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Chef Giorgio Locatelli | #TCTalks 63

Episode 63 of tikichris Talks features a phone interview with one of London’s most celebrated Italian chefs, Giorgio Locatelli. Continue reading

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Urban: Wellness That Comes to You | #TCTalks 62

Episode 62 of #TCTalks is all about Urban, the app and web-based way for you to book wellness treatments – such as massage, manicures and pedicures, facials and osteo services – in your own home, office or hotel room. Continue reading

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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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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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Pom Harrington of Peter Harrington Rare Books | #TCTalks Episode 31

For episode 31 of tikichris Talks, I chat with Pom Harrington, second generation owner of Peter Harrington Rare Books in Chelsea (with another location in Mayfair). During our conversation among the shelves of his Fulham Road bookstore, Pom shares his insight of what makes a book rare and valuable and what’s in his private staff. Continue reading

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Meat | All Consumed Episode 2 | #TCTalks Episode 21

For this episode of tikichris Talks I’d like to share an episode All Consumed, another podcast that I coproduce with fellow food, drink and travel writer Neil Davey. It’s the second episode of All Consumed, and the topic is meat. Continue reading

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Chef Vivek Singh | #TCTalks Episode 19

I’ve been following the career of Chef Vivek Singh for nearly as long as I’ve been writing about food. So it was a real privilege to interview him for this 19th episode of tikichris Talks. During our conversation, Chef Singh and I talk about his new restaurant at the Battersea Power Station as well as how his take on Modern Indian cuisine helped shape how Londoners eat today. Continue reading

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Chef Luigi Taglienti of Lume Milano | #TCTalks Episode 10

Ten episodes deep with tikichris Talks and I’m in Milan conducting an interview with Michelin star chef Luigi Taglienti at Lume, the chef’s highly lauded and multi award winning restaurant. The interview follows directly after an opportunity to try a pescatarian version of Taglienti’s eight course tasting menu – which quite possibly was the most elegantly restrained and exquisitely flavourful dining experiences of my life.  Continue reading

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Vaca y Marela | #TCTalks Episode 9

The ninth episode of TCTalks gets to the meat of the matter with a Clifford Jones about his holistic agricultural project set in rural Galicia: Vaca y Marela. In the interview, Clifford explains what makes this verdant corner of northern Spain such an amazing place for food and why beef from the region is so highly regarded. Continue reading

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