The Southern Fork

The Southern Fork

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164: Anne Byrn, Cookbook Author (Nashville, TN)
Nov 29 • 40 min
It’s a decent bet that if you have a cookbook shelf, one of Anne Byrn’s books is most likely on it. She’s authored 14, including the NYT-best selling The Cake Doctor, recently named No. 18 on Southern Living’s list of the 100 most important cookbooks of…
163: Rick Rubel, Charleston Grill (Charleston, SC)
Nov 22 • 37 min
As godfathers go, Rick Rubel is an exceptionally nice one. But he is one nonetheless, a key player in the growing wine excellence that Charleston, SC is becoming known for. As an advanced sommelier and wine director of Charleston Grill, Rick’s been…
162: Ann Travers Fortune & Kris Fulton, Sophomore Coffee (Baltimore, MD)
Nov 15 • 38 min
At Sophomore Coffee in Baltimore, MD, partners Kris Fulton and Ann Travers Fortune have created a natural light-filled spot with a brightly tiled counter out of what was once the dirty basement of a building that time forgot. This is a business in…
161: Mike Lata, FIG & The Ordinary (Charleston, SC)
Nov 8 • 44 min
Chef Mike Lata, of restaurants FIG and The Ordinary, has changed the way I approach local seafood — and what he does here in Charleston influences chefs across the region. His focus on sustainably caught, perfectly fresh seafood has helped elevate the…
160: Geoff Rhyne, Red Clay Hot Sauce (Charleston, SC)
Nov 1 • 42 min
I’m not a spicy food wimp, but neither am I competitive spicy food eater, so I love a little kick on my scrambled eggs or in my chili, collard greens, or noodle bowl. Through the last few years, Red Clay Hot Sauce, made in Charleston, SC, has become my…
159: Amy Mills, 17th Street Barbecue, Murphysboro, IL (Live from Firebox BBQ)
Oct 25 • 35 min
Many restaurants in America are a family business. But how do you be “you” in a business that you didn’t build? For that discussion, we turn to Amy Mills of 17th Street Barbecue in Murphysboro and Marion, IL. We met up at Firebox BBQ on St. Simons Island,…
158: Robert Moss, Contributing BBQ of Southern Living (Live from Firebox BBQ)
Oct 18 • 42 min
Smoky, sweet, burnt ends, brisket. If you love bbq, then chances are, those words are making your mouth water. But how do you know what makes “good” BBQ and where to find that good food? For that, I turned to all things ‘cue, Robert Moss, Contributing BBQ…
157: Patty Floersheimer & Trudi Wagner, Goat. Sheep. Cow (Charleston, SC)
Oct 11 • 40 min
When I decided to forgo studying for my doctorate, by no means did that suggest I was done learning. On the contrary, I love giving myself assignments, and lately, it’s been to learn more about cheese. Patty Floersheimer and Trudi Wagner of Goat. Sheep.…
156: Tasting Notes with Maneet Chauhan, Live from the Charleston Wine + Food Kitchen (Charleston, SC)
Oct 4 • 34 min
Today is an episode recorded live in partnership with Charleston Wine + Food Festival’s Tasting Notes series, and I was thrilled to invite Maneet Chauhan back to the mic. Maneet is known for her work on Food Network’s “Chopped” where she sits on the…
155: Hanna Raskin, The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC)
Sep 27 • 40 min
Hanna Raskin, food editor of The Post and Courier in Charleston, SC, is one of the most respected food writers in the country. She’s written for many publications, from Garden & Gun to Cooking Light, won many awards, including from the James Beard…
154: Nick Dowling & Jeremiah Schenzel, Daps Breakfast & Imbibe (Charleston, SC)
Sep 20 • 42 min
I’ve written about Daps Breakfast & Imbibe a few times since its opening in the Westside neighborhood of Charleston, SC. This breakfast and brunch spot is the very definition of a neighborhood haunt that feels like home. Speaking of definitions, “daps”…
153: Sara McIntyre, Crabtree Farms (Chattanooga, TN)
Sep 13 • 35 min
When I visited Crabtree Farms a few weeks ago, executive director Sara McIntyre greeted me with a sparkling smile, and soon we were sampling flowers, herbs, paw-paw fruit, and tiny tomatoes right from the vine. Sara, a former school science teacher who…
152: Andrea Upchurch, Obstinate Daughter & Beardcat’s Sweet Shop (Sullivan’s Island, SC)
Sep 6 • 39 min
Pastry chef Andrea Upchurch has inspired classes of pastry cooks through her tenure at Cypress, Magnolias, and Blossom downtown, and she’s now leading a team to sweet success at The Obstinate Daughter and Beardcat’s Sweet Shop on Sullivan’s Island. As a…
151: Amanda Niel, Scenic City Supper Club, Easy Bistro & Main Street Meats (Chattanooga, TN)
Aug 30 • 37 min
There’s something about Amanda Niel. She has an easy smile and laugh and a down-to-earth persona that makes those around her comfortable, but beyond that exterior is an astute business mind with high level organizational skills — high level enough to keep…
150: Vishwesh Bhatt, Snackbar, Oxford, MS (Live from Scenic City Supper Club)
Aug 23 • 40 min
Oxford, Mississippi isn’t an easy place to get to if you’re accustomed to interstate highways and direct flights. One of its culinary epicenters is Snackbar, helmed by Vishwesh Bhatt, the 2019 James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: South. Vish is a man who…
149: Steve Palmer, The Indigo Road Hospitality Group & Ben’s Friends (Charleston, SC)
Aug 16 • 40 min
Restaurateur Steve Palmer is a stalwart of Charleston, SC’s food scene, but as Oak Steakhouses and O-Ku Restaurants started opening in other Southern cities, this dynamic leader of The Indigo Road Restaurant Group has embraced the growth, vocalizing his…
148: Lindsey Barrow, Lowcountry Street Grocery (Charleston, SC)
Aug 9 • 42 min
I’ve been interested in Lowcountry Street Grocery since talking to director Lindsey Barrow before its wheels even started rolling a couple of years ago. But these days, I’m a customer. So in short, I’ve seen this food system in action; it works, and it’s…
147: Greg Baker, The Refinery, Tampa, FL (Live from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival)
Aug 2 • 34 min
Tomorrow is the last service of The Refinery, a Tampa, FL restaurant. Chef Greg Baker has pushing the boundaries there since 2010, and he’s been nominated for five James Beard awards, but he’s also written extensively about the pitfalls of the industry.…
146: Courtney Hampson, Music to Your Mouth (Bluffton, SC)
Jul 26 • 40 min
The food and music festival Music to Your Mouth just released tickets for this year’s upcoming event, and if you know, then you know that this annual gathering of chefs, winemakers, and food enthusiasts in Bluffton, SC is all about curated experiences in…
145: Todd Richards, Jackmont Hospitality and Author of SOUL, Atlanta, GA (Live from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival)
Jul 19 • 34 min
Chef Todd Richards is busy. He’s the culinary director of Jackmont Hospitality (overseeing One Flew South and Chicken+Beer at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport), he’s the owner of Richards’ Southern Fried, and an author that’s been on tour…
