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Paula Lambert “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 08-30-18 August 30, 2018

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Say cheese!

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Vicki Briley-White and Paula Lambert

Or formaggio, if you prefer, in Paula Lambert’s case.  The founder of the Mozzarella Company and Dallas dining and travel doyenne is our guest on this week’s “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  For thirty plus years she’s been collaborating with the top celebrity chefs  and heralding cheese appreciation throughout the world.  Now, in addition to running her successful company, she is taking people on exclusive culinary tours throughout Europe.  Find out what’s on Paula’s itenerary, and how you can join her, and the fascinating story behind the little cheese company that could on this week’s episode.  Welcome to the digital TV program and podcast that’s devoted to introducing you to the women and men who create the flavors you love.  Catch all of our episodes on VOKALnow.com, YouTube, Vimeo, and on iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner.  Tell ’em reservations!

Alex Astranti, Uchi “Wining and Dining with Jim White 08-16-18 August 16, 2018

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Sushi with an Italian accent

Alex Astranti with PaulaChef de Cuisine Alex Astranti loves to find ways to incorporate his Italian heritage with Tyson Cole’s fine Japanese stylings at Dallas’ classy Uchi.  He joins us on this week’s edition of “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  Paula Lambert from the Mozzarella Company is back as our “Guest Gourmet”.  Also, meet world famous winemaker Bob Levy from Harlan Estates, now producing his own cult classic with his wife Martha in Napa Valley.  Vicki Briley-White presents the story behind Levy & McClellan on “Vicki Uncorked”.  We’re glad you’ve discovered the digital TV show and podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who create the flavors you love.  Catch all of our episodes on VOKAL Media, YouTube, Vimeo, and iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks what you’re making for dinner.  Tell ’em, reservations!

Troy Dungan “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 8-02-18 August 2, 2018

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The forecast is great food and wine

troy_dunganLegendary weathercaster Troy Dungan guest stars on this week’s “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  I have always admired Troy’s amazing ability to find great little restaurants and special hotels on his European travels and other trips,  which always turn out to be gourmet adventures.  If you’re planning a trip to Italy or France this fall be sure to check out our show.  Troy shares some great culinary and hospitality tips, and hear about his new book Jesus Makes Salsa by the Seashore, Troy’s take on how Jesus invented fish tacos, and other fun, but insightful Bible story commentaries.  Our special thanks to the former WFAA weatherman (“Trust Troy”) for joining us all month as our “Guest Gourmet”, now we’ll focus on what he’s up to.

Does the thought of canned wine appeal to you?  Before you jump to any conclusions be sure to watch Vicki Briley-White’s special report on canned wine in her latest “Vicki Uncorked” feature coming up in this episode.  I predict you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

Thanks for joining us on the digital TV show and podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who create the flavors you love.  Catch all of our episodes on VOKAL, YouTube, Vimeo, and iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner.  Tell ’em reservations!

Morris Salerno “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 06-21-18 June 21, 2018

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Masterful Italian Cuisine

Jim and MorrisPopular chef/restaurateur Morris Salerno joins us on this week’s edition of “Wining and Dining with Jim White” on VOKALnow.com.  Morris’ Bistecca-an Italian Steakhouse presents old world recipes with new world hospitality in Flower Mound.  He talks about the days long preparation for his sumptuous Osso Buco and other great dishes at his restaurant, and brings us up to date on the international chef competitions in which he and his merry band of Epicurean World Master Chefs usually bring home much recognition and heavy medals.  He also recounts the recent skiing accident in the French Alps that put him out of the kitchen for an extended period, and nearly put him out of commission.  Good news:  he’s getting beter and better everyday!  Morris is a gregarious man, with a big smile, a hearty laugh, and a warm heart.  You’ll enjoy hearing about his chef exploits on our program devoted to bringing you the stories about the men and women who create the flavors you love, “Wining and Dining with Jim White”.  Cookbook author and former restaurant critic of The Dallas Morning News, Dotty Griffith also continues her stint with us as our “Guest Gourmet” for the month.  Vicki Briley-White continues her “Savor the Flavor” wine segments with a profile on Baron Alessandro de Renzis Sonnino from Castello Sonnino in Tuscany.  Catch the new digital TV version of our show on VOKALnow.com, on YouTube or on Vimeo.  You can also listen to our podcast on iTunes.  And, remember.  If anybody asks you what you’re making for dinner…tell ’em reservations!

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

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Bella formaggio

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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!

Julian Barsotti “Wining and Dining with Jim White” 11-30-17 November 30, 2017

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That’s amore!

 

Julian Barsotti is a bustle of energy and passion.  Just the qualities the talented young chef, restaurant owner and father of three requires to keep all his spinning plates (or hand made dough) airborne.  His effervescent and wildly popular Nonna is celebrating 10 years winning hearts and appetites.  Carbone’s and Sprezza are tantalizing Italian food lovers with different flavor profiles, and he’s about to open an “old school” New York inspired “red sauce joint” named Fachini in Highland Park Village as part of a very creative partnership with Nick Badovinus.   Dig in.  The conversation with “Jules” is fun.  Buon appetito!   “Wining and Dining with Jim White” is the podcast devoted to introducing you to the people who create 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!

 

Interview: Laura Bianchi of Castello di Monsanto September 1, 2010

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