EPISODE 84 | September 11, 2017

News from Love Bites Radio (and a little “Then and Now”)

The short story is that we’re taking a break this season from live shows to focus on some personal necessities…

EPISODE 83 | August 7, 2017

Summer Magic! What We’ve Learned from 82 Love Bites!

Today’s show marks the end of our Summer Season and two years of Love Bites Radio! In celebration, we’re reflecting…

EPISODE 82 | July 31, 2017

For the Love of Food (Media): Me & You with Jax and Max!

“Two food perspectives, both alike in dignity, in fair New York City where we lay our scene…”* On today’s show,…

EPISODE 81 | July 24, 2017

To Date Or Not To Date (Other Actors): Me & You with Ben and Deanna!

“I don’t date other actors.” That’s the hard-and-fast rule of many thespians, who find their careers, artistic, and personal lives…

EPISODE 80 | July 10, 2017

Me & You: 69 Years of Marriage with Pat and Hansine

Very few couples will ever get to say they’ve made it to sixty-nine years of marriage. As we explore how…

EPISODE 79 | June 26, 2017

Single Lady Writers in Trump’s America: Me and You with Jen Doll!

How has Trump’s America changed the way two single lady writers think, eat, love, and express themselves? On today’s show,…

EPISODE 78 | June 19, 2017

Me and You: Jax and Ben!

  Love Bites Radio explores “why and how we love.” So why do we love the way we love right now? In…

EPISODE 77 | June 12, 2017

What Can Starting Over Teach Us About Love?

We asked every guest in our New Beginnings series what starting over has taught them about love. In this special…

EPISODE 76 | June 5, 2017

From Kosher to a Ham, with Eli Rosen (New Beginnings #5)

A career change can be a difficult thing, especially when leaving behind the financial security of life as an attorney…

EPISODE 75 | May 29, 2017

From Health to Happiness, with Cynthia Cherish Malaran (New Beginnings #4)

Cynthia Cherish Malaran was making mad money as a freelance graphic designer. She was married. She was “successful.” But she…

EPISODE 74 | May 22, 2017

Is This Home? with Julia Bainbridge (New Beginnings #3)

Packing up and moving to a whole new life. Tempting, huh? Mobility glimmers on the horizon and everything you know…

EPISODE 73 | May 15, 2017

Losing My Religion with Aimee DeLong (New Beginnings #2)

What happens after you realize you were born into a system that you don’t believe in? How do you discover…

EPISODE 72 | May 8, 2017

Talking Empty Nests with Our Moms! (New Beginnings #1)

How does the relationship between mother and child change when the child moves out of the house? What does mom…

EPISODE 71 | April 17, 2017

Moderating Meat, with the Reducetarian’s Brian Kateman!

According to Brian Kateman, if every American reduced their intake of meat and fish by 10%, huge gains would be…

EPISODE 70 | April 10, 2017

Be Your Most Extreme You… in Moderation! With Sarah Robb O’Hagan

Sometimes living as the best version of yourself means knowing when to say “no”, avoiding drastic fad lifestyles, and allowing…

EPISODE 69 | April 3, 2017

Endings #6: When Your Restaurant Closes, with Chef Chris Jaekle

So much time and attention are given to a restaurant’s opening: Who’s the chef? How will the menu be different…

EPISODE 68 | March 27, 2017

Endings #5: I Got Broken Up With Because of My Chronic Illness, Part II

“It wasn’t just losing him with the breakup, but a lot of the dreams and hopes I had for the…

EPISODE 67 | March 20, 2017

Endings #4: Breakups About Chronic Illness (…and sex and babies)

On today’s show — the first of a two-part episode during our series on Endings — Jacqueline speaks with two…

EPISODE 66 | March 13, 2017

ENDINGS #3: Breaking Up is Hard to Do, with Sari Kamin

“When at the age of 31-yrs old my boyfriend of five years broke up with me I was deeply heartbroken…

EPISODE 65 | March 6, 2017

ENDINGS #2: The Point of No Return: Curtains Up and Books Out, with Jen Glantz!

