Archive for June, 2016

Top Chef Fabio Viviani

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Who knew you could get so many life tips from Top Chef Fabio Viviani: He would rather be dead than stupid, and things have to make him happy, healthy or money or he won’t do it. Sounds good to me! Plus, he gives critical tips on cooking pasta… Listen below to the podcast and watch Read more…

Famed Author of Animal Liberation, Peter Singer

Monday, June 6th, 2016

It was difficult to get an interview with Peter Singer. I finally got one for Ep. 7 of Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano! From his home in Australia, Peter discusses the basis for speciesism as noted in his famed book Animal Liberation, his pet X-lab rats and how to take on big government. Listen in Read more…

Joe Mantegna, Steve Harvey’s Bela Gandhi and Somm Jon McDaniel

Sunday, June 5th, 2016
Evanston YMCA. 5/28/15 Charles Osgood Photography

The Dinner Party returned to City Winery on June 1 with something special in conjunction with Columbia College Film Department: Chef Chris Gawronski of Acanto cooked for Actor JOE MANTEGNA, relationship expert, Bela Gandhi, Sommelier Jon McDaniel, host Elysabeth Alfano AND the audience on a night dedicated to talking movies, music, love, food and wine. Read more…

Rich Roll

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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You know how some people you could talk to forever? Ultra athlete and podcaster Rich Roll is like that for me. In my most recent episode of The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano, Rich and I discuss the power that comes from making decisions every day about the food that is on our plates and Read more…