Show 143, October 24, 2015: Jack Teeling, Proprietor & Brand Ambassador, Teeling Whiskey Distillery, Dublin, Ireland

Jack TeelingIrish Whiskey connoisseurs your attention, please! Jack Teeling, founder of Teeling Whiskey (Dublin, Ireland) is coming to VOM FASS in Claremont, CA the night of Oct. 27th. It’s an unusual opportunity for the public to taste the Teeling Whiskeys and meet Jack Teeling. VOM FOSS are the exclusive retailers of three styles of Teeling Irish Whiskey. Autographed bottles make great Holiday gifts!

Jack’s Choice Irish Single Malt Whiskey, for instance, is an 11 year-old single malt whiskey finished 3 months in a Sauterne cask.

The winner of the first annual IE Battle for the Best Bartender will be announced during Jack’s visit, too!

Since 1782 The Teeling Family has been crafting Irish whiskey and it all began with Walter Teeling. In 1782 Walter Teeling set up a craft distillery on Marrowbone Lane in the Liberties area of Dublin inaugurating a 230 year tradition of distilling for the Teeling Family. From Walter Teeling to the latest generation of Teelings in Jack and Stephen who are now carrying on the family’s legacy and forging a bright new future for distilling in Dublin and for Irish whiskey.

The Telling Distillery is the first new distillery in Ireland in 125 years.

Jack Teeling is our special guest.

Show 136, August 29, 2015: Sameer Suri, Los Angeles Correspondent, InsideHook

Sameer SuriThe well-traveled Sameer Suri, raised in Los Angeles, is emblematic of the new breed of young writers covering lifestyle. He’s one of the Los Angeles correspondents for InsideHook, a daily, editorial e-mail newsletter to “inspire driven men.” It covers culture, food & drink and travel.

In true Hollywood style Sameer is also a stand-up comedian. He’s performed at a variety of clubs around town, including the Laugh Factory and Flappers Burbank.

As a student in the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, Sameer had the unusual opportunity to spend a semester in London.

We’ll chat about the newly vibrant London food scene. Surprisingly Sameer suggests that the best street food Fish & Chips these days is in Dublin. Now trending on London’s street food scene is Doner Kebabs.