144: Dana Cowin, Speaking Broadly Podcast, NYC (Live from FAB Charleston)
Jul 12 • 36 min
You know, I was probably one of those people who at one time just assumed that Food & Wine’s former editor extraordinaire Dana Cowin was a dash of Meryl Streep in Devil Wears Prada mixed with someone who would never, ever stand over the sink to eat a ripe…
143: Nick Melvin, Doux South All Natural Pickles (Atlanta, GA)
Jul 5 • 41 min
Chef Nick Melvin makes some of my favorite storebought varieties under the Doux South brand out of Atlanta, Ga., a family-run company that just keeps getting bigger and better. But Nick’s like a lot of us — he is pursuing his dream while working another…
142: Robert Stehling, Hominy Grill (Charleston, SC)
Jun 28 • 39 min
I used to have a postcard of the Hominy Grill mural on my fridge when I first moved to Charleston. It represented something more than just food. I am not alone. Earlier this year when Hominy’s Robert Stehling announced that his restaurant would soon close…
141: Vansana Nolintha, Bida Manda & Brewery Bavana, Raleigh (Live from Thrive NC)
Jun 21 • 38 min
Vansana Nolintha is one of the owners behind Raleigh, N.C. restaurants Bida Manda and Brewery Bavana. He immigrated from Laos when he was 12, joined by his sister a year later, and soon began cooking family recipes to keep the culture and family close.…
140: Mickey Bakst, Charleston Grill (Charleston, SC)
Jun 14 • 39 min
Mickey Bakst is a man known in Charleston, SC, as the unofficial mayor of the city, who has been general manager of the Charleston Grill since 2004 and been named a top five maître d nationwide. These days, he’s focused on charity work, either through…
139: Cheetie Kumar, Garland (Live from Thrive NC, Raleigh)
Jun 7 • 37 min
People often ask me what my favorite food is, but the answer is deeper than one dish or one ingredient. My favorite foods are the ones soulfully prepared, or another way to put that is prepared with heart. So, it’s only logical that one of my favorite…
138: Brian Noyes, Red Truck Bakery (Marshall, VA)
May 31 • 40 min
If you got invited to dinner with Oprah, Obama, and Andrew Zimmern (and wouldn’t that be some invite?!), chances are they’d request you bring dessert from Red Truck Bakery in Marshall, VA. Baker Brian Noyes has served cakes and pies to them, and lots of…
137: Chris & Tara Goulet, Birdsong Brewing (Charlotte, NC)
May 24 • 41 min
Chris and Tara Goulet’s Birdsong Brewing in Charlotte’s NoDa is the definition of a neighborhood watering hole: a real regulars, bike-to-on-the-weekends and meet-for-happy- hour kind of vibe. But what makes them interesting — beyond their good beer, which…
136: Ashley Christensen, AC Restaurants (Raleigh, NC)
May 17 • 34 min
When Ashley Christensen of Raleigh, NC, stepped behind the podium at the James Beard Awards to receive its Outstanding Chef Award, her attitude wasn’t pompous or flippant, but almost an “ok then, let’s do this, together.” In many ways, that’s how this…
135: Clark Barlowe, Heirloom Restaurant (Charlotte, NC)
May 10 • 41 min
There are those that simply talk about good ideas, and then there are those that do their best to put those ideas in practice. Chef Clark Barlowe of Heirloom Restaurant in Charlotte is definitely the latter. He wants foraged mushrooms in restaurants? Then…
134: Robert Barber & Hope Barber McIntosh, Bowen’s Island Restaurant (Charleston, SC)
May 3 • 48 min
Come with me to experience the setting of Bowen’s Island Restaurant. Roll down your windows to the sound of cicadas as you pull the car off Folly Road and wind back to the edge of the water. Once you’re out and climb up the steps to the second floor,…
133: Griffin Bufkin & Mark Hanna on Brunswick Stew with Southern Soul BBQ, St. Simons Island, GA (Live from Charleston Wine + Food)
Apr 26 • 34 min
There’s a small island off the state of Georgia called St. Simons, and on it is Southern Soul BBQ, named three years in a row as Reader’s Choice Best Barbecue for Southern Living. While pitmaster Harrison Sapp tends to the smokehouse on the island,…
132: Bill Thomas, Jack Rose Dining Saloon, Washington, DC (Live from Charleston Wine + Food)
Apr 20 • 38 min
Have you ever heard of Easter Eggs in video gaming? Well, it’s a secret feature that when found, unlocks a whole new level or added bonus. If there are Easter eggs in the world of whiskey, then chances are Bill Thomas, the whiskey mastermind behind Jack…
131: Matt and Ted Lee dish catering secrets and discuss their new book Hotbox (Charleston, SC)
Apr 12 • 44 min
Siblings Matt and Ted Lee grew up in Charleston, SC. They founded The Lee Bros. Boiled Peanuts Catalogue, a mail-order catalogue for Southern pantry staples, then embarked on a second career as journalists, and I got to know their work in Food & Wine, The…
130: Drew Dzejak, Caliza, Alys Beach, FL (Live from the 30A Wine Festival
Apr 5 • 33 min
It was a packed Friday night event of the 30A Wine Festival in Alys Beach, FL, and I expected to see a tired and slightly frazzled Chef Drew Dzejak. Instead, he was a chef giddy with delight in the moment. That’s the beauty of Drew’s cooking— it has an…
129: Angie DuPree, One80 Place (Charleston, SC)
Mar 29 • 43 min
Chef Angie DuPree is the Culinary Trainer Director at One80 Place in Charleston, SC. Angie not only coordinates a food rescue program that helps serve 500 clients a day at the shelter, she uses that food as part of a training program to get her clients…
128: John Currence, City Grocery Restaurant Group, Oxford, MS (Live from 30A Wine Festival)
Mar 22 • 41 min
Since opening City Grocery in Oxford, Ms. more than 20 years ago, Chef John Currence has become synonymous with Southern cooking. He’s received the Southern Foodways Alliance Guardian of Tradition Award, won the James Beard Foundation award for Best Chef…
127: Bonnie Benwick, The Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Mar 15 • 40 min
Bonnie Benwick is the deputy food editor and recipe editor of The Washington Post. She joined the staff of the Post in 1989 and writes the weekly Dinner in Minutes column and the monthly One Pan column for The Washington Post Magazine. Through her tenure,…
126: Johnny Caldwell & Taneka Reaves, the Cocktail Bandits (Charleston, SC)
Mar 8 • 43 min
I first met Johnny Caldwell and Taneka Reaves, known in the biz as The Cocktail Bandits, more than four years ago in Charleston at a tequila event, of course. I’ve watched with awe as they have become a force in the national cocktail scene, soaking up…
Ep. 125: Steph Solo, A Talking with My Mouth Full Season Finale (Charleston, SC)
Feb 1 • 25 min
It’s the finale of Season 3! I share some of favorite places to visit from 2018, some things to think about when you travel with a fork, some shout outs (of course), and some news about next season, which begins March 2019.
