WORD OF MOUTH with Leiti Hsu
About This Show
Love, fear, business, pleasure—not just food and drink. Join Leiti as we get to know the person behind the personality. We talk with star-studded chefs, sommeliers, restaurateurs and other food folks from around the world about all that really matters.
Life. Legends. Lunchbox memories. The person behind the personality. Behind-the-scenes of fine dining. Restaurant music reviews. Music to cook to. Top spots and how they got to where they are today. Travel tales. The dream job, Mom, millennials. #WINEdown, our in-studio tasting and tête-à-tête.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 84: An Accountant, a Fashion Model and a Chef Walk into a Bar
Dec 16 15
Chef Carla Hall, entrepreneur, star of The Chew on ABC, whos about to open her hot chicken restaurant Southern Kitchen in NYC. How this accountant-turned-model-turned lunch caterer ended up on TV. Why she found herself in tears on her knees in the shower at age 40, plus hamburgers, high school and Match.com.
But first, we have on the line Adrian Moore, author of Inside Chefs Fridges, the book that gives you the insider (literally) peek into what they call the kitchen underwear drawer of greats like Marco Pierre White, Fergus Henderson and Massimo Bottura.
When I left culinary school, I didnt want to be known as Carla the Southern Cook. It was because of Top Chef that I started doing this food that was just calling me... the food that I wanted to eat. [42:00]
--Carla Hall on WORD OF MOUTH