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F.A.T. Episode 30 – Michelle Faust

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Michelle Faust from WXXI to talk about some gluten free topics and taste test some gluten free fried chicken from BC’s Chicken Coop and baked goods from Livingston County Pizza and Bakery. This was recorded the day after the shooting on Genesee Street so we did touch on that for a few minutes as it was fresh at the...

F.A.T. Episode 29 – Matty Miller

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Matty Miller, the head chef from the Owl House over on Marshall Street. We got the chance to hang out for a while discussing his past working in Rochester restaurants, why he ended up working in the kitchen and hit up some of his favorite places. Of course we ended up going on plenty of tangents, but that makes things...

F.A.T. Episode 28 – Ben MacDonald

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Ben MacDonald, the man behind Brew Mechanics. Ben and I made a trip to the Food Truck Rodeo prior to our podcast recording so we talked about that before we dove into beer. On that front, we discussed the local beer scene, what Ben is trying to do with his business and tasted a fantastic beer I brought back from Vermont...

F.A.T. Episode 27 – Sean O’Donnell

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Sean O’Donnell, the chef de cuisine at Aunt Rosie’s, following his pop up dim sum event. I’ll be discussing the event in more detail in a post coming soon, but I wanted to spend some quality time with Sean talking about the Flour City Food Core event, his path as a chef and some about our mutual...

F.A.T. Episode 26 – Kevin McCann

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Kevin McCann from McCann’s Local Meats to talk about his new butcher shop at the Edge of the Wedge complex. We hit a number of different topics including culinary school, different cuts of meats, whole animal butchery and how to start a new business in a new city. Kevin had a lot to say and was very insightful...

F.A.T. Episode 25 – Condiments

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Chris Clemens from Exploring Upstate and Veronica Volk from WXXI and we talked about condiments! This has been a few months in the making after Chris and I touched on condiments in Episode 16 of the F.A.T. podcast and he explained his distaste for mayonnaise. Twitter came in to the situation a few days ago and Veronica...