Chicago

A Traveling Chef that Brings the Comforts of Home Through Southern Style Food

For our first episode of 2017, Chef Darnell Reed talks about his biggest influence on his cooking career, his great grandmother, Luella, for whom he credits his recipes and restaurant namesake- Luella’s Southern Kitchen.  Having been in the industry for over 18 years, traveling the world and working in many…
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Chicago

The Unheard Voices of Chefs Coast to Coast Reflect on 2016

Hear the team behind the podcast talk about their favorite moments of 2016, favorite guests, their favorite family meals and what they are looking forward to in 2017. Chefs Coast to Coast started in July of 2016 and has published every week featuring Chefs from Houston to Chicago including: Black…
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Chicago

Ron Swanson Inspired this Burger Joint in Chicago

I chatted with Ricky, co-founder of Whisk Chicago, a burger and brunch restaurant that serves Ron Swanson-inspired eats like steak hash, steak & eggs, and the house burger an 8oz burger topped with chihuahua cheese, chipotle mayo, guacamole, and tortilla strips. The restaurant was founded by two brothers who have a…
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Comfort Food

Tacos of Texas: An interview with the Taco Journalists

This week I spoke with two hungry taco journalists Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece. Mando Rayo is an author, taco expert, blogger and CEO & Engagement Strategist at Mando Rayo + Collective, a multicultural digital agency based in Austin, TX. Jarod Neece has been with the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival…
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