Destination Eat Drink on Radio Misfits

Brent Petersen, Radio Misfits

Destination Eat Drink brings you delicious dishes and tasty beverages from the world’s great foodie cities. Join us for a culinary adventure as we explore the world one plate at a time.

All Episodes

We’re sampling pastries and sweets from all over the world including Pastel de Nata from Portugal, treats for Carnival in Venice, Alfajores in Argentina, Turkish Delight in Istanbul, and Cocas in Barcelona. Get ready for a sugar rush! [EP157] Show Notes: Andre Apolinario of Taste Porto on Destination Eat Drink Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Desserts & Sweets appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Dec 3

21 min 52 sec

Darley Newman’s show Travel with Darley has been on PBS for 8 seasons with a 9th coming in 2022. Darley tells Brent about some of her favorite dishes she’s had while on the road like Aebleskiver in Solvang, Kugelhopf in Strasbourg, and Galettes in Brittany. Plus, Darley tells me about Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Darley Newman of Travels with Darley appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Nov 26

30 min 43 sec

Filmmaker Alice Gu didn’t know that a huge number of the independent donut shops were owned and operated by Cambodian refugees from the war in Southeast Asia. She tells the amazing story in her film “The Donut King.” Alice talks with us about all kinds of donuts like Sriracha donuts, Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Donuts with “The Donut King” filmmaker Alice Gu appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Nov 19

33 min 34 sec

The wine doors in Florence have gained incredible popularity during the times of Covid because of their charming design and functionality allowing people to get a glass of wine while socially distanced. My guest Robbin Gheesling is an expert on the wine doors of Florence and tells us about them Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Wine Doors of Florence with Robbin Gheesling appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Nov 12

30 min 37 sec

We’re sampling coffee from around the world including spiced coffee in Oaxaca, coffee and chocolate in Costa Rica, ventanitas in Little Havana, and Turin’s bicerin. [EP 153] Show Notes: Maria Itaka on episode 125 of Destination Eat Drink Oaxaca food tour from Culinary Backstreets Maria’s website Rito chocolate shop website Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Coffee appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Nov 5

22 min 42 sec

Rob Rose, creator and host of the TV show Raw Travel, talks about the new season of the show. He tells me about his reluctance to visit Dubrovnik, Croatia and how the city ultimately surprised and delighted him. Plus, he talks about the capital of Croatia, Zagreb and a place Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Dubrovnik with Rob Rose of Raw Travel appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Oct 29

32 min 51 sec

Four time Grammy winner Sarah Jarosz talks with Brent about her latest appearance on the Austin City Limits TV show and performing for the first time in months for a live audience. Plus, she tells us the best place to get breakfast tacos in her hometown of Wimberly, Texas, what Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Sarah Jarosz appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Oct 22

29 min 1 sec

There’s no history of winemaking in the kingdom of Bhutan. After all, Bhutan is a mountainous country in the Himalayas. Michael Juergens is looking to change that. After running a marathon in Bhutan he thought “where are all the grape vines?” A couple years later he planted vineyards and is Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Bhutan with Michael Juergens appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Oct 15

39 min 28 sec

This week our guest is Jonathan Knotek of Chicago Prohibition Tours. We talk about the rich history of the Chicago speakeasy, the stomach turning origin of rot gut, and the best places for a shot and a beer in the Windy City. Plus, Jonathan takes a shot at his neighbors Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Prohibition & Speakeasies with Jonathan Knotek appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Oct 8

35 min 16 sec

We’re exploring Transplanted Cuisine on Destination Eat Drink. A Czech pastry that found its way to Texas, an Italian digestiv that has exploded in popularity in Spain, Korean/Russian/Uzbek fusion cuisine as well as Malaysian food in South Africa [Ep 148]   Show Notes: Rachel Laudan on Destination Eat Drink Rachel Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Transplanted Cuisine appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Oct 1

