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Nick Barclay “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 03-29-18 March 29, 2018

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Cornwall on Coit?

Nick Barclay

TAXI

Hail a 1972 London Taxi at “Fish and Fizz”

Storied chef Nick Barclay is back in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and getting ready to satisfy your cravings for fish and chips, bubble ‘n squeak, and lots of other proper British dishes at his new “Fish and Fizz” in Richardson.  He joins us on this week’s episode of “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  One of our favorite chefs in the 80’s and 90’s, he and his wife Kelly closed Barclay’s and moved the family to Nick’s native Cornwall, in southwest England, at the turn of the Millennium.  They’re excited to be back in the area, and to open their new restaurant sometime in early June.  We caught up with Nick on site to the get the lowdown on what sounds like a great addition to the area dining scene.  He’s aiming to offer you the best fish and chips you ever had, along with a great selection of wines, beers, and ales (the “fizz”).  “Wining and Dining with Jim White” is the podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who create the flavors you love.  Catch all of our podcasts on VOKAL Media and on iTunes.  And, remember…if anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner, tell ’em reservations!

Patrick Esquerre Part 2 “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 03-22-18 March 22, 2018

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Join the “Lovers Club”

Patrick and Jim 2

Jim White and Patrick Esquerre

Enjoy part 2 of our conversation with La Madeleine founder Patrick Esquerre on “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  Hear how Patrick overcame a tumultuous setback in his early 20’s that formed the foundation for his success and happiness in live.  Find out why Patrick learned to listen to the women in his life, and how it made La Madeleine an iconic French country bakery loved by millions.   On the occasion of La Madeleine’s 35th anniversary, Patrick has written a La Madeleine Love Story-Listen, Adapt and Surprise, The Recipe for Happiness.  His delightful book is available at all Dallas-Fort Worth La Madeleine locations and online.  You’ll love it.  In fact, you’ll want to join the Lovers Club soon.  Welcome to the podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who make the eats and drinks you love.   Catch all of our episodes on VOKALnow.com and on iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner…tell ’em reservations.  

Patrick Esquerre Part 1 “Wining and Dining with Jim White 03-15-18 March 15, 2018

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All you need is love

Patrick and Jim

Patrick Esquerre and Jim White

Patrick Esquerre is our guest this week on “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  He believes that “anything great happens because of love”.  And, you’ll hear lots of affection and emotion throughout our special two-part conversation from the legendary founder of iconic French Country Bakery, La Madeleine.  In the midst of La Madeleine’s 35th anniversary, Patrick has written a book called Listen, Adapt and Surprise.  A La Madeleine Love Story.  It’s a charming book filled with great stories from Patrick, some favorite family recipes from France, delightful caraicatures illustrating many of Patricks’s main points, and of course, lots of love for you as well as his beloved La Madeleine.  By the way, the book is available at all Dallas-Fort Worth locations of La Madeleine and online.  Join us for some joie de vivre with the master of conviviality, Patrick Esquerre.  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 VOKALnow.com and on iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner…tell ’em, reservations!

Monica Greene Part 2 “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 03-08-18 March 8, 2018

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Restaurant icon and urban visionary

Anastacia and Monica

Anastacia Quinones and Monica Greene

Join us for Part 2 of our lively discussion with Monica Greene on “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  Monica has spent the better part of three decades championing urban Dallas neighborhoods and helping to turn them into restaurant meccas:  Uptown, Oak Lawn, Deep Ellum.  Now, she and her cohorts, Chef Anastacia Quiñones and bartender Leann Berry, collectively known as the “Trifecta” are doing the same for the Cedars Neighborhood with the re-opening of The Cedars Social.  On today’s episode hear Monica’s reflections on some of the amazing chefs and restaurateurs she has worked with through the years, and get a great sense of how the Dallas-Fort Worth restaurant scene has evolved.  “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 episodes on VOKAL Media and on iTunes.  Remember, if anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner, tell ’em reservations!

Monica Greene Part 1 “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 03-01-18 March 1, 2018

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Monica is back

Monica and Jim

Monica Greene and Jim White

Iconic restaurateur Monica Greene joins us on this week’s episode of “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  She was loving her days of semi-retirement in Aspen, when a “funny thing happened on the way up the mountain”.  She had a drink with some old friends and bought the establishment in which they were drinking (don’t try this at home).  Turns out to be a very cool move, because that establishment is The Cedars Social, and Monica and her “trifecta” partners, Chef Anastacia Quiñones, and mixologist Leann Berry,  have just re-opened the fleetingly popular restaurant in Dallas’ Cedars Neighborhood.  They’re serving up “Modern Mexican Cuisine” (don’t bother asking for nachos), and pairing it with a great Tequila/Mezcal and fine wine program.  You’ll hear great stories from Monica about her many restaurant successes–Monica’s Aca y Alla and Ciudad to name but a few–a couple of disappointments along the way, and about her love for Dallas-Fort Worth’s urban neighborhoods (clue:  she’s usually had a restaurant in one of them).  Welcome to the podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who create the eats and drinks you love.  Catch all of our episodes on VOKAL Media and on iTunes.  And, remember…if anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner, tell ’em reservations!

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