Ep. 124: David Guas, Bayou Bakery (Arlington, VA)
Jan 18 • 39 min
One of the best places to start your day, or take lunch in Washington DC is just over the line in Arlington, VA. Bayou Bakery is a slice of NOLA helmed by David Guas, who is just as happy pulling an espresso shot as he is creating chocolate ganache. He…
Bonus Episode: What’s That Ice in Your Glass? (w/Jayce McConnell of Edmund’s Oast and Pocket Liquor podcast), Charleston, SC
Jan 15 • 18 min
Seems everyone has made New Year’s resolutions. This year, my little mini suggestion in this mini episode is to pay attention to your ice. It can mean the difference between a perfect cocktail and one that is too watery (or too strong), and it adds to the…
Ep. 123: Nick Hargrove and Derek Wilson, Wild Divers Oyster Co. (Saint Michaels, MD)
Jan 6 • 36 min
The day was clear, calm, yet cold when I went out on the Chesapeake with the men of Wild Divers Oyster Co. Nick Hargrove and Derek Wilson boated us out to an oyster bed, Derek dove down and soon Nick pulled up a basket filled with big, hand-selected…
Ep. 122: Jordan Mackay, Wine & Culinary Writer, Napa (Live from Music to Your Mouth)
Dec 21, 2018 • 45 min
Jordan Mackay’s writing may be familiar to you even if his name isn’t, appearing on bookshelves this season as co-author of The Sommelier’s Atlas of Taste with Rajat Parr, and in numerous other spots, including Food & Wine, The New York Times, and San…
Ep. 121: Kenny Gilbert, Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen, Jacksonville, FL (Live from Music to Your Mouth)
Dec 7, 2018 • 51 min
Chef Kenny Gilbert sees cooking through the lens of relationships: from co-workers and employers, to diners and the family that often inspires him. He became more of a household name on Top Chef Season Seven — the one in DC — and he’s cooked from Sea…
Ep. 120: Allan Benton, Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Hams, Madisonville, TN (Live from Music to Your Mouth)
Nov 23, 2018 • 40 min
For most of his career, master craftsman Allan Benton of Benton’s Country Hams and Bacon worked in obscurity in an unassuming building in the Blue Ridge Mountains. What he creates is like a beautiful Italian prosciutto or the cured meats from Spain,…
Ep. 119: BJ Dennis, Chef (Charleston, SC)
Nov 9, 2018 • 44 min
Listen to the lilt of this Lowcountry accent. Chef BJ Dennis is Gullah Geechie, descendant of Central and West Africans, originally enslaved together on the isolated barrier islands from North Carolina to Florida and for 30 miles inland. Over time, these…
Ep. 118: Cameron Read, Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. (Charleston, SC)
Oct 26, 2018 • 42 min
If you’ve ever been online on Untapped or Rate My Beer, then this episode is for you! Cameron Read is the Director of Brewing Operations for Edmund’s Oast Brewing Company in Charleston, SC. Edmund’s Oast is becoming a force in brewing in the US, with rare…
Ep. 117: In the Wake of a Hurricane: Daniel Doyle and Operation BBQ Relief
Oct 12, 2018 • 31 min
Growing up Southern, hurricanes are a part of life. But things have changed — we’re wondering whose information to trust when politics, ratings, and the business of storm prep is all playing a part. Fear, more than anything, makes you catatonic. My job…
Ep. 116: Nico Romo, NICO (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
Sep 28, 2018 • 44 min
Chef Nico Romo left Charleston’s Patrick Properties before any allegations of sexually suggestive behavior came out about its now-removed CEO. Nico stood beside those who raised the allegations. This interview isn’t about that, but I wanted you to know…
Ep. 115: Katie Button, Curate and Nightbell (Asheville, NC), Live from FAB Charleston
Sep 13, 2018 • 36 min
Chef Katie Button and I spoke a few months ago at the FAB Conference in Charleston, but I’ve held this interview since only a couple weeks after it, Katie gave birth early to a little boy. Mom, son, and the whole family are doing splendidly, and Katie’s…
Ep. 114: Craig Rudewicz, Crude Bitters and Sodas (Raleigh, NC)
Aug 31, 2018 • 42 min
I just can’t get enough of little bottles and the treasures and tinctures they hold, so part of my fun of visiting a craft cocktail joint is looking at all the bottles at the bar. Bitters are always present, but recently, the number of companies making…
Ep. 113: Sandra Gutierrez, Cookbook Author and Recipe Developer (Cary, NC)
Aug 17, 2018 • 40 min
Sandra Gutierrez is a nationally recognized food personality, cookbook author, freelance food writer, and cooking instructor, and her articles and recipes have been published in newspapers and magazines around the world. She is also one of those behind…
Ep. 112: Steven Devereaux Greene, The Umstead Hotel and Spa (Cary, NC)
Aug 3, 2018 • 35 min
There is a definite place in my world for tasting menus, and on occasion, I love to experience food as an experience, as an occasion. When Steven Devereaux Greene, executive chef of The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, NC cooks I am wowed, delighted with…
Ep. 111: Jill Mathias, Chez Nous (Charleston, SC)
Jul 20, 2018 • 31 min
There is a place where there are no TVs blaring, a place where it’s easy to exchange a word with the next table or savor that last bit of dessert. At Chez Nous in Charleston, S.C., Chef Jill Mathias creates delicious European bistro fare from local…
Ep. 110: Michael Mai, Arabica Soda (Charleston, SC)
Jul 6, 2018 • 33 min
