Radio & Podcast

Multiple ways to be in the know about all the deliciousness happening locally, nationally, and internationally. Tune in to the food variety show, Foodie & The Beast, with David & Nycci Nellis on Federal News Network, or take a deep dive with Nycci on Industry Night on Real Fun DC.

INDUSTRY NIGHT

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New & Improved: Industry Night, February 15, 2024
Do you recognize where I am? I have to be honest, I cannot believe I am in the space that once housed Coco Sala. For those of you who remember, Coco Sala was love letter to chocolate in a variety of forms and this space was…chocolate-y. But if you know who took over the space here in Penn Quarter, then you know I am in the greatly anticipated and just re-opened Moon Rabbit. Less than a year ago, we were all shocked when the original Moon Rabbit suddenly closed in the Wharf’s InterContinental Hotel. David and I, our kids, the whole family loved the beautiful and delicious take on Vietnamese cuisine that Kevin Tien, Susan Bae, and team were serving. We were heart broken and we were not alone.And here we are! And with the whole team with me now!Chef Kevin TienPastry Chef Susan BaeChef Judy BeltranoBar Director Thi NguyenAnd oh we are going to get into all the things! But first, so you know, I have been out and about —-Beloved BBQ-Cut-Fairfax City Restaurant Week — I am your Restaurant Week Lady-Mama Chang & The Wine Hour-James Beard Long List aka Semi-Finalists alert!-Centrolina-Pastis - What is New in The Neighborhood-Duck & The PeachSo I first met four-time James Beard Foundation semifinalist, 2023 RAMW Chef of the Year, Food and Wine Best New Chef 2018, chef Kevin Tien when he was in the kitchen at Himitsu. But it wasn’t until he started coming into in the Foodie & The Beast studio that I really got to know him, his heart, and his passion better. Pastry chef Susan Bae joined him a few times and now I totally have a girl crush on her. Chef Judy Beltrano & Speed Rack finalist bar director Thi Nguyen round out his team here, and I am so excited for them and this beautiful space, and for me — because the Moon Rabbit is back.Listen to the full episode here, and watch it all unfold here. 
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FOODIE & THE BEAST

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FOODIE & THE BEAST: February 18th, 2024
Listen & Learn on Today’s Foodie & The Beast: -Victoria Rodriguez is one of three very talented Sommeliers at DC’s Bourbon Steak in the Four Seasons Hotel. And if you didn’t know, February 18 is National Drink Wine Day. Bourbon Steak boasts over 850 labels, so it’s a natural draw for celebrating Wine Day & Victoria aces the assignment.-Our fave Bethesda Boss Babe, Stephanie Coppula, of Bethesda Urban Partnership is in with the latest on the retail and restaurant growth & how we are dining during Bethesda’s Restaurant Week, now through February 25, 2024. In with Stephanie is chef/restaurateur Payson Mtatmon, of Zao Stamina Ramen, with his incredible story about his love of ramen.-David & Nycci are always trying to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Who better to put us all through the paces than Stephanie Miller, author of Zero Waste Living, the 80/20 Way: The Busy Person’s Guide to a Lighter Footprint. Stepaanie founded Zero Waste in DC where she hosts learning events and offers business and household consultations.-AND, It’s no secret that Americans waste 40% of the food we produce. It’s food that could feed the 40 million people who go hungry and it contributes significantly to global warming. Jen England. VP of External Affairs for Food Rescue Hero is here to talk about solutions to the problem.11am on 1500am or here. 
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