Eat Drink Indiana Radio
Eat Drink Indiana Radio brings local food to life every Saturday at 11 a.m. on WFYI 90.1 HD2 – The Point.
Host Jolene Ketzenberger goes into kitchens, fields and local markets to meet the chefs, farmers and food artisans who are making a difference in Indiana. From craft mead maker Tia Agnew or celeb chef Neal Brown to urban bee keeper Kate Franzman or culinary instructor Thom England, Indiana’s local food leaders share their stories with Jolene every Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon so you can find out what’s happening, where to go and what to eat right now.
Join Jolene for a taste of local food every week on Eat Drink Indiana Radio on WFYI 90.1 HD2 and head to EatDrinkIndy.com for your daily update on the city’s food scene.
May 26, 2017
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May 27, 2017
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June 2, 2017
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June 3, 2017
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May 20, 2017
Eat Drink Indy host Jolene Ketzenberger explores the new documentary about chef Jeremiah Tower of Stars restaurant in San Francisco with Indy resident and former Stars server Jonathan Oscher, and with local restaurateur Peter George -- plus a review of the documentary from film critic Christopher Lloyd of The Film Yap.
May 13, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger revisits recent interviews that capture the focus of Eat Drink Indy Radio: dining, artisan food, farming and craft beverages.
May 06, 2017
Eat Drink Indy Radio host Jolene Ketzenberger talks bees this week with honeybee advocate Kate Franzman, founder of Bee Public. She also get some beekeeping advice from Indianapolis City-County Councillor and backyard beekeeper Zach Adamson.
Apr 29, 2017
In this show from last spring, host Jolene Ketzenberger goes foraging with chef Daniel Orr of FARMbloomington to find wild edible ingredients in and around his family's suburban Columbus home.
Apr 22, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with winemaker Stephanie Cook Pavilonis about the new Daniel's Family Vineyard and Winery that's opening soon near Geist. She also sits down with Patachou Foundation executive director Matthew Feltrop to learn about about the foundation's speaker series and its mission to feed local children.
Apr 15, 2017
Rewind: Beer & Flowers, Cocktails & Speed and Chefs & Competitions In this encore episode, host Jolene Ketzenberger checks out the new beer garden at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, talks cocktails with Thunderbird's Joshua Gonzales and catches up with chef Craig Baker.
Apr 08, 2017
Eat Drink Indy Radio host Jolene Ketzenberger heads to the woods in search of ramps with local forager Summer Cooper. She also talks urban farming with Jason Michael Thomas and Casey Kuhstoss of Urban Awareness Gardens and gets the details on their Indy Gourmet Club as well.
Apr 01, 2017
Eat Drink Indy Radio host Jolene Ketzenberger sits down with Books and Brews owner Jason Wuerfel for an in-depth conversation about how the brewery and used book store started, how it's grown, where it's going and how it all ties in with baseball.
Mar 25, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger checks out the new beer garden at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, talks cocktails with Thunderbird's Joshua Gonzales and catches up with chef and restaurateur Craig Baker, who tells us about the new Taco Shop and shares a few culinary competition stories as well.
Mar 18, 2017
Eat Drink Indy Radio host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Erin Edds of Garden Party Botanical Hard Sodas, Brian Alvey of River City Winery and magician Taylor Martin of Indy Magic Monthly and the upcoming Chefs' Night Off Illusions dinner.
Mar 11, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks recipes with chef Thom England, food swaps with Suzanne Krowiak, the Cake Bake shop back story with owner Gwendolyn Rogers, springtime ingredients with chef Tyler Herald and barbecue with Squealers' Jeff Yater.
Mar 04, 2017
Eat Drink Indy Radio host Jolene Ketzenberger talks macaroni and cheese with promoter RJ Wall of Return of the Mac, rides along on deliveries to discuss local food with Kara Gunthorp of Gunthorp Farms and checks in with Blake Jones of West Fork Whiskey.
Feb 25, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger heads to Cardinal Spirits in Bloomington and talks with founder Adam Quirk. Then she's in the kitchen with Andrew Whitmoyer as he makes and recreates a retro recipe, and then she talks artisan cheese with Tulip Tree Creamery's Fons Smits.
Feb 18, 2017
Eat Drink Indy host Jolene Ketzenberger goes to the new Nine Lives Cat Cafe, talks alligator farming with Jonathan Lawler and gardening with Jo Ellen Myers Sharp and revisits an interview with James Beard Award semifinalist chef Aaron Butts.
