Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable is a retelling of a tale from China about a greedy pear farmer who encounters a monk with a magical pear tree.
Chef Colten Lemmer of Gaslamp Union Kitchen and Tap and joins Nick and they discuss what makes a Gastro pub and their upcoming San Diego Restaurant Week menu. In the Farmer’s Market Report, Nick is joined by Joe Herrmann and Joe Buckshnis as well as Nathan Bochler for a discussion about the first signs of fall including pears and honeynut squash. It’s also 5 o’clock somewhere with Monica Castillo as she recaps Barrio Star’s happy hour.