Food & Drink Episodes

Aug. 27, 2019

Trevor Hayward: The Evil Genius Who Names Beers After Movie Quotes

About a decade ago, Trevor Hayward and Luke Bowen decided to start a business. The result was Evil Genius Beer Company, a brewery…

Episode page
May 29, 2019

Mike Solomonov & Steve Cook: The Chefs Behind Zahav, Federal Donuts, …

Mike Solomonov and Steve Cook are the chefs behind Cooknsolo, a collection of restaurants including Zahav, Federal Donuts, The Ro…

Episode page
April 30, 2019

Tony Luke, Jr. Part 2: The Rise and Fall of a Cheesesteak Empire

Tony Luke, Jr. is a cofounder of Tony Luke's, a cheesesteak franchise with multiple locations. He's also an actor, TV personality…

Episode page
April 30, 2019

Tony Luke, Jr., Part 1: High School Dropout, Hollywood Hopeful

Tony Luke, Jr. is a cofounder of Tony Luke's, a cheesesteak franchise with multiple locations. He's also an actor, TV personality…

Episode page
April 18, 2019

Nicole Marquis: Introducing Philly to Plant-Based Comfort Food at Hip…

Nicole Marquis is the creator of the plant-based fast casual restaurant chain HipCityVeg, currently with locations in Philadelphi…

Episode page
Nov. 20, 2018

Jesse Ito: 30 Under 30 Sushi Chef of Royal Izakaya & Sushi

Jesse Ito is the Co-owner and chef of Royal Izakaya and Royal Sushi, a 2-in-one restaurant combo in Queen Village. Jesse’s claim …

Episode page
Oct. 3, 2018

Judy Wicks: Pioneering Farm-to-Table at White Dog Cafe

Judy Wicks is the founder of the White Dog Cafe, a restaurant in University City that she started in the first floor of her house…

Episode page
July 10, 2018

Todd Carmichael Part 2: Reality TV Star & Canned Draft Latte Inventor

This is Part 2 of a two-episode series. Todd Carmichael (IG: @todd_carmichael) is the Cofounder and CEO of La Colombe Coffee Roas…

Episode page
July 3, 2018

Todd Carmichael Part 1: Creating La Colombe & Almost Dying in Antarct…

Todd Carmichael (IG: @todd_carmichael) is the Cofounder and CEO of La Colombe Coffee Roasters. He and his cofounder JP Iberti sta…

Episode page
June 25, 2018

Becca Craig: The Baker Behind Beyoncé's Birthday Cake

Becca Craig (IG @chefbeccacraig ) is the Executive Pastry Chef at Cake Life Bake Shop in Fishtown. She recently was a contestant …

Episode page