HRN Happy Hour

Heritage Radio Network

It's 5 o'clock somewhere, and somewhere is Bushwick. Every Thursday afternoon, Caity, Kat, and the rest of the HRN team pile in the studio, grab a drink, and dish out the latest news from across the HRN airwaves with some special guests. You never know who will stop by for Happy Hour!

Location:

United States

Description:

It's 5 o'clock somewhere, and somewhere is Bushwick. Every Thursday afternoon, Caity, Kat, and the rest of the HRN team pile in the studio, grab a drink, and dish out the latest news from across the HRN airwaves with some special guests. You never know who will stop by for Happy Hour!

Language:

English


Episodes

Mother's Day Special: Conversations From the Kitchen Table

5/7/2022
To celebrate Mother’s Day, the founders of the storytelling website Eat, Darling, Eat present conversations with some of your favorite HRN hosts, this time talking personally about their own mother/daughter relationships and the ways that food helps to explore and define the family dynamics, history, and personalities. Whether Mom dedicated passion and energy to feeding her family, or made Sara Lee and Szechuan take-out her best friends, listen in on the stories of families, cultures, and...

Duration:00:54:26

Charleston Wine + Food 2022 Preview with Gillian Zettler

10/17/2021
Join Caity and HRN's new Head of Growth, Frank Mentesana, as they welcome back Gillian Zettler, Executive Director of the Charleston Wine and Food Festival. Gillian has a sneak peak of how the 2022 festival (back in person after 2 years!) will be different, more inclusive, and filled with culinary, beverage, and musical delights! Tune in for insights that will inspire organizers of events large and small. Tickets for the festival go on sale 10/22/21! Photo Courtesy of Alice...

Duration:00:44:04

Pentagram’s Paula Scher and Jeff Close on HRN’s New Look

7/6/2021
After two years of fundraising and planning, HRN is thrilled to unveil a new visual identity and website. To share some behind-the-scenes insight into the redesign process HRN’s Executive Director Caity Moseman Wadler and Communications’s Director Kat Johnson sat down with the iconic Pentagram designers behind our new look. Paula Scher is one of the most influential graphic designers in the world and her images have entered into the American vernacular. Scher has been a partner in the New...

Duration:00:48:54

Anna Bornstein of World Central Kitchen

7/1/2021
From hurricanes and earthquakes to Covid-19, World Central Kitchen is always one of the first organizations on the ground anytime crisis strikes. Caity and Kat welcome Anna Bornstein, WCK's Relief Operations Lead to talk about their mission: using the power of food to nourish communities and strengthen economies through times of crisis and beyond. Photo Courtesy of World Central Kitchen. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support HRN Happy Hour by...

Duration:00:46:18

Catching Up with Fulton Stall Market

4/29/2021
Bob Lewis and Stephen Dima of Fulton Stall Market (located in New York City's South Street Seaport) join Kat and Hannah to kick off the season with a conversation on public markets, agritourism, CSAs, and the legend of Sloppy Louie's. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support HRN Happy Hour by becoming a member! HRN Happy Hour is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:57:49

Meet South Carolina's Chef Ambassadors, Part Two

4/22/2021
This episode was produced in partnership with Discover South Carolina and Charleston Wine + Food. This week on HRN Happy Hour, we’re learning about South Carolina’s culinary scene from the people who know it best: its Chef Ambassadors! Meet Kevin Mitchell and Jamie Daskalis, of Charleston and Myrtle Beach, respectively. They discuss the people, culture, ingredients, and relationships that make South Carolina’s food scene so dynamic. As restaurants and tourism begin to pick back up, they...

Duration:00:53:49

Meet South Carolina's Chef Ambassadors, Part One

4/15/2021
This episode was produced in partnership with Discover South Carolina and Charleston Wine + Food. This week on HRN Happy Hour, we’re learning about South Carolina’s culinary scene from the people who know it best: its Chef Ambassadors! Meet Raffaele Dall’Erta and Jason Tufts, of Sumter and Aiken, respectively. They discuss the people, culture, ingredients, and relationships that make South Carolina’s food scene so dynamic. Both Raffaele and Jason have used their talents as chefs to build...

Duration:00:47:07

Gillian Zettler on the Future of Charleston Wine + Food

3/11/2021
The Executive Director of CHSWFF (Charleston Wine + Food Festival) joins us to talk about favorite memories from the 2020 festival, what the organization has planned for a virtual celebration in 2021, and how they're using this 'off' year to strategize on how to make future iterations of the festival more equitable, inclusive, and creative. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support HRN Happy Hour by becoming a member! HRN Happy Hour is Powered by...

Duration:00:49:40

Presenting Fields Episode 1: Seeds and Time Travel

3/1/2021
On this episode of HRN Happy Hour we're thrilled to present the first episode of one of HRN's newest shows: Fields. Fields brings you the stories of people who are working in urban agriculture—for money, for fun, to feed the hungry, and for entirely other reasons. In each episode, hosts Melissa Metrick and Wythe Marschall delve into different foods grown in cities. Moreover, we investigate the whys behind getting up in the morning and working as a farmer in the shadow of skyscrapers. You...

