HRN’s Taste Award Nominations!
HRN shows were nominated for more than 20 Taste Awards this year in 8 categories ranging from Best Food or Drink Podcast, to Best Series Pilot, to Best Kids Program! Congratulations to all our inspiring and hardworking hosts.
You can help these shows get to the finish line! Vote in the Viewer’s Choice Awards before March 11. You’ll be able to cast a ballot for All in the Industry, Cutting the Curd, Item 13, Meat and Three, The Grape Nation, The Speakeasy, and Time for Lunch.
Celebrate these entertaining and impactful shows by voting, listening, following on your favorite podcast app, and sharing recommendations with friends.
All in the Industry explores behind-the-scenes talent within the hospitality industry along with speed round games, solo dining stories, PR tips, and current event discussions.
Nominated for: Best Single Topic Series & Best Food or Drink Radio Broadcast (Viewer’s Choice Category).
Back Bar is a rollicking deep dive into the events, phenomenon, relationships and human foibles that shaped the world’s most iconic drinks.
Nominated for: Best Drink or Beverage Program & Best Single Topic Series.
Cooking in Mexican from A to Z is a culinary journey to the soul of Mexican cuisine hosted by mother and son, but also award-winning celebrity chefs, restaurateurs, and cookbook authors, Aarón Sánchez and Zarela Martínez.
Nominated for: Best Series Pilot. Plus Aarón Sánchez was inducted into the Taste Awards Hall of Fame!
Cutting the Curd is an informative, occasionally irreverent, but always cheesy look at the curdy, the nerdy, and the downright funky world of artisan cheese.
Nominated for: Best Food Program – Online and Streaming, Best Single Topic Series & Best Filmed at Home Episodes or Film (Viewer’s Choice Category).
Fields shares the unfinished story of urban agriculture, delving into different foods grown in cities and investigating the whys behind getting up in the morning and working as a farmer in the shadow of skyscrapers.
Nominated for: Best Series Pilot & Best Single Topic Series
Item 13: An African Food Podcast delves into the world of African food chefs, curators and bloggers. ‘Item 13‘ in Ghanaian slang, refers to food/snacks usually following a meeting or program of events. Back in the day, food refreshments were typically the 13th item on a meeting agenda.
Nominated for: Best Food or Drink Podcast & Best Filmed at Home Episodes or Film (Viewer’s Choice Category).
Meat and Three is a zesty, weekly update on food stories and commentary modeled after the Southern meat-and-three-sides concept: a deep dive and three shorts. It’s a square meal for your ears!
Nominated for: Best Food Program – Online and Streaming & Best Filmed at Home Episodes or Film (Viewer’s Choice Category).
Pizza Quest is an engaging celebration of artisanship in all its shapes and forms. Award winning author Peter Reinhart interviews many of the greatest pizza makers in the world, as well as growers, cheese makers, millers, and food producers of all kinds.
Nominated for: Best Single Topic Series & Best Series Pilot.
The Speakeasy talks cocktails, spirits, wine, beer, tea, coffee, and all the other exciting liquids in the universe. With each episode, learn from some of the world’s experts in mixology, bar history, distillation, and brewing.
Nominated for: Best Drink or Beverage Program, Best Single Topic Series, Best Food or Drink Podcast & Best Filmed at Home Episodes or Film (Viewer’s Choice Category).
The Grape Nation’s Sam Benrubi invites you on a weekly wine journey. No snobbery here, just a palatable trip through the world's vineyards with their keepers, journalists, authors, importers and more.
Nominated for: Best Drink or Beverage Program & Best Food or Drink Radio Broadcast (Viewer’s Choice Category).
Time for Lunch is a place to learn about eating, cooking, enjoying and sometimes playing with your food. Each episode will cover a new subject; taking a close look at one item, or ingredient, that might be found at the lunch table.
Nominated for: Best Filmed at Home Episodes or Film (Viewer’s Choice Category) & Best Kids Programs, Films or Documentaries (Viewer’s Choice Category).