Radio & Podcast

Multiple ways to be in the know about all the deliciousness happening locally, nationally, and internationally. Tune in to the food variety show, Foodie & The Beast, with David & Nycci Nellis on Federal News Network, or take a deep dive with Nycci on Industry Night on Real Fun DC.


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Big In Japan: Industry Night, June 21, 2022
In March 2011, a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and then a massive tsunami struck Japan’s Tohoku region along the northeast coast. Near-total devastation and more than 20,000 deaths, Wiping out most of its food production it had forced the Japanese to reimagine the framework of the local economy, and it’s responding with surprising economic vigor thanks to new approaches to farming and fishing. Here in the US, the Japanese Embassy works to connect & educate US chefs and consumers on Tohoku’s farmers and fishermen. On the next Industry Night, Ryo Tsuzukihashi, Agriculture attaché at the Embassy of Japan, and Misaki Tanida, of Horaiya Honten Join Nycci to discuss how the region literally is rising from ashes. Tuesdays at 7pm on Real Fun DC. Listen to the full episode here.


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Foodie & The Beast: Rebuilding the Past, Building the Future: June 12, 2022
On the latest Foodie & The Beast: - Shishitos now at Central Farm Markets, blister them & add to salads  - Embassy of Japan’s Ryo Tsuzukihashi & Reiko Hirai, of Happi Enterprises, talk Tohoku’s farmers and fishermen  - Staycation Alert: National Building Museum’s Aileen Fuch Notre Dame/Shakespeare’s Playhouse/ SakuSaku Flakerie - Who run the world? Maame Boakye and Nina Oduro, Dine Diaspora co-founders & Black Women In Food Listen in every Sunday at 11:00 AM on 1500 AM or hear the latest episode here.