Sofia Coppola, the trailblazing director behind such films as The Virgin Suicides , Marie Antoinette , and Lost In Translation , is our kind of gal. She loves restaurants, recipes, and cookbooks, and even has her own signature wine collection. She stopped by to talk with host Kerry Diamond about the Francis Ford Coppola Winery, the family wine business started by her father in the 1970s, as well as her upcoming film for Apple TV+, her favorite places to eat in New York City, and what she makes her daughters for dinner. Plus, find out who Nicky Chang of Junzi Kitchen in NYC thinks is the Bombe. Thank you to Emmi cheese from Switzerland and Le Cordon Bleu culinary schools for supporting Radio Cherry Bombe.
Follow The Leader: Raising Money with Umber Ahmad
These days, everyone is hungry for more advice, especially about being an entrepreneur or finding smarter ways to run a business. For Follow The Leader, our special mini-series, we’re talking to four women at different stages of their careers about how they handle key aspects of their business. On this episode, host Kerry Diamond sits down with Umber Ahmad, the founder and financier behind Mah Ze Dahr Bakery in New York City. Before she was a baker, Umber worked as a finance executive and she’s here to share her hard-earned knowledge about raising money, financing your business, and planning for the future. Thank you to Uber Eats for supporting Follow The Leader. To learn more about working with Uber Eats, visit UberEats.com/Bombesquad for more information
The Wanderlust Episode
This show is going to make you want to grab your passport and go! In this special double episode, Cherry Bombe Culinary Director Kia Damon interviews two cookbook authors whose new works will make you want to cook and travel. First, Chef Whitney Otawka shares the inspiration behind her first book, Saltwater Table: Recipes from the Coastal South . They talk oyster roasts, mangoes, and why Floridian food traditions need more love. And in the second half, we cover a very different destination. Kia talks with author Meredith Erickson about her first solo cookbook, which was six years in the works, Alpine Cooking: Recipes and Stories from Europe's Grand Mountaintops, and what makes Alpine cuisine so unique. And find out who Hallie Sharpless in Washington D.C. thinks is the Bombe. Thank you to Emmi cheese from Switzerland and Le Cordon Bleu for supporting Radio Cherry Bombe.
Raise A Glass To Wine World Trailblazer Dini Rao
When Dini Rao discovered her passion, there was no holding her back. She went from hosting wine tastings in her dorm room to working in the wine department at Christie’s to launching her own company, Life In Vino. Dini has a lot to teach us about following your bliss, breaking down boundaries, and being an entrepreneur. And as a bonus, she shares her picks for what to drink with your Thanksgiving meal. Also, joining us for the speed round is the newest member of Cherry Bombe, Maria Sanchez. Discover Maria’s desert-island food celeb pick and more. Stay tuned to the end to discover who Elizabeth Emery of Vancouver With Love thinks is the bombe. Thank you to Le Cordon Bleu culinary schools and Emmi cheese from Switzerland for supporting our show.
The Pastry Pro's Pastry Pro, Claudia Fleming
The Last Course is back! The influential dessert cookbook from 2001, by pastry chef Claudia Fleming and writer Melissa Clark, has been reissued. For years, The Last Course was one of the most coveted out-of-print cookbooks around; now it’s here for a new generation to discover. Claudia, who today runs North Fork Table & Inn in Southold, N.Y., stopped by Radio Cherry Bombe to talk about her beloved book, her unexpected career trajectory from dancer to world-class pastry chef, what desserts she’s best known for, and more. Be sure to tune in! Plus, stay tuned to find out who food and brand marketer Julia Marino from Seattle, Washington, thinks is the bombe. Thank you to Le Cordon Bleu culinary schools and Emmi cheese from Switzerland for supporting our show.