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Radio Cherry Bombe

552 episodes - English - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 510 ratings

Radio Cherry Bombe features interviews with the most interesting people in the world of food. Each week, host Kerry Diamond, founder and editor of the indie magazine Cherry Bombe, talks to the chefs, bakers, creatives, and entrepreneurs making it happen. Follow @cherrybombe on Instagram for show news and more, and visit cherrybombe.com/radio-cherry-bombe for transcripts and past episodes. Thank you to Tralala for our theme song, "All Fired Up."

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Chef Karla Hoyos Of World Central Kitchen And Miami’s Tacotomia

April 12, 2024 10:00 - 30 minutes - 28.2 MB

Today’s guest is Chef Karla Hoyos, a long-time volunteer for World Central Kitchen and the founder of Tacotomia in Miami. The interview took place several weeks before the tragedy in Gaza in which seven of Karla’s World Central Kitchen colleagues were killed (if you’d like to contribute to the World Central Kitchen GoFundMe for the families of those killed, visit here). Karla herself was in the region last year with the organization. Over the past several years, she has worked as part of Wo...

Magnolia Network Food Stars! Zoë Bakes, Casey Corn, Jamila Norman, Elizabeth Poett & Sam Seneviratne From Jubilee 2023

April 08, 2024 10:00 - 24 minutes - 22.4 MB

We’re in a Jubilee state of mind here at Cherry Bombe HQ! Jubilee 2024 is taking place on Saturday, April 20th, in NYC (join the wait list here), so we’re bringing you a taste of last year’s talent: the lively panel with the food all-stars from the Magnolia Network.  Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond moderated a discussion with Casey Corn of “Recipe Lost & Found,” Zoë François of “Zoë Bakes,” Jamila Norman of “Homegrown,” Elizabeth Poett of “Ranch To Table,” and Samantha Seneviratne of ...

Italian Snacking With Anna Francese Gass, And Justice Of The Pie’s Maya-Camille Broussard From Jubilee 2023

April 01, 2024 10:00 - 45 minutes - 41.8 MB

Italians take snacking seriously. In the first part of today’s show, we’re talking about “spuntini”—Italian snacks—with chef and recipe developer Anna Francese Gass, author of the new cookbook, “Italian Snacking: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Every Hour of the Day.” Learn why the book is like a trip to Italy in book form, Anna’s Italian vacation tips, and why Italian street food is not eaten on the street.  Next, we’re flashing back to Jubilee 2023 with an inspiring talk from Maya-Camille Br...

Top Chef’s Kristen Kish Dishes On The New Season, Plus Von Diaz On Her “Islas” Cookbook

March 25, 2024 10:00 - 56 minutes - 51.5 MB

We have a special episode for you today featuring two all-star guests. First up is Von Diaz, an Emmy Award-winning radio producer, documentarian, and food historian. Her new narrative cookbook, “Islas: A Celebration of Tropical Cooking,” is a robust and joyous record of the flavors, techniques, and stories that make up the culinary culture of the islands spanning the Indian, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans. Von joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about the process of writing her new book, stand-ou...

Chef Jess Murphy Of Kai, Ireland’s Only Michelin Green Star Restaurant

March 18, 2024 10:00 - 37 minutes - 34.3 MB

Today’s guest is Chef Jess Murphy. Originally from New Zealand, Jess moved to Ireland and in 2011 opened the doors to Kai, the award-winning restaurant she runs with her husband, Dave Murphy. Because of the sustainability programs at Kai, it’s the only restaurant in Ireland to have been awarded the Michelin Green Star. Jess is also passionate about helping refugees in Ireland record their food stories, and she has been recognized for the work she does with the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.  ...

Lidey Heuck of “Cooking In Real Life” Is All About The IRL

March 11, 2024 10:00 - 39 minutes - 36.3 MB

Today’s guest is Lidey Heuck, author of the brand new book “Cooking in Real Life: Delicious & Doable Recipes for Every Day.” The Pittsburgh native began her career in food working as Ina Garten’s assistant, a job she got as a college senior after cold-emailing the Barefoot Contessa. Since then, Lidey has carved out a delicious space of her own, contributing to NYT Cooking and sharing everything from recipes to ideas on home decor, entertaining, and travel on her Lidey Likes website and Insta...

