Foodie and the Beast – March 12, 2023

Hosted by David and Nycci Nellis.
On today’s show:
·        Sticky Fingers vegan bakery founder, cookbook author and two-time “Cupcake Wars” winner Doron Petersan has news about the upcoming second annual Women’s History Month Festival March 13-19.  In particular, a group close to her heart, RE:Her, invites you to savor and celebrate the strength and diversity of D.C.’s woman-owned restaurants by enjoying their menu collaborations and specials;                                                                                                                              
·        Topher Bertone-Ledford, general manager, Seamore’s seafood restaurant, now in Arlington. Among many claims to fame, Seamore’s is a James Beard Foundation Smart Catch Leader and all its seafood is caught and farmed in a sustainable manner that minimizes habitat and ecosystem damage;                                                                                            
·        That wild ‘n crazy guy is baaaaack! Shane Mayson, owner/operator of Crazy Aunt Helen’s, the so-much-fun Southern-inspired American comfort restaurant located on Barracks Row, is in. Yes, you’ll hear what’s up at the restaurant. But we’ll also dig into a current hot topic – drag-themed events like those featured at Aunt Helen’s that are getting legislative blowback in many Republican-led states.