It’s summer, I get it. So why are you doing a coffee show right now Steph? Because it’s not just coffee, it’s cool, refreshing Arabica Soda, made from Cascara fruit and coffee and especially welcome as we enter these dog days of summer. Michael Mai,…
Ep. 109: Kat Kinsman, Extra Crispy (Live from FAB Charleston)
Jun 22, 2018 • 41 min
Kat Kinsman is the former managing editor of CNN’s Eatocracy who now is the food and drinks editor for Time Inc’s all-breakfast site Extra Crispy. She has written a book called Hi, Anxiety: Life With a Bad Case of Nerves, and chefswithissues.com, is her…
Ep. 108: Eddie Hernandez, Taqueria Del Sol (Atlanta, GA)
Jun 9, 2018 • 24 min
Chef Eddie Hernandez and I really liked the idea of chatting on a warm spring day on the enclosed, empty patio at Taqueria Del Sol in Atlanta. But there is nothing quiet in the world of Eddie Hernandez. This energetic man has been going full tilt since…
Ep. 107: Micah LeMon, The Alley Light (Charlottesville, VA, Live from Charleston Wine + Food)
May 25, 2018 • 29 min
I think Micah LeMon, bar manager at the James Beard Award–nominated Alley Light in Charlotttesville, VA, wants us to slow down and take a beat, probably over a lovely, stirred cocktail in a fancy glass. Despite the fact you’ll hear all kinds of ambient…
Ep. 106: Rodney Scott, Rodney Scott’s BBQ (Charleston, SC)
May 11, 2018 • 30 min
There was a time when how good Rodney Scott’s family barbecue was, was pretty much a locals secret. Not anymore. Rodney fulfilled his dream of opening a restaurant of his own last year in Charleston. As for the food, it’s simple perfection, made with…
Ep. 105: Mike Davis, Terra (Columbia, SC)
Apr 27, 2018 • 30 min
Terra Restaurant in Columbia, SC, is an institution — but that doesn’t mean that it’s staid. Go there any night and you’ll find that you’re walking into the best that a neighborhood bistro can be. This is all because of Chef Mike Davis, who opened Terra…
Ep. 104: Bob Peters, The Punch Room at the Ritz Carlton (Charlotte, NC)
Apr 13, 2018 • 35 min
The Punch Room at the Ritz Carlton in Charlotte is not on the rooftop or penthouse floor, something I was expecting. Secondly, only a small host stand outside what appears to be a usual hotel suite alerts its presence. But behind this door is the office…
Ep. 103: Jean-Paul Bourgeois, Blue Smoke (Live from Charleston Wine + Food)
Mar 30, 2018 • 31 min
I promise you Jean-Paul Bourgeois makes some mean barbecue at his wildly popular restaurants, Blue Smoke, in NYC. This Louisiana-born chef is a master at many things, and frying chicken is near the top of the list. So I did what I could to get the secret…
Ep. 102: Joe & Katy Kindred, & Craig Deihl. Hello, Sailor (Cornelius, NC)
Mar 16, 2018 • 33 min
As a native Charlottean, one of my first gigs was at Lake Norman Times, so when I went to visit Joe and Katy Kindred at Kindred and Hello, Sailor, I was having all the feels. Then there was chef Craig Deihl, from the Charleston, SC faves Artisan Meat…
Ep. 101: Gillian Zettler, Charleston Wine + Food Festival (Charleston, SC)
Mar 2, 2018 • 31 min
It’s the most wonderful time of the year again, folks. It’s the new season debut, spring is springing in Charleston, and we are in the middle of the Charleston Wine + Food Festival! Since I’m up close and personal to this event, I thought you’d like to…
Ep. 100: Steph’s Lookback & Lessons Learned So Far — 9 Themes
Jan 5, 2018 • 35 min
As I considered, what the hell am I going to do for my 100th episode (?), I decided to just be me, sharing a few recurring themes I’ve noticed after recording 100 interviews. So it’s just you and me today, from my house on a road thawing out from an epic…
Ep. 99: Will Haynes, The Podcask (Live from Made South, Franklin, TN)
Dec 30, 2017 • 32 min
While not everyone will choose to imbibe to say goodbye to 2017, there are those that want one more hurrah, and for many a Southerner, that includes whiskey. For some expert help on choosing and finding, tasting and testing bourbon, I turned to Will…
98: Drew McBath, Banner Butter (Live from Made South, Nashville, TN)
Dec 22, 2017 • 31 min
interview with Drew McBath, creamery owner, Atlanta, GA, recorded in Nashville, TN
The Southern Fork Holiday Bites #3: The French 75 with Bartender Chris Hannah
Dec 20, 2017 • 13 min
interview with Chris Hannah, bartender, New Orleans, LA, recorded in Charleston, SC
97: Meherwan Irani, Chai Pani Group (Live from the Highlands Food & Wine Festival)
Dec 15, 2017 • 35 min
interview with Meherwan Irani, chef from Asheville, NC, recorded in Highlands, NC
96: Rebecca Masson, Fluff Bake Bar (Live from Chefs for Farmers, Dallas, TX)
Dec 8, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Rebecca Masson, pastry chef, of Fluff Bake Bar, Houston, recorded in Dallas, TX
The Southern Fork Holiday Bites #2: Ark of Taste Heirloom Ingredients With Carrie and Jacques Larson of Slow Food
Dec 3, 2017 • 21 min
interview about heirloom ingredients with Carrie and Jacques Larson, Charleston, SC
95: Matthew Register, Southern Smoke BBQ (Garland, NC)
Dec 1, 2017 • 33 min
interview with Matthew Register, chef and barbecue man, Garland, NC, recorded in Charleston, SC
94: Gregg Allen & Katie Allen Bolner, A Bar N Ranch (Live from Chefs for Farmers, Dallas, TX)
Nov 24, 2017 • 29 min
interview with Gregg Allen and Katie Allen Bolner, ranchers, recorded at Chefs for Farmers in Dallas, TX
The Southern Fork Holiday Bites #1: Thanksgiving Wines With Patrick Emerson of Curated Selections
Nov 19, 2017 • 24 min
Host Stephanie Burt chats with Sommelier Patrick Emerson to discuss what wines to bring to the Thanksgiving table.
