156 episodes

Learn things you never knew, and get to know the people behind the restaurant scene in St. Pete, as we delve into their backgrounds, find out what brought them into the industry, and what's literally, and figuratively cooking at their restaurants. The St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast features interviews with chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers, bartenders, and more, and covers the burgeoning food scene in St. Petersburg, Florida. Episodes air every Tuesday.

St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast Kevin Godbee & Lori Brown

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

Learn things you never knew, and get to know the people behind the restaurant scene in St. Pete, as we delve into their backgrounds, find out what brought them into the industry, and what's literally, and figuratively cooking at their restaurants. The St. Petersburg Foodies Podcast features interviews with chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers, bartenders, and more, and covers the burgeoning food scene in St. Petersburg, Florida. Episodes air every Tuesday.

    156: Chef Mike Crippin from Studio Public House. Beef Ragu with a Chuck Roast from St. Pete Meat & Provisions.

    156: Chef Mike Crippin from Studio Public House. Beef Ragu with a Chuck Roast from St. Pete Meat & Provisions.

    We interview Chef and Restaurateur Mike Crippin. Mike was the chef at The Moon Under Water for 20 years, and now he has his own place, Studio Public house. We discuss whether The Moon Under Water is coming back or not, learn Mike's trick for making a Guinness taste like a Bud Light, and the good news that you can still get the old Moon curries at Studio Public House, plus much more. After the interview we talk about the beef ragu we made with a beautiful chuck roast from St. Pete Meat & Provisions.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    155: Chef Jon Robben from Trophy Fish. Pork Butt, Dinosaur Chicken Nuggets, and Evolution of American Cuisine.

    155: Chef Jon Robben from Trophy Fish. Pork Butt, Dinosaur Chicken Nuggets, and Evolution of American Cuisine.

    We interview Chef Jon Robben. We met Jon a few years ago at Tryst, and for the past few years he has upped the food game at Trophy Fish. Talking to Jon, we learn some things we never knew about fish and seafood, and he schools us (no pun intended) on fresh vs. frozen, and farmed vs. wild. At the top of the show we'll talk Pork Butt, Dinosaur Chicken Nuggets, and the evolution of American cuisine.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    154: Interview with Kelly & Alex Rodriguez from Lolita's Wine Market, and Sammy & Paco's Cafe. Pork Carnitas with Pork Butt & Pork Belly from St. Pete Meat & Provisions.

    154: Interview with Kelly & Alex Rodriguez from Lolita's Wine Market, and Sammy & Paco's Cafe. Pork Carnitas with Pork Butt & Pork Belly from St. Pete Meat & Provisions.

    We interview Kelly & Alex Rodriguez. Kelly and Alex own Lolita's Wine Market, and we'll talk about their new place, Sammy & Paco's Cafe. After the interview we make pork carnitas with a recipe from IAmAFoodBlog.com using pork butt and pork belly from St. Pete Meat & Provisions.

    • 48 min
    153: Joel Sanchez from Matteo Trattoria & Pizzeria. Recipe for Peach, Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Seared Halloumi.

    153: Joel Sanchez from Matteo Trattoria & Pizzeria. Recipe for Peach, Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Seared Halloumi.

    We interview Joel Sanchez. Joel is the General Manager and Partner at Matteo Trattoria & Pizzeria. They just opened last month in the Grand Central District of St. Petersburg, and they have fantastic food from several different regions of Italy. We talk about Joel's inadvertent start in the business at an early age, some favorite menu items at Matteo, and Italian food and cooking. At the top of the show, we have Abby Allen with her recipe for Peach, Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Seared Halloumi.

    • 48 min
    152: Max Blowers from Social Roost. Grilling Juicy Lucy Burgers & Chicken.

    152: Max Blowers from Social Roost. Grilling Juicy Lucy Burgers & Chicken.

    We interview Max Blowers. Max is the General Manager & Beverage Director at Social Roost. He is a St. Pete native, but spent 15 years living in NYC, and has worked for celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck and David Burke. We talk about his time there, and then hear about the wild rollercoaster ride it's been upon his return to St. Pete. After Max, we recap our grilling and meat filled weekend with Juicy Lucy Burgers, Grilled Chicken, Duck Eggs and Bacon, all from St. Pete Meat & Provisions.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    151: Brian Levine on What to Eat, and Not to Eat at Disney Parks. Real Fettuccini Alfredo vs. The American Version..

    151: Brian Levine on What to Eat, and Not to Eat at Disney Parks. Real Fettuccini Alfredo vs. The American Version..

    We interview Brian Levine. Brian is a life-long Disney aficionado, having worked at Disneyland in college, and is now working at a Disney Store 34-years later. He's been to Disney World innumerous times, and will be telling us what to eat, and what not to eat at all of the Disney parks in Orlando. At the top of the show we will discuss the real Fettuccini Alfredo vs. The American Version.

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

SalaciousD ,

The best resource for dining around St. Pete!

If you’re visiting St. Pete and want to hear the scoop on local chefs and restaurants, this is your best resource. If you’re a local, like me, then your dining experiences will be further enriched by getting the back story on your favorite places, chefs and restaurant owners. Lori and Kevin are so charming and entertaining to listen to and the production value is superb. I love this podcast!

stpetemikko ,

Great way to learn about our amazing food scene!

Whenever someone asks us where to go for great food in St. Pete we always point them straight to the foodies list and podcast. The content is informative and the interviews with Restauranteurs, Chefs & Sommeliers provide such great insight into how our local community thrives in so many different and diverse tastes and still brings us together! Great work Foodies!

aabell03 ,

Lunchpool approved!

I’ve been listening for just over a week, and I’m hooked! Excellent interviews, and a behind the scenes look at the foodie culture that’s such a big part of St. Pete!

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