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Jun 8, 2017

This podcast has been a long time in the making - I've done countless blogs, videos, and social media posts with Nguyen, but this is the first time I had a chance to really spend a good chunk of time (an hour!) talking to him.

In this episode, we go into the history of Starry Kitchen's various restaurant incarnations,...


May 23, 2017

Susan Orlean is a writer, and an incredible one at that. Abe and I were both big fans of her work before we met (via Twitter) and now we are friends. She also co-hosts her own podcast, Crybabies (with Sarah Thyre) so it was a no-brainer to have her on the show.

We talk about how hypnosis helped her get over her fear...


Apr 25, 2017

Phoebe Lapine and I both started blogging around the same time, so she's been on my radar for years.  We finally met in person last November while she was in Los Angeles, and immediately bonded.  In this episode we talk about her newest book, The Wellness Project, living with an autoimmune disease, her catering days,...


Apr 12, 2017

In the early 90's, Broadway was very important to me.  Thus, Daisy Eagan was a huge deal.  She is the youngest actress to win a Tony Award for The Secret Garden, and I was really excited to see her in HBO'S GIRLS recently, playing the film version of Lena Dunham.

We talk about prop food on The Secret Garden, her...


Mar 15, 2017

Anjali Shah (The Picky Eater) and I both started our blogs around the same time, so I was really excited to talk to her.  We discuss how she got her start, how she keeps going, essential Indian spices, and the oatmeal craze of early food blogs.

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