Making it look easy is the point, right? Writers, actors, and artists of all sorts tell stories about real life…

EPISODE 64 | February 27, 2017

Endings #1: Friendship During Tough Times with the authors of The Optimist’s Guide to Divorce

What’s a life experience you’re holding onto that you wish you could emotionally shut the door on? What’s holding you…

EPISODE 63 | February 20, 2017

Love and Hospitality on a Political Day

On this Presidents’ Day, we invite you all to #GiveLove and take care of yourself and others. For the first…

EPISODE 62 | February 13, 2017

A Single Gal’s Relationship Goals with our Power Couples for Valentine’s Day!

We just wrapped our series on Power Couples — five couples in hospitality who work alongside each other by day…

EPISODE 61 | February 6, 2017

Power Couples #5! Barkha and Floyd Cardoz of Paowalla!

“Barkha and Floyd Cardoz met at hospitality school in India and became close friends. Eight years later, after emigrating separately…

EPISODE 60 | January 30, 2017

Power Couples #4! We Bow Down to Rozanne Gold and Michael Whiteman!

In 1976, the restaurant Windows on the World opened on the 106th and 107th floors of the World Trade Center’s…

EPISODE 59 | January 23, 2017

Power Couples! Stacy Adimando and Steve Graf

Stacy Adimando and Steve Graf are a testament to risking big for love whenever and wherever you find it. She…

EPISODE 58 | January 16, 2017

Power Couples #2! Kristin and Andrew Wood of Russet Restaurant

He covers savory, she covers sweet, and everything else comes together between them. That’s how chefs Andrew and Kristin Wood…

EPISODE 57 | January 9, 2017

POWER COUPLES #1! Joe and Jill Dobias of Joe & MissesDoe

On the day they first met at a New York restaurant, Jill’s first day working the front of house was…

EPISODE 56 | December 12, 2016

Single and Fabulous! (Or, The Best Ladies Who Lunch Round Table Ever!)

In 2009, the percentage of single women in the United States rose above 50% for the first time in history….

EPISODE 55 | December 5, 2016

Fostering Healthy Families, with Author and Foster Family Advocate Regina Calcaterra, Esq.

When we discuss family love, we  refer to biological families by default. But what about foster family relationships? What does…

EPISODE 54 | November 28, 2016

There Were Never Such Devoted Sisters!

How do the relationships we form with our siblings shape us as adults? What happens when we don’t identify with…

EPISODE 53 | November 21, 2016

Love, Loss, and What We’re (Not) Eating

When a job, a relationship, or a tradition ends… how do you know how to properly mourn it? When do…

EPISODE 52 | November 14, 2016

Home Is Where The…? with Author Jane Alison

On today’s show, we take a look at the idea of feeling safe. First, in light of last week’s election…

EPISODE 51 | November 7, 2016

The Shepherd’s Life: Fatherly Love, Land, and Loss with James Rebanks

Our relationships with our parents are fraught with complication. There is just too much – for better or for worse –…

EPISODE 50 | October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween! We talk Pistons and Pasties with Velvetina Taylor

“Timing isn’t everything, but it sure as hell is a lot.” We’ve debated variations of that sentence often over the last…

EPISODE 49 | October 24, 2016

We Turn to Tarot! Readings and Recipes with Sasha Graham

We are all about using every tool out there to build our strongest selves and most loving relationships. So can…

EPISODE 48 | October 17, 2016

Atlas Obscura: Food, Love, and Travel with Ella Morton!

What are our best travel memories with romantic partners? Sexiest? Most frustrating? What part does travel play in our hopeful…

EPISODE 47 | October 10, 2016

Ground Control to Major Love! Algorithms and romance with NASA engineer Rashied Amini!