Anu Duggal Of Female Founders Fund On Raising Money, Women-Led Businesses, And The Wealth Gap

March 04, 2024 11:00 - 46 minutes - 42.1 MB

Anu Duggal, the founding partner of Female Founders Fund, is all about helping female-led companies get the funding they need and deserve, despite all the obstacles around raising money. Last month, she hosted the 2024 Female Founders Fund CEO Summit, a day of talks, panel discussions, and networking at the New York Stock Exchange that brought together more than 100 women, including the founders of Food52, Culinary Agents, and Mimi Cheng’s.  Anu joins host Kerry Diamond to discuss the origi...

Goldbelly’s Vanessa Torrivilla Talks Food, Fashion, Tech & Ina Garten’s Coconut Cake

February 26, 2024 11:00 - 49 minutes - 45 MB

Vanessa Torrivilla never envisioned a future in the food world. A UI/UX design pro, she started dating a serious foodie named Joe Ariel who missed some of his favorite local eats from his college days, and soon the idea for Goldbelly started to materialize: “I went from wanting to help my boyfriend with some free design to caring about this from a very deep place,” she says.  “This” is now a powerhouse food marketplace with almost 1,000 brands represented on its platform, and Vanessa is co-...

Saltie Girl’s Kathy Sidell Has Some Advice For Future Restaurateurs

February 19, 2024 11:00 - 36 minutes - 33.1 MB

Kathy Sidell is the restaurateur behind Saltie Girl, the seafood-focused spots in Boston and Los Angeles known for their tinned fish menus and buzzy atmosphere. Kathy joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her pivot from film and commercials to restaurants, what happened with Saltie Girl London, her advice for would-be restaurateurs, and lessons learned from her father, a well-known backer of Boston chefs and restaurants.  Thank you to OpenTable for supporting our show.  Hosted by Kerry Di...

Juliette Binoche On Her New Film “The Taste of Things,” And The Founders Of Inaru Chocolate Stop By

February 12, 2024 11:00 - 1 hour - 59.3 MB

Food and film lovers! Superstar Juliette Binoche joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her new film, “The Taste of Things,” which The Guardian called “the most rapturous hymn to culinary art” since “Babette’s Feast” and “Eat Drink Man Woman.” Learn why Juliette wanted to work with Tran Anh Hung, who won best director for the movie at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival; what it was like starring with her former partner, Benoît Magimel; and how she prepared for all the cooking scenes with the help...

Carla Hall Dishes On “Chasing Flavor,” Her New Food & Travel Series On Max

February 05, 2024 11:00 - 36 minutes - 33.5 MB

Today’s guest is Carla Hall, star and executive producer of the new Max series, “Chasing Flavor,” in which she shares the history behind some of America’s most popular foods, from ice cream to barbecue to chicken pot pie. Best known for her time on “Top Chef” and “The Chew,” Carla chats with host Kerry Diamond about showcasing her superpower, proving her worth, and packing for 84 days on the road.  She also talks about turning 60 this May (and why she’s already celebrating), getting ready f...

Molly Baz, Sophia Roe & Paola Velez From Jubilee

January 29, 2024 11:00 - 34 minutes - 31.6 MB

For today’s episode, we’re dipping into the Jubilee archives for a conversation between culinary superstars (and Cherry Bombe cover girls!) Sophia Roe and Molly Baz. Sophia interviewed Molly at the Cherry Bombe Jubilee conference in April 2023. They covered a lot of ground, from cookbooks to kitchens to creativity.  Introducing Molly & Sophia are culinary creative Woldy Reyes of Woldy Kusina and cookbook author Ixta Belfrage.  Be sure to stick around for a bonus amuse bouche: Pastry chef P...

The Best Advice To Help Change Your Life With Liz Moody

January 22, 2024 11:00 - 44 minutes - 40.4 MB

Journalist, cookbook author, and podcast host Liz Moody wants you to start the new year off right. She joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her latest book “100 Ways To Change Your Life: The Science of Leveling Up Health, Happiness, Relationships & Success” and she shares the tips that have changed her life for the better. They also chat about mocktails, positive aging role models, and the importance of community. Don’t miss their chat.  Thank you to California Prunes for supporting our s...

The Future Of Food Is You: Mexico City Pastry Chef Odette Olavarri

January 15, 2024 11:00 - 37 minutes - 34.5 MB

The Future Of Food Is You from The Cherry Bombe Podcast Network showcases rising stars in the food world and is hosted by Abena Anim-Somuah, the James Beard Award winner for Emerging Voice in Broadcast Media.  For today’s show, we’re sharing the most popular Future Of Food episode from 2023, Abena’s interview with Odette Olavarri, the founder of Odette Cuisine, a bakery & pastry shop in Mexico City. In this special episode recorded in CDMX, the duo talks about how Odette got her start bakin...

