Last update: 2013-04-24

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

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2013-04-24 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2013-03-05 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Josh Ozersky (Time Magazine's food writer)

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2013-02-19 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2013-02-05 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Cynthia Lauren Tewes (Actress)

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2013-01-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2013-01-15 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Sean Muldoon

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2012-12-18 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Bill Wolsey (Hotelier, Restaurateur, Publican)

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2012-11-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Robert Simonson (Author, Blogger)

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2012-11-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-10-02 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-09-25 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-09-20 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Rum in New Orleans

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2012-09-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Antoinette Bruno (Discussing the Star Chefs International Chefs Congres)

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2012-08-28 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Ted Lange (Isaac on The Love Boat)

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2012-08-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-07-31 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Michael Green and Ricky Crawford

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2012-07-24 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-07-17 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Johnny Schuler (Pisco Porton)

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2012-07-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Ann Tuennerman (Founder of Tales of the Cocktail)

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2012-07-02 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Michael Beattie (Head of the American Wagyu Association)

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2012-06-26 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Frank Brunacci

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2012-06-19 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Mark and Francis welcome Frank Brunacci to the show to discuss truffles, namely the fantastic Australian truffles they are getting in the ...…


Ron Cooper (Founder of Del Maguey)

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2012-06-12 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Eric Ripert (Chef at Le Bernardin)

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2012-06-05 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-05-22 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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: ...…


Sebastian Beckwith (Tea Expert)

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2012-05-08 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-05-01 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-04-17 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Lesley Townsend (Founder of the Manhattan Cocktail Classic)

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2012-04-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-04-03 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-03-28 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Floyd Cardoz (Chef, North End Grill)

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2012-03-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Floyd Cardoz (Chef, North End Grill)

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2012-03-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Gerald Asher (Author of A Carafe of Red)

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2012-03-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Gerald Asher (Author of A Carafe of Red)

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2012-03-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


George Faison (Co-owner of DeBragga and Spitler)

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2012-02-28 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


George Faison (Co-owner of DeBragga and Spitler)

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2012-02-28 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Charles Neal (Calvados: The Spirit of Normandy)

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2012-02-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Charles Neal (Calvados: The Spirit of Normandy)

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2012-02-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


David Hanson (Co-author of Breaking Through Concrete)

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2012-02-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


David Hanson (Co-author of Breaking Through Concrete)

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2012-02-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Steve Olson (Wine and Spirits Expert)

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2012-02-07 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Steve Olson (Wine and Spirits Expert)

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2012-02-07 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Dale DeGroff (Cocktailian)

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2012-01-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The guys are joined by preeminent cocktailian Dale DeGroff and talk about the State of the Cocktail Union and bar trends for ...…


Dale DeGroff (Cocktailian)

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2012-01-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The guys are joined by preeminent cocktailian Dale DeGroff and talk about the State of the Cocktail Union and bar trends for ...…


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

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2012-01-17 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-01-17 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-01-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2012-01-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Happy New Year!

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2012-01-03 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Happy New Year from the Restaurant ...…


Happy New Year!

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2012-01-03 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Happy New Year from the Restaurant ...…


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

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2011-12-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


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

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2011-12-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


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

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2011-12-20 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-12-20 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-12-20 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-12-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-12-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-12-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-12-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-11-29 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-11-29 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Kathleen Flinn (Author of the Kitchen Counter Cooking School)

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2011-11-22 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Kathleen Flinn (Author of the Kitchen Counter Cooking School)

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2011-11-22 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-11-15 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-11-15 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Jim Meehan (Author of the PDT Cocktail Book)

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2011-11-08 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Jim Meehan (Author of the PDT Cocktail Book)

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2011-11-08 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-11-01 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-11-01 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-10-25 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-10-25 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-10-18 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


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

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2011-10-18 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


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

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2011-10-11 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-10-11 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-10-04 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-10-04 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Antoinette Bruno (StarChefs.com)

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2011-09-28 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Antoinette Bruno (StarChefs.com)

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2011-09-28 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-09-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-09-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-07-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-07-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


John Mariani (Food Writer for Esquire Magazine)

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2011-06-19 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


John Mariani (Food Writer for Esquire Magazine)