Feb 11, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with chef Neal Brown about Pizzology closing and his new restaurant, Stella, opening. She also chats with chef Alan Sternberg about the upcoming James Beard Awards and with Alan and his wife, Audra Sternberg, about their pop-up dinner series Common House. Jolene also checks out Kaffeine Coffee with owner Chris Kilander.
Feb 04, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks food and activism with chef John Adams of Marrow, craft beer with Rob Caputo of the Brewers of Indiana Guild and chocolates and Valentine's Day with Julie Bolejack of Chocolate for the Spirit.
Jan 28, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger heads to Mass Ave. to talk with Elizabeth Garner of The Best Chocolate in Town about the shop's recent expansion. She also talks with Jonathan Lawler of Brandywine Creek Farms about his efforts to raise fresh produce for local food banks.
Jan 21, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger 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 talks more about The Recipe Box Project.
Jan 14, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger launches a new Eat Drink Indy Radio segment called The Recipe Box Project, interviewing chef Thom England as he makes a favorite family recipe. She also talks with Chris Morrison of Black Metal BBQ in Indianapolis.
Jan 07, 2017
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with promoter RJ Wall about Indy's first macaroni and cheese fest and rides along for deliveries with Kara Gunthorp of Gunthorp Farms. She also gets the back story on West Fork Whiskey.
Dec 31, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger has found more great 2016 interviews from the Eat Drink Indy archives. This episode features restaurateur Peter George and chef Tony Hanslits on the history and future of Indy's food scene, plus a hidden gem of a cafe at Ivy Tech.
Dec 24, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with BJ Davis of Bee Coffee Roasters about the recent "Gilmore Girls" promotion and Indy's upcoming Caffeine Crawl and then learns more about pawpaws with Bob Wendt of Lost Forty Tree Farm.
Dec 17, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger opens up the archives and shares some favorite interviews of the past year -- from chef Jonathan Brooks of Milktooth on all that national attention to pastry chef Cindy Hawkins of Circle City Sweets on picking juneberries.
Dec 10, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger finds holiday shopping inspiration at Goose the Market and Nicole-Taylor's, talks farmers' markets with Maria Smietana of the Farm to Fork Market at Normandy Farm and winter menus with chef Toby Moreno of The Loft Restaurant at Traders Point Creamery.
Dec 03, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with chef Greg Hardesty of Recess in Indianapolis about issues facing local restaurants. Jolene also talks with the award-winning chef about his own background in the biz. She also revisits an interview with chef Ryan Nelson on the recent James Beard Foundation's food conference.
Nov 26, 2016
In honor of Small Business Saturday, Eat Drink Indy radio presents an encore episode from earlier this fall on Franklin, Ind. Host Jolene Ketzenberger explores the growing local food scene in the Johnson County seat with Franklin resident and food biz veteran Brian Alvey.
Nov 18, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Cake Bake Shop owner Gwendolyn Rogers, revisits last Thanksgiving's interview with celeb chef Mario Batali and talks with pie baker Clarissa Morley of Pots and Pans.
Nov 12, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger marks Eat Drink Indy Radio's second anniversary on WFYI and interviews Ivy Tech's Anna Powell on cooking for Standing Rock, Tia Agnew of New Day Craft on the cult following of Imperial Breakfast Magpie, chef Neal Brown of Pizzology and the Libertine Liquor Bar for a Cook This segment, and Ashley Brooks of the Garfield Park Farmers' Market.
Nov 05, 2016
Food and Education Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Indianapolis chef Ryan Nelson about attending the recent James Beard Foundation's Food Conference and its Boot Camp for Policy And Change. This week's show also features a repeat of a recent interview with Andrew Distelrath and Ashley Shufflebarger of the School at Distelrath Farms
Oct 29, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with entrepreneur Erin Edds about her new Garden Party Botanical Hard Sodas and visits local food advocate Sherri Dugger of Dugger Family Farm.
Oct 21, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger catches up with Iron Chef Michael Symon, talks awards with Vida's Layton Roberts and Roddy Kirschenman, gets the scoop on a new urban ag program with Purdue Extension's Emily Toner and checks in with Cannon Ball Brewing's Mark and Tania Swartz and chef Erin Kem.
Oct 15, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger visits The School at Distelrath Farms to talk food and education, then hits the farmers' market with a local chef and bartenders preparing for a James Beard Foundation fundraising dinner in Indianapolis.
Oct 08, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with BJ Davis of Bee Coffee Roasters about the recent "Gilmore Girls" promotion and Indy's upcoming Caffeine Crawl and then learns more about pawpaws with Bob Wendt of Lost Forty Tree Farm.