2023’s Top Episode: Justine Doiron Of Justine Snacks

January 08, 2024 11:00 - 46 minutes - 42.4 MB

Happy New Year! For today’s episode of Radio Cherry Bombe we are re-airing our most popular interview of 2023, our chat with TikTok star Justine Doiron. A graduate of Cornell University’s hospitality program, Justine pursued a career in media and public relations and found her way in the fast-paced industry. She dabbled in TikTok when the app first emerged, figuring she’d need to know about it for work. Soon enough, she was one of the leading personalities in the TikTok food space.  Justine...

Seattle’s Chef Renee Erickson & Grappa Nonino’s Francesca Nonino

December 27, 2023 11:00 - 43 minutes - 40.2 MB

Today we have a special double feature episode. Our first guest is Renee Erickson, chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and co-founder of Sea Creatures, the Seattle hospitality group. Renee shares what’s next for Sea Creatures and where her travels have taken her.  In the second half of the show, Francesca Nonino of Grappa Nonino joins us, all the way from Italy. Francesca is the sixth generation of the Noninos to be involved in the family grappa business. She is the Head of Digital and tra...

“The Bear’s” Liza Colón-Zayas On Playing Tina And Persevering

December 20, 2023 11:00 - 43 minutes - 39.5 MB

“You gotta believe there’s a little magic sometimes,” says Liza Cólon-Zayas, who plays Tina on the hit series “The Bear.” A native of the Bronx, Liza wanted to act from a young age and was encouraged by her family. After studying at SUNY Albany, she worked in theater and appeared in everything from “Law & Order” to “Sex and the City,” but a major recurring role eluded her. Liza estimates that she’s been rejected thousands of times over her decades-long career.  When Liza was finally cast as...

Joanna Gaines Of Magnolia From Jubilee 2023

December 18, 2023 11:00 - 28 minutes - 26.2 MB

Joanna Gaines of Magnolia and the hit show “Fixer Upper” is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in America today. She went from working for 10 years in her father’s tire shop after college to becoming one of the most influential women in design, media, and food.  Joanna was the keynote speaker at Cherry Bombe’s annual Jubilee conference in Manhattan earlier this year. She joined host Kerry Diamond after returning from a big family trip to Seoul, where her mother is from. Joanna and Ker...

Host With The Most With Samantha Seneviratne

December 13, 2023 11:00 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

Samantha Seneviratne is a food stylist, recipe developer, NYT Cooking contributor, baker, and star of “Everyday Cooking” on the Magnolia Network. Sam is also the author of three baking books, including her latest, “Bake Smart: Sweets and Secrets From My Oven to Yours.” Samantha joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about The New York Times Cooking’s Cookie Week, the highly anticipated annual rollout. Samantha contributed a recipe for technicolor cookies and styled the entire package. She also ta...

Willy Wonka And The Woman Who Inspired The First Chocolate Factory Film, Madeline Stuart

December 11, 2023 11:00 - 39 minutes - 35.9 MB

This Friday marks the release of “Wonka,” a musical starring Timothée Chalamet that tells the origin story of beloved candy maker Willy Wonka. To celebrate, we’re dipping into the Radio Cherry Bombe vault for our interview with the woman who inspired the original “Willy Wonka” film, Madeline Stuart.  Young Madeline loved “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” so much, she suggested to her dad that the Roald Dahl classic children’s book would make a great movie. Fortunately, for legions of “Wil...

Host With The Most With Peter Som, Fashion Designer And Culinary Creative

December 06, 2023 11:00 - 36 minutes - 33.7 MB

The talented tastemaker Peter Som joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about his career as a fashion designer, how he celebrates during the holidays, his favorite family recipes, gift giving, and his forthcoming cookbook, “Family Style.”  Be sure to check out Peter’s recipe for his grandmother’s No Mai Fan sticky rice dish.  Thank you to Kerrygold and S.Pellegrino for supporting our show. Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jenna Sadhu Edited by Jenna Sadhu Editorial Assis...