Duration:00:50:53

Talking Podcasts with Jeff Gross

10/30/2020
The HRN Crew (Kat, Caity, Hannah, and Jess) welcome Jeff Gross of Midroll/Stitcher to talk about the wild and wonderful podcast industry. Jeff shares some insights on how 2020 has changed listener behavior, as commute times have decreased but new "quarantine hobbies" have emerged. The crew talks about some of our favorite podcasts and shares advice for folks looking to get involved in audio production. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support HRN...

Duration:00:55:45

Presenting: The Big Food Question

7/24/2020
This week, we're presenting the third episode of HRN's newest show: The Big Food Question. How can our food system rebuild and reimagine amid the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19 and a long overdue reckoning with generations of inequity? As every corner of the food world grapples with issues that will define its future, The Big Food Question will tackle practical and philosophical questions alike for eaters, operators, and workers across food business sectors and topics. From restaurants...

Duration:00:12:57

Eat Your Heartland Preview with Capri Cafaro

7/9/2020
Today we feature episode 1 of Eat Your Heartland Out. Eat Your Heartland Out is a series dedicated to highlighting the rich, yet often overlooked, culinary depth of the American Midwest. Food is the storyteller while host Capri S. Cafaro serves as your audio tour guide through this region spanning 12 states. Before we play the episode, the HRN crew talk to Capri about her show & her cookbook debut, United We Eat: 50 Great American Dishes to Bring Us Together, which launched this past...

Duration:01:08:43

Agave Road Trip Preview with Salvador Chavez, Lou Bank & Chava Periban

7/4/2020
Today we feature episode 1 of Agave Road Trip. Agave Road Trip provides gringo bartenders with firsthand knowledge about heritage agave spirits from Mexico, including mezcal, raicilla, bacanora, and destilado de agave. But before we the episode we sit down with hosts Lou Bank and Chava Periban, plus Salvador Chavez of La Luna Mezcal, to talk about the series and La Luna's range of agave spirits. Subscribe to Agave Road Trip wherever you get your podcasts (Apple Podcasts | Stitcher |...

Duration:00:34:19

Sari Kamin on Food Media and Culture

6/19/2020
Sari Kamin, Public Programs Manager at MOFAD, joins the team to talk about shifting an imminent exhibit to the virtual world, how she got her start at HRN, and the evolution of her HRN show, Food Without Borders, which highlights immigrant cuisines in the U.S. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories...

Duration:00:52:28

Todd Richards on ATL Restaurants, Civil Rights, and Covid-19

6/11/2020
There's no one better to speak on the current moment in history than our dear friend, Todd Richards. A restaurateur and chef based in Atlanta, Todd has been in the middle of simultaneous earth-shifting events. He talks to the HRN team about his harrowing personal experience with Covid-19, how his restaurants are planning to re-open and recover, and shares his thoughts on Georgia's 2020 primary election and swing state status. HRN will be donating 10% of our membership drive proceeds from...

Duration:00:48:43

John deBary Drinks What He Wants

5/28/2020
Dear friend of HRN Happy Hour, John deBary, joins us to talk about his new book, Drink What You Want, the incredible work that Restaurant Workers Community Foundation is doing to support the restaurant and hospitality community during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the upcoming Queer the Table live event that he'll be participating in on June 8, 2020. HRN Happy Hour is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:48:24

Joe Yonan is Cool Beans

5/14/2020
This week’s guest is totally ‘cool beans!’ Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post, supervising food coverage in the features department. He is the author of the new cookbook Cool Beans that came out in February 2020. He joins the Happy Hour crew to talk about cooking beans, stretching your yeast supply by baking long-fermented breads, and how WaPo is working to serve home cooks amid a global pandemic. HRN Happy Hour is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:56:03

Jake Cohen of The FeedFeed Podcast

4/30/2020
The HRN Happy Hour crew welcomes Jake Cohen, Editorial and Test Kitchen Director of The FeedFeed – and host of The FeedFeed Podcast on HRN. They talk about his forthcoming cookbook, Jew-ish, what he's been cooking during quarantine (hint: lots of pasta), and how The FeedFeed has adapted its content to best serve an audience that is cooking at home way more than usual. HRN Happy Hour is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:46:56

Welcome Back Caity!

4/23/2020
This week on HRN Happy Hour the gang welcomes back our co-host and Executive Director, Caity Moseman Wadler. They discuss highlights from maternity leave, quarantine cocktails, and go over some of the many amazing stories told across the network this week. Plus, they play an extra special edition of 20 questions featuring Caity's favorite fruit. HRN Happy Hour is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:56:17

Virtual Happy Hour #3

4/3/2020
Kat, Hannah, Matt, and Dylan circle up for our third 100% remote HRN Happy Hour. They are joined by Zahra Tangorra, co-host of Processing and Life's a Banquet. They chat about coping strategies for self-isolation, Robert Redford, the Kennedys, and play a rousing round of 20 questions. HRN Happy Hour is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:41:28