EPISODE 39 | December 3, 2015

A Taste of Beirut

Zaatar. Sumac. Laban. Intrigued? Tune in as Briana Kurtz is in studio with Ziyad Hermez, taking Native listeners through his journey…

EPISODE 38 | November 19, 2015

New Kosher with Kim Kushner

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is on the line with Kim Kushner, author of The New Kosher: Simple…

EPISODE 37 | November 12, 2015

Food Travel in Turkey with Culinary Backstreets

When it comes to exploring a city’s authentic dining scene, while the stomach should ideally serve as the best compass,…

EPISODE 36 | October 30, 2015

Oysters in America

Tune in for a brand new episode of Native as host Briana Kurtz is on the line with Sean O’Connell, discussing…

EPISODE 35 | October 29, 2015

Saveur’s Next Great Food City: Santiago, Chile

Shane Mitchell, Contributing Editor at Saveur Magazine is on the line with Briana Kurtz this week as she chats the…

EPISODE 34 | October 22, 2015

Puerto Rican Culture and Crisis

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is taking listeners to Puerto Rico with Assistant Professor Melissa Fuster from Brooklyn…

EPISODE 33 | October 15, 2015

What the Hell is Going on in Turkey?

Native host Briana Kurtz is asking a tough question today: what the hell is going on in Turkey? Brooklyn College…

EPISODE 32 | October 8, 2015

What is Turkish Cuisine?

East meets West this week as Native host Briana Kurtz shares an on location chat with Chef Didem Senol of…

EPISODE 31 | October 1, 2015

Ukrainian Cuisine and Current Events

Come along as host Briana Kurtz takes Native listeners to the Ukraine!  Guest Olia Hercules discusses her new cookbook, “Mamushka,”…

EPISODE 30 | September 24, 2015

Persian Cuisine & Culture

Master chef Najmieh Batmanglij joins Briana Kurtz on this week’s episode of Native talking all things Persian from the delicious…

EPISODE 29 | September 17, 2015

Parisian Gardens & Taste

Join Native host Briana Kurtz as she explores the lesser known facets of the gastronomic capital of the world –…

EPISODE 28 | May 14, 2015

Uruguay with Saveur Magazine

On a special episode of Native, host Briana Kurtz is sitting down with Saveur Magazine talking all about their article…

EPISODE 27 | April 23, 2015

Tequilero Germán González

With Cinco de Mayo on the horizon, Native host Briana Kurtz has Master Distiller of T1 Tequila, Germán González, on…

EPISODE 26 | April 9, 2015

Vietnam with Andrea Nguyen

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is taking another glance at Vietnam with author, freelance writer, cooking teacher, blogger,…

EPISODE 25 | April 2, 2015

Ethiopia with Bunna Cafe

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz journeys to Ethiopia via Bushwick, Brooklyn with guest Sam Saverance, owner and founder…

EPISODE 24 | March 26, 2015

Switzerland with Ralf Kuettel

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is sitting down with Ralf Kuettel, chef and owner of Trestle on Tenth…

EPISODE 23 | March 19, 2015

Eating Viet Nam

Pack your bags! Briana Kurtz is headed back to Vietnam and brings the Native audience another round of delectable Vietnamese…

EPISODE 22 | March 12, 2015

Lucky Rice

This week on Native, Brianna Kurtz is joined by Danielle Chang, founder of LUCKYRICE. Danielle is an award-winning media entrepreneur….

EPISODE 21 | March 5, 2015

Tasmania with Saveur Magazine

Let’s go to Tasmania! Native host Briana Kurtz welcomes Shane Mitchell, Saveur Magazine Contributing Editor, to chat about her recent…

EPISODE 20 | February 26, 2015

Ramen Lab NYC

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is getting the scoop on the ramen phenomenon from two guys who know…

EPISODE 19 | February 19, 2015

Culinary Diplomacy

This week Briana Kurtz is back in the studio for this week’s Native and has chef/founder of Smoke in Dallas,…

EPISODE 18 | February 12, 2015

Hanoi with Tracey Lister

This week host Briana Kurtz is taking the Native audience back to Hanoi, Vietnam to hear from Tracey Lister of…

EPISODE 17 | February 5, 2015

Thailand with Andy Ricker

You think you know Thai food? You have no idea! This week on another abroad episode of Native, host Briana…

EPISODE 16 | January 29, 2015

Ireland with Darina Allen

Travel to Ireland on the latest episode of Native as Briana Kurtz is joined by the legendary Darina Allen. Called…

EPISODE 15 | January 15, 2015

Penang, Malaysia with Pearly Kee

This week on another episode abroad of Native, host Briana Kurtz is in Penang, Malaysia chatting with local food expert…

EPISODE 14 | January 8, 2015

Hanoi, Vietnam with Mark Lowerson

This week Native host Briana Kurtz is radioing in from Hanoi, Vietnam where she is speaking with culinary guide, Mark…

EPISODE 13 | December 11, 2014

Austria with Aldo Sohm

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is headed to Austria with Aldo Sohm, world-renown sommelier and wine director of…

EPISODE 12 | December 4, 2014

Going to Iceland with Saveur Magazine

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is headed to Iceland with Judy Haubert of Saveur Magazine. Chatting about her…

EPISODE 11 | November 20, 2014

China with Fuchsia Dunlop

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is headed to China with Fuchsia Dunlop! A cook and food-writer specializing in…

EPISODE 10 | November 13, 2014

The Lowcountry

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is talking the Lowcountry – South Carolina. Welcoming Courtney Hampson, Regional Marketing Director…

EPISODE 9 | November 6, 2014

Food as Medicine: Ayurveda

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz welcomes Alison Cramer, a Ayurvedic Health Counselor. Ayurveda is a system of Hindu…

EPISODE 8 | October 30, 2014

Knoxville with Blackberry Farm

This week on Native, we’re joining host Briana Kurtz on a journey through the Eastern Tennessee, Knoxville area guided by…

EPISODE 7 | October 23, 2014

Mexico with Margarita Carrillo Arronte

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is headed to Mexico! Speaking with author of the new cookbook, “Mexico: The…

EPISODE 6 | October 16, 2014

Portugal with George Mendes

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz is taking us to Portugal with Chef George Mendes of Aldea. As a…

EPISODE 5 | October 9, 2014

Saveur’s Culinary Travel Awards

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz sits down with the Executive Editor of Saveur Magazine, Betsy Andrews, to talk…

EPISODE 4 | October 2, 2014

League of Kitchens: Greece & India

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz welcomes women from The League of Kitchens. The League of Kitchens is an…

EPISODE 3 | September 25, 2014

Ireland with Clodagh McKenna

This week we travel to Ireland on Native, as host Briana Kurtz chats with Irish chef, TV personality, cookbook author…

EPISODE 2 | September 18, 2014

Queens & Diversity

This week on Native, host Briana Kurtz takes us all the way to Queens, NY and welcomes expert blogger of…

EPISODE 1 | September 11, 2014

Turkey: Black Sea Cuisine

This week, on the very first episode of Native, host Briana Kurtz welcomes Robyn Eckhardt to the program. Robyn is…

| December 17, 2015

The Flavor of Lebanese Life

Meat & Fish | November 25, 2015

Can We Control Oyster Flavor?