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Wine in New York State Grocery Stores?

Guests: George Catallo – Floor Manager – Parkway Discount Wine & LiquorMatt Yaeger – Owner – Pinnacle Wine & LiquorColleen Hardy – Co-Owner – Living Roots Wine Petition to Save Independent Local Wine Shops Chris sits down with members of the local wine industry to talk about Senate Bill S6786 that was recently introduced that would allow wine to be sold...

Phone Dumas – Wat Pa Lao Buddhadham

Join Chris as he talks with Phone Dumas about the annual fall festival held at Wat Pa Lao Buddhadham (135 Martin Rd, W. Henrietta, NY). It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the Theravada Buddhist Temple while enjoying the beautiful surroundings and fantastic Thai and Lao food. You can also find Phone weekends at the Noble Shepherd brewery in East Bloomfield, where she prepares...

Will Cleveland

Creator of Rochester’s best beer newsletter, the Cleveland Prost, street art enthusiast and all around good guy Will Cleveland stops by the Food About Town studios to talk about Will’s favorite new and established local breweries, best practices for judging beers, and the importance of understanding mainstream classics as well as the new wave of beer and spirits. For up-to-the-minute...

Peels on Wheels

In this episode of the Food About Town podcast, Luis Perez from Peels on Wheels Pizza Garage came over to the studio to talk all about pizza, his journey, and even more pizza! I have been a fan of what Luis has been doing since the pop up days and there are few in town that match his level of passion for continuous improvement and the details it takes to be great. Make sure to go to their website...

James Brown

In this episode of the Food About Town podcast, James Brown from USA Today came over to the studio for a wide ranging conversation that I truly enjoyed. We touched on his history in media, our backgrounds, and obviously a bit of food talk. Make sure to subscribe to the Five Things podcast from USA Today to listen to James and the team bring you quick hit news of the day! Please subscribe to the...

Nebbia – Part 1

In this episode of the Food About Town podcast, JJ Cutaia from Good Luck (and many more places!) and Chef Brian Arliss from Rohrbach Beer Hall on Railroad St came to the studio to talk food and drink pairing. JJ and Brian are working on a new concept called Nebbia – a space focused around intentionally designed dishes by Brian to go along with pairings from JJ with tons of testing to give...