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2011-06-19 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Gabrielle Hamilton (Chef and author)

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2011-05-03 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Gabrielle Hamilton (Chef and author)

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2011-05-03 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-04-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-04-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-03-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-03-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-03-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-03-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2011-02-23 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


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

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2011-02-23 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


David Wondrich

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2011-02-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


David Wondrich

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2011-02-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Colman Andrews

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2011-02-02 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Colman Andrews

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2011-02-02 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Terry Theise

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2011-01-24 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Terry Theise

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2011-01-24 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Rowan Jacobsen (James Beard Award-Winning Author)

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2011-01-16 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Rowan Jacobsen (James Beard Award-Winning Author)

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2011-01-16 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2010-12-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2010-12-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Lidia Bastianich

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2010-12-05 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Lidia Bastianich

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2010-12-05 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Karen Bussen (Wedding Planner and Author)

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2010-11-16 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Karen Bussen (Wedding Planner and Author)

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2010-11-16 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Dushan Zaric

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2010-11-09 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


Dushan Zaric

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2010-11-09 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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. ...…


David Broom, Whisky

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2010-10-24 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


David Broom, Whisky

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2010-10-24 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Angela Miller (Literary Agent and Dairy Farmer)

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2010-10-17 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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, ...…


Angela Miller (Literary Agent and Dairy Farmer)

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2010-10-17 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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, ...…


La Petraia

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2010-09-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


La Petraia

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2010-09-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Antoinette Bruno (StarChefs.com)

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2010-09-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Antoinette Bruno (StarChefs.com)

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2010-09-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Ben Hewitt

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2010-08-01 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Ben Hewitt

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2010-08-01 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Janit London/ Amy Sutherland

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2010-07-26 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Janit London joins the guys to discuss her food co-op, Purple Dragon. Amy Sutherland joins the guys to discuss cook-offs in ...…


Janit London/ Amy Sutherland

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2010-07-26 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Janit London joins the guys to discuss her food co-op, Purple Dragon. Amy Sutherland joins the guys to discuss cook-offs in ...…


Lionello Marchese

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2010-07-18 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Lionello Marchese

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2010-07-18 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Michael Gelb

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2010-07-12 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Michael Gelb

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2010-07-12 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2010-07-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2010-07-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Ana Sofia Joanes (Fresh: The Movie)

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2010-07-04 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Ana Sofia Joanes (Fresh: The Movie)

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2010-07-04 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Daniel Okrent

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2010-06-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Daniel Okrent

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2010-06-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Giovanni Bonmartini Fini

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2010-06-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Giovanni Bonmartini Fini

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2010-06-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Johnny Iuzzini

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2010-05-29 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Johnny Iuzzini

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2010-05-29 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Greg Boehm (Mud Puddle Books)

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2010-05-18 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Greg Boehm (Mud Puddle Books)

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2010-05-18 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Stephen Fried (Appetite for America)

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2010-05-05 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Stephen Fried (Appetite for America)

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2010-05-05 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Tony Abou Ganim (The Modern Mixologist)

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2010-04-20 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


Tony Abou Ganim (The Modern Mixologist)

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2010-04-20 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


David Gumpert (Raw Milk Revolution)

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2010-04-07 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


David Gumpert (Raw Milk Revolution)

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2010-04-07 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2010-03-29 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


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

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2010-03-29 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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 ...…


ExpenseASteak.com and Randall Grahm

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2010-03-08 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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, ...…


ExpenseASteak.com and Randall Grahm

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2010-03-08 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
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, ...…


Nicholas Harary

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2009-12-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Mark and Francis talk about the new rating system implemented by the New York times regional section. What once was a two star rating (a good rating in Mark and Francis' mind) is reduced to OK in a pinch. Nicholas Harary, a repeat guest on the ...…


Nicholas Harary

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2009-12-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Mark and Francis talk about the new rating system implemented by the New York times regional section. What once was a two star rating (a good rating in Mark and Francis' mind) is reduced to OK in a pinch. Nicholas Harary, a repeat guest on the ...…


Chad Ward

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2009-12-15 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Chad Ward is an accomplished North-Carolina-based, writer and blogger, who mainly showcases his knowledge about food and kitchen gear. His most recent work, "An Edge in the Kitchen" is an comprehensive guide to selecting, purchasing, using, ...…


