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Raquel Pelzel on Cooking With Cannabis

WSJ Off Duty

As more states legalize the recreational use of marijuana, the next culinary frontier could very well be edible marijuana. Food writer Raquel Pelzel walks Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer through new the world of cooking with cannabis.

16 Min

Sep 8, 2016

Curtis Stone Dishes on 'Maude,' 'Gwen' Restaurants

WSJ Off Duty

Off Duty's Beth Kracklauer talks with celebrity chef Curtis Stone about his two L.A. restaurants -- named after his grandmothers, Maude and Gwen.

12 Min

Sep 2, 2016

Not So Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

WSJ Off Duty

Celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern joins Off Duty's Beth Kracklauer to discuss what it's like to serve as a proxy for the mouths and insatiable appetites of many.

26 Min

Aug 12, 2016

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25 min
Jul 29, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer talk frozen cocktails with Giuseppe González, co-owner of NYC's Suffolk Arms, about how to make perfect Piña Coladas and more.

17 min
Jul 15, 2016
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The chef of Compère Lapin talks about her time on "Top Chef" and the many cuisines that converge in New Orleans.

21 min
Jul 8, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer talk gender politics in the food world and the comeback of the famous French egg tart with culinary writer Charlotte Druckman. Plus, the recipe for the manliest quiche ever.

18 min
Jul 1, 2016
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Christina Tosi, chef and founder of Momofuku Milk Bar, dishes on the grand opening of Kellogg's Cafe, the first cereal bar in Times Square offering a creative spin on our favorite bowls of cereal.

14 min
Jun 24, 2016
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Claus Meyer, founder of the Melting Pot Foundation and co-owner of Noma, talks about the "new Nordic" cuisine soon to be available for commuters from all walks of life at the much anticipated opening of the Great Northern Food Hall in Grand Central Terminal.

14 min
Jun 23, 2016
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Resident beer expert William Bostwick talks about how potent hop extracts are changing the future of craft beer for the better.

24 min
Jun 17, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer talk to Martin Cate, owner of San Francisco's Smuggler's Cove, about his new book that chronicles the history of exotic cocktails and teaches you the secrets to making elevated tiki drinks.

9 min
Jun 8, 2016
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In celebration of Negroni Week, we chat about the classic cocktail and all of it's variations with bartender Naren Young of Dante in New York

17 min
Jun 2, 2016
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Where the vodka flows freely and the food skews Russian: Off Duty's Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer talk with Bonnie Morales, chef-owner of Kachka in Portland, Oregon.

10 min
May 27, 2016
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Are the tastes of millennials changing the wine scene this Memorial Day ...and on shelves in the years to come? The Wall Street Journal's wine columnist Lettie Teague thinks so.

14 min
May 13, 2016
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Chef Marcus Samuelsson talks all about his road to becoming a top chef, restaurateur, author, and icon, and dishes on what to expect at the annual Harlem EatUp! Festival.

29 min
May 6, 2016
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Barman Jackson Cannon, co-owner of Boston's the Hawthorne and a judge at San Francisco's World Spirits Competition teaches us the proper way to nose, taste and identify spirits like a pro.

24 min
May 5, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer get schooled on tequila, margaritas and more with Julio Bermejo, tequila expert and owner of San Francisco's legendary Tommy's Mexican Restaurant.

21 min
Apr 29, 2016
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Digging up the best lessons in food and drink, Kevin Sintumuang revisits memorable interviews with legendary owner of meat and game purveyor D'Artagnan, Ariane Daguin, and William Bostwick, who decodes the latest beer-geek lingo.

26 min
Apr 22, 2016
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Valerie Gordon, chef and owner of Valerie Confections, talks the secrets of confection and serves up a tasting of the mouth watering desserts that have made her award winning boutique the go-to place for the best chocolate in Los Angeles.

17 min
Apr 15, 2016
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Chef Alex Raij, owner of NYC's Basque kitchen, Txikito, discusses the essentials of authentic Basque cuisine with a preview of her new cookbook, "The Basque Book: A Love Letter in Recipes from the Kitchen of Txikito."

16 min
Apr 14, 2016
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As more states legalize the recreational use of marijuana, the next culinary frontier could very well be edible marijuana. Food writer Raquel Pelzel walks Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer through new the world of cooking with cannabis.

9 min
Apr 8, 2016
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Katie Parla joins Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer to talk her new book, "Tasting Rome: Fresh Flavors and Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City," and discusses the tastes, traditions, and evolution of Roman cuisine.

21 min
Apr 7, 2016
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Bruce Joseph, head distiller at San Francisco's Anchor Distillery, talks about his journey with the historic brewery and offers Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer a craft tasting of their finest spirits.

10 min
Apr 1, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer talk all things burgers with George Motz, host of the Travel Channel's "Burger Land," who discusses his latest book, "The Great American Burger Book: How to Make Authentic Regional Hamburgers at Home."

20 min
Mar 31, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer learn about the latest drinking trends from Jackson Cannon, bar director at Eastern Standard, who offers the best alternative spins on cocktails you may not have considered trying.

11 min
Mar 25, 2016
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The Sporkful's Dan Pashman discusses the launch of his new series "Other People's Food," an exploration in cooking food from cultures outside of the ones we were born into.

12 min
Mar 24, 2016
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Christine Flynn, executive chef at Toronto's iQ Food Co., talks her "bro" inspired, fine-dining cuisine that's making a splash on social media via her wildly popular Instagram alter ego, "Jacques La Merde."

19 min
Mar 18, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer welcome Matt Piacentini, owner of "The Up & Up" craft bar in Manhattan, who talks the best after-dinner recipes for port cocktails, a revived trend gaining new street cred at cocktail bars.