Eater Restaurant Editor Hillary Dixler Canavan On Eater’s First Cookbook And Food Media Moments

December 04, 2023 11:00 - 36 minutes - 33.4 MB

Hillary Dixler Canavan, restaurant editor of Eater, joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about the debut book from the famous food media outlet, “Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters.” Hillary shares how the cookbook—and Eater’s seven-book deal—came to be and how the restaurants in the book were chosen. She also shares her journey from theater to restaurants to Eater, and talks about some pivotal food media moments she was involved with, i...

Host With The Most With Laura Brown

November 29, 2023 11:00 - 41 minutes - 37.9 MB

Celebrated editor Laura Brown joins host Kerry Diamond to share what it takes to be a good host and a thoughtful guest, how to bounce back from professional disappointment, and the story behind her pink wedding dress.  She also talks about her fave spots in Paris, London, Sydney, NYC, and the best party food.  Thank you to Kerrygold and S.Pellegrino for supporting our show. Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jenna Sadhu Edited by Jenna Sadhu Editorial Assistant Londyn...

Dishing On Julia Is Back! With Chef Eric Ripert And Max “Julia” Creator Daniel Goldfarb

November 27, 2023 11:00 - 43 minutes - 40.1 MB

For today’s show, we’re sharing the first episode of the new season of Dishing on Julia, the official Max companion podcast hosted by Radio Cherry Bombe’s Kerry Diamond.  When Julia Child stole the hearts and stomachs of households across the nation, no one knew how far she’d go—least of all herself. In the Season 2 premiere of the Max original “Julia,” we find her in the Provençal countryside, contemplating her next adventure.  For the inaugural episode of Season 2 of Dishing On Julia, ho...

Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman Dishes On Julia Child And Thanksgiving

November 20, 2023 11:00 - 38 minutes - 35.7 MB

On this special episode, we’re sharing the extended version of Deb Perelman’s interview from Dishing On Julia, the official Max companion podcast of “Julia,” the original series about the life of Julia Child. Deb, who’s been compared to the culinary icon, shares how her mom learned to cook from Julia’s books, why she’s a believer in following recipes, and what her new cookbook “Keepers” is all about. And, of course, she and host Kerry Diamond talk about Thanksgiving.  Thank you to OpenTable...

Chef Beverly Kim Of Chicago’s Parachute On Motherhood & Restaurants

November 15, 2023 11:00 - 31 minutes - 28.5 MB

Beverly Kim of Parachute and Anelya knows that restaurants and motherhood don’t always go hand in hand, so she launched The Abundance Setting as a way to help moms in the hospitality industry. A mother of three and a “Top Chef” alum, Beverly joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her restaurants, her non-profit, and how she’s navigated parenthood as a busy chef and restaurant owner.  Thank you to OpenTable for supporting our show. Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jen...

Ghia Founder Mélanie Masarin On Changing The Beverage Industry

November 13, 2023 11:00 - 40 minutes - 36.9 MB

Mélanie Masarin is the founder and CEO of Ghia, the non-alcoholic aperitif that has taken the beverage world by storm. Melanie joins host Kerry Diamond to share how the Ghia brand came to be, what she learned working at Glossier and Dig, and what’s next for her groundbreaking brand.  Thank you to OpenTable and The Republic of Tea for supporting this episode. Click here for more information on the Cherry Bombe + OpenTable “Sit With Us” series. Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine B...

Chef Camille Becerra Of Ace Hotel Brooklyn’s As You Are

November 08, 2023 11:00 - 40 minutes - 37.1 MB

Camille Becerra is the chef of As You Are, the restaurant at Ace Hotel Brooklyn, and she joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her fascinating career. Camille worked as a cook at a zen center, competed on Season 3 of “Top Chef,” and made a name for herself in the New York dining scene. Her cuisine is innovative, thoughtful, bright, seasonal, and all the things you want in a dish.  Thank you to OpenTable and Ace Hotel Brooklyn. Click here for tickets and more information on the Cherry Bombe...

Giada De Laurentiis & Our 500th Episode!

November 06, 2023 11:00 - 31 minutes - 29 MB

The one and only Giada joins host Kerry Diamond for this milestone episode. The Food Network star and bestselling author talks about tapping into her entrepreneurial side, dealing with family expectations, and learning to take measures and embrace moderation.  They also chat about the evolution of Giadzy.com, Giada’s recipe, travel, and e-commerce platform. Also, learn why Giada wants us all to love panettone as much as she does.  Thank you to OpenTable, Ace Hotel, and Republic of Tea for ...