Chad Ward

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2009-12-15 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Chad Ward is an accomplished North-Carolina-based, writer and blogger, who mainly showcases his knowledge about food and kitchen gear. His most recent work, "An Edge in the Kitchen" is an comprehensive guide to selecting, purchasing, using, ...…


Steven Rinella

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2009-11-12 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
In the first part of this episode, join The Guys as they recap their trip to New Orleans and Tales of Cocktail this summer. The American Buffalo is a key part of the history of the U.S. in addition to its landscape. Steven Rinella joins The Guys to ...…


Steven Rinella

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2009-11-12 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
In the first part of this episode, join The Guys as they recap their trip to New Orleans and Tales of Cocktail this summer. The American Buffalo is a key part of the history of the U.S. in addition to its landscape. Steven Rinella joins The Guys to ...…


Jill DeGroff

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2009-11-02 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The guys welcome Jill DeGroff. Jill is married to Dale DeGroff and has just published a wonderful new book of illustrations and stories of famous cocktailians from around the world. She joins the guys to discuss her new book, the life of the ...…


Jill DeGroff

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2009-11-02 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The guys welcome Jill DeGroff. Jill is married to Dale DeGroff and has just published a wonderful new book of illustrations and stories of famous cocktailians from around the world. She joins the guys to discuss her new book, the life of the ...…


Mark Kurlansky

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2009-10-25 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys respond to NY Times writer Frank Bruni's conjecture as to how the economy is causing restaurants to be understaffed in the first segment of this show. Mark and Francis have their own ideas about how the economy is affecting service. Mark ...…


Mark Kurlansky

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2009-10-25 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys respond to NY Times writer Frank Bruni's conjecture as to how the economy is causing restaurants to be understaffed in the first segment of this show. Mark and Francis have their own ideas about how the economy is affecting service. Mark ...…


Double Cross Vodka

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2009-10-15 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys begin this episode by discuss "truth in advertising" and discuss the wild claims product advertising make, such as the "best burger you will ever taste,"and what they really mean to consumers. What makes a vodka great? ...…


Double Cross Vodka

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2009-10-15 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys begin this episode by discuss "truth in advertising" and discuss the wild claims product advertising make, such as the "best burger you will ever taste,"and what they really mean to consumers. What makes a vodka great? ...…


Anne Mendelson (Author of The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages)

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2009-09-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys start off the show with a discussion of Food Industry's "Health Choices" program (hardly). They then welcome Anne Mendelson, Author of The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages. Part cookbook-- with more than 120 enticing ...…


Anne Mendelson (Author of The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages)

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2009-09-13 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys start off the show with a discussion of Food Industry's "Health Choices" program (hardly). They then welcome Anne Mendelson, Author of The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages. Part cookbook-- with more than 120 enticing ...…


Lesley Townsend & Hayden Lambert (A special thanks to El Jimador and Herradura Tequila for bringing this show to you, commercial free.)

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2009-09-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys welcome Lesley Townsend from The Manhattan Cocktail Classic to talk about the upcoming event in New York. Then, they reach across the pond to their friend Hayden Lambert, a top mixologists from The Merchant Hotel in Belfast. At the recent ...…


Lesley Townsend & Hayden Lambert (A special thanks to El Jimador and Herradura Tequila for bringing this show to you, commercial free.)

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2009-09-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys welcome Lesley Townsend from The Manhattan Cocktail Classic to talk about the upcoming event in New York. Then, they reach across the pond to their friend Hayden Lambert, a top mixologists from The Merchant Hotel in Belfast. At the recent ...…


Robert Kenner: Food Inc.

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2009-08-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Erich Schlosser and Robert Kenner have made one of the most explosive film ever about how our food is made and who own it all. Time Magazine calls the film "Bracing, compassionate, thrilling and compelling." Entertainment Weekly wrote, ...…


Robert Kenner: Food Inc.

