EPISODE 78 | August 16, 2017

Matthew Basford & Nick Leahy at the James Beard House

On this episode of HRN On Tour, Kat doesn’t have to travel far to get a taste of the international!…

EPISODE 77 | July 24, 2017

Nat Bradford and the Bradford Watermelon at Slow Food Nations 2017

Nat Bradford is a father of five, farmer, and landscape architect in Seneca, South Carolina. As a farmer he maintains…

EPISODE 76 |

Julie Shaffer, Slow Food USA Board Member at Slow Food Nations 2017

For a closer look at what it took to plan and execute Slow Food Nations, Kat sits down with Slow…

EPISODE 75 |

Rusty Bowers, the Meat Magician of Pine Street Market at Slow Food Nations 2017

Rusty Bowers is a bona-fide Meat Magician. He’s the owner of Pine Street Market in the Avondale Estates neighborhood of…

EPISODE 74 |

Clay Oliver, Owner of The Oliver Farm at Slow Food Nations 2017

Forget olive oil. Clay Oliver is cold-pressing some of the most exciting new oils – and he’s doing it in…

EPISODE 73 |

John Cox, Chef/Partner of The Bear and Star at Slow Food Nations 2017

John Cox is the Chef and Partner at The Bear and Star, a new restaurant in Los Olivos. The Bear…

EPISODE 72 |

Dr. Howard Conyers, Pitmaster and NASA Engineer, at Slow Food Nations 2017

One of the highlights at the inaugural Slow Food Nations was the History of BBQ dinner that showcased The Tradition…

EPISODE 71 |

The Color in Farming at Slow Food Nations 2017

Professor Angela Harris of UC Davis School of Law joins longtime civil rights activist, farmer and Terra Madre delegate Jim…

EPISODE 70 |

In Praise of Ancient Grains at Slow Food Nations 2017

The gluten intolerance of our stomachs has given rise to innumerable chemical replacements for commodity wheat. Can this demand also…

EPISODE 69 |

There’s No Such Thing as “American” Food at Slow Food Nations 2017

The American identity has never remained constant or uncontested, and the same goes for our food. Mitchell Davis, Executive Vice…

EPISODE 68 | May 26, 2017

Jeff and Colleen of Haberdish

Located two miles north of Uptown Charlotte, Haberdish’s chef Jeff and badass lady-mixologist Colleen dish on their famed fried chicken,…

EPISODE 67 |

Lou Bank of S.A.C.R.E.D. Agave

Agave-crazed Lou Bank, of S.A.C.R.E.D. Agave, preaches the mezcal gospel: stop drinking mezcal in cocktails; start drinking it straight. Discovering…

EPISODE 66 |

Luca Annunziata of Luca Modern Italian Kitchen

Chef Luca Annunziata of Luca | Modern Italian Kitchen (formerly Passion8) began his culinary career under his mother’s tutelage where…

EPISODE 65 |

Bob Peters of the Punch Room

Bob Peters, the mastermind behind Ritz Carlton’s Punch Room bar in Charlotte, North Carolina, sits down with Caity and Kat…

EPISODE 64 |

Stephen Schmitt of WP Kitchen & Bar

What would Wolfgang do? Chef Stephen Schmitt’s motto merges his culinary training with his commitment to hometown, Charlotte. Despite bearing…

EPISODE 63 |

Shai Fargian of Yafo Kitchen

Caity and Kat sit down with Chef Shai Fargian, the Israel-born, self-taught chef of Yafo Kitchen in Charlotte, North Carolina….

EPISODE 62 |

Blake Hartwick of Bonterra Dining & Wine Room

Considering the inspired plates leaving Chef Blake Hartwick’s kitchen, it’s only fitting Bonterra Dining & Wine Room is housed in…

EPISODE 61 |

Chris Coleman of Stoke

Chef Chris Coleman’s respect and love for hometown Charlotte is clear when perusing Stoke’s locally-focused menu. Stoke’s mesmerizing open floor…

EPISODE 60 | April 7, 2017

Good Food Mercantile Small Business Breakfast Panel

The day before things kicked off at the Good Food Mercantile at Union Market in Washington D.C., the festivities began with…

EPISODE 59 |

Dessert at the D.C. Good Food Mercantile

The crafters and products at the Good Food Mercantile are the cream of the crop in terms of sustainability, innovation,…

EPISODE 58 |

Snack Time at the D.C. Good Food Mercantile

After starting the day with cocktails, it’s definitely time for snacks! Thankfully, the Good Food Mercantile is chock-full of delicious, interesting,…

EPISODE 57 |

Cocktail Hour at the D.C. Good Food Mercantile

What’s the best way to start a day at the Good Food Mercantile at Union Market in Washington, D.C.? With…

