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Interview with Max Blowers from Social Roost – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 152

Interview with Max Blowers from Social Roost

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 152! On today’s episode, we interview Max Blowers. Max is the General Manager & Beverage Director at Social Roost. He is a St. Pete native, but spent 15 years living in NYC, and has worked for celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck and David Burke. We talk … Continue Reading

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Brian Levine on What to Eat, and Not to Eat at Disney Parks – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 151

Interview with Brian Levine About the Food at the Disney Parks in FL

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 151! On today’s episode, we interview Brian Levine. Brian is a life-long Disney aficionado, having worked at Disneyland in college, and is now working at a Disney Store 34-years later. He’s been to Disney World innumerous times, and will … Continue Reading

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Interview with Allan Bishop & Cristian Uguzzoni from Tutto Bene – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 150

Interview with Allan Bishop & Cristian Uguzzoni from Tutto Bene

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 150! On today’s episode, we interview Allan Bishop and Cristian Uguzzoni from Tutto Bene, which is a quaint Italian eatery in Gulfport that has quickly become quite popular. Allan is the co-owner with his wife Michelle, and Cristian is the GM hailing … Continue Reading

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Interview with Liz Senyak from Trophy Fish – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 149

Interview with Liz Senyak from Trophy Fish

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 149! On today’s episode, we interview Liz Senyak. Liz is the Director of Operations for Feed and Seed Hospitality, which owns Trophy Fish, Mandarin Hide, and Mandarin Heights. Liz got her start in the business bartending at Datz in Tampa. Her leadership skills got her … Continue Reading

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Interview with Bill Brown from William Dean Chocolates – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 148

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Interview with Bill Brown from William Dean Chocolates

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 148! On today’s episode, we interview Bill Brown from William Dean Chocolates. You’ll learn which celebrity endorsed his chocolates on her TV show, which upscale chain of grocery stores, and which Las Vegas casino put William Dean Chocolates on the map by placing orders … Continue Reading

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Interview with Matt Bonano from St. Pete Meat & Provisions – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 147

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Interview with Matt Bonano from St. Pete Meat & Provisions

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 147! On today’s episode, we interview Matt Bonano. Matt is the former owner of Brooklyn South, which he sold right before covid shutdown. He is now one of two butchers at our favorite butcher shop, St. Pete Meat & Provisions. He is … Continue Reading

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Interview with Robin Sussingham from Edible Tampa Bay Magazine – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 146

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Interview with Robin Sussingham from Edible Tampa Bay Magazine

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 146! On today’s episode, we interview Robin Sussingham. She is the Publisher & Editor of the newly re-launched Edible Tampa Bay Magazine. She is a long-time award-winning journalist in several areas, and especially in food. Robin is also the former host, and creator … Continue Reading

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Interview with Christine Cutler from The International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 145

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Interview with Christine Cutler from The IFWTWA

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 145! On today’s episode, we interview Christine Cutler. She is the President of The International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association. They will be having their 2021 conference in downtown St. Pete this November. Chris is also an expert on travel to Italy, Italian culture, … Continue Reading

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Interview with Thomas Miller from The Treasure Coast Foodie – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 144

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Interview with Thomas Miller from The Treasure Coast Foodie

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 144! On today’s episode, we interview Thomas Miller from The Treasure Coast Foodie. Just like us, he does reviews of local independent restaurants. He also does restaurant awards like us, has a wine club, dining club and more. He visited a few St. … Continue Reading

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Interview with Chef Susan Burdian from Social Roost – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 143

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Interview with Chef Susan Burdian from Social Roost

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 143! On today’s episode, we interview Chef Susan Burdian. Susan is an acclaimed chef from NYC, and is now heading up the kitchen at Social Roost here in downtown St. Pete. She has cooked for Anthony Bourdain, and at The James Beard House, and … Continue Reading

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Interview with Beverage Director Dean Hurst from The Datz Group – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 142

Interview with Dean Hurst from Burnt Ends Tiki Bar

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 142! On today’s episode, we interview Dean Hurst. Let us say this: Dean is just fun! He is the Beverage Director for The Datz Group, and today we have an extensive conversation on all things tiki and tiki culture with an emphasis on … Continue Reading

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Interview with Chef A.J. Lambden from Kiosk Kitchen – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 141

Interview with A.J. Lambden from Kiosk Kitchen

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 141! On today’s episode, we interview Chef A.J. Lambden. A.J. has worked at several Tampa Bay area, and downtown St. Pete restaurants with most of his hours being logged at Cassis on Beach Dr. He started his catering business two weeks before the first pandemic … Continue Reading

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Interview with Chef Olive Davis from Salty’s Sandwich Bar – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 140

Interview with Chef Olive Davis from Salty’s Sandwich Bar

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 140! On today’s episode, we interview Chef Olive Davis. She’s been a charter boat chef in the Caribbean, appeared on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” with Guy Fieri, was the chef at Stella’s in Gulfport, and was part of the opening team … Continue Reading

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Interview with Don Nguyen – Our Go-To Guy for Asian Food Info – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 139

Interview with Don Nguyen – Our Go-To Guy for Asian Food Questions

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 139! On today’s episode, we interview Don Nguyen in this special episode solely dedicated to Asian cuisine. Just a few of the things we talk about include, the evolution of Asian cuisine, hidden gem hole in the wall local eateries, … Continue Reading

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Interview with Chris Ciarcia from Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 138

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Interview with Chris Ciarcia from Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 138! On today’s episode, we interview Chris Ciarcia. He was the GM and sommelier at Annata for five years, and he is now opening his own place named Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria. They are in a 100-year old building … Continue Reading

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