93: Bill Smith, Crook’s Corner (Chapel Hill, NC)
Nov 17, 2017 • 34 min
At Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill, NC, there are deliveries, and morning greetings, including one in Spanish you’ll hear in this episode. Bill Smith — the James Beard nominated chef of a James Beard America’s Classic Restaurant, author, music aficionado —…
92: Ian Boden, The Shack (Live from Terra Vita Food & Drink Festival, Chapel Hill, NC)
Nov 10, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Ian Boden, chef at The Shack, Staunton, VA, recorded in Chapel Hill, NC
91: Jason Burke, The New Primal (North Charleston, SC)
Nov 3, 2017 • 32 min
interview with Jason Burke, snackmaker, North Charleston, SC
90: Adrian Miller, Author & Soul Food Scholar (Live from Terra Vita Food & Drink Festival, Chapel Hill, NC)
Oct 27, 2017 • 35 min
interview with Adrian Miller, author and scholar, recorded Chapel Hill, NC
89: Sarah Simmons & Aaron Hoskins, Rise Bakeshop & Library Cafe (Columbia, SC)
Oct 20, 2017 • 32 min
interview with Sarah Simmons and Aaron Hoskins, chefs, Columbia, SC
88: Julia Grant, Linda Pinckney, & Sharon Coakley, Bertha’s Kitchen (North Charleston, SC)
Oct 13, 2017 • 29 min
interview with Julia Grant, Linda Pinckney, and Sharon Coakley, restaurant owners and cooks, North Charleston, SC
87: Justin Croxall & Matt Tunstall, Stems & Skins (Charleston, SC)
Oct 6, 2017 • 34 min
interview with Justin Croxall & Matt Tunstall, restaurant and wine bar owners, Charleston, SC
86: John Shields & Karen Urie Shields, Smyth (Chicago, IL)
Sep 29, 2017 • 31 min
interview with John Shields and Karen Urie Shields, chefs, Chicago, IL
85: Jessica Grossman, Patrick Properties Hospitality Group (Charleston, SC)
Sep 22, 2017 • 31 min
interview with Jessica Grossman, pastry chef, Charleston, SC
84: Lance Winters, St. George Spirits (Live from BevCon Charleston)
Sep 15, 2017 • 31 min
interview with Lance Winters, master distiller, Alameda, CA (recorded in Charleston, SC)
83: George & Lisa Bowen, Burbage’s Grocery (Charleston, SC)
Sep 8, 2017 • 27 min
interview with George and Lisa Bowen, grocers, Charleston, SC
82: Michael Toscano, Le Farfalle (Charleston, SC)
Sep 1, 2017 • 31 min
interview with Michael Toscano, chef, Charleston, SC
81: Nathalie Dupree, Author & TV Personality (Charleston, SC)
Aug 25, 2017 • 34 min
interview with Nathalie Dupree, author and TV personality, Charleston, SC
80: Chris Wilkins, Root Baking Co. (Charleston, SC)
Aug 18, 2017 • 33 min
interview with Chris Wilkins, baker, Charleston, SC
79: David Wondrich, Author and Cocktail Historian (Live from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival)
Aug 11, 2017 • 29 min
interview with David Wondrich, author and cocktail historian, recorded in Atlanta, GA
78: Angie Mosier, Placemat Productions, Atlanta, GA (Live from FAB Charleston)
Aug 4, 2017 • 32 min
interview with Angie Mosier, photographer, food stylist, author, baker, Atlanta, GA (recorded in Charleston, SC)
77: Quintin Middleton, Middleton Made Knives (Saint Stephen, SC)
Jul 28, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Quintin Middleton, knifemaker, Saint Stephen, SC
76: Jerry Slater, Flying Pig Hospitality (Live from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival)
Jul 21, 2017 • 28 min
interview with Jerry Slater, barman, author, Atlanta, GA
75: Shuai & Corrie Wang, Short Grain Food Truck (Charleston, SC)
Jul 14, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Shuai and Corrie Wang, chef, author, and food truck owners, Charleston, SC
74: Sarah Scarborough, Firepot Nomadic Teas (Nashville, TN)
Jul 7, 2017 • 29 min
interview with Sarah Scarborough, tea buyer/blender, Nashville, TN (recorded in Charleston, SC)
73: Gary Crunkleton, The Crunkleton, Chapel Hill, NC (Live from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival)
Jun 30, 2017 • 32 min
interview with Gary Crunkleton, bar owner and barman, Chapel Hill, NC (recorded at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival), Atlanta, GA
72: Christiane Lauterbach, Knife & Fork and Atlanta Magazine
Jun 23, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Christiane Lauterbach, restaurant critic, Atlanta, GA
71: Matt Jamie, Bourbon Barrel Foods (Louisville, KY)
Jun 16, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Matt Jamie, soy sauce microbrewer, Louisville, KY
70: Travis Milton, Shovel and Pick (Live from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival), Atlanta, GA
Jun 9, 2017 • 32 min
interview with Travis Milton, chef, live from the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Atlanta, GA
69: Joe Heron & Brandon O’Daniel, Copper & Kings (Louisville, KY)
Jun 1, 2017 • 33 min
interview with Joe Heron & Brandon O’Daniel, distillers, Louisville, KY
68: Margaret Furniss, Caviar & Bananas (Charleston, SC)
May 26, 2017 • 24 min
interview with Margaret Furniss, cafe owner, Charleston, SC
67: Anthony Lamas, Seviche Restaurant (Louisville, KY)
May 19, 2017 • 29 min
interview with Anthony Lamas, chef, Louisville, KY
66: Jessica Murnane, One Part Plant (Charleston, SC)
May 12, 2017 • 29 min
interview with Jessica Murnane, wellness expert and cookbook author, Charleston, SC
65: Glenn Roberts & Dr. David Shields, Anson Mills & The University of South Carolina (live from the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation meeting, Charleston, SC)
May 5, 2017 • 35 min
interview with Glenn Roberts and Dr. David Shields, seedsman and scholar, respectively, Charleston, SC
64: Steven Satterfield, Miller Union (Atlanta, GA, recorded in Charleston, SC)
Apr 28, 2017 • 26 min
interview with Steven Satterfield, chef, Atlanta, GA, recorded in Charleston, SC
63: Emmylou Harris and Melissa Ann Barton, Mod Squad Martha (Nashville, TN)
Apr 21, 2017 • 28 min
interview with Emmylou Harris, musician and Melissa Ann Barton, caterer
62: Randi Weinstein, Fab, A Females and Business Workshop Conference (Charleston, SC)
Apr 14, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Randi Weinstein, hospitality business innovator, Charleston, SC
61: Andy & Charlie Nelson, Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery (Nashville, TN)
Apr 7, 2017 • 31 min
interview with Andy and Charlie Nelson, distillers, Nashville, TN
60: Celeste Albers, Green Grocer (Wadmalaw Island, SC)
Mar 31, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Celeste Albers, farmer, Wadmalaw Island, SC
59: Vinson Petrillo, Zero George Restaurant + Bar (Charleston, SC)
Mar 24, 2017 • 30 min
interview with Vinson Petrillo, chef, Charleston, SC