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2009-08-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Erich Schlosser and Robert Kenner have made one of the most explosive film ever about how our food is made and who own it all. Time Magazine calls the film "Bracing, compassionate, thrilling and compelling." Entertainment Weekly wrote, ...…


Michael Ruhlman

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2009-08-24 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Michael Ruhlman joins the guys to discuss his exciting new book Ratio. From Booklist: Ruhlman, who explained the basic ingredients, tools, and cookbooks essential to the home chef in The Elements of Cooking (2007), now offers an illuminating read on ...…


Kim Severson

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2009-08-17 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Kim Severson has been a food writer and cultural commentator at the New York Times since 2004. Before that, she wrote and edited at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she received the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism in 2002 for her work on ...…


Gael Greene

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2009-08-10 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys Discuss Geese in New Jersey. Why don't we eat them? Famed food critic Gael Greene returns to talk about her new role as Judge in the Bravo television series Top Chef Masters and the great chefs with whom she is ...…


Dushan Zaric & Jason Kosmas (Sponsored by El Jimidor Tequila)

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2009-08-04 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Dushan Zaric & Jason Kosmas own and operate several bars and restaurants. Their flagship Employees Only is the highest grossing-per-square-foot seller of cocktails in the world. The Guys have been friends with and admirers of Dushan and ...…


Lisa Laird Dunn

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2009-07-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Laird Family has been producing Applejack in Scobeyville since the 1600's. The commercial distillery was established in 1780 and is America's oldest native distillery. There were once hundreds of applejack producers in the northeast ...…


Mark Canlis

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2009-07-08 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Mark Canlis is the middle of the three Canlis sons and is proud to have grown up in a restaurant family. In addition to being a Cornell graduate and former Captain in Air Force Special Operations, Mark has worked in 10 separate restaurants across the ...…


Ann Tuennerman / Jim Weaver

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2009-06-23 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Ann Tuennerman is founder of the New Orleans based event, Tales of the Cocktail, which has celebrating the art of well-crafted cocktails since 2003. Ann's love of cocktails, cuisine, history and New Orleans prompted her to found both The New ...…


Best Ice Cream / Billionaire's Vinegar by Benjamin Wallace

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2009-06-04 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Bon Appetite Magazine recently named some of America's best ice cream shoppes. In New York - it's a fleet of ice cream trucks - Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream (the ice cream is also available in some stores such as Whole Foods). A Washington ...…


TV Food Network Names Stage Left "Best Burger in New Jersey" / Nina Planck Returns

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2009-05-28 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Food Network Magazine determined the best burger in every state of The Union. The winner for NJ: Stage Left, of course. So now The Food Network and NY Magazine have joined the chorus who recognize our burger as best in the land. Nina Planck, food ...…


Charlie Trotter

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2009-05-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Charlie Trotter is a legendary culinary figure and owner of one of the nation's finest restaurants Charlie Trotter's in Chicago. Eight-time winner of the James Beard award, Trotter also boasts accolades five star awards from AAA, Mobil ...…


Thomas Keller (Chef and Restaurateur)

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2009-05-12 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Thomas Keller is, indisputably, one of the nation's most reputable and recognized chefs and restaurateurs. As owner of the French Laundry in Napa Valley, California and the per se in New York City, he stands as the only American-born chef to have ...…


Damien Brassel (Knife & Fork Restaurant)

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2009-03-09 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys welcome Chef Damien Brassel of Knife & Fork Restaurant in New York City. By 20 he was the head chef at Peacock Alley, a Michelin star restaurant in Dublin. Knife + Fork is Damien Brassel's New York solo debut. A showcase for modern ...…


David Waltuck (Owner of Chanterelle)

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2009-02-26 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
David Waltuck is one the world's preeminent chefs and owner of the restaurant, Chanterelle, in SoHo NYC. With wife and business partner, Karen, at his side, the duo has transformed the restaurant into a premiere dining destination, featuring ...…


Eric Ripert (Chef and part owner of Le Bernardin)

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2009-02-19 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Eric Ripert is the chef and part owner of Le Bernardin, awarded 4 stars by the New York Times, three stars by the Michelin Guide, rated best restauarant in NYC by Zagat, and best restaurant in America by GQ. He is joining us today to discuss his new ...…


Dana Cowin (Editor in Chief of Food & Wine magazine)

