Guest List for 3/31 Show

This Saturday, our guests are:

Evan Benn of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Evan is the “Hip Hops” writer, covering the craft beer beat.

Suzanne Corbett, food and travel writer, who is just back from the 2012 Pillsbury Bake-Off. (Click on the “Recipes” tab at top of page to check out the winner!)

Stephen Proctor from the Fabulous Fox Theatre. He will share details about the special Titanic dinner on the Fox stage on 4/14/12.

Sarah Newlon from the new Black Finn restaurant at the Galleria.

Listen Saturday, starting at 11:00 a.m. sharp, on 590-AM, The Fan, KFNS!


How Much $$$ To Eat At Per Se/NYC?

Chef Thomas Keller, famous for French Laundry in Napa and Per Se in New York City, was featured on Bloomberg Financial Channel. In this video, which runs 4:44, it is revealed how much dinner for two at PER SE will set you back (before tip). Keller also shares his personal fast-food weakness.


Guest List for March 24th show

This Saturday, we’ll talk about locally sourced food with Andy Ayers of Eat Here St. Louis, which brings fresh produce to many St. Louis restaurants. Andy is former owner of Riddle’s Penultimate Cafe & Wine Bar in the Loop.

Also, Ginger Gall of Dierberg’s School of Cooking at Bogey Hills Plaza. She and her family toured all 50 states a decade ago and had the chance to sample regional dishes in all corners of the US.

Al Carfagno owns Mama Gusto’s Pizza in Lebanon, Illinois and has just opened a new location in St. Louis at 7700 Ivory. He will sit in and share his pizza making expertise. He will tell us what all goes into his Big Mama pizza, which is ginormous!

Listen 11:00 a.m. to noon this Saturday on 590-AM, The Fan, KFNS or listen online at



G & W Sausage is one of our Food Talk STL sponsors.

Their Andouille is wonderful! I love it in Jambalaya. Here is Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Jambalaya Recipe.

(My wife does not include crawfish in her Jambalaya, but is generous with andouille and shrimp. )


Saturday’s Guest Lineup (3/17)

This Saturday, Ligaya Figueras of Sauce Magazine will talk about Food Truck Fridays and area Farmer’s Markets, among other food and dining topics.

Also, a chat with Jason Greene of John D. McGurk’s in Soulard about one of their biggest days of the year. (Yes, the manager of what may be our city’s most authentic Irish bar is named Greene.)

Listen at 11:00 a.m. (until noon) on 590-AM, The Fan, KFNS and online at


Last Saturday’s Show

If you missed the show on Saturday, 3/10, click on the “Past Shows” tab at the top of the page. You’ll hear conversations with Paul and Wendy Hamilton of 1111 Mississippi, Beckie Jacobs of Serendipity Ice Cream and David Choi and Andy Heck of Seoul Taco food truck.

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Joe Pollack Has Passed Away

Longtime St. Louis food, movie and theatre critic Joe Pollack died today.

George Mahe of St. Louis magazine posted this remembrance of Joe.