Oct 01, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with self-taught food entrepreneurs Hayley McGinley of Native Bread, Mark LaFay of Old Major Market, Aric Geesaman and Eric Smith of Ash Blaeds and Andy and Sarah Hassler of Blue Mind Roasting.
Sep 24, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Indy chef Jonathan Brooks about his restaurant Milktooth being on a list of the world's top restaurants. She also talks about Indy's cocktail scene with bartender Ryan Puckett and farming with Silverthorn Farm's Nate Parks.
Sep 17, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger is all over Indianapolis this week as she samples a pawpaw cocktail at The North End Barbecue & Moonshine, talks coffee with the owners of Blue Mind Roasting and stops by Greiner's for an update on the reopening of the classic neighborhood sub shop.
Sep 10, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger heads to Franklin, Ind., to explore the food and drink scene in the Johnson County seat as the city undergoes a $20 million street and sidewalk construction project. She'll taste her way around Franklin with stops at the Grill Bar, Suzy's Teahouse and Bakery, the Hoosier Cupboard and more.
Sep 03, 2016
In an encore episode from earlier this year, host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with chef Ryan Nelson of Late Harvest Kitchen and the North Barbecue & Moonshine about the James Beard Boot Camp for Policy and Change. She also visits Hayden Family Farm and talk with Matt Hayden about heritage breed pigs and with Audrea DiLiberto about Sunday dinners at the farm.
Aug 27, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger revisits some favorite interviews and talks with chef Tyler Herald of Napolese Pizzeria and Public Greens Urban Kitchen, who also takes on our Cook This challenge. We also hear from Pig's Tale Charcuterie and Indy Food Swappers.
Aug 20, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Dig-IN's Thom England about what's new at the upcoming Taste of Indiana food fest. She also checks in with entrepreneur Hayley McGinley about her new company Native Bread.
Aug 13, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks about family recipes with Cathy Lambrecht of the Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance, which sponsors the Family Heirloom Recipe Contest at the Indiana State Fair. She also talks with contest winner Ray Graham and guest judge Marty Turner.
Aug 06, 2016
Eat Drink Indiana Radio celebrates the Indiana State Fair as host Jolene Ketzenberger samples fair food with local media personality Dick Wolfsie, catches up with Justin Walker of Red Frazier Bison and talks to barbecue champ and "bacon guy" Mark LaFay of Old Major Market.
Jul 30, 2016
Get Inspired! Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with food biz entrepreneur Carrie Abbott of New Fangled Confections as well as winners of the recent Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge -- Zach Rohn, Ed Baun, Michelle Twaddell and Robin Willis -- in this encore episode of Eat Drink Indiana Radio.
Jul 23, 2016
In this encore episode of Eat Drink Indiana Radio, host Jolene Ketzenberger heads north to Michigan -- like so many Hoosiers do -- and spends a day fishing on Lake Huron with boat captain Steve Davies, who talks about fishing the Great Lakes, why there are fewer salmon, what he really likes to catch and how to prepare it.
Jul 16, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger goes into the kitchen at Spoke and Steele in Indianapolis for a Cook This segment with chef Tyson Peterson. Then she talks with the Utah native about getting the gig, embracing Indiana ingredients and cooking dinner on the farm.
Jul 09, 2016
Sweets, drinks and tenderloins Host Jolene Ketzenberger gets the scoop on The Gallery, a new pastry shop opening in Indianapolis from owners Allison Keefer and pastry chef Ben Hardy and catches up with coffee roaster Darrin Marion of Darrin's Coffee Company in Clermont. She talks with Jason Fruits of Old 55 Distillery and the tenderloin connoisseur Rick Garrett too.
Jul 02, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger emceed last week's Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge and talks with contest judge Carrie Abbott of New Fangled Confections as well as grand prize winners Zach Rohn of Batch No. 2 mustards and Ed Baun of Primal Delights Kombucha, and people's choice winners Michelle Twaddell of Indiana Craft Jerky and Robin Willis of Robbybaby's Kitchen.
Jun 25, 2016
In this May 28 encore episode, host Jolene Ketzenberger talks tomatoes with James Kelly, who gave up the well-known beefsteak hybrid to grow heirloom varieties. Then she visits Audrey Barron's new urban farm that will help supply her Ezra's Enlightened Cafe in Broad Ripple.
Jun 18, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger checks in with Cannon Ball Brewery, which is about to open at 17th and Bellfountaine streets, and owners Mark and Tania Swartz. Chef Erin Kem, recently of R bistro, will make beer-friendly food. Thom England talks Dig In's cool i3 fundraiser that is a collaboration between chefs, bartenders and artists. Then it's time for Cook This! with Plat 99's Eli Laidlaw.
