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Show 569, March 16, 2024: Show Preview with Executive Producer & Co-Host Andy Harris
Episode 56917th March 2024 • SoCal Restaurant Show • Andrew Harris and Andrew Gruel
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The Regarding Her tribute events celebrating Women’s History Month continue.The Regarding Her tribute events celebrating Women’s History Month continue. “Join them for an unforgettable culinary journey celebrating the rich heritage and inspiring leadership of Latina women, sponsored by Vallarta! ‘Flavorful Femme Fiesta: A Taco Tribute to Latina Legends’ is a unique event series that pays homage to historical Latina leaders through the art of tacos. Across five women-owned locations throughout greater L.A., each venue will feature a signature taco inspired by the favorite Latina leader of the chefs. From savory to spicy, each taco tells a story of resilience, empowerment, and cultural pride” Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza (a ames Beard Foundation America’s Classic) in Koreatown joins us to provide the tantalizing details of her taco event on Saturday, March 23rd.

The Glunz Family story started in 1871 when Louis Glunz, age 17, left his native Germany in pursuit of the American dream. Louis arrived in Ellis Island that year with friends Oscar Meyer and Theo Koshswersmill (Dr. Scholl’s.) The three moved from city to city in search of work until they arrived in the boomtown of Chicago in 1872. The American Dream was realized in 1888, with a business loan from Charles Wacker, when Louis Glunz was able to set up a shop as a wine, beer and spirit merchant on Wells and Division Street. In 1893 Louis became the local bottler for fresh Schlitz Beer (not pasteurized.) Moving forward a few generations, the third and fourth generations of the Glunz family opened their winery specializing in small batch fortified wines.” More recently the fifth generation relocated the winery to 40 prime acres of a vineyard estate in the rolling hills of Paso Robles under the name of Glunz Family Winery & Cellars. Their traditional varietals are made with estate fruit and grapes sourced from other premium vineyards in California. Joining us and representing the 5th generation of proud Glunz Family ownership are brothers Stephan and Matthew Glunz.

“Come celebrate and be part of the seventh annual Masters of Taste, L.A.’s premier outdoor, luxury food and beverage festival which will be taking place on Sunday, April 7th, 2024, from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the field of the Iconic Pasadena Rose Bowl. 100 per cent of the proceeds directly benefit Union Station Homeless Services, a non-profit organization providing over 50 years of homeless services and housing for thousands of neighbors. Masters of Taste is introducing Executive Chef Bret Thompson and Lucy Thompson-Ramirez (Pez Cantina and Pez Costal Kitchen) as the Hosts of Masters of Taste 2024 which also marks the 7th Anniversary of this celebrated event. Masters of Taste 2024 Culinary Master and Host Executive Chef Bret Thompson and Pez Boss Lady Lucy Thompson-Ramirez are a dynamic husband and wife team who have made a significant impact in the hospitality industry.” Masters of Taste 2024 Hosts Executive Chef Bret Thompson and Lucy Thompson-Ramirez join us with forks in hand.

Our own Chef Andrew Gruel, the menu-maker behind the full-service Calico Fish House (in the Sunset Beach area of Huntington Beach) and also the founder and pizzaiola of the fast-casual Big Parm (New Jersey-style pizza) located in the Mess Hall in Tustin provides another timely and informative “Ask the Chef” segment where he responds to listeners’ thoughtful inquiries. Looking for some fresh ideas for the festive Easter Holiday Table? Chef Andrew is at the ready. Sure there will be a baked ham and leg of lamb on your table but Chef Andrew suggests getting creative with the sides to add some pizazz.

All of this and heaping helpings of extra deliciousness on this week’s not-to-miss show!

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