Food and Dining

08/20/15 - 1:30 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview with Penny Parham, Administrative Director for the Department of Food and Nutrition for Miami-Dade County Public Schools.  Also in studio, Mary Mulder, Director Food Nutrition Services for

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08/06/15 - Experts say South Florida’s restaurant reputation has vastly improved in recent years.  Do you agree?

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07/23/15 - 1:30 -In the second half of the program, Coya Restaurant Miami Executive Chef, Sanjay Dwivedi joins syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker

07/09/15 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview Chef Adrianne Calvo, owner of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar. 

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07/02/15 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview Dr. Richard Campbell and Noris Ledesma of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for our annual Mango madness program.

~~Dinner in Minutes~~

Grilled Turkey Sausages with Mango Relish and Quick Cole Slaw

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06/25/15 - Syndicated food columnist Linda Gassenheimer, Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker and WLRN hosts Joseph Cooper and Bonnie Berman interview David Foulquier, owner Fooq’s Miami restaurant. We talk summer cooking tips and easy summer entertaining.  He has an unusual wine list and will talk with Fred about it.

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06/18/15 - Make your reservations for Linda Gassenheimers Restaurant Roundabout call-in on Thursday’s Topical Currents. We bring a panel of South Florida reviewers to the table, and take your input about areas dining spots. Perhaps an out-of-the-way café . . . a vegetarian oasis . . . or a scrumptious neighborhood pizza delight. That’s Topical Currents . . . the Restaurant Roundabout . . . with Matt Meltzer, Miami Editor of the Thrillist Media Group, covering Broward County; Evan Benn, Miami Herald Food Editor covering Miami Dade; and Special wine correspondent Fred Tasker.  Thursday at 1pm.

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