EPISODE 56 | March 7, 2017

CHSWFF17: Trivia with Jimmy Carbone and Robert Stehling

For our final broadcast from Charleston Wine + Food, Jimmy Carbone sits down with Robert Stehling of The Hominy Grill…

EPISODE 55 |

CHSWFF17: Steve Palmer

Steve Palmer formed the Charleston-based hospitality and consulting group The Indigo Road in 2009 when he began working with the…

EPISODE 54 |

CHSWFF17: Matthew Raiford and Jovan Sage

Chef Matthew Raiford and Food Alchemist Jovan Sage run a family farm in Brunswick, Georgia. Raiford grows it; Sage preserves…

EPISODE 53 |

CHSWFF17: Maneet Chauhan and Meherwan Irani

Charleston Wine + Food was more than just biscuits and grits! For a special interview about Indian cuisines and influences, Kat…

EPISODE 52 |

CHSWFF17: Morgan Westbrook, Edward Westbrook, and Adam Sappington with Jimmy Carbone

In the third hour of Beer Sessions Radio broadcast from the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, host Jimmy Carbone welcomes…

EPISODE 51 |

CHSWFF17: Nick Leahy, Rusty Bowers, and Tahmiene Momtazi with Jimmy Carbone

In the second hour of Beer Sessions Radio broadcast from the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, host Jimmy Carbone sits…

EPISODE 50 |

CHSWFF17: Cameron Read, Timmons Pettigrew, and Randall Goldman with Jimmy Carbone

In the first hour of Beer Sessions Radio broadcast from the Charleston Wine + Food Festival, host Jimmy Carbone cracks…

EPISODE 49 | March 5, 2017

CHSWFF17: “Battle of the Carolinas” with Chris Coleman, Wyatt Dickson, John Lewis, Amalia Scatena, and Ben Garbee

Tune in to witness a battle royale between two Carolinas. Representing the North are Chris Coleman, Charlotte’s hometown hero, and…

EPISODE 48 |

CHSWFF17: John Ragan, Sabato Sagaria, Ryan Pernice

For a deep dive into the inner workings of restaurant operations, Kat Johnson sits down with John Ragan (Director of…

EPISODE 47 |

CHSWFF17: Deb Paquette

Meet Deb Paquette, trailblazing chef of Etch and Etc. in Nashville, TN. Deb talks to Caity about the Nashville dining…

EPISODE 46 |

CHSWFF17: Bruce Moffett

Bruce Moffett of Barrington’s Restaurant is originally from Barrington, Rhode Island (hence the name), but has lived in Charlotte for…

EPISODE 45 |

CHSWFF17: Sean Ellsworth and Matt Welch of Allagash Brewing

Kat and Caity sip a Hoppy Table Beer with Matt Welch, East Coast Sales Manager, and Sean Ellsworth, Senior Brewer…

EPISODE 44 |

CHSWFF17: Sara Moulton

In this interview, Sara Moulton, chef, author, and host of Sara’s Weeknight Meals on American Public Television, talks about the…

EPISODE 43 |

CHSWFF17: Wine Roundtable – Thomas Rivers Brown, Morgan Calcote, Femi Oyediran, and Rick Rubel with Sam Benrubi of The Grape Nation

For a special episode of The Grape Nation, Sam Benrubi gathers wine all-stars Thomas Rivers Brown (winemaker and owner of…

EPISODE 42 |

CHSWFF17: Vivian Howard, Amy Mills, and Katie Button

Kerry Diamond sits down with Katie Button, Vivian Howard and Amy Mills to chat about their new cookbooks, favorite food…

EPISODE 41 |

CHSWFF17: Daniel Boulud, Gail Simmons, and Adam Sachs with Sam Benrubi of The Grape Nation

Check out Sam Benrubi’s fun round table with Saveur‘s Adam Sachs, Top Chef’s Gail Simmons and celebrated chef Daniel Boulud….

EPISODE 40 |

CHSWFF17: Todd Richards & Kris Moon

Todd Richards of White Oak Kitchen in Atlanta Georgia and Kris Moon, VP of The James Beard Foundation join us…

EPISODE 39 | March 4, 2017

CHSWFF17: Katie Button

A surprise guest for the end of day one, Katie Button of Cúrate and Nightbell in Asheville sits down with…

EPISODE 38 |

CHSWFF17: BBQ & Wine – Robert Sinskey, Matt Tunstall, Carey Bringle, and Blake Hartwick with The Grape Nation host Sam Benrubi

The Grape Nation host Sam Benrubi welcomes BBQ expert Carey Bringle, chef Blake Hartwick, winemaker Robert Sinskey, and Stems &…

