Lawrence Forking Kansas

Lawrence Forking Kansas

Latest Episodes

Bonus – Restaurant Week 2020
January 17, 2020

Happy Restaurant Week 2020, Lawrence! We sat down with Sally Zogry and Emily Peterson from Downtown Lawrence, Inc. to get insider information on Lawrence’s biggest food event of the year! Check out the menus here: Lawrence Restaurant Week Website Suppo...

015 – Merchants Pub & Plate
December 20, 2019

We had a blast talking with Emily and TK Peterson of Merchants Pub & Plate! Hear all about how their values of inclusivity and Midwest hospitality inspire everything they do, what it’s like to occupy such a large historic building downtown,

014 – Chef Rick Martin
November 22, 2019

We had a great time talking with Chef Rick Martin about all his fascinating and inspiring projects in the Lawrence food scene! Learn all about how he got his start in the restaurant industry, his teaching roles for both local high school students and a...

013 – Caramelo Tortillas
November 01, 2019

We had so much fun talking with owner Ruben Leal of Caramelo Tortillas! Learn all about how Ruben went from working at KU and making tortillas at home to distributing them to the Merc and eventually all over the country with his online store,

012 – 715 Restaurant
October 11, 2019

We had a great time chatting with bar director Katrina Weiss and culinary director Zach Thompson from 715 for our 12th episode! Learn some fun facts about their pasta production, cocktail program, historic building,

011 – Alchemy
September 16, 2019

Alchemy owners Ben Farmer and Joni Alexander-Farmer join us for our 11th episode! We had so much fun chatting with them about their business’s incredible growth from a 400-square-foot coffee shop to the large downtown coffee shop and kitchen they have ...

010 – Lawrence Beer Company
August 09, 2019

Lawrence Beer Company’s president and co-founder Matt Williams and head brewer Sam McClain join us for our 10th episode! We had lots to talk about: the inspiration behind their exceptional beer and food, the wild logistics behind their 2017 opening par...

009 – Leeway Franks & Butcher
July 19, 2019

Lee Meisel of Leeway Franks and Leeway Butcher joins us for our ninth episode! Hear all about how a high school job at a butcher inspired a love of the craft, the inspiration behind his menu of simple foods done exceptionally well,

008 – J. Wilson’s
June 21, 2019

Associate general manager and bar manager Evan Epperson from J. Wilson’s joins us for our eighth episode! Learn all about their transition from Marisco’s to J. Wilson’s, their sustainability efforts, and the local wines and spirits on their drink menu!

007 – Bon Bon!
May 28, 2019

Bon Bon! team Ryan Bowersox, Devin Campbell, and Stephanie Goetz join us for our seventh episode! Hear all about their new building and grand re-opening, their new menu (what old dishes made the cut?!), and how they use Midwestern ingredients to create...