Bushwick Nightlife Show
We’ve got some great guests joining us tonight to talk about nightlife and culture here in Bushwick, including Rafael Espinal, NYC Council member for Bushwick; Brandon Hoy, Roberta’s co-founder/owner; Bim Lafontaine of Godspeed Brewery; and Tony Bellis, Pete Lengyel, and Zack Kinney of KCBC Brewi
The Rise of Roberta's Frozen Pizza
Heritage Radio Network's studio is located in the backyard of Roberta’s Pizza, which is turning 10 years old this year! What first started out as a small eatery in a far corner of Bushwick has now spawned a tiki bar, an adjacent take-out location, the two-Michelin-starred Blanca, a thriving frozen pizza business, and spin-offs in cities like Miami and LA. Sarah Strong, HRN's Julia Child Fellow, recently sat down with Brandon Hoy, one of the owners of Roberta’s, to talk about their frozen pizzas and what’s next in that endeavor.
On this week's show, Dave and Nastassia get into late 80s comedy hardcore bands, Dave’s college band Bluto, how many Roberta’s employees it takes to change a lightbulb, the continuing saga of no gas at Dave’s apartment, breaking into the food scene in spite of a disability, pressure cookers, and
The Day After Tomorrow
This week on Cooking Issues, Dave and Nastassia sift through the detritus of the Roberta’s staff party, and talk homemade disco balls, how New York City community boards try to make opening a new bar or restaurant impossible, thermodynamics in soufflés recipes, a new technique for openin