EPISODE 45 | November 14, 2017

Alex Stupak

On today’s show we welcome the chef Alex Stupak, owner of Empellon in Midtown, Al Pastor in the E.V. and…

EPISODE 44 | November 7, 2017

Wilson Tang

On today’s show we welcome the owner and operator of Nom Wah Tea Parlor and several other NYC restaurants. Wilson…

EPISODE 43 | October 31, 2017

Justin Bazdarich

Today’s guest is the co-owner and chef of Speedy Romeo a wood-fired restaurant serving pizza, grilled meats and fish in…

EPISODE 42 | October 24, 2017

Akhtar Nawab

On today’s episode we are joined by a true chef’s chef Akhtar Nawab owner of Alta Calidad, founder of two fast…

EPISODE 41 | October 17, 2017

Michael McCarty

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Michael McCarty, proprietor of restaurants Michael’s Santa Monica and Michael’s…

EPISODE 40 | October 10, 2017

Jessica Koslow, Chef and Owner of Sqirl

Jessica Koslow is the chef and owner of Sqirl in Los Angeles. Jessica started her career in pastry at the James…

EPISODE 39 | October 3, 2017

Ali LaRaia, Co-Founder + Executive Chef, The Sosta

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Ali LaRaia, the co-founder and executive chef…

EPISODE 38 | September 26, 2017

Jessica Largey of SIMONE

Growing up northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County, surrounded by agriculture, Jessica Largey developed an appreciation for farming and…

EPISODE 37 | September 19, 2017

Laurent Tourondel, Chef & Owner of L’Amico

A native of France, Chef Laurent Tourondel parlayed his love of food at an early age into a four year…

EPISODE 36 | September 12, 2017

Noah Arenstein

Noah Arenstein is a lawyer, cook, writer, and event planner based in Brooklyn, NY. Noah is the owner of El Atoradero Brooklyn and…

EPISODE 35 | July 25, 2017

Pit Master Hugh Mangum from Mighty Quinn’s

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Hugh Mangum, co-founder and pit master of Mighty…

EPISODE 34 | June 27, 2017

David Massoni of Three Kings Restaurant Group

David Massoni brings more than twenty years of restaurant experience to the Three Kings Restaurant Group.  He started at the…

EPISODE 33 | June 20, 2017

Scott Conant

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Scott Conant broke out onto the restaurant scene in his twenties, running…

EPISODE 32 | June 6, 2017

Chef Tracy Chang

Tracy Chang’s love for the restaurant industry began at an early age at her grandmother’s Japanese restaurant in Cambridge. Her…

EPISODE 31 | May 30, 2017

Andrew Tarlow

Andrew Tarlow owns and operates several businesses in Brooklyn, including Diner, Marlow and Daughters, She Wolf, Roman’s, Reynard, and the…

EPISODE 30 | May 23, 2017

Chef Marc Vetri

A native Philadelphian, and classically trained in Bergamo, Italy, Marc Vetri is known the world over for bringing a bold,…

EPISODE 29 | May 9, 2017

Claire Welle of Otway

Claire Welle was born outside of Baltimore and attended the Culinary Institute of America. After culinary school, Welle cooked in…

EPISODE 28 | May 2, 2017

Ajay Walia

Ajay Walia is the owner of two, culinary-driven Indian restaurants in San Francisco, Saffron and the Michelin-starred Rasa. With over…

EPISODE 27 | April 25, 2017

Chef Ryan McCaskey

A native of Saigon, Vietnam and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Chef Ryan McCaskey discovered his passion for…

EPISODE 26 | April 18, 2017

Brian Loiacono

Brian Loiacono grew up in Long Island in a large Italian family where boisterous cooking and eating together were integral…

EPISODE 25 | April 4, 2017

Abram Bissell, Executive Chef of The Modern

Chef Abram Bissell became Executive Chef of The Modern in 2014. Most recently, Abram opened The NoMad as Chef de…

EPISODE 24 | March 28, 2017

Chef Gunnar Gíslason of Agern

On this week’s episode of The Line, Eli is joined in studio by chef Gunnar Gíslason. Born in Iceland, Gunnar has…

