EPISODE 97 | August 15, 2019

Oscar’s Last Hurrah

This week, we celebrate Oscar, who is wrapping up his summer internship at HRN. He’s reported on space food, clean…

EPISODE 96 | August 1, 2019

Katie Parla’s Next Italian Adventure

Katie Parla is a Rome-based food and beverage educator and journalist. Her latest book, Food of the Italian South, details the classic,…

EPISODE 95 | July 25, 2019

Urvashi Rangan is Our New BFF

Recorded live at Slow Food Nations 2019 in Denver! For a special on-the-road episode of HRN Happy Hour, we welcome…

EPISODE 94 | July 11, 2019

Beverages Bonanza and Blake from Austin

Today’s show features beverage pros from Kent Falls Brewing (Barry Labendz), Neversink Spirits (Yoni Rabino and Noah Braunstein), and Guayaki…

EPISODE 93 | June 27, 2019

Negroni Week, Stonewall 50, and a Very Important Birthday

Special guests John deBary, Michael Remaley, and Lynnette Marrero! The team behind the Restaurant Workers Community Foundation are back on…

EPISODE 92 | June 20, 2019

Vallery Lomas and Sarah Weiner

Today we welcome two women in food who are big inspirations to us! Vallery Lomas won ABC’s “Great American Baking…

EPISODE 91 | June 6, 2019

Georgia Grown Chef Takeover

We’re joined by four chefs from the Peach State to talk about Georgia Grown produce! Holly Chute, Savannah Sasser, Julio Delgado, Greg…

EPISODE 90 | May 30, 2019

Cold Brew Season with Back Bay Roasters

Doug Caplan, Co-Founder and Chief Growth Office at Back Bay Roasters (Boston) joins us to celebrate the beginning of cold…

EPISODE 89 | May 23, 2019

East Village Albanian

Our guests today come from near and far! Bobian Demce is the owner of Dua Kafe, an East Village cafe…

EPISODE 88 | May 16, 2019

Maximum Fun with Brian Riggenbach and Mikey Corona

It should come as no surprise that the duo behind The Mockingbird know how to have a good time. Their…

EPISODE 87 | May 9, 2019

How to be Nimble with Ronna Welsh

What does it mean to be a “nimble cook?” Ronna Welsh joins us to talk about her beautiful and amazingly…

EPISODE 86 | May 2, 2019

The Agave Triumvirate

Agave brought together three unlikely friends: Lou Bank, Jay Schroeder, and Salvador “Chava” Peribán. While they don’t always see eye-to-eye,…

EPISODE 85 | April 20, 2019

Getting WYLD with Chris Joseph

Are spirits and cannabis a match made in heaven? Chris Joseph is the founder/CEO of Portland-based Wild Roots Spirits and…

EPISODE 84 | April 18, 2019

Priya Krishna is Back!

We welcome Priya Krishna back to HRN Happy Hour just five days before new cookbook, Indian-ish debuts! She talks about…

EPISODE 83 | April 11, 2019

Gin and Lemons

Keli Rivers is the Brand Ambassador for Sipsmith, a microdistillery in London known for its gins. This March, Sipsmith introduced…

EPISODE 82 | April 4, 2019

Frank Mentesana is on a Food Mission

Frank Mentesana is the Founding-Director of EcoSpaces Education, a program that brings Food Literacy Education to inner city children through…

EPISODE 81 | March 28, 2019

Six Years of Natural Wine in Bushwick

Henry Glucroft opened his eponymous wine shop in Bushwick in 2014. His mission was to offer the neighborhood a wine…

EPISODE 80 | March 21, 2019

What’s New with New Food Economy

Kate Cox and Joe Fassler join us to share the most recent food journalism produced by The New Food Economy, an award-winning non-profit newsroom…

EPISODE 79 | March 14, 2019

Music to Your Mouth

Andy and Karen Little are the married couple behind Josephine, a Nashville restaurant with Pennsylvania Dutch incfluence and a big…

EPISODE 78 | February 28, 2019

Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation

“It was November 2016 and I was freaking the fuck out. A lifetime of undiagnosed mental illness, and a few…

EPISODE 77 | February 21, 2019

Anna Mulé Wants You to Plant a Seed

Anna Mulé, the Interim Executive Director of Slow Food USA joins us to talk about Plant a Seed and Slow…

