36 episodes

Lawrence Forking Kansas is a new podcast exploring the food scene in Lawrence, KS. We interview chefs and owners about the local food you love!

Lawrence Forking Kansas Jake Bellucci & Kristen Allen

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

Lawrence Forking Kansas is a new podcast exploring the food scene in Lawrence, KS. We interview chefs and owners about the local food you love!

    033 – Paul’s Better Bakery

    033 – Paul’s Better Bakery

    We had so much fun talking with owner Paul Harper-O’Connor of Paul’s Better Bakery! Hear all about how Paul made the jump from working in healthcare in Hawaii to owning a bakery in Lawrence, what it took to troubleshoot and eventually nail the famously-fussy macaron, and his ever-expanding sweet and savory offerings! 

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    • 46 min
    032 – Z&M Twisted Vines Winery & Vineyard

    032 – Z&M Twisted Vines Winery & Vineyard

    We had a blast talking with Bryan Zesiger and Gina Montalbano from Z&M Twisted Vines Winery and Vineyard! Learn all about how this dynamic duo turned their shared passion for wine into a thriving business, how they experiment with different production methods to come up with interesting offerings like coffee wine or unique fruit wines, and how they implement sustainable practices by repurposing the byproducts of the wine-making process! 

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    • 53 min
    031 – Lucky Seb’s Dumpling Bar & Grill

    031 – Lucky Seb’s Dumpling Bar & Grill

    We had so much fun talking with Will and Hannah Soo of Lucky Seb’s Dumpling Bar & Grill! Learn all about how Will’s upbringing in restaurants prepared him to open his own, how they manage to make all of their dumplings by hand each week, and how keeping their menu small has allowed them to focus on their favorite items!

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    • 55 min
    030 – Latchkey Deli

    030 – Latchkey Deli

    We had a blast chatting with Mike Young and Chetan Michie of Latchkey Deli! Learn all about the origins behind this incredible new deli, the amazing knowledge and effort that goes into their house-made meats and other goodies, and their experience opening a business during the COVID-19 pandemic! 

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    • 53 min
    029 – Lawrence Farmers’ Market

    029 – Lawrence Farmers’ Market

    We had so much fun chatting with Sophie Tate and Emily Lysen about the Lawrence Farmers’ Market! Check out our latest episode for information about the history of the market, how COVID-19 has affected this downtown tradition, and exciting changes coming to the market in the future! 

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    • 50 min
    028 – Mass Street Soda

    028 – Mass Street Soda

    We had a blast talking with Mass Street Soda owner Luke Thompson and manager Maren Ludwig! Hear all about the origins of this unique downtown shop, what it takes to curate their huge selection of craft sodas, and their new offering for 2021: 365 Days of Soda!

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    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Tapioca1001 ,

Wonderful!

The world (and Lawrence) needs more of this than ever. Thanks for shining a light on culture 🙏

Dt2424 ,

Main course of info with a side of cool

Great info on the Lawrence food culture and scene with great insights for anyone that enjoys great food and drinks. Even us old people that aren’t so cool anymore! Makes us want to go try a lot of places we otherwise would walk right by! Thanks!

The Quadruple Threat ,

My interest piqued

Informative and light podcast created by two wonderful people. Culinaria was delicious, now heading to Repetition Coffee on my next visit to Lawrence!

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