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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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Corby Kummer

Corby Kummer is one of the country's most respected food journalists. He is a writer for The Atlantic. He is the author of the book "Joy of Coffee" and "The Pleasure of Slow Food." A three time James Beard award winner Corby joins The Guys to talk about Spanish wine and food, avant-garde cuisine and slow food. Some American avant-garde chefs the guys discuss include:

Jose Andres where you can experience such dishes as Deconstructed Glass of White Wine, Cotton Candy Foie Gras and Watermelon Air at The Minibar at Cafe Atlantico in Washington DC

Homaro Cantu where you can read and then eat the menu which features such items as synthetic champagne prepared by you, bison and aromatic utensils, or scallop with carbonated grapefruit and pineapple at Moto in Chicago; or

Wylie Dufresne of WD-50 in New York will treat you to such appetizers as Pickled beef tongue, fried mayonnaise, onion streusel; entrees as Scallops, celery noodles, hazelnut-potato, pine needle oil, or a dessert of Parsnip cake, coconut-cream cheese sorbet, carrot, walnuts.

Podcast Date: 8/18/2006

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.