The Inside Dish

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Host Michael Drabenstott talks with Anthony Brichta, co-owner and co-founder of County Seat Spirits, an independently owned and operated craft distillery located in the “County Seat” of Lehigh County – Allentown.

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Host Michael Drabenstott spoke with Easton-based author Carrie Havranek to discuss her new book, Tasting Pennsylvania: Favorite Recipes from the Keystone State. 

VegOut's Mary Lopresti on The Inside Dish

Jan 17, 2020
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Michael Drabenstott talks with Mary Lopresti, owner of VegOut, an all-vegan restaurant located across the street from City Hall in Bethlehem.

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Michael Drabenstott talks with Sue Wolper, founder of Our Recipe for Unity, a Lehigh Valley based not-for-profit that seeks to use food as a catalyst to build empathy, compassion and understanding to create greater unity in the US.

Greenhouse Enoteca

Michael Drabenstott talks with Heidi Borelli, co-founder of Greenhouse Enoteca, a regionally modern Italian restaurant in the West End of Allentown.

Pie+Tart's Lisa Yelagin and Anne Gerr on The Inside Dish

Dec 4, 2019
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Michael Drabenstott's guests are Lisa Yelagin and Anne Gerr, owners of Pie+Tart, a boutique bakery in Easton specializing in...what else...pies and tarts plus quiches, galettes, crostatas, turnovers, and more.

On this edition of the Inside Dish, Michael Drabenstott talks with Cindy Litzenberger and Jenny Moyer-Murphy from the Culinary Arts Department at Northampton Community College, one of the regional leaders in preparing people for careers in the food industry.

Hop Daddy’s Brewing Co. Owners on The Inside Dish

Nov 7, 2019

On this edition of the Inside Dish, Michael Drabenstott talks with Rich and Kevin Ryan, owners of Hop Daddy’s Brewing Company, a brewpub, beer garden and restaurant opening in November 2019 in downtown Allentown.

Shamus McGroggan

"Cash Rules Everything Around Me," the winning cream ale homebrew from WDIY’s 4th Annual Homebrew Fest is about to be made available for the public in the taproom of Yergey Brewing in Emmaus! Host Michael Drabenstott talks with Yergey Brewing's Jim and Matt Yergey as well as the winning homebrewers, Michael MacCubbin and Jason Bell.

Union & Finch Owner Ed Hanna on The Inside Dish

Sep 5, 2019

Ed Hanna joins Michael Drabenstott to talk about Union & Finch, a casual American restaurant on Union Street between 15th and 16th streets in Allentown.