In the first half of this week’s Food Talk, Mike is joined by Patrick Cappiello, the Operating Partner and Wine Director of Rebelle and Pearl & Ash restaurants, creator of Renegade Wine Dinner, Chef Sommelier for Daniel Johnnes “La Paulée”, and Wine Columnist for Playboy Magazine.

Patrick Cappiello is the Operating Partner and Wine Director of Rebelle and Pearl & Ash restaurants, creator of Renegade Wine Dinner, Chef Sommelier for Daniel Johnnes "La Paulée", and Wine Columnist for Playboy Magazine.

After the break, Mike is joined by Karen Stabiner, the author of Generation Chef, which follows a young chef as he opens his first restaurant, and chronicles the upheaval in that riskiest of businesses. Karen has written ten previous books, was a founder of an alternative newspaper in Santa Barbara, California, and teaches reporting, feature writing and food journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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