Devoured! A recap of our May 21 show

On May 21st, our featured performers serve up six delicious stories about food for our “Devour” themed show.crowdAs an appetizer, Ben Benedict and Andy Miller of Dog 1, along with A Side of Bacon, warm up the room with a course of bluegrass.
ben_andybacon sistersDenise Santomauro and Greg Poljacik host the show, kicking it off with a little audience participation. Tonight’s notes were to be “favorite, simple, shameful recipes.” See what the audience comes up with here!
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Stories begin with Diana Slickman who shares her love affair with food from rock candy to asparagus.diana slickman

Chef and owner team, Art Jackson and Chelsea Kalberloh Jackson, share a tale of an unpleasant day at their restaurant, Pleasant House.art_chelsea

Martha Bayne demystifies the rules of the bar, the role of the bartender and those on the other side.martha bayne Martha’s story was recently published in Graze magazine who also joins us for the evening. graze

New storyteller Jim Sweeney has the crowd rolling with his visit to the incomparable dining establishment, “Douche”.james sweeney

Dani Bryant reveals the secret to her success as a personal chef, “Fake it til you make it”. dani bryant

Chef Mindy Segal overcomes her fears and finds a way to shine new light on her restaurant and her next life chapter. mindy segal

Resident Betsy Cypert draws each story with style and grace. You can see Betsy’s drawings here!
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HUGE thank you to our storytellers, musicians, hosts, artist and hungry hungry audience. Special thank you to Sarah Cole Kammerer for her expert photography. Look for details on our June 15 Father’s Day show soon!