Foodie and the Beast – Aug. 6, 2023

Hosted by David and Nycci Nellis.


On today’s show:



·       Mika and Ian Carlin are former attorneys who met while attending law school at the University of Virginia and fell in love with Virginia wine. Now they own Irregardless, a restaurant whose wine list highlights some of the best Virginia wines alongside wines from the rest of the world;                                                                                                 

·        Chef Dima Martseniuk of the Ruta Ukrainian Restaurant is the three-time winner of the best potato pancake in New York at the city’s Latke Festival. You’ve seen him on ”Beat Bobby Flay” and “Good Morning America;”                                                           

·      Des Reilly is managing principal and co-founder of SRG Concepts. In 2017 SRG set out to create a rotisserie chicken joint that was good, fast, and cheap. Then they threw in the whiskey bar for fun, and the result was Chicken + Whiskey;


·        Oyster lover Jasmine Norton is the executive chef and owner of a new restaurant, The Urban Oyster in Baltimore. It’s the first Black woman-owned oyster bar in America, and that’s a very big deal. You’ll hear all about it when Chef Jasmine joins us.