First up on this week’s episode of Food Talk with Mike Colameco is Stanton Barrett, a professional stock car driver and Hollywood stuntman. He is also the president of Ojai Energetics, an ethics-driven health and wellness lifestyle company specializing in CBD hemp oils.


Up next is Alice Loubaton of Loubaton Imports LLC to talk about Cheese Week in New York, which takes place February 21 through 26. Some of the scheduled events include wine and cheese tastings organized by The French Cheese Board (for more information and to make a reservation email [email protected]), and a special 4-course Winemaker Dinner on Monday, February 27 at Madison Bistro (for reservations, call 212-447-1919).

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Finally, Mike is joined by Ian Purkayastha, founder of Regalis Foods, New York City’s leading importer of fresh truffles, rare foraged edibles, caviar, and other delicacies. He is also the author of the book Truffle Boy: My Unexpected Journey Through the Exotic Food Underground, tracing his career from foraging for mushrooms in his small hometown in Arkansas, to becoming a force in the world of fine dining.