EPISODE 37 |

CHSWFF17: Isaac Toups

Isaac Toups joins Caity Moseman Wadler to talk about the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisines, and how he blends…

EPISODE 36 |

CHSWFF17: Ruth Reichl, Mashama Bailey, and Ellen Bennett with Kerry Diamond of Radio Cherry Bombe

Talk about a lineup of power women! Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond welcomes guests Ruth Reichl, Ellen Bennet (of…

EPISODE 35 |

CHSWFF17: Michael Toscano with guest host Robert Newton

There’s no one better to interview a chef than another chef – that’s why we welcomed guest host Robert Newton…

EPISODE 34 |

CHSWFF17: Steven Satterfield with guest host Robert Newton

There’s no one better to interview a chef than another chef – that’s why we welcomed guest host Robert Newton…

EPISODE 33 |

CHSWFF17: Jeni Britton Bauer

Jeni Britton Bauer, the queen of ice cream, introduces us to her amazing new flavor SuperMoon and answers whether it’s…

EPISODE 32 |

CHSWFF17: Bob Peters (Bob the Bartender)

Bob Peters is actually a Charlotte native which makes him as rare and as special as the libations you will…

EPISODE 31 |

CHSWFF17: Tahmiene Momtazi and Ian Purkayastha

Tahmiene Momtazi and Ian Purkayastha may be in different industries (she’s a winemaker in Oregon and he sells truffles in…

EPISODE 30 |

CHSWFF17: Jason Vincent & Ben Lustbader of Giant

To kick off our coverage of Charleston Wine + Food, Jason Vincent & Ben Lustbader from Giant in Chicago joined…

EPISODE 29 | February 9, 2017

Chef Daniel Porubiansky’s “Menu for My Mentors”

Heritage Radio Network’s executive director Caity Moseman Wadler sits down with Chef Daniel Porubiansky of Century House Tavern in Woodstock, Georgia….

EPISODE 28 | January 30, 2017

Renato Sardo at the Good Food Mercantile

The former Director of Slow Food International, Renato Sardo runs Baia, the Oakland, CA based pasta company that uses only…

EPISODE 27 |

Sivan Cotel & Eric Sorkin at the Good Food Mercantile

Maple syrup is for more than just pancakes! Caity and David get a taste of Vermont with Eric Sorkin of…

EPISODE 26 |

Daniel Kurzrock, Regrained at the Good Food Mercantile

Hate food waste? Us too! Caity and David talk to Daniel Kurzrock, founder of Regrained, at the GFA Mercantile. Regrained…

EPISODE 25 |

Aaron Koch, Treehouse Chocolate at the Good Food Mercantile

HRN isn’t the only food business that grew out of a shipping container. Aaron Koch was living in a treehouse…

EPISODE 24 |

Sarah Weiner at the Good Food Mercantile

Sarah Weiner is the founder of the Good Food Awards. She came up in the food world working for the…

EPISODE 23 |

Wendy Testu & Sue Sturman at the Good Food Mercantile

Caity and David interview Wendy Testu from Rogue Traders (a farm-fresh frozen tartlette company) and Sue Sturman from Academie Opus…

EPISODE 22 |

“Feast Yr Seen” at the Good Food Mercantile

Heritage Radio hosts Harry Rosenblum and Michael Harlan Turkell team up for “Feast Yr Seen,” a GFA mash-up of Feast…

EPISODE 21 |

Angelo Garro at the Good Food Mercantile

Angelo Garro, the Sicilian renaissance man known for his role in Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma, is an accomplished blacksmith,…

EPISODE 20 |

Each Peach Market at the Good Food Mercantile

Emily Friedberg and Jeanlouise Conway became friends while working in International Development. Leaving that life behind, they opened Each Peach…

EPISODE 19 |

Kathy Gunst at the Good Food Mercantile

Kathy Gunst is a James Beard Award-winning cookbook author and resident chef for WBUR’s Here and Now. She gives Caity…

EPISODE 18 | January 31, 2017

Call to Action by Alice Waters with Ron Finley at the Good Food Awards

Alice Waters gives final remarks at the 2017 Good Food Awards – and because she’ll “never go on stage without…

EPISODE 17 |

Patrick Martins and Sarah Weiner at the Good Food Awards

Sarah Weiner, the founder of the Good Food Awards, is introduced at the ceremony by Heritage Radio Network’s own Patrick…

EPISODE 16 |

Allison Hooper of Vermont Creamery at the Good Food Awards

Allison Hooper of Vermont Creamery gives an acceptance speech as a winner in the Good Food Awards Cheese Category. Vermont Creamery…

