For the Love of Food

Each Saturday morning the Savor Life show For The Love Of Food introduces listeners to new restaurants, recipes, and the exploration of discovering food!

Savor Life host Michael Warren Thomas guides his audience through an hour of discussion with Rochester foodies, chefs, restauranteurs and more.

This show has been airing since 2008 which means For The Love Of Food has been helping move the discussion in our region longer than most other local restaurant experts. Tune in to keep up on the latest trends in everything from fine dining to food trucks and vegetarian cuisine to coffee.

For The Love Of Food Podcast in Rochester, New York

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For The Love Of Food Podcast in Rochester, New York

For the Love of Food – April 25, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | April 26, 2020

Samantha Buyskes is a long time chef in the Finger Lakes, who has been on Chopped on the Food Network, helped set up a dinner this past January at the James Beard House for female Finger Lakes chefs, and done so much more to promote the region. Currently she is volunteering to help BluePrint Geneva provide meals on the weekends. For the second half of the show, Michael Welch of Edible Finger Lakes describes their move to a subscription based business model. Get a subscription for $36 to support a fabulous publication that tells the stories of our region.

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For The Love Of Food – April 18, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | April 20, 2020

Kathy Turiano joins Michael to discuss their Perpetual Joy Subscription and other options during the coronavirus shutdown period. They are also looking forward to another installment in their collaboration with Katboocha, and continuing to develop relationships with specific coffee producers in South America and in Africa.

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For The Love Of Food – April 11, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | April 14, 2020

An update from John Urlaub, owner/founder of Rohrbach’s as they reopen both locations for takeout after simplifying their menu, as well as making food prep and customer pickup a more efficient operation that emphasizes social distancing recommendations. John Baker of Cheesy Eddie’s called to say that they were swamped with online orders for Easter, and have been doing curbside service at both South Avenue and their newer Henrietta location (Genesee Regional Market). While they are obviously known for cheesecake, Cheesy Eddie’s carrot cake has been in high demand.

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For The Love Of Food – April 4, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | April 11, 2020

Sofra Bakery & Cafe in Boston is one of Michael’s favorite restaurants, and his family has been making several things from their cookbook, Soframitz. The spicy tomato sauce for the Shakshuka can be used many other ways, and their Chai Syrup recipe is outrageously good.

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For The Love Of Food – March 28, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | April 4, 2020

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For The Love Of Food – Interview: Joel Cera, February 11, 2012

By Michael Warren Thomas | February 12, 2012

Interview segment with Joel Cera, owner of South Wedge Spirits and Wine.

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For The Love Of Food – Interview: Kathy Turiano, December 18, 2011

By Michael Warren Thomas | December 19, 2011

Interview segment with Kathy Turiano, owner of Joe Bean Coffee Roasters on University Avenue.

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For The Love Of Food – Interview: Walt Nelson, September 3, 2011

By Michael Warren Thomas | September 4, 2011

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For The Love Of Food – Interview: Steve Reiners, September 3, 2011

By Michael Warren Thomas | September 4, 2011

Interview segment with professor at the Geneva Experimental Station and part of the Extension Vegetable Team.

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For The Love Of Food – Interview: Robert King, September 3, 2011

By Michael Warren Thomas | September 4, 2011

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