Jun 11, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks about the business of food with Andrea Homoya, the CEO of the new Ash and Elm Cidery, and with Troy Reed and George Turkette, who founded the new Pig's Tale Charcuterie. In between she picks Juneberries for jam with pastry chef Cindy Hawkins, owner of Circle City Sweets.
Jun 04, 2016
Festival season begins in Indianapolis and this week Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Megan McConnell and April Culbertson about Christ Church Cathedral's Straberry Fest. Then she heads to Holy Rosary Catholic Church to talk with Kay Feeney Caito about Italian Fest. Next she's on the road to Fountain County to talk with brothers Jason and Aaron Fruits about their craft distillery Old 55.
May 28, 2016
Organic vegetables are the subject and Host Jolene Ketzenberger begins with James Kelly, who raises heirloom tomatoes in Shelby County. Then she visits Audrey Barron's new urban farm that will help supply her Ezra's Enlightened Cafe in Broad Ripple.
May 21, 2016
Chef Ryan Nelson talks with Host Jolene Ketzenberger about attending a James Beard Foundation boot camp for policy and change. Then she visits Hayden Family Farms to talk with Matt Hayden and Audrea DiLiberto.
May 14, 2016
It's Spring and the weather's right for foraging. Host Jolene Ketzenberger visits the Columbus, Indiana home of chef Daniel Orr to see what's available. Later she visits a state park in search of morel mushrooms.
May 07, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger recaps her trip to the James Beard Foundation Awards and then talks with Thunderbird owner Joshua Gonzalez about qualifying for an international bartending competition and the city's blooming liquor scene.
Apr 30, 2016
It's the season for farmer's markets and Host Jolene Ketzenberger goes across town to talk about four of them. The City Market's Original Farmer's Market is first with Stevi Stoesz Kersh, then it's down to Garfield Park and the new market organized by Ashley Brooks and Julie Woody. The Jewish Community Center's Sunday market kicks off on Mother's Day, according to Market Master Lance Smith and then Jolene visits with Jessica Linder at North United Methodist's market at 38th and Meridian streets.
Apr 23, 2016
Hancock County farmer Jonathan Lawler talks about why he's dedicating a significant portion of his farm to growing fresh vegetables--to combat food insecurity. Black Acre Brewery co-owners Jordan Gleason and Holly Miller discuss Jordan's recent viral Facebook post that is a call for equality in the food-service business. And master canner Suzanne Krowiak talks about her role in developing an exhibit at the Indiana Historical Society.
Apr 16, 2016
Jeff Yater of Squealer's Barbecue joins Host Jolene Ketzenberger to talk about competitive barbecuing while Dean Wilson discusses what it's like to become a winemaker.
Apr 09, 2016
Chef Tyler Herald of Patachou Inc. joins Host Jolene Ketzenberger in the kitchen. Then she talks microgreens with Ian Mott and Rami Lazarus before joining tenderloin connoisseur Rick Garrett and his wife Holly to discuss his well-trafficked blog about the quintessential Hoosier sandwich.
Apr 02, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks an Indy food documentary with filmmaker Hannah Lindgren and early gardening with JoEllen Meyers Sharp. Then it's a session with J.R. Roseman, former owner of the food truck Some of This Some of That, about bringing SoTSoT to a brick and mortar location. Finally, it's a talk with ramen entrepreneur Samantha Yeap and Kizuki Raman/Izakaya chef Jessimin Lau.
Mar 25, 2016
Nameless Catering has made quite a name for itself in the last year. Host Jolene Ketzenberger catches up with co-founder Jeremy Brown to find out what's up.
Mar 19, 2016
Clustertruck, entrepreneur Chris Baggott's newest venture debuts this week and host Jolene Ketzenberger catches up on all the details. Then it's a visit with Dee Alderman about Gram's Jams before talking custom knives with Aric Geesaman and Eric Smith of Ash Blaeds (cq).
Mar 12, 2016
Indiana's bicentennial is this year and host Jolene Ketzenberger visits historic City Market vendor Cara Dafforn for a discussion of food and history. Next is a visit to beautiful Story Inn in Brown County, which has two new investors, Chef Jacob Ebell and his wife Kate. Then Jolene checks in with Reverie chef and co-owner Danny Salgado to see how the Greenwood restaurant has evolved in its first 18 months.
Mar 05, 2016
Sap is running in the maple trees and it's time for the National Maple Syrup Festival in Brown County. Host Jolene Ketzenberger then visits with Lisa Moreno Moyer, owner of the south-side Griener's Sub Shop damaged recently when a car struck the building, severely injuring an employee. She also visits with Jeff McCabe, a co-owner of Nashville, Ind.-based Quaff On Brewery, which is about to open in Speedway. Then it's into the kitchen with Thunderbird Chef Andrew Whitmoyer for a Cook This segment.
