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April can’t be trusted

It’s always one of those months when it’s never really reliably warm. Especially this year. I mean, it’s almost May, and it still feels like it could snow. Or freeze. Or something. You just can’t count on April. I just want some nice, warm, 70-degree days. But apparently, that’s too much to ask. Today, for … more »


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Sugarfire Smokehouse

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Chef Steven Oakley of Oakley’s Bistro dishes on what it was like to win on “Beat Boby Flay,” and we hear from Buck Creak Winery, Easley Winery and the Indy International Wine Competition’s Christian Butzke. Listen here

Chef John Adams talks about his menu featuring dishes from countries affected by the White House travel ban, plus Brewers of Indiana Guild’s Rob Caputo discusses Indiana craft beer, and in the third in our series on local chocolatiers, Julie Bolejack of Chocolate for the Spirit dishes on Valentine’s Day. Listen Here.

For our second feature in a series on local choclatiers, Jolene talks with Elizabeth Garner of The Best Chocolate in Town about the shop’s recent expansion. Jolene also interviews Jonathan Lawler of Brandywine Creek Farms about his efforts to raise fresh produce for local food banks. Listen Here.

Jolene interviews celeb chef Alex Guarneschelli, who is headlining the Fantastic Food Fest in Indianapolis. She also gets a Zoobilation preview, checks out a new chocolate shop and explains more about The Recipe Box Project. Listen Here.