10 min
Mar 17, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer welcome chefs Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp, who dish on the best kept secret in Chicago, "Sunday Dinner Club," a private dining experience which offers multi-course dinners, seasonal food, and a home setting.

13 min
Mar 11, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer "day drink" with authors Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseau, who discuss their new book "Spritz" and reveal the best ways to enjoy Italy's finest aperitivo cocktail.

15 min
Mar 10, 2016
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From what you should be sampling to how to compose that ultimate cheese plate, Chef Fromager Tia Keenan dishes out the dos and don'ts of all things cheese with Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer.

13 min
Mar 4, 2016
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Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, "The Pogues Irish Whiskey," is now available in the United States. The legendary Celtic rock band talks all things whiskey with Off Duty's Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer.

8 min
Mar 4, 2016
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Chef Margot Henderson joins Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer from her London restaurant Rochelle Canteen, to dicusss her latest "Slow Food Fast" recipes and how her Mediterranean-inspired dishes became influential in Britain cuisine.

13 min
Mar 3, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer chat with author Alexander Chee about his novel, "The Queen of the Night," and get his take on adding some variety to your beer by way of a little Fleur de Sommer.

8 min
Feb 19, 2016
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Resident beer expert William Bostwick gives Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer the download on deep brewing in the Rust Belt with a tour through the best bars and breweries in Cleveland.

12 min
Feb 18, 2016
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While Burgundy is one of the priciest wine-making areas of the world, some hidden corners of the region offer the same taste at a fraction of the cost. WSJ's wine columnist Lettie Teague explains why an affordable Burgundy doesn't have to be an oxymoron.

12 min
Feb 12, 2016
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James Sturz walks Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer through the wine country of Salta, Argentina, home to some of the world's most extreme vineyard sites.

8 min
Feb 11, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer welcome Off Duty's resident beer scholar, William Bostwick, who talks all about the rich and spicy beer that brewers release specifically for the wintertime.

8 min
Feb 5, 2016
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Scotland Yard's once off-limits crime memorabilia collection fas finally opened -- but not for long. Taras Grescoe walks Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer through The Black Museum, London's new offbeat exhibition.

11 min
Feb 4, 2016
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Since no holiday is hated quite as much as Valentine's Day, Keith Blanchard joins Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer to offer innovative solutions to dreadful prix fixe menus and finding perfect gift.

9 min
Feb 3, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer welcome Matt Rodbard, who traveled the country in search of the best Korean dish. He's got the best tips on what to order in a restaurant, and reveals why Koreans are the "soup masters of Asia."

26 min
Jan 28, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang talks Tokyo food holes, the scotch whiskies that could disappear soon, and the new audiophile-grade sound systems that fit right on your shelf.

27 min
Jan 14, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer discuss the emergence of the speakeasy bar, which watch to wear, and home arcade games that you won't have to hide in the basement.

23 min
Jan 7, 2016
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer find out exactly where to get the best pastrami on rye. Plus, a lesson on how foraged beer became the new trend in craft brewing, and the most clicked on recipes of 2015.

28 min
Dec 23, 2015
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer have your guide to the perfect martini, how household chores can save a marriage, and a slightly different look at the year in fashion.

27 min
Dec 17, 2015
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer get the lowdown on the latest holiday toys -- that talk back. Plus, a Serbian safari that's great for owl-watching, and a lesson in beer-geek lingo.

21 min
Dec 10, 2015
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Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer have the four recipes you need for the ultimate holiday cookie plate. Plus, a lesson in hi-tech sous vide, and the top ski destinations for 2016.

19 min
Dec 4, 2015
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Simran Sethi joins Beth Kracklauer to talk her book Bread, Wine, Chocolate -- and explains why better chocolate means a better planet. Then, a holiday gift guide for geeks from WSJ's Michael Hsu, and Christian Wright talks private island holidays you can actually afford.

27 min
Nov 19, 2015
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The secret to Thanksgiving dinner in less than three hours, American whiskey recommendations for everyone and the best strategies to patch up family relationships.

29 min
Nov 12, 2015
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Do men still crave status watches? Kevin Gray discusses the strong feelings stirred up by his WSJ story. Pavochon is the Puerto Rican take on holiday turkey that will transform your Thanksgiving says food writer Kathy Squires. And you should learn to love cold weather camping. Chris Kornelis tells us why. Hosted by Beth Kracklauer and Kevin Sintumuang.

29 min
Nov 5, 2015
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WSJ wine columnist Lettie Teague joins co-hosts Beth Kracklauer and Kevin Sintumuang to talk about how millennial tastes are changing the wine world. Writer Matthew Kronsberg gives us the inside scoop on the best of Mexico City. And a chat with Ariane Daguin, legendary owner of meat and game purveyor D'Artagnan.

24 min
Oct 29, 2015
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Off Duty's Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer talk Back to the Future transports with Georgia Wells, and sip on spicy liquor with master distiller Lance Winters of St. George Spirits. Then, WSJ's men's fashion editor Jacob Gallagher answers the age-old question -- who is the most stylish James Bond?

19 min
Oct 22, 2015
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Dan Neil reviews the McLaren 570s, Chef Alex Stupak talks about his new book "Tacos: Recipes and Provocations," and gear editor Michael Hsu tells us about new tube amps that cost less than a year of Spotify.

18 min
Oct 15, 2015
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How to make the breakfast dish that's invaded the States? Let food writer Elizabeth G. Dunn tell you. And are you man enough for a Rose Gold iPhone? WSJ Men's Fashion Editor Jacob Gallagher thinks so.

23 min
Oct 8, 2015
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Off Duty's Kevin Sintumuang and Beth Kracklauer take a look at the current state of coffee culture. Also, flying your own plane, and the dos and don'ts for men's fall fashion.

0 min
Oct 2, 2015
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