23 min 44 sec

We’re in Chile with travel writer Shafik Medhji. Shafik tells us about Chilean wine, of course, and the Pisco debate between Chile and Peru. Plus, we talk Chilean spices and cooking on hot stones. [ep 147] Show Notes: Shafik Medhji website Shafik on the podcast talking about Buenos Aires Shafik Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Chile with Shafik Meghji appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Sep 24

36 min 51 sec

We’re in the City of Brotherly Love with Matt Schillizzi of Philadelphia City Food Tours to talk about cheesesteaks and the Cheez Whiz that tops them along with tomato pie, pretzels and the famous Reading Market Terminal. Plus, I try to get a definition of a Philly slang term. [Ep Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Philadelphia with Matt Schillizzi of City Food Tours appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Sep 17

36 min 33 sec

We’re in the ancient city of Antioch (Antakya) and southern Turkey with archaeologist and tour guide Benoit Hanquet. Benoit tells us about working his way through the bush to uncover ancient ruins and the perfect Turkish snack for such a grueling trip. Plus, we talk about the the local pomegranate Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Antioch, Turkey with Benoit Hanquet appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Sep 10

34 min 37 sec

This week we’re talking pasta in Italy. Carbonara, cacio e pepe, amatriciana and more pasta dishes from Rome, Florence, Bari and more! [Ep 144] Show Notes: Mickela Mallozzi on the podcast Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi TV show Bare Feet on PBS Bare Feet on Amazon Prime NY Times article Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Pasta appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Sep 3

21 min 31 sec

We’re in Denver with Jessica Baumgart of Delicious Denver Food Tours to talk about butter pecan old fashioned, craft beer, and the friendly chile rivalry between Colorado and New Mexico. Plus, we talk about Palisade peaches, Denver’s street art and the perks of living next to a brewery. [Ep 143] Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Denver with Jessica Baumgart appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Aug 27

31 min 36 sec

Alice Morrison is an adventurer based in Morocco. Quite a change from her corporate life in England. She talks about how she came to call Morocco home and her treks in the Atlas Mountains and across the desert. And, of course, what she eats on her adventures! [Ep 142] Show Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Morocco with Alice Morrison appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Aug 20

41 min 59 sec

Puglia, Italy is famous for their Primitivo wine and Orecchiette pasta. We talk about both with author Katie Quinn who moved to Puglia during the pandemic along with her prized sourdough starter. Plus, we talk pizza Friday, burrata cheese and focaccia. [Ep141] Show Notes Katie’s book Cheese, Wine, and Bread: Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Puglia, Italy with Katie Quinn appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Aug 13

38 min 37 sec

We’re sampling frozen treats from around the world including passionfruit ice cream from Argentina, gelato in Florence, sorbet in Rome and water ice (aka Italian ice) in Philadelphia. Plus, I share Rhode Island’s own version of Italian ice. [ep 140] Show Notes: Shafik Meghji talks about Buenos Aires on the Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Frozen Treats appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Aug 6

21 min 25 sec

We’re in Turin, Italy with foodie tour guide Cecilia Puca to talk about the city’s extravagant coffee houses and a coffee drink you must never stir. Plus we talk about Turin’s famous chocolate with hazelnuts and Barolo wine. [ep 139] Show Notes: I Eat Food Tours and Events website Porta Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Turin coffee and chocolate with Cecilia Puca appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jul 30

42 min 58 sec

Cecilia Puca from I Eat Food joins us in the birthplace of the Slow Food Movement, Turin, Italy for a Christmas dish called bagna cauda and lots of ideas for all that eggplant! Plus, making pasta at home [ep 138] Show Notes: Cecilia’s food tour company I Eat Food website Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Turin, Italy slow food & stuffed pasta with Cecilia Puca appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jul 23

