Food for Thought

Fridays, 12:10 pm

Join Siouxland Public Media’s Adrian Kolbo for “Food 4 Thought” Friday afternoons at 12:10 preceding “Friday Film Scores” on KWIT-KOJI.

A variety of local topics are discussed ranging from recipes, organically grown foods, food fundraisers and restaurants to food safety and preparing healthy meals. 

Guests from the community are regularly featured on the show with Adrian.

Food For Thought - Becky Kempers SCFM 4-20-18

Apr 20, 2018

We're thinking spring and Adrian is out of town so we revisit a broadcast with Becky Kempers on this edition of Food For Thought.  Kempers provides us with an overview of what the market is, where its been and what www.farmersmarketsiouxcity.com hopes to achieve this summer.

Food For Thought - 4-13 Grecian Dinner

Apr 13, 2018

Food For Thought - 4-06-18 Jennifer Hart

Apr 6, 2018

Adrian welcomes Jennifer Hart, Development Director of the Food Bank of Siouxland,

 Adrian talks food insecurity today with Jennifer Hart of the Food Bank of Siouxland. She reveals that the Food Bank distributed 2.3 million lbs of good food to people in need in last year and how a dollar can buy 13 lbs of food.

Food For Thought - 3-23 Brad Lepper, Stone Bru

Mar 23, 2018

Brad Lepper of Stone Bru is the guest. We had planned to have Brad come out in November to talk about the new store at the Dunes, then Food for Thought got a new host (Adrian) and then that new host started working for Stone Bru. Steve Smith steps into the guest host chair for this week. Along the way we find that Stone Bru is opening a new Singing Hills Location! We also get deep into coffee talk, and espresso talk, and latte art we get a lot covered.

We're talking marinated meats, tacos, burritos and other taqueria stuff this time on FD4T as Adrian welcomes Kristian Ramirez of La Guadalupana. The Jalisco-style restaurant and grocery has expanded recently and Adrian and Kristian discuss that as well as the challenges and rewards of running a family-owned business.

Adrian talks donuts and roasted nuts and other delicious things with Aaron Sailor from Sprinkles Donut and Coffee Shop

We're talking about the deep fried decadence of the donut today with Aaron Sailor of Sprinkles Donut and Coffee Shop a new downtown business located next to The Sugar Shack Bakery. Sailor talks about all the donut toppings including the best-selling maple and bacon. Also he talks roasted nuts and how he and his family travel to renaissance festivals with his side business, EATA Buncha Nuts.

Adrian talks with Tyler Reiter, event coordinator with Steins and Vines which will be at the Sioux City Convention Center February 17th. The event features wines and beers in sample sizes so you don't have to commit to an entire bottle of wine or 6 pack of beer. Brad Lepper of Stone Bru will be providing coffee and he talks about his role and an exhibitor.

Food For Thought - 1-19 Linda Scheid

Jan 19, 2018
Steve Smith

Linda Scheid from the Food Bank of Siouxland stops by to talk about their Empty Bowls event where you can have a nice bowl of soup and leave with your own hand-painted bowl. Also hunger in the Siouxland region and how to combat it.

Food For Thought - 1-12 Joe Sepulveda

Jan 12, 2018

Adrian sits down on a live edition of Food For Thought with Chef Joe Sepulveda, the Cordon Bleu trained chef who oversees the kitchen at 1008 Key Club (former 21st Amendment) on Historic 4th Street. They talk about what has changed and stayed the same on the menu as well as re-branding and food philosophy for being a chef in the Midwest.

Food For Thought - 1-05 Gnarly Pepper - Sara Gotch

Jan 5, 2018

Sara Gotch's idea to blend spices with plain Greek yogurt to make a healthy but tasty alternative to traditional dips and condiments won her the Innovation Market award last year. Now she's spreading her Gnarly Pepper brand from coast to coast and Adrian Kolbo asks her how that's going.

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