Feb 27, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger visits with Kristina Mazza, the owner of Hoagies and Hops at Flat 12 Brewery before heading to the back of Milktooth for a talk with dishwasher Jeremy Tubbs. Then it's a visit with Bronte Dunlap who's headed to France to represent the United States and Ivy Tech at an international competition for young chefs.
Feb 20, 2016
Semi-finalists for the prestigious James Beard Awards were announced last week. Host Jolene Ketzenberger has highlights from previous interviews with the local nominees, Greg Hardesty, Jonathan Brooks, Abby Merriss, Alan Sternberg and Martha Hoover. She also catches up with the producers of a documentary on fishing and the opening of Broken Beaker, a distillery/pub on Mass Ave.
Feb 13, 2016
Legislation before the General Assembly would eliminate a long-standing exemption for mid-sized farmers to process the meat from animals grown on their farms. This week Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks about the issue with the father-son farmers Jeff and Zach Hawkins. She also talks with Greg Gunthorp, a sustainable farmer. And chef Alan Sternberg explains why it all matters to people who pay attention to what they eat.
Feb 06, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger discusses the history and future of Indy's dining scene with veterans Peter George and Tony Hanslits. She also visits the Ivy Tech Culinary School's hidden gem of a cafe.
Jan 30, 2016
Food Network star Carla Hall joins Host Jolene Ketzenberger this week. Then it's a visit to St. Adrian's Meats in Lebanon to talk with butcher/owner Ryan West.
Jan 23, 2016
Chef Dean Sample of Meridian Restaurant talks with Host Jolene Ketzenberger about winning the Taste of Elegance competition. Amy Pauszek talks about here "Where's Amy?" column in Current publications while daughter/mother restaurateurs Theresa and Becky Borel talk cajun and creole fare.
Jan 09, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger checks in on the fifth anniversary of Pogue's Run Grocery, a co-op meant to serve a food desert on the east-side. Then its a visit to an eastern Indiana goat farm to talk cheese and a conversation about one of northeast Indiana's best chefs and his new restaurant, The Golden in Fort Wayne.
Jan 02, 2016
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with chef Jonathan Brooks about his breakout year and national attention. She's also joined by chefs Carlos Salazar of Rook and Layton Roberts of Vida, a new restaurant that opens in February. And Chopped host Ted Allen returns to talk about the Fantastic Food Festival.
Dec 26, 2015
Repeat of the October 3, 2015 show: While food takes center stage at the city's finest restaurants, good service is an important element for the best possible experience for diners. Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with a cross-section of industry leaders about service, what makes it good and what needs to be done to make it better.
Dec 19, 2015
Ted Allen, host of Food Network's "Chopped" talks with Jolene this week about some of his favorite holiday things. After a visit with the Carmel native, Jolene revisits some of her favorite segments from 2015.
Dec 12, 2015
Restaurant Tallent will close at year-end and Host Jolene Ketzenberger caught up with IU professor Christine Barbour, a foodwriter who was there when groundbreaking chefs Dave and Krissy Tallent opened 12 years ago. Then it's urban farming, foodie gifts and all things local.
Dec 05, 2015
Holiday gift shopping and local merchants go hand-in-hand when it comes to food and drink. This week Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with people who can help you find good local gifts of food and drink.
Nov 28, 2015
The holidays are upon us and Host Jolene Ketzenberger visits with celebrity chef Mario Batali and hears about his seasonal food and drink preferences. She learns more at her annual Chef's Thanksgiving pitch-in before joining the Sons of Norway for a lutefisk dinner. She also previews a new feature with Sara Risley.
Nov 21, 2015
It's Thanksgiving time and host Jolene Ketzenberger helps you get ready by talking hard cider with New Day Craft co-owner Tia Agnew. Next she talks with Lisa Cunningham of Mass Ave. Wine Shop about pairings and then catches up with Erin Edds who is reviving Country Mouse City Mouse for the season. Finally it's a visit with Dean Wilson, who left Indianapolis two years ago to make wine--and brought 230 cases from his first season back with him last week.
Nov 14, 2015
It's cookie contest time and Host Jolene Ketzenberger tells you how to sign up. Last year's judges also offer hints, so listen for Thom England of Ivy Tech, Nicole Ankney Anderson of Four Birds Bakery and A. Rene Trevino of Rene's Baker. She also visits with Elizabeth Garber, owner of Best Chocolate in Town and Carrie Abbott of Newfangled Confections before talking recipes with author Donna Cronk.