EPISODE 76 | February 14, 2019

Larissa Zimberoff is our Valentine

Our Valentine this year is Larissa Zimberoff, a food writer with bylines in The New York Times, Wired, Bloomberg Businessweek,…

EPISODE 75 | February 7, 2019

Art Pollard- Amano Chocolate

Art Pollard is Amano’s Founder and Head Chocolate Maker. Located high in Utah’s Wasatch Mountain range in the heart of…

EPISODE 74 | January 31, 2019

Lew Fidler and the NYC Foam Ban

This week on Happy Hour, host Caity Moseman Wadler and guest host Hannah Fordin are joined by Lew Fidler. Lew…

EPISODE 73 | January 24, 2019

Emma Conroy and Nick Tamburo of Momofuku Nishi

It’s our first show of 2019! We welcome Emma Conroy (General Manager) and Nick Tamburo (Chef de Cuisine) of Momofuku…

EPISODE 72 | December 13, 2018

Sundays in St. Louis

Today’s guests are Cat Neville and Eric Schulz. Cat is an Emmy award winning food journalist and producer. Lately she’s…

EPISODE 71 | December 6, 2018

Howard Conyers

NASA Scientist and Pitmaster, Howard Conyers has had an epic year. He starred in the PBS Digital Series, NOURISH, in…

EPISODE 70 | November 29, 2018

Na na na na na na na na BATTMAN

This week Hannah and Kat talk to Battman himself. They talk about his upcoming book release and Monday’s HRN Gala,…

EPISODE 69 | November 20, 2018

The Chefs of The Final Table

Aaron Bludorn and Tim Hollingsworth, two of the chef stars of Netflix’s The Final Table, join us in studio to…

EPISODE 68 | November 16, 2018

Winter in the Garden Preview

Chef Morgan Jarrett of Yellow Magnolia Café joins us on Happy Hour to talk about our second annual fundraising gala:…

EPISODE 67 | November 8, 2018

Cider Week Party

On this week’s Happy Hour we’re talking about all about cider. And today we’ve invited a few cider makers and…

EPISODE 66 | November 1, 2018

Charleston in Brooklyn II

We’re making our October hang session with the ladies of Charleston Wine + Food an annual tradition! We welcome Gillian…

EPISODE 65 | October 25, 2018

All In The Happy Hour

ur very special guest host today is Shari Bayer of All In The Industry, who is also celebrating the 15th…

EPISODE 64 | October 18, 2018

Keeping Up With the Toupses

Isaac and Amanda Toups opened their restaurant, Toups’ Meatery, in the Spring of 2012 to share their deeply-rooted Louisana family…

EPISODE 63 | October 11, 2018

Shackscamp 2018: Raclette Roasting on an Open Fire

Kat Johnson, Hannah Fordin, and Jordan Werner Barry joined the Shacksbury Cider team for their annual Harvest Camp (also known…

EPISODE 62 | October 4, 2018

Elizabeth Tilton Explains it All

Elizabeth Tilton is the Head of Brand at W&P Design and its book imprint, Dovetail. She’s had an incredible journey…

EPISODE 61 | September 27, 2018

Life Imitates Art Imitates Food

The guests of the hour are Daniel Isengart and Francisco Migoya! Both men have combined a deep love of art…

EPISODE 60 | September 20, 2018

Who is Arran Gallagher?

Caity’s awesome nephew joins the HRN crew for a special appearance on HRN Happy Hour to get us all in…

EPISODE 59 | September 6, 2018

Brad Farmerie

Brad Farmerie is the executive chef at Saxon + Parole and PUBLIC in Manhattan. He joins the HRN Happy Hour…

EPISODE 58 | August 9, 2018

Rochelle Oliver

Rochelle Oliver is a food writer exploring the flavors that make island cuisine (and culture) so unique. She was recently…

EPISODE 57 | August 2, 2018

Jenny Goodman and Alex McCrery of Tilit

Jenny Goodman and Alex McCrery are the co-founders of Tilit. Alex is a chef turned designer, and Jenny worked in…

EPISODE 56 | July 19, 2018

Beers With(out) Beards

Grace Weitz is a craft beer enthusiast and writer for Hop Culture Magazine. She recently completed the Food Studies Master…