Chef Evelyn Garcia Of Houston’s Jūn Is Giving It Her All

November 01, 2023 10:00 - 38 minutes - 35.5 MB

Chef Evelyn Garcia is the chef of Jūn, the Houston restaurant she owns and operates with her friend, Chef Henry Lu, and which specializes in New Asian American cuisine. You might also recognize Chef Evelyn from “Top Chef 19,” which took place in her native Houston.  Chef Evelyn joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about Jūn’s cuisine, giving 2000%, and what community means to her. Thank you to OpenTable for supporting this episode. Click here for tickets and more information on the Cherry Bomb...

Home Cook Champ Sohla El-Waylly

October 30, 2023 10:00 - 26 minutes - 24.6 MB

Sohla El-Waylly is a video star, home cook champ, current Cherry Bombe magazine cover girl, and new mom. Sohla chats with host Kerry Diamond about her debut cookbook, “Start Here: Instructions for Becoming a Better Cook,” a 600+ page blockbuster that comes out this week. They also talk about Sohla’s experience in culinary school, her love of cookbook collecting, and getting ready for her baby’s arrival.  Thank you to OpenTable, Ace Hotel, and The Republic of Tea for supporting this episode....

Fly By Jing Founder Jing Gao On Condiments, Culture, And Her New Cookbook

October 25, 2023 10:00 - 43 minutes - 39.5 MB

Jing Gao is the founder of Fly By Jing, the brand famous for its Sichuan Chili Crisp, and author of the brand new Fly By Jing cookbook. She joins guest host Samah Dada of Dada Eats to talk about her cult condiment, her corporate career, reclaiming her name, elevating Chinese food and flavors, and the story behind her latest project, the soon-to-open Sua eatery in L.A. Thank you to OpenTable for supporting this episode. Click here for tickets and more information on the Cherry Bombe + OpenTa...

RHONY Star Ubah Talks Hot Sauce, Karma, And Cheese

October 23, 2023 10:00 - 38 minutes - 35.3 MB

RHONY fans and hot sauce lovers! Today’s guest is the one and only Ubah, creator of the Ubah Hot line of hot sauces and star on the latest season of “Real Housewives of New York” on Bravo. Ubah joins guest host Marissa Mullen of That Cheese Plate to talk about her childhood in Somalia and Canada, her plans for her hot sauce company (watch out, Tabasco), how she wound up on RHONY, and how she really feels about cheese.  Thank you to OpenTable and Ace Hotel for supporting this episode. Click ...

Molly Baz Says Get Loose In The Kitchen

October 16, 2023 10:00 - 28 minutes - 26.4 MB

Culinary creative Molly Baz joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her new book, “More Is More: Get Loose In The Kitchen,” and the inspiration behind it. They also chat about the book’s best gateway recipe, Molly's favorite condiments, supermarket makeovers, her Drink This Wine line, and her Molly-fication of Julia Child’s greatest hits.  Thank you to OpenTable and Ace Hotel for supporting this episode. Click here for tickets and more information on the Cherry Bombe + OpenTable “Sit With Us...

Restaurant (R)evolution: Why Pinky Cole Of Slutty Vegan Hopes You Fail (You Read That Right)

October 11, 2023 10:00 - 34 minutes - 31.2 MB

Welcome to Restaurant (R)evolution, our miniseries dedicated to those doing things differently in the hospitality industry. In this episode, Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond talks to Pinky Cole, the superstar entrepreneur and CEO/Founder of Slutty Vegan, a fast-growing, fast-food chain with 13 locations. Pinky’s brand new book, “I Hope You Fail: 10 Hater Statements Holding You Back From Getting Everything You Want,” was just published yesterday. Tune in to learn about Pinky’s unique rul...

Elizabeth Poett Of Magnolia Network’s “Ranch To Table”

October 09, 2023 10:00 - 40 minutes - 37.1 MB

Elizabeth Poett joins us to talk about life as a seventh-generation rancher, which she celebrates in her debut cookbook, “The Ranch Table: Recipes from a Year of Harvests, Celebrations, and Family Dinners on a Historic California Ranch.” Elizabeth is also the star of “Ranch to Table” on the Magnolia Network and was featured on the cover of Cherry Bombe’s recent Food TV issue.   Thank you to OpenTable for supporting this episode. Click here for tickets and more information on the Cherry Bomb...