58: Patrick Emerson, Curated Selections & Communion Wine Club
Mar 17, 2017 • 28 min
interview with Patrick Emerson, advanced sommelier, Charleston, SC
57: Maneet Chauhan, Chauhan Ale & Masala House (Live from Charleston Wine + Food)
Mar 10, 2017 • 23 min
interview with Maneet Chauhan, celebrity chef, live from the Charleston Wine and Food Festival
56: Tradd Cotter, Mushroom Mountain (Easley, SC)
Mar 2, 2017 • 32 min
interview with Tradd Cotter, scientist and forager, Easley, SC
55: Jason Stanhope, FIG (Charleston, SC)
Feb 24, 2017 • 33 min
interview with Jason Stanhope, chef, Charleston, SC
54: Isaac Morton, Smithey Ironware
Feb 17, 2017 • 28 min
interview with Isaac Morton, cast iron artisan, Charleston, SC
53: Chelsey Conrad (Charleston, SC)
Feb 10, 2017 • 25 min
interview with Chelsey Conrad, chef, Charleston, SC
52: Chris Stewart, The Glass Onion (Charleston, SC)
Feb 3, 2017 • 24 min
interview with Chris Stewart, chef, Charleston, S.C.
51: Jessica Little, Sweet Grass Dairy
Jan 27, 2017 • 32 min
interview with Jessica Little, cheesemaker, Thomasville, GA
50: Frank Lee, Slightly North of Broad (Charleston, SC)
Jan 20, 2017 • 29 min
interview with Frank Lee, chef, Charleston, SC
49: Tyson Ho, Arrogant Swine (Live from the NC BBQ Revival)
Jan 6, 2017 • 26 min
interview with Tyson Ho, pitmaster, Bahama, NC
48: Sweeping Up the Bits of 2016 and Some Southern Fork Superlatives
Dec 30, 2016 • 17 min
The Southern Fork host and creator Stephanie Burt shares her thoughts on the year and hands out some accolades.
47: Isaac Vanderhorst, Poogan’s Porch (Charleston, SC)
Dec 23, 2016 • 28 min
One of the gifts of Southern food is, in my opinion, biscuits. Tender and buttery with a little crust, they are more than the sum of their humble parts. In Charleston, S.C., I’d be hard pressed to find a better biscuit than those that come to the table by…
46: Lee, Ashley, and Daniel Epting, Epting Events (live from Thomasville, GA)
Dec 16, 2016 • 32 min
In the South, if you’re lucky, you know we can throw a party. The gentlemen of Epting Events in Athens, Ga. are some of the kings of Southern hospitality. Patriarch, master caterer, storyteller, and general ringmaster Lee Epting has orchestrated parties…
45: John May, Piedmont Restaurant (Durham, NC)
Dec 9, 2016 • 26 min
Chef John May’s face might be familiar to you, even if his name isn’t just yet. He was a sous chef at The Chef & the Farmer in Kingston, the restaurant helmed by Chef Vivian Howard and featured on PBS’ series A Chef’s Life. These days, John is executive…
44: Nan Myers & Carol Whitney, Shotgun Supper Club (Thomasville, GA)
Nov 30, 2016 • 28 min
When it comes to supper clubs, few do it better than the Shotgun Supper Club, a bi-annual gathering in Thomasville, Ga. hosted by Nan Myers and Carol Whitney. Some well-respected Southern chefs have cooked for this special club, and I recently got the…
43: Sean Lilly Wilson, Fullsteam Brewery (Durham, NC)
Nov 25, 2016 • 30 min
Located in downtown Durham, NC, Fullsteam Brewery is a hub. It’s a true beer hall, no lederhosen required. And to its owner Sean Lilly Wilson, this is exactly what he wants. To Sean, beer is much more than just a beverage — it’s about community. From…
42: Lionel Vatinet, La Farm Bakery (Cary, NC)
Nov 17, 2016 • 25 min
Master Baker Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery in Cary, NC is a man of generous spirit. He gives bread for many a charity event, yes, but he truly wants to share something more — the gift of learning how to bake bread if you want to learn. Recognized by…
41: Joe Clarke, American Grocery (Live from Euphoria — Greenville, SC)
Nov 11, 2016 • 23 min
Joe Clarke of American Grocery in Greenville, SC is one of the worker bees. I say that as the highest compliment as he is one of those chefs in the business who more often than not you’ll still find most of the time in his restaurant kitchen, working expo…
40: Zach Swemle & Marlee Blodgett, La Morra Pizzeria (Charleston, SC)
Nov 4, 2016 • 29 min
Sometimes passion inspires you to an idea that, once you get into it, needs a lot more hard work than you ever imagined. And that was the case when Zach Swemle got the brilliant idea to build a Neapolitan pizza oven from scratch. He had honed his…
39: Alex Harrell, Angeline (New Orleans, LA)
Oct 27, 2016 • 25 min
Louis Armstrong has a song “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans,” and after listening to this interview with New Orleans chef Alex Harrell, you may find yourself humming that tune. Alex, chef/owner of Angeline in the French Quarter, is a…
38: Janette Wesley & Renato Vicario, Vicario Wine and Spirits (Live from BevCon Charleston)
Oct 21, 2016 • 27 min
Sometimes, at least most of the time I hope, a meal is more than a meal. It can be a time to bond, to celebrate, to linger at the end of the day with someone. That’s the world that fuels the creative passion of Janette Wesley and Renato Vicario of Vicario…
37: Sam Jones, Sam Jones BBQ & Skylight Inn (Live from Euphoria — Greenville, SC)
Oct 14, 2016 • 28 min
Pitmaster Sam Jones of Skylight Inn and Sam Jones BBQ in Eastern North Carolina is a circuit preacher of sorts on the Southern food circuit preaching the gospel of whole hog barbecue, family traditions, humbleness, and care for his fellow man. And just…
36: Annie Pettry, Decca, Louisville, KY (Live from Lambstock — Patrick Springs, VA)
Oct 6, 2016 • 22 min
What first impressed me when I met Chef Annie Pettry was her quiet confidence. This executive chef of Decca Restaurant in Louisville, KY was kind and calm and cooked up a storm, but she wasn’t brash or trying to prove herself in conversation or otherwise.…
35: Keia Mastrianni, Culinary Storyteller, Shelby, NC (Live from Lambstock )
Sep 30, 2016 • 25 min
Keia Mastrianni is one of the brightest voices in the Southern culinary scene at the moment, and this multi-media storyteller is now she’s telling stories about farms, sustainable agriculture, and the people behind that, people she feels deeply connected…
34: Cheryl & Griff Day, Back in the Day Bakery (Savannah, GA)
Sep 23, 2016 • 25 min
Cheryl and Griff Day of Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Ga., are my people. You know what I mean, right? Numerous times after a long day, Cheryl has sat with me as I recounted some drama or another, and listened as she silently slid a Lavender Sugar…
Bonus Episode: Sid Evans, Southern Living (Birmingham, AL)
Sep 20, 2016 • 20 min
interview with Sid Evans, editor, Southern Living, Charleston, S.C.