Nov 07, 2015
With the holidays nearly upon us, host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with master gardner Joellen Meyers Sharp about tucking away the vegetables. She then visits with Food Network veteran Loreal Gavin to find out about the "Butcher Babe's" new business and its Thanksgiving relevance. And then it's on to the City Market and a conversation with Stevi Stoesz Kersh about the "12 Chefs of Christmas" fundraiser and the latest market news.
Oct 31, 2015
Three Indianapolis chefs are competing next week in the World Food Competition in Orlando, Fla. Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Craig Baker, of the Local, Plow and Anchor and the Bent Rail; Cindy Hawkins of Circle City Sweets; and Matt Stum of the Local, who will be doing their best to impress the judges. Jolene also talks with local food blogger Heather Tallmann who has been a World Food Competition judge in previous years.
Oct 17, 2015
A pop up dinner on Oct. 26 featuring three women chefs and a bartender is the focus of this week's show. Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with organizer Julie Bolejack of Chocolate for the Spirit. Then she talks with each participant, including Erin Kem of R bistro; Abbi Merriss of Bluebeard, Zoe Taylor of Milktooth and Jessica Taylor, a bartender at the soon-to-open Marrow.
Oct 10, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks Chocolate Fest, new big-box grocery stores and how food helps form a community's culture on this week's show.
Oct 03, 2015
While food takes center stage at the city's finest restaurants, good service is an important element for the best possible experience for diners. Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with a cross-section of industry leaders about service, what makes it good and what needs to be done to make it better.
Sep 26, 2015
Recess and Room Four chef and owner Greg Hardesty talks with Host Jolene Ketzenberger about changes to his popular restaurants. Caterer Brad Gates looks back and ahead on the city's food scene while Bent Rail co-ow er Craig Baker lets us know when his brewery's beer will be ready and what he's planning to cook for the World Food Championship in November.
Sep 19, 2015
This week Host Jolene Ketzenberger delves into the local food scene's history and takes a look ahead, too.
Sep 12, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Quaff On chef Dan Nichols about how his hamburger landed him a cooking date at the James Beard House. Then 11-year old chef-testant Sabrina Richard takes on the Cook This challenge--duck confit. Next chef Thom England talks about his new cookbook before Brian Baker reveals the details for his new Sobro restaurant.
Sep 05, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with pioneering chef Tony Hanslits and his entrepreneur wife Rosa about getting back into the restaurant business. She also visits with Barbara Richardson and Rob Gaston about the upcoming Turn Fest before joining 11-year old Food Network chef-testant Sabrina Richard to find out what it's like to cook on TV.
Aug 29, 2015
It's time to DigIN and host Jolene Ketzenberger visits with Thom England, the executive director for the DigINdiana food festival. Then its over to Easley winery where she talks with owners Mark and Meredith Easley.
Aug 22, 2015
Burgers are big in Indianapolis lately and Host Jolene Ketzenberger rounds up where to find the best ones. Then she visits with a baker, baristas and a bartender.
Aug 15, 2015
This week we're all about tasting with Indiana State Fair super fan Nora Spitznogle; Cindy Shoup Cacy and participants of the 2015 Indiana State Fair backyard Barbecue Cook Off; Dean Sample, executive chef at Meridian Restaurant and Bar; Thom England, executive director of Dig-In; and Mike Sale of Brew Bracket.
Aug 08, 2015
Jello molds, vintage recipes and breaded tenderloins. Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with food enthusiast Lynne Steinhour Habig and then visits with Nuvo Newsweekly's Sarah Murrell. Next is a talk with Courtney Yarborough from IUPUI and then musician/comedian/tenderloin blogger Rick Garrett.
Aug 01, 2015
Summer for many Hoosiers means a trip to the lake and this week Host Jolene Ketzenberger fishes for trout with Capt. Steve Davies on Lake Huron. Chef Tony Hanslits makes salmon in the Cook This feature while R.J. Wall and Chef Dave Tallent discuss the Indy invasion of the James Beard House in New York City. Milktooth Chef/Owner Jonathon Brooks is headed to NYC too while filmmaker Grant Michael talks about his documentary about the Indianapolis restaurant scene.
Jul 25, 2015
It's the height of Summer, but people who run food-related businesses rarely rest. This week, Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks business with Krista Miller of Wilks and Wilson, David Page of Cafe Nonna, Kate Drury of Dancing Donut, Matt Ewer of Green Bean Delivery and Tia Agnew of New Day Craft.
