EPISODE 84 | December 16, 2015

An Accountant, a Fashion Model and a Chef Walk into a Bar

Chef Carla Hall, entrepreneur, star of The Chew on ABC, who’s about to open her hot chicken restaurant Southern Kitchen…

EPISODE 83 | December 9, 2015

Steven Satterfield

WORD OF MOUTH is live from across the Atlantic this week as Leiti is on the line from Berlin chatting…

EPISODE 82 | December 2, 2015

Kisses, Roadtrips, Fundraising Tips (Bo Bech, Geist)

We catch up with chef-partner Bo Bech of Geist in Copenhagen at Charlie Bird in NYC one weekend afternoon, November…

EPISODE 81 | November 25, 2015

Mortality, Petanque, & Paris in the 1950s

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti visits celebrity chef, author and Dean, Jacques Pepin at the International Culinary Center. Beloved…

EPISODE 80 | November 18, 2015

Bongos with Matthew McConaughey, Manchester, the American South

This week on WORD OF MOUTH host Leiti Hsu kicks off thew show on the line with Jenna Zimmerman, TV producer…

EPISODE 79 | November 11, 2015

Ellen Yin (Fork, High Street on Market, High Street on Hudson)

Award-winning Philly restaurateur Ellen Yin behind Fork and High Street on Market. Now, she’s about to open High Street on…

EPISODE 78 | November 4, 2015

Justin Smillie

WORD OF MOUTH is back this week as host Leiti Hsu shares a clip with her time spent with Anthony…

EPISODE 77 | October 14, 2015

This “Fempire” Runs on Eggs

The San Francisco restaurateur Anna Weinberg takes us on an adventure as we nosh our way through her nightly rounds…

EPISODE 76 | October 7, 2015

Commune-Living, Cancer, Pizza!

Chef Mads Refslund, co-founder of Copenhagen’s noma, the world’s best restaurant and now head chef at Acme in Noho NYC….

EPISODE 75 | September 30, 2015

Cooking for Daughters & the Holy Father

Celebrity chef, restaurateur, immigrant and Catholic, Lidia Bastianich up first on cooking for Pope Francis during his visit to NYC….

EPISODE 74 | September 23, 2015

Toast & Tailgate (Raquel Pelzel, Lynne Ryan)

Award-winning writer, editor, cookbook author Raquel Pelzel talks her new book Toast and the international evolution of this perfect dish….

EPISODE 73 | September 16, 2015

Camille Becerra & Damian “DJ Dieselboy” Higgins

Kicking off a new season of WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu is in studio with Chef Camille Becerra and…

EPISODE 72 | August 12, 2015

Jason Fox

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, tune in as Leiti shares a casual, sit down with Jason Fox, Executive Chef…

EPISODE 71 | August 5, 2015

JJ Johnson

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu is on the line with Jessica Tom, author of Food Whore:…

EPISODE 70 | July 29, 2015

Francis Derby

This week on WORD OF MOUTH host Leiti Hsu kicks off the show with a trip to the Greenmarket accompanied…

EPISODE 69 | July 22, 2015

Allyson & Laurence Jossel of nopa

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu is digging through the vaults and sharing an interview with Laurence…

EPISODE 68 | July 15, 2015

David Kinch

On WORD OF MOUTH this week, we head to Los Gatos, CA in April 2014 to talk with David Kinch,…

EPISODE 67 | June 17, 2015

Hooni Kim

Korean food is incredible – full of fermented goodness and culinary tradition, but it’s often overlooked. Find out how Hooni…

EPISODE 66 | June 10, 2015

Magic, Pop

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti is joined by hospitality expert Alan Philips, who’s just left his post as…

EPISODE 65 | May 27, 2015

Sabato Sagaria

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu, we welcome Sabato Sagaria, Chief Restaurant Officer of The Union Square…

EPISODE 64 | May 20, 2015

Lady Pemdrake, Pansies, Mathematics, Wine Raves

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu, owner Georgette Farkas and chef Chad Brauze of Rotisserie Georgette join…

EPISODE 63 | April 29, 2015

Corey Lee

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu, we’re joined by Corey Lee, chef owner of 3-Michelin-starred San Francisco…

EPISODE 62 | April 16, 2015

Patrick Martins

“What could be more intimate than putting something in your mouth, whether it’s pink like a veal chop or sweet…

EPISODE 61 | April 1, 2015

Amanda Cohen

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH, we LIVE in-studio we welcome Dirt Candy’s Amanda Cohen, who’s just opened the expanded…

EPISODE 60 | March 11, 2015

Elizabeth Falkner

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH, we have LIVE Elizabeth Falkner, TV food personality, “food instigator”(!!) and former chef-owner of…

EPISODE 59 |

George Mendes

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH, we welcome LIVE chef-owner George Mendes of Aldea, and the soon-to-open sister spot Lupulo….