EPISODE 55 | July 5, 2018

Phil Rosenthal

Somebody Feed Phil is back! Netflix is releasing new episodes of the globetrotting show on Friday, July 6th. We welcomed the…

EPISODE 54 | June 28, 2018

Julie & Brian from Scratch

It’s Thursday at 5:00 and though Kat is unable to join Caity in the studio this week, she is there in spirit, since our…

EPISODE 53 | June 21, 2018

Rodney Scott

Rodney Scott is the first African-American to win the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef Southeast and only the second barbecue…

EPISODE 52 | June 14, 2018

Gin and Ricotta

Our guests today are Jared Brown, the Master Distiller at London’s Sipsmith Microdistillery, and Will Hickox, the chef behind RifRaf…

EPISODE 51 | June 7, 2018

Brian Kenny and Katherine Spiers

It’s a California invasion! Brian Kenny of Hearst Ranch, and long time HRN supporter, shares the latest news from the…

EPISODE 50 | May 24, 2018

One Cheesy Summer

This week for HRN Happy Hour, we got a little cheesy! Special guest Allison Lacey, Brand Manager for Emmi Roth, came by…

EPISODE 49 | May 17, 2018

Introducing: Meat + Three

Kat & Caity bring you a preview of Meat + Three, HRN’s new 15-minute update on the food stories that deserve…

EPISODE 48 | May 10, 2018

Bill Addison & Priya Krishna

This episode has all the write stuff. We’re thrilled to be joined by Bill Addison, Eater‘s National Critic, and Priya…

EPISODE 47 | May 3, 2018

Saxelby Radio Scholars Reunion

Today, we’re joined by four of our Saxelby Radio Scholars Class of 2017: Nia Hyacinth, Jahqyad Austin, Laila Yakubu, and Victoria Harvey. We hear…

EPISODE 46 | April 19, 2018

Bread, Garlic, and Other Favorite Things

For our 2018 Winter Season Finale, we remember the late Carl Kasell, speak to Peter Reinhart about the upcoming International…

EPISODE 45 | April 12, 2018

Ox Tales with Anna Sigrithur

On this week’s episode of HRN Happy Hour, our usual hosts sound a little bit different than normal! We chatted…

EPISODE 44 | April 5, 2018

Wandering Barman & Esther Trakinski

Bottle-aged cocktails are nothing new, but Wandering Barman is taking them to the next level by making them mobile! You can…

EPISODE 43 | March 22, 2018

Lou Bank and Lukas Volger

In the studio we have Lou Bank—renowned agave spirits expert and founder of S.A.C.R.E.D., Saving Agave for Culture, Recreation, Education,…

EPISODE 42 | March 16, 2018

Beyond Popcorn: The Food & Drink of Nitehawk Cinema

Today, we’re joined by Chef Kurt Applegate and Beverage Director Matt Walker of Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg. We find out…

EPISODE 41 | March 8, 2018

A Very Heritage Happy Hour

Today’s guests are old friends: Patrick Martins, founder of this very network and Heritage Foods USA. We’re also joined by…

EPISODE 40 | March 4, 2018

Charleston Wine + Food

It’s a special cross-over episode of HRN On Tour and HRN Happy Hour! We wrap up our third year of…

EPISODE 39 | March 1, 2018

Edd Kimber & Brian Hart Hoffman

We’re really excited to have on today’s guests! Joining us from all the way across the pond, Edd Kimber is an…

EPISODE 38 | February 22, 2018

Julia Bainbridge and John deBary

Our conversation with Julia and John covers a ton of ground – from the Atlanta restuarant scene and non-alcoholic cocktails…

EPISODE 37 | February 15, 2018

Introducing Inside Julia’s Kitchen

This week, rather than have our usual weekly roundup of food news and a special guest, we’re instead going to…

EPISODE 36 | February 8, 2018

Japanese Cooking and Cocktailing

Frank Cisneros of Bar Moga and Chef Josh Plunkett (a chef who has spent time cooking in Kyoto) join us this week…

EPISODE 35 | February 1, 2018

Kolaches and King Cakes

This week, Autumn Stanford of Brooklyn Kolache Co. joins us for HRN Happy Hour to talk about starting a business in…