33: Michael Mai, Mercantile &Mash (Charleston, SC)
Sep 16, 2016 • 27 min
Michael Mai is a great example of the type of person I meet so often in this industry. As the Coffee Manager of Mercantile & Mash in Charleston, S.C., he is inspired on a daily basis by his chosen medium for creativity, and in true Alice in Wonderland…
32: Craig Rogers, Border Springs Farm (Live From Lambstock — Patrick Springs, VA)
Sep 9, 2016 • 30 min
Craig Rogers is a force in Southern food. Mention this owner and shepherd of Border Springs Farm in Patrick Springs, VA around any East Coast chefs, and one or more have likely heard of him or already serve his product. Craig and I first met on the dance…
31: Whitney Otawka, The Greyfield Inn (Cumberland Island, GA)
Sep 2, 2016 • 25 min
A short ferry ride from Fernandina Beach, Fla. is Cumberland Island, Ga., just over the state line. This island’s wild, untamed shoreline is broken up only by the ferry dock, and once on land, it’s a maritime forest of live oaks dripping Spanish moss,…
30: Stratton Leopold, Leopold’s Ice Cream (Savannah, GA)
Aug 26, 2016 • 24 min
Despite the fact that I write, I promise you I didn’t have a screenplay in my back pocket when I requested to interview Stratton Leopold, ice cream legend and movie producer. His family legacy, Leopold’s Ice Cream, is a Savannah, Ga., institution, and…
29: Michelle Weaver, Charleston Grill (Charleston, SC)
Aug 18, 2016 • 29 min
Walk into Charleston Grill in downtown Charleston, SC, and you know it’s a special evening. A dark wood bar is to your left and strains of live jazz music are wafting through the space. This is still one of those “white tablecloth” restaurants, and the…
28: Ben Dyar, SCDNR Oyster Shell Recycling & Planting Program (Charleston, SC)
Aug 12, 2016 • 24 min
We see a lot on the news about pollution, erosion, dead zones, and more. But there is other news as well: quietly, some ecosystems have been improving through the concerted, everyday effort of committed people. One example of this is the oyster ecosystem.…
27: Austin Reese & Clay Smith, Corsair Distillery (Nashville, TN)
Aug 4, 2016 • 27 min
I first learned of Corsair Distillery in Nashville, Tenn. from The Local Palate. Of course, Corsair has received press from Food & Wine, Saveur, and Imbibe, and its portfolio is one-of-a-kind. Brand ambassador Austin Reese and head distiller Clay Smith…
26: Scott Crawford, Crawford & Son (Raleigh, NC)
Jul 28, 2016 • 25 min
It is appropriate that Chef Scott Crawford and I chatted in a courtyard with a serenely bubbling fountain. That sound is the perfect backdrop for this focused conversation about leadership, community building, and cooking. Scott Crawford has approached…
25: Carrie Morey, Callie’s Charleston Biscuits (Charleston, SC)
Jul 21, 2016 • 24 min
Callie’s Charleston Biscuits is located in the Historic Navy Yard in North Charleston, SC, and when I requested a quiet time to record with owner Carrie Morey, there wasn’t a quiet place because they were simply too busy! So you’ll hear the sounds of…
24: Megan Deschaine, 492 (Charleston, SC)
Jul 15, 2016 • 27 min
It’s evident from this interview that bartender Megan Deschaine is living at full tilt. It’s a given that she is a consummate professional and winning personality behind the bar at 492 in Charleston, SC, and that’s led to accolades and numerous mentions…
23: Sara Clow, GrowFood Carolina (Charleston, SC)
Jul 7, 2016 • 29 min
Talking about veggies gets me excited, especially when it comes to discussing the farmers who grow them, our food systems, sustainability, and sourcing local. For GrowFood Carolina manager Sara Clow, these subjects are every day. Sara’s passion is…
22: Matt Bolus, The 404 Kitchen (Nashville, TN)
Jun 30, 2016 • 26 min
It’s obvious from this conversation that Chef Matt Bolus and I know each other and enjoy each other’s senses of humor. Formerly of Charleston, SC, Matt now is the executive chef of The 404 Kitchen in Nashville, a tiny but impressive dining room housed in…
21: Robby Melvin, Southern Living Test Kitchen (Birmingham, AL)
Jun 23, 2016 • 26 min
There used to be a saying that in every Southern household there were two things on the coffee table: the Bible and Southern Living. Maybe that’s stretching it, but not that far from the truth. If you’ve grown up in the South, this iconic magazine — and…
20: Johnny Schuler, Pisco Porton (Live from Charleston, SC)
Jun 17, 2016 • 21 min
You are cordially invited to a Pisco party. I sat down with Master Distiller Johnny Schuler of Pisco Porton, but this proud Peruvian wanted to enjoy the spirit the way he felt like it should be enjoyed — outside as the sun set, with live music and people.…
19: Karl & Sarah Worley, Biscuit Love (Nashville, TN)
Jun 9, 2016 • 28 min
I am not tied to eating one biscuit style: from angel to buttermilk, flaky to fast food, I never turn down a biscuit. So for me, Biscuit Love in Nashville, Tenn. is worth getting on a plane for. Karl and Sarah Worley started their booming biscuit biz out…
18: Kevin Johnson, The Grocery (Charleston, SC)
Jun 3, 2016 • 31 min
For a little inspiration for summer cooking I recently turned to Chef Kevin Johnson of The Grocery in Charleston, SC. He’s really a master at preparing vegetables. In college, he became a vegetarian and decided that he better figure out how to feed…