EPISODE 23 | March 21, 2017

Spike Gjerde

SPIKE GJERDE is a chef, restaurateur and local food advocate based in Baltimore who is committed to supporting and preserving…

EPISODE 22 | March 7, 2017

Jake Dell of Katz’s Delicatessen

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Jake Dell, the owner and Vice President of Katz’s Delicatessen,…

EPISODE 21 | February 28, 2017

Elise Kornack

Elise Kornack is the chef and co-owner of Brooklyn’s Take Root, the 12-seat tasting-menu restaurant she runs along with her…

EPISODE 20 | February 21, 2017

Dianna Daoheung

This week on The Line, Eli is joined in the studio by Dianna Daoheung, a first generation Lao-Thai American who co-owns one of the…

EPISODE 19 | February 14, 2017

Marc Meyer

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Marc Meyer, the executive chef of Cookshop, Vic’s, Hundred Acres,…

EPISODE 18 | February 7, 2017

Chef Ayesha Nurdjaja

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Ayesha Nurdjaja, the executive chef at Hundred Acres, Vicki Freeman and Marc…

EPISODE 17 | January 31, 2017

Marco Canora of Hearth Restaurant, Brodo, and Zadie’s Oyster Room

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in studio by chef Marco Canora of Hearth Restaurant, Brodo, and Zadie’s Oyster Room….

EPISODE 16 | January 24, 2017

Jean Adamson of Vinegar Hill House

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Jean Adamson, owner of Vinegar Hill House. Jean moved from…

EPISODE 15 | January 17, 2017

Chef Eduardo Sandoval of Tygershark

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Chef Eduardo Sandoval of Tygershark in Prospect Heights. Tune in…

EPISODE 14 | January 10, 2017

Tracy Young of Kings County Imperial

On the season premiere of The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Tracy Young, co-owner and creative director of Kings…

EPISODE 13 | December 13, 2016

Chef Jake Novick-Finder of Gristmill

On the season finale of The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Chef Jake Novick-Finder of Gristmill. At just…

EPISODE 12 | December 6, 2016

Chef Ron Silver

Chef Ron Silver opened Bubby’s as a one-man pie delivery service on Thanksgiving Day in 1990. He worked out of…

EPISODE 11 | November 29, 2016

Bobby Hellen of GG’s

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Bobby Hellen, executive chef of GG’s in the East Village….

EPISODE 10 | November 22, 2016

Billy Durney of Hometown Bar-B-Que

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Billy Durney of Hometown Bar-B-Que in Red Hook, Brooklyn….

EPISODE 9 | November 15, 2016

Chef Rawlston Williams of The Food Sermon

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Chef Rawlston Williams of The Food Sermon….

EPISODE 8 | November 8, 2016

Deuki Hong

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Deuki Hong, former executive chef of Kang Ho Dong Baekjong…

EPISODE 7 | November 1, 2016

Jay Chan of Fancy Nancy

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined by Jay Chan, chef and co-owner of Fancy Nancy in Bed-Stuy,…

EPISODE 6 | October 25, 2016

Sheena Otto

Leading il Buco Alimentari & Vineria’s artisan bread program, Head Baker Sheena Otto bakes all the breads on the restaurant…

EPISODE 5 | October 18, 2016

Hillary Sterling – Chef of Vic’s restaurant

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman sits down with Chef Hillary Sterling. Born and raised in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Sterling…

EPISODE 4 | October 11, 2016

Jonathan Wu – Chef of Fung Tu

This week on The Line, Eli gets inside the mind of Jonathan Wu, Chef and Owner of Fung Tu in…

EPISODE 3 | October 4, 2016

Matt Hyland

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Matt Hyland of pizza destinations Emily and…

EPISODE 2 | September 27, 2016

Robyn Sue Fisher of Smitten Ice Cream

This week on The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Robyn Sue Fisher, founder of Smitten Ice Cream….

EPISODE 1 | September 20, 2016

High Five Girl Zahra Tangorra

On the premiere episode of The Line, host Eli Sussman is joined in the studio by Zahra Tangorra, former head chef/owner of…