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Interview with Shannon & Brad from Brick Street Farms – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 122

Brad Doyle and Shannon O'Malley
Interview with Shannon O’Malley & Brad Doyle from Brick Street Farms

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 122! On today’s episode, we interview Shannon O’Malley and Brad Doyle from Brick Street Farms. Brick St. started with three shipping containers / farms in 2016. They now have 17 environment controlled farms, placement at Publix, a 1,200 sq. ft. market, … Continue Reading

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Interview with Kristen Hess from The Artful Gourmet – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 121

Interview with Kristen Hess from The Artful Gourmet

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 121! On today’s episode, we interview Kristen Hess from The Artful Gourmet. She has several degrees and certifications as a Food Stylist, Food Photographer, Food Writer, Recipe Creator, and Chef. She does work for large national brands, and local St. Pete food companies, and … Continue Reading

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Interview with Fred Zammataro from Schramsberg Vineyards – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 120

Interview with Fred Zammataro from Schramsberg Vineyards

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 120! On today’s episode, we interview Fred Zammataro, the COO and Executive Vice President of Schramsberg Vineyards in Napa Valley. They were originally founded in the 1800s, and their sparkling wines are one of the only served at The White House. We’ll discuss how the … Continue Reading

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Interview with Russell Andrade from Avo’s Kitchen – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 119

Russell Andrade
Interview with Russell Andrade from Avo’s Kitchen

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 119! On today’s episode, we interview Russell Andrade, the owner of Avo’s Kitchen. Avo’s is the only Goan restaurant in all of the southeast U.S. It is a unique style of Indian cuisine in a fast-casual pop-up inside of Iberian Rooster. After the interview, we … Continue Reading

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Interview with Joey Ledet from The Urban Stillhouse – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 118

Interview with Joey Ledet from The Urban Stillhouse

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 118! On today’s episode, we interview Joey Ledet, the general manager of The Urban Stillhouse. They are owned by American Freedom Distillery, feature Horse Soldier Bourbon, and have a huge two-story 16,000 sq. ft. space with amazing cuisine, and the best restaurant backstory ever. … Continue Reading

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Interview with Jazz Artist Nate Najar – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 117

Nate Najar
Interview with Jazz Artist Nate Najar

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 117! On today’s episode, we interview international jazz artist, Nate Najar. Nate has 13 albums out, has toured the world, is a total foodie, and was born, raised, and lives in St. Pete. We find out that Nate will not eat yellow mustard, store bought mayo, … Continue Reading

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Interview with Sef Gonzalez from Burger Beast – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 116

Interview with Sef Gonzalez from BurgerBeast.com

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 116! On today’s episode, we interview Sef Gonzalez from BurgerBeast.com. He is a hamburger and comfort food aficionado, food event organizer, has his own bottled condiments, and his own burger creations as a pop-up in different Miami restaurants. He’s been food blogging since 2008, and just … Continue Reading

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Interview with Executive Chef Cory Albright from Copa Lounge – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 115

Executive Chef Cory Albright
Interview with Executive Chef Cory Albright from Copa Lounge

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 115! On today’s episode, we interview Executive Chef Cory Albright from Copa Lounge. Copa specializes in small plates, a curated wine list, craft beers, and wine cocktails in a hip, but laid back environment. An injury and Food Network steered Corey from football … Continue Reading

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Interview with Dr. Nicholas Okeson – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 114

Dr Nicholas Okeson
Interview with Dr. Nick Okeson, One of the Biggest Foodies We Know

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 114! On today’s episode, we interview Lori’s friend of nearly 20 years, Dr. Nick Okeson. He is such a big foodie that he sometimes knows more about the restaurant scene than us. (He’s got a lot of insider friends.) Nick … Continue Reading

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Interview with Executive Chef & Co-Owner of Wild Child, Rob Reinsmith – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 112

Executive Chef Rob Reinsmith of Noble Crust
Interview with Executive Chef & Co-Owner of Wild Child, Rob Reinsmith

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 112! On today’s episode, we interview Executive Chef Rob Reinsmith. Rob has been working in restaurants since he was a teenager. He went to culinary school in Orlando, and then worked in eateries in New York City for eight years before … Continue Reading

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Interview with Chef & Culinary Instructor, Clay Dempster – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 111

Interview with Chef & Culinary Instructor, Clay Dempster

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 111! On today’s episode, we interview Chef & Culinary Instructor at Metropolitan Ministries, Clay Dempster. We talk about the upcoming Tampa Bay Food Fight charity event where St. Pete and Tampa chefs battle it out “Iron Chef” style. After the interview, we have lunch … Continue Reading

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Interview with Local St. Pete Actor Ward Smith – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 110

Interview with Local St. Pete Actor Ward Smith

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 110! On today’s episode, we interview local St. Petersburg actor, comedian, and voiceover artist, Ward Smith. Ward has been in dozens of films, and TV series. We’ll talk about some of the past shows he’s been in along with a couple of new movies … Continue Reading

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Interview with Lee Aquino from Teak Restaurant at The St. Pete Pier – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 109

Interview with Executive Chef Lee Aquino from the New St. Pete Pier Restaurants

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 109! On today’s episode, we interview Executive Chef Lee Aquino. Lee heads up three of the new locations at the new St. Pete Pier, including; The Driftwood Cafe, Teak Restaurant, and the rooftop bar Pier Teaki. Under the same … Continue Reading

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Interview with Ronicca Whaley from Shiso Crispy – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 108

Interview with Ronicca Whaley from Shiso Crispy

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 108! On today’s episode, we interview Ronicca Whaley from the Shiso Crispy food truck. Ronicca has three culinary degrees, and has been Executive Chef at The Oyster Bar. She has been a recipe creator for a national food supplier, and worked on a project for … Continue Reading

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Interview with Laura Reiley from The Washington Post – St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 107

Laura Reiley
Interview with Laura Reiley from The Washington Post

Welcome to the St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Episode 107! On today’s episode, we interview Laura Reiley, the Food Business Reporter for The Washington Post. Many of you may remember her as the food critic at The Tampa Bay Times. She was last on the show just as she was leaving The Times. … Continue Reading

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