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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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Ilan Hall

No secret, The Guys are fans of "Top Chef" the reality cooking competition television series on Bravo TV. In the past we've had Judge Tom Colicchio, producer Randy Berstein and the 1st season's winning chef Harold Dieterle as guests. On this show, which originally aired before Valentine's Day, The Guys welcome this season's winner Ilan Hall. The restaurants Ilan has worked at in the past include Al Lume di Candela (Florence Italy) Aurcole, NYC, Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant, St. Helena, CA, Craft, NYC and Casa Mono, NYC. . His expertise is Spanish cuisine, a favorite of Francis'.

Podcast Date: 3/14/2007

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.