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A Restaurant Guy

“I’ve told so many people that [Restaurant Guys Radio] is basically Car Talk for Food, and I mean that in the most positive way. I don’t know how often you guys listen to Car Talk but that’s quite a compliment.” >> Listen: hi | lo

--Charlie Trotter

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Andrea Strong

Food Writer

David Burke has gone over to the dark side. Mark tried his new flavor spray on air. Not real food. Not very tasty.

Andrea Strong is a food writer and "eater". She contributes to the New York Times and maintains has a great website at On today's show she talks about writing a book with Katy Sparks and some of her favorite New York restaurants including Cook Shop, The Spotted Pig and Spice Market.

Cookshop (156 10th Ave, New York, NY; 212-924-4440)

The Spotted Pig (314 W. 11th St. at Greenwich St. (West Village), New York, NY; 212-620-0393)

Spice Market (403 W. 13th St. at Ninth Ave., New York, NY (West Village); 212-675-2322)

Podcast Date: 1/9/2006

The Restaurant Guys

Who Are The Restaurant Guys? Every week, Francis Schott and Mark Pascal host the Restaurant Guys, a show that's as informative as it is fun. Francis and Mark own Stage Left Restaurant in the heart of New Brunswick's theatre district, and, along with their expertise in a wide range of fine dining and wine matters, they bring to the table humor and intelligent conversation, perfect for the midday listener. The show includes discussions and interviews with famous chefs, restaurateurs, wine and food writers, critics; and the Guys even give stuff away occasionally.