FOODIE & THE BEAST

The DC area’s only food & wine variety show, now in its 11th year.
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Foodie & The Beast: Not the Belly of the Beast: October 2, 2022
Would you believe #FoodieAndTheBeast Turns 14 next week? We can't either -- but it does -- And, this week is another delicious show: - Deb Moser says Central Farm Markets is Falling for Fall - The Beast is back: aka Snalleygaster, AND Greg Engert - Andrew Coulomb of The Capital Jewish Museum talks The Capital Jewish Food Festival - (Where Nycci will interview Michael Twitty) - It's hard bringing brands to market. Dara Schwartz of Darista Dips tells her inspiring CPG story - All ready to celebrate International City Food Festival.  Events DC's  Jinhee Kim, Chef Michael Ciuffardi of the Peruvian Embassy & Fiot Garcia of Inca Social Tune in every Sunday at 11AM on 1500AM or listen to the full episode here.  
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Foodie & The Beast: Bumps of Caviar: September 25, 2022
Ciao Amici! #FoodieAndTheBeast is back in studio after a little Italian vacay. ICYMI: *All The Autumnal Happenings at Central Farm Markets *Get A Taste of Bethesda with Stephanie Coppula + Sips from Spanish Diner’s Sebastian Neira & Elder Pineda *Bumps , Yes BUMPS! of caviar in studio with Black River Caviar’s Sarah Mayo *Bart Yablonsky loves local at Dawson’s Market & now we do too! *Dmitri Chekaldin’s Oktoberfest at Dacha Beer Garden All that and more on Foodie & The Beast every Sunday at 11AM on 1500AM or Listen to the full episode here.
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Foodie & The Beast: All Mixt Up: August 28, 2022
It’s all Mixt up! Not really - the culinary/cocktail experience food hall, Mixt, took over the #FoodieAndTheBeast studio:  - Mixt’s Director of Operations (& old friend) Sandy Patterson overviews curation & programming  - Rivkah Alvial, aka Bar Boss, shakes perfect pairings of food/drink. - Chef Isamel Montero launched La Michoacana, he & his family whip up tacos, burritos, quesadillas, ++ - Olu Shokunbi, head chef/founder of the Spice Kitchen, a West African Grill, is turning Nigerian cuisine into an American household go-to Listen live every Sunday at 11AM/ on 1500AM or click here for the full episode.
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Foodie & The Beast: Pizza with a Topping of Heart: August 14, 2022
Such delish fun in today's #FoodieAndTheBeast studio:  - How does your garden grow? Central Farm Markets knows - The guy who puts the T in TNT, Todd Thrasher of Potomac Distilling Company (aka) Thrasher’s Rum & fave spot, Tiki TNT - Author of the groundbreaking James Beard award winning family/history cookbook, The Cooking Gene, Michael Twitty talks his latest, Kosher Soul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew - Fairfax City Restaurant Week launches its first summer edition, August 29. Kathleen Paley, Commissioner of the Fairfax City Economic Development Authority chats shining a spotlight on all the unique dining experiences. Chef Sunil Bastola brought us incredible tastes from Bollywood Bistro  - Fire Works Pizza Cascades dives deep into their local community. Marc Hembach joins us later to talk about how his store serves goodness in many different ways Tune in every Sunday at 11AM on 1500AM, and click here for the full episode.   
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Foodie & The Beast: It's in the Bag: August 7, 2022
So what did you miss? Sunday’s #FoodieAndTheBeast was purposefully packed & way boozier than expected:  - Bob Wiley brought in his delicious Deviation Distilling gins (just look at that gorgeous packaging)  - Swirls of sweet pastry, PB&J French toast & so much more: Art & Soul from Chef Danny Chavez - We now know to use reusable bags every time we shop. We all should thank Bag Lady, Lisa D. Foster, for her ingenuity. - Whole hog cooking - for real -  with Caboose Tavern’s Chef David Rabin  - The Cocktail King’s Colin Asare-Appiah chats his new book, Black Mixcellence: A Comprehensive Guide Listen in for the full epsiode here.
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Foodie & The Beast: A Father & Son Show (Nepotism Lives), July 31, 2022
  While the cat’s away … Sam Nellis steps up to the mic.  Nycci had to take a quick trip out of town and Sam - of Silver Lyan fame -  joined David on air for a little father/son show:  -Farmers Market Week runs from August 1-17. Let’s celebrate all the farmers with Central Farm Market  -Learn all about The Absinthe Ritual with Antoine Robert, Co-Owner of Distilleries et Domaines de Provence – Absinthe Absente was sniffed, swirled and sipped. -Chad Sparrow of Common Plate Hospitality Group talked expansion into the DC region.The group launched Mason Social in Alexandria and added eUrbano 116, Augie’s Mussel House and Beer Garden and there’s more in the pipeline. -Hangover recovery alert! Leigh Phillips and Solomon Mangham founded NextDay Original in 2020. NextDay is an all-natural productivity and recovery products treating the core issues of hangover. We are here for it. -Chef/Owner Andrew Black runs the show at Grey Sweater, a tasting menu-only restaurant where staff interviews guests as they take their reservations to plan out their meals. Maybe we can talk Chef Black into a DoorDash delivery to DC, maybe #FoodieAndTheBeast every Sunday at 11AM on 1500AM or listen here.
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Foodie & The Beast: Tequila is the Answer: July 24, 2022
Happy National Tequila Day From All of Us at #FoodieAndTheBeast: Chef Dave Martin stays slim, The Tequila Diet Zoomed in from Italy, Bisol 1542 Prosecco Superiore’s Gianluca Bisol  Beefing It Up with Jessica Formicola Highland Scotch from Greg King & The Glen Dronach Cold soups are cool, Deb Moser of Central Farm Markets 11AM/1500AM or click here for the full episode.
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Foodie & The Beast: Cheers to That: July 17, 2022
On the latest Foodie & The Beast: Cooling popsicles at Central Farm Markets Angie Duran & Erika Parjus serve wine appreciation at Bottles Wine Garden RAMW CEO Kathy Hollinger & the RAMMYs 411 Award-winning distiller, Catoctin Creek’s Becky Harris  Udon took on Spain & now -- Miami! Listen live every Sunday at 11:00 a.m. on 1500 AM, or check out the latest episode here.  
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Foodie & The Beast: Living La Vida Buena: July 10, 2022
After a few weeks of travel, Foodie & The Beast is BACK! This week’s show: Central Farm Markets is stone fruit central Buena Vida’s Dmani Harrison-Porter & Jorrel Henderson shake it up  Chef Ben Pflaumer re-opens Vermillion July 19th — Mark Your Calendar! Chef Reginald O. Mack aka Chef Rom talks his delish Crab Crack Bomb Passion on the plate with Chef Thomas Harvey  Listen live every Sunday at 11AM on 1500AM or federalnewsnetwork.com/listen-live. Missed it? Catch the full episode here.
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Foodie & The Beast: Rebuilding the Past, Building the Future: June 12, 2022
On the latest Foodie & The Beast: - Shishitos now at Central Farm Markets, blister them & add to salads  - Embassy of Japan’s Ryo Tsuzukihashi & Reiko Hirai, of Happi Enterprises, talk Tohoku’s farmers and fishermen  - Staycation Alert: National Building Museum’s Aileen Fuch Notre Dame/Shakespeare’s Playhouse/ SakuSaku Flakerie - Who run the world? Maame Boakye and Nina Oduro, Dine Diaspora co-founders & Black Women In Food Listen in every Sunday at 11:00 AM on 1500 AM or hear the latest episode here.  
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