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2009-02-11 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
As Editor in Chief of Food & Wine magazine since 1995, Dana Cowin has exercised leadership to transform the magazine into an indispensable piece of popular media-a must-read for restaurant lovers, travelers, wine connoisseurs, and cooks alike. In ...…


Dale DeGroff

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2009-02-04 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Dale DeGroff returns to the show to talk about the cocktail renaissance and the long and varied history of cocktails. He will be joining us for a Friday Night Cocktail party in Catherine Lombardi on February ...…


Paul Hobbs

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2009-01-27 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Paul Hobbs is one of the most sought-after winemakers on three continents. The Wine Spectator hailed Paul among the top winemakers in California as well as Argentina and Chile. (They're right, of course-- but we've known that all along.) ...…


Scott Beattie

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2009-01-21 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Scott Beattie is bar manager at Cyrus Restaurant in Healdsburg, California and has used his experience to author Artisanal Cocktails: Drinks Inspired by the Seasons from the Bar at Cyrus. Scott makes use of the area's famer's markets and ...…


Michael Ruhlman

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2009-01-14 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Michael Ruhlman is a freelance journalist who authors a popular blog and whose work has appeared in the New York Times. Ruhlman has co-authored several cookbooks with some of the country's leading chefs and recently published a book entitled ...…


Tilar Mazzeo

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2009-01-06 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Tilar J. Mazzeo is the author of The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It (Collins 2008) and of the forthcoming guides to the Back-Lane Wineries of Sonoma and Back-Lane Wineries of Napa (The Little Bookroom). She ...…


Susan McKenna Grant

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2008-12-30 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Susan McKenna Grant is a culinary expert who specializes in "slow food" cooking, pastry making, and artisanal baking. After retiring as founder of computer graphic company Alias Research, McKenna moved to Europe and now owns and operates La ...…


Rowan Jacobsen

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2008-12-25 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Rowan Jacobsen writes about food, the environment, and the connections between the two. He has written for the New York Times, Newsweek, Harper's, Saveur, Eating Well, Wondertime, The Art of Eating, and others. He is the author of A Geography of ...…


Sergio Esposito (Owner of Italian Wine Merchants in New York City)

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2008-07-16 Length: 40m 0s
Sergio Esposito is the owner of Italian Wine Merchants in New York City. He speaks at and hosts wine dinners throughout the country, has a much-visited Web site, and writes a popular e-mail newsletter about his discoveries and travels in Italy. He ...…


Stephanie Izard (Top Chef)

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2008-06-30 Length: 40m 0s
Most people know our next guest by her first name. Her fans love her food, her grace, and of course her smile. We're proud to introduce Bravo TV's Season Four "Top Chef," Stephanie ...…


Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan (Conservation Scientist)

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2008-06-25 Length: 40m 0s
Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan is a world-renowned conservation scientist. He is the author of countless books about America's environmental biology and a many-times-over winner of science awards, notably a "genius" MacArthur Fellowship. He is a ...…


Taras Grescoe (Author)

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2008-06-20 Length: 40m 0s
Taras Grescoe has written articles on travel for The Times, Independent, Conde Nast Traveller (U.K.), National Geographic Traveler and the New York Times. His bestselling first book Sacre Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec won the Mavis ...…


Dr. Daphne Miller (Author of The Jungle Effect)

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2008-06-11 Length: 40m 0s
Dr. Daphne Miller is the author of The Jungle Effect, which is not the ordinary diet book. Instead of miracles, Dr. Miller explains how returning to an indigenous diet will help Western society from diseases that seem to plague only us: heart disease, ...…


Frederick Kaufman (Professor of English at the City University of New York)

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2008-06-05 Length: 40m 0s
Frederick Kaufman is a professor of English at the City University of New York. He has written about American food culture and other subjects for Harper's Magazine, the New Yorker, Gourmet, Gastronomica, and the New York Times Magazine. He is ...…


Mark Kurlansky

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2008-05-29 Length: 40m 0s
Mark Kurlansky is an award-winning and best-selling author who has written more than a dozen books -- most of which explore the history of food and humanity. He's with us today to expand a bit more on a subject he's recently written about ...…


