Vegan-Carne Alliance is a tasty, food-first podcast where carnivores and herbivores come together. No judgment, all joy: this is the place where we discuss eating everything but each other — with a plant-based focus. Each week, C. W. Moss talks with chefs and food-lovers about the ways food connects us and the world we’re trying to make. From Los Angeles to the rest of the world, we talk about national happenings, regional movements, and the local magic of Southern California. Join the Alliance today.
12. Exporting Japan: A Live Episode with the 'Gunma Vegan Project'
For our twelfth episode, Brian Moeljadi joins C.W. Moss to experience new vegan ingredients from Japan. This experience is part of the ‘Gunma Vegan Project’, a food-focused Japanese-government initiative to expand veganism in and outside of the country. Two mini-courses are served, one by LA chef Kajsa Alger and another by Japanese chef Kazuki Arai (14:49). We discuss how ingredients spread, our experiences in Japan, and how a name can affect a product. Then, C.W. talks with chef Arai about experiences with veganism in Japan (53:46). After, C.W. is joined by chef Kajsa to discuss using Japanese ingredients to make other cuisines (1:03:09).
11. Pizza Party Power with Jesse Mullenix
For our eleventh episode, Jesse Mullenix joins C.W. Moss to share his wisdom for making the perfect pizza dough (20:00), how to get the marinara right (27:56), and what ingredients we can't stop using on pies at home (46:08).
10. Building Beautiful Bars and Restaurants with Derek Kistner
For our tenth episode, C. W. Moss is joined by architectural builder Derek Kistner who talks about constructing hundreds of bars and restaurants, mistakes that people make when building spaces (25:30), and connecting a restaurant with their story(35:00).
9. Our Favorite Meals & Stories of 2019; Jesse’s Family-Altering Experience with The Game Changers
For our ninth episode, C. W. Moss is joined by Jesse Mullenix and Alex Irit. Jesse talks about his gripping experience with the documentary Game Changers and how it effected him and his family. Next, they talk about their favorite stories (18:40) and meals (55:02) from 2019.
8. Beer Snobbery, Corporate Brewery Takeovers, & Recording While Drunk with Podcaster Jeff McAuliff
For our eighth episode, vegan-food lover C.W. Moss talks with beer podcaster Jeff McAuliff. We hear about what he thinks makes a great brewery (12:24), beer-vs.-wine snobbery (20:30), and the dangers of live recording while drinking for his podcast Bev Boyz (32:06).
7. Japan’s Vegan Olympic Dreams and Intimate Dumpling Dinner Parties with Chef Kajsa Alger
For our seventh episode, vegan-food lover C.W. Moss talks with Chef Kajsa Alger. We hear about her life and work directing culinary at places like Veggie Grill, and how she’s helping Japan get vegan-friendly for the 2020 Olympic games through the Gunma Vegan Project (15:01), the joy of Mad Misha’s intimate dumpling dinner parties (38:05), and how novels sometimes help menus take shape (52:43).