EPISODE 34 | January 25, 2018

Morgan Jarrett of Yellow Magnolia Cafe

On this week’s show, we welcome Morgan Jarrett of Yellow Magnolia Cafe to talk about New York Restaurant Week, the BBG’s…

EPISODE 33 | January 18, 2018

Citrusy Mocktails with Kat Kinsman

It’s the season premiere of HRN Happy Hour! We ease into the new year by admitting that sometimes it’s really hard to be…

EPISODE 32 | December 15, 2017

A 2017 Retrospective with Care of Chan

Happy Holidays, listeners! In honor of 2017 coming to a close, on this week’s episode of HRN Happy Hour, we’re…

EPISODE 31 | December 7, 2017

Sandy Lerner, Tech Pioneer & Philanthropist

On this week’s episode, Caity and Jordan are joined by Sandy Lerner, the co-founder of Cisco Systems, which pioneered the concept…

EPISODE 30 | November 16, 2017

Pie Is a Hand Fruit

We’re getting super excited for Thanksgiving on this week’s Happy Hour! Not only do we welcome Allison Lacey (brand manager…

EPISODE 29 | November 9, 2017

280 Ways to twEAT

On this week’s Happy Hour we are joined by the dynamic duo behind the delicious and always hashtag-worthy Twitter account,…

EPISODE 28 | November 2, 2017

Photography & Food with Peter Pioppo

This HRN Happy Hour gets artsy with guest, Peter Pioppo, a renowned food photographer with works featured in New York…

EPISODE 27 | October 26, 2017

Charleston in Brooklyn

In anticipation of next year’s Charleston Wine & Food Festival, we welcome CHSWFF’s Executive Director, Gillian Zettler to HRN Happy Hour. Gillian…

EPISODE 26 | October 19, 2017

Cake Push Pops & BBQ: A Small Business Roundtable

This week’s Happy Hour is one of our best yet, thanks to our all-star roster of guests! We have HRN’s very…

EPISODE 25 | October 12, 2017

Drinkin’ on the Go!

We are certainly in “high spirits” today on HRN Happy Hour with guests Kara Newman and Neal Hirtzel! Kara is the author…

EPISODE 24 | October 5, 2017

James Beard Foundation Food Summit Preview

We’re joined in studio by Mitchell Davis, Ashley Kosiak, and Karen Karp – all of whom happen to be former HRN hosts!…

EPISODE 23 | September 28, 2017

Indianish with Priya Krishna

Priya Krishna is a freelance writer for publications such as Bon Appetit, New York Magazine and the New York Times….

EPISODE 22 | September 14, 2017

Romi Gold: Chef, Artist, and Food Alchemist

Guest hosts Hannah Fordin and Jordan Werner are joined by chef and artist, Romi Gold. Romi tells us about her…

EPISODE 21 | September 7, 2017

The Giant Episode

It’s our fall season premiere! On an episode of GIANT proportions, we’re joined by Jason Vincent, Ben Lustbader, and Josh Perlman…

EPISODE 20 | August 10, 2017

Helen Hollyman

On this episode of HRN Happy Hour, former HRN host Helen Hollyman is back in the studio! Helen is the Editor-in-Chief…

EPISODE 19 | August 3, 2017

EscapeMaker.com Takeover

This is a very special episode of HRN Happy Hour! We’re thrilled to be joined in-studio by Caylin Sanders and…

EPISODE 18 | July 27, 2017

School Lunch, Composting, and Gooseberries with Maggie Tauranac

On this episode of HRN Happy Hour, Caity’s dear friend and former classmate, Maggie Tauranac joins us in studio! Kat recaps her…

EPISODE 17 | July 20, 2017

An Aussie Afternoon with Two Hands

On this episode of HRN Happy Hour, Kat & Caity learn all about Australian café culture (and fairy bread) from…

EPISODE 16 | July 13, 2017

Restaurant Guys & Material Girls

Kat and Caity are back in action this week, with special guest co-host Matt Wang. Matt, who owns Metropolitan Plate…

EPISODE 15 | July 6, 2017

Hot Dawg!

