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Paula Lambert “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 12-28-17 December 28, 2017

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Bella formaggio

Stephan and Paula

Good friends Stephan Pyles and Paula Lambert in the 80’s and today

Cheesemonger Paula Lambert, Dallas’ divine lady of hospitality, and celebrated owner of The Mozzarella Company is our guest on this week’s “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  After more than three decades, her “little factory that could” still produces creamy, delicious mozzarella cheese (and other types too), made by hand in the old world style Paula learned from masters in Italy.  In today’s episode, hear stories about how she turned her little Deep Ellum business into the go to supplier for the celebrity chefs who created Southwest Cuisine, and how they helped her decide what flavors to use.  Humor and charm are part and parcel of Paula’s personality.  Find out how she used her powers of persuasion to avert an urban landscaping plan that would have chopped down a beloved tree outside her business. Paula also takes us along on her latest adventure:  Conducting culinary journeys to Italy, and tells you how you can join her.  Enjoy a delicious conversation with Paula Lambert, on the podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who make the eats and drinks you love.  Catch all our episodes on VOKAL or iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner…tell ’em reservations!

Steve DeShazo “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 12-21-17 December 21, 2017

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To train and to serve

Steve DeShazo 2Steve DeShazo is our guest on this week’s “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  Steve is director of the Food and Hospitality Institute at El Centro College.  The venerable program, operated by Dallas County Community College District, trains the chefs of tomorrow, today.  Some of the top chefs in Dallas-Fort Worth (and beyond) have graduated from the program.  On today’s episode Steve talks about his mission to “enhance and expand the program”, and to help people “find a career in a profession they love”.  To say that Steve is passionate about his job is an understatement.  Dig in to the conversation.  You’ll enjoy meeting Steve.  “Wining and Dining with Jim White” is the podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who make the eats and drinks you love.  Catch all of our shows on VOKAL and on iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner…tell ’em, reservations!

Darren McGrady “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 12-14-17 December 14, 2017

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Dining Royally

Jim White and Darren McGrady

Jim White and Darren McGrady

Darren McGrady, AKA “The Royal Chef”, is our guest on this week’s “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  The chef to Her Majesty the Queen, and to Her Royal Highness Princess Diana, reveals how he “got from the Palace to Dallas”; what those royal, lovable boys of Diana liked to snack on; and just in case a sous vide machine is in your Christmas stocking, Darren gives you some great chef tips on how to use it.  Tune-in for this is and so much more from a culinary treasure on this week’s episode.  It’s the podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who make the eats and drinks you love.  Catch all of our shows on VOKAL and on iTunes.  And, remember:  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner…tell ’em reservations!

Tiffany Derry “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 12-07-17 December 7, 2017

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The will to win

Tiffany Derry and Jim White

Tiffany Derry and Jim White

Chef Tiffany Derry guest stars this week on “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKAL now.com.  Spend a few minutes with her and you’ll understand how her tendency to be engaged, enthusiastic and energetic propel her to be the best she can be every minute, every day.  Her big splash on “Top Chef” opened the door to a flourishing TV career that continues with “Top Chef Junior” (among other productions).  On our show today, find out how she almost blew-off the “Top Chef” call.  Hear about the cool niche food hall in Uptown where The Cupboard by Tiffany Derry rocks daily.  And all about  the MOAFH (mother of all food halls), Legacy Halllaunching in the next week or so,  featuring her Roots Chicken Shack–yes, kids you can get her scrumptious duck fat fried chicken recipes there!  She talks about her love of sports, her desire to contribute to the world and help others, and of course, her passion:  cooking, and why she’s no longer reluctant to claim her Southern heritage professionally.  Thanks for joining us on the podcast devoted to the people who make the eats and drinks you love.  Catch all of our episodes of “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKAL and on iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner…tell ’em, reservations!

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