EPISODE 15 |

Seth Cripe of Anna Maria Fish Company at the Good Food Awards

Seth Cripe of Anna Maria Fish Company gives an acceptance speech as a winner of the Fish Category at the…

EPISODE 14 |

Damaris Ronkanen of Cultura Craft Chocolate at the Good Food Awards

Damaris Ronkanen of Cultura Craft Chocolate gives an acceptance speech as a winner in the Chocolate Category at the Good…

EPISODE 13 |

Courtney Mailey of Blue Bee Cider at the Good Food Awards

Courtney Mailey of Blue Bee Cider gives an acceptance speech at the Good Food Awards. Blue Bee Cider, Virginia’s first urban…

EPISODE 12 |

Nadia Hubbi of Sweet Pillar at the Good Food Awards

Nadia Hubbi of Sweet Pillar gives an acceptance speech as a winner in the Good Food Awards Pantry category. She…

EPISODE 11 |

Clay Oliver of Oliver Farm at the Good Food Awards

Clay Oliver of Oliver Farm gives an acceptance speech as a winner in the Oils Category at the Good Food…

EPISODE 10 |

Shakirah Simley of Bi-Rite Market at the Good Food Awards

Shakirah Simley of Bi-Rite Market speaks at the Good Food Awards. Photo: Philip Clark “So, today, at this moment of…

EPISODE 9 |

Winona LaDuke at the Good Food Awards

Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth and environmentalist leading the fight to protect tribal land claims and preservation,…

EPISODE 8 | January 30, 2017

Alice Waters & Cal Peternell at Chez Panisse

Caity interviews Alice Waters, chef/founder of Chez Panisse and creator of the Edible Schoolyard program, and Cal Peternell, Chez Panisse…

EPISODE 7 |

Nell Newman at the Good Food Awards

Entrepreneur, environmentalist, and philanthropist Nell Newman, a pioneer in sustainable agriculture and founder of Newman’s Own Organics sits down with…

EPISODE 6 | December 5, 2016

Julia Child Award Recipient Rick Bayless

Heritage Radio Network and Full Service Radio were at the scene at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Food…

EPISODE 5 | October 5, 2016

Nashville: Brian Baxter of Husk

Jack and Caity’s last stop on this Nashville tour is at Sean Brock’s celebrated local food mecca, Husk. Located in…

EPISODE 4 | October 4, 2016

Nashville: Tandy Wilson of City House

Tune in to Episode 4 of Heritage Radio Network on Tour for a live conversation with Chef Tandy Wilson on…

EPISODE 3 |

Nashville: Carey Bringle of Peg Leg Porker

On Episode 3 of Heritage Radio Network on Tour, Jack & Caity have the honor of visiting Nashville’s own pit…

EPISODE 2 | October 3, 2016

Nashville: Edgar Pendley of Urban Grub

At the second stop of Heritage Radio Network on Tour, Jack & Caity meet Chef Edgar Pendley at his restaurant Urban…

EPISODE 1 |

Nashville: Sal Avila of Prima

Join Jack Inslee & Caity Moseman Wadler for the first episode of Heritage Radio Network on Tour, reporting live from…

Culinary | August 17, 2017

Bagels, Babka, and Baguettes at Orwashers in Hunts Point

Advocacy & Food Policy | August 8, 2017

Looking Back at the Inaugural Slow Food Nations

Culinary | August 3, 2017

Southern Wing Showdown at the James Beard House

Beverage | July 13, 2017

Touring Dutchess County with EscapeMaker

Specialty Foods | July 5, 2017

Good Food Mercantile, Brooklyn-Style (Part 4)

Specialty Foods |

Good Food Mercantile, Brooklyn-Style (Part 3)

Specialty Foods |

Good Food Mercantile, Brooklyn-Style (Part 2)

Specialty Foods |

Good Food Mercantile, Brooklyn-Style (Part 1)

| June 19, 2017

Slow Food Nations Preview

Advocacy & Food Policy | June 5, 2017

“On The Rise: The Future of Bread” International Symposium on Bread: Day 2

Advocacy & Food Policy |

“On The Rise: The Future of Bread” International Symposium on Bread: Day 1

Advocacy & Food Policy | March 17, 2017

Just Food Conference: Monday’s Food Talks

Advocacy & Food Policy |

Just Food Conference: Ricardo Salvador’s Keynote Address

Advocacy & Food Policy |

Just Food Conference: Devita Davison’s Keynote Address

Advocacy & Food Policy |

Just Food Conference: Sunday’s Food Talks

Agriculture | February 7, 2017

HRN at Plant-o-Rama at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Specialty Foods | February 2, 2017

HRN at the 2017 Good Food Awards in San Francisco

Culinary | October 11, 2016

Nashville takes over HRN!