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Episode 101 - Ken Friedman
What makes Alice Waters the most punk rock person in food? We’ve got Ken Friedman here to explain. He and Chef April Bloomfield, his business partner, are responsible for some of the hottest spots around, including New York’s The Spotted Pig, the Breslin Bar & Dining Room, The John Dory Oyster Bar, Salvation Taco, and White Gold, as well as San Francisco’s Tosca. Ken wasn’t always a restaurateur. A Los Angeles native, he attended UC Berkeley and got caught up in the music scene. He went on to work with the legendary Bill Graham and even managed The Smiths at the end of their short but epic career. Tune in to hear all about the connection between restaurants and rock ‘n’ roll. Listen here.
Episode 100 - Ruth Reichl, Nancy Silverton, Stephanie Danler, and Ellen Bennett
Listen to our first live radio event! We taped this show in front of an audience at Hedley & Bennett headquarters near downtown Los Angeles. Editorial icon Ruth Reichl and Chef Nancy Silverton of the Mozza restaurant group talk friendship, food, and feminism with host Kerry Diamond. Author Stephanie Danler reads a steamy excerpt from her bestselling novel Sweetbitter
, and Hedley & Bennett founder Ellen Bennett shares her pep talk titled “The Art of the Hustle.” Listen here.
Episode 99 - Susan Spungen
How do you become an A-list food stylist? Susan Spungen, one of the most in-demand food stylists around, shares the details of her fascinating career. She was the founding Food Editor of Martha Stewart Living
and co-authored Martha’s Hors D’Oeuvres Handbook
; she frequently contributes toBon Appétit
and Food & Wine
; and she brought delicious dishes to life in the films Julie & Julia
, It’s Complicated
, and Eat, Pray, Love
. Listen here.
Episode 98 - Adam Rapoport, Amanda Hesser, and Merrill Stubbs
What’s going on in the food media today? We talk to three leaders in the space to find out. We’ll chat with Adam Rapoport, editor in chief of the iconic Bon Appétit, about what it’s like to lead the iconic magazine and what chefs and restaurants are on his radar. And Food52 founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs stop by to talk about the much-loved website they started from scratch, plus their latest cookbook, A New Way to Dinner
, and their NYC holiday pop-up. Listen here.
Episode 97 - Joy the Baker and Chef Nancy Silverton
It’s our Thanksgiving show! We talk to Joy Wilson, aka Joy the Baker, the popular blogger and cookbook author based in New Orleans, and Nancy Silverton, the acclaimed chef behind the Mozza restaurant empire in Los Angeles and Singapore. Joy tells us about the “Friendsgiving” that she’s hosting and her newly formed cookbook club, while Nancy shares the story behind her new cookbook, “Mozza at Home,” and what’s on her Thanksgiving table. Listen here.
Episode 96 - Katrina Markoff and Gretchen Holt Witt
Love chocolate? Learn how chocolatier Katrina Markoff found her calling and went on to launch the brands Vosges Haut-Chocolat and Wild Ophelia. Also, hear how she’s helping high school and college students who dream of being entrepreneurs.
Our second guest is the inspiring Gretchen Holt-Witt, founder of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. Hear how the loss of her son Liam spurred her to create the organization, which has raised more than $10 million for research. Listen here.
Episode 95 - Post-Election Coping Strategies
Oh, Bombe Squad. What happened? We’ve put together a panel for today’s Radio Cherry Bombe to talk through how we’re feeling and shed light on some of the issues resulting from Tuesday’s shocking results. Joining us is author Charlotte Druckman, Erin McKenna’s Bakery founder Erin McKenna, Hot Bread Kitchen founder Jessamyn Rodriguez, and food policy expert Marion Nestle. We’ll get through this. Listen here.
Episode 94 - Doria Santlofer and Nicole Ponseca
Doria Santlofer is the New York and Los Angeles based stylist whose genius vision has featured in Teen Vogue, Lula, Allure, Self, Wonderland, Oyster, New York Magazine, Bon Appetit, Cherry Bombe and i-D and she has worked with clients including Nike, Mansur Gavriel and Gap. Nicole Ponseca is the owner and CEO of two ground-breaking and critically successful NYC Filipino restaurants.
She is an innovator, influencer and hard-working woman representing the new face of entrepreneurship and hospitality. Listen here.
Episode 93 - Dorie Greenspan and Alex Prudhomme
The author of twelve cookbooks, Dorie Greenspan has been called a “culinary guru” by The New York Times
and inducted into the “Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America.” Dorie’s latest book is Dorie’s Cookies
, a celebration of everyone’s favorite dessert.
Alex Prud’homme is Julia Child’s great-nephew and the coauthor of her autobiography, My Life in France, which was adapted into the movie Julie & Julia. Listen here.
Episode 92 - Chefs Katie Button and Preeti Mistry
Chef Katie Button is a Southern chef with a scientific mind who honed her craft at some of the world’s best restaurants, including elBulli. She is the executive chef and co-owner of Cúrate Tapas Bar and Nightbell in Asheville, North Carolina, where she has earned world-wide recognition and accolades.
Born in London and raised, chef Preeti Mistry’s innovative cooking is inspired by her multicultural background, Indian heritage and world travels. Listen here.
Episode 91 - Laurie Woolever and Ashley Christensen
Laurie Woolever is a freelance writer and editor, and works for Anthony Bourdain under the catch-all title of “gatekeeper.” Ashley Christensen is the chef/proprietor behind seven restaurants in Raleigh, N.C., including Poole’s Diner and Death & Taxes. Since making Raleigh her home, Ashley has sought to foster community through food, philanthropy, and the stimulation of the city’s downtown neighborhood. Listen here.
