It’s the ultimate food fight, as award-winning food TV host Rob Petrone (@RobPetroneTV on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook) debates his culinary world friends and other eating enthusiasts in their areas of expertise while also sharing dining tips and restaurant industry insight as it pertains to current events.
Pandemic Thanksgiving with Joe Yonan
Washington Post Food & Dining Editor Joe Yonan joins Rob Petrone to discuss Thanksgiving in the COVID-19 era. The two also debate turkey cooking methods and which sides you can (and can’t) live without.
America's Best New Restaurants (Pandemic Edition) with Jeff Gordinier
What’s it like attempting to chronicle the best eats our country has to offer during a global pandemic? Esquire Food & Drinks Editor Jeff Gordinier joins Rob Petrone to discuss putting together Esquire’s Best New Restaurants 2020 list.
A Year Without Restaurant Hunter
On November 13th, 2019, Fios1 News went off the air and, with it, the popular food franchise Rob Petrone developed, executive produced and hosted: Restaurant Hunter. On this special Hot Takes on a Plate, Rob opens up about life after 585 episodes of Restaurant Hunter: what he’s been up to (besides this podcast), what he has in store and why you haven’t seen him on TV in the past year (and may not anytime soon). Rob also answers fan questions and reminisces about the show with longtime show videographer Danyella Vitucci.
Booze with Brad Thomas Parsons
Award-winning drinks writer Brad Thomas Parsons joins Rob Petrone to debate the best (and worst) in cocktails, liquor, election night drinking and hangover recovery.
The Halloween Candy Draft (with Ryan Sutton)
Eater New York critic Ryan Sutton squares off against Rob Petrone in the ultimate Halloween candy draft! These two food pros get eight picks each to craft their dream lineups. What candy goes #1? Which notable sweets go undrafted? And whose ‘dream team’ do you prefer? Leave a comment or let Rob know at @RobPetroneTV on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook!
This Chef Won't Let You Eat At His Restaurant (Eric Rivera)
Eric Rivera has picked fights with famous chefs and dished out some of the hottest restaurant takes during the COVID era. The innovative Seattle-based chef and restaurateur discusses his desire to change the restaurant industry (and the opposition he’s faced) with Rob Petrone -- including why he won’t let you eat at his restaurant, Addo. (Major language warning on this one.)