Sunday, February 28, 2010

3/1 - Frank Nicotero, Wine Guru, The Original Pancake House

Monday March 1, 2010
"What's Cookin' Today" with Mike and Paul
 Live Monday-Friday (8-9 AM PT) CRN1

Frank NicoteroFrank Joseph Nicotero (born March 4, 1969 in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania ) is an American comedian best known as the host of the syndicated comedy game show Street Smarts . Frank got his start in Pittsburgh doing stand up, quickly finding success when he landed his first stand-up gig atPittsburgh's famed Funny Bone comedy club in 1988. Shortly

Comedy Magic Club in Hermosa Beach .  In 1996, Nicotero appeared on Wink Martindale 's Debt , walking away with $ 14,106 in winnings from the original debt of $7,053. He later appeared on the Fox Sports Network trivia game The Ultimate Fan League where he won $10,000 in prizes. That same year, he was approached to write for the shows Peer Pressure and Outrageous. He later wrote and produced Gameworld and Faux Pause for the Game Show Network , and in the summer of 1999, was contacted by the producers of Street Smarts . Nicotero has co-hosted The Sharon Osbourne Show and has appeared as a guest on The Wayne Brady Show , The Rosie O'Donnell Show , FSN's The Sports List and the comedy game shows Make Me Laugh and Comedy on the Road. In December of 2008, Frank was the voice over announcer for NBC 's Funniest Christmas Moments Special. Currently, Frank is host of Yahoo Sport's "Out of Bounds"  web series.
Frank wraps the Olympics and talks about Tiger Woods.

Joel M. Fisher, PhD - Wine Guru
is the wine columnist for the Culinary Connection of the Chefs de Cuisine Association of California. He was a Contributing Editor of Patterson's Beverage Journal. From 1999 to 2006 he was a wine instructor for the Culinary Arts Department of the Art Institute of California-Los Angeles and is a founding partner of the educational Wine Vine and Dine, which conducts programs throughout Southern California. Sommelier for the Escoffier Association of Southern California, Joel is also a member of Patterson Magazine's tastingpanel.Dr. Fisher is a member of the Society of Wine Educators, The Circle of Wine Writers (UK) and was awarded a Wine Enthusiast Media Scholarship for 2005 at the Culinary Institute of America. He is the author of the Wine Work Book now in its 6th edition. In 2004 he co-led a program for chefs and culinary students to the Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany and to wineries in Burgundy and Champagne. In June 2006 he again led a program, "Wine and Cuisine of Iberia," to Spain and Portugal. Barrie Lynn - The Cheese Impresario

the Original Pancake House ... The Original Pancake House - Rockville, MD
Best Breakfast in Washington DC  (Yahoo/Yelp/Chow Dog)The Original Pancake House was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1953 by Les Highet and Erma Hueneke. Customers enjoy the benefit of their many years of experience in the culinary field, through the extensive menu of delicious authentic national and ethnic pancake recipes. The Original Pancake House is a second and third generation family business, which takes great pride in maintaining the high standards that make our food so outstanding. There are over 100 Original Pancake House restaurants from coast to coast, which have won local and national acclaim. Our recipes demand only the very finest of ingredients, such as 93 score butter, pure 36% whipping cream, fresh grade AA eggs, hard wheat unbleached flour, and our own recipe sourdough starter. Our batters and sauces are made fresh in each restaurant's kitchen. Legendary chef James Beard was one of the Original Pancake House's biggest fans!We consider ourselves "The First Name in Pancakes" and hope you will too!  Each location below offers free wi-fi and a senior menu on weekdays. You can also get terrific sandwiches, burgers, salads and wraps from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on weekdays.Our signature dishes include theApple Pancake,a single large pancake smothered with sautéed apples and cinnamon sugar baked to perfection, creating a deliciously rich cinnamon sugar glaze. Another signature item is theDutch Baby, an air filled delight oven baked to golden perfection and served with lemon, whipped butter and powdered sugar to create a mouthwatering blend.