Show 192, October 9, 2016: Chef Art Gonzalez, Roe Seafood Xpress & Roe Restaurant, Long Beach

Arthur GonzalezWe know Chef Art Gonzalez from the popular Panxa Cocina in Long Beach. Chef Art has recently revived his fondly-remembered Belmont Shore casual spot, Roe Restaurant & Fish Market. It’s now morphed (after a substantial remodel) into Roe Seafood Xpress and the just opened, dinner only, Roe Restaurant. We’ve reeled in Chef Art to explain all the details.

“roe offers inspired, handcrafted, mouthwatering seafood dishes that blend both seasonal and local ingredients with bold flavors and exciting tastes.”

“roe is a lifelong dream-come-true to create a neighborhood restaurant for seafood connoisseurs – a comfy place neat the sea where people who love ocean-friendly seafood and have adventurous appetites are always rewarded with exceptionally fresh fish, inspired artisan cooking, and local flavors.”

Show 189, September 17, 2016: Chef Andrew Gruel, Slapfish Restaurant Group, The Best in Seafood Suppliers for Consumers

Andrew Gruel and his son WilliamOur Co-Host Chef Andrew Gruel of The Slapfish Restaurant Group based in Huntington Beach really knows about the sourcing of safe and sustainable fresh seafood. Where can a savvy consumer obtain the very best in seafood locally?

Chef Andrew shares some first-cabin insider tips.

Chef Andrew recommends the Santa Barbara Fisherman’s Market (Saturday morning only), Dory Fleet Fish Market in Newport Beach, San Pedro Fish Market (opens early Saturday morning @ 3:00 a.m.), and Catalina Offshore Products Fish Market in San Diego.

Show 115, March 21, 2015: Executive Chef Ivan Flowers, Top of the Market, San Diego

Ivan Flowers of Top of the MarketTop of the Market, located on the Bay in San Diego just South of the USS Midway Museum offers an extensive variety of fresh fish, oysters and shellfish with a sophisticated twists. New executive chef, Ivan Flowers, has only enhanced the already proven concept. Incomparable views of San Diego Bay, Coronado and Point Loma make Top of the Market the ideal location for destination dining while in San Diego.

One of the house specialties is Oregon Dungeness Crab Cioppino. It has mussels, clams, prawns, fish, scallops and linguini in an herb wine tomato broth.

Arriving for the Spring Menu are Wild Salmon, Alaskan Halibut, White Seabass and Rockfish.

Chef Ivan is part of a new Food TV series, 3 Chefs, 1 City” that will launch in the U.S. later this year. In the San Diego episode Chef Ivan is joined by chefs Trey Foshee (George’s at the Cove) and Bernard Guillas (Marine Room & La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club.)

Chef Ivan is our guest highlighting the addition of the new Spring ingredients.