Food for Thought

Fridays, 12:10 pm

Join FM90’s Gretchen Gondek 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 Gretchen.

Greek Fest Returns

Jul 22, 2016



The buzz downtown is being generated by Food Truck Fridays, a weekly happening that is importing great food from through Siouxland. Join Donna Brooks and Mark Munger as they navigate the crowds and dig into the food. 

F4T: Pink Salt BBQ

Jul 1, 2016

SPM’s Gretchen Gondek speaks with Chef Brett McCarthy, director of the WITCC Culinary Arts Program, about grilling ideas for the 4th of July. He suggests that the more adventurous pit masters use the Himalayan Pink Salt Slab to prepare your meats and vegetables.

F4T: Wearable Art

Jun 24, 2016

SPM’s Gretchen Gondek talks with local artist Klaire Pearson about her creations of wearable art in the form of an apron.     

F4T: Three Sisters

Jun 17, 2016

SPM’s Gretchen Gondek chats with Ann Muller about a wonderful new eatery in Remsen that is located in a the former German Bank, established in 1877.  The Three Sister’s Bistro recently opened and offers homemade crackers, soups, salads and baked goods, all from family recipes.  

F4T: ARTcetera

May 6, 2016
Pauline Sensenig

 Gretchen speaks with the Sioux City Art Center's Stacie Anderson about ARTcetera '16, an evening of food, fun, and art on Wednesday, May 18th, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Ambi: I’m Elsa / Have you heard about our watermelon beer?

This week Gretchen speaks with Rosanne Plante, a certified Master Gardener, attorney and lead instructor/advisor of paralegal studies at WITCC, and Mrs. Iowa International,  about the Green Ambassador program she is implementing to benefit the Sioux City Gospel Mission.  Families and individuals are encouraged to plant a row or portion of hope in their gardens to donate to the Gospel Mission’s soup kitchen and pantry.  

SPM’s Gretchen Gondek speaks with Mike Orlando, owner of Gud n Free, Siouxland’s first allergy free restaurant, which will open soon at 3120 Floyd Boulevard.