This week on HRN Happy Hour, Liz Mistick, Jordan Werner, Sarah McKeen, and Hannah Fordin are filling in for Kat…

EPISODE 14 | June 15, 2017

Reading Ulysses at City Bakery

Our guests today are Maury Rubin (City Bakery), Matt Wang (Plate & Flame), and John Spinks (a drama and English…

EPISODE 13 | June 8, 2017

Drinking RAMONA on THE BEST DAY EVER

Today on HRN Happy Hour, we have two of our favorite power ladies in the studio to celebrate the beginning…

EPISODE 12 | June 1, 2017

The Intern Takeover

This week on HRN Happy Hour, Kat and Caity are joined in-studio by two of our wonderful interns: Halley Crane…

EPISODE 11 | May 25, 2017

Milling and Gardening at Home

On this week’s HRN Happy Hour, Kat and Caity are joined by special guests: Rob Elliot and Nathan Littlewood from…

EPISODE 10 | May 18, 2017

Meatballers and Upstate Campers

This week on HRN Happy Hour, Caity and Kat are joined by Patrick Martins and two special guests: Daniel Holzman,…

EPISODE 9 | May 11, 2017

Bread Bakin’ and Wedding Cakin’

This week on HRN Happy Hour, Kat & Caity are joined in-studio by Jordan Werner and Cynthia Malaran (AKA Reverend…

EPISODE 8 | May 9, 2017

Basil Gooden, Ph.D. – Virginia’s Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry

HRN Happy Hour brings you a special interview with Basil Gooden, Ph.D., who is currently serving as the Secretary of Agriculture…

EPISODE 7 | April 20, 2017

The Italian Way

On today’s HRN Happy Hour, we’re feeling bene! Caity and Kat are joined in the studio by Patrick Martins (as…

EPISODE 6 | April 13, 2017

Edible Schoolyard NYC – Neighborhood by Neighborhood

On today’s show, Kat is joined by guest co-host Jordan Werner, our Julia Child Fellow, and Patrick Martins. Our in-studio…

EPISODE 5 | April 6, 2017

Going Going Back Back to Cali Cali

Today’s show is ALL. ABOUT. CALIFORNIA. Bixby Creek Bridge, Big Sur by Ian Williams We’re joined in studio by Mike…

EPISODE 4 | March 23, 2017

Native Pollinators + Foreign Utensils

On this week’s HRN Happy Hour, we are joined in-studio by Patrick Martins (HRN and Heritage Foods USA Founder), Emily Pontecorvo…

EPISODE 3 | March 16, 2017

Who Gives a Truck About an Oxford Comma?

We covered a lot of ground in this week’s HRN Happy Hour. Kat and Caity are joined by Jordan Werner,…

EPISODE 2 | March 9, 2017

The Gangsta Gardener and Curing Connoisseurs

On the second episode of HRN Happy Hour, Caity and Kat are joined in-studio by guest host Patrick Martins and…

EPISODE 1 | February 23, 2017

No Sleep ’til Charleston

On the premiere episode of HRN Happy Hour, hosts Caity Moseman Wadler and Kat Johnson are joined in the studio by…

Beverage | August 15, 2019

Beer. Bocce. Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Culinary | November 25, 2018

Sunday Short Rib Feast

Culinary | November 15, 2018

Lazy Sunday Shakshuka Recipe

Culinary | November 14, 2018

Five Ways Sous Vide Can Level Up Your Holiday Cooking

Beverage | April 4, 2018

Whole Foods Market + DJ CherishTheLuv Happy Hour #1

| April 1, 2018

Table For Two

Advocacy & Food Policy | February 22, 2018

Slow Food USA Launches Plant a Seed Campaign

Specialty Foods | February 13, 2018

Paczki Day in Hamtramck, Michigan

Specialty Foods | February 1, 2018

King Cake Season

| December 18, 2017

A Very Merry Holiday Playlist

| December 15, 2017

Best of 2017 Playlist

Arts & Media | November 20, 2017

HRN’s Holiday Foodie Gift Guide

Culinary | November 8, 2017

The Perfect Friendsgiving Recipes

Advocacy & Food Policy | August 31, 2017

Local Roots Internship Allows Young Chef to Shine

| August 2, 2017

It’s National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Profiles | May 15, 2017

Catching Up with Steven Satterfield at Food Book Fair 2017

Culinary | May 12, 2017

International Symposium on Bread Preview with Peter Reinhart