Alan Richman

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2008-05-22 Length: 40m 0s
Alan Richman is a contributing writer for GQ, Conde Nast Traveler, and Bon Appetit, as well as the Dean of Food Journalism at the French Culinary Institute. He joins us today to discuss his recent article in Bon Apetit entitled "my days of ...…


Cat Cora

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2008-05-16 Length: 40m 0s
Cat Cora isn't just one of the best female chefs, she's one of the country's biggest culinary superstars, period. Cat has starred in a number of TV shows and has written several books, but now she has a new show on The Disney Channel. ...…


Judith Jones

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2008-05-15 Length: 40m 0s
Judith Jones is senior editor and vice president at Alfred A Knopf, where she has worked since 1957. She is co-author with Evan Jones of three books. Recently, she has contributed to Vogue, Saveur, and Gourmet magazines. In 2006, she was awarded ...…


David Wondrich

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2008-05-09 Length: 40m 0s
David Wondrich is widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on cocktails and their history. He is one of the founders of Beverage Alcohol Resource, has worked with the Museum of the American Cocktail, and is author of several ...…


Corby Kummer

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2008-05-08 Length: 40m 0s
Corby Kummer is one of the country's most respected food journalists. He is a writer for The Atlantic Monthly and the author of the book "Joy of Coffee" , which was heralded by the New York Times as "the most definitive and ...…


Michael White

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2008-04-30 Length: 40m 0s
Michael White has taken over the reigns as Executive Chef for two of New York's top Italian Restaurants L'Impero and Alto. He also is Chef -Partner at Due Terre in Bernardsville New ...…


Eric Asimov (Chief Wine Critic for the New York Times)

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2008-04-28 Length: 40m 0s
Eric Asimov is the Chief Wine Critic for the New York Times. Although he formerly edited the renowned paper's "Living" and "Style" sections, he is most known for his reviews of all types of New York City restaurants, ...…


Marc Vetri / Dr Elizabeth Babcock

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2008-04-18 Length: 40m 0s
Marc Vetri is chef/owner of Vetri and Osteria Restaurants in Philadelphia. He has won the James Beard award for "Best Chef -- Midatlantic" and has been named one of America's top ten new chefs by Food and Wine Magazine. Philadelphia ...…


Andrew Zimmern

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2008-04-17 Length: 40m 0s
Andrew Zimmern is currently the host (creator and co-producter )of 'Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern' the hit show on The Travel Channel. In addition he is a chef, teacher, former restaurant concept consultant and an avid blogger. As a ...…


Dan Koeppel

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2008-04-11 Length: 40m 0s
Dan Koeppel is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir To See Every Bird on Earth. His stories have appeared in National Geographic, Adventure, Wired, Audubon, and Popular Science. He has tried over twenty different kinds of bananas on five ...…


Will Allen

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2008-04-09 Length: 40m 0s
Will Allen has been described as a visionary in organic farming. Allen co-manages the organic Cedar Circle Farm in Vermont and is the author of The War on Bugs, an expose on the fertilizer and pesticide industry. A Doctor of Anthropology, an ex-Marine ...…


Paul Grieco

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2008-04-07 Length: 40m 0s
Paul Grieco, General Manager of Hearth Restaurant in New York City. He spent many of his early years in the company of his family perfecting the details of service. His career in New York City began at world-famous Remi Restaurant where he was a ...…


Cary Fowler

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2008-04-04 Length: 40m 0s
Enough rice, maize and wheat to feed an army -- well, that's the hope (someday)! Nearly 3 weeks ago the Svalbard Global Seed Vault opened on a remote island in the Arctic Circle, with 100 million seeds (just the first shipment!) that originated ...…


Suzanne Goin

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2008-04-02 Length: 40m 0s
Suzanne Goin was named Best Creative Chef by Boston magazine in 1994, one of the Best New Chefs by Food & Wine in 1999, and was nominated for a James Beard Award in 2003, 2004, and 2005. She and her business partner, Caroline Styne run restaurants ...…


Jack Babin and Tony Forder

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2008-03-26 Length: 40m 0s
Jack Babin and Tony Forder are the co founders and publishers of The Ale Street News, the most circulated beer newspaper in America. Since 1992 Babin and Forder have been putting their love of beer and microbreweries on paper and sending it around the ...…


