Canapes, Cake, and Cocktails. It’s WEDDING True or False!

When you’re sick in a bed with a cold/maybe flu, and your brain is so full of junk that writing real things for your words-job is impossible, there’s no more fun way to pass time than to browse the web in search of fodder for a fun online game in which to spring upon your radio guest…

Endings #2: Curtains Up and Books Out, with Jen Glantz!

March 6th Making it look easy is the point, right? Writers, actors, and artists of all sorts tell stories about real life experiences, defending their choices, owning their truth, and leaving a trail of wisdom in their creatively-tuned path.  We see them at the climax, the triumph, the TED talk — the ENDING. But what…

Love and Hospitality on a Political Day

February 20th We’re not a political show. But we’re political people. And so for President’s Day, with Ben returning from Portland and Jacqueline holed up at home writing away, we’re sharing two clips from past episodes, with a bit more of J’s mooning. First, Floyd and Barkha Cardoz of Paowalla restaurant and our recent Power…

Relationship Goals for Valentine’s Day!

February 13th We just wrapped our series on Power Couples — five couples in hospitality who work alongside each other by day and someone manage to still love each other enough to share a bed together at night. The series came about for deliciously selfish reasons: we both need a little inspiration in the healthy marriage…

Power Couples! Barkha and Floyd Cardoz!

February 6th Barkha and Floyd Cardoz met at hospitality school in India and became close friends. Eight years later, after emigrating separately to New Jersey and New York, they met once again and started to explore romance. Twenty-five years later, they’re the owners of the New York restaurant Paowalla, where their Indian heritage is cooked up through…

Power Couples! Michael Whiteman and Rozanne Gold!

Monday, January 30th In 1976, the restaurant Windows on the World opened on the 106th and 107th floors of the World Trade Center’s north tower. As president of Baum + Whiteman Worldwide, Michael Whiteman was one of the restaurateurs behind the space; Rozanne Gold their Chef-Director. Together, the two opened several other iconic projects over the…

Power Couples! Stacy Adimando and Steve Graf

January 23rd Stacy Adimando and Steve Graf are a testament to risking big for love whenever and wherever you find it. She was living in Brooklyn, he in Northern California. But when they met working at a food festival in Portland, Oregon, they both felt something strong enough to give a long-distance relationship a chance….

Power Couples! Kristin and Andrew Wood

January 13th He covers savory, she covers sweet, and everything else comes together between them. That’s how chefs Andrew and Kristin Wood have been working together since they first met, and how they do now as parents and co-owners of Russet in Philadelphia. Many years, several moves cross-country, and two children later, they’ve got many pearls of…