43 min 8 sec

Barcelona has its own unique tapas dishes like artichoke omelettes and bombas. And, there’s dozens and dozens of local cheeses like tupi and serrat. Cava is also from the region. Foodie tour guide Paula Mourenza from Culinary Backstreets tells us about all this and more. [Ep 137] Show Notes: Culinary Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Barcelona tapas, cava & cheese with Paula Mourenza appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jul 16

33 min 2 sec

We’re in Barcelona and exploring some lesser-known neighborhoods like Sants and Gracia. Plus, we visit some Barcelona markets and bodegas. [Ep 136] Show Notes: Culinary Backstreets Barcelona food tours Mercat de Sants website Mercat de Sant Antoni website Parc Guell website The post Destination Eat Drink – Barcelona markets & bodegas with Paula Mourenza appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jul 9

25 min 41 sec

We’re sampling liqueurs and spirits from around the world including Cachaça from Brazil, touring London’s gin scene, and a liqueur made by monks in Portugal. Plus, what to do when an unlabeled bottle shows up at your table in Croatia (hint, you drink it!) [Ep 135] Show Notes: Eat Rio Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Liqueurs and Spirits appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jul 2

25 min 6 sec

Queens, New York is the most diverse place in the United States. So, it’s no surprise that we’re sampling so many different cuisines. Tibetan momos, Ecuadorian food carts, Mexican & Chinese bakeries, and Arepas. All that and learning Thai in the local market. [EP134] Show Notes: Culinary Backstreets tours of Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Queens with Esneider Arevalo appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jun 25

40 min 59 sec

Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood is filled with great spots to explore for the foodie traveler. We try Cubano sandwiches, plantain tostones, and cool off with a mojito. Plus, we learn about the coffee culture of the local ventanitas with foodie tour guide Robyn Webb of Miami Culinary Tours [EP133] Show Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Little Havana in Miami with Robyn Webb appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jun 18

32 min 47 sec

We’re on remote Easter Island with travel writer Shafik Meghji to talk about the incredible Bird Man contest, the mysterious Moai statues, and Uma, the method of cooking on hot stones. [EP132] Show Notes: Shafik Meghji’s website Shafik talks about Buenos Aires and Argentina on Destination Eat Drink Rapa Nui Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Easter Island with Shafik Meghji appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jun 11

30 min 45 sec

We’re sampling many different styles of pizza from the margarita that originated in Naples to the deep dish from Chicago to the surprising pizza in Argentina and the unique St. Louis style pie. [Ep 131] Show Notes: Shafik Meghji’s website Shafik talks about Buenos Aires and Argentina on the podcast Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Pizza appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jun 4

35 min 19 sec

We’re in Taiwan with Wendy Werneth, The Nomadic Vegan for night markets and Three Cups Monkey Head Mushroom. Plus, she shares the heartwarming story of Rainbow Grandpa. [Ep 130] Show Notes: Wendy’s website The Nomadic Vegan Wendy talks about India on the Destination Eat Drink podcast Wendy’s article from her Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Taiwan with The Nomadic Vegan Wendy Werneth appeared first on Radio Misfits.

May 28

30 min 40 sec

Istanbul, Turkey is famous for the Grand Bazaar and Turkish. We’ll talk about that plus try Meza, the powerful drink Raki, and Turkish pizza called Lahmacun. [Ep 129] Show Notes: Istanbul food tour with Ugur and Culinary Backstreets Grand Bazaar website Mandabatmaz website The post Destination Eat Drink – Istanbul with Ugur Ildiz appeared first on Radio Misfits.

May 21

31 min 47 sec

We’re talking with Leon Logothetis of the Kindness Diaries about his trips around the world on a motorcycle and in a VW bug. Leon tells us about hugging strangers, helping orphans in India, and visiting a tea plantation. Plus, Leon tells us about eating mystery meat and a welcome meal Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Leon Logothetis of The Kindness Diaries appeared first on Radio Misfits.

