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Danny Mena and Kierra Peterson

Episode description

Chef Danny Mena believes what you cook and drink not only says a lot about where you’re from, but also, what you stand for. The owner of Hecho en Dumbo explains to Rashaun and Lucinda why he opened La Loncheria in Brooklyn, the evolution of Mexican food and how he began working with Border Angels, a nonprofit that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform, and social justice with a special focus on issues related to issues related to the US-Mexican border.

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Bernadette Slowey

August 8th, 2018

24:24

This is a very special episode. Bernadette is a consultant, film director and producer… and Lucinda’s big sister! After more than 20 years in the financial services, Bernadette -- a self-proclaimed “driven perfectioni…

Joe Magliocco

August 2nd, 2018

21:59

Joe Magliocco’s career in the spirits business has come full circle. In the 70s, he started selling Michter's Whiskey Gold King Tut Miniature Decanters in college. Today, he’s the President of Chatham Imports, Michter…

Joe Riggs

July 26th, 2018

26:20

Joe Riggs was literally born to be in the whiskey business.  A Kentucky native whose grandfather was a “craft distiller” of sorts, Joe got his first taste of bartending by memorizing his mom's recipes. He too bartende…

Bridget Firtle

July 19th, 2018

22:27

Bridget Firtle went from business school--she has an MBA--to the booze biz. As Founder and Master Distiller at Owney's Rum, she's all about the hustle. Lucinda talks to Bridget about what it took to open a rum distill…

Trap Kitchen

July 11th, 2018

17:07

From Instagram to cooking for Kendrick Lamar, Trap Kitchen's Malachi “Spank” Jenkins and Roberto “News” Smith are lighting up the culinary world with their one-of-a-kind dishes. Rashaun and Lucinda chop it up with the…

MICK

June 20th, 2018

27:53

The DJ formerly known as Mick Boogie is so much more than that. MICK is also a style curator, angel investor and, most importantly, a dad. Lucinda and Rashaun discuss music, mixtape inequalities, investing in your pas…

Celine Bossart

June 6th, 2018

22:21

Celine Bossart is a spirits writer and social media influencer. Lucinda and Rashaun ask her about how she uses her platform to address inequalities in the spirits industry, female empowerment and her latest venture, T…

John Seymour

May 23rd, 2018

24:36

John Seymour literally grew up behind a bar. He tells Rashaun and Lucinda how that upbringing led to him opening the Sweet Chick restaurant chain, partnering with Nas, getting sober in his 20s and following in his fat…

Von Diaz

May 9th, 2018

23:46

Von Diaz uses food to tell stories and share memories -- much in the same way that a great bartender does with their cocktails. The Puerto Rican-born, Southern-raised author and radio producer talks to Rashaun about o…

Just A Taste

March 4th, 2018

2:44
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