Tag Archives: Food

Talking about Indonesian Food and More with Chef Budiono Bin Sukim | #TCTalks 59

For the 59th episode of tikichris Talks, I have a coffee with Indonesian born chef, Budiono Bin Sukim. During our friendly conversation at a cafe in Waterloo, Chef Budi and I talk about his work as Executive Sous Chef at … Continue reading

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Luca Maggiora and La Mia Mamma | #TCTalks 58

Episode 58 of tikichris Talks features an interview with hospitality entrepreneur and founder of La Mia Mamma restaurant, Luca Maggiora. Continue reading

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Ross Forder, Founder and Director of Halo Burger | #TCTalks Episode 53

Episode 53 of tikichris Talks finds me in Brixton having a chat with Ross, Forder, founder and director of Halo Burger, the world’s first “bleeding plant-based burger joint.” During the interview, I ask Ross why his burgers taste so good, whether it’s possible for meat eaters to enjoy vegan burgers, and how he envisions the future of his very scalable Halo Burger concept. Continue reading

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Chef and Author Antonina Parker | #TCTalks Episode 52

For my 52nd episode of tikichris Talks, I speak with chef and author Antonina Parker. Hosted in her flat which doubles once a month as a dating app supper club, I chat about with Nina about how banana bread, cooking for celebrities and bringing people together over good food. Continue reading

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Kobe Beef | #TCTalks Episode 50

Episode 50 of tikichris Talks features an interview I conducted in while in Kobe, Japan with Mr Tetsunori Tanimoto. Mr Tanimoto is Head of Kobe Beef Association and President of Livestock Division for Hyogo Prefectural Headquarters National Federation of Agricultural Co-operative. During our conversation, he dispelled a few myths about Kobe beef while explaining what sets it apart from other products and how to know if you’re getting the real thing. Continue reading

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Bronte Aurell of Scandi Kitchen | #TCTalks Episode 48

For episode 48 of tikichris Talks, I chat with Scandi Kitchen co-owner, Bronte Aurell. During our conversation at her café and shop near Oxford Circus, Bronte and I discuss the true meaning of hygge, how to enjoy a Scandinavian Christmas and what it’s like to be a proud immigrant. Continue reading

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Happy Dog | Cleveland Talks | #TCTalks Episode 47

This last episode of Cleveland Talks features an interview with Sean Watterson of Happy Dog. With outlets in Detroit Shoreway and University Circle, Sean’s gourmet hot dog and craft beer bars offer an enlightened and eclectic lineup of live music and thought provoking events to encourage community cohesion in an easygoing and welcoming setting. Continue reading

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Brewnuts Donut Bar | Cleveland Talks | #TCTalks Episode 45

Shelley and John Pippin are co owners of Brewnuts, a donut bar in Cleveland’s Detroit Shoreway/Gordon Square Arts District. The couple was kind enough to take time out of a busy day to chat with me about their brilliant concept and the story behind it. Continue reading

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Larder: A Curated Delicatessen & Bakery | Cleveland Talks | #TCTalks Episode 44

This episode of the tikichris Talks miniseries – Cleveland Talks –  features an interview with Jeremy Umansky, one of the owners of Larder, a “curated delicatessen and bakery” in Cleveland’s Hingetown neighbourhood. Continue reading

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Passyunk Avenue: A Taste of Philadelphia in London | #TCTalks Episode 41

For episode 41 of tikichris Talks, I chat with JP Teti, owner of Passyunk Avenue, a South Philly style bar in Fitzrovia. With the Philadelphia Eagles set to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend at Wembley Stadium, I thought now would be a great time to head over to Passyunk for a cheesesteak and conversation with JP. Continue reading

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