Saturday, June 30 Show

Jim Randall of BBQ-ASAP in Ballwin will be in studio to talk about his food, his restaurant and his background as a barbeque competition winner.

Also Suzanne Corbett will tell us where she’s been lately and what foods she’s discovered along the way.

Listen Saturday at 11:00 a.m. on 590, the Fan, KFNS!




Food Trucks in Chesterfield Valley Thursday

The new movie “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” starring Steve Carell and Keira Knightley, opens Friday, 6/22.

On Thursday, 6/21, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., just before an advance screening of the film, an “End of the World” party will be held in the Galaxy theater parking lot in Chesterfield Valley. On hand will be six St. Louis area food trucks: The Sausage Syndicate, Zia’s on the Hill Italian, The Meltdown, Papa Tom’s Fancy Franks, Feed Me Bahn Mi, and The Sweet Divine.

Along with your “last meal” from the food trucks, there will be a DJ and giveaways. Presumably, giveaways will include passes to the screening and assorted movie swag. See you there!

Saturday, June 16th

Our show today had conversations with…

Gail Pennington, TV critic from the Post-Dispatch regarding food shows on TV.

Gus Nanos from Via Vino in Frontenac, talking about his wine bar and restaurant.

My son Mark, talking about his experiences in the food and beverage biz when he was younger.

You can listen to each of these interviews by clicking the “Past Shows” tab at the top of this page.


Adam Perry Lang Comes To St. Louis

Adam Perry Lang is promoting his new book Charred and Scruffed with a visit to St. Louis on Friday, June 15. I have been invited to conduct a chat with him at Left Bank Books, 321 N. 10th Street, at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening.

This free event provides a great opportunity for you to see and hear Adam in person and ask him anything you wish about his new grilling techniques and about his spackles, bastes and finishing salts.

His book will be available for purchase and he will sign a copy for you. You may want to buy an extra copy for your father for Father’s Day!

See you Friday night at Left Bank Books!

You can listen to my interview with Adam Perry Lang, which aired on the 6/9/12 Food Talk STL show, by clicking HERE.




Who’s New at the Brew (Fest)?

New participants in the 2012 St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival are:

  • Charleville Vineyard & Microbrewery (Ste. Genevieve, Mo.)
  • Exit 6 Pub and Brewery (Cottleville, Mo.)
  • The Civil Life Brewing Company (St. Louis)
  • Four Hands Brewing Company  (St. Louis)

The festival’s featured beer this year will be India Pale Ale and several breweries will offer this style, each brewed with different hops!

More information at

St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival

This year the Brewfest moves to downtown St. Louis to the Ballpark Village site.

Website for the event is

Sessions run:

Friday, June 15 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Saturday, June 16, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 17, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost for tickets is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased via the website.

Food will be available for purchase at the event.

Volunteers are needed! Work one session and you will receive a ticket to another session of your choice.

Click HERE to hear our Food Talk STL interview with Florian Kuplent of Urban Chestnut and Jay Cunningham of AB/InBev regarding this year’s St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival.