Show 469, April 9, 2022: Show Preview with Executive Producer & Co-Host Andy Harris

Jay’s Bar, an American gastropub, is the vision of the late Jason Easton and his wife, Mayuko who now lovingly carries on his welcoming neighborhood legacy. Jay’s Bar is located at Sunset Junction in Silver Lake (4321 Sunset Boulevard). “The bar is a local favorite where savvy locals (including even Oscar-nominated celebrities) come to hang out and socialize while enjoying the craft beers, signature cocktails, and delicious food.”

Jacob “Jake” Deleon is the young founder of Fila Manila Filipino American Kitchen based in New Jersey. He has an award-winning line of glass jarred Filipino condiments including savory and sweet varieties that are free of artificial colors and flavors. “He created Fila Manila to celebrate the joy of the Filipino family, culture, and the delicious cuisine and share it with a wider audience of discriminating food lovers.” Jacob Deleon is our guest providing a genuine taste of the Philippines.

Timbre Winery is a Santa Barbara County winery crafting balanced wines of distinction. TIMBRE (pronounced TAM·ber or TIM·ber) is the “color” of music. It is what makes two voices sound different, even when singing the same song. It is why two winemakers, working with the same vineyards, make unique wine. As a terroir-driven winery, Timbre makes wines expressive of the places and times from which they came. As winemakers, they channel those sites through their experience, adding their own mark- their Timbre- to the resulting wines.” Founder and Winemaker Josh Klapper (a former restaurant Sommelier) is our guest to pull the cork on all that is Timbre Winery.

“The Village of Arroyo Grande’s Mason Bar and Kitchen is a country-chic restaurant with a full bar, 20 beers on tap, 17 wines by the glass, extensive bottle wine list and premium spirits, paired with creative food in a relaxed setting. It’s an inviting restaurant offering farm-fresh local cuisine in a family-friendly environment. For guests seeking a more festive experience, you’ll find their adjacent award-winning bar is the perfect spot to gather with friends and sample an inspired selection of wine, beer, and unique hand-crafted cocktails.” General Manager Daniel Perez joins us with all the details of what’s on the menu at Mason Bar and Kitchen.

Our own Chef Andrew Gruel of the Slapfish Restaurant Group provides another timely and informative “Ask the Chef” segment where Chef Andrew responds to listeners thoughtful inquiries. Easter Sunday is April 17th. Chef Andrew has some helpful tips to add to your festive Easter table. Should it be ham or lamb? If it’s lamb Chef Andrew suggests Colorado lamb.

All of this and heaping helpings of extra deliciousness on this week’s not-to-miss show!

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