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We Are Upstate NY

Author: Ric Orlando

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Subscribe to We Are Upstate, NY. Chef Ric Orlando chats with the the Foodies, winemakers, brewers, distillers, chefs, and other makers from "Upstate", yeah, the rest of New York. Those amazing places like The Hudson Valley, Capital/Saratoga Area, Finger Lakes, Adirondacks and more. Yes, we influenced the Brooklyn vibe first. Now it's our turn to shine.
6 Episodes
In Episode 6 of We Are Upstate NY I am the subject of the interview with the amazing Mary Darcy asking the questions. I tell MY story of how I came upstate, what my philosophy pf food and music is and how it impacted the region. Visit my website for more info and to donate. I have some great bonuses for donations so be sure to hit it heart button!Follow me all over social media and my youtube channel to for video podcasts and my recipes videos Recipe, Please!Support the show (
We Are Upstate NY Episode 5 features Meaghan Frank. She is VP and 4th Generation of the iconic Frank wine family. It's all about Riesling--but it's not all riesling. The Frank vineyards grows scores fo grapes and represent the unique growing region of the Finger Lakes. Dr Frank was named 2019 top 100 wineries of the year in Wine Spectator. Visit Dr Frank Wines to see their portfolio and buy some amazing wine!We Are Upstate is a labor of love, introducing the world to all of the great food and beverages happening north of NY. WE ARE THE INFLUENCER. Click the Heart or visit to support this podcast and check out the perks I offer. Thanks for listening. All of my social media is on my website. Hope to make new friends and keep in touch with old.ALL PODCASTS are NOW AVAILABLE in VIDEO FORMAT on YOUTUBE!PLEASE Sunscribe and review on Apple Podcasts! Thank You!Support the show (
In this episode I have quite a chat with chef, businesswoman and chopped alum Sam Buyskes. Sam and I have known each other quite a while and as the convo develops we get into the depths of chefdom during Covid 19. Please subscribe on your favorite channel and please drop a small donation on the link via my website or on the link on the Buzzsprout page. Please subscribe to  my youtube channel Recipe, Please by Chef Ric Orlando for lots of cooking videos! Find out more about Samantha Buyskes hereSupport the show (
In the first installment of this two part podcast,  I chat with James Beard Award Winning Chef Zak Pelaccio about his roots, his upstate comeuppance and his passion for the Hudson Valley. We chatted via Zoom while he was in Taos, New Mexico. We waxed philosophical quite a bit so I am releasing that part of the convo next week as a Part 2. Learn more about Zak, his books,  restaurants and more here. Support the show (
In my first interview of We Are Upstate, I have chat with my good friend, upstate native Joseph Carr. His Josh Cellars brand is the  number one wine brand in America. Listen as we chat about his roots his tine in Albany and everything else wine related, including cowboy boots. Leanr more about me and this podcast at Support the show (
Welcome toWe Are Upstate, NY. It's a podcast that will feature the best chefs, growers, wine makers, distillers, brewers and other characters that make Upstate the amazing place that it is!Support the show (
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