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The Manual Podcast

Dec 5, 2019

CBD is becoming more predominantly known, but there are still some misunderstandings about what exactly it is. Adam Stites of Mirth Provisions joins the show to talk about the differences between CBD and THC, and some of the great advantages that it can provide. It's a great interview, led by Nicole and Sam. (Greg...


Nov 28, 2019

Saul Montiel grew up in a family of cooks, which eventually turned into him discovering he wanted to be one too. We discuss his journey from Mexico, to cooking in Italian restaurants in NY, to owning Cantina and being nominated as one of the best in the city. He also talks about the differences between New World and Old...


Nov 21, 2019

Lucas Kwan Peterson has been in L.A. for over a decade and has experienced some of the amazing cuisine that the city has to offer. Combined with being a columnist at the L.A. Times, they have launched a new web series called Off Menu, where explores the diverse food scenes and cultures of Los Angeles. Also...he was...


Nov 14, 2019

Sean Umstead of Kingfisher in Durham, North Carolina joins the show today, to talk about his fascinating journey to success in the cocktail game. Sean uses locally-sourced ingredients for a lot of his creations, but isn't afraid to venture into unknown territory. With things like Black Radish and other herbs/spices,...


Nov 7, 2019

The combination of Hemp and Spirits is something very unique and very new in the alcoholic beverage space. Ted Dumbauld is a former nuclear engineer and business expert, who had the know-how and ingenuity to make it happen. We discuss the unique flavors, profiles, and processes that come with the Gin, Vodka, and...