May 14

24 min 12 sec

We’re exploring coffee all over the world from the fancy coffee houses of Vienna to the delightful tradition of Suspended Coffee in Naples to coffee made with a root in New Orleans [Ep127] Show Notes: Vienna episode on Destination Eat Drink Vienna Food Tours website Café Engländer website Cafe Centra Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Coffee appeared first on Radio Misfits.

May 7

24 min 41 sec

Katie Quinn, author of Cheese, Wine, and Bread: Discovering the Magic of Fermentation in England, Italy, and France talks about harvesting grapes in Italy, her Mt. Rushmore of cheese, and why Julia Child is a badass. [Ep126] Show Notes: Katie Quinn’s book Cheese, Wine, and Bread: Discovering the Magic of Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Cheese, Wine & Bread with Katie Quinn appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Apr 30

27 min 33 sec

We’re back in Oaxaca with our friend, foodie tour guide Maria Itaka, to talk about smoky Mezcal, drinking chocolate and the emergence of coffee culture in Mexico’s culinary capital. [Ep 125] Show Notes: Oaxaca food tour from Culinary Backstreets Articles about Oaxaca written by Maria Itaka Maria’s website Maria’s first Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Mezcal, Coffee & Chocolate in Oaxaca, Mexico appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Apr 23

22 min 2 sec

We’re in Oaxaca, Mexico with Foodie Tour Guide Maria Itaka to explore Mexico’s culinary capital and try tamales, mole, and tropical fruit [EP124] The post Destination Eat Drink – Oaxaca, Mexico with Maria Itaka appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Apr 16

33 min 41 sec

We’re in Nice, France talking with documentary filmmaker Scott Petersen about his movie “We Eat Socca Here” and the unique dish called Socca. We also talk rose wine, chickpea beer, and making friends at the bus stop. [EP123] Show Notes: We Eat Socca Here on Amazon Prime We Eat Socca Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Socca with Scott Petersen appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Apr 9

28 min 9 sec

We’re talking with musicians like Kate Pierson of the B-52s about flaming volcanoes, fish and chips with Jason Ringenberg of Jason and Scorchers, exploding jars of jam with Texas Music Hall of Famer Ruthie Foster, and Creole spaghetti sauce with the Crown Prince of Zydeco C.J. Chenier. [EP122] Show Notes: Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Rock Stars appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Apr 2

25 min

We’re in Costa Rica with Foodie Tour Guide Adriana Font for coffee, chocolate, cassava and the Pura Vida. [Ep 121] Show Notes: Foodie Tours Costa Rica website Desde La Raiz restaurant Underground Brew Cafe website Cabra Negra website Franco coffee house website Cafe La Mancha Aguizotes website  Mil 948 cocktail Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Costa Rica with Adriana Font appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Mar 26

43 min 25 sec

We’re in Naples, Italy to try a pastry soaked in rum, coffee with caramelized sugar, and a custom of sharing with my guest, foodie tour guide Fiorella Squillante. [Ep 120] Show Notes: Naples Fabulous website Vesuvius vs. Pompeii tour company website Poppella website Brent’s Foodie Travel Guide to Naples Zeppole Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Naples Coffee and Pastry appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Mar 19

28 min 25 sec

We’re in the Eternal City for pasta, gelato, and Roman style pizza with author, podcaster, and Rome foodie tour guide Katie Parla [EP119] Show Notes: Katie Parla’s website Roman walking tours with Katie Parla Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City: A Cookbook Food of the Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Rome with Katie Parla appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Mar 12

31 min 14 sec

Join us in Italy as we venture into the woods with documentary filmmakers Gregory Kershaw and Michael Dweck to talk about their film “The Truffle Hunters.” Plus, Gregory and Michael share stories of unlabeled wine and the barter economy. [EP118] Show Notes: The Truffle Hunters movie The Last Race movie Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – The Truffle Hunters appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Mar 5

