Andrew Talks to Chefs

Giving Media-Starved Restaurant Cities Their Due with Karla Walsh (An Andrew Talks to Chefs Special Conversation)

Episode Summary

Journalist Karla Walsh makes an impassioned plea for the media's bestowing more coverage on cities and states that have stepped up their restaurant game in recent years.

Episode Notes

Has coverage of the U.S. restaurant landscape kept pace with the shifting reality that's been playing out across the nation over the past decade or so? Des Moines, Iowa-based journalist Karla Walsh doesn't think so. In this Special Conversation, Karla shares her thoughts on why that is, how and why it should/could change, and tips us off to some specific Midwestern chefs and restaurants of note. 

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Photo of Karla Walsh by Ivory House Photography.