For the third year in a row Michael Whiteman, president of the renowned Joseph Baum & Michael Whiteman Company, joins Snacky Tunes to discuss food and restaurant trends for 2013. Michael is considered this country's leading food and restaurant consultant. Later in the show, ASTR plays a few songs live in studio and explains how they met in the unlikeliest of places. This program was sponsored by Whole Foods Market.

"Chicken has gone from a humble bird to a haute bird. There seems to be a competition around the country to see who can charge the most for a whole chicken." [39:00]

"The two vegetables that seem to be popping up on chefs menus a lot this year are cauliflower and brussels sprouts." [27:00]
--Michael Whiteman on Snacky Tunes