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Food About Town podcast based out of Rochester, NY and hosted by Chris Lindstrom focusing on restaurants, food and drink of all kinds, and whatever topics I want to cover!

Food About Town Chris Lindstrom

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    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Food About Town podcast based out of Rochester, NY and hosted by Chris Lindstrom focusing on restaurants, food and drink of all kinds, and whatever topics I want to cover!

    Chef Cruz - Shell Restaurant

    Chef Cruz - Shell Restaurant

    NOTE - Check out the upcoming pop-ups at Pearson's and all other opportunities by subscribing to Cruz's email list at shell-restaurant.com.
    Chris has guest Chef Cruz (@chefcruz585) from the forthcoming Shell Restaurant (@shellrestaurant) and pop-ups all over the ROC over to talk all about his journey and where things are heading.
    They covered moving to Rochester and working his way up in various restaurants, to eventually conceiving his own restaurant concept Shell after being inspired by collaboration dinners with other chefs.
    They also chronicle his path through different restaurants, struggles like having to leave NYC, and eventually pursuing his dream of opening his own place.
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Punches & Popcorn
    The masters of Couch Potato style Mike Huntone, Jason Bills, and Dr. Dominic D’Amore take a deep dive into the best and worst of martial arts films.

    https://punches-and-popcorn.captivate.fm/
    Behind the Glass
    Behind the Glass, hosted by Richard B Colón and Quajay Donnell, is a monthly talk with the current month’s BTG Roster. Artists are interviewed about their submissions and we dive deep into their process, inspiration and thought process centralized around their artwork in the Behind the Glass Gallery located in the heart of Downtown Rochester NY.

    https://behind-the-glass-gallery.captivate.fm/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    NYS Cannabis Intro - Gino Fanelli

    NYS Cannabis Intro - Gino Fanelli

    NOTE - this episode was recorded a couple of months ago before the lawsuits were cleared up to finally allow dispensaries to open in Rochester. The Herbal IQ pop-up has closed and two dispensaries are open - MJ Dispensary and RISE in Henrietta.
    Chris has guest Gino Fanelli (@fanelligino) from WXXI over to talk all about the rollout of adult recreational cannabis in NYS.
    Check out all of Gino's reporting on WXXI (@WXXINews) and City Magazine (@roccitymag)
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Punches & Popcorn
    The masters of Couch Potato style Mike Huntone, Jason Bills, and Dr. Dominic D’Amore take a deep dive into the best and worst of martial arts films.

    https://punches-and-popcorn.captivate.fm/
    Behind the Glass
    Behind the Glass, hosted by Richard B Colón and Quajay Donnell, is a monthly talk with the current month’s BTG Roster. Artists are interviewed about their submissions and we dive deep into their process, inspiration and thought process centralized around their artwork in the Behind the Glass Gallery located in the heart of Downtown Rochester NY.

    https://behind-the-glass-gallery.captivate.fm/

    • 1 hr 3 min
    SRFUS - Our Nephew Earnest

    SRFUS - Our Nephew Earnest

    Chris has guest Sean Wolf (@the_seanwolf) from SRFUS (@SRFUS) in the studio to talk about their pop-up at Pearson's (@ilovepearsons).
    NOTE - apologies to Sean and the SRFUS team for not getting this out during the time when the pop-up was happening.
    Please follow SRFUS on https://www.srfus.com/ for future pop-ups!
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Pauly Guglielmo Show
    Pauly Guglielmo is a former radio guy turned food business entrepreneur. While running a manufacturing facility is his day job, he likes to dust off his broadcasting skills once a week on this podcast and talk to entrepreneurs and other influencers.

    https://pauly-guglielmo-show.captivate.fm/
    Behind the Studio Door
    Behind the Studio Door, hosted by Molly Darling and Christian Rivera, takes listeners on a captivating exploration of artists and their creative processes. Through deep and meaningful conversations, they uncover the stories and experiences that shape the outward expression of their work.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    The Normal BBQ - Adam Peterson

    The Normal BBQ - Adam Peterson

    Thanks to everyone for a great first week on Lunchador - please subscribe to @lunchadorpodcasts for more!
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    Chris has guest Adam Peterson from The Normal BBQ (@thenormallbbq) in Lima, NY in the studio to talk all about his destination-worthy BBQ. Adam's BBQ carries some Swedish influence and Texas technique. Chris and Adam have known each other since Adam launched his first BBQ cart in Rochester called Fett Svin so they had plenty to get into.
    Check out The Normal at 1887 Rochester St in the heart of Downtown Lima for the best BBQ around!
    Mentions
    Marty's Meats - @martysmeatsPetit Poutinerie - @petitpoutinerieAbilene - @abilenebarandloungeSouthern Junction - @southernjunction716Mortalis - @mortalisbrewingMorton Salt - @mortonsaltOsmote Winery - @osmotewine
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Behind the Studio Door
    Behind the Studio Door, hosted by Molly Darling and Christian Rivera, takes listeners on a captivating exploration of artists and their creative processes. Through deep and meaningful conversations, they uncover the stories and experiences that shape the outward expression of their work.
    Pauly Guglielmo Show
    Pauly Guglielmo is a former radio guy turned food business entrepreneur. While running a manufacturing facility is his day job, he likes to dust off his broadcasting skills once a week on this podcast and talk to entrepreneurs and other influencers.

    https://pauly-guglielmo-show.captivate.fm/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Announcing the Lunchador Podcast Network!

    Announcing the Lunchador Podcast Network!

    Lunchador co-founders Matt Austin and Chris Lindstrom talk about the new Lunchador Podcast Network, bringing you the best in arts, culture and more from Western NY!

    • 22 min
    FAT Bites - End of Year Plans

    FAT Bites - End of Year Plans

    Join Chris for a quick chat before the next full Food About Town!
    Thoughts at the end of 2023 - NOMINATE, Lunchador, life balanceNewer restaurant visits and newsPreview of upcoming episodes in 2024
    Mentions
    Ugly Duck Coffee - @uglyduckcoffeeNOMINATE - @nominatemealsLunchador - @lunchadorpodcastsArian's Mediterranean - @ariansmediterraneankebab
    So much packed into a brisk 20 minute episode! It's Food About Town Bites!

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Cj calabrese ,

#FlourCityForAll

Great coverage of this, and many other, issues that hit the food scene in Rochester. Keep up the great work.

Jimdrinkscoffee ,

A great listen.

This a great way to get in touch with the local food seance here in Rochester. Chris offers great insight into the restaurants and bars of our city as well as the minds behind them.

vidpromom ,

Great Rochester Food Talk

Food About Town is a fantastic break from typical Rochester and Upstate NY food blogs. Chris' content is fresh and interesting every time, without fail, and his guests' insight are a bonus. Highly recommend!

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