Restaurant (R)evolution: Chef Angie Mar Of Le B On Embracing Change And Believing In Yourself

October 04, 2023 10:00 - 35 minutes - 32.2 MB

Welcome to Restaurant (R)evolution, our new miniseries dedicated to those doing things differently in the hospitality industry. In these episodes, Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond will be talking to folks changing and challenging the rules of the restaurant world and learn what they’re doing and why. Today’s guest is chef and restaurant owner Angie Mar of Le B in New York’s West Village. Angie famously closed her restaurant The Beatrice Inn after the landlord raised her rent too high, ...

“For The Culture” Author Klancy Miller On Black Trailblazers In Food Past, Present & Future

October 02, 2023 10:00 - 36 minutes - 33.3 MB

Klancy Miller’s brand new book, “For the Culture: Phenomenal Black Women and Femmes in Food,” spotlights more than 60 individuals shaping the hospitality world today, and pays tribute to the trailblazers who made it all possible, including Edna Lewis and B. Smith. Klancy joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about them, as well as some of the current trailblazers featured in “For the Culture,” from culinary creative Sophia Roe to wine and travel pro Julia Coney.  Klancy also discusses the making...

Restaurant (R)evolution: Chef Amanda Cohen Of Dirt Candy On Banishing Tips, Cutting Food Costs, And Loving Spreadsheets

September 27, 2023 10:00 - 38 minutes - 35 MB

Welcome to Restaurant (R)evolution, our new miniseries dedicated to those doing things differently in the industry. Over the next few weeks, Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond will be talking to folks changing and challenging the rules of the restaurant world to learn what they’re doing and why. Today’s guest is Amanda Cohen, chef and owner of Dirt Candy, the vegetable-forward restaurant in New York City. Amanda is known for her plant-forward cuisine, but she’s also made a name for herse...

Stanley Tucci & Chef Missy Robbins Talk Pasta, Pots & Pans, And Their Love Of Italy

September 25, 2023 10:00 - 30 minutes - 27.6 MB

We have a special episode for you today—it’s Stanley Tucci in conversation with guest host Chef Missy Robbins. Stanley was in town to celebrate the launch of TUCCI by Greenpan, his new cookware collection. And who better to chat with him than Missy, the chef and co-owner behind the popular Italian restaurants Lilia and Misi, and the brand new Misipasta, an aperitivo bar and pasta shop in one. (All are located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.) The two talk pasta, pots and pans, family, favorite re...

Restaurant (R)evolution: Chef Tracy Malechek-Ezekiel Of Birdie’s In Austin On Tipping, Healthcare & Vacation Time

September 20, 2023 10:00 - 38 minutes - 35.3 MB

Welcome to Restaurant (R)evolution, our new miniseries dedicated to those doing things differently in the industry. Over the next few weeks, Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond will be talking to folks changing and challenging the rules of the restaurant world to learn what they’re doing and why. Today, Tracy Malechek-Ezekiel, the chef and co-owner of Birdie’s in Austin, joins Kerry to talk about their “fine casual” concept, offering their employees paid family leave, health insurance, fo...

Food & Fashion With Melissa Marra-Alvarez And Elizabeth Way Of The Museum At FIT

September 18, 2023 10:00 - 29 minutes - 26.8 MB

From Elsa Schiaparelli’s lobster dress to Rachel Antonoff’s pasta puffer to this summer’s grocery girl trend, food and fashion have often come together as a commentary on the cultural mores of the moment, and the politics. Melissa Marra-Alvarez and Elizabeth Way of The Museum at FIT, the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, join host Kerry Diamond to talk about the intersection of the two. They also discuss the current exhibition they co-curated at The Museum at FIT, “Food & Fas...

Naro & Atomix Restaurateur Ellia Park On New Korean Cuisine, Taking Chances, And Changing The World

September 11, 2023 10:00 - 30 minutes - 28 MB

When Ellia Park moved to New York from Seoul a decade ago with her husband, Chef JP Park, she was literally afraid to talk to people or go outside after dark. Today, she’s the award-winning restaurateur and hospitality pro behind Atoboy, Atomix, Naro, and the new Seoul Salon. Ellia joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her decision to leave Seoul, bootstrapping Atoboy, and popularizing what she and JP call New Korean Cuisine.  Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jenna S...

