California Eating

All Consumed: California Eating

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

For this episode, Neil and Chris catch up to chat about their most recent California dining experiences. They talk about the newly publishing Michelin Guide to California (the first of its kind and the only Michelin Guide dedicated to a specific state in the US) as well as why the Golden State is such a great place to eat, as they reminisce about some of their favourite meals had there.

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To Drink. Not to Be Drunk. A Chat with Big Drop Brewing Founder Rob Fink

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

You’ve tried Dry January. You’ve been designated driver. It can be a struggle – after all, there’s only so many Diet Cokes you can handle in any one evening – but, thanks to people like Rob Fink, it’s getting easier. Rob is the founder of Big Drop Brewing, producers of some of the finest low alcohol beers on the market, and here chats to Neil Davey about just how that happened.

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John Gregory-Smith Talks about Saffron In The Souks

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

You’ve seen him on TV, you’ve probably seen his recipes in assorted weekend supplements, you may well have one of his previous four books… you might even have seen him in an airport, rushing off on a travel assignment or a research trip. Today though, John Gregory-Smith is in London – only just, he’s off to Australia after this chat – and chatting about his life, his career and, particularly, his newest book, Saffron In The Souks (available now, Kyle Books, £25).

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Selina Periampillai Talks about The Island Kitchen

Selina Periampillai Talks about The Island Kitchen



Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

Riding a wave of rave reviews and phenomenal sales for her b0ok, The Island Kitchen, Selina Periampillai takes a moment to chat with Chris about her Mauritian heritage and how she turned her love for island cooking into a successful and dynamic career.

Published by Bloomsbury, The Island Kitchen is Selina’s debut book. It features beautiful photography (and a very attractive cover) alongside dozens of easy to make recipes for dishes from Mauritius and other Indian Ocean islands such as the Seychelles, Maldives and Madagascar.

A self-taught chef and food writer, Selina began her career hosting a Mauritian supper club from her home in Croydon which soon was followed by opportunities to host pop-ups, teach cookery classes, present at food festivals and cater private events through her company, Taste Mauritius. Her writing has appeared in BBC Good Food Magazine, BA High Life, JamieOliver.com and many more.

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Becky Kean, Cofounder of Nirvana Brewery

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

In this episode, Neil thought Chris had arranged to visit East London’s Nirvana Brewery… and Chris thought Neil had arranged to visit East London’s Nirvana Brewery. In any case, they both turned up at East London’s Nirvana Brewery and, happily, director and cofounder Becky Kean was gracious enough to let them stay AND tell them all about Nirvana’s excellent – and alcohol-free – beers.

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Solange Berchemin and 111 Places in the Lake District

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Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

In this episode, Chris interviews writer and photographer Solange Berchemin about her new book, 111 Places in the Lake District That you Shouldn’t Miss. Published by Emons as part of its 111 Places/111 Shops series, Solange’s book provides an insider’s guide to the Lake District and features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides.

During their conversation, Solange shares a few of her favourite places in the Lake District, gives tips on how to plan your own itinerary and explains how she fell in love with this beautiful part of northern England.

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Ryan Chetiyawardana Opens Super Lyan at the Kimpton De Witt in Amsterdam

Ryan Chetiyawardana Opens Super Lyan at the Kimpton De Witt in Amsterdam

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

Join Chris on a quick trip to Amsterdam for the launch of the Super Lyan bar at the Kimpton De Witt hotel. While there, Chris sits down with Super Lyan founder, Ryan Chetiyawardana aka Mr Lyan, for an interview.

Ryan is the driving force behind some of London’s best loved and most awarded bars – including the legendary and now defunct White Lyan in Hoxton and Lyaness at Sea Containers London (formerly known as Dandelyan). Ryan’s first venture outside of London, Super Lyan at the Kimpton De Witt will be followed by another bar project slated to open in Washington DC later this year.

During the interview, Ryan shares what it is that inspires him in Amsterdam and why Super Lyan is the bar that comes closest to being his dream venue.

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Neil Interviews Chris (and Visa Versa) at Calcutta Canteen

Neil Interviews Chris (and Visa Versa)

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

In this episode of All Consumed, Neil and Chris catch up for lunch at Asma Khan’s Calcutta Canteen and talk about their backgrounds as food and travel writers and why they’ve decided to start this podcast.

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Jose Pizarro | All Consumed Episode 3

Jose Pizarro | All Consumed Episode 3

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

The subject for episode three is renowned London-based Spanish chef, Jose Pizarro. Neil and Chris were honoured to have the opportunity to sit down with Jose at his Bermondsey High Street restaurant for an in depth discussion about the unusual path to his calling, his phenomenal success and what he might be cooking up next.

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Meat | All Consumed Episode 2

Meat | All Consumed Episode 2

Welcome to All Consumed, a podcast about food, drink and travel hosted by Neil Davey and Chris Osburn.

It’s our second episode, in which we get a theme tune and discuss meat – mostly about eating less, but better quality meat  – with the following:

    • Michael Reid, executive chef with M Restaurants, and one of the leading purveyors of Wagyu beef in the UK;
    • Clifford Jones, of Vaca y Marela, who’s doing some remarkable things with Galician beef in the UK (and UK beef in Galicia); and
    • Nadia Stokes, one half of Borough Market’s acclaimed and multiple prize-winning Gourmet Goat.

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