Jul 18, 2015
Beer stars this week as Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with certified beer judges Bob Mack and Sandy Cockerham Mike Sale talks about a home version of the popular Brewbracket game and then chef Neal Brown discusses "Grace," a movie featured at the Indy International Film Festival next week.
Jul 11, 2015
We meet courageous people this week who are willing to take the risks to make our food community better.
Jul 04, 2015
It's the Fourth of July and a good time to talk Jello molds, vintage recipes and breaded tenderloins. Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with food enthusiast Lynne Steinhour Habig and then visits with Nuvo Newsweekly's Sarah Murrell. Next is a talk with Courtney Yarborough from IUPUI and then musician/comedian/tenderloin blogger Rick Garrett.
Jun 27, 2015
July 4th is the biggest grilling day of the year and this week Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Northside Barbecue and Moonshine owner Ryan Nelson and then with Chef JJ Boston and Pastry Chef Jenna Gatchell about how to get the most out of your grill. But first she talks Food Con with Emily Vanest.
Jun 20, 2015
This week Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks Tinker Street, the hot new restaurant on the near-north side with co-owners Peter George and Tom Main. Then there's a visit with master gardener JoEllen Myers Sharp, Eli Sanchez with Repeal Restaurant and two principals of the new Sanctuary Brewery, Cynthia Roush and Aaron Koerner.
Jun 13, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger joins Late Harvest owner/chef Ryan Nelson in the kitchen for a "Cook This" segment. Then it's a trip to Rook near Fountain Square, where owner Ed Rudisell and chef Carlos Salazar talk about their menu ahead of moving to a larger nearby space. Jeff McCabe, the owner of Backwoods Brewing in Nashville, talks about the brewery's new Speedway location while Matt Kornmeyer of Scratchtruck talks about the Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge.
Jun 06, 2015
This week's show features contrasts. The Indianapolis Museum of Art's Avant Brunch leads off as Host Jolene Ketzenberger catches up with the IMA's Scott Stulen and chefs Alan Sternberg and Andrew Whitmoyer. Next it's a visit with Kay Feeney Caito about the venerable Italian Fest at Holy Rosary Church on the near southside. Around the corner from the church is Cafe Nonna, a new gelato shop by David Page and then it's time for a stop at Tinker Coffee and a chat with co-owner Stephen Hall.
May 30, 2015
It's festival time in Indiana and Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Anderson Brewfest founders Shanna Henry and Audra Sternberg. Next she visits with Jeanette Merritt about Vintage Indiana, a wine festival in Indianapolis. Zoobilation's co-chairs Larry and Ellen Coan drop by to talk about the Indianapolis Zoo's festive fundraiser. And then wine and spirits expert Arthur Black discusses Mixture, a new cocktail festival in Indianapolis.
May 23, 2015
Even though the calendar doesn't say so yet, this weekend marks the start of summer, so Host Jolene Ketzenberger visits with chef and cookbook author Thom England to learn grilling tips. She also visits with chef Ryan Nelson of Late Harvest Kitchen and North End Barbecue and Moonshine, Dean Wilson about chasing dreams and caterer Vicki Higuera, who talks about making summer cookouts easier.
May 16, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger explores the region's diverse food businesses this week. She talks with IndyOriginals co-founder Mel McMahon, cupcake and donut entrepreneur Kate Drury, Rita Franco of La Mexi Gringa, Two Bears Honey co-owner Kent Allison and Erin Edds of Darkhorse Catering.
May 09, 2015
A group of Indy chefs hit the James Beard Awards in Chicago last week and Host Jolene Ketzenberger was with them. This week, she talks with chefs Jonathan Brooks, Thom England, Peter Schmutte and Greg Hardesty about what the Beard Awards really mean.
May 02, 2015
Mixture, a new cocktail crawl, is in the works and Host Jolene Ketzenberger gets all the details from organizer Arthur Black. Next, she talks with North End Barbecue and Moonshine bartender Jason Foust about moonshine and root beer--together. Then it's off to Trader's Point Creamery for a visit with chef Brandon Canfield.
Apr 25, 2015
Earth Day means a visit to Public Greens with owner/farmer Joe Huff. Host Jolene Ketzenberger also visits with Lori Goldsby for a tour of the Decorator's Show House and some cooking before taking a trip to the new Big Woods restaurant in Speedway and a talk with owner Jeff McCabe.
Apr 18, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with accidental entrepreneur Rita Franco, who operates La Mexi Gringa, which makes tacos and provides a community kitchen on the southeast side. Next up is Matt Ewer, founder of Greenbean Delivery, which now distributes natural and organic foods in several Midwest markets. And don't miss Libertine bartender Ryan Puckett's tales of national competition and how to make a new drink.