Frederick Kaufmann

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2008-03-21 Length: 40m 0s
Frederick Kaufmann is a professor of English at the City University of New York. He has written about American food culture and other subjects for Harper's Magazine, the New Yorker, Gourmet, Gastronomica, and the New York Times Magazine. He ...…


Bill Kurtis

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2008-03-19 Length: 40m 0s
Bill Kurtis is an acclaimed broadcast journalist who has worked in the profession for 40 years. Kurtis was the co-anchor for CBS Morning News, and the host of countless series and specials, most notably American Justice, Investigative Reports, and ...…


Terrance Brennan

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2008-03-14 Length: 40m 0s
Terrance Brennan is the Chef-Proprietor of Picholine Restaurant and Artisanal Bistro and Wine Bar, two highly acclaimed restaurants in New York City, and the founder of Artisanal Premium Cheese, a wholesale and online gourmet cheese company and ...…


Jose Andres

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2008-03-12 Length: 40m 0s
If you've recently ordered tapas at your favorite trendy restaurant -- you can probably thank Chef Jose Andres for popularizing the Spanish 'appetizer.' For a number of years now, he's been based in our nation's capitol where ...…


Jacqui Naylor

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Wall Street Journal wrote: "The process, which Ms. Naylor calls "acoustic smashing," marked a turning point in her career." NPR said: "Jacqui Naylor has brought new twists to the notion of melding jazz and pop tunes -- ...…


Anthony Giglio

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Anthony Giglio is a New York based sommelier, journalist and accomplished freelance writer. He recently authored the Food & Wine: Wine Guide 2009 and edited the 67th edition of Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide for 2009 with Jim Meehan. ...…


Andrew Carmellini

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Andrew Carmellini has created an innovative new cookbook entitled 'Urban Italian: Simple Recipes & True Stories from a Life in Food' to go along with his innovative genre of Italian-American cuisine creations. He worked with his wife, ...…


Tanya Wenman Steele

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Tanya Wenman Steele is editor in chief of the award-winning food website Epicurious.com. She is also the winner of a James Beard foundation journalism award and a regular guest on Today. She has written extensively for the New York Times, and has been ...…


Pat Willard

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Pat Willard is the author of the recently published, 'America Eats!--On the Road with the WPA. She has written three other books about food and has written numerous articles and maintains her website at www.patwillard.com. She has worked as a ...…


Patricia Wells Returns (Author, Teacher)

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Patricia Wells has lived in Paris with her husband, Walter Wells, for nearly 30 years. She runs a popular cooking school in Paris and is the author of over 10 books. She was also the restaurant critic for the International Herald Tribune from 1980 ...…


Aldo Sohm

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
To say that Aldo Sohm knows wine is an understatement. The Austrian-born Sohm, who is currently the wine director at New York's Le Bernardin, was named the Best Sommelier in the world in May of this year at the International Association of ...…


Livio Felluga (Italian winemaker)

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
Livio Felluga is an Italian winemaker whose estate reaches over 160 hectares in the hill country of Collio and Colli Orientali del Friuli. His wines range from dry to sweet and from red to white. His son Andrea joins us today to discuss his history ...…


Michaele Weissman (Journalist and Author)

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Michaele Weissman is a journalist and author who writes about food, families, business, and American culture. Her work appears frequently in publications such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. She joins us ...…


Georgeanne Brennan (Author)

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There are certain words which come to mind when you hear the name Georgeanne Brennan. Cookbook author, food journalist, cooking teacher. Prolific. Winner of a James Beard Foundation Award. Brennan published A Pig in Provence in March of 2007, a memoir ...…


George Naylor (Corn and soybean farmer)

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
George Naylor is a corn and soybean farmer from Churdan, Iowa. He is best known from Michael Pollan's best-selling book, The Omnivore's Dilemma. George was featured as a family farmer trying to cope with industrial food production. For the ...…


The Last Call-In Show

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0000-00-00 :: The Restaurant Guys Length: 40s
The Guys take calls on the last regular weekday show on WCTC-AM. They are taking it a bit easy for the summer and producing one show a week. They will ramp up production again in the fall. On this show, the guys took callers and had a bunch of ...…


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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.

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