Food & Travel

#21: Amy Riolo - Building Bridges Through Global Cuisine


On the show today, we’re joined by Amy Riolo -- award-winning author, chef, TV personality, cuisine and culture expert, and educator who makes frequent appearances on television and radio programs in the United States and abroad, including Fox Television, CBS, The Travel Channel, Martha Stewart Living Radio, WHYY, and now... the popular podcast that is The Utah Foodie.

Amy Riolo is in Salt Lake City this week, as a guest to the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy as a part of their World Affairs Lecture Series. Amy is speaking on Tuesday, September 15 at 7pm in the Vieve Gore Auditorium at Westminster College. Her lecture is titled Culinary Diplomacy: Building Bridges Through Global Cuisine. The event is free and open to the public.

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So on the show today, our guest takes us through her writing on food and culture — and how it builds bridges around the world, enhances traveling, and is even used as a diplomacy device by the US State Department. All this and more, with author, speaker, and food anthropologist, Amy Riolo.


Amy Riolo, Culinary Expert & Food Writer


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