Best Of: Padma Lakshmi On “Taste The Nation” And Sports Illustrated

September 04, 2023 10:00 - 48 minutes - 44.1 MB

We’re re-airing one of this year’s most popular episodes, our interview with Padma Lakshmi. Padma is brilliant, fearless, and currently experiencing the kind of success her younger self could only dream of. The second season of her Hulu show, Taste The Nation With Padma Lakshmi, dropped this spring. In it, she examines America’s foodways and the history behind them. Padma is, of course, best known as the host of Bravo’s Top Chef, currently in its 20th season.* In April, Padma was named to t...

Cherry Bombe CEO Kate Miller Spencer On Food Media, Fundraising, And Cherry Bombe 2.0

August 28, 2023 10:00 - 37 minutes - 34.3 MB

We have a very special guest making her Radio Cherry Bombe debut today. It’s our CEO, Kate Miller Spencer. Kate is a mom, a fervent supporter of women in the food world, and a longtime media pro who has worked at a number of legacy publications and organizations, including Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Travel & Leisure, New York Magazine, and Vox Media. Kate joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about life on the business side of food media, championing women in food, and plans for Cherry Bombe’s fu...

Special Episode: Maui Chef Lee Anne Wong On The Lahaina Fires And How You Can Help

August 23, 2023 10:00 - 26 minutes - 23.9 MB

Earlier this month, Maui Chef Lee Anne Wong lost her restaurant, Papa’aina, in the fires that swept through the historic town of Lahaina. The Top Chef alum had opened the restaurant, located at the 122-year-old Pioneer Inn, almost four years ago and was happy to finally have the pandemic behind her. Today, Lee Anne is helping with the relief effort in Maui as part of Chef Hui, a culinary collective making tens of thousands of meals each week for those in need.  She joined host Kerry Diamond...

Chef Gayle Pirie Of Foreign Cinema Restaurant, San Francisco’s 24-Year-Old Cultural & Culinary Hub

August 21, 2023 10:00 - 43 minutes - 40.2 MB

Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jenna Sadhu Edited by Jenna Sadhu Music by Tralala, “All Fired Up” Gayle Pirie has been co-owner and co-executive chef of San Francisco’s iconic restaurant Foreign Cinema for more than two decades. In today’s episode, she talks with host Kerry Diamond about how she and her husband took over the struggling business after the dot-com bubble popped, and made it into a restaurant that reflected their own passion for food and the arts. Fore...

Caroline Styne Of The Lucques Hospitality Group On L.A., The Strikes, And Following Her Gut

August 14, 2023 10:00 - 41 minutes - 38.2 MB

Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jenna Sadhu Edited by Jenna Sadhu Music by Tralala, “All Fired Up” For more than two decades, Caroline Styne has been a force in the L.A. restaurant world. She and her business partner, Chef Suzanne Goin, opened restaurants including Lucques and a.o.c. that defined what we think of as California food today: small plates, market-driven menus, relaxed elegance, and organic wines. She’s a business whiz with a lot on her plate: she’s the P...

Chef Juliana Latif Of Zou Zou’s Restaurant Is One To Watch

August 07, 2023 10:00 - 31 minutes - 29.1 MB

Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jenna Sadhu Edited by Jenna Sadhu Music by Tralala, “All Fired Up” Chef Juliana Latif and her team at Zou Zou’s are turning out some of the best restaurant dishes in Manhattan, from the dip towers to the Strawberry Shirazi salad with cucumber and mint, Smoked Cherry Baby Lamb Chops, and Kataifi Cheesecake. She got her start at a young age, helping out at her parents’ specialty grocery shop, Tangiers in West Hartford, Conn., then went o...

Olive Garden To Olamaie: Chef Amanda Turner On Menus, Autonomy, And Pokémon Wisdom

July 31, 2023 10:00 - 36 minutes - 33.4 MB

Hosted by Kerry Diamond Produced by Catherine Baker and Jenna Sadhu Edited by Jenna Sadhu Music by Tralala, “All Fired Up” Amanda Turner was drawn to kitchen life and wanted to move from front of house at Olive Garden to back of house, but was turned down because she “was a woman and didn’t speak Spanish.” So she headed to culinary school (“out of spite”) and found her calling. Today, Amanda is the chef de cuisine at Olamaie, a fine-dining restaurant in Austin where the menu is reflective o...

Guests

Ruth Reichl
4 Episodes
Samin Nosrat
4 Episodes
Ina Garten
3 Episodes
Ellen Bennett
2 Episodes
Nigella Lawson
2 Episodes
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