This was a very brief interview with Mark Bitterman, owner of The Meadow in Portland, OR - www.atthemeadow.com - he's a salt expert who was attending the Food Writer's Symposium at the Greenbrier this year. He is the master of all things saline. French? Lava? Murray River? Mark is the man to ask.
Former Chicagoan Eric Partaker couldn't find any good Mexican fast food in London, so he reached back to his memories from home, creating a new concept akin to a Chipotle in two London locations. I spoke with him over a pulled pork burrito at his Islington store.
Paula Haney is a double Hoosier: she is not only from Indiana, she went to Indiana University. Her love of all things sweet has led her from a previous job as a four-star pastry chef, to the owner - with her husband - of a fantastic little pie shop in Ukrainian Village, called Hoosier Mama Pie Co.
The Hungarian Kosher Supermarket in Skokie is one of the best sources for all things Passover related in the Midwest. Since the holiday is coming up next week, this is the perfect time to hit the aisles. This report originally aired on P.R.I.'s "The World"