33 min 49 sec

We’re in Argentina with travel writer to talk about giant steaks, Argentine barbecue, and how to tell what’s inside your empanada. Plus, we stumble through the tango. [EP117] Show Notes: Shafik Meghji’s website Shafik talks Buenos Aires on Destination Eat Drink The post Destination Eat Drink – Argentina with Shafik Meghji appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Feb 26

31 min 34 sec

We’re talking wine with Sonoma Valley winemaker Sam Coturri of Winery Sixteen 600 about his family’s organic wine, grappa, and some of his favorite places in the Sonoma Valley. [EP116] Show Notes: Sixteen 600 Winery website Sam’s podcast The Wine Makers Kamen Estates Wine website Repris Winery website Source & Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Sonoma Valley with Sam Coturri appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Feb 19

29 min 14 sec

We’re on the Guadeloupe Islands for Carnival with TV host Mickela Mallozzi of Bare Feet. Mickela tells us about the tradition of going house to house for stew, a parade for vendors, and a ginormous sandwich [EP115] Show Notes: Get all the links from this show at https://radiomisfits.com/ded115/ TV show Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Guadeloupe Islands Carnival with Mickela Mallozzi appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Feb 12

33 min 19 sec

We’re sampling small plates this week. From tapas in Spain to cicchetti in Venice to petiscos in Porto to pintxos in Basque Country it’s all about little snacks in different countries in Europe [EP114] Links from this show at https://radiomisfits.com/ded114/ Show Notes: Devour Tours in Madrid Devour Tours in Barcelona Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Small Plates appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Feb 5

27 min 56 sec

Toni Mazzaglia of Taste Florence tells us about Tuscan wine and when to open the good bottle of wine. Plus, a traditional Tuscan soup, penis shaped pasta and Florentine steak. [Ep 113] Show Notes: Toni’s food tour company Taste Florence Mercato Centrale website Tuscan Trails wine tours Casalinga restaurant website Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Tuscan wine, pasta & Florentine steak with Toni Mazzaglia appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jan 29

38 min 33 sec

We’re walking the Camino de Santiago with world traveler and podcaster Nick Leonard. He tells up about the French Way, the Original Way, and the Portuguese Way. Plus, we forage for food along the way, stumble upon unexpected Eucalyptus plantations, and learn about the symbolic scallop shell. At the end Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Camino de Santiago with Nick Leonard appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jan 22

34 min 59 sec

Chicago radio icon Lin Brehmer talks about a night working in Charlie Trotter’s kitchen, molecular gastronomy, and haute cuisine from a metal lunchbox. Plus, Lin, a die hard Cubs fan, gives some love to the Sox. [Ep 111] Show Notes: Lin’s Bin with Lin Brehmer WXRT radio Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! website Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Chicago with Lin Brehmer appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jan 15

35 min 30 sec

We’re in Windsor, England to see the famous castle, try the unfortunately named Brown Soup, pop into some pubs, and have something called the Eton Mess. And we talk about Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page. [Ep 110] Show Notes: Alice’s blog about Naples, Naples Fabulous Alice’s video about Naples Project 1979 Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Windsor with Alice Bever appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jan 8

35 min 7 sec

We’re sampling natural wine from France, wine caressed by angels in Portugal, and a lesson in the pronunciation of an Oregon wine region on this week’s podcast. Plus, a discussion on wine marketing and how it affects the price we pay for a bottle. [EP109] Show Notes: Devour Tours in Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Wine appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Jan 1

25 min 50 sec

We’re in Naples, Italy visiting the underground sites and eating pizza in its birthplace with foodie tour guide Fiorella Squillante. [Ep 108] Show Notes: Vesuvius vs. Pompeii tour company Fiorella’s Naples Fabulous website San Martino museum Naples National Archaeological Museum Pizzeria Brandi Pizzeria Gino Sorbillo Pizzeria 50 Kalo Pizzeria Antico Read more... The post Destination Eat Drink – Naples, Italy Pizza with Fiorella Squillante appeared first on Radio Misfits.

Dec 2020

34 min 49 sec