17: Chris Chamberlain, The Southern Foodie (Nashville, TN)
May 26, 2016 • 25 min
If you’ve read about Southern food during the last five years, chances are, you’ve read something written by Chris Chamberlain. A Nashville native, Chris is a prolific writer. He is an expert on beer and barbecue (yes, that is a real thing!), and he’s…
16: Anne Ng & Jeremy Mandrell, Bakery Lorraine (San Antonio, TX)
May 19, 2016 • 28 min
An unplanned visit to Bakery Lorraine in San Antonio turned into something wonderful, and I’m not just talking about the meal. One bite of a pastry, and I knew this place was something extraordinary, and the people making this food were extraordinary too.…
15: Germán Gonzalez, T1 Tequila & Tears of Llorona (San Antonio, TX)
May 12, 2016 • 24 min
I’d never really explored fine tequila until I met Germán Gonzalez one afternoon at a tasting on what was then the private dining space at McCrady’s restaurant in Charleston, SC. His T1 and Tears of Llorona tequila was served neat and trust me, it didn’t…
14: Germaine Jenkins, Fresh Future Farm (North Charleston, SC)
May 5, 2016 • 27 min
At Fresh Future Farm in North Charleston, SC. There is always some weeding before it gets too hot, and director Germaine Jenkins probably needs to make another batch of lemongrass tea for the store. There are the volunteers to organize, new grocery…
13: Steve McHugh, Cured (San Antonio, TX)
Apr 28, 2016 • 24 min
Cured, Chef Steve McHugh’s restaurant in San Antonio, is a beautiful pale brick building sitting at the edge of bright green manicured lawn in the Pearl Brewery complex. Even at three on a recent afternoon when i chatted with the chef, it was hopping.…
12: Roy Milner, Blackberry Farm Brewery (Live from Nuit Belge — Charleston, SC)
Apr 22, 2016 • 27 min
interview with Roy Milner, brewer, Blackberry Farm Brewery
11: Jacques Larson, Wild Olive & Obstinate Daughter (Charleston, SC)
Apr 15, 2016 • 31 min
interview with Chef Jacques Larson, Charleston SC
10: Mark & Kerry Marhefka, Abundant Seafood (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
Apr 7, 2016 • 31 min
interview with fishermen Mark & Kerry Marhefka, Abundant Seafood
9: Jeff McInnis & Janine Booth, Root & Bone (Live from Charleston Wine + Food)
Mar 31, 2016 • 32 min
Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth are as attractive in person as they were on Top Chef Seasons 5 and 11, respectively. Well-beyond their quick-fire challenge days, they are in the midst of some real-life challenges of their own: running restaurants in…
8: Bob Cook, Artisan Meat Share / Burnt & Salty (Charleston, SC)
Mar 24, 2016 • 27 min
Chef Bob Cook is the Chef de Cuisine of Artisan Meat Share under Chef Craig Deihl in Charleston, SC. Bob and I had to chance to talk before dinner service one night at sister restaurant Cypress, and you’ll notice that the sounds from the kitchen get…
7: Kathy McCaskill, Old McCaskill’s Farm (Rembert, SC)
Mar 18, 2016 • 24 min
You can tell that farmer Kathy McCaskill is good around baby animals — just listen to that soothing voice. Her farm, Old McCaskill’s outside of Camden, South Carolina, started as a hobby for this homesick farm girl, but now it’s grown into a compound of…
6: Erik Niel, Easy Bistro and Bar, Chattanooga, TN (Live from Charleston Wine + Food)
Mar 11, 2016 • 27 min
I first met Chef Erik Niel one night in Chattanooga a few years ago when he visited our table at Easy Bistro and Bar. We’d just enjoyed perfectly pristine oysters on the half shell, and I was confused as we were in the heart of the Tennessee mountains. I…
5: Ann Marshall & Scott Blackwell, High Wire Distilling (Charleston, SC)
Mar 4, 2016 • 30 min
When it comes to creativity, some people have it in spades. Such is the case for Ann Marshall and Scott Blackwell, the power couple behind High Wire Distilling in Charleston, SC. Formerly of Immaculate Baking Company, their latest venture is small-batch…
4: Emile DeFelice, Soda City Market (Columbia, SC)
Feb 26, 2016 • 29 min
Emile DeFelice is a man unafraid of opinions. As chair and founder of the Soda City Market in Columbia, SC, he helps transform a Main Street into a thriving market every Saturday morning, rain or shine. This is the man who once raised pastured pork and…
3: Cappie Peete, Neighborhood Dining Group (Charleston, SC)
Feb 18, 2016 • 30 min
Cappie Peete knows how to spit like a lady. (Actually gender has little to do with it.) As the Beverage Director of the Neighborhood Dining Group, she is the youngest person in Charleston, SC to receive her Advanced Certificate from the Court of Master…
Ep. 2: Eric McClamb, City Roots (Columbia, SC)
Feb 10, 2016 • 28 min
Eric McClam likes tractors. Farm manager and co-owner of City Roots Farm in Columbia, SC, Eric gave up a life in architecture to transform land in the Historic Rosewood neighborhood with his father. To listen to him tell it, though, he didn’t “give up”…
Ep. 1: Christina Hagen, Hominy Grill (Charleston, SC)
Feb 10, 2016 • 30 min
Christina knows that sometimes the best part of a long day is when that cake perfectly comes out of the pan. As head of the dessert program at Charleston, SC’s Hominy Grill, she cranks out the goodies (along with her staff), including Coconut Cake, fruit…