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The Culinati Podcast

Jun 28, 2021

On this episode, Holly interviews chef Joseph Creech, owner of Hunger Street Tacos in Winter Park and soon opening a second location in Winter Garden at Plant Street Market.

They discuss the importance of exploring the diversity of Mexican cooking styles, why saving heritage ingredients is paramount, and whether Orlando...


May 20, 2021

On this episode, Holly talks with Erin Allport, a career restaurant manager and operations director. Erin's resume includes some of Orlando's lauded dining rooms, including The Ravenous Pig, Txokos Basque Kitchen and The New Standard. 

They talk about how getting creative saved The New Standard during COVID-19, why...


Apr 16, 2021

On this episode, Holly talks with Michael Collantes, chef and restaurateur behind Taglish Collective, a restaurant group based in Orlando. Taglish Collective is comprised of two locations of Taglish Filipino-American Fare, Soseki Modern Omakase and Perla's Pizza. 

They talk about why chefs need to take care of their...


Jan 25, 2021

On this episode, Holly talks with one of Orlando's emeritus food writers, Joseph Hayes, who recently stepped down from his post as Orlando Magazine's food critic after 15 years. 

They talk about the intersection of food, music and art, about where the job of the food critic goes from here, and about his events...


Nov 18, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving!

Turkey Day is a huge deal for me, and I love answering your cooking questions about the most glorious food holiday of all. 

On this bonus episode, I'll take your questions and give you the secrets for the perfect mashed potatoes, how to cook Thanksgiving for two people, and make-ahead...