Enough of dating apps that show you images of potential heartthrobs. What if there were a program that could help…

EPISODE 46 | October 3, 2016

Paging Dr. Love! With Tribeca Therapy Founder Matt Lundquist

Technology really burns our bacon sometimes… Ben: “I hate how technology dehumanizes people. Whether it be by swiping, taking a long time…

EPISODE 45 | September 26, 2016

I Just Texted To Say I Love You: With Melissa Stanger and Shana Lebowitz

When it comes to romantic communication, texting and online messaging can be gentle introductions into IRL conversation, or mediums in…

EPISODE 44 | September 19, 2016

Textual Healing! with Allison Goldberg and Jen Jamula

Where’s the romance in a Snapchat? The thrill in an email? When the conversation moves from online dating to texting, how…

EPISODE 43 | September 12, 2016

The Bro Show

Holy testosterone! Jacqueline’s out of the country and Ben has invited some fellas into the studio to get REAL about……

EPISODE 42 | August 15, 2016

Dating Cliches – Screw ‘Em! (Part Two)

No matter the stage of your relationship (or lack thereof), well-meaning jerks often throw old, tired cliches at you in…

EPISODE 41 | August 8, 2016

LIFE Calls for a Drink! With sommelier and author Diane McMartin

Ah, alcohol. It can be a first-date necessity, when nerves and questions and vulnerabilities are at their peak. Or it…

EPISODE 40 | August 1, 2016

What’s UP (or down) With Our Libido? We ask Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg

It happens. One day, our bodies are crying “I NEED SEX!” with such force that we can barely think of anything…

EPISODE 39 | July 18, 2016

Honing Our Romantic Intuition With Iris Higgins

Does “love at first sight” exist? If we break it down to bits and pieces, “love at first sight” is…

EPISODE 38 | July 11, 2016

Discussing Violence Against Women with the Living Lotus Project

On today’s show, we’re joined by Laura Gosheff and Julia Peterson of the Living Lotus Project. Their show, Phoenix Rising…

EPISODE 37 | June 27, 2016

Sugar Flowers and Gay Weddings with Ron Ben-Israel

Weddings are magical, and many people dream of that singular day from a young age. Pastry chef Ron Ben-Israel and…

EPISODE 36 | June 20, 2016

J Embarks on a Social Media Cleanse and Food & The City author Ina Yalof

We’re on a food-obsessed radio station with shows solely focused on cheese, farming, Japanese food, hospitality, food tech, school food programs… you…

EPISODE 35 | June 13, 2016

Yeehaw for Texas!

Today is our first Love Bites on the Road show! Jacqueline recently traveled to San Antonio for the Culinaria festival,…

EPISODE 34 | June 6, 2016

Feed Your Body What It Wants! with Chef Ariane Resnick

Last season, private chef and nutritionist Ariane Resnick came on our Ladies Who Lyme show to talk about how Lyme…

EPISODE 33 | May 23, 2016

Traveling Solo and Pushing Personal Limits with Kristin Newman!

There’s something to be said about being single in your thirties. There’s the rush of not knowing who you’re gonna…

EPISODE 32 | May 16, 2016

Nailing a First Impression with Kim-from-L.A.!

Today’s show marks the second in our series, OUR BODIES, OURSELVES, where we explore the connection between what we want…

EPISODE 31 | May 9, 2016

Building Better Bartender Bodies with Marcia Polas and Ba’sik’s Russell Dillon!

Some jobs are just more physical than others. Actors, dancers, chefs and bartenders beat the shit outta our bodies doing…

EPISODE 30 | May 2, 2016

Going to An Ex’s Wedding! with Wedding Officiate Daniel Neiden

Going to an Ex’s Wedding: Sweet and supportive — or scary and just plain weird?! On today’s show, we share…

EPISODE 29 | April 25, 2016

How To Be Friends with an Ex, and the Men of Jarry Magazine!