Apr 11, 2015
Join host Jolene Ketzenberger as she explores some big ideas in food. First she visits with Flying Cupcake owner Kate Drury who just opened the Dancing Donut shop. Then she catches up with City Market's Stevie Stoesz Kersh andChelsea Marburger who just returned from making a presentation to a global market conference in Barcelona, Spain, just in time to open the annual Downtown Farmers Market.
Apr 04, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Patrick Tamm about how the Religious Freedom Restoration Act affected the state's food business. She also visits with Jonathan Brooks, the chef/owner of Milktooth, about being named one of Food and Wine Magazine's best new chefs of 2015.
Mar 28, 2015
Spring has sprung and Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with Master Gardner Joellen Meyers Sharp about what to plant and when. Also this week, Adam Hayden talks Bar Rev in Greenwood, Matt Kornmeyer talks Scratchtruck and Jolene visits this month's Latte Art Throwdown.
Mar 21, 2015
What's new in local food news? This week, host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with local innovators about their latest projects in the happening local food scene.
Mar 14, 2015
It's Cook This week on Eat Drink Indy. Chefs Neal Brown, John Adams, Tony Hanslits, Craig Baker and Andrew Whitmoyer cook everything from chicken to squid on this week's episode of Eat Drink Indiana Radio.
Mar 07, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with women in the local food business, including chefs and restaurant owners.
Feb 28, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks with James Beard Award semifinalists from Indianapolis, chef Greg Hardesty of Recess and chef Micah Frank of Black Market. She also visits with RJ Wall, who organizes the Chef's Night Off pop-up dinners and pastry chef Matt Steinbronn.
Feb 21, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger travels to Bloomington, IN this week to talk with semifinalists for the coveted James Beard Awards.
Feb 14, 2015
It's Valentine's Day, and host Jolene Ketzenberger takes you on a journey to the perfect souffle with pastry chef Cindy Hawkins.
Feb 07, 2015
It's interesting combinations week on Eat Drink Indiana Radio.
Jan 31, 2015
It's time for the big game and this week host Jolene Ketzenberger talks Taste of the NFL with chef Greg Hardesty, who will participate for the ninth year.
Jan 24, 2015
This week host Jolene Ketzenberger talks about the business of food, beginning with Indiana Originals Founder Mel McMahon. Milktooth chef/owner Jonathon Brooks is on hand to "Cook This." Jolene also visits the Wildwood Market, Devour Downtown, the Indy Winters Market and Two Bears Honey."http://media.wfyi.org/wfyi/audio/EDIR/EDIR_15-01-24.mp3
Jan 17, 2015
This week host Jolene Ketzenberger visits with Cindy Hawkins of Circle City Sweets for tips on making the perfect souffle. Plus more.
Jan 10, 2015
Devour Downtown this week as host Jolene Ketzenberger talks about the popular specials in 85 restaurants.
Jan 03, 2015
Host Jolene Ketzenberger catches up with chef/owner Craig Baker of The Local for the famous "Cook This" segment. Later Jolene talks with Jon Weed, co-founder of B. Happy Peanut Butter, Krista Miller of Wilks & Wilson elixers, and chef/entrepreneur Loreal Gavin who was a finalist on Food Network Star. Jolene also reviews three of the year's new restaurants, The North End BBQ in Nora, Westfield's Rail Epicurean Market and Greenwood's Revery.
Dec 27, 2014
It's time to reflect on this year in food and drink with host Jolene Ketzenberger. She is joined by chefs Tony Hanslits and Neal Brown, restaurateur Ed Rudisell, Cake Bake Shop owner Gwendolyn Rogers, traditional English tea shop owner Tina Jesson and Sitka Salmon's Nic Mink and Marsh Skeele.
Dec 20, 2014
Who baked this year's best cookie in the Eat Drink Indy/WFYI Holiday Cookie Contest? Find out and hear about how recipes have changed over the years from Donna Cronk. Thunderbird chef Andrew Whitmoyer is featured in "Cook This" while the Indiana Wine Grape Council's Jeanette Merritt advises what to drink this season.
Dec 13, 2014
This week on Eat Drink Indiana Radio, Host Jolene Ketzenberger talks about a new market opening in Fountain Square. Head into the kitchen with Chef Alan Sternberg for this week's "Cook This" segment. Hear from Mead Maker Tia Agnew about the very popular Breakfast Magpie Mead, and Bee Keeper Kent Allison from Two Bears Honey Farm joins Jolene too.
Dec 06, 2014
The Holidays ring through this week's show featuring more gift ideas for foodies. Jolene also talks new menus, restaurant openings and the effect of social media on the food scene.