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February 2013 Archives

Food with Jonathan Pinto - The Rise of the Foodies

Is being a foodie a bad thing? Our food explorer Jonathan Pinto talks about the rise of our food-obsessed culture with chef John Somerville. He's the chef de cuisine at The Lark in West Bloomfield Township, MI. (Runs 7:02)


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For more information on this Saturday's What's Cooking Culinary Show & Expo, click here. To follow Jonathan's culinary adventures - or give him a suggestion! - you can find him on Twitter @jonathan_pinto.

Food with Jonathan Pinto - Chicken & Waffles

Fried chicken is a popular dish around the world. Same with waffles. What happens when you mix them together? Our food explorer Jonathan Pinto found out at Sweet T's Soul Cookin' on Ottawa Street. (Runs 7:49)


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Check out Jonathan's picture of Sweet T's chicken & waffles here.


To follow Jonathan's culinary adventures - or give him a suggestion! - you can find him on Twitter @jonathan_pinto.

Food with Jonathan Pinto - Olive Oil Tasting

You've heard of wine tastings. Scotch tastings. Even cheese tastings. But what about olive oil tastings? Early Shift food explorer Jonathan Pinto told us about his latest adventure at Dressed By An Olive, an olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room in Tecumseh. (Runs 7:11)


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To follow Jonathan's culinary adventures - or give him a suggestion! - you can find him on Twitter @jonathan_pinto.


Food with Jonathan Pinto - Chinese New Year

Jonathan Pinto is our resident food explorer. This week Jonathan visited Chef Daniel Law of the Red Sail restaurant. He's in charge of the annual banquet hosted by the Essex County Chinese Cultural Association. (Runs 5:37)


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Check out Jonathan's tweet of the shrimp with pea pods and coconut dish here.


The Red Sail is located at 3838 Walker Road in Windsor. The Essex County Chinese Cultural Association New Year's Banquet takes place on Feb 23rd - visit their website for more details. It's only one of a number of celebrations in the region.


To follow Jonathan's culinary adventures - or give him a suggestion! - you can find him on Twitter @jonathan_pinto.