Radio Cherry Bombe stopped in Houston, Texas last year as part of its Food For Thought tour for a live episode at Nancy’s Hustle. Zay Gamez and Cat Janda of Finca Tres Robles, Rebecca Masson of Fluff Bake Bar, and Anita Jaisinghani of Pondicheri restaurant spoke about what’s on their mind when it comes to the food world. They are followed by a panel featuring pastry chef Julia Doran of Nancy’s Hustle, coffee expert Ecky Prabanto of Greenway Coffee Company, bartender Alba Huerta of Julep, and Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond. Thank you to Kerrygold for supporting our tour.
James Beard CEO Clare Reichenbach
The James Beard Awards have been called the Oscars of the food world, and most chefs and restaurateurs hope to snag one in their lifetime. But who is James Beard? And who is behind the awards? James Beard Foundation CEO Clare Reichenbach sat down with host Kerry Diamond to learn more about the awards process, the namesake gourmet behind the operation, and what Clare and her team are doing to make the Foundation a more vibrant, modern organization. Clare also gets personal about her life as a single mom and the decisions she faced about starting a family on her own. To learn more about James Beard Foundation initiatives and events, visit in NYC is the bombe!
Future of Food: Asheville
The Radio Cherry Bombe Food For Thought tour stopped in Asheville, North Carolina, for a live episode during the city’s inaugural Chow Chow food festival. Chef Ashleigh Shanti of Benne on Eagle, chocolatier Jael Rattigan of French Broad Chocolate, and Dr. Cynthia Greenlee spoke about what’s on their mind when it comes to the food world. They are followed by a panel featuring Chef Katie Button of Katie Button Restaurants in Asheville, Chef Vivian Howard of the award-winning TV program A Chef’s Life , Chef Cheetie Kumar of Garland in Raleigh, and Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond. Thank you to Kerrygold, the makers of beautiful butter and cheese, for supporting our tour.
Good Bread, from Poilâne to Zingerman's Bakehouse
Travel with us in pursuit of the perfect loaf, from Paris to Ann Arbor, Michigan, to a classroom at the Food & Finance High School in New York City. First, Apollonia Poilâne shares the story of her legendary family business and her first English-language cookbook, Poilâne: The Secrets of the World-Famous Bread Bakery. Later in the show, we have a special interview with Amy Emberling, a managing partner at Zingerman’s Bakehouse and co-author of the bakery’s cookbook. Our interview with Amy was recorded on career day at New York City’s Food & Finance High School. Stay tuned to hear why Chef Catie Randazzo of Ambrose & Eve and Preston’s: A Burger Joint in Columbus, Ohio, thinks Chef Marcia Ginsberg is the bombe!
Food For Thought: Philadelphia
It’s Radio Cherry Bombe on the road! Join us for our live Food “For Thought” tour stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at Triple Bottom Brewing. First up, we hear from tea expert Alexis Siemons on the pre-Internet joy of “pre-eating,” and restaurateur Jill Weber of Sojourn Restaurant Group talks about her culinary and cultural experiences as an archaeologist. In the second half of the show, we hear from restaurateur Ellen Yin, Philadelphia’s dynamic duo restaurateur Valerie Safran and Chef Marcie Turney, Chef Justine MacNeil of Fiore Fine Foods, Triple Bottom Brewing co-owner Tess Hart, and Radio Cherry Bombe Host Kerry Diamond. Thank you to Kerrygold for supporting our tour. Be sure to try their beautiful cheese and butter!