Episode 90 - Hawa Hassan and Molly Yeh
Hawa Hassan is the founder of Basbaas, the only line of Somali hot sauces and chutneys available in the U.S. The products are all natural, gluten free, and vegan. To create Basbaas, Hassan participated in the incubator program at Hot Bread Kitchen, the bakery and social enterprise initiative based in East Harlem.
Molly Yeh is a baker, blogger, writer, and farmer living in East Grand Forks, North Dakota. She is the voice behind the popular blog, My Name is Yeh
, and has built a following for her unique take on life, love, and food. Listen here.
Episode 89 - Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart joins us for this episode of Radio Cherry Bombe.
The show was recorded at our Jubilee conference this past spring
when Martha sat down with Cherry Bombe co-founder Kerry Diamond
for the keynote conversation. As only Martha can be, she was
wise, emotional, honest, and hilarious. Listen here.
Episode 88 - Padma Lakshmi
Author and Top Chef star, reads from her bestselling memoir, Love, Loss, and What We Ate,
as recorded at this year’s Cherry Bombe
Jubilee conference. Listen as Padma recounts some childhood
adventures with her beloved grandparents in India. Listen here
Episode 87 - New York's Next Wave
Melissa Clark of The New York Times talks with five of the hottest
up-and-coming chefs in New York City as part of the “New York’s
Next Wave” panel from this year’s Cherry Bombe
Learn why this is a great moment for female chefs in NYC and hear
how these rising stars got where they are. Listen here.
Episode 85 - Feeding the Beast
Our coverage of the 3rd annual Cherry Bombe
with Kat Kinsman's talk on tackling mental health issues
in the food industry. Listen here.
Episode 84 - So You Want to be a Farmer?
"The Farm Report" host Erin Fairbanks moderates the "So You Want
to be a Farmer?" panel at our 3rd annual Cherry Bombe
featuring Katie Baldwin and Amanda Merrow of Amber Waves Farm,
Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, Molly culver of The Youth Farm,
and Laura Ferrara of Westwind Orchard. Listen here.
Episode 83 - How To Be The Boss
Hedley & Bennett founder Ellen Bennett leads a panel on "How To Be
The Boss" featuring
Jodi Burg, CEO of Vitamix; Amanda Hesser,
co-founder and CEO of Food 52; Katrina Markoff, founder of Vosges
Haut-Chocolat; and Christina Minardi, President of the Northeast
region of Whole Foods Market. Listen here.
Episode 82 - Hemsley + Hemsley's 10 Keys to Happiness & Success
We kick off our special coverage of the 3rd annual Cherry Bombe
Jubilee with our favorite sister duo, Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley,
sharing their keys to success. Their latest book, Good + Simple
is out now. Listen here.
Episode 81 - Arianna Huffington and Sierra Tishgart
We chat with Huffington Post
boss Arianna Huffington about her new
book, The Sleep Revolution
, and are joined by Grub Street
Editor Sierra Tishgart: Listen here.
Episode 80 - Nina Clemente and Soa Davies
We talk to chef Nina Clemente about her art-inspired NYC pop-up
and find out when delivery is all the rage right now from Maple executive
chef Soa Davies: Listen here.
Episode 79 - Emma Straub and Emily Murphy
Episode 78 - Meaghan Dorman and Dianna Daoheung
We talk to bartender extraordaire Meaghan Dorman about her new bar,
The Bennett; plus, we talk to Black Seed Bagel baker Dianna Daoheung. Listen here.
Episode 77 - Yvette Leeper-Bueno and Nancy Silverton
We sit down with Harlem native and restaurateur Yvette Leeper-Bueno
to talk about the neighborhood's evolving food scene. Plus, we get
a phone call from iconic chef Nancy Silverton. Listen here.
Episode 76 - Missy Robbins and Katie Stagliano
We sit down with two generations of girlbosses: celebrated chef
Missy Robbins and the 17-year-old founder of Katie's Krops.
Episode 75 - Tasting Rome and Ana Ros
We take a mini Euro trip with top Slovenian chef Ana Ros
and Tasting Rome authors Katie Parla and Kristina Gill. Listen here.
Episode 72 - Anna Newell Jones & the Food Book Fair
We get some advice on saving from The Spender's Guide to Debt-Free Living
author, Anna Newell Jones. Plus, we get the scoop on the
Food Book Fair from this year's organizers. Listen here.
Episode 71 - Hemsley + Hemsley
We chat with two women dominating the food world:
Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley, about their new book,
Good + Simple. Listen here.
Episode 70 - Jodi Berg & Ellen Bennett
We talk with Jodi Berg, President and CEO of Vitamix,
and Ellen Bennett, founder of Hedley & Bennett. Listen here.
Episode 69 - Olivia Kim & the founders of Ovenly
Episode 68 - Emily Hyland & Marta Freedman
We're throwing a pizza party this week with Emily Hyland,
owner of eponymous Brooklyn restaurant Emily, and Marta Freedman,
founder of the viral Instagram account @h0tgirlseatingpizza.Listen here.
Episode 67 - Mimi Thorisson and Jessie Kanelos Weiner
Episode 66 - Klancy Miller
We speak to writer, Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef,
and author Klancy Miller about her new book, Cooking Solo
and life in Paris. Listen here.