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Destination Eat Drink – Bologna, Italy with Andrea Chierici

Andrea Chierici lives and works in Bologna, Italy and loves his city! He tells Brent about the amazing food including lasagna with green noodles, ragu alla Bolognese, and a crispy treat called Crescentina. Plus, why you need to forget stereotypes and try Lambrusco! [Ep 294]

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Destination Eat Drink – Cicadas with Monica Eng

Monica Eng is an award winning journalist from Chicago who has worked at the Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Tribune, WBEZ radio, and now, Axois. She took on the story of this year’s so-called Cicadapalooza, and has written stories about why this year’s Cicada emergence, going as far as frying and […]

Destination Eat Drink – Sweets in Seville, New Zealand, New Mexico & Seattle

Brent visits Seville, Spain to learn about buying cakes from nuns. Then, we’re enjoying an ice cream from New Zealand called Hokey Pokey, the state cookie of New Mexico, and how to eat a cupcake in Seattle! [Ep 292]

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Destination Eat Drink – Mexico City’s Xochimilco with Victor Gamboa

Mexico City’s urban islands of Xochimilco have fed the city for centuries. Victor Gamboa, an environmentalist and tour guide from Culinary Backstreets, is trying to preserve Xochimilco and the farmer’s traditional way of life. Victor tells Brent about how the islands were constructed and how visitors can see this amazing […]

Destination Eat Drink – Tallinn, Estonia with Anastassia from Discover Estonia

Brent talks with Anastassia from Discover Estonia about the city of Tallinn and its unique cuisine. We’ll down Estonian Jagermeister, answer a sandwich dilemma, and learn about edible Christmas trees. Plus, chocolate covered cheese curds and a great market in Tallinn. [Ep 290]

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Destination Eat Drink – Berlin with Margot & Alex from Walk With Us Tours

Brent visits with Margot and Alex, the founders of Walk With Us Tours in Berlin about their vibrant and diverse city. How vibrant? Well, there’s great food like Kettwurst and German Meatballs in Caper Sauce and delicious craft beer. Exciting neighborhoods like Prenzlauder Berg and Friedrichshain. And, we even talk […]

Destination Eat Drink – Pasta in Sicily, Turin, Abruzzo & Croatia

Brent searches for the best pasta shape for pesto with NYT bestselling author Katie Parla, tries the stuffed pasta native to Piedmont, is enchanted by a pasta named for a musical instrument, and learns about Croatia rediscovering its pasta heritage. [Ep 288]

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Destination Eat Drink – Malta w/ Simon Bajada

Simon Bajada wanted to explore his Maltese roots through its cuisine. So, he decided to research, sample, and write a cookbook all about the dishes of Malta. He tells Brent about the spices of Malta, white olives, a giant dish called Timpana, and Pastizzi. Plus, a liqueur made from prickly […]

Destination Eat Drink – Penang, Malaysia w/ Pauline Lee

Pauline Lee from Simply Enak Food Tours is back to talk with Brent about the amazing cuisine of Penang, Malaysia. She talks about dishes like Asam Laksa, Char Kuew Teow, and Penang Hokkien Mee. Plus, Pauline tells Brent about the clan houses and a dish named after buckets of rice […]

Destination Eat Drink – New York Pizza w/ Scott Wiener

Scott Wiener, founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours talks with Brent about New York Pizza including a pizza bus, backyard pizza, and how to define New York Style pizza and why that may ultimately be a fool’s errand. Brent also asks Scott about the world’s largest pizza box collection! [Ep 285]

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