food writer for Esquire Magazine, joins Mark and Francis to discuss his new book, How Italian Food Conquered the World. They discuss Italian food, both in the United States and abroad; how, over the years, Italian food took hold in the ...


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Gabrielle Hamilton (Chef and author)

Wed, 04 May 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Are there still great Mom and Pop restaurants out there? Mark and Francis discuss the lack of truly great everyday restaurants in resort areas and ask that you send us your favorites. Their guest today is Gabrielle Hamilton, the chef at Prune ...


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Bob Waggoner (Host of U Cook! with Chef Bob)

Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Today's show is all about chefs. Mark and Francis start the show by discussing a reviewer who wasn't as impartial as he should have been when reviewing restaurants for his college newspaper. Their guest is Bob Waggoner, host of the new PBS ...


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Kevin Zraly (Author of The Ultimate Wine Companion: The Complete Guide to Understanding Wine by the World's Foremost Wine Authorities)

Mon, 28 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis announce their guest judging appearance on Ucook! with Chef Bob, which is coming soon to a PBS station near you. Their guest is Kevin Zraly, author of the Windows on the World Complete Wine Course and a new book, The Ultimate Wine ...


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Aki Kamozawa (Co-author, Ideas in Food: Great Recipes and Why They Work)

Mon, 14 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Aki Kamozawa, co-author of Ideas in Food: Great Recipes and Why They Work joins Mark and Francis to discuss the science behind recipes and why bread rises, how to make sauces have a certain mouthfeel, how to cook meat perfectly, specifically why ...


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Nick Fauchald (Editor-in-Chief of TastingTable.com)

Thu, 24 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis start the show with a discussion of genetically modified foods and the effect they are having on weeds and the advent of roundup resistant weeds and corn as a weed. Their guest is Nick Fauchald, editor-in-chief of tastingtable.com. ...


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David Wondrich

Mon, 14 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis begin the show with a discussion of possible new legislation in New York that would prohibit smoking on public sidewalks and in parks. Their guest is David Wondrich. They discuss all kinds of punch, from punches made by Mark and ...


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Colman Andrews

Thu, 03 Feb 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss tipping. Their guest is Colman Andrews. He was the cofounder and a former editor in chief of Saveur, and is the author of four acclaimed cookbooks, including Catalan Cuisine, which introduced the now-trendy cooking of ...


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Terry Theise

Tue, 25 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Cat food on the cover of the New York Times? Mark and Francis discuss the recent pet-centric articles in the food section of the New York Times, as well as the upcoming Manhattan Cocktail Classic. Their guest is Terry Theise, author of Reading ...


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Rowan Jacobsen (James Beard Award-Winning Author)

Mon, 17 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis start the show off with a discussion about genetically engineered fish and the potential pitfalls of its possible legalization. Their guest is Rowan Jacobsen. Rowan Jacobsen is the James Beard Award-winning author of A Geography of ...


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Eric Ripert (Chef at Le Bernardin, star of Avec Eric, author)

Wed, 15 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT

The guys start the show with a discussion of the upcoming New Year's Eve festivities in New Brunswick. Their guest is Eric Ripert, chef at Le Bernardin star of the PBS show, Avec Eric, and author of the accompanying book of the same name. The ...


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Lidia Bastianich

Mon, 06 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis start the show with a discussion of the mystery of the red bees of Red Hook, Brooklyn. Lidia Bastianich is one of the most-loved chefs on television, a best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur. She joins the guys to talk about her ...


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Karen Bussen (Wedding Planner and Author)

Wed, 17 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT

The guys start the show with a discussion of at home winemaking companies and the different pitfalls and pleasures of amateur wine-making. Their guest for the day is Karen Bussen, a well-known New York-based wedding planner and the author of seven ...


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Dushan Zaric

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT

The guys start off the show with a discussion of some of Mark's favorite meals in the last six months. Their guest is Dushan Zaric. Dushan Zaric is co-owner of the Macao Trading Company and Employees Only, two cocktail bars in New York City. ...


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David Broom, Whisky

Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT

To start off the show, the guys discuss the new New York Times rating system for restaurants in New Jersey and some possible better alternatives. Then the guys chat with Dave Broom, the author of The World Atlas of Whisky. Dave is one of the ...


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Angela Miller (Literary Agent and Dairy Farmer)

Mon, 18 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT

The guys start the show by discussing the benefits of having cameras in the restaurant and how they've helped them to catch various misdeeds on camera, including a recent incident with some construction workers. Their guest is Angela Miller, ...


