Doyoulove TV? Doyou watch Game of Thrones religiously or are you one of those people that bask in smugness by saying “Oh I don’t even own a TV”. Either way, You’ll enjoy this week’s special Emmy podcast. Nerdist’s Andie Bolt joins us for a piece done by Drew and Ben at the Emmy’s Governor’s Ball preview, some fun games related to Emmy nominated shows, a game of Yelp-counter Yelp, and we engage in some serious project talk. Will Andie guess the right answers? Are the questions way too difficult for a normal human being? Will everyone find out what “c word” actually means? We find out on this week’s L.A. Foodie podcast.
If you’re WAY too busy to listen to the whole show, skip ahead to these points:
0:00 We introduce our new sponsor Pepsi
1:30 Emmy Governor’s Ball preview event coverage
6:40 Nerdist’s Andie Bolt is introduced
7:09 Television talk with Andie and the guys
12:50 We play “Guess That Emmy Food”
29:20 Yelp/counter Yelp
31:50 Andie and Drew exchange special candy treats
34:30 Andie talks about her new Nerdist show DIY Dammit
36:10 Andie discusses her World of Warcraft/cancer movie
Podcast 037 - Get Porked at Beachwood BBQ, Krave Jerky, and Mwokaji Cakery
The food dudes are coming to you “live” from Beachwood BBQ and their Get Porked event! The guys have a chat with Beachwood BBQ chef Gabe Gordon and talk about pulled pork and beer pairings. Then it’s time to see if Long Beach food bloggers can guess what they’re eating in a round of What Did We Put In Your Mouth? The guys top off the show with the lovely Chef Breezee of Mwokaji Cakery.
Which beer and pork pairing was the best at the event? Can Long Beach bloggers correctly guess what we put in their mouth? How the hell do you pronounce ‘Mwokaji’? Listen in and find out! Thank you for listening, and please share with your friends!
Drew, Chef Breezee, and Ben dessertin’ it up.
Gabe Gordon is the chef of Beachwood BBQ. You can check Beachwood BBQ out here!
Chef Breezee is the mastermind behind Mwokaji Cakery, which you can check out here!
This is a photo of beer. Delicious, delicious beer. At Beachwood BBQ.
Podcast 036 - Creole, Harold & Belle’s, TCHO Chocolate, Sam Adams, Japan
The food dudes take a step out of SoCal for a moment to explore some exotic flavors. Drew & Ben welcome their friends Yasmin & Jason Dunn to talk about Creole food culture and a good place to get some Creole food here in L.A. Brian brings some Sam Adams Longshot-winning brews that they pair up with some sumptuous chocolates from TCHO. And Ben & Lisa file a report on their progress in Japan thus far.
What’s the difference between Creole and Cajun? What have Ben & Lisa been up to in Japan? What the hell is roux? Tune in to find out!
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Yummy, yummy étouffée and potato salad. Photo courtesy of Harold & Belle’s Facebook page.
The food dudes welcome their friend, dessert guru Greg Kindra to the podcast! The guys dive right in to some cupcakes from Vanilla Bake Shop and chat about vegan and gluten free cupcake options in the City of Angels.
Podcast 034 - Keith Ely Sleight of Hand Beer Tasting
This episode of the podcast is for all you beer nerds out there! The guys visit their buddy, amateur brewer Keith Ely, for the debut of his Sierra Nevada Beer Camp beer “Sleight of Hand.” Keith tries his own beer for the first time ever ‘live’ on the podcast! Hear his thoughts on how it tastes and how they made such a delicious brew. Learn yerself about some beer!
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Ben, Keith, and Drew stand outside of Blue Palms Brew House in Hollywood where Keith’s beer Sleight of Hand made its debut.
In today’s episode, the guys discuss Carney’s Restaurant and Secret Squirrel Cold Brew. Carney’s is the subject of Yelp/CounterYelp, and guest Zach Selwyn blindfolds up for What Did We Put In Your Mouth?
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Podcast 021 - Heather Thomson, Umamicatessen, The Rice Creamery, Lola’s, Freddy Smalls, Plan Check
Stand-up Heather Thomson can’t resist rejoining the guys for a feast at Umamicatessen! Plus, she’s so game, she lets them blindfold her and feed her Rice Creamery pudding. Then, in a whirl on the Review-O-Rama the guys tackle Lola’s new menu, the brussels sprouts at Freddy Smalls, and Plan Check’s dessert plans. Will Drew finally be swayed by an Umami burger? What the hell is an Umami? Where did the appletini come from? And, most importantly, who is the “top” in Heather’s LA Foodie slash fiction?? Find out the answers to all these questions and more this time on LA Foodie!
Heather Thomson is a comedian who performs all over Los Angeles. She can be seen in the web series Print Models.
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020 - LA’s Top Delis, Small Batch Toffee, Dream Dinners, Brewster’s, Western Bagel, M.O. Eggrolls
Drew returns from his road trip and he and Ben have much to discuss! Burgers, bbq, pastrami, pickles, toffee, coffee, pineapple upside-down cakes, meatloaf, potatoes, beer, bagels, eggrolls… Did we miss anything? What’s the best deli in town? Can a Sheraton bar actually be good? What’s so special about Montreal-style eggrolls? Can Ben do a worse job pronouncing French words? Find out the answers to all these questions and more this time on LA Foodie!
The M.O.Eggrolls truck.
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Glam Rocker/Kids’ TV Host Roger Wodehouse joins Ben and Drew! Will he guess What’s In His Mouth? Can the legendary Pink’s take out the reigning Top Dog? Are there free monkeys available in Oak Glen? Find out the answers to all these questions and more this time on LA Foodie!
Aside from hosting his famed kids’ TV show “Roger Wodehouse’s Androgymnasium”, Roger can be found performing with the sketch comedy troupe Lost Moon Radio here in Los Angeles.
Comedian Jude Shelton joins the LA Foodie guys to celebrate episode number 10! Is the Grilled Cheese Truck worth the wait? Was Jonathan Gold right about Lupe’s #2? Will Vicious Dogs retain the LA’s Top Dog Crown? Will Drew ever win a chugging contest? Find out the answers to all these questions and more this time on LA Foodie!
Jude is not only an amazing comedienne and commercial actress, but she also teaches stand-up to the uninitiated! Check out her website for info on where and when you can find her, and don’t skip her monthly talk show Relationshit! at the iO Theater in Hollywood!