This week on Food Talk with Michael Colameco, host Mike Colameco kicks off the show talking to Executive Chef Chris Jaeckle of All'onda in New York City. Talking to Mike about his background as a cook at An American Place and then the next seven years working for Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group, he shares that he split his time between Tabla and Eleven Madison Park. From there Chris moved on to become the sous chef at Morimoto before finding himself at the helm of All'onda. Discussing how he was inspired to give All'onda a Japanese flair, Chris gives great insight on the restaurant industry in the city. Next, Mike welcomes Chef Chaz Brown of Seoul Wings located on the Lower East Side. He and Mike chat about their fondness of Lower East Side before getting Chaz's background (including a stint on Top Chef, how he came up in the culinary business, and the delectable details on the menu of Seoul Wings. At the tail end of the show, Eater food critic Ryan Sutton joins Mike in the studio. Mike puts Ryan on the spot, asking to recap his year in food noting his best and worst restaurant experiences. Ryan also chats about his meals in Brooklyn and gives some restaurant suggestions while he's at it. Tune in for a great show!
"We deal with organic free range chickens coming out of Pennsylvania."
"We want these vegetarians to feel as thought they're eating something like a wing."
--Chaz Brown on Food Talk
"I believe it's not just the rich people, it's the everyday people who deserve to have something envelope-pushing."
--Ryan Sutton on Food Talk