If you missed us this past Sunday on craveRADIO you missed a huge show. We invited Jim White who ran a top-notch restaurant show on KRLD and currently operates that marvelous food and wine festival, Savor Dallas. We wanted Jim to come on the show to reminisce about his stint as radio host and asked that he bring along his favorite guests. It didn’t take this radio pro long to round up some amazing people to entertain us and share some fantastic stories. Continue reading →
This Sunday on craveRADIO we will feature Jim White, founder of Savor Dallas the week-long food and wine festival in Dallas. Jim White is also the inspiration behind craveRADIO as he produced his own program, Restaurant Show on KRLD.
On the program White will discuss the state of restaurants in Dallas both past and present. He also has some special guests of his very own including Janice Provost from Parigi and the legendary Dallas Morning News restaurant critic, author and president of the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association, Dotty Griffith. As if these weren’t enough, we will also have a few surprise call-in’s from Napa Valley.
This will be a huge program you will not want to miss. Listen in this Sunday from 4 to 6pm on 1190am, or streaming live on IHeartRadio.com.
Last Sunday on craveRADIO we hosted a slew of people in studio including Chef Matt McCallister from FT33. Matt was his usually uber cool self and talked up his beginnings as a chef, his cooking style, as well as plans to open his new restaurant. Listen close to learn about the pork tartare he plans for his visiting chef menu.
McCallister also told us how Chefs for Farmers came to be, and what we have in store for us this year at the November 3rd event. Continue reading →
If you missed craveRADIO this week you missed a lot of fun. Each Sunday the crew from craveDFW hits the airwaves on 1190am from 4 to 6pm and discusses a week of restaurants and fun events we hot during the week. The cast of characters includes Melissa Robert, Chef Uno Immanivong, Kenny Kuczwaj and myself, along with a few invited guests that includes top area chefs, restaurant owners and bartenders. We also speak to wine makers and brew masters.
This week we invited Chef Sharon Van Meter into the studio to discuss her projects at Trinity Groves that include her huge party venue, 3015, and the French restaurant that will be opening very soon, Beignet Bistro. We got the inside scoop on the menu at the Bistro and also chatted about the ultimate battle of Fork Fight where this week’s winner will be pitted against Van Meter.
We also learned a little bit about Van Meter’s chef background in Paris and working across the globe at some of the finest restaurants. She also shared the fact she was entered in the 1972 Olympics pitted against one Olga Korbut. Continue reading →
This weekend on craveRADIO we hosted Dallas restaurant legend Bob Sambol, who is currently working with the myriad of restaurateurs soon to open in Trinity Groves in West Dallas. Sambol has this amazing past, and discussed both his highs and lows in the industry. Since a young age he enjoyed the trappings of running a restaurant, and had the good fortune to work for many of the nation’s best as this amazing front of the house man, a talent that he is sharing with a new flock of first time restaurant owners.
Sambol discussed the birth of his restaurant, Bob’s Steak and Chop House in Dallas, and gave us a fun bird’s eye view how he took the restaurant from just a few covers a night to a multi-million dollar operation. He also talks about his struggle with gambling and how he is able to deal with his personal demons which made for some compelling radio. Continue reading →
Another week of craveRADIO and this past Sunday we enjoyed chatting with Chef John Franke from Frontburner, the restaurant group that operates Whiskey Cake, Velvet Taco, Ojos Locos, The Ranch In Las Colinas, Twin Peaks and Red Dog Right. Franke works the menus at each of the concepts along with a staff of chefs from each location.
The good chef brought in some tasty bites from Whiskey Cake including some addictive fire roasted shishito peppers, made simply with lemon and sea salt. He also served up a platter of bbq duck wings that were meatier than your average wing. And of course we shared plates of the namesake Whiskey Cake topped with fresh whipped cream. Continue reading →