EPISODE 58 | February 11, 2015

Ilan Hall

On this week’s WORD OF MOUTH, we sit down with The Gorbals’ Ilan Hall, champion of Bravo’s Top Chef Season…

EPISODE 57 | January 28, 2015

Floyd Cardoz

LIVE on WORD OF MOUTH, we talk to Floyd Cardoz of the new White Street restaurant in TriBeCa. Formerly of…

EPISODE 56 | January 14, 2015

Ori Menashe & Genevieve Gergis (Bestia, LA)

On this episode of WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti Hsu talks to husband-wife chefs Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis of Bestia,…

EPISODE 55 | December 17, 2014

Enrique Olvera & Santiago Gomez

We talk to Enrique Olvera and his partner Santiago Gomez of the creative Mexican spot COSME, likely the most hotly-anticipated…

EPISODE 54 | December 10, 2014

Jo

Host Leiti Hsu talks LIVE in-studio with Jo-Ann Makovitzky and Marco Moreira the wife-and-husband force behind now five restaurants: the…

EPISODE 53 | December 4, 2014

Thomas Chen (Tuome), the accountant

Today on WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu takes as far as Malaysia and the North Pole via the East…

EPISODE 52 | November 12, 2014

David Waltuck

Hear from the legendary David Waltuck on a brand new episode of Word of Mouth. The man behind the iconic…

EPISODE 51 | November 5, 2014

John Fraser

Host Leiti Hsu settles in with chef-partner John Fraser of NYTImes three-star Dovetail in the UWS and the brand-new Narcissa…

EPISODE 50 | October 29, 2014

Nick Anderer

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu settles in with Union Square Hospitality Group’s Nick Anderer, chef-partner of…

EPISODE 49 | October 15, 2014

Davide Scabin & Paolo Meregalli

Davide Scabin & Paolo Meregalli Description coming soon!

EPISODE 48 | October 8, 2014

Mark Rosati

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu settles in with Mark Rosati, global head of culinary development for…

EPISODE 47 | October 1, 2014

Michael Chiarello

Leiti hangs out with Chef Michael Chiarello one Monday afternoon in August 2011 at his restaurant Bottega in Napa Valley,…

EPISODE 46 | September 24, 2014

SUMMER 2014 MAD SYMPOSIUM RETROSPECTIVE

On today’s WORD OF MOUTH SUMMER 2014 MAD SYMPOSIUM RETROSPECTIVE, Leiti brings listeners unedited conversations she had with top food…

EPISODE 45 | September 10, 2014

Josh Harris

Welcome to a brand new season of WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu! She settles in to her new Wednesday…

EPISODE 44 | August 26, 2014

Matt Orlando

On today’s WORD OF MOUTH Leiti Hsu is reporting from Copenhagen, Denmark! She’s in town for #MAD4, the fourth annual…

EPISODE 43 | August 5, 2014

Stuart Brioza & Nicole Krasinski

This week’s episode of WORD OF MOUTH was recorded in San Francisco and sees host Leiti Hsu chatting with Stuart…

EPISODE 42 | July 22, 2014

Chris Jaeckle

Leiti Hsu is back for a brand new episode of WORD OF MOUTH after a brief hiatus! She’s full of…

EPISODE 41 | June 24, 2014

Michael Tusk

On a special off-site edition of WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu chats with Michael Tusk, Executive chef and owner…

EPISODE 40 | June 17, 2014

Hristo Zisovski

Hristo Zisovski has a myriad of restaurant experience in the front and back of the house. Tune into this edition…

EPISODE 39 | June 10, 2014

Anthony Myint

Go behind The Mission world in a special off-site edition of WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu. In a show…

EPISODE 38 | June 3, 2014

John Winterman

John Winterman knows good service and has a lot to say about it. He’s the managing partner of the brand-new…

EPISODE 37 | May 27, 2014

Rita Jammet

Leiti Hsu is back in the studio another episode of WORD OF MOUTH. She’s joined by French culinary and beverage…

EPISODE 36 | May 20, 2014

Mark Bright

The world of wine is layered, diverse and overall – delicious. Tune in to a viniculture themed episode of Word…

EPISODE 35 | May 13, 2014

Christopher Kostow

This week on a remotely recorded episode of WORD OF MOUTH, host Leiti Hsu speaks with Christopher Kostow, Executive Chef…

EPISODE 34 | May 6, 2014

Charles Phan

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti Hsu sits down and chats with Charles Phan of The Slanted Door in…

EPISODE 33 | April 22, 2014

Sirio & Marco Maccioni

Le Cirque is widely considered one of the best restaurants in the world. The Manhattan-based French restaurant has been setting…

