Ayano Ikai promotes her restaurants -- Les Rendes-vous de Tokyo and Plate Tokyo -- and explains the work that went into creating it's casual yet tasteful atmosphere. She mentions the challenges and delights that came with forming her own business, and the joy that comes from following her passions.
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BY MASON GROBAN
@ VOL 10
ON JUN 15, 2012
Mason Groban, the owner of an Iowa winery, explains how he came to turn the family farm into a vineyard. He goes into the process of winemaking, from the cultivation of the vines, and the different strains of grapes, through all the steps until the wine finally rests in a cask.
Promoting Sustainability and Consciousness in Food
BY DAVID GUNAWAN
@ VOL 30
ON NOV 20, 2013
David Gunawan presents his ideas on sustainability and healthy eating as a chef and founder of Farmer's Apprentice. He strives to find local, organic foods for his restaraunt by creating a healthy and viable relationship with farmers.
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Music & Wine Conversation
BY RENAUD COMBES
@ VOL 7
ON DEC 17, 2013
Renaud Combes discusses the realtionship between "Music and Wine" and how they resonate well with each other. He describes it as not really being a project or his original thought, but something he felt like exploring. Nevertheless, listen as he talks about this relationship in the context of social, structural, physiological and historical discourses. (in French)
Post 911 Restaurant Ruin to BajaGringo Taco Truck Dream
BY KIM JORGENSEN GANE
@ VOL 5
ON MAY 19, 2016
Kim Jorgensen Gane is a realtor, writer, producer and "Write2TheEnd" facilitator. She is ALSO the wife of taco-truck-owning photographer, Scott Gane, and she will tell us about their checkered history, and how it led to BajaGringo Taco Truck!
Three Simple Steps to Better Wine
BY WHITNEY WELLS
@ VOL 2
ON SEP 27, 2017
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Spitting with the Stars
BY MICHAEL MOYER
@ VOL 12
ON APR 19, 2018
In this talk, Michael Moyer, the Director of Wine and Viticulture at Lake Michigan College, will give a humorous but realistic portrayal of the world of wine ratings and competitions. While these competitions may be comical behind the scenes, the implications of wine ratings have serious implications for the wine industry.