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Destination Eat Drink – Green Travel with Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond has been writing and reporting on the climate crisis and green travel for years. In 2006, Richard founded the Green Traveller website and newsletter devoted to the issues of sustainable and eco-friendly travel. We talk with Richard’s new book “The Green Traveller – An Inspiring and Practical Guide […]

Destination Eat Drink – Transplanted Cuisine

Transplanted cuisine is when a dish or ingredient moves from one place to another, often by immigrants. And, when that dish changes along the way, things get very interesting! We’re talking about Peru ingredients with Chinese cooking techniques, Jewish tacos in Texas, and hot peppers migrating from South America to […]

Destination Eat Drink – Crossed Off The Map: Travels In Bolivia with Shafik Meghji

We’re back in Bolivia with Shafik Meghji author of Crossed Off The Map: Travels In Bolivia. Shafik tells me about messy donuts doused in syrup, wine making nuns, and a twist on empanadas. And, Shafik talks about all the great street food in Bolivia. Plus, we broach the controversial subject […]

Destination Eat Drink – Bolivia with Shafik Meghji PT1

Shafik Meghji is an award winning travel writer who has authored tons of guidebooks, including Bolivia. Now, Shafik has written a travel memoir “Crossed Off the Map: Travels in Bolivia.” Shafik dispels some of the myths of Bolivia and shares the reality of the country. He tells me about a […]

Destination Eat Drink – Mushrooms with Frank Hyman

Frank Hyman’s interest in mushrooms was ignited after a mushroom walk in Maine years ago. Now, he writes about and teaches classes about the fungi, especially how to forage them without getting sick or dying. Frank talks about the law and etiquette of hunting mushrooms on public land and how […]

Destination Eat Drink – Filmmakers

We’re revisiting some of our favorite conversations with Filmmakers and their movies about food. Gregory Kershaw and Michael Dweck, directors of “The Truffle Hunters,” tell us about penetrating the secret world of the Italian truffle. And they have some homemade wine along the way. Alice Gu, director of “The Donut […]

Destination Eat Drink – Cameron Hewitt

Cameron Hewitt has been “The other half of Rick Steves’ brain.” He’s written several guidebooks for Rick Steves Europe, but now he’s stepping out with his new book “The Temporary European: Lessons And Confessions Of A Professional Traveler.” Cameron talks about gelato in Florence, milk bars in Krakow, and his […]

Destination Eat Drink – Abruzzo, Italy

Sammy Dunham and Peter Austin are Brits who make their home in picturesque Abruzzo, Italy. We talk about bitter digestivs, a wine grape named after sheep, a pasta named after a musical instrument, and local cheese. Plus, we squeeze in a little truffle talk. [Ep 172]

Show Notes:

Life in Abruzzo

Destination Eat Drink – Technically Food with Larissa Zimberoff

Larissa Zimberoff worked in Silicon Valley before becoming a reporter. Now, she’s well known for her work that has appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Wired. Her new book Technically Food: Inside Silicon Valley’s Mission to Change What We Eat looks at how technology has […]

Destination Eat Drink – Cheese

We’re revisiting some of our best conversations about cheese. From iconic English cheeses to stinky feet Crete cheese and feta cheese Greece. Plus, a special preview of our upcoming Abruzzo episode and some of the best cheese from that mountainous region of Italy. [Ep 170]

Show Notes:

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