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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

The Guys' Restaurants:
Stage Left
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Leslie Sbracco

Leslie Sbrocco is an award-winning author, writer, speaker, and television host whose entertaining approach makes learning about wine and food fun.

Her first book, WINE FOR WOMEN: A GUIDE TO BUYING, PAIRING and SHARING WINE (William Morrow) has been excerpted by two national magazines -- Redbook and Family Circle -- and won the coveted Georges Duboeuf Best Wine Book of the Year award.

Sbrocco recently released her second book, THE SIMPLE & SAVVY WINE GUIDE which features more than 1000 wine recommendations to fit your lifestyle. (William Morrow).

As a regular columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and Tasting Notes columnist for, Sbrocco's monthly musings are enjoyed by thousands. Her current work can be read in publications such as O, the Oprah magazine, Coastal Living, Good Housekeeping, Glamour, and Sante. Prior to completing Wine for Women, Leslie was a columnist for The New York Times online and Cooking with the Times and General Manager/Co-founder of, the wine site of The New York Times.

Podcast Date: 2/15/2007

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.