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La Petraia

Tue, 28 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT

La Petraia: Mark and Francis travel to La Petraia, an agrotourismo in the Chinati Classico region of Italy. They walk through the property with Susan McKenna Grant and Marco Panichi and discuss the various things grown on the property and how they ...


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Antoinette Bruno (StarChefs.com)

Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Antoinette Bruno of StarChefs.com joins the guys to discuss the upcoming Chef's Congress happening in New York City September 20, 21, and 22. They discuss mixology, the various events, and the Rising Stars Gala happening in New Jersey on ...


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Ben Hewitt

Mon, 02 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Ben Hewitt is the author of The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food. He joins the guys to discuss living in Vermont, the situation in Hardwick Vermont, and the state of food in ...


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Janit London/ Amy Sutherland

Tue, 27 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Janit London joins the guys to discuss her food co-op, Purple Dragon. Amy Sutherland joins the guys to discuss cook-offs in ...


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Lionello Marchese

Mon, 19 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Lionello Marchese joins Mark and Francis at Vinitaly to discuss his wine, Castello di Monastero. They discuss Lionello's previous businesses and how that business experience relates to the business of wine. They also discuss the unique terroir ...


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Michael Gelb

Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Michael J Gelb is the author of the book Wine Drinking for Inspired Thinking. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning and innovatve leadership. He joins the guys to discuss his book and the principles that are ...


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Vinitaly Wine Conference-- DeGrazia, Skurnik & Vanucci (Verona, Italy)

Wed, 07 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis travel to the Vinitaly wine conference in Verona Italy, one of the most important wine conferences in the world, and interview some very important people from each link of the chain that brings quality wine to you. Silvia ...


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Ana Sofia Joanes (Fresh: The Movie)

Mon, 05 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Fresh: The Movie Fresh, celebrates the farmers, thinkers, and business people across America who are reinventing our food system. Producer, Ana Sofia Joanes grew up in Switzerland, but attended college in the US at Barnard and went on to study law ...


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Daniel Okrent

Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Daniel Okrent was the first public editor of The New York Times, editor-at-large of Time, Inc., and managing editor of Life magazine. He worked in book publishing as an editor at Knopf and Viking, and was editor-in-chief of general books at Harcourt ...


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Giovanni Bonmartini Fini

Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Giovanni Bonmartini Fini joins the guys to discuss the Pinot Grigio and Merlot that he makes at his family's estate in Alto Adige. They discuss the differences between DOC and IGT wines and their place in the consumer ...


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Johnny Iuzzini

Sun, 30 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Johnny Iuzzini is the executive pastry chef of the world-renowned Jean Georges restaurant in New York City, won the award for Outstanding Pastry Chef from the James Beard Foundation in 2006. He joins the guys to discuss his new book Dessert ...


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Greg Boehm (Mud Puddle Books)

Wed, 19 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Greg Boehm is an established cocktail expert hailing from Chelsea in New York City. He owns Mud Puddle Books and its child company Cocktail Kingdom, which sells historical bartending guides, exotic mixers and hi-tech bartending tools. He also has a ...


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Stephen Fried (Appetite for America)

Thu, 06 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Mark and Francis discuss a new study from Princeton University on high fructose corn syrup and its effect on obesity. They also interview Stephen Fried, an award-winning investigative journalist , essayist and adjunct professor at Columbia ...


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Tony Abou Ganim (The Modern Mixologist)

Wed, 21 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Tony Abou Ganim joins us today to discuss his new book, The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails. Tony Abou Ganim created the cocktail program at the Bellagio Resort. He is also the National Ambassador of the US Bartender's Guild ...


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David Gumpert (Raw Milk Revolution)

Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Dinner in a Garage? That's right! Mark and Francis joined some friends at Brooklyn's Fette Sau, a bbq place in a refurbished (slightly) commercial garage. The food is great as is the beer selection. Raw Milk and Food Rights is the topic for ...


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Lesley Townsend (Founder and director of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic; Founding Director of Astor Center)

Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT

Lesley Townsend is the Founder and director of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic and the founding director of Astor Center. A devout believer in the healing properties of madeira and a proud defender of whole eggs in cocktails, Lesley is thinking she ...


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ExpenseASteak.com and Randall Grahm

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT

The Guys begin the show with a discussion of www.ExpenseASteak.com (http://www.expenseasteak.com/) . It's crazy! Randall Grahm is one of the most interesting and intelligent winemakers in the world, he joins The Guys to talk about winemaking, ...


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