Can you really be friends with an ex? What challenges arise when romance shifts to platonic affection? And if you’re…

EPISODE 28 | April 4, 2016

Why It’s AWESOME Being Single, with Shari Bayer

We’ve spent a lot of time on this show talking about how hard dating is in your thirties and, according…

EPISODE 27 | March 28, 2016

Food and Books and Dating, Oh My! with the ladies of the Food Book Fair

Food is sexy. Books are sexy. So a fair about food and books? Super sexy. On this week’s show, Jacqueline…

EPISODE 26 | March 21, 2016

Ladies Who Lyme: Exploring Illness and Relationships with Allie Cashel, Erica Lupinacci, and Chef Ariane Resnick

Dating is hard enough, and we all bring baggage into new relationships. For some, baggage comes in the form of…

EPISODE 25 | March 14, 2016

THIS Is Why You’re Single! With guest co-host Chef Daniel Holzman and writers/comedians Laura Lane and Angela Spera

Pondering why you’re single? Well, you could peruse the Self Help section of Barnes and Noble (if you can find…

EPISODE 24 | March 7, 2016

The Handsome Actors Show! Talking Art, Love, and Other Deep Shit with Jonathan Wiener and Joel Ruben Ganz

On today’s show, Jacqueline grills Ben and their guests, Jonathan Wiener and Joel Ruben Ganz, about the challenges of being…

EPISODE 23 | February 29, 2016

Soulmates at Sixteen with Chef Thiago Silva

What is relationship baggage, and how responsible are we for losing it before we start something new? On today’s show,…

EPISODE 22 | February 22, 2016

Romance in the Public Food Sphere with Leiti Hsu

Nowadays, working in the food world does not equal a private life. Chefs are no longer chained to their stoves,…

EPISODE 21 | February 15, 2016

Love Drunk: Online Dating Fails by the Numbers, and Exploring Mouton Noir Wines with Andre Mack

What happens when you send out almost 40 online dating messages in one week? Oftentimes, nothing. On today’s show, Jacqueline…

EPISODE 20 | February 8, 2016

First Comes Sex… Then Comes Marriage… Maybe

It’s our VERY FIRST VALENTINE’S DAY SHOW! And in celebration, we’re getting cozy in the studio… just the two of…

EPISODE 19 | February 1, 2016

Unrequited: When Love Turns into Obsession

We’ve all experienced some sort of unrequited love; pining over someone who doesn’t quite realize the romantic possibilities we can…

EPISODE 18 | January 25, 2016

The End of Small Talk!

After subsequent shows on embracing our imperfections, facing our relationship patterns and moving boldly into the future with that knowledge…

EPISODE 17 | January 18, 2016

Why We Didn’t Work – Part Two: Therapist Diana Gasperoni on Jacqueline’s Communication with her Exes

When you were in your last relationship, were you always honest with your feelings? Did you relay them openly to…

EPISODE 16 | January 11, 2016

Why We Didn’t Work – Part One: Therapist Vienna Pharaon on Ben’s Exes

“Breaking up is hard to do,” goes the old Neil Sedaka song. But when you’ve got a radio show about…

EPISODE 15 | January 4, 2016

It’s Not You! You’re Single in Your Thirties? Enjoy It!

For our first show of the new year and to kick off our second season (!), we’re recapping what we…

EPISODE 14 | December 14, 2015

Dating Cliches – Break ‘Em Down!

We welcome back Antony Raymond of Elsinore County and Andrew McLeod of Union Beer – the guests on our two…

EPISODE 13 | December 7, 2015

Boss Talks (Love) Shop with Erin Fairbanks

We’re all for crazy love. The kind that kisses and consumes you. The kind the flames quickly and dies, and…

EPISODE 12 | November 30, 2015

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby! (And the Filmmakers Behind OFFLINE DATING, Too!)

Sometimes you have sex, sometimes you don’t. Sex can be one thing in your twenties, another in your thirties, and…

EPISODE 11 | November 23, 2015

When Food Work Goes Foul: Breaking Up Sucks!

