wine http://wlrn.org en Humorist, Journalist and Actor Mo Rocca http://wlrn.org/post/humorist-journalist-and-actor-mo-rocca <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">03/20/14 - On Thursday's <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong>Topical Currents</strong></a> it's a fundraising hour of&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Food &amp; Dining</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, with chef, author and syndicated columnist </span><a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Linda Gassenheimer</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;We visit with humorist, journalist and actor </span><a href="https://twitter.com/MoRocca" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Mo Rocca</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">You've heard him on </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">NPR’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me . . . On CBS </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> morning . . . For many years he was a correspondent on The Daily Show with </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jon</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stewart</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s now the host and creator of <a href="http://www.cookingchanneltv.com/shows/my-grandmothers-ravioli.html"><em><strong>"My Grandmother’s Ravioli"</strong></em></a> on the Cooking Channel.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Of course, Fred&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span>asker<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will joins in with his wine suggestions.&nbsp;And we hope you join in . . . with a <a href="http://wlrnradio.org/"><strong>pledge </strong></a>to support regional and local programming on the station.&nbsp;Mo </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">R</span>occa<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Thursday on <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents">Topical Currents</a></strong> at 1pm.&nbsp;</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 29510 at http://wlrn.org Humorist, Journalist and Actor Mo Rocca Redland's Schnebly: From Wine To Beer To Spirited Expansion http://wlrn.org/post/redlands-schnebly-wine-beer-spirited-expansion <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-indent: 36pt;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:03:05 +0000 Karen Rundlet 29377 at http://wlrn.org Redland's Schnebly: From Wine To Beer To Spirited Expansion Bottoms Up: The Liquor & Wine Business In South Florida http://wlrn.org/post/bottoms-liquor-wine-business-south-florida <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">South Florida may not have the valleys and vineyards of Napa Valley nor the hollows and oak barrels of Kentucky but the wine and liquor industry is here in its own unique way. &nbsp;Think mango wine not chardonnay, rum not bourbon and you've got the idea. &nbsp;</span></p><p>South Floridians can talk about rum the way oenophiles go on about wine. There are the aromas of the rum, the notes and the finish. There may be hints of chocolate, berries or citrus. &nbsp;For many outside of South Florida rum means one company:&nbsp;Bacardi. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 01:31:03 +0000 Tom Hudson 29313 at http://wlrn.org Bottoms Up: The Liquor & Wine Business In South Florida The Invention of the American Meal http://wlrn.org/post/invention-american-meal <p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 23635 at http://wlrn.org The Invention of the American Meal Inside Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant http://wlrn.org/post/inside-joe-s-stone-crab-restaurant <p></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 23291 at http://wlrn.org Inside Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution http://wlrn.org/post/south-beach-diet-gluten-solution <p></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 22575 at http://wlrn.org The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution 15 Years of Food & Dining & Wine, Oh My! http://wlrn.org/post/15-years-food-dining-wine-oh-my <p></p><p>09/26/13 - Thursday&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/topicalcurrents"><strong>Topical Currents </strong></a>is with chef, author and syndicated columnist Linda Gassenheimer and wine columnist Fred Tasker. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Linda&rsquo;s &ldquo;<a href="http://wlrn.org/people/linda-gassenheimer"><strong>Food &amp; Dining</strong></a>&rdquo; segments have been broadcast weekly now for some 15 years, and she discusses some of her favorite programs . . . and what new challenges are presented. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many internationally renowned chefs, authors, Food Network stars and others have appeared. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That&rsquo;s </span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/TopicalCurrents"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Topical Currents</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> . . .Thursday at 1pm on WLRN.</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 21154 at http://wlrn.org 15 Years of Food & Dining & Wine, Oh My! The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine http://wlrn.org/post/sizzling-history-miami-cuisine <p></p><p>08/15/13 - 1:30 -Syndicated food columnist <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/lgassenheimer">Linda Gassenheimer</a></strong>, Special wine correspondent <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami">Fred Tasker</a></strong> and WLRN host Bonnie Berman interview&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">author <strong><a href="http://mandybaca.com/">Mandy Baca</a></strong>. Her book is </span><strong><a href="http://amzn.to/1bzWIZg"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine: Cortaditos, Stone Crabs and Empanadas</em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; She recounts the history of Miami cuisine from the Tequesta Indians to the present–day local food revolution. A Miami native, Mandy studied at the Hospitality School at Johnson &amp; Wales University and holds a master’s degree in Italian gastronomy and tourism from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Colorno, Italy. &nbsp;On the second half of Topical Currents Thursday at 1:30pm.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 19101 at http://wlrn.org The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine The Perfect Steak for Father's Day http://wlrn.org/post/perfect-steak-fathers-day <p></p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 15700 at http://wlrn.org The Perfect Steak for Father's Day Florida Staycations and Fine Wines by the Glass (Tube) http://wlrn.org/post/florida-staycations-and-fine-wines-glass-tube <p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 14500 at http://wlrn.org Florida Staycations and Fine Wines by the Glass (Tube) Linda Gassenheimer & Fred Tasker Discuss Fine American Wines http://wlrn.org/post/linda-gassenheimer-fred-tasker-discuss-fine-american-wines <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">03/28/13 - 1:30pm - Syndicated food columnist </span><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/lgassenheimer" style="line-height: 1.5;">Linda Gassenheimer</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Special wine correspondent </span><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami" style="line-height: 1.5;">Fred Tasker</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Shari </span>Gherman<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, founder of the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.americanfinewinecompetition.org">American Fine Wine Competition</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Chef Christina </span>Machammer<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, from B</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.bcellars.com"> Cellars Napa Valley Blends</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and winner of the </span>4th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> season of Hell’s Kitchen.&nbsp; Shari talks about the best American wines and Christina shares her thoughts on pairing food and wine. &nbsp;</span></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.dinnerinminutes.com/">Dinner in Minutes</a>: &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mint Pesto Lamb with Garlic Potatoes</span></p><p>~~~~~</p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 11555 at http://wlrn.org Linda Gassenheimer & Fred Tasker Discuss Fine American Wines Miami Fine Chocolate and Food Show http://wlrn.org/post/miami-fine-chocolate-and-food-show <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">03/07/13 - 1:30pm- Syndicated food columnist </span><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/lgassenheimer" style="line-height: 1.5;">Linda Gassenheimer</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Special wine correspondent </span><strong><a href="https://twitter.com/#!/FredTaskerMiami" style="line-height: 1.5;">Fred Tasker</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview&nbsp;</span>legendary <strong><a href="http://www.chefallens.com">Chef Allen Susser</a></strong>.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;The <strong><a href="http://www.miamifinefoodshow.com">Miami Fine Chocolate and Food Show</a></strong> is this weekend at Pinecrest Gardens. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s all about delectable chocolate:&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">pair chocolate with spices, tasting chocolate tea - learn how to taste, buy and use chocolate.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week's&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dinnerinminutes.com">Dinner in Minutes Recipe:</a>&nbsp;</span></strong></em></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.dinnerinminutes.com/recipe.php">Cumin-Chili Crusted Snapper with Tomato Rice (Arroz con Jitomate)</a></strong></p><p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 10460 at http://wlrn.org Miami Fine Chocolate and Food Show