EPISODE 32 | April 15, 2014

David Barber

Savory yogurt from a family farm is now a reality. Blue Hill Yogurt was conceived in the Blue Hill kitchens,…

EPISODE 31 | April 8, 2014

Kyle Connaughton

This is the multiple 3 Michelin star studded episode of WORD OF MOUTH. First on People We Like we speak…

EPISODE 30 | April 1, 2014

Andrew Tarlow and Sean Rembold

Andrew Tarlow defined the Brooklyn dining scene. Before his first restaurants in Williamsburg — Diner and Marlow & Sons, there…

EPISODE 29 | March 25, 2014

Alfred Portale & Bret Csencsitz

The iconic Gotham Bar & Grill is turning 30 this year! To celebrate, Leiti Hsu is joined by none other…

EPISODE 28 | March 18, 2014

Alessandro Borgognone

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti interviews Alessandro Borgognone, owner of Sushi Nakazawa. Later, we wined down with Jason…

EPISODE 27 | March 11, 2014

Jonathan Wu

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti heads to the Greenmarket to speak with Mike Poiarkoff, Executive Chef of Vinegar…

EPISODE 26 | March 4, 2014

Carlton McCoy

What does it take to be one of the youngest Master of Sommeliers in the world? Find out on this…

EPISODE 25 | February 25, 2014

Daniel Burns

This week on WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti meets up with John Polarkoff from The Pines restaurant in Gowanus, Brooklyn, to…

EPISODE 24 | February 18, 2014

David Burke

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined by…

EPISODE 23 | February 11, 2014

Sara Jenkins

This week on WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu, Leiti is joined by Sara Jenkins, chef/owner of Porsena and Porchetta…

EPISODE 22 | February 10, 2014

Ken Oringer

Check out this edition of WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu featuring Ken Oringer! Thanks to our sponsor, The International…

EPISODE 21 | February 4, 2014

Daniel Holzman

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined by…

EPISODE 20 | January 28, 2014

Yannick Benjamin

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined by…

EPISODE 19 | January 21, 2014

Anita Lo

Tune into this week’s edition of WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu to hear her discussion with Annisa’s Anita Lo!…

EPISODE 18 | January 16, 2014

Chris Cannon

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined by…

EPISODE 17 | December 17, 2013

Andre Mack

Tune into this week’s edition of WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu to hear Leiti’s conversation with sommelier and winemaker…

EPISODE 16 | December 10, 2013

Maxime Bilet

Tune into this week’s edition of WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu to hear Leiti’s conversation with Modernist Cuisine co-author,…

EPISODE 15 | December 3, 2013

Matt Gross

Today’s in-studio guest on #PEOPLE WELIKE…we’ll talk to Matt Gross, Web Editor at Bon Appetit. The former Frugal Traveler columnist…

EPISODE 14 | November 26, 2013

Jordan Salcito

Tune into this episode of WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu to hear Leiti talk with Jordan Salcito, beverage director…

EPISODE 13 | November 19, 2013

Leah Cohen

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined by…

EPISODE 12 | November 12, 2013

John Daley

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined by…

EPISODE 11 | November 5, 2013

Soulayphet “Phet” Schwader

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti Hsu, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined…

EPISODE 10 | October 29, 2013

Jen Sgobbo, Erika DaSilva, & Keri Levens

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Today’s guests on #PEOPLEWELIKE…we’ll welcome all three wine directors of…

EPISODE 9 | October 22, 2013

Charlotte Druckman & Melanie Dunea

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti, a fixture in NYC dining culture, talks to #peoplewelike…

EPISODE 8 | October 15, 2013

Thomas Pastuszak

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti Hsu, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined…

EPISODE 7 | October 8, 2013

Dustin Wilson

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti Hsu, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined…

EPISODE 6 | October 1, 2013

Fredrik Berselius & Esben Holmboe Bang

Explore New Nordic cuisine with two of its biggest chefs, Fredrik Berselius of Aska and Esben Holmboe Bang of Restaurant…

EPISODE 5 | September 24, 2013

Patrick Cappiello

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti Hsu, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined…

EPISODE 4 | September 17, 2013

Stephen Torres & Alex Stupak

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti Hsu, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined…

EPISODE 3 | September 10, 2013

Bryce Shuman & Eamon Rockey

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu on HeritageRadioNetwork.org! Leiti Hsu, a fixture in NYC dining culture, is joined…

EPISODE 2 | September 5, 2013

Paul Liebrandt (Pilot)

Welcome to Word of Mouth with Leiti Hsu – a brand new show on HeritageRadioNetwork.org hosted by Leiti Hsu –…

EPISODE 1 | September 3, 2013

David Rosengarten

Welcome to WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu, a brand new show on HeritageRadioNetwork.org. On the debut episode, Leiti Hsu,…

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