This week, Jacqueline swaps her general positivity for crank (as she wrote recently for BlogHer). So Ben grills her about…

EPISODE 10 | November 16, 2015

Food and Babies: Can You Make Both and Stay Sane?

On today’s show, Jacqueline and Ben talk confidence. How do you own it on a first date? In a relationship?…

EPISODE 9 | November 9, 2015

Second Dates or No Dates at All? Dating in Your Thirties, Man!

On last week’s show, Ben prepared for a date with a woman he’d been hooked up with via a listener!…

EPISODE 8 | November 2, 2015

The Lady Writers Show! Exploring the Delicious and Destructive Collisions of Work and Love

On today’s show, Jacqueline and Ben explore how putting a call out to listeners for dates has manifested in ACTUAL…

EPISODE 7 | October 26, 2015

Chef versus Manager or Brother versus Sister? Dating and Dining When You Work with Your Sibling

Last week, Jacqueline published an article on Cosmopolitan about why she doesn’t want kids, and how that doesn’t make her any…

EPISODE 6 | October 19, 2015

Food Whore: Author Jessica Tom Unveils the Food Industry’s Dark Underbelly

Author Jessica Tom’s debut novel, Food Whore, takes readers on a ride through the sexy, messy underbelly of the NYC…

EPISODE 5 | October 12, 2015

Hi, Anxiety: Overcoming Angst in Love and in Food with Kat Kinsman

Kat Kinsman is the Editor of Tasting Table and the author of the upcoming book – Hi, Anxiety – that’s…

EPISODE 4 | October 5, 2015

Ecstacy and Agony: Co-Owning a Restaurant With Your Spouse!

We talk with Ben’s former employer, Abigail Hitchcock about running her restaurant with her spouse and the romantic encounters she’s…

EPISODE 3 | September 28, 2015

Making Your Own Wedding Cake: Super Sweet or Super Scary?

Tune in as we get an update on Ben’s most recent date as Jacqueline plays devil’s advocate while discussing the…

EPISODE 2 | September 21, 2015

“Chef Sluts”: Who Comes Out On Top?

In this episode of Love Bites, hosts Jacqueline Raposo and Ben Rosenblatt debate why the process of finding love online…

EPISODE 1 | September 14, 2015

Virgola is Dripping Wet… With Wine

Virgola owner, Joseph Marazzo, is taking over the city with his super sexy, intimate wine and oyster bars. On this…

Health & Lifestyle | April 11, 2017

That’s a Wrap on Love Bites’ “Endings” Series

| December 6, 2016

Stories on Family Love, Happy Holidays from Love Bites Radio

Counter Culture | November 8, 2016

Author and Shepherd James Rebanks on Romantic Love

Health & Lifestyle | August 26, 2016

Here’s What Happened When I Asked an Algorithm to Help Me Find Love

Commentary | June 20, 2016

Why I’m Starting a 40-Day Social Media and Dating App Cleanse

| May 5, 2016

Screw the Clichés: Here’s What Single Gals Need to Know Before Going to an Ex’s Wedding

Health & Lifestyle | April 28, 2016

Is Flirting a Dish Served Best Served Hot or Cold?

Health & Lifestyle | April 12, 2016

5 Things This Lady Learned from Sending Out 33 OKCupid Messages

Health & Lifestyle | April 4, 2016

10 REASONS WHY BEING SINGLE IS AWESOME!

Health & Lifestyle | March 31, 2016

BREAKING OUR SILENCES AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

Health & Lifestyle | February 28, 2016

Playlists and Menus for Heartbreak

Health & Lifestyle | February 22, 2016

It’s a Trap! The In’s and Out’s of Unrequited Love… and Obsession

Commentary | February 13, 2016

Single, but Cautiously Mingling

Health & Lifestyle | February 12, 2016

Love Bites: Where Dining and Dating Collide

Commentary |

When Eating on a Date is a Problem