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May 23, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 25! Most people know Mount Everest is the highest summit above sea level in the world. Did you know that its original name is Chomolungma?  In this episode, we talk about the history of climbing Mount Chomolungma and the role of the Sherpa. We also talk about Tenzing Norgay, the Sherpa who...


May 19, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 24! There’s no secret to why Chef Sheldon Simeon was selected as “Fan Favorite” both times he was competing on Top Chef. He’s an amazingly down-to-earth person who puts family and community first. He’s also an incredible chef who has won multiple awards personally and for the food...


May 16, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 23! Hawai’i Regional Cuisine is the culmination of over a century of the merging of tradition, fresh ingredients, colonialism, Asian immigrants, and more. It’s developed into what we think is the most unique and diverse regional cuisine in America. We talk about the various impacts...


May 12, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 22! We’ve had so many wonderful recent conversations with guests, and we don’t want it to stop!  So here’s another installment in our mid-week interview series. This episode is a conversation with Yvonne Chapman, an actress best known recently as Zhilan, the main antagonist in the CW...


May 9, 2022

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 21! We’re back to talk about one of our favorite things… food! This week we focus on The History of Korean Food in America. Which is inspiring for us because we love the flavors of Korean cuisine. One reason we’re talking about Korean food is because May 11th marks the anniversary of...